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How to Increase Sales with Pinterest Marketing

Posted by wendy on March 4, 2015 at 9:35 AM Comments comments (7)

As your creative ideas for beautiful product offerings blossom with the onset of spring, your marketing plan may need a boost to do them justice. Have you thought about amping up your presence on Pinterest? If you’ve convinced yourself that you don’t have the time or resources to create a strong presence on this virtual bulletin board, I have a few stats that might just change your mind.


According to Sprout Insights, Pinterest’s share of social-media refer...

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The Problem with Donating Art and the Solution

Posted by wendy on November 10, 2014 at 8:20 AM Comments comments (6)

By Maria and Drew Brophy

“The folks that put on these fundraisers are not malicious people. They just don’t understand how selling donated art at low prices hurts the art community.” Lori Woodward, Fine Artist

There are many great charities in the world, and they need your art! But there can be problems with donating art to charities. The good news is, together we can help charities to get better quality artwork b...

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Princeton Creates A Buzz Downtown

Posted by wendy on March 19, 2014 at 7:20 AM Comments comments (3)


Ideas in Action; wrote by Andrew Tellijohn (Mar/Apr 2014)

Wendy Bursch has lived in Princeton her whole life. She has made her living primarily in marketing for other businesses. But when the City of Princeton and much of its business community established a competition aimed at filling several downtown business vacancies through the use of incentives and publicity for the winners, Bursch took ...

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10 Tips for Artist Development

Posted by wendy on July 14, 2013 at 12:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Artist Development: 10 Tips for a Successful Year

1. Start with a new song, a new piece of art or a new art form.

Finding the right "thing" can either open or close the door for your career. Virtually anyone can be an artist today, given the available technology and resources, so it's critical your art stand out and present something different from what everyone else is doing. Learn to ask for feedback and develop yourself from constructive criticism.


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Retail Gallery on the Grow

Posted by wendy on July 14, 2013 at 12:20 AM Comments comments (0)

The retail gallery presently has 42 active artists showing and selling. Everyday something new is coming or going in the gallery.

Membership Savings until July 31st

Posted by wendy on July 14, 2013 at 12:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Join today as a member of the Central MN Art Co-op or a "Friend of the Arts". It's a great way to show your support for rural arts programs. Join until July 31st for $50 (half year membership). It's a great way to try the co-op!

iPhone Photography

Posted by wendy on July 14, 2013 at 12:15 AM Comments comments (0)

This class is so exciting! Did you know that even National Geographic has an iPhone class? Technology is all around us ... you'll be amazed what you can learn in this class. We know you'll come back for "Creating Artisitic Images with iPhones".