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That's why we've created this list of the best business strategy consulting companies 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 Business Strategy Consulting Firms

  • 1
    $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
    Shoney's
    Junk King
    Matco Tools
    Children's Miracle Network
    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 

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  • 2
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    New York NY

    PixelPlex is a software and blockchain development company headquartered in New York City, with offices in Amsterdam, Netherlands and Minsk, Belarus. Founded in 2007, the team of 56 specializes in blockchain, custom software development, and mobile app development. They work mostly with enterprise and midmarket clients, primarily in the financial services industry. 

    Clients
    BMW
    Microsoft
    Oracle
    Rise
    Industries
    Notable Project

    PixelPlex worked on smart contract consultation and development for a crowdfunding startup. They built the contract system and created backend processes to enhance communication between the GUI and contracts. The client was impressed with their ability to deliver throughout the project.

    “As for their effectiveness, PixelPlex delivered everything we asked of them on time with no major issues.” – CTO, Crowdfunding Startup 

  • 3
    Undisclosed
    250 - 999 Employees
    Durham NC

    Clarkston Consulting, founded in 1991, is a global business consulting firm headquartered in Durham, N.C. The company has additional offices in Bridgewater, N.J.; Chicago; Atlanta; Roanoke, Va., and Novi, Mich. The company has more than 350 employees who specialize in ERP Consulting and SI, digital strategy, and IT strategy consulting. They mainly work with enterprise businesses, as well as some mid-market companies, in the consumer products & services, health care & medical, and retail industries.
     

    Clients
    L’OREAL
    Coca-Cola
    Pfizer
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Clarkston Consulting provided consulting services to a food distributor. The client needed help with a business transformation. The company provided advice and helped the client select a new ERP, which was SAP HANA. Additionally, they suggested areas of improvement for the client and helped complete some backlogged projects. The client was satisfied with Clarkston Consulting’s services. 

     “We accomplished our goals and selected the new ERP. They also gave us a report with all the business transformations and deliverables that we had expected.” — IT Manager, Food Distributor
     

  • 4
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Brooklyn NY

    L+R is an international design & technology studio and boutique strategy consulting firm founded in Brooklyn, New York City in 2012. The firm is made up of 25 skilled strategy, design and technology consultants, specializing in brand identity systems, go-to-market strategy consulting, technology strategy, UX/UI design, and next-generation mobile application development. They have offices in Brooklyn, Barcelona, Los Angeles and Milan and work with middle-market and Fortune 500 clients.

    Clients
    Amazon Web Services
    The Ad Council
    The Estée Lauder Companies
    GE
    Notable Project

    L+R developed a brand identity system, led software engineering, and executed a go-to-market strategy to facilitate a unique tenant engagement platform leveraging advanced mobile technologies and humanist principles. The team identified brand values, designed UX/UI and built a mobile application. The strategic initiative created new opportunities for the company's key stakeholders and garnered achievements as an industry-leading platform.

    "Thanks to the reliable and creative support provided by the L+R team, the company was able to hit all of their milestones for the year 2020." – Real Estate Company

  • 5
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Beyond Analysis is a marketing and advertising firm that has offices in Wimbledon, United Kingdom and Sydney, Australia. Founded in 2007, Beyond Analysis's team of just over 20 employees has over a decade of experience specializing in big data consulting/SI. The firm also offers artificial intelligence and marketing research services to its clients.   

    Clients
    Visa
    McDonalds
    PwC
    Pret a Manager
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Beyond Analysis provided strategic and analytical consulting services to a holiday company. The client wanted to use data to understand and draw insights about their organization's customers, so Beyond Analysis researched strategies such as target audience analysis and brand evaluation to best position the project. The firm also used strategies like data mining. Beyond Analysis successfully developed a model that met the client's needs. The client was impressed with Beyond Analysis's flexibility and organization throughout the project. 

    "They were very organized. There were no surprises, and they were flexible and adaptable. We work in a very agile way in the digital product development area, with full end-to-end continuous delivery. They really adapted to working with us in that space very well as they have an agile mindset."-IT Director, Holiday Company 

  • 6
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Vancouver Canada

    Modern Craft is a consultancy founded in 2014. Based in Vancouver, Canada, their team of more than 10 offers marketing strategy, business consulting, and digital strategy solutions for clients ranging from mid-market to enterprise-level businesses.

