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.

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.

Our niche is helping 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.
Hannah Morris
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Aime has so much to share on all business-marketing-website stuff, and shares it generously. She also makes it interesting and fun!

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

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Jayne Rutland
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As a person who used to do zero planning and a LOT of winging it, Studio Cotton has been a godsend! Aime takes all the marketing headaches away, she sees the bigger picture and makes step by step suggestions of what to do and where to start.

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We blog. A lot.

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

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

19/10/20

Photo Blog: Georgia De Lotz shoots Studio Cotton July 2020

27/07/20

We make nice emails, and would like to send them to you.

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 

Instagram

Posting photos of our studio, quick advice and tips, and Story spam of cats and house plants.

Pinterest

Our inspiration for projects, campaigns and decor. Sharing and saving our favourite blog posts.

Facebook

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

Facebook Group

Smart, Creative & Kind: Bristolians in Business. Join the free group where we hang out and share advice.