What we're about

"We design, build and optimise beautiful eCommerce solutions with unrivalled performance to help your business grow".

1.

One herd

Share the same goals, work in partnership and achieve your potential.
2.

Sparkle and shine

Have a can-do attitide, inspire, motivate and showcase a transformational change.
3.

Walk the walk

Keep it simple, do what you say, under promise and over deliver.
4.

Growing giants

Be brave, dare to lead and create a lasting legacy.
5.

Good vibes only

Keep it real, act with integrity and be the difference you want to see.
6.

Lead from the front

Recognise, praise and boil the kettle.

From humble beginnings

Founded in 2013, Gareth and Tim used their agency backgrounds to create something new.

The objective was to bring together all the benefits of a large agency whilst retaining the agility and culture of a small business.

Our evolution has seen us grow into the number one Shopify performance agency in Yorkshire. Next stop - number one in the UK!

February 2022

February 2022

We've rebranded to Herd to further our expansion plans and mission to 'Grow Shopify Giants'.

January 2022

January 2022

Ryan Saltmer joins the board of directors to head up digital strategy,& develop our proposition.

September 2021

September 2021

A triumph again! Winners of 'Best Health & Wellbeing, Personal Care & Beauty eCommerce'.

August 2021

August 2021

We scored 2 Global Digital Excellence Awards for Face the Future.

March 2021

March 2021

We're proud to launch our new brand, that delivers our mission, vision and values.

January 2021

January 2021

Northern Digital Awards 2021: Winner of Best Website. Winning combination with Face the Future.

February 2020

February 2020

We've done the double scooping two Northern Dev Awards in 2020.

November 2019

November 2019

We onboarded 2 new Herd members - Flora & Elebot to raise money for St Oswald's Children's Hospice.

February 2018

February 2018

We moved into our newly refurbished office. Pop in for a cup of Yorkshire tea.

March 2018

March 2018

We're proud that our herd has grown to 10 employees.

April 2017

April 2017

DADI Award Nomination for our work with WED2B. Meta and high-street challenger brand WED2B shake up organic bridal landscape.

September 2017

September 2017

We've moved into our new Head Office at 13 Waterside Business Park, Hessle. Come join us for a Yorkshire brew.

September 2017

September 2017

We're proud to announce we've purchased our new Head Office.

August 2017

August 2017

META's PR Executive & Digital Marketing Apprentice, Amy Macfarlane, has been named 'Professional Services – Employee of the Year' at the annual One4all Spotlight Awards, which recognises the UK's best employees.

February 2017

February 2017

Moved into our first office (Gareth's Garage).

September 2016

September 2016

Meta are appointed to work with WED2B - a partnership which helps grow the brand to 50+ stores across Europe.

September 2016

September 2016

We hire our first employee - exciting times as we lay the foundations for our first award submissions.

June 2013

June 2013

The start of our exciting journey. Meta was registered with Companies house by Gareth and Tim on 21st June 2013.

We bring large agency thinking without the price tag. We'll help you on your journey to become a Shopify giant.

Life as part of the herd

"We're on a mission to be the number one Shopify performance agency".

18

herd members

Bringing the sparkle and shine to your projects.

40%

female

Flying the flag for gender equality in the digital sector.

18,400

cups of Yorkshire tea

Consumed in a typical year to keep the good vibes flowing.

Featured Shopify partnerships

As a trusted Shopify Partner, we've launched and optimised hundreds of stores. The long-term relationships we build transform businesses and grow ambitious brands in the eCommerce sector...

Join our herd

Fancy joining our ever expanding herd of experts? Take a look at our current vacancies or drop us an email to shout about your savvy skills.

Apply now

talking shopify