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New and mature business alike benefit from a strong brand strategy. Brand awareness for your business overall and its products and services accelerates business growth. Brand strategy goes beyond just having a name and logo. It involves consistent messaging about your company's value and marketing to ensure this message gets to the right audiences. Hiring a brand strategy company will help you align on the long-term plan, audiences, messages, and channels to use to get your brand recognized.

That's why we've created this list of the best brand strategy services for you to review. Read through company descriptions, former clients, and notable projects to find the best fit for your business. (And, if you want personalized recommendations, tell us about your project.)

List of the Best Brand Strategy Companies

  • 331
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    Piro is an entertainment company from New York City. Since it was founded in 2010, the team has grown to 24 employees. Piro provides video production, advertising, content marketing, branding, and print design services. Most of their clients are large and mid-size companies.

    Clients
    Chipotle Mexican Grill
    Estee Lauder
    E*Trade
    Ferrero Rocher
    Industries
    Notable Project

    An engineering company was going through a comprehensive digital overhaul that was changing their brand and culture. Piro created videos for internal use that focused on strategic character and story development, production and copywriting.

    "Piro has a unique perspectives on big companies, brand storytelling, and the fundamentals of how to tell a good story. They have deep expertise with a variety of mediums and partners." – Global Director of Innovation, Engineering Company

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  • 332
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Soquel CA

    Sleepless Media, founded in 2003 and headquartered in Soquel, Calif., a branding and design agency. The team of ten focus on graphic design, branding, and web design for clients.

    Clients
    Levi Strauss
    Tepui Tents
    August
    Zpacks
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Sleepless Media partnered with bkr, an environmentally sound company who provides users with bottles that positively affect climate change. They provided Shopify expertise and designed a website that helped bring a UX/UI friendly website to the consumer.

  • 333
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Milan Italy

    BCBrandesign is a branding company based in Milan, Italy. Founded in 2017, their team of fewer than 10 employees provides branding and logo design services. 

    Clients
    Miko Fashion Group
    Fixer
    Miko Fashion Group
    Fixer
    Notable Project

    Brought on by a luxury fashion group to design a logo and build a website, bcbranddesign focused on creating beautiful images and conveying elegance. Internal stakeholders were impressed by the number of ideas bcbranddesign offered and their availability, even on the weekend.

    "After the website was built, we put it on our business cards and passed them to our customers. All of our customers like it a lot. It’s definitely better than before when we didn’t have the website." – Account Manager, Fashion Group

  • 334
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Surry Hills Australia

    Smack Bang Designs is a branding and design agency located in Sydney, Australia. Founded in 2012, Smack Bang Designs team of about 10 employees has nearly seven years of experience in branding and web design. The studio also offers premium print design services to its clients. 

    Clients
    Bec & Bridge
    Byron Beach Abodes
    Elle Macpherson
    Huskee
    Notable Project

    Smack Bang Designs partnered with a cosmetics company going through a rebrand to produce collateral and a new logo. Prior to starting work, the team at Smack Bang Designs used questionnaires and a mood board to conduct brand and market research, which then helped to produce a new logo. The firm also created other materials such as packaging for products and print material, as well as a style book, which the client uses for ongoing projects. The client was pleased with the designs created by Smack Bang Designs. 

    "Smack Bang's designs have helped differentiate our company, opening us up to more opportunities with larger retailers." —Founder, Cosmetics Company 

  • 335
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    KOUNTERATTACK is a full-service digital agency based in New York. Founded in 1999, they provide web design, web development, digital strategy, branding, content marketing, and marketing strategy services primarily for small businesses.

    Clients
    Viacom
    PBS
    Mozilla
    Qello
    Industries
    Notable Project

    KOUNTERATTACK assisted a startup with branding, design, and development. The client was one of 40 startups that were chosen from a pool of 1,000 candidates to present in front of the New York Angel Investor Panel, which was due in large part to KOUNTERATTACK's work.

    "They’ve done so much for us during the past few years." – Founder, Startup Social Network

  • 336
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Amsterdam Netherlands

    Digital marketing and design company Your Majesty was founded in 2007. The team of nearly 100 employees is spread across offices in New York City, Amsterdam, and Sao Paulo, Brazil. They help mostly midmarket and enterprise companies with web design, branding, digital and creative strategy, advertising, and video production.

