While the Art Marketing Action podcast was closed down last fall, there are still 189 episodes on iTunes. To my amazement, more and more artists continue to find these old, but still relevant, audio programs. Maybe some of them will speak to you. [...]
It’s been a couple of years since I posted a list of software for storing your inventory and contact lists. Not a lot has changed, but it’s time to post an update. [...]
What would compel you to become a member of an artist organization?
What benefits are you seeking?
What kind of leadership are you looking for?
What would make you write a check and join up?
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Facebook wants to categorize your business page and, as with most things on Facebook, it isn’t intuitive what you should select. In 3 short steps, you’ll find the Artist category. [...]
Robert Mapplethorpe “believed the show began with the invitation and each one was meant to be a seductive gift.” How could you seduce your patrons with your next invitation? [...]
While it would be nice for your contact list to be stored in a single database, life doesn’t usually work out that neatly. I share how my contact lists are stored among three different platforms: 2 on my computer and 1 online. [...]
Accomplishing a lot of work is easier and more pleasant when you have the right tools and systems in place. I thought I’d share with you two of my favorite productivity tools: 1Password and Evernote. Whatever tools you choose to increase your productivity, don’t get caught up in the technology. Make sure they are easy to use, quick to learn, and aren’t more complicated than what you need. [...]
The new edition of I’d Rather Be in the Studio will be out in April, but you can pre-purchase it now and receive the e-book, the hard copy as soon as it’s released, and a 1-month trial membership to the Artist Conspiracy. [...]
On a couple of different days, I asked my Twitter followers what art-related book they were reading or had recently read. They’re responses enticed me to my second Kindle purchase. Keep reading to find out what I selected and what is next on my list. [...]
Every artist thinking of applying for a grant should own a copy of Gigi Rosenberg’s recently published The Artist’s Guide to Grant Writing. Gigi’s writing is warm and accessible. She weaves her personal story and experiences into a text that could be terribly dry. It’s not. Gigi makes you believe you can do this. And she gives you the tools to get down to work. [...]