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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

  • 241
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Santa Monica CA
    TheTheory is a branding agency located in Santa Monica, California. They specialize in branding, ux/ui design, digital strategy, business consulting, and more and were launched in 2020.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    TheTheory was hired by a music company to help build their national brand identity and reach more clients. The team handles the digital strategy, website development, and social media efforts.

    "TheTheory really cares and it's something that stood out right from the start."

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  • 242
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Hadley MA

    BRIGADE is a brand services agency that operates out of Hadley, Mass. Founded in 2005, they have a team of about 25 solely dedicated to branding projects. Their expertise lies in branding strategy, product branding, and messaging.

    Clients
    SVEDKA Vodka
    Wyndham Hotel & Resorts
    Travelodge
    Hawthorn Suites
    Notable Project

    BRIGADE developed marketing collateral for a marketing and strategy consultancy's client. This spanned a website, corporate brochure, trade show materials, and more. Their straightforward insights resulted in increased brand awareness, generating increased site traffic and membership numbers.

    "BRIGADE became a seamless member of the marketing team providing candid feedback, suggestions and recommendations throughout the development process." – Principal, Marketing and Strategy Consultancy

  • 243
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Toi is a San Francisco based digital marketing company. They were founded in 2010 and have a team of 420 employees who specialize in UX/UI design, branding, and web design. They mainly work with clients in the arts and entertainment, business services, and consumer product industries.

    Clients
    Benziger Winery
    The DJ List
    Red Bull Records
    Greystone Hotels
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Toi created a website for a fundraising platform. Toi created the site using WordPress and added features to optimize the site’s UI. The client was very happy with the finished site.

    “They were extremely amenable, professional, and just good people to work with.” – Co-Founder, Fundraising Platform
     

  • 244
    $1,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Mohali India

    Founded in 2004, FATbit Technologies is a custom software development company with locations in Mohali, India and the U.S. A team of around 65 employees, they provide e-commerce development, custom software development, and UI/UX services. Their clientele comprises mostly midmarket businesses in the e-commerce, retail, and business services industries.

    Clients
    Noor & Zafir
    UNI Diamonds
    Superlivery
    GearFlow
    Industries
    Notable Project

    FATbit Technologies created a multi-vendor platform for a software development company. The solution, for which they built a mobile version, enables users to sell or rent tools and machinery and allows for refundable rent security. The platform was functional and the collaboration was successful.

    "The responsiveness to our issues was immediate and everything has been solved." – Managing Director, Software Development Company

  • 245
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Santa Rosa CA

    smallnormous is a marketing solutions provider based in Santa Rosa, California. Founded in 2018, the duo of designers serves small and mid-sized businesses from a wide range of industries. Their specialty is branding, but they also offer web and graphic design along with social media marketing.

    Clients
    Accent Printing
    Adamas Pharmaceuticals
    Amentum
    Arden Coaching
    Industries
    Notable Project

    smallnormous delivered a marketing strategy for an audiovisual equipment rental company. They delivered print ads, digital ads, and designed a landing page for the client. The successfully delivered tonally-precise materials that further developed the client's brand. 

    "They took my briefing and presented a proposed strategy. Once aligned, they created a draft, took edits, refined and finalized." — Operations, Audiovisual Rental Company

  • 246
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    Ottawa Canada

    Acart is a full-service advertising agency based in Ottawa, Canada. Founded in 1976, Acart's team of 43 employees specializes in providing digital strategy, media planning & buying, and branding services.

    Clients
    Government of Canada
    York Region Transit
    Ottawa Senators Hockey Club
    Notable Project

    Acart worked with this non-profit medical education institution to implement a comprehensive rebranding initiative. Acart researched the client, its executive employees, and its past consultations. Acart then proposed an entire overhaul of the client's brand: voice, colors, font and messaging, overall brand identity, which was well received. The client was pleased with the strategic plan and the direction it took the client in.

    "We had to deliver on time – there was no wiggle room and they were very quick to understand the strict timeline." – Director of Communications, Non-Profit, Medical Education Institution

  • 247
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Washington DC

    Jake Group is a full-service digital communications firm that offers web design, web development, and branding assistance to professional services and non-profit organizations across the country. Based in Washington, DC, Jake Group has a small team of around 15 employees that was founded as a web design studio, but has since expanded its capabilities to include all aspects of creative and digital marketing.

