Selling Your Art Through Storytelling

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Do you want to tell a story with your art? Or are you just trying to make a buck? If you’re just selling art to try to make some money, good luck. This post isn’t for you. But if you want an actual creative business, keep reading.

When I’m creating art, I’m really trying to tell a story that’s come to my mind.

Stories aren’t just for writers. Storytelling is as integral to the visual artist as it is for the aspiring novelist. But what’s even more important, is telling your story is key to your content marketing as an artist. Continue reading “Selling Your Art Through Storytelling”

Why Twitter Is Still Relevant For Visual Artists

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We all know Twitter is one of the largest and most well-known social media platforms. According to Statista.com, Twitter had 317 million monthly active users in 2016.  As a microblogging platform, there is power in a simple tweet. Everyone from the average person to politicians to athletes takes advantage of that power for better or worse.

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Why You Must Use Unsplash.com For Your Blog

A basic need for every blogger is having good, quality visuals on their blogs. With attention spans getting shorter, attracting readers starts with a good picture or infographic.

There are many great sites for pictures for your site. But, I use Unsplash.com constantly. Yes, I’m a visual artist, but I don’t always have the time to take photos. What’s worse, I’m super particular and much of my drawings don’t make it on the blog. So, like any good blogger, I rely on others.  Continue reading “Why You Must Use Unsplash.com For Your Blog”

How To Improve Your Blogging Using These 2 Tools

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How often do you struggle with your blogging?  I bet you just said every time you write a post. What about your writing in general? Writing, like any craft, takes time. It takes effort. Writing takes practice.

For visual creatives writing is probably one of the scariest parts of promoting work and building their creative business.

Writing, however, is one of the most important business skills. If you are an effective writer, you communicate well. Your ideas are clear and concise. Your writing leads to profit.

Writing for your blog is no different. Your blog is your business or at least a key component of your business. Your success depends on your writing. Yet you continue to struggle.

In this post, I’m going to tell you about two tools you can use right now to improve your blog writing and business writing.

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Where Did Your Productivity Go?

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How often do you ask yourself where did your productivity go? When I stop and think for a moment how much time I lose during the day doing unproductive things, I get sad.

Do you find yourself in the same situation? How many mindless posts do you “like” on Facebook when you could be creating? Being creative is a challenge in itself at times. Finding the time to be creative is even more challenging and then….you get distracted. Continue reading “Where Did Your Productivity Go?”