September 2022

Top Media Buyer Agencies in the United Kingdom

Finding a partner to help with media planning and buying comes with many benefits, including: 1.) More buying power: Media buying agencies have a large combined media spend that allows them to make big media buys. 2.) Experience: Media buyers are professionals who know what to look for and how to perform media buying procedures. 3.) Access to data and tools: Media buying agencies have access to audience management platforms that provide data and analytics to make a decision about what media blocks to purchase.

The cost of working with a media buying company depends on the amount of media time you're purchasing. In general, small businesses should plan to spend around $10,000 on a modestly-sized media buy.

Luckily, the United Kingdom has some of the best media buying company to hire. Use our list to find and connect with media buying company in the UK. Evaluate their case studies, project types, and client reviews to determine which company is the best fit for you.

List of the Best Media Buying Companies in the UK

  • 1
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    Spin Brand is a go-to social media firm that helps businesses achieve their goals. In particular, Spin Brand specializes in organic social media, data-driven social media performance, creative social media posts, and community-building, ambassador-focused social strategies.

    An example of Spin Brand's capabilities is their work for footwear company Merrell. Merrell was at one time operating 6 different Instagram pages across Europe. Spin Brand helped Merrell combine these pages and curate and develop marketing campaigns that would resonate with audiences across the the EU. Spin Brand helped Merrell increase their Instagram followers by more than 500%.

    SERVICES
    • 75% Social Media Marketing
    • 25% Media Planning & Buying
    International Strategy & Execution

    International Strategy & Execution

    The Challenge: MUJI were keen to expand on their online presence in Europe whilst organising various countries into one complete, compact, and efficient unit for Instagram and Facebook. We started with 9 countries and 8...
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    Paid Social

    Paid Social

    The Challenge Prior to working with us, Aspinal of London had been primarily focused on Google Ads and were seeing poorer results than they were expecting on social. In a move to spread their digital marketing spend...
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    10xing Revenue in Q4

    10xing Revenue in Q4

    Sculpd is a air-dry pottery kit brand that made a name for themselves during the first lockdown as a great gift to do at home and to create something yourself. Now that the work from home lifestyle is more common place...
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    Organic Social

    Organic Social

    The Challenge: Moët & Chandon have been an icon of success with style for 270 years, and in the UK are considered the No.1 champagne brand, with the highest levels of Awareness and Consumption. By holding the largest...
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  • 2
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    Toast clients include Morgan Stanley, and they specialize in providing a design-centric approach to advertising and video production for their clients. With a focus on emphasizing the most vital elements of brand messaging, Toast was founded on forward-thinking principles in UK.

    When Sanofi needed a complete overhaul of their brand approach, they turned to Toast. The agency provided them with an end-to-end analysis of how they could make their approach more targeted, impactful and successful.

    SERVICES
    • 40% Advertising
    • 30% Media Planning & Buying
    • 30% Video Production
  • 3
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Cheltenham, United Kingdom

    Many enterprise clients count Liquorice as their dependable graphic design experts, so it’s no wonder the company has achieved such widespread success. With years of experience in their industry, this UK-based agency is certainly here to make an impact.

    One Liquorice client is a globally recognized leader in their sector, and Liquorice has provided focused and wide-reaching services for the company for the entirety of their working relationship. This includes UX design, UI, overall brand presence and visuals, and more.

    SERVICES
    • 10% Digital Strategy
    • 10% Marketing Strategy
    • 10% Graphic Design
    • 70% Other
    Papa John's Hyper-Local Social

    Papa John's Hyper-Local Social

    Kelo-Cote Global Web Platform

    Kelo-Cote Global Web Platform

    One Stop Point of Sale - Halloween

    One Stop Point of Sale - Halloween

    Somerset County Cricket Club...

    Somerset County Cricket Club...

    URL: https://www.somersetcountycc.co.uk/ The Task: Having been the the club’s digital agency partner since 2011, we worked to deliver the 3rd evolvement of the club's website to improve  the overall user experience and...
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  • 4
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Birmingham, United Kingdom

    Having delivered results to brands that include Bombardier Beer, Clarity Comms brings brands to the next level with social media marketing. Focused on delivering proven social media marketing strategies that meet key marketing goals, this U.K.-based firm offers an emphasis on helping brands drive change through world-class client service.

