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Follow this six-step plan to get your art business on the track and revitalized!
There is nothing harder to do than going to your studio and start (or finish) a piece of art you already have a number of parts sitting around unsold. The energy is suddenly not there. The phone does not ring. And every time you turn on the news, the story is the top economic slowdown. If you need to sell what you create to make ends meet, so the motivation is essential. You may be sufficient panic to be disorganized and not thinking clearly. There is a direct correlation between the needs and motivation, and the key is to organize the motivation! Downs are a normal part of any business. But to get your business of art out of the crisis and make it through these tough economic times, you need a plan.
Step 1 Re-think your business plan. No matter where you are financially, if you want to sell your art, you need a marketing plan well thought out. If you sell your work or your work has stopped selling, or you do not have a plan or you need to rework the plan you have. Who was your audience and why are they not buy Be prepared to reinvent himself and product of art. It can be a difficult concept for artists to be treated, but an objective look at the facts, can make the difference between success and struggle. If your large canvases do not sell, create less. If your gold jewelry is suddenly not sell, create pieces Sterling. If your resume does not sell, try to realism. Need to expand your audience or find a new hero is difficult and requires hard decisions by artists who are in a crisis, mentally and financially. Need creates nerve. Think outside the box.
Step 2 Make a financial plan. Your art may have led to 15% or 100% of your income before the crisis. Regardless, the only way to replace, or to create an income that should knowing exactly where you stand financially. Only then will your new business plan must be effective. Income from your art can be worse than you thought or it can be better. Knowing that brings a certain mental relief, because now you know exactly where you are financially and what you must do!
Step 3 Make a plan of action. You’ve studied your art products, re-writing your business plan and how much additional income you need to win to get through this crisis or ban. So how do you do that makes an action plan. A How can I get in terms of money! The objectives of a business plan is worthless if you do not plan to achieve these goals. With any product of art, and look what you were selling. Investigate the product of art that you create has sold the most, where he sold and what you can create. What can art product, you can adjust the look in all possible marketing tools that is available and economical. The social network, announces free blogs, websites, forums, friends, organizations, galleries, art exhibitions, sidewalks, flea markets, etc. in tough economic times, all the marketing opportunities will taken and worked.
Step 4 Create the conditions for a new business plan. The fact has been repeated by the greatest marketing minds of our time, that if you write your business objectives and expected financial goals and give yourself a deadline, it is to reach. For example, Artist # 1 says, I need to sell my art and do a lot of money. Artist # 2 says I need to sell 10 paintings from $ 200.00 each by the end of each month. I’m going to sell it at a local art festival, my site and send postcards that my past clients that you think the artist has more chance of achieving this goal give yourself a deadline to achieve your marketing and financial goals, you are unwittingly involved in the brain. Your brain to keep pushing the deadline. And while the deadline is approaching fast growing. By setting a deadline for your financial goals, they are much easier to impose a fee or ask for the sale, because you know what bills are coming. It works.
Step 5: Limit negative influences in your life. Re-work your old business plan can be re-energizing just because you know what you need to do and how you do it! But your new enthusiasm may be waived by surrounding himself with too much negativity. Take steps to get away from negative people and places. There is always someone in a family, neighborhood or organization, whose mission in life seems to complain or to make other people miserable. Do not give them power. Do not let distractions negative media has a role in your daily life is. Anyone can zap your energy and motivation. Right now, you need positive energy. Make it a point every morning to do a bit of calm before starting your work day. All batteries must be recharged.
6-step roadmap. There is no plan will only work if you’re not working the plan! Every night, you need to make your list of things to carry out the next day to achieve the goals you have described. Your new business plan should be hung on display in his studio. Your to do list needs to carry anywhere. Each new marketing method or product of art that you create should have the opportunity to succeed.
These six points are designed to help focus attention, resources and energy to his art business and give you a jump start from the recession! It will not be able to change the economy, but you can modify and customize the current trends can not be me, and the economy. Due diligence, tenacity and perseverance are what you see through the recession, art, and the road to success!Tags: business of art, direct correlation, economic slowdown, new hero, objective look