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How To Get Your Website Listed In The Dmoz Directory

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DMOZ is no more! The project was closed down on 17th March 2017. Dmoz iswas the larget human edited directory on the internet and it is without doubt an excellent place to have your website listed.

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Getting the most out of your website Part 1: About Me

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Setting up your artist’s website Welcome to this series of articles with tips on how to get the most out of your website. In this first part, we’ll be looking at how you can build a first connection with your visitors…

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Digital sketchbooks: The benefits of keeping an artists blog

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Blogging for Artists This month we are looking at the benefits of blogging for artists, providing some tips and advice as well as giving you an idea of the different blogging platforms available, and other online articles that shed some…

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How to spot art scam emails

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There is an increasing number of scammers or con artists operating on the internet and all artists selling their artwork online should be aware of this. Luckily, scammers are usually fairly easy to spot. Why scam artists? Certainly most people…

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Getting the Most Out of Your Website

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Having control over your own website is great! Changes can be made quickly and easily, and you can add your own artistic touches whenever you feel like it. It does take a little care and attention though, so I figured…

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Image Copyright For Artists

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Copyright is legal protection for the author of creative/original works, essentially this gives the author exclusive rights to reproduce, sell and broadcast the work. The laws are country specific, but many countries are signatory to The Berne Convention which gives reciprocal protection…

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How To Build An Artists Website

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Here we discuss the different options for obtaining a website for your artwork. Briefly, you can do it yourself, get a friend to do it, pay a professional, or use a website management tool (CMS). [1]such as [ArtWeb http://www.artweb.com] Introduction Do I…

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Preparing Images For The Web

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This section gives some guidlines on how to prepare your images for publishing on the internet. Image_Size_And_Pixels_Chart How_To_Scan_Artwork

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How to create a successful facebook artist page

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Many of you may have a personal account on facebook but would benefit from knowing how to create a facebook artist page that will help promote your work. Here is the twelve step process that will help you create a…

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Artist’s Guide To Becoming Self Employed – Part 2

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The second installment in our two-part feature, this time focusing on  the  legal (and slightly dull-but-necessary) steps you need to take to set yourself up as your own boss! Last year we explored the pros and cons of becoming self-employed…

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