For Arts Professionals in the Know
When you’re thinking about social content, think about the 70/30 rule of engagement. 70% of your content should be giving users interesting, fun, and shareable content. Do that correctly and you've earned the right to give users 30% sales content. One way to create good 70% content is to tap into what's going on in the world outside of your organization. This is called a social “sweet spot.”
As head of a digital marketing agency that works with high-end luxury brands, here are some of the key lessons I’ve learned and the four rules you can apply to grow your own brand.
It's impossible to deny the impact of Snapchat. The ephemeral content app has more than 150 million daily active users, and - according to Snapchat - is used by 41% of all 18 to 34 year-olds in the United States.
Whether you’re working in a swanky downtown office with 100 employees or if you’re an independent artist working out of your momma’s kitchen—Brand. Matters.Read More
If we’re going to talk about diversity, we also have to talk about inclusion. Diversity acknowledges and celebrates the differences we all bring to the world. Inclusion is about picking up all of those differences and putting them to work together, and using them to drive designed and desired outcomes. Diversity and inclusion are critical at Aetna, particularly when we think about our consumers—they don’t all look and think the same way. Our employees must be diverse so that our strategies and services are diverse, leading to a practice of inclusion that allows our customers to receive the support that best suits them individually.Read More
Artists typically have the hard skills needed for an art business: painting, drawing, etc. It’s the soft skills, like talking to buyers and closing a sale, that we often need to catch up on. In this episode, guest Vanessa Van Edward, a friendly expert in body language and sales, goes over how to make a good first impression, build trust, and get customers to commit to your art.