Proudly based in Bristol, UK

A lovely marketing agency for creative, indie brands

Supporting small businesses since 2016
Smart, creative, kind

A small creative business,
for small creative businesses

Time. Money. Creativity.ย When you run an indie brand, there’s only so much to go around – and it never seems to be quite enough.

Our Bristol-based marketing agency delivers brand, web and marketing services that areย effective, efficient and friendly,ย so that you can spend more time running the small creative business of your dreams.

For Creative businesses

Independent, enthusiastic, and ready to grow?

We work with all sorts of wonderful independent small businesses in Bristol, the South West, and across the UK.

We support entrepreneurs who share our drive for business success – without compromising on kindness, patience, and a hint or two (or three) of whimsy.

Sellers and retailers

Engaging customers and driving sales, whether you're outgrowing Etsy or a shopkeeper on one of our magnificent local high streets.

Creators and designers

Photographers, illustrators, artists, writers and more. We'll help you to profit from your creativity with sensible, straightforward support.

Wellbeing and communities

Adding more niceness to individuals and communities is our number one priority. We want to help you make the world better by reaching the right audience.

Weddings and events

It's extra tricky to grow a business when your buyers and only buying for a short period of time. We'll help you make the most of limited selling windows.

Food brands and vendors

We just really freakin' love yummy food, and want to support you in selling more deliciousness so that we can eat more too.

Practitioners and supporters

We're a small creative business that loves growing small creative businesses that support small creative businesses.
Alice Astbury

I have been to a few of the workshops at Studio Cotton now and at each one i have learnt SO MUCH. The space is beautiful to be in and there was tasty as heck cake. What more could you want!

Lucy Lyon

Aime knows what she is talking about. She has helped to clarify the areas I need to focus on and how to do it.

Aime was really informative and touched on quite a few things in relation to my business model and my website.
The advice given…was invaluable, and will be implementing them as soon as possible.

We blog. A lot.

We love to share great advice on branding, websites, marketing and growing a successful small, creative business.

6 frustrating ways your brand is damaged when someone regrams your Instagram content


Photo Blog: Georgia De Lotz shoots Studio Cotton July 2020


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Join our mailing list for sickenin’ advice from our blog, updates on our workshops, some sales promotions (hey, ladies’ gotta hustle) and the occasional offer.ย 

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Bitesize branding, marketing, website and small business advice from our lovely lil marketing agency.


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Trying to convince people to read the Studio Cotton blog or book workshops. Enjoying comments from Aime's nan.

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