2019 Shortlist

Best Use of Search – Retail / eCommerce (SEO)

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Absolute Digital Media & WPC Decking – All Hands On Deck

Benefit & Merkle – The Benefit of Voice Search

Crafted & Frugi – A Summer of Scillyness

Croud & OKA – E–A–T–ing our way to recovery - Google Medic Update

Evolved Search & River Island – Building results with On–Trend Content Marketing

MediaVision & Boux Avenue – Breaking Boundaries with Strategic SEO

Reflect Digital & Ace Sheds – Building an Ace Search Strategy

Resignal & ASICS Europe – Running up in the SERPs!

Semetrical & Crown Pavilions – Using SEO to complete a Digital Transformation

 

Best Use of Search – Retail / eCommerce (PPC)

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Custard – Kit Launch Campaign for Premier League Club Nets 775% ROI

Digital Uncut & Hiyacar – PPC Puts 686% More Drivers in Seats

Epiphany & Euro Car Parts – Racing into pole position

Epiphany & Furniture Choice – stretching the boundaries of paid search

Epiphany & Pandora – Delivering forward-thinking search strategies to drive ROI

ForwardPMX – Thinking Laterally on Google Shopping with dunhill London

Impression & Parker Brand – Tooling Up

Jaywing Intelligence & Domino's – Using AI to discover new audiences & drive revenue

MediaVision & Missoma – Winning Black Friday with Paid Media

Three & Mindshare – Searching for iPhone

 

Best Use of Search – Finance (SEO)

Absolute Digital Media & Uncle Buck – Bucking The Trend

Better Agency & loveit coverit with AXA – The Changing World

Click Consult & Chill Insurance – Driving Chill into Pole Position

Digitaloft & Veygo – Driving SEO Success with Digital PR

Evolved Search – Lending an expert hand to ABC Finance

Refinitiv – Subfolder Strategy

Resignal & WorldRemit – A better way to send money

Screaming Frog & Moneybarn – Owning Bad Credit Vehicle Finance

Verve Search & GoCompare Car Insurance

WeBuyAnyHome.Com – SEO Finance Search Campaign

 

Best Use of Search – Finance (PPC)

ASSISTED. & LifeSearch – Go Your Own Way

AV Browne & Hughes Insurance – "Hi We're Hughes"

Brainlabs & AllClear

Core Optimisation & NM Money – From Zero To Hero

GoCompare – Neuromarketing PPC Campaign

MediaCom & Petplan – The Role of Search in the Pet Owner Journey

MediaCom North & CarFinance 247 – Accelerating PPC Growth

MediaCom North & Hitachi – Game of Loans

Reprise & LV=: More is Less

 

Best Use of Search – Travel / Leisure (SEO)

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Blueclaw & Royal Caribbean – 98% Increase In Bookings For A Global Travel Brand

Cdweb & Azonzo – Azonzo vs. Goliath 

iCrossing – The Gift of Great Results - Virgin Experience Days

Passion Digital – Winning positions 0 and 1 for Teletext Holidays

Screaming Frog & Stasher – The World's Best Tourist Attractions

Semetrical & Golf Travel Centre – Teeing Off Against the Golfing Goliaths

Stickyeyes & Hertz Europe – Consistently driving multi–million revenue through organic search

StrategiQ & Jacada – Searching for Your Dream Destination

Threepipe & Keith Prowse – Hard-hitting SEO for Keith Prowse’s Wimbledon Hospitality

Virgin Holidays & ForwardPMX – Trending Travel Guide

Wavemaker North & TPE – How Northern Cities Got Their Names

 

Best Use of Search – Travel / Leisure (PPC)

Clicky & Toad Hall Cottages – Exponential Regional PPC Growth Campaign

Core Optimisation & St James Hotel Mayfair – Book Direct & Save!

