December 2021

Top Search Marketing Agencies in the United Kingdom

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SEM provides businesses the ability to drive more traffic to their website. The biggest benefits of SEM include reaching clients instantly, increasing brand awareness, implementing and managing advertisements, increasing traffic through ad visibility, appearing on keyword search engine result pages frequented by competitors, and generating increased revenue.

The cost of SEM depends on the size of the business and the extent of the advertising campaign. A medium business with a SEM strategy should plan to spend around $10,000 per month on all SEM functions.

Luckily, the United Kingdom has some of the best SEM agency to hire. Use our list to find and connect with SEM agency 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 Search Engine Marketing Firms in the UK

  • 1
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Twickenham, United Kingdom

    GenieCrawl is a boutique digital marketing agency that practices digital craftsmanship designed with a business's needs in mind. GenieCrawl's small but dedicated team works to bring out the best in some of the industry's most talented and creative individuals and focuses primarily on SEO, PPC advertising, link building, social media, web development, app development, and lead generation.

    An example of GenieCrawl's work includes when a freelance writer sought GenieCrawl's help to build and design their portfolio site in order to boost their online presence. The team also created custom scripts for the client. GenieCrawl was approachable and informative and provided top-notch customer support and high-quality work at a competitive price to the client.

     

    SERVICES
    • 90% Search Engine Optimization
    • 10% Pay Per Click
    SEO and Website Build Project

    SEO and Website Build Project

    We were approached by Liza Jandolf with reference to building her a new website. She had worked with platforms such as Fiver and Five Squid but she found their fee of 20-25% was too expensive and she wanted to get...
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    Offline Marketing Campaign

    Offline Marketing Campaign

    We were approached by an franchisee who was based in the Midlands who owned 7 subway locations who wanted to boost the footfall to his locations. He wanted an offline marketing campaign to increase the current ongoing...
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    Website Rebuild and SEO

    Website Rebuild and SEO

    Sloane Cleaning came to us in 2020. They had a website but had a developer who had stopped commicating and they had no access to their website. We rebuilt their website for them and then launched a brand new SEO campaign....
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    Website for Musical DJ

    Website for Musical DJ

    Craig McConnon is a London based DJ with over 15 years experience. He is now based in London, UK but has DJed in a number of different countries including USA, Mexico, Hong Kong, France and Italy. He has DJed at all kind...
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  • 2
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Sheffield, United Kingdom

    This established search engine optimization company counts major brands like RAB among their clients. Based in the UK, The SEO Works brings a bright and impactful approach to each unique enterprise project they take on.

    Faber creates products for clients around the world. They turned to The SEO Works for a focused strategy that would highlight their unique brand voice and audience. The SEO Works delivered with highly modern and striking approach focused on making an impact.

    SERVICES
    • 65% Search Engine Optimization
    • 15% Pay Per Click
    • 10% Advertising
    • 10% Other
    Growing an online retailer

    Growing an online retailer

    See how we helped an outdoors activity brand grow online.
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    PPC case study

    PPC case study

    See how we grew the return for a popular pharmacy brand.
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    Integrated campaign

    Integrated campaign

    Look at the results we generated with this innovative integrated campaign.
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    SEO Case Study

    SEO Case Study

  • 3
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    Novi.digial is an award-winning Google Premier Partner Agency that believes in a customer-centric approach in order to bring the best possible results to their clients. They specialize in SEO and PPC optimization for clients through analysis, research and consulting.

    Roast and Ground was looking to increase market share and grow their client base in the highly competitive coffee market. Novi.digital implemented a successful marketing campaign using SEO, PPC and social media that immediately doubled the number of new customers and increased conversion rate from 5 to 10%.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Pay Per Click
    • 50% Search Engine Optimization
    Our Campaign Performance

    Our Campaign Performance

    A visualisation of our client performance. 
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    Client Portfolio

    Client Portfolio

    An example list of some of our amazing clients!
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    Client Performance Example

    Client Performance Example

    Improved performance on EVERY metric.
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    Project with English Lakes

    Project with English Lakes

  • 4
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Belfast, United Kingdom

    This established PPC company counts major brands like Harry Corry among their clients. Based in the UK, Loud Mouth Media brings a bright and impactful approach to each unique enterprise project they take on.

