Case studies

We’ve generated more than half a million pounds in sales for us and our clients through social media. We LOVE hearing great stories from those we work with about how they’ve increased sales or brand awareness through social media.

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How we trained a relocation company in LinkedIn which lead to a potential £300,000 in sales.

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Motorpoint sold an opening-day record of 38 cars at its new showroom in the north-east after we supported its launch. We tweeted the individual accounts of nearly a thousand people living around the site, personally inviting them to the open day.

Glazedale underwent several social media workshops with Status Social. So far the glazing company has generated more than £200,000 of sales through social media.

RiskCentric were trained how to use LinkedIn to bring in leads. Over the last two years they’ve brought in £60,000 of sales through social media.

Elsevier social media

Tasked to generate subscriptions to the business-to-business magazines of Dutch publishing giant, Elsevier, we encouraged almost 7,000 people to click through to the subscription forms. 28,000 social media accounts were associated with the Elsevier channels and our social media generated 90,000 hits to their websites.


Our targeted Twitter campaign was seen 495,000 times, and we grew a dedicated LinkedIn group to 231 influential members, helping to make the 2016 edition of the world’s biggest working quarry exhibition the biggest in the show’s history.

Tweeting up to 160 times a day, mainly personalised invites, helped fill hotel rooms during festivals in Derby. Read the full story.

Make Money on LinkedIn

The sales and marketing director of a manufacturing firm landed a £23,000 contract through LinkedIn. Find out how.

The Chartwell Practice

The Chartwell Practice accountancy team underwent a five-hour LinkedIn workshop. The team have so far generated clients worth £45,000 as a result of its training.

Marketing Derby

City inward investment organisation Marketing Derby was named the best user of Twitter in its sector after our training.

First Steps Derby - Social Media Training Derby

How First Steps Derby, our 2016 Charity of the Year, generated £90,000 in funding and doubled their social media reach thanks to our support.

Showplace - Social Media Strategy

Our campaign for the 2016 Derby Christmas Ice Rink demonstrates how to revive an inactive social media accountWe beat the key performance indicators set by the client, Showplace, by 103% on Facebook and 29% on Twitter.

24 Fit Derby - Social Media Management Derby

How we helped a health and fitness group reach over 200,000 people on Facebook in just six weeks.

Derby High School - Social Media Training Derby

How Derby high school used social media to attract new pupils and to find work placements for their sixth formers. Within a week of our social media workshop, they boosted the reach of their Facebook page by nearly 5,000%, their engagement rate by 12,000%, and page visits by 2,000%.

We even promote whole towns! Here’s how we used Facebook, Twitter and blogging to bring visitors to the seaside resort of Cleethorpes.

Certax Accounting - Social Media Training Derby

Certax Accounting picked up a £15,000 client within a week of the company’s social media strategy workshop and LinkedIn training.


Nottingham’s Galleries of Justice and City of Caves museums have seen an increase in visitor numbers since embracing social media.


Our social media for gyms campaign for Derby City Council was seen over 250,000 times, boosting gym memberships by over 60%.


The first ever Derby Book Festival was a resounding success with many events sold out. 22% of all website traffic came through social media. Our social media content was seen 870,709 times. Within just 24 hours of the launch of the Derby Book Festival our tweets had been seen 47,000 times. Read how we got the festival’s campaign off to an amazing start on social media.

Find out how our client Restaurant Zest used Twitter to increase sales by £400 a day.

Flint Bishop

Within two days of his LinkedIn workshop, Flint Bishop business development executive Mark Honeybell had generated eight new leads through his profile. He also reported a large spike in the number of hits to his website from LinkedIn.

Colin Clark picked up a wedding enquiry within an hour of his Twitter workshop. He’s since used social media to bring in customers to his hotel.

Take a look at how we helped promote the FORMAT International Photography Festival with over a million impressions on Facebook.

Milestone Management Solutions

Tony Miles changed his LinkedIn profile after our guidance and picked up a new client almost immediately. Tony tells us he has so far made back 9248% of his workshop costs in new business.


Power station provider, Dekomte de Temple (headquarters in Germany) generated leads through LinkedIn despite thinking they already knew everybody in their industry. Listen to or read their story.

Jo Taylor Fitness

Derby fitness instructor Jo Taylor filled nine out of ten places on her courses after going on our social media training workshops.

Creative Studios Derby

After our LinkedIn training, Adobe trainer Mark Williams’ profile rose to number four on Google, only beaten by Adobe themselves. As Mark said, “Normally you’d have to pay thousands of pounds to a search engine expert to get so high on Google.”

Derby Conference Centre

Mark Averill from the Derby Conference Centre venue got TK Maxx as a client through LinkedIn. Mark, who has been on several of our social media training workshops is a big believer in social media having the ability to have an impact on customers. Find out how he used traditional media alongside social media to get in with big business.

LW Lace

Lacemaker Louise West reached the final of a national competition thanks to Twitter. The Status Social team connected with artists and potential voters across the country to discuss Louise’s work.


Owner at Matchstick Design, Laura Faulkner, got £1000 worth of business during a LinkedIn workshop, with the potential of more to come. We helped her craft a message during her training, which then turned into a meeting with a potential client who converted soon after.

Model Students - Social Media for Fashion

How a Nottingham model agency use Instagram as a powerful business tool.