Time on your hands : Audit your social media platforms.

Got some time on your hands, might be a good time to assess and audit your social media, so you are in tip-top shape when we are all back in business. It is important that your profiles are an accurate representation of your business and are consistent across all of your platforms. So what should … Read more about Time on your hands : Audit your social media platforms.

Already fallen into a marketing black hole?

Without doubt, we are in very trying times for our friends and families as well as our businesses. The rate of news coming through from the Government is sometimes confusing but at least information is flowing, plenty of it! For all businesses, online, bricks and mortar, home working, … Read more about Already fallen into a marketing black hole?

Hashtags – think you know it all?

We thought we should blog some hashtags refresh uses for your social media. It's always good to get a reminder. Definition: A hashtag is a word or a group of words preceded by a pound (#) sign, which is used to categorize and find conversations around a particular topic or trend. Did you … Read more about Hashtags – think you know it all?

Super fast top 5 tips to improve your social media

Love it or hate it, you can't really ignore social media. You can't also become a slave to it, we all have businesses to run. So what can you do? Outsource to a professional, let them take the strain! (We may know one we could recommend!) Or try to keep it all moving yourself. Here … Read more about Super fast top 5 tips to improve your social media

Thinking of using video for social media? You really should be!

Wanted to get more video action into your social media, but don't know where to start? Here are some top tips to try! And read to the bottom, to see my little video to inspire you! 1.Customer testimonials Completed a project with a client and it has gone well? Can you get your client to share … Read more about Thinking of using video for social media? You really should be!

Haven’t time for your social media? Hellllooooo!

For many small business owners, the thought of managing social media is scary, so they don't do it! It can take time to fit it on and often started with enthusiasm it can get left behind when real work takes precedence. However social media can be a vital part of your business and be the marketing … Read more about Haven’t time for your social media? Hellllooooo!

Mary Poppins of Stokesley – I can live with that!

I was recently asked to be part of the Friday Feature - a regular blog from the Terry Dicken Business Park blog. As tenant of the business park, of course, I would love to!   I was very competently interviews by Sally Atkinson, who works with Wireless Economics, another neighbour, who … Read more about Mary Poppins of Stokesley – I can live with that!

Exciting start to 2019 (delayed reaction, I know!)

I know it is nearly February, already but I just wanted to drop down a few words about what we are doing in 2019! My first action, was to get rid of the flu but pleased to say I am now more or less fighting fit. Catch Designs for 2019, has lots of  exciting plans ahead and I plan to continue … Read more about Exciting start to 2019 (delayed reaction, I know!)

Thirsty Thursday birthday celebrations

I was delighted to celebrate Thirsty Thursday's fourth birthday in November. For those who don't know, I set up Thirsty Thursday with my colleague Anna Addison back in 2014 and since then we have welcomed many local Stokesley businesses to our little group. Having reached four years is an … Read more about Thirsty Thursday birthday celebrations

Are you looking for ways to improve your business website?

Are you looking for ways to improve your business website? Perhaps you’re in the process of creating a new site and need help with the initial design and build? Here’s my top 5 tips to consider Make sure your site is mobile and tablet friendly Add customer reviews to show off your … Read more about Are you looking for ways to improve your business website?

5 reasons your business should be using social media

Having a small business and getting it known to potential customers can be time consuming and costly. Bringing social media into the mix can be a great way to promote your business and be cost effective at the same time. Here's 5 good reasons to use social media you might not have … Read more about 5 reasons your business should be using social media

Getting your brand right!

Thinking of setting up your own business? We cannot stress enough how important is to get your brand organised from the beginning! The development of your business means you have to be able to pitch your new business venture wherever you go and being able to whip out a professional business card … Read more about Getting your brand right!