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Why You Should Invest In Your Business mindset

Investing in your art business is a crucial part of growth! Investing in yourself tells me that you are thinking about your business long term. I...

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Business Tips From Andy Warhol mindset

Andy Warhol was a prolific and successful American artist, best known for his pop art depiction of Campbell's soup cans.

Not only was he a great...

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Should You Include Shipping? productivity sales

For the first time, I included shipping (in Australia) in the price of my paintings during my latest exhibition. Usually, a shipping estimate is...

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Artists: Should You Charge By The Hour? sales

In a word, no! Art is a different skill to most paid trades, and it doesn't really work like that. I'll explain why.

When you are just beginning,...

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Why Artists Should Blog marketing start up

We’ve heard that all businesses should be blogging, and it is especially useful for creative businesses. Recording your artistic journey is...

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Why It's Important To Network growth marketing

Most artists would rather clean their studio than visit a networking event, myself included; however, networking doesn't need to be as scary and...

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Do You Need A Virtual Assistant? growth productivity

While dreaming of having a studio assistant to clean your brushes, deal with customers and make you coffee may seem like a faraway fantasy, a...

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Why Artists Need To Be Resilient mindset

I believe that resilience and grit are two of the most important skills we need as artists. Even more important than talent for some! There are a...

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Buy The Best Art Supplies You Can Afford mindset start up

My advice to artists starting out is to always buy the best art supplies you can afford. Someone once told me that, and ever since, my materials...

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How To Work Out Your Expenses sales start up

Put simply, everything you spend money on for your art business is an expense. It’s important to keep track of all these items in order to...

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When Should You Increase Your Prices? sales

I often get asked by artists when is the right time to increase their prices, as it can be tricky and needs to have some reasoning behind it if...

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How To Collect Testimonials growth marketing

The true measure of your business is not what you say about it, it is what other people say about it.

Testimonials lower the risk or fear factor to...

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