How to Sell More Art at Shows | Part One

Selling art at shows

Tips to learn how to sell art at shows.Make sure you are not your own worst enemy shows when selling art at shows?Here are some tips and observations from selling show space in fine art trade shows for nearly two decades. From 1988 through 2003, … [Continue reading]

Local Marketing | How to Make a Thriving Art Career!

Local marketing

Advantages and challenges of local marketingEditor's note: This post is excerpted from my Guerrilla Marketing for Artists: How 100 Collectors Can Bulletproof Your Career book.What are some of the benefits of local marketing? Naturally you get to … [Continue reading]

How to Be Creative and Make Money with Productivity


Productivity is indispensable. Do you want to be the best artist you can be? Do you want to make as much money as you can from your art?Whether you desire being highly creative or or earning a generous income, or both, productivity is … [Continue reading]

Art Marketing Mastery Makes the Best of Your Career

8-steps to art marketing mastery

Visual artists can take control of their career using the 8-steps to art marketing mastery.Creating success and enjoying its rewards are at the heart of every entrepreneurial business. The process is simple. Make or have a product or service that … [Continue reading]

How to Devastate Your Art Career with Inaction

Inaction will rock your art career in a devastating way

A good plan violently executed now is better than a perfect plan executed next week. — George S. PattonWhat General Patton is telling you is that doing something is always preferable to doing nothing. Waiting to perfect your marketing plans before … [Continue reading]

36 Simple Ways to Find Art Collectors on the Cheap

36 Simple Ways to Find Art Collectors

There are innumerable ways to find art collectors.Almost any artist can use these ideas without spending lots of money. Learning how to make just a few of these suggestions work for you will help you to sell more art and put your career on firm … [Continue reading]

The Visual Artist’s Advantage Is Powerful

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Discover How to Use Your Potent Advantage as a Visual ArtistGreetings and Happy New Year!As a visual artist, you have advantages over marketers in the other arts, and many small businesses. Read on to learn about the visual artist's advantage. … [Continue reading]

What Is the Best Way for Artists to Get Found Online?

8-Steps to Art Marketing Master

The myth of social media and marketing art online.I talk with lots of artists through a variety of communication methods. Some of it is in person, but also via email and social media. Many of the conversations include questions about how to sell … [Continue reading]

How to Cure Your Art Career When It Needs a Kick in the Ass

Does your art career need a kick in the ass

Are You Repeating the Same Marketing Efforts and Getting the Same Results?I regularly see artists, even established artists, making rookie-marketing mistakes. You can hardly blame them. Many are overwhelmed by feeling they have too much to do on … [Continue reading]

Six Copyright for Artists Facts You Need to Know

Copyright for artists

The concept of copyright for artists is important for you to understand. You need to know the basics of copyright law, both to protect your work, and to respect the rights of others.1. Your Work Is ProtectedUnder US and Canadian law, your … [Continue reading]