    One example of Clarity Comms’s experience is their work for ecommerce companies looking to highlight their services through genuine and active social media engagement. Clarity Comms helps them target their audience of customers with social media marketing capabilities that rival much larger agencies. This results in social media marketing that sets them apart from the competition. 

    SERVICES
    • 80% Social Media Marketing
    • 15% Media Planning & Buying
    • 5% Pay Per Click
    HobtoberFest

    HobtoberFest

    A campaign for Hobgoblin Beer, which consisted of a 3-day virtual festival over the Halloween weekend. All the fun and excitement of a real-life festival from the comfort of a consumer's own home. From beer-battered-prawn...
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    Hobgoblin's Halloween Facebook...

    Hobgoblin's Halloween Facebook...

    We delivered a one hour, live Halloween Game Show streamed direcrly to the brand's social audiences via Facebook Live.  This innovative campaign won Gold for Best Use of Content at the 2019 CIPR PRide Midlands Awards...
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  • 5
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    Holborn, United Kingdom

    Bookmark Content and Communications has provided content and communications solutions for huge names like Aberdeen Standard Capital as well as dozens of enterprise clients around the world. This UK-based agency was founded on a will to be great and has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When Cadillac needed a powerful way to supercharge their strategy, they turned to Bookmark Content and Communications. Bookmark Content and Communications completely revamped their approach to highlight some of their most appealing elements and drive higher engagement and sales.

    SERVICES
    • 20% Web Design
    • 20% Content Marketing
    • 20% CRM Consulting and SI
    • 40% Other
    Reaching New Audiences with...

    Reaching New Audiences with...

    Build brand awareness for a top international luxury fashion brand amongst Chinese travelers visiting Canada. The main objective of this program is to drive in-store traffic and encourage these travelers to purchase the...
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    Driving Awareness Through a New...

    Driving Awareness Through a New...

    With the goal of positioning explora as a destination in itself, we created content to spark curiosity and inspire their audience to explore new destinations. The explora content program was also designed to provide its...
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    Canada's Best New Restaurants...

    Canada's Best New Restaurants...

    Originally an Air Canada enRoute editorial program, Canada’s Best New Restaurants (CBNR) has grown to become a high-profile showcase of the newest top talent in the Canadian restaurant industry. CBNR continues to...
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    Encouraging Loyalty Through an...

    Encouraging Loyalty Through an...

    Air Canada commissioned us with creating a fun and engaging platform that would encourage brand loyalty, increase bookings and raise awareness of new destinations, in-flight products and services. Since its inception in...
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  • 6
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    Renowned brands like Google, eBay, and Uber trust Moburst for cost-effective, creative, and innovative mobile marketing campaigns. They are a full-service mobile marketing agency working with clients of all sizes and industries.

    They partnered with Samsung to increase downloads, retention, and revenue from the Galaxy App Store. Using a variety of media channels, they identified segments which apply to different target audiences and initiated campaigns relevant for each segment. Micro segmenting personalized ads increased downloads by 79%, revenue by 36%, and Facebook followers by 1400%.

    SERVICES
    • 60% Mobile & App Marketing
    • 10% Social Media Marketing
    • 10% Web Design
    • 20% Other
    Growing the Abide App into a...

    Growing the Abide App into a...

    There are always ups and downs in User Acquisition campaigns -  but when a down-trend sticks around for a while and shows no signs of improving, it can sometimes represent a threat to an app's existence. For Abide, a...
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    Redefine Meat European Launch

    Redefine Meat European Launch

    Redefine Meat was ready to expand by bringing its 3D printed New-Meat™ to market in Israel and various European countries: Germany, the Netherlands, and the UK. Redefine Meat’s objective was to become an industry...
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    Creating Category Leaders Video

    Creating Category Leaders Video

    A short video showing how Moburst helps create category leaders and how we can help future clients.
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    Award Winning Video Campaign

    Award Winning Video Campaign

    Our agency has been named the winner of the “Most Effective Video Campaign” award at the 2021 Effective Mobile Marketing ceremony in London by the Mobile Marketing Magazine.  Moburst received the prestigious award...
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