    Clients
    Scholastic
    Teach For America
    JDRF
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Modern Craft provided business consulting solutions for a renal research project. The platform for the project needed its registry to be minimized. Modern Craft walked through the process with individuals that had limited tech experience.

    “It’s remarkable how they were able to crystallize the complex needs that we had in a succinct and clear format.” - President, Renal Research Project

  • 7
    $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
    Helen Keller International
    PEN America
    Easterseals New Jersey
    Lincoln Park Zoo
    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 

  • 8
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Denver CO

    Headquartered in Denver, Usman Group is a boutique digital strategy consultancy. Founded in 2006, the company of under 10 also has an office in Lincolnshire, Ill. They help organizations plan, research, and execute for mostly midmarket clients in advertising & marketing, business services, health care, and manufacturing industries. 

    Clients
    LiveWorld
    Lifeline Vascular Care
    Sherman Communications & Marketing
    Creative Promotional Products
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Usman Group helped a plumbing fixtures manufacturer revitalize its brand and attract consumers by designing a user-friendly, efficient website that included a backend database for managing extensive product catalogs. As a result of its partnership with Usman Group, the manufacturer received overwhelming positive feedback and its brand perception has improved. 

    "[Usman Group] went above and beyond to find solutions that met our needs and fit our budget." – Former Digital Marketing Manager, Plumbing Fixtures Manufacturer 

  • 9
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Coral Springs FL

    SalesRoads is a B2B appointment setting and lead generation provider based in Coral Springs, Fla. that was established in 2006. Their team of more than 30 employees offers sales outsourcing and telemarketing services.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    SalesRoads provided outbound call services for a marketing agency to generate more leads and increase sales. Their team conducted a discovery period to garner information about the business and created a custom script. Their work provided a significant ROI.

    "Overall, sales have increased in triple digits since the start of our collaboration.​" – Sales Director, Marketing Agency

  • 10
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    St. Petersburg FL

    Orchid Black (formerly Morgan Hill Partners) is a business consulting company founded in 2018. Their headquarters is in St. Petersburg, Fla., with a secondary location in New York. With less than 50 employees, they offer business consulting, marketing strategy, and market research. They serve small and midmarket businesses in the IT industry.
     

    Clients
    Hilton Hotels
    Synapse
    Paladin
    Gotham Ventures
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Orchid Black (formerly Morgan Hill Partners) provided strategy and consulting services to a blockchain gaming platform. They helped the client to efficiently allocate money and structure business to attract investors. The client appreciated their genuine partnership.

    “Overall, their expertise has been extremely helpful. Because of their work in the field, they know how to navigate situations that we’ve never encountered.” – CEO, Blockchain Gaming Platform
     

  • 11
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Cincinnati OH

    BS LLC is a Strategy, Branding, and Marketing agency focused on helping clients discover their place in the world and build from purpose. 

    With science and art, we create timeless solutions for brands in transition. We help our clients grow from the inside out.

    Clients
    Kroger
    Rhinegeist Brewery
    Standard Textile
    Industries
    Notable Project

    BS LLC created an identity for a neighborhood on behalf of a commercial real estate company. They organized interviews and meetings with community leaders, business owners, and residents to guide and craft each branding materials they created. The neighborhood received $17 million in investment since BS LLC launched the new identity, and the client achieved 95% occupancy in the 17 buildings it owned.

    "From start to execution, they were no less than excellent." – Director of Commercial Development, Commercial Real Estate Company

  • 12
    $50,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Atlanta GA

    Three Five Two is a marketing and advertising firm that provides digital strategy, social media marketing, and web development services to their enterprise and mid-market clients in the business services, financial services, and automotive industries. With offices in Atlanta, Ga., Tampa, Fl., and Newberry, Fl., their team is made up of 200 employees.

