ARTBUTLER Blog

We love to share our enthusiasm for the art market. In the ARTBUTLER blog, we write about topics that inspire us, current events, and what's shaping the industry.

ARTBUTLER vs. DigiCult

Discover why ARTBUTLER is the best choice for artists, galleries, estates and collections. Compare its user-friendly features and cost efficiency to DigiCult for superior art management.
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Reduction of VAT to 7% for the art market

Starting January 2025, the German art market will benefit from a VAT reduction from 19% to 7%. This significant tax relief aims to enhance the competitiveness of German galleries and art dealers both domestically and internationally. Discover how this change will impact the art trade and support cultural diversity.
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ARTBUTLER art management software vs. Instagram

Amid the rise of platforms like Instagram for art display, ARTBUTLER shines as the superior choice for professional art inventory management. Discover in this blog post why ARTBUTLER's software outperforms Instagram in this domain.
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Opening an Art Gallery: Your Guide to Success

If you dream of opening your own art gallery, it requires careful planning and strategic considerations. A well-thought-out business plan is the key to success. In this article, you will learn how to turn your vision into reality. Be inspired by our practical tips and valuable advice and take the first step towards your own art gallery.
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Professional Online Presence for Artists: ARTBUTLER Websites

In today's digital era, having a website is indispensable for showcasing your art online. Discover in this blog post why a website is crucial for artists and how you can effortlessly create a professional artist website with ARTBUTLER Websites.
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ARTBUTLER art managament software vs. FileMaker

When it comes to organizing artwork, ARTBUTLER and FileMaker are prominent names. However, ARTBUTLER's art database software reigns supreme in this specialized field. Let's explore why ARTBUTLER surpasses FileMaker in managing art inventories.
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ARTBUTLER art management software vs. digital image folders on the computer

The digital revolution has not only transformed the way we perceive art, but also the way artists, galleries, estates, collections and foundations organize their works. Dive into this article to learn how the art world is reshaping its administration in the digital era.
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Digital art management and archiving: ARTBUTLER vs. Excel

In the digital age, managing art inventories is crucial. Discover why ARTBUTLER outshines Excel for superior art inventory archiving and management.
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Boosting Your Art Business: 5 Proven Tips to Enhance Visibility and Drive Sales for Artists and Galleries

Navigating the art world as an artist or gallery owner can be both exhilarating and challenging. That's why we're excited to share five effective strategies to help you boost visibility and sales in the art world.
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Is your artist or gallery website up to date?

Your Website is one of your most essential sales channels. We’ll show you 5 signs, which prove your gallery or artist website is still up-to-date.
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5 tips for managing the estates of artists

When it comes to managing the estate or bequest of artists, relatives and trusted persons are faced with a complex task. Here are 5 solid tips on how to manage an estate successfully and in a timely manner.
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The art database that can do more!

The art world has changed a lot and galleries, artists* and collections face the challenge to efficiently manage and protect their valuable works. And this is where ARTBUTLER PRO steps in...
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Efficient art management for more creative freedom

Discover how ARTBUTLER empowers artists to organise their work and studios professionally. From structured data management to online showrooms - ARTBUTLER creates space for the most important thing: art.
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THE ART OF COLLECTING

In this article we focus on art collections, because our software is not only used successfully by galleries and studios. Learn more about our most important findings from our collector survey.
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Top 5 online marketing tips for galleries

In our five tips and specific examples, we’ll show you how to bring more visitors to your website, how to raise your artists’ profile, and how to sell more art using simple and inexpensive measures.
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Art Fair Planning 3.0 – Interview with Setareh

The gallery Setareh has been using fairplanner by cura3D since autumn 2018. Christina Wigger is responsible for planning art fairs for the gallery and spoke to us about her tasks.
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Interview with collection trustee Nicola Bude

Our “User Stories” column features our clients giving an account of their experiences with our products in their daily working lives. Collection trustee Nicola Bude (M.A.) uses ARTBUTLER CLOUD, our online solution for art management and art presentation.
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GDPR Guide for Galleries

Our GDPR Guide for Galleries will help you to understand which measures to consider and implement.
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10 Tips to Manage Your Art Inventory

Are you thinking about professionally managing and documenting your art works, collection, or inheritance? A lot of questions may arise when dealing with professional art management, especially if you aren’t familiar with this topic.
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How to sell art more easily

There are many ways to sell your art: in galleries, on art fairs, or via the internet. Selling art online offers numerous possibilities. You may use platforms such as Artnet, Artsy or social media platforms like Instagram or Facebook. When communicating directly with collectors, however, these channels also present some shortcomings. They don’t allow you to send exclusive and individual offers or exhibition previews to potential buyers.
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Sell more Art through your Website – Art Sales and the Power of Images

Imagine you could sell art 24/7. Your visitors could make out every detail, get an idea of work dimensions and obtain sufficient information on art works and artists. And your presence wouldn’t even be required. That’s all possible!
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Interview with the Artist Thorben Eggers

Our “User Stories” column features our clients giving an account of their experiences with our products in their daily working lives. Artist Thorben Eggers uses ARTBUTLER CLOUD, our online solution for art management and art presentation.
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Social Media for galleries

Are you still satisfied with the number of people visiting your gallery? Or are your visitors becoming fewer and fewer? In this case, you are not alone.
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8 questions for Alex Schlesinger | Galerie Alex Schlesinger

Our “User Stories” column features our clients giving an account of their experiences with our products in their daily working lives.
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Stay independent from designers and programmers

What exactly does it mean to be independent from designers and programmers?
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8 questions for Klaus D. Bode | Galerie & Edition Bode

From the "Eight questions to..." section. Insights into the exciting and varied world of art business.
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Responsive Design for gallery websites

When we talk about “responsive” websites, we mean websites that automatically adapt themselves to any screen size – whether it’s a big desktop monitor or smaller smartphones and tablets. This means not only arranging the page to make it easy to read and browse on any device, but includes loading the right image for retina and other high-resolution displays.
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Make it easy for clients to get in touch

You enable collectors and anyone interested in art to quickly and easily start a dialogue through various tools on your website. This makes it easier for them to contact you.
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Image driven Websites

Your website focusses on what most interests your audience: images of your art works.
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