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About Us

Your Strategic Digital Agency

Contrado Digital Ltd was born in 2013 with one goal in mind, to help ambitious organisations like yours grow by implementing innovative digital technologies throughout your organiastion. Over the past several years we’ve been doing just that. 

We understand that every business is unique and every organisation has their own goals, KPIs and challenges along the way. This is why we work closely with your in-house marketing teams to create a digital strategy to help your organisation grow. We believe in working closely together in partnership so much that we actually named the company after this belief, ‘Contrado‘ is Latin for ‘To Deliver Together‘. 

Michael Cropper

Managing Director, Contrado Digital Ltd

Our Values

We believe in doing the right things, not just doing things well. When you work with us you’ll quickly see how we put your business at the heart of everything we do with your digital strategy tailored to your individual company needs. Ambitious companies like yourself have SMART goals and targets in place to grow. We work closely with you to understand your business, your Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and your current skill base from your staff. With this information we craft digital strategies that are designed to perform and not only hit your targets, but exceed them. 

In an ever changing digital world, it is essential to be leading the way and let competitors follow in your footsteps. That is why we will push you as an organisation to improve and lead the way digitally in your industry. To truly exceed targets within your industry and achieve your business goals we believe in working in partnership with you to implement the cutting edge technologies and drive results that exceed your expectations. 

Industry Leading Technology

To provide you with the highest quality service possible we only work with leading technologies. Below are some of the industry leading technologies we work with. 

Delivering Together

Our Expertise

We’re a small team of digital experts at Contrado Digital working with international brands and organisations. Our staff have decades of experience creating and implementing successful digital strategies for ambitious organisations. We work with a wide range of industry leading technologies to help your organisation grow. To be as flexible as possible while delivering the highest quality service, we work differently than many traditional digital agencies. The team at Contrado Digital is led by Managing Director Michael Cropper who manages a team of expert freelance contractors on your digital projects. This allows an expert team of people to be carefully selected for work on your business. 

To ensure your organisation is working with leading people in the digital industry, we have built a successful bank of UK based freelance contractors over many years who are each experts in their own specialisms. Instead of trying to deliver everything to everyone with little experience anywhere, we piece together a team of experts around your project in the background to ensure we have the right people working on the right job. We don’t ‘outsource’ work to sub-contractors or pass work to cheaper countries in the East, every single one of our UK based freelance contractors have been assessed for quality by ourselves prior to them being involved in any live projects. This allows us to focus on what matters most, creating a successful digital strategy for your organisation and delivering results that exceed expectations. 

Awards and Recognition

The fantastic work we do has been recognised at leading industry awards which goes to show how the work we do is having a real impact to the businesses we work with. All our work is delivered to the highest standard which is focused around your key business growth metrics for your organisation. Being a boutique digital agency we are proud of our achievements and the work we have done for clients as we’ve been recognised alongside extremely large multi-national organisations which is testament to the quality of work we do.

Chartered Institute of Marketing Northern Awards 2014

The Chartered Institute of Marketing Northern Awards recognise and reward the creativity and success of companies participating in digital marketing in the North of England. The Chartered Institute of Marketing is the leading international body for marketing and business development with over 40,000 members. 

Shortlisted In

– Digital Marketing Campaign of the Year

– Northern Agency of the Year

Read more about the work we did to get shortlisted in the finals. 

Prolific North Awards 2014

The Prolific North Awards celebrate excellence, recognise leading companies and reward outstanding campaigns and exceptional talent in the creative and media industries across the North of England. The Search Engine Optimisation & Pay per Click Agency category is for companies who demonstrate consistently high standards of work, have identified and exploited new markets, income streams and opportunities for clients along with demonstrating exceptional search results for SEO campaigns.

Shortlisted In

– Best SEO & PPC Agency

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The Bibas 2014

The Be Inspired Business Awards is the largest business awards in Lancashire designed to showcase leading companies in Lancashire. This year there were over 1232 applications from 576 companies. Lancaster University Management School prepared the judges for the awards who undertook rigorous training. The research project from Lancaster University examined the world’s leading business awards to gain insight into how to judge the best companies. Based on this, they established a set of criteria to evaluate the large amount of applications to create a shortlist of excellent companies.

Finalist In

– New Business of the Year

Shortlisted In

– Creative Business of the Year

– E-Business of the Year

– Most Inspiring Business of the Year

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Red Rose Awards 2014

The Red Rose Awards is the event where Lancashire business, commerce and industry are celebrated. It provides the best possible platforms to promote success, and to encourage inter-trading in the county.

Shortlisted In

– Best use of Ecommerce

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The Hive Blackburn & Darwen Business Awards 2015

The Hive Business Awards have been designed to celebrate the success of businesses based in Blackburn with Darwen. Blackburn and Darwen have a fantastic history and is still home to world leading brands such as Graham & Brown and Crown Paints, so it is fantastic to celebrate achievement from local ambitious companies.

Shortlisted In

– Creative Agency Award

– International Achievement Award

– Young Entrepreneur Award

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