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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

  • 271
    $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

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  • 272
    $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

  • 273
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Waltham MA

    A creative and design agency headquartered outside Boston in Waltham, MA, Clockwork Design Group has nearly 25 years of experience in web design. The small team of about 5 employees also offers branding and print design services.

    Clients
    Legal: bowditch.com, ligris.com, modrall.com, obermayer.com, peabodyarnold.com, rackemann.com
    Financial: edelsteincpa.com, osboncapital.com, sentineltrust.com
    A/E/C: draws.com, ggreene.com, kennedyjenks.com, lpaa.com, tighebond.com
    Notable Project

    An engineering company hired Clockwork Design Group to redesign its website. The client wanted the site to support the company goal of being the go-to source for thought leadership and quality content. The site needed to be modern and easy to maintain. Clockwork Design Group redesigned the site on WordPress and created branded copy to portray the client’s vision.

    “Clockwork showed dedication to understanding our needs and working closely with us to achieve our website goals. Their entire team was exceptionally easy to work with, responsive, and knowledgeable.”– Marketing Specialist, Engineering Firm

  • 274
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Hawthorn Australia

    Bellman Brand Agency is a digital branding company based in Melbourne, Australia. Founded in 2001, their team of fewer than 50 employees provides branding services with a focus on small and mid-size businesses.

    Clients
    Jellis Craig
    Puma
    Brown Brothers
    Bakers Delight
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Bellman Brand Agency developed the ideal digital solution for their logistics client. Their robust strategy helped this client meet their high-level and immediate goals, resulting in impressively positive feedback from the client.

    "The new brand has launched and gathered praise for the logo, site, and emails created by Bellman Brand Agency. The website faced glitches at first that were quickly fixed. The team’s consistent communication, specialized expertise, and timely delivery have made collaboration a breeze." – Project Manager, Logistics Company

  • 275
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Tel Aviv-Yafo Israel

    hello. is a full service advertising agency, with two locations in Tel Aviv and Israel. Founded in 2016, hello. focuses their efforts on small businesses and midmarket companies, providing them with branding, logo design, UX/UI strategy, and creative solutions for clients.

    Clients
    Kryon
    Testim
    Shoperr
    Elbit Systems
    Notable Project

    After rapid growth and not enough man power, an artificial intelligence company brought hello. in to aid the current design and marketing teams to handle the growth rate the client experienced. After hello., the client saw an increase in conversions on landing pages and an increase in engagement on premium content pieces.

    “Super responsive and required very little hand holding. They are able to turn around complex projects in a short amount of time.” – Head of Marketing, Artificial Intelligence Company

  • 276
    $100,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Gold Front is a brand studio based in San Francisco. Founded in 2013, their team of fewer than 10 employees provides web design, marketing strategy, advertising, branding, and video production services to small, midmarket, and enterprise businesses.

    Clients
    Uber
    Slack
    Google
    Nike
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Gold Front sharpened the client's brand and positioning. They worked on creating a new landing page, exploring brand position statements, designing a new logo, fonts, sales pitch decks, and other website elements. The client's brand video received more shares than anything else it had ever posted.

    "They are more than designers; they guide you through how you should think about a brand or positioning problem, and then deliver above expectations." – Marketing Department, Instructional Content Platform

  • 277
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Charlotte NC

    Mindstorm Communications is a small advertising company. The Charlotte, North Carolina-based company was established in 1999. Their services include advertising, branding, digital strategy, social media marketing, and more.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Mindstorm Communications provides marketing services to a technology manufacturer. They completed the client’s rebranding and now assist with marketing initiatives and design a variety of marketing assets.

    Mindstorm Communications are great partners and they are very hungry to help.”

  • 278
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Lanham MD

    Creative design and development agency Sutter Group was founded in 1987. With headquarters in the Washington, D.C. area, it provides solutions informed by three decades of experience.The 20-30 employees on staff strategize custom digital marketing campaigns for national businesses and associations.

