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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

  • 151
    $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 developed an app for a nonprofit management consultancy. Their team built versions for iOS and Android as well as provided logo design and branding services. The deliverables have received positive feedback. 

    “They were good listeners - working hard to make changes per client requests at all times.” – Partner, Nonprofit Management Consultancy

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  • 152
    $100,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Gershoni is a creative agency that builds brands for century-old institutions, Fortune top-10 companies, startups, and nonprofits. They are located in San Francisco, CA and have a team of 15 employees that provides branding, content marketing, and advertising to clients across business, consumer, financial, and food and beverage industries.

    Clients
    Google
    Deloitte
    San Francisco Art Institute
    Laura Chenel
    Industries
    Notable Project

    When a local educational institution needed to rebrand, Gershoni Creative Agency took the lead, creating a rebranding campaign that included a toolkit and guidelines to document brand identity. Gershoni Creative Agency posted on social media, helped with fundraisers, and updated the organization’s website.

    “Gershoni's project management is one of their greatest strengths. … The relationship was very collaborative. Gershoni was able to respect the opinions of the many strong-willed, creative people who had input in the project.” – Content Lead and Product Manager, Educational Institute

  • 153
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Lakewood Ranch FL

    ElephantMark is a full-service interactive design and branding agency based in Lakewood Ranch, FL. Founded in 2009, the team of 4 focuses on social media marketing, branding services, and logo design for small to midsize businesses across the nation.

    Clients
    Hyatt Portland
    Eastmoore Crauwels & DuBose, P.A.
    SparkBox Power
    MYE Fitness Technologies
    Industries
    Notable Project

    ElephantMark was hired by a software network for branding services. ElephantMark provided site design, social ads, print, and other marketing collateral to increase the company's overall presence. The client appreciated ElephantMark's quick and flexible design skills, which were state of the art, demonstrating the team's diverse skillset. 

    “Their design skills are superb...ElephantMark definitely uses the latest design skills. Other firms aren’t as advanced as them.” - Director of Technical Marketing, Software Network

  • 154
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Kenmore WA

    V2Works is a Seattle-based branding agency that was founded in 1993. The agency maintains a small team of less than 10 that focuses on branding but also offers a variety of other marketing, UX/UI design, and branding services. 

    Clients
    Amazon
    Baja Motorsports
    Harley Davidson
    King County Library System
    Notable Project

    An aircraft leasing company was going through a management buyout from its parent company and needed to rebrand. V2Works created a name, logo, website, web content, and the entire brand image in a short period of time. 

    "This project has probably been one of the best relationships I’ve had with an outside vendor in terms of proactivity. It’s always difficult choosing a third-party, but I think that clients can place trust in V2Works. They are very creative people who will work hard and look out for clients’ best interests." - Head of Operations, Aircraft Leasing Company

  • 155
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Bartlett Brands is a boutique branding agency based in San Francisco. Founded in 2011, Bartlett Brands' team of fewer than 10 employees provides branding, marketing strategy, web design, logo, and packaging design services.

    Clients
    Williams-Sonoma
    Kendo
    Crabtree + Evelyn
    Michael Mina Group
    Notable Project

    Bartlett Brands supplied the client with a fully fleshed-out company identity in terms of branding, logo, website design, and paper packaging, among other elements. The client has been nominated for design awards, and constantly receives praise for its branding.

    "Not only did Bartlett Brands meet all of our branding requirements, but they also put something special out there, which we almost didn’t expect." – Partner, Cuban Social Outpost

  • 156
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Houston TX

    Blackribbit is a branding agency based in New York with more than two employees. Since 2018, they have offered branding, UX/UI design, and marketing strategy solutions for clients, specializing in brand messaging, brand strategy, and more.

    Clients
    Shackleton Research Trust
    Reclaimed Being
    EquiBands
    Me Moringa for Life
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Blackribbit rebranded and redesigned the website of an event planning and design company. The site was to feature new photo and video assets. The website has been met with plenty of positive feedback from visitors.

