Square Cactus was originally Blackburn Life Media and grew from sister site Blackburn Life.
Blackburn Life is one of the largest independent news sites for East Lancashire with the largest social media following in the area for a specific Blackburn news site. Most of our work now comes through client referrals.
We now work with clients nationwide, who appreciate the quality of our service.
Our partnerships with charities, groups, business groups and event organisers are often beneficial to our customers.
Increasing brand awareness and growing footfall
We have been delighted with the fully mobile website with cutting edge design which has surpassed our expectations in delivering stunning images and content. Our Social Media presence has grown exponentially and now rivals the best in the country The end goal of increasing brand awareness and growing footfall has been exceeded year on year.
A great experience for us
Working with Square Cactus has been a great experience for us. We have seen a noticeable growth in social media engagement and return on investment from that activity, as well as a much improved experience for our customers. With Square Cactus managing multiple social media channels and accounts we now have reassurance customer engagement is effective and prompt and that any service related issues are escalated to us rapidly to deal with which help operational staff focus on their day jobs. As a company they are friendly and easy to work with but offer great expert advice and insight at the same time. I have personally recommended their services to several colleagues because of how effective working together has been for us, which is something I don’t do too often!
Responsiveness and Knowledge
Square Cactus have worked alongside us to develop and implement a social media strategy to support the marketing of Blackburn Cathedral Quarter. Square Cactus’s flexibility, responsiveness and knowledge of the wider town centre activity has meant that the client/supplier role has developed into a true partnership. We have seen real success with our lettings strategy with new businesses such as Govnet and Capita locating into the offices and national brands such as Turtle Bay into the Food and Drink Units.
The extra mile
A few lines are not enough to express how much Ian and the Square Cactus Team contributed to the success of the Cathedral Flower Festival. The Team were engaged to deal with all aspects of marketing and PR and their expertise, experience, enthusiasm and generosity ensured they delivered a top class service in every way. We particularly valued the professional and sensitive way innovative solutions were offered to questions as they arose. From building an attractive and exciting website to designing and setting up an efficient ticketing system Ian and the team gave a service which could not have been bettered. Ultimately Square Cactus always goes the extra mile.
Ian and the team provide a personal approach and a dedication to your business that goes beyond that of a run-of-the-mill agency. The social media management is top class in terms of content, creativity, growth rate and response time.
Exceeded our Expectations
The website has exceeded our expectations. Not only the design of the website, but you get the true measure of a company when you have had some dealings with them. All communication has been addressed immediately, in a professional manner.
Beyond the Call of Duty
Ian is the consummate professional. He has infinite knowledge and the patience to compliment it. It does not matter what I have asked of him, he has helped above beyond the call of duty and I would recommend his services to anybody.
Really helped us
It has really helped us to develop our approach to Social Media and the effectiveness of using it as a tool to promote our work
Square Cactus has a proven track record in creating and managing websites for clients. Our service is cost effective and dedicated.
We have boosted real and targeted followings for businesses. We interact and create loyalty in simple proven ways. Likes and followers are not enough. Your website and social media presence needs to be followed and used by your potential and existing customers. We love helping companies to acquire the skills they need to succeed.
We are so different to a regular PR agency, we think you will enjoy the difference. A practical hard working team that becomes dedicated to the success of your business.
Founder of Square Cactus. Web, Social Media, SEO, PR and Events and occasionally spikier than a cactus, but in a good way.
Technical Wizard. Social Media, Web Design, CSS & extra talents beyond the realms of everyday.
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