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by The Watching Artist » Wed Jul 05, 2017 12:17 am

Well its lead to another local show. And the artist who bought some prints wants to see an old drawing of mine.

All prints are sold with info stamped on the back and a business card in the bag. Cant do that with the fridge magnets as they are loose and the stamp wont show on the back. Could maybe put a sticker on but that might get in the way.
jawafour wrote:I *knew* the fridge magnets would be popular! GRcadians are probably now sick of hearing me saying it... but they do look so good on the fridge and I recommend them .

Well your not the only GRcadian with them. 8-)
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PostRe: GRcade Illustrator Club
by still » Wed Jul 05, 2017 8:05 am

The Watching Artist wrote:Well its lead to another local show. And the artist who bought some prints wants to see an old drawing of mine.

All prints are sold with info stamped on the back and a business card in the bag. Cant do that with the fridge magnets as they are loose and the stamp wont show on the back. Could maybe put a sticker on but that might get in the way.
jawafour wrote:I *knew* the fridge magnets would be popular! GRcadians are probably now sick of hearing me saying it... but they do look so good on the fridge and I recommend them .

Well your not the only GRcadian with them. 8-)


Still worth bunging in a flyer/resume when you sell a fridge magnet. All generates interest. And future sales.....
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PostRe: GRcade Illustrator Club
by jawafour » Wed Jul 05, 2017 8:13 am

still wrote:Still worth bunging in a flyer/resume when you sell a fridge magnet. All generates interest. And future sales.....

Definitely, man. There has to be a way of getting folk to look at your website after buying any of your stuff, Matt. I'd like to be able to browse the magnets via your site; it'd be ace to be able to discover what is available and also to see any new designs that arrive.

Sudden random thought #22: You could even do sneak previews on the site of new designs i.e. a wee snip of a draft outline or something. I know this wouldn't work as well on your in-depth artworks, but it could be cool for the magnet pieces.
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PostRe: GRcade Illustrator Club
by jawafour » Wed Jul 05, 2017 8:15 am

The Watching Artist wrote:...Well your not the only GRcadian with (fridge magnets). 8-)

:toot: . They're taking off as GRcadians everywhere look to brighten up their kitchens :) .
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PostRe: GRcade Illustrator Club
by jawafour » Wed Jul 05, 2017 8:18 am

...treble post alert!

In my "selling ideas" mode, how about offering a fifty pence discount to GRcadian orders if they agree to post a photo of their fridge magnets here in GR? I know that margins can be tight, but it may be worth it for the additional exposure? "MK Art magnets in real-life scenarios!" :) .
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PostRe: GRcade Illustrator Club
by The Watching Artist » Wed Jul 05, 2017 11:20 am

I shall take these things into consideration. Apart from discount for pics. I cant arsed to police that. WHAT IF THEY DON'T TAKE THE PICS JAWA!?
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PostRe: GRcade Illustrator Club
by jawafour » Wed Jul 05, 2017 12:04 pm

The Watching Artist wrote:I shall take these things into consideration...

:toot: .

The Watching Artist wrote:... Apart from discount for pics. I cant arsed to police that. WHAT IF THEY DON'T TAKE THE PICS JAWA!?

I refuse to believe that any GRcadian would sully their fine reputation through failing to comply...

...

... :shifty:

...but, yeah, it might not work :lol: . Perhaps instead... some kind of discount in the form of multi-buy? One magnet for £2.50, two for £4.75, three for £7.00 - just a wee initiative to encourage folk to dive in?

I dunno what the current magnet pricing is, though. Do you have a set pricing schedule or is it "upon application", dude?
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PostRe: GRcade Illustrator Club
by The Watching Artist » Wed Jul 05, 2017 12:52 pm

£3 each. 2 for £5. 4 for £10.

I know you dream of a future where every GR member has a fridge decorated with one of my magnets and I agree it would be a beautiful Utopian society to live in. But, some people probably do think they are a bit gooseberry fool.
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PostRe: GRcade Illustrator Club
by jawafour » Wed Jul 05, 2017 1:11 pm

The Watching Artist wrote:£3 each. 2 for £5. 4 for £10...

That sounds like a decent offer :-) .
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PostRe: GRcade Illustrator Club
by The Watching Artist » Wed Jul 19, 2017 2:51 pm

Been able to finish (I think) off these over the last few days. Cant work on anymore without doing some proper drawing and I don't think my arm is up for that. :( Might be able to some things that don't need much precision.

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