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Newsletter Archive - Bella Faccia Painting

A Nude Awakening: Body Painting for Special Events

Today a friend on Facebook sent me an article about the Naked Bike Race in Philly, or was it San Francisco, or St Louis? I forget, I’ve seen them all! For 15 years I received every clip from every naked bike race that appears on the Internet. Why?  I am a face and body painter,… Continue reading

A Child’s Right To Privacy in a Visual Marketplace

When I was much younger, a member of my family was a victim of a violent crime. For years, I requested that no photos be taken of her in school or at extracurricular activities, so that the perpetrator would be unfamiliar with her appearance as she grew up. The class/rec room in my basement was… Continue reading

To Train or Not To Train, THAT is the question.

You no doubt have heard about the “stealing of clients” directly (offering up their own business cards instead of yours), or indirectly (not leaving a business card at all, but sharing personal information so that the next gig request goes to them, not you). How about artists arriving late, inappropriately dressed, providing poor service, or… Continue reading

My husband is a successful dentist, Yet he is a terrible bookkeeper.

Every year at tax time, he needs to transfer all of his records into Quickbooks, instead of doing it throughout the year. Why? I don’t know, maybe he expects January to be slow. Maybe he thinks we will win the lottery and be able to pay someone to do his books this year. Or perhaps… Continue reading

Are you the IDEAL client you want to have?

Several years ago I took a one year “breakthrough” class from a Marketing Guru, named Michael Katz, of Blue Penguin Development.    I learned a lot about myself, my clients, what they thought of my company, and what type of business I wanted to have for the future.  A big piece of this was defining who… Continue reading