Exodus Travels & Ingenuity Digital – An audience centric multi–channel paid strategy

Harvest Digital & Sziget – 2019 Festival Campaign

Infinity & Blue Bay Travel – Cost–per–booking reduced by PPC

Initiative MENA – Disrupting Another Industry In The Voyage To Reach Our Consumers

lastminute.com – ‘You search, we target - a cross–market automated approach to coverage’ - lMN Group PPC campaign

Loud Mouth Media & Titanic Belfast – Cross–channel integration driving direct sales

Mabo & Bannatyne’s – Bannatyne Health Club Got Their Google Ads Fighting Fit With Mabo

Merkle & Emirates – Search Better with Emirates

 

Best Search Marketing Education / Training Course 

There is no shortlist for this category, a winner will be announced on the evening. 

 

Best Use of Search – Gaming

Better Collective & GrandNational.org.uk – Jockeying for position in Google SERPs

Evolved Search & Tombola – Taking a bet on a Content–led Approach

iProspect & BetVictor – Increasing new customers by 48% via content driven SEO

The Media Image & Grosvenor – Knockout Results For A Rising Sportsbook Contender

twentysix & Free Super Tips – Achieving the Top Spot through Integrated SEO

Whites Agency & Sporticos – How data–driven SEO triggered 70% increase in conversion rate within a month?

 

Best Use of Search – Third Sector

Anything is Possible & Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew - Single Search delivers record visitor numbers

Crafted & University of Suffolk – Cleaning up at clearing time.

Delete & Leeds Beckett University – Conquering New Audiences

Generate UK & PACT – Generating Conversions using Google Grants

Passion Digital & National Trust – How we connected 83% more people with the places they love

Platypus Digital & Mental Health Foundation – Promoting better mental health through search marketing

Sleeping Giant Media & The Aspinall Foundation – Summer Holiday Push

Torchbox & Breast Cancer Care – Afternoon Tea with Breast Cancer Care

 

Best Use of Search – B2B

Digital Clarity & Bentley SYNCHRO – Driving awareness acquisition and brand reinforcement for global B2B software business

Evolved Search – Lending an expert hand to ABC Finance

Finally & Kingsbury – Found. Seen. Understood.

MediaVision & Bidwells – Delivering an SEO Strategy for the future

MediaVision & Instant Office – Outstanding Growth in the Property Sector

MRS Digital & FMP Global – Making Payroll Pay In The USA

Refinitiv – B2B Masters

Reflect Digital & Hospitality Finder – Making Hospitality Findable

Saint-Gobain – Laying local foundations through Google My Business

Semetrical & Arkadin – Global SEO Campaign

 

Best Use of Search – B2C

Brainlabs & Pitchup – Making a pitch for personalisation

Digitaloft & The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance – Fake Followers

Digitaloft & Veygo – Driving SEO Success with Digital PR

Evolved Search – Driving Select Car Leasing's SEO performance to Pole Position

ForwardPMX – Thinking Laterally on Google Shopping with dunhill London

MediaCom North & Plumbs – Sitting Comfortably in the SERPs

MediaVision & Boux Avenue – Performance Super Boost with Integrated Digital

MediaVision & Fixter – Triple Digit Growth by Segmenting PPC

MediaVision & Missoma – Winning Black Friday with Paid Media

Samsung & Starcom – What TVs mean in 2019

 

Best Use of Search – Health

Absolute Digital Media & Longevita Hair Transplant – Hair To The Throne

AGY47 & IAS Medical – Flying high above the competition

Impression & Feel Good Contacts – Visionary Gains

PlatformGSK & Sensodyne – GSK SEO Migration Recovery for Sensodyne

Life Sciences by Stickyeyes and TEVA: Supporting patients with Life Effects.

