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August 2022

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  • 511
    • Undisclosed
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Alexandria, VA

    Grafik Marketing Communications is a branding and marketing agency based in Alexandria, Va. Founded in 1978, with a team of more than 300 employees, they specialize in UX/UI design, branding, and digital strategy.

    Clients

    • Carfax
    • U.S. Census Bureau
    • Honda
    • WTOP

    Notable Project

    Grafik Marketing Communications led a full rebrand for a national nonprofit media organization, helping to position the brand in the contemporary market. Deliverables included messaging, a video, and logos.

    “They’re a company that we highly respect, and we will continue to keep them in our arsenal of companies to work with.”

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  • 512
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Palo Alto, CA

    Design Ocean was founded in 2019 and is headquartered in Cardiff, U.K. with other locations in Palo Alto, Calif. and Winnipeg, Canada. With about 10 employees, they provide web design, logo, and web development services for midmarket and small businesses. They focus on information technology, business services, and e-commerce industries.

    Clients

    • Home Care Genie
    • HCG Brokerage, LLC
    • ViVoTECH Ltd.
    • NorthGateIns

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Design Ocean

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  • 513
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Kyiv, Ukraine

    the unicorn is a branding and design studio based in Kyiv, Ukraine with no more than 10 members. Since their founding in 2017, they have provided branding, video production, and web design services for clients in the fields of nonprofit and transportation.

    Clients

    • Spotify
    • Alibaba Cloud
    • Hubspot
    • Panasonic

    Industries

    Notable Project

    the unicorn provides branding and design services for a health technology company. They're tasked with designing their logo, writing copy for their website, and developing their brand voice and messaging.

    “I’m also impressed with how thoughtful and methodical their processes are.”

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  • 514
    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Boulder, CO

    Emerson Stone is a product-focused design agency based in Boulder, Colo. Founded in 2014, they comprise nine employees specializing in business strategy and branding, production design, VR, UX, and website design and development. They work with a range of tech startups and national brands from around the world.

    Clients

    • IBM Watson
    • Otterbox
    • OpenSnow
    • Audi

    Notable Project

    Emerson Stone redesigned a clothing company's website and gave them an overall brand refresh. They created wireframes and a new design for the site, producing a fresh logo after. 

    "Emerson Stone really is ahead of the curve when it comes to understanding trends and upcoming styles."

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  • 515
    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Kyiv, Ukraine

    Nebo ideas agency is an advertising company. Their small team is located in Kyiv, Ukraine. The firm specializes in advertising, branding, marketing strategy, public relations, and more. The firm was established in 2005.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Nebo ideas agency developed a brand strategy and related marketing materials for a dried food company. The team also provided advice on how to improve the brand and market it through social media.

    "The team did everything clearly, on time, and very interestingly."

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  • 516
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.7
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Philadelphia, PA

    Founded in 2016, Xhilarate uses their design skills for the web, graphics, logos, print, and packaging to create experiential brand experiences for clients. Their small team of fewer than five employees began work in 2016. 

    Clients

    • ASCRL
    • Aegis Advisory Partners
    • Assero
    • The Bertelsmann Foundation

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Xhilarate was hired by a software consultancy to design a new website, along with a branding guide and business model. The team collaborated with the client's partner agency that developed the website.

    "Xhilarate has managed to toe the line between exciting design and traditional professionalism."

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  • 517
    • $10,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Atlanta, GA

    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
    • Bloomberg
    • Circa Lighting

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Phase 3 Marketing and Communications refined the brand voice of a real estate firm. After creating a set of brand guidelines, the team went on to develop a brand identity for a property.

    “Phase 3 Marketing and Communications has a way with words.”

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  • 518
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.5
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Bellevue, WA

    Founded in 1984 and based in Bellevue, Wash., GA Creative specializes in branding, marketing strategy, and web design. The team of 60+ services clients of all sizes and industries, including business services, IT, and health care. 

    Clients

    • Badgley Phelps Wealth Managers
    • Community Health Plan of Washington
    • Microsoft
    • Northwest Kidney Centers

    Industries

    Notable Project

    GA Creative offers a variety of creative services spanning digital and print advertisements. They've managed a candidate recruitment campaign by crafting a strategy and providing storytelling services.

    "They went from being a nice partner to an integral part of our team."

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  • 519
    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Jupiter, FL

    Bright Vessel is a digital marketing firm based in Jupiter, Florida. Founded in 2013, the team of 7 specializes in e-commerce development, PPC, and SEO. 

