This Friday, February 8th, marks the deadline for submitting information to be considered for this year’s Top 50 Digital Agencies ranking.

TOP50_DIGITAL_WIDEDue for publication in the first week of March, the 2016 ranking will again provide the definitive guide to the North’s leading digital agencies spanning SEO and PPC, web, content, mobile and e-commerce.

Agencies who have yet to submit information are requested to do so by Friday by contacting Jo Iaconiannini at Mustard Research on

The Top 50 Digital Agencies initiative complements other market-defining Prolific North research features including the Top 50 PR Agencies and the Top 50 Integrated Agencies.

Not only are these rankings now firmly established across the North’s marketing services community as the yardstick for these sectors, but they also now typically rank first or second in Google for a host of relevant and sought-after search phrases such as “digital agencies”, “integrated agencies” and “PR agencies”, ahead of much longer-established publications. And not just in the North, but nationally too.

The 2015 ranking can be found here.

clickconsult new logoProlific North is delighted that search marketing agency Click Consult is to repeat its headline partnership of this initiative and we are also delighted that the hosting company Melbourne has chosen to come alongside Click this year as the joint headline partner. In addition to Click Consult and Melbourne’s association, the digital ranking will also once again be supported by Barclays Bank and Google.

And as with our other research-led rankings, Mustard Research is managing and leading the research underpinning the compilation and will ensure that the process is rigorous and the results entirely independent – unlike some rankings which are predicated on financial subscriptions and payments to be included.

melbourne logo Top 50 Digital AgenciesAs with our other Top 50 rankings, the Prolific North Top 50 Digital Agencies will be anchored on financials including balance sheet/shareholder funds, turnover, pre-tax profit, headcount and growth; with the information and data sourced from the agencies themselves and confirmed with the financial reporting company fame BVD and data at Companies House.

Please note that as with all our rankings, we do not publish or reveal any financials: these are discussed privately between the companies and Mustard as we understand that the majority of companies in the ranking publish abbreviated accounts.

We look forward to defining the North’s digital landscape once again in the first week of March.