#Artists, It’s May, Don’t Forget Our Spring Sale! (*‿*✿) #artistresources

blogDFIdotnet April Spring Sale! (*‿*✿)  G et $5 OFF many of the #artistresources in both of our Artist Marketing Resources web stores here and here. (*‿*✿) $5.00 off the original price for the Photographers Resources E-list: International Photography agents, galleries, print sales, publishers + much more here and here. $5.00 Off our E-list of Art magazines, art blogs, art directories + more art publication resources for artists — get it here and here. $5.00 Off the International Art Gallery Directory  here and here. Transmedia Artist Guide to Making Artist Submissions ebook here and here. $5.00 off the Directory of Art Consultants –get it here and here. Get $5.00 off our e-list of Art Print Sales Sites and sites to sell your art printed on products–get this resource here and here. Get $5.00 off the 1,100+ Places to Sell Your Art e-list of #artistresources — here and here Get $5.00 off our e-list of Art Licensing companies and artist agents here and here. blogFDIdotnet blogFGIdotnet Image courtesy of tuelekza at FreeDigitalPhotos.net

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Spring Sale! (*‿*✿) $5 OFF #artistresources in Artist Marketing Resources web stores

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We’re starting off early with our Spring Sale! (*‿*✿)

Starting today you can get $5 OFF many of the #artistresources in both of our Artist Marketing Resources web stores here and here.

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$5.00 Off the International Art Gallery Directory  here and here.

Transmedia Artist Guide to Making Artist Submissions ebook here and here.

$5.00 off the Directory of Art Consultants –get it here and here.

$5.00 off the original price for the Photographers Resources E-list: International Photography agents, galleries, print sales, publishers + much more here and here.

$5.00 Off our E-list of Art magazines, art blogs, art directories + more art publication resources for artists — get it here and here.

Get $5.00 off our e-list of Art Print Sales Sites and sites to sell your art printed on products–get this resource here and here.

Get $5.00 off the 1,100+ Places to Sell Your Art e-list of #artistresources — here and here

Get $5.00 off our e-list of Art Licensing companies and artist agents here and here.

 

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Artists Success Stories: 2 featured in art magazine

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In September 2014 we featured the ARTiculAction publication project Call for Artists– here on our site.

Two artists who submitted to the call we shared– Alan Singer and Metrov– are both featured in the December 2014 Issue out now.

We are always glad to hear from artists on how such opportunities worked for them, such as this note–

Hello Marie,

I just wanted to thank you for sending the daily art marketing news.  Last October I shared the opportunity of having artwork published in ARTiculAction
with my class, and this month they published my interview.  This is a great example of going the extra distance to find a larger audience.  Your help in this new media mix is essential!

Alan Singer

Here is the link to the issue: click here.

 

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If you are looking for art magazines and art blogs to submit your work to, we provide an extensive on-going resource e-list– available here and here.

 

 

 

Tag Your Art Images on Instagram to be Featured by Contemporary Online Art Magazine

 

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About a month ago, I featured my article on how to tag your art images on Instagram to attract art buyers and collectors–read the article here. Readers shared my article to Facebook 93 times directly from this site.

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Now I’m sharing a new tip for artists on how to tag your art images for a feature by Arte Fuse, a contemporary online art magazine. Arte Fuse magazine is active on Instagram where they interact and feature artists. Follow Artefuse on Instagram and tag your art work images with #artefuse to be featured by the magazine! It’s that easy.

Online art magazines, art blogs and print magazines each have submission guidelines.

Find links to 60 pages of Art magazines, art blogs, podcasts, art directories and more on our e-list of art publication resources for artists here and here.

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New Art Podcast Launched In London Interviewing Artists and More

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One of the first art magazines to make it onto our extensive resource e-list, Flaneur has grown (as has our e-list). London-based Flaneur is now doing artist interviews as part of their new arts and culture podcast series.

If you would like to be interviewed for the show please send details of your current project to editor@flaneur.me.uk

Deadline: Sun Jan 11th, 2015 

More details here. Get the Flaneur free arts review podcast in iTunes–click image:

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Also on our e-list of Art Magazines and art blogs, is the ArtLyst  art information website in London which features up to date contemporary art news, reviews, exhibition and art fair news. Artlyst focuses on new and emerging art. Their new web2.0 Social Networking platform allows you to post your professional profile and exhibit your artwork in your own unique gallery. All galleries are curated, vetted and FREE. Submit Your Art To ArtLyst – Get Featured – Be Discovered. Send a link to your website along with a Biography /CV. Please Submit to submissions@artlyst.com

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Open Submissions: Jung Katz and LIPHAR

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Artists have asked about our e-list of Art Magazines, Art Blogs and Publication Resources. We know how much artists love to get their work featured on art blogs and in magazines! Many artists wonder how to make that happen.

