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Tips for being an art world traveller: Part III of III Post

Tips for being an art world traveller: Part III of III The first two posts in this this three-part series focused on preparation, which goes to show, as with so many things, that it’s what you do ahead of time that makes all the difference. The bulk of this piece was written on a trans-Atlantic flight, which includes some amusing in-the-moment commentary. ...

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Tips for being an art world traveller: Part II of III Post

Whether you’re travelling a few hours from home or across multiple time zones, considered preparation can make a world of difference. Note: This article is the second of a three-part series on traveling, and if you haven’t yet read the first post in this three-part series, take a look, and to read the third, take a look.Part II: Travel bag essentials 1. ...

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Tips for being an art world traveller: Part I of III Post

At the time of writing, I’m seated on an airplane, and I have decided to create a set of three blog posts all about travelling. These are set to help you enjoy and make the most of travel, business and personal alike, on a national and international level. Enjoy! Part 1: Advance preparation and packing 1. Take great care in selecting the ...

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Are you an email demon or angel? Post

It’s a new exhibition season, and the email inbox is full of show invites. One special treat this has brought is a number of promotional emails that display everyone’s email addresses. I didn’t imagine that this would still be so prevalent. What this means: For starters, it violates the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) - which applies to anyone  who holds the personal ...

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Finding your authentic voice Post

Certain themes come up time and time again when delivering workshops and 1-2-1 sessions. One came to mind hot off the heels of delivering a social media workshop as well getting some fantastic media coverage myself that prompted me to write this piece (more on that later).That theme? Finding your authentic voice, with the result that you’re happy to frequently ...

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Getting technology to work for you Post

Back in 2007, I wasn’t sure what possessed me to buy the iPhone (the first one) The date is still clear to me, as my new acquisition was with me when I attended Miami Art Week that December, and those being the days before I understood about data roaming, well… you can guess what happened when using the phone in ...

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Smile! (You'll sell more.) Post

The idea for this post originated at a Be Smart About Art networking event at an outdoor market. Amongst the long-standing traders were students and recent graduates, who had taken stalls and were exhibiting and selling their wares. Everyone at the event was given an opportunity to mill about the market, and I bee-lined it for a falafel stand I had ...

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The beauty of making change Post

I used to say that I’d moved to London and not the United Kingdom. But here I am today, having just moved to glorious East Sussex, happy as can be. Am I still a Londoner, after 18 years living there? That’s a topic for a longer conversation. Listening to the questions and comments of others in response to the move, I ...

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Housekeeping... your email list?! Post

Email marketing is still relatively new in the grand scheme of things. It also changes fast, so anyone who has learned to make use of it is continually learning how to stay on top of advancements. And, if you’re anything like me, you set up your initial list, learned how to send campaigns yourself, and thought, “fantastic!” Good to go, right? Not ...

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Art Dealers' Bootcamp 2018: Mentoring, Webinars and an Artist-Gallery Contract (accepting applications to 12th Sept 2018) Post

Helping you to rock the many hats that you wear in a changing world.The Art Dealers' Bootcamp, in its fifth year running, has been designed for art dealers who have a life-long learning mindset. The world of art dealing is changing at rapid pace, and if you're to succeed, being agile is key. Whether you're just starting out or have been ...

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