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    • 1. Using Social Media to Build Your Art Business Presented by Britt Bravo for Artists Building Their Business August 8, 2009
    • 2. Slides Available Online www.slideshare.net/Bbravo
    • 3. Web 1.0
    • 4. Web 2.0
    • 5. Your Social Media Toolbox
      • Blogs
      • Twitter
      • Photo Sharing
      • Social Networking
      • Video Sharing
      • Social Bookmarking
      • Podcasts
      • Wikis
      • RSS Feeds
    • 6. Favianna.com
    • 7. Favianna’s Blog
    • 8. Marydanielhobson.com
    • 9. Into the Studio
    • 10. The Painting Activist
    • 11. in viaggio col taccuino
    • 12. An Ayton Artwork a Day
    • 13. Why Blog?
      • 24% of adult web users read blogs
      • Increases your search ranking
      • Show and discuss your process
      • Get feedback
      • Explain your work
      • Fans can easily share your content
    • 14. Why Blog?
      • Reveal the person behind the art
      • Build relationships with customers
      • Build community with other art bloggers
      • Provide quick, real time updates
      • Re-use content elsewhere
      • Teach what you know
      • “ Live-blog” from art events
    • 15. @ArtByChristi
    • 16. @dcolter
    • 17. #twitterartshow
    • 18. @FiberSoul
    • 19. Why Twitter?
      • 44.5 million unique visitors worldwide in June 2009
      • Provide quick, real time updates
      • Communicate with customers
      • Show your process
      • Get feedback
      • Build community with other art “tweeters”
      • Make special offers
    • 20. Why Twitter?
      • Hold contests & giveaways
      • Get help
      • Tweet from art shows
      • Point to your blog posts
      • Share “tweets” on Facebook
      • Twitter pages are picked up by Google
    • 21. Schizzinosa's Photostream
    • 22. Linda Plaisted’s Photostream
    • 23. Profile
    • 24. Contacts & Groups
    • 25. Groups
    • 26. Discussions
    • 27. Why Use Flickr?
      • 32+ million members
      • Share photos of your work
      • Share photos of your process
      • Share photos from openings & events
      • Connect with other artists
      • Get feedback
    • 28. Why Use Flickr?
      • Get new ideas
      • Make books with Blurb
      • Print cards with Moo
      • Get seen with Creative Commons
    • 29. Favianna’s Fan Page
    • 30. Favianna’s Art on Facebook
    • 31. Deborah Colter’s Fan Page
    • 32. Deborah Colter’s Art on Facebook
    • 33. Why Use Facebook?
      • More than 250 million users
      • More than 120 million users log on at least 1 x day
      • Facebook Pages are picked up by search engines
      • Share events, photos, images, news and videos
      • Friends of friends buy art
    • 34. Why Use Facebook?
      • Easy for friends and fans to share
      • Communicate with customers
      • Advertise with Facebook ads
      • Share blog posts in Notes
      • Share Twitter updates in news feed
    • 35. Favianna on YouTube
    • 36. Share Your Process
    • 37. Why Use Video Sharing?
      • 62% of adult web users have watched videos on video sharing sites
      • Tell stories about your work, your process & you.
      • Demo how you create
      • Teach what you know
      • Share footage from art shows
      • Record testimonials
    • 38. Natasha Wescoat: Putting It All Together
    • 39. Blog
    • 40. Twitter
    • 41. Flickr
    • 42. Facebook
    • 43. MySpace
    • 44. LinkedIn
    • 45. YouTube
    • 46. Vimeo
    • 47. Etsy
    • 48. 7 Social Media Tips
    • 49. Tip 1 Listen
      • Google Alerts
      • Google Blog Search
      • Technorati
      • Twitter Search
      • Social Mention
    • 50. Tip 2 Share Valuable Content
    • 51. Tip 3 Be Social, Build Relationships
    • 52. Tip 4 Make it Easy to Share & Connect
      • AddThis/ShareThis
      • Comments
      • RSS/Subscription
      • Promote on your website, social media profiles, and email signature
    • 53. Tip 5 Make a Plan
      • Goal
      • Audience
      • Content
      • Tool(s)
      • Time/Money
      • Marketing
      • Metrics
      • Exit/growth plan
    • 54. Tip 6 Experiment
    • 55. Tip 7 Have Fun!
    • 56. Questions?
      • Britt Bravo
      • www.brittbravo.com
      • [email_address]
      • (510) 757-9684
      • Twitter: @bbravo
      • Skype: bebravo
      • www.facebook.com/britt.bravo
      • www.slideshare.net/Bbravo
    • 57. Sources & Resources
      • 9 Reasons Why Every Artist Should Have Their Own Art Blog: http://emptyeasel.com/2007/07/02/9-reasons-why-every-artist-should-have-their-own-art-blog/
      • Why Artists Should Blog
      • http://kirstyhall.co.uk/blog/2007/08/why-artists-should-blog/
      • Tweetable Art: 10 Twitter Tips for Artists http://mashable.com/2009/02/23/twitter-artists/
      • An Artist’s Guide to Twitter http://www.squidoo.com/ArtistTwitterGuide
      • The Artist’s Guide to Flickr http://mashable.com/2009/03/05/flickr-artist/
      • 36 Reasons Flickr is a Photographer’s Ultimate Tool http://blogs.photopreneur.com/36-reasons-flickr-is-a-photographer-ultimate-tool
    • 58. Sources & Resources
      • List of Social Networking Websites http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_social_networking_websites
      • Using Facebook to Sell Your Art http://www.redbubble.com/people/selling/journal/3344492-using-facebook-to-sell-your-art
      • Top Social Networks for Artists
      • http://www.getdegrees.com/articles/p/art-schools/top-social-networks-for-artists/
      • Social Networking for Art Collectors – artmarketblog.com
      • http://artmarketblog.com/2009/03/10/social-networking-for-art-collectors-artmarketblogcom/
      • Artist’s Guide to YouTube http://mashable.com/2009/03/12/youtube-artist
    • 59. Sources & Resources
      • Pew Internet and American Life Project http://www.pewinternet.org/
      • Why Artists Need Social Media http://www.stillindie.com/2009/06/artists-need-social-media.html
      • 5 Rules for Artists Using Social Media http://www.stillindie.com/2009/07/5-rules-artists-social-media.html
      • Eight Social Media Tips From Artist Natasha Wescoat http://www.publetariat.com/sell/eight-social-media-tips-artist-natasha-wescoat

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