Business Support Programme: 1:1 Social Media Support with Catch Design (Fully subscribed)

Sue Thompson, provider of social media support

Businesses in the North Yorkshire Council area 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 social media and digital marketing skills. Whether you are the business owner, marketing manager or social media assistant, this support is for you.

You will gain an overview of the benefits of creating a social media strategy and the skills to develop and curate time-effective quality content for your target audiences .

Not sure where to start? Sue will guide you through the most popular social media platforms available for small businesses including Facebook, Instagram and Google Business Profile, highlighting best practice ideas for these platforms as well as some of the new features that have been developed specifically to help small businesses to reach their audiences.

Learn how to:

  • Follow basic steps to create a social media strategy for your business including creation of audience personas, SWOT analysis and competitor audits
  • Develop quality content and curate content ideas for your social media
  • Plan social media content for your business with techniques and tips
  • Find time to fit social media into your work life
  • Optimise your Facebook and Instagram profiles
  • Identify the new features are on the platform and how best to use them for your business.

This support offer will be tailored to your business needs, but may include:

  • Social Media Strategy development
  • Setting up bios for Facebook and Instagram
  • Showcasing the new features of the social media platforms
  • Time saving tips and tools available (Canva, Pocket, Business Suite, etc)


Please complete the form below to provide us with your details, and we will then be in touch to discuss your place on the programme.

Please note: All the currently available places for this support programme have now been assigned. You are welcome to register your interest using the form below, and we will let you know if more places become available.

This support offer is currently only available to businesses located in North Yorkshire Council, and therefore is not open to businesses located in City of York Council.

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About the Provider

Sue runs her own marketing and social media business, Catch Design Management in Stokesley, North Yorkshire, and works predominantly with SME’s within the local region. She is also the Co-Founder of award-winning networking organisation Thirsty Thursday Stokesley.

Further Details

Places are limited, so please register your interest early to avoid disappointment.

If you are interested in participating, please fill in the form on this page and we will be in contact with you. If you would like to know more, please contact

This programme is delivered in partnership between the York & North Yorkshire Growth HubCatch Design Management.

This support offer is currently only available to businesses located in North Yorkshire Council, and therefore is not open to businesses located in City of York Council.

This project is funded by the UK government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund.

Places are limited, and we may not be able guarantee any individual business support through more than one of the funded programmes we’re currently offering. Please contact us if you have any queries.