About Us About Us

Who Are Advantate?

Advantate is a Melbourne based, Australian search engine marketing company providing small and medium sized businesses simple and cost-effective access to search engine marketing services on the internet.

We have a team of experienced professionals, whose main goals are to help small and medium sized businesses be competitive in the online advertising space.

A joint venture between Fairfax Digital and Melbourne IT , we are a dynamic, fast paced environment and enjoy finding ways to challenge and learn from each other as we grow and build great businesses.

We know media. Being owned by Fairfax Media, Advantate has a rich heritage of expertise and trust in media and marketing.

We know the internet. Our other parent company is Melbourne IT, who is a world leader in the supply of domain name registration and other online solutions with proven performance in delivering high value internet services and web-based solutions.

We know online advertising. The strong synergy between Fairfax Media, Melbourne IT and Advantate provides our customers with the safe knowledge that when it comes to online advertising , we know what we're talking about!

Why Choose Advantate?

Advantate are one of only a few Google Adwords Accredited Resellers and Yahoo Ambassadors in Australia. Our competitive advantage is our expertise in internet marketing and media inherited from our parent companies Fairfax Digital and Melbourne IT.

Advantate has a team of highly experienced and accredited staff, who have success in assisting businesses in many different industries. Each and every one of our clients has a Dedicated Account Manager, whose sole responsibility is the success of your business.

We provide you with instant online marketing exposure while increasing the traffic to your site. This results in more qualified lead enquires and an increase in sales.

We provide extensive and easy to understand weekly reporting on measured results from your internet marketing campaign. This will outline the positive up-to-date return on investment (ROI) of your internet marketing campaign.

Our Joint Venture

Fairfax Digital

Fairfax Digital is Australia's leading provider of online news and classifieds, comprising of over 30 interactive sites with a reach of more than eight million people each month. Fairfax Digital provides incisive and up-to-date information on news, finance, business, IT, sport and entertainment.

As part of one of the world's most respected news information organisations - Fairfax Media Limited - Fairfax Digital draws on the news and information sources of Fairfax to deliver sites and services that are trusted and reliable.

Melbourne IT

Melbourne IT (ASX:MLB) is a world leader in the supply of domain name registrations and other online solutions. They have a strong commitment to the delivery of high value internet services and web-based solutions to organisations of all sizes across the globe.

Melbourne IT was listed on the Australian Stock Exchange in 1999 and has a network of offices in locations across the world.

Our Board of Directors

Advantate is a joint venture of Fairfax Digital & Melbourne IT.
  • Jack Matthews - CEO Fairfax Digital
  • Nic Cola - COO Fairfax Digital
  • Theo Hnarakis - CEO Melbourne IT
  • Kieran Magee - Group Manager, Melbourne IT

Our Career Opportunities

We have a number of career opportunities available. If you would like to work in a fast, fun, informal and rewarding workplace, please contact us. There are fantastic opportunities for energetic, creative and talented people who want to fast track their career in the online marketing industry.