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The Art of the “One-liner”—Learn how to sell your art in under 30 seconds

Some call it the “elevator pitch”–I like the term One-liner. I’m not referring to a slimy sales pitch or slap stick comedy. What I’m talking about is 25 carefully crafted words used in that first 30 seconds you have to make a fabulous first impression.

In this post learn how mastering the Art of the One-liner will help you sell your art and leave everyone talking about you and your art for days to follow. …Read more

Goal Setting for Artists: Make this your year to do something big!

Gain control over your future by putting some goal setting into practice. Establishing goals is the best way to stay focussed, be motivated and launch your art business to new heights.

In this post, learn about the power of goal setting and why your art business can’t live without it.

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Hot Business Card Ideas for Artists + Content Tips from Marketing Pro’s

We’ve reviewed our recent web stats and learned that many of you art marketers are looking for design ideas for your art business cards. So in perfect pairing with my earlier post this week about becoming a “Networking Ninja”, I though I would treat you to some hot business card ideas, plus new tips on business card content and a surprise business card idea at the end of this post. …Read more

How to avoid becoming overwhelmed by the Internet, so you can get back to creating art.

This post was inspired by a recent thread at Robert Genn’s www.painterskeys.com, where an artist wrote to Robert asking how he and other artists are coping with overwhelming visual content and the distraction of the internet.

Are you overwhelmed by the internet? How do artists cope with visual over-stimulation and not find themselves distracted when they are working online?

As an art professional, I earn my income from art so there is an important need to be productive, sell art and get paid. I’ll be honest and say that I have logged many hours on the internet. So much so, that there was a time you could call me an internet junkie. It’s an ongoing challenge to stay focused and not become distracted while working online. To make sure I stayed focussed on my work, I put these simple online rules in place for myself.

In this post I’d like to share my tips to help you stay focused on your art business, be more productive and get back to creating art. …Read more

10 Creative Business Card Ideas for Fine Artists

Easel Business CardYou can’t do business without this valuable marketing tool. Take this opportunity to be original—your art certainly is.

Let’s face it, meeting people in person is still the best form of marketing. For artist’s it’s the perfect opportunity to share your art business and get someone excited about making an appointment for a showing, getting linked to your blog or direct them to your website. Don’t get caught scribbling your contact information on a napkin! Show your prospective clients and customers that you are “all about art”. Take the opportunity to be creative and leave them with an impression they can’t forget. …Read more

Welcome to Fidelis Art Prints

Fidelis serves an elite community of photo-based artists and painters by providing exhibition quality archival inkjet printing, technical Photoshop and image calibration expertise. Our finishing services include custom print mounting, lamination, and canvas stretching.

Our Exhibition News (below) showcases some of our more recent projects and demonstrates the quality you can expect from Fidelis. Look to us to provide expert solutions for your debut shows and limited editions, as well as your career-spanning museum retrospective. If you are new to archival pigment printing and would like to meet to discuss your printmaking options, we would be happy to arrange a meeting.