Artists are the most amazing people. The way they see the world around them and their ability to convey that to the rest of us, through their various mediums, is what helps those of us that don’t naturally have this ability, to open our minds to new possibilities.
These left brain concepts which allow non-artists to be good at things like business, science and mathematics are not skills that artistic, right-brained people find interesting or easily understood. On a surface level, every artist knows it’s important and necessary to spend the time and often times money on the promotion of their work, but when it comes to putting these concepts into practice, it becomes a mind-numbing and painful task to be put off for another day; another day, which, let’s face it, never comes.
That is where sites like CoiART.com, Deviantart.com,
Some sites allow users to create and register for events, groups and blogs, create front-page articles, post videos, and so much more. Even if you already have a website that you are maintaining, these sites can be used to direct new visitors to your site as well as generate higher ranking in search engines due to the creation of backlinks to your personal website from these site. Most are free to join with costs for sales or licensing of your images, but the benefits of marketing and SEO (Search Engine Optimization) are worth the minimal costs associated with them. It’s in the artists best interest, artists looking to take their careers to the next level, to invest in themselves and in their businesses as artists. When an artist can take their marketing and promotion to a social level, especially online, is when the artist can truly make an
Source by Ryan P Lopez