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December 2022

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List of the Best New York City Brand Strategy Firms

  • 1
    • $75,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    DeSantis Breindel is a branding agency based in New York. Since 2002, its team of about 30 specializes in digital strategy, branding and marketing strategy. DeSantis Breindel mainly works with mid-sized and enterprise-level clients in the information technology, business services, financial services, healthcare & medical, legal and manufacturing industries.

    Clients

    • Verifone
    • Prospiant
    • ENGIE Impact
    • CenTrio

    Industries

    Notable Project

    DeSantis Breindel’s branding package includes new messaging and a website redesign. They are using a data-driven approach while creating a new site architecture and UX/UI. Both will launch later this year.

    "We’re extremely satisfied with their performance and support."

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  • 2
    • $75,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    Tenet Partners is a branding and marketing firm that's headquartered in New York; they have another office in Rochester, N.Y. Founded in 1973, they have approximately 40 employees that do branding, digital strategy, and print design. Clients are mostly enterprise and midmarket businesses. 

    Clients

    • Mastercard
    • Gore
    • Spectrum Enterprise
    • Edwards Lifesciences

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Tenet Partners delivered unifying brand architecture for the client’s organization and its sub-brands, visual identity guidelines, and logo designs.

    "[Tenet Partners] treated us ... as if we were the most important client they had."

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  • 3
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $100,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    Founded in 2005, Motto is a branding agency with offices in Dallas, TX, and New York City. The agency and the 20+ member team are experts in UX/UI design, branding, and web design. 

    Clients

    • Google
    • Brooklyn Brewery
    • Virgin®
    • Andela

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Using a discovery process in the form of an in-depth questionnaire, Motto first came to understand the business before creating a variety of assets for their new brand identity.

    "Motto has a passion for this kind of work. They are great at digging in and understanding our goals and visions."

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  • 4
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.5
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $75,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    BrandTuitive is a branding agency based in New York. Founded in 2010, their team of about 20 employees provides branding, advertising, and marketing strategy services primarily for midmarket and enterprise businesses.

    Clients

    • Nespresso
    • Simply Wine
    • ShopKeep
    • Horizen

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A nonprofit organization hired BrandTuitive to help them name their new web app and provide branding services. They developed a name, logo, and color scheme. The team also created a preliminary marketing plan.

    “They were sincere in their desire to help us and see us succeed.”

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  • 5
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.7
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $50,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    Starfish is a marketing and creative services firm based in New York City. They were established in 2002, and have 23 employees. Starfish's services include marketing strategy, branding, logo design, media planning, web design, and more.

    Clients

    • PwC
    • Weight Watchers
    • Vornado
    • AST

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Starfish provided marketing and advertising services for a communication equipment manufacturer. They worked on the messaging and positioning of a new product to attract high-tech early adopters.

    “We were 100% satisfied with their work, and they exceeded our expectations.”

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  • 6
    • Scheduling

      4.2
    • Quality

      4.7
    • Cost

      4.1
    • NPS

      4.7
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    • $25,000+
    • 1,000 - 9,999 employees
    • New York, NY

    SGK is a global packaging and brand experience company based in London with offices in Amsterdam, Paris, Munich, and Chennai, India. The company, founded in 1953, has more than 5,800 employees and provides content marketing, branding, email marketing, event marketing & planning, packaging design, social media marketing, and video production services. SGK serves midmarket and other-sized companies in the consumer products & services, retail, financial services, and medical industries.

    Clients

    • Abbott
    • Accor
    • Amazon
    • Air France

    Industries

    Notable Project

    SGK helped with a financial services company's communication strategy to ensure the client was targeting the right audience. After research, the team put together messaging proposals and design templates. 

    "The team at SGK is adaptive and flexible."

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  • 7
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    Plus972 is a boutique branding and marketing agency founded in 2009 and located in New York. The team of about 10 employees provides branding, web development, and e-commerce development services. Their clientele includes midmarket and small businesses in the real estate, e-commerce, hospitality and leisure, media, nonprofit, and retail industries.

    Clients

    • The Ritz-Carlton
    • The Getty
    • Victor Group
    • 277 5TH

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Plus972 was hired to provide branding services for a yoga studio. Their main tasks involved company name creation, logo design, and website design.

