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10 Questions, 10 Tips

These are important questions to ask yourself as an artist, helping you assess your direction and then stay on track.  Here are also tips to help you market what you've decided to create and show the world.

TIPS To Help You Progress In Your Creative Career Even  Quicker:


  1. Know Your “WHY?”
    Your "What" is your artwork, but why are you producing it?


    Organize your ideas, thoughts, and projects with this free mind mapping tool.


    Start selling your artwork today alongside a global network of like-minded creatives.


  4. or
    Produce quick and easy videos to add multimedia to your website.


    A wonderful website creator.  It's quick and easy.  Others are great too.  Check them out and get your site going!


    Use this or any other preferred email service to help you easily and for free store your contact list.  Keep your prospects and current collectors in the loop about what you're doing. Grow your email list.  Don't just give out your business card.  Get their card too!


  7. Use your own domain name email account.  Don't just use Gmail and Yahoo.  Sure, you can have your mail forwarded to them, but get hits on your own website!

  8. Photograph your artwork outdoors.  You don't need the best photography equipment to take great photos.  Cloudy days are perfect for even and natural light.   

  9. Visit for free training.  Google owns YouTube now.  Guess which websites rank #1 and then #2?  Ask for help on practically anything and YouTube will give you an answer.

  10. Believe in Yourself - Be a Star!  The most critical tip is this one.  If you can't imagine yourself as a star, who will?  Feel the reality of it and it comes true, materializes.

  11. BOUS TIP:
    Among a lot of other things, you can use this platform to create a very user-friendly database of your collectors and your artwork.

QUESTIONS to Think About as You Develop Your Art Business:


  1. What is your current direction and focus?

  2. What is your message if any?

  3. What sets you apart from other artists?

  4. What are your challenges?

  5. What do you need to meet those challenges?

  6. What are your strengths?

  7. What are your interests and inspirations?

  8. Do your family and friends support and encourage you as an artist?

  9. How much time do you devote to creating your work?

  10. How much time do you devote to marketing and promoting yourself?



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