FAQs & articles for Australian artists wanting to sell art on Bluethumb
By Kate and 11 others12 authors112 articles
Bluethumb VIP Listing FAQ, Terms & Conditions
Changes to Bluethumb's Freight Calculations
How can I sign up as an artist and upload artworks?
How to Upload A Profile Picture
What do I need to know about selling my art with Bluethumb?
How does shipping work with Bluethumb?
Why should I sell on Bluethumb?
What are Bluethumb's Terms and Conditions?
Can I sell my artwork on Bluethumb if I live outside Australia?
Uploading an artwork
I can't upload my artwork photos
How to mark an artwork as sold?
How can I edit my artworks?
How to make an artwork available but with delayed dispatch notice?
How to write an artwork description
How to mark an artwork available?
Can I sell framed artwork?
How should I photograph my artwork?
Framing Preview Image Tile
How to mark an artwork as 'Unavailable' on Bluethumb?
How to tag your artwork with specific colours?
Bluethumb framing (and how it affects you as an artist)!
How to use keyword tags
Frequently asked questions by collectors
What kind of art can I sell on Bluethumb?
How do I list a diptych or a triptych?
Where can I find my recently published art?
Can I sell work by other artists?
How to price your work and pricing requirements for artists on Bluethumb
Why isn't the price of my artwork changing from $0 or $30?
Why are my images being uploaded upside down?
How should I write my artist bio?
Is my profile picture important?
My artwork is listed as 'Ready to Hang', how do I change/edit it?
How to reorder my artworks in my profile?
How to remove the word 'copy' from an artwork?
How to change my profile picture/photo?
Understanding your artist dashboard
I'm going on holiday and won't be able to send any artwork. What should I do?
What happens if I forget my password?
Availability Options for Your Artwork.
I want to deactivate/delete my account
My account is on hold/deactivated. What does this mean?
Impressions and Add to Cart - what it means and how should it be interpreted?
Packaging Requirements for Artists
How do I book a courier, and how does the pickup work?
My artwork has been delivered to the collector. How do I mark it as delivered for payment?
I've sent my order via Australia Post. How do I update the tracking details to share with the collector?
Your Go-to Guide on Shipping
How to list artworks when you're self-shipping your artworks/orders (and not using Bluethumb)
I haven't received my shipping labels and artwork is being picked up soon!
A collector has just purchased multiple artworks. How does the shipping work?
I Have an International Sale! What's Next?
How should I pack my artwork?
Packing artworks behind glass
Labelling your artwork for shipment
What happens if my artwork gets returned?
I've been removed from the Featured artist list
The Different Bluethumb Artist Profiles
How do I become a Featured artist?
What is an Established Seller artist?
What is a Rising Star artist?
Bluethumb Pro Plan Overview & FAQs
Auto-schedule Artwork Listings Overview & FAQs
Curating Artworks into Artist Series Overview & FAQs
What is a Collectable artist?
Custom Discount Codes Overview & FAQs
Why should I sell my art on Bluethumb?
Pricing uniformity and other best practices for Bluethumb artists
Tips to increase engagement and sales on Bluethumb
How to use Bluethumb Inbox to convert conversations into sales
Keyword #tags for your artworks
Can I sell my artwork through means other than Bluethumb?
How to take advantage of Bluethumb's marketing efforts?
How to link my Instagram account to my Bluethumb Profile?
How to link your Facebook shop to your Bluethumb shop?
How can I promote my artwork?
Artwork licensing tips
Why haven't I been promoted on the Bluethumb website or social media?
Guide to using Bluethumb Artist promote tools
Promote tools guide for Gmail
Promote tools guide for Wordpress
Bluethumb Art Prize 2023
I've made my first sale - what to do next?
Bluethumb Communication Policy
Someone wants to visit my studio and purchase directly - how do I go about this?
External links and personal contact on Bluethumb profiles
Bluethumb Inbox: How to use it and things to keep in mind
Direct contact from collectors. Questions to ask and best practices.
Commissioning an artwork for a collector - Steps & best practice
Sales Best Practices for Bluethumb Artists
When will I be paid for my artwork?
How do I change my bank details?
Updating your ABN details
Understanding your artist invoice from Bluethumb
Can I opt-out of the payment plans (zip, Art Money, Afterpay etc.)
I have been paid, though the payment amount seems to be wrong
Fraud protection for artists on Bluethumb
Does Bluethumb's commission include GST?
Does the sale of art my art on Bluethumb include GST?
I run a business. How do I deal with end of year tax information?
GST and other taxes
Why do you need my ABN, and what do I do if I don't have one?
How do I apply for an ABN?
How does layby payment options affect artist payments?
Artist guide to payment plans on Bluethumb
What happens if the buyer defaults during the layby payments for an artwork?