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10 Strategies to Get Your First Online Sale in 30 days

Posted by Stacey Bishop on Oct 15, 2019 9:23:07 AM

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Your store is up and running and you are ready to make your first sale. Now what?

Now it’s time to work on getting your first customer and put your marketing strategy in place. It can be overwhelming with so much competition and noise online. However, stores that spend serious time driving traffic and building an audience are the most likely to succeed. 

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Topics: Tips and Tactics, Marketing

3 Ways to Get Started Making Money with Art Online

Posted by Stacey Bishop on Jul 9, 2019 7:00:00 AM

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We recently released a comprehensive guide to selling wall art online and many sellers are excited about this amazing opportunity. Print-on-demand allows sellers to broaden their product offerings into new and exciting mediums such as canvas wall art. It also allows artists a way to make money online with their art. With online art sales continuing to boom, ecommerce could see 9.58 billion in revenue by 2020. 

Getting started selling art online doesn’t have to be complicated. Once you choose a platform and get your site set up (or add inventory to your existing store), there are just three steps to selling. 

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Topics: Tips and Tactics, Marketing

Royalty Free Design Resources for Print on Demand

Posted by Stacey Bishop on Jun 19, 2019 7:00:00 AM

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You have an exciting idea for your brand new Print on Demand ecommerce business. The only problem…

You aren’t sure how to find popular designs you can use.

It can feel overwhelming if you don’t have free design resources at your fingertips. Creating a successful store means creating unique designs customers will love. Stealing someone else’s design or using images that are trademarked or copyrighted in any way can get your new business in hot water. It may seem that your resources are limited, but nothing could be further from the truth.

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Topics: Tips and Tactics, Entrepreneurship, Print-on-Demand

How to Put Your Art Online and on Sale

Posted by Ngan Ton on Mar 27, 2019 9:00:00 AM

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As an artist, you have the opportunity to gain recognition and appreciation for your work, but a critical part of success will always be the ability to live off of your creations. While this gave way to the "starving artist" archetype in decades previous, today's rise of online commerce means that fate is no longer inevitable.

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Topics: Tips and Tactics, Entrepreneurship

Are You Making These 9 Mistakes with Your Niche?

Posted by Ngan Ton on Mar 19, 2019 9:04:57 AM

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The majority of marketing campaigns should either succeed or fail at the testing phase. If you choose to forge ahead anyway with a particularly unprofitable campaign—even if you get every step right—your results will always be lackluster.

A key component of any campaign is your niche. Make too many mistakes here and your entire strategy comes crumbling down. This post is all about avoiding those mistakes and approaching niche marketing the right way.

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Topics: Tips and Tactics

5 Foolproof Ways to Get Customers Coming Back

Posted by Ngan Ton on Mar 13, 2019 10:03:59 AM

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Businesses will bend over backwards to provide stellar service during a customer's buy phase, but what happens afterwards? Most renew their efforts on acquiring new customers and getting them to also make a purchase. The process resumes in the same fashion until old customers come back to make another purchase. However, an important question is raised: Will they come back? 

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Topics: Tips and Tactics

Espresso Yourself: A Seller's Guide to Mugs

Posted by Ngan Ton on Mar 6, 2019 8:57:51 AM

What’s better than a morning cup of joe or a fragrant cup of tea? How about a mug created specifically for your niche audience? Use this guide to customize your own mug creation with a silly saying or unforgettable imagery, then sell it to your niche audience

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Topics: Guides, Tips and Tactics, Print-on-Demand

5 Traits All Successful Ecommerce Businesses Share

Posted by Ngan Ton on Feb 28, 2019 9:00:00 AM

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Successful ecommerce businesses are not built on luck alone. At any given moment, there are at least a dozen competitors vying for consumer attention with products that offer little variation in aesthetics, price, and quality. And yet there's always a handful who manage to outdo the competition. What sets them apart?

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Topics: Tips and Tactics, Entrepreneurship

10 Best Tips to Work from Home Productively

Posted by Ngan Ton on Feb 20, 2019 9:30:00 AM

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Those familiar with the many joys of working from home (WFH)—whether you’re freelancing, self-employed, or telecommuting—must also be familiar with its many pitfalls.

Arguably the biggest benefit to WFH is the freedom to control when, how, and where you work. It's no wonder that studies show remote workers tend to be happier, healthier, and less likely to quit.

However, inviting work into your home can blur the boundary between your personal and professional lives. This can swing either way: you work way more than you need to or you become too comfortable and unproductive. 

So how are you supposed to avoid the trappings of either side? The key to WFH successfully is to create habits and spaces that help you focus. We know a thing or two about this part, so here are our 10 best tips to work from home productively.

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Topics: Tips and Tactics, Entrepreneurship

10 Tips for Keeping Your Business Resolutions

Posted by Ngan Ton on Feb 6, 2019 9:30:00 AM

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New Year's resolutions are a great way to make positive changes in your life, whether it's getting healthier, going to bed earlier, or spending less money. Similarly, they're a great opportunity for many business owners to start the year off strong.

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Topics: Tips and Tactics, Holidays, Entrepreneurship

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