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10 Ways to Increase Sales of Artwork

10 Ways to Increase Sales of Artwork

Looking to increase sales of artwork? Its time to figure out some strategies that will assist you with your art entrepreneurship tasks! Selling more artwork gives you the financial resources to pay the bills, cover the costs of materials and hopefully afford to make more…

Why Etsy Free Shipping is a Problem

Why Etsy Free Shipping is a Problem

Have you heard of Etsy’s new free shipping yet? This new rollout happened in July. If you are an artist, small business or creative entrepreneur selling on Etsy, this change affects you. Etsy just announced that they are changing shipping to meet buyers demands. Essentially,…

Why You Should Never Have an Artist Newsletter

Why You Should Never Have an Artist Newsletter

It’s time to scrap the idea of a newsletter update….Nobody reads newsletters. Especially those monthly newsletter updates every creative business is sending! Sure your parents, spouses, family, and friends may want to read your updates, but your true art fans, buyers, and audience doesn’t want…

38 Questions you Need to Ask Before Renting Art Display Space

38 Questions you Need to Ask Before Renting Art Display Space

Renting out a wall or display space during art shows is a great option for artists who can’t afford an expensive studio, or just want display space outside their home studio. I recently began checking for display wall spaces and realized I had a ton…

8 Considerations for Studio Spaces

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…

Hashtag Rules You Don’t Know Exist

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…

Saturation of the Market: Too Many Marketplaces

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…

Dealing with Dissatisfied Patrons Part 2

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…

The Double Costs of Studio Rental

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…