    "They had amazing creative designers and an efficient project management style."

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  • 8
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • New York, NY

    Located in Brooklyn, NY, GreyBox Creative is a full-service, boutique branding agency that provides high-end strategy, design, and web development. The GreyBox design team has worked together for two decades and helped hundreds of companies create or revitalize their brand.

    Clients

    • Apollo Capital Management
    • Novo Nordisk
    • US Army/Navy
    • Geoffrey Beene

    Industries

    Notable Project

    GreyBox Creative developed a logo for a global communications firm’s end customer. Their work involves interviewing the company about the brand and coming up with a logo brief. 

    “GreyBox was easy to work with and delivered on time.”

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  • 9
    • Scheduling

      4.7
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    Founded in 2018, Together is a creative agency. Their team of around 10 employees is based in London. They focus on web development and design and branding.

    Clients

    • Mosaic
    • SeedLegals
    • Amazon
    • Coast

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Together provided branding and web design services for a fintech company. They redesigned the client's website, focusing on the design and development aspects. 

    "They were patient and willing to take feedback."

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  • 10
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.7
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Brooklyn, NY

    L+R is an international design & technology studio and boutique strategy consulting firm founded in Brooklyn, New York City in 2012. The firm is made up of 25 skilled strategy, design and technology consultants, specializing in brand identity systems, go-to-market strategy consulting, technology strategy, UX/UI design, and next-generation mobile application development. They have offices in Brooklyn, Barcelona, Los Angeles and Milan and work with middle-market and Fortune 500 clients.

    Clients

    • Amazon Web Services
    • The Estée Lauder Companies
    • Hilton Worldwide
    • Louis Vuitton

    Industries

    Notable Project

    L+R rebuilt the user experience/user interface scheme for a platform to make it more user-friendly and creative with the final goal of pushing more engagement and users.

    "Clients have told us that our product was by far the easiest to use and most visually appealing out of all our competitors."

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  • 11
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    Full-service marketing and development agency Ruckus was founded in 2005 in New York City. The team of more than 60 employees has experience with web development, web design, digital strategy, and branding.

    Clients

    • BMW
    • Beekman 1802
    • Unilever
    • Intel

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Ruckus provides a variety of digital marketing services ranging from on-site SEO and UI design to Google Ads. They also manage the client’s social media platforms for LinkedIn, Instagram, and Facebook.

    “They’ve been very good at keeping things organized and staying on top of tasks.”

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  • 12
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Brooklyn, NY

    Suits & Sandals is a brand communications agency that was founded in 2011. Headquartered in Brooklyn, N.Y., the company consists of 11 employees. They specialize in branding, digital strategy, and web design. They primarily serve midmarket companies in the nonprofit, IT, and media industries.

    Clients

    • Trialbee
    • Vault Health
    • Interchecks
    • Bayer G4A

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Suits & Sandals is tasked with building a large, flexible Shopify website for a dog training platform. 

    "We would work with them again over and over."

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  • 13
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $50,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY
    Fazer is a branding firm in New York, New York. The small team focuses on branding and was established in 2017.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Fazer redeveloped the branding of a financial services firm. They created a new brand positioning, messaging, and identity. The team then worked on designing the client's website and marketing materials. 

    "We were extremely pleased with the result Fazer was able to achieve with our new brand identity."

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  • 14
    • Scheduling

      4.7
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.6
    • NPS

      4.8
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    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • New York, NY

    C42D is a branding agency based in New York. Since 2010, the agency and its team of eight have been specializing in web design, branding, and UX/UI design. 

    Clients

    • Kindbody
    • YouTube
    • Shazam
    • Ogilvy

    Industries

    Notable Project

    C42D created a new company name and brand strategy and performed marketing consultations for an engagement analytics platform. They designed marketing collateral such as business cards, logos, and templates. 

    "We set out to explain who we are and what we do. C42D captured that perfectly in our new brand identity."

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  • 15
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Brooklyn, NY

    Tronvig Group is a strategic agency headquartered in Brooklyn, N.Y. with an office in Germany. Since 1998, the agency and its team of over 10 have been specializing in advertising, branding, and print design. The agency focuses on clients in various industries including arts/entertainment, non-profits, and financial services. 

