Fine Art America is the world's most powerful sales and marketing tool for photographers and visual artists.
Simply open an account, upload your images, set your prices for all our available products, and you're instantly in business! FAA provides you with an e-commerce website, fulfills your orders for you, and sends you your profits each month.
Barney Davey is the president and founder of Bold Star Communications, an art marketing communications and consulting firm.
Since 1988, Barney has been intimately involved in the art business. As a sales and marketing executive for Decor magazine and its sister Decor Expo tradeshows, Barney consulted with hundreds of the industry’s leading art publishers and self-published artists regarding their art marketing and advertising strategies.
Due to Barney’s extensive art industry contacts and experiences, he dealt with leading self-published artists and art publishers. Through his direct interaction, he has observed their best practices and noted similarities in their attributes and strategies.
Today, he benefits his readers and clients with the insider knowledge he gained and combines it with his own extensive marketing experiences.
Learning how to sell art prints is an acquired skill for most artists. Use the link in the post to get a free download of Chapter One of How to Profit from the Art Print Market here. Also, take advantage of the free email consultation offer.
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