This week we’ve added a whole new set of categories and sub-categories on Folksy to tie in with two growing markets: personalised products and wedding thank you gifts.
Do you follow the #wipsandblooms hashtag run by Katie Robbins of Ceramic Magpie? This month, Folksy is the guest judge and we have prizes on offer!
As part of our ‘Selling to Shops’ series, retailer Clare Yuille from the Indie Retail Academy looks at how NOT to pitch to shops, and shares some examples of real-life emails she has received.
Where can you go if you need mentoring or support for your creative business? What help is available and how can you find creative communities willing to guide you on your way? Helen Bottrill from The Creative Business Network signposts places you can go to get extra support
In the second post in our Selling to Shops series, Clare Yuille looks at wholesale catalogues. What should your wholesale brochure look like, what information should you include and what kind of photographs and extras do retailers need?