It doesn't cost the earth to reach the world.

Based in the vibrant heart of Billericay in Essex, Bird Marketing have been established for 7 years. We are a small band of rebels, dedicated to bringing our customer’s business visions to life using all of the knowledge and experience that we bring together as a team.

Our priority is to deliver an exceptional service and we ensure that our staff are always striving to achieve the highest levels of customer satisfaction. Our main focus is on your return of investment and subsequently our success is based upon your success!

Our operating philosophy is simple, we stick to what we know and what we are good at! By doing this we can offer our customers a service that they can trust, knowing that the team have extensive knowledge in these areas.

Our three main services of Web Design, Pay per click and Search Engine Optimisation are all delivered using our proven processes to promote efficiency and reach our customer’s objectives. By using our processes we ensure that the best practices are followed by all staff which leads to the end product always being of the best quality.

The company policy that is observed by every team member is to be conscious of the environment and this is reflected in the way that we operate. Our hosting infrastructure uses renewable energy sources and our offices are paperless. We are constantly reviewing our suppliers and processes with the bigger picture in mind so that we can play our part!

 
$1,000+
 
$50 - $99 / hr
 
10 - 49
 Founded
2010
Bird Marketing Limited
128a High Street, Billericay
Essex CM129XE
United Kingdom

Portfolio

Key clients: 

Moda Minx, I Love Fancy Dress, Maze Rattan, Regis Mutual Management, A Oppenheimer & Co, Capital Computer Care

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Web Design, SEO & PPC for Green Automotive Company

“The value we’ve gotten in return for our investment is excellent.”

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$10,000 to $49,999
 
Feb. 2018 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

Bird Marketing rebuilt an outdated e-commerce site with modern technologies, updating its design. They also implemented digital marketing strategies focused on improving conversion rates and search rankings.

The Reviewer
 
1-10 Employees
 
Wirral, UK
Ken Ferguson
Director, E-Rider Ltd
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The website’s fresh design helped boost sales, and the page ranks first in Google searches. Bird Marketing Limited has a very organized workflow that quickly produces results. Their accessibility makes for a smooth and efficient collaboration.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company and your position there.

I’m the founder and director of E-Rider Ltd. We’re an electric moped and motorbike online retailer with a growing community of customers.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

For what projects/services did your company hire Bird Marketing Limited?

We needed a vendor to redesign our website and assist with our SEO and PPC efforts.

What were your goals for this project?

Ultimately, wanted to improve our conversion rates and search rankings, which would, in turn, increase our sales and profit.

SOLUTION

How did you select this vendor?

The did excellent work for one of our competitions, and we wanted a part in that success. We considered other digital marketers but decided that Bird Marketing Limited offered the best value.

Describe the project in detail.

Our e-commerce platform was dated, so Bird Marketing Limited rebuilt the site with more modern technologies. Then, they implemented new SEO and PPC strategies to support the updated site. Soon after, we decided to focus solely on SEO.

What was the team composition?

Lewis (Sales Manager, Bird Marketing Limited) is our account manager. We also work with an SEO specialist, a PPC specialist, and two other team members who built the site.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

Can you share any statistics or metrics that speak to the quality of their work and impact of the engagement?

Since partnering with Bird Marketing Limiter, our website has secured the first spot on Google results pages for electric mopeds. The interface design is amazing, which has dramatically boosted our sales.

How did the Bird Marketing Limited perform from a project management standpoint?

They’re very accessible and always willing to meet in person. They stick to schedules and consistently deliver high-quality work. We saw results much sooner than we’d initially expected.

What impresses you about Bird Marketing Limited?

I’ve heard about a lot of SEO companies falling short, but Bird Marketing Limited is different. The value we’ve gotten in return for our investment is excellent.

Are there any areas for improvement?

We ended our PPC campaigns. Bird Marketing Limited developed effective strategies, but they just weren’t as effective as organic SEO efforts. We redirected our budget to focus completely on SEO.

5.0
Overall Score
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer

Custom ERP Development for Healthcare Agency

“I can safely say the Bird Marketing team exceeded all expectations.”

