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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

  • 61
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Washington DC

    Teal Media is a full-service creative agency that was founded in 2008. With offices in Washington, DC and Royal Oak, MI, Teal Media, and its team of 10 employees, is skilled in web and UI/UX design, branding, and web development. They primarily serve nonprofits and advocacy organizations.

    Clients
    AFL-CIO CARE USA
    Council on Foreign Relations
    Equal Justice Works
    Equal Rights Advocates
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Teal Media was tasked with helping a justice nonprofit revamp its website to make it more professional. Teal Media approached the website redesign by outlining 6 phases – from research and discovery to content infrastructure to user experience mapping and wireframing to content management system (CMS) setup.

    "They are incredibly easy to work with. They create clear lines of authority. Everything was delivered on time and within our budget." – Co-Founder and Co-Director, Justice Nonprofit 

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  • 62
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Vienna VA

    Borenstein Group, Inc. is an integrated strategic marketing communications agency based near Washington DC in Fairfax, Va. Founded in 1995, Borenstein Group, Inc. has around 10 employees who specialize in branding, web design, and social media marketing.

    Clients
    Amentum
    Quadrint
    InQuisient
    AMRestore
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Borenstein Group, Inc. worked with a government contracting agency seeking assistance with rebranding its online presence. In addition to providing a new branding strategy, Borenstein Group, Inc. designed a new website and oversaw the client's social media accounts. The client appreciated that Borenstein Group, Inc. brought past experience with their industry to the project.

    "We were assigned a project manager, who I spoke with either every day or every other day. We were on a tight schedule, so we were constantly engaged with each other." – Marketing Manager, Government Contracting Agency 

  • 63
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Ignyte is a branding agency that was founded in 2013 in San Diego. The agency's team of 12 offers branding, market research, web design, and logo design services to clients in the health care, energy, consumer products, advertising, and hospitality industries. 

    Clients
    MOSAIC
    Ace Electric
    Mantra Yoga & Juice
    Vista Community Clinic
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A mountain adventures company hired Ignyte to boost its web presence and branding. Ignyte rebuilt the client's website and helped rebrand the company to better appeal to customers.

    "All of the steps in the process put us through a self-discovery phase and helped us better understand why we’re in business, what we’re selling, how we’re selling it, and who our customers are. The brand strategy was a really beautiful outcome that I didn’t expect." - Owner, Mountain Adventures Company

  • 64
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Cornelius NC

    Founded in Chicago in 1987, Killian Branding is an advertising industry veteran. Their expert team offers a multitude of services, including advertising, branding, mobile and app marketing, email marketing, and marketing strategy.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    A fast food restaurant enlisted Killian Branding to develop a corporate identity for them. Killian Branding helped the client pinpoint its consumer base, created marketing materials, and determined relevant touchpoints.

    “They’re excellent. Overall, they have a very good approach and bring together all the pieces and present them in an organized manner, even though they’re 10,000 miles away.” – Owner, Fast Food Restaurant

  • 65
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    WORKHOUSE is a public relations agency based in New York City. Founded in 1999, the team of less than 50 specializes in public relations, branding, and market strategy.

    Clients
    David LaChapelle
    Interview Magazine
    Ford Motor Company
    Virgin
    Notable Project

    WORKHOUSE worked on public relations for a branding agency. They helped launch a new branch of the agency by securing placement in prominent publications. They were responsible for press releases, marketing materials, and outreach efforts. The client appreciated their work ethic.

    “WORKHOUSE didn’t take the easy way out. The took the time to find the most fitting writers and publications to present our unique message.” – Executive Director of Publicity

  • 66
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    FINE is a digital brand agency with offices in San Francisco and Portland, Ore. FINE's specialty is branding, but the team of nearly 70 also is skilled in web design, web development, and SEO. Founded in 1994, they have nearly 25 years of experience working with clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to startups. 

    Clients
    Mojo Vision
    Lime Scooters
    American Cancer Society
    Apple
    Industries
    Notable Project

    FINE developed a new branding strategy for a catering company that included a new website with a live stream and a new logo. The client was impressed with the increase in web traffic after working with FINE. 

    "We’ve seen steady growth since we started SEO development, and monthly traffic was up roughly 250% after last year’s relaunch. Client feedback is tremendous, and our site sets the bar for our competitors." – Founder, Global Gourmet Catering 

  • 67
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

    Ripe Media is a full-service digital agency based in Los Angeles. Founded in 2003, the small team of six specializes in web design, app development, and design to create interactive and digital products for their clients. 

    Clients
    USC
    Santa Barbara Foundation
    Global Foodbanking Network
    Toyota/Lexus
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A food bank organization hired Ripe Media to redesign their website and update their brand. Ripe designed a new look for their website and created email templates for them to use for outreach. The organization felt that Ripe Media took the time to understand the underlying goals and objectives that motivated the project. 