Verve Search & Babylon Health – National Stress

Zeo Agency & Acibadem Health Group – You Are What You E–A–T

 

Best Use of Search – Real Estate & Property

Avatar Creative & Millgate – CrowdPowerTM Marketing as a Service Solution

Chillibyte & WeBuyAnyHome.com – Best Use of Search

MediaVision & Bidwells – Delivering an SEO Strategy for the Future

MediaVision & Douglas & Gordan – Stellar Performance Amid Brexit Uncertainty

MediaVision & Instant Offices – Outstanding Growth in the Property Sector

Passion Digital & Homewise – Helping senior citizens to find a home

Space & Time Media & Linden Homes – Smart Solutions within PPC

Space & Time Media & CALA Homes – Driving Brand Awareness & Growth within PPC

Space & Time Media & Jones Homes North West – PPC Campaigns

 

Best Use of Search – FMCG

Benefit & Merkle – The Benefit of Voice Search

PlatformGSK & Sensodyne – GSK SEO Migration Recovery for Sensodyne

s360 & Arla Foods – Castello Cheese SEO Campaign

Diageo & iProspect – The Whiskies of Westeros

 

Best Local Campaign

AV Browne & Hughes Insurance – "Hi We're Hughes"

BP & Uberall – Driving online interactions to offline sales

Click Consult & Liverpool ONE – Be Our Guest, Welcoming Record Numbers to Liverpool ONE

Clicky Media & Animal Trust – The Launch of Birkenhead & Wrexham Veterinary surgeries.

Climb Online & Dorsett Hotels – Taking on the OTAs with Local Search

MediaVision & Fresh Student Living – GMB local listing traffic uplifts

MediaVision & Instant Offices – Outstanding Growth in the Property Sector

Mediaworks & Emirates – Spinnaker Tower & Seasonal Campaigns

Saint–Gobain – Laying local foundations through Google My Business

TMI & UNCLE.co.uk – Capitalizing on Generics in a Market with Low Brand Competition

 

Best Low Budget Campaign

Digitas UK & Cadbury Gifts Direct – Mother’s Day Mini Season Expansion

ForwardPMX & Homecentre – Using Data to Fuel In–store Growth

MediaCom Worldwide & ThisWorks – Skin Care Problems? This Works

Metrichub Digital & Chatham Shoes – Increasing ROAS for Chatham Shoes

Netmatter & Brindisa – Stabilising Organic & Maximising ROI from PPC

novel & OOSC Clothing – Head–Turning SEO Campaign

Screaming Frog & The Solar Centre – Festive Brainteasers

SEO Works & Shop4Fasteners – SEO Works Hit the Nail on the Head – 26:1 ROI for Shop4Fasteners

StrategiQ & Waller Transport – The Logistics of Delivering Results

Venture Stream & Aquacadabra – Profit Driven PPC Campaign

Zeo Agency & iyzico – Keep Your Friends Close and Your Competitors Closer

 

Best Integrated Campaign

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Click Consult & Liverpool ONE – Be Our Guest, Welcoming Record Numbers to Liverpool ONE

Harvest Digital & Sziget Festival – Pan–European integrated campaign

iCrossing & Visit Wales

Impression & Envirobuild – A New Species of Integrated Marketing

iProspect & Marcus by Goldman Sachs - Putting the Interest Back into Savings

JD Pipes & Selesti – Not just a pipe dream

MediaCom Worldwide & PlayStation – Audience Integration Plus

MediaVision & Boux Avenue – Performance Super Boost with Integrated Digital

Reprise & LV – More is Less

The Travel Chapter – The next chapter: a data-driven journey to multi-brand success

 

Most Innovative Campaign

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Genie Goals & Karl Lagerfeld – Most Innovative Campaign

Geronigo & Impression – An Adventure in Automation and JavaScript

GoCompare & Microsoft Audience Network – Financial Services PPC Campaign

Journey Further & Sky – Innovative PPC enhances customer experience and saves £7million

Katté & Co & Park Cameras - Revenue is vanity, profit is sanity

Liberty & Label Source – Topic Clustering Craftsmanship

MediaVision & Boux Avenue – Performance Super Boost with Integrated Digital

Merkle & NOW TV – Leveraging Rich Content with the Power of Inventory Management and APIs

Merkle & Twitter – Making Paid Search Real–time With The Power Of Tweets

Virgin Holidays & ForwardPMX – Trending Travel Guide

 

