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BlogCastFM Interview with Lori McNee on Twitter, Branding & Using Video

 You all might enjoy listening to this podcast interview by BlogCastFM which was recorded last week. Blogging Guru and avid California surfer, Srinivas Rao and I had a candid discussion about using Twitter, Video and how to connect with a larger audience by reaching beyond your niche marketplace. Please click this link to download the interview: http://blogcastfm.com/blogger-interviews/lori-mcnee-on-getting-started-with-twitter-branding-yourself-and-effectively-using-video/  Lori McNee has been voted one of the top 100 most powerful women on Twitter. She’s built an extremely popular blog [...]

The Huffington Post #TwitterPowerhouses Article: Twitter’s Lori McNee and the Art of Love

I am honored and excited to be featured in The Huffington Post Art Section. This article is part of the #TwitterPowerhouses series of posts written by talented, Sean Gardner aka @2morrowknight. Please check out the entire article here on The Huffington Post> Twitter's Lori McNee and the Art of Love Sean writes, "This is the latest post in our series, TwitterPowerhouses, which focuses on the contributions of people who've helped to expand, influence, and redefine how we view social networking." [...]

Branding You: 5 Ways to Improve Your Professional Image

As we all know, your brand is you.  It's what matters in a first impression, it's what counts on a sale, and it's what keeps customers coming back. Maintaining your brand should be top priority as we learned from The Importance of Branding and one of the best ways is to improve your professional image. Here are 5 ways to improve your professional image and increase your brand equity in the marketplace. 1.  Create an Online Professional [...]

Top 100 Most Powerful Women on Twitter by Twitter Grader

These are the most powerful women on Twitter (based on their Twitter Grade). Their power and reach in the twitter community is a whole lot of awesome. Top 100 Most Powerful Women on Twitter. Pleased and honored, I surprised to see that I made the list! Click the link above to see all the great women of Twitter. Rank   Name Bio Grade Followers Updates Location Action   lorimcneeartist (Lori McNee ) FineArtTips.com artist/blogger,#arttip, social media, poetic painter,quote [...]

How to Make Video Marketing Work for You: Lori on Art Heroes Radio

Recently, I was asked to chat with artist John T. Unger about art marketing on his popular Art Heroes Radio talk show. Art Heroes Radio features conversations every Thursday evening with established and upcoming artists, creative professionals and experts in related fields. Originally John and I planned to do a two part show focusing on video marketing for artists as well as selling art on Facebook, but decided that Facebook would need more than half a show to cover. As [...]

The 100 Greatest Women in Social Media & Me!

 Tonight I came across the article, The 100 Greatest Women in Social Media and was surprised to see my name on this distinguished list of Social Media Divas! Scott Bryant begins, "They come from all walks of life with one purpose: to help change the world through the fast-growing world of social media. But most of all, they’re the women we have all grown to love and admire. To show my appreciation for these hard-working and inspirational [...]

Use YouTube to Promote Your Next Art Show!

As most of you know by now, I like to share useful art tips and art marketing ideas that I have learned myself or from fellow artists. I thought you all might enjoy seeing how my Facebook artist friend, Rusty Jones is using the power of YouTube. Rusty created this great little video to promote and market his November one-man art show. He published it on his blog, Youtube, Facebook, Metacafe, Yahoo video and BlipTV. The show is entitled, 35 ON 35 - "A series of 35 plein [...]

The Art of Self-promotion for Visual Artists & Creatives

Without marketing and self-promotion what you have is a pleasant hobby. The following article is about self-promotion for visual artists however, nearly all of what is offered would work for any creative person seeking to market themselves. The valuable suggestions here are offered to help artists and creatives improve the art of self-promotion. This is the last article in our popular collaborative series of blog posts that art marketing and publishing expert, Barney Davey and I have [...]

How I Stopped a Copycat Artist on Facebook

Online Copyright infringement is a big topic of concern for visual artists. The fact is, anytime you put your art online, it is at risk of a copyright artist or other theft. Even though my copyright has been infringed upon many times, I still believe the benefits outweigh the risks. There are ways to minimize the exposure.  Here is my interesting story of how I stopped a copycat artist on Facebook. Be sure and read the comments [...]

How to Sell Art on Twitter – One Artist’s Way

Most online artists use Twitter, Facebook and other forms of Social Media in order to build their brand identity, and to drive traffic to their website and galleries in hopes of selling their art. But, selling art through Social Media is tricky and puzzling to many. Selling art on Twitter can be done. I have personally proven this by selling a few small paintings through @140hours, the first Twitter online art auction. But, how does the individual artist use Twitter [...]