Marketing Support and Training | North Lancashire | South Cumbria

Hello there…

Firstly, thanks for being here. It's likely you've found this site because you're looking for some marketing support, you want to know more about me, or are curious to know who else is offering marketing support in the area.

I'm Anna and I set up Cross Bay Marketing in 2016. You can find out a bit more about me on the 'About' page where you'll also see some examples of my work.

It wasn't until I left permanent employment that I started to uncover all the interesting companies and charities that are quietly working away, on my doorstep. All around me there are people creating innovative products, finding ways to support the most vulnerable in our society, using technology to transform lives and so many taking that first step in 'being their own boss'. It's not only inspiring but makes a real difference to our local economy and our communities.

How We Help

SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGEMENT & TRAINING

Helping you to engage with existing and potential clients in real-time, and giving you the knowledge and confidence to manage it yourselves.

CONTENT PLANS

There’s plenty to say but let’s plan what you want to say and where to say it, in a timely, consistent and creative way. Choose from 3, 6, 9 or 12 months.

CONTENT WRITING

Writing words that create a connection. It could be for your website, an internal newsletter, social media posts or an in-depth blog post. We can help you say it.

WEBSITES

We’ll ensure your online presence aligns with how you want to be perceived in the real world, whilst also being built with the person who is visiting the website in mind at all times.

EVENT PLANNING

Whatever the event, we’ll help ensure you make an impact. We’re able to coordinate virtual and live, in-person events.

STRATEGIC PLANNING

A key element that can often get missed. Let’s ensure your marketing activity is aligned with your wider goals.

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4600

Businesses in Lancaster & Morecambe

89%

of them are employing 1 to 10 people

310

km² Morecambe Bay

To the Women by Anna Bell

To the women

Today, Monday 8th March 2021, we’re celebrating International Women’s Day. Last night I sat down to watch The Glorias, ‘a film about Gloria Steinem — from her childhood in 1940s Ohio to her leading role in the women’s liberation movement’. Guess what? I’d never even heard of this woman until last night! I found something I’d […]

Getting out of our head and into the great outdoors.

Would you call yourself a walker?

I found some old pictures of my family and I out walking. Most Sundays we’d go for a walk, sometimes we’d drive out for a walk, other times we’d keep things local. These pictures make me smile. It was a walk with my Grandparents. By this point, my Nan had probably moved up here after […]

Digital Lancashire

What’s in it for me?

Even typing this question makes me feel slightly uncomfortable. It has negative connotations attached to it, however, it is not a bad thing to pause for a moment and ask yourself this. In October, I attended the Digital Lancaster Reboot session hosted by Digital Lancashire. I’d been a supporter of Digital Lancashire since a random email […]

More from the heart

Anna is great at encouraging and motivating a team. She brings lots of insights and – equally as important – is a good listener. This makes her a highly effective collaborator – and a pleasure to work with.

Steve Rawling

Anna is an excellent marketing professional who always goes the extra mile for the digital community. She’s worked with us on Digital Advantage for a year and is a great advocate for sector.

Digital Advantage CIC

Thanks to Anna, Note Weavers CIC has an excellent logo and website. Anna was also very helpful in guiding us in our first days as an organisation.

Note Weavers CIC

Anna has supported Digital Lancashire in every aspect of Marketing and is a highly professional, well informed, organised and approachable person. She blends strategic know how with a hands on approach and will have the next steps of a project or campaign in place before you think about it yourself!

Digital Lancashire

Anna and I have worked together on a number of marketing and PR projects. She is a pleasure to work with – super organised, proactive, incredibly professional and passionate about what she does. Anna approaches all projects with a ‘big picture’ mindset, she is driven by results and is always mindful of helping clients work towards achieving their ultimate, long-term goals.

Bloomin’ Creative

Anna has done a brilliant job with our website and social media. She has worked along side us to expand our business and create our branding. Would highly recommend and we continue to use her for our social media each month.

Beauty 154

Working with Anna has been great. She had lots of ideas, energy and was very responsive. Her marketing ideas and reliable social media postings were top notch – wouldn’t hesitate to recommend.

Yummy Cupcake Company
Morecambe, Lancashire, UK.
07973663674