Season’s Greetings from The Search Labs Team!


Sasha Hanau

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It’s been a fantastic year for Search Laboratory – we have boarded some amazing new clients as well as keeping our relationships strong with our long standing and much valued clients. We won an award for Best Employer and were short-listed for Exporter of the Year with the Yorkshire Post Business Excellence Awards!

The team Christmas party took place last Friday and all staff got dressed up in the 70’s and 80’s theme. We thought you might like to see some of the fab costumes the team put together – it was a hilarious night. Prior to the meal the team went go-karting – Congratulations to Phillip Black and John Readman who won first place as a team, followed closely by Paul C and Ron, and Paul S and Carlo.

Staff Awards

A number of awards were lined up and the staff voted for their favourite to win. Please see below for the results:

The person you would most like to spend an evening with:

JOINT WINNERS: Kieron Casey (SEO team) + Freia Muehlenbein (SEO Off-Page Manager)

Freia & Kieron

The most valuable employee:

WINNER: Freia Muehlenbein (see above)


The most helpful employee:

WINNER: Ed Langley (SEO Team Leader) (right in pic)

Ed Langley


The person most likely to make you smile:

WINNER: Alison Mann (Office Administrator)

Alison Mann


The person who is always cool under pressure:

JOINT WINNERS: Tim Carr (Operations Manager) + Jimmy McCann (SEO Manager)

Tim & Jimmy


The best costume:

WINNER: Tim Carr (far right of pic)

Tim Carr


The best decorated desk:

WINNER: Rob Wagner (PPC Team)

Rob Wagner


The most socially engaged person:

WINNER: Susanna Hartmans (SEO Team)

Susanna Hartmans


The most popular blog of 2011:

WINNER: Tom O’Rourke (SEO Team)

Tom wins most popular blog of 2011


The winner of the space hopper race:

WINNER: Mike Turner (SEO Team)

Mike T (left) wins!


And some more images just for fun:

From left to right: John Michael (PPC team), Peter Whitmarsh (PPC Manager), Arron Brown (On-Page SEO team) and Mark Jones (On-Page SEO team)

Phillip Black and Paul Shearing (Technical Manager)

From left to right: Phillip Black (PPC Team), Elliott Watson (Business Development Manager), Mike Taylor (PPC Team)

Left: John Readman (New Business Director), Sasha Hanau (Marketing)

Left to right: Elliott Watson & David Patterson (Business Development Executive)

Left to right: Paul Colquhoun (Web Design & Development), Freia Muehlenbein (SEO Off-Page Manager) and Dane Cross (SEO team)

Thanks to Alison and Ian for organising the party!

May we take this opportunity to say Season’s Greetings to all our Clients, Partners and Friends – wishing everyone a prosperous and happy New Year!

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