Again, thanks for your great questions and comments on the previous blog posts. Your input is invaluable as we put together materials designed to help you achieve your goals and dreams in the art world.Now, we have some questions for you! Where do you want to go with your art career? Just as no two artists are alike, […]

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Dear Artists, First of all, thank you for the great questions you submitted over the past couple of days. They were very helpful as I put the finishing touches on my all-new live online workshop “Insider Secrets to a Successful Art Career” which airs Saturday, September 6, 2014 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. PDT.In a few […]

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We are VERY close to finishing our long-awaited, all-new online workshop, “Insider Secrets to a Successful Art Career.” We have been working on this project for nearly three years, and are finally going to wrap it up. The online workshop will be held live on Saturday, September 6. The workshop will focus on the specific, practical […]

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All of RedDotBlog’s Videos and Podcasts are Now Available on our Video Archive Page

August 19, 2014
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Over the last several years, we’ve created dozens of videos designed to help you build a better art business and sell more of your art. We’re pleased to announce our Video Archive, where all of the videos and podcasts will now be easy to find and access. There are currently 21 videos on the page […]

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Debate: Should Artists Show Work in Doctor’s Offices, Banks and Other Business Locations?

August 13, 2014
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Last week, I received an email raising the question of whether it would be worthwhile for an artist to show her work in a doctor’s office. The doctor would display the work for a set time and allow the artist to have a stack of cards or brochures available to potential buyers. If work sold, […]

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Free Video | How to Sell Art

August 13, 2014
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  Many artists would like to think that good art sells itself, but the reality is that behind every art sale is a salesperson. While some sales come more easily than others, understanding more about the sales process will help you close more sales and can dramatically improve your art business. Watch this free, hour-long […]

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Lessons I Learned Working From Home

August 4, 2014
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During the last month, I gained a new appreciation for those of you who work from a studio in your home. Carrie and I decided that there was no good reason for us to spend the month of July in Arizona – it’s just too hot. We rented a cabin in Eden, UT, packed our […]

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Cultivating your Brand as an Artist

June 26, 2014
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Marketing people love to talk about brands. It’s easy to see that branding is important to large corporations, but did you know that you can implement branding principles that will help you sell more of your art? So what is branding? Entrepeneur.com defines branding as: Simply put, your brand is your promise to your customer. […]

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The Art of Being Grateful

June 23, 2014
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Sometimes as an artist, it is easy to focus on your frustration when you compare where you currently are to where you would like to be regarding your art career goals. If you are like my husband, professional artist John Horejs, you are hard on yourself when you fall short of your production goals, or […]

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