Looking for a top advertising agency in Charleston?

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 Charleston. 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 Charleston Ad and Marketing Companies

  • 1
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Charleston SC

    Headquartered in SC, The Brandon Agency is a team of brand strategy experts, with a special focus on advertising, social media marketing, and public relations. Founded in 1959, The Brandon Agency has an extensive national and international presence with additional offices in SC, NC, Fla., and Bulgaria.

    Clients
    Newland
    Wilmington CVB
    Hampton Farms
    Hell's Bay Boatworks
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A resort management company hired The Brandon Agency to assist an in-house social media manager with social media marketing on Facebook, YouTube, and Instagram. They create videos and write articles for the client every month to ensure there’s enough content to share across the resort’s many social sites. The Brandon Agency also manages TripAdvisor, TripConnect, and Instant Book for the client.

    “The Brandon Agency has helped us create as much success as any other bigger city agency has. We have seen significant results in terms of followers and engagement on social media. They do an amazing job.”

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  • 2
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    North Charleston SC

    VIP Marketing & Advertising is based in North Charleston, S.C. Since 2009, the marketing agency and their team of 10 have been specializing in advertising, branding, marketing strategy, and more.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    VIP Marketing & Advertising manages online, print, and on-air advertising for a retail flooring store. Along with promoting the ads, they have helped with the development when needed. The ads have helped increase brand awareness for the company. 

    "They've helped us effectively promote our brand and products over the years, providing insider knowledge to help us better achieve our goals." – General Manager, Retail Flooring Store

  • 3
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Charleston SC

    World Star SEO is a search engine optimization company based in Denver, Colo. Founded in 2016, World Star SEO  that was founded in 2016. With less than 10 team members on staff, the agency specializes in web development, marketing strategy, and search engine optimization.

    Clients
    ient appreciated World Star SEO's affordable rate and creative solutions.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    World Star SEO was hired by a retail company in need of a new website. In addition to building the client's new website, World Star SEO also provided assistance with social media marketing and SEO.

    "[Working with World Star SEO has] definitely been a great investment for me, because I’m making ten times what I’m investing." -CEO, Retail Company

  • 4
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Charleston SC

    Click Communication Arts is a branding services firm in Charleston, S.C. Since 2015, their small team of 4 specializes in graphic design, branding, advertising, web design, and UX/UI design for mainly midmarket clients in the advertising & marketing industry. 

    Clients
    Shugart Homes
    Media Frenzy Global
    Eastwood Homes
    New Leaf Builders
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A media relations agency hired Click Communication Arts to handle the creative direction of their agency. They also provide logo design services, brand development, and marketing services for their clients. Their creative expertise leads to successful projects.

    "Their curiosity trait stands out from agencies I've worked with in the past." – Agency Partner, Media Relations Agency 

  • 5
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Mount Pleasant SC
    Little Dog Agency, Inc. Is a small public relations company in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. Their services include public relations, advertising, social media marketing, branding, and more.
  • 6
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Charleston SC

    Blue Ion LLC is a digital branding agency based in Charleston, South Carolina. Founded in 1999, they provide a variety of different services like SEO, web design, social media marketing, email marketing, and marketing strategy, among others.

    Clients
    Nest Realty
    Gibbes Museum
    Signature Breads
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Blue Ion built a travel website to bring tourists, press, and other key audiences to the region. They gathered insights on consumers and travel behavior, competitive destinations, and the unique attributes of the city that were featured on the platform. The clients were pleased with the work and asked Blue Ion to build several revisions of the website over the years.

     

  • 7
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    Charleston SC
    Global Prairie is a branding company. Established in 2008, the team provides branding, graphic design, advertising, ux/ui design, and more. Their midsize company is headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri; Berlin, Germany; Bruxelles, Belgium and Cleveland, Ohio.
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  • 8
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Charleston SC
    Branding agency Chernoff Newman is located in Charleston, South Carolina; Charlotte, North Carolina and Columbia, South Carolina. The small agency was launched in 1971. Their services include branding, search engine optimization, web design, advertising, and more.
  • 9
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    Rawle Murdy Associates Inc