    Clients
    iDirect
    American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges
    Colonial Parking
    FOX Architects
    Notable Project

    Working with an executive search firm that had a relatively modest online dynamic, Jake Group revamped the client's marketing, branding, and logo presence through its web design services. Thanks to a high level of technical expertise, combined with intuitive marketing and business minds, Jake Group created a website that was billed as clear, provocative, and representative of the client's experience.

    “[Jake Group] has a very high level of technical expertise. They know all the marketing strategies, but they also have very effective business minds. This allows them to translate our business objectives into something marketable.”  – Owner, Executive Search Firm

  • 248
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    Ester Digital is a web design agency based in Tallinn, Estonia. Founded in 2015, the team of 7 specializes in web design, graphic design, and logos. They work mostly with small business clients, and primarily work within the advertising and marketing, information technology, and business services industries.

    Clients
    McDonald's
    Bridgestone
    T-Mobile
    ASOS
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Ester Digital worked with a tech startup to redesign their logo and develop its company website. The client was amazed by the graphic design skills of Ester Digital’s team and started to use the new logo for all its marketing.

    “We are proud of how the new logo represents us. We currently use the logo and guidelines to create new marketing materials.” – Head of Marketing, Tech Startup

  • 249
    $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

    A women's health nonprofit hired Creative Juice to create a new visual identity, including new logos, stationery, brochures, business cards, press kits, a popup banner, and broadcast and digital materials. The nonprofit was satisfied with Creative Juice's work and later brought the company on to rebrand its website. 

    "There are other organizations that do the work and do a good job, but (Creative Juice) goes the extra mile and does things that are unexpected." - Marketing & Communications Director, Women's Health Nonprofit

  • 250
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Mumbai India

    Argience Technologies is an experience design agency headquartered in Mumbai, India with a second office in the UAE. It was founded in 2010 and now has a team of 2 that provides e-commerce development, UX/UI design, digital strategy, web development, and more for enterprise-level clients. 

    Clients
    Procter & Gamble
    Hewlett Packard
    Disney
    Kelloggs
    Notable Project

    A software consultancy needed to refresh their online presence, including a redesign of their website. The company was also launching a new division and needed a brand built from the ground up. Argience Technologies redesigned their website, then created a name, logo, and offered feedback and consulting throughout the launch of the new brand.

    "What started as a website redesign assignment expanded to include both consulting and branding. This partnership worked very well for us." — CEO, Software Consultancy

  • 251
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Dallas TX

    Based in Dallas, Agency Entourage is a marketing firm with close to 30 team members. Since 2008, the agency has been specializing in web design, UX/UI design, web development, social media marketing, SEO, and PPC.

    Clients
    CareNow
    Fisher Clinical Services
    Centurion American
    Christian Brothers Automotive
    Notable Project

    A healthcare nonprofit hired Agency Entourage for content marketing help. The team created advertising materials, blog posts, and content. Agency Entourage also managed social media accounts. Its work increased traffic and has received positive feedback from the staff and clients. 

    "They [Agency Entourage] listen well and respond well." – Senior Director of Marketing, Healthcare Nonprofit

  • 252
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Fair Lawn NJ

    Cantilever is a digital agency, established in 2001 in Fair Lawn, N.J. Their team of 4 employees offers services in web design, web development, branding and marketing strategy.

    Clients
    IBM
    American Express
    New York Times
    Esquire Magazine
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Cantilever delivered new UX design and e-commerce for a website for a creative agency. Their Linux-based backend supported a standard HTML, CSS, and Javascript frontend. They were responsible for interaction design and animation. The client appreciated their communication and organization.

    “Their code is clean, and they have an amicable, organized approach. Contract negotiations with them were flexible; they’re particular about their product, and they set themselves a high standard.” – Co-Director of Interactive Production, Creative Agency
     

  • 253
    $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 created a new sales presentation template for a managed services provider to help their executives present more visually compelling data to prospective clients. The client was thrilled with the results of the partnership and received positive feedback from its business partners. 

