Get Over Blog Envy and Learn to Love Your Blog Again

Janice McDonald Collage

Guest blogger Cynthia Morris writes: “There’s a certain someone in my field who has a huge following. This certain someone also has a great blog. I found myself constantly referring to the blog as an example of what a good blog should be. And I admit it, I had blog envy. . . . ”

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Manage Your Artist Portfolio in WordPress

Kim Bruce

Artists and others can use the WordPress blogging platform as a content management system (CMS) for their WordPress sites. You can manage your portfolio, update your CV, and post upcoming shows and exhibitions by using WordPress PAGES.

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Why Some Artists Shouldn’t Have Blogs

Blogging can give your art career a big boost. It can help you become more articulate about your art, build relationships with fans and future collectors, and give you favor with search engines.But blogging isn’t for every artist. Yesterday I wrote why artists should have blogs. Today, I’m going to let some of you off the hook.

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Why Artists Should Have Blogs

I think artist blogs are terrific–IF they’re done right. This means a commitment to posting, linking, responding to comments, etc. This is what we teach in the Blog Triage class (which coincidentally begins tomorrow). Blogging isn’t for everyone, but here are four reasons to have and maintain an artist blog.

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@abstanfield Tweekly

Lots to tweet about this week! But in the Tweekly I only give you the best of the best. Check it out to find out my favorite “fake” queso recipe, our next Twitter book read, and more.

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