Coast Digital helps companies such as Swatch,Weightwatchers, Slendertone and Shell make the most of the new world of digital marketing. The Colchester company offers services such as pay-per-click advertising and website design and hosting. It can also give advice on whether a site is easy for consumers to use and suggest improvements. Other clients include Capgemini, the British Heart Foundation and Wiltshire Farm Foods. Managing director James Frost founded the company in 2002 with £50,000 from remortgaging his house, and sales have grown 150% a year from £470,000 in 2005 to £7.4m in 2008.

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Company details
Year2008
Rank11
CompanyCoast Digital
ActivityOnline marketer
LocationColchester
Average 3 year sales growth150.05%
Latest sales £000s7,350
Staff23
Founded2002
Websitewww.coastdigital.co.uk

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