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78 articles in this collection
Written by Sarah Hughes, Sheeraz Haider, Altair Balmeo and 6 others
Artist Best Practices

How selling through Bluethumb brings you more sales.

What are the ripple effects when you sell an artwork through Bluethumb compared to when you sell offline/directly and just mark it as sold?
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Written by Edward Hartley
Updated this week

Direct contact from collectors. Questions to ask and best practices.

Best practice when contacted by collectors directly
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Written by Sheeraz Haider
Updated over a week ago

How to take advantage of Bluethumb's marketing efforts?

Understanding how Bluethumb's marketing works and how to be a part of it to get more sales.
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Written by Sheeraz Haider
Updated over a week ago

Fraud protection for artists on Bluethumb

How does Bluethumb protect artists against fraudulent sales/purchases?
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Written by Sheeraz Haider
Updated over a week ago

How does commissioning work via Bluethumb?

What's involved in commissioning an artwork via Bluethumb for a collector
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Written by Sheeraz Haider
Updated over a week ago

Impressions and Add to Cart - what it means and how should it be interpreted?

Details around impressions and 'Add to Cart'
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Written by Sheeraz Haider
Updated over a week ago

Understanding your new artist dashboard

Getting the most out of Bluethumb artist tools (impressions, recognition etc.)
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Written by Sheeraz Haider
Updated over a week ago

Introducing your updated artist profile

Getting the most out of Bluethumb artist tools
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Written by Sheeraz Haider
Updated over a week ago

Tips to increases engagement and sales on Bluethumb

Best practices to help increases interaction and sales online
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Written by Sheeraz Haider
Updated over a week ago

Artist best practice guide for more sales/revenue on online art galleries/marketplaces

Guidelines and research backed suggestions to help artists increase sales and revenue via online art markets and galleries
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Written by Sheeraz Haider
Updated over a week ago

Packaging Requirements for Artists

What happens if an artwork is damaged in transit (artist side of things)?
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Written by Sheeraz Haider
Updated over a week ago

How to link my Instagram account to my Bluethumb Profile?

Step by step instructions to link your Instagram profile to your Bluethumb profile
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Written by Sheeraz Haider
Updated over a week ago

Best Practices

Some great resources for Bluethumb artists new and old, to help make your profile attractive and visible to art collectors
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Written by Sarah Hughes
Updated over a week ago

How should I photograph my artwork?

Practical tips to help ensure your artwork looks the best it can online
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Written by Megan George
Updated over a week ago

How should I write my artist bio?

Tips for Bluethumb artists on how to craft a bio that's interesting and intriguing to collectors
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Written by Sarah Hughes
Updated over a week ago

Is my profile picture important?

Our top tips for snapping a great portrait of you
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Written by Megan George
Updated over a week ago

Frequently asked questions by collectors

top 7 questions and queries from Bluethumb collectors when finding that perfect artwork
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Written by Sheeraz Haider
Updated over a week ago

The numbers on my profile don't look right?

Details on the dashboard and profile statistics
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Written by Sheeraz Haider
Updated over a week ago

Someone wants to visit my studio and purchase directly - how do I go about this?

A collector has reached out to you directly and wants to pickup the artwork directly from the studio - read on
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Written by Sheeraz Haider
Updated over a week ago
Listing Artworks

How to price your work and pricing requirements for artists on Bluethumb

Pricing requirements and considerations for artists
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Written by Sarah Hughes
Updated over a week ago

Uploading an Artwork!

Best practice on how to upload an artwork - key points and trouble shooting.
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Written by Sheeraz Haider
Updated over a week ago

What kind of art can I sell on Bluethumb?

A brief guide to which artworks Bluethumb does and does not accept from artists
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Written by Sheeraz Haider
Updated over a week ago

Can I sell work by other artists?

Artist guidelines for ensuring Bluethumb artworks are original and unique
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Written by Edward Hartley
Updated over a week ago

Can I sell framed artwork?

A short guide to selling framed artworks for Bluethumb artists
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Written by Freddy Grant
Updated over a week ago

I can't upload my artwork photos

A quick tip for Bluethumb artists having difficulty with artwork image uploads
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Written by Sheeraz Haider
Updated over a week ago

Why isn't the price of my artwork changing from $0 or $30?

