Arts Smarts

Illustration by Jessica Thompson Carr (AKA Māori Mermaid)
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If you're feeling stuck and unsure of your next move, there’s a simple yet powerful Japanese concept that could help.
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Sam Grover
Photo by Diana Akhmetianova on Unsplash
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They can be tricky, but writing approach emails is going to be a key part of your career as an artist. Here are some tips from a pro on how to do it right.
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Sam Grover
Photo by Mr TT on Unsplash
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There are lots of industry job opportunities beyond actually producing art. Sam Grover caught up with Elizabeth Swinburn to find out her experience of how these careers can work.
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Sam Grover
Photo by Jason Dent on Unsplash
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Love it or hate it, the elevator pitch for your ideas is a key part of being a successful creative. Here’s how to get it right.
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Sam Grover
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Find out how you can grow your income and flex your creativity with passive income.
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Steff Green
Photo by Nijwam Swargiary on Unsplash
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Facebook is one of the best ways to promote your work. Here’s how to get the most out of it.
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Sam Grover
Alice Donovan Rouse on Unsplash.
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A newsletter is a great tool for building your rep as an artist. Sam Grover scouts some great tips for marketing via a newsletter.
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Sam Grover
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Sam Grover grills Chrissy Irvine on how to use storytelling to the very best advantage - whether you are an individual creative or an organisation
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The Big Idea Editor
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Sam Grover speaks to Judene Edgar about grants and the best ways to ask for money as an artist
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Sam Grover
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Sam Grover seeks out top tips from communications expert Richard Irvine for using metrics when you’re promoting yourself online
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Sam Grover