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Tips for Collecting Art on a Budget

From purchasing art multiples to scouring benefit art auctions, here are some tested approaches to collect art on a budget.

Tips for Collecting Art on a Budget  |  Art Business Journal

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How Artists Use Pinterest to Market Their Work

Artists use Pinterest to market their online platforms while offering a behind-the-scenes view of their daily inspirations. Here's how to incorporate Pinterest into your art marketing strategy.

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How Do I License My Creative Design?

Licensing a creative design can provide you with additional income, branding and partnership opportunities. Here we review what licensing is, how to do it, and what to consider.

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Art Business Plans for Creatives

While business plans have the same components no matter what field or industry you're in, they can be difficult for creatives to understand. This article walks you through the components of a business plan and the importance of having one.

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You Made it, Now Send it: Shipping and Insuring Art

Yes! You sold your artwork. Now it's time to get it to the buyer or gallery in one piece. Take the time to learn the best practices for shipping and insuring art so it arrives safe and sound.

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What You Need to Know About Artist Contracts

Wait, stop! Don't sign that artist contract before you read this article. Familiarizing yourself with contracts is an important part of protecting you, your business, and your work.

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Choosing a Photography Business That’s Right for You

If you're a photographer or thinking about starting a photography business, here are six areas to specialize in: commercial, stock, portrait and photography, fashion, editorial and travel. We break down what you need to know to focus and give it a shot!