Have you tried TikTok to share your art? Maybe you have heard about it and are curious about how artists are using TikTok and what the benefits are. In this episode of Breakfast with Sergio I speak with artist Nadine Robbins and find out why she loves TikTok and how she is building an audience of loyal followers.
Who is going to forget 2020? None of us are for sure. This has been one of the most challenging experiences as a person and as an artist. In this episode, I share the top five takeaways of the year. The things I learned and that have inspired me for the future. Don't miss it and share it with all your friends.
Goals are very different from New Year's resolutions. In this episode I talk about why goals can make a huge difference in your art career as well as how to choose the right goal that makes sense for you right now. Want to achieve the #1 in your art career? Register for FREE to the Goal Setting Boot Camp at: http://www.theartistnextlevel.com/goals/
Dr Yanina Gomez talks about three important steps to declutter your life and make room to achieve your goals in the new year. This session was part of the Goal Setting Boot Camp for Artists. A FREE online class to help you achieve your goals. Register for free at: http://www.theartistnextlevel.com/goals
There are tons of reason why you may not be achieving your art career goals. In this episode, I share the top four and most importantly I tell you what to do about it. Do not miss my free Goal Setting Book Camp from December 14 to 17. Simply visit http://www.theartistnextlevel.com/goals
Meet artist Ann Golumbuk from San Diego California. In this episode, she shares how she successfully released a new body of work that generated big sales before the end of the year. Ann took part of my annual Small Works Art Sales Challenge and had amazing success.
Contracts, business, liabilities and much more discussed today in Breakfast with Sergio with my friend Attorney at Law, Salvador Cicero. An episode you do not want to miss. Do you read the fine print in your agreements? You will learn some insider secrets today.
Need legal advice? Salvador can help. Visit him online at https://cicerolawgroup.com
Between elections, pandemic, social unrest and everything else, how can we regain focus? In this practical episode, I share my current strategy to refocus when all my other normal strategies are not working out and the distractions arise.
2:07 Regaining focus when nothing else works
In this episode, I had the opportunity to chat with artist Steve Prince. We chat about art, community, social and racial justice. Great episode you do not want to miss. To listen to the full conversation, check out the Artist Next Level Podcast. Connect with Steve on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/onefishstudio/
Your artist brand is simply your reputation of how people see you and remember you in the world. In this episode I share with my friend Both Inglish 3 key ingredients to Improve your brand and stand out from the noise. Conversation with artist, entrepreneur Beth Inglish.
Meet Chicago-based artist couple Joanna Cislak and Peter Blindt. They share art and life together. In this episode we talk about how to live and work in harmony as an artist couple sharing the same studio.
Meet David Hummer, Founder and Executive Director of the Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art in Wisconsin. Visit WMOMA at https://wmoca.org
Let me tell you the story of the Small Works Art Sales Challenge and why you should pay attention to it. Learn more at http://www.theartistnextlevel.com/sales
I received a lot of question from last week's episode on the 5 things you should be doing right now. Today, I answer the top six questions. Take notes! This episode will help you out. These are the questions discussed in depth in the episode.
3:24 If people are buying art on Instagram, why they are not buying mine?
11:35 How many hashtags should I use?
16:16 How often should I post on Instagram?
18:46 How do I prevent my art from getting stolen on Instagram?
22:48 Why some artists get a lot of engagement and I don't?
27:28 Is it ok to tag other Instagram accounts (galleries, curators, etc)?
Do you want to increase Instagram reach and engagement? Then you need to know what is working right now in the Fall of 2020. In this episode, I share 5 top strategies you want to try to get better results and increased reach for your art.
2:50 Five Instagram Tactics to Increase Reach
6:15 Instagram and the algorithm
13:48 Why You Should Use Instagram Reels
Let me take you behind the scenes of my Summer online art release where I will be doing a virtual 3D exhibition and more. I will tell you the different moving parts of the online show and how you can do it too.
1:06 Behind the Scenes of My Summer Online Art Release
In this episode, I chat with Marine Costello about marketing in social media in the now. After receiving a master’s in art history from the Ecole du Louvre last year, Marine Costello joined Parker Harris, where she handles all things press, marketing and social media. She created the platforms History Of Art Daily where she makes art history accessible to an audience of 80,000 (on Instagram, Tumblr, Facebook and Twitter), Art Featured where she share contemporary art (on Instagram) and Art Influencers where she posts tips for artists to grow online.
10:54 Marine Costello Explains Instagram Post Relevancy
15:53 Making Your Art Accessible with Marine Costello
Is life totally overwhelming you right now? I know an art career (and life) can be very frustrating sometimes. And there are a lot of sources for your frustrations. In this episode, Sergio shares with you the top 2 most common frustrations of sales and marketing and what you can do about it.
4:38 What's frustrating you right now?
19:29 Are you showing up to your audience?
The art world is slowly opening up and waking up to the new realities of social distancing and safety associated with in-person events such as art openings. Should artists continue approaching galleries? I chat about this topic today.
9:51 Art Galleries Begin to Reopen
Imagine living your dream life as a musician when an unfortunate head injury turns your life around. That is exactly the extraordinary and inspiring story of London-based Gabi Alemeida, a musician turn to artist in unexpected ways. Don’t miss it and share it with your friends.
6:54 From Music to Art After a Head Injury
Since the world has changed, so do my organization strategies to stay creative and productive during the covid-19 season. In the podcast episode, I share with you what I'm doing right now to stay focused day-by-day.
9:01 Why I Interviewed Artists During the Quarantine
11:14 How I Organize My Day in the New Now
In today’s episode, I chat with artist and co-author of the book Manifestos Reinventions & Declarations, Michal Foster.
The book is a commentary on this unprecedented moment in history. This is a book about Now. The New Now we’re living in and going through. We’re living in a time when a day can feel like it goes on forever. And since billions of us are going through the same experience at the exact same moment in history, we can all be shifting the world culture together.
It is time to organize your marketing calendar in a way that works for you and does not create overwhelm. In this episode, Sergio will help you to do just that! Enjoy.
5:00 Your Art Marketing Calendar
6:47 When to Schedule Your Art Promotions
11:22 Avoiding Art Marketing Overwhelm