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Do you have a difficult time finding things to write about for your artist blog? In this post, I am going to share with you 110 art blogging ideas that will keep you inspired to write so you can build an online presence.
How many times have you put off writing an article for your art blog, because you do not have anything to say? Maybe you believe no one would be interested in your articles or thoughts.
The truth is people love to read blog posts about art.
Thinking about ideas to write about is one of the most challenging aspect of starting a blog post.
I can’t begin to count how many times I would stare at a blank screen when I first started blogging.
I knew that content marketing was essential for the growth of my online art business, but I had no idea what to write about for my blog posts.
One day I became so frustrated, I sat down and wrote a list of different topics that would relate to my art business and goals.
Today I never sit in front of a blank screen. I know exactly what I want to blog about, and I get the job done so I can go to the studio.
Here is a list that I have gathered throughout the years which will keep you busy for some time.
How to organize your studioFavorite music to listen to while creatingWhat inspired you to become an artistWhen did you start selling art and how did you startHow did you learnWhat medium did you start withHow to start an art blogWhat blogging platform do you use and whyDo you sell at craft showsHow to start selling art at a craft showWhat you need to know when selling art at a craft showDo you sell your art in galleriesYou to get into an art galleryWhat you use for your artist websiteHow to create an artist websiteHow to write about your artworkHow to tell your artist storyHow to start an email listHow to write an artist newsletterHow to connect with other artistsHow do you stay motivated creating artHow do you stay motivated selling artWhat tricks have you learned over the years selling artHow do you prepare for craft showsHow do you prepare for Gallery showsHow to make your art studio safeHow to clean your brushesHow much time do you spend marketingWhat are your favorite marketing booksHow to protect your drawing paperDo you sell originals or commissionsWho do you recommend for a printing serviceDo you sell on POD sitesHow do you balance your life being an artistHow to write a great title for artDo you belong to any art clubsTips on promoting art, what works best for youHow can people buy your artWhat are your policiesWhat is your artist mission and visionHow does art help childrenHow to save money on art suppliesHow to paint from reference photosDo you recommend an art schoolHow to travel with art suppliesUpcoming art shows you will be attendingThe best way for an artist to start learningwhat are your favorite social media sites to promote your workHow much time do you spend on social media sitesWhat advice can you give to someone starting to sell their artworkTalk about donations or charity your art has supportedWhat is it like to be an artistHow does it feel to be self-employedWhat are the primary colors you work withWhat are you grateful forHow to keep your accounting organized
Download and print this list to help keep you inspired to write and build your art business.
Art marketing is about getting people to see your artwork.
There are so many artists online trying to do exactly what you are trying to do, and that is to sell art.
Art collectors are searching online every day for art like yours.
So what do you have to do to get them to notice your artist website?
You must create a content marketing plan that will help you to rank high in Google’s search for the keywords your target audience is searching.
So how do you start?
The first thing you will need to do is to write down your art business objectives.
* What do you want to achieve with your blog posts?
* Do you want more traffic to your website?
* Do you want to sell fine art?
* Do you want to sell giclee prints?
* Do you want to sell art teaching courses?
* Do you want to sell wearable art?
Sit down and write down in detail what you want to achieve in six months, one year, and five years from now.
The first step is to pick a topic you want to write about.
On a piece of paper, write down the objectives of the post.
* Why are you writing the post?
* What do you want the reader to get out of the post?
* What do you want the reader to do after reading the post?
The next step is to break down the post idea into subjects.
The subjects are like chapters of a book.
How To Clean Paint Brushes – Title of the post
* Why Is It Important To Clean Your Brushes
* How To Clean The Brushes With The Solvents
* How To Store The brushes
The above is an example of how I would start a blog post.
The next step is to add valuable content that supports the subjects.
After you have finished the writing, check it for grammar and spelling errors with Grammarly.
Add images to the post and optimize the post for SEO. I use Yoast and KeySearch for SEO optimization and Keyword strategy.
The last step is to read the post and see if there is anything that you missed or if there is anything that you would like to add to the post to make it more valuable to the reader.
So how do you master the art of blogging?
The answer is simple. Just start blogging.
The more you blog, the better you will become at writing content that attracts your target audience.
Just like your artistic skills enhanced over the years, your writing skills will also improve.
Use tools like Yoast and KeySearch for SEO.
Many artists ask me, is blogging a good idea?
Blogs are the fuel that drives a tremendous amount of free organic traffic to websites.
Developing a content marketing plan is essential for any artist trying to sell their artwork online.
Since blogging isn’t that easy, and the search engines are policing your efforts, should a small business maintain a blog? Yes. Your website is more likely to appear higher in the search engine result pages if you have a blog than if you don’t. And those results are important now that more and more people are turning to the Internet to get information and make purchases. (Source: Mike Kappel, Entrepreneur.com)
WordPress is the best blogging platform for online art businesses.
WordPress is not just a blogging platform, but it can also be an e-commerce platform with the free WordPress plugin WooCommerce.
About 60% of CMS sites are built on WordPress. Over 400 million people visit WordPresssites each month. (Source: Hostingtribunal)
With those numbers, you can feel confident using WordPress for your online art business.
Just go to BlueHost to get your artist website up in only a few minutes.
The primary objective of any content marketing plan is to get people to read the content and have them visit your website.
You want people to read your posts, enjoy what you write about, and share your work with their friends and family.
But how do you get people to discover your artist blog so they can read your content?
The answer is to optimize your blog posts with keywords that your target audience is searching for in Google’s search.
There are two ways you can go about choosing what the best keywords are for your art blog.
The first way is to guess what your potential buyers are searching for online.
From experience, I must tell you that this strategy does not work.
I spent a year guessing what keywords I should be trying to rank for, and I wasted a lot of time writing articles that nobody read.
After a year of seeing my traffic trickle in, I became frustrated and started to research what I was doing wrong.
I took an SEO course, and one of the things that I learned was not to write posts that people are not searching for online.
This makes sense. If nobody is searching for the topic you are writing about, your post will never be read.
The good news is that there is a very affordable, powerful keyword tool that is available to help you discover what keywords your buyers are searching for and so much more.
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As you can see, there is a lot you can write about that will inspire, motivate, and educate art collectors and artists. I could have gone on for days writing topics for you, but I think this will give you a good starting point.
You will find that as you go down the list, you will think of other ideas you would like to write about. I recommend writing down any ideas that pop up in your mind. I have lost many great ideas because I didn’t want to spend the time writing it down. Now I will stop what I am doing to jot down a few notes.
Before you write, go through the list and see what topic creates a spark. Start writing about that subject. You will find it to be easier to write about something you are motivated to write about.
Below are some of the most famous art marketing courses that will grow your online art business:
Most Popular – How to Make a Living Selling What You Make by Megan Auman
How to Build a Business While Learning Your Craft by Megan Auman
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