    "They’re invested in our company and understood what we needed in order to develop a customized look and feel for us. Good was never enough for them; they wanted the end product to be perfect, and they were genuinely interested in our success." – President & CEO, Food Bank Organization

  • 68
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    UNIT Partners is a branding and graphic design agency based in San Francisco and founded in 1996. UNIT Partners' team of more than 200 employees has more than two decades of experience in web design, branding, and marketing strategy. The firm mainly works with small- and mid-sized businesses but has experience working with large enterprises as well. 

    Clients
    Michael Mina / Mina Group
    Hi Neighbor Hospitality Group
    San Francisco Soup Company
    Che Fico
    Industries
    Notable Project

    UNIT Partners was tasked with helping a restaurant group redo its branding. UNIT Partners designed new menus, a new logo, and websites in order to meet the client's needs and emphasize the rebrand. The team at UNIT Partners also initiated marketing messages that reflected the rebrand. The client was very impressed with the team at UNIT Partners professionalism and devotion to the project. 

    "I felt like they were always looking out for what was best for me as the client. UNIT's number one priority is not to get it done, but to get it done right, no matter if it takes twenty tries or if it takes two tries. "-CEO, Restaurant Group 

  • 69
    $10,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Paris France

    altima is a digital agency based in Paris with several other locations around the world. Founded in 1997, their team of about 350 works primarily with small businesses. They specialize in web design, conversion optimization, digital strategy. 

    Clients
    Tough Mudder
    Mizuno
    Mini Cooper
    Petit Bateau
    Industries
    Notable Project

    altima created a brand for a restaurant group. They established an online presence for the client and created a website. The work was effective for advertising and led to an increase in sales. 

    "Altima is so good, so creative, and so passionate about what they do that they can take a Web project into real life and still be good at it and deliver results." – Founder, Restaurant Group 

  • 70
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Sausalito CA

    Good Stuff Partners is a branding and design agency based in Sausalito, CA. Founded in 2013, Good Stuff Partners' team of fewer than 10 employees provide branding and logo services.

    Clients
    Grand Rounds Health
    Exponent Partners
    For The Many
    WRA Environmental Consultants
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Good Stuff Partners revamped the brand messaging and in updating its marketing efforts, which included redesigning. 

    "They work with us directly to find unique solutions instead of providing generic templates or answers." – Partner, Architecture Firm

  • 71
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Emeryville CA

    Farinella LLC is a branding and marketing agency that also provides web design and advertising services. Founded in 1990, they have a team of about 10 employees based in Emeryville, Calif. who service midmarket firms and small businesses. They focus on clients in manufacturing, business services, arts, entertainment, and music industries.

    Clients
    Libratone The North Face Everi Williams-Sonoma
    Inc. Mechanics Bank Devereaux
    Kuhner & Co. Lucasfilm
    Microsoft
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Farinella LLC streamlined the use of a Google Analytics account, which improved tracking and increased online visibility for a lumber company. They revamped the website and created brand guidelines to better articulate the client’s brand identity. They delivered products that improved digital engagement.

    “The level of attention that they are able to deliver to each client is really unique.” – Marketing Director, Lumber company

  • 72
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Irvine CA

    500 Designs is a design agency based in Irvine, California, that was established in 2014. Their team of 44 employees offers UX/UI design, branding, and marketing strategy services.

    Clients
    Google
    Cisco
    3M
    KBS
    Industries
    Notable Project

    500 Designs provided UI/UX design services to a SaaS negotiation platform startup. Their team also designed the site, provided marketing expertise, and added additional features.

    "Since we've refreshed our product, we frequently get feedback in demos, pitches, and sales calls that our product is the best-looking procurement software on the market." – Head of Product, SaaS Startup

  • 73
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Theory SF is a San Francisco-based creative agency. The agency was founded in 2015 and has a team of 2 that provides a variety of services including branding, marketing strategy, web design, advertising, digital strategy, and more.

    Clients
    NetGear
    Riverbed Technology
    Sage Software
    Holonis
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A radio station was undergoing a rebranding of their entire network and needed to overhaul various parts of their online presence. Theory SF conducted market research in order to redesign their website as a fitting part of their overall rebranding.

    "They’re highly professional, but also down-to-earth people that feel like part of our team. The team’s industry knowledge is incredible and they’re not afraid to think outside the box." — Program Director, Radio Station

  • 74
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Washington DC

    Full-service digital agency Taoti Creative is based in Washington, DC. The team of 40 has experience in web design, web development, and UX/UI design, with a special focus on small businesses and nonprofits.

    Clients
    USAID
    World Bank
    National Democratic Institute
    Fordham Institute
    Industries
    Notable Project

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

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

  • 75
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

    The Naming Group is a naming agency headquartered in Los Angeles, Calif. The agency has fewer than 5 employees and was founded in 2009. 

