Selling Instant Digital Downloads on Etsy

Selling Instant Digital Downloads on Etsy

I have had this sort of love/hate relationship with Etsy for many years. I was never very successful at selling original art there, and years ago when they started selling other things besides just art, I felt like my work just kind of got lost in it all. I would get fed up and cancel all my listings, and six months later give it another try, only to get my heart broken once more.

However, I am rethinking my Etsy relationship once again in a new light.

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JPG vs PNG - Choose the Correct Image Type for Print on Demand

JPG vs PNG - Choose the Correct Image Type for Print on Demand

Adding your art to the offerings of a Print on Demand company such as Zazzle or CafePress is a great way to expand the reach of your brand, gain recognition, and increase revenue from your art. So what image type should you use? The answer is, well, it all depends.

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The Artist’s Guide to Surviving Outdoor Festivals

The Artist’s Guide to Surviving Outdoor Festivals

 It’s that time again – time to pack up months of artwork and hit the road. It’s festival time! I am a survivor of many an outdoor arts festival, and am glad to say that they are part of my past, not my present. For me, they were days and weeks of preparation that allowed me in a single day to make less money than I paid the babysitter that watched my kids so I could sit out in the scorching sun all day being eaten by bugs.

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