Cotton Court Business Centre

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Vibe Tickets #VOOM Round 1 & Heading To The Pitchathon

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It’s over! And Vibe Tickets finished in a VERY impressive 9th position. They just wanted to say thank you for your support throughout the whole competition. Over 2000 people voted for them, and they are SO grateful of each and every single vote-  Vibe Tickets mission is to #OutTheTout and they know so many of their followers, and people worldwide have been affected by this and so they are campaigning for CHANGE!

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HOWEVER, it isn’t over yet! The public vote may be done, but there are still more rounds we have to get through before they can Pitch To Rich! The Pitchathon starts next week- This will be a 29-hour, live-streamed attempt at a Guinness World Record! The 40 entrepreneurs with the most impressive pitches will be taken through to the next round… They are working hard on there pitch at Vibe Tickets HQ so they can get closer to pitching to Rich, and explaining to  him why so many of their fans need their help! Vibe Tickets are really passionate about helping as many fans as possible and beating ticket touts so that the secondary market is changed for the better. Every day we see stories in the media of tickets being sold for thousands of pounds, or fans being ripped off after being sold fake tickets….this isn’t how the industry should work and they are here to disrupt and change this.

They really hope you keep supporting them throughout the rest of the #VOOM Pitch To Rich competition and that your support will help to see them through RIGHT till the end!! We’ll keep you informed…but in the meantime keep spreading the #GoodVibes of Vibe Tickets!!

The Latest from our Studio!

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The team at Cotton Studios have been busy these past few weeks working on tons of exciting projects!

Family Photoshoots

We have introduced some fantastic new offers for our customers, including family photoshoots with canvas, prints and DVD montage for only £35!

Sports Clubs

We are also working with local sports clubs to provide portraits of their club members , we have created stunning photos with highly competitive packages to suit everyone.

Prom Season

Plus, with prom season fast approaching we have been doing we’re busy planning loads of exciting things. We’ve created tons of packages for schools and colleges that include key-rings, portrait photos, photo-booths and much more!

And of course, we still have our Studio Sessions photography club running every Thursday and we are always on the look out for models and photographers.

If you are interested in getting involved with any of our work, give them a call on 01772 367500.

Jones Corporate launch ‘Loss Prevention in a Box”

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This  week the much anticipated launch of the unique small & medium business product ‘Loss Prevention in a Box’ happened on Tuesday with Downtown in Business  with a series of useful tips and pointers along the way they discussed:

  • A unique business offering – check
  • A panel of industry experts – check
  • Roger Jonas comparing – check
  • £150 discount off our product for all who attend the launch – check
  • A member of the UK Small Business Council to the European Union – check
  • An early start so you don’t lose out on your business day – check

Thanks to Cotton Studios, who provided video footage and photos of our clients launch within our Building. A huge congratulations to Jones Corporate for an entertaining and informative presentation!

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FAMILY PHOTO-SHOOT WITH 6 PRINTS! From Cotton Studios

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Limited time only! Not to be missed! Hurry and get yours today!

Whether your family are gorgeous girls, boisterous boys or a colourful clan, capture their beauty with a professional photo-shoot. Our experienced photographers will spot those candid moments and help stage the perfect family portraits, all in the comfortable surroundings of our contemporary studio. Not only will we ensure that you have fun on the day but for a limited time, you can take advantage of this special offer, giving you a photo-shoot and six prints all for the low price of £15.00. Family photos make great gifts, so why not get in touch today?

Call: 01772 367 500 or email: hello@cottonstudios.co.uk

Winckley Square Hangout – Cotton Studios #ScrapThatSelfie

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Yesterday we attended the Winckley Square hangout organised by Business Improvement District  and sponsored by Bowker BMW. We were there helping our friends Cotton Studios  in the promotion of their new promotion ‘#scrapthatselfie’.  So why not take advantage of our brand new professional headshots package and get your own pictures? The pictures are suitable for online accounts as well as print media, and they are just £25 per person! The #scrapthatselfie sessions are available every Monday.

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New Office Suite Available

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Cotton Court, one of the most distinctive office developments in Preston City Centre, has a new office suite available.

The former iron and wire mill now combines beautiful original features with a professional appearance and contemporary décor, and the high quality suites offer great business facilities including free parking; onsite IT support; staffed reception; a communal kitchen; and secure access.

The office prices are all inclusive and all offices are furnished and complete with computer terminals and software. Plus, the high-tech environment demands there is super-fast wireless internet throughout. Photocopying, faxing and printing services are also available on site in packages to suit all budgets.

Should you need to meet clients then Cotton Court offers conference facilities and meeting rooms all equipped with the latest interactive touch screen display boards. Discreet signage masks the hub’s shared services and the prestigious PR1 postcode and fully manned reception ensures your clients cannot fail to be impressed.

To discuss your requirements or to arrange a viewing, please call 01772 507767 or email info@cottoncourt.co.uk

www.cottoncourt.co.uk/services/office-space

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Latest Photo-shoot Offers

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We are pleased to announce the partnership with Victor Trusch as Cotton Studios’ resident photographer, from December 2013.

We have worked alongside Victor to put together a series of packages to ensure that our customers get best value for money, and provide ideal gifts for loved ones, family members and or friends. Whether you need a photo shoot gift voucher, or a pre-paid all-inclusive package, we have something for everyone.

