The Coming Revolution: crowd sourcing and open source art

An idea whose time is come and something I have talked about here on more than one occasion…the importance of getting art into people’s homes and artists getting paid for said art. Today while reading my blogline feeds I ran across a post on John Jantsch’s Duct Tape Marketing blog that took me to a site that is not only leading the way but also far out ahead of anything else… the site is Wall Blank and it is using the principles of Crowd sourcing as described in Jeff … [Read more...]

The Power of the Few

In his book The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference Malcom Gladwell notes that one of the key factors important in creating a movement  (in our language that =art) is the Power of the The Few. Over and over products, people, actions, and movements  move from obscurity to popularity, from low parrticipation to celebrity status as a result of the actions of a few key players. He calls these people…CONNECTORS. … [Read more...]