2018 Winners

The 2018 UK Search Awards took place on Thursday 29 November at the Bloomsbury Big Top in London. The winners are as follows:


Best Use of Search – Gaming

Sponsored by

Blueclaw & Myracing.com & The Queens’ Winnings – 88.89% Increase in Top 3 Positions from PR-driven SEO


Best Use of Search – Third Sector

Crafted & The British Library – Getting more from Google Grants


Best Use of Search – Health

Wagada – UK SEO Campaign (Health) – Trust in your Vision


Best Use of Search – Real Estate & Property

Marin TTNC & Three Whiskey – Supercharging PPC performance for Countrywide


Best Use of Search – FMCG

Clean Digital & BrewDog – PPC for A £26 Million Crowdfunding Campaign


Best Local Campaign

MediaVision & Fresh Student Living – Exceeding Organic Growth Targets


Best Use of Search – Travel / Leisure

Edit & SpaSeekers – Global Relaxation


Best Use of Search – B2B

Sponsored by circleloop

agenda21 & Travis Perkins – No More Trade Wars


Best Use of Search – B2C

Evolved Search – Helping Mattress Online to bounce back


Best Low Budget Campaign

Reflect Digital & Flexflooring – Flooring the competition


Best Integrated Campaign

Clean Digital & BrewDog – PPC for A £26 Million Crowdfunding Campaign


Best Use of Search – Finance

Absolute Digital Media & Uncle Buck


Best Use of Search – Retail

Found Group & Bonmarche – Finding Lisa


Best Use of Data

Forward3D & Virgin Holidays – Reaching New Heights


Best Use of Content Marketing

Latitude & L&C Mortgages – Project Carrot


Best Use of PR in a Search Campaign

Propellernet & Evans Cycles – Heartwork


Best Use of Social Media in a Search Campaign

Auto Trader & Amaze – #AutoTraderGoals Win a new car every time England score in the World Cup


Most Innovative Campaign

Fast Web Media – Giving blu a voice


Best PPC Campaign

Sponsored by Trustpilot

Found Group & Bonmarche – Finding Lisa


Best SEO Campaign

Sponsored by

Screaming Frog & Spotahome – Technical Tweaks & Compelling Content


Best PPC Management Software Suite

Sponsored by

Kenshoo Search


Best SEO Software Suite

SEMrush – SEO & Content Workflow


Best Search Software Tool

Sitebulb – Website & SEO Auditor


Best Software Innovation

Search Squared – Audit & Automation for Google Ads


Honourable Mentions – Campaign Awards

Carat and Holland & Barrett – Driving Results through Inventory Management
F.Hinds & WMG
Latitude – Wins Huge International Client with Seemingly Irrelevant Blog Post
NMPi & Harvey Nichols – Unleashing the Power of Google Shopping through Automation
Reflect Digital & Aford Awards – A campaign worthy of a trophy!
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Verve Search & Lenstore – 24 Hour London

Best In-House Team

Sponsored by

MoneySuperMarket Digital Team


Best Small PPC Agency

Loud Mouth Media


Best Large PPC Agency

Sponsored by



Best Small SEO Agency

Sponsored by



Best Large SEO Agency



Best Small Integrated Search Agency



Best Large Integrated Search Agency



Young Search Professional of the Year

Sponsored by

Olivia Smith, Digitaloft


UK Search Personality of the Year

Kevin Gibbons, Re:signal


Lifetime Achievement Award

Dixon Jones