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May 2022

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  • 3
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Ottawa, Canada

    Digital marketing agency seoplus+ was founded in 2012 in Ottawa, Canada. Their team of about 25 employees specializes in SEO, content marketing, and web design.

    Clients

    • Mobile Klinik
    • ORKIN Canada
    • Ingram Micro
    • Robillard Hearing Centres

    Industries

    Notable Project

    seoplus+ has been hosting, advertising, and developing a mediation and consulting firm's website. They have been working together for almost 15 years. 

    "They always complete tasks and projects with accuracy and speed."

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  • 4
    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Calgary, Canada

    CAYK Marketing Inc. Is an advertising company located in Calgary, Canada; Vancouver, Canada and Phoenix, Arizona. The small team provides advertising, digital strategy, pay per click, search engine optimization, and more. The agency was established in 2011.

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    Notable Project

    CAYK Marketing Inc. has created a warehousing facility’s entire online presence with the goal of increasing occupancy. They’ve handled web development marketing strategy, SEO, design, and content marketing.

    “They’ve treated our business as their own, and they’ve always gone the extra mile.”

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  • 5
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.7
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $1,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Mississauga, Canada

    Other digital marketing company MacRAE’S Digital Marketing Solutions is in Mississauga, Canada. Founded in 1995, the midsize team provides other digital marketing, search engine optimization, web design, and web development.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    MacRAE'S has been maintaining a manufacturing company's SEO and social media optimization since 2016. They were initially hired for their quick understanding of their vision and how easy they are to work with.

    "It's so nice to be understood and see the project come to life exactly the way I envisioned."

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  • 6
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Montréal, Canada

    Upearance is a digital marketing agency headquartered in Montreal, Canada. Founded in 2017, their team of approximately 13 employees primarily serves small businesses. They offer web design, social media marketing, and PPC efforts. They're also proficient in WordPress development.

    Clients

    • WetStyle
    • Pure Love Dog Food
    • Cuir Dimitri
    • GoDepo

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Upearance manages Facebook Ads for an e-commerce company to improve their profits and revenue. They’ve also designed their logo, worked on email marketing, and helped with their Instagram account.

    "Upearance genuinely cares about us and wants us to do well."

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  • 7
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Toronto, Canada

    InHouse Creative, an advertising company, was founded in 2019. They are in Toronto, Canada and have a small team. InHouse Creative focuses on advertising, branding, social media marketing, content marketing, and more.

    Clients

    • Maple
    • Acto
    • Dori
    • Emergent

    Industries

    Notable Project

    InHouse Creative produced a post-event recap video for a software company. They discussed the project deliverables, laid out their creative vision, built a storyboard, and edited the video. 

    "They had an amazing process from start to finish."

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  • 8
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Edmonton, Canada

    CREATIVE Promotional Marketing Agency, a graphic design company, is based in Edmonton, Canada; Mississauga, Canada and Calgary, Canada. The small team provides graphic design, advertising, branding, marketing strategy, and more. The agency was established in 1976.

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    Notable Project

    CREATIVE Promotional Marketing Agency created a financial services company’s logo and marketing materials. They also designed and developed the client’s WordPress website.

    "They didn’t have to do anything twice; they did everything with my vision in mind all the time."

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  • 9
    • $100,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Toronto, Canada

    Giants & Gentlemen is a strategy and creative advertising shop based in Toronto. Founded in 2012, the team of 24 specializes in advertising, digital strategy, and marketing strategy. They work primarily with midmarkets and small businesses, specializing in advertising and marketing, hospitality and leisure, and business services.  

    Clients

    • Royal Bank of Canada
    • Wyndham Hotel Group
    • Beaverbrook Group of Companies
    • Days Inn Canada

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Giants & Gentlemen provided branding services for a conveinience store chain. They provided branding, marketing, and creative strategy for multiple campaigns. They took these campaigns to various social media including Snapchat and Instagram. The client was impressed with the results of the project.

    “We outpaced benchmarks with our Snapchat campaign. We also saw a lift in sales during that campaign of about 11% that was specifically attributed to that. We’ve seen an increase of over 40% in sales.” – Marketing Manager, Conveinience Store Chain

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  • 10
    • $50,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Edmonton, Canada

    Lift Interactive is a creative agency that is located in Edmonton, Canada. Founded in 2002, they have over 20 employees who specialize in web design, digital strategy, and branding. Most clients are small and midmarket businesses in the nonprofit, hospitality, and consumer products sectors. 