    Clients
    Merkle
    National Crop Insurance Services
    Genovation Cars
    NASDA
    Notable Project

    Sutter Group developed a brand strategy that included specific events, collateral, design assets, and overall messaging. As part of an ongoing partnership, the team has produced creative content to smooth the transition for 15 acquisitions. The team seamlessly applied the cloud networking company’s brand guidelines to a high volume of new offerings amid stark changes in the company’s size and identity.

    “I work for an incredibly fast paced and understaffed company, and Sutter Group went above and beyond to produce deliverables on an instant turnaround time." – Director of Marketing, Cloud Networking Company

  • 279
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

    Marchio is a branding agency based out of Los Angeles with nearly 10 employees on board. Since 2018, they've provided logo and branding services to small and mid-sized as well as enterprise-level clients.

    Clients
    Chargie
    Constant Contact
    East West Bank
    Everyset
    Notable Project

    Marchio provided branding services to a tech company that needed to create its entire identity from scratch. This included creating a name, logo, extended branding, and more. Their expertise led to the efficient delivery of a brand identity that the client was pleased with, which led to tasking them other projects.

    "They were intelligent during the creative development and helped us be efficient in making the best decisions." – CMO, Tech Company

  • 280
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Nashville TN

    Pyxl is a digital agency based in Nashville, Tenn. that provides all-in-one digital marketing services and solutions across projects' lifecycles. Founded in 2008, the team of 30 creatives specializes in enterprise-level website development, UX/UI, digital strategy, and marketing services including branding, graphic design, content writing, social media, paid media, and SEO. 

    Clients
    IBM
    Samsung
    Medtronic
    TeamHealth
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A healthcare staffing agency originally recruited Pyxl to handle a high volume of content marketing. Pyxl now handles the agency's content marketing, PPC strategy, and social media, and is working on a rebranding campaign.

    " We have seen a dramatic increase in followers to our social channels across the board. We’ve seen more leads from a clinician engagement standpoint from our social spend...They’re very open and honest. We feel good after meeting with them about a project [and] we've seen tangible results." – Director of Digital Marketing, Healthcare Staffing Agency

  • 281
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Simple Truth is a creative brand agency founded in 1996 and located in Chicago with a team of more than 40 employees. Simple Truth has over two decades of experience in branding and content marketing. The firm also offers graphic design services.

    Clients
    Adtalem
    Allstate
    AvalonBay Communities
    Baird & Warner
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Simple Truth was tasked with heading a branding campaign for a real estate company. The team at Simple Truth organized an entire rebrand campaign and provided print, digital, and video content to emphasize the campaign. The brand has received tremendous feedback from employees and customers alike. Simple Truth continues to produce video content for the client.

    "They've delivered on every single aspect of the project, always putting their top people on our account. " – SVP Marketing and Communications, Real Estate Company 

  • 282
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Pasadena CA

    Pastilla Inc. is a creative and marketing agency based in Pasadena and Irvine, Calif. and Bratislava, Slovakia. Founded in 2004, they have 15 employees experienced in elevating brands through strategic creative and marketing practices. They provide content, SEO, social media solutions, mobile design, and film and animation to small, midmarket, and large companies.

    Clients
    The Hollywood Foreign Press Association
    SAP
    Microsoft
    OCTA
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Pastilla Inc. provided content creation and marketing support for a private school. They produced a music video, a promotional video, and ads, and also ran social media campaigns for the client. The music video created by Pastilla Inc. received substantial engagement from users on YouTube and social media platforms.

    “The work has been amazing from Pastilla Inc. The latest video they did for us has reached over 8,000 views on YouTube, and hundreds of thousands of views on social media.” – Dev Coordinator, Private School

  • 283
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Tampa FL

    Sparxoo is an integrated digital marketing agency that specializes in web design and branding services for companies looking to expand in the digital marketplace. Based in Tampa, Fla. with a team of around 30 employees, Sparxoo also works to provide SEO, social media marketing, digital strategy, and PR, among other services.

