List of the Best United Kingdom Ad and Marketing Companies

  • 1
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Sheffield United Kingdom

    The SEO Works provides digital marketing, websites, and paid social media to clients across the UK. Based in London, the team of about 35 content managers, link builders, brand managers, and online marketers specializes in SEO, advertising, and web design. The SEO Works is a Google Partner Specialist for SEO and PPC and is Bing Ad accredited.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    A pharmaceutical e-commerce company hired The SEO Works to manage its SEO and Google AdWords campaigns. The SEO Works developed SEO-optimized content for the pharmaceutical company’s blog to help rank for specific terms and made the website mobile compatible.

    “Since we started working with them, they’ve optimized our site for both regular SEO and mobile compatibility. We’ve seen around 50-60% year-on-year growth in our turnover. We’ve seen conversions, on mobile devices in particular, double during that period.” –Head of E-Commerce, Online Pharmacy

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  • 2
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Rhapsody is a digital marketing company based in London, with offices in Madrid and Warsaw, Poland. The company, founded in 1980, has more than 100 employees and provides digital strategy, mobile & app marketing, web design, and web development services to various companies.

    Clients
    Spotify
    Huawei
    Facebook
    Mastercard
    Notable Project

    A food community platform hired Rhapsody to help them make their content be more visible on the internet. As part of the engagement, Rhapsody produced a digital magazine fo the platform. They provided a full range of services to produce the magazine, including design, content creation, and production. Rhapsody has been producing quality content and meeting tight deadlines in this ongoing engagement.

    "The quality of design and delivery is excellent. The way the content is orchestrated and written is amazing." - Co-Founder, Food Community Platform

  • 3
    $50,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Southampton United Kingdom

    Five by Five is a creative marketing and advertising agency based in Southampton, United Kingdom. Founded in 1979, they have about 70 employees that specialize in product launches. Their services include conventional advertising, digital strategy, branding, content marketing, and traditional PR.

    Clients
    Activision
    B&Q
    Bacardi
    Bethesda
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Five by Five assisted a DIY and hardware brand with a brand launch for their new smaller, urban stores. They developed a campaign that highlights the friendly and knowledgeable staff as well as the convenience of having access to home improvement equipment in a city environment. The campaign became part of the brand identity and remains central to the firm's marketing efforts.

     

  • 4
    $25,000+
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    SGK is a global packaging and brand experience company based in London with offices in Amsterdam, Paris, Munich, and Chennai, India. The company, founded in 1953, has more than 5,800 employees and provides content marketing, branding, email marketing, event marketing & planning, packaging design, social media marketing, and video production services. SGK serves midmarket and other-sized companies in the consumer products & services, retail, financial services, and medical industries.

    Clients
    Amazon
    Air France
    American Express
    AstraZeneca
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A food & beverage company hired SGK to do packaging architecture and design work. SGK did prototyping, provided strategies and insights, and designed concepts. They also worked with the company's internal teams to explore different packaging ideas that would excite consumers and enhance consumer experience. SGK has been meeting the company's expectations in this ongoing engagement.

    "They’re very transparent regarding delivery time and have never gone past a deadline." - Innovation Manager, Food & Beverage Company

  • 5
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Located in Chelmsford, UK, Absolute Digital Media is a digital marketing agency that was established in 2008. With about 30 employees, Absolute Digital Media specializes in SEO, PPC, social media, content marketing and web design.

    Clients
    Uncle Buck
    EF Medispa
    Longevita Hair Transplant
    National Autistic Society
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Absolute Digital Media provided performance marketing services to a travel firm. The main task on the project was SEO, which was performed using backlinking and optimized content strategy to boost site rankings. Absolute Digital provides monthly site performance audits, performance consulting and other solutions. The client's web presence has considerably increased. 

    "They've [Absolute Digital Media] exceeded all of my expectations and their own initial projections. Our conversion rate has increased tenfold and our financial records show that our £300,000 investment has generated over £4 million." – CEO, Travel Insurance Firm

  • 6
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom

     Toast is a TV advertising and visual production agency based in London. Founded in 2002, the team of 11 specializes in advertising, video production, and media planning & buying.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Toast provided a software company with their video production services. They produced 5 animated videos used online and at events and arranged facility availability, royalty acquisition, and voice talent. The client was impressed with the positive feedback the project received.

