The Best Digital Strategy Firms in The Motor City

Looking for a top digital strategy consultants in Detroit?

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 Detroit. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs.

List of the Best Detroit Digital Strategy Firms

  • 1

    Clarkston Consulting

    Clarkston Consulting, founded in 1991, is a global business consulting firm headquartered in Durham, N.C. The company has additional offices in Bridgewater, N.J.; Chicago; Atlanta; Roanoke, Va., and Novi, Mich. The company has more than 350 employees who specialize in ERP Consulting and SI, digital strategy, and IT strategy consulting. They mainly work with enterprise businesses, as well as some mid-market companies, in the consumer products & services, health care & medical, and retail industries.
     

    Notable Project

    Clarkston Consulting provided consulting services to a food distributor. The client needed help with a business transformation. The company provided advice and helped the client select a new ERP, which was SAP HANA. Additionally, they suggested areas of improvement for the client and helped complete some backlogged projects. The client was satisfied with Clarkston Consulting’s services. 

     “We accomplished our goals and selected the new ERP. They also gave us a report with all the business transformations and deliverables that we had expected.” — IT Manager, Food Distributor
     

    Former clients
    L’OREAL
    Coca-Cola
    Pfizer
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group250 - 999 Employees
    place Novi, MI
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Consumer Goods Technology Readers’ Choice 2017: Customer Satisfaction Leader , Chief Learning Officer Magazine: 2016 LearningElite Organization , Triangle Business Journal: 2015 Best Place to Work , Chief Learning Officer Magazine: 2015 LearningElite Finalist , Chief Learning Officer Magazine: 2014 LearningElite Finalist , Consumer Goods Technology Readers’ Choice 2014: Top-Ranked Consulting Provider , Triangle Business Journal: 2013 Best Place to Work , American Society for Training & Development: 2013 BEST Award , Consumer Goods Technology Readers’ Choice 2013: Top 10 Provider of Consulting Services

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  • 2

    Kaleidico

    Kaleidico Digital Marketing is a full-service marketing agency headquartered in Detroit, Mich., with a second office in Chicago, Ill. Founded in 2005, Kaleidico Digital Marketing has around 15 employees who focus on web design, web development, and digital strategy.The online mortgage company appreciated the growth they experienced after working with Kaleidico Digital Marketing. 

    Notable Project

    Kaleidico Digital Marketing worked with an online mortgage company seeking assistance with their digital strategy. Kaleidico Digital Marketing provided help with the client's website content and branding, as well as advertising and online traffic management.

    "Both quarters were profitable and cash flow-positive, which is insane in a business of this kind....Kaleidico was definitely a part of it." – CEO, Online Mortgage Company

    Former clients
    Lerners Personal Injury
    Amplifinity
    West Unified Communications
    Quizzle
    Monroe Bank & Trust
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Flat Rock, MI
    5.0
    5.0
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 3

    Basso Marketing Agency

    Basso Design Group is a web design firm based in Troy, Mich . Founded in 2003, their team of 30 serves clients in the education, arts, and finance sectors. Services include branding, SEO, and WordPress development.

    Notable Project

    Basso Design Group did a brand overhaul for a touring company. They also updated their site to streamline the booking process. Their work contributed to twice the number of agent traffic on the site.

    “Their project management style is amazing.” – Owner, Tour Company

    Former clients
    Coca Cola Credit Union
    Great Expressions
    Singh
    Garr Tool
    Yogi Bear Jellystone
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Rochester, MI
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 4

    Misfit Agency

    Misfit Agency is a Los-Angeles based digital agency founded in 2018. Their team of approximately 8 employees primarily serves midmarket and enterprise-level clients. While they specialize in digital strategy, they also provide custom software and app development.

    Notable Project

    Misfit Agency branded a nearshore IT development company. They provided creative strategies to strengthen the client's relationships with customers. Thanks to their work, the client has become more efficient and robust in their processes.

    "They have expertise in bridging the gap between a nearshore team and a client." — CEO, Nearshore App & Web Development Company

    Former clients
    Google
    Audi
    Netflix
    Adidas
    Sephora
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Detroit, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 5

    SSDM

    Founded in 2008, SS Digital Media is a Troy, Mich. based advertising and marketing agency. Their team of 37 employees focuses on helping clients with branding, digital strategy, SEO and social media marketing.

