The Best Digital Strategy Firms in Baltimore, MD

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The majority of purchasing decisions are being made through an online platform, so it is essential that companies invest in online strategies. Partnering with a digital strategy company gives you the benefit of working with a team that can provide your company with the tools it needs to effectively connect with people digitally, and boost online traffic.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top digital strategy agencies in Baltimore. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs.

List of the Best Baltimore Digital Strategy Firms

  • 1

    Unleashed Technologies

    Unleashed Technologies is a full service digital agency founded in 2007 and located in Columbia, MD. The agency has around 40 employees who are experts in web development, mobile app development, and web design.

    Notable Project

    Unleashed Technologies created a new website for a CPA society. They used Drupal 8 to build a new site, which included the client’s association management system, specific education vendors, and custom design work. The client was happy with the new site and said that it had received praise from others in their industry. 

    “Hands down, they’re the best vendor I’ve ever worked with. I appreciate their planning, rigor, and transparency.” – Director of Technology, CPA Society
     

    Former clients
    Supernus Pharmaceuticals
    The United States Army
    American Marketing Association
    Sandy Spring Bank
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Baltimore, MD
    4.9
    4.9
    38 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    W3 Award , Davey Award , Blue Drop Award

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  • 2

    GKV

    Founded in Baltimore, Md. in 1981, GKV is an advertising agency that offers a variety of services: digital strategy, advertising, social media marketing, PR, and branding. The team of more than 200 employees mostly works with mid-market businesses across several industries – consumer products, healthcare, and telecommunications.

    Notable Project

    GKV has an ongoing project with a food production company. The partnership began with a focus on traditional media. GKV created marketing materials for print and TV. Now, GKV is helping the client build its social media presence on Facebook and Twitter.

    “[W]e've never had anybody help us drive the numbers like they've helped us drive the numbers.” – Operations Coordinator, Food Production Company

    Former clients
    Sprint
    McCormick
    Old Bay
    Center for Disease Control
    Blue Shield of California
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $100,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Baltimore, MD
    5.0
    5.0
    10 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    2016 Silver and Gold Addy Awards , NY Festivals Competition: Gold Global Award - NY Festivals Competition

  • 3

    R2integrated

    R2integrated is a national digital agency with offices in Baltimore, Md., Seattle, St. Louis, New York, and Silicon Valley, Calif. With over 200 employees, this agency uses web development, creative design, brand strategy, and search services to produce the best marketing strategies for their clients.

    Notable Project

    A Maryland credit union hired R2integrated for their digital marketing expertise. The work included content development and a SEO/PPC campaign. While the credit union didn’t have previous experience with monitoring search and digital strategy, they reported an increase in social media traffic and progress from the campaigns.

    “We feel extremely justified in the number of resources we invest in their services. They add considerable value to our business.” – Digital Marketing Manager, Credit Union

    Former clients
    Mastercard
    Hershey’s
    Microsoft
    Atlantic Health
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Baltimore, MD
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Webby Awards , W3 Awards

  • 4

    Mindgrub

    Mindgrub has offices all over the East Coast in Washington, DC, Baltimore, MD, Philadelphia, PA, and New York, NY. Since its founding in 2002, they’ve grown to almost 100 employees. The versatile team handles mobile app and web development, digital marketing, design, strategy, games, and IT staffing.

    Notable Project

    A public school system wanted to be able to communicate with kids and parents through a mobile app. Mindgrub built iOS and Android apps with the key features the client wanted at a very reasonable price.

    “Mindgrub is one of the exemplary software development services used by our institution. [They’re] the standard to which I hold everyone else.” – Solutions Development Supervisor, Public School System

    Former clients
    Crayola
    GEICO
    Dell Computers
    Under Armour
    Adobe
    NASA
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Baltimore, MD
    4.8
    4.8
    6 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Inc. 5000 Best Places to Work, Baltimore’s Most Philanthropic Company, 2015 Silver Davey Awards (3)

  • 5

    Centretek

    Centretek is a full-service IT and digital marketing company based in an Ellicott City, Md. They have about 45 employees that have developed websites and mobile apps since 2001. They focus on Drupal development and UX/UI design for the healthcare, non-profit, and education industries.

    Notable Project

    Centretek conducted a comprehensive Drupal website redesign for a collegiate medical center as part of an over $200,000 engagement. Working within brand guidelines, they collaborated on wireframes. They spearheaded the entire frontend build and hosted the backend on Rackspace. Since launching the new platform, conversions have notably increased, yielding more appointment bookings regularly.

