Small Business Entrepreneur Thinks Big

People are very receptive to the story behind the product.

Featured Artist Victor-John Villanueva

My art is a synthesis of my interests, fascinations, and obsessions. Among these are art, music, pop culture, fashion, sex, toys, and the digital realm. To communicate my preoccupation with these cultural phenomena, I’ve chosen to use fusible beads as my primary medium.

Is Your Art Business Losing Money?

If you are simply guessing at prices without having a real idea of what you need to earn to make a profit, and what the market will bear for your work, this could be a main reason why your business isn’t making money.

5 Mistakes that Get Press Rejections Every Time

Are you an artist who wants to get coverage in a magazine, blog or other outlet? Ask yourself if you are making any of the following mistakes when reaching out to the press.

3 Myths You Have Been Told About Branding As An Artist

Branding is your relatable essence and experience to connect with your customers.

Is Your Art Portfolio Updated and Ready to Sell?

Gallery managers and wholesale buyers are always looking for fresh product to present to their own regular customers, who eagerly look forward to seeing new merchandise.

Hoping To Eclipse Past Crowdfunding Failures With Hatchfund

Guest blogger Terri Lloyd shares an honest look at the difficulties with crowdfunding and potential solutions.     I’m in the middle of a crowdfunding campaign as I type this. You’ve probably read all sorts of stuff about the dos and don’ts of crowdfunding. I certainly have. And to be honest, I wasn’t going to […]

Advice for Artists from an Interior Designer

I have purchased art at street shows from young artists just starting out who exhibited great talent to established artists who were in corporate collections.

What Artists Can Learn from Advice for Authors

It’s popularity testifies to the soundness of his advice, and how much it resonates with other writers who are looking to make book sales.

Selling Art: Out of the Box and On the Road

I wanted a lifestyle business where I had the freedom and mobility to get out and be in the world, not stuck in a production studio and working myself to the bone with a grueling show schedule.

8 Ways to Be More Efficient

Efficiency is one of the key elements to moving your business forward, especially if you have limited time.

All About Art, Money & Success

You can’t be successful until you know exactly what you want and you have a clear picture in your mind of what success means to you.

Marketing Strategies for Photographers

by Carolyn Edlund Photographer’s representative Maria Piscopo has written a definitive guide for marketing photography. She shares insights for improving your own business.     In her newest (and Fifth) edition of The Photographer’s Guide to Marketing and Self-Promotion, author Maria Piscopo provides clear and thorough direction for selling in different markets, and taking advantage […]

Smart Art Marketing: Build Your Network

I spoke with artists Annie Salness and Emily Hancock about connections – making them, reinforcing them, and building friendships with customers, peers and others.