    “Nader is extremely talented and has a great eye for composition but also puts in a lot of research and time into understanding your industry and your place as a brand within that industry.” - Founder & Creative Director, Event Planning and Design Company

  • 157
    $50,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Montréal Canada

    Brandlucent is a branding agency based in Montreal, Canada. Founded in 2015, they have five employees specializing in brand strategy for B2B tech and service companies of all sizes. They offer a range of services, including brand-first website development, brand-forward packaging, and brand identity.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Brandlucent created a branding strategy for a training company, which included logo design, branding, web design, and redesigning marketing materials. They worked closely with the client to deliver a product that met their vision. The new brand received positive feedback from prospective clients.

    “We are very happy with the outcomes. Our clients and prospective clients are always complimenting us on our branding. We have been able to happily refer companies back to Brandlucent.” – Co-Founder, Training Company

  • 158
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    București Romania

    Brandfusion is a strategic branding company headquartered in Bucharest, Romania and founded in 2005. The team of over 20 employees focuses on branding services, though they also offer digital strategy. They primarily serve midmarket businesses as well as some smaller companies.

    Clients
    Oncochain
    Benefito Mobile
    Symphopay
    Prova
    Notable Project

    A fintech startup tasked Brandfusion with leading their rebranding efforts so that they could better connect with their target audience. Branfusion's team interviewed existing customers to understand their needs and translated them into a robust brand vision. In the end, the new logo, slogan, and marketing assets helped establish the startup and were well-received by all.

    "The brand refresh helped us gain attention in the media. Also, the internal team loves the new graphical identity." – CMO, Fintech Startup

  • 159
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Reading United Kingdom

    Berkeley Communications is an international full-service PR and comms agency based in Reading, U.K., with offices in London, Munich, New York, Paris, Madrid, and Amsterdam. The agency, founded in 1995, has more than 50 employees and provides PR, branding, marketing strategy, and digital strategy services to small and larger-sized companies in the IT, telecommunications, and e-commerce industries.

    Clients
    IDEX Biometrics
    Kaspersky Labs
    Workfront
    Freesat
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A biometrics company hired Berkeley Communications to help rename and rebrand the company to make it clear to the public what services it provides compared to other companies with a similar name. The engagement with Berkeley Communications made the company more visible as a biometrics company, accounting for 22% of biometrics news stories in the U.K. from only 1.1% two years earlier. 

    "They helped us to transform us from having virtually no brand equity, coverage, or voice in the biometric industry to having over a ⅕ share of the voice in biometrics." - SVP for Sales and Marketing, Biometrics Company 

  • 160
    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 completely remade and redesigned the website of a homebuilding firm to modernize its branding and to highlight their new homes division. They built a new website, incorporated unique themes for each section of the site, and used SEO best practices to drive traffic. The client appreciated the modern feel and easy navigation of the new site, and appreciated that it still showed that their company is a long standing member of the community. 

    “Everything they designed is an improvement upon the old site. People look at us differently, and recognize us as a stable company in our area. The site shows both our longevity and our local presence in the right way.” – VP of Marketing, Homebuilding Firm

  • 161
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Encinitas CA

    Movetic is a digital agency that is based in Encinitas, Calif. Founded in 2014, Movetic's team of 10 specializes in branding and UX/UI design. Movetic also offers digital strategy and advertising services to its clients.   

    Clients
    The Hettema Group
    Life on Fire
    Harcourt Auctions
    Notable Project

    Movetic partnered with an experimental design firm in order to work on the organization's digital presence. Using WordPress, the team at Movetic redesigned the organization's previously outdated website and made its layout more aesthetically pleasing.

    "As soon as [the website] launched, we saw an increase in traffic and received a lot of compliments from new and existing clients. The number of new leads is on the rise and our clients are looking to do future phases of work with us." - Marketing Manager, Design Firm 

  • 162
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Louisville KY

    Fieldtrip is a design-focused branding agency based in Louisville, Ky. Founded in 2006, they now comprise 25 employees experienced in creating digital branding and marketing strategies for small and midmarket clients in the retail, non-profit and government sectors. They specialize in branding, advertising, media planning and buying, immersive web experiences, and campaigns.

