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Yamile Yemoonyah, Websites & Marketing for Artists

How I got my first 3 customers and the steps for you to do the same.

Yamile Yemoonyah

Websites & Marketing for Artists

I went to 4 colleges in 3 different countries before I dropped out to become a full time artist. Around that time Myspace was the biggest social network and when I joined and uploaded images of my art, I got a lot of positive feed back.

So I decided to sell my art online instead of offline. I set up my first website and began to learn everything about WordPress, social media, SEO and all the other stuff you need to know to run a successful online business.

Then I started sharing what I had learned on my blog and people came to me for help.

That's when I decided to use all this knowledge and build a business around helping other artists sell their creative work online as well. So I founded http://CreativeWebBiz.com

First I helped a few artist friends for free and they recommended me to their friends who became my first paying customers.

The Tip

To whet your beak

Use what you have learned solving your own problems to help 3 people in your network who are facing the same challenges. Do it for free and ask for a testimonials and referrals in exchange.

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