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Why many artists suck at marketingWell. I can at least say that the average artist's mentality towards marketing never ceases to amaze me.Why many artists suck at marketing by =DamaiMikaz
Either the guys here are young and naive --that's what I hope it is, since still being pure hearted in a time like this is good-- or they are willingly unaware of what's happening around them.
It all started with a question that came to my mind.
Would people be willing to pay a few point in exchange for a feature on a busy page?
How I got to the idea?
Well, I'm doing contests and giveaways now and then. Things for the community, you'd say. To get some feedback, feature stuff, promoting unknown artists, and that kind of stuff. In order to host those contests and giveaways I often need DeviantArt points. Now, I do get a lot of them by sheer donation. But that always seemed a bit empty to me. So I thought up some kind of idea. To give beginning artists the chance to get featured, and make use of the traffic on my page, in order to get their work viewed by people all over the website. S
2013 Secret Santa Sign-ups! (Sign-Ups CLOSED)Special issue of PD, hot off the press!2013 Secret Santa Sign-ups! (Sign-Ups CLOSED) by %PokemonDaily
Your eyes aren't deceiving you! It's a Secret Santa! Everyone's a winner here, so grab your supplies and get ready to make some festive art, have fun, and throw in a little something to the PD family! It's all pretty simple how it works and as long as you follow the guidelines and stick with us, you'll have a blast!
What's a Secret Santa? Pretty much an art trade with a twist! You know who you are making art for, but you dunno who's making art for you! This one in particular will feature Pokemon, you'll be given what the other person's fav Pokemon, or if they have an actual pokemon character or trainer/Pokemon duo. The only thing you'll be required to draw is a Pokemon! Anything else will be up to you personally to choose: i.e if the person you're working for has a trainer OC to go with their pokemon, you do not have to draw the trainer unless you want to! Each person will be responsible for a fully colored and shaded image