Archive for the Category ‘Artist Business’

Video Lighting Made Easy

Video Lighting Made Easy

In this video I will show you how to enhance your videos by using proper lighting techniques. It’s the same lighting strategies I used when I shot my best-selling DVD, Oil Painting Tools and Supplies. Watch now to find out why good lighting makes all the difference! How you light your video productions can make... Read more »

Creating Multiple Marketing Channels via Twitter

Creating Multiple Marketing Channels via Twitter

In this video I will show you how the very smart artist/illustrator Natasha Wescoat is using her Twitter feed to do multi-channel marketing. In a nutshell that means her Twitter feed points to all sorts of channels to expose her work, like: Facebook, Justin.tv (live broadcasting), Ebay and many more. As I mention in the... Read more »

The Artist’s Guide to Being More Productive

The Artist’s Guide to Being More Productive

As an artist, it is particularly important to stand guard at the door of your thinking. For it’s your thinking that will bring you all the success you could ever want. Here’s an idea that may help get more things done. Sometimes something as seemingly insignificant as a quotation can really turn your life around... Read more »

One Secret to Becoming More Profitable as an Artist

One Secret to Becoming More Profitable as an Artist

There are many, many secrets to becoming more profitable as an artist but a big (and often overlooked one) is your productivity. How much do you actually get done in a day? Or is your time mostly spent spinning your wheels and not really getting focused. And please don’t get the idea that I know... Read more »

Time to Take Inventory

Time to Take Inventory

Take the time to inventory your current skill set at least every 6 months. Then make a plan to upgrade and/or learn new skills. Here’s a few suggestions to help. What skill set do you currently have as an artist? Are your skills up-to-date with other top performers in your niche? Is your craft refined?... Read more »

Business Systems for Artists

Business Systems for Artists

Artist business systems is something I have been thinking about in detail for a while now. I am actually creating a CD training product on it (will all be visual screencasts of different business systems YOU can easily implement) for the soon-to-be-launched Art Marketing Association. (Until then, check out our Facebook page at: Art Marketing... Read more »

How the Pareto Principle Can Benefit Artists

How the Pareto Principle Can Benefit Artists

If your an artist, you might want to consider how you can use the Pareto Principle to your advantage in your art business to make a quantum leap in your finances. The Pareto Principle says this (via Wikipedia) “The Pareto principle (also known as the 80-20 rule, the law of the vital few, and the... Read more »

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