NEW Mollie Makes Social Media

mollie makes social media magazine

The team behind Mollie Makes brings you the second version of Mollie Makes social media! 132 pages of advice on how to use social media to grow your small business.

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…

Mollie Makes meets The Sustainable Studio

Julia and Sarah at launch of The Sustainable Studio

Fashion upcyclers and creative co-working space owners Julia Harris and Sarah Valentin tell us how they built their creative business by embracing sustainability…

13 simple habits to nurture your creativity

Keep your imagination alive with these 13 tips for nurturing your creativity.

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We’ve teamed up with website hosting pros Fasthosts, and some of our sister mags, to offer you a prize to beat all others!

Creative Business Goals: 10 tips to improve your product photography

Yeshen Venema in studio

Making your products look perfect is the key to making sales. Photographer Yeshen Venema gives his tips to help you create photos that make your products pop…

Creative Business Goals: Boost your online sales

Meet the makers who can help you get your listings perfect, your tags in order and stop you making mistakes when it comes to growing your online shop…

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

Announcing the winner of the Cratejoy competition*

Meet the winner of our Cratejoy competition, Jess Payne of Geeky Stitching Company

Branding for beginners

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