New Social Network for Art Promotion

New Social Network for Art Promotion

Art Profiles is a new social media platform designed to connect artists with companies, galleries and art-buyers. The service features a selling feature that allows artists to post free ads with their art works and prices, yet takes nothing on sales as some other sites do. According to the site, “…art-profiles.com is a leading International Art [...]

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Social Media and the Youth Art Professional

Social Media and the Youth Art Professional

Source: New York Times | Today’s young art aficionado needs more than the local city paper to keep up with the hottest museum exhibits or gallery happenings in New York City. That’s why some major art organizations and professionals are turning to the crowd sourcing-benefits of Twitter, and the tag #artstech to help them follow in real time. Art enthusiasts [...]

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Art.sy: Discovering New Art Online

Art.sy: Discovering New Art Online

We’ve caught wind of an emerging new online tool that may soon offer a unique interactive way to discover new art.  The currently ‘invite only’ website, Art.sy is setting out to construct a Pandora-style art discovery engine and e-commerce platform, powered by The Art Genome Project.  According to the site, The Art Genome Project is an ongoing study [...]

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Google Announces Adwords for Video

Google Announces Adwords for Video

Powered by YouTube, Google announces Adwords for video in private beta. This will allow advertisers to use AdWords’ already in place auction-based bid system, to seamlessly launch interactive video advertisements on YouTube and the Google Display Network. Instead of a click, you’re charged per view. Target options include search, by topic, contextual themes, age and [...]

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Five Artists to Watch

Five Artists to Watch

We’ve compiled a short list of some of the artists we’ve taken a liking to as of late, and who we think you should keep an eye on throughout the remainder of the year and beyond. These selections were made, not only for the amazing work they’ve been able to produce, but also individuals who’ve [...]

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Google To Encrypt Some Search Queries

Google To Encrypt Some Search Queries

In a move that’s certain to cause a stir amongst some online marketers, Google search will now no longer share keyword queries entered by its logged-in users in analytics reporting.  In other words, marketers can no longer see the keywords that were entered to arrive at their site, only that it was accessed through “organic search.” On the [...]

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Pluglocal.com: Classifieds for the Arts

Pluglocal.com: Classifieds for the Arts

Pluglocal.com was created to support the local talent community. It’s a series of free, user driven classified web listings concentrating solely on the promotion of visual and performing arts.  The new site provides a convenient medium for artists to connect with other artists, promote their particular talent or service, and have their work viewable online. [...]

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New Social Media Tool: Chime.in

New Social Media Tool: Chime.in

Debuting today, new social network Chime.in seems to take from the best of both (or three!) worlds – combining the sharing capabilities of Twitter, with the flexibility of blogging, and the social voting capabilities of Reddit. Ubermedia CEO Bill Gross describes Chime.in as an “interest network”, approaching content matter completely different than Facebook or Twitter. Chime.in allows its [...]

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The Power Of Friends (…of Friends)

The Power Of Friends (…of Friends)

Recent Gallup polls have shown, that social media strategies are becoming less and less of a new client acquisition tool, and more of a powerful vehicle for customer engagement; in turn fostering a community of relevant and loyal fans who will become encouraged to promote your brand through positive experiences.  Strategies are developing which target “friends [...]

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