We are the Gold Coast's most authentic digital marketing company.
We specialise in increasing your presence online
Straight Up by name. Straight Up by nature.
Driven by authenticity. Generating results. Delivering dependability.
Welcome to Straight Up Digital, a customer centric, full-service, digital marketing agency, based on the sunny Gold Coast. As the name suggests, we prefer to tell it how it is. We are not afraid to have the difficult conversations and push our clients to achieve their potential.
Here at Straight Up Digital we believe there is never a reason to compromise your brand and its essence to fit your marketing. YOU are the expert. We work as a seamless team, becoming invested in your goals, your ambitions and your dreams, celebrating every milestone with you along the way. We are here to guide you to growth and remove any business blockages that hold back your potential.
Helping Gold Coast businesses build an online presence since 2010.
For over 10 years we have had the pleasure of supporting businesses across a variety of industries including restaurants, real estate, construction, manufacturing, certified trades, professional services, podcasts and events. Based in the beautiful Burleigh Heads, Gold Coast we service clients expanding across South East Queensland, Australia wide and internationally.
We have result driven solutions to any of your digital marketing frustrations. With consistency and dependability at the forefront of our agency you can trust us to push you to success. As a leading Gold Coast Digital Marketing Agency, we cultivate change for our clients and can do the same for you.
Frequently Asked Questions?
What does a digital marketing agency do?
What services does Straight Up Digital offer?
Website Design, SEO, Social Media Management, Facebook Ads, Google Ads, Video Marketing.
If you would like to find out more about what we do please get in touch and we can discuss anything unique about your project!
What makes Straight Up Digital different?
We say it how it is and aren’t afraid of having the difficult conversations with our clients. As the digital landscape develops and gets even more confusing, we strip back the buzzwords and explain things in a way that makes sense.
In all of our work on our client’s projects we are transparent about the work we are doing and always available to answer and questions or queries.
Our core company value is “Driven by authenticity, generating results and delivering dependability.”
How do I get started?
After the meeting you will have a clear plan defined for the next steps. Which will involve setting up a kick-off meeting with our Delivery Manager, Tara Valentine.
What types of businesses do you work with?
Previously we have worked with the following types of business: professional trades, professional services, events, restaurants, real estate, construction, manufacturing, events, coaches, podcasts, apps and ecommerce.
In terms of company size we work businesses with just one sole trade entrepreneur, right the way through businesses with hundreds of employees across multiple locations and multiple countries.
Whilst many of our clients are based locally on the Gold Coast and across South East Queensland, we also look after clients in other locations in Australia and internationally.
What is the minimum sign-up period?
We don’t have a minimum sign-up period. Though our experience in marketing we have seen many clients locked into long contracts and put at a disadvantage. We don’t believe it has to be that way. If any of our clients are not happy with our service they are able to leave at any time.
Will you share with my what is being done on my website?
We think its important that you know what is happening on your campaign. On top of regular emails and calls, we offer a monthly face-to-face catch up. It is a review meeting with all our clients to discuss the progress on their campaign and make changes to the website.
My business is not based on the Gold Coast, does this matter?
Everyone in our team is fully capable of communicating via video or phone call. Its 2021, there’s nothing holding us back from working on your marketing!
If you are ever on Gold Coast, make sure you come and visit!
The non-marketing digital marketing agency on The Gold Coast
At Straight Up Digital we are turning everything you know about marketing on its head. We pride ourselves on being at the cutting edge of digital marketing on The Gold Coast and with our “Straight Up” approach we are the perfect guide for your business in this forever growing digital age. You are the most powerful tool you have in your business. Your story is what makes customers invest in your business, don’t underestimate the power of connecting with your target market! Your story will allow people to see and hear the real you, never be scared to share who you are. Getting out of your own way is the first step to success and the team at Straight Up will be there to help you every step of the way.
You can choose from the many services that we offer, and trust that we are a digital marketing agency on The Gold Coast like no other, here are just four of our services:-
- SEO (Search Engine optimisation)
It’s time to make your business stand out in the crowd. The average company has an 18% chance of being found on a Google search, and we know that there are more than 40,000 searches every second! Why not give yourself some breathing room? We offer SEO for your website to help your business dominate your industry online.
- Social Media
Creating the perfect social media profile to represent your business takes time and energy that you may not have without ignoring other aspects of your business. Neglecting these important platforms means ignoring its millions of potential customers right at your fingertips. Straight Up’s social media team will help you develop valuable, on-brand content to keep your customer engaged.
- Video Marketing
Video is the perfect way to boost your marketing. The power of video will not be stopped by anything and it’s a great channel for any business looking to push its brand. Video as a marketing technique has been around since its birth but now, businesses are using this powerful tool more than ever before – especially small-medium sized businesses that never had an opportunity like they do today with high-quality videos on demand without breaking the bank!
- Web Design
Websites are the backbone of digital marketing. Without a website, it’s hard to get your message out there and build trust with potential customers. We understand that you’re in control and have more than enough knowledge about what makes your business tick–that is why we’ll work closely with you every step of the way so that each decision fits into an overarching strategy for success!
There is no doubt that if you want to take your business to the next level then you need the services of an honest and reliable digital marketing agency on The Gold Coast, Straight Up Digital is just that agency.
The Importance of SEO for your business
SEO is an important part of any website, especially if you want to build your organic reach and increase revenue. But what does SEO actually do? Well, the right SEO strategy will see your website rise in the rankings on search engines like Google, making it easier for customers to find your website. The better your SEO strategy is, the more likely someone will be able to find you when they are looking for services similar to yours. Not only can this lead them directly into buying from you without ever having visited your website before, but it also helps with building a strong reputation online that will help drive traffic to your website for years after!
The 6 Steps to quality SEO on The Gold Coast
Our SEO team will audit your current website and determine where there are opportunities to increase your SEO capabilities. The team will look at how your website is currently structured, what content you have, keyword density then we will make recommendations on how we can improve your website’s performance.
Great keywords are the backbone of all SEO and by researching the correct keywords for your website we will give your website the best chance of increasing in rankings. For the best results for your SEO on The Gold Coast, we will focus on localised keyword phrases to ensure that customers close to you are being driven to your website.
This is where the SEO team will look at how the on-page presentation of your website can be boosted. Making sure that the right amount of content, the best quality images are being used and the page speeds are fast enough for a great customer experience. All these processes count towards successful SEO.
This is where the creative juices start to flow. Our content team will develop new content to add to your website. We know that content is king, and the right, interesting and fun to read content will have just as much impact on SEO as anything else. Increasing the user experience and keeping your customers engaged on your site for longer will do amazing things for your business. We will also look to add more quality photos and also videos to help with the SEO strategy.
This is where the team develops strategies to increase awareness and referral traffic back to your website from other websites. This is done through Link Building, Guest Blogging and Social Media
So how do you know if your SEO on The Gold Coast is working? We will supply a monthly SEO report which details what we have worked on for the month and where your rankings are for your keywords. In that report, we will also give an overview of what the plan is for the coming month.
Straight Up Digital is here to make the unknown, known. SEO can seem like a daunting process for many business owners who don’t know where to turn for help or advice. The team at Straight Up Digital are experts in all things digital marketing and want to show you how we do it so that your website works best for your business goals. If you need any questions answered about what an SEO strategy entails, feel free to reach out anytime!