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Top 100 Digital Strategy Agencies in Chicago

January 2023

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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. 

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List of the Best Chicago Digital Strategy Firms

  • 1
    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    Headquartered in Chicago, Bright Bright Great is a strategic interactive agency that combines cutting-edge design with technology. Founded in 2007, they've grown to a team of nearly 15 that has expertise in branding, web design, UX/UI design, and social and email marketing, as well as mobile app and web development.

    Clients

    • KIWI arts GROUP
    • Therabody
    • Eli's Cheesecake
    • Rit Dye

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Bright Bright Great customized the aesthetics of an existing site to match its corresponding brand and logo. The agency’s scope has extended to include re-branding and marketing material creation.

    “We look to them for design and to create our brand awareness.”

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  • 2
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.7
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    Invesp is a conversion rate optimization consulting company based in Chicago, with offices in Farmington, Mich., and Şişli, Turkey. The company, founded in 2006, has more than 20 employees and provides conversion optimization, UX/UI design, market research, digital strategy, and SEO services to midmarket and other-sized companies in the e-commerce, retail, and other industries. 

    Clients

    • eBay
    • O'Reilly
    • 3M
    • Target

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A B2C e-commerce company hired Invesp to improve conversion rates on their website. They conducted interviews, built strategies, and developed coding and testing, using VWO as the testing platform.

    “We were impressed with the way they were able to execute things very quickly.”

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  • 3
    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Lombard, IL

    Red Caffeine is a growth consultancy company based in Lombard, Ill. Founded in 2011, their team of around 20 employees specializes in marketing and digital strategy.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Initially undertaking a website upgrade, Red Caffeine identified opportunities to improve branding and took action. They’re introducing a business plan and marketing strategies before working on the site.

    “Their positivity definitely rubbed off and encouraged us to think about our image in a new way.”

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  • 4
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    Founded in 2006, Logical Media Group is a full-service digital marketing agency crafting digital experiences for people and companies to transact, connect, and explore. The Chicago-based team, whose original core competency was in generating qualified website traffic through search engine marketing, with a specialization in PPC and SEO, now has specific teams tailored towards other online channels such as Amazon Advertising, social media marketing, email marketing, display advertising, and conversion rate optimization.

    Clients

    • Vienna Beef
    • Fresh Wave
    • Learning Resources
    • Protein2o

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Logical Media Group was hired to develop a website, provide SEO services, and video productions services.

    "Logical Media Group is the best at project management."

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  • 5
    • Scheduling

      4.2
    • Quality

      4.7
    • Cost

      4.1
    • NPS

      4.7
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    • $25,000+
    • 1,000 - 9,999 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    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

    • Abbott
    • Accor
    • Amazon
    • Air France

    Industries

    Notable Project

    SGK helped with a financial services company's communication strategy to ensure the client was targeting the right audience. After research, the team put together messaging proposals and design templates. 

    "The team at SGK is adaptive and flexible."

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  • 6
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    Mabbly is a full-service integrated marketing and advertising agency headquartered in Chicago. Founded in 2013, the agency is comprised of fewer than 50 employees and specializes in web design, web development, branding, SEO, digital strategy, and content marketing.

    Clients

    • Verano Holding Company
    • Tolmar
    • Graymont Medical
    • Graymont X

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Mabbly redesigned a lending company's website and provided branding and marketing expertise to improve their client's online presence. 

    "Mabbly's work has given us brand directive and connections in the market that we never would have had on our own at this stage."

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  • 7
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    Founded in 2013, 97 Switch is a Chicago-based digital marketing agency that helps clients adapt to the constantly changing digital marketplace. Despite having a small team of fewer than 10 employees, 97 Switch provides a variety of services such as web design, SEO, PPC, social media, and content marketing.

    Clients

    • theWit Hotel in Chicago
    • Cardinal Investment Advisors
    • Option Hotline
    • SMASHotels

    Industries

    Notable Project

    97 Switch redesigned and coded an injury clinic website, improving functionality and UI/UX elements to attract new patients. Other services included content, social media, and digital marketing strategies. 

    "They’re excellent collaborators and went above and beyond to help us grow."

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  • 8
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    18 Coffees was founded in 2014 and is located in Chicago. Their team of 41 employees provides business consulting, digital strategy, and marketing strategy services.

