Digital Agency (Websites & Digital Marketing)

Delivering successful solutions with beautiful results since 2001

Emote Digital is a premium digital agency with a focus on driving sales and results. We’re a MailChimp Partner Agency, a Facebook Preferred Partner and Australia’s only Gold Certified WooCommerce partner. Whether it’s powerful marketing or beautiful website design, digital is our specialty.

As a full-service digital marketing agency, we offer:

  • Digitial strategy
  • Websites
  • eCommerce
  • Digital marketing
  • Social advertising
  • Social media management
  • Content writing
  • Platform advertising
  • Search engine advertising
  • SEO
  • Photography & videos
  • Digital design
  • Email marketing (EDMs)
  • Advertising campaigns
  • Marketing automation
  • Influencers & collaborations

Some of the results we’ve recently achieved for our happy clients:

  • 10x ROI on social remarketing campaigns
  • 11.5x ROI on Google Ads
  • 65% decrease in cost per click
  • 39% increase in revenue
  • 26x ROI from social advertising
  • 55% increase in organic goal conversion rate
  • 183% increase in Instagram followers
  • 966% increase in Facebook engagement
  • 278% increase in Instagram link clicks
  • 332% increase in website traffic
  • 112% increase in website leads
  • 48% increase in social advertising leads
  • 32% EDM open rate
  • Advertising campaigns that have reached 1.3 million people

Ready to see beautiful results for your brand? Get in touch with Melbourne’s premium digital agency today.

$150 - $199 / hr
10 - 49
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Hawthorn, Australia
  • Suite 6, 13-25 Church Street
    Hawthorn 3122
other locations
  • Peter House, Oxford Road
    Manchester, LAN M1 5AN
    United Kingdom


Key clients: 

Bakers Delight, PUMA, Brown Brothers, Genesis Health & Fitness, Globe, Spotlight,  JR Duty Free, Jim's Plumbing, Clipsal, Innova Derma, NC Fitness, Daily Orders, Belgravia Kids

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Website | Bakers Delight

We improved this iconic Australian brand's website functionality, features and aesthetics. Plus with so many online users, we knew the site had to work well on mobile. An extensive and detailed product index meant all of their happy customers could quickly search their beloved favourites.

eCommerce | Brown Brothers Online Store Image

eCommerce | Brown Brothers Online Store

For online wine retailers Brown Brothers, we created a unified multisite to run all four subsidiary brands off the same core. This made for a seamless customer experience, plus allowed different brands to be cross-sold across each website. 

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Website | NC Fitness

Fitness gear company NC Fitness had an own-built WooCommerce website that struggled with speed and stability due to core weaknesses. NC Fitness engaged us to rebuild the website from the ground up with a strong focus on usability, speed and stability.
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Services | NC Fitness

NC Fitness needed a serious advertising and remarketing strategy for social. With our help, they saw a massive increase in followers even in the first few months, and a huge decrease in cost per click for search advertising. A new website with a clever SEO strategy took their online performance to the next level. 

Services | Organic Social for JR Duty Free Image

Services | Organic Social for JR Duty Free

Engaging social media content is essential for interactions, followers and ultimately: conversions. For JR Duty Free we strategically developed organic social content and social advertising to promote their products to multi-national following. 

Services | Globe Brand Social Media Campaigns Image

Services | Globe Brand Social Media Campaigns

For this surf brand, we achieved an impressive average of 10 times the ROI for social marketing campaigns. Not to mention the 1.3 million total impressions from our entire campaign. It's about promoting the products in the most effective way possible. 


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Web Development for a Wine Company

"They focus on the customer requirements and honor them."

Willing to refer: 
The Project
$50,000 to $199,999
Mar. 2018 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

Emote Digital developed WordPress WooCommerce websites, following specifications on navigation, visual design, and UX. They also supported social media and email marketing campaigns.

The Reviewer
11-50 Employees
Andrew Ross
Project Manager, Brown Family Wine Group
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The sites received positive feedback from users focused on the ease of navigation, along with praise from internal stakeholders. Emote Digital’s intuitive UX helped customers understand specific purchase requirements. They take the time to ensure a client’s understanding of their deliverables.

