Helping small businesses to grow online
Our experts provide first-class services at competitive prices. We look forward to helping you to grow your business online.
Business success offline does not necessarily transfer automatically to success online. In fact, the smaller your business is the harder it will be to make that transition. Trust is everything when it comes to succeeding online – if your customers do not know or trust you, it is unlikely they will buy your products or hire your services.
The experts featured on this website are a small group of freelance professionals. We all have our own businesses and therefore know how to set-up and grow a business both on and offline. Building a successful presence or business online can be more difficult. Most importantly, you have to build trust, otherwise, your target audience will not buy your products or services. We know how to build trust in the digital world and convert traffic/visitors into loyal clients and customers.
Stop struggling and let us bring clarity to your next project. Say goodbye to confusing Web technologies, conflicting advice, and random quotes – we talk common sense and give professional advice.
Bristol Link is a small hub of likeminded and experienced individuals providing agency services, without the inflated prices.
You have to start somewhere
It’s Christmas <:o)
In December 2019, Steve had a mystery illness that badly affected his breathing. He could not walk more than ten feet without feeling dizzy and needing a rest. He decided to take a long break over the Christmas period to aid his recovery. In hindsight, Steve had the COVID-19 virus, which had an awful impact on all our lives throughout 2020 and beyond.
2nd January 2020
Just a thought…
Whilst ill in December, Steve had time to reflect on his business and what small businesses really need when starting out or trying to grow online. Business owners often struggle to understand how Web technologies work and can be of benefit. This is hardly surprising when they receive so much conflicting advice and wide ranging quotes, it’s almost impossible to know who to trust. So, Steve decided to bring together likeminded and experienced individuals to help provide trustworthy, professional services, at fair and sensible prices.
21st January 2020
The ultimate team
Yes, one person can build a house, however, it’s much quicker and easier to do if you have an experienced team behind you. You are also less likely to make mistakes. The search for the ultimate team begins…
11th February 2020
First onboard was Lucy Cripps, corporate copyeditor, writer and proofreader with an impressive client list: Red Bull, Clarks shoes, Expedia, Engadget and a few top-secret big names in the car and hotel world she can’t talk about. She published ‘Actually, the Comma Goes Here’, a book about grammar and punctuation way beyond the comma. Lucy is the go-to wordsmith in Bristol and runs a write your own website course online for small businesses that want to up their writing confidence and web presence.
7th March 2020
In Second place, Emma joins the team. With 15+ years experience in graphic design, Emma is looking to help as many local businesses as possible to ensure their branding and marketing materials are working hard for them, appealing to their target audiences effectively.
22st May 2020
Having previously worked for decades as a journalist, Ruth knows – inside-out – how to write and market to her brands’ target audience and create campaigns that convert to loyal customers. With a passion for the reach of digital marketing, she’s inspired to share this knowhow that’ll help solopreneurs and Etsy shop owners work smart (not hard) in their businesses. Ruth specialises in Facebook and Instagram marketing.
9th August 2020
Clare loves working with business owners to make their business goals a reality, whether that’s a new online course, membership or lead magnet setup, Clare can make it happen. She also loves a good problem to chew on and will happily help you solve yours!
5th October 2020
After eight months of planning and hard work, Steve finally publishes the website, bristol-link.co.uk. The site is built in WordPress and hosted on a Vultr High Frequency server – feel the power 🙂
The future and beyond...
What’s next? Who’s next?
Interested in joining the team? If you have the skills and experience ping Steve on social media. His contact details are below.
Starting a new project online or trying to grow an existing business can be overwhelming. If you’re stuck in a rut or simply need professional help you’re welcome to get in touch. If I don’t know the best solution I will definitely know someone that does.
The Bristol Link hub’s main focus is to help small businesses grow online. However, some of our experts skills are transferable offline, such as copyediting, graphic design and so on.
We look forward to helping you.