Quadruple Your Email Subscribers

After struggling for some time with a dearth of subscribers to her email list, Artist Conspiracy member Mary Gilkerson came across two of my old posts/podcasts that helped her turn the corner. See how she did it with a personal invitation

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4 Reasons to Cherish Unsubscribes

Having people unsubscribe from your list may cause an initial moment of panic, but here are 4 reasons to cherish your unsubscribers and turn your initial negative feeling into a positive one.

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Is it okay to add people to your email list?

Confused about when it is okay to add people to your email list? Here are the rules for what’s okay and what’s absolutely not okay to add names to a bulk email list.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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