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Hello Instagram, I’m Back!

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Instagram is one of those apps that I have used off and on for over 2 years, but only really posted a couple times every December. Their unstable TOC is probably one of the reasons that I was hesitant to use it too much. Some artists are still up in arms over this, check out…


Copyright Clearance

the copyright detective, Copyright Clearance for Creatives

Let me introduce you today to the idea of copyright clearance and a professional colleague, Joyce L. Miller. Joyce, of Integrated Writer Services, LLC, is in the business of helping authors, publishers and other content creators stay out of hot water by applying methods for copyright clearance. She is the one making sure they have the…


Pinterest Is Becoming the Next Big Thing for Business

Pinterest is a Virtual Pinboard. That is where it starts. However, I recently I came across this article that both explains Pinterest and gives some practical business tips for using it to promote your art, products, publications or whatever visually engaging images you want to share with the world. Of course, it should go without…


Art Licensing Community on LinkedIn

For media inquiries contact: Cherish Flieder Art Licensing Community on LinkedIn PDF RELEASE The Art of Licensing group on LinkedIn is a professional forum for members of the art licensing community come together and network. The group was founded in July 2008 by designer and art licensor Cherish Flieder ( as a way to bring…



Kite Tales – Published March 2009 Interview with Jennifer Bertman for the Society of Children’s Book Writer’s and Illustrators Rocky Mountain Chapter Cherish Flieder is not only a designer, but an artist in the truest sense of the word, that has skills to help any client with a wide array of graphic, illustrative, and marketing…


BrandYOU: Your Avatar

A Twitter friend of mine ECStewart wrote a very informative article on branding yourself as an artist online. Whether you are new to this idea or an experienced pro, you are bound to learn something new in her wonderful little blog posts. BrandYOU: Your Avatar – Part 1 The importance of keeping one’s brand, personal and…


Twitters to Cherish

I have been reading article after article lately on how Twitter can help promote and manage a business. At first I thought to myself, “how can anyone REALLY be doing anything when they have to type everything they do on Twitter?” The point of this micro-blogging site is to keep each other updated on a…


The Orphan Works Roundtable and Webcast

Hosted by the Office of Advocacy of the U.S. Small Business Administration on 08/08/2008 in NY How Will the Orphan Works Bill Economically Impact Small Entities? “A Seminal Event” “Unprecedented” “The most effective advocacy in opposition to these bills I have seen.” “The Gathering of the Tribes” These are some of the comments we’ve…


Orphan Works Discussion

Megan discusses the Orphan Works bill with Brenda and Joanne, July 2008 from: LEARN MORE & TAKE ACTION AGAINST THIS BILL:


How Licensing Works. Don’t Let Congress Orphan Your Work

Here’s a letter from Joanne Fink that explains how licensing works and why the OW bills will be detrimental to artists that license their work. It’s like licensing 101 for congress … My name is Joanne Fink, and I am the President of Lakeside Design, a Central Florida design studio which specializes in developing products…


Copyright and the Need to Register

Understanding the basic rules regarding copyright and what it means is essential. The ownership of copyright is how intellectual property rights come into existence. These rights are the key to creating additional income for the creator. Read On…

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