    Clients
    Airbnb
    Samsung
    Netflix
    adidas
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A media company needed to update its website – both its frontend appearance for visitors and backend functionality. The client aimed to create a unified, safe platform for the LGBT community to network. Your Majesty helped research the client's target audience and redesigned and redeveloped the existing website.

    "Their work was superb. The website has a world-class look and feel to it. ...From the beginning, they understood our needs and put forward a clear vision." – VP of Digital, Media Company

  • 337
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Troy NY

    Advertising company Creative Communication Associates was launched in 1983. Their small team is located in Troy, New York. Creative Communication Associates focuses on advertising, branding, content marketing, marketing strategy, and more.

    Notable Project

    Creative Communication Associates was hired by an education firm to develop their branding. Their work expanded, and they now spearhead the client's digital marketing, video production, and advertising efforts.

    "They’re always on top of everything, and they keep us going."

  • 338
    $100,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    barrettSF is an advertising agency based in San Francisco. Founded in 2012, their team of about 30 employees provides advertising, video production, branding, and broadcast video services. 

    Clients
    Rubio's Coastal Grill
    2K Games
    Cost Plus World Market
    Exchange Bank
    Notable Project

    barrettSF built and oversaw the client's TV, social media, PR, and digital marketing campaigns. They also worked on a yearlong campaign on a mobile game to optimize its mobile opportunities. The client's commercial was the most-remembered commercial in October according to Nielsen. 

    "We’re just truly a team back and forth, so we just cut through all the things that can trip up a client/agency relationship." – VP of Marketing, Cloud-based Camera Manufacturer

  • 339
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Santa Rosa CA

    The Engine is Red is a full-service digital agency with locations in Santa Rosa, Calif., and Minneapolis. The agency was founded in 2008 and has around 20 employees who specialize in marketing strategy, branding, web design and development, and mobile app development, among other services. It serves clients in the health care, nonprofit, retail, education, energy, and financial industries.

    Clients
    Rombauer Vineyards
    Medtronic
    Guide Dogs for the Blind
    Swinerton Builders
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A midsized California vineyard hired The Engine is Red to help with its digital strategy when it participated in a Google pilot advertising platform. The Engine is Red helped the client learn how to use the platform successfully and also developed its digital assets and monitored its website performance and metrics.

    "The whole process has been so collaborative and open that their team feels like an extension of our own. With the bigger picture in mind, I appreciate their attention to future opportunities for our business to succeed." - Digital Marketing Manager, California Vineyard

  • 340
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Lakewood CO

    Never Settle is a marketing and advertising agency that has been offering advertising, branding, and marketing strategy services to their small business, enterprise, and mid-market clients in the e-commerce, IT, and non-profit industries since 2012. Their 50 employees are based out of their office in Golden, Colo.

    Clients
    Children's Hospital of Colorado
    University of Colorado
    Oura Ring
    Urban Mattress
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Never Settle recently worked on an e-commerce site for skincare brand. They produced a live e-commerce site with customized features and after the site went live, the client was impressed with the impact on their business.

    “They really care about the outcome for their customers.We can't say enough good things about Never Settle. They did an amazing job for us. ” - Digital Marketing Manager, Skin Care Brand 

  • 341
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Edmonton Canada

    Sonder Creative is a studio based in Edmonton, Canada founded in 2017. Run by a team of fewer than 10 experts, they provide branding, web design, and UX/UI design services for small and mid-market businesses in various industries, such as nonprofit, e-commerce and legal cannabis, among others.

    Clients
    Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring Institute
    Bioenterprise
    Xphyto Therapeutics
    Applied Pharmaceutical Innovation
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Sonder Creative worked with a nonprofit research institute to develop the institute's brand and identity. Sonder Creative initially provided guidelines for the logo and brand, and once planning was done, the company website underwent development. Initially, the institute only contacted Sonder Creative for logo services but seeing the level of detail and quality that Sonder Creative offers, they opted to work on other aspects of branding as well.

