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Tips for your social media campaign in 2019

Tips for your social media campaign in 2019

Now is the time to start developing your social media plans for 2019. In this first blog, we share how to post on social. The key things to remember are – start early, stay flexible and evaluate the results on a regular basis. 1. Review this year’s activity...
Helping event experts get noticed

Helping event experts get noticed

Building your profile can be a challenge for time-poor business owners. At Cicada, we’ve been helping event experts Joe Manby Limited get noticed by the right people since 2012. Through an ongoing concerted media relations and social media campaign targeting...
Eat, drink and be merry!

Eat, drink and be merry!

Cicada clients Riverford Organic Farmers and Raisthorpe Manor have got Christmas all wrapped up with new dinner and drinks recipes for the festive season. Riverford has launched its first 100% vegan Christmas dinner in a box. The box is packed with festive veg, a...
The art of networking

The art of networking

The autumn months have seen the Cicada team out and about at networking events across the Harrogate district. These have included the monthly Harrogate Chamber of Commerce meeting, the Harrogate Business Lunch (held three times a year) and Harrogate Live, a gathering...
Can we talk off the record?

Can we talk off the record?

Viewers of the new BBC drama Press may feel shocked at the ruthless and morally questionable behaviour of some journalists. Let’s be clear that not all journalists behave like this. But the programme does raise an interesting question – what should you do when a...
We need to talk about Brexit

We need to talk about Brexit

Rarely a day passes without Brexit at the top of the news agenda. As representatives of the UK government and European Union attempt to thrash out a deal ahead of the withdrawal date of 29 March 2019, the media is busily reporting on the potential implications for...