Celebrating Yorkshire Day 2019

By: Richard Michie

August 1st is of course Yorkshire Day! We celebrated this momentous day this year by asking the good and great of Yorkshire why they love working in the county. Each person had just one minute, some went a bit over but we forgive them, to speak to you in the no nonsense way you’d expect.

Yorkshire Day was a whirlwind for us as we as well as posting all the videos on social media with the #YORBIZTOUR hashtag, throughout the day, we also did some interviews and added them to the feeds. In case you missed any of the videos (what were you doing?) we’ve posted them all here, you can also see them all on The Marketing Optimist YouTube Channel.

The video received over 10,000 views across LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

So in no particular order, enjoy our Yorkshire Day Celebration videos

Mark Shepherd Apollo 3D

Santander Work Cafe

Lisa Wisniowski Stickyeyes

Gemma Birbeck LeulyPPR

Tom Riordan Leeds City Council

Karen Burns BJSS

Anna Sutton The Data Shed

Judith Blake Leeds City Council

Chris Allen Blacks Solicitors LLP

Zainah Khan Chakra Corporate

Gary Butterfield Everyday Juice

Mark Walsh Kwizzbit

Anita Zhang Acolink

Jodie Hill Thrive Law

Lauren York UK Locations

Jackie Mulligan ShopAppy

Rich Sutcliffe Agency For Good

Martin Avison Angel Groups

Thomas Pomfrett BJSS

Jo Fordham BJSS

Natasha Babar-Evans Wizu Workspace

Tim Collins Wow Thank You

Interested in speaking to The Optimists?

Right from the beginning of our time working with The Marketing Optimist, they’ve taken the time and effort to get to understand Sharp Consultancy as a business and not just a client. We’ve seen a huge increase in the effectiveness of our social media strategy, particularly on Linkedin and we’re delighted with the impact it’s had on the business.

Jamie Caulfield

Regional Director, Sharp Consultancy

It was a pleasure to work with The Marketing Optimist on this project. It felt like a true collaborative effort on the day and they made the interviewee's feel at ease whilst talking about their journey on our RISE programme. The final video was professional and engaging, we have received great feedback around the quality and creativity of the case study. Including the video in our presentation made it come to life, with real humans sharing their stories, so thank you to the Marketing Optimist!

Hannah Prole

Impact Manager, Better Connect Limited

Case Studies


Marketing for Local Government

Moresby Hall Hotel

Hotel Rebranding

Sharp Consultancy

B2B Social Media for recruitment

The Edit LDN

Managing advanced eCommerce SEO

Better Connect

Digital PR and video production for events

Tango Networks

Marketing support for a global telecoms business

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