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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....

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2017 Photographer’s Market Cover and Articles!

The 2017 Photographer’s Market is hitting shelves in a couple of weeks, so I thought I’d share the cover and the article lineup! This year we have a great series of articles to help you expand your freelance business, including information on creating a business plan, building your portfolio, and selling through social media....

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...

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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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Taking and Making Stock Photos by Rohn Engh

How to Take Stock Photos Want to start a stock photo business or add stock photography to your existing business? Rohn Engh, author of Sell & Re-Sell Your Photos, offers tips on how to take stock photos and avoid the pitfall of creating trite stock photography. You can read an excerpt from the stock photo...

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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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2016 Photographer’s Market Exerpt: Starting a New Business

Starting a New Business: Photography Edition Starting a new business can be a daunting task for photographers. How do you deal with taxes and record-keeping? Where will you work? What about lease agreements? How can you avoid failure? In her article “Breaking In: Starting a New Business,” Vik Orenstein answers all of these questions...

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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...