Searching on Instagram

We had all just got our heads around searching using hashtags on Instagram when as usual they decided to change things up and developed more keyword-rich search options. Here are few things that will help you achieve good search skills on Instagram., They say 'the search' function is a place for … Read more about Searching on Instagram

Follow up instagram video blog

As we outlined in our last blog, there are many ways you can bring video to your Instagram platform, to create a variety of content for your audience. They all have slightly different purposes so one video fits all option shouldn't be happening. But there are some crossovers where you can make … Read more about Follow up instagram video blog

Using video on your social media – Instagram options

We have said this time and time again, that video continues to be the most shareable content on social media. We know this, but do we use it enough on our channels? Here is what's on offer for video on Instagram. 84% of customers say  brand's video has convinced then to purchase a product So … Read more about Using video on your social media – Instagram options

Catch Designs goes Stateside on Twitter Hour!

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!

A bit baffled by the Facebook Algorithm?

You are not alone, since Facebooks invention in 2004, there have been a raft of changes on the platform to help us as users find the information we want and for us as small business owners to share information we want our potential customers to see. What we want to share and what Facebook want … Read more about A bit baffled by the Facebook Algorithm?

A great Canva hack – let me introduce Smart Mockup

I love Canva and those who have been on my workshops know this! The Pro version has a wealth of tools that can make your social media content look so professional. But as with all tools, they are constantly changing to meet audiences expectations and sometimes we miss these changes, so I thought I … Read more about A great Canva hack – let me introduce Smart Mockup

Social Media Audit – why and how to

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

Christmas is coming – is your social media getting festive?

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?

Facebook Ads – don’t be scared!

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!

Your ultimate tools guide for your small business

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

Got embed issues? (What on earth is she talking about?)

Have a read if you are sharing your web blogs onto your social media, things are changing. Thanks to Yoast for sharing this info. This has just come across my desk and as many of my clients have Wordpress sites and active social media feeds, thought it would be of interest. Some time ago, … Read more about Got embed issues? (What on earth is she talking about?)

Ready, Steady, Go. Top 20 killer Instagram tips

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