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Andi Wilkinson Business Finalist

By Andi Wilkinson

We are very proud to announce that Andi Wilkinson is a finalist for this year’s business person of the year in the borough. This is her second time in the finals in this category. Made by Factory was also nominated for the best upcoming business in 2016, An award we were happy to take home! Andi’s nomination was largely due to her efforts in the borough to bring small businesses…
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Made By Factory Are Greater Connected

By Andi Wilkinson

Over the past three months, Made By Factory have been part of a select cohort of digital agencies in Manchester to take part in the GM Business Growth Hub’s Greater Connected programme. Greater Connected: What is it? Greater Connected brought together digital agencies, with panel experts and speakers for three days. It’s an intensive training course focussed around business growth strategy for digital agencies. So, the big themes we focussed…
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Hand-Picked By Google

By Andi Wilkinson

As a Mancunians, We were “proper chuffed” to be picked for the Google Elevator programme. So my business was chosen as only one of thirty agencies in the UK. Chosen for what? Chosen to take part in Google’s elite fast track to success coaching programme ‘Elevator’. Get Me! It’s a three-day course in London, over three months, with personal coaching to boot. There are a few other sessions thrown in…
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Borough’s Best Upcoming – We Won!

By Andi Wilkinson

We are thrilled to announce we were winners of Rochdale Business Awards boroughs best upcoming Business of 2016. Andi Wilkinson was also a finalist in the Business Person of the Year category. Andi was pitched against finalists from much larger and well-established companies. Why we are boroughs best upcoming business As a digital marketing agency in Rochdale, we have offered a valid contribution to the town. Working in tandem with…
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A Breath Of Fresh Air to Simon Danczuk

By Andi Wilkinson

Mid-September we were visited by MP Simon Danczuk. We chatted about the work we do, all things digital and the Borough of Manchester. Simon Danczuk visited web and graphic design agency Made By Factory recently. The company based at The Old Post Office in Rochdale say they are ‘founded with friendship’ and that is evident in the way they operate. “It was a breath of fresh air for me,” said…
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Google Partners Badge Celebration Event

By Andi Wilkinson

Back in June after lots of hard work and studying, we achieved Google Partner status. What better way to celebrate this achievement than an invite to Google London for a Google Partners Badge Celebration event. The Google Partners Badge Celebration Event! It was a great opportunity to meet with other agencies and share insights into the world of online advertising. We were also treated to a sneak preview of some…
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Made By Factory and Google Give Advice to Food Brands

By Andi Wilkinson

This month, We teamed up with global powerhouse Google. Our mission: To offer local businesses access to workshops and services that will help drive more traffic to their websites. In turn, get them better business results, online. Made By Factory, MyHi, Naturelly & Google We are one of only a limited number of agencies in the North West, qualified to work with Google. We advise businesses on how they can improve…
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We Are Invited To Downing Street!

By Andi Wilkinson

This month Andi, our creative director went to an exclusive meeting, held at 10 Downing Street. She went to discuss how the government can help small businesses. So what were we doing at Downing Street? Andi met with the Prime Minister’s Business Engagement Manager, Niamh Mulholland. There were entrepreneurs from twenty other businesses from the North of England. The purpose of the mission was to tell Niamh about our business and…
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Made By Factory Visit Google!

By Andi Wilkinson

A fitting trip after I recently completed Squared Online Training with Google UK. On this gloomy Manchester morning,  Danny, Jess and I – lovingly nicknamed #JamFam – boarded the Pendolino from Manchester to Euston; we were on our way to visit Google. A change from Media City. Whilst on the train we met Helen Knowles, who was writing her master’s thesis in fine art & focussing on film. I missed…
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12 Digital Marketing Audit Checks To Maximise Your Performance

By Ben Tennant

If you’re investing in digital marketing for your business, then you need to ensure your budget is being used to its maximum potential. Regular digital marketing audits are vital to your success. Just like every other investment you make, it is imperative to check everything is on track to hit the goals that are in place. A digital marketing strategy should never be launched with a “set and leave” mentality….
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Boost store sales with Local Inventory Ads

By Ben Tennant

Google Shopping is not purely an online sales tool. You can also drive customers to your bricks and mortar store with Local Inventory Ads. Online shopping is great, but people still love the feeling of walking into a physical store and buying what they want there and then. Capture the attention of people who are searching for your products on their mobile devices and who want to buy now. Google…
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Our 6 steps to getting digital marketing right!

By Ben Tennant

These days, the term “Digital marketing” raises an extensive list of questions that need answering.   Planning and being open to change down the line are two of the most important things in creating a strategy. When looking at your digital marketing strategy, there are so many questions to consider and here are just a few: You know your business needs to have a presence, but what sort of presence? Which…
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Why Your Website Speed is Everything

By Andi Wilkinson

If your website is slow, you can forget nearly everything else, your visitors will get bored and leave. like waiting for a meal, people aren’t going to stick around forever, and even if they wait this time, they won’t come back. What do we mean by page speed? Simply put, page speed is how fast the content on your page loads onto a screen, Not to be confused with Site…
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The 10 PPC Trends You Need to Know in 2019

By Andi Wilkinson

Another Year and more tools roll out in the world of PPC. How are you supposed to keep up with all the latest PPC industry trends? Our guide to PPC Trends in 2019 has the answers! Google AdWords Becomes Google Ads Last year, Google AdWords became Google Ads mainly because their platform outgrew the name ‘Words’ making way for interactive content, video and so many more options. Ad Copy is…
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9 most important PPC changes you need to know about in 2019

By Ben Tennant

As the dust starts to settle following last week’s Google Marketing Live event in San Francisco, Factory takes a closer look at the key Google Ads discussion points, Digital Marketing enhancements and PPC changes. Google Marketing Live provides Google with a platform to launch and discuss new marketing innovations that we can expect in the coming year and beyond. It is all about shaping the future of digital and Google’s…
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Who are we anyway?

Since you made it to the bottom of this page, you may want to know a bit about who we are. We're an independent Manchester digital marketing agency founded by Andi & Matt Wilkinson in 2013. In 2017 Andi & Co teamed up with data savvy ex Googler Ben Tennant & between them, they continue to create clever ideas for a vast range of clients across many sectors.

We have developed digital campaigns & online strategies for companies including Provident Financial Group, Movado and local government. Andi personally specialises in digital strategy for relevant online visibility and future proofed web development. She is a board member for Manchester Digital, a digital advisor for TSB & Enterprise Nation and has won several business awards

As a former Googler, Ben has up-skilled many digital agency owners and staff members to increase their knowledge and usability of Google’s products. He has been a keynote speaker for a Google Ads event at Google head office.

Matt is an accomplished photographer who has been nominated as a finalist in Landscape Photographer of the Year & has prints on sale in John Lewis Department stores. He has also had some of his product shots featured in GQ Magazine. Matt has shot high end products, hotels and restaurants & he's also a skilled graphic designer.

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