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Carolyn G Edlund
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Call for Featured Artists

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Artsy Shark is now …Continue

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Learn How to Wholesale Your Handmade Work

Started this discussion. Last reply by Christina L. Towell Jul 2, 2016. 1 Reply

The Arts Business Institute has just launched a comprehensive e-course called How to Wholesale: A Step-by-Step Guide for the Creative Entrepreneur.This is the perfect introduction for artists and…Continue

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Art Fair Burnout

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Beatty Margerum III Sep 13, 2014. 45 Replies

I recently posted this article on my site at www.ArtsyShark.com, and am getting a lot of comments from artists:…Continue

 

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Call for Featured Artists

Artsy Shark is now accepting submissions from artists who would like to be featured and promoted in the coming months. Deadline for submissions is July 5, 2018.We invite visual artists in any medium to submit an application for consideration during our current Call for Artists. Mediums…See More
Jun 25, 2018
Carolyn G Edlund received a gift from Connie Mettler
May 23, 2018
Carolyn G Edlund replied to Brandi Powell's discussion Sales Techniques or Conversation Starters
"Interesting discussion. Connie, I don't know if you allow links to products (and if so please delete this) but I recently recorded a video course for Interweave called "Sales Success for Artists & Makers - Sell Your Handmade Work at…"
Oct 3, 2017
Christina L. Towell replied to Carolyn G Edlund's discussion Learn How to Wholesale Your Handmade Work
"Sounds like something I should investigate...I'll check it out!"
Jul 2, 2016
Carolyn G Edlund posted a discussion

Learn How to Wholesale Your Handmade Work

The Arts Business Institute has just launched a comprehensive e-course called How to Wholesale: A Step-by-Step Guide for the Creative Entrepreneur.This is the perfect introduction for artists and makers interested in learning how to add to their income by selling wholesale to retailers.Learn more here http://bit.ly/WholesaleAcademySee More
Jun 29, 2016
Carolyn G Edlund commented on Carolyn G Edlund's blog post Why You Fail to Sell at Art Shows
"Thank you - but I must not take credit for this article. It was published on my blog but was written by Mckenna Hallett, who is a real pro at art sales."
Apr 4, 2016
Nemo Niemann commented on Carolyn G Edlund's blog post Why You Fail to Sell at Art Shows
"Hi Carolyn, we can all improve. I plan to take very seriously everything else in your post. Truly great pointers. I had to laugh! I saw myself in everything you said about artists and selling. I thought, "Oh my God! I think she's writing…"
Apr 4, 2016
Carolyn G Edlund commented on Carolyn G Edlund's blog post Why You Fail to Sell at Art Shows
"That's funny, Nemo! Glad you have a good sense of humor and take it in stride."
Apr 4, 2016
Nemo Niemann commented on Carolyn G Edlund's blog post Why You Fail to Sell at Art Shows
"Great article. Of course I fail before she even gets to the meat of it all: no social media (hate social media sites), no custom and no part of my website lists the few shows I plan to do. Other than that, I'm right on track! Seriously, though,…"
Apr 4, 2016
Weldon Lee commented on Carolyn G Edlund's blog post Why You Fail to Sell at Art Shows
"Awesome article. Definitely worth the short amount of time it takes to read it. While you're there, be sure and click on the link and read "What is affordable art?," which is also a good read."
Apr 4, 2016
Weldon Lee commented on Carolyn G Edlund's blog post Why You Fail to Sell at Art Shows
Apr 4, 2016
Carolyn G Edlund posted a blog post

Why You Fail to Sell at Art Shows

Get ready to change everything you currently believe about selling your art!Guest blogger Mckenna Hallett has written an article about face-to-face art sales that has been viewed over 3,300 times since it was published a few days ago. It's getting traction because it reveals "the elephant in the room" and gets to the heart of artists' fears and unfounded beliefs about how to sell and why…See More
Apr 3, 2016
Carolyn G Edlund posted a blog post

36 Artists Needed to Feature and Promote

Artsy Shark needs 36 new artists to feature and promote in the coming months. Featured artists are juried through submissions, which are now being accepted. Deadline is midnight, April 10, 2015. Visual artists in any medium who would like to be considered may submit an application from April 1 through 10,…See More
Apr 2, 2015
Jane Shaffer commented on Carolyn G Edlund's blog post Your Biggest Art Marketing Mistake
"Great advice.  I just signed up with Mail Chimp and Chimpadeedoo."
Apr 1, 2015
Christina L. Towell commented on Carolyn G Edlund's blog post Your Biggest Art Marketing Mistake
"This is great advice, Carolyn, and I for one, am taking it to heart.  Emailing has always been my choice for staying in touch and on top of my customer base...it doesn't really get any easier, does it?  Thanks for sharing this with us…"
Apr 1, 2015
Carolyn G Edlund posted a blog post

Your Biggest Art Marketing Mistake

by Carolyn Edlund, guest bloggerHas this happened to you?You’ve met people who absolutely love your artwork. It might be at an exhibit or a fair, or perhaps at a social event when you share an image of your art on your smartphone. They rave about your art, showing lots of interest, and you tell them you will stay in touch. They hand you a business card, or write down their name, email and phone…See More
Mar 31, 2015

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Art Business Writer, Speaker and Consultant
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Why You Fail to Sell at Art Shows

Posted on April 3, 2016 at 11:29am 6 Comments

Get ready to change everything you currently believe about selling your art!

Guest blogger Mckenna Hallett has written an article about face-to-face art sales that has been viewed over 3,300 times since it was published a few days ago. It's getting traction because it reveals "the elephant in the room" and gets to the heart of artists' fears and…

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36 Artists Needed to Feature and Promote

Posted on April 2, 2015 at 4:44pm 0 Comments

Artsy Shark needs 36 new artists to feature and promote in the coming months. Featured artists are juried through submissions, which are now being accepted. Deadline is midnight, April 10, 2015. 

Visual artists in any medium who would like…

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Your Biggest Art Marketing Mistake

Posted on March 31, 2015 at 5:30pm 2 Comments

by Carolyn Edlund, guest blogger

Has this happened to you?

You’ve met people who absolutely love your artwork. It might be at an exhibit or a fair, or perhaps at a…

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At 10:17pm on October 22, 2011, Connie Mettler said…
Welcome to ArtFairInsiders.com, Carolyn.   I'm pleased to see you here and look forward to having you as part of our community.

When you have a chance, please add a photo of yourself and stop by the "Discussions" area to introduce yourself to the rest of us. We all look forward to your participation here. Also, visit the "member map" and add your location. We have a lot to offer one another, experienced and newbie alike. Let's make this a dynamic site!

Many topics have already been discussed here before you joined us.  You might like to try a search of your topic before you post your question.  Just put your topic, canopy tents, jurying fees, Ann Arbor Art Fair, etc, into the search bar at the top of the right side of the page.  You might be surprised that someone has already asked your question.

We also ask that all new members take a few moments of their time to read the code of conduct. You will find it at http://www.artfairinsiders.com/page/code-of-conduct. There are a few guidelines that all members will need to follow because , as in any social community, we all need to work together.

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