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December 2022

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      4.8
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Alexandria, VA

    Mekanic is a branding and creative marketing agency based in Alexandria, Va. The agency, founded in 2015, has more than 30 employees that provide, among others, branding, digital strategy, and market research services to midmarket and small companies, institutions, and organizations.

    Clients

    • Alexandria Chamber of Commerce
    • American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP)
    • National Association of College Auxiliary Services (NACAS)
    • GO2 Foundation

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    Notable Project

    Mekanic provided a brand overhaul for a masonry association. They redeveloped the layout for flyers, business cards, logos and stationery. Their work is ongoing with some marketing and website consulting.

    “Overall, I'd say we're just generally happy with the way things have gone.”

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    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $25,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Washington, DC

    A leading digital marketing and brand management company, REQ outpaces changes in today’s rapidly evolving media landscape by bringing reputation, advocacy, brand, and business results to new heights. Offering a comprehensive suite of solutions and technologies that define, connect, and protect brands, REQ serves global brands and leaders in technology, real estate, entertainment, government, hospitality, retail, and finance. The company has been named to both the Inc. 500 and Deloitte Fast 500 lists as one of the fastest growing companies in America, as well as Inc.’s Best Workplaces. Founded in Washington, DC in 2008, REQ has offices and employees in New York, Boston, and San Francisco. 

    Clients

    • Waymo
    • eBay
    • Intel
    • PayPal

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    REQ is a software company’s PR partner. They establish an editorial calendar, create content, and conduct media outreach to boost the company’s public sector visibility. 

    "They're a joy to work with and the results of their work are amazing."

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    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Washington, DC

    Teal Media is a full-service creative agency that was founded in 2008. With offices in Washington, DC and Royal Oak, MI, Teal Media, and its team of 10 employees, is skilled in web and UI/UX design, branding, and web development. They primarily serve nonprofits and advocacy organizations.

    Clients

    • AFL-CIO CARE USA
    • Council on Foreign Relations
    • Equal Justice Works
    • Equal Rights Advocates

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Teal Media was hired by a nonprofit organization to migrate their site from Webflow CMS to WordPress. They're also tasked with developing new pages for the site and handling their SEO efforts.

    “Just knowing that they’re always willing and able to adjust to our needs is an integral part of our relationship."

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  • 5
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Washington, DC

    Founded in 2015, niftic agency is headquartered in Washington DC, and has a satellite office in Salt Lake City, Utah. niftic agency's team of around 5 employees focuses on web design, web development, and custom software development.The client appreciated niftic agency's technical expertise and innovative solutions.

    Clients

    • The North Face
    • Change.org
    • Lexus
    • BRAC

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Niftic Agency creates organic digital software to boost sales leads, building and integrating a chatbot with social APIs to direct qualified inbound traffic. Soon, they’ll expand to broader product marketing. 

    "We don’t recommend many firms, but I highly recommend Niftic Agency."

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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Washington, DC

    Social Driver is a digital agency founded in 2011 with a team of over 10 members. Based in Washington, DC, they offer web design, social media marketing, and digital strategy solutions for clients ranging from small firms to large businesses in the fields of health care and nonprofit, among others.

    Clients

    • American Nurses Association
    • The Education Trust
    • Elizabeth Dole Foundation
    • Goodwill Industries International

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Social Driver provided PR and social media consulting services to an international nonprofit organization. Their work included making templates, graphics, and hosting webinars.

    "They’re proactive, and I feel cared for on a strategic and personal level."

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    • Scheduling

      4.6
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Washington, DC

    Founded in 2016, Design In DC is a digital design agency that works with small and mid-market businesses. A team of 25 employees with a wide-range of skills, their technical services include app development, web development and maintenance. Design In DC also offers creative services such as videography and photography to enhance client projects. 

     

    Clients

    • Reflexion
    • Altumint
    • Modality Solutions
    • Twin Bridges

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Design in DC picked up a website redesign rescue mission for a IT consultancy. They added new functionality to the CRM, revamped the site's copy, and created a new logo. 

    "Their technical ability was particularly impressive."

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    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Takoma Park, MD

    Founded in 2015, 45RPM is a full-service digital marketing agency in Washington, D.C. and Mexico City that works with small, midmarket, and enterprise companies. The team of 50 works to provide clients with branding, web development, content marketing, and web design for clients in the IT and business services industries.

