Bringing brands to life online
Whether its a brand-new brand presence or breathing life into an ageing marketing plan, we don’t do anything off-the-shelf.
The only thing we repeat every time is the application of our ability to look objectively at your challenges and find practical,
beautiful, cost-effective and successful solutions.
When we first meet with a new client, we always start with 2 things:
1. a blank sheet of paper
2. a question: ‘what do you want to achieve?’
From here we can combine the most important elements for any successful digital activity – your industry knowledge
and business goals, matched to our digital expertise. Armed with this valuable insight, we’ll get our head around your
business, plan a bespoke strategy around you and make sure it fits like a glove.
Whether it’s a website, app, display campaign or search strategy, we’ll carefully explain and agree with you how we will
invest your hard-earned budget and give you the flexibility and assurance that we care about the results as much as you do.
We’re privately owned and fiercely independent as a business, and our success is directly linked to yours, so you can be
absolutely confident that we care as much as you do.
Okay, so there’s a stereotype about developers
and web-designers and their conflict with social skills…
Let’s park that particular myth shall we…
We know that successful projects stem from one clear foundation: communication. We love
to talk with our clients, and we know that project management and web work need the
foundation of mutual communication to be truly successful. What’s more, we know what
we are doing, we avoid acronyms (as much as possible), we talk in plain English and
approach projects from a business-value perspective first and foremost.
We don’t subscribe to the sales-patter of ‘promise the world to win business
(only to bitterly disappoint)’, and our client retention rate reflects this
honesty & hard-work ethos we stand by.
We want to share our knowledge and experience to help businesses make informed
and reasoned decisions online and you may be surprised how much more a phone call
means than an email when it comes to sharing ideas and creating that eureka moment.
In a world where people interact less and less offline, we’re steadfast believers
that to create a winning environment online, you need to be great at the offline
zigzag is born
Our client list grows to 5+
We’re asked to work on United Carpets’ sister brands Big Warehouse Sale & Cut Price Carpets
WOW! Our client list grows to 10+
We hire a copywriter, front end designer & developer
We love our new home, Blake House in central York
HURRAH! We bring on search guru Ryan to head up operations
BOOM! We turn over £200k+ in first year!
We become a Google Certified Partner
We’re now a RAR recommenced agency
We get full Google Agency Support
This is Elliot. Put simply, he’s an obsessive entrepreneur who loves pictures and numbers.
With a great understanding of what businesses need and a natural flair for seeing the bigger picture,
he’s the driving force behind what we stand for.
When you meet Elliot, you’ll see he automatically looks at a challenge from your perspective,
grasping the fundamentals and understanding what is needed to create something
beautiful and results focused for you. Give him a chance, and he’ll go on (at length) about there being
no magic formula, secret code or cheat sheet for great work online – it all comes down to hard work,
a fastidious attention to detail and taking the time to do the job properly.
Having lead the digital teams at some of the biggest agencies going, there are few with as much experience
or digital know-how as Elliot, and his approach has always been to share his
experiences and knowledge with clients and colleagues alike.