Maker business tips: How to wholesale

Yvonne Ellen

Kick-start your business with advice from the experts about how to get your handmade products into shops…

From the team: Shaking off self-doubt

Holly Maguire good read illustration

We’ve had takeovers, social media lessons and gorgeous wallpapers, and now our Editor Yvette is going to give you some tips in confidence. If you love what you do, but the thought of shouting about it fills you with fear, you’re not alone. Welcome to Creative Confidence 101… Picking up your cheerleader pom poms for… Continue reading

From the team: 5 tips to social media success

Feature image by Karen Dunn. This month we’re helping you get to know the team behind Mollie Makes. There’ll be blog posts from our Editor and Digital Editor, wallpapers from our Art team and takeovers from our Production Editor and Commissioning Editor over the next few weeks. We’ll all be BFFs before you know it. But,… Continue reading

How to sell on Etsy: 10 tips for selling success

How to sell on Etsy: 10 tips for getting it right from Susannah Bradley, Marketing Consultant and former Manager of Etsy’s International Community Programs. Thinking of setting up? Read on.

Craft business tips: How to plan your year ahead

Make sure you’re ahead of the game and make the most of every creative opportunity by getting organised.

5 tips for building a brand

Do you think of your business as a brand? Learn Chiara of Lamplighter London’s top tips for building your brand.

5 creative & practical steps to start or grow your handmade business

Have you been dreaming about turning your hobby into a business for ages? Done lots of talking and all the research, but scared to take that first step? Patricia van den Akker, Director of The Design Trust, the online business school for designers & makers has put these 5 practical, strategic and creative goal-setting tips together for your… Continue reading

23 hashtags for Illustrators

For illustrators who want to draw attention to their work, using the right hashtag is the perfect way to get your art seen by others.  So, pop down your pencil (just for a minute), take your sketchbook scribbles, pick up your camera and grow your online audience with these helpful hashtags.

Branding for beginners

Branding isn’t just for big businesses – creating a look for your fledgling company is all about being yourself.

Start selling on Etsy this September for the chance to win £1000!

Have more time on your hands now that the kids are back at school? Whether you’re a budding entrepreneur or just fancy boosting your income from home in time for Christmas, now’s a good time to get crafting. Etsy’s giving you the chance to win £1000 and a shop review for one lucky new seller.