3 Easy Ways to Sell Your Artwork
Odds are if you're talented in any area of art, there's a customer base for you. Photographers, painters, sculptors, jewelry makers, sketch artists - you name it, there's probably a customer waiting to buy your artwork!
For freelance entrepreneurs and photographers like Edward Tomasso looking to make profit from their passion, there are several ways to monetize what those artists create. Contrary to popular belief, it's actually quite easy!
Here are 3 easy ways to make a profit from your artwork!
Etsy is an online global marketplace designed specifically for small businesses and entrepreneurs to sell anything from "handcrafted pieces to vintage treasures." It was designed to create a sense of community and support for these small businesses and foster e-commerce and sustainability within the small business community and open the doors to a global market. You can create a profile, upload images of your work/goods, and start selling! portion of your profits go back to Etsy for hosting your sales.
You can often find small business and local crafter's shows in cities and towns throughout the year. If you contact your town or city board or small business coalitions, you can reserve yourself a table to sell your goods. These markets are a great way to not only sell your goods, but to engage in marketing efforts to a new audience. The marketing for the event itself brings a new audience directly to you!
Facebook marketplace is also an easy way to try to sell your goods - and, it's free! Similar to Etsy, you can post images of your work on Facebook marketplace and create a meet-up in person to sell your art. This is a bit more hit-or-miss, but it's a fun way to get a head start on selling your work without an investment!