    Clients
    Tech Data
    KSKJ Life
    CROOW
    Brooks Rehabilitation
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Sparxoo worked with with a local non-profit theater to help with a holistic rebranding campaign. It redesigned the theatre's website, worked on a new logo, and provided marketing strategies meant to bring consistency to its marketing efforts. Sparxoo allowed the client to totally refresh its brand. 

    "Everybody has been really impressed. We have a board of directors, a volunteer board that oversees what we do here. Those are two dozen community leaders, philanthropic leaders, civic leaders in the community, all of whom were incredibly impressed not only with the quality of work that was done, but with the relationship that was built." – Marketing Director, Local Theater

  • 284
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

    The Miller Group is a digital agency with offices in Los Angeles, McKinney, Texas, and Brooklyn, N.Y. Since 1990, the agency and its team of 10+ have been working with a clients in the such advertising, medical, and business services industry. The team specializes in branding, advertising, and video production.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    A nonprofit organization hired the Miller Group to put together a strategic marketing campaign. Their work included producing television ads, composing radio ads, and compiling design products for print media. The nonprofit is a retailer, so as a result of the work, they experienced an increase in sales. The client praises The Miller Group's versatility. 

    "They [The Miller Group] gave us more value than what we paid. Their unique ideas were edgy, but never distasteful." – Former Marketing Manager, Nonprofit

  • 285
    $1,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Panchkula India

    WebWorld Experts is a web design and development firm founded in 2009 in Ahmedabad, India. Their team of more than 200 members offers services in web design, web development, and e-commerce development as it works to provide digital solutions. 

    Clients
    Katling
    Big Franks BBQ
    Seminal Point
    Notable Project

    WebWorld Experts provided frontend and backend development of a custom WordPress website for an online sports startup. They have since provided ongoing maintenance. 

    "WebWorld Experts was always on time and on budget, delivering work that was exactly as asked. I can't ask for anything better." — Owner, Online Sports Startup

  • 286
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    Founded in 2010, North Street Creative is a design agency. Their team of around 10 employees is based in New York, with an additional office in Providence, R.I. They focus on web design, graphic design, and branding.

    Clients
    4Ocean
    American Express
    Bark
    Bloomberg Beta
    Industries
    Notable Project

    North Street Creative designed a website for a hotel chain. The team built the WordPress website to be in line with the client's brand identity. The new website received positive internal and external feedback.

    "They’re skilled at zeroing in on exactly what a client, and a specific project, needs." – Former Director of Content Strategy, Hotel Chain

  • 287
    $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
     

  • 288
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Gijón Spain

    Waqa Studios is a creative strategy company headquartered Gijon, Spain, with additional locations in San Francisco, London, and Lima, Peru. The company, founded in 2010, has a team of fewer than 10 people who provide branding, web design, and web development services to mostly small and mid-market businesses. The businesses they work with represent many different industries including non-profit, financial services, and healthcare, and medical. 
     

    Clients
    Capital Plus Financial
    Chia Sport
    Haas Brothers
    Precigen
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Waqa Studios provided web design and development services to a medical cannabis clinic. The client wanted to brand themselves as a professional medical clinic and wanted to create a website that would attract new customers. Additionally, the client wanted to distinguish themselves from the current online content about cannabis. Waqa Studios conducted research in order to create a brand strategy, and then they developed a website strategy. The client was happy with how quickly the company developed the product and plans to use it for marketing material.

     “It was very useful to have it designed and developed so quickly. We could move ahead with our business and legal operations knowing that our branding and website would be ready early.” – General Manager, Medical Cannabis Clinic 
     

  • 289
    $100,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Oui Will is a full-service creative agency with locations in San Diego and Paris. The agency was founded in 2013 and has 5 employees who help clients with their digital strategy, web design, branding, web development, UX/UI design, and advertising.

    Clients
    Rivian (Electric Adventure Vehicles)
    Kanarys (Diversity
    Equity & Inclusion in the Workplace)
    Clarity (Air Quality Data & Monitoring)
    Notable Project

    A landscape architecture firm hired Oui Will to redo its outdated website to appropriately reflect the company's values. Oui Will also helped Oui Will with branding in addition to rebuilding its website.

