Marketing is a key part of any business – including being an artist – but thinking about “marketing” can seem very dry and dull, and make you want to run for the hills. Maybe there’s a different way to look at it? 

The biggest marketing job I’ve had recently is moving mailing list platform*. What a palaver. But it’s worth it, I think, as the new software is very intuitive to use and most importantly – it looks beautiful! I had a huge amount of fun choosing my “brand colours” and you can read more about that here.

Mentioned in this episode:

Alice Sheridan’s Time to Shine course

Helen Perry – Instagram guru. She has a course enrolling right now, if you’d like to learn all about how to make Instagram work for you!

Gina’s course Paint, Print, Collage and Stitch

My free course Create an Acoustic Stitch Book

MailChimp email marketing platform

Flodesk email marketing platform

For 50% off your subscription (forever) you can use my affiliate link

Life Force by Louise Fletcher

Gina’s exhibition ‘Paint, Print, Stitch’ at The Hub, Melbourn SG8 6DZ from 2nd – 26th November

Gone Fishing with Bob Mortimer and Paul Whitehouse

‘Abstract – The Art of Design’ on Netflix

Olafur Eliasson

Magic Eraser App


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2 Thoughts to “Blowing our own trumpet (24)”

  1. Rachel says:

    I certainly recognised many of the feelings and predicaments you mentioned in the podcast! Even when you know you’ve done something good, it is hard to say so aloud!

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