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The Art Biz ep. 140: A Sales Process for Artists with Miriam Schulman

We often think of sales as a single step. Either someone buys your art or they don’t.

There's so much more that goes into making a sale. It's a process.

We have to adopt a new mindset around sales in order to be successful, and we have to understand what is involved. In this conversation, Miriam and I review her 10-step sales process.

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Acrylic painting Carlos Schmitt | on Art Biz Success

The Art Biz ep. 139: Your Decision Filter

We all have a trusted process for making decisions, whether or not we’re aware of it. In this episode, I’m going to reveal something that has helped me enormously when making decisions.

But, first, I want to share my list of 8 criteria you might consider before making a decision about whether or not to steer your art business in a certain direction.

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The Art Biz ep. 138: 4 Considerations for Wholesaling Your Art with Katie Hunt

What does it mean to wholesale your art and products? Who is it for? Who is it not for?

What’s the difference between wholesaling and retailing? Where does licensing fit in?

Katie Hunt, founder of Proof to Product, is a wealth of information, and generously shared 4 considerations for wholesaling as well as a helpful list of 4 things she assesses when making business decisions.

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Prepare for 2023: 5 Things to Do Right Now

It’s time to tie a bow around 2022 and organize your systems for 2023.

Buy yourself some peace of mind by updating the copyright on your website and newsletter, making new folders for the New Year, and reviewing the projects ahead.

These tasks should take less than 1 hour.

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The Art Biz ep. 137: Accelerate Your Art Business in 2023

Curious about what's going on at Art Biz Success? In this episode, Alyson reveals the details of the new Art Biz Accelerator, a community and group coaching program for 2023.

Features include 3 Success Workshops, monthly open office hours, The Salon discussion group for art ideas, membership in the Art Biz Connection community, and more.

Listen now because some important deadlines are coming up.

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The Art Biz ep. 136: Putting Artists First in Curatorial Projects with Melissa Messina

Melissa shares how she became an independent curator after starting out as an artist. She reveals how to find independent curators, what she looks for in a studio visit, and the mistakes she sees artists making. Above all, she emphasizes the importance of your network.

We discussed the types of institutions she works with, how projects are funded, and the rhythm of their realization.

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