    Clients

    • Appian
    • Nebia
    • National Geographic
    • AARP

    Industries

    Notable Project

    45RPM executed a tech startup's B2B and B2C digital acquisition campaigns across multiple platforms. They submitted a proposal outlining the deliverables and key performance metrics they planned to achieve.

    "45RPM made themselves available to the point where it felt like they were an in-house team."

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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Vienna, VA

    Borenstein Group, Inc. is an integrated strategic marketing communications agency based near Washington DC in Fairfax, Va. Founded in 1995, Borenstein Group, Inc. has around 10 employees who specialize in branding, web design, and social media marketing.

    Clients

    • Amentum
    • Quadrint
    • InQuisient
    • AMRestore

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    Notable Project

    Borenstein Group, Inc. conducted research to build a strategy for expanding into the government sector. They then optimized rebranding and website redesign efforts.

    "You just pick up the phone, and whatever the question is, it's resolved."

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    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.4
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Washington, DC

    LAI Video capitalizes on the role video plays in marketing by specializing in video production. Based in the heart of Washington, D.C. with a second office in Chicago, LAI Video was founded in 2013 and has a team of 39 employees. They create videos for branding and communications campaigns, commercials, and events.

    Clients

    • Amazon
    • Nestlé
    • MedStar Health
    • HITT Contracting

    Industries

    Notable Project

    LAI produced three videos, traveling to three locations to shoot interviews of various community members. They also collaborated on scripting and storyboarding and provided post-production services.

    “The videos LAI produced effectively tell a great story about our industry...”

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    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.6
    • NPS

      4.8
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    • $100,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Alexandria, VA

    Yes& (formerly Beyond Definition) is a branding agency located in Silver Spring, Md. Founded in 2003, Beyond Definition's team of around 20 specializes in mobile app development, graphic design, and web development. Beyond Definition works primarily with midmarket and small business clients in the business services, non-profit, and consumer products industries. 

    Clients

    • Exxon Mobil
    • Atlas Brew Works
    • Sage Water
    • NPR

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Yes& (formerly Beyond Definition) helped establish a holistic brand identity. They have completed a wide range of design requirements such as a logo and t-shirts. They also built two versions of the website.

    “They’ve given us such a distinction out in the market.”

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    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Washington, DC

    Jake Group is a full-service digital communications firm that offers web design, web development, and branding assistance to professional services and non-profit organizations across the country. Based in Washington, DC, Jake Group has a small team of around 15 employees that was founded as a web design studio, but has since expanded its capabilities to include all aspects of creative and digital marketing.

    Clients

    • iDirect
    • American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges
    • Colonial Parking
    • FOX Architects

    Notable Project

    Jake Group provided web design and development services for an academic veterinary association. Utilizing analytics, they rebuilt the website on WordPress as well as upgraded its graphics and architecture.

    “They’re a very accomplished group of professionals. Everyone knows their job very well.”

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    • $25,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Washington, DC

    Full-service digital agency Taoti Creative is based in Washington, DC. The team of 40 has experience in web design, web development, and UX/UI design, with a special focus on small businesses and nonprofits.

    Clients

    • USAID
    • World Bank
    • National Democratic Institute
    • Fordham Institute

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Taoti Creative performed a complete website migration and redesign for a cybersecurity services firm. They transferred all backend architecture from Drupal to WordPress and implemented new designs and layouts.

    “It was great to see them take our problem and come up with an innovative solution that was clearly tailored to us.”

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    • Scheduling

      4.6
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Vienna, VA

    Founded in 1999, LightMix is a graphic design studio based in Vienna, Va. LightMix's small team of fewer than 5 employees specializes in web design, web development, and SEO. 

    Clients

    • Microsoft
    • Washington Metro
    • CES
    • Intelsat

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Lightmix was hired to complete a re-do of a website and collateral materials for a nonprofit organization. The website is complete, but the scope includes design and development in the future. 

    "They've had a high level of design creativity at reasonable costs for ten years."

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    • Scheduling

      4.6
    • Quality

      4.6
    • Cost

      4.4
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $100,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Washington, DC

    Bluetext is a digital marketing agency located in Washington, DC. Founded in 2011, Bluetext has around 30 employees who specialize in branding, web design, and SEO. The client appreciated Bluetext's approach to project management while completing the two microsites simultaneously.

