Getting Exposure: AddendumIn response to the request for additional sources to support the data and further independent research about the article Getting Exposure for Your Art: Part 6, I present the supporting information for each of the "10 Cold Hard Facts".Getting Exposure: Addendum5 months ago in Other More Like This
Item #1: To support yourself, you need at least a thousand people that will buy everything you produce.
This one is just common sense. If you're an artist and you're selling your works for $50 each, you need only 600 patrons to make $30k per year (not counting for taxes and such). Selling for a thousand per item or more? You can know each patron personally, but you had better deliver consistent quality.
Item #2: This number could be much higher, depending on your chosen genre and business model.
If you're independently selling books at $5 a pop on Amazon and you intend to replace your job making 30k per year, you need to sell at least 6000 books every year to cover your base sal
Getting Exposure for Your Art, Part 5This was created for the :iconbuild-your-platform: group! Share, join, & enjoy!Getting Exposure for Your Art, Part 56 months ago in Other More Like This
Read the journal entry for this article.
We're looking for ways to gain exposure for our art. We are looking at factors that people often miss when starting to spread the word about what they do online. In Part 1, we looked at the basics of setting up an online profile on any social or professional platform. In Part 2 we learned the three elements of meaningful interaction that make the most of each connection you make. In Part 3 we learned about the basics of content experimentation & marketing. In Part 4 we learned about the right kind of attitude to have as you pursue your creative career.
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