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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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How To Create Content For Your Art Business marketing productivity

There is a certain amount of content we need to regularly produce for our art businesses. This may be blog posts, social media posts and...

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Why You Need A Website marketing start up

In a nutshell, you need a website because you don't own your social media platforms.

An artist website is a place where people go to learn more...

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Are You Passionate About Your Art? mindset start up

Making art is a different experience for every artist, and we all make art for different reasons. For some, it is a hobby. A way to unwind at the...

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