The Truth about What Kind of Art Sells Best
Stop worrying and wondering about what kind of art sells best.
Researching to discover what the bestselling art subjects are wastes your time. More importantly, if you are using the information to slavishly mimic another artist, it can rob you of your creativity and dignity. That said, there are many reasons why artists might want to learn about what kind of art sells best.Humans are curious…
How to Start an Art Blog
Learn the Basic Steps to Start an Art Blog.
Congratulations! You have made the decision to learn how to start an art blog and are now trying to understand what do next. There are choices you must now make to get setup with your new art blog.Announcing a New, Free podcast How to Write an Effective Blog Post for your Art Blog.
Perhaps you were encouraged to start an art blog by listening to one…
5 Reasons Why People Don’t Buy Art
Understanding Why People Don’t Buy Art Is Not Easy.
As an artist who sells art, you gain fresh insights into the reasons people buy your art. This part is easy because they let you know. You can review the history of your sales and learn from the patterns what it is about you art that makes people buy it.Some reasons people do buy art are:
- They love it.
- It makes for a perfect gift.
- They like to…
20 Art-related Career Alternatives to a Full-time Art Career
Satisfying options for an art-related career.
To begin, I would never discourage someone who has the passion and wants to become a full-time artist to choose otherwise. It is a unique, noble and worthy way to make a living. That said, as with all entrepreneurial endeavors, going full-time is challenging, to say the least.Success as a full-time artist is complex.
Becoming a successful full-time…
How to Sell Art to the Affluent Market
Four Tips on How to Sell Art to People Who Can Afford to Buy It
Let me tell you about the very rich. They are different from you and me. – F. Scott Fitzgerald
I don’t need to tell you, there is a growing wealth divide in the US and elsewhere. The buying power for middle-income consumers is down. If this is your income strata, you are probably clipping coupons and more price conscious than before…
Reputation and Relevancy Are Not Just SEO Hacks
Reputation and Relevancy Impact Your Art Career.
Major search engines, such as Google, Bing, and Yahoo use reputation and relevancy to match web pages to search queries. Google is known to have 200+ algorithms it uses to rank web pages, but the most important are reputation and relevancy.What Do These Terms Mean?
Before we get into definitions, let’s start with what Google wants from webmasters.…
Selling Art |Seven Costly Mistakes
Learn to become more successful when selling art.
- Failure to ask for the order – this problem relates to one of several things, which together sometimes compound the problem. You don’t ask because you are afraid. You prejudge…
Benefits of Slight Celebrity
Succeed with a Small, Loyal Tribe.
(Editors’ note: This is a repeat of a very popular post from the Successful Art Careers series. Look for new original content next week.)
While the math of 33 pieces per year for 30 years determines the estimate, your mileage may vary. For…