UK Enterprise Awards 2018

40 SME NEWS / UK Enterprise Awards 2018 , Piranha is an award-winning team of dedicated and creative digital and marketing professionals who share the belief that effective marketing is one of the most important elements of a company’s business operations. We profiled the firm to find out more and explore the secrets behind its phenomenal success over the past 12 months which has led it to win this prestigious accolade. Best Strategic Digital Marketing Agency 2018 - Lancashire Established in 2001 and operating out of modern city centre offices in Preston, Lancashire, Piranha has grown in both size and reputation and is now fully established as one of the most creative and strategic marketing led digital agencies in the region. The head office and creative teams are based in Preston supported by a growing network of sales offices which currently includes Warrington, Blackpool and Manchester. Digital, advertising and marketing is a people industry. Only by employing the very best professionals can Piranha ensure its clients receive a top class digital marketing, creative and technical support service. As such, the firm’s hand-picked team at Piranha is highly trained and experienced in strategic marketing, creative design, and the complete digital marketing mix of services. Piranha strongly believes that quality and excellence come from highly motivated industry professionals and at Piranha you will only ever deal with the best – which means the best for its clients too. The team at Piranha lives and breathes both digital and traditional marketing and has become part of the fabric of many Lancashire based companies who now view Piranha as part of their day to day business structure. Piranha’s expertise covers all the elements of the marketing mix across many varied market sectors and industry segments, both consumer and business to business. Whilst Piranha started primarily providing direct mail, advertising and creative services, over the last decade, the business has evolved and now website design and development, search engine optimisation (SEO), AdWords management, digital advertising, e-mail marketing and social media marketing accounts for almost 75% of projects it delivers. Piranha is now seen as a leading Strategic Digital Marketing Agency, not only in Lancashire but across the UK as the business has evolved into a full service digital agency. Together, it incorporates marketing experience across numerous market sectors, including charities, local government, finance, retail, medical, manufacturing and utilities, as well as a wide spectrum of b2b and b2c commercial enterprises. From valve manufacturers, to insurance brokers, from IT service providers to chemical manufacturing and everything in between, Piranha has delivered the whole gamut of traditional and digital marketing services to international corporations, SME’s and small independent enterprises. Overall, the future looks bright for Piranha, as its sector is growing year on year and the firm is at the forefront of investing in new talent to take advantage of this growing market. Constant changes by the main digital players such as Google, Bing, Apple, Facebook and Twitter, combined with legislative changes by the EU and British Governments ensure that the sector is constantly evolving, unearthing new digital marketing opportunities almost on a daily basis. With data protection legislation becoming tighter, there will be a natural focus on search- based marketing techniques, as well as brand development where visibility and reputation become ever more important in the race to attract and retain customers. This vast array of developments offers Piranha the chance to further build upon its success and enhance its service offering to ensure that it remains the top choice for clients in this competitive space. Piranha Advertising & Marketing UKE18084 Company: Piranha Advertising & Marketing Contact: Paul Airey Address: The Chambers, 53 Guildhall Street, Preston, Lancashire, UK Phone: 01772 888331 Web Address: