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May 2022

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  • 4
    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Toronto, Canada

    Hotspex Media is a marketing agency founded in 2013 with over 10 professionals. Based in Toronto, Canada, they specialize in media planning and buying, digital strategy, and social media marketing solutions for clients in the fields of financial services, education, and more.

    Clients

    • Centennial College
    • Sunstar GUM
    • The Home Depot
    • Panasonic

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Hotspex Media is developing a digital and out-of-home marketing campaign for a PR company’s client. They work within a small budget to manage ad spending on social media and post physical ads across provinces. 

    “I would 100% work with Hotspex Media on other projects going forward.”

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  • 5
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $75,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Incline Village, NV

    EXL Media has experience in planning, negotiating, tracking, analyzing, and adjusting campaigns through media channels, including digital, broadcast, out-of-home, and print. Their team helps create campaigns by leveraging industry data and tools and providing timely performance measurements. They were founded in 1994 in Incline Village, Nev.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A medical device company hired EXL Media to help them with paid search advertising on Google and Bing. They handle the campaigns on Google Ads and Microsoft Advertising, and they’ve helped write the ad copy.

    "They look for creative and cost-effective ways to help us."

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  • 6
    • Scheduling

      4.7
    • Quality

      4.7
    • Cost

      4.6
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Spin Brands is the go-to social media agency in London, delivering impact and expertise from day one. Founded in 2016, they have about 40 employees that can assist you if you're looking for better organic content, help scaling your performance marketing, or brand-loving ambassadors.

    Clients

    • Moët & Chandon
    • Google Cloud
    • ASUS
    • MUJI

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Spin Brands conducted a range of digital marketing services for a D2F platform. This involved creating a social media strategy, running an influencer campaign, and managing ads.

    "Everyone was friendly, relaxed, and really driven — they pushed us to reach deadlines in very effective ways."

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  • 7
    • Undisclosed
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Toronto, Canada

    Kingstar Media is a Toronto-based media buying agency. Founded in 2003, they have since grown their team to 38 employees. They provide media planning and buying services to their clients.
     

    Clients

    • Trivago
    • Zip Recruiter
    • Match.com
    • Sleep Country

    Notable Project

    Kingstar Media provided digital campaign support for a media agency. They built their campaign around direct response television and other digital media. The campaign was successful, and both the client and the referring agency were pleased with their work.

    “Their workflow is seamless and done with care and attention to detail. From the top down, Kingstar Media is really well-buttoned up.” – Managing Partner, Media Agency
     

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  • 8
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.4
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $25,000+
    • 250 - 999 employees
    • Los Angeles, CA

    MuteSix is a digital creative studio located in Los Angeles. Their team of over 150 employees offers media planning and buying, video production, social media marketing, and advertising services. They were founded in 2014.

    Clients

    • MeUndies
    • Goop
    • NHL
    • Parachute Home

    Notable Project

    MuteSix provides a jewelry company with paid media and SEO services. They craft paid media strategies focused on long-term growth; MuteSix is focused on creatives that target customers in each engagement stage. 

    “They’re great at developing responsible and profitable strategies for long-term growth.”

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  • 9
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.6
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $25,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Berlin, Germany

    Phiture is a mobile growth consultancy in Berlin, Germany. Founded in 2016, they have about 34 employees that serve clients in a wide range of sectors. Their services are specialized in mobile and app marketing.

    Clients

    • Soundcloud
    • Adobe
    • GoDaddy
    • Headspace

    Notable Project

    Phiture provides lifecycle marketing services for a fintech company. The team works on everything related to the customer journey, from acquisition to activation and engagement.

    "They are amicable and experts in their disciplines."

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  • 10
    • Scheduling

      4.7
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.4
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $100,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • San Francisco, CA

    Based in San Francisco, Cutwater is a full-service advertising agency whose name derives from their vision – they help clients find their cutwater, or the clearest manifestation of their company's vision. Founded in 2007, its team of nearly 50 specializes in advertising, SEO, and social media marketing services among other marketing efforts.  

    Clients

    • Hartz
    • Harvest Snaps
    • Discover Boating / National Marine Manufacturers Association
    • DermapenWorld

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Cutwater helped a search engine craft a B2B marketing strategy about the shift to mobile advertising. They had a discovery phase, helped the client get ethnographic-type research, and created a concept.

    "Cutwater jumped right in to help us."

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  • 11
    • Undisclosed
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • San Francisco, CA

    Duncan Channon is an advertising and media company with creative expertise in branding, design, print, video, and digital marketing. They also provide business strategy and media planning and buying. Founded in 1990, the San Francisco-based team is made up of nearly 100 employees.

