The Artist Exposure Problem

Everybody thinks there’s an artist exposure problem. But it’s just not true. Sure, there’s a problem with the type of exposure you’re getting – but it’s not what you think it is. After blogging about art marketing for years, writing numerous art marketing eBooks, releasing multiple online courses, and starting several companies – I’ve learned […]

9 Top Oil Paints Rated for the Serious Artist

Are you a serious oil painter and would like the top oil paints rated? Have you ever found yourself in front of the rows and rows of oil paints unable to decide which ones were best suited for you? Are you confused by the many manufacturers of oil paints and their claims? 9 Top Oil […]

Resources And Tools For Artists

Readers often ask me what tools and artist resources I use for getting things done, managing money, educating myself, and running this blog. I’ve created this page so you have a handy reference to those resources. This page will evolve over time as I discover new resources, so I’d recommend bookmarking it! If you’re looking […]

What Artists Need to Know About the New Facebook

If you go down in the flood, it’s gonna be your fault… -Bob Dylan This note may seem like it’s only for Facebook marketers…but it applies to every artist marketing art online…so stick with me. I don’t want to say, “I told you so”, but… This week the Wall Street Journal reported that, come January, […]

Sell Art Online by Building Trust

I once had a friend (John) who was a sales rep and one of his clients was a 30-something single woman. She and John had a nice friendship and they were having dinner one night and she was complaining about how she couldn’t get a man. He said to her, “You really are a good […]

Merry Christmas from Rockefeller Plaza

Merry Christmas from Rockefeller Plaza!!  There is no where more beautiful at Christmastime than New York City. And the iconic Rockefeller Christmas tree is New York City at its Christmas best. Hundreds of thousands of visitors flock each year to this part of mid-town Manhattan to see the spectacular holiday sights. There is ice skating […]

Can You Do Me a Favor?

Can you do me a favor? Can you take a moment to fill out the poll below.  I’m interested in knowing what kind of webinar you be most interested in attending.  I will use the results from this poll to design a webinar series tailored just for you. Pick the 2 choices that most interest […]

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 few months or so 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 […]

An Important Message to My Valued Subscribers

On Monday, August 6, I transferred my blog from to my own self-hosted site. If you notice my URL is now Unfortunately, when I did this I lost all of my subscribers.  If you came to my blog today through a bookmark, Facebook, or Twitter, and would like to continue to receive my […]

2011 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Syndey Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 13,000 times in 2011. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 5 sold-out performances for that many […]