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Twitter Book Club Summer 09: de Kooning

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Excuses for using regular mail

In this week’s Art Marketing Action, I encourage you not to give up on using old-fashioned snail mail. In this, my 1400th post!, let’s look at some of the mail pieces you can send.

©Shirley Quaid, Chasing the Sun.

Postcards with your images on them. There are good reasons postcards are so popular with artists. It’s inexpensive to produce large quantities of 4-color postcards and postcards are cheaper to mail

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Read “de Kooning” with us this summer

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Deep Thought Thursday: Working 9 to 5?

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Why do we spend time online?

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Free webinar on copyright–Tuesday, Jan 27

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Podcast: Pitch your story to magazines

What are the 3 most important things for pitching a story to magazines?

http://artbizblog.com/audio/pitchmagazines.mp3

 

If you're interested in more on this topic, former magazine editor Jennifer King did a teleseminar with me entitled How to Get Your Art in Magazines, which is available for audio download and on CD. It’s not really about art magazines, but more leisure and niche magazines, which are what many art buyers read.

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Personal note

My parents are flying in on Monday. We’re planning a nice, cozy holiday in the Colorado mountains. It will be the first Christmas I have spent with my nephews, Heath (6) and Jes (5). I’m looking forward to being with them as they open their gifts. Oh yes – and sipping on eggnog.

Although I’m originally from Oklahoma, we spent most of our Christmases in the Rockies. We packed up the car with all of the presents and made the

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4 Year Anniversary of Art Biz Blog

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