ArtByUs.Com Now Ranked Second Most Popular Online Art Auction Site

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (PRWEB) September 6, 2004

ArtByUs.com (http://www.artbyus.com ), the online marketplace for contemporary, fine art by self-representing artists, artisans, and fine art galleries announced today that the leading Internet market research firm Alexa has ranked ArtByUs.com number two under all online art auction sites.

Continuing their unbelievable upward trend, ArtByUs.com’s ranking has moved up to rank 22,718 in the Alexa 100,000 traffic rankings (a list of the 100,000 most popular web sites in the world) – a sensational progress for a site that was only launched about 6 months ago.

With over 1000 registered sellers, ArtByUs.com creates the bridge between nationally and internationally recognized artists, artisans, photographers, fine art galleries, architects, interior designers, and art collectors. While other auction sites charge the artist community high listing and commission fees, ArtByUs.com offers a very affordable distribution model.

“The basic listings are free and we are not charging a commission on sold items ” said company founder Conni Tögel. “The only investment a seller has to make is the time to post the artwork information. Once the artist lists the artwork, the unique ArtByUs postcard function allows the artist to send out image postcards to promote the artwork for free.”

Unlike other auction sites, ArtByUs.com does not allow the listing of mass produced artwork, unless the artist is selling their own high-quality, fine-art prints. Therefore architects, interior designers, and art collectors find it easier to purchase real, original fine art, and to connect with the artists themselves. ArtByUs.com currently provides a wide range of art categories like paintings, sculptures, artisans, photographs, illustrations, prints, digital art, studio supplies, studio furnishings, books, visual aids, and artist services.

ArtByUs.com can be reached at http://www.artbyus.com

About ArtByUs.com

ArtByUs.com is a service provided by the Charisma Design Company, a leading, woman owned, Colorado based, full-service design & marketing agency serving clients throughout the world. Services include web services, online auction marketplaces, graphic & website design, multimedia, typesetting, consulting, and marketing services including brand/ identity development.

Press Contact:

Charisma Design Company

Peter Tögel, Public Relations

Phone: (719) 271-6422

Fax: (719) 272-6421

E-Mail: peter@charisma-design.com

Alexa is a trademark of Alexa, Amazon.com, or their affiliates, in the United States and other countries. The traffic ranking is based on daily research data provided on 09/05/2004.

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