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Creating Websites since 1999

We have been producing media solutions within the Automotive Industry for over 16 years. Established in 1999 under "UK Websites" we have constantly strived to push the envelope of our customers' online presence through the our own experience and adoption of modern web practices.

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Our Design team has a combined substantial amount of design and front-end development experience in order to bring our customers' a refined and efficient online presence to help push their own unique brand and business.

Our CEO, Ian Piper, who started the business in 1999, has grown up in the motor trade, ensuring the life blood of our business puts our automotive customers' needs at the forefront. As a member of the Institute of the Motor Industry (M.I.M.I), this gives us the experience and knowledge to represent our Automotive customers.

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Our Managing Director, Rob Queen, is a fellow member of the Institute of the Motor Industry (F.I.M.I), the highest level of membership. This level of membership means that Starkwood Media Group Ltd has a high standard of experience in senior management, ensuring our customers are looked after correctly.

We work hard and utilise a substantial amount of resources in research and development, this allows us to pioneer new web practices and techniques for the Automotive sector.

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We pride ourselves on customer satisfaction and every customer is allocated a dedicated account manager and designer to ensure each customer is given complete focus.

Starkwood Media Group Ltd History

UK Websites Launched

We started off our business in 1999 under the name "UK Websites".

1999
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First Employee

We did not get our first employee on our books until three years after the business was created.

2002
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Compucars Launched

Compucars, our own classified automotive advertising website was fully launched in 2003, allowing customers to completely showcase their vehicle stock online.

2003
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First Office in Godalming

We moved into our first official premises this year, located in the beautiful market town, Godalming in Surrey.

2005
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Moved to Larger Premises

As the business was expanding we were forced to move to larger premises, closeby in Anvil Park, Godalming.

2007
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Starkwood Media Group Ltd incorporated

This year, we became what you know us as today, Starkwood Media Group Ltd.

2009
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Compucars in Experian Hitwise Top 10

Compucars was listed in the Experian Hitwise Top 10 list for this year.

2009
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Live Chat Launched

We launched our online live chat service, AutoChat, in 2010, making it easier for our customers to engage with their customers.

2010
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Starkwood Media Group Ltd sponsor the Motor Trader Awards

Starkwood Media Group Ltd also sponsored the Motor Trader Awards for the first time this year.

2010
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In-house Finance Calculator

In 2011 we developed our in-house finance calculator, allowing our customers to showcase their vehicle finance dynamically.

2011
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Starkwood Media Group Ltd in the national press with its Driver Attitude Survey

We were also published in the national press for the Driver Attitude Survey this year.

2011
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Employs more than 20 people

Our ever expanding business had now grown to over 20 employees this year.

2012
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Launch our 1st mobile site

In order to keep up with modern web design, we also launched our first fully mobile-optimised website.

2012
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Moves to its current home in Camberley

Starkwood Media Group Ltd moved to its current home in Camberley, Surrey.

2013
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Managed SEO service introduced

Due to growing demand, we launched our own managed SEO service and became Google Certified to manage AdWords campaigns.

2014
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1st Overseas Customer

We also acquired our first international customer in 2014.

2014
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Launches RAC partnership

In 2015 we struck up a large partnership with RAC Cars to offer full stock management.

2015
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Autohub rolled out

We rolled out our new responsive stock management system to our customers.

2016