    Belleek Pottery creates products for clients around the world. They turned to Loud Mouth Media for a focused strategy that would highlight their unique brand voice and audience. Loud Mouth Media delivered with highly modern and striking approach focused on making an impact.

    SERVICES
    • 60% Pay Per Click
    • 15% Search Engine Optimization
    • 15% Social Media Marketing
    • 10% Other
    Mouth Watering Results

    Mouth Watering Results

    We supported a client in the food industry drive brand awareness and increase sales with a mouth watering campaign. Services included PPC and Video Marketing. See the full case study on our website!
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    Top of the Leader Board

    Top of the Leader Board

    We helped a client in the professional sports sector drive attendee numbers for their football camps. Services included PPC, Video Marketing and Social Advertising. See the full case study on our website! 
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    Power-ful Performance

    Power-ful Performance

    We helped a client in the energy sector enhance their SEO performance, and even offered training for the future, to ensure their website continued to drive leads and revenue. See the full case study on our website!
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    Game on for GT Omega

    Game on for GT Omega

    We helped a client in the gaming sector drive sales of their industry leading gaming chairs, in the midst of a Pandemic. Our services included PPC and Social Advertising. See the full case study on our website!
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  • 5
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    Many enterprise clients count Pearl Lemon as their dependable search engine optimization 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 Pearl Lemon client is a globally recognized leader in their sector, and Pearl Lemon 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
    • 60% Search Engine Optimization
    • 10% Voice Services
    • 10% Email Marketing
    • 20% Other
    Pay Day Loans SEO

    Pay Day Loans SEO

    We managed to outrank Wonga for some very competitive keywords for a Pay Day Loan Company. Take a look at our case study. Here's the video for you to see! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SKX8NKAYhjA
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    Real Estate AirBnB SEO

    Real Estate AirBnB SEO

    One of our clients Pass the Keys tells us about their experience of working with us and how our SEO techniques helped them. Watch our case study here! https://www.youtube...
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    Google Medic Update

    Google Medic Update

    Our client, Senior Guidance, sought us out for SEO help after the Google Medic Update. This case study highlights how we helped and our client services during our time working with them. Watch Here!  https://www.youtube...
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    Cybersecurity SEO

    Cybersecurity SEO

    Client: Blackfog  Industry: cybersecurity  Main concern: Technical SEO issues Results: 169 keywords indexed | 10x number of clicks | 5x number of impressions | CTR increase Watch Here! https://www.youtube...
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  • 6
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    Their clients include major enterprise clients like American Express, but Yando is a search engine optimization agency that hasn’t lost its focus on innovation or creativity. This Canada-based firm helps organizations around the world focus their strategy for greater success.

    If you want to see how Yando helps brands communicate with their audiences in a unique and crowded space, look no further than their work for Motorola. Yando helped them define a strategy for their audience to improve their reach.

    SERVICES
    • 80% Search Engine Optimization
    • 10% Digital Strategy
    • 10% Pay Per Click
    William Hill saw their PPC ROAS...

    William Hill saw their PPC ROAS...

    Our Solution William Hill operates in the most competitive and expensive industry you can imagine - iGaming. After initially contacting us for a conversion rate optimization project, we were later tasked with...
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    ZPG saw their monthly organic...

    ZPG saw their monthly organic...

    Our Solution Working with ZPG's brilliant in-house team, we came in as external consultants to audit their current processes, and to provide technical SEO guidelines for their wide range of sites. Working with ZPG's...
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    Kontakt.io Saw A 5x Increase in...

    Kontakt.io Saw A 5x Increase in...

    Our Solution We took over this account in mid 2016, and we focused on increasing the number of qualified leads. The results were not as sharp as the chart shows, as it was achieved using several small wins rather than an...
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    Unu Saw An Increase In Revenue of...

    Unu Saw An Increase In Revenue of...

    Our Solution We helped Unu Motors with their SEO efforts and our results have been nothing short of outstanding. The key to ranking with Unu was a solid foundation of technical and onsite SEO, followed by a creative...
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  • 7
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Birmingham, United Kingdom

    Global Search Marketing Ltd is home to professionals who are certified in Google Search, Google Display Advertising, and other marketing services. The agency provides pay-per-click, SEO, and content marketing assistance to small and mid-market clients primarily from the e-commerce industry.

