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  • Find your Signature Story with AIB Art Business Courses

    Find your Signature Story with AIB Art Business Courses

    So you’re an artist, that’s incredible! The fact that you are able to pursue your passion is already a huge accomplishment. Go you! My Signature Story Got Me To Six Figures And So Can You With AIB Art Business Courses Online So, let’s find your Signature Story. So many people struggle with the question of […]


  • The Power Of The Pause In Running A Killer Business

    The Power Of The Pause In Running A Killer Business

    So many of you are starting your businesses in a fresh, new light of empowerment and with a new set of standards that you may have never used before, but are bound to keep you on par with your chosen work. It’s such a beautiful, yet vulnerable position to be in a place of learning […]


  • No more dillydallying. Make your art business a success today with the Profit Canvas!

    No more dillydallying. Make your art business a success today with the Profit Canvas!

    Have you ever felt like you’re caught in a whirlpool? You’re swimming as hard as you can, but you just keep going round and round and round. You’re getting tired, you’re still above water, but you start thinking, why am I even doing this? Am I going to go under? You need to start thinking […]


  • “Christmas in July” Holiday Planning Workshop

    The AIB “Christmas in July” Holiday Planning Workshop is here! (Link to reserve your spot!) Alexis Fedor is going to be teaching the first AIB “Christmas in July” Holiday Planning Workshop this coming Thursday, July 28th, and here in Artists and Business can’t wait for you to reserve your spot! In short, here’s what Alexis […]


  • Find your signature story and make six figures with our art business courses

    Find your signature story and make six figures with our art business courses

  • Let’s Talk about Physical NFTs and How Some NFTs of Art Are Becoming More Sustainable

    Let’s Talk about Physical NFTs and How Some NFTs of Art Are Becoming More Sustainable

    A lot of people grapple with the question: “Do non-fungible tokens (NFTs) harm the environment? And if you’re one of those people, well, that’s great! Let us explain, what we mean is we’re happy that you’re concerned about lowering your carbon footprint on the blockchain and protecting the natural world whether you build digital or […]


  • Grow Your Art Business Online – Interviews

    Samantha Kaplan – Fine artist Audience online and your relationship with them for the long term Karin Merx – Fine artist, illustrator, filmmaker Don’t underestimate your why. Your why it is you and your whole business Eric Lin – Fine Artist The past experience can’t harm you. You mind find out that outside there are […]


  • Ep. 117- How Your Why Can Connect Your Business As An Artist With Those Who Can’t Wait To Invest In Your Work

    Did you know that 90% of small businesses fail every year in the U.S. in large part because they don’t have a financial plan in place for their businesses that is designed to create predictable, consistent revenue? You may have known that from being a member of the Artists In Business community because this is […]


  • How Can Artists Make An NFT: A Step-By-Step Guide Explaining

    How Can Artists Make An NFT: A Step-By-Step Guide Explaining

    So you want to figure out what an NFT is, and maybe create a single piece or even a collection to sell online, that’s great! Congratulations, because making that decision means you’ve already taken the first step toward sharing your art with an entirely new pool of potential customers online. Go you! In this piece, […]


  • Build A Profitable Art Business Today, A Comprehensive Guide To Web 3.0, NFTs & Art

    Build A Profitable Art Business Today, A Comprehensive Guide To Web 3.0, NFTs & Art

    Before we dive into Web 3.0, NFTs & Art, let’s check in… how are you feeling? We know that the mere mention of something so super-serious-sounding may have you checking your blood pressure right now. (What’s the reading, is it good?). You might say, look, all this stuff is WAY too left brain, I’m an […]


  • Want To Make Money Making Art? 2 Simple Tips For You To Start Earning Today

    Want To Make Money Making Art? 2 Simple Tips For You To Start Earning Today

    Many artists find themselves with no financial security because they are truly afraid to deal with the money side of their businesses, which tragically, often leaves them with no business at all. But to feel afraid is totally normal! Just know that you ARE NOT ALONE and so many of us experience that exact same […]


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  • Ep. 227 – Why It Is Important To Establish Your Why Theme In Your Business!

    I want to talk to you today about the importance of your Why Theme! Now is the time to really dig into how to establish your Why theme in your business plan. You can do this by joining my Profit Canvas Free Training that starts on April 15th. If you are interested in joining then […]


  • Ep. 226 – Why It Is A Win-Win Situation When You Lead With Your Why Theme When Making An Offer

    Today I want to talk about the importance of making an offer that sells by leading with your theme. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Last week we were talking about how to take the first step to fulfill your good, better, best scenario. If you want to know what the good, better, best scenario is just go to the […]


  • Ep. 225 – How To Breakthrough Your Internal Temperature About Money

    Last week we set up your good, better, best scenario for bringing in more revenue. In doing so you’ve created the space and the permission for yourself to begin to bring in more then you have in the past. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ I’ve talked about in the past weeks is that when we as artists begin to […]


  • Ep. 224 – Why When You Begin To Make More As A Business Owner You Step Into A New Position Of Power

