Art Business Mastery.

Everything about the Art Business ALL Artists Need to Know

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Important information all artists must know.

Raise your art business IQ. Don't let lack of knowledge cause career crippling decisions.

Use the powerful, insider advice and training here to boost your confidence and brush up your art business skills.

Whether you're experienced or just ready to launch your career, you will find here art business information beneficial. The courses are what artists need to succeed. And, to get things done in the best way the first time.

You can stop fretting about how a lack of awareness can cause missed opportunities, or how making uneducated decisions can harm your your career. The relevant knowledge found here gives you what you need to know in one convenient place.

Having the right details is how you make the smartest choices.

Now you have reliable, productive information to guide you to profitable decisions,

They don't teach this information in art schools. not even in MBA programs.

You just can't find this level of comprehensive, relevant art business insider knowledge anywhere. You can spend hundreds of thousands on a Fine Art MBA and still not encounter the immensely important information you get in this affordable, comprehensive asset.

This is your comprehensive one-stop art business knowledge resource.

The Art Business Mastery Courses help artists get a handle on the multiple aspects of running a successful art business. It's your one-stop spot for art business and art marketing knowledge.

Knowledge Is Power.. it gives you incredible leverage!

Use the information here to gain powerful insights on virtually all art business operations. When you know the intricacies of business, it's almost like an unfair advantage. Competition aside, operating as efficiently, effectively and legally as possible is how to make your business run smoothly and stress-free.

There is so much you need to know as artist.

Now you have trusted, useful information and practical advice in one easy-to-access place. Below is a partial list of topics covered. They are designed to help you operate profitably and with ease. Check out the curriculum further down for the complete list:

  • Getting into Galleries
  • Inventory Management
  • Selling Art at Shows
  • Blogging for Artists
  • Websites for Artists
  • Licensing Art
  • Self-publishing and Working with Publishers
  • Social Media for Artists
  • Email Marketing
  • Self-promotion & Branding
  • Domain Names
  • Business Names
  • Networking
  • Legal Issues
  • Banking, Finances, Taxes
  • Goal Setting and Resource Assessment, and lots more

You can spend untold hours researching to find books, online training, and college level courses on many of these topics found here. But, you will not know how timely and trustworthy it is. This resource comes to you from a 30-year veteran art business.

What you get is relevant knowledge. There is more than enough to make you conversant about the topics covered. The insights and understanding you gain will help you make smart, informed decisions about your career.

Your Art Business Mastery Courses have you covered

You will find this training includes an extensive overview, and in many cases a deep dive, on the most vital aspects of the art business. In most cases, the information you get is all you need to go about your business.

Your intelligence and instincts will guide you to go deeper on a topic when it is needed. For instance, you may want to seriously explore how you can immerse your art in the licensing business. In that case, you will want to find books, websites, coaches and training programs to help you. I'll do my best to give you adequate resources to move you in the right direction through links and suggestions in the topic resource sections. And, you are always welcome to reach out to ask for more help.

Go ahead and Join Today!

This easily could be the best business decision you make for your career. At only $47 for lifetime access, you have almost nothing to lose and everything positive about your career to gain.

Thanks for your interest. I'm looking forward to your participation in this program!


Course Curriculum

Your Instructor

Barney Davey
Barney Davey

Hi,I'm Barney Davey. If you are an artist, photographer, or work as an entrepreneur creative field, I can serve your efforts to create a prosperous career.

I launched a marketing and advertising business in my 20s and sold it to take a position as a senior account executive at a top trade magazine publishing and trade show exhibition company.

We served a variety of small business markets, including:

  • Artists, Galleries, Publishers & Picture Framing Retailers
  • Property & Casualty Insurance Agents
  • Life & Health Insurance Agents
  • Private Club Management & Operations
  • Hospitality & Travel
  • Interior Design & Decorative Accessories

The exposure into how small businesses succeeded in such a wide range of industries was a fantastic learning experience. I use the wisdom and insights I gained to help artists and other small business entrepreneurs create profitable marketing systems.

Since 1988, thousands of artists have sought my advice for new ways to boost their careers. They trust my books, blog posts, workshops, online training, and consulting to help them get ahead.

Get 30 years of experience.

I began advising artists in 1988 when I joined Decor magazine and the Decor Expo trade shows as a marketing executive. The shows and magazine were most influential in the retail art business in their time.

Before its demise due to the internet, for 135 years, Decor was in the business of helping artists, galleries, and picture framers. At its peak, the Decor Expo Atlanta Show was ranked in the top 100 among more than 10,000 annual tradeshows produced in the U.S.

As a result of my attendance at more than 200 art tradeshows, I got to know many of the industry's most successful artists. Traveling to shows gave me a unique chance to observe their best marketing practices.

Experience pays off for my artist followers and me.

Now, I share my insights and experiences with thousands of artists. They use my knowledge and marketing savvy to find collectors, sell more art and operate a profitable business.

I am the author of six bestselling books on the business of art:
  • Straight Advice: How to Market Art Online
  • Guerrilla Marketing for Artists: How 100 Collectors Can Bulletproof Your Career
  • How to Sell Art to Interior Designers
  • The Zen of Selling Art
  • How to Profit from the Art Print Market
  • How to Price Digital Fine Art Prints

Five books in top ten shows my books' impact and staying power.

These books have an ongoing impact in the marketplace. Here is a screenshot from the Amazon Kindle "Business of Art" best sellers list. It shows five of my books listed in the top 10 all at the same time.

That is an extremely rare feat I'm proud to share with you. I trust seeing these results gives you confidence in my information. Since several of the books are years old, I believe it demonstrates the evergreen quality of the practical advice I provide for artists.

My articles have been published in The Artist’s Magazine, Art World News, Art Business News, Professional Artist, Bottom Line Personal, and Picture Framing Magazine. My How to Profit from the Art Print Market book was featured in the North Light Book Club. It is the book club for F+W Media, the parent company of The Artist’s Magazine.

I have been featured in, written for or worked with these industry leading media companies, and more.

Artists Hone Their Art Marketing Skills with My Help.

Besides my books and blog, I have produced and delivered hundreds of live workshops and online webinars for artists on art marketing.

You can get a clear idea of the marketing insights and industry knowledge I share by visiting my Art Marketing News blog. You’ll find more than 600 art business and marketing posts. Among art business blogs, it is ranked #1 by Art Business News.

I was honored to be interviewed by Bottom Line Personal. With a a 750,000 circulation it is one of the largest peronal finance and lifestyle publications on the planet.

I'm telling you these things because I want you to have confidence and enthusiasm that my advice can help steer you to a better career. I've devoted most of my business activities and all my passion towards helping artists for nearly 30 years.

I know the work I'm doing to help artists now is the best I've done. It's a happy marriage of passion, productivity, and purpose. My plans to offer more courses and relevant information for artists are just getting started and getting better all the time.

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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.
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