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10 Questions Interview with... Artist Caroline Banks Post

Each month we ask an art world professional 10 questions about their practice. This month we speak with artist Caroline Banks... Where were you born? In the UKWhere do you now call home? LondonWhat is your profession? Artist, consultant and connectorWhat is your life ambition? To be true to myself and live a fulfilled life with love.Describe your practice in 5 ...

10 Questions with... Monthly Interview 11653 views
Do I know you? Meeting people you think you know at art fairs Post

from our Sunday reading series - a weekly blog post (subscribe here)Art fairs attract a wide range of individuals, ranging from stay-at-home mums to eccentric types, as well as famous actors and politicians. They also entice your existing clients and wider database of contacts.These events can be superb for closing existing sales leads for, when people see works that they have been interested ...

Sunday blog - The art world in bite-sized stories 3568 views
Don't bite the hand that feeds you - #artworldtoday Webinar Recap (June 2014) Post

Each month, we invite an expert speaker to divulge knowledge in the Second-Wednesday Webinar. The event takes place for an hour and has attendees from all over the globe, as it can be accessed simply with a reliable internet connection. Participants are invited to ask questions, and the speaker answers as many as time allows. On 12th March 2014, Sarah ...

Webinars 3376 views
6 Ways to Be Smart About your Content Marketing Post

This blogpost is brought to you by Mara Vlatkovic who delivers the Empowering Digitally Programme. Today, ‘content marketing’ is considered the secret ingredient in the mix that will bring you new customers and enable you to hold on to the old ones. But what on earth is it, anyway? How can you ensure you’re doing it effectively? How do you go about ...

The Art World: Essential Insight 1221 views
Finding internal peace when the buck stops with you Post

from our Sunday reading series - a weekly blog post (subscribe here)Do you run your own business? If so, you’re in the position of the buck stopping with you, no matter what happens.Having been a business owner for a decade, I’m content with this idea. When I travel abroad, I put the UK phone onto airplane mode, which I do for an entire ...

Sunday blog - The art world in bite-sized stories 2839 views
Tempted to moan? Do something instead Post

from our Sunday reading series - a weekly blog post (subscribe here)I once exhibited in a satellite fair to London’s Frieze Art Fair. The economy was strong and many of the world’s key contemporary art collectors were in town. All the exhibitors were looking forward to a demanding and fruitful week ahead.The opening reception came and went. A few known collectors were reported ...

Sunday blog - The art world in bite-sized stories 5370 views
Don't invite someone to easily say "No" to you Post

from our Sunday reading series - a weekly blog post (subscribe here)Once you’ve mustered up the courage to contact a potential client or gallery, how do you phrase your questions? Are you strategically (and intentionally) negotiating conversations, or are you making it up as you go?One thing I see people get wrong all too often is inviting the person at the other end ...

Sunday blog - The art world in bite-sized stories 2820 views
10 Questions Interview with... Artist Katrin Spranger Post

Each month we ask an art world professional 10 questions about their practice. This month we speak with conceptual jewellery artist Katrin Spranger...Where were you born?  In Hamburg, GermanyWhere do you now call home? I’m based in London nowWhat is your profession? I am a conceptual jewellery artist/ designerWhat is your life ambition? Sharing my passion for contemporary art jewelleryDescribe your ...

10 Questions with... Monthly Interview 2793 views
Feet on the ground, ready to go Post

from our Sunday reading series - a weekly blog post (subscribe here)Last night I landed in New York for the first time in 5 years. 5 YEARS! When the credit crunch hit at the end of 2008, I made a conscious decision to stop all international business travel, and focus completely on the UK market. Not only was it was my first recession ...

Sunday blog - The art world in bite-sized stories 2598 views
Building an Art Business Online - Monthly Art World Webinar (May 2014) Post

Each month, we invite an expert speaker to divulge knowledge in the Second-Wednesday Webinar. The event takes place for an hour and has attendees from all over the globe, as it can be accessed simply with a reliable internet connection. Participants are invited to ask questions, and the speaker answers as many as time allows. On 12th March 2014, Sarah ...

Webinars 2783 views

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