Think of yourself as a small business. Build your brand identity: What makes you unique? What can you offer your customer/collector or gallery? Do you have a strong artist’s statement? Speak or write passionately about your art and people will be drawn to your message. Reach beyond your niche to attract new collectors Stay in touch with existing collectors Using Social Media is the quickest way to build brand recognition for you and your art business.
You can reach your target with greater frequency They are increasingly preferred to regular email for communication by many people Your competitors are doing it They add impact to other “free media” like press releases They reach prospects you won’t otherwise reach They encourage dialog Higher search engine rankings and visibility
YouTube Topic Ideas: How To and Tips: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z4UbbeMphT8 Time Lapse of Artwork http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=84s3I-1SZHo Interview http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VmqrIp5Jtlo Studio Tour http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YUBJeqQN65M Product Reviews/Art Reviews
Other Artists on Flickr: http:// www.flickr.com/photos/carmenluna / http:// www.flickr.com/photos/vuelvevuelvevuelve / http:// www.flickr.com/photos/hilda_van_netten /
Social Media Monitoring Tools http://www.trendpedia.com/ Blog search http://www.backtype.com/ See what people are saying about topics that interest you — in real-time https://www.filtrbox.com/ See what others are saying about your company in real-time on Twitter, social networks, blogs and thousands of online news outlets. http://search.twitter.com http://www.socialmention.com/ Social Media Alerts Like Google Alerts but for social media. Receive free daily email alerts of your brand.
Social Media Monitoring Tools http://backtweets.com/ Search for links on Twitter http://www.twitterless.com Get automatic notices of follows/unfollows http://useqwitter.com/ Similar to above, but tells you which tweet prompted the action http://friendorfollow.com/ Who is not following you back? http://www.twellow.com/ Yellow pages for Twitter.
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