community

8th Dec Shop Local With Scottish Christmas Indie Gifts

Lights by Misty Concepts

Hot Tap Media, in association with somewhereto_, has launched a local Scottish shopping referral website to help people find and buy Christmas gifts from independent Scottish makers and shop local this Christmas. Indie Gifts is now live with a range of Scottish independent shops signed up. Shoppers can browse fashion, homewares, crafts, jewellery and more from local creators across Scotland including funky contemporary jewellery by Bonnie Bling, origami paper lighting creations by Misty Concepts, and of course ‘name a tree’ gifts from Kilfinan Community Forest.

Read More

26th Nov Promote Your Scottish Online Store on Indie Gifts

logo for Indie Gifts website

Calling all crafters, makers, creators and artisans – we’re popping up an online shopping referral site just for you, and it’s free! Indie Gifts will be an online portal to help shoppers navigate the wealth of crafts, designs and products made by independent creators in Scotland. If you make something and have an online presence where you sell your products, then Indie Gifts can promote your shop and your items to an audience of indie-loving shoppers.

Read More

7th Oct Crowdfunding Trees in the Scottish Highlands

Photo from Eco Savvy on Arran

We’re combining three of our favourite things – community, crowdfunding, and larking about outdoors – in an exciting new project that involves planting, and saving, trees in the Highlands & Islands. We’re working with Highlands & Islands Enterprise to help community groups use crowdfunding to achieve community projects. We will be working with three to four groups over the next few months, starting with Kilfinan Community Forest and Arran Community Land Initiative. Our role will be to help them plan, launch and promote crowdfunding campaigns that will benefit their projects and communities, and provide them with advice and content to help them make a splash.

Read More