    Clients

    • National Museum of Women in the Arts
    • Metropolitan College of New York
    • PEN America
    • Visiting Nurse Service of New York

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Tronvig has been providing branding and advertising services for a college. The team has also been providing support with the client's graphics, video, and audio projects.

    "The level of detail they apply to "the why" of a given problem is spectacular."

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  • 16
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.5
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $25,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • New York, NY

    Major Tom is a full-service digital agency based in New York, with offices in Toronto and Vancouver. Founded in 2000, their team of about 70 employees serves a variety of industries. They specialize in providing web design, digital strategy, and social media marketing capabilities.

    Clients

    • L'Oreal
    • Denny's
    • Sleeman Breweries
    • Orkin

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Major Tom helped a financial services company with their digital marketing needs. 

    "They really cared about getting results."

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  • 17
    • Scheduling

      4.7
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.6
    • NPS

      4.7
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    • $100,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    Constructive is a leading social impact branding and web design agency based in New York CityFounded in 2000, they have over 20 years of experience helping nonprofits and academic institutions increase their impact. Their team of 13 helps ambitious social impact organizations develop strategies, design brands, and create digital experiences that engage, educate, and activate audiences to advance systemic change.

    Clients

    • Aspen Institute
    • Blue Meridian Partners
    • Cardiovascular Research Foundation
    • Climate Impact Lab

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Constructive designed reports and toolkits for a project led by a public history association. They worked on giving the project a unique visual identity. They also created social media graphics and collateral. 

    “Their project manager and designers had a high degree of professionalism.”

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  • 18
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    NYC based digital design agency, Crafted, works small and midmarket businesses in the business services, real estate, retail, advertising, and arts industries. SInce 2011, the team of 50 have worked providing clients with web design, branding, advertising, SEO, web development, and digital strategy services.

    Clients

    • New York Times
    • Tishman Speyer
    • Revolt TV

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Crafted developed a website and performed SEO and other branding services.

    "I’m happy with everything they’ve done."

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  • 19
    • $100,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • New York, NY

    Zerotrillion is an advertising company. The midsize Amsterdam, Netherlands-based agency was founded in 2019. Their team specializes in advertising, branding, public relations, marketing strategy, and more.

    Clients

    • Niagara Falls Tourism
    • FRNT Financial
    • Canadian National Institute for the Blind
    • Jotun Paints

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Zerotrillion provides branding services for a media and technology company. They’ve created the name, logo, and brand guidelines for a product and worked on strategic and creative services for end clients.

     

    “They take each project as an opportunity to do something that has never been done before.”

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  • 20
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • New York, NY

    Bionic Egg is based in New York. Since 2001, this agency has been specializing in web design and development, e-commerce development, and branding, for a wide variety of clients. 

    Clients

    • Sunset Cosmetic Surgery
    • Blesso Properties
    • Susan Bender
    • NozAid

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Bionic Egg designed and developed a website for a real estate brokerage as a part of their efforts to rebrand their corporate identity. 

    “I was impressed with Bionic Egg’s attention to detail and responsiveness.”

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  • 21
    • Scheduling

      4.7
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.4
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $100,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    Based in San Francisco, Cutwater is a full-service advertising agency whose name derives from their vision – they help clients find their cutwater, or the clearest manifestation of their company's vision. Founded in 2007, its team of nearly 50 specializes in advertising, SEO, and social media marketing services among other marketing efforts.  

    Clients

    • Hartz
    • Harvest Snaps
    • Discover Boating / National Marine Manufacturers Association
    • DermapenWorld

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Cutwater helped a search engine craft a B2B marketing strategy about the shift to mobile advertising. They had a discovery phase, helped the client get ethnographic-type research, and created a concept.

    "Cutwater jumped right in to help us."

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  • 22
    • $10,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Fairfield, NJ

    Phase 3 is a marketing and communications firm based in Atlanta, GA. Founded in 2001, Phase 3's team of over 150 employees primarily work with midmarket and enterprise businesses. They specialize in providing print design, branding, and PR services.

