As a small creative business, I love to support other small creative businesses whenever I can. Together we are most definitely stronger, and we often understand each other’s positions and needs better than larger agencies can.
Below I’ve brought together a whole bunch of wonderful creatives who provide services for other small businesses – from branding to voiceovers.
Everyone here is either someone I have used myself or someone I have come across through my networks and trust. They are all fantastic, and I hope you find what you need!
(Unsurprisingly, many of the creatives below don’t only fit into one category – so have a look around at everyone, you might be surprised what you find!)
Admin + Marketing
Never Forget Marketing
Marketing, branding and strategy services – bring your story to life and find clear marketing objectives that are right for you!
Small Business Geek
A business collective providing all-rounder support, small business geek are always happy to help with admin, tech stuff, planning and structure… all the non-creative bits! They also offer branding, copywriting, marketing and social media services as well as website design.
Creative admin! Lizzie’s services include virtual assistance, social media, business development and research for funding applications, so you can get on the with the business of creating!
Find social media consistency with Annastasia: she creates and schedules content for creators on social media, emails and websites!
Branding & Design
Beautiful branding, logo design and websites, Heather specialises in small biz start ups, side hustles and creative ventures.
A freelance graphic designer who creates logos, illustrations and packaging, Valerie specialises in creating strong brand identities and visual elements for startups.
Offering branding, identity, video and illustration, Foundling think big, ruffle feathers and push limits to make your brand the epitome of anything you dare to dream.
A freelance graphic designer, illustrator and creative thinker, Rebekah di Palma provides branding, illustration and design services for startups and other businesses.
Emma Brooks Design
Emma is a brand consultant, strategist and designer for soulful creatives.
Luke is a graphic designer, illustrator and web designer – as well as a private tutor. I’ve had lessons in graphic design and art with him over the years, and can vouch for his exceptional teaching and photoshop skills!
A copywriter for creative businesses, Sarah has written copy for photographers, coaches, therapists, pet sitters, a web design company, and even an all female construction company! Her website is full of inspiration and wonderful tips on running a creative business too – I’m an avid reader of her blog.
Melanie J Sparks
Conversion copywriting helping your content stand out and attract more clients. At the time of writing, Melanie isn’t accepting new clients, but that may change in future.
Creative Reboot | podcast
The ultimate podcast for creative souls, small business owners, side hustlers and dream chasers….
Ali is an artist, connector and creative permission giver. She’s my partner in crime with The Dept. of Kindness, and she is a well of inspiration. You can get a year of creative permission when you sign up to her newsletter.
Letters from a hopeful creative | podcast
A podcast for creative humans trying to run a business, this podcast helped me feel understood and so much less alone when I was starting up.
Wonderful business supplies! Gosh are a family business in Marks Tey providing everything you could need to make an office or home office run safely, smoothly and effectively. They specialise in full office refits but do everything else in between as well.
One of my favourite places for pretty stationery, Paper Therapy sells Kaweko pens, Stalogy and Nuuna notebooks, washi tape, clips and planner inserts.
Pen to Peg
Beautiful branded clothing designers. Whether you want a simple T-shirt with a bespoke logo or a full garment wardrobe, Pen to Peg have the expertise to take your image to the next level.
Vibrant brand photography for colourful, magical creatives! Carla has a range of services from head shot days to full brand shoots, so whatever your needs she has it covered.
Stuido 19 Stock
Carla’s stock photography service for creatives: coming soon!
I offer both templated and bespoke website designs for creative souls running their own business. I also offer creative and website mentoring, to help banish overwhelm and support people to find more joy in their businesses.
A brand strategist, web designer and educator, Michaela is a real inspiration, empowering women to turn their passion into a thriving business. She sells Squarespace templates as well as offering website design services.
A lot of the other people listed here!
Many people in other categories also offer website design – especially the brand and graphic designers!
Professional and quick voiceover recordings – great for commercials, brand videos or online training. Whether you need something simple and effective or unique and inspiring, Alex has you covered!
Let me know in the comments! ?