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Businesses looking to develop a relationship with media outlets should consider working with an advertising agency. Beyond increasing visibility, top agencies are a gateway to a variety of crucial resources, including researchers, designers, SEO/PPC experts, and social media managers.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top advertising and marketing companies in Canada. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs. If you need more support, tell us about your project, and we'll match you with recommended companies.

List of the Best Canada Ad and Marketing Companies

  • 1
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Founded in 2011, BrandLume Inc. is headquartered in Toronto with another location in Vaughan, Canada. With 6 employees, they provide SEO, PPC, and advertising services to enterprise, midmarket, and small businesses.

    Clients
    Spirit of Math
    CarHub
    Laser4Less
    CladCan
    Notable Project

    BrandLume Inc. is growing an automotive dealer's digital footprint through multiple social platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, and more. They also handle SEO and PPC through Google and Amazon. Their work contributed to an increase in revenue.

    "They produced 5 times the revenue in the same time and budget!" –Marketing Director, Automotive Dealer

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  • 2
    $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

  • 3
    $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. provided digital marketing and branding collateral services for an engineering firm. They developed a website, created content, and provided social media marketing services for the client. They helped to increase user engagement and refresh their online presence.

    “Before, I had 800 - 1,000 professional connections on LinkedIn; now, I have 2,200 - 2,300, largely due to their efforts expanding my network. We receive lots of positive comments about the marketing materials and the website. Customers report that they found us through our website, which validates our work with Arc Reactions Inc.” – President, Engineering Firm

  • 4
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Local SEO Search is a full-service local SEO company based in Toronto. They were founded in 2013 and have more than 25 employees who focus on SEO services.

    Clients
    Clarity MedSpa
    Caledon Treeland
    Synergy Rehab
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A dental practice in Toronto hired Local SEO Search to update their digital presence. Local SEO Search provided a comprehensive redesign of the client's website that featured stronger content and user experience. The SEO services provided brought the client to the first page of Google results for relevant keywords in the greater Toronto area.

    "My satisfaction is very important to them. John [Owner, Local SEO Search] sends me activity reports from the website. He always stays in touch with me. I’m very happy." — Owner, Dental Practice

  • 5
    $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
    Sleepwell Property Management
    Orbcomm
    JNCO
    Assante Wealth Management
    Notable Project

    A counseling service hired seoplus+ for a number of online marketing services. The service wanted to increase their online presence. The work included creating blog content and SEO services focused on WordPress. 

    "seoplus+ understands problems and knows how to solve them." — President, Counseling & Therapy Firm

  • 6
    $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
    Honda
    Fasken
    KFC
    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."

  • 7
    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
    Canadian Women's Foundation
    New Balance
    Dior
    Volkswagen
    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

  • 8
    $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
    Made Foods
    Brewsters
    Nest
    Pier West
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A food manufacturing company hired Flipp Advertising for their rebranding. Flipp Advertising developed a new color scheme and logo first and are now working on a website for the company. The work has been receiving positive feedback from the customers. 

    "Our clients praise our new logo for standing out, and they can see that we're advancing as a leader in our industry." – Sales, Food Manufacturing Company

  • 9
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 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

  • 10
    $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. 
     

  • 11
    $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
    Days Inn
    Park N’ Fly
    Fisherman’s Friend
    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

  • 12
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Vancouver Canada

    Stigan Media is a web design and digital marketing agency in Vancouver, Canada. Founded in 2009, they have about 5 employees that work mostly with small business. Services include web design, SEO, digital strategy, PPC, and graphic design. 

    Clients
    Splashes Car Wash
    Beauty of STEM Series
    PowerPay
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Stigan Media designed and developed three websites for a hair salon. The client wanted distinct websites for the salon and two of their salon-adjacent businesses. Using WordPress, Stigan delivered the sites according to the client's specifications, and provided SEO to boost rankings for each. The flagship site now ranks highly for several relevant searches, and has created a new customer base for the client.

    "It is clear that they are not just working with us to create a site and collect our money; they want to be a part of our brand and build our business." — Owner, Hair Salon

  • 13
    $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

  • 14
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Hamilton Canada

    Cubicle Fugitive is a web development and advertising agency based in in Burlington, Canada, and founded in 2003. Their team of 13 employees specializes in branding, advertising, and marketing strategy. They mainly work with clients in the legal, education, and healthcare industries. 

    Clients
    Aird Berlis
    Dunnion Law
    Habitat for Humanity
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Cubicle Fugitive ran a long term marketing effort for a law firm. They built and updated the client’s website, designed their newsletter and other promotional materials, and produced content as needed. The client was impressed with the quality of their service.