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$200,000 to $999,999
 
Nov. 2016 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

Bird Marketing programmed a custom browser-based ERP in Laravel and JavaScript to facilitate internal business operations. The system also includes customer-facing portals for client use.

The Reviewer
 
11-50 Employees
 
United Kingdom
James Blackburn
Doctors Divisional Director, GPS Locums Ltd
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Bird Marketing delivered an ERP system that’s yielded many internal benefits. It enabled the company to scale up performance without significant new hires. The new servers are much faster, as well. The team worked diligently to meet quarterly expectations and promptly fulfill urgent requests.

 

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company and your position there.

I am the divisional director for a medical recruitment company, GPS Locums. My role includes overseeing anything sales related within my department.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

For what projects/services did your company hire Bird Marketing Limited?

We hired Bird Marketing to design, implement, and customize an ERP system.

What were your goals for this project?

Our primary goal was to build a system that ties in all aspects of the business, making several separate systems obsolete. We also needed to move over from our existing system and make the switch as seamless as possible.

SOLUTION

How did you select this vendor?

A similar company as ours referred us to Bird Marketing. 

Can you go into detail about the services they provided and the scope of the project?

Bird Marketing built us a browser-based ERP using Laravel and JavaScript. It assists us with performing nearly every operation in our business. The system even helps our candidates and clients who can access it through their respective portals.

What was the team composition?

Since some aspects of our project were quite complicated, we held several face-to-face meetings. I mainly interacted with the director, our account manager, and one of the developers.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

Can you share any information that demonstrates the impact that this project has had on your business?

We have noticed many benefits with the system, although they’re hard to quantify. It has allowed us to make significant progress without having to take on any additional staff.

How was project management arranged and how effective was it?

Bird Limited always met the quarterly deliverables we discussed for the initial build. We had monthly meetings moving forward to discuss changes and feature requests.

What did you find most impressive about this company?

Bird Limited has an impressive ability to turn anything we threw at them into a reality within a short period. At some points, we were making constant urgent feature requests. I can safely say the Bird Marketing team exceeded all expectations.

Are there any areas where they can improve?

We had servers in place, but they were quite adamant that it would be best to host the ERP system on their servers. We are extremely pleased with the performance and speed, however, even though it’s slightly more expensive.

5.0
Overall Score Great from start to finish
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    on time, every time.
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    you pay for what you get. Very Happy.
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    Highest standards.
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    Very likely

Magento Web Design for E-Commerce Bathroom Company

"Our analytics show a 300% increase in the number of conversions."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$50,000 to $199,999
 
Sept. 2017 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

Bird Marketing Limited provided web development services, working on the design and development of a Magento e-commerce site. They then worked on the site's SEO, including keyword research and on-site optimization.

The Reviewer
 
11-50 Employees
 
Basildon, UK
James Morris
E-Commerce Manager, FNX Bathrooms LTD
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The completed site is a significant improvement to the company's previous version, with the significant increase in conversions speaking for itself. The project exceeded all expectations and initial targets, while the new design and SEO work led to a boost in organic traffic.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company and your position there.

I'm the e-commerce manager at FNX Bathrooms, and am responsible for all of our online marketing efforts.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

For what projects/services did your company hire Bird Marketing Limited?

We approached them to completely revamp our website and to implement an onsite SEO strategy in order to increase our organic exposure.

What were your goals for this project?

We hoped to achieve a higher rank on Google and ultimately an increase in sales conversions.

SOLUTION

How did you select this vendor?

We found them on Clutch. They were highly rated, their profile impressed us, and they were quick to respond.

Can you go into detail about the services they provided and the scope of the project?

We needed a website with e-commerce functionality, and as we have previously used Magento, Bird agreed it was a good fit. It was necessary to be able to integrate with our existing stock system to easily manage products and orders. We wanted the frontend designed with conversions in mind. SEO was also an important element of the scope, with keyword research and on-site optimization carried out.

What was the team composition?

We had an account manager and two designers/developers. A minor part of the project was the stock management integration so the team at Bird liaised directly with the software developers, which went smoothly.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

Can you share any information that demonstrates the impact that this project has had on your business?

