Paying Yourself a Living Wage as an Artist

Paying yourself a living wage as an artist is almost a taboo topic. I get comments about how unrealistic it is on a regular basis across various social media platforms. Just because you may not have had success with it doesn’t mean others are not…Find out why I know it’s possible. Read More

Does Affiliate Marketing Have a Place in Your Art Business?

Affiliate marketing used to put a really bad taste in my mouth. I definitely didn’t get the warm fuzzies. I thought that it would make me a “sell out” if I ever endorsed another product and pushed my affiliate link… over time, my opinion on this has changed. Find out why. Read More

Pricing Your Art

Pricing your art is a very subjective topic. I’ve seen posts about it in dozens of different places all with a slightly different take on it. But I’ve also seen the question posed in MANY of the art groups I’m in. This is my take on it and how I determine my prices. Read More

Risk Management for the Artist

Find out what risk management is and why YOU – YES YOU – as a creative or an artist should care about. For many of us creatives, we shy away from the business side of being an artist. That’s really not a good idea for a variety of reason.. Want to know why? Read More

Keeping A Business Going When Mother Nature Strikes

My business strategy for handling natural disasters as an artist and small business owner. What worked, what didn’t work. What we learned as a family and as a small business… .and what my plans are to mitigate risk moving forward. Read More