The Best Digital Strategy Firms in Raleigh, NC

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

List of the Best Raleigh 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 Durham, NC
    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

    Savas Labs

    Founded in 2013, Savas Labs is a digital development agency that offers web design, custom software development, and web development services to their clients. Their 50 employees are based out of Durham, N.C. 

    Notable Project

    Savas Labs recently worked on web development for a healthcare research non-profit. They created a database platform with Drupal for that client. 

    “Each initiative is a success story because it provides the tools for the delivery hospitals to look at the work they're doing and improve quality. ” — Associate, Healthcare Research Non-Profit

    Former clients
    MIT Press
    Omega Institute
    Duke Today
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Durham, NC
    5.0
    5.0
    17 Clutch reviews
  • 3

    Elevated Third

    Elevated Third is a Denver-based Drupal web development agency. Founded in 2005, Elevated Third has a team of about 30 that works with organizations ranging from small nonprofits to large Fortune 500 companies. They also assist with web design, digital strategy, and UI/UX design.

    Notable Project

    From December 2016 to May 2017, Elevated Third worked with an enterprise software company to update its corporate website. The client needed to scale and better present its work portfolio online. Elevated Third was responsible for strategy, design, and frontend and backend development. The client was impressed with Elevated Third’s helpfulness, even when the challenges extended beyond the project’s original scope.

    “During the launch of our website, we had some unforeseen complications with our web server. Elevated Third stepped in, even when they weren’t contracted to do so, to solve it.” – Director of Marketing, Enterprise Software Company

    Former clients
    Comcast
    Sprint
    Dish Network
    University of Colorado
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Raleigh, NC
    4.9
    4.9
    10 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    2017 Acquia Engage Award , 2017 Denver Business Journal Best Places to Work , 2015 W3 Silver Awards

  • 4

    iCiDIGITAL

    iCiDigital is a web development company that was founded in 2006. The company is headquartered in Raleigh, N.C. and is made up of 93 employees. They specialize in web design and development, as well as digital strategy. 
     

    Notable Project

    iCiDigital worked for an industrial manufacturing company where they redesigned their current website. They helped migrate content and update the UX/UI.

    “We were on the same page right away and could hit the ground running. That expertise would be helpful to anyone who hopes to do a similar web project.” – Global Marketing Communications Manager, Fortune 500 Manufacturing Company
     

     

    Former clients
    K12
    nVent
    Campbell's
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Raleigh, NC
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 5

    TheeDigital

    TheeDigital is a web design and internet marketing agency with a team of 30 based in Raleigh, N.C. Since 2004, the agency has offered web design, SEO, and web development services to small and midmarket companies in industries such as education and healthcare. Their SEO services focus on on-site optimization, content development, and local search.

    Notable Project

    A telecommunications company hired TheeDigital to deal with the company's digital marketing and social media presence. The company's social media presence has gone up substantially over the course of TheeDigital's assistance.

    "They’re just really easy to work with, and they’re very accommodating with our schedule. As I mentioned, we’re a pretty small company, and the day is typically packed pretty heavily. There were a number of times when I had meetings scheduled with them, and I had a previous meeting run over." - VP of Marketing and Sales, Telecommunications Company

    Former clients
    Miss NC
    NC State University
    University of North Carolina
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Raleigh, NC
    4.9
    4.9
    5 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    2017 Gold and Bronze Summit Creative Awards

  • 6

    Hive Digital

    Hive Digital is a Benefit Corp located in Holly Sprints, N.C. Founded in 2002, they have been a part of the digital marketing industry for over 18 years. A team of about 21 employees, they help their clients to achieve greater online visibility through consultation, implementation, management, and support services for paid advertising, organic search optimization, website analytics, customer conversion, and social media marketing strategies. They offer SEO, PPC, and digital strategy services.

    Notable Project

    A software provider hired Hive Digital to increase their organic and paid traffic. Following an audit, they optimized a Google Ads account and executed superior PPC campaigns. A creative team, Hive Digital delivered valuable solutions that improved user engagement and produced a significant increase in traffic.

    "Hive Digital is phenomenal, and it is clear that they are experts at what they do." — Marketing Manager, Software Provider

    Former clients
    CafePress
    Employee Car Rental
    Epic Games
    Franklin Covey
    Kauffman Foundation
    LuLu Publishing
    Zazzle
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Holly Springs, NC
    4.8
    4.8
    13 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    2020 US Search Awards: Best Small SEO Agency , 2020 US Search Awards: Best SEO Campaign , MOZ Recommended Vender , Global Search Awards: Shortlisted for Best SEO Campaign and Best Integrated Agency , US Search Awards: Shortlisted for Best Small SEO Agency , Drum Awards: Best SEO Agency Finalist

  • 7

    Pathos Ethos

    Pathos Ethos is a design and web development agency located in Durham, NC. With a team of fewer than 10 employees, they help organizations create unique brand experiences. Founded in 2009, Pathos Ethos is influenced by agile methodologies and they primarily help clients with digital strategy, custom software development, and web design.

    Notable Project

    Pathos Ethos worked with a faith-based nonprofit organization to develop a strategy for its organization and a blueprint for stakeholders. They ultimately created a five-year business plan and redesigned its website. 

