About Us

Vertical Leap team outside of the office

The most effective search agency in the UK

We are an evidence-driven search marketing agency that helps you get found online. Our services include SEO, PPC, website design, CRO, digital PR, content marketing, social media and data analytics. We deliver campaigns at scale using intelligent automation and specialist expertise. This makes us the most effective search marketing agency in the industry.
Our digital marketing technology collects every piece of data about your website. It analyses your online presence, your competitors and your market. It provides our search specialists with a level of analysis that would not be possible done manually.


For over 20 years, we have been leading the way in search marketing, pioneering innovative techniques that keep our customers ahead of their competitors. Our customers range from SMEs through to enterprise-level companies such as KFC, Ontrack, P&O Cruises, Harvester and FatFace.
We are a 2023 Premier Google Partner which means Google rates us as being in the top 3% of agencies. We are accredited partners with Facebook and Microsoft, plus an Amazon Ads Partner. We have over 70 employees and are part of the Sideshow Group; an independent group of agencies with 800+ staff worldwide.

Come inside and find out what we're all about

Our head office is based in the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. Whilst our incredible exterior surroundings include the HMS Warrior from 1860 and beautiful old boathouses, this is starkly juxtaposed with the latest technology and market-leading innovations you’ll find once you step inside our offices. Come in and take a look!

SEO team

Professional, knowledgeable and fun to work with

At the heart and soul of Vertical Leap is a team of highly-skilled, knowledgeable and friendly people. Without them we would not have grown to become the company we are today. We are passionate about what we do and want to get the best possible results for our customers (no matter how big or small). This is the reason our customers stay with us for years on end.
We know how important your digital campaigns are to the success of your business. And we know you want the biggest possible return for your investment. We promise you will not find a more dedicated or driven bunch of people to help you achieve that.

Mitchells and Butlers engaged with the Vertical Leap SEO team to grow search visibility for 350+ restaurants. They've achieved the goals we set and we’ve since expanded the services they provide to include many more of our brands.

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Head of PPC James Faukner

Achieving more scale than humanly possible

Our industry-leading technology ensures that no stone is left unturned with your search marketing campaign. It collects all known data about your website, online presence and competitors. It analyses this data to provide powerful insights that identify all the opportunities and threats you are facing. Using artificial intelligence, it provides our search specialists with a level of analysis that would not be possible done manually.
This means we spend more time implementing the activities that have the biggest impact. We spend more time on the details that will yield the greatest results. More time on what matters most – your business.

Find out how we can help your business

Whether you’re looking to increase your visibility online or improve conversions through your website, we offer a range of services including SEO, PPC, web design & build, conversion rate optimisation, content marketing and social media management, all of which can be tailored to your specific needs. To chat to one of the team,
email [email protected], call 02392 830281 or fill in the form below and we’ll be in touch.

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752% return on ad spend for PPC campaigns
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51% increase in SEO-driven revenue
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79% increase in table bookings from ‘near-me’ searches
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