Why are we here? To provide digital marketing that works

upriseUP was formed from the belief that digital marketing needed to change. New technologies were still commonly untapped and there was significant opportunity for greater accountability and more collaborative working.


Digital marketing agencies needed to be better.


Our name was chosen because it indicated the disruptive revolution that we wanted to bring to digital marketing, as well as the resulting continued improvement in the results we get. We have come a long way since that day in 2011 – although we still work with many of the clients that were with us since the beginning!


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Stay at the top of our game

With training, research & development, recruiting the very best and always holding ourselves to account.

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Remain nimble and agile

Avoiding high overheads and a top-heavy management structure. We adapt to the technology and the needs of our clients.

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Focus on the data

We thoroughly monitor campaigns and are constantly reviewing, tweaking, refining and pushing for that extra yard.

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Be accountable

We ensure the data is completely transparent. If we were to miss an agreed target, we wouldn’t charge.

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Make an impact

We are driven to discover what will really make a difference to our clients’ businesses and then to continuously improve it.


Very much at the core of our success has been our growing team. Across upriseUP we have a range of skills and experiences and a common unified goal: to unlock the full potential of digital marketing for every client. The three things we look for in every employee are:

  • A passion for digital marketing
  • Extreme talent
  • A logical problem-solving mindset


As an agency we place a significant amount of focus on the data and utilising that to optimise campaigns. Our people reflect that focus, several are Maths and Science grads, but everyone has something of the curious scientist about them. Examining results, hypothesising, making amends, testing, learning and adapting is at the heart of what we do.


If you are of a similar ilk and are looking for a home, why not check out our current vacancies?


John worked at some of the UK’s largest media agencies on blue-chip clients such as BT, Intel & Barclays. Realising that traditional agencies struggled to respond to the constantly shifting digital landscape, he created upriseUP to focus on the growing needs of clients.


Managing Director

Ben is fully-Google qualified and offers a tremendous amount of technical expertise. As well as producing exceptional results in Search, Shopping and Display, Ben also leads on Analytics within the team.


Account Director

Having worked in marketing for more than 18 years, including 6 years of account management, Susan is an invaluable oasis of calm in our team. Susan has a wealth of knowledge and experience that helps her manage our operations effectively and ensure the business runs smoothly.


Operations Manager
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Steve has 15 years digital experience gained helping clients like Audi and Paypal identify and capitalise on market opportunities online. Steve has previously worked at some of the world’s largest digital agencies and has recently joined upriseUP to lead the SEO team


Head of SEO

Ed joined upriseUP in May 2016 with a degree in Marketing & Consumer Behaviour. He is enjoying using his extensive SEO and PPC knowledge to ensure the successful execution of key campaigns and is HubSpot qualified. Out of the office Ed is a keen gym goer & movie lover.


SEO Account Manager
Alex Howat – Digital Marketing Assistant

Alex joined upriseUP with a first class master’s degree in Mathematics, and is delighted to sit next to Ben every day. A keen admirer of flags and maps, he wishes it was cloudier when his photo was taken. The only thing he likes less then mashed potato is writing about himself.


Senior Digital Marketing Executive

Louisa joined upriseUP in January 2014 with a first class degree in Marketing. Louisa is passionate about PPC and is Google qualified in Advanced PPC and Display Marketing. Louisa, now also looks after the office and helps co-ordinate our Google Events. Outside of work Louisa enjoys baking.


Senior Office Executive

Chantal joined upriseUP in February 2014 and brought with her excellent experience in corporate communications & a true passion for the charity sector. She is a skilled marketing professional with diverse knowledge of project development & management.


Digital Marketing Executive

Joining us in November 2015 after qualifying from from UEA with a 1st class degree in Mathematics; we believe George may have set a record by getting Google qualified in his second week. George has developed some great AdWords campaigns and driven impressive results.


Digital Marketing Executive

With a degree in Physics from Leeds University, Dan joined upriseUP in February 2017 and is now a valuable part of our Analytics & Shopping team. Dan is a guitar enthusiast and in his spare time enjoys nothing more than writing short stories.


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Since joining upriseUP in November 2017 with a degree in Linguistics and Sociology from the University of Manchester, Will has quickly become an integral cog within the PPC team. Will likes providing the office with his witty puns which everyone really enjoys…


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With a degree in English & American Literature, up-and-coming digital marketeer Aimee joined upriseUP in January 2018. The most caffeinated member of team SEO, when not in the office she can typically be found near a coffeehouse or a hockey pitch.


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upriseUP have enjoyed continued evolution since we started. To plot the milestones:


  • upriseUP registered at the end of 2011.
  • October 2012 we moved into our office in Buckinghamshire (on the Metropolitan line).
  • In 2013 we became a Google Partner Agency. Bing and Hubspot partnerships would follow.
  • May 2016 we moved to a bigger office – and in November 2016 we took the additional unit next door.
  • In 2017 we became a finalist for Buckinghamshire Young Employer of the Year Award.
  • At the time of writing (March 2018), upriseUP consists of a team of 16, offering a range of digital marketing services including SEO, Digital PR, Paid Search, Display and Social Media.

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