    Clients

    • Amadeus
    • Liberty Power
    • Vitacost
    • Garden of Life

    Notable Project

    Bright Vessel worked on e-commerce development for a boutique fashion retailer. They designed a new e-commerce site and custom project visualizer. The client was impressed with the technical expertise they brought to the project. 

    “I was impressed by the depth of their technical knowledge. Another thing that's unique, and valuable, is that there's no billing office to run through — the prices are adjusted by the people doing the work.” – Founder, Boutique Fashion Retailer 

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  • 520
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Portland, ME

    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

    • Weight Watchers
    • Geary Brewing Company
    • The Private Wealth Partners
    • Summit Trail Advisors

    Industries

    Notable Project

    An online shoe store hired Rugged® to revamp the website and provide branding services. They were tasked with designing the website and creating brand identity and content.

    "They exhibited a fun and creative style, which is difficult to find elsewhere. They knew how to get it done right."

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  • 521
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Philadelphia, PA

    Shortlist is a digital marketing company based in Philadelphia with more than 10 employees. Founded in 2018, they specialize in SEO, marketing strategy, and branding solutions for clients of all sizes in the fields of healthcare, e-commerce, and legal cannabis.

    Clients

    • LTVplus
    • The Art of Charm, Inc
    • Sisters of the Valley

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Shortlist provided SEO and link building solutions for an e-commerce support services provider. The team worked to increase SERP rankings, optimizing content and websites. Shortlist provided satisfactory results and secured first result ranking for a keyword in a core service.

    “It was very easy to work with Shortlist as the response time was great.” - Co-Founder & CEO, E-Commerce Support Services Provider

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  • 522
    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Austin, TX

    Workhorse Marketing was founded in 2003 and is located in Austin, Texas. Their team of 15 employees provides web design, advertising, and branding services for midmarket, enterprise, and small businesses.

    Clients

    • Tilson Homes
    • Ship Station
    • Viva Day Spa
    • Dr. Pepper

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Workhorse Marketing has led a rebranding initiative for a data center company. Deliverables have included new logos and colors, website content such as blogs and articles, and digital marketing updates.

    "If you want somebody that’s really interested in helping you with your strategy, they’re the right fit."

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  • 523
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • St. Petersburg, FL

    Pyper, Inc. is a full-service agency based in St. Peterburg, Fla founded in 2012. The company offers advertising, branding, and graphics design handled by their team of 10. Their branding revolves around branding strategies, brand messaging, and corporate identity.

    Clients

    • University of South Florida
    • WellCare
    • Big Boy Restaurants
    • St. Pete Chamber of Commerce

    Notable Project

    Pyper, Inc. leads a rebranding effort that includes coupons, flyers, radio advertisements, and online marketing. They are also developing a website. 

    "We're blown away by their creativity and knowledge."

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  • 524
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Westport, CT

    Van Deusen & Levitt Associates is a brand strategy and design company of less than 10 employees. Founded in 2009, their headquarters is in Westport, Conn. They offer services in branding, marketing strategy, and market research.

    Clients

    • VDLA works with clients around the world in a variety of industries
    • so our clients gain fresh insights and perspective that single-industry agencies can't match.  Here are just a few of our clients: Anheuser-Busch Employees' Credit Union
    • Alvarez Marsal
    • Acrow Bridge

    Industries

    Notable Project

    In a time of corporate transition, Van Deusen & Levitt Associates executed a brand refresh for an eyewear company. They delivered a new logo, tagline, collateral materials, and an entirely new look and feel.

    “They excelled at understanding our industry and who our customers are.”

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  • 525
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.5
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Portland, OR

    A.wordsmith is a communications firm based in Portland, Ore. Founded in 2009, the team of 11 specializes in public relations, other marketing, and branding. They work primarily with clients in the business services and IT industries.

    Clients

    • North Highland Worldwide
    • ProKarma
    • NICE
    • Levy Restaurants

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A.wordsmith assessed a website and helped create the right kind of content for creating connections to the nonprofit’s audience. They also assisted with design work.

    "They were a joy to work with."

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  • 526
    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Columbus, OH

    Linear Creative is a full-service marketing agency in Cleveland, Ohio. The agency's staff of about 18 professionals specializes in web design, social media marketing, and branding. The company was established in 2003.

    Clients

    • Providence House
    • Ohio Cancer Research
    • Travelers Insurance
    • Zaremba Homes

    Notable Project

    Linear Creative designed promotional materials for a crisis nursery, including programs, newsletters, invites, and campaign video production. The seven projects that Linear Creative produced earned $125,000 for the nursery in 2017. 