    "Centretek really cares about their relationships with their clients. They take accountability seriously, which gives us a great sense of confidence." -Senior Director of Marketing and Communications, University Medical Center

    Former clients
    Inova
    State of Maryland
    Stanley Black &;Decker
    Corvias
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Ellicott City, MD
    4.9
    4.9
    7 Clutch reviews
  • 6

    Goldiata Creative

    Goldiata Creative is a digital marketing agency in Baltimore. Founded in 2016, they have fewer than 5 employees that serve clients in a wide variety of sectors. Services include digital strategy, marketing strategy, and branding.

    Notable Project

    Goldiata Creative provided digital marketing and web design for a home remodeling business. In efforts to increase the company’s online presence, they handled backend SEO work and developed a feature that displays customer reviews. The new website is aesthetically pleasing and has increased organic traffic.

    “They’re very responsive to our questions, and we always hear back in a timely manner.” – Owner, Home Remodeling Company

    Former clients
    High Intencity
    Room Theory
    Newport Natural Health
    Hillside
    Tranquility Labs
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Baltimore, MD
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
    Awards

    Three Best Rated: Top 3 Advertising Agency in Baltimore

  • 7

    Fastspot

    Fastspot is a women-owned creative agency based in Baltimore, Md. Founded in 2001, they have over 25 employees that do web design, web development, and UX/UI services. Its clients are mostly midmarket organizations and in the education sector. 

    Notable Project

    Fastspot was hired by a computer games company to revamp its website to reflect the attractiveness of the city as well as the company. They did coding, QA, and designed the entire layout. The site earned positive reviews from people within the company and visitors who are new to the team.

    "Their engineering team was easy to communicate with and worked well with ours." – Lead Producer, Computer Games Company

    Former clients
    Yale University
    George Washington's Mount Vernon
    Chicago Architecture Foundation
    Nuclear Energy Institute
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Baltimore, MD
    4.9
    4.9
    5 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Educational Advertising Awards Websites Silver (2018) , CASE Gold Award Institutional Websites (2017 , W3 Awards Gold Website Features (2016) , Davey Awards Gold Schools/Universities (2015)

  • 8

    TBG (The Berndt Group)

    Digital agency The Berndt Group was founded in 1991. The Berndt Group is located in Baltimore and has about 60 employees that serve large-scale business across a variety of sectors. Services include web design, web development, SEO, IT managed services, and digital strategy. 

    Notable Project

    The Berndt Group redesigned a website as part of a larger rebranding effort. They used research data, wireframes, and a content management plan to refresh the site. Development for the Sitecore CMS is ongoing. 

    "We’ve seen a 400% increase in web traffic and a 200% increase within one year of returning visitors compared to the old website. The amount of time people are spending on our site reading the content and exploring has more than doubled. The number of pages per visit is also up." - Director of Marketing, Education Management Organization

    Former clients
    Black & Decker
    Penn Medicine
    Johns University Hopkins
    Children's National Medical Center
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $250,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Baltimore, MD
    4.5
    4.5
    3 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    eHealthcare Leadership Award , Gold ADDY Award

  • 9

    Dreamscape Marketing

    Dreamscape Marketing is a marketing agency located in Columbia, Md. Founded in 2005, Dreamscape Marketing's team of more than 40 employees specialize in SEO, social media marketing, PPC, web development, and mobile app development. Dreamscape Marketing primarily works with small and mid-market businesses. 

    Notable Project

    Dreamscape Marketing partnered with an addiction treatment center in order to run a PPC and SEO campaign for the organization's new website. The team at Dreamscape Marketing overhauled the back-end coding of the website in order to make it more search engine friendly. Dreamscape Marketing also ran a one year SEO campaign, producing content such as videos, blogs, and reviews that improved the site's PPC. Finally, Dreamscape Marketing created content such as infographics and landing pages for the new site. The client has reported a 325% increase in total web traffic since partnering with Dreamscape Marketing. 

     

    Former clients
    Steps to Recovery
    Melrose
    Harmony Hills
    Silver Pines Treatment Center
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Columbia, MD
    5.0
    5.0
    5 Clutch reviews
  • 10

    TripleDouble

    Groove is a digital marketing agency in Baltimore. It was founded in 2007 and has more than 30 employees. Groove specializes in e-commerce development, web development, conversion optimization, and web design.  

    Notable Project

    A musical instrument accessory producer hired Groove to create a website and loyalty program. Groove created a rewards program for customers to accumulate points that lead to free merchandise.

     

    Former clients
    Absolut Vodka
    Natori
    McCormick
    Mad Dogg Athletics
    TRX
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Cockeysville, MD
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Baltimore CEO Magazine Future 50 Award, Inc. 5000 2015, Business Insider Best Young Companies to Work For 2013, Baltimore Business Journal 40 Under 40 , Inc. 5000 2015 , Business Insider Best Young Companies to Work For 2013 , Baltimore Business Journal 40 Under 40

  • 11

    Dragonfly Digital Marketing

    Dragonfly Digital Marketing is a content marketing, SEO, and PPC firm based in Baltimore, Md. Founded in 1997, their team of less than 10 serves clients in the education and business services sectors. Services include content development, link earning, Facebook advertising, and Google Ads.