    "We’ve used the presentation templates in various client meetings and receive terrific feedback." – Director of Marketing, Managed Services Provider

  • 254
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    KOTA - Creative Digital Agency is a creative digital agency based in London operated by a team of less than 50 people. Since 2013, they have provided solutions in web design, digital strategy, and advertising. They also offer branding services with a focus on corporate identity, brand messaging, and brand strategy.

    Clients
    Penguin Books & Jamie Oliver
    Matchroom
    British Red Cross
    Penhaligon's
    Industries
    Notable Project

    KOTA - Creative Digital Agency built an e-commerce site for a fashion retailer. The website was to be built from scratch, following the ideas and suggestions of the retailer. The entire project ran smoothly without any real problems, and the retailer was satisfied with KOTA - Creative Digital Agency's work.

    "A lot of companies are not transparent about deadlines and promise unrealistic timelines. With Kota, they're honest and always looking to do what's best for the client." - Owner, Fashion Retailer

  • 255
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    New Wilmington PA

    UpRoute is a branding agency in Wilmington, Pennsylvania. The team of 3 provides branding, web design, and marketing strategy services. They work primarily with small and midmarket businesses across various industries.

    Clients
    Kitchen Repose
    Olive
    Clarity Squared
    Lex King Photography
    Industries
    Notable Project

    UpRoute created a strategic brand identity and developed a new website for a fashion e-commerce platform. The client is thrilled with the project’s results. The team was communicative, supportive, and passionate about their work, making them wonderful partners.

    “The value of their work with me thus far is invaluable as these are the nuts and bolts to really get going.” – CEO & Founder, Fashion Retailer

  • 256
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Pasadena CA

    Thirsty Agency is a creative marketing and branding agency based in Pasadena, California. Established in 2014, they have fewer than 10 employees and specialize in marketing for brand loyalty and lifestyle brands. Their services include web design and development, branding, content marketing, and strategic consulting.

    Clients
    Appetize
    AT&T
    Campeones Cup
    Concacaf
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Thirsty provided branding and marketing support for an international soccer tour through the United States. The initiative began with an audit of soccer fans' media consumption and the client's target audience. After the evaluation, Thirsty designed marketing collateral and launched digital and physical media campaigns to promote awareness. The client's tour was a success, and they worked with Thirsty Agency on domestic marketing since this project.

    "The Thirsty Agency team is among the most efficient firms we’ve worked with when it comes to workflow. We tasked them with several last-minute projects, and they continued to deliver top-notch products under the short deadline." — Marketing Coordinator, Professional Soccer League

  • 257
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Beverly Hills CA
    Flat 6 Concepts is a boutique luxury branding agency founded in 2008 and based in Los Angeles. Our design firm 
    provides branding, packaging design, marketing strategy, collateral as well as e-commerce, website design, and development.
     
     
    Clients
    TEA FORTE
    KORA
    MASERATI CYPRUS
    T-MOBILE
    Notable Project

    Flat 6 Concepts partnered with an interior design firm to design a new logo and redesign its website. Flat 6 Concepts also extended the brand makeover to cover the client's letterhead, business cards, and marketing materials. 

    "I love the business cards and they designed a site that makes us stand out. [...] I’m happy to display our materials to clients." —Owner, Interior Design Firm

  • 258
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Clemente CA

    Album Agency is a marketing and branding firm based in San Clemente, Calif. Founded in 2002, they have 12 employees and have worked with several leading global brands in various industries. Their services consist of branding, marketing strategy, content marketing, web design, and more.

    Clients
    Too Faced Cosmetics
    Ben & Jerry's
    Facebook
    Apple
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Album Agency provides brand strategy and marketing collateral for a southern California catering company. They have a long-standing partnership based on Album's creative approach, that includes graphic design, public display ads, and more to develop a concise, engaging corporate identity. Album's work has propelled the client from a local service to a nationally-known firm, recognized in the hospitality industry for their marketing efforts.

    "The team tries to capture our company’s personality and listens to our vision, they don’t use their own ideas. I also appreciate their culture, they are hard workers, but remain approachable." — Director of Marketing, Catering Firm

  • 259
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    L'viv Ukraine
    Located in Tallinn, Estonia and L'viv, Ukraine, NearCoast is a software development firm. The small team specializes in custom software development, branding, digital strategy, and IT strategy consulting and was founded in 2018.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    NearCoast provides outsourced development services for a software development company. The team gives resources for the client's web and mobile systems as well as for custom software development projects.

