The Artist's Roadmap to Multiple Streams of Income

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Using the Internet to Maximize Your Art Career


One of the biggest struggles facing artists today is having a solid plan to succeed at art in the internet age. The Artist’s Roadmap to Multiple Streams of Income focuses on a modern approach for the technology-driven world. Organized into four easy-to-understand parts, this book covers topics from the mindset and tools an artist needs, to marketing your art on social media, licensing your work, and getting jobs in the industry. You will learn how to set up an art career with multiple sources of income coming in, how to set goals, and develop a personalized plan for artistic success.


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The Artist's Roadmap to Multiple Streams of Income Using the Internet to Maximize Your Art Career

Learn to maximize your art career using the internet!The Artist's Roadmap to Multiple Streams of Income is written by our very own Fahim Niaz, Founder at Graphixly, and Liz Staley, Clip Studio author extraordinaire! This book was written with an emphasis on empowering the modern day artist with a solid plan to succeed in the internet age. Topics such as mindset, tools, marketing, social media, and creating a plan to set up multiple revenue streams are all covered in this resource for the modern artist. The book is comprised of 14 chapters written in an easy to read format. Approximately 206 pages.

Want the Kindle version or the Paperbook version? Check outThe Artist's Roadmap to Multiple Streams of Income: Using the Internet to Maximize Your Art Careeron Amazon!

"Far too often have I seen amazing artists fall short financially or quit the industry because of money issues. The reason we wrote this book was to help all the amazing artists out there to be financially successful through a thought process and plan that will help them generate multiple streams of income!" ~ Fahim Niaz, Graphixly Founder

The goals of this book!

  • Provide a modern look at the independent artist’s career path
  • Be a practical marketing resource that artists will reference over and over again
  • Help artists set goals and make a plan that keeps them in control of their career
  • Concentrated on concepts for digital artists, graphic artists, visual artists, illustrators, painters, comic creators, manga artists, photographers, animators, 3D artists, and concept artists. We believe this book will also be helpful to other types of artists, such as musicians and writers!

We’ve split the book into four parts...

Part One: What it takes to be an artist

  • Chapters Discuss the Basics of Being an Artist
  • What skills does an artist need?
  • What supplies, hardware, and software does the modern artist need?
  • To go to school or not to go to school…
  • What are you good at and what aren’t you good at?
  • Building Your Brand
  • Creating a Website
  • Navigating social media
  • Making lasting relationships
  • How to sell your artwork
  • Should you create free art?

Part Two: Promoting and Selling Art

  • Chapters on how to Promote and Sell
  • Creating a website and using SEO
  • Email marketing
  • Various social media platforms, including Instagram, YouTube, Twitch
  • Tradeshows, Conventions, and Partnerships
  • The nitty-gritty of selling, including physical and digital items (+ NFTs!)
  • Selling your skills (Graphic design, Work for Hire, etc)

Part Three: Licensing, Commissions, and Teaching

  • Even more ideas for streams of income!
  • Licensing work to stock sites - benefits, downsides, and where to sell
  • Are you ready to take art commissions?
  • How to not get taken advantage of by bad commission clients
  • Art Pricing advice (so you don’t undervalue yourself!)
  • Creating Online classes and workshops
  • Blog posts, tutorials, eBooks
  • Coaching and Mentoring

Part Four: Creating your Personal Roadmap

  • Some ideas for working in the art industry (magazines, galleries, etc)
  • Mainly concentrates on creating a personal roadmap to your own career success as a creative!
  • Picking the streams of income that are right for you
  • Setting SMART Goals
  • Measuring success and learning from failure
  • How to set up your business workspace and back up files
  • Time management
  • Understanding Business Legal Structures
  • Handling Money