I was recently asked to take part in a Twitter hour based in the USA. #UKBizParty happens every Tuesday at 6pm GMT and is a Twitter Hour this has great interactions and is managed by US business supremo Anna Scheller. As many of you know I love Twitter Hours and finding ones that resonate with … Read more about Catch Designs goes Stateside on Twitter Hour!
Creating a social media audit is a process (some will love or hate it) but a worthwhile one to benchmark your social media and see how some tweaks can be applied to help your platforms to grow. So how do you go about it? Here are some actions you can easily apply. An audit will help you … Read more about Social Media Audit – why and how to
So 2021 has kicked off with a return to 'working from home' order, which wasn't unexpected but pretty pants for all! For many, we are back to Zoom meeting for liaising with colleagues, training workshops and client meetings. Not an ideal situation but I am pleased we have the technology at hand … Read more about Already got zoom fatigue?
December, love it or hate it the festive season is upon us. For most small businesses, this is the busiest time of the year. How are you feeling about it? This Christmas is going to be a different one for sure and social media at Christmas, is huge! Fear not! With the right guidance and tools, … Read more about Christmas is coming – is your social media getting festive?
Social media is a fantastic tool for your business and for the first time, small businesses can interact and play on an even playing field with large businesses. But organic social media content is hard to achieve for many businesses without the support of advertising. Particularly Facebook … Read more about Facebook Ads – don’t be scared!
As fellow business owners, I think we can all agree that sometimes we just need tools to help make our jobs a little easier. After all, we do EVERYTHING. We are gurus in all sectors not by choice but it is just the nature of small business life. One of the biggest factors of a successful small … Read more about Your ultimate tools guide for your small business
Ready, steady go! Simple 20 Instagram killer tips you can activate on your account today - get going! What are you waiting for? Switch your account to a business account - go to settings - change to a business account (unlocks some additional options and enables you to advertise on Instagram) … Read more about Ready, Steady, Go. Top 20 killer Instagram tips
It's always good to keep up the training, whilst working on a site for a client I thought I would just do some double checking on any new features for local SEO and managed to take this course! Very insightful and has enabled me to add even more to the clients SEO and website. Never stop … Read more about Never stop learning!
In June, I was lucky enough to be asked to present at one of the Digital Women's Free Skills Share event. An online membership group of fun digital women - some business owners, some agency employees and some just starting out! (Currently all online due to - you know what!) As a Founder member of … Read more about Digital Women – Skill Share event
I recently attended an online webinar where the subject of banned hashtags used on Instagram could have a negative effect on the growth of your account. This was of interest to me as I'll be honest I had not come across this before even though I am a great advocate of hashtag research. In … Read more about Banned Hashtags – could they be damaging your following?
Hopefully, you have made it to the end of my Google My Business seminar today for Digital Women SkillShare today! As promised, I have put together a checklist of each of the areas to allow you to work through the profile build for yourselves. I have added it here below for you. DOWNLOAD THE … Read more about Google My Business Checklist
We have tried lots of different ways to improve our and our clients Instagram feeds. Hootsuite have kindly shared some of its best tips which we employ on all of our accounts. We have added our thoughts too in italics! 1. Post consistently Building relationships with your audience is key to … Read more about 8 tips for working with the Instagram algorithm