    “They keep us on track and have excellent project management. The employees are all highly skilled.” – Director of Marketing & Business, Law Firm
     

  • 15
    $100,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Vaughan Canada

    Nova Solutions is an internet marketing agency founded in 2005. The company has 30 employees across 5 locations: their headquarters in Concord, Canada, 3 other Canadian offices in Toronto, Vancouver, and Ottawa, and 1 in London. Nova Solutions provides SEO, web design, conversion optimization, PPC, and advertising services to small businesses in the legal and medical industries.

    Clients
    : Da Gabrisa
    iMove
    Woodbecker
    Quad at York
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A cosmetic surgery practice in Toronto hired Nova Solutions to perform SEO and other essential digital marketing techniques. Nova brought the practice to the first page of results in nearly all relevant keywords, and also optimized their Google Maps performance and conversion rate optimization. The client credits Nova's work with saving 50% on the marketing budget from prior to their partnership.

    "We've been delighted to work with them. I haven't seen comparable results with any other SEO firm we've worked with...I have nothing major to criticize and our friends have worked with them for years because of their great performance." — Office Manager, Cosmetic Surgery Practice

  • 16
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Hamilton Canada

    Kitestring Creative Branding Studio is a marketing company, founded in 2007 and based in Hamilton, Canada. Their 5-person team specializes in branding, web development, and social media marketing. They primarily serve small business clients in government and nonprofit.

    Clients
    YMCA
    Hamilton Public Health
    Atlantic Ballet of Canada
    Vineland Research and Innovation Centre
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Kitestring Creative Branding Studio contributed to numerous web design and support projects for a port authority. This work included website design and maintenance, micro-site development, and an annual economic impact infographic. The client appreciated their fresh ideas and impeccable execution.

    “They’re highly effective at communicating our message. We've received excellent feedback from both customers and stakeholders.” – Director of Public Affairs, Port Authority
     

  • 17
    $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 designed and developed an e-commerce site for a custom auto parts business. The client's small team lacked technical expertise, but needed an attractive digital presence to build leads and increase growth momentum. In addition to the site, which now drives 100% of the client's sales, OKD created videos, point-of-purchase displays, and trade show booths.

    "It’s so easy. We just tell them what we want to happen and when, and they take care of everything. It’s almost like I have that department in my own business. Communication is also really good." — Founder, Auto Parts Firm

  • 18
    $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
    Baycrest Hospital
    The Concierge Club
    M. JD LLP
    Notable Project

    Brand & Mortar assists the customer acquisition efforts of a gym and social club. They built a new website, support digital marketing efforts, and made suggestions to codify the total brand image. The client was pleased with the team's work. 

    "They considered all of our goals and modified their strategy to match. I’ve never worked with a company who was so attuned to us. They studied my business inside and out and were attentive to our individuality." — Owner, Gym

  • 19
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Marloo Creative Studio is a creative marketing and advertising agency based in Toronto, Canada. Since 2010, the team of 3 has provided SEO, web design, mobile app development, digital strategy, and a variety of other marketing and advertising services.

    Clients
    Goharbin Jewelry
    Papparoti Vancouver
    Kashtiaray Jewelry
    Notable Project

    Marloo Creative Studio implemented branding and advertising strategies to attract new students to a music school. Using marketing videos on Facebook and YouTube and SEO campaigns, Marloo Creative Studio has been able to set the client apart from its competitors. 

    "Creativity is a very important aspect in our market. Marloo provided a unique concept for us, which has set us apart from competitors. We’re able to drive business to our school strictly through online marketing, and it’s one of the reasons why I’ve loved working with them." — Owner, Music School

  • 20
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Calgary Canada

    Todo Mobile is a marketing agency founded in 2015 with fewer than 10 employees. Based in Calgary, Canada, they provide mobile and app marketing, advertising, and branding solutions for clients ranging from startups to enterprises in the fields of arts, gaming, and telecommunications.

    Clients
    Gamesys
    ABinBev
    The New York Times
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Todo Mobile ran ad campaigns for an online casino. The casino needed to acquire more users and sought out Todo Mobile to facilitate their ad campaigns. The results of the campaigns have only gotten better year by year.

    “They’re super easy to work with and always have a can-do attitude.” - Media Campaign Executive, Online Casino

  • 21
    $25,000+
    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
    Johnson & Johnson
    Global Aid Network
    Adobe
    General Electric
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Lift Interactive built a WordPress website for a real estate firm. They provided analytics research and incorporated brand themes in the design. Their professionalism and efficiency impressed the client. 

    "When things weren’t moving fast enough, they took a lead on keeping the pace up. They knew when to give things a push and send a few extra emails. " – Design Representative, Realtor Partnership 

  • 22
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Founded in 2013 and based in Toronto, Canada, Bob’s Your Uncle is an advertising agency with a team of 20+. They work with mid-market businesses, providing advertising, content marketing, and branding services.