The results have exceeded our expectations and the KPIs set out at the start. Our analytics show a 300% increase in the number of conversions when compared to this time last year. This is probably due to a boost in organic traffic, in conjunction with the improved design.

How was project management arranged and how effective was it?

There was good communication among all team members throughout the project. The speed of delivery matched our expectations and our teams collaborated exceptionally well.

What did you find most impressive about this company?

Their knowledge of both web design and SEO is excellent. Their developers know all the SEO best practices, which made the whole project more efficient. I’m also very impressed with the on-going support we receive.

Are there any areas where they can improve?

There's nothing I can think of.

5.0
Overall Score
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer

SEO for Large E-commerce Store

“They are driven and passionate about what they do, which really helps them provide results.”

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$10,000 to $49,999
 
Mar. 2017 - Nov. 2017
Project summary: 

Using a long list of competitive keywords, Bird Marketing Limited designed and implemented digital marketing strategies to increase organic traffic. They provided valuable advice that improved the campaigns.

The Reviewer
 
11-50 Employees
 
London, England
Max Smith
Website Manager, Large E-Commerce Store
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

In one year, Bird Marketing Limited’s strategies helped many keywords rank first in online searches. The young team consistently exceeded expectations with their level of communication, availability, and determined approach to the project.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company and your position there.

I’m a website manager for a large e-commerce store. My main responsibilities include top-level customer support and driving website traffic and conversions.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

For what projects/services did your company hire Bird Marketing Limited?

We hit a standstill in terms of organic traffic rates. We called on Bird Marketing Limited to help us reach the next step with our digital visibility.

What were your goals for this project?

We wanted to move from the second or third results page to the first for a variety of competitive keyword searches. Overall, the main goal was to increase traffic.

SOLUTION

How did you select this vendor?

Having heard of Bird Marketing before, I knew they were a reputable company with proven success.

Describe the project in detail.

I compiled a long list of the most valuable keywords. The Bird Marketing Limited team considered these, but also provided suggestions for other high-traffic terms that I had missed. With thousands of products on the website, the team implemented relevant strategies on our site that immediately maximized traffic. Soon, we were ranking on the first page for many of our chosen keywords. After a few months, we were the top rank and began to see a lot of profit form the increased traffic.

What was the team composition?

We worked with a project manager, who was very knowledgeable and helpful. We were consistently updated on the campaign’s progress and results.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

Can you share any statistics or metrics that speak to the quality of their work and impact of the engagement?

We’re now ranking first for a long list of competitive keywords. Originally, we had virtually no organic traffic, but now those rates make up the bulk of our overall traffic. Bird Marketing Limited generated these results within a year, and we’re still benefitting from their work.

How did the Bird Marketing Limited perform from a project management standpoint?

Bird Marketing Limited went above and beyond to get results. Their team’s level of availability was extremely beneficial.

What impresses you about the Bird Marketing Limited?

As a young company, they bring a vibrant energy to the partnership. They are driven and passionate about what they do, which really helps them provide results.

Are there any areas for improvement?

No areas for improvement come to mind. They exceeded our expectations.

5.0
Overall Score With professionalism and transparency, they over delivered on their promises.
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    Communication between our teams was strong.
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    The return we received paid for the cost.
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    With their help, we surpassed some of our main competitors in search rankings.
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    I would refer Bird Marketing Limited to any friend looking to grow online.

Website Redesign for Niche Financial Services Firm

“They’re extremely responsive, accommodating, and available.”

Quality: 
4.5
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
4.0
The Project
 
Confidential
 
Dec. 2017 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

Bird Marketing Limited led a website redesign effort. They overhauled an existing site to give it a modern UI/UX. This included updating the copy and overall layout. They provide platform maintenance as needed.

The Reviewer
 
11-50 Employees
 
United Kingdom
Digital Marketing Manager, Niche Financial Services Firm
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Bird Marketing Limited revitalized an outdated website through attractive frontend design. Their efforts generated an increase in web traffic and customer engagement. A talented team of developers work within tight deadlines, communicate effectively, and provide a transparent experience.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

I’m a former digital marketing manager for a niche financial services firm.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with Bird Marketing Limited?

