About SearchStar

SearchStar was founded in 2005. We’re here, for our clients, to deliver outstanding results through strong relationships and a deep understanding of digital media buying.

  1. 2002

    The beginning


    Dan bought the first paid search ads

    The ads on Google outperformed the rest of the media plan and a love of paid search was born

  2. September 2005

    SearchStar was born

    From a back bedroom in Dan’s house, SearchStar comes to life

  3. February 2007

    Nettie joins SearchStar

    Employee #1 joins Dan and the list of clients starts growing

  4. October 2009

    SearchStar moves into its first office

    With the team starting to grow, it was time to move to an office that wasn’t a bedroom!

  5. June 2010

    Google Partner accreditation for SearchStar

    In recognition of a happy, well-serviced client roster, SearchStar becomes a Google Partner

  6. December 2011

    SearchStar moves to central Bath

    Ever-expanding, the team is on the move again to the Innovation Centre

  7. January 2012

    Doing our bit

    Keen to help out local (and not-so-local) charities, SearchStar becomes a Google Nonprofits Featured Provider

  8. April 2013
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    Analytics offering is launched

    Mike King joins to strengthen the analytics service, providing training and consultancy for clients

  9. June 2013

    SearchStar moves to Royal Mead

    Less than two years since our last move, and we’ve already outgrown the space

  10. February 2015
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    Conversion rate optimisation service is launched

    Ryan Webb joins to head up our CRO team, helping us on our quest to make the most of every click

  11. May 2015
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    Move to Monmouth Studios

    A new place to call home. Shiny new offices and with any luck they’ll last more than two years!

  12. September 2015

    We're 10!


    Happy birthday SearchStar!

    We’ve celebrated with a re-brand, new offices and punting!

  13. February 2016
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    We're officially Google Analytics Certified Partners

    After an arduous process, SearchStar becomes a GACP agency!

  14. September 2016
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    Finalists: Google Premier Partners Awards

    We've made the grade in four categories, including Outstanding Premier Partner Performance

  15. February 2017

    Winners: Bath Life Awards

    We won the best business service award!

  16. July 2017

    Winners: Digital RAR Awards

    We won four awards; Online Advertising, Online Analytics, Optimisation/Conversion and the Grand Prix!

  17. May 2018

    Back to Royal Mead!

    After 3 years at Monmouth Studios, we've headed back to a much larger space at Royal Mead to accommodate our growth.

  18. May 2019
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    SearchStar Acquired!

    On the back of impressive growth, SearchStar is acquired by global translation company, Welocalize.