    Clients
    Ashley HomeStore
    Caterpillar: Whayne Supply & Walker Machinery
    National Stem Cell Foundation
    Sharing America's Marrow
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Fieldtrip provided a brand overhaul for a transportation company to combine three smaller names under a unified narrative. They provided brand infrastructure for the company and a roadmap for future success. Fieldtrip’s new brand created a heightened sense of brand recognition and employee understanding and resulted in new revenue for the client.

    “They really embodied, embraced, and understood who we were. They were very good at communicating every step of the process and they told us what our roadmap would look like when we'd see deliverables, and our whole branding process was very smooth because of them.” – Marketing Director, Transportation Company

  • 163
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Warszawa Poland

    Jaaqob is a Poland-based advertising agency that specializes in digital strategy, social media marketing, and UX/UI design. Founded in 2006, the agency focuses on industries such as information technology, media, and advertising and marketing. Jaaqob is comprised of fewer than 10 employees. 

    Clients
    Discovery Channel
    TLC
    Eurosport
    Credit Agricole
    Industries
    Notable Project

    JAAQOB HOLDING™ contributed graphic design and UX work while revamping websites for a large media and arts organization. They worked collaboratively to comply with and understand user needs.

    "After reviewing our requirements, they thoroughly understood our company and how to elevate us with graphics and visuals."

  • 164
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Warszawa Poland

    PG Brand Reforming Company provides branding, package design, and market research services for midmarket and small businesses in the consumer products industry. Founded in 2010, the 15-person team is located in Waszawa, Poland.

    Clients
    Coca-cola
    Lactalis
    Heineken
    KFC
    Industries
    Notable Project

    PG Brand Reforming Company designed labels for an international label material manufacturer. They worked on branding and designs and consistently met expectations. They established clear lines of communication, resulting in a smooth workflow.

    “They were forward-looking and willing to experiment and implement bold ideas on the market that needed some fresh air.” – Global Segment Manager, Label Manufacturer

  • 165
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Walnut Creek CA

    McLean is a branding agency based in Walnut Creek, CA. Founded in 1991, McLean provides packaging design, branding, and logo services for small and midmarket businesses primarily.

    Clients
    Chevron
    Chiquita Brands
    Clorox
    Coca-Cola
    Industries
    Notable Project

    McLean worked with a company to update its brand and design its packaging for a new product. McLean presented the client's product at Expo West and received positive feedback on its new look.

    "The feedback from the general public that we got so far has been fantastic." – VP Sales & Marketing, Natural Sweetener Company

  • 166
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Grand Rapids MI
    Blue Flame Thinking is a digital strategy company. Launched in 1965, the team focuses on digital strategy, web development, direct marketing, marketing strategy, and more. Their small agency is headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan and EAST GRAND RA, Michigan.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Blue Flame Thinking redesigned a website for a brewing company. The engagement is ongoing, with periodical updates with content provided by the client.

    ''They’re willing to think outside the box to provide solutions to your request.''

  • 167
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Great Baddow United Kingdom

    Polar Creative is a boutique graphic and web design company located in Chelmsford, England. Founded in 2013, they have two employees specializing in branding and web and graphic design for small, midmarket, and large companies in manufacturing, business services, and IT. Services include logo design, printed marketing material, and websites.

    Clients
    Teledyne E2V
    Jump Street
    James Haskell
    Aldi
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Polar Creative established a stronger identity for a mobility company by melding two existing sites and creating a user-friendly new site from scratch. They made imagery recommendations and maintained SEO, often exceeding the client’s expectations with their deliverables. Thanks to Polar Creative, the new site draws more attention to the client’s brand.

    “The end result exceeds all our expectations. They really do come through in the end, and the quality of their creative work is outstanding. They respond well in production, and they get the job done. Their prices are also very fair.” – Managing Director, Mobility Company

  • 168
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Dubai United Arab Emirates

    Jpd is a brand and design consultancy based in Dubai, UAE, with offices in London and Abu Dhabi, UAE. The consultancy, founded in 2013, has a team of less than ten that provides branding, web design, and graphic design services to various companies and institutions.

    Clients
    Vakkaru Maldives
    Ultratravel Collection
    Elaf Hospitality
    Dragon Oil
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Jpd was hired by a Steakhouse to rebrand it by providing naming and brand identity services. Because of this engagement, the Steakhouse received a lot of positive feedback on its new brand.

