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14/07/21

10 cataclysmic website security no-nos for small businesses

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07/07/21

8 minutes with contemporary craft business owner Emma from Stitching Me Softly

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05/05/21

6 scents-and-senses inspired product photography makeovers from a small business photo expert

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28/02/21

8 boring reasons why your competitor has more Instagram followers

29/01/21

3 basic reasons why Linktree is still bad for SEO

28/01/21

7 (plus 3) smart & easy things to do *after* your Instagram post goes viral

19/10/20

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

27/07/20

Photo Blog: Georgia De Lotz shoots Studio Cotton July 2020

20/07/20

The three best investments I have made in my small business

08/07/20

8 useful things to include in your Instagram bio for 2020

Before and after graphics makeover by Studio Cotton
29/06/20

Before & After: Product photography makeovers from a small business photo expert

Wedding ankle strap with fringe heel above side view. Lifestyle fashion shoot for wedding shoe designer, Cotswold-based Diane Hassall by Studio Cotton
11/06/20

Photo Blog: Weronika Karczewska creates new product photography for Diane Hassall.

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31/05/20

Seven easy tips and tricks for writing longer blogs

30/05/20

7 essential features for your contact page design

21/05/20

Photo Blog: Georgia De Lotz shoots our feature in 91 Magazine.

13/05/20

4 sensible reasons why you should never apologise for taking a break from Instagram

07/05/20

Five incredible photographers who are still shooting products for small businesses

01/05/20

Blogging SEO: 7 tweaks to optimise a blog for more Google searches

Each member of the Studio Cotton has their own log in for better website security
20/04/20

Photo Blog: Georgia De Lotz captures the Studio Cotton team, Spring 2020

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16/04/20

6 marketing emails received during the pandemic that have absolutely nothing to do with coronavirus (and one that does)

Stitching Me Softly home page design laptop, tablet, phone by Studio Cotton
14/04/20

A brand new WordPress website with a stonking ecommerce conversion rate for Bristol craft brand Stitching Me Softly

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DIY websites part two: Why you should NOT do it yourself

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