Top Published Articles of 2016

Here’s our annual recap of the most popular business articles published during 2016.

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.

What to Do After You Close the Sale

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

4 Marketing Goals that Lead to the Sale

Since it is unlikely that collectors will run across your work exactly when they are shopping for what you make, that means you have to plant a few seeds first that you will harvest later.

American Craft Week Coming Up in October

Participants in all 50 states will be hosting events ranging from exhibitions, studio visits and tours, craft classes and demonstrations, as well as invitations to meet artists in galleries and at festivals.

Who Is Your Customer?

Be observant, and ask questions of prospective customers you are meeting face-to-face.

Fast Start Marketing for Artists & Makers

Fast Start Marketing for Artists & Makers is a new four-week online course that presents materials appropriate for fine artists and craft artists who are serious about selling their work.

6 Tips for Artists & Makers Who Want More Publicity

Make it easy for your network partners to spread the word for you

Selling to the Heart

There are strong emotional reasons for customers to make that purchase of your handmade work.

Can I Turn My Hobby into a Business?

If you are a hobbyist who wants to make money, you must either hire someone to be the business side of your brain, or you must become a business owner yourself.