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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
    Redfern Australia

    Chello is a branding and content design agency in Sydney. Founded in 2014, its team of 33 expert employees focuses on video production, branding, and content marketing.

    Clients
    ShopifyPlus
    Qudos Bank
    Volkswagen Australia
    Girl Guides Australia
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Chello built a corporate website, produced a custom color palette, created content, and integrated assets for a food and beverage manufacturer and retailer. Their rebrand and adjustments to the client's communications strategy increased site traffic and business inquiries for the client.

    “Their immaculate web designs set the tone for our new brand identity. Since rebranding, we have noticed a significant increase in site traffic and business inquiries. Beyond refreshing our image, Chello helped us establish our company as a leading competitor in the market.” – CMO, Food & Beverage Retailer

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  • 62
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    The Yard Creative is a design innovation house located in south London. It was founded in 2007 and now has a team of 19 that provides branding, market research, graphic design, and more.

    Clients
    Coty
    SKINS
    Converse
    Bourjois
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A cosmetics company was releasing a refresh of an old brand and wanted to create a corresponding in-store experience. The Yard Creative researched and provided the client with ideas for the campaign and its implementation.

    "They’re thorough and strategic. When we make requests, they ask us questions about why we think that request will deliver for us. They force us to think about what will get us the results we want—based on the consumer research and sales data, rather than on existing strategies that we may have followed for 10 years but that don’t meet our needs." — Senior Merchandising Manager, Cosmetics Company

  • 63
    $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

  • 64
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Founded in 1999, ArtVersion is a web design industry veteran. Headquartered in Chicago with other locations in Portland, OR and San Francisco, CA, ArtVersion's team of 14 provides web design, UI/UX design, graphic design, and branding.

    Clients
    Volvo
    Mack Trucks
    Caterpillar
    TransUnion
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A visual media consultant hired ArtVersion to create a new logo and ended up producing an entire branding campaign, website, and blog. The client has seen positive results from the work, even after the partnership ended.

    "I feel like they’re almost a member of our family. They’ve been great over the years, and I was actually able to work with ArtVersion remotely for the first several years. To me, being able to communicate clearly with a client and understand their style and goals, even when we haven’t sat together face-to-face says a lot." – Founder, Visual Media Consultant

  • 65
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Berkeley CA

    House of Who, Inc. is an arthouse and brand agency located in Berkeley, Calif. Founded in 2015, the 9-person team offers branding services with a focus on naming and corporate identity.

    Clients
    Google
    Apple
    Comcast
    Ebay
    Notable Project

    House of Who, Inc. provided naming services for a global telecommunications company. The team set up a name selection strategy and system that was consistent across a wide variety of products and could continue to be used as the company grew. The client was excited about the new system.

    “We now have a naming system that brings consistency and cohesion to our existing portfolio and empowers us to effortlessly name new products and services as they come online.” 
    —VP of Global Brands and Programs, Global Telecommunications Company

  • 66
    $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.

    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 

  • 67
    $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

  • 68
    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 

  • 69
    $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

  • 70
    $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 

  • 71
    $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

  • 72
    $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

  • 73
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Newark DE

    Based in Newark, Delaware; Cairo, Egypt; Jeddah, Saudi Arabia and Rotterdam, Netherlands, The Ascendant Group is a public relations firm. The small team offers public relations, branding, social media marketing, and web design. The company was launched in 2004.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    The Ascendant Group provided branding services to a consulting firm. They developed a website, conducted photoshoots, and managed a LinkedIn networking campaign.

    "Everyone gave a great deal of energy and it was a good experience."

  • 74
    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

  • 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+
    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 

  • 77
    $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

  • 78
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Diego CA

    LESS+MORE is a San Diego-based branding agency that was founded in 2006. LESS+MORE has a team of 10 who specializes in branding and offers other services such as marketing strategy, advertising, and logo and packaging design. 

    Clients
    LESS+MORE works with innvoative companies of various sizes
    from start-up brands to multi-national corporations. Representative clients are: Thermo Fisher Scientific
    Cassandra
    DocuWare
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A new restaurant hired LESS+MORE to create its brand. LESS+MORE helped the restaurant develop its menu concept and design, web pages, logo, business cards, newsletters, and overall brand and message.

    "They've been amazing, and we're very happy with the results. We'll continue to work with them on any projects moving forward and would recommend them to anyone opening up a restaurant." - Co-Owner, Restaurant 

  • 79
    $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

  • 80
    $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

  • 81
    $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 

  • 82
    $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 

  • 83
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Based in Toronto, Zync is a marketing and digital agency that was founded in 2004. Their team of nearly 15 specializes in branding, web design, digital strategy, and more. 

    Clients
    AVIVA
    Bank of Montreal
    Canadian Olympic Committee
    Chris Hadfield Inc.
    Notable Project

    Zync developed a WordPress website for a national sports organization. The agency redesigned the front- and backend of the website, working on a new UX and UI, and went through the whole process prototype development to fully-functional delivery. Due to their work, the new website an experienced an increase in traffic. 

    "We had to design this for massive traffic spikes, and our ongoing reality for a property like that is maybe 100,000 to 150,000 uniques a month. During the sporting events, it can have 20, 30, or 40 times that." —Executive Director, National Sports Organization 

  • 84
    $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

  • 85
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Noise 13 is a strategy and design firm based in San Francisco. Founded in 2000, Noise 13's team of about 200 employees provides web design and branding services to small, midmarket, and enterprise clients.

    Clients
    A Fork Full of Earth
    Mobiliti
    Sysdig
    Instacart
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Noise 13 worked with this software startup to rebrand itself as a multiplatform software company as it grew. They implemented a new brand strategy which included finding the color, font, photography, and designing the website for a more visually appealing aesthetic.

    "I have no suggestions for improvement." – Graphic Designer, Software Startup

  • 86
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Strano + Pettigrew Design Associates is a Toronto-based branding agency. Founded in 2004, they have fewer than 10 employees that provide services for branding, packaging design, and graphic design.  Strano + Pettigrew Design Associates works with small and mid-sized businesses in the retail and consumer products sectors.  

    Clients
    Air Canada
    Aramark Canada
    Beam Suntory
    Careers Group University of London
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Strano + Pettigrew Design Associates rebranded a dental business services consultancy. Services included logo redesign and a new sub-brand for the client's education organization. They also designed a website that emphasized the client's corporate identity. 

    "Feedback says that our brand exudes sophistication. I directly attributed that to the identity they created for it." — VP of Marketing, Dental Business Services Consultancy

  • 88
    $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
     

  • 89
    $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

  • 90
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    New York NY

    WRK Partners is a digital marketing agency based in New York. Founded in 2017, the team of 3 specializes in branding, e-commerce strategy and digital strategy. They work primarily with clients in the consumer products and services, hospitality and leisure and real estate industries.

    Clients
    Halstead
    Corcoran Sunshine
    CMC Group
    Advance Realty
    Industries
    Notable Project

    WRK Partners worked on branding and web development for a footwear company. They compiled a brand book of layouts, photos and videos that encapsulated the core company values. The team also developed a shopify site and prepared an investment pitch. The client was impressed with the increase in revenue that resulted from the project.

    “As a bootstrapped company, we've gone from $0 to $400,000 in revenue. The brand they created was a key factor in presenting ourselves as an established company while we were still very small.” – Founder and CEO, Footwear Company

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