Promoting and Selling Your Art online is much more involved than posting your artworks on a few portfolio websites and then applying the "Hope Plan.' You know? I hope someone will buy my work. The "Hope Plan" never works. You must know how to market. There are 2 things you need: Traffic and Conversions. Period! You as an artist are competing with thousands of artist hoping for the same thing. Someone will see their artwork and buy it. You must start out by building a professional image and establishing yourself on the Internet. There are certain strategies that work when it comes to marketing any business online.
Below you will find a list of easy to read short articles to help you market your art online. Please consider this just a starting point as there is much you can do to market.
In the interest of making it easy for you to read the short articles below on this subject, I have compiled a list. Consider this a starting point.
#1 - 50 Tips To Help With Selling Art Online
This article gives 50 bite sized tips to help with selling artworks on the internet. These are easy to understand. There are even articles referenced where artists may learn how to apply some of the strategies. Here are some of the included advice:
* Be consistent in your art marketing efforts.
* Build a professional artist website.
* Learn to explain your art to others.
* Find out your target audience.
* Brand yourself on the web.
* Photograph artworks professionally.