October 2021

Top Search Marketing Agencies in London

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, London has some of the best SEM agency to hire. Use our list to find and connect with SEM agency in London. 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 London

  • 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:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    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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  • 3
    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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  • 4
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    London, 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
    Tobermore

    Tobermore

    Following a sudden drop in website traffic, Loud Mouth Media assisted Tobermore in increasing relevant website traffic through strategic Search and Display advertising.
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    The Irish FA - Summer Camps

    The Irish FA - Summer Camps

    Loud Mouth Media partnered with the IFA to drive registrations for their summer camps through a campaign focused largely on Paid Social, supported by Display and Video advertising. 
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    Flash Pack

    Flash Pack

    Introducing new measures to build travel brand, Flash Pack, in worldwide markets, with the aim of increasing engagement and bookings from 30-49 year-old solo travellers. 
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    For that Moment

    For that Moment

    With YouTube as the main driver, this campaign used innovative intent-based targeting to engage with qualified audiences and drive outstanding results for leading Pizza takeaway company Four Star Pizza.  
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  • 5
    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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  • 6
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Potters Bar, 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
    CONTENT MARKETING CASE STUDY

    CONTENT MARKETING CASE STUDY

    We implemented in-depth demographic research and content creation sourcing along with a daily regimented plan of social engagement. The Solution Our team began by fixing several on-site issues and introducing a...
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    DRAMATIC INCREASE IN SALES

    DRAMATIC INCREASE IN SALES

    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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    HIGHER CONVERSIONS USING VIDEO...

    HIGHER CONVERSIONS USING VIDEO...

    We used video testimonials and examples of the client’s work to boost SEO, build reputation and convert more customers. Challenges Accredited construction suffered from a high over dependence on ‘branded’ keywords...
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    MORE CLIENTS FOR LESS MONEY

    MORE CLIENTS FOR LESS MONEY

    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...
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  • 7
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    The Good Marketer counts impressive brands among their key clients. So it’s no wonder that this UK-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. The Good Marketer helped them revitalize their materials to stand out in a crowded market and leave a powerful impression on more customers than ever before.

    SERVICES
    • 40% Social Media Marketing
    • 30% Pay Per Click
    • 15% Search Engine Optimization
    • 15% Other
    Lead Generation - Facebook...

    Lead Generation - Facebook...

    We were tasked with delivering a high volume of leads for a Legal Client.We used our expertise to target a niche audience and deliver over 6,000 leads at an average cost of just c.£13
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    Ecommerce - Facebook Ads

    Ecommerce - Facebook Ads

    We were tasked with improving the ROAS of a clients' Facebook Campaign. Their target was to reach a ROAS of 3.0 - 4.0. Within the first month, we achieved an average ROAS of over 5.0 with an average per purchase of just...
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  • 8
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    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
    • 10% UX/UI Design
    • 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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  • 9
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    Vecro Tech creates eye-catching and fully responsive websites and mobile apps from their headquarters in Glasgow, England. They specialize in SEO solutions, PPC ads, and custom software development primarily aimed at small businesses in various industries.

    As an example of their work, Vecro Tech partnered with Alert A Driver, a mobile app. Vecro Tech helped develop their app, which is a voice-operated tool for long-distance trips on the road.

    SERVICES
    • 70% Mobile App Development
    • 20% Search Engine Optimization
    • 10% Pay Per Click
    Johnston Oils mobile application

    Johnston Oils mobile application

    Johnston Oils mobile applicaiton
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    Dream Drivers driver management app

    Dream Drivers driver management app

    Mobile app for driver management agency in UK
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    LNER Risk Assessment App

    LNER Risk Assessment App

    LNER Station and Platform Risk Assessment mobile application for LNER staff
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    PAN UK - Mobile App Development

    PAN UK - Mobile App Development

    App that records surveys offline and can be used in areas, where Internet connection is not possible and feed data into analytics system.
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  • 10
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    Elevate Digital clients include Iiko, and they specialize in providing a design-centric approach to marketing strategy for their clients. With a focus on emphasizing the most vital elements of brand messaging, Elevate Digital was founded on forward-thinking principles in the UK.

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

    SERVICES
    • 30% Marketing Strategy
    • 20% Search Engine Optimization
    • 15% Content Marketing
    • 35% Other
    Elevate Digital - Top Marketing &...

    Elevate Digital - Top Marketing &...

    Elevate Digital - Top Marketing & Advertising Agencies Clutch Award
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    Digital Strategy

    Digital Strategy

    We helped one of our e-commerce clients identify a highly proftiable yet underutilised marketing channel in their business that went on to generate over £100k of new business in 90 days when properly leveraged
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    Virtual Event Creation & Marketing

    Virtual Event Creation & Marketing

    We helped one of our clients in the live wellness events industry, create and build a virtual wellness festival that generated over 6,000 attendees organically with a total reach of over 100,000 people on social media. We...
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    Client Testimonials

    Client Testimonials

    Client Testimonials
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  • 11
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    Freelancer
    LOCATION:
    Borehamwood, United Kingdom

    Recognizable brands worldwide have employed Rise to bring their affiliate marketing needs to the next level. Based in the UK, Rise was founded with a focus on helping brands evolve into their best, most user-friendly selves.