    Clients
    Popeyes
    Mike’s Hard Lemonade
    Cadbury
    Applebees
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A food company was launching a new product and hired Bob’s Your Uncle to create a marketing campaign that included a TV spot in both English and French. They performed market research for the client to ensure branding activities accurately reflected the target audience.

    “We’ve done some in-store sampling. When people came to the booth for a sample, they said they saw the product on TV and they’re interested in trying it. It has definitely piqued the curiosity of the consumer. One consumer asked me if it really tastes as good as it looks.” – Senior Marketing Manager, Food Company

  • 23
    $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.

  • 24
    $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

  • 25
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Montréal Canada

    Expandify Marketing is a social media and internet marketing company based in Saint-Laurent, Canada that was founded in 2017. While they specialize in social media marketing, they also provide a variety of other branding and advertising services. Their team currently consists of fewer than 10 employees. 

    Clients
    DreamHack Canada
    Bank of Montreal
    Edible Arrangements
    Notable Project

    Expandify Marketing provides social media and web management for a deli franchise. They regularly create content, including text and multimedia. Online engagement has increased since the partnership began, and external stakeholders have offered positive feedback.

    "Their passion, dedication, and ambition are all impressive. They’re very knowledgeable, and they continue to attend seminars with great leaders in their field." – President, Deli Franchise

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

    Jives Media is a marketing agency based in San Francisco. Since 2012, they have offered their services in advertising, email marketing, and SEO solutions for small and medium-sized businesses alike. The team of 10 includes web designers, growth hackers, and brand strategists.

    Clients
    Oracle
    Poshmark
    Thumbtack
    Ives Law Firm
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Jives Media initially redesigned a website and then implemented an omnichannel digital marketing strategy for a law firm. They optimized a Google My Business profile, executed PPC campaigns, and managed SEO initiatives to secure more clients. Jives Media's digital marketing campaigns increased qualified leads by 250% and grew website traffic by 84% to generate more than 2,000 monthly views. 

    "This growth has allowed our law firm to scale and further invest in marketing ads." – Head Paralegal, Law Firm

  • 27
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Calgary Canada

    YYC3 Inc. is a digital marketing agency with headquarters and a second office both in Calgary, Canada. It was founded in 2014 and maintains a team of 4 employees. YYC3 Inc provides social media marketing, marketing strategy, content marketing, branding, e-commerce development, and UX/UI design services. 

    Clients
    The Bow Valley Club
    Infracon
    Big Chief Meat Snacks
    Rev Engineering
    Notable Project

    A specialty food manufacturer needed somebody to help them manage their digital presence. They partnered with YYC3 Inc. to create strategic social media and digital marketing campaigns. Further support included content creation and a product marketing campaign to bolster follower engagement. 

    "Under YYC3 Inc.'s control, we grew to about 10,000 Facebook followers and 17,000 Instagram followers." — CEO, Food Manufacturer

  • 28
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Calgary Canada

    URBA Media is a digital marketing agency based in Calgary, Canada. Founded in 2017, URBA Media specializes in providing social media marketing, digital strategy, and content marketing services exclusively to small businesses.

    Clients
    MVMT
    Blowers & Grafton
    Paros Real Greek
    JUSFruit
    Notable Project

    URBA worked took charge of a bistro and bar's social media accounts—primarily Facebook and Instagram. URBA takes pictures of the client's food and proceeds to post the photos every few days, with contests interspersed to promote the business. As a result, views, likes, and visitors to the restaurant have all increased.

    "Hire them. They’re an amazing group that will help your business grow faster." —Head Chef, Bistro and Bar

  • 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
    MCC
    Telling Tales Festival
    Reybroek Law
    Clara Al
    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

  • 30
    $50,000+
    Freelancer
    Vancouver Canada

    Aqomi is a technology and branding company based in Edmonton, Canada. They were founded in 2018 and have a team of 7 employees. They specialize in branding, social media marketing, and print design. They use the perfect mix of creative design and technological savvy to create unique advertising solutions for their clients.

    Clients
    Dogas
    Bitwin
    Careline
    Notable Project

    Aqomi designed a website and did marketing for a hologram advertising company. They designed a Wordpress site for the client and coordinated their rebranding and marketing, providing copy and materials, including a new logo, mission statement, and content for the site. The client was very happy with the outcome of the project, and appreciated the way that the workflow was structured.

    “Because of the redesigned website and the fresh marketing materials, I have recently secured a substantial client contract worth a couple hundred thousand dollars.” – CEO, Hologram Advertising Company
     

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