Hi friends! I have a new roundup of resources to make your creative journey a little bit easier. Enjoy:
It is super important to have a reliable, easy to use system for inventory. Artwork Archive is a cloud based database for artists to keep all their art related images and information.
Just the word sales gives a lot of artists the creeps. Never fear! Shannon Ward is a sales expert and coach who takes a fresh approach to selling. For those of you who sell products on Society6, you'll want to check out this great article, complete with a step by step plan for increasing followers and sales.
Print on Demand Drop Shipping
Oh, what a life saver! As an artist, solo entrepreneur and mama trying to juggle it all, being able to outsource the manufacturing and order fulfillment aspects of my business to ethical companies in the US who create high quality finished products and ship them out is really a dream come true. Here are a few you might want to check out: Printful, Printed Mint and Gooten.
Linktr.ee is a cool little app that lets its users work around Instagram's 1 link limit. Orla & Me is a great resource for anyone trying to grow their Instagram following in a genuine, non-icky way.
When it comes to being a working artist, creating the work is the tip of the iceberg. It's also absolutely critical to have gorgeous photos. This is something that I've been struggling with and some artist friends recommended using a small, portable light box like this. I've also heard rave reviews for Nicole' Classes in Photography. I've got my eye on this one.
Do you have any new resources that you love? Please share in the comments!