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Businesses looking to develop a relationship with media outlets should consider working with an advertising agency. Beyond increasing visibility, top agencies are a gateway to a variety of crucial resources, including researchers, designers, SEO/PPC experts, and social media managers.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top advertising and marketing companies in Boston. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs. If you need more support, tell us about your project, and we'll match you with recommended companies.

List of the Best Boston Ad and Marketing Companies

  • 1
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Framingham MA

    CommCreative is an advertising, marketing and PR agency based in Framingham, MA. With a team of 50 employees, CommCreative focuses on unified marketing, digital, and social media campaigns for clients in financial services, health care, biotech, education, energy and other industries.

    Clients
    RSA Conference
    iboss
    Hebrew Senior Life
    Johnson Controls
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Through digital, social media, and content marketing, CommCreative works year-round to promote one of the world's leading information security events. With a strong physical presence underlined by signage and wearables, a streamlined online experience, and a coherent, portable theme, CommCreative was able to highlight and complement the main purpose of the conference.

     

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  • 2
    $100,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Boston MA

    AMP Agency was founded in Boston in 1995 and has grown to more than 400 employees in Los Angeles, New York, Seattle, and Austin, Texas. AMP Agency serves mainly enterprise clients on web design and development, UI/UX design, SEO, PPC, and social media marketing.

    Clients
    Maybelline
    Patagonia
    Dole
    Nike
    Notable Project

    A medical protective wear company hired AMP Agency to create a media campaign targeted toward a college-aged demographic. The partnership has continued for more than nine years.

    "They’re very good...Things are on time, on budget, and they’re very flexible. We have had to change in the middle of a project or we have had to freeze our spending very often, and they have worked very well with us." – VP of Sales and Marketing, Protective Wear Company

  • 3
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Boston MA

    KHJ is a Boston-based full-service brand strategy and activation firm with experience in the healthcare and real estate industries. Founded in 1986, they offer strategy and planning, creative production, media and activation, and research and analytics.

    Clients
    John Hancock Tower
    Quest Diagnostics
    Aspen Dental
    Franciscan Children’s
    Industries
    Notable Project

    KHJ has a long-standing relationship with a community savings bank. They have been handling the bank’s media buying and placement, strategy, and creative development for about 20 years. KHJ recently redesigned the bank’s logo and website to refresh its brand image.

    “They helped us get to the final point, determining what made the most sense and making sure the project was done within the timeframe. They’re great at managing times and budgets.” – Marketing Manager, Community Savings Bank

  • 4
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Boston MA

    The Fantastical is a Boston-based firm that was founded in 2012. The company's team of 13 specializes in branding, social media marketing, advertising, media planning and buying, video production, and content marketing.

    Clients
    Samuel Adams
    Panera Bread
    TripAdvisor
    Auntie Anne's
    Industries
    Notable Project

    The Fantastical helped launch a management consulting firm. The Fantastical created branding and marketing materials for the company, including a website, business cards, and logo. 

    "I have gotten good feedback on the website. I know that every prospect and the clients I’m currently working with have spent time on the website, familiarizing themselves with me and the nature of the business we’re doing. So, I’m very happy with how effectively it seems to communicate and position the company." - Principal, Management Consulting Firm

  • 5
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Worcester MA

    Davis Advertising is one of the largest advertising agency in the New England area. Since 1948, the agency and its team of nearly 40 specialize in advertising, branding, digital strategy, and video production. The firm focuses on clients in various industries including education, business, and financial services. 

    Clients
    Cornerstone Bank
    Globo Force
    Wayback Burgers
    Service Credit Union
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A community college employs Davis Advertising for a variety of advertising tasks. The agency has conducted SEO and completed several videos and digital campaigns for the college. Enrollment at the college has increased as a result. The community college's reputation has improved, and the school is now more visible to prospective students. 

    "They [Davis Advertising] always deliver their products on time, or even slightly ahead of schedule." – Marketing Director, Community College

  • 6
    $100,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Boston MA

    Forge Worldwide is a 20+ employee branding and marketing agency in Boston. Founded in 2004, Forge is driven to help organizations and teams who do meaningful work in the world grow so that they can do even more of it. The company specializes in content marketing, branding, advertising, and digital strategy for mid-sized and enterprise clients across a variety of industries, including healthcare, higher education, finance, and technology.

    Clients
    Friendly's Ice Cream
    Cisco
    Johnson & Wales University
    Emerson Hospital
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A rehabilitation network that owned several centers under different names was having trouble growing brand awareness. Forge Worldwide helped the company conduct research and created marketing materials such as a new logo and stationery. This helped the network in merging the centers into one name.