Quick tips for Bluethumb artists having difficulty changing artwork pricing
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Written by Sheeraz Haider
Updated over a week ago

Why are my images being uploaded upside down?

A quick tip for Bluethumb artists to fix upside down artworks
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Written by Sheeraz Haider
Updated over a week ago

How should I write my artwork description?

Some tips for Bluethumb artists to write a great description to match your great artwork
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Written by Sarah Hughes
Updated over a week ago

Why can't I publish my artwork? / Why isn't the image appearing when I'm trying to upload?

What to do if your uploaded Bluethumb artwork is not visible
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Written by Sarah Hughes
Updated over a week ago

How to reorder my artworks in my profile?

A quick tip for Bluethumb artists to manage their artworks for sale
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Written by Sheeraz Haider
Updated over a week ago

How can I edit my artworks?

A short overview for how Bluethumb artists can change their artwork details
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Written by Sheeraz Haider
Updated over a week ago

My artwork is listed as 'Ready to Hang', how do I change/edit it?

A short guide for Bluethumb artists outlining the difference between 'Ready to Hang' and 'Unframed'
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Written by Sheeraz Haider
Updated over a week ago

How do I list a diptych or a triptych?

A guide for Bluethumb artists wanting to upload a multi-panel artwork
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Written by Sheeraz Haider
Updated over a week ago

How to remove the word 'copy' from an artwork?

A quick editing tip for Bluethumb artists duplicating an artwork listing
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Written by Sheeraz Haider
Updated over a week ago

How do I edit artworks I've already uploaded?

Need to change something in an artwork you've already uploaded? Bluethumb artists read on...
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Written by Sheeraz Haider
Updated over a week ago

How do I delete or mark an artwork sold?

Deleting or marking an artwork as 'sold' from your Bluethumb artist profile
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Written by Sheeraz Haider
Updated over a week ago

I Want To Make All Artworks Unavailable

Bluethumb artists, if you're going on holidays here's how to quickly mark all your artworks temporarily unavailable for sale
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Written by Sarah Hughes
Updated over a week ago

Where can I find my recently published art?

How Bluethumb artists can view recent uploads
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Written by Sheeraz Haider
Updated over a week ago
Shipping & Couriers

I've made a sale, how do I book a courier for my artwork?

An overview of what to do to help deliver your artwork from artist studio, to Bluethumb collector
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Written by Sarah Hughes
Updated over a week ago

How do I book a courier, and how does the pickup work?

Instructions for booking an artwork courier online with Bluethumb
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Written by Sarah Hughes
Updated over a week ago

How should I pack my artwork?

The ultimate guide for Bluethumb artists on packing your artworks
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Written by Sarah Hughes
Updated over a week ago

Packing artworks behind glass

A recap on how to treat artworks framed behind glass
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Written by Sarah Hughes
Updated over a week ago

Labelling your artwork for shipment

Artwork labelling tips for Bluethumb artists
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Written by Sarah Hughes
Updated over a week ago

I haven't received my shipping labels and artwork is being picked up soon!

A short overview on courier labels for Bluethumb artists
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Written by Arna Gaco
Updated over a week ago

What happens if my artwork gets returned?

An overview of how returns are treated for Bluethumb artists
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Written by Sarah Hughes
Updated over a week ago

I'm going on holiday and won't be able to send any artwork. What should I do?

A quick guide to artwork holiday maintenance for Bluethumb artists
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Written by Sheeraz Haider
Updated over a week ago

A collector has just purchased multiple artworks. How does the shipping work?

A quick recap on what to do for Bluethumb artists selling more than one artwork to the same buyer
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Written by Sarah Hughes
Updated over a week ago

Can I sell my artwork to someone outside of Australia through Bluethumb?

A quick recap on selling art internationally with Bluethumb
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Written by Sarah Hughes
Updated over a week ago

Can I sell my artwork on Bluethumb if I live outside Australia?

Info for artists not in Australia who wish to create a Bluethumb artist profile
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Written by Sarah Hughes
Updated over a week ago