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Transparency is Transforming the Art Market—CHF Interviews Bill Fine

A new openness about prices has changed the way art is bought and sold. The president of artnet details the impacts of this shift.

Hook—Hack—Health: A Successful Art Business is a Balancing Act

Professional artists must simultaneously articulate a unique message, maintain the health of their art business, and set themselves apart from the pack.

Sales Conversations: Don’t Fix Everything

We often refuse to let other people sit with something that’s been said and just breathe in it for a few moments. We fix it. Before it’s even broken.

How to Sell More Art? An Unexpected Answer

Art isn’t a job like making widgets, where you’re content to do the same thing over and over again for the rest of your life.

What Literary Artists Can Learn from Visual Artists

Visual artists cut a little straighter to the bone. They don’t have to obsess about the small stuff because if they can’t buy something they need, they’ll probably make it.

Professionals Need Not Apply—Originals Only

No one remembers “professionals” built according to the factory model, with its cattle call for generic, processed types. The rest of us want to meet originals.

Being My Own CEO: How I Modified My Mentality, Conversations, and Culture

CEO thinking—and being an artist-CEO in particular—requires extending ourselves, growing into it, moving up from our inner VP, which was probably an upgrade from our inner manager and inner shift supervisor.

Boosting Artists, Our Non-Obsolete Workforce

Whether you work as a city planner or a nurse or a school administrator, environments that feed your spirit help you work smarter, better, and more efficiently.

The Truth and BS About Outsourcing Large Chunks of Your Business

Being real about what we can outsource requires us to acknowledge that there’s no escape from doing the work. You can’t outsource a business; you can only outsource FROM a business.

We’ve Built a Learning Community for Artist-Entrepreneurs

If you’re still going it alone and digging through a mish-mash of help videos and course-selling sites, you can stop that now. Artists now have a place to acquire essential entrepreneurial skills AND connect with other artists.

The Thriving Artist™ Podcast is a Portable Business Education

Strike up the band. Let there be dancing. We just passed 60K, and the cake won’t hold all the candles!

The CHF “Road Show”: Coming to a City Near You

Everything CHF stands for can be understood from what we’re doing on the ground in locations all over the US.

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