    Clients
    The Webby Awards
    YouCaring
    AutoTrader
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Three Five Two recently worked on web design, development, and marketing for a water control system company. They coordinated market research and audience targeting initiatives. The client saw an increase in sales since the site’s launch.

    “They set such a high standard for digital marketing that it will be tough for another agency to follow. And the speed and effectiveness in how they do work have been outstanding. ” - Managing Director, Water Control System Company

  • 13
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    Modicum, formerly Propoint, is a design agency based in New York City. Founded in 2002, the team of nearly 50 employees specializes in content marketing, branding, and web design for larger clients.

    Clients
    Samsung
    Deloitte
    Marriott
    JP Morgan
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Modicum helped a professional coach improve their brand with more cohesive strategies. The team developed graphics and other professional products to increase the visibility of their digital presence. Additionally, they formatted and created presentations that aligned with the brand’s new look.

    "Propoint [Modicum] works very fast. They gave me two designers to work with. If there was something I didn’t like about what they proposed, they understood intuitively what I meant." – Owner, Professional Coaching Service

  • 14
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Las Condes Chile

    Koncept Ltd is a management consulting firm based in Santiago, Chile. The firm was founded in 2000 by its main partner, M. Antonio Manterola B. who provides business consulting, corporate training, and product design services to small and midmarket companies in the IT, energy & natural resources, manufacturing, real estate, and utilities industries.

    Clients
    ENAC
    PacificHydro
    e-certchile Camara de Comercio de Santiago
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A fabrication laboratory hired Koncept Ltd to define their corporate strategy and organizational structure, model basic business processes, and review corporate governance issues. The services included establishing a framework with the vice-provost of the university that is the main client of the fablab, designing the organizational structure and basic procedures of the fablab, conducting workshops to define corporate strategy, monitoring the progress of the implementation of the strategic plan, and implementing marketing activities, within the university and third parties. Through this engagement, the fablab was able to reorganize the main streamflows of operations and work procedures, revamp the yearly budget control, and establish a balanced scorecard for monitoring financial results and productions performance. Koncept Ltd. met all expectations.

    "Very structured methodologies and very profesional attitude." - Executive Director, Fabrication Laboratory

  • 15
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Cleveland OH

    Insivia is a growth consultancy providing marketing strategy, web design, and business consulting services. Based in Cleveland, Ohio, the team consists of fewer than 30 employees. The company was founded in 2002.

    Clients
    Vox Mobile
    Jolly Pets
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Insivia provides development, design, and marketing services for an IT company. Their services include building an online chat feature, designing business cards, and producing content for social media accounts. Website visitors have been more engaged with the new site, and print designs have been well-received by internal stakeholders.

    "Don’t try to stifle their creativity. They are experts in their field; customers should trust their process and the results will be positive." – General Manager, IT Services Company

  • 16
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    West Vancouver Canada

    BusinessMentor.com is a business consultancy from Vancouver, Canada. Founded in 2014, their team of about 5 employees offers consulting to small and mid-sized businesses in the advertising and marketing, IT, and e-commerce industries.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    BusinessMentor.com provided its business consulting services to a custom software development company that needed a growth strategy. Their work resulted in a successful strategy rollout that produced sales within a week. Other highlights include their consistent availability, support, and breadth of knowledge.

    "We are now systemising that strategy and the sheer volume of leads we are seeing is just incredible." – CEO, Custom Software Development Company

  • 17
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Arlington VA

    Emerging Strategy is a strategy consultant firm based in Arlington, Va. and founded in 2006. Their team of 23 employees specializes in market research, business consulting, and marketing strategy for primarily enterprise clients in the education, business services, and healthcare industries. 

    Clients
    Adtalem
    Federal-Mogul
    ADP
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Emerging Strategy performed market research for an educational company. They conducted primary market research, including stakeholder and customer interviews, and complied a secondary analysis report on the global education industry. The client reported that they delivered exceptional insights in less than a month.

    “Emerging Strategy’s data collection now allows us to make sense of the global education industry’s niches, leaders, business models, and technologies.” – Manager, Education Company
     

  • 18
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Careful Feet Digital Marketing Agency is a digital marketing company based in London. Founded in 2017, their team of three employees provides digital strategy, PPC, and content marketing services.