    “We’ve received very high praise from people that we value. Investors and attendees at conferences have remarked about the quality of the videos. Our sales team expects top quality, and they have said that they are proud to stand in front of these videos.” – Head of Marketing and Communications, Software Company 

  • 7
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Manchester United Kingdom

    Regital is a programmatic marketing specialist company based in Manchester, U.K. The company, founded in 2011, has around 30 employees and provides advertising, mobile & app marketing, digital strategy, and social media marketing services to midmarket and other-sized companies in the advertising & marketing, business services, and media industries.

    Clients
    Gymshark
    Hoover
    Aldi
    Yale
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A digital marketing agency hired Regital to assist with its programmatic marketing campaign by handling its paid programmatic display advertisement efforts, influencing the timing of the competition's ads on T.V., and provided some custom persona work. The engagement allowed the agency to cut down its customer lead price by half.

    "They stayed on top of everything and kept the project moving." - Managing Partner, Digital Marketing Agency

  • 8
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    the tree is a content marketing agency located in London. They also offer social media marketing and web design services to clients of all sizes, ranging from small businesses to enterprises. Founded in 2014, the team of fewer than 30 employees targets their B2B services to clients in the business services, information technology, and hospitality and leisure industries.

    Clients
    Just Eat
    Ticketmaster
    Arup
    Anglo American
    Industries
    Notable Project

    the tree created a microsite based on a report to make the data comprehensible to a wide audience for a specialist recruiting company. They repurposed the report’s content to expand upon the initial print version. The microsite improved the data’s accessibility and facilitated a 40% year-over-year increase in traffic.

    "By incorporating interactive elements into their work, they set themselves apart from others.” – Communications Manager, Specialist Recruiting Company

  • 9
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Favoured is a performance marketing agency founded in 2017 run by a team of fewer than 10. Headquartered in London with an office in the same city, they lend their services in mobile & app marketing, advertising, and digital strategy to small businesses from various industries, including healthcare, e-commerce, and advertising, among others.

    Clients
    Durex
    Kodak
    Elvie
    The Run To
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Favoured was subcontracted by an obstacle event company to create digital campaigns in an effort to boost their online presence. Favoured first assessed the best paths to take, then started working on the campaigns, constantly holding meetings every week with the company. ROI has increased by 25% and Favoured now has ownership of all campaigns for the company.

    "I was very impressed by their 'tech stack'. Novel use of systems and platforms working in sync with each other to create automated yet personalised messaging, with vast scope and far greater results than we've seen through more traditional means. The senior level of contact, and out of normal hours attention is also a complete revelation." - Director, Obstacle Course Company

  • 10
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Our Own Brand is a marketing and advertising agency based in London. Founded in 2018, they have a team of around 5 employees. They provide branding, social media marketing, web design, and web development services. 

    Clients
    CAT
    Rolling Stones Carnaby Street
    Hugo Save
    BMG
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Our Own Brand provided branding services for a development agency. They delivered brand guidelines for many things including imagery, typography and social media presence. The work showed a clear understanding of the business and was comprehensive. 

    "Our Own Brand delivered some of the most comprehensive brand guidelines we have encountered." – Founder, Development Agency

  • 11
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Founded in 2012, Wildish & Co. is a branding and digital strategy agency that have multiple locations in the UK including Marlborough, Wiltshire, Hackney, and London. Their team of 5 specialize in branding, web design, and print design for primarily small businesses. These clients are typically in the consumer product, hospitality, legal cannabis, and financial services industries. 

    Clients
    Bumble / Badoo
    Jamie Oliver
    Nestlé
    Penhaligon's
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Wildish & Co. partnered with a social change platform to design a website for their company. They providing the client with branding, design, development, and launch support for the site. The launch was successful and the client’s objectives were met. 

    “I was impressed by their desire and willingness to deliver a great outcome for their clients! They're super creative while also being very client driven and responsive. They have a great energy and clearly really enjoy their work and their team collaboration.” – Founder, Social Change Platform

  • 12
    Undisclosed
    250 - 999 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Frank is a London-based creative agency. Founded in 2000, their team of approximately 400 employees also work from additional offices in Sydney and Manchester. Serving mostly enterprise-level clients, the team's specialty is experiential marketing, brand communications, and consumer PR.