    "I think it’s going to be something we’re proud of and really happy we did. I think we’re definitely satisfied with the whole thing. We’re getting everything we wanted out of this project. We’re very pleased with it." - Principal Architect, Landscape Architecture Firm

  • 290
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    Gigante Vaz Partners is a branding, advertising, and media agency based in New York City. The agency was founded in 1989 and currently employs a team of 29 staff members. Gigante Vaz Partners provides advertising, branding, media planning & buying, social media marketing, video production, and web design services. Most of their clients are enterprise or mid-size companies.

    Clients
    EFI
    Mack-Cali
    St. Martin's Press
    Flatiron Books
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A large real estate firm with various subsidiaries wanted to develop awareness of the parent company as a whole instead of just the individual subsidiaries. They hired Gigante Vaz Partners to come up with a strategy and execute on it.  Gigante Vaz Partners used a digital marketing campaign, print collateral, conferences and onsite programs, and promotional videos to bolster the client's web presence.

    "We successfully supported our leasing teams and achieved leasing occupancy goals. The increasing leasing activity was the direct reflection of the work Gigante Vaz Partners did. They continue bringing fresh, creative ideas, which is the key to success." –SVP of Marketing, Real Estate Firm

  • 291
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    Sugar Land TX

    Softway is a development company based in Houston with an office in Bengaluru, India. Founded in 2003, Softway's team of 220+ employees provides enterprise and midmarket businesses with a variety of services including web development, custom software development, app development, and e-commerce development.

    Clients
    UNICEF
    Pizza Hut
    STEMscopes
    Torch Energy
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Softway was hired by a photography studio collective to develop a website that could facilitate social networking for moms and families. Softway used Adobe Flex to develop the site, which categorized and stored user photos and integrated them with their local photography studio.

    "Despite Softway being a large company, the founder would occasionally take the time to contribute to our brainstorming sessions and development process." – Owner & President, Photography Studio Collection

  • 292
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Portland OR

    Murmur Creative has specialized in web design and development, branding, and logo design for over 10 years. Based in Portland, Ore., the agency's team of 15 employees works with a variety of clients in different industries.

    Clients
    Anheuser-Busch
    Tillamook Cheese
    Willamette University
    Florida Crystals
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Murmur Creative worked with an adventure travel company on their branding. The agency built a website that focused on visual content, redesigned the company's logo, and provided tips for redefining their image. Users note that the new website has given the company a stronger credibility. 

    "I now measure other companies against my experience with Murmur."- Owner, Adventure Travel Company

  • 293
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    In London, United Kingdom, Beast Video Production is a video production company. The company offers video production, advertising, and branding and is small.The company was launched in 2014.

    Notable Project

    Beast Video Production collaborated with a creative production company for digital media projects. The team’s responsibility was mainly on the production and casting of two live-action videos.

    "There was a lot of passion and pride in this team."

  • 294
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Philadelphia PA

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

    Clients
    ASCRL
    Aegis Advisory Partners
    Assero
    The Bertelsmann Foundation
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Xhilarate designed a website for a real estate platform – a project that required both design and HTML coding. First, they created plans and layout sketches. Then, after receiving feedback, they created mock designs before finally developing the website.

    "I appreciated their fresh design skills, their ability to understand business operations, and create useful designs. ... The're very good communicators who enhance the feedback process." – Partner, Real Estate Platform

  • 295
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Indore India

    eLEOPARD is a full-service design agency founded in 2014 and based in Old Palasia, India. With a team of about 15 employees, eLEOPARD provides UX/UI design, web development, and branding services primarily for enterprises across a variety of industries.