    "I feel they excel at honing in on the personal experience of the customer and ensuring that their interest always remains paramount. Other companies may demonstrate the same commitment, but I feel like their legacy has been that they've gone above and beyond. It was just a great relationship." – Senior Director of Communications, Health Care Provider

  • 8
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Winchester MA

    FUSEIDEAS is a full-service creative agency that has offices in Winchester, Mass., and Portland, Maine. Founded in 2006, the agency and its team of over 40 specialize in branding, web design, advertising, and mobile app development.

    Clients
    HBO
    Adidas
    Sears
    NHL
    Notable Project

    For years, a university has been going to FUSEIDEAS for a variety of digital projects, including a web design. They helped with all the features and backend control. FUSEIDEAS brought clarity to the university's goals and provided realistic solutions. The client applauds FUSEIDEAS on their flexibility. 

    "They [FUSEIDEAS] work with you to find what you need and what you can afford." – Chief Information Officer, University 

  • 9
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Boston MA

    Breakaway is a branding agency based in Boston, with an office in NY. Founded in 2006, the team of 28 specializes in advertising, branding, and PR. They primarily serve clients in the arts, entertainment & music, consumer products & services, and retail industries. 

    Clients
    shoes.com
    Embotics
    oath
    Newton Running
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Breakaway helped a dog DNA testing company by developing and executing a full-package marketing campaign for the holiday season. They created branded materials, website assets, and a variety of ads. Overall, the client was pleased with the team's work. 

    "They go above and beyond to immerse themselves in the client’s brand, making a personal and professional investment in understanding and identifying the most critical success factors."                                                      — VP of Marketing, Veterinary Company

  • 10
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Boston MA

    Founded in 2002, Captains of Industry is a digital marketing agency whose name is a nod to their clients - upstarts, challenger brands, and people disrupting the status quo. Located in Boston, their team of 30 offers a variety of services including branding, video production, marketing strategy, graphic design, and content marketing.

    Clients
    MIT
    Cleco
    Recurrent Energy
    New England Journal of Medicine
    Industries
    Notable Project

    While in the process of relaunching their website, a medical journal needed a marketing plan to increase the visibility of their new site. Captains of Industry created multiple email and banner ad campaigns along with videos that all help with the relaunch of their site. They also created some print materials for publication and distribution. 

    "Captains brought a vigor to their work that was greatly appreciated. The designers sincerely care about the quality of their output. We had strict design requirements and multiple stakeholders involved. It was a challenge, but they did a wonderful job producing a cohesive theme across all deliverables." - Marketing Manager, Medical Journal

  • 11
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Boston MA

    Rugged Coastal is a creative design studio founded in 2015. Their headquarters is in Portland, Maine, with a second location in Boston. Their 3-person team offers services in branding, advertising and web design. They primarily serve small and midmarket businesses.

    Clients
    Woodhull Public House
    Sample 10
    Bullsugar
    El Corazon
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Rugged Coastal provided services in print advertising and web design for an apparel company. They improved the client’s digital visibility and e-commerce site, helping design, build and implement advertisements. The client praised Rugged Coastal’s successful advertising strategies.

    “Clients should have faith in Rugged Coastal’s abilities; they can produce really interesting content.” – Product Line Director, Apparel Company
     

  • 12
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Boston MA

    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
    H&M
    The Macallan
    Fiverr
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Colormatics produced TV ads for a freelancer marketplace platform. The platform needed direct response TV ads for their product. So far the metrics are incomplete but the platform is satisfied with Colormatics’ work.

    “I didn’t need to tell Colormatics exactly what we needed; they already had a basic understanding of our product and our objectives.” - Director of Brand, Freelancer Marketplace Platform

  • 13
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Boston MA

    Thor Social is a digital marketing agency based in Washington, DC, with offices in New York, Phoenix, Los Angeles, Miami, Atlanta, and Boston. The agency, founded in 2019, has a team of less than ten that provides social media marketing, SEO, PPC, advertising, email marketing, and web design services. Thor Social serves small and mid-market companies and institutions in various industries that include business services, consumer products & services, and education. 

    Clients
    Beazer Homes USA
    CatClar Investments
    Stryker
    Nvidia
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A medical investment management firm hired Thor Social to help them attract new customers and patients for the medical practices that they manage. As part of the engagement, Thor Social handled the firm's digital marketing that includes SEO, paid advertising, PPC, Google Ads, and Facebook Ads. They also managed the firm's social media accounts, their email marketing, and their SMS blasts. Because of the engagement, the firm has more patients, awareness of the brand expanded, and their customer acquisition costs dropped significantly.

