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ways to advertise yourself as an artist?

:iconliquidcyberpunk:
liquidcyberpunk Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2013   Traditional Artist
anyone have any great tips on advertising yourself?Perhaps pay rate requests and commissions?
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Pdexter Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
I would too suggest a portfolio. Keep it professional. That often means no fanart, no gore, no student studies (artschool-looking stuff). But that depends what your product is. This will probably help you "get out there".
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TobiasWeinald Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2013  Professional General Artist
Got the same problem. Well this site here is already not bad. Conventions and forums are not bad. Look for ways to get flyers and cards around. Besides your own website, a facebook account with gallery and news can also boost you a bit.

But most of all, try to get in contact with people. Look for magazines in the particular sector you're active in. Try to get the names of people, so you know them. Don't just talk with secretaries on the phone. Make sure people know your stuff and know YOU. It's hard and time-consuming but that's the way. Never give up on it and don't forget that luck also plays a role sometimes.
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aspacecowboy Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2013
Comic conventions, if that's your medium. Just expect to draw Batgirl getting it on with Supergirl. A lot.
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FIRSTxAIDxKIT Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2013  Professional Interface Designer
A real portfolio website that will make it onto search engines and business cards.
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Vulpimo Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2013
you just did that
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ApertureStar Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2013  Professional General Artist
Open a website and look into search engine optimization. If you need help with that, it is a service my company offers. Good luck to you.
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liquidcyberpunk Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2013   Traditional Artist
thanks!
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Pakaku Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2013
A portfolio, to start
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