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Old 04-19-2012, 12:26 PM
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Re: what are you top three favorite places to sell art?

In addition to some of the venues that others have listed, I've benefited from group shows with artists who paint in the same medium. Each artist pulls from their own mailing lists, and these visitors are all interested in the common medium (ie watercolor), so it's a great way to reach new, targeted clientele.
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Re: what are you top three favorite places to sell art?

Could I ask what medium you use? In the past I've been told that photos were what really sells at FineArtAmerica. Of course that was probably 2 years ago.

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2. My online POD (print on demand) sites. Prints are my stock in trade, and I'm totally spoiled by finding great places to exhibit, print, handle transactions, and ship my work. FineArtAmerica and Zazzle are my favorites, and are the most productive.

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Re: what are you top three favorite places to sell art?

Have a peek at my standalone site at art166.com -- my portfolio includes photographs, photo-manipulations and digital work, including fractals. In the nine months I've been at FAA, I've sold all but fractals -- though I've seen many of those sell, too.

NOTE -- the user-friendly, standalone website is the primary feature of a Premium FAA membership.

FAA sells a hugely diverse variety of art. Here's a link to the 'Recently Sold' page:

http://fineartamerica.com/recentprintsales.html

Overall, I'd say POD sites have progressed beyond the days when digital art didn't sell as well as 'straight' photography or traditional art (paintings, drawings, etc.). That's been my experience, anyway.

These days, there's room -- and buyers -- for us all. Thank goodness!

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Re: what are you top three favorite places to sell art?

interesting... i may try etsy myself.
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Old 05-25-2012, 06:55 AM
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Re: what are you top three favorite places to sell art?

I think you can sell art on the internet via website and second one is you can advertising threw banner. Third one is direct sale. These are good way to sell your art.

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Re: what are you top three favorite places to sell art?

I like the sales at shows because you can meet the customer and see to their needs personally. Every sale, whether over the internet or at a show, has to be treated as your most important sale.

Before the recession hit us hard in 2008, art was easy to sell to the general public at festivals and arts/craft shows. Now I look for juried art shows and juried handmade shows to sell in. The internet evolves so fast that it is a continuous job keeping up with where the better places to sell art is. Going back to ebay to use the 50 free listings.
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Re: what are you top three favorite places to sell art?

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What I don't do, anymore, is big, outdoor art fairs.


Why is this, and do you think this is happening with many other artists?






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Old 06-11-2012, 10:57 AM
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Etsy is a tough sale. I've noticed a lot of traditional printmakers are selling inkjet prints of their "original" prints, the price point being about $20. Not sure how I feel about this trend, but it seems to be working for a lot of sellers.
I also agree with you most of the print makers give preference to use the inkjet prints rather that the color prints.
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