Today's Featured Artist: Michael Godard
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Using your Instaprints control panel, you can create customized HTML e-mails in minutes which you can then send to your friends, family, art colllectors, business acquaintances, and more!
You can include your images from your website. You can include your headshot. You can include links to other websites. You can include images from other websites... and more! Best of all, you don't need any HTML experience in order to put together a beautiful e-mail.
You can upload an unlimited number of e-mail addresses to Instaprints and then e-mail all of them directly from control panel in a matter of seconds. Each person on your list will receive an e-mail from your personal e-mail address (e.g. email@example.com), and all replies will be sent directly to you.
Have you ever been at an art fair or tradeshow and wanted to be able to hand a prospective buyer a "menu" for your artwork which shows all of your available products, sizes, and prices?
Now you can!
Each time you upload an image to Instaprints, our technology automatically creates a PDF sales brochure for you.
You can print the PDF brochures using your home printer, take them to your local print shop for a more professional look, or just e-mail them directly to prospective buyers.
If you assemble a few individual PDFs together, you've got your own ordering catalog!
Have you ever wanted to offer a special discount to potential buyers?
With a few simple clicks, you can pick a discount level (e.g. 25% off)... set an expiration date... and then generate your own discount code.
Then, all you have to do is spread the word. Post an announcement on Facebook... post an announcement on Twitter... create a beautiful e-mail using our e-mail feature and send it to your friends, family, and past buyers.
Discount codes are a great way to generate interest in your artwork and attract new buyers who may have been hesitant to buy from you in the past. They also provide a great excuse to do a little marketing and self-promotion.
If you're looking for an easy way to promote yourself on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, your blog, your website, or your e-mail newsletter... it doesn't get any easier than this.
With a few clicks, you can set up a limited time promotion to sell a limited quantity of canvas prints at a significantly reduced price.
All you have to do is (1) select one of your images... (2) select a print size... (3) name your price... (4) set the quantity available... (5) set the expiration date... and start selling.
The whole purpose of these promotions is to allow you to offer your artwork for sale at a discounted price... increase your visibility on Instaprints... add a sense of excitement to the buying process... and, hopefully, increase your sales!
We have an events calendar which you can use to promote your upcoming personal appearances and events (e.g. art fairs, tradeshows, etc.)
Why is that important? Instaprints gets millions of visitors each month from buyers all over the world, and those millions of visitors can now see your events!
We have a unique geo-location algorithm which automatically detects the geographical location of each visitor and then instantly tailors the website content to suit that location.
If you're a visitor from New York, you'll see upcoming events near New York. If you're a visitor from Los Angeles, you'll see upcoming events near Los Angeles.
Also - each week, we send out an e-mail newsletter to our millions of e-mail subscribers, the newsletter uses the exact same geo-location algorithm to determine the location of the newsletter recipient and then prominently display local events to him/her.
Have you been in the news recently? Do you want to announce a new release or a site-wide pricing discount?
Instaprints allows you post an unlimited number of press releases on our press release page.
We gets millions of visitors each month from buyers all over the world. Those millions of visitors can now see your press releases. You're no longer issuing press releases to just your friends and family... you're issuing them to millions and millions of visitors on the world's largest art site!
Blogging is a great way to attract the attention of search engines and bring more visitors to your profile and your artwork.
Instaprints allows you to post an unlimited number of blogs on our site. Each time you post a blog, you'll automatically generate a new webpage which is meticulously designed for high rankings in Google.
If you post regular blogs on the topic of "landscape paintings", for example, Google will eventually realize that your a painter focused on landscape paintings... and over time, you will move up in their search results for that term.