    Clients

    • Upwork
    • Sephora
    • DanoneWave
    • Craft Brew Alliance

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Duncan Channon led a brand strategy update for a consumer brand and is executing a subsequent refresh of creative platforms including a website, packaging, and point of sale materials.

    “They bring expertise, intellect, curiosity, and ideas to the table.”

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  • 12
    • $10,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Denver, CO

     

    Located in Denver, CO, Booyah Advertising is a full-service digital agency. Since 2001, the team of 100+ has helped companies with pay-per-click advertising (PPC), social media marketing, search engine optimization (SEO), digital strategy, and video production.

    Clients

    • Western Union
    • Unilever
    • Dish
    • Discover Card

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Booyah Advertising helps a consumer packaged goods company with their paid media efforts. This includes PPC campaigns on Google, paid social media ads on Facebook and Instagram, national TV spots, and more.

    “Booyah is very knowledgeable and experienced about the type of media that they’re running.”

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  • 13
    • $50,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Westlake Village, CA

    Wingman Media is a media planning and media buying agency in Los Angeles. Founded in 2003, Wingman's 50+ employees are growth marketing experts who create responsive marketing campaigns for companies. Their services include strategic planning, creative development, media planning and buying across all forms of television, programmatic media, and social media channels.

    Clients

    • Sit 'n Sleep
    • UFC
    • Jacuzzi
    • Tempurpedic

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Wingman Media spearheaded and managed a multi-channel marketing campaign for a mortgage banking company. They helped the client shift from direct mail methods to TV, radio, and digital advertising.

    “They’re genuinely concerned about your success.”

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  • 14
    • $5,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • San Francisco, CA

    Metric Theory is a San Francisco-based digital marketing agency. Since founding in 2012, they've grown to over 60 employees with experience working with over 230 clients. They have experience with every type of marketing issue for clients that range from small business to large e-commerce firms. They specialize in PPC, digital strategy, social media marketing, conversion optimization, and mobile marketing.  

    Clients

    • GoFundMe
    • Zenefits
    • Optimizely
    • Tradesy

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Metric Theory managed digital marketing efforts for an e-commerce shop, which involved performing a paid search account review, restructuring the account, testing creative assets, and providing weekly reports.

    "The entire team had very strong strategic and tactical knowledge of the google channels."

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  • 15
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Doral, FL

    Small advertising company ARSENL Agency, is based in Doral, Florida. Founded in 2015, the team offers advertising, e-commerce development, media planning & buying, social media marketing, and more.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A cannabis brand hired ARSENL to provide rebranding and digital marketing. They're improving the client's social media aesthetic through photo content, graphics, and Instagram influencers, among other tasks and content.

    "They’re a consistent, top-notch agency — they’re everything I hoped they would’ve been."

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  • 16
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Amsterdam, Netherlands

    BrainDonors is a media agency based in Sofia, Bulgaria with over 10 employees. Founded in 2019, they specialize in social media marketing, web development, and PPC services for small and mid-market firms in the fields of e-commerce, healthcare, and business services.

    Clients

    • Henkel
    • Philips
    • Vedra International
    • Home2U

    Industries

    Notable Project

    BrainDonors was hired by a financial services company to handle all of the client's paid media channels. The goal is to drive more traffic and generate more sign-ups on the client's platform.

    "I like their expertise and different approach."

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  • 17
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Houston, TX

    9thWonder is a strategic marketing, media, and idea company founded in 2018. With headquarters in Houston and offices across the US, Argentina, and Vietnam, the team of about 140 employees offers media planning and buying, advertising, branding, PR, and market research services. Their enterprise, midmarket, and small business clients are in the IT, consumer products, and healthcare industries, amongst others.

    Clients

    • Coleman Natural Foods
    • Adam's Camp
    • Samsung
    • Phillips 66

    Industries

    Notable Project

    9thWonder was hired by a software consulting agency to provide rebranding and web dev services. After providing new brand messaging and other collateral, the team revamped the site and worked on SEO.

    "9thWonder was committed to our budget and goals — they’re very results-oriented."

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  • 18
    • $5,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Reno, NV

    Noble Studios is a full-service digital agency based in Reno, Nev. Founded in 2003, their team of about 50 employees provides services to small, mid-market, and enterprise businesses. They specialize in web design, web development, SEO, PPC, and digital strategy services.

