We help passionate business owners establish and grow their identity through creative content and bold branding.
What Makes Us Different?
✨Branding Is Our Thing
We make sure your brand comes through loud and clear on social. It's more than a logo—it's images, captions, and engagement that reflects everything your brand stands for.
🙋♀️We Get What You Do
We take the time to get to know not only your brand but your business. We learn about your industry, team, and the value you bring so we can speak directly to your target audience.
💬 Communication Is Key.
Consistent communication is a big part of our process. We keep you in the loop, invite feedback, and are happy to work as collaboratively as you like—or keep you (mostly!) out of it.
Our Core Values
Success starts with meaningful connections. We're here to build long-lasting, symbiotic relationships with our clients. Consider us a part of the team! By extension, we nurture relationships with our clients' customers via social.
We want to grow—both with and for our clients. We're always thinking about how to do and be better. We focus on growth as individuals, as a team, and in our process, knowing that bettering ourselves plants seeds of growth for everyone.
Our communication is consistent and honest, rooted in positivity and problem-solving. The same goes for how we express ourselves on a client's behalf. Good communication helps us stay on the same page and move the story forward together.
Be a good Human
We lead with kindness, respect, and empathy for all individuals. Ours is an inclusive environment that invites dialogue and the opportunity to serve a vibrant array of clientele. Our hope is to partner with fellow good humans.
Deliver and Delight
With creativity at our core, we strive to produce work that whole-heartedly delights, all while ensuring timeliness and professionalism. In so doing, we're able to deliver on our clients' needs, delighting every step of the the way.
Owner & CEO
Ashton is the boss and brains behind Small Studio. As a Milwaukee-based designer, social media manager, branding expert, and advocate for women in business, she's the queen of wearing many hats. Ashton has been designing for over 10 years and launched Small Studio Brand Shop to help fellow small business owners be bold and pursue their passions.
Our designer Jo keeps all our social graphics looking pretty. While we think it's wonderful that she got her formal training at MIAD, what really sets Jo apart is her honest, obsessive love of graphic design. Jo's other obsession is Survivor. It's her dream to be on the show, and she's convinced she could win it all. We're convinced too—there's nothing our Jo can't do.
Alicia is Small Studio’s social media account manager with a passion for helping businesses build their brand and engage with their target audience online. Her approach is grounded in a deep understanding of social media platforms and their unique quirks and best practices. Alicia has worked with businesses of all sizes across a range of industries, from dentistry and beauty to tech and real estate teams. Alicia fosters strong relationships with clients and responds to inquiries and feedback in a timely and professional manner.
Social Media Coordinater
Meet Olivia, a dog lover for life & a skilled social media coordinator with a passion for connecting people and brands through digital platforms. She has a talent for identifying social media trends and incorporating them into creative strategies that elevate brand presence and drive engagement. Whether it’s crafting witty captions, designing eye-catching reels, or collaborating with the Small Studio Team, Olivia knows how to create a buzz and capture the attention of a target audience.
Everybody meet Autumn. She is the magic pen to the Small Studio team. Her background comes from Concordia University but her experience ranges from having her designs published for the Milwaukee Bucks and the A&A All The Way Foundation.
As our copy and caption writer extraordinaire, Kelsey has been writing professionally for 12 years. From publishing to branding, social media to marketing, blogging to reviewing local theater, she has words and she's not afraid to use 'em. Kelsey loves stepping into a variety of voices, finding the inherent value in every client's story and telling it well.
Brynn is our third working mom on our team. Her ability to adapt to learning about her clients has shown through the copy she writes. She enjoys freelance writing for Small Studio clients because it gives her the flexibility to spend time with her 3 kiddos at home. “If I could have any superpower, it would be time travel 100000%.”
Anna is a talented and experienced copywriter with a passion for creating engaging content that captures the attention of audiences. She has worked on campaigns for both B2B and B2C clients, producing copy that drives sales, increases engagement, and builds brand awareness. Anna dreams of becoming a mega pop star one day.