~This is going to be a long one~
First off I wanted to say that Deviant Art is not my main art platform, its Tumblr. Tumblr is where I post everything first , then Twitter, and at last DA.
Business wise Tumblr is where I make my money, whenever I make it(lol), and Twitter is where I get exposure to the people who actually make the things that I like.
DA on the other hand....not so much... Which is why I don't post as fast and get to replies too quickly. And after a few bad experiences, esp the very recent one where someone asks me to draw their oc then agreeing to a commission an