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Me, Meaghan Flaherty, and Libby Hintz. Photo by Pat D’Aversa.
I flubbed up last week big time.
I failed to give credit to the photographer of the personal picture in the Art Marketing Action newsletter.
The photographer who made Megan Flaherty, Libby Hintz, and me look so good was Pat D’Aversa.
I know better than this – especially since I had just taught about the importance of credit lines in the Long Island workshop that Pat attended!
Photo by Kimberly Lennox
I’d like to say this was an isolated incident, but I also erred with the book jacket for my 2011 edition of I’d Rather Be in the Studio. I used a new photo, but I didn’t catch that the cover designer hadn’t changed the name of the photographer. (I was the only proofreader who would have known
Photographer E. Brady Robinson got to know arts leaders in the Washington, D.C. area by initiating a project to photograph their desks.
The more people see something, the more they will look forward to it and the more likely they are to act on it when the time comes.
Described as “speed dating for artists and retailers,” these Portland, Oregon events match up artists and people who can help them exhibit and sell their work. Would you do it?
In order for your last-minute marketing message to work, it must have a single choice – a single call to action. If you’re mucking up your marketing message by adding too much to it, you won’t be effective.
While I share tips to help you promote your work, I am simultaneously promoting my own products and services.
I’ve found that last-minute marketing (the day of or the day prior to a deadline) is worth every ounce of effort. When I don’t bother with the extra push, my enrollment is smaller, my sales are lower, and fewer people benefit from what I have to offer.
David Hiltner, Large Silo Jar. Clay, 13 x 7 x 7 inches. ©The Artist
Most people sign up or purchase at the last minute, but they’ve usually seen my offer multiple times by that point. This means . . . My last-minute email reminders create more action (i.e. more sales) than all of my other efforts combined. People will unsubscribe from my list because of those last-minute reminders. I grew to