A Compromise for Museums Who Don’t Allow Photography

Museums, listen up! It’s time to get with the 21st century and take advantage of the free publicity that social media can give you. Museums that ban photography altogether are living in the past. They’re missing out on tons of free publicity from avid fans! [...]

Pitch your story to magazines

We looked at brochures last week, and I imagine that many of you decided you didn’t need a brochure–at least not right now. There are any number of ways you can share your art outside of a fancy brochure. And, as I said in the last issue, you want to target your message as much as possible, especially if it’s for a promising lead or media outlet.

Laura K. Aiken asks:

Let’s say I wanted to pitch an idea to a magazine. Whatever I sent them, I would want it to be interesting enough for them to put on the front cover or as a highlighted article. What is going to make me stand out from all the other artists?

First, I love this question. Laura realizes that she needs to stand out. A one-size-fits-all brochure won’t cut it in this instance. What you need most are the following three things.

Awesome work that looks [...]