    "Through the branding exercise, we received a lot of extra benefits." - Business Dev & Marketing Manager, Steakhouse 

  • 169
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Portland OR

    Punchy is a positioning and messaging agency that was founded in 2016. Their 2-person team is based in Portland, Ore., and offers brand messaging and brand strategy services to mostly small and midmarket companies.

    Notable Project

    Punchy created a brand strategy for a job platform. After a round of interviews and research, they produced content that clearly articulated the client's mission and vision to investors. The client was able to raise money faster as a result.

    "I’ve recommended Punchy to many other people who had similar experiences to mine." – Co-Founder & CEO, Job Platform

  • 170
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Appetite Creative Solutions is a creative digital marketing agency in London, England – with offices in Madrid and Dubai, too. Established in 2015, Appetite Creative Solutions has a team of 25 employees. They offer logo, web design, games development, and social media marketing services.

    Clients
    Tetra Pak
    Jaguar
    Amazon
    Patek Philippe
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Appetite Creative Solutions developed a marketing campaign for a digital sales company to increase exposure. They created mockups, high-impact ads, and eye-catching marketing games. The clients' were pleased with the innovative designs.

    "They’re hands-on, accommodating, and creative." – Marketing & Advertising Professional, Digital Sales Company

  • 171
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Nashville TN

    Proof Branding is a branding agency based in Nashville. Founded in 2010, they have a team of 10 that specializes in web design, print design, and logo design. 

    Clients
    Fat Bottom Brewing
    Levy Restaurants
    The City of Boston
    Fifth + Broadway
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Proof Branding was hired by a nonprofit for their branding and web design services. The agency created a clean and informational website. The client felt that Proof Branding truly understood their vision.

    "They really listen to what their clients have to say and create a product that reflects those conversations."  Director of Communications, NonProfit

  • 172
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Don't Cry Wolf is a branding and PR agency in London, United Kingdom. Founded in 2018, they have about 15 employees that serve mostly midmarket and small-business clients in the consumer products, IT, and business industries. Services include branding, PR, and content marketing.

    Clients
    Elvie
    Tangle Teezer
    Manhattan TV
    Orgvue
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Don't Cry Wolf provided branding and PR services for a global hairbrush brand. Their team handled multiple campaigns as well as managed the partner's ambassador program. The partner's sales and brand awareness have increased as a result of the efforts.

    "Their communication is second to none. I feel like I’m their only client." –Head of Marketing, Global Hairbrush Brand

  • 173
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Pfettisheim France

    Founded in 2008, KEXINO is a full-service marketing agency headquartered in Pfettisheim, France that specializes in branding, web design, and marketing strategy. With fewer than 50 employees, the agency has production offices in the United States, Europe, South Africa, and Australia. 

    Industries
    Notable Project

    KEXINO revitalized a home goods company's brand. KEXINO designed a logo, determined a color palette, created a short film for customers, and built a website for the company. As a result of the partnership, the company saw an increase in traffic to its website. 

    "They're true experts in the field—they worked hard to artistically craft the marketing that was right for me." – Owner, Home Goods Company

  • 174
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Oakville Canada

    Branding agency Mindshape is based in Oakville, Canada. Since 1993, their team of 29 has been specializing in branding, digital strategy, social media marketing, and more for a variety of clients. 

    Clients
    Ford Motor Company of Canada
    Lincoln Motor Company
    Black and McDonald
    CGC Inc.
    Notable Project

    Mindshape did rebranding work for a garage door manufacturer. Their work included producing print marketing materials and logo design. The work was well-received by the customers.

    "I’m very satisfied with their work. Mindshape continues to deliver and the feedback from customers is fantastic. They love the new look." – Owner, Garage Door Manufacturer

  • 175
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

    Branding Los Angeles is a full-service marketing agency in Los Angeles, CA. They help their mostly small business clients build strong brands social media marketing, web design, digital strategy, and media planning and buying. Their intimate team of about 20 employees got its start in 2008 and now works closely with businesses in the consumer products, healthcare/medical, and manufacturing industries.

