Free Art Marketing Advice

Welcome to my free art marketing advice blog full of free tips and tricks to help your get your art, craft or photography business online and get your work seen and sold.

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141 – Repeat Art Customers

How To Get Repeat Art Customers - why it's important and one way to do it Generating repeat art customers is essential to creating a strong, sustainable business that grows year on year. Here are a few little tricks that not only generate more sales on the back of...

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18 – How To Get More Mailing List Subscribers

How To Get More Mailing List Subscribers - Prize Draw & Order Discounts In 15 - Do I Need A Mailing List For My Art Business I talked about how important your emailing list is and how smaller numbers are as valuable as some of the larger numbers you...

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148 – Why Use Instagram Notifications

Instagram notifications - what they are and how to use them Why use Instagram notifications? Well you might have heard me say in the past that Instagram restricts or filters content that followers see. You might have heard me say that on average each piece of content...

147 – What Do Your Customers Really Want?

What Do You Do? Let's take a step back before discussing the importance of customer research. Before discussing what your customers really want - what do you do? When you setup your online business, hopefully you put careful thought into what you do. You think about...

146 – Mailing List Vs Social Media

Mailing List Vs Social Media - Does Size Matter? Are you questioning mailing list vs social media in your art business? Does size really matter? Is size influencing your decision about the effort you put into these 2 resources within your online business? Are you...

145 – Video Killed The Radio Star (Part 2)

Where To Use Video On Your Website Hopefully I have convinced you in 144 - Video Killed The Radio Star (Part 1) of the power of using video to sell more art. Put your thoughts of 'how' and 'overcoming that fear' on hold for a short while and just think 'where' using...

144 – Video Killed The Radio Star (Part 1)

Why Is Video Important? Who remembers Buggles and 'Video Killed The Radio Star' back in 1979? It has been played so often since then too though! I had a brief exchange with a client this week and the song was mentioned. We were chatting about 'why is video important...

143 – Art Marketing Tools And Resources

Useful Tools and Resources For Marketing Your Art Before discussing art marketing tools and resources think about how in any business you need tools and resources. Without these it would take you a lot longer to do what you, if you could do it at all. To do your job...

142 – Planning Social Media Giveaways

Why Should Planning Social Media Giveaways Be On Your Radar This Year? 2020 has of course been quite an unusual year for everyone and hopefully you have recently reviewed your previous year. If not you might want to take a look at 139 - Art Business Annual Review....

141 – Repeat Art Customers

How To Get Repeat Art Customers - why it's important and one way to do it Generating repeat art customers is essential to creating a strong, sustainable business that grows year on year. Here are a few little tricks that not only generate more sales on the back of...

140 – Art Business Goal Planning

Art Business Goal Planning - What, When and How In my last post I talked about your Art Business Annual Review, now it is time for art business goal planning! It's an ideal time at this time of year. It is often quiet and a good time to reflect on the last 12 months....

139 – Art Business Annual Review

Art Business Annual Review – time to review your year before planning for the next – but how? So the Christmas rush is over, hopefully you have had time to slow down and relax? You probably need a bit longer still I am sure. But as the year closes you need to start...

138 – Are You Missing Last Minute Christmas Touches?

Are You Missing Last Minute Christmas Touches? Yesterday in amongst all the Covid chaos as the rest of the world shut its borders to the UK, it was the last posting date for orders within the UK. But are you missing any of the last minute Christmas touches? Maybe by...

137 – Why Send A 2nd Art Business Christmas Newsletter?

Why Send A 2nd Art Business Christmas Newsletter? So you sent your 1st Christmas newsletter a few weeks back all being well. You have been rushed off your feet with Christmas orders like my partner Lucy Gell has hopefully so why send a 2nd art business Christmas...

136 – Why Use Instagram Live?

136 Why Use Instagram Live? What is Instagram Live and why use Instagram Live in your art business? You have probably heard of Instagram Live and maybe even watched the odd Instagram Live. Why should you be using it to promote your art, craft and photography? Well...

135 – Using Black Friday To Sell More Art

Black Friday is coming but how can you be using Black Friday to sell more art? Black Friday week is already here if you use Amazon but what is it? Is it all overseas marketing hype and do you really need to be a part of it? These are some of the questions I am often...

New Art Marketing Website

New Art Marketing Website As many readers of my blog will have realised I have traded as Instinctive Systems since 1991. Today I launched my new art marketing website simpleartmarketing.co.uk. I rebranded and started trading as Simple Art Marketing earlier this year....

134 – Why Has Instagram Engagement Dropped Recently?

Why Has My Instagram Engagement Dropped - what has changed and what can I do about it? Has anybody else noticed a drop in their Instagram engagement recently? Have you noticed considerably fewer likes on your posts, fewer comments, fewer...

133 – Currency Rounding In Etsy

Currency Rounding In Etsy - Why You Should Consider Rounding Prices To Help Overseas Sales If you have logged into your Etsy account recently you might have noticed a message about rounding prices in other currencies. This great new feature has recently been...

132 – Why Open A Redbubble Shop

Why Open A Redbubble Shop - awesome products from independent artists like you It can be confusing where to sell your art online these days and where will you find the time - what with your website, Etsy, NuMonday, Folksy, Fine...

131 – Using Preorders In Your Art Business

Using Preorders In Your Art Business Approaching The 4th Quarter - How Can They Help To Make Christmas More Successful Hopefully you read the recent update to my post 65 - Christmas Begins In August recently as we approach that 4th...

129 – Why Does Instagram Exist?

Why Does Instagram Exist? - what is it's main business goal and how does understanding it help you? You have probably heard me ask the question before - why does Instagram exist (or Facebook or any other social media platform for that matter)? It isn't...

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