How to Close More Art Sales

If a shopper is seriously considering your art, but doesn’t commit to the purchase, are you letting them get away?

Insights from a Gallery Owner

The more clearly artists understand the needs and practices of wholesale buyers, the better they can anticipate and work closely with them for mutual benefit.

Display Tips for Your Next Art Show

An overcrowded display is confusing, and can make your work look like commodity items, cheapening them.

Prospecting Tips for Artists Who Wholesale

Looking to gain new wholesale accounts? Customize your approach for best results.     Sending out emails, and using direct mail to send line sheets and marketing materials, are common ways to introduce your handmade collection to prospective wholesale customers. Before you do so, you should verify that the recipients are a good fit for […]

Build Your Art Business Locally

The easiest place to sell your work might be right near your home. Use these tips to meet local business people, contacts and collectors.

How Artists Can Add Multiple Streams of Income

One reason for cultivating more than one method of earning is to keep your income steady throughout the year.

Art Sales Strategy: Create Urgency

These selling strategies help to create a sense of urgency, encouraging buyers to pull out their wallets and make the commitment to buy now.

4 Ways Artists Can Lose Customers

Whether you are in person at an art show, trade show or exhibition, or sharing your work on social media or your website, you have literally seconds to engage people with what you do.

What to Do After You Close the Sale

Collectors in general are very pleased to get to know the artists whose work they own.

Art Festival Tips: Making Sales After the Event

If there is a truly interested prospect, you know it. They say the right things, and their body language indicates that they are seriously considering a purchase.