    Network West Midlands is one of the companies that worked with Global Search Marketing Ltd. Network West Midlands is a transportation network that was provided with e-commerce tracking and assistance to increase their ROI.

    SERVICES
    • 35% Pay Per Click
    • 30% Search Engine Optimization
    • 20% Content Marketing
    • 15% Other
    Network West Midlands

    Network West Midlands

    Network West Midlands is the name that connects all public transport in the West Midlands. Keen to get their website marketing into the dominant position where it belongs, tracking the key actions of users on their...
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    Rude Wines

    Rude Wines

    The eCommerce food & drink marketplace is a competitive one. In order to achieve visibility and cut through the competition, Rude Wines required our innovative SEO solutions. They wanted to see a sharp uplift in their...
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    AGA

    AGA

    AGA create robust wood burners with high durability and efficiency for customers that are looking for an eco-friendly solution to warming their home that doesn’t sacrifice aesthetic appeal. They pride themselves on...
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    Aston Villa Football Club

    Aston Villa Football Club

    Premier league football club Aston Villa have an impressive history as one of the founding members of the Football League and of the Premier League. The club have been based at Aston’s Villa Park since 1897 – we were...
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  • 8
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Wokingham, United Kingdom

    Their clients include major enterprise clients like M&S, but Red Hot Penny is a search engine optimization agency that hasn’t lost its focus on innovation or creativity. This UK-based firm helps organizations around the world focus their strategy for greater success.

    If you want to see how Red Hot Penny helps brands communicate with their audiences in a unique and crowded space, look no further than their work for Virgin. Red Hot Penny helped them define a strategy for their audience to improve their reach.

    SERVICES
    • 35% Pay Per Click
    • 35% Search Engine Optimization
    • 30% Content Marketing
    Swivel Secure: Case Study

    Swivel Secure: Case Study

    Raising Swivel Secure's Profile in the Cybersecurity SpaceSwivel Secure provide multi-factor authentication solutions for B2B and B2G audiences. How did they raise brand awareness among the right people and cement their...
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    Virgin Sport: Case Study

    Virgin Sport: Case Study

    47K clicks  22K entries 5.4 ROAS  Helping Virgin Sport reach their active audience Virgin Sport host running and fitness events all around the UK. With just five months to go until the 2019 Hackney Half...
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    Harlequins: Case Study

    Harlequins: Case Study

    Smashing Retail Targets with Harlequins73% increase in revenue730.8K impressions on social 11x return on investmentEach year, Harlequins Rugby hold a Big Game charity match at Twickenham Stadium and release a...
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    Megabus: Case Study

    Megabus: Case Study

    Driving revenue for inter-city coach operator MegabusAs the market-leading budget coach operator, megabus wanted to achieve an increase in revenue. So how did the transport giant grow their YoY revenue by almost...
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  • 9
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Watford., United Kingdom

    Flycast has provided PPC and conversion optimization solutions for huge names like Iomart 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 Serverspace needed a powerful way to supercharge their strategy, they turned to Flycast. Flycast completely revamped their approach to highlight some of their most appealing elements and drive higher engagement and sales.

    SERVICES
    • 80% Pay Per Click
    • 10% Conversion Optimization
    • 10% Search Engine Optimization
    B2B PPC for a Steady Flow of High...

    B2B PPC for a Steady Flow of High...

    We helped Melbourne server hosting turn expensive PPC campaigns into winning performers with lower CPC costs and highly optimised landing pages for better conversions.BackgroundMelbourne Server Hosting were experiencing a...
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    Tactical PPC for a Dramatic...

    Tactical PPC for a Dramatic...

    A complete PPC revamp. Every ad was rewritten, site links were implemented boosting their quality score and dramatically lowering cost per click. The Problem From a falsely inflated cost per click, to an eye-wateringly...
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    PPC for Better Clients from a...

    PPC for Better Clients from a...

    We restructured failing PPC campaigns and turned them into winning performers with boosted quality scores, highly optimised landing pages and lower costs per click.BackgroundAccredited Construction are a loft conversion...
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    PPC Produced more Sales from a...

    PPC Produced more Sales from a...