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If you are an artist, you can wait around for some magazine editor or art blog writer to contact you about featuring your work. Or take action! The best way to get your art featured in art magazines or on good art blogs is to actively submit your work.  And that’s why we’ve put together our growing e-list of art magazines and blogs for artists to use to make their submissions–Get it here.  We began compiling this e-list in January of 2013, continually researching and adding new art magazines and blogs, and now the e-list is 50+ pages of clickable links!

At the bottom of this article, we’ve shared two new additions to our e-list –one is in our alphabetized Art Magazines and Art Blogs category and one is in the Literary Journals that publish art category.

You’ll find the KEY to our Art Magazines, Art Blogs, and Publication Resources E- LIST categorized as follows:

  • Fine Art Magazines, Art Blogs & artist directories
  • Art Apps–for iPhone, iPad
  • Digital Art, Media & Technology
  • ART RADIO & TV & Audio PODCASTS & VIDEO MAGAZINES/VLOGS
  • Art BOOKS/Art Bookstores/Art Book Distributors/Art Ebook Resources
  • Photography Magazines
  • Themed–art submissions accepted on a monthly theme or quarterly theme
  • DESIGN & Illustration, Interior Design, Arts & Entertainment
  • Literary Journals – that publish art submissions + writing
  • Fiber & Fabric art, Ceramics, Craft
  • Tumblr blogs that accept art submissions
  • Social Media art sites
  • University & College Art Magazines
  • US States–art publications specific to each state in the USA
  • International, listed by country–art publications specific to each country
  • Industry Specific / Specialty Magazines– accepting art submissions-Outdoors, Nature, Fantasy, etc

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An art blog newly added to our e-list, Jung Katz likes to feature the work of independent artists. If you are a painter, printmaker, photographic artist or illustrator you can submit your work here.

 

LIPHAR is an Online Ebook magazine for authors, artists and photographers. The name of the Magazine is Liphar (pronounced Lifer). They have ongoing Open Submissions for your Articles, Short Stories, Photos, and Art, and are accepting submissions now.

 

Artists: Last Day to Use Discount Code AUGUST14 in the Artist Marketing Resources e-shop

The Artist Marketing Resources web store August 10% discount sale will end at midnight.

A full list of our Resources for Artists:

Art galleries that accept submissions from artists on the International Art Gallery e-list

Art Licensing companies agencies, artist agents and artist reps e-list.

Transmedia Artist Guide to Making Artist Submissions ebook.

Directory of Art Consultants e-list and the 1,100+ Places to Sell Your Art E-list.

International Photography Resources of Representatives and agents, photography galleries, print sales, publishers + much more.

Our 55 page e-list of clickable links to art magazines and art blogs for artists.

E-Postcard Marketing Plan A and E-Postcard Marketing Plan B for artists.

Art Print Sales Sites, 3D, Giclee + Other Print Resources for artists.

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Artists Use Code: AUGUST14 to Get 10% Off E-Books, E-Lists, and Services in the Artist Marketing Resources Web Store

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Artists, it’s time to get your art submissions ready and your marketing plans in order for the annual September push. To help you get-going, now until the end of August all ten artist helps in our Artist Marketing Resources web store are 10% off!

Enter Discount Code: AUGUST14  on your purchase in our webstore 

The International Art Gallery list of 161 pages of clickable links to art galleries–with galleries accepting submissions highlighted in yellow–is such a great resource and now it’s by reduced by 10% when you use the discount code: AUGUST14

Use discount code AUGUST14 to get ten percent off the Art Licensing resource e-list, Transmedia Artist Guide to Making Artist Submissions ebook Directory of Art Consultants e-list,  1,100+ Places to Sell Your Art e-list, Photographers Resources e-list, Art Magazines e-list,  our E-Postcard Marketing Plan A and E-Postcard Marketing Plan B, and Art Print Sales  e-list.

