For all the talk these past few years about harnessing the power of social media to promote your business, your products or your art, when it comes down to it, many people don’t know much about social media at all. Of those who do, many if not most don’t understand how they can use social […]
This is the title of an intelligent and helpful article by David Bushell in Smashing Magazine online. David is a senior website designer and front-end developer who blogs regularly at http://dbushell.com/. His article covers the in’s and out’s of copyrights and licensing both in the US and UK. Topics covered include copyright and licensing, ‘fair use’, ‘public […]
How to Get Your Foot in the Door and Begin Long-Lasting, Mutually-Beneficial Licensing Relationships with the Right People at the Best Companies.
An artist asked me today how you go about grabbing a client’s attention. She said that sometimes it seems like you have to have an inside connection in a company or it just doesn’t work. Good point, and so I’ve made it the subject of this article. Where exactly do you start? Sending artwork ‘cold’ […]
RSS stands for Real Simple Syndication. You’ve probably seen the RSS logo or just the tag RSS up in the corner or at the bottom of a lot of the blogs or websites that you visit on a regular basis. What RSS enables you to do is to have the most recent articles from a […]
Over the years, artists have told me of a quandary they’ve found themselves in. On the one hand, they want to be able to show their art on the internet where prospective buyers or licensees can see it. On the other hand, they’re afraid that if they do so, then unscrupulous companies, here or abroad, […]