June 1, 2014 | Alyson Stanfield

Twitter Tweekly for June 1, 2014

An annotated and curated list of my top tweets since
May 17, 2014.

It's okay if you don't add dates to your artwork online, but do keep good records of dates
Like I always say . . . Trusting Yourself to Make Decisions Instead of Always Seeking Advice zite.to/1mLPUOW

Helen Hiebert's The Wish
A family contemplates The Wish by Helen Hiebert, a member of my Art Biz Incubator.

Bookstore opens Art store. Cool concepthyperallergic.com/127842/booksel…
Email Subject Lines: 5 Tips to Attract Readers buff.ly/1nbVbSH < #artists please read this!
Hilarious! Online game lets you smash Ai Wei Wei vases aiweiwhoops.net
RT @ArtistTaraReed: SURTEX thoughts and musings – part 1 #surtex ht.ly/xeOa2 <insights if interested in #artlicensing
The Paradox of Art as Work – NYTimes.comow.ly/xgKxf < You really should read this

Selling & Promoting Art Online

Plenty of people are buying art online . . . Online art sales stats and trends zite.to/1o4HiT9
Good article about the economy of selling directly to people…esp Etsy…hard to quantify it washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog…
Test out website colors. Great site! Color Trends + Palettes :: COLOURlovers buff.ly/1oBi0MJ < I love this site. I try to share it as a reminder every now and then.
New Facebook Page Layout for June 2014 by @graphicbreeze zite.to/1wuI68P
the more you help out the press, the more likely you are to get exposure. See online press kit of an #artist leslieparke.com/press/
10 Crowdfunding Sites for Artists zite.to/1mwU7DP
3 Steps to Promote Your Blog on Pinterest and Facebook socialmediaexaminer.com/promote-your-b…via @smexaminer
4 Social Media Secrets You Can Learn From Elon Musk <applies even to #artists zite.to/1mMOFPq
Facebook Will Show Fewer Updates Automatically Posted By Third Parties zite.to/1pgm4Ve <Watch your metrics if you rely on Facebook.

Art Tourism & Travel

RT @ArtistHomeSwap: Keep updated on our soon-to-launch homeswap site for artists. #art#travel // bit.ly/1lYYrA3 <Neat!
10 incredible art destinations to see and to dream of. start packing flip.it/xi2Z6 < I can't decide where to begin. Perhaps the Brancusi (my fav), the Laib, or the Paulette. Ah, but then there's Le Corbusier!

The Last Word

RT @chrisguillebeau “If you don't like something, change it.” -Maya Angelou


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