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The Drum benchmarks top digital agencies in UK Digital Agency Census 2021


By The Drum Team | Staff Writer

February 26, 2021 | 4 min read

The leading digital agencies in the UK are to be revealed in The Drum's UK Digital Agency Census 2021.

After a momentous year for digital marketing, The Drum's research team has undertaken a major poll of UK agencies' clients, peers and staff to benchmark their performance on a national scale.

The result is a comprehensive picture of the field, with our survey providing marketers and agency leaders with deep insights into the running, reputation and output of the country's digital shops.

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The Drum's UK Digital Agency Census will be published over the next month

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What's the survey about?

  • The Drum UK Digital Agency Census 2021 identifies the best-performing agencies in the country, across a number of measures – including client relationships, creative output and the mutual respect of their rivals.

  • The findings of the Census will be published over the next four weeks alongside a special series of reports looking at how the best agencies operate in 2021.

  • Cameron Clarke, editor, said: “The UK digital agency scene is one of the most exciting and competitive markets in our industry, and after immense attention on digital over the past year, we wanted to find out for our readers which agencies were excelling in the space. Published over the coming weeks, the Census is our most substantial research project yet and the most thorough study of its kind into the performance of UK digital agencies."

  • The Census surveyed the opinions of agency senior teams, their clients and their staff, as well as measuring how many awards they'd won over the past year.

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  • We'll be releasing three lists ranking the top 50 agencies in each category, giving marketers a comprehensive list of the most creative shops, the most admired agencies and the companies most recommended by their own clients.

  • Next week, we‘ll be revealing which digital agencies are the most respected in the country, with the publication of our peer poll.

  • We‘ll be unveiling the shops with the best creative peformance the week of 8 March, and the agencies most admired by their clients on 15 March – before revealing the agencies which scored the best across the board the week beginning 22 March.

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