    Clients
    20th Century Fox
    Aldi
    Burger King
    Notable Project

    Frank developed an in-app game for a fast-food restaurant. Working within a pre-existing platform, they worked with the client to create an entertaining product. The app enjoyed hundreds of thousands of downloads within a month or two of launch.

    "In the campaign period of 45 days we had more than 400,000 downloads. Our numbers increased hugely.

  • 13
    $1,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Blackwater United Kingdom

    Leading Edge Info Solutions is an affiliate marketing company located in SAS Nagar, India. Founded in 2012, their 12 employees provide SEO, web design, and web development services.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Leading Edge Info Solutions created a life insurance website for recruiting and general information for the public. The client was happy with the overall service and look of the website. 

          "My business was very pleased with the layout and quality of the finished website." - CEO, life insurance company

  • 14
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    ikon | Boutique Branding Agency is a design and branding agency that was founded in 2009 and is located in London. They have two employees specializing in high-quality branding and digital design for a range of companies, from startups to global enterprises. Services include brand strategy, art direction, marketing and communications, web design, content, video production, and photography.

    Clients
    Westfield
    Porsche
    Oakley & F1
    Industries
    Notable Project

    ikon | Boutique Branding Agency delivered branding materials and other assets for a global commercial real estate company. They provided creative briefs, pitch decks, advertising copy, and literature for new clients. Using pitch decks from ikon, the client was able to secure multiple advantageous partnerships.

    “The workflow is always pretty seamless, they have worked well with me and my team. Due to their small size, they're able to respond quickly and are very flexible.” – Media Director, Real Estate Company

  • 15
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Brighton & Hove United Kingdom

    BrandWerks is a marketing, brand, and advertising agency based in Brighton & Hove, U.K. The agency, founded in 2018, has a team of less than ten that provides advertising and branding services to small and midmarket companies. 

    Clients
    Marriott International
    Bupa
    JP Morgan
    Notable Project

    An online education company hired BrandWerks to rebrand its logo. The process involved reviewing the company's previous logo and all of the company's marketing assets, creating and presenting proposals and outlines for a new logo and a new concept, and worked with the approved concepts. BrandWerks even produced a little animation for the company's brand, as well as intros and outros for all of the company videos. Customers loved the new logo, animation, and the intros and outros of the videos.

    "The quality of their output was excellent. We were really happy with the final product." - CEO, Online Education Company 

  • 16
    $10,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Greater United Kingdom

    EPAM Systems is a software development, design and consulting company with their global headquarters in Newtown, Pa. They also has offices in Bellevue, Wash.; Boston; Conshohocken, Pa.; Los Angeles; New York; Philadelphia; San Francisco; Ottawa; Toronto; Guadalajara, Mexico; Vienna; Sofia; Prague; Paris; Sydney; Shanghai; Guangzhou; Hong Kong; Dubai; and multiple offices in Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and Armenia. Founded in 1993, they have 36,568 employees specializing in product development, digital platform engineering, and digital and product design for Fortune 1000 companies.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    EPAM Systems developed a trading app to make money for an IT services company. They supplied two developers for the project and delivered high-quality work at a competitive price. 

    “I appreciated their sense of responsibility. Nice work for a fixed price.” – CEO, IT Services Company

  • 17
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Bolton United Kingdom

    Reward Agency is a digital marketing and branding agency based in Bolton, U.K. The agency, founded in 2014, has a team of less than ten that provides digital strategy, marketing strategy, PPC, SEO, social media marketing, advertising, branding, and conversion optimization services to various companies.

    Clients
    AVIVA. Cushman & Wakefield
    Champs Tea
    Zalando
    Dock10
    Notable Project

    A social media marketing agency hired Reward Agency to provide branding services. Reward Agency worked closely with the agency to determine what kind of branding would the agency want until the latter was satisfied. The brand received positive feedback from clients and friends.

    "Nothing was too much trouble from the very beginning." - Marketing Director, Social Media Marketing Agency

  • 19
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Appetite Creative Solutions is a creative digital marketing agency in London, England – with offices in Madrid and Dubai, too. Established in 2015, Appetite Creative Solutions has a team of 25 employees. They offer logo, web design, games development, and social media marketing services.

