Your website is a home base for your art business. It’s where you send people to see your work, sign up for your email list, or even buy your art.
In short, you need for it to be up and functioning at its best. All. The. Time.
What would happen if it crashed?
And … Who would you turn to if you needed a quick update to your site because you found out you were being featured in an article? Is that person always available for you?
You may have a great relationship with your web designer and hosting service right now, but you can’t predict what might happen in the future.
I’ve witnessed so many artists get stuck because they were abandoned by their webmasters and have no idea how to access their sites.
Don’t let this happen to you!
Maybe you have a DIY site, but it’s been awhile since you have worked on the backend of it. How do you get there?
You are a savvy artist-entrepreneur, so make sure you have complete control over your Internet presence–even if you are lucky enough to have someone helping you.
You don’t want to leave this to chance. You don’t want to learn later that your life could have been so much easier if only you had a few answers at your fingertips.
What follows is a list with all of the information you need from the people who maintain your sites, even if “the people” is only you.