Have you ever been tempted to put some of your art on auction websites?
Or have you ever put your art on auction websites and wondered why it didn't sell or went for such a low price?
If you've been thinking about selling your art on auction websites or even if you have tried it in the past, there are some important things you need to know.
I am going to be very honest and upfront with you and tell you that for almost four years I sold my art on one of these auction websites. I know, I'm a little embarrassed to tell you this.
Of course, I can't tell you which site it was because I don't want to make any enemies here. But I'm sure you know the one I'm talking about.
In those four years I became kind of an online auction expert. I learned a lot about selling on this kind of platform. It was a huge learning experience for me. But knowing what I now know about auction websites, I would never go back to selling on that kind of platform ever again.
And I'm here to tell you that if you are a serious artist hoping to build a lifelong career you should stay away from these kinds of sites.
Here are my 5 top reasons why you should never sell your art on auction websites:
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