Best PPC Campaign

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Circus PPC & Miele – Immer Besser, Forever Better

Epiphany & Pandora – Delivering forward–thinking search strategies to drive ROI

iProspect & Saga – Scripts Shaving & Savings for Saga

Mabo & Bannatyne’s – Bannatyne Health Club Got Their Google Ads Fighting Fit With Mabo

Mabo & UK Tactical – Mabo Combat PPC For Military Equipment Provider

Merkle & NOW TV – Calm Amongst the Chaos of Westeros Maximising Game of Thrones Season 8

Merkle & Twitter – Making Paid Search Real–time With The Power Of Tweets

Merkle & National Accident Helpline – The Power of Bespoke Automation

Receptional & Bill Plant Driving School – Delivering £2.4 million extra revenue YOY and 19871 more enquiries

Three & Mindshare – Searching for iPhone

 

Best SEO Campaign

Sponsored by SEMrush

Click Consult & Liverpool ONE – Be Our Guest Welcoming Record Numbers to Liverpool ONE

Digitaloft & Veygo – Driving SEO Success with Digital PR

Evolved Search & Money Guru – How much is your data worth?

Jamjar.com & Impression – Racing up the SERPs

MediaVision & Instant Offices – Outstanding Growth in the Property Sector

Resignal & ASICS Europe – Running up in the SERPs!

Resignal & WorldRemit – A better way to send money

Screaming Frog & Moneybarn – Owning Bad Credit Vehicle Finance

twentysix & Free Super Tips – Achieving the Top Spot through Integrated SEO

Zeo Agency & Akakce – Save Crawl Budget for A Rainy Day

 

Best Use of Content Marketing

Digitaloft & The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance – Fake Followers

Digitaloft & Veygo – Driving SEO Success with Digital PR

Evolved Search – Lending an expert hand to ABC Finance

Evolved Search & Money Guru – How much is your data worth?

Evolved Search & Tombola – Taking a bet on a content–led approach

iProspect & The Body Shop – Charting the rise of veganism through data storytelling

MediaVision & Instant Offices – Outstanding Growth in the Property Sector

s360 & Arla Foods – Castello Cheese SEO Campaign

Screaming Frog & Stasher – The World's Best Tourist Attractions

Virgin Holidays & ForwardPMX – Trending Travel Guide

 

Best Use of PR in a Search Campaign

Better Agency & loveit coverit with AXA – The Changing World

Digitaloft & The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance – Fake Followers

Digitaloft & Veygo – Driving SEO Success with Digital PR

Evolved Search & Money Guru – How much is your data worth?

Gone in 10 Seconds – Performance Communications & What Car? Car Security Campaign

Koozai – Infectious Digital PR for Better2Know STI Clinics

LG & Stickyeyes – A campaign that answered the Call of Duty.

MediaVision & Boux Avenue – Earning Brand Love with Digital PR

twentysix & Free Super Tips – 'Premier League Pie Taster' competition

Wavemaker North & Swinton Insurance – Britain’s Most Dangerous Roads

 

Best Use of Social Media in a Search Campaign

Torchbox & Breast Cancer Care – Afternoon Tea Paid Social Campaign

Marin Software – Kiwi.com Drives 29% Incremental Lift in ROAS through Marin’s Search-Intent

MediaCom Worldwide & ThisWorks – Skin Care Problems? This Works

 

Best Use of Data

ASDA George – Not so Gross Driving Profit for Asda George

iProspect & Mira Showers – A machine learning approach to content marketing

iProspect & SafeStyle – Keeping you warm, Safestyle, with Machine Learning

Jaywing Intelligence & Domino's – Using AI to discover new audiences & drive revenue

Mabo & LittleLife – Little Life Toddle To Success With The Help Of Mabo

MediaCom Worldwide & PlayStation – Audience Integration Plus

Mediaworks & Where The Trade Buys – Classification of Customers

Merkle & Twitter – Let's get emotional - Using sentiment to manage paid search bids

Samsung UK & Starcom powered by Performics & Digitas – Smart Data for Smartphones

Spark Foundry powered by Performics & RateGain with Europcar – Using Competitive Rates Effectively

Whites Agency & Sporticos – How data-driven SEO triggered 70% increase in conversion rate within a month?

