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Welcome to the Best Digital Agency in Cape Town!

We’re one of UK’s leading specialist digital agencies, combining our expert knowledge with a commitment to data driven optimisation and the latest technology to help clients get amazing results across a broad range of digital marketing initiatives! Our offices are now open again in Cape Town and we look forward to providing best in class digital services to SA clients.

Our story

The Media Image was founded in Feb 2008 by Grant Macfarlane who was Google UK’s first AdWords hire back in 2002, when the platform changed from an impression-based search buy to a pay-per-click model.In our early years, we concentrated exclusively on paid search and quickly built up a large client base of blue chip clients, both in UK and in SA and more recently the USA . The Media Image now proudly offers Paid Search, SEO, Programmatic Media, Paid Social ,Content and Creative . TMI now has offices in London, Cape Town and New York
TMI opens up its Cape Town Office

The TMI Cape town office officially opens. The team is quickly up to 10 employees who all support the UK and US clients run out of its London head quarters. Now Local SA clients will be able to benefit from the Expertise of an Award winning international digital agency with global blue chip clients. 

We win our first South African Client!

Incredibly proud to win our first SA client in Cars.co.za! The account will be run from our UK office and we look forward to a successful partnership with Ross, Alistair and their teams.

TMI Wins Its First Major US Client

In March we flew out to NYC and successful pitched for the US avon account. We now run PPC, programmatic and SEO for them and have already been shortlisted for a Drum search award for the work we have done with them thus far. 

We stay in the Tech Track 100
TMI gets ranked 24th in the Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 league table ranks Britain’s 100 private tech (TMT) companies with the fastest-growing sales over their latest three years. Its follows the previous years ranking of 8th. We are hoping we can keep growing at the pace it takes to make the list for a 3rd year running. I full list can be found here
TMI Ranked 19th in Deloitte’s UK Technology Fast 50
TMI gets ranked 19th on the  Deloitte’s UK Technology Fast 50 league table
TMI ranks #8 in the UK TechTrack100
TMI ranked at #8 and came alongside highly established tech media giants like Sky Scanner and Huddle, to name just a few. With an enviable list of clients including the likes of Coral, we’ve managed to secure an aggregate 171% sales growth over the last three years.To Top of 2015 TMI wins Best Small PPC agency at the UK prestigious UK Search awards. This is recognition of an outstanding small PPC agency with up to 25 staff that demonstrates consistently great understanding and use of PPC.
TMI adopts Google’s Doubleclick Stack!
With a growing service offering, we needed a world-class tool to tie it all together! With Doubleclick for Search, Doubleclick Bid Manager, Studio & Doubleclick Campaign Manager offering complete campaign workflow across channels we can track, strengthen and optimize even the most complex online campaigns using our digital ad management platform.
We go full service…
Well almost.TMI open up our SEO, Paid Social and Content division, we can now support our clients with expert knowledge on their non-PPC needs as well.
We’re going International!
TMI UK opens – 18 months after opening TMI SA , Grant returned to London to open up TMI UK. We quickly land our first UK client and start helping larger UK agencies manage their outsourcing requirements form our growing team in Cape Town
The world needs another digital agency…
TMI was founded in Durban, South Africa with 2 employees and soon after landed its first big client win! We rapidly added Vodacom , Private Property, Safarinow & Nedbank , Old Mutual to our growing client base

We work very closely with our clients with a long term & natural strategy, focused on increasing visibility and traffic from organic search. Efforts are always focused on maximising ROI, and to do this we place great emphasis on understanding the impact of the traffic, and complete transparency to allow for clear and effective reporting.

Our Core Values
We believe in the power of ad tech and data. Data is the glue that binds our work and it informs everything we do.
We consistently delivers award winning results for our clients. We deliver on CPA/sales targets and is backed up by a 98% client retention rate.
Ultimately its our people that make us. We pride ourselves on having intelligent self thinking people that consistently excel , thrive and grow at TMI. Our culture makes us unique!
Did we say that we would love to work with you?

So please don't be shy, get in touch! 

The Woodstock Exchange Office Suite A107 

66 – 68 Albert Road


Cape Town