    What is your internal temperature when receiving revenue? This is such an important question that we’ve been going over the last couple of weeks. The reason it is important for artists to begin to make 6-figures as a business is because when you make that amount in your business the business can then afford to […]


  • Ep. 223 – The Important Factor You Need To Conquer To Create A Sustainable Business With Your Art

    Did you know that there was something more important that you needed to conquer before you actually begin to make 6 figures as a business owner? That thing that you need to conquer or have an awareness of is what I want to share with you today. Last week I was talking about the significance […]


  • Ep. 222 – Why It Is Important For Money From Your Art To Be Revenue For Your Business

    Why you need to be a 6-figure artist in order for your business to thrive for the long-term! (and what that even means..!) I wanted to share a story of a friend of mine and how he learned this lesson. When I was just out of undergrad, I was 22 years old and a good […]


  • Ep. 221 – Do You Know How To Make An Offer Online Without Question Or Hyperbole?

    Do you know how to make an offer online without question or hyperbole? Over the last few weeks, we’ve been talking about how to craft an offer online. Every artist needs to know how to craft the right kind of offer to the right people in order to start to build a business that is […]


  • Ep. 220 – Are You Ready To Start A Meaningful Relationship With Your Potential Clients?

    Are you ready to start a meaningful relationship with your potential clients, or are you still looking for a one-night stand? When you meet someone you can foresee you have something in common with, and you want to pursue a relationship with them, whether it’s a friendship or other, you definitely take the time to […]


  • Ep. 219 – Kelly Richmond Pope: How Revenue Can Be The Most Creative Part Of Growing Your Business

    Do you ever wonder how much consideration you should take when figuring out revenue in your business? Kelly Richmond Pope is an accounting professor turned documentary filmmaker who studied how whistleblowing impacts fraud detection and prevention in organizations. She directed and produced the award-winning documentary All the Queen’s Horses which explores the $53 million Dixon, Illinois […]


  • Ep. 218 – Jennifer Dasal: How To Craft Offers In Your Own Business

    Are you wondering how to craft offers for your business that truly resonate with you? Jennifer Dasal is the curator of modern and contemporary art at the North Carolina Museum of Art, where she has been employed since 2008. She holds an MA in art history from the University of Notre Dame as well as […]


  • Ep. 217 – Ron Reich: How To Grow Your Art Profits to Six-Plus Figures With A Simple, Heart-Driven System

    Are you wondering how to gain the kind of clarity that leads to inevitable profits with your art? Ron Reich is a coach who helps successful online entrepreneurs scale their businesses to seven (and even eight) figures through his advanced marketing systems. He works with emerging A-Player experts and helping them get from 6 to […]


  • Ep. 216 – Gladys Ato: Why You Need A Business LOVE Story

    Are you wondering how to gain the kind of clarity that leads to inevitable profits with your art? Dr. Gladys Ato is a psychologist, leadership mentor, and author. She mentors expert coaches & service providers to share their business LOVE Story™️ and elevate their authority as true industry leaders. Dr. Ato has been featured in […]


  • Ep 215 – Alexis Fedor: How My Artistic Journey Developed The Profit Canvas Course

    I know if you’ve taken the Creator’s Profit Plan free video training series you have likely listened to some podcast episodes that I have published. And you know that I am always either interviewing an expert in artistic businesses or another artist with an artistic business. Or I am sharing tips with you about what […]


  • Ep 214 – Jenny Dorsey: How To Invoke Social Change Through Your Art Process

    Jenny Dorsey is a professional chef and creative person based in New York City. She makes food to express the full arrange of human emotions even those not well suited for Instagram. She believes food has a special way of exposing the banal routine and social norms we find ourselves in. It can be a […]


  • Ep 213 – Carol Hartsell: From Fine Art To Producing Comedy: A Lesson In Following Your Joy

    Carol Hartsell is the Managing Digital Producer of Full Frontal with Samantha Bee and she books and produces a weekly stand-up show at Upright Citizens Brigade East Theater called Lasers In The Jungle in New York City. She works and lives with her husband Sean, with whom she has two dogs, two cats, and six […]


  • Ep 212 – Angela Andrieux: How To Find Your Artistic Style For Your Business

    Angela Andrieux is a photographer, blogger, and photography coach living in Chesapeake, VA with her US Navy husband and their cat, Pumpkin. She will photograph just about anything, but her love to travel tops it all. She believes there is nothing better than exploring someplace new, camera in hand. She also enjoys helping other photographic […]


  • Ep 211 – Sarah Cogan: Why It Is Important To Understand Why Your True Ideal Client Resonates With You For Your Business

    Sarah Cogan is a designer for film and television, with work ranging from network television to indie films. Through her work as a costume designer, Sarah created a garment bag company called Set Ready Go! The Ultimate Garment Bag which is the first garment bag to organize an outfit from head to toe and give […]


  • Ep 210 – Irena Ellis: How To Connect With Your Most Authentic Self Through Your Art

    Irena Ellis is an artist, educator, and coach. Her coaching is about inspiring and encouraging you to become the artist you already are. With a background in art history, art psychotherapy and art education Irena helps to connect you to your most authentic self, others and the world through a process called arting. She creates […]