Helping you with a better website

Website consulting

For small business owners who have websites and want to know how to make them, like, way better.

Studio Cotton consulting with Aime Cox-Tennant

The website once-over

For people who know their website could be better, but would like to be told where to start

Small business SEO

Help your website rank more highly and more often with search engines like Google

Increase conversions with UX

Improve your user experience and help your website visitors become excited customers

Accessibility introduction

Start identifying and removing barriers to help more customers access your small business online
One-to-one website help

We want to help you have a better website

Sometimes you just need somebody to show you where to click, to tell you how to lay out a page on your website, or to point your creative small business in the right direction.

We offer relaxed one-to-one website consulting with Studio Cotton founder, Aime Cox-Tennant, for just that reason.

Totally jam-packed with oodles of delicious web design, SEO, UX and/or accessibility know-how, you’ll be delightfully surprised by how much we can cover in a fixed-price consultation.

A digital hour

Book a digital hour for a virtual consultation on a website topic of your choice for £240. We’ll book a time that’s convenient for you, and you’ll have the option to record our session for playback later.

Half day IRL

Want more of a deep dive? Try a 3-hour IRL session from our central Bristol studio for £600. Spend a morning or afternoon covering as much website know-how as you can handle with a stream of tasty tea and coffee.

For nice people who'd like some help

Sharing website knowledge, not judgement

Feeling ashamed of your website or your website know-how isn’t uncommon, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t real. If you’re worried we’ll judge you for not doing everything right, or perhaps even doing everything wrong – that ain’t our jam.

We work with all sorts of small business owners with all sorts of technical experience and skills. Our only priority is helping you have a better website.

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.

Jayne Rutland

As a person who used to do zero planning and a LOT of winging it, Studio Cotton has been a godsend!

Amelia Harker

Can’t recommend Studio Cotton enough! Aime was overflowing with useful info and everything seems less daunting.

Sophie Moloney

My monthly marketing consultations with Aime have been exactly what I needed to grow my business.

Beckie Sims

I would have no hesitation in recommending Studio Cotton – in fact, I would recommend that any small business reaches out for some advice and support at some kind of level.

Website consulting FAQs

The answers to your burning questions

We try our best to be as clear and transparent as possible, which is why we’ve popped together some helpful info about our consulting packages.

If we’ve missed your question or you need more info, please don’t hesitate to get in touch – we’d love to help.

3 hours, usually 10am – 1pm or 2pm – 5pm, but we can often be flexible (as long as there’s time for lunch!).

If you opt for a morning session, we’ll usually give you the option to join us for the afternoon in the studio too. There’s absolutely no obligation, but it’ll give you a quiet space to work on your task list and ask quick follow-up questions with more of that lovely tea and coffee.

Available subject to availability, so please let us know after booking if this would be of interest.

Yes. Our sessions are focused on helping you to understand why and where you need to make amends to your website and what actions would improve its conversion.

Whilst occasionally we might be able to let you know where a specific setting is or how its labelled, we always need to cover the big picture first.

As a heads up, at Studio Cotton we do not recommend Wix as a small business website platform for too many reasons to fit into this FAQ box. If you have a Wix website, it might be worth getting in touch before booking to make sure we’ll be able to give you the best advice to grow your online presence.

No. Aime isn’t a coach and will absolutely not be changing your mindset or doing a growth hack. As you can tell, we don’t even know what some of the coaching terms mean.

Our website consulting sessions are strictly about understanding your website as a business tool, identifying opportunities for improvement, and giving you a list of actions that will make it better.

Due to the layout of the space at Studio Cotton, we have very very very limited availability for short one-to-ones in the studio, which is why we prefer to keep these shorter sessions online (plus it means we can offer playback).

That said, if IRL is more your jam – pop us a message before booking and we can let you know if there’s any upcoming availability.

No, sorry. Based on experience, we’re unable to maintain the quality of our consulting over this duration as an online website consulting session.

To be totally up front, Aime gets really bad headaches being in front of a screen that long and we want to make sure you get our full attention.

We’re looking for alternatives that’ll bring Studio Cotton expertise to people unable to travel to central Bristol in 2022. In the meantime, it might be worth considering booking multiple digital hours, or getting in touch to discuss your specific website challenge.

Our half a day sessions take place in our central Bristol studio, located at 48 Corn Street, Bristol BS1 1HQ. Unfortunately our workspace is located on the third floor, and our building’s lift only goes as high as the second floor (we know, it’s a terrible design quirk).

If you would prefer an accessible venue, please let us know before booking and we’ll make sure to find a more suitable location.

We know sometimes stuff happens, and you can’t make a consulting session. We ask for 5 working days cancellation notice before the start time of the booked session for a full refund.

Up to 2 working days before our session, you will be able to postpone the session for a later date (subject to availability) or receive a 50% refund.

Unfortunately we’re unable to reschedule or refund cancellations with less than 2 working days notice. We do try to be as flexible as possible and will take extenuating circumstances into account – we’re all human after all.

We use Google Meet to power our digital hour website consulting sessions. You’ll receive a link prior to our session which you can open in a browser on your laptop or desktop.

There’s also an app for at least some phones and tablets, however as we will likely be doing some screensharing we highly recommend using a laptop or desktop device.

Let's catch up

Book a website consultation with Aime

We’ll be launching online bookings for our digital hours and half a day studio sessions soon. In the meantime, drop us an enquiry via the contact form and we’ll add your details to our website consultation waiting list.

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