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

Need more than one ‘link in your bio”

Well, we might have the information you need to make a sound decision for your business. For entrepreneurs, content creators, and social media professionals, leveraging social media platforms is a key strategy for branding and product promotion. Utilising social media not only enhances brand … Read more about Need more than one ‘link in your bio”

Professional Graphic Design Services

Of course you would expect me to say that businesses need to get their branding created professionally, but I truly do believe this, having spent 18 years in my own business and prior to that being a brand manager for a national organisation. Investing in professional branding design is a … Read more about Professional Graphic Design Services

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

Celebration ideas needed?! 🥂

In June 2024, Catch Designs will be celebrating its 18th year in business, the youngest of my children! Quite a milestone, particularly in the years when running your own business can be a hard slog. The business has changed over the years, as social media has become more prevalent in my work and … Read more about Celebration ideas needed?! 🥂

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