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?

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!

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?

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!

Super fast top 5 tips to improve your social media

Love it or hate it, you can't really ignore social media. You can't also become a slave to it, we all have businesses to run. So what can you do? Outsource to a professional, let them take the strain! (We may know one we could recommend!) Or try to keep it all moving yourself. Here … Read more about Super fast top 5 tips to improve your social media

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!

Exciting start to 2019 (delayed reaction, I know!)

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!)

Social media acronyms that all marketers should know

Thanks to @Hootsuite for sharing this great blog on social media acronyms - an UBER list of terms you may or may not be aware of. Hootsuite Blog Link Enjoy! If you need a hand with planning your social media for 2019, please get in touch, now is a good time to plan ahead! Call us on 01642 … Read more about Social media acronyms that all marketers should know