    Clients
    Capital One
    General Motors
    Reebok
    Kohler
    Notable Project

    The Naming Group helped a creative agency come up with a fitting name and branding strategy. The new name strengthened the company's appeal to a certain demographic.

     "Not only is our name unique, evocative, and memorable, we have exclusive ownership for all social media handles and even the incredibly rare dot com domain. Creating a name that meets all of those requirements in the startup space is extremely challenging." - Creative Director, Creative Agency

  • 76
    $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
    Visiting Nurse Service of New York
    National Museum of Women in the Arts
    Helen Keller International
    Partner Re
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Tronvig Group created a clear and concise message for a health museum's brand. It also guided the museum on how to target audiences and what type of exhibits it should run. The museum has seen an over 300% increase in visitors since working with Tronvig Group.

    "Tronvig helped us to define who we are." – President & CEO, Health Museum 

  • 77
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Washington DC

    Founded in 2015, niftic agency is headquartered in Washington DC, and has a satellite office in Salt Lake City, Utah. niftic agency's team of around 5 employees focuses on web design, web development, and custom software development.The client appreciated niftic agency's technical expertise and innovative solutions.

    Clients
    The North Face
    Change.org
    Lexus
    BRAC
    Notable Project

    niftic agency was hired by an international trade agency that needed custom software to improve their ability to manage the backend of several brands' websites. niftic agency also developed a chatbot that could automatically screen leads, helping the client manage their high volume of inbound marketing.

    "They’re more engineering-based and utility-driven, which we like because it gives us an honest read on them. It also means that when a product goes awry—which they all do in some way—they’ll handle it well. That’s what we care about." - CEO, International Trade Agency

  • 79
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Vebu Video Production, founded in 2003, is a creative service agency headquartered in London. The company specializes in video production, branding, and SEO. With a team of less than 10 people, Vebu focuses on brand strategy and corporate identity.

    Clients
    Schroders Investments
    Santander
    Microsoft
    Dell
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Vebu provided video production services for a leak detection company. The client wanted an updated video that gave a company overview, including the client’s mission, values, and services. Within 10 days, Vebu created a video that the client shared on social media platforms, which lead to positive customer feedback and a 10% increase in customer calls. 
     

    “Since publishing the video, we’ve noticed a 10% increase in calls. Additionally, many current customers have reached out to tell us how great the video looks.” — Director, Leak Detection Company
     

  • 80
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    ColorJar is a brand and design agency founded in 2008 and based in Chicago. ColorJar's team of 10 employees specializes in branding and logo and graphic design. The firm mainly works with small and mid-market sized clients but also has some experience working with larger enterprises. 

    Clients
    1871
    Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill
    Air Bud
    Aiwa
    Industries
    Notable Project

    ColorJar partnered with a marketplace company to modernize its web design. ColorJar redid the organization's digital market homeplace in order to be more customer-friendly. The team at ColorJar also redesigned the organization's website and created customer-friendly content. 

    "ColorJar, their founder, and the rest of the team there, are truly very unique, creative people who do an incredibly good job at not only ideating, but also helping guide the development of content, style, and product development. "-Marketing Director, Digital Marketplace Company 

  • 81
    $25,000+
    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
    Vornado
    Weight Watchers
    AST
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A consumer technology firm had split from a larger company, and wanted to articulate their talent strategy in a concise, engaging way. Using existing white papers and practices, Starfish designed a well-organized booklet of the client's hiring and career development ideas, which was deployed to offices around the world.

    "Over 700 of the books were delivered to our HR professionals around the globe. We also created PowerPoint presentations based on the creative approach that Starfish developed for the new people strategy...They produced exactly what we needed." — Project Management Director, Consumer Technology Firm

  • 82
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Founded in 2017, LoveGunn is a London-based branding and design firm. Their team of fewer than 10 serves small to midmarket businesses across a range of industries. Services include branding as well as web, UX/UI, and graphic design.

    Clients
    Chelsea Football Club
    Jungle Creations
    Iconic Labs
    Jealous Sweets
    Industries
    Notable Project

    LoveGunn provided branding and design services to a plant-based candy company. After conducting a competitive analysis, the team began drawing up a brand look as well as packaging. Their efforts increased the candy company’s market reach and revenue.

    “As a result of working with LoveGunn, we’ve managed to get our products into one of the top two supermarkets in the UK. As a result, we’ve tripled our revenue in one year.” — Co-Founder, Plant-Based Candy Company

  • 83
    $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 developed a website for an IT consultancy. They also managed marketing and content development. The team offered valuable insights, and their efforts led to improved brand visibility and lead generation.

