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Selling Artwork: Setting up your Gallery

What is Your Gallery?

Your Gallery is an online store.  It is the place where uploading artists will showcase all their products in an interactive design. From the store a customer will get seller’s product, contact information, store location, and all other information in one view. You can see your Gallery  page by navigating to Seller Dashboard → Visit Your Store .

Settings

Banner

Your banner will represent your brand by using one big image. You should use a good visual interactive image to grab the attention of customer. You can change your banner by going Seller Dashboard → Setting page.

Bio

You can insert your Bio into the text box here.  Bear in mind the following information advice and guidance when creating your Bio.:

  • Written in third person (S/he – His/Hers)
  • A BRIEF description of your current work.
  • Your past: art instruction, influences, and what has shaped your art etc.
  • List relevant recent exhibits or venues.
  • List relevant recent collections or commissions, accolades, awards, etc.
  • Where you were born and where you currently live.
  • Add more relevant things and remove less relevant things over time.

Artist Statement

Vendor AcademyUploading Your Artist Statementt

  • Written in first person.
  • Be brief – only a couple paragraphs.
  • About your current art – not past periods.
  • Compel the viewer to want to look at your current work.
  • Don’t include bio info here.
  • Don’t mention other people’s work which has influenced you.
  • This is a statement about YOUR art.

Contact Information

It is up to you what you share on the internet.

The ONLY piece of information we suggest you provide is your country location.    Anything more is up to you.

Support Button

Every Gallery has its own ‘support button’.  You can edit what this button says.  It enables your collectors to get in touch with you.

You can also add support button from store settings and include support button text. Vendor AcademyEditing Your Support Button

Shipping Settings

This page contains your store-wide shipping settings, cost, shipping and refund policy. You can enable/disable shipping for your products. Also you can override these shipping costs while creating or editing a product.  More information in Vendor Academy → Shipping Settings .

Social Profiles

Social profiles help you to gain more consumer trust. Consider adding your social profile links for better user interaction. You can link every social networking sites with your store from this page.  ArtMarketDirect has a simple view and it’s easy to link up your other online accounts. Vendor AcademyAdding Your Social Profiles

Store SEO

Your store SEO can help you to increase your store traffic. You can set your SEO title, meta description, meta keywords, Facebook title, description, image, Twitter title, description and image. Vendor AcademyCompleting Your Store SEO

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