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
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 isn’t just for big businesses – creating a look for your fledgling company is all about being yourself.
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.
If you want to inject some positivity into your life or fire up your imagination, photo-a-day hashtags are a great way to get involved and inspired.
Being expert stitchers or a pro potter doesn’t mean you can’t wipe the slate clean and take your making in a new (and more profitable) direction. But would you turn your current business on its head to chase your dream? Meet two makers who did just that…
Finding the extra cash to grow your craft business can be tricky if you don’t want to go begging to your bank manager. Whether it’s money to help create a new product or build the workspace of your dreams, crowdfunding is an alternative way to get your fans and fellow crafters to give your business the… Continue reading
Make sure you’re ahead of the game and make the most of every creative opportunity by getting organised.
So you want to become a pro maker? First you need a business idea – we asked the experts how they turned craft into cash
Amazon announces the launch of their new handmade marketplace, Handmade at Amazon. Will you be opening shop or buying there? Compare the fees