    Notable Project

    SS Digital Media worked with a senior living community to improve SEO and online marketing. The client had previously found that it had trouble reaching its target audience. Nevertheless, the team understood the client’s needs and helped it do significantly more business.  

    “There's a difference between a vendor and a partner, and SS Digital is definitely the latter. They invest the time to understand our industry and have been able to completely integrate themselves into our company.” – VP, Senior Living Community

    Former clients
    Humane Society of Macomb
    Detroit Corridor Initiative
    Stikwood
    Stone Soap Company
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Troy, MI
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
    Awards

    Marketing and Sales Executives of Detroit: Platinum Award (2018) , IABC Detroit: Renaissance Award (2017) , IABC Detroit: Merit Award (2017) , The Best MichBusiness: Marketing and PR Prophets Award (2017)

  • 6

    Symmetri Marketing

    Symmetri Technology is a web developer based in Northville, Mich. and founded in 2008. Their team of 6 employees who specialize in web development, web design, and UX/UI design for midmarket and enterprise clients in the education, manufacturing, and advertising industries. 

    Notable Project

    Symmetri Technology updated the website of a global automotive supplier. They modified the existing Drupal site to include a content management system, which the client wanted in order to make the site easier to navigate and use. The client was impressed with the new site and said that it was bringing in more traffic. 

    “They were always extremely flexible throughout the implementation process. They were absolutely invaluable.” – Manager of Identity & Design, Global Automotive Supplier
     

    Former clients
    National Geographic
    Kettering University
    The Detroit Zoo
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Northville, MI
    4.8
    4.8
    5 Clutch reviews
  • 7

    Studio Brand Collective

    Studio Brand Collective is a digital marketing and design agency based in Houston, Texas, with a satellite office in Grosse Pointe, Mich. Founded in 2012, Studio Brand Collective's team of around 20 employees focus on web design, branding, and PPC for clients operating primarily in the restaurant, hospitality, and health and beauty industries.The client was reported an increase in traffic, leads, and clients, as well as dramatic growth in Facebook (600%) and Twitter (200%) traffic.

    Notable Project

    Studio Brand Collective was hired by a private investigation company seeking to strengthen its social media presence and website. In particular, the client wanted to create automated systems for capturing online leads.

    "As a whole, our company has grown by 20% since hiring Studio Brand Collective." – CEO, Private Investigation Company

    Former clients
    Jimmy Changas
    University of Houston
    Discount Power
    BuffBurger
    Zeus Mortgage
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Detroit, MI
    5.0
    5.0
    4 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    AMA Marketer of The Year, Marketing Communications (2015, 2017), Silver Quill Awards – Award of Excellence, Digital Communications (2017), Marcom Awards Gold Winner (2015), Crystal Awards, Award of Excellence Inbound Marketing Campaign (2016) , Marketing Communications (2015, 2017) , Silver Quill Awards – Award of Excellence , Digital Communications (2017) , Marcom Awards Gold Winner (2015) , Crystal Awards , Award of Excellence Inbound Marketing Campaign (2016)

  • 8

    Arbormoon Software, Inc.

    Arbormoon Software, Inc. is a mobile development and strategy firm based in Ann Arbor, Mich. Founded in 2004, their team around 15 serves clients in the healthcare, education, and automotive fields. Services include Android development, iOS development, strategy, design, and maintenance.

    Notable Project

    Arbormoon Software, Inc. built a foreign language software program for an education company. The team delivered an exceptional product in less than a year. They were especially good at implementing client feedback.

    They were competitively priced, customer-driven, and able to provide strategic insight for our project- CEO, Mandy and Pandy Co.

    Former clients
    Priori
    Netki
    NuStep Wellness Companion
    Life Goals
    WeCare
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Ann Arbor, MI
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Crain’s Detroit Business “Top 5 App Development Companies”

  • 9

    Invesp

    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. 

    Notable Project

    A home furnishing company hired Invesp to test its existing e-commerce website and identified areas where CRO efforts could be improved. Invesp also helped the company's team to make long-term plans about the platform. Because of the one-year engagement, the company experienced a significant boost in revenue. 

