We Are Stiff Upper Lip

Detroit's No-Nonsense Digital Marketing Agency

Tailor-made website design & digital marketing services, built to convert visitors into customers.

94% of your customers’ first impressions are design-related.

First Impressions Count. Period.

To put it another way – make a bad first impression and you could only be getting your hands on 6% of the available business. Anything from a bad layout and color scheme; to poor loading time and mobile optimization hits you right in the bank account. And with up to 82% of customers doing online research before contacting you about your services – is your website working for you or against you?

Stiff Upper Lip is a Detroit-based team of tech-savvy, aesthetics-focused website designers and developers; with traditional British roots. A customer-centric family of digital artisans who keep their sleeves rolled up until the jobs’ done. What makes us different? We cut through the confusion and provide specific digital solutions to your specific business needs.

With Stiff Upper Lip, It’s all about you.
The Stiff Upper Lip team reviews the latest wireframes
We start with a comprehensive website strategy
Making sure every website looks perfect on mobile devices

Join Other Satisfied Professionals

We pride ourselves on the quality of our work. See what others have to say.
Kim Cook - Director Of Marketing

When the project was first initiated, we sat down and reviewed the project objectives, and she came back with a concept that translated every one of the requirements into a web design that made sense. Along every step of the project, she designed with purpose and thought, and remained engaged throughout the project duration to ensure a great result. She takes a lot of pride in her work and seeing it to completion. To this day, I frequently reference Aubrey as the “gold standard” of designers.

Kim Cook - Director of Marketing
Linda Singh

Andrew really understands e-commerce and what it takes to get to the next level with SEO and website design. He’s been a tremendous help for me in understanding next steps pertaining to SEO with clients.

Linda Singh - Founder & CEO
Marketing Launch Partners

Developed By Us, Designed For Your Customers

With a combined 24 years of experience in web design and development, we know a thing or two.

And cookie-cutter, mass-produced websites isn’t what we do. Not even if you paid us.

Your custom website is built on a solid set of foundations that last. It’s crafted with customer acquisition at its forefront. SEO implemented in the right way. A design that is uniquely “you”. Their user experience? Seamless, pleasant and efficient. A walk in the park – that ends with a sale.

Your website will be working hard for you; while you’re working hard for your clients.

We build assets, not burdens. So when an update here or a tweak there is needed – we take care of the heavy lifting. On-going support is a staple of our service; leaving you high and dry just isn’t in our DNA.

If battle-tested, up-front, and no-nonsense solutions for growing your business online is what you’re looking for – you’re in the right place. Schedule a free consultation chat today; we’ll put the kettle on.

Past Projects

Strategize. Design. Code. Repeat.

Streamline Electric Website Design

Streamline Electric

Branding, Website Design
HealthReveal - Website Design and Lead Generation


Website Design, Lead Generation

What We Do Best

How do we do it? The 4 Point Plan...


Like any decent home renovation, it all starts with looking at what you’ve got. We’ll sit down (face-to-face or virtually) and discuss where your small business is and where it needs to be. We’ll get down to the nitty-gritty, so we understand your business inside and out. Once armed with all the data, we’ll develop a strategic plan together that lays out the steps needed to get your online presence firing on all cylinders.

Website Audit • Competitor and Customer Analysis


Once the strategy is in place, we get down to business. Putting ourselves in the minds of your customers, we meticulously plan out every inch of your website. From gaze-snatching graphic design to seamless content flow, your brand is front and centre. By the end of it all, your customers know exactly the value you offer, the services you provide and what you’re all about. You’re part of the stiff upper lip family throughout, so we’ll be in regular contact with updates and to make sure everything is tickety-boo*
*British for “all good”.

Content Strategy • Custom Website Design • Branding


Next, we put on our technical hats. We won’t bore you with the details of how we do what we do; we just do it. In a nutshell, we speak computer. Making sure your site is quick, reliable, accessible on all devices and secure. Moreover, we build it with a “solid foundation”; that means as both your site and technology changes, there’s no need to go back to square one. It’s future-proof.

Content Management • Hosting • Website Support • SEO


Like our coding is future-proof, so is our process. If you feel your site needs a re-touch or your business heads in a new direction, we’re here to pivot along with you. We’ll schedule a discussion, work out what needs to be done together and get it done.

Metrics • Conversion Optimization • Reputation Management

Let’s get your website
in tiptop shape

If you’re not sure where to start when it comes to your website, give us a shout - a short call will get you right on track and give you clear next steps.
Stiff Upper Lip - About Us