Our story

The Gorilla tribe was formed way back in 2011. Nathan and Scott both quit their marketing management jobs and stopped working the corporate 9-5.

Specifically, Gorilla started out as a digital web design agency. The guys worked with a bunch of businesses in the Newcastle area, before specialising in SEO and Google advertising. Google was really starting to take over the online world, and Gorilla became one of Australia’s most trusted agencies as businesses started to understand the need to build traffic to their websites with search engine marketing.

Over the years, the tribe has continued to expand and evolve along with the industry and Google’s ever-changing algorithm. In 2015, Gorilla SEO became Gorilla 360. Our focus is still 100% helping our clients get more customers and sales via their website - but we’ve added some extra weapons to our armoury to help achieve it. We now help clients dominate their online niche with a more holistic digital marketing strategy.

'Why Gorilla 360?'

First, the 360

Well, this is what happens when digital marketing nerds try to do symbolism. And no, we’re not another one of those agencies pretending to be a one-stop-360-degree-shop. It’s the cyclical thing. We’re all about the long term you see.

We don't do ad hoc jobs. We do strategic, continuous programs.  We build audiences and turn them into repeat, loyal customers. Our gorillas make sure your marketing investment turns into valuable business assets that keep on delivering a compounding customer return.

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The flywheel, the snowball effect, pushing a large spherical item down a hill… Whatever metaphor you like, lots of strategic effort at the start brings you constantly increasing momentum.

Next, why Gorilla?

Well, because gorillas are awesome… Yup, that’s pretty much it.

Nathan Manning

Nathan
Founding Gorilla

 
Scott Evans

Scott
Founding Gorilla

 
 Bec Hart

Bec
Digital Specialist

 
Rohie Dearing

Rohie
Office Manager

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Lissy
Account Manager

 
Amy Leggett

Amy
Account Manager

Bronte Hoy

Bronte
Account Coordinator

 

 

Jess Goerke

Jessica
Account Coordinator

Accreditations and affiliations

Google Partner
Google Analytics
National Online Retailers Association
Power Retail
Web Industry
PRIA

Our difference

There are three things we stand for that make us completely different to any other agency you’ve worked with.

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Performance

Your success is our number 1 priority. Together we establish clear KPIs so you can you measure your marketing progress and, importantly, our performance.

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Education

We Gorilla’s are exceptionally trained and see it as our job to continually show you how to leverage the digital world to help your company succeed.

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Communication

You get transparent, regular and thorough communication via a set cycle of calls, meetings and reports - so you’ve always got your finger on the pulse of your marketing.

You might have seen us on...

Search Engine Land
Neil Patel
Forbes
Growth Hackers
Business To Community
Content Marketing Institute

We jaw-droppingly handsome gorillas happen to have some better than average online marketing skills.  But tooting one’s own horn is particularly unbecoming.  So here’s what some other smart folks have to say about us.

Clients and case studies

So, should you work with us?

If you want to build a long term relationship with a team who genuinely cares about your business and success, then we’re a good fit.

You should know we’re not the cheapest around, but we’re also far from being the most expensive. We don’t do cookie cutter marketing. We tailor our service to suit where your business needs us most.

Here’s why business owners choose to work with us:

  • You feel like your marketing is underperforming and you’re not getting the return you need
  • You’re frustrated at the level of communication and responsiveness from your agency
  • You need a partner who will be like an extension of your internal team and help you get the most from online marketing

If you feel like we’d be a good fit for you, let us know via the form below.