    Clients

    • Autodesk
    • Google
    • Adobe
    • Bentley Systems

    Industries

    Notable Project

    To improve brand awareness, interest, and conversions, a software company hired Noble Studios to perform several SEO activities. The team manages the website’s UI/UX optimization, Google ranking, and more.

    "We feel we have a real partner in growing our business, not just their own because of their digital expertise."

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  • 19
    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    Jungle Media is a media agency based in New York with over 10 members. Since their founding in 2010, they have provided media planning and buying, market research, and digital strategy solutions for small and mid-market firms alike.

    Clients

    • Nike
    • IKEA
    • Hendrick's Gin

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Jungle Media provided media planning and buying services for an online mortgage company. The company was looking to lower their cost-per-customer acquisition. Jungle Media’s services were good enough that the company considers Jungle Media as an extension of their marketing team.

    “They’re very collaborative, and I like working with them.” - CoFounder & CEO, Online Mortgage Company

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  • 20
    • Scheduling

      4.7
    • Quality

      4.7
    • Cost

      4.5
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • San Francisco, CA

    Hub Strategy and Communication is a creative agency based in San Francisco. Founded in 2002, their team of about 30 employees provides advertising, marketing strategy, and media planning and buying services.

    Clients

    • San Francisco 49ers
    • Oakland A's
    • University of San Francisco
    • Blue Shield of California

    Notable Project

    Hub Strategy and Communication conducted research to develop an informed digital strategy and improve brand awareness. The plan was implemented over two years across various media (e.g. radio, TV, digital).

    “Since partnering with them, all of our metrics have improved.”

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  • 21
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.5
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • Undisclosed
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    Adlicious is an independent media agency located in Germany and New York, NY. Founded in 2013, Adlicious is comprised of nearly 20 marketing experts, data strategists, and statisticians. By offering marketers advanced digital advertising solutions, Adlicious helps its clients overcome the boundaries of conventional market research to better understand customer behavior before embarking on a marketing campaign. Other services offered include media planning and buying, branding, and social media marketing.

    Clients

    • C&A
    • Roller
    • WeltSparen
    • swkbank

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Adlicious worked with a watch manufacturer to set up an advanced Google AdWords campaign. The watch manufacturer reported great results and said that Google AdWords was an entirely new channel for them.

    “It was a huge success. They opened up a completely new channel for us.” – Managing Director, Watch Manufacturer

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  • 22
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Yerevan, Armenia

    Publicis Armenia is a media planning and buying agency. The small Yerevan, Armenia-based firm was launched in [node:field_pp_year_founded:value]. Their services include media planning & buying, graphic design, digital strategy, advertising, and more.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Publicis Armenia produced videos for the projects of a humanitarian aid organization. They conducted introductory meetings, developed the scripts, and worked on the video production based on the concept notes.

    "It was very easy to connect and collaborate."

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  • 23
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • Undisclosed
    • 250 - 999 employees
    • New York,

    Tinuiti (formerly Elite SEM) is a digital and search marketing agency based in New York and founded in 2004. With over 400 employees, they have additional offices in Philadelphia, Atlanta, Los Angeles, Boston, San Francisco, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Chattanooga, Tenn., and San Rafael, Calif.  They specialize in conversion optimization, media planning and buying, and SEO. 

    Clients

    • Tommy Bahama
    • Jet.com
    • Etsy
    • Terminix

    Notable Project

    Elite SEM helped make the transition to direct B2C eCommerce sales. Their work includes multiple advertising strategies including paid search, product listing management, and conversion rate optimization.

    “They immediately doubled, if not tripled, our return on ad spend soon after the engagement started.”

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  • 24
    • Undisclosed
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Alexandria, VA

    Williams Whittle is an advertising agency that practices a wide variety of services including media planning & buying, branding, and marketing strategy. They are based in Alexandria, Virginia and currently have fewer than 20 employees. The company was founded in 1967.

    Clients

    • American Institute for Cancer Research
    • National Park Trust

    Notable Project

    Williams Whittle helped a nonprofit rebrand its online presence. After conducting research, they designed a new logo, enhanced website aesthetics, and produced a video. The vendor's contributions created a solid foundation for the brand relaunch. 

    "Williams Whittle not only helped create attractive campaign materials but also provided additional design work outside of the scope of work." – Executive Director, Nonprofit

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  • 25
    • $50,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Framingham, MA

    CommCreative is a strategically minded, creatively fueled marketing agency based in Framingham, MA with 25+ years of experience working in retail, cybersecurity, healthcare, manufacturing, and financial industries – just to name a few. We have digital in our DNA. Results in our hearts. And we’re passionate about creating stories that express who our clients are at their core while connecting with their most coveted audiences. Whether it’s B2B or B2C, for us, it’s about stirring the emotions of the human on the other end of your message. That’s how we inspire action. You could call it a “philosophy,” but really, it’s science. Let’s put it to work for your brand. 

