Will your artist 401k fail to last your lifetime?

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Retirement for many artists

Many artists do not plan for the future. That is they do not invest in a traditional retirement program such as an IRA, 401k, 403b and the like. The artist retirement is solely based on the sales of their work and being able to market and sell their paintings, sculptures, photographs, or mixed media work. This article is being written to address what an artist can do to assure a solid financial future in uncertain economic
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actually promotion is the key for emerging artist success

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In today’s day and time when everything, it seems, is available on the internet how does one step up from “behind the scenes” and emerge as a successful artist? Promotion is the only way for an emerging artist to
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Sales Rule #1 Sell the solution to a problem not the product

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I hear many times a day or week I just don’t understand why my business is just not producing the type of profits that I want, need, or expect from it. My question back is, why do you think that is? The answer is almost always the same
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How to promote a website with no advertising budget – Part 1

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So you created or purchased your masterpiece, your web template and you have been steady adding content but your website has not been seeing very much in the way of real traffic. Sales have been slow to non-existent. You have great content and/or products but no one is seeing it. As time Continue reading “How to promote a website with no advertising budget – Part 1”

How to promote a website with no advertising budget – Part 2

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One other item with page text, no one likes the high sales pitch approach to advertising. The latest and greatest type of advertising may work for a time but in the end all anyone wants to know is the “facts about your Continue reading “How to promote a website with no advertising budget – Part 2”

How to promote a website with no advertising budget – Part 3

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Promoting your site online

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To be absolutely honest for personal use I do not much care for social media. Most business owners feel the same way. Reading the drama of those in social networks is not my idea of entertainment, however from a purely promotional standpoint social Continue reading “How to promote a website with no advertising budget – Part 3”