This weekend, make sure you tell everyone you know about the 13th Annual Villages Craft Festival in Spanish Springs Town Center. We love this quaint, friendly and gorgeous little nook in Lake County, and we are so excited to be coming back. Be sure to read all about The Villages and what makes this area so special, and share your pics of your booth, merchandise or patrons on our Facebook [...]

  We hope you are having a great holiday season and we are excited to see you all at the 3rd Annual Coconut Point New Years Art Festival in Estero, Florida. Are you as psyched as we are? We hope so! As we get ready to say goodbye to 2013 and welcome a new year into the fold, we’ve heard from many of you about how difficult sales have been [...]

As an artist participating in Art Festivals there is a lot of clerical work to keep up with.  From applications for the art festivals, website updates, social media and other marketing materials you can find yourself spending more time on the administrative side of your business than you would like.  If you want to streamline your business and get back to what you love to do, creating the art, it [...]

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Step 1 Get Organized and Set Goals! How much money are you spending on late fees, higher rates due to last minute planning or missing out on shows because you missed the deadlines?  It is time to start with a calendar, get the style you are most comfortable with, Google has a great online calendar and it is free, or if you don’t have regular  access to a computer head [...]

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Create a Facebook Business Page for your Art. Facebook gives artists a chance to engage and communicate with their fans like never before.  If you do not have a lot of experience with Facebook personally don’t worry, personal pages are set up to communicate with friends and family, you will want to create a business page and it is handled differently than a personal page. Here are some tips for [...]

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Wordle, Mad Mimi and Yola, sound like characters in a movie but they are all tools artists can use to reach out to potential fans and customers.  There are a lot of tools available for free online to help small business owners.  Wordle is really just for fun but it can be used to make an interesting graphic for your website.  You enter the words and it creates a graphic [...]

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