Post Archive for December 2011
Why I love Twitter: 4 Good Reasons Why Your Art Business Needs Twitter
I must confess it took me a long time to warm up to Twitter. As an outsider Twitter looked like a tool for idle chit-chat. Really…who cares “what I’m up to?”
However, marketing guru’s started focussing their emphasis on how Twitter is a cost-effective tool for promoting sales events and building an audience. Always on the look out for cost effective marketing ideas, I started to wonder—How could Twitter help visual artists?
This past fall, I decided to dedicate 30 minutes a day to building my relationship with Twitter. Even though our relationship is relatively new, I can say without a doubt that I’m crushing on Twitter.
In this post I’ll share my findings and talk about how artists can use Twitter to grow their art business and cultivate new professional relationships.
Picks of the Week #1: 7 Awesome Marketing and Creativity Links for Artists
Looking for inspiration or great tips for ramping up your marketing? Kick-start your week by visiting these awesome links to the experts.
“Picks of the Week” is a boiled-down list of awesome articles, stories and “web-finds” sure to get you pumped up for the week to come. This summary of awesome marketing and creativity advice for artists is sourced by pouring through hundreds of tweets and websites found through my “@fidelisart Experts List” (a list of experts I follow daily on Twitter).
This series is aimed at saving you time and providing you with valuable content and advice that is suited to you—the art marketer!
This weeks awesome links include an interview with marketing guru Seth Godin along with a great read on how to create the life you want (Chris Guillebeau) and “34 Portfolio Examples for Photographers” from our friends as DigitalPhotographySchool.com. …Read more