Internet giants such as Google, eBay and YouTube turn to this London company for digital marketing and advertising, search-engine optimisation and website design and construction. The company has also recently developed an advertising management system for Facebook. Essence was founded in 2005 by Matt Isaacs, Andy Bonsall and Andrew Shebbeare. It claims that its multi-lingual workforce has helped it to win business on the Continent, which in turn has helped the company’s sales to grow 46% a year from £6m in 2007 to £18.4m in 2010.

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Company details
Year2010
Rank63
CompanyEssence
ActivityDigital marketing agency
LocationCentral London
Average 3 year sales growth45.74%
Latest sales £000s*18,445
Staff51
Founded2005
Websitewww.essencedigital.com

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