Your Favorite Tip for Contact Lists < Deep Thought Thursday

What do you wish you would have known years ago about contact lists? Share your successes (and failures) re your contact list. [...]

Stop Waiting for People to Sign Up

Jessica Pisano, Sunset Marsh. Acrylic and gold leaf on black-and-white photograph.

Your contact list, where you store all of the people you know or would like to know, is your #1 asset. Be proactive in building your contact list. You can start with any one of these 5 steps. [...]

Contact Management Software for Artists

It’s been a couple of years since I posted a list of software for storing your inventory and contact lists. Not a lot has changed, but it’s time to post an update. [...]

Contact Lists: The Basics

I haven’t said it in awhile, but remember that your contact list is your #1 asset. No one knows the same people you do and people are more likely to buy from you if they know and like you. [...]

Do your emails provide a call to action?

You don’t get what you don’t ask for and Jill Rosoff wasn’t shy about asking her email subscribers for help. Jill went a step further than most artists do in their messages. She asked the people who most appreciate her art to share it with others who might be interested. [...]

Storing Your Contact Lists

While it would be nice for your contact list to be stored in a single database, life doesn’t usually work out that neatly. I share how my contact lists are stored among three different platforms: 2 on my computer and 1 online. [...]

Old-fashioned Marketing (that Works!)

Shelly Lewis Stanfield, Fresh. Acrylic and charcoal on birch panel

Not embracing email, blogs, and social media? Not to worry! Artists can achieve amazing results with traditional marketing and networking. [...]

Art Marketing Action Podcast: Old-fashioned Marketing

Audio version of the post with the same name. Not embracing email, blogs, and social media? Not to worry – artists can achieve amazing results with traditional marketing. [...]

Cleaning Up Your Mailing List

I like Catherine Foster’s recent email blast that encouraged recipients to unsubscribe if they did not want to remain on her list. Read her very short message and why I like it. [...]

Redefine Your Mailing List

Your database of contacts consists of your mailing lists and connections through social media. While all contacts are valuable, your traditional mailing list is comprised of the people who have purchased art from you or supported you in some other way, and they are the most valuable contacts you have. [...]