Tips for Hanging Artwork

August 22, 2016

Hang your pictures like a professional! Once you have your artwork professionally framed, the next step is to hang it properly. Even the most beautifully framed artwork can be a distraction if it is hung too high, too low or next to the wrong size picture. A single picture or group of pictures should hang…

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Attention ALL ARTISTS! You NEED this book!

August 2, 2016

From our friend and colleague, Barney Davey Who Doesn’t Want Straight Advice?  We are long past the point where any artist or nearly any small business that needs to find new customers can avoid marketing online. It’s a way of life. Smartphones have made many physical retail locations live demonstration spots rather than sales spots.…

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Top 5 Wrong Assumptions About Selling Art on Facebook

January 26, 2016

Assumptions about selling art on Facebook, why they are wrong, and how to get started with a Facebook Strategy. If you are selling art online you are going to need traffic to your website. As you look at ways to generate that traffic a great place to start is Facebook. You need to be on Facebook and you…

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TIPS TO EFFECTIVELY DISPLAY YOUR PRINTS

January 9, 2016

  We all want  to display our work to best advantage. Though we’d like to have an unlimited budget for custom framing, most of us have to be more creative (and prudent) about our framing and displaying investment. The first decision concerns archival vs. non-archival framing materials. Why is this important? Non-archival materials contain acid…

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Super Tips for How to Sell More Art Online

October 25, 2015

By BARNEY DAVEY Our thanks to Barney allowing us to repost his valuable advice! Barney is an art marketing consulting and has written multiple best selling art marketing books. For more information on Barney, check out ArtMarketingNews.com

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The Truth about What Kind of Art Sells Best

August 11, 2015

Another excellent article from our friend and consultant, Barney Davey. Be sure you go to artmarketingnews.com and sign up for Barney’s newsletters!. Stop worrying and wondering about what kind of art sells best. By BARNEY DAVEY Researching to discover what the best selling art subjects are wastes your time. More importantly, if you are using…

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Learn How the Most Successful Artists Make Online Art Sales

June 4, 2015

The interest in how to make art sales online from artists is growing. Originally posted 5/31/2015 by Barney Davey and reposted with permission. Read on to discover tips from top selling from artists. A few weeks ago, Freddy Grant contacted me. He is the Marketing Coordinator for Bluethumb.com.au. It is an Australian online gallery specializing in making…

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Art Marketing is NOT just for Extroverts! – Evolution of an Art Career

May 12, 2015

The Art Marketing Blog Reprinted with permission by our friend and colleague, Aletta de Wal Artist Career Training helps you make a better living making art Aletta de Wal, Artist Advisor & Certified Visual Coach   aletta@artistcareertraining.com Do you ever suffer from stage fright? I have. Today, I can walk into any room and talk to…

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Locals go green, preserve memories

March 30, 2015

By Martha Nodar A desire to go green inspired an Atlanta artist, her neighbor, and a local business owner to get creative in their individual recycling efforts. Not a stranger to recycling, members of the Atlanta Collage Society ACS) have been reusing plastic bags from their grocery shopping, junk mail, security envelopes, newspapers, magazines, broken jewelry and more before going green became a cool thing to…

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Enhance artwork with mats, frames that bring out its beauty

March 6, 2015

Most art can be framed successfully several different ways. The key is to enhance the art, not detract from it with the frames and matting chosen. Some points to keep in mind when designing framing with one of our custom framers; Where will the art hang – office, living room, kitchen, entryway? Is the interior modern,…

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