A tiny studio for the little guys.

CultMethod exists to serve startups, solopreneurs, and small, owner-operated businesses.

I create compelling brand identities and marketing websites that enable small businesses to thrive in the digital space.

Jon Persson
Jon Persson Owner-operator of CultMethod Brand identity designer

Two reasons for existing

I started this business for two reasons: to make money, and to help small businesses thrive.

It started when I was seventeen years old, and read G. K. Chesterton. I was smitten by his vision of distributism—a decentralized economy supported by small businesses rather than faceless corporations.

Fast-forward to 2017, when I was 21 years old. That year I made two easy decisions. The first one: to drop out of university and go full-time with my freelance practice. The second: to work exclusively with small businesses.

Since then, I’ve amassed a wealth of experience in small-business marketing: about 13,000 hours of it, by my own estimation.

I’ve seen first-hand what works and what doesn’t.

I’ve built brands for everything from bleeding-edge robotics consultancies to art studios and home improvement retailers. I’ve worked with fresh-faced startups and businesses that were around decades before I was even born.

So I say this with the utmost confidence:

If you’re looking for someone who understands how to build a great brand—one that leverages design in order to thrive in the digital space—there’s no one better equipped to help you than me.

Based out of Sweden, with clients from all over the world.

Frequently asked questions

You look so young! How old are you?

I may look like I’m 14 years old, but don’t worry, I’m actually 24! Youthful looks run in the family. My grandfather was frequently mistaken for 60 well into his 80s.

What’s your educational background?

I briefly studied Philosophy at university before dropping out to pursue this business in 2017. I’m self-taught through books, online courses, self-initiated projects, and client work.

What services do you offer?

I cover the gambit of brand strategy (e.g. positioning), messaging (e.g. headline copy), visual identity design (e.g. logos and colors), and web design (UX, UI, and front-end development).

Do you take on smaller projects?

As a general rule of thumb my minimum level of engagement is $5,000 (see Launch Pad), but if you’ve got something smaller in mind (like just a logo or even an hour of consulting), email me.

What’s it like to work with you?

I’m extremely organized, and you will know exactly what steps lie ahead of us from day one. I’m generous with my time and I have no problem hearing criticism or justifying creative decisions.

I don’t have any money. Will you work with me?

Probably not. I occasionally make exceptions for Catholic non-profits, as well as organizations devoted to issues that are important to me—such as free speech, direct democracy, and decentralization.

Can I pay you in crypto?

Absolutely! In addition to credit/debit card payments and wire transfers, I’m more than happy to accept payments in Bitcoin and Ethereum, as well as some stablecoins.

Can I hire you for strategy/advice only?

Absolutely! Usually my strategy-only work starts with a series of workshops, competitive research (and sometimes customer interviews), and then leads into an ongoing advisory retainer.

Are we the perfect fit?

If you want to work with a creative who knows what he’s doing and always dots his i’s and crosses his t’s, you’ve found your guy.

Click the button below to schedule a call with me (or shoot me an email if you’re shy!).

Free discovery & proposal

I got so much value out of this. We repositioned our brand, renamed it, designed a new visual identity, and launched a great marketing website. A year later our revenue is up 77%.

David Morgan
David Morgan Creme Carpets (Retail store)