 

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Artists: 3 tips for landing press, and artist Karen Fitzgerald’s Video Interview Advice

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An article on 3 tips for landing press for your business has circulated on the web this week. As a blogger, I like the first tip in the article:

1. Start small and targeted. Connect with the bloggers that cover your industry and build a rapport with them. You’ll get on their radar, and if they choose to write about you, their story could get picked up by a major publication, leading to even more coverage.

Yes, as an arts blogger, I often feature active artists who support my Artist Marketing Resources blog promotional projects. Find out other ways to get featured on this blog and discover other art blogs and art magazines on my 57 page e-list of publications for artists.

Getting press coverage, on a blog, in a digital magazine or print magazine, or in a video interview, means that you will be seen by a new audience and reach a new market. You can also excerpt your feature article from the publication and share it on your blog and on social media. If you are interviewed on camera, you can post your video interview on your blog, on your YouTube channel and share on Pinterest, Twitter, Facebook etc.

Artist Karen Fitzgerald is one professional artist who knows how to get press coverage. Watch Karen as she energetically talks about her work in the video interview below. Karen says,  “It happened at an art fair I was participating in Manhattan, New York City in the Fall of 2013.  It was a very “happenstance” moment.  These 2 gentlemen were roving around interviewing people and asked me if I’d like to be part of an interview.  I said yes!  They were sweet and funny and so easy to work with. They were enthusiastic and made me feel very comfortable.”

Karen’s Advice to Artists: if you know ahead of time that an interview is coming up, plot out 3 or 4 main ideas you want to share. (For example: what the current work is about; your process; your historical or contemporary influences.) Don’t get too complex with your ideas – let the interviewer ask a follow-up question if they want to know more about what you just said.

If you don’t have time to prepare, speak off the cuff in as genuine a way as you can.  Ask your interviewer for 30 – 60 seconds for you to gather your wits before they roll the camera, if that is appropriate.  Smile a lot. Pause. Breathe and let your interviewer ask questions.  Know you are never going to get said everything you want or might need to.  Ask politely for the interviewer to post contact information about you and your work.

 

Artist and expert fine art gilder Karen Fitzgerald is hosting a day-long gilding workshop on September 9, in Long Island City, Western Queens, New York City. Find out more here: http://fitzgeraldart.com/gilding-workshop/ 

During my communications with Karen about her video, she didn’t miss a beat, but immediately sent me details on her gilding workshop, asking if I could post about her workshop along with the video.

Follow Karen’s lead. Connect with art bloggers and share your artist news with them. Have all the details in place– press release style or as an announcement–include images and links. If a blogger has an opening, you could get featured on an art blog. (Find more art blogs on this 57 page e-list of publications with artists. Read their submission guidelines and submit your artist news.)

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Growth-Hacking Artists Is What We Do!

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According to Wikipedia, growth hacking is a marketing technique… which uses creativity, analytical thinking, and social metrics to sell products and gain exposure.  Growth hacking can be seen as part of the online marketing ecosystem. Many growth hackers are simply good at using techniques such as search engine optimization, website analytics and content marketing which are already mainstream. Growth hackers focus on low-cost and innovative alternatives to traditional marketing– utilizing social media and viral marketing instead of buying advertising for radio, newspaper, and television. Growth hacking is particularly important for startup businesses as it allows for a “lean” launch that focuses on growth first, budgets second. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Dropbox are all companies that use growth hacking techniques.

To quote Aaron Ginn, from his article Defining A Growth Hacker: Debunking The 6 Most Common Myths About Growth Hacking, “The magic of a growth hacker is not a mysterious power but rather a mindset that focuses on what most startups deprioritize: distribution. …, growth features tend to be forgotten and under-optimized until it matters most. Dave McClure, founder of 500 startups, said that most startup founders focus heavily on product but most of a startup’s risk lies in distribution.”

When these same issues are applied to any emerging fine artist’s business, the artist is typically focused on creating product–that is producing art works– to the neglect of distribution–that is making submissions.  When discussing an artist’s business concerns, rather than use the term distribution we refer to *submissions* made to *get the  work out there* and into gallery exhibitions, art publications, and online galleries to make sales and gain visibility. Artist submissions are presentations to art professionals in positions to do much for an artist’s career– be they gallerists, art dealers, art collectors, art consultants, fine arts publishers, arts magazine editors, art licensing agents or other arts professionals.

