How to Use Social Media in Art Licensing

Here is a must-read article by Lance Klass.  Here's an excerpt...

I've discovered that each of these five components – main art portfolio site, art business blog, Facebook business page, Twitter, and LinkedIn – tends to support my overall effort to promote the works of my artists and thereby bring in new licenses for their art. One of my approaches to using social media for free publicity is to debut a new art collection on my art portfolio site, put an image or two from that collection with a promotional description on Facebook, send out tweets about the new collection to my followers on Twitter and occasionally I'll even discuss it on my blog or put a notice about it on LinkedIn as well.  I do love free publicity. article continued...


#1 Graphic Design Kindle Book

Last year I wrote a book on How to publish articles on the Kindle. I've been very fortunate that it continues to be a top seller for over a year and still remains the #1 in the graphic design category.

I just updated it with changes in the 2012 Kindle Technology. If you are a writer or any kind of creative person and want to publish your ideas on the kindle, this is a great jump start for publishing.

12 Online Portfolio Sites

Here are some resources in this article for online portfolio sites. They are places you promote your design skills.
to read entire article at designmodo blog go here...

Creative Portfolio Community Sites



Portfolio's Friend

to read entire article and see all 12, go here...



Free Greeting Card Booklet Today: Unusual Ways to Market Your Greeting Cards

On Monday, January 23, "Unusual Ways To Market Greeting Cards,and 22 places to get your designs featured "will be free. Go here to download.

Booklet also has 22 different places to get free promos for your cards in professional magazines and design blogs.

"Unusual Ways To Market Greeting Cards,and 22 places to get your designs featured "
A booklet on how to get your cards noticed in non-traditional ways. Everything from why you should send cards to your dentist, to how to get special features in national publications. Great tips for designers who are starting out and want to get their cards into the hands of people beyond friends and family. Special Section: Submissions guidelines and contacts for 22 Gift Industry publications and professional gift industry blogs that seek out new greeting card designs to feature for free.