    We gave Imagine Group’s PPC a complete revamp. Every ad was rewritten, site links were implemented boosting their quality score and dramatically lowering cost per click. The Problem The overall emphasis in their Google...
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  • 10
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    A boutique agency located in the Netherlands, Up Analytics supports clients with digital marketing services including strategy and analytics. They specialize in PPC and SEO initiatives as well as omnichannel marketing, page speed and conversion rate optimization, and digital transformation. The team collaborates with a diversity of clients that range from startups to large companies. 

    One of Up Analytics’ projects involved working with Lyceo. Up Analytics provided training solutions for the company and worked with their marketing team to support them with their Google My Business operations.

    SERVICES
    • 45% Pay Per Click
    • 25% Digital Strategy
    • 20% Search Engine Optimization
    • 10% Other
    Datalake and Server Side Tagging

    Datalake and Server Side Tagging

    Working on managing 1000 plus stores from one interface, setting up server side tagging for GA, FB, gAds and an affiliate partner. And constructing a marketing data lake to conect information from different resouces.
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    Google my Business: Grow Local...

    Google my Business: Grow Local...

    Having mostly ignored social, navigation and directory networks in the past, with the exception of listing new store openings or closings on Google Maps, there was plenty of scope for improving the use of online tools to...
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    Growing Sales

    Growing Sales

    Supporting Roka on a wide range on Digital Marketing initiatives. We have accomplished the following in 2020: Launched extensive feed management tooling - enabling Roka to advertise via Google Shopping in 50+ markets. We...
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    Grow Avepoint's online Lead...

    Grow Avepoint's online Lead...

    Supported the Avepoint marketing team in setting up a defence against ITP and created a way to track leads converting offline after a long sales cycle and integrate this with Google Ads. Set up Google & Bing Ads...
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  • 11
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    iDigitalise counts impressive brands among their key clients. So it’s no wonder that this India-based firm has achieved widespread success in a wide range of industries for their targeted social media marketing work.

    One example of their web development success comes from a globally recognized brand. iDigitalise helped them revitalize their materials to stand out in a crowded market and leave a powerful impression on more customers than ever before.

    SERVICES
    • 30% Search Engine Optimization
    • 25% Social Media Marketing
    • 20% Web Development
    • 25% Other
    DNA Goa Internet Service Provider

    DNA Goa Internet Service Provider

    DNA goa is one of the leading internet service provider in Goa.  When we start digital marketing they did not have website, logo and online presence. They start digital marketing for their website. 1) more than 200 leads...
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    Leading IBC Container Manufacturers

    Leading IBC Container Manufacturers

    Pyramid technoplast Ltd is a ibc containers manufacturer in India. They dont have website and online presence. iDigitalise developed new website also help them to increse their website traffic.
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    Bluemagic Clinic hair transplant

    Bluemagic Clinic hair transplant

    Bluemagic is one of the leading hair transplant clinic in istanbul, turkey.  1)After starting Digital marketing of their website, brand presence and  traffic increased.  2)On an avrage they get 70+ lead every day  3)...
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    Arihant Superstructures Ltd (ASL)

    Arihant Superstructures Ltd (ASL)

    Arihant Superstructures Ltd (ASL) is a leading real estate company currently listed among the premier stock exchanges like the NSE, BSE & Bloomberg.  Arihant started with the paid campaign on google and facebook to...
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  • 12
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $0+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Ewloe, United Kingdom

    With an impressively robust client list that includes names in a wide range of industries, Media Kynect empowers brands with search engine optimization. Founded on design-first principles, this UK-based firm offers an emphasis on helping brands drive change.

    One example of Media Kynect’s experience is their work for Builders Chester, one of the world’s respected brands. Media Kynect helped them target their audience of customers with a complete reevaluation of their strategy. This resulted in powerful engagement and an increase in perceived authority for them.

    SERVICES
    • 60% Search Engine Optimization
    • 15% Pay Per Click
    • 15% Social Media Marketing
    • 10% Other
    Builders Chester

    Builders Chester

    Builders Chester are a building company in Chester who specialise in house extensions, home extensions, building extensions and loft conversion.
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  • 13
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Warrington, United Kingdom

    Atomic Digital Marketing rejects the idea of the “one-size-fits-all” marketing approach and offers bespoke marketing solutions to their clients instead. They are experts in web design, PPC services, and SEO solutions, with their SEO packages focused on on-site optimization and content development.

