Twitter Tweekly for July 15 2012

Nine days in Oregon put a damper on my content tweets. I won’t bore you with my conference-related tweets, though they were few. I was focused on the people there, which was lovely. Here’s a highly edited list of my top tweets from the past two weeks.

Art Marketing Action Podcast: The Second Step to Getting an Assistant

Audio version of the post with the same name. If you want to grow a profitable art business, you can’t do everything yourself. The key to finding the perfect team to help you out is identifying which tasks could be managed by someone else. Hiring an assistant will bring you peace of mind that will allow you to focus on your art.

Take Action! Don’t just read. Do!

It doesn’t help you to read unless you do something with what you’ve learned.I would even argue that you haven’t learned much if you haven’t done the work. If you’re just reading and reading, you’re not using your other senses. You’re not touching, applying, failing, and readjusting.

Art Marketing Action + Podcast: Break the Rules

Many artists in the beginning of their careers are stymied by the desire to play by the rules and get it all right. They don’t take action because they’re afraid of doing something wrong. On the other end of the spectrum are artists who have been in the business for a while. They can be so closely tied to the rules that they find it hard to adapt to new ways of doing things.