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Award Winning Social Media For Businesses That Think Like David, Not Goliath

What?

Award Winning Social Media

For the past 7 years, we've run social media for everyone from the UK's leading startups and small businesses, through to some of the world's biggest and most exciting brands. We're full service and flexible, covering strategy, creative, paid media, community management, influencers, campaigns and much more. If you want social-first thinking at the heart of your brand, then we're the agency for you.

Our
Work

Our work spans a variety of brands, sectors and challenges. While we can’t show it all, here's a selection that shows David thinking on social.
Chilly's Bottles
We scaled Chilly's Bottles in a way true to David (not Goliath), proving that being a David is a mindset effective regardless of the level of budget.
Valspar
Bringing 200+ years of rich brand history to life, and going toe to toe with Goliath (Dulux).
BOXPARK
We launched BOXPARK’s newest and biggest site yet, selling out their massive launch event in the process. The most impressive part? It’s in Wembley. (Sorry Wembley.)
Kiehl's
Luxury social first assets that generate growth and engagement at a local level.

Our
Clients

Our clients are varied - size, age, industry. The one thing they have in common is that they want to think and act differently. Here are just a handful of them.

Our
Awards

We’ve been fortunate enough to win a few awards along the way, for our clients, people and our agency approach.
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Born Social's strategy kicked us off with a bang, helped sell out our launch event and push footfall post-launch. They are an extremely passionate and talented team.
Matt Carter
Digital Director
BOXPARK
 
 
Born Social improved everything we do several times over... and we're really good at what we do.
James Milligan
Director
Backyard Cinema
 
 
I didn’t know I needed a water bottle until I saw Chilly’s Bottles in my news feed
Daryl Hughes
Head of eCommerce
Facebook
 
 
Fantastic team with heaps of energy and expertise. They really know their social!
Kasia
Brand Manager
Valspar
 
 
Night or day, rain or shine… Born Social have always done best by us. Thank you for everything you’ve done for Big Easy you’re a great bunch of human beings and pleasure to work with.
Des’ree Obi
Marketing Manager
Big Easy
 
 
Born Social played a crucial role in the development of a new social media strategy for Greenpeace UK. We were so pleased by the time they took to really understand our work and the unique space we operate in. Their audit work and recommendations steered us in a direction in-line with our mission as an organisation and I'm sure we will collaborate again in the future.
Danni Adam
Senior Marketing Manager
Greenpeace
 
 

Our
Services

We believe for Davids to stand out they need access to specialists. The four teams across our social media agency use their unique combination of talent, knowledge and experience to deliver just that.
Strategy

Strategy.

Strategy defines where we're going, and how we're going to get there. We do that by working with you to diagnose your business problem, scoping the landscape to identify your opportunities, and creating a social media strategy to move your business from A to B. The why behind the what.
Creative

Creative.

Our in-house content and production team. A collective of photographers, videographers, animators, copywriters and designers who always think social first. Working closely with strategy and media to make relevant, but above all, effective work.
Media

Media.

Paid social sits at the heart of everything we do. Media lead on our distribution, they make sure what we make gets seen by the right people, at the right time, in the right place. Whether it’s advertising campaigns or paid partnerships with like minded publishers, they are measured by performance - constantly striving for the best results for the cheapest cost.
Management

Management.

The team with their eyes on your platforms every day, making sure they run like clockwork. Everything from project management, community management, influencer management, scheduling and reporting. On the front line, 7 days a week to ensure we are performing to the best of our ability.
Strategy

Strategy.

Strategy defines where we're going, and how we're going to get there. We do that by working with you to diagnose your business problem, scoping the landscape to identify your opportunities, and creating a social media strategy to move your business from A to B. The why behind the what.
Creative

Creative.

Our in-house content and production team. A collective of photographers, videographers, animators, copywriters and designers who always think social first. Working closely with strategy and media to make relevant, but above all, effective work.
Media

Media.

Paid social sits at the heart of everything we do. Media lead on our distribution, they make sure what we make gets seen by the right people, at the right time, in the right place. Whether it’s advertising campaigns or paid partnerships with like minded publishers, they are measured by performance - constantly striving for the best results for the cheapest cost.
Management

Management.

The team with their eyes on your platforms every day, making sure they run like clockwork. Everything from project management, community management, influencer management, scheduling and reporting. On the front line, 7 days a week to ensure we are performing to the best of our ability.

Why Us

Over the past 7 years, we've refined our approach to be the best suited social media agency for those who want to go toe to toe with Goliath.

Born Social.

We've been helping brands navigate social, combining leading research with technical know-how to deliver social-first strategies and campaigns. No one understands social media like our team.