    Clients

    • Hughes
    • SonicWall
    • Google
    • Blue Yonder

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Bluetext helped a government services firm conduct a full brand refresh. They handled an overhaul of the client's website, incorporating new designs, original copywriting, and a corporate video they created.

    "They’re highly creative and well-informed on the government contracting space."

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    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $250,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Washington, DC

    Sensis is an integrated cross-cultural marketing agency with offices in Los Angeles Washington, D.C., Austin, and Atlanta. Founded in 1998, the team of 90+ offers advertising, research, digital experience, PR, social media, and branding. They develop research-based campaigns that drive measurable ROI their clients.

    Clients

    • AltaMed
    • Sempra Energy
    • OC Fair
    • Metrolink

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Sensis helped navigate a bank merger by with branding and PR strategies that highlight unique aspects of each legacy institution. Their work included print and digital design and social media advertising.

    “They’re not in it for the money or their own personal gain, but because they care about our success.”

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    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Fairfax, VA

    Established in 2001, IKM Creative is a branding agency. They are based in Vienna, Virginia and Vienna, Virginia and have a small team. Their services include branding, web design, graphic design, ux/ui design, and more.

    Clients

    • Linux Foundation
    • Expeto
    • PowerFleet
    • Resonate

    Industries

    Notable Project

    IKM Creative is providing various services to a marketing agency such as design, branding, and web development. Their goal is to help third-party clients reach their target market through their deliverables.

    "Their work has been profitable and has helped us continue to build and grow long-term relationships with our partners."

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    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $50,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Alexandria, VA

    NJI Media is an interactive agency that was founded in 2007. Located in Alexandria, Va., NJI Media's team of around 30 focuses on web design, web development, and branding, particularly for midmarket and small business clients in the business services, consumer products, and government services sectors.

    Clients

    • Facebook
    • CSPAN
    • Hilton Worldwide
    • Institute for Energy Research

    Industries

    Notable Project

    NJI Media provided a full website modernization, including a complete Drupal build and a redesign of visuals and architecture. They led internal brainstorming and feedback sessions and troubleshot navigation.

    "They are incredibly patient … and are very good at listening to the voice of the client."

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    • 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 provides branding services, which has included logo design, crafting a mission statement, and developing a website. They also manage campaigns and provide ongoing support.

    "Williams Whittle's work has been extremely valuable overall; we are where we are today thanks to their help."

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    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Washington, DC
    Headquartered in Gaithersburg, Maryland, Outright is a advertising company. They offer advertising, branding, social media marketing, ux/ui design, and more and were founded in 2015.

    Clients

    • me too. Movement
    • YouTube
    • Google
    • Share Our Strength

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Outright was tasked with redesigning a reproductive healthcare advocacy nonprofit's website. They provided a dense platform with endless details. 

    "Every team member we work with communicates clearly, kindly, and is a joy to talk to."

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    • Scheduling

      4.7
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.3
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $25,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Falls Church, VA

    Digital agency Viget has a team of more than 70 employees, spread across 3 offices in the U.S. – Falls Church, Va., Durham, N.C., and Boulder, Colo. Founded in 1999, Viget provides web development, digital strategy, and web, UI/UX, and print design services business clients of all sizes and across industries.

    Clients

    • World Wildlife Fund
    • ESPN
    • Dick's Sporting Goods
    • POLITICO

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Viget was hired to improve the user experience of the client's complex software-as-a-service platform and other areas of the system. They delivered detailed wireframes to be implemented by the client.

    "Viget's just great overall.... I consider their visual design and user experience design skills to be second to none."

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    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • McLean, VA

    Established in 2021, NickelBronx is a small branding agency. Their team focuses on branding, web design, digital strategy, and social media marketing. The firm is headquartered in McLean, Virginia.

    Notable Project

    NickelBronx has provided rebranding services for a cybersecurity and data analytics solutions company. After the rebrand efforts, they’ve revamped the website, which focuses on delivering the core values.

    “We didn’t want a stuffy, corporate look, and they’ve made us shine.”

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  • 23
    • Scheduling

      4.0
    • Quality

      4.0
    • Cost

      3.0
    • NPS

      4.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Washington, DC

    Forum One is a full-service digital design firm that was founded in 1997. The company has more than 100 employees in Alexandria, Va., Washington, D.C., and Seattle. Forum One offers web design, UX/UI design, web development, branding, and other digital services for mainly nonprofits and government agencies.

