Success Guide to Lettings

It’s not always easy for community businesses to get their hands on the kind of detailed financial data that helps build a business case, and get an important local service up and running. Unlike businesses in the private sector, local groups often only have minimal access to information, advice and inaccurate financial data on income generation to support their planning and goal setting. 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…

Building good habits when it comes to finance

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It’s time to get serious about the finances in your creative business. The start of a new year is all about building good habits when it comes to finance. After all you wouldn’t start driving a car without first learning the basics about driving would you! Learning the basics for managing the finances in your Read the full article…

Special Offer: MyCake Toolkit for School for Creative Startups

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We have a special offer at MyCake this month for businesses that are part of the School for Creative Startups community. New registrations to the MyCake bookkeeping and benchmarking toolkit will receive £10.00 off the cost of a 12 month subscription. If you are looking for simple and easy to use bookkeeping software for all Read the full article…

Mid week MyCake: Boost business and income before Christmas

Ok so there are five weeks to go before the Christmas holidays. Still plenty of time to boost business and increase your income before Christmas. You just need to get your priorities in order. (Maybe you’ll want to reorder these to suit your business and the time/budget you have available but this is what we 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…

MyCake’s 3 Top Tips on where to start with your Pricing Strategy

Have a read of Sarah’s recent post on Pricing from the Folksy blog   Sarah Thelwall founder of Mycake.org the online toolkit offering creative entrepreneurs a helping hand with their finances, shares a few top tips before her Folksy Summer School pricing session on Sunday 11 August 2013. Let’s cut straight to it. Your pricing strategy should not be based Read the full article…