2021 Shortlist


Congratulations to all our 2021 Northern Digital Awards finalists.

Best Digital Marketing Campaign – Retail

connective3 & thortful – From challenger brand to industry leader

Digitaloft & Cosmetify – The Cosmetify Index

Digitaloft & Kitchen Knives UK – eCommerce SEO Delivers a 2598% ROI

Evolved Search & Tap Warehouse – Making a splash with creative Search Marketing

Mabo – New Era “Cap” Off A Great Black Friday

Rise at Seven & GAME – Christmas Tinner


Best Digital Marketing Campaign – Finance

ClientsFirst & Accord Mortgages – The Growth Series

Digitaloft & Compare the Market – Using Digital PR to Achieve SEO Success

Evolved Search & thinkmoney – Investing in the right Search agency pays interest

Evolved Search & Ocean Finance – Moving SEO performance from the Red to the Black

Hitsearch Limited & Ripe Insurance – Musician Insurance Policy Campaign

ICS-digital & IG – 16 Multilingual Markets, 259% Traffic Increase and 1.2 Million Visitors from Digital Marketing

Rise at Seven & AskTraders


Best Digital Marketing Campaign – Travel / Leisure

Adobe & Cunard – Staying Afloat Amidst COVID-19

connective3 & Canine Cottages – Doggy Devotion: driving links by raising heartrates

Rise at Seven & Parkdean Resorts – Dominating the staycation market post-pandemic


Best Digital Marketing Campaign – Public Sector

GMCA, Modern English, Badger & Combes, LG Publicity – United We Stream Greater Manchester

Republic of Media & The Scottish Government – Driver Fatigue


Best Digital Marketing Campaign – Health & Beauty

Digitaloft & Cosmetify – The Cosmetify Index

IMA & The INKEY List – Knowledge Is Your Power

Mosquito Digital & Nizoral – ‘How well do you know your scalp?’ Campaign

Propaganda & Love Hemp – Love Life – Love Hemp

Republic of Media & The 1:1 Diet – A You Shaped Plan

Rise at Seven & CARE Fertility – Turning round a 3-year decline in 2 months


Best Digital Marketing Campaign – FMCG

There is no shortlist for this category, the winner will be announced on 28 January 2021.


Best Digital Marketing Campaign – B2B

Don’t be Shy & Promethean – The UKI State of Technology in Education Report 2020/21

Embryo & Design Cloud – Designing The Future

First Internet & Kandy King – Sweet Growth


Best Digital Marketing Campaign – B2C

Adobe & Crucial – Unlocking the Full Marketing Funnel

Digitaloft & Compare the Market – Using Digital PR to Achieve SEO Success

Digitaloft & Kitchen Knives UK – eCommerce SEO Delivers a 2598% ROI

Evolved Search – Driving Select Car Leasing’s performance to Pole Position

Evolved Search & Tap Warehouse – Making a splash with creative Search Marketing

Mabo – New Era “Cap” Off A Great Black Friday

Republic of Media & The Scottish Government – Driver Fatigue

Republic of Media & The 1:1 Diet – A You Shaped Plan

Republic of Media, The Scottish Government & Parent Club – Here For You

Route Agency & Welsh Oak Frame – Building Dreams


Best Affiliate Campaign

Bonzer & Compriso – The road to white hat success in a black hat industry

Jaywing & Furniture And Choice – Driving revenue and brand awareness via content publishers

Summit & Three – Launching the new iPhone 12


Best Low Budget Campaign

Dreamscape Solutions & Bumblebee Plumbing & Heating – Boiler Installations / Guaranteed to Not Get Stung

Datacentreplus – Interactive Agency Tram Map

Digitaloft & Kitchen Knives UK – eCommerce SEO Delivers a 2598% ROI

Don’t be Shy & Kalibrate – TrafficMetrix

Embryo & The Franchise Company – Killer On-page Content

First Internet & Fire Shield Systems – Keeping SEO lit on a low budget

Route Agency & Welsh Oak Frame – Building Dreams


Best Integrated Campaign

Don’t be Shy & Promethean – The UKI State of Technology in Education Report 2020/21

LIST & FOUND w/J+D Forecasting – Integrated Lead Generation for Pharma

Mosquito & Zoflora – Zoflora Loves Pets

Propaganda & Roberts Bakery – Roberts Bakery Direct – #ShareYourBakes

Republic of Media, The Scottish Government & Parent Club – Here For You

Rise at Seven & Parkdean Resorts – Dominating the staycation market post-pandemic