    Clients
    Google
    Columbia College
    TopYa!
    Notable Project

    Careful Feet Digital Marketing Agency was responsible for digital marketing campaigns for a wellness client. The campaign grew their social media following by the thousands and positive responses from consumers.

    "They’d done well in building brand awareness with our target market." –Project Manager, Wellness Company

  • 19
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Oak Brook IL

    Ultra Consultants is an independent research and enterprise solutions consulting firm serving the manufacturing and distribution industries throughout North America. Services include business process improvement, enterprise technology evaluation, selection and implementation. The consulting team is made up of more than 70 professionals and focuses specifically on business process improvement initiatives unique to the manufacturing and distribution sectors. 

    Clients
    New Balance
    Alta Equipment Company
    The Sharper Image
    Kellstrom Aerospace
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Ultra Consultants helped a plumbing distribution company to replace its ERP system. They facilitated and oversaw the vetting, selection, and implementation of the new ERP. The client appreciated how they contribted to the process and gives them credit for the projects ultimate completion. 

    "I don’t think we could’ve completed the project successfully without their expertise and specialists who were equipped with the resources we needed." – Plumbing Distribution Company

  • 20
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Ocala FL

    ansleyRDgroup is a business consulting company based in Ocala, Florida. Within business consulting, the team specializes in strategy development. The company was founded in 2012, and there are currently fewer than 10 employees.

    Clients
    Teaching Ideas 4U
    Ocala Infectious Disease and Wound Center
    Notable Project

    ansleyRDgroup provides business consulting services to a business services startup. Their responsibilities have included determining a target audience and potential deliverables. The vendor's services have helped transform a business idea into a tangible reality.  

    "Their communication is effective, their tools are exactly what I need, and their coaching is helpful and empowering." – CEO & Manager, Business Services Startup

  • 21
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

    WEBITMD is a growth marketing and sales agency that delivers an engineered approach by combining marketing strategies with sales technology and automation. They were founded in 2008 in Los Angeles and have offices in New York City and Dallas. They specialize in digital strategy, inbound marketing, SEO, and paid media. 

    Clients
    California State University
    Vitamin Talent
    Josie Maran Cosmetics
    Hyatt Hotels
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A resort management group hired WEBITMD for digital marketing and web development. WEBITMD optimized the resort management group's website for SEO, conducted PPC campaigns, and overhauled their site's design and development. Since working with WEBITMD, the group's web traffic has tripled. 

    "Before working with WEBITMD, our website was esthetically-pleasing, but in terms of functionality and SEO, it was lacking. WEBITMD came in, and while maintaining our vision and aesthetic, made modifications which had a huge impact." – Director of New Business Development, Resort Management Group

  • 22
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Vancouver Canada

    SME Strategy Consulting INC is a business consulting company. The small team is located in Vancouver, Canada. Their services include business consulting.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    SME Strategy Consulting INC provided business consulting services for a mental health facility. The partners held leadership team coaching, as well as stakeholder engagement and leadership training.

    "The SME Team challenged us while supporting us in our learning. They moved us forward in leadership as a team."

  • 23
    $5,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    McKinney TX

    ScienceSoft is an IT consulting and software development company headquartered in McKinney, Texas. Since 1989, the company has helped Fortune 500 and mid-sized businesses across the world solve complex digital challenges. The company is ISO 9001 and ISO 27001 certified to assure the quality of the services provided and the safety of the customers’ data they access.  


    ScienceSoft specializes in end-to-end software development, QA and testing, data analytics, cybersecurity, platform-specific services (Salesforce, Microsoft Dynamics 365, SharePoint, Magento, etc.), and help desk and support services. The company provides compliance with HIPAA, GAMP, FDA, PCI DSS, SOC 3, GDPR, and more.

     

    Clients
    Walmart
    Viber
    Heinz
    Koch Media
    Industries
    Notable Project

    ScienceSoft helped an IT services training and software company scale its operations through web, app, and software development. They started by building out the client's content delivery platform using PHP and MySQL and created native iOS and Android apps. They were then tapped to build out the client's main software product, for which they used a number of development frameworks. The client was impressed with the breadth of their skills. 

