Looking for a top brand strategy strategist in Boston?

Whether you're launching a new brand, extending your existing brand, or competing with a similar product or service, a brand strategy firm can help you meet your goals. A brand strategy lays out the core story of your company and its respective products and services. Executing a brand strategy requires aligning your brand identity with the right audiences and reaching them on the right channels.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top brand strategy agencies 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 Brand Strategy Firms

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

    Founded in 1994, blackcoffee is a marketing agency located in Boston. Their small team of 7 specializes in naming and branding.  

    Clients
    Acura
    Showtime
    Fox Sports
    Converse
    Notable Project

    A tech firm hired blackcoffee for their branding services. The firm wanted to rebrand in order to maintain a strong presence in their industry. The agency crafted several solutions including a new logo and brand new packaging. 

    "The new branding is standardized across all materials and accomplishes the desired differentiation from competitors."–Managing Director, Tech Firm 

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  • 2
    $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

  • 3
    $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.

     

  • 4
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Boston MA

    Marquis is a branding and graphic design agency based in Boston. Founded in 2003, the small team of 8 specializes in branding, graphic design, and web design. They work primarily with clients in the healthcare and medical industries.

     

    Clients
    Northeastern University
    General Dynamics
    The Boston Red Sox/Fenway Enterprises
    NFC Forum
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Marquis worked on a full rebrand for a design-build company. They handled a complete company rebrand, focusing on making it unique in a competitive market. Their work included logo design, a new website, content, and marketing material. The client appreciated the positive feedback the project received.

    “We’ve received tremendous positive feedback on our new website, tagline, and logo. Creating a new brand has helped us stand out among our competition. We're able to stay relevant with our existing clients and confidently reach out to new ones.” – Director of Marketing, Design-Build Company 

  • 5
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Needham MA

    RainCastle Communications is a web design and branding company based outside Boston, in Needham, Mass. Founded in 1994, RainCastle's team of about 8 employees are experts in web design, content strategy, branding, and graphic design. They work with both B2B and B2C clients across industries.

    Clients
    Harvard
    Dana Farber
    Thermo Fisher Scientific
    Shawmut Construction
    Industries
    Notable Project

    RainCastle Communications created a comprehensive website for a university, which included a robust content strategy, UX/UI, usability testing, branding, copywriting, and animated videos. They built a website using WordPress CMS. The client was impressed with how RainCastle Communications simplified a complex offering and powerfully presented the new brand.

    “The site debuted to overwhelming praise from many stakeholders; the simple visuals appealed to viewers while adhering to brand guidelines. RainCastle’s flexibility, quick response times, and openness to feedback made for a smooth workflow. They went above and beyond to deliver quality work on time.”— Marketing Executive, Large Educational Institute

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

    Millennium Agency is a digital marketing and PR firm that's headquartered in Manchester, N.H.; they also have a Boston office. Founded in 1996, they have about 18 employees that do web design, web development, and PR. Millennium Agency serves a mix of small and midmarket businesses in the IT, retail, and consumer products and services sectors. 

    Clients
    Eversource
    TJMaxx
    7-Eleven
    Dunkin' Donuts
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Millennium Agency rebranded a hospital to generate new business. They design the logo and website. In addition to a 10% increase in scheduled appointments, the hospital also got enhanced online visibility and customer engagement rates. 

    "[Millennium Agency] is personable, accessible, and able to work side-by-side to become an extension of your team." — Director of Marketing, Hospital 

  • 7
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Boston MA

    Headquartered in Boston, Image Conscious Studios is a branding agency that specializes in web design, digital strategy, and UX/UI design. Founded in 2004, they have about 8 employees works with a variety of clients in different industries including, healthcare, marketing, and hospitality & leisure. 

    Clients
    New England School of Photography
    Printed Village
    Recurrent Energy
    Gingko Bioworks
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A small restaurant group hired Image Conscious Studios for branding and web design. Image Conscious Studios provided a beautifully designed WordPress website and a full branding package. 

    "They've [Image Conscious Studios] created a strong brand for us and we've received a very favorable feedback from our customers." – Owner of Small Restaurant Group

  • 8
    $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

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

    MESH Interactive Agency is a full-service content marketing agency based out of Boston. Founded in 2006, the team of 11 specializes in advertising, branding, and content marketing. 

