Now that you’ve painted it, and you’re ready to sell it, how do you go about taking the best photo? What is the proper price for your hard work?

In Styled to Sell, we cover all of these topics and more with in-depth articles on pricing, customer service, staging and photography from industry experts. It’s like a business course for furniture artists. New articles are added every week!

Here is what FPU has waiting for you in Styled to Sell…

GOAL SETTING: FINDING NEW CUSTOMERS AND THINKING OUTSIDE OF THE BOX!

What do you say to yourself when it comes time to put your work out there? And what steps are you taking to stay ahead of the competition or to take a completely different direction away from them?

Click here for a few ideas on discovering new buyers and getting new eyes on  your work! 

STAGING MINI-SERIES #5: BENCHES/TRUNKS

Benches are great sellers in any market. Whether you handcraft them out of headboards, build them out of furniture parts, or simply spruce up a bench that needs some help, you’ll find a line of people waiting to buy your creation.

They can be tricky to stage properly though, so CLICK HERE to find out how to choose the proper accessories for your photo session.

TO RESPOND OR NOT RESPOND – THAT IS THE QUESTION! 

We all have the lowballers, the asshats, the trolls, the people who come with no intention of paying full price and poke and dig at you to knock down your self-confidence.

They will not change. It’s what they do. The biggest thing that can change is your reaction to it  so click here to find out how to move on from the negative nellies!

EZY WATERMARK APP TUTORIAL: PROTECT YOUR PHOTOS AND CREATE BRAND RECOGNITION!

Placing watermarks on your photos is vital to the security of your artistry AND to creating brand recognition in the marketplace. It’s easily accomplished with today’s technology.

Click for a full tutorial on adding a watermark to your photos using your phone and EZY Watermark! 

VISUAL STAGING SERIES: PROPER PERSPECTIVE MAKES THE SALE!

The angle of your final listing shot is everything! Too high and the piece looks squatty and we lose the leg and front detail. Too low and it feels like it is falling forward. Try a wonky angle and, well, the customer is just confused.

Click here for tips on finding the right  perspective and creating a scroll-stopping shot every time! 

MAKING A LASTING IMPRESSION PART 1

There are alot of furniture artists out there today. How do you make a lasting impression on your customers before, during and after the sale? It’s the little things that make you stand out in the crowd and keep you coming back for more!

Click here to read our first installment on making a lasting impression, or join FPU today for the entire series, along with an in-depth look at creating Customer Care Packages!

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  • Video Library with over 18 videos waiting for you right from the start and one new technique video added for every week of your paid membership. Additional bonus videos are added every month!
  • Shop Talk with Rob – a video series featuring how to fix common issues, use basic tools, and more.
  • Product Library – a very inclusive and broad catalog of products in every category related to painting.
  • The Design Center – lessons in color, updates on trends, written tutorials on color-mixing and color-layering, and technique talk that goes over various trending styles. 
  • Styled to Sell – tips and tricks for making the most of your finished pieces through staging and photography.
  • New articles and tutorials added in every department every week!
  • Monthly Contests – enter to win monthly prize packages from our product sponsors.
  • Product Discounts – monthly sponsors feature special offers for members only.
  • Subscription to the FPU Weekly Messenger – highlighting all of the new weekly additions to the FPU Campus.

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  • Video Library with over 18 videos waiting for you right from the start and one new technique video added for every week of your paid membership. Additional bonus videos are added every month!
  • Shop Talk with Rob – a video series featuring how to fix common issues, use basic tools, and more.
  • Product Library – a very inclusive and broad catalog of products in every category related to painting.
  • The Design Center – lessons in color, updates on trends, written tutorials on color-mixing and color-layering, and technique talk that goes over various trending styles. 
  • Styled to Sell – tips and tricks for making the most of your finished pieces through staging and photography.
  • New articles and tutorials added in every department every week!
  • Monthly Contests – enter to win monthly prize packages from our product sponsors.
  • Product Discounts – monthly sponsors feature special offers for members only.
  • Subscription to the FPU Weekly Messenger – highlighting all of the new weekly additions to the FPU Campus.

Memberships auto-renew every six months. You can cancel at any time, so click here to give it a try now!

 

 

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Click here to join now and receive instant access to

  • Video Library with over 18 videos waiting for you right from the start and one new technique video added for every week of your paid membership. Additional bonus videos are added every month!
  • Shop Talk with Rob – a video series featuring how to fix common issues, use basic tools, and more.
  • Product Library – a very inclusive and broad catalog of products in every category related to painting.
  • The Design Center – lessons in color, updates on trends, written tutorials on color-mixing and color-layering, and technique talk that goes over various trending styles. 
  • Styled to Sell – tips and tricks for making the most of your finished pieces through staging and photography.
  • New articles and tutorials added in every department every week!
  • Monthly Contests – enter to win monthly prize packages from our product sponsors.
  • Product Discounts – monthly sponsors feature special offers for members only.
  • Subscription to the FPU Weekly Messenger – highlighting all of the new weekly additions to the FPU Campus.

Yearly memberships auto-renew every year. You can cancel at any time, so click here to give it a try now!