I’ll admit it; I am guilty of using Facebook for it’s most sacred purpose–to look up old high school friends to see if they have gained as much weight as I have, and for procrastinating. I can get lost for hours viewing pages and looking at the photos of other people I barely know in person but feel intimately involved with from afar.
I do also use Facebook for important reasons like sharing the art and jewelry that I have available for sale on Etsy and RedBubble as well as for inviting people to events that I will be attending. Social media has so much potential for us as artists because it puts audiences (and potential clients) within the reach of a keyboard. We just have to know how to tap into that.
In March, I will be part of a panel discussion about how artists can use social media to their benefit. I would like to invite you to share how you are using social media. Do you use your personal Facebook page or prefer a business/artist page? How often do you post items? What do you post? What’s the most significant thing that has come about because of your use of Facebook? Are there any downsides to using it?
Send me your tips for getting the most out of Facebook and your Facebook links, too (and I’ll send you mine). I would love to “friend” you. I’ll share your links with my audience during the panel discussion and presentation, and help spread the word about your wonderful work.