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http://bit.ly/ArtOnYouTube Use YouTube to Promote Your Art Online. One in six people consider themselves artists but can’t make a living doing so, according to the National Endowment for the Arts. Well there is a simply equation for success. It is Knowledge + Action + A Positive Attitude = Success! It does not matter what you are marketing. Whether it is art, crafts, real estate, automobiles or widgets you need only two things. You need traffic and conversions. Period!
Selling your work online may seem daunting, after all, what does something as boring-sounding as “e-commerce” have to do with being the creative person you are?
For artists looking to get into the e-commerce world and make money selling their goods online, here’s a quick road map to get you started:
The social media is currently the hottest way to communicate and build relationships for you brand. Sites such as Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest, Tumblr and Twitter make it easy to promote yourself, upload and share your artwork and stay in contact with your fans, friends and family.
Creating a video channel on YouTube can be great for your art business. In fact, it can be one of the most effective marketing, and social media decisions, you ever make. However, you won’t get a good return on your investment if you don’t take the time do it right.
Here’s a fun fact for you. When it comes to the number of visitors per month, YouTube is right behind Google. That’s right. . . YouTube is the third most popular website in the world.
The basic idea behind using video is to drive traffic to your website/blog and create brand identity. Video marketing will help your website ‘ranking‘ and page results on Google, Yahoo and all other search engines.
The growth of online video has been dramatic. The power of video marketing can put your art business on the map and shouldn’t be ignored!
Having served over 1.73 billion views, YouTube is the favorite when searching for online video. YouTube ranks #2 for search engines after Google.
Several years ago, I took the plunge and started my own youtube channel. I call my channel Lloyd Dobson (Click here to see it http://YouTube.com/ldobson1 ), which currently has 100,000+ views to my various marketing and art videos driving a lot of traffic to my oil paintings, affiliate products and online training videos.
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