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

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!

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?

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!

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!