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July 2022

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    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.7
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $50,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    Starfish is a marketing and creative services firm based in New York City. They were established in 2002, and have 23 employees. Starfish's services include marketing strategy, branding, logo design, media planning, web design, and more.

    Clients

    • PwC
    • Weight Watchers
    • Vornado
    • AST

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Starfish provided marketing and advertising services for a communication equipment manufacturer. They worked on the messaging and positioning of a new product to attract high-tech early adopters.

    “We were 100% satisfied with their work, and they exceeded our expectations.”

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  • 3
    • Scheduling

      4.7
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.4
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $100,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    Based in San Francisco, Cutwater is a full-service advertising agency whose name derives from their vision – they help clients find their cutwater, or the clearest manifestation of their company's vision. Founded in 2007, its team of nearly 50 specializes in advertising, SEO, and social media marketing services among other marketing efforts.  

    Clients

    • Hartz
    • Harvest Snaps
    • Discover Boating / National Marine Manufacturers Association
    • DermapenWorld

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Cutwater helped a search engine craft a B2B marketing strategy about the shift to mobile advertising. They had a discovery phase, helped the client get ethnographic-type research, and created a concept.

    "Cutwater jumped right in to help us."

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  • 4
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.7
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Brooklyn, NY

    Column Five is a creative agency founded in 2009. They are based in Irvine, Calif., and have an office in Brooklyn, N.Y. Their 57-person team provides content marketing, public relations, and video production services to their clients in the advertising & marketing and business services industries. 

    Clients

    • Zendesk
    • Dropbox
    • Dialpad
    • Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Column Five rebuilt a website from the ground up, creating a custom WordPress CMS. The team also assisted with the content strategy, design, and website launch.

    "My favorite part about working with Column Five is their team. They went above and beyond from the get-go."

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  • 5
    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    Branding firm Black Studio Agency was launched in 2019. The company specializes in branding, video production, advertising, and ux/ui design and has a small team.

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    Notable Project

    Black Studio Agency has produced a video for a digital marketing platform. They’ve designed a mascot and animated it to explain the product. Also, they currently manage the Instagram and LinkedIn accounts.

    "It’s the best customer relationship I’ve had."

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    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    NYC based digital design agency, Crafted, works small and midmarket businesses in the business services, real estate, retail, advertising, and arts industries. SInce 2011, the team of 50 have worked providing clients with web design, branding, advertising, SEO, web development, and digital strategy services.

    Clients

    • New York Times
    • Tishman Speyer
    • Revolt TV

    Industries

    Notable Project

    An electric tool repair company partnered with Crafted to design and develop a website for their customers. They provided the client with design, development, branding, and SEO services to reach the client’s customers. 

    “The project has improved our business one thousand percent. Being on the internet has changed everything for us. The website they delivered was great.” – Owner, Tool Repair Company

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  • 7
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • New York, NY

    Madoff Productions is a New York-based creative agency founded in 1983. With 14 employees, they offer services in video production, advertising, and branding. They primarily serve enterprise businesses in the e-commerce, marketing, and entertainment industries. 

    Clients

    • Ralph Lauren
    • Victoria's Secret
    • Revlon
    • Cover Girl

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A music company hired Madoff Productions to create and direct a music video. They managed production from storyboarding to commercial release, adapting to unexpected weather conditions at filming. The client praised the company’s fantastic production experience.

    “Communication with the Madoff team was smooth, effective, and efficient.” – Producer, Music Company
     

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  • 8
    • $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

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  • 9
    • Scheduling

      4.0
    • Quality

      4.5
    • Cost

      3.9
    • NPS

      4.6
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    • $25,000+
    • 1,000 - 9,999 employees
    • New York, NY

    SGK is a global packaging and brand experience company based in London with offices in Amsterdam, Paris, Munich, and Chennai, India. The company, founded in 1953, has more than 5,800 employees and provides content marketing, branding, email marketing, event marketing & planning, packaging design, social media marketing, and video production services. SGK serves midmarket and other-sized companies in the consumer products & services, retail, financial services, and medical industries.

    Clients

    • Amazon
    • Air France
    • American Express
    • AstraZeneca

    Industries

    Notable Project

    SGK was hired by a food products distributor to design their product's new packaging, which is a paper-based sachet. They helped design the packaging's concept and shoot photos of the product.

    "They were collaborative and flexible."

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  • 10
    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    Hudson Fusion is a full-service marketing and web design agency in Westchester, NY. Founded in 1996, they have about 14 employees that do web design, SEO, and content marketing. Hudson Fusion works with a variety of clients in a range of industries.  

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Hudson Fusion created a website from the ground up that included a database management system. They currently oversee SEO optimization, digital marketing, email marketing, and social media tactics.

    “We have a trusting bond and partnership with Hudson Fusion and we could not have picked a better agency...”

