Currently booking new clients for February 2020! BOOK A FREE CONSULTATION



Who doesn't love a freebie?

There has been such a positive response to my ebook/workbook (The Expert Guide to Branding a Small Business), I have decided to add even more value to the freebie.

Starting in September 2019, I will be offering FREE hour long sessions with me to guide you through the workbook. 100% free. No obligation. No pressuring sales pitch. 

Just you and me, for one hour, working on your brand. 

The Expert Guide to Brand a Small Business eBook and Workbook

The Expert Guide to Branding a Small Business - eBook and Workbook

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About Gemma Thirsk / GEM Design Studio

Hey, I'm Gemma and I'm a logo designer, brand identity specialist and founder of The Ladies Who Trade skill swap group. I'm a cheerleader of all fellow women in business and I'm here to help you nail down your branding and develop it into a strong identity that works for you.

I'm passionate about helping other women take the plunge and make a living doing what they love and so I've dedicated Friday mornings to sharing my expertise about branding and answering your questions for free.


So you're ready to take the plunge and start your own business... but how do you go about branding your skills, services and products? I'll guide you through The Expert Guide to Branding a Small Business, a free eBook and printable workbook to help you establish and understand your brand and ultimately use it's power to grow your business. It is a handy reference guide to help you through the process of branding.

GEM Design Studio is the logo design and brand identity service from me (Gemma Thirsk), I am a branding specialist with vast experience helping small businesses unlock the power of their brand. If you're feeling stuck or intimidated by the branding process, this is your chance to ask an expert. 

You'll learn:

  • The importance of branding for small business
  • Key branding terms explained
  • How to define your brand and it's values
  • How to target your people
  • How to create your brand identity
  • and more!

Friday mornings, 10:30am or 12:30pm.


If you're in Manchester, then I'd love to meet up for a brew. My go to is Ancoats Coffee Co. but I'm open to suggestions and discovering new places. If your schedule is busy or you're not in the area, let's have a Zoom online meeting!


Book a session here or use the button below to go to my booking page. Select 'Freebie Friday' and choose your date and time. Once your booking is confirmed, I'll be in touch during office hours with more details. 

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