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Making money with art – Is it easy and how do you do it?

This video offers some great practical advice on different ways to make money as an Artist. I agree completely with Fieldey that an Artist need to have multiple different streams of income to secure against loosing one or more of them. There really are lots of ways you can make money as an Artist – 9 of them are presented in this video. Fieldey has her own Youtube Channel which is certainly worth checking out https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIN4697hLRgFFLSht0JW5jQ

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How To Sell Art at Art Shows & Festivals

Marge Kinney offers some advice to become a top selling Artist at Art Shows and Festivals. Selling at Art shows for over 20 years has given her an insight as to what works. TRANSCRIPT Hi, I’m Marge Kinney again. Welcome to the Marge Kinney Art Show and today we are at the Art Affair Festival. I’ve been in this show for 20 years so I’d like to tell you what makes me one of the top sellers […]

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Thinking “Inside the Box” to Sell More of your Art

Selling your art is all about getting it in front of people and finding ways for them to spend their money and take some of your art home with them. Only a small percentage of people are interested to buy original pieces, or even high quality prints. To maximize your income, you need to offer your art in ways that give people a reason to buy. Give some thought to what products you can sell that people […]

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How to Sell Art on Facebook

First of all, can you really make art sales on Facebook? The answer is yes. My artist friends have made some unique sales by promoting their artwork on Facebook. It can most definitely be another venue for selling your art online. Over the past year I’ve talked to several artists who have sold artwork using Facebook and they all discuss how they use Facebook in their own unique way. Some have made sales by posting images of […]

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Selling Art Online – Does It Work?

Whether you’re a seasoned artist or a newcomer, selling art online does work. And if you are not involved in selling your art online you are losing out on a huge opportunity. There are a wide variety of ways to sell your art online and selecting the best few will save you a lot of missed sales. Third Party Websites The best way to start selling art online is to use existing services that typically do not […]

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Three Ways To Present Your Artwork at an Art Festival

Presentation is an important aspect to being successful selling at Art Fairs. While people walk past your tent at an art festivals, many observe how the artwork looks in relation to the way the artist displays his or her work. Some artist go into length to have elaborate decorations around their tent while others put in little to no effort at all. They don’t hang their artwork and just leave it laying on the ground without any […]

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Get Started Selling Your Art – The Basics

Many Artists and Crafts People struggle to make a living selling their art. Creative people sometimes find it difficult to master the art of selling and business but it is a key skill if you wish to make a living from your art. As with most things, the keys to success can be simplified into a number of easy steps. To sell art successfully, an artist or crafts person needs to: find the collectors who like and […]

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7 Top Tips to Selling Art From Your Studio

When marketing art, artists often fail at their ability to sell from the studio. There seems to be an underlying tension between collectors and artists when collectors are buying art from an artist. Collectors have expressed a concern that artists tend to present problems that are not faced in galleries. For artists who do not have gallery representation, here are seven steps to marketing art like an expert. Tip 1 When greeting potential buyers make them feel […]

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Art Marketing the Professional Way

Individuals purchase products from companies they trust or who they know by name brand and whose reputation sets the company apart. Artists have to understand that they are self-employed, and as a self-employed individual you too can be a product. As an Artist, you need to learn the professional way of creating your own brand, which people know by name and trust. To effectively market art in a professional way, an artist needs to create the right […]

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