    When their client needed a more impactful and effective strategy for reaching goals nationwide, Rise provided them with focused service that continues to this day. Their strategy involved refining their client’s distinct voice as well as their visual profile to become more effective in a crowded digital space.

    SERVICES
    • 15% Conversion Optimization
    • 15% Digital Strategy
    • 10% Content Marketing
    • 60% Other
    Doddl - Childrens' Cutlery brand

    Doddl - Childrens' Cutlery brand

    Doddl have created an award-winning brand of childrens' cutlery, designed to help weaning and avaiable internationally D2C and via a number of retail channels.  Rise was brought on to manage their Performance Marketing...
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    StreamLocator - International...

    StreamLocator - International...

    StreamLocator offer a unique alternative to VPNs and DNS services, allowing consumers a plug & play solution to being able to watch international streaming services.  Rise have worked with StreamLocator to improve...
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    Yogaia - On Demand & Live Yoga...

    Yogaia - On Demand & Live Yoga...

    Yogaia is an online & app based yoga & fitness subscription service, offering live and on-demand classes to free and paying users. Available in English, German and Finnish, on web and iOS, Android and Apple TV...
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    Driving Lessons made easier - 18%...

    Driving Lessons made easier - 18%...

    Originally founded in 2012 having been spun out of Holiday Extras, Midrive is a driving lesson marketplace and technology start-up with products now including an on demand learner insurance app and a hugely popular...
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  • 12
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    London N2, United Kingdom

    With an impressively robust client list that includes major enterprise brands, MrWedo Digital Marketing empowers brands with pay per click marketing. Founded on design-first principles, this Portugal-based firm offers an emphasis on helping brands drive change.

    One example of MrWedo Digital Marketing’s experience is their work for one of the world’s respected global brands. MrWedo Digital Marketing 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
    • 30% Search Engine Optimization
    • 30% Web Design
    • 20% Digital Strategy
    • 20% Other
    SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGEMENT SERVICES...

    SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGEMENT SERVICES...

    THE GOALSIncrease organic visibility for targeted queries and keywordsIncrease business databaseEnsure all SEO best practices are being implementedInstall comprehensive, advanced Google Analytics tracking for...
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    Website Development

    Website Development

    Jet7 claims to analyze millions of articles every day to deliver the top trending news and magazine stories from Portugal best publishers.Discovery over personalization, offering a “both sides” perspective to the...
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  • 13
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Rickmansworth, United Kingdom

    Distinctly is an award-winning SEO and PPC content agency that has over 10 years of marketing experience. They are also experts in content marketing and digital PR for clients such as Arsenal and Vape Club. One of Distinctly’s projects involved working with COSMO, a restaurant in Southampton. Distinctly built links to the restaurant with the help of an organized blogger night to gain awareness of the restaurant’s branch.

    SERVICES
    • 40% Search Engine Optimization
    • 30% Content Marketing
    • 30% Pay Per Click
    Improving the visibility of COSMO...

    Improving the visibility of COSMO...

    We were tasked with improving the organic visibility of the newly opened Southampton COSMO Restaurant, in order to increase awareness of the branch in the local area.   To do this, we needed to build links to the...
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    Technical SEO and link building...

    Technical SEO and link building...

    Starting with the technical SEO audit, we used a range of premium SEO tools to determine some quick wins including some changes which lead to a vast improvement in site speed and better indexing after analysis of server...
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    Taking site traffic and...

    Taking site traffic and...

    As well as continuous technical improvements to the site’s structure, we produced “search-led” blog content and engaged in some top-tier link building campaigns which resulted in a huge number of authoritative...
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    Delivering an increase in organic...

    Delivering an increase in organic...

    Distinctly conducted an analysis into the site’s existing blog posts and identified which pieces were competing for featured snippets and which had no visibility at all. This task involved extensive keyword research to...
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  • 14
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    Stickyeyes counts impressive brands among their key clients. So it’s no wonder that this UK-based firm has achieved widespread success in a wide range of industries for their targeted search engine optimization work.

    One example of their web development success comes from a globally recognized brand. Stickyeyes 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
    • 20% Content Marketing
    • 20% Pay Per Click
    • 30% Other
    LG - Love 2 Game

    LG - Love 2 Game

    Our challenge was to help LG promote their official partnership with Activision and promote the best 4K gaming experiences for new titles like Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 We created a stylish microsite that pushed stunning...
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