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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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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 their art has not been promoted. And, conversely there are many...

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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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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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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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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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Where is Your Audience?

Without an audience your mosaics will not be seen, your classes might as well be unavailable, your brand is unknown, and your business is not engaged in commerce. Get the basics of audience here..

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Saving Time by Taping Patterns to the Table

QuikStik Mosaic Mesh does what it is supposed to - stick to stuff. A while back we wrote a ...

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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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How to Save Money on Mosaics - Idea # 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%...

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Grow Your Mosaic Business with Social Media

Getting more visitors to your website, more sales of art or commissions, or more students from social media - here are the 5 things you want to do.

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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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More Mosaic Art Sales Starts With "Easy"

Easy to do business with that is. 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...

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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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How to Make Your Mosaic Website Work for You

If you are in the mosaics business at any level your website is a critical component of your business. Your website can and should market and sell...

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The Beauty that is Silhouette Style

There is at least one mosaic method that has been essentially forgotten in spite of the vast creative opportunities it offers. The method is called "Silhouette Style."

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Be More Creative - 8 Science-Backed Ways

You are creative. Creativity is innate, but not always functioning at the level we want or need it be. As a mosaic artist you ...

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7 Revenue Channels for Mosaic Artists

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

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Your Mosaics Need a Story

A story can turn a most unappreciated thing into something interesting and maybe even a meaningful treasure. It adds ...

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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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7 Ways Sticky Mesh Makes Mosaics Easier

If you can make 3 mosaics in the time of 2, isn't that 50% more fun? If you are being paid to make mosaics isn't it more profitable? Self-Adhesive mesh helps you save time. Here's how.

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Making a Mosaic Business Get Off the Ground

You've had a big drink of the "mosaic kool-aid." Now, you want to make art all day every day, and you want to get paid for it. In other words, you want this passion to fuel a business. How do you get it off the ground?

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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 is Wedi Board and Why Use It?

Mosaic artists have discovered that this material is perfect for outdoor mosaics, reducing the weight of wall hangings, and even for sculpted backers!

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How to Use Self-Adhesive Fiberglass Mesh

I recently used QuikStik Mosaic Mesh. It has adhesive on one side. I was curious to see if it could replace the mesh I was using that required me to adhere each piece to the mesh. I was anxious, as well, to ...

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How to Price Your Mosaic Art

There are many variables that play into how you price your work, so I will talk about how to know what your minimum baseline is. It's a starting place.

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