Factory Are Hand Picked By Google to Partake in Elite Elevator Coaching Programme

Robert Craven

Being Mancunian it’s ok to use the phrase “proper chuffed” since that’s what we were when we were chosen as only one of thirty agencies in the UK to take part in their elite fast track to success coaching programme ‘Elevator’

Led by Robert Craven, a first class, international business keynote speaker, with enthusiastic delivery and a simple step by step approach to digital agency growth. Robert has been voted number 42 in the UK Power 100 for Entrepreneurship and Entrepreneurs and referred to as “The UK’s Number One Business Speaker”.

Knowing that Google have a reputation for bringing in the best. we feel honoured to have been selected amongst the small contingency of agencies to benefit from his experience.

The programme looks at the successes behind major players on the Google Partners programme, looking at what makes them tick.  It has been designed to coach a select few agencies who have shown they have the expertise and mindset to successfully scale their digital agencies, by giving them the methods they need to achieve their goals.

Since gaining our Google Partner badge, we have earned the search, display and mobile specialisms. We are certified in all five areas of Google Advertising. Since then we have provided training with local authority growth programmes in Manchester and continued to educate business on the power of digital advertising.

How Does This Help You?

Being ever on the lookout for improvement to our own digital skills, we always look for the latest knowledge, data and training to make sure that the work we do for our clients and the advice we give them is up to date and relevant. Our active participation in many of Google’s excellent training programmes has brought us to the attention of the organising team for the Elevator programme.

Our commitment to excellence in our agency results in better results for our clients. Higher click through rates, higher conversion rates, higher account management and higher profits in their Google AdWords accounts and beyond.

Factory Are Bringing Google to Rochdale.

On Thursday July 13th in Hopwood Hall College, The team at Factory will be offering expert advice along with PPC strategists from tech giant Google UK.

The short event aimed at business owners across the borough will show specifically how a sound digital strategy can grow your company or brand.

Many events of this nature target the Business to Customer sector, but Rochdale, a town famous for its manufacturing and engineering skill will largely be playing host to this type of business.

Google and Factory have it covered. With specialist experience working with companies such as steelworks, mechanical engineering warehousing and distribution sectors, and suppliers to these industries, we have proven results in growth and brand awareness across these sectors.

We are looking forward to delivering the session and answering any questions about digital marketing strategy. We will also be offering free marketing and content audits and £120 worth  of Google AdWord vouchers to businesses trying out AdWords for the first time, or the first time this year.

Business Awards 2016 Winner’s Dinner

Because we are so awesome and we won Most Promising Business in our borough in 2016, we were invited to a private dinner somewhere upstairs in the Nat West Bank in Manchester.

As well as being treated to some slap up food, we had the opportunity to meet the other winners, drink cocktails, be loud and generally have a jolly good time. Continue reading “Business Awards 2016 Winner’s Dinner”

Made By Factory Borough’s Best Up & Coming Business!

We are thrilled to announce we won Rochdale Business Awards Most Promising Business of 2016. Andonette Wilkinson was also a finalist in the Business Person of the Year category, where she was pitched against finalists from much larger and well established Rochdale companies. The Award ceremony took place in the beautiful and gothic Town Hall and was a great evening with dinner, drinks and bubbly. Continue reading “Made By Factory Borough’s Best Up & Coming Business!”

At WordCamp Manchester 2016 #WCMCR

October gave rise to my first WordCamp in Manchester and a fun time was had by all. If you have never been to a WordCamp there is something for everyone in the WordPress community, whether that be as a designer, a developer or a website owner. It turned out to be a great weekend put together by the WordPress Community.

There were a host of fantastic speakers full of knowledge and expertise and there was something to learn from everyone. With the exception of the lightning talks, all talks were recorded and will be on WordPress TV.

Continue reading “At WordCamp Manchester 2016 #WCMCR”

Made By Factory Go Global To Amsterdam

This Month, the Middle Team embarked on an Enterprise Nation Go Global Mission to Amsterdam. We had the opportunity to visit several large retailers and learn a great deal about how they conduct their marketing activity. We enjoyed a tour around KGMP offices, Iamsterdam store, De Bijenkorf, Made.com John Lewis and were treated to a reception where we met the local ambassador and learned about selling to Amsterdam. We were also able to meet some awesome homeware manufacturers and were treated to a pop up shop of their products. Continue reading “Made By Factory Go Global To Amsterdam”

Made By Factory Are a Breath Of Fresh Air to Simon Danczuk

Mid September we were visited by Rochdale MP Simon Danczuk, where we chatted about the work we do, all things digital and the Borough of Rochdale.

Here’s what the article had to say:

Rochdale MP, Simon Danczuk, visited web and graphic design agency Middle Creative recently. The company based at St. Chads Court in Rochdale say they are ‘founded with friendship’ and that is evident in the way they operate. Andonette Wilkinson linked up with her former student Danny Ackers to create Middle. Continue reading “Made By Factory Are a Breath Of Fresh Air to Simon Danczuk”

Google Partners Badge Celebration Event

Back in June after lots of hard work and studying, we achieved Google Partner status – and what better way to celebrate this achievement than an invite to Google London for a Google Partners Badge Celebration event. It was a great opportunity to meet with other badged Google agencies and share insights into the world of online advertising. We were also treated to a sneak preview of some of the latest beta projects and some fun 3D virtual reality headsets. Continue reading “Google Partners Badge Celebration Event”