    "They’re always giving us great results and feedback, helping us move our KPI further and further down the line." - CEO, Healthcare Management Company

  • 14
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Needham MA

    Kaminsky Brand Group is a branding firm based in Needham, Mass. with over two employees. Founded in 1989, they provide advertising, branding, and web design solutions for small and mid-market firms in the fields of education, advertising, and healthcare.

    Clients
    Mapfre Insurance
    The Green Company
    Mount Alvernia High School
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Kaminsky Brand Group provided branding services for a hockey retail firm. The firm was looking to simplify their brand. Kaminsky Brand Group’s work helped improve the firm’s sales.

    “I'm a huge fan given the success we've had. There is an ongoing communications pipeline between the companies. They care!” - CEO, Hockey Retail Firm

  • 15
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Northborough MA

    Metal Creative Services is a virtual agency based in Northborough, Mass. Founded in 2001, their services include advertising, direct marketing, and marketing strategy. The 2-person team works primarily with enterprise businesses in the IT and healthcare industries.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Metal Creative Services helped with an advertising campaign, supporting copywriting and other brand-related services for a B2B software company. The campaign was successful. The team was transparent, timely, and proactive, ensuring a smooth engagement.

    “They’ve minimized their overhead, which gives us a bang for our buck.” – Brand & Creative Director, B2B Software Company

  • 18
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Rutland MA

    Scopic is a software development and creative digital marketing company from Boston. Founded in 2006, their team consists of over 280 developers, designers, and marketers from around the world.Their services include web, mobile, and desktop development, as well as digital marketing services such as SEO, content marketing, and social media marketing.

    Clients
    RokketMed
    GorillaWorkout
    Teamly
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Scopic’s team enhanced a woodworking software firm's overall online presence through careful evaluation of the company’s target audience. They created search engine optimized social media profiles, design templates, and produced consistent and effective social media posts. The team managed to grow the client's Instagram profile to 7,000 followers, resulting in higher engagement rates.

    “They have the tools necessary to communicate and manage a multi-person project team...Truly professional.” –  Founder and CEO, Woodworking Software Firm

  • 19
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Boston MA

    Grant Marketing is a brand development and marketing agency based in Boston. Founded in 1986, their team of about 15 serves primarily midmarket businesses in industries such as consumer services, manufacturing, and healthcare. Services include branding, digital strategy, marketing strategy, content marketing, and advertising.

    Clients
    Larson Tool and Stamping
    Fourstar Connections
    Scully
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Grant Marketing provided marketing strategy and web development services to a contract manufacturer. The team conducted a business evaluation, including management interviews, before putting together a content plan. Their services increased the volume of qualified leads on a monthly basis.

    "Since we’ve partnered with the team, our business has grown nicely. We get a lot of inquiries from our blogs, many of which turn out to be high-quality leads." — President & Owner, Contract Manufacturer

  • 20
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Boston MA

    Full Cortex is a full-service growth agency with over 10 employees based out of Wellesley, Mass. They've been taking care of small business needs since 2016 for clients in consumer products, healthcare, and IT industries, among others. Their main services include digital and marketing strategy, mobile and app marketing, and web design and development. 

    Clients
    Winebars
    Rocket Farm Studios
    RedDot
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Full Cortex took on logo and website design for an advertising client that was aiming to gain more leads and better showcase their services. They also set up Hubspot, MailChimp, and Google Analytics. All efforts produced more leads and conversions for the client.

    "They taught me a lot about marketing and how to use my website to attract leads." – Owner, Advertising Company 

  • 21
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Wakefield MA

    TapClicks is a marketing company with offices in San Jose, California, Wakefield, Massachusetts, and Montreal, Canada. Founded in 2009, the 165-person team provides a variety of services, including advertising, branding, and digital strategy. They work primarily with client in advertising, business services, and IT industries.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    TapClicks provided software that automated reports for the client’s digital marketing efforts. Their innovative system keeps clients updated on the status of their PPC, social media, and digital marketing campaigns. However, they could communicate more effectively and provide more training sessions.

    “They need a customer relations manager that provides updates on software capabilities and proactively connects their clients with annual training.” – Founder, Advertising & Marketing Company

  • 22
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Epping NH

    Brandartica is a creative house based in Epping, N.H. The creative house, founded in 2018, has a team of less than ten that provides advertising, branding, graphic design, web development, social media marketing, and video production services. Brandartica serves small and mid-market companies in the consumer products & services, financial services, hospitality & leisure, health care & medical, energy & natural resources, utilities, and e-commerce industries.

    Clients
    Disney
    Intel
    Denon
    Boston Acoustics
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A nonprofit organization hired Brandartica to provide services that involve website development and maintenance, and communications management. To date, Brandartica is working closely with the organization in branding the latter's events and building the landing pages of the new programs they are developing. Brandartica is also exploring ways of marketing and doing PR for new and old programs, while working with the organization's social media specialist in creating templates for content that will be posted. Brandartica has been meeting the organization's expectations with their work in this currently ongoing engagement.

