GDPR Week at MyCake

At MyCake we take data seriously. In fact it’s our core business, and so the General Dataprotection Regulations (#gdpr) which come into force on 25th May are something we’re really interested in. And thought you might be too. There’s lots of information out there, but because it’s about data, it’s going to be a bit, Read the full article…

Testing out the market: Fashion

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One of the key challenges new fashion businesses face is that of reaching their customers. Since the recession retailers have become more risk averse when it comes to trying out new brands and for a label which wants to position itself above the high street then a stall in a market just won’t cut it. Read the full article…

From studio to pop up gallery: Sarah meets artist Kellie Miller as she ventures into retail

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In January Lauren and Sarah met with artist Kellie Miller at her new pop up gallery in Brighton’s Lanes. Kellie kindly let us film a series of short ‘top tips’ videos in the beautifully presented Kellie Miller Arts gallery space, the videos will form part of the work we are doing this May with Yorkshire Read the full article…

Retailing – a greater focus on SME’s?

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In the last couple of weeks we’ve taken to our rubber duck, floated across the moat that currently surrounds MyCake Towers and headed out to explore some of the new retail opportunities that you, our MyCake community, have been using to reach new markets. This article looks at two in particular – the Princes Trust Read the full article…

Mid week MyCake: Getting retailers to reorder this Christmas

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In the run up to the holiday season over December and January we will bring you mid week gems of advice from the MyCake archive. Here we’re looking at getting retailers to reorder with you this Christmas. By this stage in the year retailers have placed their Christmas orders indeed they’ve mostly received their stock Read the full article…

5 minutes with Marion on Customers and Sales in MyCake

Marion thoroughly enjoyed making the introduction demo for our MyCake community so before heading off on maternity leave Marion gave us the gift of two more screencast demos to show you which functions to consider first of all when setting up your MyCake account. To help you to get your finances in order we are Read the full article…

MyCake Inpires – Commissions

In this MyCake Inspires video, Sarah talks about the commissioning vs selling both from the commissioner and the designer’s perspective. So a good one to watch if you are asked to do private commissions – and want to look at a beautiful concrete kitchen! Take a look at David Bucknall’s work. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CGd7DKj5mFE[/youtube]

Money For Creative People – is LIVE

Hurrah, we’ve made it to the launch. Here’s the link to the product. In our view selling yourself short is as bad as selling out. Money for Creative People is an in-depth guide to financial management for your creative business, covering everything from cultivating a balanced mindset about money and creativity, through to assembling a Read the full article…