Twitter Tweekly for April 15 2012

Be inspired by artists’ stories of success, gain insight into Facebook timelines, and get the inside scoop from the recent Colorado Creative Industries Summit I attended. All in this week’s Tweekly.

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Tell the Story of Your Art Career on Your Facebook Timeline

Dust off your art résumé and put it to use with the new timeline on your Facebook page. Timelines are a place for you to share the history of your art career. They’re not for you to tell your life story – that’s for your personal profile timeline.

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4 Starter Moves for Your New Facebook Timeline

Facebook says pages and profiles will be forced to adopt the new timeline by March 30. Here are 4 starter moves for making the change to the new timeline with some inspiration from those who have already converted.

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Is the Pinterest Problem Really a Problem?

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Just as guest blogger Beth Hayden and I were going to press with the Pinterest post on Monday, the s**t hit the fan. This blogger and that blogger have been raising legitimate concerns about Pinterest’s Terms of Service and copyright infringement. There is enough worry out there that I felt it necessary to follow up on this topic.

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How Artists Can Harness the Power of Pinterest

Pinterest for Your Art Business

Pinterest is a great way to showcase your best work to a targeted audience of artists, galleries, and potential customers. Here are some suggestions for artists who want to harness the power of Pinterest.

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How to Prioritize Your Online Marketing

Carolin Peters coordinates her website, blog, and Facebook account.

Understanding the mission for various online marketing platforms makes it easier to prioritize your efforts in communicating to your target audience.

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5-Minute Social Media Tasks for the Week

©2010 Don Sullivan, Loretta Waits for Taxi. Pen and ink.

Finding it hard to maintain your social media accounts? Here is a list of 5-minute tasks to squeeze into your schedule so you can get in, get off, and then get back to the studio.

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Why Your Art is the Profile Picture for Your Facebook Page

Art by Angelique on Facebook

Use a photo of you for your personal profile on Facebook and an image of your art for your business page. Yes, it’s nice to see artists’ faces (I agree! I like to see faces, too), but are you promoting your face or your art?

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Is Twitter a Perfect Platform for Introverts?

Twitter seems like an instant platform, but it actually gives introverts a little time to respond and still be part of a conversation.

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Compelling Video of Your Art

Philadelphia’s Rosenfeld Gallery is providing videos for their artists who exhibit there. This is a fantastic service for the artists and a smart use of video by the gallery.

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