Best PPC Campaign

Be Found Be Chosen & Designer Childrenswear

Be Found Be Chosen & Naughty Knickers – 3x Revenue in 12 short months!

connective3 & Strata – A bespoke local PPC approach

Embryo & The Insurance Octopus – Using Custom Scripts to reach further

Enjoy Digital & Mattress Next Day – Helping a struggling business become a market leader

Fusion Unlimited & Halfords – Boosting high street performance through paid search

Mabo – New Era “Cap” Off A Great Black Friday

META & WED2B steer EU brides-to-be on their journey to find “the one” via innovative PPC, driving up in-store sales through the pandemic

The Bigger Boat

The SEO Works & Bearing King – Bearing King Crowned


Best SEO Campaign

connective3 & thortful – From challenger brand to industry leader

Digitaloft & Compare the Market – Using Digital PR to Achieve SEO Success

Digitaloft & Kitchen Knives UK – eCommerce SEO Delivers a 2598% ROI

Evolved Search – Driving Select Car Leasing’s performance to Pole Position

Evolved Search & Tap Warehouse – Making a splash with creative Search Marketing

Fusion Unlimited & Esme Loans – Accelerating growth for SMEs

INK – How we grew our organic blog traffic by 1,700% in 1 month

Mosquito Digital & Savlon – Bringing Savlon into the digital age

Rise at Seven & MISSGUIDED

Summit & Signet – Increasing visibility in a challenging landscape


Best Use of Social Media

Embryo & Tilletts Clothing – Fashion Returns, The Right Returns

Mosquito & Zoflora – Zoflora Loves Pets

One Minute Briefs

Reverse Life Ltd – Reverse Life 10,000mg Marine Collagen

Summit & Durex – Student Activation


Influencer/Outreach Campaign

connective3 & Canine Cottages – Doggy Devotion: driving links by raising heartrates

Digitaloft & Cosmetify – The Cosmetify Index

Reverse Life Ltd – Reverse Life 10,000mg Marine Collagen

Rise at Seven & GAME – Christmas Tinner

Rise at Seven & MISSGUIDED – Baga Chipz


Best Website

Home Group – Customer Website

META & Cobra Sport bespoke Shopify migration supercharges B2B/B2C sales of performance exhausts Worldwide

META & Face The Future Shopify migration rejuvenates skincare eCommerce, revitalises sales & refreshes user experience

Reverse Life Ltd – Reverse Life 10,000mg Marine Collagen

St Vincent’s School for Sensory Impairment and Other Needs – Lee Green

The Loft & Blueoak Estates – A website of uncompromising luxury

The Loft & User Conversion – Dynamic U


Best Ecommerce Website

Fat Media – Maximum Adventure eCommerce Website

First Internet & Sew Direct – Ecommerce sewn up

JH & Crafters Companion – Enabling international growth & increasing sales by 172%

JH & Workwear Express – Increasing revenue by 23% with a PWA powered B2B user-journey

META & Cobra Sport bespoke Shopify migration supercharges B2B/B2C sales of performance exhausts Worldwide

META & Face The Future Shopify migration rejuvenates skincare eCommerce, revitalises sales & refreshes user experience

Pixelbuilders & The Dalesman Group – Dalesman Direct

Reverse Life Ltd – Reverse Life 10,000mg Marine Collagen


Best App

There is no shortlist for this category, the winner will be announced on 28January 2021.


Best Digital Tool or Software

BBI & Tyres on the Drive – Can you Change a Tyre?

Coterie – Partner Prioritisation Digital Assessment

HypeAuditor

RapidSpike

Visably SERP Analysis Tool – MarTech Software


Digital Marketing In-house Team of the Year

There is no shortlist for this category, the winner will be announced on 28January 2021.


Search Agency of The Year

Click Consult

Embryo

Evolved Search

Fusion Unlimited

Mabo

Rise at Seven

The SEO Works


Integrated Agency of The Year

BBI

Click Consult


Social Media Agency of The Year

There is no shortlist for this category, the winner will be announced on 28 January 2021.


Best Small Digital Agency of The Year

Aqueous Digital

Connect Internet Solutions Ltd

Embryo

First Internet Marketing Limited

Real Marketing

TGG Ltd

The Bigger Boat

The Loft

Venture Forge


Best Large Digital Agency of The Year

Ascensor Digital Agency

Cantarus

CDS

Click Consult

Don’t be Shy

ForwardPMX

hedgehog lab

Mosquito Digital


Young Digital Marketer of The Year

Fiona Bradley, Founder, FB Comms

Dan Rawley, SEO Specialist for International & Start-ups, Twinkl Educational Publishing