WHY ACADEMIA AND STARTUPS?
Most people look at academia and startups as completely different worlds. Our team have a solid background from both arenas. Bringing our market knowledge and skills together, here's what our digital marketing services help both groups achieve.
Showcase your work: Build a network of scholars and industry specialists to collaborate on projects with.
Find funding: Articulate problems, show how your ideas with solve these problems and persuade potential funders to provide you with resources.
Recruit more students to your university. Attract top PhD students, RA's and faculty members to support your project vision.
Build credibility with students and researchers here and abroad.
Showcase your business: Increase visibility for your products and services and improve audience engagement.
Drive sales and find funding: Articulate problems, show how your product will solve these problems. Increase sales and funding opportunities.
Recruitment: Find top talent from anywhere and persuade them to support your vision
Build credibility: Connect with your audience and create a brand that they trust.
WHAT WE DO
UX RESEARCH & WEB DESIGN
82% of people search online before making a purchase. Understand your audience's pain points and goals, get the right message out there, and let the website do the selling for you.
PREVIOUS PROJECT EXAMPLES - ACADEMIA
Here's some high profile projects we've worked on and the results they had...
APP PROTOTYPING AND DESIGN
November 22nd, 2015
As part of a research project by Stanford University looking into collaborative crowdwork, we designed a mobile and web app to help EMTs (Emergency medical technicians) to transmit patient information en-route to hospital. The research led to an award-winning paper with 817 downloads and 37 citations.
APP DEVELOPMENT AND SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING
July 1st, 2019
An app that helps consumers learn how to save money, featuring blogs and quizzes. This was part of a research project looking into consumer perception of emergency funds. The project was funded by Think Forward Initiative and Northumbria University.
SOCIAL MEDIA ANALYTICS
UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD
June 2, 2016
We helped the University of Sheffield improvement engagement with the student community by using social media analysis to produce insightful reports, actionable to the organisation.
PREVIOUS PROJECT EXAMPLES - STARTUPS
Here's some startups we've helped get on the radar and attract more customers.
WEB UX CONSULTANCY
10th July, 2019
Improved user dashboard interface and copy to enhance ease of use.
Wrote UX email copy to encourage users to continue engaging with the site.
Reduced bounce rates for overall site, and increased sign-up rates through design consultancy.
SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING
ABBEYDALE PHARMACY - NHS
May 15th, 2017
Advised on social media strategy for platforms such as Twitter and Facebook leading to increased exposure
Helped to optimise paid social content such as Facebook adverts to generate link clicks and potential sales
Provided consultancy on overall online and offline marketing efforts leading to strengthened ties with customers
WEB UX DESIGN
November 22, 2018
Researched the landlord and renters market in London.
Created the user interface and copy for the company site research findings.
Helped boost conversions, increasing sign up rates of landlords and renter memberships.
MEET THE SONIC UX TEAM
The expert behind your success online
Marc takes his 8-year long industry background and academic research in the UX field to help create user-friendly/engaging web and mobile apps. His previous experience involves working with large corporations such as eBay and Groupon, numerous UK and US universities as well as a range of startups in different industries across the world.
Head of Data Analytics
Iana is a driven, results-oriented data specialist who studied in the UK and the Netherlands. Her international experience in marketing, business intelligence, web design and academic research is essential for finding effective solutions for data analytics and conversion optimisation.
What's the word on the street?
Marc was a vital part of our project. We needed help with our app for our research project and Marc crafted a compelling copy paired with very well-structured wireframes and designs. Very cooperative, delivered a great work at a fair price.
Daniela Retelny - Researcher
Marc did a brilliant job building our app and marketing our research project online. He worked meticulously to deliver everything we need on time and within budget. Would happily work with him again!
We consulted with Marc regarding advice for our marketing strategy and Marc was able to provide us with a clear vision and strategy to increase engagement in our content.
Sonic UX are some of the best digital marketing professionals around. They advised us on creating paid content on our social channels. One particular advert on Hajj vaccinations received thousands of views and was a more cost-effective strategy than traditional marketing
Abbeydale Pharmacy - NHS
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