Have you been thinking about starting an art blog? I will share with you 6 easy steps to start an art blog and have your first post up today.
Start an Art Blog
Selling your art is much easier now thanks to the internet. You have the world’s eyes at your fingertips.
Can you imagine that someone around the world can see the artwork created?
Artists can sell paintings, drawings, digital art, and handmade crafts to people around the world. This can be done but you will have to market and promote your art. Basically, you will be making people aware that you are an artist and you have art for sale.
How to Build an Online Presence
To build an art business online, you need to gain a following and strengthen their trust.
The first step is to take some time to decide on how you would like to brand your online art business.
Here is an article about building an artist brand, Art Branding Basics Increase your Art Sales.
The next step is to create content that will be searchable by search engines.
This is where creating a blog comes in. Every post you create will be searchable on search engines.
The more content you publish the greater your chances of being found become.
Are you ready to start an art blog?
6 Steps Start an Art Blog
Starting your artist blog will be easier than you think. I am providing 6 articles that will go over everything you will need to know about launching a WordPress art blog.
- Installing WordPress Step by Step
- How To Change Permalinks In WordPress
- How To Configure WordPress Settings
- Free vs Premium Themes for WordPress
- How to Install Premium Themes in WordPress
- Write a Blog in WordPress Tutorial
After you have your art blog live you might want to grab these eBooks I have written to help you get to know your WordPress dashboard and how to optimize your site for the search engines.
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For Art Bloggers
By Dave Nevue
This eBook will help you to get familiar with your WordPress Dashboard so you can focus on writing content that will attract potential buyers to your artwork.
For Art Bloggers
by Dave Nevue
Optimize your WordPress site for search engines.
What you will learn: What is SEO – WordPress Themes – WordPress Visibility Settings – URL Structures – WordPress SEO Plugins – WordPress Categories and Tags – SSL HTTPS
I also have video courses available if you prefer learning by video. I walk you through the dashboard and show you what you need to do to optimize your site for search engines.
If you are interested in these courses and others I have available you might be interested in joining the Membership Program. For a low monthly payment, you will have access to all of the courses.
28 Day Blogging Challenge
After you have your site optimized for SEO and you know how to move around in the WordPress dashboard you will want to learn how to learn everything about blogging.
I have written The 28 Day Blogging Challenge for Visual Artists that has helped thousands of artists build an artist blog that generates traffic to their art listings.
Are you ready to start building an online presence?
Take the challenge and join all of the other artists selling their art online.
By Dave Nevue
Promote Your Artist Blog
The last step I would like to talk about promoting your blog posts.
It is important to share your posts on all of the social media platforms you are on. Get the word out that you have written new content. In time you will see your audience grow larger than you ever imagined.
Selling art online is a job. You will have to work at it every day if you would like to be successful.
In order for you to get all of the jobs done, you will have to be organized, and I have designed a system that will help you do just that.
Start an art blog today and start planning for your success.
Now that you have built your blog, you will want to learn more about how you can protect your business. You can out more by visiting How Forming an LLC Protects Your Blog And Yourself
Are you having a difficult time keeping everything organized? With this Art Business Printable Planner, you will never misplace any important information.
Art Business Printable Planner
16 printable planners that will help you keep your art business organized.
The Art Business Printable Planner was designed just the selling artists.
- Handmade item
- Instant Digital Download: 16 PDFs included
An easy system to help you stay organized and focused on what will build your art business.
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- How to Set Up an Artist Facebook Page
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