3 Strategies Top Artists Use to Gain More Instagram Followers

Are you frustrated by watching the Instagram account of your competitors grow while your brand’s follower count has stalled out? Then it’s time to do something about it! Why should you care? These 3 strategies will help you get more followers for your Instagram account. The facts are pretty straightforward: 94% of all adults use social media! There are three tactics to use on social media, and I reference two successful artists to help to demonstrate these tips below. NathanRead more

A 12 Step Guide to Promoting Your Artist Shop On Instagram

We caught word of a pretty incredible Artist Shop owner milestone from fellow Shop owner, Paul Smith. He shared in our Threadless Artist Facebook Group that his Shop just had a major sale. The success sparked a great conversation about the ways Shop owners can use social to promote not only their designs, but to truly engage with potential fans, customers and like-minded folks. Paul breaks down some interesting tactics he uses to promote his Artist Shop and we encourageRead 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

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