Demystifying Social Media & Making it Work for YOU


Due to the popularity of this 2 hour seminar - Recording now available...please click the link below!  $35 investment & no risk guarantee: Within 15 days after your purchase, if you feel it wasn’t worth your investment, tell us and we’ll send you a full refund. Period. Our terms and conditions are here. *Type in the word SOCIAL to receive your $5 discount coupon!   ***** For the busy artist, creative entrepreneur, or small … [Read more...]

How to Use Pinterest and Still Respect Copyrights

How to Use Pinterest and Still Respect Copyrights

In light of the overwhelming interest in Pinterest, plus the popularity of my recent post, "I'm Hooked! Why 10 Reasons Why Artists Love Pinterest", I wanted to address the issue of copyright concerns. A while back I had my own artistic copyrights infringed via Facebook, How I Stopped a Copycat Artist on Facebook - you may want to see what happened to me. Nevertheless, fellow artist and Pinterest user, Wren Allen has researched and written this … [Read more...]

I’m Hooked! 10 Reasons Why Artists Love Pinterest


When I received an invite to Pinterest last week, I was a bit reluctant about joining. How could I possibly manage another social media site? Was this attractive network going to be a time-suck? But, within five minutes of joining I was already hooked, or should I say - pinned! In case you do not know, Pinterest is the two-year old social bookmarking site that allows you to collect, upload and share all the beautiful things you find on the web. … [Read more...]

How to Sell Art on YouTube


If you are anything like me, you may sit on the couch late at night surfing through all sorts of videos on Youtube. Everything from hilarious clips of your favorite TV show to short instructional videos around specific tasks. But, did you know that Youtube can be a hugely effective marketing tool for your art? Val's Art Diary - Alice in Wonderland I've been following Val for years. Her videos are the best examples of how to sell your art … [Read more...]

8 Reasons Why Artists Should Join Google Plus

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Many of us are overwhelmed by the number of 'must have' social networks that keep cropping up on the Internet. Yes even I, the big social media proponent for artists, have been feeling this way. I am already managing two blogs, a strong Twitter profile, a Facebook Fan Page , YouTube channel, and Stumblupon account while juggling my art career and family. So, I  actually felt a sense of trepidation last week when I joined the newest social … [Read more...]

12 Compelling Reasons Why Artists Should Use Twitter

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Recently, I have received a few comments from artists who feel that social media is just a lot of hype. Last week I wrote a guest article for my friends at Meylah filled with compelling reasons why artists should use Twitter. I hope this post helps my readers understand how to use social media as part of their free art marketing plan. ~Lori :) 12 Persuasive Reasons Why Artists Should Use Twitter written by Lori McNee, originally posted on … [Read more...]

#PowerArtists Interview with Wildlife Painter Rebecca Latham

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Wildlife artist, Rebecca Latham and I use to show at the same gallery in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, so it has been especially nice catching up with her on Twitter. Rebecca is a young, rare talent who comes from a family legacy of world renowned wildlife artists. I am so impressed with Rebecca's love of nature and her attention to detail that is reflected in her beautiful paintings and her tweets! It has been fun watching this artist embrace and … [Read more...]

Paint Your Own Social Media Portrait


By now, anyone who has been following this blog knows that I am a big proponent of social media and its benefits to artists as a free marketing medium. Social media has been proven to be one of the fastest and most effective means of promoting your art brand, building contacts and announcing events - I know this from personal experience. Below, today's guest post shares some unique ways to help you do just that! ~Lori Guest … [Read more...]

#PowerArtists Interview with Abstract Textile Artist, Lisa Call

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If you have been using Twitter as a networking and marketing tool for your art business, most likely you have tweeted with textile artist, Lisa Call. Lisa has a strong social media presence and she understands the importance of taking charge of your own art career in this ever changing marketplace. I hope you enjoy a peek into Lisa's daily life as she juggles a job, teenagers, social media and a successful art career! “PowerArtists are the … [Read more...]




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