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Long gone are the days of sitting back and waiting for clients to come to you Post

from our Sunday reading series - a weekly blog post (subscribe here)Long gone are the days of sitting back and waiting for clients to come to youA veteran London gallerist friend of mine talks about how different today's art world is from the one she entered in the mid 1970s. On her first day of work as an assistant in a Mayfair gallery, ...

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Do you shy away from accepting compliments and talking about successes? Post

from our Sunday reading series - a weekly blog post (subscribe here)Do you shrug off compliments? When someone congratulates you for what you did, do you change the subject or credit someone else for it?Many people struggle to accept kind things being said about them, including their work, and likewise shy away from talking about accomplishments. The way one handles these things varies based ...

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You are hereby granted permission to take a well-deserved holiday Post

from our Sunday reading series - a weekly blog post (subscribe here)By the time this post is published, I will be on holiday in the Bahamas, where I will enjoy a week’s worth of reading on the beach (under my straw hat and wearing plenty of sunblock!). What does this have to do inspiring and informing individuals in the art world…? Everything!In order ...

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How to Photograph Art & Objects - Essential Insight for Art Professionals Post

Having good documentation of your practice is as relevant today as your practice itself. The majority of your audience first encounters your work online, and therefore looks at photographs of it. Your work needs to be represented and described carefully, accurately, and beautifully. Here are a few tips that allow you to better document your practice, from a photographic point ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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VIDEO: 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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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