Full Service.

While we touch nothing outside of social, we deliver everything within it - with specialised teams that deliver strategy, content production, community management, paid social and influencer management.

Effective.

Inherent in the David mindset is the drive to out-think rather than out-spend, so we always focus on what business value social can add - not hiding behind likes, comments and shares - and build a bespoke strategy to deliver it.

Experienced.

We've been helping our clients deliver commercially effective social media for longer than most, and pride ourselves in being able to adapt our knowledge of social to whatever your business challenge is.

Born Social.

We've been helping brands navigate social, combining leading research with technical know-how to deliver social-first strategies and campaigns. No one understands social media like our team.

Full Service.

While we touch nothing outside of social, we deliver everything within it - with specialised teams that deliver strategy, content production, community management, paid social and influencer management.

Effective.

Inherent in the David mindset is the drive to out-think rather than out-spend, so we always focus on what business value social can add - not hiding behind likes, comments and shares - and build a bespoke strategy to deliver it.

Experienced.

We've been helping our clients deliver commercially effective social media for longer than most, and pride ourselves in being able to adapt our knowledge of social to whatever your business challenge is.
Say Hello.

Contact Us

We believe brilliant social media is about smart thinking not deep pockets, so our focus is on delivering everything we do for a price you can afford.

The Blog

The home for our latest thinking about social media, and how businesses that think like David can make the most of it. We'll be posting a couple of new blogs every month.

What's our approach to paid media?

Paid media is a broad umbrella term that can be used to describe a variety of disciplines. Here's our take on it.
Written by James Sackey
Apr 18 2019
 

Long-Form Social Content: What is it and how should you use it?

In a short and snappy digital world, we give you three effective ways to use long-form social content.
Written by Essi Nurminen
Apr 04 2019
 

2 Years of Instagram Stories

From ‘Snapchat rip-off’ to ‘the new feed’ and everything in between.
Written by Mark Shpungin
Apr 04 2019
 

What is Tik Tok: Beyond a Fad?

If you haven’t heard about Tik Tok yet, where have you been?
Written by Callum McCahon
Apr 04 2019
 

Three Facebook Group strategies for 2019

Last year saw the re-birth of Facebook Groups, here’s our breakdown of the opportunities they pose to brands.
Written by Essi Nurminen
Apr 04 2019
 

What is a David?

Over the past few years we’ve had the odd (read: plenty) of questions over what exactly we mean by Davids, so I thought I’d share how we define one.
Written by Ben Tyson
Jan 28 2019
 

Annual roundup - 2018’s Social Media reviewed

We’re just as excited as you are for the end of the year (partly our Christmas video is at fault)
Written by Mark Shpungin
Dec 22 2018
 

Why we Don’t Report on Facebook Advertising in Google Analytics

Every advertiser on Facebook is confronted with reporting discrepancies between Facebook and Google. Here's what you do.
Written by Tom Lambert
Aug 14 2018
 

Facebook and Blockchain: what on earth are they up to?

Our five predictions for how Blockchain might change Facebook.
Written by Ben Tyson
Jul 28 2018
 

Our Values

Why and how we codified our culture at Born Social.
Written by Char Hamill
Apr 02 2018
 

The State of Social Media in 2017

We dig into the five key trends in social from 2017.
Written by Callum McCahon
Dec 06 2017
 

Approaching Social Strategy for B2B Brands

It's rare to see B2B brands get social media really right, but here are a few things to look out for in those that do.
Written by Callum McCahon
Mar 21 2017
 

Stories and the Convergence of Social Media

When Instagram unveiled their Stories feature, they both stole from and validated the feature that was originally born on Snapchat.
Written by Callum McCahon
Aug 29 2016
 
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White
Papers.

Where we keep our in-depth thought pieces from our Strategy team. Each of our white papers takes a deeper look under the surface of how social media works, and how Davids can better harness it.
Brand Building on Social Media
David Thinking: Brand Building on Social Media
In this paper we clarify exactly what we know about how brands are built, explore what that changes for how you might currently think about social media, and pull together a social strategy framework for brand building.
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Like David, Not Goliath
Social Strategy: The Funnel
As a business that thinks like David (not a Goliath), you need to do more with less. That's because you don't have the luxury of limitless resources. Despite this, the majority of brands haven't yet adapted their social strategy away from the era of organic social, which fundamentally compromises their effectiveness. To solve this, we've created a simple framework for thinking about social strategy, designed to help you drive more from less. We're giving it away for free, because we're nice like that. All we ask for in return is your email address. Preferably not your very first Hotmail address.
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Born Social
Floor 7, WeWork Provost & East
145 City Road
London EC1V 1AZ

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