Can Your Art Business Be a Star?

Got this from a reader of my ebook How to Sell Art Online: The Complete Guide… “I am doing everything from selling to invoicing. Difficult to even have the time to think about (strategic) things. Had I not read the book over Christmas, I probably would not have taken the time to read it at […]

Do We Like Being Hamsters on a Wheel?

The alarm clock meep-meeps at you at 5:45am. You hit the snooze once or twice, and then roll out of bed and rub the 5 or 6 hours of sleep from your eyes. Shower Dress Coffee Commute Then it’s straight to the inbox, the voice messages, the texts, the snail mail, the faxes. A flurry […]

Does Your Outdated Art Marketing Need Disrupting?

When you call a cab company, a 56 year old woman who smokes 3 packs a day says “hello” in a scratchy voice and puts you on hold. She tells you your cab will be there in 45 minutes. 55 minutes later you call back, wondering where your ride is. She says “I’m sorry, sir, […]

Reject the Rejection for Art Career Success

In 1902, an aspiring young writer received a rejection letter from the poetry editor of The Atlantic Monthly. Enclosed with a sheaf of poems the twenty-eight-year-old poet had sent was this curt note: “Our magazine has no room for your vigorous verse.”  The young poet rejected the rejection and went on to see his work […]

Best-selling Art Marketing eBooks

 How to Sell Art Online: The Complete Guide “How to Sell Art Online: The Complete Guide” is For Anyone that Has Ever Lost Their Way in the Seemingly Endless Online Art Marketing Maze and Wondered “What Do I Do Next To Create Growth and Profits?”… Years ago when I first looked at art blogging, I […]

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 […]

Networking for Art Career Success: Contacts, Connections, Clout

Have you thought about how important networking is for your art career success?  Are you using the “clout” of your art world connections for your art career success? If you’ve been reading my blog posts or if you purchased my eBook Secrets to Selling Art, it should be getting very clear by now that the […]

Networking for Career Success in New York City Art Galleries

Are you looking to grow your art career?  Do you want to become a professional artist?  I have three little words for you:  Network, Network, Network. Networking is the main way that business gets done in any industry around the world.  Networking is tried and true.  Nothing works better to grow your career than networking. […]

Secrets of New York City Art Galleries – More Level 4 Galleries

Art galleries in major markets such as New York City can be difficult to understand.  There are a wide range of galleries in these markets and each one can cater to a very specialized market. There are levels to these galleries, what I call the “Pyramidal Hierarchy” in my ebook  “Secrets to Selling Art.”    […]

Buying and Selling Art – NOT Rational

One time an art gallery owner, Nick, told me: “My WIFE makes EMOTIONAL decisions. Like when she buys a vacuum sweeper. But I make LOGICAL decisions.” I asked, “You only make logical decisions, Nick? All your cars and investments and business purchases are completely rational. Is that right?” “That’s absolutely right.” (Just the week before […]

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