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Ask a Mentor #17 – The Single Most Effective Way to Get EXPOSURE

Ask a Mentor #17 – The Single Most Effective Way to Get EXPOSUREFor artists and photographers, exposure is everything.But how do you maximize your limited time?In this episode, our pick for the #1 most effective way to get exposure ONLINE, as well as OFFLINE.

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Ask a Mentor #16: Earning Credibility Through Brand Partnerships

Ask a Mentor #16: Earning Credibility Through Brand PartnershipsPainter Megh Knappenberger talks about how clever leveraging of local brand partnerships can boost your credibility in the eyes of collectors, allowing you to raise your prices.

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Ask a Mentor #15: Struggle and Rejection

Ask a Mentor #15: Struggle and RejectionFor artists and photographers, knowing rejection is just part of the game doesn’t necessarily make it any easier. Here’s painter Megh Knappenberger’s advice on rolling with the punches and persisting through times of struggle.

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Ask a Mentor #14: When to Raise Your Prices

Ask a Mentor #14 – When to Raise Your PricesPricing is a sticky subject, and while every artist’s goal is to eventually be able to raise them, it can be difficult to tell when the time is right. Painter Megh Knappenberger shares her thoughts.

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Ask a Mentor #13: The 3 Elements of a Good Niche

Ask a Mentor #13 – The 3 Elements of a Good NicheNiche, niche, niche. Can’t succeed online without it, can’t fully spread your creative wings with it. Here’s 3 excellent pieces of advice from painter Megh Knappenberger on how to approach working within a profitable niche.

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Ask a Mentor #12: Marketing Abstract Art

Ask a Mentor #12: Marketing Abstract ArtGiven so much art marketing advice assumes the work being sold is figurative, abstract artists often ask us, “what changes in my situation?” The answer? Not much.

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Ask a Mentor #11: Online vs. In-Person Art Sales

Ask a Mentor #11 – Online vs. In-Person Art SalesCompared to traditional, in-person sales, selling art online is fairly passive. So how do you ever convince a collector to spend thousands of dollars on your website? Painter Megh Knappenberger is here to share her approach to making online sales more personal.

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Ask a Mentor #10 – What to Ask Yourself Before Re-Branding

Ask a Mentor #10 – What to Ask Yourself Before RebrandingReady for a new look? Rebranding can breathe new life into your art business…or it can be a giant waste of time. Here’s my thoughts on how to know when it’s the right move for you.

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Ask a Mentor #9: The Best Way to Get Traffic from Art Buyers?

Ask a Mentor #9: The Best Way to Get Traffic from Art Buyers?What’s the best and most effective way to get traffic from art buyers to your website? Well, it depends…

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Ask a Mentor #8 – Can I Produce Work In 2 Different Niches?

Ask a Mentor #8 – Taking the Plunge to Become a Full-Time ArtistPainter Megh Knappenberger joins Ask a Mentor this week to share some of her experiences managing creating art AND working a day job AND having a rich family life. Plus, her advice on taking the plunge to go full-time with your art career – […]

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