Do you love art or a specific art form? Create an online artist business and share your magnificent creations with the world.
Today there are so many wonderful artisans and art mediums – many of whom are extremely creative and talented, but don’t know anything about marketing their beautiful creations.
Help them bring their art to life with your blend of internet business ideas, savvy, and a love of the arts!
Support a variety of artisans by creating your own unique online artist mall featuring artists from your town, a region, or a specific country -- whatever you love!
What fun to connect art
lovers throughout the world with the different treasures you find and the ones that will find you with your business . . . :)
You can choose to focus your online gallery towards art collectors or the layperson who buys the occasional artistic piece for their home or office.
Or there are other options -- help teach artistic techniques, have your featured artists provide e-classes, or provide instructions for making unique gifts, clothes, or home decorations.
I personally love to get on the internet and see all the wonderful creations others have come up with -- limited only by their imaginations. And so many are easy and fun to make at home!
Provide patterns or recommend the materials to be used and where they might find the materials to make these beautiful items.
Think of the joy you’ll bring to the world as they discover wonders they never knew existed. Choose to specialize in one medium or offer a variety of complimentary mediums and artists to create an online artist business which is very robust and inviting.
This e business can be developed in the comfort of your own home or on your laptop as you travel the world seeking your delightful treasures.
See some of the Art Marketing trends on the rise . . .
Resources: Computer, high-speed internet, web design software, photography (or get your photos from the artists), photo editing/sharing software, knowledge and interest in art
Time Required: 5-10 hrs/week; full-time 30-40+ hrs/week
Training: Basic to Advanced computer skills, web design software, graphic design software, photo editing/sharing software
Market: Artists and Art Collectors
Home Based: Yes
Location: Geographic Flexibility (Local, Regional, National, Global)
Start-Up Costs: $500 - $2,000
Start-Up Costs: This can be a home based internet business to keep your overhead costs low. Utilize freeware and/or low cost shareware in place of
expensive software packages. Also,
search for quality online tutorials for minimal expense; investigate low cost computer/art
training at your community college, hobby store, or local recreation center. Request the artists displaying their work on
your site to provide updated professional photos – minimizing your time and
expense to gather these for your site.