    "We’re in the early stages and are still figuring everything out, and so far Brandartica has been doing a good job." - Executive Director, Nonprofit Organization

  • 23
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Sudbury MA

    Trust Deep is a Massachusetts-based marketing firm that provides branding and content marketing services. Founded in 2020, they work primarily with small businesses in real estate and business services industries. Currently, there is one employee.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Trust Deep created a brand strategy for a benefits company. They worked on advertising and wrote branded content. As a result, inquiries increased and the company became more prominent in the market. The Trust Deep team managed the project well and respected their partner’s time.

    “They still make sure the project is moving forward. We just use phone and email to communicate.” – President, Benefits Group

  • 24
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Wakefield MA

    Boston Web Group is a Boston, MA-based web development agency founded in 2009. The team of nearly 15 employees specializes in creating flexible digital solutions and internet marketing strategies. With an impressive background in branding, WordPress development, SEO, graphic design, hosting, and logo design, Boston Web Group has the skills required to provide custom software platforms that help clients grow their business. 

    Clients
    Fortune 500 companies to local mom and pop businesses
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Boston Web Group helped a credit repair company cultivate a unique online presence by creating an easily navigable, interactive site. The website helped the credit repair company establish and maintain relationships with potential clients.

    "The new interactive site has been an enormous help for us in connecting and maintaining a relationship between the referral source the client and us. ... I think they did very well, and they still are continuing to show this. It’s been an ongoing relationship and they’ve been very responsive." – Managing Partner, Credit Repair Company 

  • 25
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Boston MA

    Juuced Marketing is a digital agency in Boston; Sudbury, Mass.; and Encinitas, Calif. Founded in 2018, they have about 5 employees that serve mostly small-business and midmarket clients in the advertising, business, and consumer products industries.

    Clients
    Local Roots CC
    Bruin Corp. of Framingham
    Mobile Virtual Player
    PLT4M
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Juuced Marketing provided web development and SEO services for a construction company. Their team handled Google Ads as well as logo design and marketing consultation. The website has received positive feedback and the SEO efforts have increased lead generation.

    “The team is very responsive and creative.” – Owner, Construction Company

  • 26
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Cambridge MA

    Soldier Design provides clients with strategic campaigns that seek to blend product, design, and communication to achieve game-changing results. Located in Cambridge, MA and with more than 60 employees, Soldier Design is a brand-building company whose clients hope to tap into the large millennial marketing base.

    Clients
    Canada Goose
    Under Armour
    Jordan
    Burton
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Soldier Design worked with a major athletic apparel brand to launch a comprehensive campaign strategy that mined consumer insights, created a multi-stage social impact plan, and merged traditional and unconventional advertising channels to push consumers onto their redesigned website or interact with their original video content on social media.

    "Soldier brought a great sense of creativity and collaboration to the project and were a pleasure to work with." - Senior Category Manager, Athletic Apparel Company

  • 27
    $10,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Boston MA
    Agency 451 is a midsize branding company founded in 2004. Their team offers branding, digital strategy, marketing strategy, media planning & buying, and more. The agency is located in Boston, Massachusetts.
    Industries
  • 28
    $1,000+
    Freelancer
    Worcester MA

    Incloud Design is a web design company based in Worcester, Mass. Founded in 2006, it is owned and operated by a freelancer who specializes web design, SEO, and social media marketing. 

    Clients
    All Faiths Cemetery
    A-Pro Builders
    All-Star Liquors
    Durant Appliance Service
    Notable Project

    Incloud Design is designed and developed a website to establish an online footprint for a 3D imaging company. The client attributed much of their growth to the work completed during the project.

    “They’re willing to walk us through all aspects of the project, so we know exactly what we should and shouldn’t do. We wouldn’t be where we are today without their continued support.” –Owner, 3D Imaging Startup

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    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Boston MA
    Full Contact Advertising is a Boston, Massachusetts-based branding company. The firm focuses on branding, digital strategy, social media marketing, advertising, and more and is small.The firm was founded in 2006.
    Industries
  • 30
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Boston MA

    Small Army is an advertising agency of 120+ employees based in Boston, MA. As a full-service agency, they provide brand strategy, digital marketing, SEO services, and more to their clients. 

    Clients
    Reebok
    Zoo New England
    Jewish Arts Collaborative
    Country Bank
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Partnering with a large hospital, Small Army started with the moral that "Life's greatest privilege is taking care of those around you." From there, they placed advertising posters in transportation hubs, as well as on the outside of trains and buses around the area with the main tagline "Stronger Together."

     

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