The Harsh Truth Why Your Art Blog or Website Isn’t Growing (And What To Do About It!)

Are you trying to grow your art blog or website? Are you finding that you are not getting many subscribers or much traffic? You may find that you are getting some comments. And maybe a few subscribers, and shares, and likes. But if you’re reading this, chances are you’re running a blog with the intention […]

What Can an Artist Learn from Watching the Evolution of My Blog?

“Do not be afraid of moving slowly. Be only afraid of standing still.”  – Chinese Proverb Have you been thinking about starting a blog or website to showcase your art like my blog, but have been holding off for financial or technical reasons? I understand.  I did the same thing for a long time. Getting […]

7 Simple Keys to Successful Art Blogging

Are you ready to take the plunge toward successful art blogging. A blog for artists is a great tool for being found online and gaining a larger audience for your work. Blogs are ideal because they can be completely free, search engines love them, they are easy to start and simple to manage. Many artists […]

How To Write Eye-Catching Headlines that Transform Browsers into Buyers

Want to write great headlines and even better content? Do you want more readers for your email newsletter or blog and more buyers for your products? Start with the headline first. Picture your blog post being retweeted thousands of times on Twitter, and shared all over Facebook. By the time you finish reading this article, […]

Why Some Artists Will Almost Certainly Prosper in the New Economy

Some artists will almost certainly prosper in the coming epic years. Artists will almost certainly prosper who are prepared and who plan ahead for the coming revolution. There is revolution in the air. Unless you have spent the last four or so years on Mars you can’t have missed the restless loss of direction of […]

8 Reasons Your Art Blog or Website Isn’t Making Any Money (And What To Do About It!)

Have you wondered why your art blog or artist website isn’t making any money? Is your art blog failing financially? You’ve probably been working hard on your art and putting your work on your art blog. You want people to read your art blog, of course, and look at your work. And sure, you want […]

Why Your Mailing List is Your Most Important Asset for Selling Your Art

What is the single most important tool in building your art business?  It’s your mailing list. In the simplest terms, a mailing list contains names and contact information of people you know or might like to know. For the artist, a mailing list usually begins with friends and family, and then expands to buyers and […]

Why Some Artists Will Almost Certainly Make More Money Using Email Newsletters

What is the best way to increase your income on the internet if you are an artist? There are a lot of options to deliver your content, images and messages online. Blogs, social media, static Web sites and user-generated content sites like Squidoo or Ezine articles all provide an opportunity to get the word out […]

Why Some Artists Almost Always Make Money Selling Their Art

Have you ever known an artist whose work was incredible but they never seem to sell anything?  Or what about the opposite?  Have you ever seen an artist whose work was not that great but they sold things all the time and for really high prices? You’ve probably wondered how this could be. Some artists, […]

Artists: Are You Digitally Sharecropping?

Too many artists are building someone else’s business.  They are essentially digitally sharecropping. Are you one of them? Sites like Etsy, eBay, Artfire, FineArtAmerica, and others (which I call Art Malls) make it easy to create the illusion of having a ‘web presence.’ When they upload all of their work to an Art Mall site, […]

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