From Hilary Pfeifer, who gave me permission to use her email signature block here.
I expound at http://www.hilarypfeifer.blogspot.com I make the world pretty at http://www.hilarypfeifer.com I pay the bills with http://www.bunnywithatoolbelt.com I devote spare time to http://www.artonalberta.org need a reminder? http://www.hilarypfeifer.com/mailing_list.html
Send to Kindle
Connie Lippert, Order (Cocochineal Series). Wool hand-dyed with natural dyes, linen, 24 x 24 inches. © The Artist
It’s probably the marketing tool you use most. So much so, in fact, that you do it without even thinking. You dash off an email. You quickly hit Reply. Or you blast your list at the last minute before an exhibit opening.
Wait! Stop! Think! Are you communicating in a way that shows you in your best possible light? Or are you messing with a good opportunity? I ask only because, well, because I get a lot of email from artists. And I have to say, only about half of the messages I receive are done right. The rest are sloppy, inconsiderate, or lazy and are a waste of my time and everyone else who is receiving them. Email is a fantastic tool when it adheres to email etiquette. It’s a [...]