What many artists typically do, is focus on creating new work and only when their studio is filled do they begin to think that they might need some help getting the work out there and about gaining exposure. Gaining exposure, getting shows, and making sales begins with making submissions. For any artist, a great way to gain exposure is in a feature article written and published and shared widely on social media to increase visibility. The process of getting an article featuring an artist’s work begins with research into publications and then making submissions–all time-consuming tasks. The process of getting gallery representation also begins with research.

When any artist begins to understand all the things they need to spend time doing researching their market, they typically begin to feel overwhelmed. Where to begin? How do to find the time? They really don’t want to shift focus away from the studio to begin marketing and promoting. It’s a long hard growth process to discover how best to market and promote oneself. That kind of understanding doesn’t happen overnight! Even with the ease of social media there is much to learn and it takes years to understand how best to use all the tools that are available.

That’s where we come in! Artist Marketing Resources is in our 6th year of helping artists at all levels of the growth process. Yes, we really are growth hacking artists every day!

If you are an artist interested in finding opportunities, then follow and read our blog posts.

If you are an artist who would like your work featured, support us and we will do the same with perks–find the details here.

If you are an artist who wants to take more of a DIY approach to submitting your work, then we offer ten important tools and time savers  here.

If you’d like to avail yourself of our submission services, contact Marie Kazalia for details, email: MarieKazalia@gmail.com

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Artists: How to Get Your Art Re-tweeted

As odd as that headline may sound, if you use twitter you understand that opening a Twitter account and tweeting the link to your site probably isn’t enough.

To make your tweets stand out, add an image of your art to your tweet. This is easy to do using TweetDeck.  TweetDeck started as an independent platform but was purchased by Twitter around 2013. Twitter has since expanded TweetDeck calling it “the most powerful Twitter tool for real-time tracking, organizing, and engagement.”

Now that you’ve written your tweet, added your link and image, include a hashtag to get your tweet in a thread. Try using these hashtags: #art #artforsale #buyartonline #artmarket #paintings #oilpaintingsforsale #prints #drawing #installation #photography #artcollectors #sellartonline #collage #mixedmedia #Giclee and others. Use the Twitter search box to find others. Use hashtags such as #RT and #shoutouts to put your art tweet into non-art categories– which may help you reach new buyers.

To get your tweets retweeted to thousands, simply use the hashtags #artistmarket and #artistnews in your tweet– Artist Marketing Resources retweets your tweets from those hashtag threads.

The organization Artifizz tweets as @artifizzorg using a lot of hashtags in their tweets.  You can find many more art news organizations and publications here.

Artist Marketing Resources retweets our reader’s tweets from the hashtag threads #artistnews and #artistmarket. Add one or both hashtags #artistnews and/or #artistmarket to your tweet. Your tweet will appear in our thread and  we will retweet. It’s that easy.

For artists who have an Etsy Shop, EtsyRetwt @EtsyRetwt makes these offers– “Want a shoutout? Just retweet my last tweet and I’ll personally promote your @Etsy shop- it’s that easy! Use the hashtag #etsyretwt to get more views on your tweets! I re-tweet a lot so if you’re following me, I’ll follow you!”

If you have fewer than 1,000 followers for your Twitter account, you can use services such as WeFollow to find and build followers.

Artist Marketing Resources follows and re-tweets. Follow us on Twitter @TransArtGuide @Artozon @Transmediartist  Use the hashtags #ArtistMarket and #artistnews to get your tweets re-tweeted. And don’t forget to share by re-tweeting our tweets too!

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Art Mags Resource List and Ebook now on Scribd w/ iPad and iPhone Readability

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With Adobe PDF scheduled to remove their share file platform in 2015, we’re looking for new platforms for our 8 ebook resources for artists. Here are two now available on Scribd–

The Transmedia Artist Guide to Making Artist Submissions Ebook now on Scribd here.

Art Magazines, Art Blogs, Art and Design Publications – 47 pages of clickable links is now available on Scribd here. There are several features on the Scribd site that add convenience for users. One, you can preview the ebook prior to purchasing. Once purchased, you add it to your library for easy storage and access via your computer, iPad or iPhone, Android as well as other viewing options.

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Artists Submit to Art In New York City

Art in New York City  was founded by Michael Sorgatz to promote the work of local artists. To submit your artwork for consideration, please send an email containing a link to your work or 3 jpegs (at 500 pixels wide). There is no obligation or fee for participating artists.

