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Mollie Makes is all about helping you live more creatively, whether we’re inspiring your next craft project, showcasing indie makers or sharing small biz advice. And now, we’re stepping out from the pages of the magazine to share our handmade knowledge in a new series of live online talks.
Editor Yvette Streeter will be chatting to top creatives over three sessions in October 2020, sharing advice and expertise on three essential business topics. Each talk will be hosted online, and these hour-long sessions will include a Q&A section at the end. Sign up to a live session now for just £14.
Here’s what you can expect from our three talks, we hope you’re as excited for them as we are!
Mollie Makes talks
Selling Your Makes with Katie Jones
15th October 2020, 7.30-8.30pm
Buy your ticket here, £14 (book by 5th October using code EarlybirdMM15)
If you’ve ever thought about selling your crafts but don’t know where to start, this creative talk will share ways to find your audience, get your product out there, and cover practical tips for pricing and more.
Knitwear designer Katie Jones has sold worldwide in luxury stores such as Selfridges and now shares womenswear and homeware patterns through her Make-It-Yourself Collection at Katie Jones Knit. Her brand is all about creating playful aesthetics with serious ethics, and she’ll be sharing her industry expertise with Mollie Makes Editor Yvette Streeter in this hour-long session, plus answering any questions you might have.
The Smart Way to Use Social Media with Aime Cox-Tennant from Studio Cotton
22nd October 2020, 7.30-8.30pm
Buy your ticket here, £14 (book before 12th October using code earlybirdMM22)
Social media is an amazing tool for growing your creative business, and this introductory session shares how to connect with your potential online audience, the best platforms for your brand, ways to create engaging content and more.
Studio Cotton is a Bristol-based marketing agency for small creative businesses, and founder and director Aime Cox-Tennant helps creative entrepreneurs grow their passions into profitable, successful businesses every day. She’ll be sharing her super-effective marketing expertise with Mollie Makes Editor Yvette Streeter in this hour-long session, plus answering any questions you might have.
Growing Your Creative Business with Yvonne Telford
29th October 2020 7.30-8.30pm
Buy your ticket here, £14 (book before 19th October using code earlybirdMM29)
Looking to take your side hustle or small biz to the next level? Then this is the session for you. We discuss how to expand your brand, including knowing how to upscale, when to quit your day job, growing your range and how to outsource effectively.
Yvonne Telford is the founder of bold, colourful womenswear brand Kemi Telford. She started out with a £50 investment in 2016, and has since scaled that up to the hugely successful company it is today. Yvonne will be sharing her creative business expertise with Mollie Makes Editor Yvette Streeter in this hour-long session, plus answering any questions you might have.