Mastering the Tattoo Consultation

The consultation is the single most important skill set that an artist. If you want to build a schedule full of ideal clients then mastering the key points, I discuss in this article will help you reduce friction points, develop mutual respect, and reduce stress with your tattoo clients. Moving beyond surface questions. Most tattoo…

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You will Quit Tattooing

I wrote this for my personal blog many years ago. It has been read 4 times a day since then.  I am reposting it here…. Why you will quit tattooing. I used to say “Tattoo artist don’t retire, they just die.” Thats not a true statement anymore. It is no secret that a rising amount…

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Why do we charge hourly?

Transparent Pricing The Flaws of Hourly Pricing for Services Pricing services like tattooing based on an hourly rate is deeply flawed. It leaves customers confused about the total cost and doesn’t account for the value and emotions that drive purchasing decisions. There is a better way to price creative services that benefits both the provider…

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Avoiding Burnout!

Burnout leads to early retirement. Fired Up to Avoid Burnout! Burnout sneaks up on you and kicks your ass! One day you’re pumped about tattooing and riding the creative high. The next, you’re fried and questioning your life choices. I’ve been there too. Avoiding burnout is so critical for us artists to stay happy and…

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Attracting Tattoo Clients is All About Providing Value

Creating Clients As a tattoo artist, it’s easy to focus solely on your technical skills and assume that will be enough to attract loyal clients. But the truth is, clients don’t really understand the difference between high quality tattoo work and mediocre work. What matters most to them is the experience you provide and the…

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