The Artist s Guide to Selling Work

This best-selling guide provides all the advice artists and craftspeople need to sell their work in today's competitive market.

The Artist s Guide to Selling Work

This best-selling guide provides all the advice artists and craftspeople need to sell their work in today's competitive market. This fantastic new edition has been updated with essential advice on how to make full use of digital opportunities for selling your work, such as social networking and e-marketing. It contains information and suggestions about: Selecting and approaching galleries Pricing and payments Royalty rates and financial management Sample contracts and other legal considerations Creating a website and maximising hits Mastering social media to increase your visibility Managing sales via online stores such as Etsy, Folksy or ebay Printing your own reproductions and marketing them With a foreword by Mary Ann Rogers, one of Britain's most acclaimed watercolour painters and awarded 'Best Selling Published Artist' by the Fine Art Trade Guild in 2009.

The Fine Artist s Guide to Showing and Selling Your Work

Discusses the business aspects of art, describes markets for fine art, and provides practical advice on marketing, and self-promotion

The Fine Artist s Guide to Showing and Selling Your Work

Discusses the business aspects of art, describes markets for fine art, and provides practical advice on marketing, and self-promotion

Sell Online Like a Creative Genius

How to sell art or anything else online without leaving your home. “The go-to guide for any internet entrepreneur." —San Francisco Book Review Whether you’re selling original artwork, jewelry, or a unique product, this is the book for ...

Sell Online Like a Creative Genius

How to sell art or anything else online without leaving your home. “The go-to guide for any internet entrepreneur." —San Francisco Book Review Whether you’re selling original artwork, jewelry, or a unique product, this is the book for you. Brainard Carey offers advice with solid examples of how building an online business is something every creative person can pursue. Carey draws from his extensive experience and interviews with others to show artists and creative people how to sell their work independently and efficiently. Readers will learn how to establish an online store, develop a presence, promote their goods, and reach customers. Chapter topics include: Designing a website or profile on an existing site Effective marketing strategies Creative ways to advertise your product Building your social media following Finding new customers Real examples of artists and entrepreneurs who succeeded in selling their work online And much more With chapters divided between practical how-tos and case studies, Sell Online Like a Creative Genius™, offers readers both instructive and demonstrative lessons in making their small online business a reality. Everyone can do it with the right tools, and Carey offers an insider’s guide to an otherwise daunting process.

Starving to Successful

Provides insight into the art business from the perspective of a gallery owner.

 Starving  to Successful

Provides insight into the art business from the perspective of a gallery owner.

The Artist s Guide to New Markets

Equally valuable to emerging and established artists, this practical guide discusses alternative means by which artists can build or expand their careers beyond the gallery market.

The Artist s Guide to New Markets

Equally valuable to emerging and established artists, this practical guide discusses alternative means by which artists can build or expand their careers beyond the gallery market. The useful information that fills these pages includes instructions for writing proposals and selling art to clients most artists would never consider approaching. Some of the ideas are: designing stamps for the U.S. Postal Service; selling art though architects and interior designers; placing art in corporate and public settings; and gaining access to online galleries.

The Business of Being an Artist

The book contains information on how artists can learn to sell their work directly to the public with an understanding of the principles of marketing and sales as they're applicable to works of art.

The Business of Being an Artist

Fine artists are taught many things about the craft of art in the various art schools and university art programs, but rarely do they learn much if anything about how to make a career of their talents. The Business of Being an Artist contains information on how artists may develop a presence in the art world that leads to sales. The book contains information on how artists can learn to sell their work directly to the public with an understanding of the principles of marketing and sales as they're applicable to works of art. Artists will also learn how to find a suitable gallery that will arrange sales and commissions and how to set up a contractual relationship with the dealer that is both equitable and profitable. Among the topics covered in The Business of Being an Artist are: the range of exhibition opportunities for emerging and mid-career artists; how to set prices for artwork; when or if artists should pay to advance their careers; how artists may communicate with the public; applying for loans, grants, and fellowships; areas of the law that concern artists; using art materials safely; online sales and marketing, and much more. In addition to all of this priceless information, The Business of Being an Artist includes a unique discussion of some of the emotional issues that face artists throughout their careers, such as working alone, confronting stereotypes, handling criticisms and rejection, the glare of publicity, and the absence of attention. Without a doubt, The Business of Being an Artist is a must-have book for every artist ready to turn their talent into a successful business. Allworth Press, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, publishes a broad range of books on the visual and performing arts, with emphasis on the business of art. Our titles cover subjects such as graphic design, theater, branding, fine art, photography, interior design, writing, acting, film, how to start careers, business and legal forms, business practices, and more. While we don't aspire to publish a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are deeply committed to quality books that help creative professionals succeed and thrive. We often publish in areas overlooked by other publishers and welcome the author whose expertise can help our audience of readers.

