Artist Websites  Artist Websites |  Featured Artists |  Art Marketing  Art Marketing |  Art Contest |  BrushBuzz |  InformedCollector |  FASO Loves You - Share Your Art, Share Life

Blog on Art Marketing and Selling Art





Follow this Blog



Subscribe to our Newsletter



Quick Links

Artist Websites and Good Design
How to Sell Art
How to Get Your Art Noticed by Galleries
SEO For Artists - The Ultimate Tip

 

Blog Roll

Mikki Senkarik's Blog

















advice for artists
art and culture
art and psychology
art and society
art appreciation
art blogging advice
Art Business
art collectors
art criticism
art education
art fairs
art forum
art gallery tips
art history
art law
art marketing
art museums
art studio
art websites
artist resume advice
artist statement
BoldBrush Winners
Brian Sherwin
Carolyn Henderson
Carrie Turner
Clint Watson
copyright
Cory Huff
creativity
Curator's Pick
Daily Art Show
Dave Geada
Dave Nevue
email newsletters
exhibits
exposure tips
Facebook
FASO
FASO Featured Artists
Fine Art Shows
FineArtViews
Gayle Faucette Wisbon
Google
Guest Posts
Holiday
InformedCollector
inspiration
Instagram
Instruction
Internet Scams
Jack White
John Weiss
Juried Shows
Kathleen Dunphy
Keith Bond
Kelley Sanford
Kim VanDerHoek
landscape painting
Lori Woodward
Luann Udell
Mark Edward Adams
mixed media
Moshe Mikanovsky
News
oil painting
online art competitions
online art groups
originality
painting
pastel
photography
Pinterest
plein air painting
portraits
pricing artwork
printmaking
realism
sculpture
sell art
selling art online
selling fine art online
SEO for Artist Websites
social networking
SSL
Steve Atkinson
still life art
support local art
Think Tank
Twitter
watercolor
websites for artists
workshops
Zac Elletson




 Feb 2017
Jan 2017
Dec 2016
Nov 2016
Oct 2016
Sep 2016
Aug 2016
July 2016
June 2016
May 2016
Apr 2016
Mar 2016
Feb 2016
Jan 2016
Dec 2015
Nov 2015
Oct 2015
Sep 2015
Aug 2015
July 2015
June 2015
May 2015
Apr 2015
Mar 2015
Feb 2015
Jan 2015
Dec 2014
Nov 2014
Oct 2014
Sep 2014
Aug 2014
July 2014
June 2014
May 2014
Apr 2014
Mar 2014
Feb 2014
Jan 2014
Dec 2013
Nov 2013
Oct 2013
Sep 2013
Aug 2013
July 2013
June 2013
May 2013
Apr 2013
Mar 2013
Feb 2013
Jan 2013
Dec 2012
Nov 2012
Oct 2012
Sep 2012
Aug 2012
July 2012
June 2012
May 2012
Apr 2012
Mar 2012
Feb 2012
Jan 2012
Dec 2011
Nov 2011
Oct 2011
Sep 2011
Aug 2011
July 2011
June 2011
May 2011
Apr 2011
Mar 2011
Feb 2011
Jan 2011
Dec 2010
Nov 2010
Oct 2010
Sep 2010
Aug 2010
July 2010
June 2010
May 2010
Apr 2010
Mar 2010
Feb 2010
Jan 2010
Dec 2009
Nov 2009
Oct 2009
Sep 2009
Aug 2009
July 2009
June 2009
May 2009
Apr 2009
Mar 2009
Feb 2009
Jan 2009
Dec 2008
Nov 2008
Oct 2008
Sep 2008
July 2008
June 2008
May 2008
Apr 2008
Mar 2008
Feb 2008
Jan 2008
Dec 2007
Nov 2007
Oct 2007
Sep 2007
Aug 2007
July 2007
June 2007
May 2007
Apr 2007
Mar 2007
Feb 2007
Jan 2007
Dec 2006
Nov 2006
Oct 2006
Sep 2006
Aug 2006
July 2006
June 2006
May 2006
Apr 2006
Mar 2006
Feb 2006
Jan 2006
Dec 2005
Nov 2005
Sep 2005
Aug 2005

