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Arrrgh! It’s HMRC Deadline Day!

It's the dreaded January 31st! If you're anything like myself and Bernard here, you are feeling the pain and frustration of completing an HMRC Self -Assessment form. Climbing the HMRC treacle staircase, with questions so weighted with ambiguity it would make a...

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Why Sugar didn’t fire the Project Manager

Gripping stuff. Alan Sugar mulling over who to fire last night had me on tenterhooks. If you missed it, I’ll summarise; the two teams had a budget of £13K along with their own creativity and acumen to envisage and implement a concept though decoration and furniture...

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SEO – what’s it all about & how to win it

SEO -what is it & how to win it You may have heard the term but don’t know what it means, or you do but would like to know a bit more about it. The below is a summary of SEO in 2017 and includes tips on how to improve yours. It is hopefully both easy to follow and...

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Free Design Kit

If you decide to design your marketing materials yourself,  there are some great free design software programs online. One of our favourites is the interestingly named GIMP which you can download here. Some simple design tutorials for working in GIMP How to add an...

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Join the twitter chorus

"Tweeting", "Hashtag" this. "Retweet" that. You hear about it all the time, from the BBC News to people on the bus. And everyone says that you should be using it to market your business. And everyone could well be right. . . But that is easier said than done. On the...

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Facebook Jargon Buster & ‘How to’ Links

  Term Explanation Facebook Post Facebook status update Facebook Post Like Someone clicks ‘Like’ on a specific update (which shows in their feed) Facebook Post Share Someone clicks ‘Share’ on a specific update (which adds your post to their feed, enabling their...

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How to crack facebook

As the most popular social media platform that reaches the widest range of people it would be rude not to start here. There are two main ways facebook can be highly beneficial to your business; to sell your products &/or services to manage the reputation of your...

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Reviewing Weird & Wonderful Business Cards

Business cards. One small piece of card and so say so much. Card's aren't just to hand out and forget about, they are to send a strong message about why that person should take notice of your business. There are so many ways to do this, not everyone is going to like...

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SEO Jargon Buster

Algorithm Step by step procedure for a specific calculation. In this case it is the contents of a program that measures a websites importance. Authorship mark up Linking an individuals google plus account to the content they create on a website Backlink A link to your...

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Cathy Rowson

Cathy Rowson

Marketing Consultant & Digital Designer

I’m a Marketing Professional with a decade of experience under my belt. In that time I have worked across the private, public & third sectors and marketed a multitude of stock, assets, venues & services. I’m highly creative, skilled across the marketing mix and utilise a wide variety of marketing tools & software.

I am the Owner Operator of Mad Cat Marketing.

. . .  And I’m really not as frowny & stern as my picture suggests. I smile often! But when writing/advising about marketing, I maintain focus. Drop me a line, if you have any questions. . . happy to help!

 

Arrrgh! It’s HMRC Deadline Day!

Arrrgh! It’s HMRC Deadline Day!

It's the dreaded January 31st! If you're anything like myself and Bernard here, you are feeling the pain and frustration of completing an HMRC Self -Assessment form. Climbing the HMRC treacle staircase, with questions so weighted with ambiguity it would make a...

Why Sugar didn’t fire the Project Manager

Why Sugar didn’t fire the Project Manager

Gripping stuff. Alan Sugar mulling over who to fire last night had me on tenterhooks. If you missed it, I’ll summarise; the two teams had a budget of £13K along with their own creativity and acumen to envisage and implement a concept though decoration and furniture...

SEO – what’s it all about & how to win it

SEO – what’s it all about & how to win it

SEO -what is it & how to win it You may have heard the term but don’t know what it means, or you do but would like to know a bit more about it. The below is a summary of SEO in 2017 and includes tips on how to improve yours. It is hopefully both easy to follow and...

Free Design Kit

Free Design Kit

If you decide to design your marketing materials yourself,  there are some great free design software programs online. One of our favourites is the interestingly named GIMP which you can download here. Some simple design tutorials for working in GIMP How to add an...

Join the twitter chorus

Join the twitter chorus

"Tweeting", "Hashtag" this. "Retweet" that. You hear about it all the time, from the BBC News to people on the bus. And everyone says that you should be using it to market your business. And everyone could well be right. . . But that is easier said than done. On the...

Facebook Jargon Buster & ‘How to’ Links

Facebook Jargon Buster & ‘How to’ Links

  Term Explanation Facebook Post Facebook status update Facebook Post Like Someone clicks ‘Like’ on a specific update (which shows in their feed) Facebook Post Share Someone clicks ‘Share’ on a specific update (which adds your post to their feed, enabling their...

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Cathy Rowson

Cathy Rowson

Marketing Consultant & Digital Designer

I’m a Marketing Professional with a decade of experience under my belt. In that time I have worked across the private, public & third sectors and marketed a multitude of stock, assets, venues & services. I’m highly creative, skilled across the marketing mix and utilise a wide variety of marketing tools & software.

I am the Owner Operator of Mad Cat Marketing.

. . .  And I’m really not as frowny & stern as my picture suggests. I smile often! But when writing/advising about marketing, I maintain focus. Drop me a line, if you have any questions. . . happy to help!