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  • Re: Online presence

    I ry to get a good mixture on my blog. I have new work posted, in progress projects, tutorials ,interviews with some of my favorite quilters and fiber artists and some just fun stuff; gardening, tea parties and even a little home decorating and a little humor. It's hard not to have just, "I...
    Posted to Minding Your Business (Forum) by AsianArtAndQuilts on 10 Aug 2011
  • Re: New website

    I agree with the graphic designer about the sizing of the graphics and I also have a couple of big screen monitors, Might I suggest using Wordpress as your content management system? You'll get better SEO and opportunity to use keywords like crazy. I use www.themehybrid.com for my sites because it's...
    Posted to Minding Your Business (Forum) by fashionista29 on 30 Mar 2011
  • Re: Thank you for customers

    For those who have purchased a quilt, I send a fiber art postcard. If you are selling items of lower value, you might consider having some postcards or notecards of your art printed in quantity, and putting a thank you note on one of them.
    Posted to Minding Your Business (Forum) by pzpowers on 12 Jul 2010
  • Re: The Artist and the Internet

    I have been using the internet more and more lately. I began with a website mainly as a gallery of my work, but it is pretty time consuming to add to it, so I began blogging. The first couple years I did pretty well with keeping up with my blog, but not so well in the past year or so... I'm working...
    Posted to Minding Your Business (Forum) by SueAndrus on 8 Jul 2010
  • Copyright information

    Can anyone recommend a good source of basic copyright information for fiber artists?
    Posted to Minding Your Business (Forum) by Diane Lillian on 31 Mar 2010
  • Re: The Artist and the Internet

    Hi Muppin, It has been a while since we were on the same blog. I have been a folk artist of some sort or another all my life and I have sold pieces in every endever except quilting. For me going commercial killed the creativity and fun for me and I would move on to something else. I give a lot of my...
    Posted to Minding Your Business (Forum) by Whidbey2 on 14 Feb 2010
  • Re: The Artist and the Internet

    I've only sold some very small pieces (really small...2-inch square pins and pendants) in a local fair and some small pins in our local art museum gift shop. But I use the Internet to look at artist's galleries. I belong to SAQA and at the end of a hard workday, I'll visit the site and watch...
    Posted to Minding Your Business (Forum) by reginabdunn on 8 Feb 2010
  • Re: The Artist and the Internet

    I'm just starting out as both and art quilter and as an Etsy seller. I don't have much up in my store in the way of art quilts yet, but I have a few things like free motion embroidered coasters. I also sell my other hand crafted items such as diaper covers. I use my store as a place to sell my...
    Posted to Minding Your Business (Forum) by honeybeensweetpea on 7 Feb 2010
  • Re: The Artist and the Internet

    Good question, Jane. I am actually really interested to hear how quilt artists are using Etsy. If there is anybody out there with an Etsy store, I'd love to hear about your experience and what you sell...
    Posted to Minding Your Business (Forum) by Pokey on 2 Feb 2010