Tips for Selling Online
Viewed 20182 times since Wed, Jul 13, 2011
Be proud of each piece you list If you are only proud of 1 out of every 5 paintings you complete, only show that one. As you improve, you will show more and more. Include links to your auctions on your blog You want to have as many... Read More
Selling through PayPal
Viewed 28797 times since Sat, Sep 3, 2011
Selling through PayPal The simplest and most direct way to sell your art in your DPW is through links to a PayPal checkout page. When purchases are made through PayPal links created in DPW, the work sold is automatically marked as sold and paid,... Read More
How to Sell through DPW Auctions
Viewed 22767 times since Sun, Jun 12, 2011
Selling through DPW Auctions DPW Auctions are a more affordable option to eBay auctions. Instead of a sales commission of 9% or more, DPW auctions only charge a 3% sales commission. Selling through a DPW Auction also lets DPW track the bids,... Read More
Buy It Now Option for DPW Auctions
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Buy It Now Option for DPW Auctions The Buy It Now option for DPW Auctions, if selected by the artist for an auction, is available until the first bid is placed. How do I set it up? You check the Buy It Now option check box and enter... Read More
DPW Auction FAQ
Viewed 22614 times since Tue, May 31, 2011
DPW Auctions Frequently Asked Questions Do DPW Auctions use PayPal? Is there a limit to how many DPW Auctions I can run simultaneously? How long does a DPW Auction Last? How does automatic re-listing work? How much does it cost to list and relist?... Read More
How do I mark my paintings as sold?
Viewed 9512 times since Tue, Mar 29, 2011
If you are a challenge only artist and not on the front page of DPW, please go here to view the answer: How do I edit, hide, or mark my Challenge Entry as sold? As you know, marking your paintings as sold, when they are not... Read More
How do I set up Sales Tax to be automatically calculated?
Viewed 10352 times since Thu, Aug 18, 2011
No More Complicated Sales Tax Rules! Before December 23rd 2017, you needed to create country, state, and postal code-level sales tax rules in DPW, just as you do in PayPal. This is no longer necessary. Instead, DPW now only requires that you... Read More
How is the Internet Changing Art Pricing?
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The Market Effects the Price When you sell your art online, an equally beautiful painting is often just a click or even an inch away. Online, people can browse a lot of art very quickly with almost no effort. This is in contrast to... Read More
How to Integrate DPW with Your eBay Auctions
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How to Integrate DPW with your eBay Auctions DPW lets you set the Buy URL for artwork in DPW to an active eBay auction. This allows buyers to click on a Bid in the eBay Auction link in the pop-up, which appears when they click... Read More
How to set up Shipping Costs for Auctions and PayPal links
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How to Set up Shipping for Your Auctions and PayPal Links In DPW you set your shipping at the time you create or edit an auction or a DPW generated PayPal link for your art work. Your shipping configuration consists of how you are shipping, from... Read More
If I Join DPW, do I have to only use DPW Auctions?
Viewed 8954 times since Sat, Apr 30, 2011
If I join DPW do I have to sell all my paintings through DPW Auctions? Absolutely not! If you sign up as a DPW member, you can use your DPW Gallery/Store, Art Tracking, and Statistics pages and sell through any combination of DPW Auctions,... Read More
My painting sold, how do I contact my buyer?
Viewed 11331 times since Fri, Apr 1, 2011
End of Auction Notification Emails When your auction ends with a high bid, you, the buyer, and those following your auction will all receive notification emails. Your email will include the buyer's email address and the buyer's will... Read More
My painting sold, now what?
Viewed 9410 times since Tue, Mar 29, 2011
Congratulations! Both you and the winning bidder will receive emails with instructions, within 25 minutes after the auction ends. If you haven't received it yet, please check in your Junk mail. You may have to change your junk mail... Read More
What are DPW Auctions and how much do they cost?
Viewed 9036 times since Tue, Apr 19, 2011
What are DPW Auctions? The idea for DPW Auctions grew out of our desire to have access to art specific auctions that are easy to set up and friendly to buyers. DPW Auctions are a much more... Read More