The Artist s Guide

commissions are taken into consideration to my advantage. This means, if the
dealer commission is only 35 percent, I get a bigger chunk of the selling price
than if the commission is 50 percent. It also means that occasionally when I sell a
work ...

The Artist s Guide

A comprehensive guide for both emerging and mid-career artists to pursue a career in the visual arts. Providing real-life examples, illustrations, and step-by-step exercises, Battenfield offers readily applicable advice on all aspects of the job. Along with tips on planning and assessment, she presents strategies for self-management, including marketing, online promotion, building professional relationships, grant writing, and portfolio development. Each chapter ends with an insightful "Reality Check"interview, featuring advice and useful information from high-profile artists and professionals. The result is an inspiring, experiential guide brimming with field-tested techniques that readers can easily apply to their own career.

The Ultimate Guide to Selling Art Online

By identifying your full name and the word artist after, e.g. JohnSmithArtist.com
you may still secure one of the more ... The ultimate aim for most websites is to
sell work and recruit exhibition opportunities within the art association community
.

The Ultimate Guide to Selling Art Online

The second edition of author Marques Vickers’ The Ultimate Guide To Selling Art Online is a concise reference source for artists enabling creative entrepreneurs to maximize the expanding sales capabilities of the Internet. This edition details important exposure strategies, existing and emerging sales opportunities and valuable promotional outlets. Over 500 useful reference websites are provided referencing art marketing, website design, sales and promotion outlets. This Ultimate Art Guide stresses the importance and urgency of cultivating a vibrant social media presence via active postings and participation with content, social networking and weblog websites. These activities supplement an artist website with videos, feedback capabilities and resources to cultivate new and return buyers. The book stresses the importance of personalization and an artist’s articulation of their creative vision. Practical advice and supplementary consulting sources are offered on every aspect of website design, effective promoting through media exposure, direct mail and the cultivation of a potential and existing client base to establish long-term sustainability. Concrete and instructive sales advice is provided on the most direct online sources available today for artists including online art galleries, eBay, Amazon and Etsy marketplace stores, auction houses, design industry outlets and barter exchanges. A chapter stresses alternative income sources including giclée reproductions and licensed art images. CONTENTS: A Fresh Dependency and Integration of Social Media Designing An Artist’s Website Drawing Traffic To Your Social Media Pages and Website Cultivating Media Exposure and Email Marketing Alternative Income Sources through Self-Publishing and Licensing Who Buys Art? Online Art Gallery Sales Outlets Selling Via eBay, Etsy and Amazon Marketplaces Consigning and Selling Through Auction Houses Barter Exchanges and Cashless Transactions

Selling Art Online

Whether you're an illustrator, artist, designer, photographer or any variety of visual creator, this book could change your point of view on how you sell your work.

Selling Art Online

If you're like most visual artists, at some point in your life, you were told you couldn't make a living from your work -- very few people get rich as photographers, illustrators or designers. You were also told there are only a handful of ways to become a successful artist; that galleries were hard to break into, and if you weren't in those trendy spaces, you weren't a real artist. Selling Art Online shows you several ways you can take your art, make money, be happy, and beat back all the doubt and criticism. Whether you're an illustrator, artist, designer, photographer or any variety of visual creator, this book could change your point of view on how you sell your work. Although you may not find overnight success within these pages, it will liberate you and give you tools to do more with the work you have, providing you new opportunity for more revenue and exposure.

How to Sell Art to Interior Designers

"Discover easy ways to locate, approach and sell art to interior designers, corporate art consultants, and other residential and commercial design professionals"--Cover.

How to Sell Art to Interior Designers

"Discover easy ways to locate, approach and sell art to interior designers, corporate art consultants, and other residential and commercial design professionals"--Cover.

The Everything Guide to Selling Arts Crafts Online

Offers expert advice on selling handmade creations online, covering such topics as building an online presence, creating a business plan, writing copy, developing a marketing strategy, and advertising through social media.

The Everything Guide to Selling Arts   Crafts Online

Offers expert advice on selling handmade creations online, covering such topics as building an online presence, creating a business plan, writing copy, developing a marketing strategy, and advertising through social media.

Music A Guide to Selling and Distributing Your Work Online

Social media platforms such as Facebook and MySpace, that encourage existing
and aspiring artists to use aesthetics on band pages, can unquestionably help
with modern methods of music promotion. If you look back at some of the most ...

