9 Mistakes Artists Make When Selling Art Online

9 Mistakes Artists Make When Selling Art Online

Are you feeling like you’ve hit a plateau when it comes to sales to grow your online business? You may have slipped into using any number of these common mistakes when selling in your ecommerce space. Read through these selling mistakes and learn some alternative…

How to Create a Selling Calendar

How to Create a Selling Calendar

I am launching my Business of Selling workshop this year and wanted to give you a sneak peek at some of the content I am teaching you. In module 2: The Strategy, we cover how to create a selling calendar. Grab your planner or calendar…

5 Easy Steps to Sell Online without Needing a Website

5 Easy Steps to Sell Online without Needing a Website

Having your own website is critical these days with the drastic shift towards e-commerce. While creating and launching your website today is easier than it has been in the past, that doesn’t mean that everyone knows where to start, or is ready for a full…

Why You Should Never Have an Art Sale

Why You Should Never Have an Art Sale

Discount sales and markdowns are a way that retailers get customers into stores, but how does work with artists selling art? This blog post outlines 3 reasons why you should never have a sale, and suggest a couple of areas where an art sale can…

10 Ways to Increase Sales of Artwork

10 Ways to Increase Sales of Artwork

Looking to increase sales of artwork? It’s time to figure out some strategies that will assist you with your art entrepreneurship tasks! Selling more artwork gives you the financial resources to pay the bills, cover the costs of materials and hopefully afford to make more…

Why Etsy Free Shipping is a Problem

Why Etsy Free Shipping is a Problem

Have you heard of Etsy’s new free shipping yet? This new rollout happened in July. If you are an artist, small business, or a creative entrepreneur selling on Etsy, this change affects you. Etsy just announced that they are changing shipping to meet buyers’ demands.…

Pricing Considerations Artists Need to Know

Pricing Considerations Artists Need to Know

I once met an artist who refused to price his work. He wanted the potential buyer to set the price. He also wanted the maximum dollar amount he could get for the work. I asked him, if someone walked into your space today how much…

Christmas in July: Preparing for Holiday Art Sales

Christmas in July: Preparing for Holiday Art Sales

Believe it or not, it’s time to start planning holiday art fairs, marketplaces, and pop-up shops. Even if calls-for-art haven’t quite posted yet, these opportunities will be happening soon. Preparing now will help increase your likelihood of participating in these events by being prepared. While…

The Business of Selling Art

The Business of Selling Art

There are many venues to sell artwork, the gallery is just one space. Also consider including art fairs, marketplaces, and studios. These are the creative retail spaces where the business of art happens. With the art of the sale, especially for a luxury item like…

E-Commerce for Artists

E-Commerce for Artists

E-Commerce (electronic commerce) is commercial transactions using credit cards over the internet and is an important aspect of managing the finance of your art business. With the US representing half of the world’s fraudulent credit card transactions, it’s important to get familiar with how to…