We needed to hire an outside company to help redesign our existing website and update its overall look and feel.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

Bird Marketing Limited assisted with a website redesign. They updated copy, metadata, and rearranged its overall structure to yield a more modern UI/UX. The project is complete, but they’ve stayed engaged with my former company to provide further updates and support as needed.

What is the team composition?

I interacted with two developers from their team.

How did you come to work with Bird Marketing Limited?

They had already started the project when I joined the company and became their primary point of contact. Despite working within an aggressive deadline, they did everything they could to get me up-to-date regarding their progression.

What is the status of this engagement?

The redesign project took place in December 2017 and the partnership is ongoing.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

What evidence can you share that demonstrates the impact of the engagement?

After the new website launched, we saw an increase in traffic and overall consumer engagement. More people were visiting the site to get financial quotes and use our other services. Bird Marketing Limited created an accessible UX that made it easy for visitors to navigate our site.

How did Bird Marketing Limited perform from a project management standpoint?

They’re extremely responsive, accommodating, and available. They even worked with me into the late hours of a Friday night to ensure the site launched adequately.

What did you find most impressive about them?

I appreciate their ability to communicate, even if it’s just a confirmation email or a timeline estimate. I always knew exactly what was happening with the project and the timeframes they were working within.

Are there any areas they could improve?

They could be more forthcoming when it comes to making suggestions on how to improve certain aspects of the engagement.

Do you have any advice for potential customers?

Keep the channels of communication open and proactively share your expectations for the project’s outcome.

4.5
Overall Score
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
  • 4.5 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 4.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    They could improve by adding a level of guidance for less experienced clients.

Website Dev and Design for Insurance Company

"Our key metric is time spent on site, and that’s been the most significant improvement."

Quality: 
4.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
4.0
The Project
 
Less than $10,000
 
Sept. - Nov. 2017
Project summary: 

Bird Marketing Limited helped redesign a website to boost overall functionality and design, with the primary new features being new navigation, privacy statement, and color scheme.

The Reviewer
 
100-200 Employees
 
United Kingdom
Veronica Cannacott
New Business Manager, Regis Mutual Management
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Average time spent on site has improved dramatically since the engagement began. Bird Marketing Limited's responsiveness and ability to turn constructive (and sometimes delayed) feedback into implementable, on-time deliverables were hallmarks of their work.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

I'm the new business manager for Regis Mutual Management. We manage and create mutual insurance policies.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with Bird Marketing Limited?

We needed to update our existing website.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

To start, I gave them a brief of what needed to be updated and rebranded. Bird Marketing Limited created a new WordPress site. They created two different platforms as the website isn’t just for the UK but for our Australian arm as well. The site also is used to track data and business enquiries. They designed new navigation, imagery, and color scheme. They updated the privacy statement to be in line with new GDPR policies.

One of the main challenges was finding a way to use the company’s primary color. The strong green shade is not user-friendly for web display. They had to figure out a way to use the color, but tone it down. It was an extensive process of creating test pages for us to review. There was a lot of sending edits back and forth until we got it right.

What is the team composition?

We communicated directly with an account manager and one other member of their team.

How did you come to work with Bird Marketing Limited?

They’re one of our company’s recommended suppliers.

How much have you invested with them?

We spent around £8,000 (approximately $10,400 USD).

What is the status of this engagement?

We started working together around September 2017. The site went live in line with our ten year celebration in November 2017.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

What evidence can you share that demonstrates the impact of the engagement?

The average time spent on site has dramatically increased. The bounce rate on the old website was very high. User traffic has increased a bit as well, but we don't do any marketing for our company. Our key metric is time spent on site, and that’s been the most significant improvement.

How did Bird Marketing Limited perform from a project management standpoint?

They used a project management tool, and we communicated entirely online. They’re quick to respond. The built the new site in a test environment that I could access whenever I wanted. I emailed them any changes and updates. They delivered everything on schedule, but we were slow on getting internal sign-off.

What did you find most impressive about them?

They’re really efficient and reasonably priced. We weren't asking for a complicated website, but they were able to come up with interesting designs.

