Is Your QWERTY Holding You Back?

Do you know what QWERTY is?  Unsure? Then just glance down at your computer keyboard.  The first six letters at the top left spell it out—QWERTY. Do you know that these letters were arranged that way to make the job of typing more difficult? The first commercial typewriter, developed by Christopher Latham Sholes in 1873, […]

How to Super Charge Your Art Career With Momentum

Do you feel like you are stuck in your art career?  Do you feel that life is “against” you, that your “luck” is bad, that someone is standing in the way of your art career? Not long ago an artist came to me for help in growing his art career.  His name was Rick and […]

Secrets of New York City Art Galleries: Chelsea Arts District

The Chelsea Arts District in Manhattan is one of the most vital and vibrant art districts in the world. There are around 1,500 art galleries in New York City operating at any given time. In Manhattan you find them in Soho, Tribecca, Chelsea, The Village, the Lower East Side, and on 57th Street. There are […]

Why Some Artists Will Almost Certainly Prosper in the New Economy

“Come, my friends, ‘Tis not too late to seek a newer world.”  – Tennyson 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 the western world as it has struggled to make sense of the momentous […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Why Some Artists Will Almost Certainly Thrive and Prosper in the New Economy

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 the western world as it has struggled to make sense of the momentous economic catastrophes unraveling all around. Security, certainty and jobs have been sucked into a […]

Are You Polishing Your Art Marketing Skills for the Coming New Year?

Will this be the year that you take your art marketing to the next level? What are you doing now to make sure this year and coming years will be your best ever for art marketing? You may need to spend time on one or more of the following Art Marketing educational areas now: factual […]