TheArtKey for auction houses
Your benefits with an auction house profile on TheArtKey
Do you want NEW potential clients to know your auction house, your artworks on sale as well as your upcoming auctions? Ìf you do, it is not enough to have a nice own website. You cannot rely on being found by one of the existing internet search engines. The search entries are by far too unprecise, as well as the search results are by far to numerous. Your mailing list does not help either, as you only address people that you already know.
That's why there is TheArtKey.com - the professional network for visual art! With your company profile on TheArtKey.com, your at the global art stage at once. You can
- portrait your auction house
- upload artworks for sale
- announce upcoming auctions
- write news
- and much more
With a company profile on TheArtKey.com, you cannot only publish everything important about your auction house including your address (shown in detail on Google maps), phone and fax numbers, your own website address and your e-mail address. You also can publish your artworks on sale and announce upcoming auctions, be it as an announcement of what is currently going on or will come up in the future, be it as a retrospective on what has happenend in the past.
The more precise you describe these elements, the more precise they can be found by visitors of TheArtKey.com: by region, by style, by artist, etc. You can use various languages - TheArtKey.com supports already eight languages today, including Chinese and Russian.
Another important feature is the opportunity to post own news articles. You are free to post everything you consider being of interest to other users of TheArtKey.com, as long as it complies with our terms & conditions. These articles can also be listed in the NEWS section of TheArtKey.com. Posting news gives you a strong tool to make yourself and your gallery visible in the global art market. The more interesting your news are, the more our readers will read your articles and the better your ranking will be on the list of "top watched" articles.
But this is not all. The comprehensive social media functionalities allow a targeted display of your entries to users of TheArtKey.com. Users can comment these entries, communicate among each other, and much more. And because everything on TheArtKey.com is about art, you address exactly the audience you are looking for.
All you need to use these benefits is a COMPANY MEMBERSHIP with TheArtKey.com! A BASIC COMPANY MEMBERSHIP is even free of charge!
Editing your company profile is easy. But if you do not want to spend your time with this kind of efforts, we are happy to do this for you. Just choose a DELUXE company membership. And do not forget: The more up-to-date your company profile is, the more interesting it is for visitors of TheArtKey.com!
Do not hesitate: Establish your company membership with TheArtKey.com today and start to fill your company profile with life! A company profile on TheArtKey.com puts you on the global art market stage at the click of a button!
The company memberships on TheArtKey
There are three different company memberships on TheArtKey:
The BASIC membership is free of charge. It offers all functions to create an interesting profile of your auction house on TheArtKey.com.
The PREMIUM membership is CHF 10/month. But it offers - besides the BASIC functions - a wide range of valuable additional features:
- You can publish an unlimited number of auction announcements on your PREMIUM profile.
- Auction announcements of PREMIUM profiles are not only listed in the global exhibition calendar of TheArtKey, but also sent to our Twitter Followers and Facebook Friends.
- We regularly send information about new auction announcements on PREMIUM profiles to the global internet search engines which will substantially increase the chances that your exhibition announcements have a better display position in search engine results.
- Information in PREMIUM profiles will be prioritized in listings of auction houses, auctions, museums, exhibitions, etc.
- From all auction announcements of a PREMIUM company profile, a text banner is created which will be shown in various sections of TheArtKey.com (see right columns on News, Events, Museums, etc.) and therefore increase the number of views of these auction announcements substantially.
- You benefit from enhanced profile statistics including benchmarks with other companies.
- Auction announcements of PREMIUM profiles will be shown on the personal MyPage of users of the specific region where the event takes place
- PREMIUM profiles and their exhibition announcements are shown on the homepage of TheArtKey.com (in rotation mode)
- The experts of TheArtKey.com upload auction announcements to your company profile on your request (max. four auction uploads per membership year). You just send us the information in electronic form (or a link to the information), and we update your company profile.
The DELUXE membership is CHF 80/month and is the "care free solution" for you:
- The experts of TheArtKey.com establish and update your complete company profile. We not only upload your auction announcements, but also your PR news or new artworks on sale. You just send us the information in electronic form (or a link to the information), and we update your company profile.
- You benefit from additional statistics informations regarding the use of your auction house profile including benchmarks to other auction houses.
- A DELUXE membership is also the basis if you would like the experts of TheArtKey.com host, manage and update YOUR EXISTING COMPANY WEBSITE! If you are tired of keeping your own website updated, just contact us. We show you how cost-effective and easy it is to delegate this tasks to the experts of TheArtKey.com.
The following table offers an overview on the various company memberships of TheArtKey:
|UNLIMITED number of exhibition and news announcements. Maintaining your profile, publishing of information, artworks and artist news|
|NO third-party advertising on your profile|
|DISPLAY PRIORITY in search results and listings. Colour display of profile pictures in search results and listings|
|HIGHER DISPLAY PRIORITY in search results and listings. Colour display of profile pictures in search results and listings|
|TEXT BANNERS created from exhibition announcements in your profile|
|PRIORITY TEXT BANNERS created from exhibition announcements in your profile|
|AUTHORIZATION to download PDFs of information and exhibitions as a present for your guests and visitors|
|UPDATING of profile information to the worldwide Internet search engines
|SOCIAL MEDIA Publishing|
|HOSTING your website on TheArtKey.com|
|HOSTING additional to Premium profile:
CHF 50 (Swiss Francs) monthly
|PROFILE PROFESSIONAL MANAGED and updated by TheArtKey.com
+ NO LIMITATION in uploading of the number of artworks and links to artists
|LIMITED NUMBER OF FUNCTIONS:
You can PUBLISH the basic information of your company,
upload IMAGES of artworks for sale
and install profiles of artists you represent
Click on the link below to establish your company profile. During the subscription process, you may decide which membership type (BASIC, PREMIUM or DELUXE) you want to establish: