1:20 – If all of the changes Facebook is making are hurting your marketing, then you’ll want to check out the Facebook Marketing for Artists course here:
2:30 – Melissa Dinwiddie’s upcoming live retreat, “Unleash Your Inner Creative Playshop” is coming up as well.
3:30 – we introduce Owen Garratt from Pencilneck.com.
4:30 – Owen talks about how he got his start selling art door to door and how he ended up selling the first piece of his own art for $500.
7:10 – why Owen doesn’t tell collectors that he’s really good at selling art, and where he got his sales training
11:00 – we talk about Owen’s blog, The Colonel, and his workshop elves. This is a great little tidbit about storytelling in selling art
15:40 – *This is the gold* how Owen actually makes money – what he sells vs. what he leaves alone
22:00 – how Owen’s commercial sales lead to additional sales, and what Owen does to help that happen
25:00 – the power of systems and how Owen has trained his employees and his business to function efficiently and smoothly, which in turn brings in more money
31:21 – Owen talks, very specifically, about how he packages his art for shipping
35:30 – last year, Owen’s business generated almost $1 million in sales. He talks about some of the luck and help he had along the way
To find out more about Owen’s marketing resources for artists, visit MarketingToolsforArtists.com
Want to see Owen speak about his business?
Check him out as one of our speakers at The Abundant Artist Conference.