    Clients

    • Smithsonian Institution (National Museum of African American History & Culture
    • National Museum of Natural History and the National Zoo)
    • Global Impact
    • Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)

    Industries

    Notable Project

    In order to prepare a large museum for its opening, Forum One built a Drupal 7 site within institutional infrastructure, with strong SEO and consistent UX across a variety of devices.

    “They brought a lot of experience from different clients across a variety of sectors, and we’ve benefited from that.”

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  • 24
    • Scheduling

      4.5
    • Quality

      4.7
    • Cost

      4.4
    • NPS

      4.8
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Washington, DC

    Illustria is a full service creative agency based in Washington, DC. Founded in 2013, Illustria's team of 15 specializes in print design, branding, and web design. Illustria mainly works with midmarket clients in the information technology and consumer product industries. 

    Clients

    • HubSpot
    • Alaska Airlines
    • FIJI Water
    • Revlon

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Illustria provides digital design, taking on graphic design responsibilities. They have run a variety of projects, including the creation of company videos, branding and marketing tools, and social media.

    “They’re helping expand our brands.”

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    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Washington, DC

    Bennett Street Media is a full service digital production agency based in Washington, DC. Founded in 2012, Bennett Street Media specializes in video production, digital strategy, and branding. Bennett Street Media works primarily midmarket businesses in a range of industries, especially healthcare, non-profit, and media. 

    Clients

    • Accenture Federal Services
    • Gilead
    • RJ Whyte Events
    • Ion Marketing

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Bennett Street Media was hired to produce a video for a charity event.

    "Bennett Street Media is really professional, client-friendly, and very amiable to what we wanted."

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    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Washington, DC

    Founded in 2005, Exposyour is a design and branding agency based in Santa Clara, Calif. They primarily work with small businesses in the financial services, IT, manufacturing, and medical fields. 

    Clients

    • HiQ Solar
    • Saykara
    • Kangarootime

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A security services company hired Exposyour™ to design their logo and develop their website. The team worked to distinguish the client through engaging graphics and unique business practices.

    "Once I got involved with Exposyour, I didn’t have to look to anybody else for comparison."

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    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Washington, DC

    Established in 1994, Fathom Creative is a branding agency. Headquartered in Washington, District of Columbia and New York City, , their small team focuses on branding, digital strategy, search engine optimization, web design, and more.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    An interactive marketing company hired Fathom Creative to create a brand new logo. The client had some preconceived notions of the logo design and the color schemes.

    "If I recall correctly, their workflow was so efficient, we finished ahead of schedule."

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    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.5
    • NPS

      4.8
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    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Washington, DC

    Founded in 2014, Brllnt is a branding, web design, and UX/UI design company based in Washington, D.C. They have a team of fewer than 10 employees that focus on brand messaging and marketing strategy, especially as it relates to design. 

    Clients

    • ACLU
    • Asurity
    • The George Washington University,
    • DC Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Brllnt provides ongoing branding, UX design, and marketing services to a financial software development company. They developed the company’s brand voice and modernized the designs of their software products. 

    "We throw a lot of different things at them, and they’re always willing to work with us and adapt."

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    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Washington, DC

    Wide Eye is a full-service digital agency based in Washington, D.C. The agency, founded in 2009, has a team of more than ten that provides, among others, branding, digital strategy, and web design services to small and midmarket companies, institutions, and organizations in the nonprofit, politics, and other industries. 

    Clients

    • ACLU
    • California Teachers Association
    • Georgetown University
    • MoveOn

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A nonprofit hired Wide Eye to develop a website for one of its campaigns. 

    "It felt clear how invested they are in our mission and how dedicated they are to creating the highest quality result."

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    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Washington, DC

    Located in Washington, DC, Brand+Aid is a branding agency that specializes in advertising, branding, print design, and content marketing. Since 1999, the team of about 10 has been working with different clients in various industries including education, non-profits, and government services. 

    Clients

    • CDC
    • HHS
    • IRS
    • Medicare

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Brand+Aid marketed a new web app for military families. They created commercials and print media and helped manage the art direction.

    They have a personable and fun approach to their work, and the team is always positive and enthusiastic.”

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