    “Through working with them, we’ve gotten good social media exposure, as well as a good return on the mailings we did for the jewelry industry.” – Partner, IT Consultancy

  • 84
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    Temecula CA

    MAGNETIC Creative is a global branding agency that was founded in 2006. Headquartered in Temecula, Calif., MAGNETIC Creative has an additional office in Knysna, South Africa. They have about 47 employees that mostly midmarket clients, in addition to small businesses and enterprise firms. Services include branding, digital strategy, advertising, video production, and logo design. 

    Notable Project

    MAGNETIC Creative redesigned website in a larger digital rebranding effort. They created a three-part messaging strategy to targeted audiences. The team used Django and Python to improve the UX. 

     

  • 85
    $100,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Baltimore MD

    Founded in Baltimore, Md. in 1981, GKV is an advertising agency that offers a variety of services: digital strategy, advertising, social media marketing, PR, and branding. The team of more than 200 employees mostly works with mid-market businesses across several industries – consumer products, healthcare, and telecommunications.

    Clients
    Sprint. McCormick
    Maryland Lottery
    Constellation
    L3
    Industries
    Notable Project

    GKV has an ongoing project with a food production company. The partnership began with a focus on traditional media. GKV created marketing materials for print and TV. Now, GKV is helping the client build its social media presence on Facebook and Twitter.

    “[W]e've never had anybody help us drive the numbers like they've helped us drive the numbers.” – Operations Coordinator, Food Production Company

  • 86
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Morristown NJ

    eDesign Interactive is a digital experience agency headquartered in Morristown, NJ. Founded in 2004 with a team of 30+, they create websites, digital strategy, and interactive campaigns across multiple industries.

    Clients
    Welch's Fruit Snacks
    Sabra
    Sun Maid
    Frost King
    Industries
    Notable Project

    eDesign Interactive relaunched a prominent food company's national website. They streamlined the site's UX, made the site bilingual, and holistically updated the brand's digital presence. Their work helped the client achieved a nearly 50% growth rate over the next year. 

    "They performed sophisticated work that I would expect from a highly established digital marketing web asset agency, but there was also a personal touch in their responses and the rapport" – Associate Marketing Director, Food Company

  • 87
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Del Mar CA

    California-based full-service branding and digital communications agency Jacob Tyler works with clients to bring their story to life. Founded in 2000 and now 20+ employees strong, the agency specializes in corporate identity development and positioning, planning and strategy, SEO, social media, and UI/UX design.

    Clients
    AT&T
    Novartis
    Discovery Channel
    SONY
    Notable Project

    Jacob Tyler was the second agency a wildlife theme park partnered with for web design, SEO, and ad retargeting. Jacob Tyler delivered backend and frontend design for a new WordPress site that allows the wildlife theme park to manage its content internally, instead of relying on third-party providers.

    “This year, we’ve seen 72% new customers and 38% repeat business. That’s a significant increase in the number of people coming to the park for the first time. Jacob Tyler is doing a fantastic job attracting new people, and have really upped our game.” – Marketing Manager, Wildlife Theme Park

  • 88
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Pacifica CA

    Heirloom is a branding agency in Pacifica, Calif. and San Francisco. Founded in 2015, they have fewer than 5 employees that serve clients in a variety of sectors. Their services are centralized in branding.

    Clients
    Hewlett Packard Enterprise
    Flex (Flextronics)
    Facebook
    John Deere
    Notable Project

    Heirloom provided branding services for an insurance technology company. They revamped the client’s identity with a new logo and handled messaging strategy. The branding has received positive customer feedback.

    “I had their personal assurance that the senior executives themselves would work on my project, and then they did what they promised.” – Founder, Insurance Technology Company

  • 89
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Denver CO

    FlowState Marketing is a digital and branding agency located in Denver. Since 2016, their team of 19 has specialized in branding, content marketing, digital strategy, and more. They mainly serve small businesses in various industries: advertising, manufacturing, ecommerce, entertainment, and others.

    Clients
    Subaru
    MillerCoors
    T-Mobile
    SketchUp
    Notable Project

    FlowState Marketing developed custom apparel for a boot camp gym. Along with designing the products, the agency worked with the client to brainstorm ideas. Feedback on the apparel has been extremely positive. 

    "Our T-shirts basically flew off the shelves. Customers love the product and the custom material FlowState developed."–Owner, Boot Camp Gym 

  • 90
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Dallas TX

    Idea Grove is a digital strategy company that was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Dallas. The company is made up of 33 employees and specializes in PR, web design, and content marketing. 

    Clients
    Idea Grove works with companies across B2B technology sectors
    including spaces such as cybersecurity
    e-commerce
    data science
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Idea Grove partnered with an IT consulting firm where they helped redesign their website and implement a digital marketing strategy to improve online traffic for their client. They helped design a new logo for the company and implemented SEO services that helped increase search results for the companies website. 

    "The project managers are top notch. They’re always available for calls and local meetings." – Marketing Manager, IT Consulting Firm 

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