    "They helped us understand our own organization and we've grown as a result." – Executive Director, Nonprofit Organization

    Former clients
    Willow Creek Association
    American Bible Society
    Investors' Circle
    Capital Broadcasting Company
    American Underground
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Durham, NC
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 8

    Spark451

    Spark451 is a direct marketing agency headquartered in Westbury, N.Y., with offices in Brooklyn, N.Y., Raleigh, N.C., and Serbia. Founded in 2011, the team of 70 specializes in application development, marketing strategy, and digital strategy. They work primarily with midmarkets in the education industry.

    Notable Project

    Spark451 worked on a custom CRM platform for a national university. They developed a custom CRM that facilitates student registration and collects, manages, and analyzes data for admissions and marketing purposes. The client appreciated their responsiveness throughout the project.

    “They’ve been really great. I called them the Wednesday before Thanksgiving with an issue and they pulled team members together to handle it over the holiday. Depending on the issue, they can solve it in a matter of hours.” – Director of Enrollment Systems, National University

    Former clients
    Tackle Kids Cancer Initiative
    New York University
    Southampton Hospital
    University of Southern Mississippi
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Raleigh, NC
    4.8
    4.8
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 9

    Media Two Interactive

    Media Two Interactive is a media buying agency in Raleigh, N.C. Since 1998, the team of about 15 employees has provided media planning and buying, digital strategy, and content marketing services. They primarily work with midmarket and some enterprise clients.

    Notable Project

    Media Two Interactive provided digital media buying services to a media agency’s financial services client, handling campaigns and ad placement, search, display, retargeting. Their involvement helped the client to effectively enter the digital marketing landscape and expand their subscriber base.

    “They’re true professionals that took our client from where we could into campaigns that were really sophisticated and detailed.” – Account Manager, Media Company

    Former clients
    Microsoft Office
    Mizuno
    Game Samba
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Raleigh, NC
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
    Awards

    Forbes Top 100 Global Agency

  • 10

    Rivers Agency

    Rivers Agency is a design and digital agency founded in 1993 and located in Chapel Hill, N.C. The team of about 50 employees offers advertising, branding, digital strategy, web development, and e-commerce development services. Their clientele includes enterprises and midmarket businesses in the business services, education, financial services, and IT industries.

    Notable Project

    Rivers Agency did a rebrand for a real estate development and investment firm. They created a logo, and they also wrote copy and press releases. The team consistently delivered satisfactory results, and they were an engaged partner. 

    “Rivers Agency has provided really excellent service, following through on everything we’ve asked of them.” – Corporate Communications Manager, Real Estate Development & Investment Firm

    Former clients
    Fantastic Sams
    Hill Learning Center
    First Bank
    Carolina Performing Arts
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Raleigh, NC
    4.8
    4.8
    3 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Davey Awards: Gold Winner (2017) , Davey Awards: Silver Winner (2017) , W3 Awards: Gold Winner (2017) , W3 Awards: Silver Winner (2017)

  • 11

    BOS Digital

    BOS Digital is a Raleigh, N.C.-based digital marketing agency. Their team of 12 was founded in 2016 and focuses on social media marketing, content marketing, and digital strategy.

    Notable Project

    The BOS Digital team updated the website and social media presence of a hair salon, handling the design portion of the work themselves and providing consultation on marketing and social media growth methods for the owners.

    "She makes both herself and the technology that she is using very approachable. I really appreciated her friendliness and her willingness to explain things in a way that makes the experience very enjoyable to be a part of." — Salon Coordinator, Hair Salon

    Former clients
    Bojangles-Becajun
    Referral Book
    Iron Rooster
    Carolina's Choice Real Estate
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Raleigh, NC
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 12

    Brasco ///

    Brasco /// is a creative agency based in Raleigh, N.C. The agency, founded in 2008, has more than 70 employees and provides, among others, SEO, branding, and digital strategy services to various companies. 

    Notable Project

    Brasco /// was hired by a Healthcare Data and Care Management Services Company to develop an SEO-optimized brand website and manage a digital marketing campaign. The resulting website was both interesting and visually appealing, and internal stakeholders were enthusiastic about it.

    "It’s truly professionally done, making us look like a much larger company." - CEO, Healthcare Data and Care Management Services Company

    Former clients
    Allstate
    Aloft Hotels
    Citrix
    Dairy Queen
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Raleigh, NC
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 13

    Koroberi

    Koroberi is a marketing and advertising firm founded in Raleigh, North Carolina in 1999. Their team of around 10 employees partners companies in industries including consumer products and financial and business services to support branding and public relations projects. 

    Notable Project

    Together with a lift manufacturing service, Koroberi creates content for publication in trade journals and spearheads media buying. Audience impressions have soared under Koroberi's leadership. 

    "Since we came back starting January 2020, we’ve averaged at least one million impressions from the paid media perspective per month on a very conservative budget." – Brand Manager, Lift Manufacturer

     

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Raleigh, NC
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 14

    LOCOMOTIVE Agency

    LOCOMOTIVE Agency is an SEO agency founded in 2012 and based in Apex, N.C. Their team of more than 10 specializes in content marketing, digital strategy, and SEO services for clients that work in the industries of e-commerce, business services, and consumer products.

    Notable Project

    LOCOMOTIVE Agency provided SEO services for an energy firm. The firm relies on LOCOMOTIVE Agency as their digital marketing partner. LOCOMOTIVE Agency has significantly improved the firm’s result ranks on search engines.

    “They’re tapped into what Google is doing on a code-based level. That’s fundamentally different than most of their competitors.” - Director of Digital Marketing, Energy Firm

    Former clients
    KORSIT
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Apex, NC
    4.5
    4.5
    3 Clutch reviews
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