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With over twenty years’ experience, Victor can deliver beautiful portraits whatever your age. Always making his customers feeling relaxed and confident, he is considered as one of the best in the region.  Victor will go that extra mile to produce very informal, relaxed portraits; his ability to see in an instant when to capture a photograph is key to the success of the photoshoot. 

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The studio

Cotton Studios is a professional, modern photography studio situated in the heart of Preston City Centre. The studios are comfortable and well equipped, we pride ourselves on being able to provide a welcoming atmosphere, and a personal and friendly service is guaranteed.

Your photoshoot

Before your photoshoot we will give you a call to confirm your booking arrangements and give you tips to make sure your shoot is perfect! Your day starts with a meet & greet and a tour of our studio and changing facilities.

  • Consultation: Creating ideas that will ensure your photos are unique
  • Photoshoot: 1 hour shoot in our state of the art studio (with up to 4 outfit changes )
  • Image preparation: Your images will be edited and enhanced  by our creative team
  •  Viewing: You will be invited back for a personal viewing where you choose the photos you want to take home

If you are looking for an extra special experience, we have a professional styling team available to work on your hair and make-up so that you look your absolute best.

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Packages

Classic Photoshoot Package: £35.00 (Package value £90.00)

 

  • One hour photoshoot
  • 2 outfit changes
  • Cinematic viewing experience
  • Personal online gallery
  • 4 6×4 prints

 

Our best value package upgrades:

Bronze: £75.00

  • One hour photo-shoot
  • Outfit changes
  • Cinematic viewing experience
  • Personal online gallery
  • 8 6×4 prints
  • 2 7×5 prints
  • 2 10 x 8 prints

 

Package value: £110.00 you save £35.00

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Silver: £150.00

  • One hour photo-shoot
  • Outfit changes
  • Cinematic viewing experience
  • Personal online gallery
  • 10 6×4 prints
  • 5 7×5 prints
  • 2 10×8 prints
  • 20” canvas

 

Package value: £250.00 you save: £100.00

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Gold: £250.00

  • One hour photo-shoot
  • Outfit changes
  • Cinematic viewing experience
  • Personal online gallery
  • 20 6×4 prints
  • Full photo-shoot on CD
  • 20 6×4 prints
  • 10 7×5 prints
  • 5 10×8 prints
  • 30” canvas

 

Package value: £500.00 you save: £250.00

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*If you upgrade to either the bronze, silver or gold package, the £35 photoshoot is included in these prices

For more information, or to book a photoshoot, please call the studio bookings team on 01772 367500 or email hello@cottonstudios.co.uk

Why not try Foursquare for your Business

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When we think of social media and business, the first few things to come to mind are Facebook and Twitter. Yet, there is one mobile app that tends to get overlooked by businesses: Foursquare. True, it doesn’t have the same numbers that the likes of Facebook and Twitter can boast, but what it does have is a dedicated audience which has made over three billion check-ins.

Regardless of whether you’re a retailer or not, any business can use Foursquare and getting yourself set up is easy. The only thing it needs is you to get involved.

Why Foursquare?

While it has a web presence, Foursquare has been growing quite steadily over the last few years, and offers some unique opportunities for businesses and brands. With over 25 million users globally and 31% of mobile users active on social networks using Foursquare, it has an engaged community and a passionate user base.

Foursquare’s main strength comes from its users, the power of personal recommendation and sharing on different social media sites. By seeing where their friends are going and the places they regularly frequent, they would be more likely to visit if the recommendation is positive. Foursquare doesn’t get the same attention as Facebook or Twitter, but this presents you with a better opportunity to develop customer loyalty through deals. While Facebook has released its new ‘nearby’ function for its app, Foursquare is still the king of check-in and location.

Why not the next time your at Cotton Court Business Centre check in on Foursquare. We are running a series of special promotions for first time visitors and check in’s through to mayorship.

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Above you’ll find our offer for Permanent Desk Space for a limited time of £25 per week. For more information please visit Cotton Court Business Centre.

To download the Foursquare App or through the iTunes Store

Get Started with Social Media, with Cotton Court and 3ManFactory

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Get to grips with your business’s social media presence

Let us show you how to engage with new and existing customers, increase your website traffic and improve your lead generation.

Cotton Court is hosting social media workshops in conjunction with 3ManFactory. This course is ideal for business owners, freelancers and anyone responsible for customer service, marketing or PR within their organisation that want to take the first steps into social media.

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These courses are hands-on and are carefully structured and designed so that each delegate will leave with complete profiles on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn., and will be linked with other businesses through these pages.

Social media has transformed the way that companies of all sizes interact with their customers. Businesses can use Facebook and Twitter to reach over 30 million users. LinkedIn however is 4 times better for b2b lead generation than Facebook and Twitter.

The facts:

  • 91 % of experienced social marketers have seen improved website traffic due to social media campaigns and 79% are generating more quality leads.
  • 75% of business owners have been put off a particular company due to their poor use of social media.
  • Social media users who receive great service tell an average of 42 people (compared to just 9 for social absentees)
  • 47% of customers are somewhat likely to purchase from a brand that they follow or like
  • 65% of the world’s top companies have an active Twitter profile
  • 90% of marketers use social media channels for business, with 93% of these rating social tools as “important”

These courses are held monthly within our IT Suite.

To book your place, or for more information, please call 01772 507767 or email info@cottoncourt.co.uk