    Clients

    • Comcast
    • Pandora Radio
    • Design Public Group
    • Bose Corporation

    Industries

    Notable Project

    18 Coffees led a series of virtual change management and communication workshops that specifically addressed the challenges their clients were facing while working remotely.

    “I felt like we were in very capable hands throughout the engagement.”

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  • 9
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    1o8 is a digital agency founded in Chicago in 2018. The team of 8 focuses on social media, SEO, and digital strategy for their midmarket consumer products clients. 

    Clients

    • O-Cedar
    • Sweet Leaf Tea
    • Undone Beauty
    • Daily Crunch Snacks

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A packaged goods company hired 1o8 to develop their brand identity and positioning. They're tasked with creating tag lines, performing data and market research, and designing the client's packaging.

    "I really appreciate how hands-on and creative they are."

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  • 10
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    Yellow Box is a digital agency founded in 2010 with fewer than 50 employees. They offer digital strategy, email marketing, and web development solutions from their office in Chicago. They work primarily with small and medium-sized businesses.

    Clients

    • The University of Illinois System
    • BCI Central
    • Continental Motors

    Industries

    Notable Project

    When their previous provider failed to deliver, a health products company hired Yellow Box to complete their website update. The team integrated an e-commerce solution and provides digital marketing services.

    "Yellow Box challenges us to do the best we can be as a company."

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  • 11
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.5
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $50,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    Headquartered in Chicago and made up of strategists, designers, and developers, Chromatic is a fully distributed team that supports clients with web challenges. 

    Clients

    • Martha Stewart
    • Casper
    • Outside Magazine
    • Maui Jim Sunglasses

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Chromatic designed and developed a Drupal membership site from strategic planning to launch. Key features include subscriptions and event data, billing and automatic emailing.

    "They're smart, honest, and have great communication."

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  • 12
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.4
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $50,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    Based in Chicago and founded in 2009, Vokal is a mobile and digital agency with nearly 50 employees. Their team specializes in web design and development, mobile app development, and digital strategy.  

    Clients

    • Whole Foods
    • Groupon
    • Bosch
    • San Francisco 49ers

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Working alongside an in-house team, Vokal built a mobile application for iOS and Android. They developed mobile architecture and managed the engineering side of the project.

    “They delivered everything they promised and met all of our needs."

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  • 13
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    Heron Agency is a lifestyle communications agency based in Chicago and founded in 2000. They now have 20 employees experienced in developing strategic integrated marketing campaigns for companies in hospitality and leisure, business services, and arts, entertainment and music. They specialize in PR, SMM, and media planning.

    Clients

    • Paper Source
    • Chicago Boat
    • RV
    • & Sail Show

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Heron Agency was hired by an entertainment company to handle the PR aspects of their event. Their tasks include pitching media, planning a media night, securing coverage with publications, and more.

    "I am impressed with quickly they moved and the fact that quality was not compromised."

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  • 14
    • Undisclosed
    • 250 - 999 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    Digital marketing agency Rise Interactive is headquartered in Chicago. The team of nearly 275 employees specializes in SEO, PPC, social media, email, and content marketing. They were founded in 2004 and mostly work with businesses in the consumer products, healthcare, financial services, and retail industries.

    Clients

    • ULTA Beauty
    • Navistar
    • Stanley Steemer

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Rise Interactive managed a paid search program for an academic retailer. They built campaigns based on different schools, products, and sports teams, and enhanced impact tracking with an attribution platform.

    “Rise did a good job of connecting the dots for us when it comes to financial impact.”

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  • 15
    • Scheduling

      4.5
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    BuildThis is a website design and support company based in Chicago. Founded in 2012, the team of 15 specializes in web design & development, custom software development, and UX/UI design.

     

    Clients

    • BuildThis works with small to medium sized businesses in varying industries. We work with small
    • 'mom and pop' shops and enterprises such as Motorola Solutions
    • Comed
    • and Sunkist – and everything in between!

    Industries

    Notable Project

    StickOutSocial created an MVP platform, performing both frontend and backend development. The team added key functionalities, including schedule tables, search options, and responsive UI/UX.

