On June 15, Weston-based startup The Marketing Den was named as the Marketing, Advertising & PR Startup of the yr on the South West finals of the StartUp Awards 2023.
The Marketing Den presents advertising consultancy and coaching within the areas of content material advertising, social media, web optimization, e-mail advertising, paid media and web site person expertise.
Ellie Denney based The Marketing Den two years in the past to assist charities enhance their advertising. With nearly 20 years’ expertise in digital advertising for non-profits, Ellie determined to share her experience with the industries that wanted assist essentially the most; non-profits and customer sights.
They’ve already constructed a big consumer listing, having labored with a mixture of customer sights such as Go Ape, bigger charities such as The Royal Horticultural Society and The Woodland Trust, and smaller charities such as Thames Valley Air Ambulance and Wildscreen.
“I’ve at all times been eager to make a distinction,” stated founder Ellie Denney. “Helping charities to seek out their voice by means of digital communication, in order that they’ll create larger affect is enormously rewarding. For my work to face out amongst so many different proficient companies within the area is mind-blowing.”
The South West closing was held at Clock Factory in Bristol and noticed 25 completely different awards given out to new companies in classes such as Graduate StartUp of the Year, Innovative StartUp of the Year and Social Enterprise StartUp of the Year.
Helen Bierton, Chief Banking Officer at Starling Bank says: “Our StartUp awards finalists and winners within the South West have proven that it takes greater than only a good enterprise thought to be a profitable entrepreneur. From Rising Stars and Young Entrepreneurs to Rebel and Innovative StartUps, the contributions of these corporations – all of which had been began within the final three years – are excellent!”
Professor Dylan Jones-Evans OBE, creator of the awards, stated: “In the second yr of the South West Startup Awards, we’ve seen but once more the unbelievable contribution of new companies to job creation, innovation, and prosperity throughout the entire of this entrepreneurial nation.
“It’s been an honour and a pleasure to learn the tales of these people from throughout the South West who’ve noticed the chance and brought the danger to launch their very own enterprise, particularly at a time when the financial system continues to be fragile.”