Search engine marketing agency Neutralize (*\*) achieves top 10 Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Awards ranking

Neutralize (*\*) the UK-based search engine marketing agency has been ranked 6th in the Deloitte 2005 Technology Fast 50 Awards

The Technology Fast 50 Awards is a celebration of the UK's fastest growing high technology companies. The awards identify the trends that are shaping the technology, media and telecommunications sectors and caters for the South East and South West (including South Wales), and London based businesses. Lucy Cokes is the only female business owner listed in the Fast 50 Awards.

Since managing director Lucy Cokes set up the company in her spare bedroom six-years ago, Neutralize (*\*) has become a well-known and respected leader in its field. The Technology Fast 50 is the third accolade Lucy has received this year, having won the ‘best use of technology’ and ‘entrepreneur of the year’ awards at the Cornwall chamber of commerce and industry’s first Hub awards ceremony dedicated to business people in their twenties.

In February of this year Neutralize (*\*) were finalists in the ‘marketing firm of the year’ category of the UK Technology Innovation and Growth awards, where they were ranked in the top four twice, for two of their clients campaigns.

Neutralize (*\*) offers a range of search marketing services including enterprise-level search engine optimisation (SEO) and large-scale pay-per-click campaign management. The search agency has recently sealed a number of major contracts, including work for online movie rental firm and web retailer e-Buyer

Lucy Cokes comments, “We are very proud to have made it into the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Awards and achieved a ranking of 6th amongst such strong competition. This demonstrates the ever growing importance of search and how location is really not an issue in our line of business, in that we are able to work effectively and efficiently a long distance from what is traditionally thought of as the new media hub in London.”

“This award shows that the search marketing industry is really growing up and is able to compete in the same arena as other technology companies and mediums. To achieve top 10 ranking against other companies operating in the more traditional London region has really put Cornwall on the map,” concludes Cokes.


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The media spokespeople for Neutralize (*\*) are Lucy Cokes, managing director and Edward ‘Teddie’ Cowell, technical director.

About Neutralize (*\*)

Neutralize (*\*) is a full service search engine marketing agency. An Overture Accredited Search Marketing Company (SEM), UK Premier Affiliate to Atlas OnePoint (GoToast) and also a Contributor Member of Search Engine Marketing Professional Organisation (SEMPO) the global body representing members of the search engine marketing industry and Committee Members of the Search Marketing Association (UK) and Nominet.
Neutralize (*\*) have a client list of over 75 organisations across all vertical markets and are able to boast a 97% client retention rate.

Clients include the ebuyer, The Eden Project, Love Film and Purple Parking.

About Technology Fast 50

The Technology Fast 50 Awards is an objective ranking and celebration of the UK's fastest-growing high-technology companies. The awards identify the trends that are shaping the technology, media and telecommunications sectors today.

The awards are run regionally throughout the UK, including: Cambridge; North & Midlands; London & South; Scotland and Ireland.

Published on: 12:00AM on 17th November 2005