A Clutch analyst personally interviewed this client over the phone. Below is an edited transcript.


Introduce your business and what you do there.

I’m the IT project manager of Brown Family Wine Group, a private, family-owned wine company.


What challenge were you trying to address with Emote Digital?

We’re a very traditional business and we’re a little slow on the digital curve. We needed to get serious about the direct-to-consumer digital economy and we needed to coordinate our efforts for direct-to-consumer offline and digital. There was a lot of inconsistency between what we were doing in digital and in our offline space.


What was the scope of their involvement?

They developed WordPress WooCommerce websites. We needed them to work within our requirements regarding product management, site management, and the functionality of templates, navigation, and mobility. UX was a big factor with regard to the simplicity of design and navigation. We wanted a fast, effective, simple customer experience.

We took the requirements to them and they worked with us, then came back and presented ideas to us. We eventually locked down a set of designs and built the sites. One of the requirements across our four websites was to simplify our ongoing maintenance and upgrades. We adopted a template approach across our four branded websites, using common elements such as navigation, headers, footers, and page structures.

They did a lot of work on MailChimp for us. They have some social media and digital marketing people who specialize in remarketing and email campaigns. We’ve had them do quite a bit of work.

We also asked them to make each of the sites shine individually. On the surface, it seems like an impossible requirement when you say you need the sites standardized and also need them to shine and really promote your own brand. They were able to achieve that.

We signed up for a maintenance retainer. They patch WordPress and WooCommerce for any vulnerabilities. We also buy a development pack from them quarterly and on-demand. If we have an increase in work around some competitions or events, we may buy additional development hours from them.

What is the team composition?

My point of contact is Brendon (Digital Project Director, Emote Digital). He coordinates with the development team and the designers to bring the build together. Indirectly, we dealt with some of the broader team, as well as Boyd (Director, Emote Digital), one of the partners, and Matt (Digital Marketing Director, Emote Digital) who helped us with MailChimp integration as well as helping us set up templates and automation.

If Brendon isn’t available, anyone else we deal with is consistent with Brendon.

How did you come to work with Emote Digital?

They were recommended to us.

How much have you invested with them?

We’ve spent $100,000-$150,000.

What is the status of this engagement?

We started working together in March 2018 and the work is ongoing.


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

We’re satisfied that the sites individually promote their own brand and have their own brand personality. I don’t think the sites appear to be cookie cutter websites out of the same factory.

We get a lot of positive feedback from our own group. We did some informal surveying. Our customer service team, which deals directly with consumers, has had emails and phone calls with positive feedback. The simple navigation has enabled users to find what they’re looking for.

We had some requirements around shipping where you have to have a minimum of six bottles of wine in a cart to check out. If you go over six, you need to have increments of six. There were some other rules around special mixed packs and more. Some of our team members thought that would be a barrier to shopping for customers, but thanks to the support of our design, we haven’t had any negative feedback on that at all. From a UX point of view, it’s really easy and obvious from the outset on how to shop. No one is shocked at the checkout and then ends up abandoning it.

They delivered one of the sites in October and the other two in November. The fourth website will launch in the next few weeks.

How did Emote Digital perform from a project management standpoint?

They follow an agile methodology and break work into sprints. Brendon and I would discuss priorities and work out a schedule with regard to sprints. I held a weekly phone call with him to review progress and upcoming deliverables. They’d have workshops when we needed to do a deep dive into requirements or design on a particular site or sprint. They use Trello and other tools to track their work. They invited us onto their Trello board so we could see their progress.

I had a very honest conversation with Brendon early on about playing the partner role rather than being a paid supplier.

What did you find most impressive about them?

They focus on customer requirements and honor them. If Brendon felt we were putting a requirement on the table that didn’t make sense or could be done a lot better, he’d consult with us on it. He’s brave enough to challenge me on that. We’re really pleased with them.

Are there any areas they could improve?

They follow a formal methodology, but the reporting around that wasn’t always given to me. However, I could get access to it very quickly.

Do you have any advice for potential customers?

Understand your core objectives, your project requirements, and what the problem is you’re trying to solve. Be really clear on your expectations around delivery and timelines. Make sure they have the capacity to meet your needs.

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