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artbizblog · 6d ago

Enough With The Shoulds

You’re unable to live your purpose as an artist when you’re wrapped up in shoulds, musts, and need-tos - when you’re following others without (eventually) forging your own path. Continue rea...
artbizblog · 1W ago

How To Start Your Email List

"How do I start a mailing list?" It’s a question that I’ve been asked numerous times in th...
artbizblog · 2W ago

How to Decide if a Class or Workshop is Right for You

Whenever a new class begins, I receive plenty of questions. Currently, I'm fielding questi...
artbizblog · 3W ago

In a Cash Crunch? Try These Ideas to Bring in the Bucks

We are officially at the halfway point for 2017. Are you halfway to your financial goals for the year? As all of my students and clients know, I stress the importance of “doing the numbers” before it’s too late. Doing your numbers means figuring out ...
artbizblog · 1M ago

Why Hacking Social Media Isn’t The Answer (and Why I Won’t Teach It)

Social media will not fix your broken marketing. There aren’t enough friends, likes or followers that can help you when you have a weak foundation. Plenty of online marketers will tell you how to hack social media, by which I mean they will teach sho...
artbizblog · 1M ago

Advice for Those Who Want to Help the Artists in Their Lives

A nice man named Curt recently wrote me a heartfelt email. He had a strong desire to help his introverted, talented son with his art career. “I’m wondering if you would have advice for the n...
artbizblog · 1M ago

When You Think You Live in a Cultural Desert

If I had a nickel for every time an artist told me that their lives would be better if onl...
artbizblog · 1M ago

What Book Should I Write? (Curious Monday)

Not too long ago, I sat down to figure out what I was going to do with my book, I'd Rather...
artbizblog · 1M ago

7 Essential Verbs to Live By

I built Art Biz Coach on action. The first iteration of this newsletter back in 2002 was titled "Do This" (Zzzzz) and had an action at the end of each issue. My book, I’d Rather Be in the Studio, is broken down into 16 actions. As we learned when dia...
artbizblog · 2M ago

Life Is Beautiful and I Have Proof

All is right with the world. I have proof. I'm at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art t...