    Clients
    Smart Treasury Solutions Limited
    Banking client
    UK Beyond Digital
    Marketing Strategy Consultants
    Industries
    Notable Project

    eLEOPARD initially provided logo designs and rudimentary branding services for a news aggregator, but the relationship has since evolved to incorporate eLEOPARD as part of the client's team. eLEOPARD handles all of the client's UI design, presenting the client with the delivery of the code, graphics, and a number of different proposals for the client to develop. 

    "eLEOPARD is the best partner I’ve ever worked with." — CTO, News Aggregation Company

  • 296
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Greenwood Village CO

    Wax Creek is a branding agency based in Centennial, Colo. with more than two members. They have offered branding, marketing strategy, and web design solutions to small and mid-market agencies since their founding in 2016.

    Clients
    5280 Remodeling and Restoration
    Conifer Excavating
    Colorado Child Care Substitutes
    Natalie Steiner
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Wax Creek developed a branding strategy for an advertising specialty company. The company was looking to revamp their brand identity after 30 years in the business. The company is excited to implement the strategies provided by Wax Creek.

    “They nailed it!” - CEO, Advertising Specialty Company

  • 297
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Born & Bred is a San Francisco-based branding agency founded in 2018. Their team of approximately 10 employees serves small to mid-sizes businesses across a range of industries. Their branding services include web, graphic, and packaging design. They also specialize in corporate identity and brand messaging.

    Clients
    Eaze
    Ascend Wellness
    Bose
    Equinox
    Notable Project

    Born & Bred delivered designs for the marketing campaigns of a cannabis delivery company. They've created logos and performed naming exercises to most effectively convey the brand. Their work has boosted the client's brand recognition through a variety of means.

    "We give them an idea of what we want to stand for, and then they perform a discovery exercise to dive deeper into the look and feel." — Director, Cannabis Delivery Platform

  • 298
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    West Hollywood CA

    Tiny Giants Co is a creative branding company based in Los Angeles with offices in Baulkham Hills, Australia, and in Düsseldorf, Germany. The company, founded in 2006, has a team of around ten that provides, among others, branding, video production, and digital strategy services to small and midmarket companies and institutions.

    Clients
    Pfizer
    TikTok
    Baxter Health Care
    AACO
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A pharmaceutical company hired Tiny Giants Co to create compelling digital assets -- a three-minute video and a two-minute 2D animated video -- that tell patients' stories and how the company is patient-centric. Tiny Giants Co delivered the digital assets within three-week timeframe and exceeded the company's expectations in terms of the quality.

    "They are always highly creative, very organized, respond well to the brief and are empathetic and caring when working with patients and their families." - External Relations Manager, Pharmaceutical Company 

  • 299
    $250,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

    Sensis is an integrated cross-cultural marketing agency with offices in Los Angeles Washington, D.C., Austin, and Atlanta. Founded in 1998, the team of 90+ offers advertising, research, digital experience, PR, social media, and branding. They develop research-based campaigns that drive measurable ROI their clients.

    Clients
    AltaMed
    Sempra Energy
    OC Fair
    Metrolink
    Industries
    Notable Project

    One of Sensis’ clients is an energy company that wanted to connect with its community with a bilingual PR campaign. Sensis organized community events, worked with local media, and designed and produced all the advertising material.

    “In many ways, I feel that we're their only client. I know that's kind of a cliché – the way that they have been able to sometimes just drop everything else, get what we needed done, and bring in any additional partners, if necessary. They've really done an outstanding job.” – Communications Manager, Energy Company

  • 300
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    a5 is a branding and digital consultancy with a team of 15 employees. Founded in 2001, their office is located in Chicago. Their services are focused on branding and web design.

    Clients
    Johns Hopkins
    Chicago Park District
    Northbrook Park District
    Illinois Park & Recreation Association
    Industries
    Notable Project

    a5 provided branding and design for a civil engineering company. They developed the client’s website, custom newsletter, and advertisement templates. As a result, the client’s social media and website presence increased. The client praised a5’s organizational skills.

    “a5 will put in the necessary work to understand your company and provide you with a range of options. Their strategic and creative approach to different branding elements is unmatched.” – Marketing Manager, Civil Engineering Company

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