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Star centre forward Brainlabs bags a brace at the UK Agency Awards 2016

“…And it’s Brainlabs!

And another!”

It’s award season again, and the sound of a roomful of jaws hitting the floor is still ringing in our ears after Brainlabs managed to pick up two awards at this year’s UK Agency Awards.

For the second year running we were awarded Most Impressive Agency Growth for being so bloomin’ impressive all the time, and a first award for our […]

Brainlabs & ETAs — feat. the Brainlabs ETA tool

It has now been nearly two months since expanded text ads (ETAs) hit the PPC scene and, as usual, we’ve been testing like mad. It’s still early and there’s plenty still to learn but we’re starting to get it all worked out. And then get it all bulk uploaded…

So remind me — what’s the deal?

Essentially, search ad space has doubled with […]

The Brainlabs Summer Fete

The inaugural Brainlabs Summer Fete was an event for the Brainlabs history books. From uncertain and tempestuous beginnings, quite literally in the form of a massive cloudburst, was born an unforgettable and, importantly, sun-blessed party. Clients, Brainboxes, and friends enjoyed a plethora of activities including a bouncy castle, sumo suits, musical and magical entertainment, all alongside some fairly questionable facepaint. […]

Brainlabs CF 5 – 5 Bing FC

July 4th
Bing FC vs Brainlabs CF
Market Road Stadium

Great, great goals. Masterful footwork. Defence-splitting passes, tricks and flicks, crunching challenges and scything runs down the wing.

Anyone hoping to see the above at the first Brainlabs vs Bing football match were sorely disappointed, but everyone agreed that teamwork and football were the real winners. As well as biscuits and Doritos. The final […]

Best Large PPC Agency in Europe

 

Ooh la la – ‘ave you ‘eard the news? Yesterday ten Brainboxes headed under the channel to Paris in the hope of winning a couple of European search awards – and they were not disappointed. By the end of the night, Brainlabs were the gagnants (that’d be French for winners) of two prestigious awards. First, amid much jubilation, we won […]

Here’s How To Fix The Gender Pay Gap…

 
Pay women the same as men.
It may sound straight forward, but it’s not. You might also think that as a mathematician I’d explain the gender pay gap with complex statistical models, normalising for differences in men’s and women’s backgrounds, career paths and time at work. But normalisation is a con – you can justify anything once it’s already in place.

Increasing […]

Shortlisted for Seven European Search Awards

After last year’s success in Berlin…

…we are thrilled to have been shortlisted for no fewer than seven awards at the prestigious European Search Awards. No strangers to these illustrious events with their quirky photo booths, free beer, intriguing interpretations of ‘smart/casual’, furtive glances at the competition’s tables across the room, willing them to fail and us to succeed, we’re very […]

Brainlabs: Best Large PPC Agency

We always knew last night would be a big night – but we had no idea how big… We’re talking about the UK Search Awards 2015: the biggest awards night in Search. The Brainlabs team headed down to the Southbank after work with all our  fingers and toes crossed. We were not disappointed. Brainlabs won a grand total of three awards […]

Sophie Excels at HeroConf

At Brainlabs, we all know Sophie is an Excel hero. Under her expert guidance, the Brainbox grads have been introduced to spreadsheet capacities beyond their wildest dreams. On Wednesday, Sophie shared those skills with PPC aficionados at HeroConf and she was a total hit. Her talk received critical acclaim on Twitter. “Holy Excel” one user exclaimed “@_Sophie_Newton’s #HeroConf session Rocks”. […]

Sophie & Dan at HeroConf

Today Sophie and Dan are off to impart wisdom at HeroConf. At 1pm, Sophie has some cracking secrets to share about how to use advanced Excel skills. Skills that will take your AdWords account to the next level – effectively the 1-Up Green Mushroom of PPC. Later, at 3.15pm, Dan will be talking about how to bid better. He argues […]