    Clients

    • USAFActs.org
    • Tourism Jasper
    • Amplifier Giving
    • Business in Vancouver

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Lift Interactive Inc. promoted a tourism group's international accreditation through designing a marketing campaign and a landing page. The team's project involvement also covered the conceptualization phase.

    "It’s pretty rare to come across an agency with such a high-caliber team."

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  • 11
    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Calgary, Canada

    Bujou is a content marketing company established in 2016. Their small team is based in Calgary, Canada and offers content marketing, social media marketing, digital strategy, graphic design, and more.

    Clients

    • Events
    • Grocery & Food Product
    • Restaurants, Bars & Venues
    • Automotive

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Bujou Creative produced a two-and-a-half-minute video for a female dance instructor. The video featured the dance classes that she teaches along with customer testimonials.

    "Any issues or concerns I had were met by Bujou Creative, and I am extremely happy with the final result."

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  • 12
    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Toronto, Canada

    OneCore Media is a digital media agency headquartered in Toronto with offices in Chicago and Los Angeles. They deliver advertising, PPC, SEO services for companies in the manufacturing, retail, and media sectors. Founded in 1999, they have a diverse team of over 30 employees. 

    Clients

    • BlackLine Studio
    • TUROLIGHT
    • POSHExotics
    • NovaJet

    Industries

    Notable Project

    OneCore Media partnered with a garage door manufacturer to provide digital marketing and SEO support. They helped the manufacturer refine its SEO optimization and provide continued support and innovation to maximize ROI and generate new leads. 

    “They’re great communicators. We primarily speak through phone and email. They provide monthly reports to track their progress and make changes. Their team is skilled at keeping in touch with us and responding to our requests promptly.” – Digital Marketing Specialist, Garage Door Manufacturer. 
     

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  • 13
    • $10,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Burlington, Canada

    OKD Marketing is a full-service integrated marketing and communications agency based in Burlington, Canada. Established in 1981, OKD has 52 employees and provides advertising, web development, social media marketing, and digital strategy services.

    Clients

    • Castello
    • Canadian Cancer Society
    • Integra Tire
    • UPS

    Industries

    Notable Project

    OKD Marketing managed a rebrand that included website redesign and video production. 

    "Our rebrand has clarified our message and driven new revenue to our firm."

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  • 14
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Toronto, Canada

    Yield Branding is an advertising agency that was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada. The company is made up of 57 employees and specializes in branding, advertising, and digital strategy. 

     

    Clients

    • Equifax
    • Polar
    • Richardson GMP
    • Cavendish

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Yield Branding providing branding services for an insurance firm where they helped create a solid online presence for their client and reach target markets effectively. 

    "The insurance industry can sometimes be full of jargon, and we were a bit too insular at times, so Yield Branding helped us break down our information into language that our customers could easily understand." – Chief of Member Services, Insurance Firm

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  • 15
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Montreal, Canada

    Signifly is a digital design and development agency headquartered in Montreal, Canada, with an office in Copenhagen. Since 2010, their team of about 30 has expertise in digital strategy, UX/UI design, and e-commerce development. 

    Clients

    • Google
    • BMO - Bank of Montreal
    • Diva Cup
    • GE Current

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Signifly provided digital strategy services for an investor connection company. After discussions, the team came up with a comprehensive kick-off workshop for a better understanding of the goals and targets.

    " If there was going to be a delay, they let us know ahead of time."

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  • 16
    • Undisclosed
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Montréal, Canada

    Digital communications agency Havas Canada is based in Montreal, Canada with another office in Toronto. Since 1986, their team of 117 has been specializing in web design, advertising, branding, and more for midmarket-sized clients.

    Clients

    • Aima
    • Algorithme Pharma
    • Alimentation Couche-Tard
    • Air France

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Havas Canada developed a few websites for a museum in Quebec. The websites they developed were responsive and informative. Havas Canada's efforts resulted in higher traffic and engagement. 

    "Most of our sites have good usability and user experience, and that drives in higher traffic to the pages, more page views, and more time on site." – Manager of Digital Interactives, Museum

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  • 17
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Calgary, Canada

    Arc Reactions Inc. is a digital marketing agency founded in 2011. With an office in Calgary, Canada, they operate with a team of 4 employees. They provide advertising, web design, and social media marketing for midmarket businesses in healthcare and business services industries.

