RSS Feeds for Successful Artists

Earlier this month I posted, Top 2013 Art Business Tips From The Pros and promised to share more tips about RSS feeds for successful artists... RSS Feeds for Successful Artists Today, more than ever an artist needs to increase their exposure on the Internet in order to reach their target audience.  An art website setup with an RSS feed can help an artist to achieve this goal. An RSS feed on an art website can increase the following [...]

January 25th, 2013|Art Business Tips, Art Marketing & Branding, Blogging Tips, Fine Art Tips, General, Guest Articles|Comments Off on RSS Feeds for Successful Artists

How to Create a Mobile Website for Your Art Business

As an artist, you might think that creating a mobile website wouldn’t be all that important. But did you know that by 2013, the number one way people will access the Internet will be via their mobile devices? That means more and more people are going to expect you to have a mobile version of your website. The good news is that it’s surprisingly easy to create a mobile website for your art gallery, online portfolio or [...]

Happy Birthday Fine Art Tips!

This week marks the third anniversary of FineArtTips.com, so I want to take a moment to thank you all - my readers, guest bloggers, and friends, for your support as my art blog celebrates a happy birthday. I started blogging, back in February 2009, as a way to give back to my art community. During this time I was recovering from an ‘icky’ divorce, I was almost an empty nester, and our small resort town was facing [...]

8 Ways to Quickly Improve Your Art Blog or Website

When was the last time that you thoroughly checked and edited your art blog or website to see that everything was in order? I mean going through your website page by page, post by post and image by image to see if everything was labeled, titled, tagged and in proper order? Like most of us, since we are all very busy, I am sure that the answer is “Geez, I don’t know”. If you can take some [...]

Should Artists Have Their Own Blogs?

Professionals artists and novices alike would agree: art lends itself to solitude. From the studio to the gallery—both creating and viewing art tends to be an individualized experience. But is this a necessity of the field, or just a bad habit? Art blogs help artists to reach beyond the canvas or the computer screen and to make contact with thousands of other creatives all across the world. Many artists have done just this. Blogging provides any creative-minded individual [...]

What is a Blog and How to Become an Art Blogger

Like I've said before, artists have been on the forefront of every great era - even blogging, lol! Nowadays, most professional artists have blogs or websites. Artists should consider blogging because it is far more versatile than a website. Today kicks off a helpful series of articles about blogging and how to become a blogger. Tomorrow, professional blogger and blogging coach, John Paul Aguiar shares his guest post, "5 Simple Steps to Start Your First Blog." Meanwhile, [...]

September 21st, 2010|Art Business Tips, Blogging Tips, Fine Art Tips, General|10 Comments

3 Reasons to Start a Creative Blog for Your Business

Have you ever asked yourself..."Why do I need a blog?" or "How can a blog help my creative business?" or "How do I start a blog?" First of all, what is a blog? The term "blog" comes from "web log" which can best be described as an online journal or diary. I used to think that blogging was reserved for authors and newspaper columnists.  But, blogging is one of the best ways for small business to integrate [...]