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July 2022

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  • 2
    • Scheduling

      4.7
    • 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

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Mekanic refreshed a housing organization’s branding and marketing strategy. They held exploratory sessions before the rebranding; once rebranding was done, they revamped marketing assets, including the website. 

    “Their team was creative and responsive to our needs.”

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  • 3
    • 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

    Industries

    Notable Project

    REQ provides PR services for a cybersecurity company. Their tasks include managing media relations, pitching, drafting bylines, coordinating interviews, coaching spokespeople, social media support, and more.

    “The agility and flexibility of the team are outstanding.”

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  • 4
    • $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 provides graphic design, web development, and app development services for a public affairs agency. The team has also been involved in SEO and keyword linking strategy efforts.

    “Their design aesthetic and user interface are excellent.”

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  • 5
    • $10,000+
    • 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 produced two videos for a nonprofit affordable housing organization. They handled all of the audio, video editing, mixing, voiceovers, and scriptwriting. Another deliverable was an infographic. 

    "I give them high marks for listening and understanding what we were trying to produce." 

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  • 6
    • 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 led a rebranding project for a nonprofit advocacy organization. Their team created new branding and related collateral from existing research before designing and developing the client’s new website.

    “Teal Media was one of the top consultants I’ve worked with in terms of their project management.”

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  • 7
    • $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

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Borenstein Group, Inc. provided digital marketing, branding, and web development services for a private equity firm. They built a new site and created the brand strategy and the client's overall brand name.

    "We were especially impressed with the level of communication and their dedication to ensuring we were happy customers."

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  • 8
    • 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 provided web development for a lobbying firm. They overhauled an old website and created a new design, going through several rounds of feedback and edits with the client before delivering the site.

    “I’m happy to refer Design In DC — I’ve already recommended them to another organization.”

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  • 9
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.6
    • NPS

      4.9
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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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  • 10
    • 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 Video has provided video production services for a nonprofit organization. They’ve worked on several projects over seven years, making and editing videos from 15–30 seconds to four minutes.

    "What they do is really invaluable for us."

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  • 11
    • 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

    Working with an executive search firm that had a relatively modest online dynamic, Jake Group revamped the client's marketing, branding, and logo presence through its web design services. Thanks to a high level of technical expertise, combined with intuitive marketing and business minds, Jake Group created a website that was billed as clear, provocative, and representative of the client's experience.

    “[Jake Group] has a very high level of technical expertise. They know all the marketing strategies, but they also have very effective business minds. This allows them to translate our business objectives into something marketable.”  – Owner, Executive Search Firm

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  • 12
    • 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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    • $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 created a WordPress web design for a nonprofit based in DC. The client wanted a website that was user-friendly and easy to read, which Taoti delivered. They worked on everything from the framework to the design elements.

    “We worked together. Their job was to make everything look really pretty and functional, which they did.” – Program Manager, Non-Profit

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  • 14
    • 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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  • 15
    • 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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  • 16
    • 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

    A steel company wanted to redesign its website from scratch. NJI Media built a new website on Drupal, including a design refresh, new navigation architecture, and new functionalities such as video capabilities. NJI Media also ensured that the new website was responsive on mobile devices. The client received positive feedback from their customers following the new website's launch.

    "NJI Media provided a solution that resulted in almost no customer questions, complaints, or concerns."- Chief Communications Officer, Steel Company

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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 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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  • 18
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.9
    • 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 has developed a marketing strategy for a nonprofit organization. Following a discovery phase, they've developed and implemented a marketing plan and created a style and brand guide for the client.

    "I'm impressed with the fact that they can pivot easily when our goals and plans change."

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  • 19
    • 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 created a new website and brand strategy for an IT services company. They suggested a Craft CMS for its customizability, and translated the brand mission into content and a functional site.

    “I work with a lot of vendors, and I don't know of anyone who is better at staying on time and on budget.”

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  • 20
    • 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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  • 21
    • Scheduling

      4.6
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Washington, DC

    LAI Live is a full-scale live and virtual event production company based in Washington, DC. The company, founded in 2013, has a team of around 40 that provides event marketing & planning, branding, marketing strategy, and graphic design services. LAI Live serves mid-market and other-sized companies in various industries.

    Clients

    • ASAE
    • Association Leadership Awards
    • Certified Angus Beef LLC
    • UniFirst

    Notable Project

    A dairy export group hired LAI Live to develop a virtual solution for their bylaw mandated in-person meetings. One of their tasks was to integrate a voting system so that members can conduct votes online.

    "They were always ready and available to answer any questions that we had."

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  • 22
    • 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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    • 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

    A media company in need of a dedicated creative partner hired Illustria to assist with website projects, email marketing, and more. Illustria assisted with redesigning the client's website, which includes a polling functionality, and created a promotional video for YouTube. As a result of Illustria's work, the media company experienced an increase in web traffic and leads from new advertising partners. The client appreciates Illustria's ability to collaborate smoothly.

    "[Illustria] will get on a phone call with us often for each project that we do, to talk through exactly what we’re looking for. They help us walk through the ways that we can get better and make it as seamless a process as possible." - Director of Operations, Media Company

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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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  • 26
    • 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 support to a financial software company. They helped modernize the client's brand and improve the user experience of their software products. 

    "Their work is very high quality." – COO, Financial Software Company

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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

    A charity hired Bennett Street Media to produce a promotional video. The client's goal was raise awareness about their upcoming fundraising event. Bennett Street Media used the client's script, coached staff members included in the video, and provided editing and production services. The client noted that the video helped their company break fundraising records compared to previous years. 

    "The video helped us raise over $4,000 in 3 hours. During a similar event last year, we raised $1,700 within that same period." - Team Captain, Charity

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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 mobile-friendly website that described relevant issues for voters and housed the nonprofit's digital ads and press updates. Wide Eye delivered the website on time and met all expectations.

    "They did a great job of maintaining the schedule while executing a top-of-the-line website." - Creative Director, Nonprofit

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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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    • Scheduling

      4.2
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.5
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $100,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Washington, DC

    Provoc is a marketing firm founded in Washington, DC in 2008 with more than 10 employees. They are experts in branding, marketing strategy, and digital strategy solutions for clients ranging from small firms to large businesses.

    Clients

    • FTD Disorders

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Provoc provides campaign collateral for a collective of racial equity organization. They work on press releases, email blasts, text messages, and social media marketing to drive voting and census registration.

    “They understand the power that rests in what we could do together.”

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