2012-2013 membership table


Mini Gallery™ 2012-2013 annual membership benefits table
 
This year Mini Gallery™ is 10 years old!
 
The membership options for 2012-2013 are outlined in the table below. As well as the existing benefits which are included in the table we are planning to add many more valuable features over the coming months as part of our overall rejuvenation of the website. Some of the improvements will be made to the artists' Mini Gallery™ pages and others to the Mini Gallery™ website itself. Scroll down for more information underneath the table.
 
All membership subscriptions run from 1st April 2012 to 31st March 2013. No commission fees are charged for art sold, the annual membership fee is all you pay (no VAT is charged) and there is no obligation to renew.
 
 
Mini Gallery™ MEMBERSHIP LEVEL COMET STAR GALAXY
10th anniversary special offer price for all artists (new subscribers and those renewing) £50 £100 £200
Your personal Mini Gallery™ online gallery mini website...      
· An attractive art website address eg. www.minigallery.co.uk/Joe_Bloggs/ yes yes yes
· Online gallery space for up to x artworks at any one time 25 100 400
· Individual Mini Gallery™ home page with 'Introduction from the Artist' yes yes yes
· 'Biography' website page yes yes yes
· 'About My Art' website page yes yes yes
· 'Gallery' website pages yes yes yes
· 'Contact Information' website page yes yes yes
· An email enquiry form (protected from spam bots) for direct customer enquiries yes yes yes
· 'Customer Comments' website page yes yes yes
· Secure online shopping basket facilities provided by PayPal. In order to run a secure shopping basket enabling online card payment for your visitors it is necessary to own a PayPal business account (it is free to set up a PayPal account at www.paypal.com). yes yes yes
· Your PayPal account is fully integrated automatically - no need for HTML knowledge/PayPal buttons etc yes yes yes
· Currency convertor for each artwork for sale in your online gallery yes yes yes
· 5 thumbnails of your art on your personal home page in up to 5 rotating sets - yes yes
· Additional images for each artwork eg. 'mounted', 'framed', 'detail', 'in situ' 1 6 8
· Facility to organise artworks into x gallery rooms 2 10 40
· 'Exhibitions' website page yes yes yes
· Website link to your own independent personal art website Yes yes yes
· Gallery picture index page(s) - grids of thumbnail sized images yes yes yes
· Art eCard feature which enables visitors to send an online greeting with your art - yes yes
· 'You may also like...' similar art tool showing x thumbnails on each artwork page - 3 5
· Facility to allow visitors to search your art by keyword yes yes yes
· 'New Art' page showing art you have added within the last 30 days yes yes yes
· Individual Mini Gallery™ website site map - yes yes
· Ability to select which navigation menu icons to display - yes yes
· A-Z list of your art pages - yes yes
· Facility to allow visitors to sort your art by price, size, media etc - yes yes
· 'Interview with the Artist' feature website page - yes yes
All the facilities you need to manage your Mini Gallery™ website at your convenience...      
· Easy to use Mini Gallery™ artist's admin area yes yes yes
· 24 hour access to your Mini Gallery™ yes yes yes
· No HTML knowledge required at all yes yes yes
· Unlimited text updates/changes for your Mini Gallery™ yes yes yes
· Unlimited number of image changes for your Mini Gallery™ yes yes yes
· 0% commission on all art sales / art commissions yes yes yes
· 'Pic-to-Matic' tool to automatically resize your electronic JPEG image files & cropping tool yes yes yes
· Fields for providing all the info eg. media, size, price, framing info, descriptions, keywords etc yes yes yes
· Customisable shopping information pages and terms as required by the distance selling regulations yes yes yes
· Flexible multiple area/method options system to set up your delivery prices yes yes yes
· StatCounter visitor statistics information for your Mini Gallery™ yes yes yes
· Overall Mini Gallery™ art sales/commissions statistics for all the artists yes yes yes
Promotion on other parts of the Mini Gallery™ main website...      
· Inclusion in 'New Artists' part of the seasonal email newsletter yes yes yes
· Inclusion in 'New Artists' section on home page of Mini Gallery™ website yes yes yes
· Inclusion in 'New Artists' page of Mini Gallery™ website for the first month yes yes yes
· Inclusion in 'Recently Updated' page of Mini Gallery™ website each time you update your gallery yes yes yes
· Inclusion in 'New Art' search pages of Mini Gallery™ website each time you add new art yes yes yes
· Ongoing rotation in the randomly selected artist slot on home page of Mini Gallery™ website yes yes yes
· Inclusion in the A-Z of artists page of Mini Gallery™ website yes yes yes
· Inclusion in the online directory of artists by region yes yes yes
· Inclusion on artist location map for UK residents yes yes yes
PLUS      
· Priority weighting in the artwork search 3rd 2nd 1st
· Automatic submission of all website pages to Google and other major search engines yes yes yes
· Automatic submission of all art for sale in feed to Google Shopping yes yes yes
· Automatic submission of all art for sale in feed to Twitter yes yes yes
· Eligibility for gift ideas section of the seasonal email newsletters - yes yes
· Equal rotation as 'Today's Featured Artist' on the art search - - yes
· Eligibility to be chosen as the featured artist in the seasonal email newsletters - - yes
 
 
PLANNED FOR 2012-2013

Over the months ahead we'll be adding as much as we can to the Mini Gallery™ experience - below are some of the ideas we have:
 
Mini Gallery™ MEMBERSHIP LEVEL COMET STAR GALAXY
· Inclusion in the slideshow on the new version of the home page of the Mini Gallery™ website - - yes
· Inclusion in image slider of new art on the new version of the home page of the Mini Gallery™ website yes yes yes
· Facility to upload accompanying video / blog links showing you creating your art - - yes
· Features that involve linking and integration with social networking sites eg. 'like' buttons, embedding an artist's Mini Gallery™ in Facebook, YouTube videos, blogs, RSS feeds some most all
· Interlinked multi-format listings for artwork eg. an artwork can be listed conveniently as an original, a limited edition print and a greetings card conveniently at once - yes yes
· Display choices so an artist's work can be viewed in a selection of layouts eg. list, thumbnails, thumbnail plus information, slideshow - yes yes
· Addition of 'all my places on the Internet' area in the artist's admin area to facilitate automatically generated links to all the online presences an artist has - yes yes
· Improved presentation eg. slideshows, mouse overs and image carousels for individual artist's Mini Gallery™ pages - yes yes
· More space dedicated to 'Today's Featured Artist' - - yes
· eBites feature which enables visitors to receive updates when you add new art to be upgraded to include sharing widgets, RSS feeds as well as notifications yes yes yes
· Increased use of share this tool bar enabling visitors to send links to friends yes yes yes
· Development of Mini Gallery™ app for mobile phones yes yes yes
· Optional inclusion on artist location map using Google maps yes yes yes
· Facility to allow website visitors to create an account with their favourite artworks, build their own Mini Galleries and share them with others yes yes yes