    "We are very fortunate to have found Linear Creative – it is such a great agency." – External Relations Manager, Crisis Nursery 

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  • 527
    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Oakland, CA

    Founded in 1999, LION Interactive is a full-service digital agency based in Berkeley, Calif. They are a smaller agency with just under 20 employees. LION's practice focuses on user experience and interface (UI/UX) design, web design, and custom software and web app development. They also develop applications for all relevant mobile and e-commerce platforms.

    Clients

    • Urban Land Institute
    • Texture by Next Issue
    • Pasadena CVB
    • Airbus

    Notable Project

    LION Interactive designed a WordPress website that included a blog and a calendar feature that allowed the client to upload events to market them. 

    "It was very easy to work with them.... I really trust LION Interactive's advice."

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  • 528
    • Scheduling

      4.5
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Hồ Chí Minh, Vietnam

    Align.vn is a digital design agency in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam, and Rome, Ga. Founded in 2016, they have about 9 employees that serve mostly midmarket and small-business clients in the education, business, and nonprofit sectors. Services include UI/UX design, branding, and digital marketing.

    Clients

    • Unicef
    • Mercedes-Benz
    • Emwear
    • IFC

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Align.vn redesigned a construction firm's outdated website to better reflect their company's values. They developed Stylescapes, uploaded content to the client's site, supported the site's testing, and more.

    "They managed to offer a professional website that was so affordable compared to the effort that they put in."

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  • 529
    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Start Design is a design consultancy with offices in London, Dubai, and Manchester, England. Founded in 1996, they have 137 employees specializing in retail, digital and brand design. Working with a wide range of midmarket companies, they focus on branding, architectural innovation, and UX.

    Clients

    • Barclays
    • Puma
    • du
    • EITC

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Start Design fronted the redesign of a store and kiosk for a telecommunications company. They focused on brand visualization and customer experience in their designs. After opening the first store, product sales, consumer interest, and quality of customer experience all increased dramatically, allowing the client to open 130 additional smart stores utilizing the same designs.

    “Apart from creative thinking, there was a clear understanding and application of operational functionality. We managed to build a great looking store that was far easier for store teams to functions in and far more engaging and productive for our customers.” – Former VP Channel Development, Telecommunications Company

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  • 530
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.6
    • NPS

      4.8
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    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Guadalajara, Mexico

    Creativos RD is a marketing agency located in Guadalajara, Mexico. They were founded in 2004 and have a team of nearly 10 employees who specialize in branding, social media marketing, web and graphic design, mobile app development, and advertising.

    Clients

    • Cloe Time
    • Powerade
    • Fresca
    • Arca Continental

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A health supplement company tapped Creativos RD to design labels for their products. They devised solutions based on the client's design preferences and submitted the labels for printing upon securing feedback.

    "Creativos RD refined our ideas and creatively brought those to life."

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  • 531
    • $10,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Momentum Marketing & Events is an event marketing & planning company in Dubai, United Arab Emirates and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The midsize team focuses on event marketing & planning, direct marketing, and branding. The company was launched in 2010.

    Clients

    • Mars Gulf
    • Proctor and Gamble
    • Pernod Ricard
    • Japan International Tobacco

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Momentum Marketing & Events helped a consumer goods company to find promoters based on specific profiles for marketing campaigns. They also handled the permits with the stores and municipalities.

    "They were very professional and had clear communication skills."

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  • 532
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Portland, OR

    KindTyme is a creative agency based in Portland, Oregon. Founded in 2014, their team of fewer than 10 employees specializes in providing web design, branding, and packaging design services for cannabis brands.

    Clients

    • Capital Cannabis (capcannabis.com)
    • 7 Point Law (7pointlaw.com)
    • Tonic CBD (tonicvibes.com)
    • Oath Insurance (oathcannabisinsurance.com)

    Industries

    Notable Project

    KindTyme helped establish a brand for a cannabis company, the identity of which the client wanted to not revolve exclusively around the product it sells. They designed the logo, created a website, ran advertisements in industry magazines, and created promotional merchandise designs. The two parties are hoping to continue working together with KindTyme taking over an SEO campaign and general marketing needs.

    "Their level of creativity is excellent, and the work speaks for itself."  Manager, Government Affairs Firm

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  • 533
    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Raleigh, NC

    Thompson & Prince is a design agency founded in 2018 run by a team of fewer than 10. They are headquartered in New York, with an office in Raleigh, N.C. They offer branding, web design, and logo services to clients from industries such as business services, consumer products & services, and IT. Their branding services revolve around brand messaging, brand strategy, and naming.

