Marketing Tip: Online Newsletters
E-Newsletters: Amy Black has offered some wonderful advice on creating online newsletters. Free website hosting makes it easy to create an online newsletter. This provides backlinks, search-able content and interaction with your client base. Write about what you know, be diverse to make your audience look forward to your publication. Mine has done a fantastic job of marketing my work. I have people who honestly look forward to the various sections. Having this wide variety of subject matter (all of which I am comfortable writing about) broadens my reading base to include book lovers, pet lovers, families, photography students and so much more! View Article
Marketing Tip: Get recognized!
The 'big guns' call it branding. Settle on a Name and Logo for your business. Keep URL names properly capitalized and consistently use your business name and logo from one website to another. Every card, product you sell has this information associated with it and that's on...e way people find you! A URL should not be lower case, different from your store name or an assigned number! Your logo should appear on the back of cards you sell not your mug shot!
Dash of Inspiration
Post for GCU Community Blog
Here’s the thing – there are a tremendous amount of sites out there offering free commercial use elements for your designs; from photographs to presets and most of those places simply ask for CREDIT in lieu of payment for using their imagery. Not too much to ask for, yet I see on POD sites everywhere, people using these works and not providing credit.
Sadly, the results of those who abuse the rules are that those resources are going from a free-use with credit to a pay per download ... Read Full Article
Schedule Marketing Time ...
I spend 6-weeks creating and 2-weeks marketing. This schedule allows me to create new work, by doing so I'm updating my online stores with new product (great for search engines) and giving myself new content. Search engine submission should be done every 8-weeks, so ...by following a clear schedule you MAKE THE TIME to market. If you don't market your sites, they will be lost in the sea of trillions!
Today's Tip to Promote Your Work is CONTENT!
Remember that rich content is not only important for search engines to find, but either educates, informs, inspires, persuades or entertains your readers. We all have experience and passion, find that within yourself and begin to write about it in your blog or websites to accompany your art...it WILL pay off!
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