Case Studies

Case Studies

We and our clients have generated £3 million in sales 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.


SALCS has so far generated £1.2 million in sales through LinkedIn. The team puts its success down to following advice gained during a Status Social LinkedIn workshop.

Superior Spas generated £250,000 in sales after our social media training, when it used LinkedIn to generate openings with companies including Argos, Costco, Wayfair and Homebase.

How we trained a relocation company in LinkedIn which led to £150,000 in sales.

How our blogging strategy for Saniflo helped boost traffic by 187% and brings in new leads every day.

M'point Logo Nov '12

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.

Else Solicitors has so far picked up £62,000 in fees from clients its team has generated through LinkedIn, following training.

The Irongate Group had two of its most profitable shows in history thanks to our social media promotion, and also had the “best quality of candidates ever” after we ran a social media recruitment campaign for it.

RGF social media success story

Our social media campaign helped the Derby Enterprise Growth Fund, part of the Regional Growth Fund, become one of the most successful in the country. Not only did the DEGF give away it’s £20 million pound to businesses quicker than every other RGF, our campaign was also seen more than a million times over two years.

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.

Equipment supplier social media case study

Asynt, which supplies tools for chemists and laboratory equipment made £140,000 through LinkedIn after staff went through our training workshops.

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.

Oakwood Training used its LinkedIn training to generate sales with Greene King, Amazon and the Royal College of Nursing leading to £18,000 in sales so far.

FiT show Twitter social media campaign for Gate Marketing

Our LinkedIn and Twitter campaign for an exhibitor at the FIT Show – the UK’s largest glazing show – generated tens of thousands of pounds of sales and leads.


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.

We generated on average a quality lead a week for Cattermole Electrical after they tasked us to help them win contracts in the corporate market.

social media for creatives

We helped double the attendance at Mainframe’s big summer event and our social media content was seen more than 80,000 times in a month, significantly raising awareness of what Mainframe had to offer.

We sparked tens of thousands of pounds worth of sales for Hunters after reviving its dormant Facebook page. Our social media management and advertising campaign introduced a new audience to the brand who came into the store to buy its products.

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 tens of thousands of pounds in sales following the company’s social media strategy workshop and LinkedIn training.

National Justice Museum Social Media

The National Justice Museum has 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%.


Derby Book Festival’s content has been seen nearly three million times over the first three years of the festival. Within just 24 hours of the launch of the festival our tweets were seen 47,000 times alone. Read how we’ve helped increase brand awareness, ticket sales and website traffic through social media. Then read about how we broke our own records in subsequent years.

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.