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Clarity of your creative practice - Tips for Professional Artists (video 2 of 10) Post

In advance of our forthcoming online course (starting September 19th!), BSAA Founder Susan Mumford has put together ten Top Tips for Professional Artists. These form 10 key elements to not only surviving, but thriving, in a changing art world. After all, we're here to help you thrive in a changing art world :-). This segment, the second in the series, is ...

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Using video for fun and profit Post

from our Sunday reading series - a weekly blog post (subscribe here) How often do you watch videos online? And which websites/apps do you use to watch them? I know I do, and here are some common places they appear: Google search engine results (near to the top of the page show YouTube results); Embedded in news articles; Facebook posts (personal profiles and ...

Sunday blog - The art world in bite-sized stories 387 views
Creativity is the foundation - Top Tips for Professional Artists (video 1 of 10) Post

In advance of our forthcoming online course (starting September 19th!), BSAA Founder Susan Mumford has put together ten Video Tips for Artists. These form 10 key elements to not only surviving, but thriving, in a changing art world. After all, we're here to help you thrive in a changing art world :-). Press 'Play' to watch the 3-minute video and afterwards, ...

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You've filed lots of business cards... When to revisit them? Post

from our Sunday reading series - a weekly blog post (subscribe here) Following a previous post about 'What to do with the business cards you collect,' the next question is what will ever prompt you to actually go back and have a look through the cards you've neatly (or not) filed away and possibly even digitised? Prior to a recent hop across the Atlantic Ocean, ...

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Buying insurance? Be certain you understand it Post

from our Sunday reading series - a weekly blog post (subscribe here) I have a fond memory from my gallery days of sitting down with the insurance broker each year to review the policy. And yes, I mean that: I enjoyed the meetings – and even looked forward to having them.The thing is that reviewing an insurance policy involves assessing key activities of your ...

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Copywriting lessons from a pub blackboard Post

from our Sunday reading series - a weekly blog post (subscribe here) Earlier today I jogged to a local farmer’s market and back to pick up veg for the week. As I arrived, I noticed a sign outside a local pub:This prompted me to look at the wording on the other side of the sign, which read:What stood out was a) the unnecessary use ...

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Reverse mentoring...? Post

Reverse mentoring...?

June 18, 2017

from our Sunday reading series - a weekly blog post (subscribe here) Every now and then I come across a concept that immediately strikes a chord, and ‘reverse mentoring’ falls into this category.What is it? As implied by the name, reverse mentoring flip-flops the traditional mentoring relationship. Instead of an experienced professional (artist, gallerist, etc) taking someone newer to the field under his/her wing, ...

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From Virtual to Augmented Reality, How Do You Stay in the Know? Post

from our Sunday reading series - a weekly blog post (subscribe here) What's the first thing that pops into your head when you see the above photograph, depicting the author wearing a techno-contraption in a bright white room? Whereas some readers might think, "Susan has travelled to a future age" or "Susan has joined a SpaceX flight crew" others will recognise the Virtual Reality ...

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Announcing NOA17 Be Smart About Art Award Post

National Open Art Competition 2017 Be Smart About Art AwardSponsored by Be Smart About ArtWe're delighted to offer this Award to support one winning artist build an outstanding art career.After five years' running our professional development programme, we understand all too well that you have your own specific needs when it comes to advancing your career. Accordingly, the BSAA Award ...

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Lawyers. Better sooner than later Post

from our Sunday reading series - a weekly blog post (subscribe here) The greatest teacher of all is (sometimes painful) life experience. And in the case of a gallerist I mentored once upon a time (let’s call her Jane), a situation that unfolded with an artist resulted in a useful change. It has changed the way she’s handled working relationships ever since.She’d been working ...

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