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So far Kate Carney has created 30 blog entries.

Apprenticeships Marketing Strategy

By |2019-01-23T14:32:02+01:00January 23rd, 2019|Learner Journey, Marketing|

Apprenticeships marketing - Attracting, engaging and retaining learners is no mean feat. In this competitive landscape of flexible options for 16-24 year olds all mater of training providers, colleges and employers are looking to position themselves as offering something special and different to learners and their parents/families.   So how do you go about marketing

Digging out little nuggets – the importance of research

By |2019-01-15T10:10:20+01:00January 15th, 2019|Customer Journey, Marketing, Research|

If you own your own business / are responsible for marketing then this is for you… If you’re sat here wondering wtf to do when it comes to ‘marketing’ and what to post on social media, you’re not alone. Every day (well, most days!) I speak to business owners about they’re marketing challenges. They say

When you think of Marketing, what is it?

By |2017-09-17T15:59:32+01:00September 17th, 2017|Marketing, Research|

I find myself being asked more and more, why do you say you do marketing, when we haven't done anything in social media yet? It continually reminds me the scope and variability that marketing has. See in my experience, there are two types of marketeers - those who think big first, and those who lean

Bored of being boring? We have an idea…

By |2017-08-02T14:02:36+01:00August 2nd, 2017|Research|

    If you find yourself stuck in a rut when it comes to idea generation, creativity and overall fun and ideas in the workplace or you're sick of asking your team "hey guys ok whose got some ideas" whilst you're stood infront of a flip chart like a lemon begging people to speak... then

Apprenticeships: Young Learners & Mental Health

By |2017-07-27T21:08:14+01:00July 27th, 2017|Learner Journey, Mental Health, Uncategorised, Video, Young People|

I was honoured and proud to speak at the 2017 Apprenticeships Equality & Diversity Conference in Coventry on 13th July this year. The jam packed day included speakers from across the UK covering subjects of Apprenticeships, diversity, equality and we heard different perspectives from employers, training providers and learners themselves. I took to the stage

Insight + Ideas = Impact

By |2017-07-14T09:14:36+01:00July 14th, 2017|Customer Journey, Employee Experience, Focus Groups, Learner Journey, Research, Uncategorised|

  We help businesses, education providers and the public sector to better understand their real customer, employee or learner experience. We use research insight mixed with big, creative thinking for ideas to create projects, workstreams and new products & services to better attract, engage or retain their audiences. If you're interested and want to find

Exciting new Public Sector Planning Project – Insight Ideas Impact

By |2017-06-28T08:16:06+01:00June 28th, 2017|Customer Journey, Marketing|

  Thrilled to announce we're working with South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse Councils Planning Team on helping them to better understand their customers, deliver an outstanding customer experience and identify commercial opportunities for the future. We're working on Insight + Ideas = Impact researching with various customer groups, running idea generation and innovation


By |2017-02-06T11:55:50+01:00February 6th, 2017|Marketing, Mental Health, Research|

MENTAL HEALTH RESEARCH & ENGAGEMENT FOR NHS CCGS Supporting your CAMHS Transformation Kate Carney, Director of STITCH Ltd a Research and Marketing agency in Crewe, Cheshire knows that engagement is vital when you’re re-shaping and re-designing services. You need to understand what the audiences think, feel, know, say and do before you can really design