This is just one listing from our 80+ pages of art magazines, art blogs and sites that feature artists internationally–get your art featured here.

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Looking for Submissions from Artists for Magazine Cover Art Publication Opportunity

I received a request from Beth, to share the news with artists that they are seeking artwork to publish on the cover of The Reader–here are the details:

Dear Marie,

I’m writing from The Reader Organisation, a social enterprise in the North West. We work to connect people with great literature through shared reading. We also publish a quarterly literary magazine called The Reader which offers great writing wherever we can find it, presenting big names and new voices side by side.

We’re always looking for submissions from cover artists to showcase their talent and to help them gain more exposure, and I wondered whether it would be possible to list The Reader under Art Magazines and Publications Submit list?

To read a little bit more about The Reader, please see our website: http://www.thereader.org.uk/magazine.aspx

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As Beth requested, I’ve added The Reader to the Artist Marketing Resource list of Art Magazines, art blogs, art publishers for #artists to submit to increase visibility.  Click here to access that PDF list. 

 

Week in Review: Artist Opportunities

Today is Sunday, and to make it easy to review the opportunities that we posted this week on the Artist Marketing Resources blog, here is this week’s summary —

On Monday, we posted a question from an artist on adding donations of artworks to their artist’s CV –read the full blog post here: http://wp.me/pqZQo-5BC
On Tuesday, we published details on an Exhibition opportunity and Art Award exclusively for art students– http://wp.me/pqZQo-5BP
On Wednesday we presented the details and link to a Call for Submissions to the 2nd Derwent Art Prize– http://wp.me/pqZQo-5BP

On Thursday we provided the details on how to monetize your art and photographic images with IMGembed http://wp.me/pqZQo-5Cs

 

Coming soon–we’ll be posting the details of a new competition for artists to win $1000 and a print edition.

 

Also this week, more artists now have the International Art Gallery list PDF  , 1,100+ Places to Sell Your Art PDF, and our new 2014 Photographers Resources PDF

We’ve sold copies of our ebook the Transmedia Artist Guide to Making Artist Submissions

Artists are also eager to access our PDF Resource list of Art Magazines and Art Blogs

Follows Artist Marketing Resources on Twitter here and on Facebook here.

Power Plant Collaborates With Artists To Produce Exclusive Artworks

I’m always on the look out in my research, for new and interesting ways artists might sell their work–including originals and licensing,editions, and merchandising.

The Power Plant Gallery and Shop in Toronto, Canada,  regularly collaborates with artists to produce special edition artwork and merchandise sold exclusively by The Power Plant. The Power Plant brings the best of contemporary art home merchandise and editions to their shop. Moreover, all purchases help to support the gallery’s programs.

Also, over the past twenty-five years, The Power Plant’s ambitious publications program has produced a full selection of award-winning exhibition catalogues and art-centric publications.

Artists seeking more information on ways to sell their art, should the PDF resources lists that I continually update with new opportunities.

A full list of our PDF Resources for Artists:

International Art Gallery list PDF

Art Licensing companies, artist agents and artist representatives list PDF

Transmedia Artist Guide to Making Artist Submissions ebook 

Directory of Art Consultants PDF

 1,100+ Places to Sell Your Art PDF list  

New!  in 2014 Photographers Resources: International Photography Reps and agents, galleries, print sales + much more 

Resource list of Art Magazines, art blogs for artists to submit to increase visibility

Artists: How To Spend Time Your Time Wisely During the Holidays

Any artist who spends just an hour or two per day researching any of these extensive resources lists will gain insights into expanding art sales, and income from their art.

The International Art Gallery PDF list of clickable links also includes galleries with calls for submissions clearly highlighted in yellow and

The Transmedia Artist Guide to Making Artist Submissions ebook  , the Directory of Art Consultants PDF ,  1,100+ Places to Sell Your Art, and the List of Art Licensing companies, artist agents and artist representatives all provide the resources you need to make more art sales.

Over 40 pages of clickable links to Art Magazines, art blogs, photography magazines, design magazines, multi-media, art TV and more for artists to submit to increase visibility.

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Artist Resource: Gratis PDF of Art Magazines and Blogs


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Gratis resource list of Art Magazines, art blogs, and arts publications, photography magazines, and design magazines for artists to submit to increase visibility: https://workspaces.acrobat.com/?d=ilew9IA0R9UUIcXjF8ocRw