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8 Considerations for Studio Spaces

Whether or not you have a rented studio, an at-home studio or something in-between, this week’s blog outlines 8 personal preferences to consider when choosing your studio spaces. 1. Location: The time it takes to get to your creative space is important. A longer drive may mean less actual work time since the commute is Read more about 8 Considerations for Studio Spaces[…]

Hashtag Rules You Don’t Know Exist

If hashtags are still a mystery for you, it’s important to know that there is strategy behind hashtags. It’s a new form of digital language, that if understood, can help with your online business growth. This blog post discusses the “rules” that you didn’t know existed when it comes to learning about hashtags. 1.You can’t Read more about Hashtag Rules You Don’t Know Exist[…]

Saturation of the Market: Too Many Marketplaces

Pop-ups, marketplaces and art fairs are frequent venues for artists to sell art. But every month has a different art fair in the summer and every winter weekend has a different brewery pop up or holiday specialty pop up. We are over saturated with marketplaces and art venues which is leading to lower attendance, slowing Read more about Saturation of the Market: Too Many Marketplaces[…]

Dealing with Dissatisfied Patrons Part 2

With a 15+ year background in retail and running my own art business, I understand the ramifications of poor service and how damaging they can be when someone is dissatisfied. Over the years I’ve learned that you need to do everything in your power to make it right because this affects your brand. This week’s Read more about Dealing with Dissatisfied Patrons Part 2[…]

The Double Costs of Studio Rental

Having a separate studio is oftentimes the dream of an artist, but renting can be costly, and it’s not just rent that adds up. This weeks blog post highlights the double costs associated with having a studio or rented creative space, meaning the things that you often pay for twice when balancing the costs of Read more about The Double Costs of Studio Rental[…]

Increasing Your Chances of Acceptance into Art Shows

Let’s face it, there are tons of art opportunities but you often have to have the artwork, written skills, style, brand name or merchandise to get accepted. If you keep hearing “no” and you need a new approach, this week’s blog post provides some creative problem solving ideas. If at first you don’t succeed, try, Read more about Increasing Your Chances of Acceptance into Art Shows[…]

Dealing with Dissatisfied Patrons Part 1

With a 15+ year background in retail and running my own art business, I understand the ramifications of poor service and how damaging it can be when someone is dissatisfied. Over the years I’ve learned that you need to do everything in your power to make it right for your art patrons because this affects Read more about Dealing with Dissatisfied Patrons Part 1[…]

How to Respond to Fake Accounts & Hackers on Instagram

Fake accounts following you on Instagram: Ignore them. Spam account and bots will eventually get removed. You can report them as spam, but move on and don’t worry that they followed. If your account is hacked on Instagram: As long as you can keep accessing your account, get into the account and change your password Read more about How to Respond to Fake Accounts & Hackers on Instagram[…]