 

Best Software Innovation

Adzooma – Digital Advertising Platform

DeepCrawl – The world's most comprehensive web crawler!

Kenshoo Ecommerce

Majestic - Link Context & Link Density Charts

MarinOne by Marin Software

OnCrawl Rankings

Productsup – The leading ecommerce data integration platform

Ruler Analytics – Closed Loop Marketing Attribution

SEMrush SEO Writing Assistant

SEOmonitor's Signals

Shoptimised

 

Best SEO Software Suite

Botify

Conductor Searchlight

FandangoSEO – SEO Monitoring Suite

OnCrawl Data³

Ryte 

SEMrush Search Visibility Management

Stickyeyes Suite 2.0 developing our tools to supercharge client campaigns

 

Best PPC Management Software Suite

Adzooma – Digital Advertising Platform

Brainlabs – Project X

Kenshoo Search

MarinOne by Marin Software

Optmyzr – Comprehensive Search PPC Management Software Suite

Search Ads 360

Spaceboost – The PPC automation software to democratize paid search advertising

Squared.io – Automation & Auditing for Google Ads

 

Best Search Software Tool

AccuRanker – Keyword Rank Tracker

Botify Analytics JavaScript Rendering from Botify

DeepCrawl –The world's most comprehensive web crawler!

ForwardPMX – ShelfShare

Little Warden – Vital Alerts for Hidden Issues

OnCrawl Technical SEO Platform

PPC Protect – Click Fraud Prevention

Ryte Search Success 

SEMrush SEO & SEM solutions – One Tool for Both Worlds

Squared.io – Automation & Auditing for Google Ads

 

Best In–House Team

Better Collective – Grand National Team 2019

Deliveroo – Paid Search Team

GoCompare SEO & Content Team

HomeToGo Inbound Marketing Team

Innovation in-house with the SEO & PPC team for lastminute.com

Learning Pool – In-House Team

Refinitiv Digital Marketing

 

Best Small PPC Agency

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Adido

Cedarwood Digital

Circus PPC Agency

Fluid Digital

Loud Mouth Media

Platypus Digital

Relevance

Semetrical

Torchbox

 

Best Large PPC Agency

Sponsored by

Brainlabs

Crafted

ForwardPMX

Genie Goals 

Impression

Mabo

The Media Image

 

Best Small SEO Agency

Sponsored by SEOmonitor

Altitude Internet

Cedarwood Digital

Chillibyte

Digitaloft

Honcho

MRS Digital

Relevance

Resignal

Semetrical

The Organic Agency

 

Best Large SEO Agency

Sponsored by SEOmonitor

Absolute Digital Media

Aira

Click Consult

Crafted

Evolved Search

ForwardPMX

Impression

Verve Search

 

Best Small Integrated Search Agency

Sponsored by SEOmonitor

ASSISTED.

Common Ground

Digital Uncut

Keel Over Marketing

MediaVision

MRS Digital

The Audit Lab

The Organic Agency

Venture Stream

 

Best Large Integrated Search Agency

Sponsored by

Click Consult

Evolved Search

ForwardPMX

Impression

iProspect

Mediaworks

Stickyeyes Group

StrategiQ

TIPi Group

twentysix

 

Young Search Professional of the Year

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Sharifah Alrabah – Silverbean

Laura Brady – Screaming Frog

Ellie Entwistle – The Audit Lab

Ruth Everett – DeepCrawl

Eneli Otsa – Pendragon PLC

Tom Pool – Blue Array

Molly Pritchard – Mediacom North

Matthew Soakell – Mabo

Sam Taylor – Evolved Search

Sarah Vantellino – Verve Search

 

UK Search Personality of the Year 

There is no shortlist for this category, a winner will be announced on the evening.