If you're a painter or a sculptor, selling your artwork online is a fantastic way to increase your exposure and earn money on your creative work. Whether selling your artwork is a side hustle or your primary source of income, if you sell your artwork online, you've likely faced the challenge of packing and preparing one of your prized pieces for shipping.
There are many methods artists can employ to ship their pieces to customers across the country. Generally speaking, you will have three options:
- Parcel shipping, such as USPS, FedEx, or UPS
- Rideshare or peer-to-peer shipping, such as Roadie or uShip
- Consolidated freight or white glove shipping with specialty freight providers like TSI
The right shipping method for you ultimately depends on what you're shipping and how far it's going. We joined the artist community at Everything With A Twist to share our expertise on each shipping method, and to offer our best advice on what method is ideal for. Read the full article to learn:
- The difference between parcel shipping, rideshare or peer-to-peer shipping, and consolidated freight or white glove shipping.
- What to keep in mind when using each method.
- When to use what method, based on the unique circumstances of your shipment.
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