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  • 11
    • $50,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Brooklyn, NY

    OrangeYouGlad is a small design studio based in New York. Founded in 2002, their team of 6 employees provides UX/UI design, branding, logo creation, web and graphic design, social media marketing, and digital strategy services to clients of all sizes.

    Clients

    • Booking Holdings
    • Citigroup
    • EY
    • Home Matters

    Industries

    Notable Project

    OrangeYouGlad helped a furniture company separate into two distinct brands. The team completed a full web redesign with custom CMS development and additional branding and SEO services.

    "We’re incredibly happy with the results. Our old website was awful, so it’s not really fair to compare it with our new site. With the old site, a visitor a day would have made us happy, and we've blown way past that with the new site." – Marketing Strategist, Furniture Company

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    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Brooklyn, NY

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

    Clients

    • Hickey Freeman
    • Samuelsohn
    • NARS
    • NBA Players Association

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Kworq produced a video detailing future medical technology products and services and their impacts on customers. They assigned a producer who managed a filming and editing process featuring multiple locations.

    "It was a pleasure to work with them, and I’m sure we’ll do so again in the future." 

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  • 13
    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

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

    Clients

    • Mutual of Omaha
    • New Balance
    • Plated
    • Biohm Probiotics

    Industries

    Notable Project

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

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

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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Ridgewood, NJ

     Founded in 2012, Rapunzel Creative Marketing Agency is a full-service marketing agency that is based in Ridgewood, NJ. They provide branding, web design, and digital strategy to midmarket clients from a variety of industries. 

    Clients

    • Legg Mason
    • Sony Security
    • Ascensus/FuturePlan
    • Model Electronics

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Rapunzel Creative Marketing Agency managed the social media accounts of a hair and nail salon. The creative team handled the client's Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter posts.

    "You could tell that they really cared about their clients."

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    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $50,000+
    • 250 - 999 employees
    • New York, NY

    3Q Digital is a digital marketing and strategic consulting agency headquartered in San Mateo, Calif. with additional offices in San Diego, San Francisco, Chicago, New York, Burlington, Vt., Austin, Texas, and Raleigh, N.C. Their staff consists of over 250 experts in SEO, social media marketing, and analytics.

    Clients

    • Eventbrite
    • SurveyMonkey
    • ModCloth
    • Square

    Notable Project

    3Q provided paid search marketing for a large department store chain selling home goods and apparel. They also developed a social strategy for the brand.

    "I’m most impressed with 3Q Digital's knowledge of all the advanced and best tactics, features, and betas."

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  • 16
    • Scheduling

      4.7
    • Quality

      4.3
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      4.8
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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    Piro is an entertainment company from New York City. Since it was founded in 2010, the team has grown to 24 employees. Piro provides video production, advertising, content marketing, branding, and print design services. Most of their clients are large and mid-size companies.

    Clients

    • Chipotle Mexican Grill
    • Estee Lauder
    • E*Trade
    • Ferrero Rocher

    Industries

    Notable Project

    An engineering company was going through a comprehensive digital overhaul that was changing their brand and culture. Piro created videos for internal use that focused on strategic character and story development, production and copywriting.

    "Piro has a unique perspectives on big companies, brand storytelling, and the fundamentals of how to tell a good story. They have deep expertise with a variety of mediums and partners." – Global Director of Innovation, Engineering Company

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    • Scheduling

      4.5
    • Quality

      3.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      4.5
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    • $100,000+
    • 1,000 - 9,999 employees
    • New York, NY

    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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    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Jersey City, NJ

    Jungle Communications is a creative digital that has offices in both Jersey City, N.J., and San Francisco and was founded in 2005. Jungle Communications' team of fewer than 5 employees specializes in web design, advertising, and digital strategy.  

    Clients

    • Buttafuoco & Associates
    • Bogdan Orthodontics
    • Diamond Hut
    • Fellowship Home Loans

    Notable Project

    Jungle Communications was tasked with redesigning an environmental equipment organization's web presence. The team at Jungle Communications created an entirely new logo and website for the project. Jungle Communications utilized SEO to generate web traffic and leads, and they developed content and customer case studies to be featured on the site.  

    "They had a vision for what the site could be and really pushed to create content that tells a story." – President, Environmnetal Equipment Company 

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    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • New York, NY

    R\West is a branding agency. The midsize Portland, Oregon-based team specializes in branding, packaging design, video production, web design, and more. The company was launched in 1997.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A credit union partnered with R\West to provide re-branding projects including platform and identity development. 

    "My next institution nearly doubled in size in 3 years I partnered with R\West there."

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  • 20
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Brooklyn, NY

    ReelSmart Productions is a small video production agency founded in 2013. Their services include video production, advertising, and marketing strategy. The company is in Brooklyn, New York.

