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7 Essential Habits for Success as an Artist

Jennifer King

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7 Essential Habits for Success as an Artist

Earlier this week, I had the pleasure of having dinner with a couple of dear friends I haven’t seen in a long time, Marcia (an artist) and her husband Tom. We were talking about my work as a virtual marketing assistant for fine artists, and Tom asked a really great question: What have I learned from observing truly successful artists? In other words, what works? Wow, a great question that stopped me in my tracks! I had to carefully consider this one for a bit. I started thinking about my clients who are rocking the art world, and there are...


How to Write Your Own Artist's Bio

How to Write Your Own Artist's Bio
Every artist needs a solid written bio. Here's my foolproof formula plus five writing tips that will help you craft a fascinating bio!

What Artists Should Post on Social Media in 2019

What Artists Should Post on Social Media in 2019
Cross-posting is so last year. Here's a quick guide for artists who want to make sure they're posting the right kind of content on each social media platform.

How Do They Do It? Artists with Massive Social Media Followings

How Do They Do It? Artists with Massive Social Media Followings

Have you ever seen someone who is amazingly successful at something and wondered if they know some secret formula you don’t? There are definitely a few artists on social media who make me stop and wonder. For example, when I see that Ashley Longshore can sell out 100 reproductions in a single day—each for about $2800 a pop—on a social media flash sale, I have to wonder, what does she know that I don’t? Or when I’m on Instagram and see that Casey Baugh and Soey Milk and Hollis Dunlap all have more than 100,000 followers, I stop and think,...


Getting It Right: The Three Keys to Art Marketing Success

Getting It Right: The Three Keys to Art Marketing Success

Usually when I write these blog posts, I focus on nitty-gritty, practical tips I hope will help you take your art marketing to a higher level. But today I want to step back and look at the big picture. I’d like to share with you something that may be completely obvious to you, but that was kind of an “a-ha moment” for me a little while ago. What I realized is that every artist needs to have three things to be successful at promoting and selling their artwork. You’ve got to have the right plan, the right skills, and the...