    Clients

    • Apple Fitness Store
    • Advanced Paramedics Ltd.
    • Catch Engineering

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Arc Reactions Inc supports a recruitment agency’s rebranding efforts. They built a website and worked on the client’s logo, colors, and visual elements. They also handle social media marketing and on-site SEO. 

    “Arc Reactions’ efforts have placed me on a level that I can compete with big, global firms.”

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  • 18
    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Calgary, Canada

    Flipp Advertising is a marketing and advertising agency based in Calgary, Canada. Since 2009, their team of 17 has been specializing in branding, web design, social media marketing, and more for enterprise-level clients. 

    Clients

    • Pine Bungalows
    • Hope Street Property Management
    • Dental Choice
    • Dream Unlimited

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A brewing company hired Flipp Advertising Inc. to provide marketing and design. They create material and strategies to help the client with their brand identity and overall business concept.

    "They always help reach our branding goals."

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  • 19
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • St. Albert, Canada

    Branding agency Graphos was launched in 1993. Their small team is in Edmonton, Canada. Graphos offers branding, logo, web design, advertising, and more.

    Clients

    • SearBQ

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Graphos Product provides digital marketing services for a credit reporting agency. The team helps with web development, branding, logos, and branding materials. They also work on a podcast.

    “They care. It’s a simple answer, but it’s the truth. We’re not just a number to them.”

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  • 20
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Squamish, Canada

    Headquartered in Squamish, Canada with another location in Vancouver,  Marwick Internet Marketing is a marketing agency founded in 2012. The team of 17 specializes in digital strategy, social media marketing, SEO, PPC, and web development services for clients in the arts, music, health care, real estate, automotive, and legal industries.

    Clients

    • Orcades Marine Management Consultants
    • Copper Point Resort

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Marwick partnered with a marine consultancy to design a new website and gain lead generation for the site from Google. The site’s objective was to portray the entire company’s experience and highlight each consultant individually. The project was successful and the client was able to generate 6 clients from the work Marwick executed.

    ”Excellent communication and quick response. Although we are a fairly specialist traditional business, Marwick were intuitive to our requirements, and provide value for money. “ –Managing Director, Marine Management Consultants

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  • 22
    • Scheduling

      4.5
    • Quality

      3.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      4.5
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    • $100,000+
    • 1,000 - 9,999 employees
    • Montreal, Canada

    Sid Lee is a creative agency headquartered in Montreal. It has expanded to offices in Paris, Toronto, and Culver City, Calif. since its establishment in 1993. Sid Lee employs 796 professionals that provide web design, social media marketing, digital strategy, advertising, and branding to small, mid-size, and large companies alike.

    Clients

    • Cirque du Soleil
    • MLSE
    • HBO
    • The North Face

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Sid Lee built an email marketing campaign to build a stronger conversion rate. The team also assists with optimization and A/B testing.

    "Their communication was lightning fast."

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  • 23
    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Sherwood Park, Canada

    Bluetrain Inc. is a digital marketing agency based in Alberta, Canada. Founded in 2007, the team of 17 specializes in advertising, marketing, and PPC. They primarily serve advertising and marketing, business services, and financial services industries.  

    Clients

    • Unicef Canada
    • ATB Financial
    • Walton
    • Shaw

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Bluetrain Inc. developed a digital marketing strategy for an artisan chocolate company. Their services included SEO, social media, and content curation. They also provided reporting and analytics for the client, who was impressed by the results of the project.

    “They encouraged me to use Instagram stories when that feature was still relatively new. It's grown our business tremendously so that was one of our big learnings. They also provided a lot of value in our product offerings.” – Owner, Artisan Chocolate Company

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  • 24
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Edmonton, Canada

    12 Creative is a digital firm founded in 2015 with fewer than 10 employees. Based in Edmonton, Canada, they specialize in branding, digital strategy, and social media marketing solutions for small and medium-sized firms in industries such as health care, hospitality, and real estate.

    Clients

    • Kimberley Homes
    • Corrosion and Abrasion Solutions Ltd
    • Oliver Park Dental

    Industries

    Notable Project

    12 Creative provided branding and marketing services for a real estate firm. The firm not only needed someone to manage their social media outlets but also increase awareness and drive traffic to their business. The firm’s posts have seen better engagement since working with 12 Creative.