    "Their staff is intelligent and has the ability to take on an industry they aren't well versed in..."

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  • 16
    • Undisclosed
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    Founded in 2001, Walker Sands is a full-service B2B marketing agency dedicated to each client's unique goals. From their offices in Chicago, San Francisco, or Seattle, Walker Sands' team of 135 has various areas of expertise, including SEO, web design, PPC, content marketing, and strategy. They also help clients with public relations, demand generation, branding, creative, marketing strategy, and web.

    Clients

    • Entrust
    • Paylocity
    • Hub Group
    • Ensono

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Walker Sands redesigned about one hundred micro-websites for small firms that had been acquired by a private equity group. Walker Sands provided web design and digital marketing for each site.

    "Their SEO expertise stands out. Their approach for the content you want to optimize on your site is very good." 

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  • 17
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    Verbsz Marketing is a small SEO services firm. Established in 2017, the team provides search engine optimization, digital strategy, social media marketing, content marketing, and more. The agency is in Herndon, Virginia.

    Clients

    • IDEAKOKO
    • Ticket Here
    • Gymsportz
    • We Junk It

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Verbsz Marketing is handling a technology company's SEO efforts. They're also tasked with managing the client's Google Ads account, creating targeted ads, and optimizing their site.

    "I’m impressed with their efficiency."

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  • 18
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    Matchnode is a Chicago-based digital marketing firm of 3 employees. Since 2013, they have specialized in advertising, digital strategy, and conversion optimization. They serve small and midmarket businesses in the education, financial, retail, and consumer products industries.

    Clients

    • - New Balance Chicago
    • - Indiana University
    • - Byline Bank
    • - RAB

    Industries

    Notable Project

    As part of a bigger project to develop a sustainable market plan, Matchnode worked specifically on digital media marketing, mainly Facebook. Their work resulted in a decreased cost per lead.

    They hit every deadline I gave them and never had any issues.”

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  • 19
    • $25,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    Effective Marketing is a Chicago-based marketing agency founded in 2009 with more than two members. They specialize in market research, social media marketing, and media planning and buying for clients in the fields of arts, business services, and consumer products.

    Clients

    • AMA
    • Amlactin
    • Banfield Pet Hospital
    • Bob Evans

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Effective Marketing provided media strategy, execution, and reporting optimization for a Chicago sports team. They were responsible for participating in meetings, recommending strategies, and other tasks.

    "They are able to mirror our priorities and share common goals: If we are successful, they are successful."

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  • 20
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    Indirap Productions is a small Chicago, Illinois-based video production agency. Founded in 2010, the team offers video production, branding, and graphic design.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A real estate company hired Indirap Productions to create lifestyle tour videos for more than ten properties. The team worked with a local talent agency to have actors that matched demographics 

    "The quality of their product and the depth of their creative talents have remained unmatched."

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  • 21
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    Innovaxis is a marketing consulting firm located in Chicago, Illinois. Founded in 2007 and comprised of around 10 employees they work with small businesses, enterprises, and middle-market companies across industries such as business services, information technology, and manufacturing. They specialize in digital strategy, content marketing, web development, web design, SEO, and branding.

    Clients

    • The Windward Group
    • ProConversions
    • Requordit

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Innovaxis Marketing runs web marketing strategy and creates content for a document management provider. The team works on email blasts, articles, and web development, with limited SEO. 

    "We're seeing a direct impact on sales, marketing activity, and exposure for my organization."

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  • 22
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    Simple Machines Marketing is a Chicago-based marketing company founded in 2012. Their 9-person team offers services in digital strategy, marketing strategy, content marketing, and more.
     

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Simple Machines Marketing helps a nonprofit with its rebranding and marketing efforts. The team has also provided web development by integrating Google Analytics and eTapestry into the client's website.

    "Simple Machines Marketing has just been a great partner overall."

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  • 23
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.7
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    HANGAR12, an advertising company, was launched in 2000. Their small team is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois; Minneapolis, Minnesota and St. Louis, Missouri and offers advertising, digital strategy, marketing strategy, social media marketing, and more.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    HANGAR12 providing branding services for a food production company. This included promotional materials, packaging design, and merchandising.

    "They are open to conversations, suggestions, and debates."

