Why an Art Blog is the Key to Automated Sales

When I was a young pup in sales, my commission checks were pretty skinny. I would look around at the older guys in the rep firm I worked in, and try to imagine what it would be like to collect sizable commission checks for a sale I’d made a long time ago. Mike was an […]

Selling Art Online – Creating Something from Nothing

Alchemy – the creation of something from nothing – is reality. A very liberating reality, once you truly understand it. And selling art online – creating something from nothing – is simple alchemy. Now it doesn’t relieve us of the responsibilities that come with money. It doesn’t mean we turn a blind eye to the […]

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Professional Artist or Employee? It’s Your Choice

How do you view change? Is it frightening and intimidating? Or is it an opportunity for positive transformation? When Charles Dickens was a small boy, his father was sent to prison for poverty. As a result, the theme of imprisonment appears repeatedly in his many articles and novels. In one short story he wrote about […]

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Art Blog, Group Art Site, or Personal Art Website? Which is Better?

Have you been thinking about joining the growing ranks of artists online?  But are you confused about which direction you should take on the internet? There are lots of directions you can take when it comes to promoting your art on the internet.  Some artists go with a group art site like Etsy, eBay, or […]

2 Key Elements Your Art Blog Must Have

Are you ready to get serious about your art blog?  Do you want your art blog to be successful and have lots of readers and subscribers? Then you need to focus on two key elements. What are they? The first key element that your art blog must have is being self-hosted.  The second key element […]

How to Sell Art Online – Overcoming Cynicism and Skepticism (Part 2)

When you want to sell art online, you’ve got to be totally transparent with your customers. How do you do that? When there’s bad news, your job as a blogger and internet art business entrepreneur is to TELL the truth, NOT hide it. Some years back, Joe Polish, who teaches my kind of marketing to […]

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