    “They also had ideas on how to improve our shopping centre's brand and marketing right out of the gate.” - Marketing Manager, Real Estate Firm

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  • 25
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • North Wiltshire, Canada

    Art Fresh, Inc is an advertising and branding firm based in Brookfield, Canada. Founded in 2011, their team of 30 serves clients in the business services and real estate sectors. Services include corporate identity, brand strategy, and brand messaging.

    Clients

    • The City of Summerside
    • IMC
    • GCACC
    • Slemon Park Corporation

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Art Fresh, Inc. developed a brand for a local government initiative. They created 3-4 options for their client’s review. The new brand presence was well received and added immense value.

     “The new logo and tagline crystallized the meaning of the event in our minds and helped us better communicate the value proposition to our target audiences.”- Manager, Local Government

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  • 26
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Toronto, Canada

    Brand & Mortar is a full-service marketing agency founded in 2011. Based in Toronto, Canada, the team of 14 specializes in branding, social media marketing, and video production. 

    Clients

    • Avanza Sports
    • Cloverleaf
    • Comtech Group
    • Corporate Vibrations

    Notable Project

    Brand & Mortar had been hired by an artisan company to build an extensive website with cutting-edge plugins and custom functionalities. They were chosen for their advertised expertise and confident attitudes. 

    "Unfortunately, once things took a turn, their communications became severely lacking."

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  • 27
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Toronto, Canada

    Blade Creative Branding is a marketing and advertising company based in Toronto. Founded in 1991, their team of 17 employees provides branding, advertising and digital strategy for their clients across many industries including real estate, finance, and consumer products and services. 

    Clients

    • T-fal
    • Bell Outdoors
    • CHAR Technologies
    • Scan Snap

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Blade Creative Branding was instrumental in helping a health supplement manufacturer create and launch their branding presence. Working closely with the client after an initial in-person meeting, they were responsible for creating the client's presence for the US market covering everything from web design, produced videos and content marketing with online advertising. The client were pleased with the results and believe Blade Creative Branding exceeded expectations across the board.

    “[...] when I was hired, the owner of Blade flew down from Canada to learn more about me and how we would present Esprita to the world. I was very impressed that he took the time to do that.” – National Director of Sales, Health Supplement Manufacturer.

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  • 28
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Regina, Canada

    Phoenix Advertising Group is an advertising company based in Regina, Canada. Founded in 1982, their team of 43 employees provides advertising, digital strategy, and branding services.

    Clients

    • Saskatchewan Roughriders
    • Great Western Brewing Company
    • Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI)
    • Casino Regina

    Notable Project

    Partnering with a brewing company as a long-term service provider, Phoenix Advertising Group has developed a brand from scratch, including can design, outdoor advertisements, and social media content. Each campaign they've handled as outperformed their previous efforts, opening leadership opportunities for the brand within the industry. 

    "They have strong project management skills. It’s important for me to be ahead of schedule with all our work. They know that and operate in a way that ensures it happens." – VP of Marketing, Brewing Company 

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  • 29
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Hamilton, Canada

    Digital agency Muse Marketing Group is located in Hamilton, Canada. Since 2013, their small team of 6 has been specializing in advertising, branding, web design, and market research. 

    Clients

    • Geotab
    • St. Joseph's Health Care System
    • Motorcyclists Confederation of Canada (MCC)
    • Clara AI

    Notable Project

    A data analytics company hired Muse Marketing Group for their branding services. The company wanted to rebrand, so the agency developed a brand new website and provided other digital marketing services. The client was impressed with the increase in customer engagement. 

    "Client feedback regarding the website and rebrand has been fantastic. Our sales team have seen a significant increase in first-time client contact."–CEO, Data Analytics Company

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  • 30
    • Scheduling

      4.4
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.6
    • NPS

      4.8
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    • Undisclosed
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Montréal, Canada

    Locomotive is a web agency in Montreal, Canada. Founded in 2006, they have about 23 employees that do web design, web development, and branding. Clients are in a variety of sectors. 

    Notable Project

    Locomotive built a corporate website for a games developer. The agency provided design, development, and CMS services. The website earned positive feedback, high traffic, and a design award. 

    "If you want a really good looking, clean website, the Locomotive team will build you something interesting." – COO, Video Game Development Company 

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