    Clients

    • Human Results
    • Google
    • AeroSafe
    • Allied American

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Thompson & Prince helped a business solutions provider create an investor presentation. A designer and a team lead partnered with the company for the project.

    "They understood what we wanted and delivered on time."

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  • 534
    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Brooklyn, NY

    Azai Studios is a digital design and branding agency headquartered in New York City, with an office in Dubai. Founded in 2014, the small team of 3 specializes in branding, digital strategy, and UX/UI design. Their work focuses on hospitality and leisure, real estate, and advertising and marketing.  

    Clients

    • Truly Secure
    • Microsoft Partner
    • OTTO Hotels
    • L'Avenue

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Azai Studios built a Shopify platform from the ground up, populating with new content and logo designs. They also plan on supplementing the client’s marketing operations in the near future.

    “They truly deliver on their promises.”

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  • 535
    • Scheduling

      4.5
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Noida, India

    CX CRUX MARKETING TECHNOLOGIES PRIVATE LIMITED is a digital advertising agency founded in 2020 with fewer than 10 members. They provide content marketing, video production, and branding solutions from their office in Noida, India.

    Clients

    • Jeep Middle East
    • Chevrolet
    • WSDF New York
    • Tally

    Industries

    Notable Project

    CX CRUX MARKETING TECHNOLOGIES was hired by a mobile app and web development company to oversee digital marketing activities. The goal of the project is to create brand awareness and reach for the client.

    "They not only expanded our market but also increased the efficiency of our campaigns."

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  • 536
    • $75,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • New Orleans, LA

    Zehnder Communications is a full-service marketing agency in New Orleans, La. Founded in 1996, they have about 82 employees that serve a range of businesses in the arts and entertainment, business services and financial services sectors. Services include web design, advertising, and branding. 

    Clients

    • Visit South Walton
    • DuPage Medical Group
    • Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Series
    • Origin Bank

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Zehnder Communications provides ongoing marketing services, working on projects that range from creating marketing collateral to planning trade shows. Now, they’re helping develop an internal service strategy.

    “In addition to producing high-quality work, they make me feel like I’m their most important customer.”

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  • 537
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Cherkasy, Ukraine

    Founded in 2013, Rubarb Digital is headquartered in Cherkasy, Ukraine with another location in Ottawa, Ontario. Their team of 18+ employees provides branding, web design, and marketing strategy services.

    Clients

    • Ford
    • Bronto
    • Olos academy
    • Bronto

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Rubarb Digital developed the website of an interior designer. They aimed to create an appealing and user-friendly platform that would address the business's current challenges. 

    "Thet gave a very strong design and customer focus."

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  • 538
    • Scheduling

      4.7
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Raleigh, NC

    THE REPUBLIK is a creative agency headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina. Founded in 2001, their team of approximately 23 employees primarily serves small to midsized businesses. Their scope of services includes branding, marketing strategy, social media management, and more.

    Clients

    • Hyundai Living & Culture USA
    • Fayetteville
    • NC Convention and Visitor's Bureau
    • Dilworth Coffee

    Industries

    Notable Project

    THE REPUBLIK is leading a rebrand for a major shopping center. They handled a sensitive remaining process, updated the client’s brand materials, designed murals, and are now planning media production.

    "They balance creativity and strategy in a way I’ve never seen from an agency."

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  • 539
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Atlanta, GA

    Creative Juice, LLC is a web design and branding agency in Atlanta. It was founded in 2013 and currently has five employees. Creative Juice provides marketing strategy services in addition to web design and branding. 

    Clients

    • The City of Atlanta
    • LG
    • Equifax
    • Goodwill

    Notable Project

    Creative Juice rebranded and redesigned a website for a nonprofit. They built primary logos, a visual identity, business cards, brochures, and use Wordpress to complete the web redesign.

    "They understand their client’s needs and go out of their way with tokens of appreciation."

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  • 540
    • Scheduling

      4.6
    • Quality

      4.7
    • Cost

      4.5
    • NPS

      4.8
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • San Francisco, CA

    BayCreative is a full-service marketing agency that excels in various services including content marketing, branding, design, direct marketing, video production, PPC, and email marketing. Founded in 1997, their San Francisco-based team of 16 serves as a "virtual marketing department" for their clients in industries like IT, financial services, and healthcare. 

    Clients

    • Cisco
    • Salesforce
    • ServiceNow
    • Docker

    Industries

    Notable Project

    BayCreative serves as a creative partner for a range of branding and web design projects. The team has updated graphic designs and created print collateral.

    "We wholeheartedly recommend working with BayCreative."

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