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artist Eve Jacobs Carnahan with short gray hair smiling with knit bird sculpture | on Art Biz Success

The Art Biz ep. 121: Guaranteeing an Effective Project with Eve Jacobs-Carnahan

It’s difficult to talk about a project in the middle. It’s no longer fresh. The passion might be waning as things evolve.

So it’s especially instructive to interview people at various stages of their projects.

I was most interested in talking with Eve at this point in her project, Knit Democracy Together, about judging the effectiveness of her project because it was created to make a social impact. Is it making a social impact?

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A Cheat Sheet for Your Art Marketing Tasks

Do you ever wonder what a regular marketing schedule for your art would look like?

This cheat sheet might be fore you. It's for everyone who finds comfort in knowing what to do and when.

But it's not intended to be used out of the box. Sit with it. Play with it. Adapt what works for you.

Most of all, enjoy the journey.

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The Art Biz ep. 120: Always Looking for the Next Opportunity with Alicia Goodwin

Some artists just know what they want. And some know what they don’t want.

My guest for this episode of the podcast has a lot of clarity about both.

Alicia and I started talking about one thing, but at some point during the interview I realized that the real story here was about an artist who was on the fast track and not letting anything get in her way.

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abstract watercolor with blues, gold, orange, light red and textural black marks—the central image surrounded by a black arch ©artist Sara Schroeder | on Art Biz Success

The Art Biz ep. 119: Growing Beyond Being an Instagram Artist with Sara Schroeder

For more than a year, Sara Schroeder has been using tools like journaling and the Enneagram to discover more about herself and explore where she wants her work to go.

Now she wants more. She knows there is more than posting and looking for sales online, so she has stepped back and reassessed. She’s ready for a brave step.

In this episode of The Art Biz, we talk about how she's approaching her business these days, how her Instagram strategy has evolved, and how she is preparing for her upcoming solo show.

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Sara Drescher watercolor painting clear water bottle balanced on white and gold teacup sustainability | on Art Biz Success

Commit to Something Big

Post-show deflation is real.

But you don't need to have a show end to experience the business blues. Maybe you're down because you don't have a show, you aren't selling, or people aren't signing up for your workshop.

Time to explore the next thing.

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