Maker business tips: How to crowdfund your business

Retro Kickstarter by Hello Hinny. Photo credit: Lynsey Gray

If you’re struggling to raise the cash to build your craft business, crowdfunding can be the ideal way to help you take the next step…

Tackling imposter syndrome: Blogger or blagger?

Tackling imposter syndrome Amelia Flower illustration

Imposter syndrome can be crippling to creatives waiting to be ‘found out’, but how can we readjust our mindset? Lottie Storey investigates. What’s so unusual about the online world is that there are no exam boards for bloggers, crafters and creatives, no official bodies to rubber stamp our work, no qualifications for being entrepreneurial and… Continue reading

Maker business tips: How to work with Influencers

Influencer wearing Magical sweater by Liz Harry Design. Picture credit: Instagram @lizharrydesign

Find out how you can get your crafts to reach a bigger audience with Influencer marketing…

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