Our in-house expert Sandy Thomson helps you get to grips with the basics of writing a business plan in just 15 minutes. In this short video, she outlines each section of the plan and explains what information is required.
Networking doesn’t have to be all cheap wine, name badges and awkward sidling up. When done well, it can be both painless and hugely advantageous. Whether we like it or not, it really is who you know and if they like you; that’s what opens doors and makes things happen.
Those emails and flyers telling you to book now for your Christmas do are already arriving in our inboxes (can you believe it!?), but don’t book anything until you know exactly what’s deductible for you or not as a small business owner, self-employed person, sole trader or freelancer.
A pro at using social media in our private lives, but a little daunted when it comes to making it part of our work lives? No need to fear as with a little know-how, social media can be an amazing tool to help grow, promote and celebrate your creative.
There is one question that everyone will ask you about your fashion business ‘Who is your customer?’ If you’re a designer or retailer, the success of your business will depend on having a clear and concise answer.
How to sell your product will ultimately come down to what the product is, and where the most suitable platforms to promote and sell your work are. Identify what you make, where is the most appropriate place to sell it, and who your consumer is.