Are there any areas they could improve?

If they’d pushed back more about the creative when we were figuring out the color challenge, maybe we could’ve resolved that issue a bit quicker.

Any advice for potential customers?

Everything is done online. As a client, you must be prepared to spend a lot of time online in order to work with them. If that doesn't suit you, then Bird Marketing Limited isn’t the right fit. We felt it was much quicker and more effective to do it their way.

4.0
Overall Score
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    No problems.
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
  • 4.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 4.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    Totally depends on the type of project.

Custom Portal for Medical Recruitment Company

"They had an innate ability to understand our business needs and develop appropriate solutions." 

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$50,000 to $199,999
 
Feb. 2017 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

As part of a collaborative effort, Bird Marketing Limited designed and developed a custom portal to facilitate improved engagement among various user groups.

The Reviewer
 
51-200 Employees
 
Essex
Operations Director, Large Medical Recruitment Company
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The new system has increased staff productivity, user involvement, and client acquisition. Broad industry experience and detail-oriented project management enable Bird Marketing to deliver functional and tailored results.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company and your position there.

As the operations director for a medical recruitment company, I analyze and optimize current recruiting methods and strategies to ensure efficient, seamless daily operations. 

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

For what projects/services did your company hire Bird Marketing Limited?

We needed a bespoke system through which we could interact with our clients and candidates.  

What were your goals for this project?

Our goal was to streamline the entire recruitment process for all involved parties: the candidates, the clients, and our own staff.

SOLUTION

How did you select this vendor?

Not only was Bird Marketing ranked highly in Google searches of local web development companies, but they were also within close proximity of our office. 

Can you go into detail about the services they provided and the scope of the project?

The custom candidate/client portal was a collaborative solution that combined both our industry knowledge and Bird’s expertise into a functioning system. We provided an in-depth explanation of our business model and operations, the user journey, and the problems we were encountering, and then they proposed functional sections, such as timesheets CV and a job database, statistics and reports, availability tracking, and a client CRM. 

What was the team composition?

An account manager handled our initial communication. After the concept was agreed upon, a lead developer stepped in as our primary contact with the development team for project execution.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

Can you share any information that demonstrates the impact that this project has had on your business?

The restructured experience has saved valuable time across the board, earned us a variety of clients, engaged more doctors, and improved the efficiency of our internal staff. 

How was project management arranged and how effective was it?

The project was managed very well with regular updates throughout the process. We reviewed each functional element immediately upon completion, ensuring the development met all requirements.  

What did you find most impressive about this company?

They had an innate ability to understand our business needs and develop appropriate solutions. 

Are there any areas where they can improve?

The Bird Marketing team has been exceptional; I found no faults. 

5.0
Overall Score
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer

SEO Strategy for Electric Moped Company

"Aside from the results, their skill and expertise are second-to-none."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$10,000 to $49,999
 
June 2013 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

Bird Marketing initially developed a modern website, then undertook a large SEO project. They perform keyword research, compile results, and manage each stage of the campaign. 

The Reviewer
 
11-50 Employees
 
Essex, United Kingdom
Managing Director, Eko Bikes
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The company has ranked number one for its primary targeted keyword for several years. Bird Marketing has the experience to handle complex campaigns without assistance. Their team communicates effectively, offers valuable guidance, and always over delivers. 

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company and your position there.

I own an electric moped retail store that offers a cost-effective alternative transport method that minimizes use of traditional fossil fuels. I oversee day-to-day company operations and research and order new products.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

For what projects/services did your company hire Bird Marketing Limited?

We've used Bird since 2013. We initially approached them with a vision of bringing electric mopeds to the United Kingdom before they were mainstream. 

What were your goals for this project?

We originally approached Bird to build a website. They researched the industry online and found a massive market, on which we've capitalized.

SOLUTION

How did you select this vendor?

We found Bird Marketing when while searching for a web design company. They ranked well in local search results. We had a shortlist of three companies. After several meetings, we felt most comfortable and confident in Bird's expertise.

Describe the project in detail.

When we met Bird Marketing, we had a rough idea of what we wanted. They designed and a built a modern, SEO-friendly web platform to gain visibility on Google. They kept our vision in mind, but added their own flair.

