Monthly Archives: August 2011

Does Pricing Your Work Puzzle You?

One key part to pricing your work is knowing your overhead. If you are missing even a few of these items it could be the reason you are not making a profit. Do you account for every expense? Overhead is not just studio space rental, electricity etc. Most artists don't put anything or very little in this category. Even if you work out of your home studio, it is likely that your overhead is anywhere from a minimum of $5,000 to well over $60,000 depending on the size of your studio. It includes advertising, show fees, domain registration, telephone, etc. Students of Artful Success have a list of over 32 possible overhead elements. What is on yours? Continue Reading

Now’s the Time to Expand

Now’s the Time to Expand

Who is your ideal client? Is there average purchase for jewelry $15-80? Are those types of customers buying jewelry right now in this current economy? It's time to take a look at your work, who buys it, and whether there is a market for your *actual* client right now. Perhaps you need to reevaluate your work and create work that fills the market need. Continue Reading

Do You C+C+C with Other Artists?

Did you know that batteries in series will provide more power than in singles? It's the same with our brains. By collaborating with others or masterminding you create new energy, recharge your own battery and fill your soul! Read more about how the Whole Lotta Whimsy Sunday Social Circle Group created the Charms for Charity Joplin Relief Fund and how you can be part of the betterment of the global community! Continue Reading

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