We are rankingCHECK.

A passionate team of over 50 specialists helping companies master the pitfalls of online marketing.

Founded in 2005, the German online marketing agency rankingCHECK has web analysis, inbound marketing and paid advertising as its core components and is one of the founding members of the Everywhere Network.

We love numbers new technology, but we also believe that a collaborative partnership of equals with our clients and shared enjoyment are essential for commercial success.

Based in Cologne

Based in Cologne and with offices in Belgium and Spain, the agency has 40 Google-certified experts, 15 Adwords-certified experts, 20 SEO specialists and over nine native speakers for languages such as English, Portuguese, Spanish and Italian.

50+ Specialists in-house
150 Clients
8 Markets covered
7 Languages spoken in-house

Our areas of speciality

These are our services

A highly trained and and talented team of Online Marketing specialists helping companies to achieve their goals and grow their businesses.

Web Analytics

Web analysis is the basis for successful online marketing. The right setup of an Analytics account and the implementation of a tracking concept will help your company collect valuable data to understand clients, optimize your investments and increase conversion rates.

Tracking Concept, Analytics setup, Measure sales and conversion, Dashboards, Customer journey, Website Optimization.

Paid Advertising

Our certified experts support your company to find the best strategies and the most effective forms of paid advertising to drive qualified traffic to your website.

Retargeting, Search Ads, Display Ads, Google Shopping, Real Time Bidding and Social Media Ads (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Linkedin, Xing and YouTube).

Inbound Marketing

Through an accurate inbound marketing strategy and quality content, potential customers can find your company on Google, Bing, Facebook, YouTube and other platforms.

Content creation, Content marketing, Search engine optimization (SEO), Social media marketing, Lead management.

Meet the team

A group of passionate people.

All specialist at rankingCHECK collaborate closely, using the synergy to find the best strategies and to give comprehensive support to clients. It means a genuine relationship based on partnership is formed – the foundation for any creative and professional cooperation.

Thorsten Olscha

Founder and CEO

Thorsten Olscha is founder and CEO of rankingCHECK. Besides managing the company, Thorsten's favourite activities also include AdWords seminars, for which he travels throughout Germany as a certified Google AdWords Trainer.

Our Key People

Flavio Amancio

International Account Director

Besides the management of projects for German and Brazilian clients, Flavio supports rankingCHECK’s expansion to international Markets worldwide. He is therefore our contact for all questions relating to the Everywhere Network.

Thomas Waniek


Tom has a trained eye to keep the many threads of the SEA team under control, skilfully co-ordinating and structuring internal processes and large projects. In addition, Tom advises a number of selected clients and is active in the field of sales.

Marcel Becker


Marcel is for keeping the inbound marketing activities foccused on bringing the best solutions for the Clients. He also is active on the client acquisition and Lead Management.

Maja Benz


Maja is responsible for controlling and coordinates internal knowledge transfer at rankingCHECK. At the same time, Maja handles project management and consulting for large accounts.

What we stand for

We attach great importance to close client contacts, personal support and dependable service. Our working methods are transparent because we think that is important for our clients to understand what we do in order to develop a genuine relationship of trust.

Trusted by many of our clients:

"rankingCHECK is the perfect fit for Sedo – no unnecessary or affected marketing or SEO blah-blah but sound, professional and sustained work."

Christian Voss, Director Marketing & PR – Sedo

"Our work in the online marketing area with rankingCHECK is a great support to us. We can give tasks in trustful hands and thus we are able to create more capacity for intern team, while constantly receiving new ideas to be integrated in our Strategy. "

Patrick Bonneß Online Marketing Manager – LANXESS

"We are convinced that in rankingCHECK we have found a strong and very able partner for our SEA and SEO campaigns. Personal support and availability are exemplary. We feel very competently and attentively supported at all times. We are looking forward to continuing our successful collaboration."

Leonie Tangelmann Project Manager – Frankfurt School

"rankingCHEK is an online marketing agency that meets all our needs and expectations. More than simply implementing our campaigns they contribute greatly to our brand awareness strategy in the German market. Established by highly qualified professionals, who besides great technical knowledge truly engage with our brand and the challenges we have. It is undoubtedly a company that values professionalism, proving to be a great partner for us.

Roberta Gewehr, Digital and International Marketing Manager – Tramontina

"One can plan and create Online Marketing based on nothing but hot air, flanked by a sound- and colourful range of charts, terms and lukewarm recommendations. Well, in that case “Money for nothing” might be one’s favourite song. But I prefer people to talking dolls, clear and frank words to buzzword floods, pragmatism to dogmatism. And finally: results. (Could somebody come up with a “Money for value”-song)? To cut a long story short: Thanks for brain, spirit and personality, rankingCHECK(ers). And now let’s go on with a smile … "

Martin Weiland Marketing Specialist – Westfalen AG