    "I don’t have anything for them to improve. I’m happy with their services."

  • 260
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    Kworq is a marketing and advertising firm headquartered in New York City. Founded in 2011, Kworq's team of 13 employees specialize in graphic design and social media marketing, and video production. The firm's clients include recognizable major brands in the telecommunications and professional sports space.

    Clients
    Hickey Freeman
    Samuelsohn
    NARS
    NBA Players Association
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Kworq partnered with a sports association to craft an end-to-end entire digital marketing campaign based on a client's creative concept. The firm coordinated campaign production logistics from choosing locations and equipment to filming-related tasks. Kworq seamlessly integrated video, print, and social media into a flawless end product. The campaign they produced has generated tens of thousands of views since release. Kworq exhibited an impressive degree of organization and professionalism throughout the project. 

    "Kword managing the entire project and kept everything running smoothly, taking care to find excellent locations to film and ensuring the production equipment and crew were prepared on set." – Former Chief Digital Officer, Sports Association 

  • 261
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Brașov Romania

    High Contrast is a full-service interactive agency located in Brasov, Romania. The agency was founded in 2002 and now has a team of 16 that offers web design, web development, UX/UI design, and branding services. They serve a variety of clients. 

    Clients
    Telero
    Frisbo
    AdsWizz
    Majorel
    Industries
    Notable Project

    High Contrast built a new online platform to streamline customers' processes. They integrated ERP solutions, warehouse management systems, and a new interface. They also integrated an open API for the SaaS tool. 

    "Our relationship with High Contrast is actually the best I have with any agency in Romania, and I work with a lot of agencies." – CEO, E-Fulfillment Company

  • 262
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Villa Park IL

    The Olive Street Agency is a Chicago-based company that provides design and marketing solutions to companies in a variety of industries – arts and entertainment, retail, advertising and marketing, and government. Founded in 2005, The Olive Street Agency has a small team of about 16 employees with capabilities in web design, SEO, digital strategy, branding, photography, content development, and social media.

    Clients
    The Seattle Times
    Sweet Baby Ray's Catering
    Chicago Public Schools
    University of Florida
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A local interior design firm felt they were getting lost in the crowd and wanted to stand out. The Olive Street Agency redesigned the client's and continue to provide branding, marketing, and SEO analytics. The client noticed an increase in website traffic and plans to keep working with The Olive Street Agency in the future.

    "They do what I ask them to do, and they offer their input as well as suggestions. They are great and always efficient; they get things done. They are very agreeable to make changes. I throw a lot at them last minute, and they always respond quickly." – Marketing Director, Interior Design Company

  • 263
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Alpharetta GA

    Franchise Marketing Systems is a franchise developing and marketing firm that is based in Cumming, Ga. Founded in 2009, Franchise Marketing Systems' team of about 30 employees has nearly a decade of experience specializing in management consulting, direct marketing, and advertising.

    Clients
    Ford
    Baxter healthcare
    Anytime Fitnes
    Children's Miracle Networks
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Franchise Marketing Systems partnered with an assisted living facility to establish and market a franchise. They built a legal model to walk the client through the franchising process, and they continue to provide marketing services. The client was appreciative of all the help that the team at Franchise Marketing Systems provided and credits the team with the project's success.

    "They helped us build a franchise model and setup the legal documentation around it. They coached and taught us, holding our hand through the process of getting our franchise up-and-running." —President, Assisted Living Facility 

  • 264
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Pivot Design is a marketing agency with offices in Chicago, San Francisco, and Boston. Founded in 1992, the 40+ team works with a variety of clients on their branding, logos, graphic design, and advertising.

    Clients
    Abbott
    AbbVie
    Accenture
    American Library Association
    Notable Project

    A real estate firm hired Pivot Design for marketing and branding help. The agency created a branding plan, which included refreshing their website, holding different events, and creating videos and other traditional marketing campaigns. The client prides Pivot Design on how they internalize customer feedback. 