    Clients
    Tetra Pak
    Jaguar
    Amazon
    Patek Philippe
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Appetite Creative Solutions developed a marketing campaign for a digital sales company to increase exposure. They created mockups, high-impact ads, and eye-catching marketing games. The clients' were pleased with the innovative designs.

    "They’re hands-on, accommodating, and creative." – Marketing & Advertising Professional, Digital Sales Company

  • 20
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Meopham United Kingdom

    Founded in 1991, Tiga Creative Marketing is a SEO company. The small team provides search engine optimization, web design, advertising, ux/ui design, and more. The company is headquartered in Meopham, United Kingdom.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Tiga Creative Marketing developed a website for a complete business consulting company’s end client. The team was responsible for delivering the page within the agreed requirements, time, and budget. 

    "It was unusual to find an agency that was both creative and well organized, but we found this team."

  • 21
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Bournemouth United Kingdom

    Crowd is a global communications and design agency headquartered in San Francisco with multiple locations in the United States, Toronto, Shenzhen, London, and Dubai. The 30-person team offers comprehensive communication and marketing capabilities, including full-service web design and social media campaigns. Clients of Crowd vary widely in terms of industry and scale, demonstrating the small firm's versatility in providing digital solutions.  

    Clients
    Dubai Airports
    Razor
    Plastic Oceans
    Kenwood
    Notable Project

    An upscale shopping center and hotel development in San Francisco used Crowd to develop a marketing strategy for leasing units and attracting specific kinds of tenants. The development firm behind the complex employed the whole array of Crowd's services, including web design, physical advertisements and signage, and social media presence. The development has since confirmed several high profile individuals will be bringing restaurants and storefronts to the location when it opens.

    " Their level of sophistication in terms of design profile is strong, and it’s definitely a distinctive factor about Crowd, compared to other designers and agencies I’ve worked with in the past. They have a good sense for sorting through the clutter and figuring out what’s right for my project. " - Director of Marketing, San Francisco commercial development

  • 22
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Glasgow United Kingdom

    Grey Space Media is a digital marketing agency based in Glasgow, the United Kingdom founded in 2018. Their team of fewer than 10 offers their services in advertising, digital strategy, and social media marketing for their clients of every type.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    A specialty coffee startup subcontracted Grey Space Media to assist in developing their brand image for their launch during July 2019. Grey Space Media used their PR and marketing expertise to develop interest among potential clients of the startup, and currently are making efforts to maximize the startup's ROI through various campaigns.

    "I’m impressed by their communication and dedication toward our brand. They feel like a part of the coffee family. " - Owner, Specialty Coffee Startup

  • 23
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    KOTA - Creative Digital Agency is a creative digital agency based in London operated by a team of less than 50 people. Since 2013, they have provided solutions in web design, digital strategy, and advertising. They also offer branding services with a focus on corporate identity, brand messaging, and brand strategy.

    Clients
    Penguin Books & Jamie Oliver
    Matchroom
    British Red Cross
    Penhaligon's
    Industries
    Notable Project

    KOTA - Creative Digital Agency built an e-commerce site for a fashion retailer. The website was to be built from scratch, following the ideas and suggestions of the retailer. The entire project ran smoothly without any real problems, and the retailer was satisfied with KOTA - Creative Digital Agency's work.

    "A lot of companies are not transparent about deadlines and promise unrealistic timelines. With Kota, they're honest and always looking to do what's best for the client." - Owner, Fashion Retailer

  • 24
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Glasgow United Kingdom

    Hudson Commerce is an ecommerce-focused full-service digital agency based in Glasgow, U.K., with offices in Manchester, U.K., and Copenhagen, Denmark. The agency, founded in 2016, has a team of more than ten that provides advertising, branding, content marketing, SEO, and web design services. Hudson Commerce serves mid-market and small companies in various industries.

    Clients
    Aston Martin
    Rolls Royce
    The Executive Shaving Co.
    Zasimo
    Industries
    Notable Project

    An online craft drinks store hired Hudson Commerce to replatform the store from Magento 2 to Shopify. Aside from the replatforming, Hudson Commerce aslo implemented design improvements and Shopify extensions on the site that include Shop By Brand, Delivery Countdown Timer, Smart Menu & Product Filter, Product Recommendations and Age Verification. They also migrated customer data and order histories to the Shopify platform. The migration was completed seamlessly and the new site generated more traffic and saw an improved conversion rate.