    Clients
    Google
    Arrow
    ECS
    Industries
    Notable Project

    MESH Interactive Agency worked on rebranding and marketing for a telecommunications company. The team helped a company rebrand to include new service offerings. They led brainstorming sessions, updated a website and its messaging, and created a HubSpot profile to run marketing campaigns. The client appreciated their dedication to the project.

    "Their team genuinely understood our project goals and adhered to our requests as meticulously as possible. They produced high-quality deliverables—including graphics and packaging for both Mac and Windows platforms—on time and at reasonable rates." — Sales and Marketing Director, Telecommunications Company

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

    Founded in 2010, Opus Design is a digital design agency that offers web design, branding, and graphic design services to their small business and mid-market clients in the education, healthcare, and non-profit industries. Their 50 employees are based out of offices in Boston and Neustadt, Germany.

    Clients
    Westover School
    BlueHub Capital
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Opus Digital recently worked on print design for a college prep school. They designed a bi-annual magazine  for that client.

    “Over the last several years since Opus has been responsible for our Magazine design, we have received an increasingly favorable response from our alumnae and other constituencies to both the content and design of the publication. ” — Associate Director, College Prep School

  • 11
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Waltham MA

    A creative and design agency headquartered outside Boston in Waltham, MA, Clockwork Design Group has nearly 25 years of experience in web design. The small team of about 5 employees also offers branding and print design services.

    Clients
    Notre Dame Academy
    Edelstein
    Peak Financial
    Ligris
    Notable Project

    An engineering company hired Clockwork Design Group to redesign its website. The client wanted the site to support the company goal of being the go-to source for thought leadership and quality content. The site needed to be modern and easy to maintain. Clockwork Design Group redesigned the site on WordPress and created branded copy to portray the client’s vision.

    “Clockwork showed dedication to understanding our needs and working closely with us to achieve our website goals. Their entire team was exceptionally easy to work with, responsive, and knowledgeable.”– Marketing Specialist, Engineering Firm

  • 12
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Boston MA

    With locations in Boston, Warwick, R.I., and New York, marketing agency TribalVision was founded in 2010 and has grown to more than 70 employees. TribalVision is a full-service agency and offers web design, PPC, digital strategy, email marketing, marketing strategy, graphic design, SEO, and social media marketing, among other services. 

    Clients
    Preventure
    Tanury Industries
    NetCenergy
    Industries
    Notable Project

    TribalVision serves as the marketing department of an IT company. TribalVision offers website re-design and maintenance for the company along with branding, content creation, and social media.

    "Their team is results-driven, and their strength comes from having professional people who are knowledgeable about all aspects of marketing; they understand that marketing requires a multi-tiered approach." – VP of Finance, IT Company

  • 13
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Arlington MA

    Ora is a brand strategy and design studio founded in 2015 and located in Arlington, Mass. The company is run by a freelancer who offers branding and web design services. Their clientele comprises midmarket businesses in the energy and natural resources, consumer products and services, and nonprofit industries.

    Clients
    Ampion
    DesignLights Consortium
    SoulBuffalo
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Ora designed a logo and a website for a renewable energy company. The team also provided naming services and redesigned marketing collateral. They were a responsive partner, and the partnership was successful.

    “We’ve gotten positive feedback on the website and logo from friends and clients.” – Partner, Renewable Energy Company

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

    Cleveland Design is a Boston-based graphic design and marketing team that was founded in 1995. The 6-person team offers branding, graphic design, and web design to enterprises in sectors like business services, legal services, and financial services.

    Clients
    Thomson Reuters
    Fidelity Investments
    Clarivate Analytics
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Cleveland Design refreshed a website and brand identity for a PR firm. They created a new logo among other branding materials to modernize the client's image. Their work achieved the client's goals and exceeded their expectations. 

    "Everyone on the Cleveland Design team is an expert in their field." – Co-Founder & Managing Partner, PR Firm

  • 15
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Providence RI

    Founded in 2010, North Street Creative is a design agency. Their team of around 10 employees is based in New York, with an additional office in Providence, R.I. They focus on web design, graphic design, and branding.

    Clients
    4Ocean
    American Express
    Bloomberg Beta
    L’Oreal
    Industries
    Notable Project

    North Street Creative designed a website for a hotel chain. The team built the WordPress website to be in line with the client's brand identity. The new website received positive internal and external feedback.