    Notable Project

    Dragonfly Digital Marketing provided SEO consultation and management service for an auto services company. As a result, their clients have brought in three times the business.

    “I directly give him credit for most of our progress in digital marketing.” – Auto Services Company

    Former clients
    Macrogen Lab
    Signs Now
    Liberty Tax (corporate)
    Blackford & Flohr, LLC
    Widener University
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Baltimore, MD
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 12

    obo. Agency

    Founded in 2016, obo. Agency is a sales and marketing agency located in Columbia, Md. obo. Agency's team of around 20 employees specializes in marketing strategy, email marketing, and content marketing. 

    Notable Project

    obo. Agency was hired by a wireless communications provider seeking assistance with lead generation. After conducting research, obo. Agency proposed marketing automation solutions and improved the client's database management. Additionally, obo. Agency provided content marketing, including email marketing. The client appreciated obo. Agency's attention to detail and proactive suggestions.

    "We're not only getting inquiries; we're getting appointments, request for quotes, and even orders. At one point, we had to slow it down because we were having trouble handling the volume. We've had great success with them." - Director of Marketing, Wireless Communications Provider

    Former clients
    Rackner Solutions
    ecoprint
    webmechanix
    Mavenspire
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Columbia, MD
    4.9
    4.9
    16 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Baltimore Business Journal’s Best Places to Work (2018) , Baltimore Corporate Culture Award (2018)

  • 13

    BLD Marketing

    BLD Marketing is a full-service strategic marketing and sales firm based in Pittsburgh, Pa., with and office in Baltimore. The firm, founded in 1971, has a team of more than 20 that provides wide range of services -- including content marketing, media planning & buying, and digital strategy -- to midmarket manufacturing companies.

    Notable Project

    A building materials company hired BLD Marketing to reposition their brand in the building materials market. BLD Marketing used available research and did its own to create a strategic roadmap for the company's brand for the next three years.They then composed a strategic document that outlined all the key initiatives, tactics, and budgets to execute a three-year marketing plan. This document covered advertising, PR, digital marketing, website development, marketing collateral, and sales presentations. To date, BLD Marketing continues to help the company with the building of their brand.

    "They really understand how important it is to have a clear strategy and ensure that the actions and tactics link back to the brand strategy." - Former Leader of Product Management, Building Materials Company

    Former clients
    epro
    Ellison Custom Crafted Balanced Doors
    Hydrotech
    Cascade Architectural
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Baltimore, MD
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 14

    Creative Marketing Engine

    Creative Marketing Engine is a marketing firm founded in 2018 in Baltimore with fewer than 10 experts. They offer web design, digital strategy, and social media marketing solutions to small businesses in the fields of business and financial services, among others.

    Notable Project

    Creative Marketing Engine designed a website for a construction consulting company. The company needed a website as their clients were skeptical of them lacking one. The site was met with positive feedback from various sources.

    “They really stuck to their promises during the development, which was great.” - Owner, Construction Consulting Company

    Former clients
    Silver Peaks CPA
    PDG Building Consultants
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Baltimore, MD
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 15

    IMPACT

    Based in Wallingford, CT, IMPACT is a digital marketing agency that was founded in 2009. The agency of around 45 specializes in social media marketing, web design, digital strategy, and content marketing and especially its clients with HubSpot integration.  

    Notable Project

    IMPACT was hired by a software consulting firm for help with their marketing strategy. The agency transformed and integrated their WordPress website into HubSpot, which led to an increase in traffic. The client felt that IMPACT was extremely open to input and flexible.

    "iMPACT works as if they're part of the team. We have a great dynamic that's going on. The IMPACT team is always able to roll with project fluctuations and keep moving forward."- Vice President, Software Consulting Firm

    Former clients
    FTP Today
    Litchfield Builders
    applango
    Newport Board Group
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Baltimore, MD
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    HubSpot IMPACT Awards (2015) , HubSpot Diamond Partner Agency , Fortune: #18 Best Small to Medium Workplace

  • 16

    Duckpin

    Duckpin is a creative agency based in Towson, Md. The agency, founded in 2013, has a team of around ten that provides branding, digital strategy, content marketing, and UX/UI design services to various companies.  

    Notable Project

    A wireless technologies company hired Duckpin to provide WordPress development services to update their sites and implement a checkout process using WooCommerce on their leading e-commerce site. The new site had a 12% lower bounce rate, a longer session duration, more page views, and more returning visitors.

    "Duckpin accomplished everything and more of what was requested of them." - Former UX Researcher, Wireless Technologies Company

    Former clients
    Under Armour
    Madda Fella
    Glue Machinery Corporation
    The St. James
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Towson, MD
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
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