New Feature Alert: Introducing Hi-5 on Discover!

Exciting news! We just added a cool new feature to Threadless Discover: say hi to Hi-5! Hi-5 is a fun new way for Shop customers to show some love to your designs. Now when you look at the designs in Discover, there’s a little clickable heart that appears on the corner of each design. When you tap that heart, boom! You’ve Hi-5’d a design and spread some good vibes. It’s basically the new “like”. ♥     ♥     ♥ How it helpsRead more

Sneak Peek: 10 New Apparel Products Coming to Artist Shops

Get ready: something wicked awesome this way comes! Over the next few months, we’re going to be rolling out some rad new apparel products for your Artist Shop. We’ll send you a heads up the moment you can start adding them so you don’t miss a thing. But in the meantime, here’s a little illustrated sneak preview of the 10 new products coming soon. 👀 .     .     . Real quick: a note from us to you! We careRead more

How Much Should You Charge for Your Art?

Any creative, artist, and entrepreneur can relate to the tricky business of figuring out how to price your products. How much is too much? Too little? While it’s only natural to worry about overcharging, you also want to be sure you’re charging enough so that you’ll actually make money, whether it’s for yourself or for a good cause. That’s why we created a tool that will make calculating your prices a snap: the Artist Shops Pricing Calculator.  Those of you who canRead more

New Year, New Us: Introducing Artist Shops 2.0!

Happy New Year! They say, “New year, new you”, and for us? That means announcing that Artist Shops has officially been upgraded to Artist Shops 2.0! 2017 was huge; there were tons of updates made, and we couldn’t have done that without your input! We took all of your feedback from last year and used it to make your Artist Shops experience even better. Let’s look back at some of the biggest changes and additions made in 2017. Artist ShopsRead more

Let’s Reflect: The Threadless 2017 Year in Review!

Happy 2018! It’s hard to believe that the ball has been dropped, the kisses have been kissed, and the new year has officially been rung in. 2017 marked Threadless’s 17th birthday and before we start our 2018 resolutions, we wanted to celebrate the Threadless & Artist Shops community with a little year in review. 2017 was an innovative year; Artist Shops became discoverable on Threadless with the Discover Feed, released tons of new Artist Shops features to make Shops even more customizable,Read more

Going on a Holiday Road Trip? Listen to Our Podcast!

Going on a road trip for the holidays this year? We’ve got just the thing for you to get through those hours on the road: The Threadless Podcast! If you haven’t checked out our podcast yet, 1: we forgive you and 2: here’s the gist: we talk to creatives from all different corners of the creative world about art, creativity, and everything in between. From comic writer and illustrator Sina Grace to Bojack Horseman production designer Lisa Hanawalt to guitarist and founder of Bad Religion,Read more

Update: Artist Shops products on Threadless!

***UPDATE!*** Exciting news! Now you can search for Discover products and Artist Shops right on Threadless.com! You and your customers can now search for Discover Products as well as for Artist Shops by design title, Shop name, by tags, and even filter by department and style on Threadless! You asked, we listened, and the wait is finally over. What are you waiting for? Try it out here! Putting your shop together is easy. Getting your shop in front of new eyes? That can beRead more

Announcing the Artist Shops Accelerator Program!

Want a financial boost to get your creative business up and running? Now’s your chance! Introducing the Artist Shops Accelerator program! Threadless is giving out $100K between four lucky shop owners to help them grow their Artist Shop into a successful, thriving business in 2018. That’s $25K you could put towards funding a solid Facebook ad marketing plan, new art supplies, to hire assistants, for securing a booth at a comic convention – the possibilities are endless! So what do you haveRead more

Your Shop Could be Featured!

Thanksgiving may get all the attention in November, but Small Business Saturday (November 25th) and Giving Tuesday (November 28th) are where it’s at! These two mini-holidays celebrate two of the things that we here at Artist Shops find super important: small, independent businesses (like artists!) and people who add positive vibes to the world by using their profits and designs to donate to good causes. So this year in honor of these two great days, we’re featuring some awesome Artist Shops and yoursRead more

Introducing New Wall Art and Drinkware!

‘Tis nearly the season to get ready for holiday shoppers! You’re gonna want to get your online shop prepped and ready for the holiday shopping season before it even begins, or to at least look ahead and have a plan. If you’ve been looking for ways to spruce up your shop, you’re in luck! Introducing five new products to add to your Artist Shop!  Water bottles (+ a carabiner!) Mounted aluminum prints Standard mugs in black Mounted acrylic prints Travel mugs with aRead more

How to Get Your Online Store Ready for the Holidays

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…especially for making sales! ‘Tis the season to get gift shopping, and because of this, the holidays are prime time for your to get an extra boost in sales and publicity for your store. Here are some tips for how to get your online store ready for the holidays! Update Your Online Store with Holiday Graphics & Sale Info Making a holiday-ized version of your business homepage and social media profile photos isRead more

Even More Ways to Sell Your Artist Shop Products

We just made it even easier for customers to buy your products on Threadless with two new updates to the ‘Discover’ section: the shared cart and the ‘Buy Now’ button! In case you haven’t discovered “Discover Artist Shops” yet, let’s get you up to speed! It’s a page right on Threadless where you and potential customers can find thousands of new Artist Shops designs all in one place (full deets here), making you discoverable to all of Threadless’s audience and connecting you to tons of potentialRead more