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  • 24
    • $100,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Evanston, IL

    Palantir.net is a full-service web agency based in Chicago, IL. Founded in 1996, the team of about 40 employees specializes in providing web development and design, digital strategy, and UX/UI design services, primarily for mid-market businesses in the education an nonprofit industry.

    Clients

    • University of Michigan
    • State of Wisconsin

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Palantir.net produced Sitecore templates for a responsive healthcare platform. This involved gathering user data and constructing mood boards, wireframes, and mockups.

    “Their strategic design choices have vastly improved user engagement on our platform.”

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  • 25
    • Scheduling

      4.6
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.3
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • Undisclosed
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Oak Park, IL

    Founded in 2007, EDUCO is a design and development agency located outside Chicago, IL. Their small team of fewer than 10 people specializes in web design, web development, and SEO. Overall, the agency has worked on over 450 design and development projects. 

    Clients

    • The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism
    • Northwestern University
    • Cobra Electronics
    • Loyola University

    Industries

    Notable Project

    EDUCO rebuilt the client’s antiquated website with a more professional and conservative design, also adding a feature that enabled the client to obtain customer leads directly through the website.

    "[EDUCO] were just fabulous to work with."

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  • 26
    • Scheduling

      4.5
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    Sparkfactor is a boutique advertising design and production firm founded in 1996. Their team of 6 employees is located in Chicago. They offer an array of services that center on digital strategy, marketing strategy, and web development.

    Clients

    • Siemens
    • BioTissue
    • Prevent Blindness
    • Special Olympics Illinois

    Notable Project

    Sparkfactor has maintained an ecommerce website over a 13-year engagement, providing upgrades and mobile accessibility updates.  The team also assists with email marketing, for provide 4 e-blasts per month.

    "Sparkfactor has been instrumental in helping us continue to grow our business."

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  • 27
    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    Chicago based advertising agency, Yakkety Yak has a team of 14 that produces content marketing, web design, digital strategy, SEO, PPC, and social media marketing strategies for mid market and enterprise clients. They typically partner with businesses in the health care, business services, and non-profit industries. 

    Clients

    • American Migraine Foundation
    • American Headache Society
    • Anselmo Lindberg & Associates
    • Ashland Breast Pumps

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Yakkety Yak Marketing supplies a range of services to support a nonprofit’s initiatives. They work on content generation and strategy, managing social media accounts, creating messaging and producing videos.

    "The level of skill and effort they bring demonstrates how much they prioritize our mission and community."

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  • 28
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    Founded in 2006, OneIMS is a results-driven digital marketing firm in Chicago. Its team of more than 30 manages the inbound marketing process for its clients, with special emphasis on SEO, PPC, digital strategy, conversion optimization, and content marketing. 

    Clients

    • Samsung
    • Costco
    • Sears
    • Kmart

    Industries

    Notable Project

    OneIMS provided social media marketing, PPC, SEO, copywriting, and content writing for a flooring manufacturer. In order to stay current, they constantly optimize keywords and analyze opportunities for growth.

    "They have brought us from zero inbound marketing through our website to beating all of our competition."

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  • 29
    • $10,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    The Motion Agency is a Chicago-based marketing firm specializing in branding, public relations, advertising, digital strategy, and graphic design enterprise, mid-market and small businesses in the retail, education, and manufacturing sectors. Founded in 2007, they employ around 50 people. 

    Clients

    • Adobe
    • American Marketing Association
    • The Home Depot
    • Becker Professional Education

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Motion Agency organized a social media campaign and a series of print advertisements to promote a labor union’s holiday luncheon. They’ve also completed website development and PR projects in the past.

    "They were easy to work with and receptive of my comments and feedback."

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  • 30
    • $25,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    Bandwidth Marketing Group is a creative consultancy based in Chicago. Since 2005, their small team of about 5 people has been specializing in branding, advertising, and web design, mainly small and mid-sized business in the healthcare and nonprofit arenas.  

    Clients

    • VillageMD,
    • Guaranteed Rate,
    • Abbvie,
    • WRS,

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Bandwidth Marketing Group provided a marketing and branding strategy for a social services provider. After a comprehensive analysis of the market, the team created and implemented a strategy.

    "Their creative thinking and analytical framework for assessing different options impressed us."

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