Category Archives for "Art Business"

Why Every Artist Needs a Blog

This is a topic that springs up regularly on artists’ discussion boards. Recently, Alyson Stanfield on her Art Biz Blog has been championing the idea. She has some powerful demographic data regarding blog users you should know. Alyson’s story about how she helped artist Margret Short start and effectively utilize a blog is enlightening and […]

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Do You Blog?

As with so many things techie these days, there are early adopters and others who are lagging trends and developments. Blogging has been around for a while. Its importance is increasing for business purposes. For artists, Blogging is a remarkable tool that can be used very effectively in marketing art helping an artist to brand their name.

If you don’t know what a blog is, then I suggest searching the word in Google. You’ll find a wealth of information there. For those of you who want to get started with an artist blog, you could do far worse than Margret Short. She is an artist and the topic in one of a series of blog posts by Alyson Stanfield on her Art Biz Blog. You should also check Alyson’s site. It’s loaded with great information.

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$20 Million Giclee Printer Art Fraud Racket

I planned on reporting on ArtExpo with my first post after the inaugural post, but with another mention of this story, I have to go with it. Last month, I noted an article in the Petaluma, California Argus-Courier. I have been busy on some other projects and wanted to wait till this blog was up […]

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