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Recommendations (with deals and discounts!)

A list of people, organisations and technology for small businesses that are recommended by Studio Cotton.

We’ve also included any affiliate codes & deals so you can get a discount on our go-to services, and we will also receive a kickback.

Brand, graphic & packaging designer Alex is a favourite freelancer of Studio Cotton and our clients
A still life & product photography studio that nails the blend between creativity and simplicity
We love collaborating with Chloe on lifestyle photography projects for our small business clients
Our favourite system for organising our team, workload, and web design projects. This is an affiliate link.
de Lotz specialise in lifestyle brand photography and social media for small businesses, and we’ve been working together since 2017
Photographer Diana Stainton brings playful colour to lifestyle product photography for creative businesses
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Client management system Dubsado is our go-to tool for enquiries, invoicing, contracts and scheduling. This is an affiliate link.
Ellie is a mega talented copywriter who ruddy nails the detail, enthusiasm, and commerciality that small businesses need
Our go-to technology for adding a visual page builder to a WordPress website. This is an affiliate link.
Friendly Faye is obsessed with capturing the stories and processes behind indepedent businesses with photography and videography.
Danielle creates Shopify & Squarespace websites for founders, fashion, lifestyle & beauty brands – a top recommendation from our Clubhouse.
A venue & co-working space that features it’s very own podcasting studio with two locations: Gloucester Road and Clifton
Business mentor Jodie was part of our team for over 4 years. She is our go-to lady for unstitching processes and seeing the big picture.
We’ve been scheduling all of our social media content using Later foreeeevvvveeerrrr. This is an affiliate link.
Welsh design studio Lemon & Birch creates ridiculously beautiful brand identities for small businesses and indie shops
Wonderful hosting for WordPress websites. This is an affiliate link.
Graphic designer Liz is our cross-severn buddy and host of our most-listened podcast, Building Your Brand
Award-winning videographers & podcast production company
Meg works with brands and creatives to capture naturally beautiful portraits and brand stories
The Cotswolds
Photographer Megan has an impeccable portfolio of personal brand photography for creative businesses
A game-changing membership for small and independent businesses who want help getting in the press
A must must must WordPress plugin that’ll train you on creating and optimising SEO-friendly content for your website. Affiliate link.
Hosted by Lou Chudley of Spark Social, we love this event for an unstructured catch-up with business bezzies and building a network
Aime’s favourite bi-monthly marketing meetup with the latest trends, expert talks, and thought-provoking panels. And pizza.
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