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Storytelling: Tales of First Art Sales Post

from our Sunday reading series - a weekly blog post (subscribe here) [Image above: Susan in days of yore!] Several weeks ago while in the midst of an online mentoring session, with me on one side of the Atlantic and a start-up art dealer on the other, she declared her current goal: to make her first art sale. This shot me back, not to the ...

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Exhibiting Your Art - Pro Tips for Artists (video 6 of 10) Post

In advance of our forthcoming online course Making It As An Artist in the 21st Century (starting September 19th!), BSAA Founder Susan Mumford is presenting a 10-part video series. These 10 tips for professional artists 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 ...

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How getting press is like getting a gallery is like... Post

from our Sunday reading series - a weekly blog post (subscribe here) Some long-term followers of Be Smart About Art will know about a piece of research we conducted to find the top ways that artists get representation by galleries. That survey was done in advance of the first time I gave the the talk, 'DOs and DON'Ts of attaining representation.' The topic ...

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Income Stream Insights and Identifying Your Audience - Top Tips for Professional Artists (video 5 of 10) Post

In advance of our forthcoming online course Making It As An Artist in the 21st Century (starting September 19th!), BSAA Founder Susan Mumford is presenting a 10-part video series. These 10 tips for professional artists 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 ...

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Seaside University (with a lesson on selling specialised items and services, such as art + commissions) Post

from our Sunday reading series - a weekly blog post (subscribe here) Buying something is easy. Or, perhaps not. Sometimes, understanding (and thus, education) is required. I have been made keenly aware of this on a recent trip to the South coast, where I gained a better understanding of a previously obscure (to me) bit of British seaside culture.What am I talking about? ...

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Pricing Art, for Professional Artists - Top Tips for Professional Artists (video 4 of 10) Post

In advance of our forthcoming online course Making It As An Artist in the 21st Century (starting September 19th!), BSAA Founder Susan Mumford is presenting a 10-part video series. These 10 tips for professional artists 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 ...

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Launch events, business birthdays and avocados Post

from our Sunday reading series - a weekly blog post (subscribe here) London is a city made of many villages. The one where I live has a thriving assortment of independent shops and cafes, with only a few places belonging to large chains. As a gung-ho supporter of small, local business, I was delighted to see that an individual street-facing retail unit that's ...

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The Power of Professional Artist Communities - Top Tips for Professional Artists (video 3 of 10) Post

In advance of our forthcoming online course Making It As An Artist in the 21st Century (starting September 19th!), BSAA Founder Susan Mumford is presenting a 10-part video series. These 10 tips for professional artists 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 ...

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Two types of hashtags to use (and why you should care) Post

from our Sunday reading series - a weekly blog post (subscribe here) Are you using social media for business and / or projects that are important to you? If the answer is 'yes,' it's worth considering how you employ hashtags in social media posts. Quick note for readers who need Hashtag 101 (otherwise skip to next paragraph)According to Merriam-Webb*, a hashtag is, "a word ...

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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 Making It As An Artist in the 21st Century (starting September 19th!), BSAA Founder Susan Mumford is presenting a 10-part video series. These 10 tips for professional artists 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 ...

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