How Shipping Art Can Help You Raise Prices

One of the most frequent questions I hear from artists and photographers is “how much” they should charge for their prints.  The short answer of course is “it depends”. There is plenty of online advice on how to decide this, including on our own blog. What is not asked as much is how can I raise prices without harming my sales.

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Is a Single Website Enough for Artists?

Is having one website enough? Most of us know there are many ways to showcase your art or photos and sell them as a tangible product. This ranges from Facebook, Instagram and Twitter if you use social media. There are also shared online market places like Etsy. All these are good, but it is the actual website that you own that provides you the greatest potential and flexibility. But there may be a good reason to think about creating a second website.

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Kodak Prints Now Shipping from Our Headquarters in San Antonio, TX

Over the summer our Kodak prints have garnered more and more attention by users at FinerWorks. This has led us to make some big changes from a new bulk ordering system as well as moving the production location. The bulk ordering tool for Kodak prints was implemented last month in July 2018 and this final week in August we made the strategic move to bring the Kodak print production home to San Antonio.  Now all Kodak prints are shipped from our main production facility. These changes came about as a result of several things.

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Batch Kodak Prints Tool

If you have a bundle of vacation photos or other images you want to make into prints on Kodak professional papers, we brought back an updated version of the batch ordering tool for Kodak prints. The batch setup tool allows you to  add multiple prints to your shopping cart, all from one screen. Below is a walk-through of what this looks like.

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Dropbox Integration

Dropbox is now integrated with FinerWorks. Uploading files to FinerWorks can be a pain if you prefer to keep then on a cloud storage service like Dropbox rather than on your computer or mobile device. Many of our customers who use Dropbox have asked us to make this easier so they can upload those files to FinerWorks direct from Dropbox.

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Does the New Sales Tax Ruling Affect Etsy Sellers?

Many of FinerWorks color lab customers are artists and photographers who use our drop shipping and order fulfillment services to have metal, canvas and framed fine art giclee prints made and shipped to their customers. Many have Etsy shops or sell on their own website. One of the pains though is dealing with sales tax. You have to register your business to get a Tax ID number and file either monthly or quarterly sales tax that you collect. But what if your customer is not located in the same State as your business. Do you have to charge sales tax to that customer and if so, how much?

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Search, Find and Print Stock Images

We just launched a new feature at FinerWorks which allows anyone to take advantage of a vast library of stock imagery. It is called, for lack of originality now, Find Print Art. We partnered with Shutterstock, one of the leading providers of stock imagery and have integrated a section on the FinerWorks website that allows anyone to search and find images for just about any topic and theme you can imagine.

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