Gallery Management & Profitability Blog

Running a profitable gallery in the digital era requires a different approach.

Website Navigation Menus: More Important Than You Might Think

Posted by Nika on 5/21/18 3:53 PM

Website navigation menus don't sound very interesting or compelling. But many galleries lose out on SEO, potential clients and sales because of outdated, ineffective website menus.

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Topics: Marketing, Websites/SEO

Sell More Art by Tracking Key Client Data and Interactions

Posted by Nika on 5/15/18 11:10 AM

Your gallery will sell more art when your sales team or art consultants are tracking these important pieces of information throughout the sales process.

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Topics: Sales

Increase Traffic to Your Gallery Website with Helpful Written Content

Posted by Nika on 5/10/18 9:36 AM

Art gallery websites all have one thing in common: lots of beautiful images of artwork. But to increase traffic to your site, you'll want to include helpful and interesting written content. Here's why - and how - to get started.

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Topics: Marketing, Websites/SEO

Mobile-First Indexing: What it Means for Your Gallery Website

Posted by Nika on 5/9/18 6:09 AM

Almost every art gallery wants their website to rank higher in search results, but many are not paying attention to one of the most impactful changes to Google's ranking system: mobile-first indexing.

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Topics: Marketing, Websites/SEO

Website Homepages: Common Mistakes Galleries Make

Posted by Nika on 4/30/18 9:15 AM

When galleries think about their homepages, they usually think about making a great first impression. Even so, many gallery websites include one or more of these common mistakes.

The end result? A poor experience for their website visitors, higher bounce rates, and lower conversion rates.

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Topics: Marketing, Websites/SEO

Improve Your Art Website’s SEO

Posted by Alex on 4/12/18 10:36 AM

We hear this from galleries and artists all the time: "I want better SEO" or "I've paid a lot for my SEO and I don't want to lose it."

What’s odd is that when we ask what ‘good SEO’ means to them, we don’t often get a straight answer. The truth is that presence on a search engine can be hard to define.

Below are some tips to help your art website perform optimally, so that you can establish and maintain a strong presence on search engines.

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Topics: Marketing, Websites/SEO

3 Ways Galleries Can Help Grow Their Artists’ Careers

Posted by Nika on 4/12/18 10:34 AM

Investing in your artists’ careers is good for them and good for your gallery.

By empowering your artists to market themselves, grow their networks, and take ownership over their own art business, galleries can drive loyalty and set the stage for long-term, mutually-beneficial relationships with their artists. Many galleries even promote such services when recruiting new artists as a way to attract top talent.

Here are just a few ways galleries are growing their artists’ careers.

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Topics: Marketing, Working with Artists

End of Year Reports: How to Help Artists Increase Their Sales

Posted by Nika on 4/12/18 10:33 AM

Take reporting to the next level — use it to help your artists create more work that flies off the walls.

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Topics: Working with Artists, Sales, Reports

Consignment Best Practices: How to Work Effectively With Your Artists

Posted by Nika on 4/6/18 11:31 AM

When it comes to consignments, follow these best practices.

Most galleries accept artwork from their artists on a consignment basis. It seems easy: the artist sends you their work and you give them an agreed-upon percentage or amount of the sales price.

But there are lots of details and things to consider to protect both your business and your relationship with your artists. Consider these best practices when accepting artwork from your artists.

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Topics: Working with Artists, Reports