But how do you know when is the right time to post on Instagram? When I look back on the most successful artists on Instagram, I see a few key patterns that helped them reach their goals.
5 Ways to Upgrade Your Number of Newsletter Subscribers
Put a newsletter sign-up form on every page of your website.
Tell your subscribers what they’ll get and how often.
Give readers a way to read past issues.
How do you know if you’re ready to send newsletters out for your art business?
If you want to sell your art, then you’re ready.
“Your biggest risk with collectors is not that they’ll stop liking your work. It’s that they will stop thinking about you at all.” ~ Jason Horejs, Owner, Xanadu Gallery
In case you didn’t know, I’m an artist too. And while my art is a hobby, I still have the desire for recognition and sales.
My “day job” is as a marketing professional, so I use my knowledge and skills to market my art.
You may or may not be like me when it comes to the number of followers and the size of your email list, but regardless of where you are, you have something to work with.
A couple of weeks ago, an artist DM’d me with this question. He has a Facebook page but wants to take things further and isn’t sure about the next step.
He’s made some sales on Facebook and eBay, but he wants to make more sales.
Here’s what I told him:
If you’re not familiar with the term “zone of genius,” it’s from the book The Big Leap and it basically means the area of life where I’m at my best – naturally.
I’ve talked a lot about how to build your newsletter list, but today I want to talk about what happens when someone unsubscribes.
Everyone’s email list will fall subject to attrition over time. Don’t fight it and don’t worry about it. It’s natural for your list to shrink because people change email addresses,
7 reasons why email is perfect for lazy, inconsistent creative types like me (and, I bet, you)?.
1 – Email doesn’t require fancy graphics.
Sure it’s fun to layout your email like a fancy magazine. Let’s be honest; you probably flip through magazines to get to the articles, only glancing at the design and fancy photos.
As an artist, you’re a consummate learner. Always looking at other art critically to learn something new. Even if you’re an established artist, you probably still take classes from other established artists you admire. You’re always learning, always asking for help.