Music  A Guide to Selling and Distributing Your Work Online


Writers Artists Guide to Self Publishing

This guide is full of practical, nuts-and-bolts information on each aspect of the DIY-publishing process, from editing and page layout, cover design and book production, publicity and selling.

Writers    Artists  Guide to Self Publishing

Self-publishing is a growing area and writers need independent and reliable advice they can trust. This guide is full of practical, nuts-and-bolts information on each aspect of the DIY-publishing process, from editing and page layout, cover design and book production, publicity and selling. Each chapter is written by publishing professionals expert in supporting authors and is full of insights from successful self-published authors themselves. This guide is essential reading for any indie author who wants to go it totally alone, who wants to work with other independent professionals or who might choose to pay for self-publishing provider services. It gives the pros and cons and potential financial outlay for the various options available so writers can make informed decisions about the best approach for their own book.

The Artists Survival Manual

A handbook on selling original works of art includes discussions of exhibitions, copyrighting, pricing, contracts, and gallery viewing

The Artists  Survival Manual

A handbook on selling original works of art includes discussions of exhibitions, copyrighting, pricing, contracts, and gallery viewing

The Business of Art

Offers guidance for artists in financial planning, copyright protection, the preparation of a portfolio, and sale of works to art dealers, museums, and other markets

The Business of Art

Offers guidance for artists in financial planning, copyright protection, the preparation of a portfolio, and sale of works to art dealers, museums, and other markets

Framing and Presenting Textile Art

Ideal for professional framers, textile artists and collectors.

Framing and Presenting Textile Art

Ideal for professional framers, textile artists and collectors.

Art Inc

Build a career doing what you love. In this practical guide, professional artist Lisa Congdon reveals the many ways you can earn a living by making art—through illustration, licensing, fine art sales, print sales, teaching, and beyond.

Art  Inc

You don't have to starve to be an artist. Build a career doing what you love. In this practical guide, professional artist Lisa Congdon reveals the many ways you can earn a living by making art—through illustration, licensing, fine art sales, print sales, teaching, and beyond. Including industry advice from such successful art-world pros as Nikki McClure, Mark Hearld, Paula Scher, and more, Art, Inc. will equip you with the tools—and the confidence—to turn your passion into a profitable business. LEARN HOW TO: • Set actionable goals • Diversify your income • Manage your bookkeeping • Copyright your work • Promote with social media • Build a standout website • Exhibit with galleries • Sell and price your work • License your art • Acquire an agent • And much more

The Artist s Guide to Grant Writing

Career Guidance Lloyd, Carol. ... Filled with photographs of many artist works,
this inspiring book is a practical guide on how to succeed as an artist. ... How to
Survive and Proper A, an Artist: Selling Yourself without Selling Your Soul (6th ed
.).

The Artist s Guide to Grant Writing

The Artist’s Guide to Grant Writing is designed to transform readers from starving artists fumbling to get by into working artists who confidently tap into all the resources at their disposal. Written in an engaging and down-to-earth tone, this comprehensive guide includes time-tested strategies, anecdotes from successful grant writers, and tips from grant officers and fundraising specialists. The book is targeted at both professional and aspiring writers, performers, and visual artists who need concrete information about how to write winning grant applications and fundraise creatively so that they can finance their artistic dreams.

The Rough Guide to Australia

Later that year one of Papunya artist Clifford Possum's acclaimed “map series”
works reached $2.4 million. ... Government passed legislation in 2010 to ensure
a fivepercent royalty is paid to indigenous artists for works selling for more than ...

The Rough Guide to Australia

The Rough Guide to Australia is your indispensable guide to one of the most unmissable countries on earth. Packed with practical information on once-in-a-lifetime experiences in Oz, from sunrise walks around Uluru to viewing Kangaroo Island's wild seals, sea lions, kangaroos and koalas; bush-camping safaris in UNESCO World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park to exhilarating helicopter flights down the dramatic gorges of Aboriginal-owned Nitmiluk National Park - not forgetting the stunning harbour side bars and restaurants of Sydney. Written by a team of widely-travelled, dedicated authors, this Rough Guide will help you to discover the best hotels, restaurants, cafes, shops and festivals around Australia, whatever your budget. Plus, you'll find expert background on Australia's history, wildlife, cinema and fascinating aboriginal culture and the clearest maps of any guide. Make the most of your trip with The Rough Guide to Australia.

The Artist s Guide to the Art Market

Many also show unaffiliated artists , but these galleries ask no exclusivity . There
are private dealers who have no galleries but act as clearinghouses and
catalysts in selling art to business firms and corporations . They hold no shows
but work ...

The Artist s Guide to the Art Market