Artist’s & Graphic Designer’s Market

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2017 Artist’s & Graphic Designer’s Cover and Articles!

The 2017 Artist’s & Graphic Designer’s Market is headed for the printer soon! This year’s series of articles offers great information on topics such as maintaining your motivation as a freelance artist, knowing the proper etiquette when dealing with galleries, and the importance of brand marketing, in addition to several interviews with amazing artists....

2016 Artist's and Graphic Designer's Market

Art of Business: Reach Out to New Clients

Looking for ways to reach out to new clients? Try these ideas from Maria Piscopo to give yourself a boost and catch the attention of art directors! ~ Noel Today’s competitive marketplace has most freelancers asking what clients really want when they are buying services. The key is to look at the client you...

2016 Artist's and Graphic Designer's Market

Slow Down to Go Fast by Peleg Top

Is the rat race running you ragged? You’re not alone, but multitasking and running at lightening speed aren’t necessarily the best way to run your creative business. In “Slow Down to Go Fast,” Peleg Top discusses how slowing down, cutting out multitasking and increasing mindfulness can actually make your business more successful. Read an...

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Payment Options: How to Accept Payment for Your Art by Daniel Grant

So you’re ready to start selling your art, but have you thought through the logistics of accepting payments from your customers? There are a variety of payment options, each with a distinct set of advantages and disadvantages. In “Payment Options: How to Accept Payment for Your Art,” Daniel Grant takes you through the benefits...

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New Year’s Resolution: Sell More Art

Learn How to Sell Art Now that the holidays are past it’s time to settle in and get down to business fulfilling our New Year’s resolutions. What improvements to your art business did you resolve to make this year? Improve your social media skills? Learn how to sell art more effectively? Begin a Kickstarter campaign?...

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Micro Funding for Artists

Do you have big art dreams but a small bank account? Are you intimidated by the prospect of applying for a bank loan to launch or improve your art business? You don’t have to give up on your dreams just yet. In “Micro Funding for Macro Dreams,” Sean J. Miller explains how artists and...

2016 Artist's and Graphic Designer's Market

Selling Without Begging: Tips for Selling Art by David C. Baker

Tips for Selling Art If you’re like most creatives, selling is probably your least favorite part of running your business. But selling doesn’t have to be painful, and it certainly doesn’t require begging. In his article “Selling Without Begging,” David C. Baker offers six tips for selling art without begging. You can read an...

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The Social Life: Working the Network by Grace Dobush

Social Networking Tips You may well be engaged on various social media platforms, but do you know how to use these outlets to network and promote your art? If not, you’re not alone, and social media guru Grace Dobush is here to help! In her article “The Social Life: Working the Network,” Grace offers do’s and don’ts...

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Have a Little Courage

*An an excerpt from 2001 Artist’s & Graphic Designer’s Market. Linda Maron e-mailed, “After fooling around for way too long, I finally put a portfolio of digital images together and used your resource to make a list of six greeting card and licensing companies. Within ten days of sending out the portfolios, I had...