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from my Art Fair Career. Thursday, May 16, 6 pm ET

There are thousands of artists in the U.S. who participate in art fairs for years and years. There are many who drop out after a few years. Then there are those who take their art fair experience to build their own business, leaving the street behind -- we're going to talk to them ... 

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Podcast Review: How I Built a Business from my Art Fair Career

Posted by Connie Mettler on May 17, 2019 at 11:00am 0 Comments

Review of the podcast - speaking with entrepreneurs on how they support artists and develop products for artists for their careers.

Although this podcast was a little off the track of our usual nuts and bolts discussions on surviving/thriving in the business, I was curious about some of the businesses surrounding the festivals and…

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Call for Artists: Affordable Arts Festival - 8th Annual

Posted by Meg Mettler on May 17, 2019 at 4:00am 0 Comments

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In need of a highly skilled seamstress with experience in Bridal and Eveningwear for part-time.

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Call for Artists: MOSAICS Fine Art Festival

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PODCAST: How I Built a New Business out of my Art Fair Career

Posted by Connie Mettler on May 13, 2019 at 3:30pm 1 Comment

THURSDAY - MAY 16, 6 PM ET

There are thousands of artists in the U.S. who participate in art fairs for years and years. There are many who drop out after a few years (it's a lot of work!). Then there are those who take their art fair experience…

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North America's top 500 retailers

Posted by Connie Mettler on May 13, 2019 at 1:57pm 0 Comments

and what you can learn.

Retailing is what we are doing, right? You are creating and we're all involved in selling. This info recently came into my inbox and made me very curious. The most interesting part to me was the growth of sales on the Internet ... what do you think of this info:…

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