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PODCAST: "Staying in touch with the art dealer who said NO" with Susan Mumford Post

[SUBSCRIBE TO OUR PODCAST ON ITUNES] About this 3-minute episode:  It takes time to develop professional relationships. A real-life story outlines how investing in long-term relationship building can pay off, and what you can do in practical terms.  Press 'Play' and Enjoy:

3) Podcast with Susan Mumford 926 views
Empowering you Digitally: 1-2-1 programme Post

Have you wondered how to set up and measure email marketing campaigns using a professional platform? Social media? Managing your art inventory? Let us introduce you to our digital whiz, Savannah Herrera!She's delighted to offer one-to-one training to help you get up and running on digital marketing, computer applications and much more. These one to one sessions are designed for the ...

2) 121 Programme: Info, Insight + Inspiration :-) 2813 views
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In advance of our forthcoming online course Making It As An Artist in the 21st Century (starting September 19th!), BSAA Founder Susan Mumford is presenting a 10-part video series. These 10 tips for professional artists form 10 key elements to not only surviving, but thriving, in a changing art world. After all, we're here to help you thrive in a ...

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How climbing rocks is akin to taking calculated risks Post

from our Sunday reading series - a weekly blog post (subscribe here) You know how some things that have been said play in your mind time and time again? One such instance was a conversation between my other half Chris and myself, when he made a comment about something being a risk. I made a quick retort, which keeps coming to mind. The response ...

1) RECOMMENDED-> Susan Mumford + Chris King's Blog 964 views
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In advance of our forthcoming online course Making It As An Artist in the 21st Century (starting September 19th!), BSAA Founder Susan Mumford is presenting a 10-part video series. These 10 tips for professional artists form 10 key elements to not only surviving, but thriving, in a changing art world. After all, we're here to help you thrive in a ...

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Storytelling: Tales of First Art Sales Post

from our Sunday reading series - a weekly blog post (subscribe here) [Image above: Susan in days of yore!] Several weeks ago while in the midst of an online mentoring session, with me on one side of the Atlantic and a start-up art dealer on the other, she declared her current goal: to make her first art sale. This shot me back, not to the ...

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In advance of our forthcoming online course Making It As An Artist in the 21st Century (starting September 19th!), BSAA Founder Susan Mumford is presenting a 10-part video series. These 10 tips for professional artists form 10 key elements to not only surviving, but thriving, in a changing art world. After all, we're here to help you thrive in a ...

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How getting press is like getting a gallery is like... Post

from our Sunday reading series - a weekly blog post (subscribe here) Some long-term followers of Be Smart About Art will know about a piece of research we conducted to find the top ways that artists get representation by galleries. That survey was done in advance of the first time I gave the the talk, 'DOs and DON'Ts of attaining representation.' The topic ...

1) RECOMMENDED-> Susan Mumford + Chris King's Blog 1250 views
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In advance of our forthcoming online course Making It As An Artist in the 21st Century (starting September 19th!), BSAA Founder Susan Mumford is presenting a 10-part video series. These 10 tips for professional artists form 10 key elements to not only surviving, but thriving, in a changing art world. After all, we're here to help you thrive in a ...

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Seaside University (with a lesson on selling specialised items and services, such as art + commissions) Post

from our Sunday reading series - a weekly blog post (subscribe here) Buying something is easy. Or, perhaps not. Sometimes, understanding (and thus, education) is required. I have been made keenly aware of this on a recent trip to the South coast, where I gained a better understanding of a previously obscure (to me) bit of British seaside culture.What am I talking about? ...

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