    Notable Project

    Shoestring Videos created several videos to explain and promote a business’ products and services. They handled the production process, incorporated crucial information, and structured the videos.

    "Their team was very accommodating and reasonable, we’re looking forward to doing another video with them."

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  • 22
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Brooklyn, NY

    Video production company LaGuardiaBrothers is located in New York, New York and Burbank, California. The small team provides video production, advertising, social media marketing, branding, and more and was founded in 2021.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    An independent school engaged with LaGuardiaBrothers for video production projects. The team needed to create several videos for various school events. They discussed goals and timelines with the client.

    "They made our school look good, highlighting our strengths and translating the intangible into real feelings."

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  • 23
    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    CRC Media, LLC is a boutique creative agency founded in 2011. Based in New York, they have a team of around 20 employees. They provide mainly video production services, along with advertising support. 

    Clients

    • Amdocs
    • Wix
    • Urban-X
    • JFrog

    Industries

    Notable Project

    CRC Media LLC provided video production services for an enterprise software solutions company. The team was tasked with creating videos that included its opening, brand transitions, and customer testimonials.

    "The team's accessibility regardless of the time of day was impressive."

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  • 24
    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    Bartley & Dick Brand Communications is a creative agency with a team of under 10 employees. Working out of New York, they provide advertising and branding services with additional event planning skills. They work with a diverse range of businesses from small and mid-market companies to enterprises in the entertainment industry.

    Clients

    • AMC Networks
    • BBC News
    • BBC America
    • Timberland

    Industries

    Notable Project

    An agricultural company hired Bartley & Dick Brand Communications for branding services. The team has conducted research and discovery, creative exploration, branding solutions and assets execution, and more.

    "They love what they do, and their enthusiasm and coaching help our team grow and connect!"

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  • 25
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Brooklyn, NY

    Launched in 2009, WonderCrate is a branding agency. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, their small team provides branding, graphic design, search engine optimization, web design, and more.

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  • 26
    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    Founded in 1980, Zagoren Collective is a branding and marketing company based in New York. Their small team of 10 specializes in branding, graphic design, web design, and more for mainly midmarket clients in the advertising & marketing industry. 

    Clients

    • JBL
    • Hamilton Reserve Bank
    • Monaco
    • Harman

    Industries

    Notable Project

    An antique framing company hired Zagoren Collective to promote their company through digital marketing and advertising tactics. The team designed marketing collateral, put together a website, ran multiple marketing campaigns, and assisted with the client's main services. They exceed expectations, driving the business to success.

    "It's the easiest working relationship I've had." – Founder, Antique Framing Company

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    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.5
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • New York, NY

    Manifest is an experience design and branded content marketing agency based in New York, with offices in St. Louis, Phoenix, and Washington, DC. The agency, founded in 2015, has more than 200 employees that enable them to provide content marketing through advertising, branding, and digital strategy.

    Clients

    • Primrose Schools
    • Delta
    • Hilton
    • JW Marriot

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Manifest was hired by a Membership Organization to provide print and digital ad support, which includes helping develop content for a daily newsletter, a print magazine, and blog posts, and composing and printing the magazine. The digital newsletter saw higher open- and click-through rates, with more quality leads wanting to receive it. The print magazine also continues to do well.

     "They do a good job managing the projects. We’ve never had problems with them being unavailable or unresponsive." - Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Membership Organization 

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  • 28
    • $100,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • New York, NY

    Founded in 2000, Greater Than One is a digital communications company headquartered in New York and has offices in San Francisco, Madrid, and Milan. Their team of over 100 provides an assortment of services including web design, digital strategy, and digital marketing services primarily for the healthcare and medical industry.

    Clients

    • Roche/Genentech
    • GlaxoSmithKline
    • Hess
    • Novartis

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Greater Than One designed marketing campaigns for several well-known medication brands. Their work included several websites, a web portal application for health care providers, SEO, and digital marketing.

    "They are people that can come into a situation with an open mind and help you shape strategy. They’re good thinkers."

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  • 29
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    RDA International is a New York, New York-based branding company. The small company was established in 1976. Their team specializes in branding, marketing strategy, advertising, digital strategy, and more.

    Notable Project

    RDA International provided consultation on brand development for a hotel company. They helped the client with concept development, brand creation and programs, marketing strategies, and advertising.

    “They really were a one-stop shop for B2B and B2C branding and marketing needs.”

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  • 30
    • Undisclosed
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    PRECISION STRATEGIES is a branding company. They specialize in branding, logo, media planning & buying, public relations, and more and were founded in 2013. Their small team is headquartered in Washington, District of Columbia and New York, New York.

    Notable Project

    PRECISION STRATEGIES implemented a national nonprofit’s digital outreach strategy. The team was involved in strategic planning and executed the campaign via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Google Ads.

    “They were conscientious and responsive, delivering data with beautiful presentations edited based on our needs."

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