Get Your Incredible Art Featured on Threadless!

We at Threadless want to introduce your art to millions of folks around the world. Not just because it gives us the warm fuzzies in our tum-tums (it totally does), but because it helps you—an independent artist—succeed. That’s the sole reason why Threadless exists. All of the visuals you see on our homepage, social media, blog, and email newsletters feature original designs made by our diverse community. We use our platforms to put your art in front of people whoRead more

Numbers Don’t Lie: Grow Your Business with These Tools

If you’re an Artist Shop owner, you have the skill and imagination you need to make incredible art. We know because we’ve seen it! However, no matter how adept you are at wielding a paintbrush, pen, or stylus, you might not be familiar with the online tools you can use to better sell your art. There are two tools in particular that reveal how customers interact with your shop. Read on to learn how Google Analytics and targeted ad campaignsRead more

What $5 Will Get You in Social Media Ads

It’s one thing to set up social media channels for your online store and portfolio. It’s another thing to get people to click through social media to your actual site. Sometimes this is easier said than done. Enter social media advertising. Advertising is everywhere we look. At the end of the day, it’s a good way to get ahead of the pack and get yourself noticed. And I know what you’re thinking. Advertising = $$$. The whole “gotta spend money toRead more

The Best Times for Social Media Posts

So, the road so far: we’ve looked at social media channels you should be using, how to frugally use those sites for advertising, and how to make your posts on those channels super engaging. But WHEN are the best times for a social media posts? Minor details, right? If social media posts are published and no one is around to see it, does it make a sound? And by sound I mean internet buzz that translates into sales, fans and followers. Believe itRead more

Ideas for Creating Engagement-Worthy Content

It’s one thing to say that you have to make your content creative. But how do you actually do that? It’s easier said than done. The key is getting your audience to actually engage with what you’re posting. And there are ways to make your content stand out and to get people coming back. Here are a few ideas to get your brain storming: The Coffee Shop Tip Jar Method Have you ever been to a coffee shop where theyRead more

7 Tips for Creating Creative Social Media Content

Marketing yourself can be the classic “left brain, right brain” balance. On the analytical side, you have a mission: to build your brand. On the more artistic, right-brain side: you want to have fun with it and do it in a way that’s creative. You want your social media to work for you from a seller aspect, sure. But you’re also a creative – not a corporation whose one goal is to shove their product down people’s’ throats. So how do youRead more

How to Social Media

Shockingly, social media isn’t just for sending tweets that say “omg i love u plz retweet or ill DIE ?” to celebs (they love that, trust me.) It’s also an insanely good – and crucial – tool to promote your product and yourself. Let’s look at 1: what sites create the most sales, 2: which to use, 3: how to use them and 4: how to get creative with them. What sites create the most sales? Facebook is the leaderRead more