Free Broadcast | Email Marketing Tips – Leveraging Email to Generate More Art Sales [Update: Recording Now Available]

February 10, 2014
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Broadcast Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 5:00 p.m. Mountain. In the digital age, there are many tools you can use to reach out to potential customers. The last several years have seen an explosion in communication channels. You can share your artwork on your blog, Youtube, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Pinterest, and Tumblr, just to name a […]

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Collective Wisdom | Tips for Finding Reasonably Priced Art Supplies

February 6, 2014
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I have long advocated the importance of creating the highest quality work in order to maximize your sales and your chances for gallery representation. A discussion of quality begins with materials. Are you investing in the highest quality materials you can obtain? Setting aside framing for two-dimensional artists and basing for three-dimensional artists, it’s critical […]

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A Look at Artists Who are Selling Well | Xanadu Gallery’s 2014 State of the Art Survey

January 29, 2014
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Today we look at artists who are reporting strong sales for their work over the last year to see what they are doing to generate those sales and their attitudes about the market. The first thing we learn about $50k+ artists is that they are overwhelmingly full-time artists – 91% report that art is their […]

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Going the Extra Mile | How Enthusiasm Can Boost Your Art Sales

January 28, 2014
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I have discussed the importance of going the extra mile in previous posts. Elaine, Xanadu Gallery’s Director, is the embodiment of providing customer service above and beyond what a collector might expect. Over the holidays we received a lead from the Scottsdale Gallery Association that several women were looking to buy a gift certificate for […]

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Artist Optimism about the Art Market Increases | Xanadu Gallery’s 2014 State of the Art Survey

January 23, 2014
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This years State of the Art Survey reflects a significant increase in positive sentiment about the art market. In this year’s survey, 64% of respondents believe that the market is holding steady or improving, while only 36% believe the market is in decline. 45% believe the market is improving, which represents a more than 10% […]

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Initial Results – Participation | Xanadu Gallery’s 2014 State of the Art Survey

January 23, 2014
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The results of Xanadu Gallery’s 2014 State of the Art Survey are now in. We would like to thank the 814 artists who completed the survey, contributing to a better understanding of the current art market for artists. This is our third annual survey, and at 19 questions, a number of which were included at […]

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Success Story – Gallery Representation

January 21, 2014
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Received this email from Geri Dunn, an artist I met in Dallas last year at a workshop Hi Jason, As a refresher, since it’s been a while since we last spoke via email, I met you at a workshop in Dallas about a year ago. The last time we spoke, I was trying to break […]

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Initial Results from State of the Art Survey | Only 5 More Days to Participate

January 17, 2014
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Xanadu Gallery’s third annual State of the Art Survey will close this coming Wednesday. If you haven’t had a chance to share your perspective on the current state of the art market, please take a few minutes to take the survey now. There are 19 simple questions, and the survey is completely anonymous. How to […]

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Free Broadcast | Ask Barney & Jason | Open Q&A Session

January 10, 2014
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Wednesday, January 15th, 2014 | 4:00 p.m. Mountain In this month’s broadcast, you get to pick the topics and and ask the questions. Barney and Jason will be taking your questions live during the next Hangout. What would you like to know about the art market or gallery business? Have you been facing particular challenges […]

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