Twitter – Stuck for ideas?

Surely not possible. But for some Twitter can be a daunting place to start making an impression, interestingly, people find it difficult to be social sometimes which is rather worrying. Twitter is a friendly place on the whole and if you add positive content, you should receive positive interaction … Read more about Twitter – Stuck for ideas?

Are you using LinkedIn to its fullest potential?

As you know I love LinkedIn and use it to research, learn and discuss the business world I work in as well as using it to promote my business and skills. But don't forget, Linkedin is a useful resource to help you to prepare for meetings too. Here are some top tips to help you to use Linkedin in … Read more about Are you using LinkedIn to its fullest potential?

Planning social media for 2020!

The New Year is here and is the perfect time to use the beginning of the year to plan your social media for your business. If it is a quiet time for your business then that's even better as you can use your downtime to get prepped for your busy times. So where do we start? As with any planning for … Read more about Planning social media for 2020!

Facebook Creator studio – what you need to know!

You may recall me mentioning a while back via our Facebook Group (please join if you are not yet a subscriber) that scheduling posts on Facebook were changing, then it changed and we have had to get used to a slightly different way of planning and posting. In addition, we have now been provided … Read more about Facebook Creator studio – what you need to know!

Season’s Greetings from Catch Designs

Wow, what a great year 2019 has been! As the working week comes to an end and the Christmas holidays begin, I just wanted to take five minutes to say Happy Christmas and best wishes to you all. It has been a hectic year for me at Catch Designs, with an exciting range of new clients coming on … Read more about Season’s Greetings from Catch Designs

Planning social media over the holidays – top tips

For some, social media doesn't stop over the festive time and needs to be maintained for your business. I have compiled some tips to help you to get this in place so you too can enjoy some well deserved time off! There is still time to get some posts planned and scheduled in over the Christmas … Read more about Planning social media over the holidays – top tips

Hashtags – platform by platform

We recently blogged about some top tips on how to use and develop hashtags for your social media platforms, but we thought it would be good to take a look platform by platform as to how to use them correctly and not to be seen a lazy poster or spamming people into a coma! Here we … Read more about Hashtags – platform by platform

Funding training sessions completed! ✅

It has been a great opportunity for my business to be selected to work with Coventry University in the recent Digital Advantage project. Since February this year I have run five sets of three-day workshops for a range of small businesses and worked with a number of SMEs on 1-2-1 social media support … Read more about Funding training sessions completed! ✅

No more Facebook business page verification ticks!

So after toiling away achieving your tick to verify your business Facebook page, they are being removed from 30th October. Facebook say: We're always working on better ways to help people understand more about the Pages they interact with. We introduced grey verification badges in 2015 to show … Read more about No more Facebook business page verification ticks!

Twitter Lists – not got them, you are missing out!

As you may be aware we have been running some social media courses for local small businesses in Stokesley. We have covered the majority of the popular platforms and hopefully, we have demystified some of the main pain points for our delegates. One of the areas I wanted to go through again for my … Read more about Twitter Lists – not got them, you are missing out!

5 top tips for SEO – let’s talk images!

I often speak to clients about adding images to the website and what is the best etiquette for doing this, in terms of size and the benefits for the sites Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) So I thought I would share some of the best tips to make sure your image works the best they can on your … Read more about 5 top tips for SEO – let’s talk images!