Best And Worst Times To Post On Social Media

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In order to be successful, we artists and other creatives need to be efficient with our time - online and off. Learning the best and worst times to post on social media helps us optimize our time. The infographic below illustrates a guideline for the best and worst times to post on social media. Following these times will help our content reach more people and grow our online presence. Think about this: 48% of the US population runs of Eastern … [Read more...]

How to Create a Great Online Community

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Do you know how to be a good person? Bravo! Then you also know how to create a great online community. Just like any familial endeavor or offline community, one must be present and attentive. But it takes more than that too. Passion. Passion will set the compass for your community and its focus. It will be the vision for why people happily carve out time in their busy lives to show up and add their own heartbeats to not only keep the … [Read more...]

Google Plus – The Driving Force Behind Your Business?

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Recently, my social media friend, and fellow artist,  Rodney Pike hit an amazing social media milestone - 1 million Google Plus followers in just one year! I am so impressed with his achievements, as both an artist, and a social media user, I asked Rodney to share his Google Plus secrets with us here. I hope you enjoy his inspiring story... Social Media - The Driving Force Behind Your Business? I was asked by Lori McNee to write a guest … [Read more...]

7 Ways To Grow Your Artistic Career With Social Media

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Last week I wrote a guest post entitled, Seven Ways to Grow Your Artistic Career With Social Media for the creative blog, Seven Sentences. 7 Sentences is a blog that is written to inspire creativity on a daily basis. Owner, Geoff Talbot asked me to kick off the site's new 7 sentence series of guest blogs. They are asking influential people to write helpful seven blogs for artists on how they can use the Internet and social media to benefit their … [Read more...]

Blogging & Social Media: Does it Steal an Artist’s Mystery?

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On Twitter I shared a popular post, Should Artists Have Their Own Blogs? According to Topsy.com, this topic sparked 108 shares on Twitter, however this interesting tweet caught my eye. I retweeted and commented to his response, and then I decided to ask my loyal Facebook friends on my Fine Art Tips fan page for their thoughts. I asked, "What do you think? Do you think blogging steals the mystery of an artist? If so, how do we promote … [Read more...]

Meeting Social Media Friends In Real Life

Mariel, Lori, Lori Moreno and Bindu the Yorkie!

Over the past few months, I have been traveling a lot. My art and social media businesses have taken me to fun places where I have been able to meet some of my social media friends in real life (IRL). Over the past few years, my social media efforts have opened many doors for me, and introduced me to many fascinating people. So, I thought I'd share a few of my recent experiences with you... First, as a member of the Board of Advisors for … [Read more...]

Demystifying Social Media & Making it Work for YOU

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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...]

Android vs iPhone Instagram Users: Can’t We All Just Get Along?

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Yesterday, I was one of over 1 million happy Android users who downloaded the popular photo sharing app, Instagram. After months of watching my iPhone artist friends have all the fun posting their creative photos, I was finally able to join! Up until yesterday, the clever app was only available to iPhone users. I stayed up late last night playing with my newfound toy. I can already see that I will gain a lot of artistic inspiration from … [Read more...]

How to Sell Art on YouTube

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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...]

My Christmas Wish for You!

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Hello friends. Today, I just want to take a moment to wish all of my valuable blog readers, and social media friends a very Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays. In this video you will hear my Christmas wish for you! ~Lori :)   I hope to meet you on Twitter and Facebook and Google Plus! ~Lori (If you want to see what I paint, please check out my paintings) Here are a few more articles you might enjoy: Creating … [Read more...]


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