datamanchesterCreative marketing agency Online Ventures Group has released an expansive data report, encompassing numerous sectors and companies throughout the Greater Manchester area.

Named ‘Data::Manchester’, the white paper has been kept under wraps for a number of weeks now. It covers the finance, food and drink, news and entertainment, property, sports, legal, travel, Not for Profit Organisations (NPOs), technology and recruitment industries.

Online Ventures Group, which prides itself on being the only data-orientated agency in Greater Manchester, has collated the data into a concise report, which interested parties can read online now. There are detailed overviews for each of the sectors, allowing users to find out which businesses are leading each industry.

The report explains a number of factors in relation to the research data, such as industry ranking factors, online tactics, social media response, percentage of branded links, page load speed, indexed pages vs. words per page by industry, unique links and readability.

The top five sites included in the report are the BBC, Manchester United F.C.,, ITV and the Manchester Evening News. The report also includes broken-down lists of the most readable sites, fastest sites, most social media responses for each site and best content experience.

Companies can find in-depth data on the top 50 companies in Manchester and the Greater Manchester area in the report as well.

James Welch, CTO for Online Ventures Group, said: “Online Ventures, whilst being search and marketing experts, have very strong data skills and house some of the most important search data in the UK.”

Commenting on the results of the data report, he added: “Perhaps the greatest finding is something that you already know – Greater Manchester has some amazing business websites.”

For any more information on the report, contact Online Ventures Group by emailing or calling 0844 871 7291.