It's hard for artists and writers to promote themselves effectively in today's saturated fandom marketplaces, be it Artist's Alley, Twitter, an online storefront, or even your Patreon page. What can you do to stand out and maximize your efficiency?
This month's artist and creator Q&A we took questions asked about freelancing, marketing, fandom, artist alley and more, and workshopped answers to them. These aren't the end-all and be-all for artist alley or online sales but are a good stepping off point for you if you're curious about the process or want to grow your audience!
We worked with Hurry Curry of Tokyo in downtown Seattle to host a small dinner event where Rowan and Andrea of White Squirrel gathered a variety of artists and creators to go over questions we had about artist alley, selling, online storefronts and more! Check out our list of tips, tricks and best practices when it comes to freelancing and exhibiting at artist alley!
The experience of creating a business from the ground up, launching it and growing it to where it is has been incredible. If you've wondered about the process, what people encounter in setting up a business, or even just how to get started, I've drafted up a summary of the last year.