PK 156: Printing For Artists. How Matt Davis From Digital Print House is Shaking up the Print Industry for Creatives.

Ever wished printing for artists was more straightforward?

Ever wished there was a one-stop printing shop dedicated to your needs as a creative?

And, ever wished you could earn more than just a few bucks from your sales on gallery sites?

In this week鈥檚 artist interview, we talk to Matt Davis from Digital Print House – a company dedicated to supporting artists by offering an affordable, efficient and easy-to-use service.

So, if you鈥檝e ever spent hours searching for printers online, or if you鈥檝e ever been stung by huge printing costs for a project, then you might like to know there is a better way.

And, with the option to make decent money selling prints of your work via his easy-to-use website, you鈥檒l see why Matt鈥檚 promise to artists is: 鈥淛ust create. We鈥檒l do the rest.鈥滭/span>

Printing for Artists – Why Digital Print House is Different

 

鈥淎t certain periods of time, the status quo should always be challenged for the better. Not a revolution, but a disruption to the way these things are done.鈥滭/p>

~ Matt Davis.

Interview Chapters:

00:38-04:30

Introduction and Overview

Your host, Mitch Bowler, introduces today鈥檚 guest, Matt Davis, from Digital Print House.

In this chapter, he talks about his many years of experience in the printing industry, and how going to conventions and talking to artists helped him see a gap in the market for reliable, affordable printing services which are designed to support creatives all the way.

05:23-10:37

What is Digital Print House and how did it Come About?

In this section, you鈥檒l learn more about the wide range of services Matt and his team at Digital Print House can offer artists.

You鈥檒l also hear about the history behind this exciting new venture, and why Matt is dedicated to making selling prints, books and other merchandise more profitable for artists.

12:33-24:42

Why is it Important for Artists to Think About Sales and Marketing?

Sales and marketing is often something artists prefer not to think about, but it鈥檚 an essential thing to consider if you want to make decent money from your work.

In this chapter, Matt talks about the huge commissions charged by some artist gallery sites, and why he felt there was a real need to provide a service which treats creatives more fairly.

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Matt Davis and a member of his team at a recent comic convention

27:15-36:38

Digital Print House is a Great Idea…but is it Sustainable?

Matt and his team at Digital Print House are dedicated to giving as much back to artists as possible…but does this make for a sustainable business?

In this section, he talks about going to conventions all across America to get feedback from artists about his idea.

And, he explains why offering printing for artists and the opportunity to sell your work while earning a decent commission is already proving to be a hugely popular idea.

38:00-43:25

How is Digital Print House Different to Other Companies Offering Printing for Artists?

Matt and his team offer a wide range of services, including free membership to a great-looking gallery site and all the support you need as an artist to push your career forwards.

But what really sets Digital Print House apart from other companies? You鈥檒l find out in this chapter.

44:25-47:21

Conclusion

Mitch wraps up today鈥檚 interview with Matt Davis from Digital Print House, who offers some final thoughts on why he believes in disrupting the print industry to provide a much better service for artists.


We hope this week’s聽interview with Matt Davis has helped you learn more about printing for artists and how Digital Print House is shaking up the established print industry.

Have you ever had any of your work printed?

Tell us about your experiences in the comments section below – we’d love to hear from you!

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Mitch

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