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7 Reasons Why We Offer Managed WordPress Hosting

By Made By Factory

What if I told you half your website problems could be coming from your hosting provider? The majority of our websites are bespoke WordPress Builds, and we use dedicated WordPress Hosting. You might not know what this means, and even if you do, you may not care, but there’s a ton of reasons why managed WordPress hosting is the bomb for your WordPress website. There are cheap hosting options everywhere,…
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WordCamp Manchester Design

By Andi Wilkinson

I love a good WordCamp and I have been happy to have been part of the organiser team for WordCamp Manchester for several years. The WordPress Community is a fantastic group of people and I have made lots of friends there. This year I led the design team for the 2018 Manchester Event. After the 2017 Event, I sat down with this year’s Lead Organiser, Hugo Finley in Mackie Mayor…
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How Will WordPress 5 affect your website?

By Andi Wilkinson

This week WordPress announced its release date of version 5 for December 6th 2018. This morning it’s here. The response from the WordPress community has been less than positive. This is the first major release since 2014, and it’s bound to be a cause for concern. WordPress co-founder Matt Mullenweg gave only three days notice with his announcement, this coming at a time when millions of online businesses rely on…
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Factory @ WordCamp Manchester

By Made By Factory

The fifth continuous year of WordCamp Manchester (WCMcr) took place at the end of October. We were all involved in one way or another with this epic event. (Yeah I am calling it Epic, no bias on my part as the lead organiser at all, honest). Andi contributed her classic retro pop art and brought her arty skills to everything from the posters to delegate badges. Andi also managed a…
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Taking Digital Marketing to WordCamp London

By Andi Wilkinson

Teaching at WordCamp London Last year at WordCamp London, I gave a talk on digital marketing. As part of the WordPress community in Manchester and beyond, I’ve been involved in WordCamps for some time. Speakers and guests attend WordCamps from all over the world to listen in on a variety of topics about web and business. I felt though, there was a missing piece of the puzzle. I mean, for…
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Factory @ WordCamp 2017

By Andi Wilkinson

There’s nothing like a good old WordCamp and ‘up Norf’ we pride ourselves on good old Northern hospitality. WordCamp 2017 was no different. This year marked another year for WordCamp Manchester at Manchester’s Metropolitan University. Around three hundred attendees came from all over to learn about all things WordPress This year as part of the organising team. I was responsible for a contributor day. When I first heard the term…
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About Made By Factory

Made By Factory is an award winning Manchester digital agency. Our core services include SEO, PPC, Web Design, Social Media Marketing & Remarketing. Founded by user experience & web designer, Andi Wilkinson; Made By Factory was selected as one of Google's top 30 PPC agencies in 2017, and invited to take part in their prestigious elevator programme. Following this, Andi partnered with Googler Ben Tennant who has managed advertising accounts and digital strategy for a large portfolio of major brands in the united kingdom and beyond.

Through our many years of combined experience, our combined skills in digital, PPC and commitment to ongoing learning give us a unique and fresh approach to marketing. We work with a range of ambitious business, from startups who take their digital marketing seriously, to growing brands, SMEs, FTSE and global organisations. Made By Factory is responsible for growing the visibility of companies online from local to an international scale.

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Why Choose Us

We are experts when it comes to Pay per click advertising, including Google Search ads, Display, Shopping & YouTube. With an ex-Googler heading up our marketing team, we really do know what works for our clients – whether your goal is to increase awareness of your brand or if you are looking for more online sales, we can build a PPC strategy that will work for your business.

Originally starting out as a small creative digital agency, offering bespoke website design for our clients, it soon became apparent the need was to create website optimised for seo and digital marketing campaigns.

If you are looking for a local and friendly creative agency based in manchester, who can work with a variety of digital platforms, and you are serious about your digital strategy, then we would love to hear from you.