Reaching a birthday milestone!!

Birthday milestone - This month - my little business Catch Design Management has reached it's 18th Birthday! What started as something to do whilst my kids grew big enough for school, so I could get a 'proper job', has continued way beyond my expectations and moved from my dining room … Read more about Reaching a birthday milestone!!

Canva Create May 2024 update

Canva has over 185 million monthly users and looks forward to continuing to grow its platform for small businesses around the globe. Their recent Canva Create event was watched by over 2.5 million people around the world, eager to see what updates would be made available in this latest … Read more about Canva Create May 2024 update

Why your business needs a social media policy

Social Media Policy, got one? Creating a social media policy for your business offers a multitude of benefits, critical for navigating the complex and fast-paced digital landscape. Firstly, it ensures brand consistency across all social media platforms. A clear and comprehensive policy … Read more about Why your business needs a social media policy

Why your LinkedIn posts keeping on reappearing!

You may have noticed that sometimes an 'oldish' LinkedIn post that you have created or have commented on in the past can sometimes be right up there on your newsfeed some days after it was first published and wondered why older articles and posts are still being featured so highly. The simple … Read more about Why your LinkedIn posts keeping on reappearing!

Top tips to optimise your social media profile

Want some top tips to get the most out of your social media, here's 5 to get you going, give them a try and let me know if they make a difference. Interact with your audience The clue is in the name: ‘social’ media. Show your personality and that a human runs your business, seeing your own … Read more about Top tips to optimise your social media profile

Have you optimised your Google Business Profile?

Google Business Profile is a great tool that can help you promote your business and reach more customers. By creating a business profile, you can share important information about your business, such as your hours of operation, contact information, and location. Here are some tips on how to make the … Read more about Have you optimised your Google Business Profile?

Digital Marketing Funding Support with Catch Designs

Businesses in North Yorkshire have the chance to supercharge their social media and dial up their digital marketing with fully funded 1:1 bespoke support from industry expert Sue Thompson of Catch Design Management. This opportunity is suitable for any small business looking to improve their … Read more about Digital Marketing Funding Support with Catch Designs

THREADS – Are you in or out?

A new platform has hit our devices and it's from our old friends at Meta. and after 6 days has already reached over 100 million subscribers! On launch day I spent a little while playing with it this morning (more than I thought was quite addictive!) Subscriber number 9, 246,775 Initial … Read more about THREADS – Are you in or out?

How to publish your first LinkedIn newsletter

So you have taken the plunge to set up a Linkedin Newsletter, so we have got a few tips to consider to get you started. 1. Personal page newsletter or company page newsletter? Research has shown that personal profile newsletters display better results, but for some businesses, that won't be … Read more about How to publish your first LinkedIn newsletter

LinkedIn Newsletters – Are they for your business?

LinkedIn's Introduction of Newsletters You may have considered adding the creation of a LinkedIn newsletter to your marketing tool kit. But is it worth the additional time to create these for your audience? Let's look at the pros and cons. Let's start with the positives of a LinkedIn … Read more about LinkedIn Newsletters – Are they for your business?

Social Media for your Small Business courses

I have recently been given an opportunity to host a short course on Social Media for your Small Business for York College at the Campus@Northallerton facility based at the old prison site in Northallerton. A wonderful venue, carefully renovated and really putting Northallerton on the map. These … Read more about Social Media for your Small Business courses

Canva Ai treats for docs

Canva is a great tool to help you plan and create quality social media posts for your business as well as a range of other creative options it provides for your business. The latest delivery is the Canva Docs suite enables you to pair your favourite word processing features with the ability to … Read more about Canva Ai treats for docs