    "Pivot is a rare breed — a turnkey business that can do anything. They offer a nice combination of being very creative, while running a successful business."- CEO, Real Estate Development Firm

  • 265
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Santa Monica CA

    Noble Digital is a creative growth agency that was founded in 2012. They have three employs working out of Santa Monica, Calif., where they provide brand strategy and planning, digital campaigning, video production, and UX/UI design. They work with small, midmarket and global companies, primarily in e-commerce, business services, consumer products, and finance.

    Clients
    Mutual of Omaha
    New Balance
    Plated
    Biohm Probiotics
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Noble Digital produced a series of videos for an insurance company. They also created an advertising campaign. Their videos and advertisements increased ad-to-landing page conversions for the client.

    “Several months after the campaign started, Noble reviewed our media data and recommended changes to optimize the efficacy of the campaign. These changes resulted in increased ad-to-landing page conversions.” – Director of Advisor Marketing & Operations, Insurance Company

  • 266
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

    Founded in 2011, Weberous Web Design is a web design agency based in Los Angeles, CA. The small team of less than 10 specializes in branding, marketing, and, of course, web design.

    Clients
    xPrize
    USC
    Disney
    HBO
    Notable Project

    Weberous developed a website for a wedding planning company that helps couples find unique places to get married. The partnership was collaborative, and the client experienced a boost in website traffic and leads.

    “I’ve worked with many companies over the years, but Weberous has a good way of communicating. They’re very wise and logical and have a human touch when they discuss ideas.” – Owner of Wedding Planning Company

  • 267
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Nelson Cash is a digital agency with offices in Chicago and Portland, Ore. Since the agency's founding in 2011, their 20-person team has worked with a variety of clients in different industries, including entertainment, IT, and financial services. The agency specializes in web design and development, digital strategy, and branding.

    Clients
    Trunk Club
    Google
    Quora
    Stanford University
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Nelson Cash provided various web development and design services for an author to drive his brand awareness. They also ran social media accounts and provided some graphic design work. The client believes that Nelson Cash's social media efforts will help him stand out from the competition.

    "When you do a deal with Nelson Cash, you’re dealing directly with the principals, and they are never more than an arm’s length away from you and your work."- Author 

  • 268
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Luboń Poland

    Brandman Vision is a branding firm that's based in London with a team of fewer than 10 professionals. Founded in 2018, the company offers their services in branding, web design, and graphic design for small and mid-market businesses in the fields of hospitality & leisure, consumer products & services, and real estate.

    Clients
    Forge Law Group
    Novative
    WokoLoco
    LandSeaAir Media
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Brandman Vision was once tasked to assist in engaging with the Instagram followers of a restaurant. Brandman Vision helped provide structure on how to engage the restaurant's followers on Instagram, and with Brandman Vision's help, the Instagram account gained a good amount of followers.

    "[Brandman Vision] was professional and creative. Everything he delivered was structured. His thought process was very clear, and he was very good at understanding my vision and putting it on paper. He was also very creative and knowledgeable about what was trending in the marketing industry." - Owner, Restaurant

  • 269
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Gainesville FL

    Parisleaf is a digital and branding studio based in Gainesville, Fla. Since 2010, their current team of 14 have specialized in web design and development, branding, digital strategy, serving a variety of clients. 

    Clients
    University of Florida
    PDSI
    Scorpio
    Walker Architects
    Notable Project

    Parisleaf provided numerous marketing services for a college's outreach program. This included branding, web design, and video production services. Thanks to Parisleaf's efforts, the college has established their image and attracted to experienced its largest class in history.

    "That edginess, I think, comes from their youth and their ability to attract incredible talent. It's a potent combination that delivered incredible results for us." – President, College

  • 270
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Atticus Creative is a broad-based creative agency based in London. The agency, founded in 2009, has a team of less than ten that provides, among others, branding, web design, and logo services to various companies.

    Clients
    Aber Instruments
    Stryve
    Coats Group
    Mears Group
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Atticus Creative was hired by a Healthcare Provider to provide comprehensive branding services, which include brand identity definition, website development, SEO, and creation of print, OOH, and video materials. As a result of the engagement, the Provider's website went up 200,000 places on its to 1,000 keywords within one year.

    "Everything was strategic and thought-based and did something that healthcare didn’t do in this part of the world." - Former Chief Commercial Officer, Healthcare Provider 

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