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More Mosaic Art Sales Starts With "Easy"

Being easy to do business with does not mean dropping prices, in fact it is the best way to avoid discounting. What it does mean is ...

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How to Use QuikStik Mosaic Mesh

A while back I wrote about my first experience with what is now QuikStik Mosaic Mesh and have some updates to add. Back then I was curious to ...

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7 Revenue Sources for Mosaic Artists

Mosaic artists have opportunities to sell art and services in at least 7 channels. Work in as many as you can. How many can work for you?

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Mosaics Need a Story (it sells)

A story can turn a most unappreciated thing into something interesting and maybe even a meaningful treasure. It adds value. Even more, if the ...

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How to Save Money on Mosaics #2

When you place an order for mosaic supplies, it is probably for less than $40 in products. Then you pay (if you're in the US) as much as 36% of ...

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Saving Time by Taping Patterns to the Table

QuikStik Mosaic Mesh does what it is supposed to - stick to stuff. One side of the mesh, the sticky side, is made to stick to your tesserae. The other side is ...

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What is Wediboard and Why Use It?

Here's what is great about it. You can create address plaques, decorative wall art, and anything else your imagination can come up with.

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2 Keys to Promote the Sale of Your Mosaic Art & Classes

There are and have been many truly great mosaic artists that are unknown and unappreciated for the sole reason that ...

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How to Price Your Mosaic Art

There is no hard and fast rule, unfortunately. There are many variables that play into how you price your work, so I will talk about how to know what your ...

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5 Concepts for Your Creative Repertoire

These inspiring glass-on-glass mosaics connect art and nature and reveal 5 concepts that can be added your creative repertoire.

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Use Branding to Sell Your Mosaics (part 1)

Your brand, in short, is what people think of you and your mosaics. It is a composite that includes your logo, tagline, art ...

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Use Branding to Sell Your Mosaics (part 2)

There are a few objectives that should be pursued in the branding of your product (art or instruction), your company (studio), or you as a person. First and foremost, ...

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3 Benefits Mosaic Artists Get from Pinterest

Think of Pinterest as an awesome adjunct for Facebook, not a replacement for it. Each give the mosaic artist a set of ...

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New Ideas for Mosaics - Need Some?

Most people have to develop creative ideas from time-to-time. You and I have to develop creative ideas all of the time. This article has 6 good resources.

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How to Save Money on Mosaics - Idea #1

This article will show you how to eliminate unnecessary postage costs from your mosaic supplies.

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What's Your Style?

Everyone has a style. It is usually less recognizable for beginners because it changes rapidly as beginners experiment with different styles in order to learn. As skills and preferences grow, styles...

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6 Ways Content Marketing Can Attract Mosaic Art Buyers

Content Marketing is really a new term for a century old tactic. For example, about 100 years ago, Michelin, the French tire company, wrote about restaurants to encourage people to...

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5 Free Tools to Enhance & Preserve Your Creativity

Creativity is more than an attribute of a mosaic artist, it is a valuable asset. As such, it has to be enhanced and preserved. These five free digital tools will help on both accounts.

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The Future of Mosaics

We participate in one of the oldest, best preserved, and most storied art forms ever known. So, will its future be so long and appreciated?

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