What is influencer marketing and how it can help your craft business? Claire Gamble from Unhooked Communications explains why working with influencers can have a big impact for your small creative business.
Google Shopping adverts for Folksy sellers After trialling Google Shopping adverts for individual products on Folksy (also called Product Listing Adverts or PLAs), these…
Craft business tips – how to make more profit If you want to earn a living from your craft, you need to be sure…
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…
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.
As a child, fused glass artist Sally Banks from Granary Glass was spellbound by the colours cast on the floor as sunlight streamed through stained glass windows. Years later, she is still just as captivated by the quality and luminescence of glass. Ceramicist Kath Cooper interviews Sally to learn more about her craft, her inspirations and her fused glass techniques…
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.
Kath Cooper has been working with clay for nearly 30 years and over that time her miniature clay houses and little birds have worked their way into many a heart. Helen from Paper Bea Company interviews Kath to discover more about her ceramics, her inspiration and her scraffito technique
Meet potter Sejal Patel from Sejal Ceramics, the part-time pharmacy worker who makes porcelain vases, bottles and planters with dashes of metallic detailing from the pottery in her converted garage
Meet Hannah Marshall from the Beach Shack Project who designs and makes sea glass jewellery from shards of sea glass and sea pottery she finds washed up on the shore
Scottish embroidery artist Nicola McEachran talks about her embroideries and inspiration, and how she feels the desire to design and make is deeply ingrained