At year's end, a look back at the top posts here from the past year.
Top 6 Most-Commented-On Posts
Many artists seem are shocked when people don't understand that your work is for sale. And, yet, you're not doing enough to clue them in.
A perennial favorite! This is my annual reminder that if you don't make art, you have nothing to promote or build a career on.
Take advantage of the fact that everyone who comes to your open studio, booth, or exhibition probably has a camera in their pocket.
Many readers could relate to being distracted.
Let's face it: there is a lot of art out there and artists are not good at curating their own work. Unless your work is highly sought-after and in museum collections already, you are doing a disservice to your family by leaving it for them to deal with.
Hopefully you've learned that people don't come just because you build it. You have to entice them to your site.
Top 6 Strategic Marketing Posts You Should Pay Attention To
I love the concept of Youtility marketing as described by Jay Baer in his book. I think it could be beneficial for certain artists to take advantage of it – because so few of you are.
If you’re waiting for the knock on the door, you’d better like your day job.
In a world of so much noise, it's the personal touch that will make a difference.
What you should/could be doing daily, weekly, monthly, bi-monthly, quarterly, and annually to build your art business.
What could you tweak to get better results?
Because I want to stress the importance of good photos of you in your marketing – whether they land in a magazine or only on your website.
Top 6 Motivational Posts To Get Your Juices Flowing
Are you a good employee in your art business? Are you doing the work that you'd expect to pay someone else to do?
Your attendance was poor because you assumed too much. Click the link to see what I mean.
People have as much control over your art business as you give them. Asking questions and being assertive empowers you and also helps you build stronger relationships.
If something isn't working in your art business, it's time to evaluate.
It takes longer to restart something than to keep going.
Big ideas are big motivators that yield big progress.
All art featured here is by members of my Inner Circle or former Art Biz Incubator.