 

Art Marketing Ideas and Straight Talk about Selling Art, Marketing, Inspiration & Fine Living

SIGN UP FOR OUR DAILY

ART MARKETING NEWSLETTER

 



Email is Still the King . . . It's Good to be the King

by Clint Watson on 2/25/2009 2:32:56 PM
2 Comments

This Post is by Clint Watson,  founder of FineArtViews. Follow Clint on Twitter. The last few years have seen the development of fantastic new technologies that artists can utilize to have conversations with their customers.  And you certainly should consider using the tools that work for you. But as we look at the "lay of the land" today, we have to conclude that email is still the king. Consider the following: How many of your customers use Twitter? Maybe a few.  Probably more this year than last year (as Twitter has become somewhat of a media darling). How many of your customers are on Facebook? Probably a few [...]


Read this Article



Always Remain True

by Linda Mikulich on 2/24/2009 12:20:54 PM
2 Comments

Today's guest author is artist, Linda Mikulich.  This article has been edited and published with the author's permission. Find out how you can become a guest author. There is a small part inside me that wants my art to be "over-the-top". I'm continually on a quest to create something I've never attempted before. That's what gets my artistic juices flowing! Knowing that about myself, I need to be careful whenever I take on commissions; by taking my creative nature into consideration, insisting that the client give me free range to do whatever moves me. Over time, I've painted many commissioned works geared toward [...]


Read this Article



Getting Out of a Rut Takes Time and Effort

by Keith Bond on 2/23/2009 2:35:12 PM
3 Comments

This Post is by Keith Bond, Regular contributing writer for FineArtViews.  Find out how you can be a guest author I would like to share a few of my thoughts on the topic that Lori Woodward Simons wrote about a week or two ago.  In her newsletter "Choose Your Rut Carefully", she cautions us to paint what we love, because our chosen style or subject matter may become a rut as clients come to expect that from us.  While I agree with most of what she said, I also believe that evolution of an artist is [...]


Read this Article



Practicing Quiet Confidence

by Lori Woodward on 2/19/2009 12:44:52 PM
36 Comments

...I suspect that it's human nature to worry about our actions, words and abilities from time to time. However, over the years, I have learned the art of displaying an attitude of quiet confidence – especially while showing my artwork to collectors [...]


Read this Article



Artistic Maturity Takes Time (and Patience)

by Keith Bond on 2/17/2009 9:24:41 PM
8 Comments

This Post is by Keith Bond, Regular contributing writer for FineArtViews.  Find out how you can be a guest author In his book, Capturing Light in Oils, the late (and great) artist, Paul Strisik wrote: Painters mature in a slow and natural way. . . .  It may take ten years to develop your skills.  But nothing is lost, for you've still lived all those years.  The painting you do five years from now can only be done five years from now.  You can't rush it, and it can't be done tomorrow. When I first read this several years [...]


Read this Article



Thoughts On Facebook

by Clint Watson on 2/16/2009 4:43:03 PM
4 Comments

This Post is by Clint Watson,  founder of FineArtViews. Follow Clint on Twitter. I started a little Twitter storm today about Facebook. It started with me linking to an article titled Facebook's New Terms Of Service: We Can Do Anything We Want With Your Content. Forever. Admittedly, I was in a grumpy mood today and tweeted some kind of negative stuff.  Sorry if I offended anyone, but my thoughts were rooted in some real ideas and frustrations. So here's my bottom line: 1.  Facebook appears to be claiming the rights to any content posted.  Theoretically that could mean artwork images, blog posts or any other content.  [...]


Read this Article



Personal, Timely, and Relevant

by Clint Watson on 2/13/2009 10:32:13 AM
15 Comments

Today's Post is by Clint Watson,  founder of FineArtViews. Follow Clint on Twitter. You need to reach people WHERE they want your message, WHEN they want your message and the message has to be RELEVANT and PERSONAL to their needs. This post was inspired by a video of Seth Godin where he mentioned that marketing messages only get through to people when those messages are personal, timely and relevant. In thinking about this applies to art, it provides a context as to WHY . . . . 1.  Art galleries sell better than restaurants (more relevant) 2.  Art openings sell better than "regular" days in the [...]


