Art Resources

 

Books

 

* Please bear in mind that by providing the resources below it does not mean I am endorsing all of the products or information. Many are resources I found by searching in Google and thought they may be helpful. It is up to you to check them out yourself. There are also a few links that I am an affiliate for. I would have listed those companies anyway because they offer services for artists so I became an affiliate as they offer it to anyone who mentions their products/services.

 

 

Art Directory Listings (Free or free option, may request a reciprocal link)

 

Add your website to these for added exposure.

 

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125 Places Artists Can Sell Online (in addition to your own website)

 

http://www.artsyshark.com/125-places-to-sell/
Thank you to Artsy Shark for creating this extensive list. Thank you Carolyn! I also recommend you subscribe to her newsletters as she shares a lot of helpful information.

 

 

Art Directory Listings (paid services)

 

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Art Fair Opportunities

 

 

 

Art Publications

 

Great resources of information plus a number of them frequently have competitions.
If you join art groups or societies they often have their own newsletter or publication as well.

If your art is based on a specific subject matter and want to reach art buyers related to that, you could do a search in Google for publications related to that subject (eg - horses if you do horse paintings).

 

 

 

Art Show Listings including Juried Shows

 

 

 

Art Supplies

 

 

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Books

 

The Art Spirit by Robert Henri The Art Spirit by Robert Henri
7 Habits of Highly Effective People The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
Chicken Soup For The Soul Living Your Dreams Chicken Soup for the Soul: Living Your Dreams
Carlson's Guide To Landscape Painting Carlson's Guide to Landscape Painting
The Painters Process by William Reese         The Painter's Process: The Inner Voice by William F. Reese

 

 

Consignment Agreement (Sample)

 

 

 

Copyright Info

 

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Email Marketing

 

  • Email system that makes it easy for you - MailChimp
  • Send email campaigns from your email address using MailChimp (new feature) - click here

 

 

Framing

 

 

 

Inventory Software

 

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Inventory Software Connected To Website Solution

 

 

 

Other Art Marketing Info & Helpful Artist Resources

 

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Photographing Your Work & Editing Images

 

 

 

Shipping & Packaging:

 

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Social Media:

 

  • Facebook:
  • Twitter:
    • Sign up for a new account - click here
    • Use TweetDeck to monitor and manage multiple accounts, schedule tweets, etc
    • Article '12 Persuasive Reasons Why Artists Should Use Twitter' - click here
    • Artist Lori Woodward Simons posted an article about why she likes Twitter
  • Tools to manage multiple social media networks in one place:
    • Twitter Feed - Send content that you post to your blog directly to Twitter & Facebook
    • Hootsuite - Manage all your social networks from one place

 

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Starting A Business:

 

The following websites are for starting a business in Canada. If you are not from Canada check with your local business registration office for more information.

 

 

Website Systems for Artists:

 

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Domain Names & More Website Related Links:

 

  • Domain Names - If you have us set up a website for you we'll help you choose the best domain name and register it. If you would like to secure a domain name now we recommend GoDaddy or 1&1 (includes a free email address - just select your appropriate country from the drop-down menu at the top of the page).

  • Add social sharing buttons to your website: Facebook & ShareThis

  • Sell online using PayPal

  • Track visitors to your website and measure your marketing efforts with Google Analytics

  • Create a sitemap and submit your website to Google with Google Webmaster Tools

 

 

 

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