    Clients

    • Johnson Controls
    • Bose
    • OOFOS
    • RSA Conference

    Industries

    Notable Project

    CommCreative serves as the digital marketing partner to a retail cooperative. They started out managing ad campaigns but now also handle projects related to web design, SEO, and content marketing.

    "Their style and sensibility in relating to our intended audience stand out."

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  • 26
    • Undisclosed
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Westport, CT

    Stella Rising is a marketing and media agency focused on driving revenue and profitability for rising star brands and service companies in the consumer products space. The agency and its award-winning team of 60+, mainly located in New York and Connecticut, leverage proprietary market research and analysis tools to solve today’s business challenges. Well-versed in eCommerce, marketplaces, and brick-and-mortar retail, Stella Rising navigates clients through all phases of growth.

    Clients

    • P&G
    • Clorox
    • Charles & Colvard
    • Skechers

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A pet insurance company hired Stella Rising for digital strategy, mainly SEO. Stella Rising formatted and conducted link-building campaigns and maintained the company's blog. Since the partnership began work, the company has seen a 30% increase in enrollments through organic search. The client felt that Stella Rising were hands-on and extremely committed. 

    "Stella Rising is hands-on and committed to the success of the program. They dig deeper and are willing to do more of the grunt work than anyone I’ve worked with." – Senior Vice President, Pet Insurance Company

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  • 27
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.6
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    Colormatics is a studio founded in 2014 in Jersey City, N.J. with no more than 10 employees. They specialize in video production, advertising, and content marketing services for clients in the fields of consumer products and business services.

    Clients

    • Macy's
    • Providence
    • FTX
    • Vanguard

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Colormatics produced a series of TV commercials for a hair product company. The team handled every step, from concept, script, and storyboard to the final product. Currently, they're developing another project.

    “Everything they’ve done for us has been impeccable.”

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  • 28
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Los Angeles, CA

    Miller Ink is a Los Angeles-based agency founded in 2013. With no more than 50 experts, they offer advertising, digital strategy, and PR services for clients ranging from small firms to large companies in the industries of real estate, legal services, and nonprofit.

    Clients

    • American Jewish University
    • Jewish Future Pledge
    • American Friends of Yad Sarah

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Miller Ink helped establish the digital presence of a Jewish nonprofit. The team developed the client's communications platform, spearheaded social media campaigns, and endeavored to secure PR spots.

    "Miller Ink goes above and beyond, taking some of our nascent or blue sky ideas and making them a reality."

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  • 29
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Austin, TX

    Rock Candy Media is a marketing and advertising agency headquartered in Austin, Texas. It also has an office in Beverly Hills, Calif. Founded in 2009, Rock Candy Media's team of 22 employees provide marketing strategy, social media marketing, and digital strategy. The firm mainly works with small business clients.  

    Clients

    • Rock Candy Media works with clients in all industries
    • from startups and e-commerce enterprises to small
    • locally focused businesses and medium-sized companies. It’s about building personal relationships with our clients—the team understand their needs
    • and that comes through in their commitment to each clients’ success.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A building materials company hired Rock Candy Media to help streamline its brand unity across markets and brands it owned. Rock Candy Media designed a website and created social channels for each brand. They also created a suite of marketing collateral. The materials company experienced an increase in leads from its enhanced digital presence. 

    "They're good about prioritizing work and delivering on time, unlike other vendors we've worked with in the past. The best creative is only so helpful when it's late, so we really appreciate their timely approach to their work. They're also good about providing creative input and helping us push the envelop with our branding. They go the extra mile without us even having to ask them." – Communications Manager, Building Materials Corporation

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  • 30
    • $10,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Rochester, MI

    Daniel Brian Advertising is a digital advertising agency based in Rochester, Mich. Founded in 1992, the team of about 40 provides advertising, branding, and marketing strategy services. Their experience spans the healthcare, retail, energy, and financial industries. 

    Clients

    • Consumers Energy
    • SVS Vision
    • Fathead
    • Michigan Medicine

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Daniel Brian Advertising served as a pizza chain’s agency of record, handling traditional and digital advertising as well as logo design. Deliverables included digital, print, and broadcast materials.

    “DBA does a great job building brands that result in increased sales.”

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