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    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Charleston SC
    Rawle Murdy Associates Inc is a Charleston, South Carolina-based media planning & buying agency. The small agency was founded in 1975. Their services include media planning & buying, advertising, ux/ui design, branding, and more.
  • 10
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Mount Pleasant SC
    Trio Solutions Inc. Is an event marketing & planning company launched in 2001. They are in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina and have a small team. Their services include event marketing & planning, marketing strategy, public relations, web development, and more.
    Industries
  • 11
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    Charleston SC
    Advertising company HOOK is based in Charleston, South Carolina. The midsize company was launched in 2005. Their team specializes in advertising, branding, digital strategy, logo, and more.
  • 12
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    10 - 49 Employees
    Charleston SC
    BallywhoSocial is a Charleston, South Carolina-based advertising company. They focus on advertising, content marketing, other marketing, and social media marketing and were launched in 2009.
  • 13
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    Charleston SC
    Founded in 1987, Post No Bills, Inc. Is an advertising company. The firm specializes in advertising, branding, graphic design, digital strategy, and more and has a midsize team. The firm is headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina.
  • 14
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Charleston SC
    Boom Advertising is a media planning and buying agency founded in 1997. Their small team is based in Charleston, South Carolina and provides media planning & buying, advertising, branding, public relations, and more.
  • 15
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Charleston SC
    Based in Charleston, South Carolina, Momentum Marketing is a small advertising company. Founded in 2005, the team specializes in advertising, public relations, branding, pay per click, and more.
    Industries
  • 16
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Charleston SC
    Advertising company Green Bag Designs is located in Charleston, South Carolina. The small team specializes in advertising, direct marketing, social media marketing, web design, and more and was founded in 2013.
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  • 17
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Charleston SC
    The Bosworth Group is a small Charleston, South Carolina-based advertising company. The team offers advertising, branding, web design, media planning & buying, and more.
  • 18
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    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Charleston SC
    Advertising company Touchpoint Communications is in Charleston, South Carolina. Established in 2005, the small team provides advertising, media planning & buying, public relations, social media marketing, and more.
  • 19
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    Palmetto Digital Marketing Group

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    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Charleston SC
    Palmetto Digital Marketing Group, a PPC agency, was founded in 2014. They are in Charleston, South Carolina and have a small team. Palmetto Digital Marketing Group offers pay per click, advertising, search engine optimization, business consulting, and more.
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  • 20
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    2 - 9 Employees
    Mount Pleasant SC
    Zimmerman & Murray Associates Inc is a small advertising and media planning and buying company headquartered in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. They focus on advertising and media planning & buying and were founded in 1998.
  • 21
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    North Charleston SC
    Motivated Marketing is a North Charleston, South Carolina-based SEO services firm. The small team provides search engine optimization, social media marketing, advertising, web design, and more and was founded in 2007.
  • 22
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Charleston SC
    Blind Acre Media is a SEO company. The small Charleston, South Carolina-based agency was founded in 2008. Their services include search engine optimization, web design, advertising, ux/ui design, and more.
  • 23
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Charleston SC
    SLANT Media is an advertising company. They focus on advertising, ux/ui design, branding, digital strategy, and more and were founded in 2004. Their small team is Greenville, South Carolina-based.
  • 24
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    CRANK Digital Marketing Authority

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    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Walterboro SC
    CRANK Digital Marketing Authority is a Walterboro, South Carolina-based advertising company. Founded in 2019, the small team specializes in advertising, search engine optimization, social media marketing, web design, and more.
  • 25
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Mount Pleasant SC
    Panda Digital Agency is a small advertising company. They offer advertising, email marketing, graphic design, social media marketing, and more and were launched in 2016.
  • 26
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    North Charleston SC
    Maranatha Design, a small branding company, is based in Columbia, South Carolina and North Charleston, South Carolina. Founded in 2019, the team offers branding, graphic design, advertising, business consulting, and more.
    Industries
  • 27
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Charleston SC
    Freshley Media, a small PPC company, is in Charleston, South Carolina. Their services include pay per click, web design, web development, advertising, and more.
    Industries
  • 28
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Mount Pleasant SC
    The Matchstick Group is a print design agency. They focus on print design, advertising, branding, marketing strategy, and more and were established in 2011. The company is in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina.
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