Tweekly for February 26 2012

News you can use for your art business, which you might have missed had you stepped away from Twitter at any time during the week. (Gosh, I hope you stepped away!)
All of these tweets are from my @abstanfield Twitter stream.

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art biz tips

art biz tip: Never ever say you're “playing” in the studio. You're working your butt off. Play=Not serious
art biz tip: Your artist statement should compel people to look back at your art. Does it?
art biz tip: Update your bio. Surely you have something new to add.

this and that

Received email from high-end Denver gallery with prices in it. First time ever. The world is changing.
Check out @ColMitchellArt ‘s Register Your Art page. Good work Col!
In case you ever thought you'd want to work at an auction house. via @Zite
Ryan Jones, of The Crafts Report, “… your highest-priced items can be a better sales tool than the greatest booth or display @CraftsReport via @HarrieteE
“The online art market is becoming like a crowded boxing ring.” Financial Times
RT @sam_clift: Just finished reading ‘I'd rather be in the studio!' Seriously recommend it to any artist in need of marketing tips <Thx Sam!
Artists share their workspaces and say a few words about them… via @hyperallergic
Date your artwork? Yes! via @artworknetwork

social media

7 powerful ways to end your next blog post via @problogger
Authority blogging for artists via @chrisgarrett
75 Surprisingly Creative Facebook Timeline Covers via @Zite these are great!
Use Pinterest responsibly – great article
Pinterest: How to prevent your Blogger images from being pinned via @MakingaMark

just really cool

Artist Walks All Day to Create Spectacular Snow Patterns

need your input

Still looking: cloud-based inventory/databases for artists? Your recommendations?
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  1. I use for cloud inventory- combined with their security tags that go on all my works, ability to print COAs easily as a marketing tool, provenance records, report as stolen feature & the best arts superheroes on the planet who will defend artists the way you need them too…

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