The Everything Guide to Selling Arts & Crafts Online: How to sell on Etsy, eBay, your storefront, and everywhere else online
Your guide to online success!
Here's all you need to realize your dreams of turning your handiwork into cash--online! With the popularity of Etsy and Pinterest, serious art and craft buyers and sellers are turning to the online world to buy, sell, and promote beautiful, homemade creations...but where to start? This A-Z guide provides expert advice on building an online presence and getting your creations into the hands of buyers, including:
- Tips on creating a sound business plan.
- Techniques for writing effective copy and taking professional-level photographs.
- Help with creating a comprehensive marketing strategy.
- Ways to increase sales through online networking and social media.
- Best practices for accounting, packing, shipping, and customer service.
You'll learn about the pros and cons of all the major art and craft sites, as well as tips for creating your own store online. With The Everything Guide to Selling Arts & Crafts Online, your online business can be up and running in no time!
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The Ultimate Guide To Selling Art Online: Effective Social Media, Website, Auction and Gallery Marketing
The second edition of author Marques Vickers The Ultimate Guide To Selling Art Online is a concise reference source for artists enabling creative entrepreneurs to maximize the expanding sales capabilities of the Internet. This edition details important exposure strategies, existing and emerging sales opportunities and valuable promotional outlets. Over 500 useful reference websites are provided referencing art marketing, website design, sales and promotion outlets.
This Ultimate Art Guide stresses the importance and urgency of cultivating a vibrant social media presence via active postings and participation with content, social networking and weblog websites. These activities supplement an artist website with videos, feedback capabilities and resources to cultivate new and return buyers. The book stresses the importance of personalization and an artists articulation of their creative vision.
Practical advice and supplementary consulting sources are offered on every aspect of website design, effective promoting through media exposure, direct mail and the cultivation of a potential and existing client base to establish long-term sustainability.
Concrete and instructive sales advice is provided on the most direct online sources available today for artists including online art galleries, eBay, Amazon and Etsy marketplace stores, auction houses, design industry outlets and barter exchanges. A chapter stresses alternative income sources including giclée reproductions and licensed art images.
What Art Selling Outlets Are Profiting By Online Sales
The New Gallery Business Model For Selling Online
Breaking Into The Art Worlds Closed Circle
Global Selling Opportunities
Chapter #1 A Fresh Dependency and Integration of Social Media
How to Personalize Social Media Follow-Up
The Three Categories of Social Media Best Suited For Artists
Chapter #2 An Artists Website
Your Role in Creating The Design Concept
Designing and Personalizing Your Own Website
Evaluating Your Website Host
Memorable Domain Name
Clarity of Vision
Make Your Site Simple to Navigate
How The Cellular Phone and Tablets Affects Website Layouts
Chapter #3 Drawing Traffic To Your Social Media Pages and Website
Qualifying Your Website Viewers
Search Engines and Indexes
Where and How Often Should You Submit Your Website Pages
Buying Traffic and Ad Words Programs
Chapter #4 Cultivating Media Exposure and Email Marketing
Strategies For Sending Out Press Releases
Bulk Email Press Release
Specific Media Submission Guidelines
Direct Mail and Permission Based Email Selling Lists
Chapter #5 Alternative Income Sources
Giclée Print Technology
Chapter #6 Who Buys Art? Online Art Gallery Sales Outlets
Identifying Primary Buyer Groups
Repeat Art Buyers
Chapter #7 Selling Via eBay, Etsy and Amazon Marketplaces
Chapter #8 Consigning and Selling Through Auction Houses
The Process of Consigning
Growing Role of Auction Houses
Chapter #9 Barter Exchanges and Cashless Transactions
Trading Fine Art
Joining A Barter Exchange
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Art Industry Mailing Lists. Art Weblogs, Artist Website and Portfolio Services, Automated Social Media Marketing, Barter Trade Exchanges, Bulk Email Services, Content Community, Currency Converters, Digital and Video Imaging Software, Digital Encryption Technology, Domain Name Brokers, Domain Registration Services, E-Commerce Shopping Carts, Social Networking Websites, Fine Art Marketplace Websites (Painting, Drawings, Sculpture, Photography, Handcrafts, Fashion and Jewelry), Large Format Printing Research, News Media Search Engine Submission Sources, Pay Per Click Traffic, Press Release Services, Search Engines, Weblog Websites, Website Design Software, Hit Counters, Host Comparisons, Website Hosting, Translators and Troubleshooting.
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How to Sell Your Art Online: Live a Successful Creative Life on Your Own Terms
An essential guide for artist that teaches them how to skip the gallery system, find their niche, and connect directly with collectors to profitably sell their art.
For years, galleries have acted as gatekeeper separating artists and collectors. But with the explosion of the Internet, a new generation of savvy, independent artists is connecting with buyers and making a substantial living doing what they love.
How to Sell Your Art Online shows any artist how to make a successful living from their work. Cory Huff dispels the myth of the starving artist and provides the effective business strategies necessary to make artistic creations pay. He helps individual artists find their niche; outlines the elements essential for an effective website; and provides invaluable advice on e-mail marketing, blogging, social media marketing, and paid advertisingexplaining how to tie all these online activities into offline success.
Most importantly, he shares the secret to overcoming the biggest challenge artists face when self-marketing: learning how to tell their unique stories. Every artist has a reason for making art, but cant always find the right way to express it. Huff provides exercises artists can use to clarify the intellectual and emotional process behind their art, and teaches them how turn that knowledge into stories they can tell online and in personand expand their reach through blogs and social media to build their art business.
Drawing from the stories of successful artists, thoroughly describing how art is sold today, and providing tips on how to build connections personally and electronically, How to Sell Your Art Online illustrates the countless ways artists can take control of their creative careersand sell their work without selling out.
Selling Art Online: The Creative Guide to Turning Your Artistic Work into Cash - Second Edition
Your Art Deserves to Be Seen!
If youre like most visual artists, at some point in your life, you were told you couldnt make a living from your workvery few people get rich as photographers, illustrators or designersGet a real job instead.
Many others of you were told there are only a handful of ways to become a successful artist; that galleries were hard to break into, and if you werent in those trendy spaces, you werent a real artist.
All due respect to the family and friends who may have given you that advice, but it is complete B.S., and I wrote this book for you. Selling Art Online shows you several ways you can take your art, make money, be happy, and beat back all the doubt and criticism.
This could be the most eye-opening book you read about being a creative entrepreneur. Whether youre an illustrator, artist, designer, photographer or any variety of visual creator, this book could change your point of view on how you sell your work.
Is this a get rich quick book? No, not at all. Everything here is simple, but nothing is easy. You will work your butt off, especially at first, but as they say in gambling, the juice is worth the squeeze. It will be hard, and you will love it.
This book gives you freedom. Freedom from the confines of old structures, freedom from the gatekeepers who keep you held back, and freedom from the oppressive comments of others intended to keep you from getting disillusioned, but youre smarter, tougher, and more resourceful than they know.
Although you may not find overnight success within these pages, it will liberate you and give you tools to do more with the work you have, providing you new opportunity for more revenue and exposure.
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