    "They’re skilled at zeroing in on exactly what a client, and a specific project, needs." – Former Director of Content Strategy, Hotel Chain

  • 16
    $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

  • 17
    $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

  • 18
    $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

  • 19
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Boston MA

    East Coast Catalyst is a Boston-based digital marketing agency that was founded in 2010. East Coast Catalyst's team of 7 offers SEO, UX/UI design, branding, PPC, digital strategy, and public relations services.

    Clients
    Microsoft
    Comcast
    Harvard University
    General Electric
    Notable Project

    East Coast Catalyst redesigned a software company's digital branding assets, including its website and logo. The company's revenue, traffic, and coverage improved with East Coast Catalyst's help.

    "I continue to get comments about how the brand elements are tied really tightly to our core messaging and the values we project as a company. We constantly get comments about how cool the logo is and the color palette and how well the design reflects our story and value." - Chief Marketing Officer, Software Company

  • 20
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Norwood MA

    PearTree Design, LLC is a branding and marketing agency based in Norwood, Mass. Founded in 1996, the small team of 6 specializes in graphic design, branding, and web design. They work primarily with small businesses in the advertising and marketing industries.

     

    Clients
    Ameriprise
    Boston College
    WorldVision
    MSIC
    Industries
    Notable Project

    PearTree Design, LLC worked on creative development for an advertising firm. They provided creative input for advertising campaigns, focusing on traditional media, delivering logos, newspaper ads, brochures, and direct mail operations. The client was impressed with the revenue the project brought in.

    “We’ve generated millions of dollars in sales for my client thanks to PearTree’s designs.” – President, Advertising Firm

  • 21
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Boston MA

    Cintri is a media and production agency based in Jamaica Plain, Mass. The agency, founded in 2018, has a team of around ten that provides video production, branding, social media marketing, and content marketing services to enterprise and smaller-sized companies in the arts & entertainment, IT, automotive, and other industries.

    Clients
    Red Bull
    Boston Beer Company
    Scotty Lago
    Camille Kostek
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A machine design software company hired Cintri to produce a promotional video that will be sent to customers and featured on the front page of the company's website. Cintri handled storyboarding, all of the filming, post-production editing, and adding the animations to create the final product. All throughout the production process, the company's internal team had previews. A total of 16 versions of the video were submitted, varying in length, orientation, and language.

    "Everyone we sent the video to is very impressed. It’s very cool and very futuristic." - Founder, Machine Design Software Company 

  • 22
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Newton MA

    Algert Sula is a creative direction and product design freelancer based in Boston. He offers branding, UI/UX design, web design, logo, print design, and video production services.

    Clients
    PayPal
    Drift
    Putnam Investments
    Datawire
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Algert Sula built a brand that could easily be portrayed on and in websites, content, UX design, and marketing collateral. He also designed a number of original products and websites. The client was pleased with the successful implementation of his work.

    “The brand he helped create is now recognized throughout the world. Companies copy our design every day because of Algert’s style.” – Director of Recruiting, Marketing Firm

  • 23
    $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
     

  • 24
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Boston MA

    Yelling Mule is a Boston-based web design and development agency that started in 2010. With a team of 10+ employees, they focus on providing web design and branding services to enhance their clients' corporate identity.

    Clients
    Vince Camuto
    Northeastern University
    NFL
    Tresca
    Notable Project

    To update a staffing company's website, Yelling Mule custom redesigned the platform based on stakeholder input. The team presented several options to start before developing the site and providing SEO services. Improved search rankings and page navigation helped the client secure more prospective leads.

    "The new website helps users navigate through our information and find what they’re looking for. We’re able to get the clients and candidates that we need thanks to Yelling Mule’s support." – Operations Manager, Staffing Company

  • 25
    $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

  • 27
    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 

  • 28
    $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

  • 29
    $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

  • 30
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Providence RI

    Atelier LKS is a small Providence, Rhode Island-based web design agency. Founded in 2006, the team provides web design, graphic design, logo, and branding.

    Notable Project

    Atelier LKS provides a range of website and marketing collateral design services for a dermatology practice. Key deliverables include logo and website design, branding guidelines, and content creation.

    "It has been an unbelievable translation of my dream project concept into an online format."

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