Friday Hangouts – 3 Marketing Tips That Will Get You More Clients

friday hangout, carlos castellanos, Bob OstromThe biggest mistake most independent artists make is to neglect or ignore their marketing all together. Nothing will sink you business faster. In today’s episode Carlos and I discuss the importance of marketing and offer a few tips to help you get more clients. As always we love to hear from you guys and how you are successfully running your businesses. If you have marketing tips you’d like to share or have a question about today’s episode please leave a comment below. Thanks for joining us.

 

How To Fund Your Next Art Project With Kickstarter. Interview – Antrese Wood

How To Fund Your Next Art Project With Kickstarter. Carlos and I get together with plein air painter Antrese Wood to talk about her recent successful Kickstarter campaign. In this interview Antrese discusses how she used to Kickstarter to quit her job and pursue her dream.  It’s not easy to quit a comfortable job like…

Interview with MAD Artist Illustrator Tom Richmond

Mark Your Calendar Friday May 16, 11:00 – 11:45 AM EST In this interview we have the great pleasure to speak with the one and only Tom Richmond. Tom is an award winning freelance humorous illustrator, cartoonist and caricaturist whose work has appeared in numerous national and international publications as well as major advertising campaigns,…

Dealing with Burnout and the Time Management Train Wreck that Follows

  In today’s episode Carlos and I talk about burnout. Sometimes we get so busy with all the things we need to do to successfully run a business we forget to give ourselves a break. Being creative is a lot of work and balancing the demands of a busy schedule can get pretty stressful. Stress…

Friday Hangouts With Carlos and Bob – Social Media Content

Whatever you do, don’t come check out our stuff… Start a conversation instead! Have you ever hopped on a social media site like LinkedIn or Facebook only find everyone just asking you to check out their stuff. At worse it’s full of artist trying to sell their art to other artists, at best just fishing…

The Power of Gratitude

Be warned, this one got me all choked up  (didn’t see that coming). Live on camera no less. “Urrhhh…. Curse you Bob Ostrom!!!” We live in a very fast paced world, often taking so much that is around us for granted, people, experiences, opportunities. As artists, we often have the opportunity to be more introspective than most….

Google Plus For Artists – Interview with Artists Cliff Roth and Aaron Wood

friday hangout, carlos castellanos, Bob Ostrom

As an artist, there seems to be no shortage of social media sites and platforms in which to connect with your audience. While trying to have an active presence on all of them all at once can seem daunting, and probably shouldn’t be your goal. Taking the time to evaluate and explore new platforms is…

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