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Selling Art Online: Information on Where (and How) to Sell Art on the Internet

If you're looking for the best place to sell your art online, then look no further. We've been reviewing the best (and worst) art-selling websites on the internet since 2007, as well as sharing tips and techniques specifically for artists selling art on the web.

We've also just updated our own line of artist websites to help you sell art online by combining powerful art-selling tools with sleek, professional designs. So whether you're looking for a simple marketing solution or a full-featured website to display your art, make sure to check those out, too!

Now, here are a few must-read articles on selling art

NOTE: Each of these articles focuses on art-selling techniques for the internet. For additional marketing tips, check out EmptyEasel's section on marketing art.

7 Tips for Selling Art Online (Getting Buyers to Find your Artwork)

How Building an Authority Art Website Can Help Me Sell My Art Online

10 Things Every Online Artist Needs to be Successful

And here are some of EE's most popular reviews

Imagekind: A New Way for Artists to Sell Art Online

Zatista.com: More Than Just an Art Marketplace

RedBubble.com: Online Art Gallery and Community

Want more art selling help? It's all below.

From the most recent article to the very first, here's everything EmptyEasel's ever published relating to selling art on the internet. Enjoy!

Last month, along with group of about 30 other EmptyEasel artists, I launched a new online gallery for contemporary art. I chose. . . read more

It’s no secret that the Internet offers significant opportunities for artists who want to gain exposure, network with. . . read more

Anytime I talk to artists, I almost ALWAYS hear the following question: “How do you get high-res images of artwork? I have. . . read more

I’ll be the first to confess that I enjoy seeking out new places to post my art online. It doesn't matter if it's an online gallery, forum, blog, or marketplace, I'm always tempted to join.

But here's the problem: I already display my work on my professional portfolio site, my blog, Pinterest, three online marketplaces for original paintings, an Etsy store, a POD portfolio,. . . read more

When artists first began promoting their work on the internet, many opted for professional, personally designed websites, which. . . read more

OK, folks, let’s brainstorm for a bit. :) So far this year we’ve launched Artwork Reveal—a new artwork discovery. . . read more

Artists like to feel that their work is out in the world, in homes and offices, being looked at, being enjoyed—being criticized. . . read more

Wouldn't it be great if your next big art project was paid for—all your materials, all associated costs—before you even started it? Hatchfund.org is a non-profit organization that aims to do just that, and more. It's a crowdfunding website (similar to Kickstarter, or IndieGoGo) but with a twist: it's ONLY for artists.

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The path that many artists dare to walk—from just making art to actually selling it—is fraught with stumbling blocks.. . . read more

As many of you may already know, I’m a big fan of Chris Guillebeau and his Unconventional Guides franchise. Not only did I. . . read more

Etsy is one of the biggest marketplaces on the internet for artists to sell and share their work. It not only has a great. . . read more

Now that we're well into the internet age, you're probably aware of the many marketing and sales opportunities the internet provides for artists. However, uploading your work to a website and creating an online portfolio also gives you a powerful way to understand and strengthen yourself as an artist. For. . . read more

Have you checked out Foliotwist’s artist websites? If so, you probably know that it’s a website service for. . . read more

In my line of work, I look at a lot of artwork. I’m lucky enough to see pieces from emerging artists, established artists,. . . read more

Not everyone wants original art for his or her wall. Many people love to support artists, but don’t have the money, the. . . read more

Not so long ago, artists were asking me if they really needed a website. But in a very short period of time, everything has changed—art is no longer confined to brick and mortar galleries, and online galleries are now as common as computers.

As a result, artists are more frequently asking me how many websites they should be on. Here's a recent question I received, and my. . . read more

Even if you’ve been a diehard gallery artist your entire life, this is the year to put your art online. Here’s why:. . . read more

As promised, today I’ll be sharing the results of last month’s “Choose Your Own Price” promotion over at Foliotwist.com.. . . read more

Not surprisingly, things have been pretty hectic over at Foliotwist HQ ever since we launched our “Choose Your own Price”. . . read more

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