Craft Party 2016 Early Bird Tickets – Available Now!!!!

Amidst the organised chaos of tables loaded with crafty goodness, piles of bright paper, fresh sticks of glue, scissors ready for action and glittery confetti, the air is filled with happy crafty chatter and excited maker giggles. There is a rainbow of helium balloons bobbing overhead and you’ve got the feeling that the summer is finally…

#btnetsy Talks – Tactile Craft in a Digital World

Today we hear from team leader Karli about our latest BTN Etsy Talk… The latest BTN Etsy Talk was part of the Brighton Digital Festival and we invited Sarah and Susannah to come down and talk about the Etsy Marketplace and community. I arrived at 6pm to set everything up, normally Sarah (Rockcakes) does all of the set up stuff but…

BtnEtsy Talk – Tactile Craft in a Digital World – Tues 9th Sept

So turn the clock back to 2008, I was just setting up Rock Cakes, I had simple dreams of designing and making jewellery and selling it at prestigious craft fairs, in pretty jewellery stores and perhaps having my own shop one day. My very techy husband, who at the time lived and breathed Flickr, suggested…

BtnEtsy Talk – Sarah Corbett Discusses Craftivism

The August BtnEtsy talk sees Sarah Corbett coming to Brighton especially to talk to us about Craftivism. Sarah grew up in Liverpool under the Thatcher government, she was born into an activist family so from a very early age campaigning for rights was part of the norm. She campaigned through her school years on issues…

BtnEtsy SEO Talk – Review – Part One

At the beginning of April myself (Rock Cake) and my husband (Lomokev) gave a little talk at The Old Market in Hove about SEO and maximising the use of SEO in your Etsy shop. For those of you who were there thank you for coming along and for those who were not, not to worry I’ll…

BtnEtsy Talk – SEO with Lomokev and Rock Cakes

The second of the #BtnEtsy talks at The Old Market sees myself (Sarah aka Rock Cake) team up with Lomokev to share what we know about SEO. Kev will be enlightening those attending on what SEO means and the purpose of it, why you need to use it within your online shop. He will also…