    "Over the prior six months, we fell within 2% of our projections for our revenue goals. By implementing their technology, we boosted those projections by 17%." - VP Marketing and Head of E-Commerce, Home Furnishing Company

    Former clients
    eBay
    O'Reilly
    3M
    Target
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Farmington, MI
    4.9
    4.9
    12 Clutch reviews
  • 10

    dorsay

    Providing digital strategy, social media marketing, and PPC services, dorsay is located in Pontiac, Michigan. Established in 2016, there are about 10 people on the team.

    Notable Project

    Generating traffic and sales for a garden and landscaping company, dorsay provided web design and digital marketing services. IN addition to managing and creating content for social media campaigns, they also offer traditional marketing tactics. Stakeholders praise their creative designs and their ability to capture the brand’s essence.

    “dorsay is punctual and provides rapid feedback.” – Office Manager, Landscaping Company

    Former clients
    Lafayettegrande.com
    Autoheritageawards.com
    Energy Shield
    Extreme full-service auto repair
    Goldner Walsh
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Pontiac, MI
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 11

    Refine Your Website

    Refine Your Website is a digital strategy firm based in Oxford, Mich. Founded in 1999 ,their team of freelancers serves clients in the media and publishing sectors. Services include web design and content marketing.

    Notable Project

    Refine Your Website does web development for a media company. Their work is impactful and smooth. The team is exceptionally trustworthy.

    “95% of the time things work great.” – President, Media Company

    Former clients
    Renaissance Media
    Wellness Dentistry Network
    CAPPA
    Lorient Capital
    SEEN Magazine
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    groupFreelancer Employees
    place Oxford, MI
    4.5
    4.5
    1 Clutch review
  • 12

    ValidPixel

    ValidPixel is a web design company headquartered in Shelby Township, Mich. The company’s team of less than 10 people provides web design, PPC, SEO, and digital strategy services. 

    Notable Project

    ValidPixel did logo and web design for a commercial cleaning service. The client wanted ValidPixel to create their website and set up their email. The company worked closely with the client to create a custom web design and integrate it into a CMS. Additionally, they created a logo, booking feature, and an email server. The client received positive customer feedback, and saw increased customer interaction.

    “All of my customers seem happy. Many reach out to me through the website, so I’m pretty happy with the work delivered.” — Owner, Commercial Cleaning Service

    Former clients
    Amazing Floors
    TDX Transport
    United Facility Supplies
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Shelby Township, MI
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 13

    EGO

    EGO is a development company based in Birmingham, Mich. Founded in 2014, their team of around eight employees provides web and custom software development services.

    Notable Project

    The team developed a custom WordPress site for a country club, giving the partner a more clean, professional layout. Their work was praised by members of the club who commended the platform for its navigability and ease of use.

    "The level of service they provide is far above what I’d expect from a partner company." Membership Director,  Country Club

    Former clients
    Birmingham Country Club
    Delaire Country Club
    Sharon Dorram Color at Sally Hershberger
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Birmingham, MI
    4.5
    4.5
    1 Clutch review
  • 14

    Altius Technologies

    Altius Technologies is an integrated solutions provider based in Coimbatore, India, and founded in 1997. With over 50 members, they provide digital strategy, social media marketing, and content marketing solutions for clients in the fields of business services, e-commerce, and retail.

    Notable Project

    Altius Technologies designed a solution for a product catalog. The catalog was designed for an equipment company that needed to showcase their goods. The company is satisfied with the results.

    “Quick turn around and good quality work.” - General Manager, Equipment Company

    Former clients
    Watson's
    Transcat
    Werner
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Farmington Hills, MI
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 15

    Mutarex Digital

    Mutarex Digital is a digital agency founded in Novi, Mich. in 2020. Their team of more than two members offers web design, graphic design, and digital strategy solutions for small and mid-market companies alike.

    Notable Project

    Mutarex Digital provided social media management solutions for an edible cannabis company. The company wanted to modernize their brand and reach out more to their customers on social media. Mutarex Digital was successful in improving their social media efforts.

    “Very easy to communicate with them because we were given access to a client portal in which we can check updates on progress without having to call or text them.” - Owner, Edible Cannabis Company

    Former clients
    Lion Compliance
    Life360
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Novi, MI
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
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