Frequently asked questions
Submissions are being accepted at this time by our editors. All submissions are reviewed manually, we only list a very small number of professionals, agencies, and software, so it’s always good to check that we are still accepting submissions.
recommended.digital recommend high-quality digital agencies, freelancers, and software. To be listed means that our editor has recommended the individual or organisation based on quality, use, delivery, and other factors.
Any new or established freelancer or agency can apply. Our editors are looking for quality, experience, innovation, and approach to markets.
Yes, in principle. Any UK or US based (or serving that area) agency of freelancer meeting the listing criteria.
Yes, there is a cost for being listed on this website, unless the editor provides a free listing.
Please view our terms of service web page.
In these uncertain times, clients want to know their choice is right- Recommendations count.
Be independently reviewed and accredited by recommended.digital, use an accreditation badge on your website, proposals, portfolio, or business cards.
Be published in our index and have a web page about your software, freelancer business, or digital agency.
All editor positions are currently filled.
If you would like to suggest a partnership or collaboration we would be pleased to hear from you. In the first instance, please use the contact page on this website.
Accreditation badge questions
When you have been approved by recommended.digital in writing you will be able to use your digital badge on your :
Website, social media, portfolio, tender and bid documents, business cards and other client facing documents.
The recommended digital badge can link to your web page on recommended.digital.
Yes, this website is featured in Google, Bing and many other search engines.
recommended.digital will send you an email with instructions for publishing your web page content and link(s).
Many agencies and freelancers choose to link their webpage to their agency or freelancer website – it’s completely your choice.
Yes. However it must meet our editorial guidelines and standards.
Yes, you can highlight on your website that you have been recommended and link to your agency or freelancer accreditation web page – it’s completely your choice.
Yes. All requests to edit content in the future must meet our editorial guidelines and standards though. We make all edits and add all content.
Yes, a third party can nominate your agency. This can be with or without your knowledge and via the submit an agency form found on this website.
Yes, a third party can nominate your freelancer business. This can be with or without your knowledge and via the submission form found on this website.
Your nomination, if successful would only be applied if you agree due to their being an annual fee required.
New badges are issued at intervals on a annual basis.
Yes, you can show prospects and clients that you are a recommended agency in your agency documents.
Our editors will review your website, business information, and may call the business to validate. This process is variable and depends on how easily we find your:
– business name published
– business website
– social media accounts
– existing reviews
– company accounts (if applicable)
– company house information (if applicable)
– A UK phone number
The editor’s decision is final, they will have reviewed the application and decided that the individual or agency has met or exceeded the listing and approval criteria.
For instance, a number of subjective reviews may still allow an application to be approved.
Providing an equal opportunity for both new and existing agencies and freelancers is observed; a smaller portfolio will not be viewed adversely etc.
Other commonly asked questions
Due to COVID-19 recommended.digital does not operate from a traditional office base.
Virtual meetings will be available in the future.
At this time UK and US agencies and freelancers are being recommended. In some situations recommended.digital will accept an agency or freelancer that serves these locations.
Yes. The website will be updated in the future to accommodate other regions and countries.