Plan your day at Perth Upmarket

Not long to go until our Christmas Perth Upmarket at UWA on Sunday 24th November. Plan your day by downloading and printing off our map or grab an A3 version from the info desk on the day. You can cross reference it with our retailers gallery on our website as well. Don't forget to drop by the information desk which...

7 Great Podcasts For Creative Businesses

If you’re sewing, painting, knitting or simply making anything else with your hands to sell through your small business, then you’ll know you’ve got lots of time to listen. Why not listen to a podcast which will help your creative business grow or give you a burst of inspiration? - it sounds like perfect multi-tasking.   Here’s a list of...

Seedy Morning Muesli Bars by The Natural Food Emporium

Gluten Free * Vegan- Serves 16-20 Dry Mix 1 x 250g pkt Seedy Morning Muesli 20g GF corn flakes 20g buckwheat, roasted 5g chia seeds 10g sesame seeds Wet Mix 140g rice malt syrup 150g sunflower seed butter 50g tahini 30g coconut sugar   Method Line the base and sides of a 28cm x 18cm pan with baking paper. Place all...

Three Easy Ways to Increase Online Sales

We’ve been working with the members of our Growth Quarters Mastermind recently to help them find ways to selling more online in between markets. We found that reducing online shopping cart abandonment is one of the most important things you can do to make sure your sales are on the rise.   While setting up a good online shop and having...

My top 10 tips for selling more at markets

Getting to market day is a lot of work - so let’s see how we can make it even more worthwhile with these tips for selling more at markets.   1. Be welcoming Don’t be the stallholder sitting at the back of your stall busy on your phone! Stand up, smile at approaching customers and engage with them. Connect with...

What are Instagram Stories and why should you use them?

Those circles at the top of your Instagram feed are full of fun - Instagram Stories fun! If you haven’t explored them yet, or if you enjoy watching other people’s Stories but haven’t tried yourself yet, read on and see why Instagram Stories might be a great addition to your social media strategy.   What are Instagram Stories like?  ...

10 things for creative businesses to get right on a Facebook page

We recently performed some Facebook page reviews for the members of our Growth Quarters Mastermind and noticed a few common things that creatives and handmade businesses could improve on in the way they use a Facebook business page to promote their products. If you've got a Facebook business page (and if not - why not?), then here are ten things...

How can I get regular social media content?

One of the best ways you can improve your engagement on social media is that boring but essential trait: being consistent!  You can have amazing posts on Facebook or other social media platforms but if you only post there once every week or two then the chances are really high that nobody’s going to see it.   How can you...



How to use a social media template to plan your posts

We all know that posting regularly and consistently on your social media platforms is a great way to grow your following and increase your sales. But it’s hard to fit in regular Facebook, Instagram and blog posts while you’re busy making products, planning market days, doing your bookkeeping and all the other tasks that go to running a small business....

27 Apps We Love and Use Regularly

Everyone has a favourite app (or ten) they can’t do with out. We’ve compiled a list of the apps we love most and use regularly, both for work and fun. There are bound to be a few apps on this list you haven’t tried yet so get downloading and make your life easier! They are mostly free or very low-cost...