  • 342
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Taguig Philippines

    Gohan Concepts is a branding agency headquartered in Taguig, Philippines. Founded in 2017, their team of approximately 15 employees served mostly midmarket to enterprise-level clients in the real estate and financial industries. Their specialties include corporate identity, graphic and logo design, and brand messaging.

    Clients
    Common Ground
    Sofitel
    Chow Tai Fook
    New Manila - City of Pearl
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Gohan Concepts provided branding and developed a website for an investment management company. Starting with the client's logo, they delivered the entirety of the company's brand identity. They delivered a phenomenal website that resembles those of industry leaders.

    "They give clear guidelines, and they're always upfront about requirements." — Founder, Investment Management Company

  • 343
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Diego CA

    LIFT is a graphic design studio, founded in 2008 and based in San Diego. Their 2-person team offers branding, packaging design, graphic design, and logo services.

    Clients
    Qualcomm
    SeaSpine
    Exante360
    Halozyme
    Notable Project

    LIFT supplemented branding resources for a software company. The client wished to undergo a complete rebranding. LIFT assisted with B2B and B2C advertising, along with creating concepts for marketing collateral. The client was pleased with their timeliness and cooperation.

    “Lift’s employees were outstanding creatives that provided excellent customer service.” – Senior Director of Global Branding, Software Company 

  • 344
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Concentric Design is a graphic design firm headquartered in Chicago. Founded in 2006, the firm is comprised of fewer than 10 employees that specialize in web design, branding, logo creation, and graphic design.

    Clients
    Hertz
    United Airlines
    Paylocity
    Teach For America
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Concentric Design created a logo and full branding for a luxury event planner. They provided print collateral, designed a WordPress website, and contributed to SEO and marketing campaigns. The firm experienced a 35% increase in clients and a 50% increase in social media engagement. 

    "Concentric Design offered alternatives which were extraordinarily brilliant and better than our original ideas." – CXO, Event Planner

  • 345
    $50,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Visceral is a digital agency founded in 2006 with offices in San Diego and Berkeley, CA. The agency's team of 11 specializes in web design and development, UX/UI design, and digital strategy. 

    Clients
    The David & Lucile Packard Foundation
    The Heising-Simons Foundation
    Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund
    Schmidt Ocean Institute
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Visceral provided a public relations firm with design and development guidance. The agency did a complete overhaul on the firm's website, along with employee training and newsletter design updates. Their work improved functionality and appearance. The client thought the team at Visceral was trustworthy and easy to work with. 

    "Visceral is my preferred partner for all website and graphic design projects for my clients, so selecting them to relaunch my website was a no-brainer."- Principal, Public Relations Firm

  • 346
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Cleveland OH

    Dallas Riffle Media is a full-service digital agency based in Fairview Park, Ohio. Founded in 2014, their team of less than ten serves clients in the consumer goods, automotive, and environmental verticals. Services include branding, web design, video, and content creation.

    Clients
    Melt Bar & Grilled,
    High Voltage Indoor Karting,
    Jergens, Inc.,
    Verantis Environmental Solutions Group,
    Notable Project

    Dallas Riffle Media provides digital marketing for a video production company. The team worked in HTML with other integrated API’s. Their team was very effective at project management.

    The feedback from the clients is outstanding.

  • 347
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    ikon | Boutique Branding Agency is a design and branding agency that was founded in 2009 and is located in London. They have two employees specializing in high-quality branding and digital design for a range of companies, from startups to global enterprises. Services include brand strategy, art direction, marketing and communications, web design, content, video production, and photography.

    Clients
    Westfield
    Porsche
    Oakley & F1
    Industries
    Notable Project

    ikon | Boutique Branding Agency delivered branding materials and other assets for a global commercial real estate company. They provided creative briefs, pitch decks, advertising copy, and literature for new clients. Using pitch decks from ikon, the client was able to secure multiple advantageous partnerships.

    “The workflow is always pretty seamless, they have worked well with me and my team. Due to their small size, they're able to respond quickly and are very flexible.” – Media Director, Real Estate Company

  • 348
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Wunderdogs is a brand agency based in San Francisco with more than two professionals. Since their founding in 2017, they have offered branding, marketing strategy, and web design solutions to clients in the industries of financial services, IT services, and more.

