The history of the Art Licensing Blog…

The Art Licensing Blog is a piece of the larger “Art Licensing Info” family of websites.

Licensed artist Tara Reed began the growing list of sites in 2008 to provide the kind of information and resources she wished she had when starting out in licensing.

Melissa and John’s goal is to combine their business background, experience in the industry, and love of teaching, to help artists grow their business without breaking the bank.

The mission of “Art Licensing Info” is provide artists with a variety of ways to learn about the art licensing industry from artists and experts in the field.  Experts who have contributed include Paul Brent, Mary Engelbreit, Debbie Mumm, Jill Seale, Dena of Dena Designs, Drew Brophy, agent Suzanne Cruise and Attorney Cheryl Hodgson, among others.  Learn more about who is involved in the sites…

Melissa and John blog several times a week, providing information, inspiration and tools for artists to learn about and thrive in the art licensing industry.  They also do live and radio interviews, teaching and so much more

Individual Question Policy

We regret that due to the sheer volume of email received, we can’t directly answer questions concerning individual situations from artists who are not coaching clients. We are happy, however, to consider your question for a topic for a future blog post or for the next Art Licensing Info Ask Call. By answering your question in public discourse, our hope is that it will also benefit many other artists.

We will add your question to the possible questions to be answered on the next Art Licensing Info Ask Call – find out the date, time and expert at

Need information sooner? Many answers might already be available to you on the Art Licensing Blog. The FAQ tab is a great place to start or use the search box to look for a topic. Blogs have been posted dating back to  2008 so there is a lot of information to be found there!

Also look at the multitude of questions that have been answered since December 2004 on the Art Licensing Info Ask Call Series. Some replays are available for a fee – see all the guests and what we discussed at

We will consider all legitimate questions, but we can’t promise anything. (Hey! It’s free!)

Art Licensing Blog Guest Post Policy:


We  publish Guest Posts by artists or experts who work in the art licensing industry or related fields pertinent to doing business in art licensing.   Our goal is to maintain the quality of the content and the integrity of the blog first and foremost.

If you ARE in the art licensing or a related industry and have blogged about a topic you think would be relevant to the readers of this blog, or are interested in having us post your information here as a guest post, we are open to looking at the content and deciding if it is a fit.  Feel free to send an email and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Here’s to your creative success!