Selling Your Artwork Resources

SOCIAL MEDIA

EntrepreNorth has launched a series of video tutorials to help entrepreneurs learn all the ins and outs of social media. Watch the videos here.

Instagram 

Instagram (IG) has some great features that will help you create amazing posts to highlight your work – you can find out all about IG Features here.

Reels

Reels are a fun way to show your personality or show your artwork in an interactive way. You can set your video to music and use fun graphics.

Messaging with Instagram 

There are many great features that allow you to connect one-to-one with a customer that goes beyond words.  For example, you can take short videos of how something looks in daylight, or get up close with details.

IGTV

Yes, IG has a TV channel!  You can do IG live broadcasts on IGTV, which may include tutorials, demonstrations on how you make your art, or how to do a specific technique.

IG Shopping

Take a look at IG Shopping from the perspective of the customer. Learn how people can shop, so you have a better idea of what your customers see and experience in the virtual shopping world!  Learn more about IG Shopping here:
 

Facebook

Facebook Business

Facebook has a number of resources that can help you promote your business and sell your art. Read all about them here

Creative Shop Tools

The Facebook Creative Shop has developed a number of tools to help you improve the quality of your content to assist with telling your brand's story. 

Facebook Blueprint

Facebook Blueprint is an online hub where users can discover online courses and training programs that can help you get the most of the Facebook marketing platforms.
 

ANALYTICS

Google Analytics

Google Analytics Academy helps you learn about Google's measurement tools so that you can grow your business through data collection and analysis. Learn the basic features of Google Analytics and how to interpret the data you have the ability to collect.
 

OTHER INFORMATION

Photo Editing

Erase any background and edit photos quickly and accurately without all the effort. Create professional designs for free with this all-in-one creative photo editing platform.

Taxes for Artists

It’s important to review Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) to learn more about what you are able to deduct from your income when you should start charging GST on your artwork, and how you remit that back to the government. Although this is not specifically for Canadian artists, it’s a good intro article on artists and taxes and will get you asking the right questions!

Linktree

Linktree is a great way to connect your audience to all your content using one link. They offer a free and paid version. Once you’ve registered and added all your links, copy your unique Linktree URL and paste it to the ‘website’ field on all your social media accounts.

Northwest Territories Business Development and Investment Corporation 

The Northwest Territories Business Development and Investment Corporation (BDIC) has developed an informative How to Start a Business in the Northwest Territories guide designed for the individual or group starting up a business in the Northwest Territories.