    One of Atomic Digital Marketing’s projects involved working with Appleton Paws, a dog-walking service. Atomic Digital Marketing managed multiple PPC marketing campaigns for the business, as well as developed a website to showcase their work.

    SERVICES
    • 28% Web Design
    • 25% Search Engine Optimization
    • 22% Pay Per Click
    • 25% Other
    Rocambolesque | Harrogate, UK |...

    Rocambolesque | Harrogate, UK |...

    Atomic built a new website for an industry-leading Aesthetics Clinic based in Harrogate UK. This project also included a re-brand, Facebook Ads campaigns around new treatments on offer and also the setup of holistic...
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    Watermill Investment Group |...

    Watermill Investment Group |...

    Watermill investment group based out of Lexington, USA, approached Atomic in need of Web design assistance and also SEO to help drive organic traffic to the business. We have increased organic traffic by over 600% thus...
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    Whitehouse Real Estate | UK | Web...

    Whitehouse Real Estate | UK | Web...

    Atomic launched Whitehouse Financial in the middle of 2020 with huge digital success. As part of the digital growth strategy for 2021, Atomic was tasked with the launch of Whitehouse Real Estate! In keeping with the...
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    CRCC Asia | China, Japan, USA| ...

    CRCC Asia | China, Japan, USA| ...

    CRCC Asia is the leading provider of Internships Programs throughout Asia. Atomic has been working with CRCC Asia for a couple of years in a number of Digital Marketing areas primarily however including Web Development...
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  • 14
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Irvine, United Kingdom

    Acquiom Parking Reservations counts Pico Digital Marketing as their dependable digital strategy experts, so it’s no wonder the company has achieved such widespread success. With years of experience in their industry, this USA-based agency is certainly here to make an impact.

    The Obesity Medicine Association is a globally recognized leader in their sector, and Pico Digital Marketing 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
    • 30% Digital Strategy
    • 30% Pay Per Click
    • 30% Search Engine Optimization
    • 10% Other
    Certifications

    Certifications

    GOOGLE PREMIER PARTNER GOOGLE ANALYTICS QUALIFIED YEXT CERTIFIED PARTNER MICROSOFT ADS ACCREDITED FACEBOOK BLUEPRINT CERTIFIED AMAZON ADVERTISING ACCREDITED CLICKMINDED SEO CERTIFIED  
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    Samantha Bedford joins Denver...

    Samantha Bedford joins Denver...

    “Denver’s thriving business community is powered by leaders like Samantha” said Kevin Pitts, President and publisher of Denver Business Journal. “We’re honored to be creating a space where the region’s...
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    Awards

    Awards

    BMA CO Gold Winner, Lead generation BMA CO Silver Winner, Annual Digital Marketing Program, Paid, Owned & Earned Media $150K+ Diamond Winner: ITSMA Awards for Marketing Excellence – Small and Medium...
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    1700% Increase in Phone Calls and...

    1700% Increase in Phone Calls and...

    Pico engaged with a luxury multi-location jeweler to increase online sales and drive customers to find a store in their area. Our custom programs have led to increases in sales and a significant improvement in ROI...
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  • 15
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Glasgow, United Kingdom

    This established search engine optimization company counts major brands like SoSensational among their clients. Based in the UK, Lemon Pulse brings a bright and impactful approach to each unique enterprise project they take on.

    SoSensational creates products for clients around the world. They turned to Lemon Pulse for a focused strategy that would highlight their unique brand voice and audience. Lemon Pulse delivered with highly modern and striking approach focused on making an impact.

    SERVICES
    • 60% Search Engine Optimization
    • 15% Pay Per Click
    • 5% Content Marketing
    • 20% Other
    Heat Pumps Scotland

    Heat Pumps Scotland

    Initially contracted by Heat Pumps Scotland to boost their organic presence and increase their organic presence which has swiftly involved to a full hosting and development package. We have created them an eCommerce...
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    LCS International

    LCS International

    Contracted by LCS International to create a full-service SEO plan to increase their organic presence as well as run PPC campaigns which includes the strategy, conception and on-going management. 
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