    "The team was very helpful and patient when delivering training on the system." - Owner, Online Craft Drinks Store

  • 25
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Cheltenham United Kingdom

    Liquorice is an integrated marketing agency based in Cheltenham, U.K. The agency, founded in 2009, has a team of more than ten that provides advertising, marketing strategy, media planning and buying, and many more services to enterprises and other companies and institutions. 

    Clients
    One Stop Stores
    Papa John's Pizza
    Ashton & Parsons
    Kelo-Cote
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A pharmaceutical company hired Liquorice to develop its website, grow its brand, provide strategy consultations, and manage the website along with the marketing promotions and content postings. Liquorice has met all expectations in carrying out these ongoing tasks, updating the company about the performances of the website and any currently running campaigns.

    "One thing that they’re really good at doing is delving into the data around our industry to inform the strategy that we implement." - Brand Manager, Pharmaceutical Company 

  • 26
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Crewe United Kingdom

    Red Rag Marketing is a marketing agency founded in 2019 run by a team of fewer than 10 experts. Based in Crewe, England, they provide social media marketing, content marketing, and advertising solutions for small businesses in the fields of advertising & marketing, e-commerce, and retail, among other industries.

    Clients
    WhatStorage
    ABCulture Collection
    Diva Choice
    Echo Room Recordings
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Red Rag Marketing was subcontracted by a fashion retailer to assist in managing their social media accounts. Red Rag Marketing held weekly meetings with the retailer to discuss how to engage their audience and also provided material such as photos, videos, and ad copy to improve the quality of their website.

    "Red Rag Marketing’s quality of work was impressive. Their team worked hard, making the effort to actually understand my company. They have a big following on Facebook and streamed live videos to drive traffic to my social media, which their team didn’t have to do. With Red Rag Marketing, you’re not just another client. They took a personal interest in my project, which means a lot to a small business." - CEO, Fashion Retailer

  • 27
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Farnham United Kingdom

    Ethos Metrics Ltd is an advertising company founded in [node:field_pp_year_founded:value]. Their small team is headquartered in Farnham, United Kingdom and offers advertising, pay per click, and digital strategy.

    Notable Project

    A legal software company was looking to review the PPC and SEO work on several websites. Ethos Metrics Ltd has put together a phased proposal, and they’re determining which ones are worth investing in.

    "They're just on top of any changes, and the team understands how to balance all the work."

  • 28
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Royal Tunbridge Wells United Kingdom

    Make Us Care is a branding firm. The small Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom-based agency was established in [node:field_pp_year_founded:value]. Their team focuses on branding, advertising, video production, web design, and more.

    Clients
    Nimble
    Help Me Angela
    Koru Kids
    Airhead
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A mask company collaborated with Make Us Care for branding and design services. Key deliverables include social media and packaging designs.

    "Their ability to come up with a range of concepts based on information provided to them was outstanding."

  • 29
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Frodsham United Kingdom

    Founded in 2011, LMNts Marketing is a freelancer based in Frodsham, United Kingdom. They provide marketing strategy, advertising, and branding services to clients. 

    Clients
    RepairMyPC
    Indigo Counselling
    AJ AquaJet
    Perfect Imbalance
    Industries
    Notable Project

    LMNts Marketing partnered with a PC repair shop in England; they had an outdated website and LMNts stepped in. They provided the client with an upgraded site and created a social media plan to elevate their company to potential customers. 

    “I would say the main strength of LMNts Marketing as a sales funnel and digital marketing consultancy is communication. Even though they know a lot about digital marketing, they make it sound simple, instead of using terms I would not understand.” –– Manager, PC Repair Company 

  • 30
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Westhoughton United Kingdom

    Meme Media is a graphic design agency with under 5 employees. Based in Westhoughton, U.K. and founded in 2000, they provide a range of services, focusing on web design and SEO. 

    Clients
    Montann
    Pan Am
    Halfords
    The Station
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Meme Media designed and built a WordPress website, hosting it on Doteasy. They also created branded packaging design for a wine company's products. Their work matched the client's expectations and visitors praise the site. 

    "Honestly, Meme Media is an exceptional team to work with." – Director, Wine Company

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