Get Organized in 15 Minutes a Day

Posted on March 27, 2017 by Rebecca Sciullo. Categories: Productivity.

Need to get your business or studio in order?  You might be better off working in small blocks of time versus investing a great deal of time and effort, such as a whole weekend, at once.  Try carving out fifteen minutes a day to get things in shape. Here are some tasks you can take […]

A Resource for Art Fairs and Festivals

Does your business plan including selling at art fairs and festivals? If so, you need to join the online community at Art Fair Insiders.  Art Fair Insiders serves art fair artists. Within this site,  you will find reviews and tips for most major art shows around the country by artists who have participated in them.   […]

Make 2017 Your Best Art Business Year Ever

Posted on January 11, 2017 by Rebecca Sciullo. Categories: Planning.

It’s January! What are you going to do to make 2017 your best year ever?  Read on for… 5 Tips to Make 2017 Your Best Art Business Year Ever 1.) If you didn’t do it in December, it’s time to get organized. Get your paperwork for 2016 taxes together, set up your calendar, organize your studio or clean […]

Tell a Better Story

I’m not a natural born story teller and often sound like the friend in this story “rambling endlessly”. If you know your story and want to share it with the people you meet, here some tips from the Daily Muse on how to tell it better.  This one helps me. Maybe it will help you.

Holiday Retail Trends

Are you prepared to benefit from this year’s holiday retail trend? According to this report from Deloitte, U.S. retail sales will grow about 4% this coming year.  Niche retailers, versus big box shopping experiences, are poised to gain this year. Retail competition won’t come from the big box down the street or major e-commerce players,” […]

9 Smart Ways to Protect Your Studio Time

The most important part of your visual art business, creating, can easily fall off your to do list when you’re faced with other pressing tasks in your business and life.   Yet, making art regularly is the lifeblood of your business.   While I’m not a visual artist,  I am trying to set aside consistent time for […]

Run Your Art Business Like a Boss

Posted on September 12, 2016 by Rebecca Sciullo. Categories: Planning.

Are you ready to take your art business to the next level, but not sure how to do it? Consider a simple switch in mindset.    It can be tough balancing day-to-day tasks with business planning.   It is natural to focus most of your time on the details of your business, leaving little time to […]

How to Build an Art Business, Not an Expensive Hobby

Posted on June 20, 2016 by Rebecca Sciullo. Categories: Planning.

Do you want your art to be a business or a hobby?  If your answer is “hobby”,  great!   I’m guessing, though,  if you’re on this blog, your answer is more likely “business”.  For those of you who say business, here are seven ways to start a solid art business. 1.  Produce a solid and consistent […]

Recommit to Yourself

I read recently that May is National Re-commitment Month.  Even with research I can’t quite figure out who started it, but I think it’s a great idea. May is about the time of year that we start to get off track, ease up on our plans, or give up on those New Year Resolutions.   As […]