    Clients
    Shell
    Kraken
    Aza
    IBM
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Wunderdogs provided branding services for a currency trading solutions provider. The provider originally functioned as a cryptocurrency company, and the provider wanted to rebrand their image based on their new operations. Stakeholders were happy with the new brand.

    “Wunderdogs provided personalized attention.” - Head of Marketing, Branding, and Communications, Currency Trading Solutions Provider

  • 349
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Coral Gables FL

    Zubi Advertising is a full-service advertising and marketing agency based in Coral Gables, Fla., with offices in Dearborn, Mich., and Brea, Calif. Founded in 1976, Zubi Advertising's team of around 100 employees provides marketing strategy and research, advertising, media planning and buying, and branding services.

    Clients
    Ford Motor Company
    Lincoln Motor Company
    JPMorgan Chase
    California Ford Dealers Association
    Notable Project

    Zubi Advertising worked assisted a supermarket chain with market planning, strategy, media buying, and content creation . The two companies entertained a relationship that lasted from 1984 to 2011, spanning seismic shifts in marketing and advertising.

    "The multifaceted designers seamlessly adapted their production strategy to fit specific contextual needs." — Former SVP Marketing, Supermarket Chain

  • 350
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

    Gush is a marketing company based in Santa Monica, Calif. Founded in 2015, their team of fewer than 10 serves small and midmarket businesses primarily in the advertising industry. Services include content marketing, web design, social media marketing, video production, and more. 

    Clients
    Facebook
    Amex
    BMW
    Heineken
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Gush produced a video for a bidet retailer. The team managed all aspects of the production. The video has received positive feedback from internal stakeholders and clients alike.

    "I'm very happy with the ad and I'm in the early stages of using it for marketing." — Owner, Bidet Retailer

  • 351
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Founded in 2014, LeverageIT is a digital agency based in Toronto. Their team of 27 specializes in mobile app development, web design and development, digital strategy, and more for a variety of clients.

    Clients
    Eshyft
    Eden App
    Curbngo
    Vince Camuto
    Notable Project

    LeverageIT developed mobile and web apps for a healthcare tech company to assist healthcare providers. Their work also included social media promotion and content creation. They provide regular updates to the apps.

    "Without their expertise and hard work, we would not be helping patients and healthcare providers across Ontario today."– VP of Operations, Healthcare Tech Company

  • 352
    $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
    Honeywell
    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

  • 353
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Jose CA

    Nika is a full-service digital marketing agency that specializes in producing digital content. Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, Nika has an award-winning team of nearly 50 employees who are skilled in web design, digital strategy, and branding. They serve small, midmarket, and enterprise companies in the IT, business services, and manufacturing industries.

    Clients
    Protiviti
    Intel
    Santa Clara University
    Electric Imp
    Industries
    Notable Project

    In March 2017 Nika designed a digital marketing campaign for a manufacturer that wanted to build more brand recognition and recruit new employees. Nika created a new website, an e-brochure, and videos to revamp the manufacturer's digital presence. The client praised the Nika team's hard work and effectiveness in creating the new website. 

    "They did everything for the website. I wanted something that was modern and upbeat and they did that the first time. The message came across clearly." – Sales and Marketing Director, Machine Manufacturer

  • 354
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Starstruck is a digital, marketing, and brand production company founded in 2007 and located in London. They have a team of fewer than 50 employees who offer video production, broadcast video, branding, content marketing, digital strategy, and social media marketing services.

    Clients
    Shell
    British Airways
    WWE
    BBC
    Notable Project

    Starstruck pitched TV shows to a broadcasting channel. The team also assisted with the content and managed the production. The team’s access to top talent and high-level connections allowed some of their ideas to be approved. 

    “They're great to work with, easy to talk to, and flexible in their approach.” – Producer, Broadcasting Channel

  • 355
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Edmonton Canada

    12 Creative is a digital firm founded in 2015 with fewer than 10 employees. Based in Edmonton, Canada, they specialize in branding, digital strategy, and social media marketing solutions for small and medium-sized firms in industries such as health care, hospitality, and real estate.

