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A Full Service Digital Marketing Agency Based in the Heart of Auckland

Results First is a full-service digital marketing agency located in Auckland but servicing clients (big and small!) all over NZ.

We pride ourselves on helping Kiwi businesses of all shapes and sizes grow online. It is vital for us to get to know you and your business, and to implement a tailored strategy to meet your goals and objectives. We are a passionate, innovative and transparent company, and our main focus is achieving return on investment for you.

Whether you’re new to online or a seasoned campaigner, we offer in-depth reporting and give you the metrics that mean the most to your bottom line. Get in touch with us today!

Some of the services we provide


Search engine optimisation (or SEO) is all about raising your website’s exposure online by increasing the presence on page 1 of search engines. Whilst we’re a full-service agency, SEO is our ‘Vogels and butter’ here at Results First.

There’s nothing better than doing a Google search and finding your website there on page 1. Learn about our SEO services and how a successful campaign should fit in to your overall marketing strategy.

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Need results fast? Google AdWords can deliver high-quality and relevant traffic to your website quickly and efficiently. As a qualified Google AdWords Partner in NZ, we have the methods, strategies and skills to ensure you get the most ‘bang for your buck’.

You will have a dedicated account manager and live dashboard reporting, so we’re always across the numbers and seasonal trends. Speak with a digital marketing strategist today for further advice.

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Facebook Ads

Over a billion users log on to Facebook every day! Pay-per-click advertising on this monopolising social media platform is a fantastic way of getting your brand, product, service or message in front of a very targeted audience.

Our account managers will help you to run successful Facebook Ad campaigns using strategic text, ‘calls to action’ and imagery that works. Need more info? Visit the page or let us take you out for a coffee.

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Web Design

Your website is your online shop-front. It’s vital that it looks professional, is easy to navigate and is geared to convert traffic into leads or sales. Your website should also be easy to use on all devices.

Our in-house web developers and professional partners are experienced with designing and developing both brochure and e-commerce solutions. A newly designed site or upgrade can have a huge impact on your bottom line.

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Banner Ads

Utilising the Google Display Network (GDN) with banner advertising can be an efficient and cost-effective form of online marketing. The network reaches over 80% of users surfing the web on a daily basis – and your ad can be positioned right in front of them.

Our digital performance media team can customise a campaign that takes into account your budget and business goals. Get in touch with a digital marketing strategist now.

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Conversion Optimisation

Are you getting traffic but it’s not converting into business? Conversion Optimisation (CRO) may be the thing to take your business to the next level.

Our conversion experts use tools to split-test slight design changes strategically and measure results. Once we have clear data, we can make further tweaks, then test, measure and repeat to drive up your conversion rates. Intrigued? Give us a bell!

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The Meat Box

Results First partnered up with an exciting new start up, The Meat Box. Our multi-channel online marketing campaign met expectations by increasing both Google page 1 rankings and traffic to the site.
90% Increase in page 1 rankings
764% Increase in organic traffic
1578% Increase in website sales


Contrac2Kill needed leads on a shoe-string budget, and fast! By utlising a strategic AdWords campaign with specifically designed landing pages, we were able to deliver outstanding results in a short amount of time. And on a small-budget!
12% Conversion rate on the Landing Page
71% Increase in conversion rate
45% Decrease in the cost per lead


Loansmart were looking to increase online applications, as well as bring down the cost per conversion. A long-term SEO strategy was put in place with outstanding results.
60% Increase in page 1 rankings
70% Increase in organic traffic
55% Deduction in the cost per application

Kristina Trood

Kristina is the General Manager of Results First. Her career with our organisation started in Australia, where she spent three years as an SEO specialist, managing a client base and implementing smart onsite strategies. Her outstanding coordination and client service skills saw her quickly rise to become a quality assurance manager before her move to New Zealand. Kristina’s degree in digital media helps drive her creative, lateral-thinking approach to challenging situations.

Nick Arbuckle

Nick has a Bachelor of Arts majoring in media studies with a post graduate degree in advertising. With a background and experience in a variety of advertising avenues, he has developed the ability to comprehend and understand marketing requirements from a holistic viewpoint. This assisted him in evolving his aptitude to offer multi-platform solutions to meet all marketing requirements. His expertise extends but is not limited to planning and executing SEO, paid search advertising and social media. In his spare time Nick enjoys travelling, competing in and watching sports, and spending time with family and friends.

Andrew Samson

Andrew is our dedicated Campaign Manager. Holding a Bachelor of Business, majoring in international business and management, and a Bachelor of IT, Andrew has over ten years of digital experience (including time at Facebook, Yellow, and Spark) working with a wide variety of Kiwi SMBs and corporate clients. In his spare time, Andrew is an avid foodie and cook who loves hanging out with friends and family, reading, watching sports (particularly rugby league and cricket), and listening to music.

Martin Frankland

After seven years in digital marketing, Martin knows what it takes for a business to succeed online. As our resident Senior Performance Media Manager, Martin takes a scientific approach to digital marketing, owing to his Bachelor of Marketing Management (majoring in business communication), Google Certification, and strong analytical background. Personable and observant, Martin employs his rich commercial acumen and digital know-how to craft tailored digital solutions for his clients, which strike the right balance between SEO, pay-per-click, and content marketing. As expats, Martin and his wife enjoy spending their free time exploring their adopted New Zealand homeland with regular bush walks, hikes, and social outings.

Jack Papworth

Jack is a digital native who prides himself on his pragmatic optimism, commercial acumen, and collaborative “help, don’t sell” partnership approach. Jack’s background covers design, social media and PR, sports sponsorship, events, science, hospitality, advertising, marketing, accounting, business education and management consulting. This experience makes him well-suited to his role as a client-facing jack-of-all-trades at Results First. Outside of office hours, Jack is an avid photographer, blues musician, writer, and enthusiastic adventurer, who once toured through thirty countries over the course of a year.

Ravi Kanth Vallakati

With a bachelor’s degree in engineering, a Graduate Diploma in Marketing, and Google AdWords certification, Ravi brings dedicated technical resource and online advertising expertise to Results First in his role as Marketing Support Administrator. As a data-driven digital specialist, Ravi’s sharp eye, thirst for knowledge, and commitment to getting the job done make him an asset to our team. Ever the gregarious renaissance man, Ravi leads an active personal life as a keen salsa-dancer, petrol-head, bookworm, sports fan, and urban explorer.

“My business has two distinct phases – before Results First and after Results First! Immediately, I sensed that they really cared about me and my business. They gave me the confidence to believe that things could work out.”