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.
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
SearchStar was born
From a back bedroom in Dan’s house, SearchStar comes to life
Nettie joins SearchStar
Employee #1 joins Dan and the list of clients starts growing
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!
Google Partner accreditation for SearchStar
In recognition of a happy, well-serviced client roster, SearchStar becomes a Google Partner
SearchStar moves to central Bath
Ever-expanding, the team is on the move again to the Innovation Centre
Doing our bit
Keen to help out local (and not-so-local) charities, SearchStar becomes a Google Nonprofits Featured Provider
Analytics offering is launched
Mike King joins to strengthen the analytics service, providing training and consultancy for clients
SearchStar moves to Royal Mead
Less than two years since our last move, and we’ve already outgrown the space
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
Move to Monmouth Studios
A new place to call home. Shiny new offices and with any luck they’ll last more than two years!
Happy birthday SearchStar!
We’ve celebrated with a re-brand, new offices and punting!
We're officially Google Analytics Certified Partners
After an arduous process, SearchStar becomes a GACP agency!
Finalists: Google Premier Partners Awards
We've made the grade in four categories, including Outstanding Premier Partner Performance
Winners: Bath Life Awards
We won the best business service award!
Winners: Digital RAR Awards
We won four awards; Online Advertising, Online Analytics, Optimisation/Conversion and the Grand Prix!
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.
On the back of impressive growth, SearchStar is acquired by global translation company, Welocalize.