    " ScienceSoft's attention to detail in how everything is documented and communicated is by far the best of any agency that I've worked with. The communication and agreement process when starting a new project has been by far the easiest to handle and most professional I've seen. " – CTO, IT Services Training Company

     

  • 24
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

    Amarna Group is a business consulting firm headquartered in Los Angeles. Founded in 2017, they have a team of 5 employees. They focus solely on business consulting.

    Clients
    Chase
    Witchery
    Bottega Louie
    Amrit
    Notable Project

    Amarna Group provided business consulting services to a creative brand agency. The team provides strategy and insight on how to navigate through complex business situations. They also serve as a sounding board for ideas.

    "We benefited with our confidence growing so that we can have better foundations as business owners for talking to others." – Founder, Creative Brand Agency

  • 25
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Vancouver Canada

    Incrementa (un)consulting is a business consulting firm based in Vancouver. Founded in 2015 , their team of 4 serves clients in the sporting goods sector. Services include leadership training.

    Notable Project

    Incrementa (un)consulting provides business consulting and leadership coaching for a snow sports equipment company. They deliver great results and their team is very personable.

     “We’ve got a long way to go, but it’s had a big impact for us already.” – President, Sporting Goods Company

  • 26
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Hove Australia

    More Space for Light provides management consulting services. With a team of fewer than 5 employees, they primarily offer UX/UI design and digital strategy support. 

    Clients
    SA Department of State Development
    New Venture Institute, Flinders University
    Portalink
    South Australian Tourism Commission
    Industries
    Notable Project

    More Space for Light provided UX design support for a tourism agency, changing the website language and simplifying features. The impact of their work improved the overall layout of the platform, strengthening the UX and increasing functionalities. 

    “They’re good communicators and are open to feedback.” – Digital Manager, Tourism Agency

  • 27
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Clayton MO

    Atomic Revenue is a small business consulting company. Founded in 2014, the team provides business consulting, CRM consulting and SI, marketing strategy, digital strategy, and more. The firm is located in Clayton, Missouri.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Atomic Revenue provided branding services for a business performance firm. Their projects included the establishment of initial brand messaging, collateral, and web design.

    "They provided creativity, ease of access, and the ability to help me cut through our lack of expertise in their industry."

  • 28
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Campton Hills IL

    Retail solutions agency, Retailbound has a team of more than two based in St. Charles, Ill. They have offered business consulting, marketing strategy, and other marketing solutions to various clients since their founding in 2008.

    Clients
    CUJO
    UpRight
    EVEN
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Retailbound developed an e-commerce platform for a consumer electronics company. The client faced challenges with selling their products through multiple distributors. Retailbound helped smooth the process in deals between many distributors.

    “The Retailbound team are excellent communicators.” – President, Consumer Electronics Company

  • 29
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Berlin Germany

    New Horizons Global Partners is a PEO and recruiting agency based in Shanghai, China. Founded in 2018, their team of around 25 employees specializes in business consulting, HR, and tax preparation.

    Clients
    Hometogo
    TFWA
    XGSiences
    Gessi
    Industries
    Notable Project

    New Horizons Global Partners provided HR services for a food exporter. The team was responsible for sourcing and hiring a multi-lingual sales manager.

    "Their quick growth shows their achievements." – Asia Pacific Sales Manager, Food Exporter

  • 30
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Calgary Canada

    The Joyce Group Inc. is a business consulting company based in Calgary, Canada. Founded in 1992, their team of fewer than 10 serves primarily small and midmarket businesses in a variety of industries. Additional services include market research, marketing strategy, and logistics and supply chain consulting. 

    Clients
    BWI Enterprise
    Central Alberta Access Prosperity
    Industries
    Notable Project

    The Joyce Group Inc. provided business consulting services to an industrial bag company. The team guided the company through succession planning as well as other consulting services. They were extremely satisfied with their services, which helped them save costs. 

    "With their help, we were able to reduce our inventory holdings by approximately $100,000." — CEO, Industrial Bag Company

     

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