Calling it a “creative way to fund your SEO budget”, SEO company The Hoth asked consumers to get its monster mascot “tattooed somewhere on your body” in its Hoth Tattoo Contest. In exchange for $3000 in so-called Hoth Credits that can be used toward services to “make a massive impact on your SEO” and $2500 in
A collaboration between the agency Equator and Strathclyde University is helping career-ready graduates for the digital marketing industry. Nearly 150 students recently completed the university’s postgraduate elective course on eMarketing which is supported by Glasgow-based Equator and is part of the wider Masters in Marketing. The collaboration was introduced as part of a strategy by
Michael Gibson, chair of Digital Lancashire and managing director of Miralis, has joined Hotfoot Design as a non-executive director. Gibson is the former co-owner and managing director of Fat Media, where he oversaw the growth of the company from a small office in Lancaster to one of the largest digital marketing agencies in the UK.
Brazen has launched an in-house digital production and content division – Brazen Live – to bolster its PR and content marketing offer. The Manchester-based consultancy has also hired ex-BBC and ITV producer Claire Hoang (pictured right) as director of digital strategy and content, with a remit to run the new department. Claire has a track
Independent, integrated agency,CreativeRace, has strengthened its Leeds office for 2017 with the addition of seven new colleagues across various departments. This includes introducing a dedicated social media team for the first time in the agency’s 30-year history. The significant number of new hires, and the introduction of a dedicated social media team, follow multiple client
Derbyshire-based agency Frogspark has welcomed three new recruits to its web and digital marketing team in the space of a month. At the end of 2016 the company created three new positions and moved to Derwent Business Centre to accommodate its growth. The new additions include an SEO and PPC expert and two web developers.
Advertising network Denstu Aegis is merging the UK-based mobile agency Fetch and another of its UK-based digital specialists, Steak. Fetch will take on board all of Steak’s 30 staff, bringing its total headcount to around 180 people. James Connelly launched Fetch in London in 2009. Fetch made a name for itself as a mobile specialist that works
A rapidly growing Hampshire digital marketing agency is expanding its presence in London. Koozai, which has its HQ at Park Gate, plans to move from its offices in Covent Garden to large premises in Shoreditch, close to the Barbican, at the beginning of February. Having been set up by digital marketing expert Ben Norman as
Staff at a Derbyshire digital agency will help a Derby stress charity as part of its new year’s resolution to be healthier and happier. Fifteen, based in Ilkeston, has adopted a company-wide resolution themed around well-being. As well as encouraging staff to take part in various incentives around the themes of mental wellbeing – including