Business

Absolutely loads of helpful articles for running small businesses – from advertising to events, dealing with competitors and gushing about how dang brilliant email marketing is, and how you can apply it to your small business. We also have plenty of specific advice for Bristol based creative brands, including workshop venues, applying for grants, and sharing the beautiful interiors of some favourite Bristol businesses.

Latest Business articles

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25/10/21

9 dead cool and totally gothy indie brands for Halloween 2021

Small business owner Will Cooke, founder Artisan Landscapes
09/09/21

Using press and awards to grow a small business with Will from Artisan Landscapes

Small business owner Emma from Stitching Me Softly
07/07/21

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

20/07/20

The three best investments I have made in my small business

08/04/20

Investing in your business’ PR payoff featuring PR Dispatch

23/03/20

How we applied for a coronavirus related grant for our Bristol-based small business

19/03/20

Stop comparing your small business marketing efforts to high street giants like Monki

14/02/20

5 things I’ve learnt at Studio Cotton

03/10/19

5 things to scrimp on (and 5 to splurge on) when you’re starting a small creative business

30/09/19

How to calculate when a magazine advertisement is right for your small creative business

27/09/19

Bristol Life Magazine, and how to not sell to small creative business owners

02/07/19

6 reasons why my marketing agency won’t work with your brand

01/05/19

The 5 best creative workshop venues in Bristol

25/06/18

How to host a successful small business event

04/10/17

The flurry of ultra-cool indie businesses on North Street, between the Luckwell Road and Dean Lane/Cannon Street roundabouts

09/06/17

My Dad and his Power of “No”

10/10/16

Why be nice to your local competitors?

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