After launching the website, we ran a comprehensive SEO campaign with phenomenal results. Bird Marketing noticed the online potential of electric mopeds. They perform keyword research and give us the figures. We work together to identify the best keywords to target, and they deal with everything.

What was the team composition?

The team has grown significantly since we started working with them. We now have two main points of contact, our account manager and our search manager. Our search manager stays in touch about his work, and our account manager compiles all the completed tasks into a monthly report. We usually have a call after each report to discuss all the works done that month and create a plan for the next.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

Can you share any statistics or metrics that speak to the quality of their work and impact of the engagement?

The results speak for themselves! We've ranked number one in the United Kingdom for "electric mopeds" for some time, and I've learned a lot about SEO. 

How did the Bird Marketing Limited perform from a project management standpoint?

Their communication has exceeded expectations throughout the project. We mainly communicate through phone and email.

What impresses you about the Bird Marketing Limited?

Aside from the results, their skill and expertise are second-to-none. I will never use another marketing company. You can't get better value for money. Bird Marketing has enough tech and search experts to offer a comprehensive package that covers every aspect of SEO strategy. Some companies focus on just one area, but Bird Marketing has the skillset to cover all the bases.

5.0
Overall Score
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer

Website Redesign and Development for Metal Association

“Bird Marketing has been an open, upfront, and uncomplicated partner.”

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$10,000 to $49,999
 
May 2016 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

After a propriety website proved problematic, Bird Marketing designed and developed an alternative platform that’s simple to update and modify in-house. It includes two databases sorted by several categories.

The Reviewer
 
10-50 Employees
 
United Kingdom
Maria Cox
General Manager, The Minor Metals Trade Association Ltd
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Bird Marketing delivered a user-friendly and engaging website with remarkably reduced bounce rates. Intuitive navigation and search functions maximize the utility of extensive resources housed in the archives. The team is personable, communicative, reliable, and attentive to client needs.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

I'm the general manager of the Minor Metals Trade Association. Our not-for-profit membership association is based in the U.K.  Our members include businesses around the globe in the minor metals sector.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with Bird Marketing?

Although we'd been happy with our original website, the company that built it became difficult to work with after they were acquired. They’d used proprietary software that tied us to their services. We wanted to move to a more mainstream platform that other support companies could understand, modify, and access. We decided to develop a new site from scratch with Bird Marketing. 

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

Bird Marketing built a more user-friendly, modernized, and searchable platform. They migrated all the content and maintained each existing feature from our original site. It hadn't been updated for 3-4 years, so this was a good opportunity to refresh the design. BIrd Marketing recreated the online payments function and other aspects of our old site into the new site. The simple-to-modify structure helps us keep our site relevant and interesting. We can regularly add or change content in-house.

Our key requirement was to present extensive information in a clear layout that’s easy to read. Bird Marketing created a searchable database to house our entire article archive for our monthly magazine. Instead of disappearing with the next edition, users can now easily reference these older publications. Many people visit our member organization’s page to find companies in their industry. A separate database that can be sorted by several search criteria lists our member companies along with contact information.

What is the team composition? 

Jake (Lead Developer, Bird Marketing) worked with us on the support side. We were mostly involved with Phil (Director, Bird Marketing) during the website development. 

How did you come to work with Bird Marketing?

We found Bird Marketing through our I.T. support company. Initially, we went through a third party. After realizing what a great job they were doing, we cut out the middleman and started working with them directly during the design stage. 

How much have you invested with them?

We spent between £10,000– £50,000 (approximately $13,000– $65,000 USD) on web design, development, and ongoing support and maintenance. 

What is the status of this engagement?

We began working with them in May of 2016, and our collaboration is still ongoing. 

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

What evidence can you share that demonstrates the impact of the engagement?

Since launching Bird Marketing’s newly enhanced site, we’ve achieved marked success in getting our users past our homepage. They're now clicking through to at least one other section. When we first started working together, we had a very high bounce rate. Recent reports indicate the redesign reduced this rate to next to nothing, which is an amazing goal to achieve. 

