Coast Digital

Founder James Frost remortgaged his house to raise £50,000 to set up this online marketing agency. Based in Colchester, Coastdigital initially built and designed websites. It now helps businesses improve their web profile through search-engine optimisation and advises on pay-per-click and online advertising, working with portals such as Yahoo and Google. A customer list that includes Swatch, Office Shoes and Weight Watchers has helped sales grow 199% a year from £470,000 in 2005 to £4.2m in 2007.

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Company details
Year2007
Rank15
CompanyCoast Digital
ActivityOnline marketer
LocationColchester
Average 3 year sales growth199.46%
Latest sales £000s4,216
Staff18
Founded2002
Websitewww.coastdigital.co.uk

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