Get A Handle On Social Media

By: Linda Riesenberg Fisler November 22, 2021 Social media can be a curse. It can also be a blessing. There is no doubt that it can be a time-waster too! So why do we even bother? Over the last few months, we have depended on social media to get the word out about the Artistic […]

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(6) Valuing Your Business and…

Avoiding the Titanic Results of Poor Pre-Planning John Anderson, AHA November 17, 2021 Series 1 – Blog post #6. The above illustration may be the most important visual you will need in your business startup process. In last week’s post, I said, “We all encounter setbacks in the quest to start an art business.” If […]

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The Advantages of a Soft Launch

By: Linda Riesenberg Fisler November 15, 2021 As you know, John and I started our soft launch on September 1, 2021. We focused on getting the word out through social media, the Art Chat Podcast, and our website using our blog. Today, I’d like to focus on the advantages of a soft launch and the […]

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(5) Valuing Your Business and…

The Opportunity to Check Your Pre-Planning Process John Anderson, AHA November 10, 2021 Series 1 – Blog post #5. We all encounter setbacks in the quest to start an art business. Purposes change and visions alter as you begin the process to make critical decisions involving your objectives. Looking at previous blogs gives us three […]

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Sometimes the Best-Laid Plans

By: Linda Riesenberg Fisler November 9th, 2021 First, I want to apologize for canceling the Chat, Create, and Cocktails on November 4th.  John and I were looking so forward to meeting everyone and having a great time. My second apology is for missing the deadline yesterday for this blog.  Last Monday, my husband, Tom, crashed […]

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Valuing Your Business and…

John Anderson, AHA November 3, 2021 The Chance of the UNEXPECTED! Calls for changes In a matter of seconds, we can be forced to change things. The event scheduled as “Chat, Create, and Cocktails” on November 4th has taken an unexpected turn. Tom, my art partner’s husband experienced one of those split-second accidents that hospitalized […]

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Why Did I Have To Be An Artist?

By Linda R. Fisler November 1, 2021 Sound familiar? Welcome to November! Our first week starts with a jammed-packed schedule. John is traveling over from his home to join me at the Asheville Arts Council Creative Sector Summit. Following that, we will finalize some documents, board member invitations, and honorary members. We are in the […]

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(4) Valuing Your Business and…

Filling in the Blanks… Refine Your Business Profile! By: John Anderson October 28, 2021 In the last blog post, I challenged you to start with a blank piece of paper. Is it still blank? If so, that’s okay because this is a lifechanging process. Even the best of us realizes that having an idea is […]

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Finding Your Own Voice

The Things We Learn By: Linda Riesenberg Fisler Oct. 25, 2021 This week in preparation for our launch, I worked on our Media Kit and Fact Sheet. Both are very important to your career and are especially important if running your own business. Make sure you check ours out in December when we post it […]

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(3) Valuing Your Business and…

Begin your Pre-planning… Set up your rewards! By: John Anderson Oct. 21, 2021 You are starting an art business and you have multiple reasons for doing this. To earn enough money to achieve true freedom and manage time, to live your desired lifestyle, find peace through creativity and achieve recognition,  create meaningful challenges and worthwhile […]

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