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!
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!)
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? 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?
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
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!
GIF's are a great way to create eye catching content that will connected with your followers. There are a number of sites you can choose readymade GIF's from to support your business, for example GIFPHY.com or why not try to create a few unique ones just for you. There are a number of sites that … Read more about Want to make a Gif?
With the recent Facebook scandal many are now thinking ' what do the social media platforms know about us?' Quite a lot to be honest, but the majority of this information is put to good use to help make the platforms more user relevant and to make the advertising criteria more productive and … Read more about Worried about what Facebook knows about you?
1) I want to…get an overview of my privacy settings Have you got concerns about what Facebook knows about you, are just not sure what you signed up for? Then here are some quick actions you can take today to ensure your Facebook profile is as you would like it. Facebook does offer to assess … Read more about Facebook privacy tips to action today.
On 25th May, 2018, the new data protection law will be launched. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)* is to replace the 1998 Data Protection Act we are currently under. Will your business be ready? We have spent a good couple of months researching this as best as we can, a lot of … Read more about GDPR – ready or not, it’s coming!
WordPress is a great format to build your website on. Easy to use, affordable and extremely flexible. A lot of people believe that once your website is built, it’s job done and you can just carry on with your business, sadly this is not true! WordPress sites need to be updated! It’s a … Read more about WordPress websites need updates – shocker!
All the stats you need to convince you, YOUR small or medium sized business needs to be on social media. ● Small businesses create 6 out of every 10 jobs ● The combined annual turnover of SMEs was £1.8 trillion ● 47% of all private sector turnover in the UK. (FSB) ● Small businesses are … Read more about Social media for small businesses – all the stats you need!