    Clients
    Kimberley Homes
    Corrosion and Abrasion Solutions Ltd
    Oliver Park Dental
    Industries
    Notable Project

    12 Creative provided branding and marketing services for a real estate firm. The firm not only needed someone to manage their social media outlets but also increase awareness and drive traffic to their business. The firm’s posts have seen better engagement since working with 12 Creative.

    “They also had ideas on how to improve our shopping centre's brand and marketing right out of the gate.” - Marketing Manager, Real Estate Firm

  • 356
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Lawrence KS

    TriLion Studios is a design and development studio headquartered in Lawrence, Kan. The company, founded in 2009, has a team of 2 people who specialize in UX/UI design, branding, and logo design.
     

    Clients
    WatchGuard Video
    Dell
    Microsoft
    Capitol One
    Industries
    Notable Project

    TriLion Studios provided video production services for a healthcare startup. The client wanted a short video that would market their products. The company created an explainer video for the client, and they developed all of the elements of the video. The company finished the video in a short period of time, and the video helped the client with a presentation. Additionally, the client utilizes the video for other marketing purposes. 

    “TriLion Studios completed the project within a week, and the video became a crucial part of our award-winning presentation at an innovation conference. After the conference, we started using the video for outbound marketing and face-to-face sales presentations.” — Former CTO, Healthcare Startup 
     

  • 357
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Minneapolis MN

    Founded in 2005, Westwerk is a digital agency headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn. With a small team of around 5 employees, Westwork specializes in web development, web design, and UX/UI design.  

    Clients
    TicketFly
    Zumba
    Marsh
    Boise State University
    Notable Project

    Westwerk was hired by a shopping mall to help individual merchants improve their marketing and advertising and improve the image of the mall as a whole. Westwerk provided general design services, both physically in the mall and online. The client has been impressed by Westwerk's creativity and has renewed their contract for an annual marketing campaign for three years.

    "Because the work was so impressive, [the merchants] became very creative in expanding their budget. I know [the budget] increased because they were so impressed with Westwerk." - Property Manager, Shopping Mall

  • 358
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Reston VA

    UpTrending is a digital agency founded in 2008. Based in San Francisco, with an office in Westlake  Villiage, Calif., the team of 24 specializes in web design, web development and marketing strategy. 

    Clients
    Trifacta
    CloudFlare
    SumoLogic
    Snowflake
    Industries
    Notable Project

    UpTrending designed and developed a WordPress site for a technology company that helps service providers protect their networks and eliminate outages. Design work included a new logo. Overall, the client was impressed with the team's work. 

    "The design they came up with is very clean and contemporary. It demonstrates cutting-edge visuals. Everything was really good." — CEO, Technology Firm 
     

     

  • 359
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Cozy Design, Inc. is a digital design agency based in San Diego. The agency, founded in 2011, has a team of less than ten that provides web design, UX/UI design, content marketing, branding, and SEO services to small and midmarket companies.

    Clients
    SunTrust (LightStream)
    iQuoteXpress
    Scripps Affiliated Medical Groups
    National Funding
    Notable Project

    A marketing company hired Cozy Design, Inc. to help with the development of a brand logo and color palette for their client. Cozy Design, Inc. provided the company with several options which the company narrowed down to show their client. The client was happy with the output of the company as provided by Cozy Design, Inc.

    "We were impressed with the level of detail they provided and their thoughtful design process." - Co-Founder, Marketing Company

  • 360
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Calgary Canada

    Design agency talonX is based in Calgary, Canada. Since 2009, their small team of 5 has been specializing in web design, SEO, social media marketing, and more for mid-sized clients.

    Clients
    ABB - Automation and Power Technologies
    Precision Scale
    Quintera Drilling - Canada's Drilling Leader
    SAIT - Southern Alberta Institute of Technology
    Industries
    Notable Project

    talonX developed a WordPress platform for a bank. They managed the project from start to finish, which included research, design, and implementation.

    "Qualitatively, talonX Creative Agency is very efficient, extremely timely, highly diligent, pragmatic, and very responsive."– Managing Partner, Bank

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