    Clients
    Art of Charm
    Belldini
    Beneath the Beautiful
    BiBiGo
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A strategic marketing and event management company hired Branding Los Angeles to collaborate with them on client projects that required branding and marketing expertise. These projects included social media, email marketing, advertising, and graphic design. The marketing company appreciated how Branding Los Angeles presented up to five ideas for each project, allowing the client to choose the concept that best suited its needs.

    “They’re willing to be my partner in achieving my goals for my company. They get involved with the clients’ goals and deliver. To me, they’re worth every penny; that’s why I continue to work with them.” – President, Marketing and Event Management Company

  • 176
    $100,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Washington DC

    Bluetext is a digital marketing agency located in Washington, DC. Founded in 2011, Bluetext has around 30 employees who specialize in branding, web design, and SEO. The client appreciated Bluetext's approach to project management while completing the two microsites simultaneously.

    Clients
    Hughes
    SonicWall
    Google
    Blue Yonder
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Bluetext was hired by a software company in need of a new website. Bluetext designed two interactive microsites for the client and provided front-end development services.

    "Bluetext was very accommodating with our tight schedule and constant demands. They made sure we were delivering everything on time and they were very receptive to our back and forth as we got feedback from stakeholders." – Associate Creative Director, Software Company

  • 177
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Philadelphia PA

    Cohere is a creative agency in Philadelphia that strives to improve cities through design services. Founded in 2006, the team includes 20-25 professionals. It offers branding, web design and development, and advertising services to clients in the real estate, hospitality, and economic development industries.

    Clients
    Di Bruno Bros
    The Beauty Shoppe
    City Fitness
    MMPartners
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Cohere developed a sleek, mobile responsive WordPress site from scratch for a realtor. Clients love the easily navigable UX and find the platform simple to use. Sophisticated designs showcase properties appealingly, while cleanly copyedited branded content appeals to the target clientele.

    “Cohere thinks about our websites not just as a piece of technology, but as the face of our company. They do a great job of combining business and creative features to really engage our users.” –Asset Manager, Real Estate Agency

  • 178
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Manhattan Beach CA

    Isadora Agency is a California-based digital agency founded in 2009. Their team works with enterprise clients on their UX design systems, design, development, and branding needs.

    Clients
    Gartner
    McKinsey & Company
    Honest Company
    Razor
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Isadora Agency developed a website focused on employee benefits for a Fortune 500 media group. Isadora began their work by assessing the company's existing site and researching how other companies designed sites geared toward employee benefits. They created a new look for the site creating all designs from scratch and integrating with WordPress, which ultimately helped form a new strategic marketing tool.

    "They’ve empowered us to use innovative designs to communicate and maintain our website, brand and identity. Going forward, any email we send out and any PowerPoint we present will have the new aesthetics." – SVP, Media Company

  • 179
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Loganholme Australia

    Located in Loganholme, Australia, Explanimate is an animation house that started in 2011. They boast a team of under 10 employees who offer video production services in 2D, 3D, and motion graphics.

    Clients
    Exxon Mobil
    Telstra
    Queensland University
    Garmin
    Notable Project

    To improve a food safety firm's online training courses, Explanimate wrote and produced a series of animations that would engage learners while conveying key course concepts. They were in charge of storyboarding, animating, and editing. Their collaboration with the educators and their ability to visually communicate information contributed to a 5-out-of-5 rating for the courses.

    "We have been delighted with the quality of work and their ability to visualize technical concepts in a fun and engaging way." – Communications Manager, Food Safety Firm

  • 180
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Founded in 2001, Karbo Communications is a digital marketing and PR agency with 15+ employees. Headquartered in San Francisco, the agency has two other offices in New York and Redwood City, Calif. The team specializes in public relations, branding, social media marketing, content marketing, and marketing strategy for clients in the IT and advertising sectors. 

    Clients
    Incognia
    Harmony Helper
    Subtext
    Alpha Group
    Industries
    Notable Project

    An IoT company hired Karbo Communications for their public relations expertise. The team designed a product launch strategy, crafted messaging, and identified market partners. The team delivered positive media coverage and other results.

    "The Karbo Communications team consistently delivers results and proactively drives our PR strategy." – VP of Marketing, IoT Company

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