    Clients

    • Alliance Residential
    • Barnsley Resort
    • Circa Lighting
    • Construction Specialties

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Phase 3 Marketing and Communications provided PR, digital marketing, and social media marketing services for an industrial manufacturer. They also handled video production, graphic design, and web development.

    “All the results we received were what we expected and then some.”

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  • 23
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    Wolf&Whale is a UX/UI consultancy founded in 2013 and located in New York. The team of fewer than 50 employees offers UX/UI design, branding, and web development services. Their clients primarily include midmarket businesses in the business services, arts, entertainment, and music, and consumer products and services industries.

    Clients

    • GoDaddy
    • Apple
    • WeWork
    • Chime

    Industries

    Notable Project

    To revamp an outdated interface, Wolf&Whale completely redesigned the UI/UX of a drone solution's web and mobile apps. They engaged in user studies, persona development, and wireframes before implementation.

    "We were extremely pleased with the results."

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  • 24
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Brooklyn, NY

    Kworq is a marketing and advertising firm headquartered in New York City. Founded in 2011, Kworq's team of 13 employees specialize in graphic design and social media marketing, and video production. The firm's clients include recognizable major brands in the telecommunications and professional sports space.

    Clients

    • Hickey Freeman
    • Samuelsohn
    • NARS
    • NBA Players Association

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Kworq revamped a website to include upgraded merchandise buying options and a professional design.

    "Communication between our office and Kworq was consistently efficient and clear."

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  • 25
    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    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
    • Bark
    • Bloomberg Beta

    Industries

    Notable Project

    North Street Creative used an existing research report about investment challenges to craft a story for an audience of investment professionals.

    "The team was flexible as possible with deadlines but firm when they needed to be to keep us on track..."

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  • 26
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • New York, NY

    Founded in 2013, DBC is located in New York with close to 15 employees. They provide branding, graphic design, and logo design services for midmarket, enterprise, and small businesses.

    Clients

    • American Express
    • Bain & Co
    • StockTwits
    • Corcoran

    Industries

    Notable Project

    DBC was hired by a financial technology platform to help with their brand image, logo design, and messaging. The team also built a website for the client.

    “I was most impressed with DBC’s personable approach and supportiveness.”

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  • 27
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Brooklyn,

    SUVA Inc is a design agency founded in Brooklyn in 2002 with no more than 10 professionals. They excel at branding, web design, and graphic design solutions for small and mid-market firms in the fields of business services, consumer products, and arts.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    SUVA Inc is working with an architectural design company on its website. They’ve built the site from scratch and now implement features and functionalities for visuals and site navigation. 

    "SUVA always exceeds my expectations, is reasonable and fair, and we have a great partnership."

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  • 28
    • $10,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • New York, NY

    Kaleidoscope ® is a branding agency based in Chicago, Illinois; Cincinnati, Ohio and New York, New York. The midsize agency was launched in 1995. Their team offers branding, packaging design, marketing strategy, and product design.

    Clients

    • Mars Wrigley
    • Duracell
    • Grupo Bimbo
    • ALDI

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A beer brewing company engaged with Kaleidoscope ® to provide design mockups and was tasked with manufacturing the packaging of its bottled and canned products.

    "They communicated perfectly and helped us rush the job to deliver a beautiful outcome within our budget."

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  • 29
    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York,

    Branding firm Black Studio Agency was launched in 2019. The company specializes in branding, video production, advertising, and ux/ui design and has a small team.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Black Studio Agency has produced a video for a digital marketing platform. They’ve designed a mascot and animated it to explain the product. Also, they currently manage the Instagram and LinkedIn accounts.

    "It’s the best customer relationship I’ve had."

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  • 30
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    BusySeed is a digital agency based in Warwick, R.I. The 12-person team got their start in 2013 and offers social media marketing, branding, and digital strategy to small businesses and midmarket companies.

    Clients

    • Ventura Stone
    • Varano's Risorante Italiano
    • 2Betties

    Industries

    Notable Project

    An emergency preparedness product store hired BusySeed to create an e-commerce site. The team also tasked with supporting its management and marketing.

    "They were always accessible in the workflow."

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