We've seen a substantial benefit from the platform Bird Marketing delivered. It has many web pages to explore that contain useful information for our members. Streamlined navigation makes our resources much more accessible and easy to locate. 

How did Bird Marketing perform from a project management standpoint?

Internally, we’re complete novices at website management. Even if they've already explained a concept ten times, Bird Marketing is always willing to help. They’re brilliant, efficient, and extremely accessible. We can send them an email whenever we need instructions. They quickly respond with a crib sheet or how-to guide to make us less reliant on their expertise. 

If a task is too complicated, they'll change the coding themselves. Nothing is too much trouble for Bird Marketing. They're very approachable, responsive, and solve problems easily. I can't think of a single occasion when they haven't been able to help us.

What did you find most impressive about them?

Bird Marketing has been an open, upfront, and uncomplicated partner. As a very small business, they've saved us valuable time by taking care of our tech-related issues. They've created useful tools for us that minimize our worries and make life easier. Whenever we're really stuck, they'll conduct a training course to boost our confidence level. 

5.0
Overall Score
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    Comparing them with other quotes we've received from different parties we've used, they've provided a very good value.
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    I've already done so.

Web Design & Digital Marketing for Women's Fashion Brand

“We gained 10,000 followers within two weeks since they started working on our digital marketing.”

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$10,000 to $49,999
 
2017
Project summary: 

Bird Marketing designed the website, transitioning it from WooCommerce to Magento. They also manage the digital marketing such as SEO, Google Analytics, and social media. The relationship is ongoing.

The Reviewer
 
51-200 Employees
 
Essex, United Kingdom
Daniella Livingstone
Director, Moda Minx
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The new website runs more quickly and brings great feedback from customers. Bird Marketing’s team is engaged, intelligent, and helpful, continuously suggesting improvements to build the business. This hard-working team is easily accessible at all hours and gives help quickly when needed.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

I am the director of Moda Minx, a fashion brand in the U.K. We are quite well-known and have a strong following on social media.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with Bird Marketing?

Previously, we worked with two or three people who weren’t interested and pretended they would deliver more than they did. After seeing Bird Marketing’s work, we realized our previous developer wasn’t that good and what we hadn’t been getting.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

Bird Marketing switched our site from WooCommerce and designed our new site in Magento. We constantly change the website to try and make it better. Additionally, they take care of our SEO, Google Analytics, and social media.

What is the team composition?

We work with around eight or nine people who help us, and Phil is my main point of contact. The employees on our side speak directly to his team members.

How did you come to work with Bird Marketing?

Three people I know from other local businesses referred them to me. They are well-known now.

How much have you invested in them?

We have spent around £20,000 ($28,056 USD).

What is the status of this engagement?

We began working together in 2017, and the relationship is ongoing.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

What evidence can you share that demonstrates the impact of the engagement?

The website is really fast. Many customers email us and tell us how much they love the new site. We also gained 10,000 followers within two weeks since they started working on our digital marketing.

How did Bird Marketing perform from a project management standpoint?

If we want something done, it is done within an hour and if it something urgent, they are on it right away. We recently had a problem with our shipping, and they fixed it before the deadline.

What did you find most impressive about them?

Everything they do is impressive. Phil [Managing Director, Bird Marketing] continuously suggests improvements to everything. For example, we have a large following on Instagram, but business was slow for about six months due to the Instagram algorithm changes. Phil told us what we were doing wrong and changed it for us. We went from gaining 1,000 followers in four or five months to gaining thousands of followers in a short amount of time.

Their company is amazing. Phil is such a nice person and the staff is brilliant. They go beyond what needs to be done and exceed expectations in what they offer us. They work around the clock and will do anything for us at any time of day.

Are there any areas they could improve?

No, they are brilliant.

Do you have any advice for potential customers?

Make sure you find the right partners to work with. It is really important that the design company you are working with have the same enthusiasm as you do toward your brand in order to help you grow it. If you are just another customer on their list, they aren’t going to help you. But, if they look at your brand and you see they want to help you the way that Phil’s company does, then you will definitely succeed.

5.0
Overall Score
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    I have already referred them to five people.