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Playing With Price Points

October 2022, by Angie Landsverk

When Shields Long took his custom, craftsman lamps to an art show in one of the wealthiest parts of the country, he figured that if someone was going to buy a $1,000 floor lamp from him, it was going…

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Life on the Road Blog: Marketing Advice for Artists

July 2022, by Scott Obernberger

We are on the cusp of summer and hopefully everyone has a great show season planned out. As I get ready for the first of my outdoor shows, I always have to retrain myself – do I have all my…

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Fairhope Aging Gracefully

March 2022, by Angie Landsverk

Tradition, volunteers, and community support have helped the Fairhope Arts and Crafts Festival become one of the longest running art shows in the country.  “Our town’s always been about writers…

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The Balance Game

March 2022, by Angie Landsverk

Selling handmade cards at art shows and wholesale goes hand in hand for Iconic Quilling, and the route this business took to get there provides insight for others interested in doing the same thing.…

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Point-of-Sale Options

March 2022, by Angie Landsverk

For many artists, the decision to move from cash to a point-of-sale system at art festivals began long before the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in countless others making it part of their way of doing…

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