The course “How to Live Your Dream as an Artist” will meet for 90 minutes every week for eight weeks using the online and interactive GoToMeeting platform that you can access in the comfort of your home or studio. The first session will be held Thursday, October 31 at 2 pm ET (11 am PT).
“This is about doing what you love, and sharing it by eliminating the fear of selling,” explains Lindemann. She will explain why clarity is everything, and help course participants articulate who they are, what they do, and why they do it.
To attract the right clients to your art, you will learn how to:
- define your authentic voice
- identify your preferred business model
- speak about your mission and work with professionalism and fluency
The fee for the eight-week course is $897. Enrollment is limited to 10 participants so Sian can work interactively with each artist. Her goal is to inspire the creation of new ideas and works while simultaneously encouraging growth, depth, and scope in the artists she coaches.
Some of the things you will learn during the course include:
● Three ways to create immediate revenue from your circle of influence
● How to use Facebook, Twitter, and blogs to make marketing more personal
● How to syndicate and cross promote to create your own fame
● How use the FAB (Fact, Advantage, Benefit) approach to make sales.
● How to build authentic, long-lasting relationships after the sale
Sian is an accomplished artist with over 30 years of experience in arts promotion, marketing, and career development for artists. She has provided hundreds of artists with practical marketing and financial expertise that has helped them generate more consistent revenues while pursuing their passions.
BiteMyArt is an online site through which artists can connect with galleries and unconventional exhibition spaces and gallery owners can interact with artists. Artists can upload up to three free portfolios and access the interactive tools with which to present their work to gallery spaces. Artist resources include advice on creating a compelling artist statement, applying for grants, and developing patronage.
Gallery spaces can search artist profiles on BiteMyArt by type, location and other parameters. BiteMyArt provides an easy-to- navigate interface through which gallery spaces can promote themselves and upcoming events, build relationships with the most promising artists, and enhance communication with clients.