Professional product photographer Lucy Ridges shares her smartphone photography tips so you can learn how to take great product shots on your phone. Transform your product photos and Instagram feed with her simple step-by-step tips.
How do you know if an email from a buyer is genuine or a scam? Read our tips on how to spot a scam email and what to do if you accidentally open one, click a link or reply to a malicious message.
Is there a secret to success when you sell craft online? We’ve put together a beginner’s guide to selling online to get you started on the right track.
Meet the Makers: Zan and Me | illustration + ceramics Mecki Allen is a studio potter who started making ceramics seriously about three years ago,…
Do you struggle with your product photography? Professional photographer & founder of Photo Boards® photography backdrops & the Photocraft® School of Photography Lyndsey James has…
Meet Julie Saggerson from Julie Love Little Works of Art, who makes wooden birds and houses, many of them personalised commissions and housewarming gifts.
In this post we explain how Instagram Challenges work, how and why you should be joining in, and share some of our favourite hashtag challenges.
Meet potter Susan Frankel of Caractacus Pots, maker of functional studio pottery with a country chic style.
The brand new stats page is here! Read more tell about the analytics included and how you can use those to track your progress and boost your sales
Katie Robbins aka @ceramicmagpie tells us how her #wipsandblooms Instagram photo challenge started, how she does it and why. So if you are new to Instagram, or thinking of setting up your own hashtag, find out how Instagram hashtags can help grow your brand and community
Here’s a special offer for Folksy sellers from Newspaper Club! Publish your own zine, newspaper, catalogue or poster and get 20% off!
How to reach the market for wedding thank you gifts In this post we look at ways you can tweak your products to appeal…
For designer Holly Picthall, childhood adventures in making led on to a degree in textiles, a full-time job as a sock designer and her own creative business Wilful North making luxury silk scarves, accessories and homeware. Holly talks to fellow colour lover, jeweller Clare Lloyd about her designs and her aversion to beige.
Clare Lloyd is a self-confessed colour addict who creates jewellery in perfectly combined shades of the spectrum. She tells us about her jewellery-making processes, her inspirations and how her meticulous jewellery is the product of a surprisingly messy work bench.
Graphic designer Jane Crick has a very distinctive style – you know a Jane Crick illustration when you see it. In this Meet the Maker interview, Jane explains how she started her own creative business and the inspiration behind her designs.