company Design Hive receives boost from Theo Paphitis
design company in Highbridge is celebrating this week after getting
a boost from retail entrepreneur Theo Paphitis.
Design Hive, who are based in Highbridge, received a Twitter Boost
from Theo when Melanie Downing, owner of The Design Hive, tweeted
him about her business during Small Business Sunday
and was one of six weekly winners to gain a retweet by Theo to his
505,000 Twitter followers.
weekly initiative, set up by Theo in 2010, now has over 2,000 winners
and supports small businesses in the UK.
Theo re-tweeted The Design Hives message to his 505,000 followers
and as a result, Design Dive has 100 more followers in the past
24 hours and extra orders for their branding, graphic design and
website design services.
are also profiled on the #SBS website
that is exclusive to all Small Business Sunday winners.
Melanie told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "Weve had an incredible
year. 14 months ago, The Design Hive moved premises and to Walrow
Industrial Estate in Highbridge. We are located inside a signage
company called Quicksign."
services blend perfectly, which allows us to design signage and
vehicle liveries and watch them come to life. We took on our first
member of staff a year ago, Tash Wynn, a senior designer, who came
to us from a large design agency in Bristol."
months ago, we were shortlisted for the Somerset Business Awards,
which we are incredibly proud of. We are completely dedicated to
the business, pushing the boundaries and going above and beyond
for our customers."
is great to have support from Theo as he has recognised our hard
work and helped spread the word about what we do to his following.
Thank you to all our customers and Twitter supporters for helping
us achieve our milestones."
Small business champion Theo Paphitis added: "We are thrilled
to welcome new #SBS members every week and highlight just how important
it is to support our small businesses here in the UK. My vision
is that everyone who has ever won an #SBS re-tweet from me becomes
part of a friendly club; like-minded individuals who can share successes
and learnings. The website and Shop #SBS will also give a valuable
profile to the winners chosen and I wish The Design Hive every success."
Design Hive has been invited to the annual #SBS networking event
on February 23rd, 2018 to take advantage of the networking opportunities
and collect our official winner's certificate from Theo Paptitis.