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The smARTist Telesummit is in its 7th year. I have presented the last three years. This lineup of speakers is the best ever. Visual artists who want to take their art career higher will find the ...

The smARTist Telesummit is in its 7th year. I have presented the last three years. This lineup of speakers is the best ever. Visual artists who want to take their art career higher will find the ideas, information and inspiration to get there and beyond with 2012 smARTist Telesummit.

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Boost your art career   2012 smARTist Telesummit Boost your art career 2012 smARTist Telesummit Presentation Transcript

  • Put Your Career on the Road to Success2012 smARTist Telesummit http://x.co/smartist Boost Your Art Career Using Publicity, Promotion & Power of Self-Belief
  • Who Is Barney Davey• Advising visual artists since 1988• Art Print Issues has nearly 500 posts to date• How to Profit from the Art Print Market, 2nd Edition
  • Mapping Our Plans• If you don’t know where you are going, any road will get you there• Traditional art marketing• Changes affecting the art business• What artists should do now• What artists NEED to do now• Networking & Word-of-mouth marketing• Coordinate your marketing•Q&A
  • Why Art Business Changed1. Changing consumer buying habits2. Rise of e-commerce acceptance and use3. Growth of Big Box retailing4. Economic bubble caused by mortgage/housing crash5. Flood of cheap oil paintings from China6. Tradeshow and trade magazines no longer as effective in launching artists’ careers7. The ratio of galleries & publishers to artists is skewed higher8. Affordable website, blogging, email marketing and e- commerce9. Growth and use of social media
  • Art Marketing Then• The traditional way for visual artists to get their work sold was through a network of dealers and galleries.• Artists represented through a network would find selling direct was frowned upon, if not contractually forbidden.• It was much more of a closed system where galleries, dealers, and art publishers controlled distribution channels.• Tradeshows and trade magazines were powerful drivers
  • Art Marketing Now• The gallery system is not broke, but not the same either• Artists should build their own direct sales distribution systems, whether repped through a network or not• Collectors have new awareness of new ways to buy art by dealing direct with artists• Tradeshow and trade magazines are shells of their former selves, or OOB. Advertising in consumer art mags has always been risky• Affordable options for developing direct dist
  • What Artists Should Do Now• Work on Direct Distribution • Website • Blog • Enable e-commerce on site/blog • Online galleries, eBay, etc. • Start your own art marketing group/salon/coop • Seek alternative outlets
  • What Artists NEED Do Now• Formalize Word-of-mouth marketing• Network, network, network• Plan & execute PR and publicity campaigns• Ask for referrals – the Norm of Reciprocity• Develop effective email marketing plan
  • Using MagCloud
  • What Else Artists NEED Do Now• Setup scheduled PR & publicity• Employ email marketing plan• Focus primarily on one, possibly two, Social Media platforms• Get on YouTube
  • Coordinate Your Marketing Create a Master Tools to CoordinateSchedule / Calendar• Select four – six • Website & blog important events • Online galleries • Openings • Physical galleries • Shows • Guest blogging • Seasonal Sales • Publicity • Milestones • Press Releases• Add holidays or other • Email marketing important dates • Postcard marketing • PPC advertising • Media • Affiliate
  • The Power of Self Belief • Don’t let anyone deter you • You can’t fly with eagles if you roost with turkeys • Turn disappointments into determination
  • The Power of Self Belief • Negativity from others is based on their fears • If a person says you can’t do something, ask them how they know the information • Turn negatives into positives
  • smARTist Presentation ResourcesArt Print Issues Business blog for visual artists http://www.artprintissues.comBarney Davey Order books, e-books and consulting http://barneydavey.comBarney Davey Affiliate Programs http://barneydavey.com/affiliatesArt Biz Coach 16 Non-Gallery Sales Avenues from 1 Artist http://www.artbizblog.com/2012/01/16-sales-venues.htmlArt Biz Coach Art Salon http://artbizconnection.com/about.htmlWordPress SEO Yoast SEO http://yoast.com/wordpress/seo/Word Press e-commerce WP e-Store Affiliate http://www.tipsandtricks-hq.com/WordPress Affliliate WP e-Store http://www.tipsandtricks-hq.com/WOMMA Word-of-mouth-marketing WOM 101 http://womma.org/wom101/wom101.pdfPR Press Releases http://www.prlog.comPR Press Releases http://pronlinenews.com/PR Press Releases http://prweb.comMagcloud Online/Print Magazine http://www.magcloud.com
  • Final Words Road To Success Getting art to market in the digital age