Read this Article



Choose Your Rut Carefully

by Lori Woodward Simons on 2/11/2009 3:27:42 PM
2 Comments

This Post is by Lori Woodward Simons, Regular contributing writer for FineArtViews.  Find out how you can be a guest author. My husband and I have a cabin in the back woods of New Hampshire. It's located on a dirt road – which is just fine most of the year, except in what New Englanders call “mud season”. When the ice melts, it breaks up the dirt and turns the road surface into foot-deep soft, gooey slither. As trucks and cars run through the muddy surface, they create ruts. Some of these ruts can go on for a hundred yards, and if [...]


Read this Article



New FineArtStudioOnline Artist Websites

by Clint Watson on 2/10/2009 1:20:41 PM
Comment on this

Take a mental health moment and check out these new artist websites by our new members. [...]


Read this Article



The Jury Game

by Keith Bond on 2/9/2009 3:04:21 PM
1 Comment

This Post is by Keith Bond, Regular contributing writer for FineArtViews.  Find out how you can be a guest author Juried art shows are plagued by inherent flaws. As long as juries exist and as long as awards are given, this inherent dilemma will continue to have a negative impact on art. Despite his or her best intentions, the juror brings preconceived ideas or expectations. His or her opinions, likes, sensitivities, knowledge, etc. prejudice the decision. Consider the French impressionists who we honor and emulate today. In their day they were dismissed and belittled by the juries. The [...]


Read this Article



Interview with Clark Hulings - Master Painter

by Lori Woodward Simons on 2/6/2009 1:25:39 PM
1 Comment

This Post is by Lori Woodward Simons, Regular contributing writer for FineArtViews.  Find out how you can be a guest author.   The Spanish Shawl by Clark Hulings [...]


Read this Article



Don't Skimp on the Frame

by Keith Bond on 2/5/2009 9:49:42 AM
27 Comments

This Post is by Keith Bond, Regular contributing writer for FineArtViews.  Find out how you can be a guest author Have you ever gone to a restaurant and ordered a succulent, tender ribeye steak and on the side were instant mashed potatoes or frozen veggies?  Very disappointing, indeed.  If I am spending the money for a nice meal, I want the entire meal to be good, not just the main entrée.  I have been to other restaurants with a similar price point as the first, but enjoyed delicious sides made from fresh, quality products.  Which restaurant will I return to?  The same [...]


Read this Article



Abandoning Art Magazine Advertising Platform...For Now

by Clint Watson on 2/4/2009 7:46:29 AM

Hmmm, I may change my mind on this, but I think I'm abandoning art magazine advertising...at least as far as trying to partner with magazines to help our clients by developing an easy online platform to place ads and save money. I read that Google has abandoned it's effort to bring print advertising into their wildly successful advertising network.  And it got me to thinking about my own attempts to integrate print advertising into the online tools we offer artists to promote themselves. I had, for years, thought it would be really cool to have an online platform for our artists to place [...]


Read this Article



Let Graciousness Rule

by Lori Woodward Simons on 2/3/2009 3:31:27 PM
3 Comments

This Post is by Lori Woodward Simons, Regular contributing writer for FineArtViews.  Find out how you can be a guest author. When I got my first writing assignment with American Artist magazine, I was elated - I put my best effort into it, and perhaps more than 60 hours of writing. It may surprise you to know that I did not ask to be paid for my efforts. I was just so grateful for the opportunity. In fact, there was no offer to pay me until the project manager put in a good word for me. She was delighted with my attitude, [...]


Read this Article



New FineArtStudioOnline Artist Websites

by on 2/3/2009 3:27:02 PM
1 Comment

Some great new artist websites this week, check them out: [...]


Read this Article

« Older Posts    Newer Posts »

FASO Resources and Articles

Art Scammers and Art Scam Searchable Database

 

FineArtViews, FineArtStudioOnline, FASO, BrushBuzz, InformedCollector, BoldBrush
are Trademarks of BoldBrush Technology, LLC Licensed to BoldBrush, Inc. 

Canvoo is a registered trademark of BoldBrush Technology, LLC Licensed to BoldBrush, Inc

Copyright - BoldBrush Technology, LLC  - All Rights Reserved