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Direct marketing can pivot your business to success. Finding the right partner for your company's needs, however, can be challenging.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top direct marketing agencies in Chicago. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs. If you need more support, tell us about your project, and we'll match you with recommended companies.

List of the Best Chicago Direct Marketing Companies

  • 1
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    J&C is a marketing agency based in Chicago. Founded in 1982, the team of 31 specializes in digital strategy, email marketing, direct marketing, and graphic design.

    Clients
    Humana
    Consumers Energy
    Jack Henry & Associates
    Industries
    Notable Project

    J&C worked on digital marketing for a large mattress manufacturer. They coordinated content creation and email marketing efforts to grow the consumer base and designed an informative, interactive newsletter with retail coupons for the client's subscribers. The client was impressed with the results of the project.

    “We are well above the average email open rate. Some months, we achieve as high as 34% open rate, which is quite successful. And our opt-out rate is incredibly low. We’ve been very pleased with that engagement.” – Director of Direct to Customer and E-Commerce, Large Mattress Manufacturer

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  • 2
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Full-service creative agency BatesMeron Sweet Design offers an array of digital marketing services but specializes in branding, direct marketing, and web design. Headquartered in Chicago, IL, BatesMeron has been around since 2005.

    Clients
    RCN Chicago
    Chicago Flower & Garden Show
    and Kitchfix
    Industries
    Notable Project

    BatesMeron Sweet Design worked on a branding campaign for a career coaching company. The company was about to launch and needed BatesMeron to take their concept and position it through a brand story and branding materials such as a logo and website.

    The Co-Founder of the career coaching company was impressed by BatesMeron’s ideation process.

    “BatesMeron has a pretty neat process that they follow. They make it super easy as a client to take the anxiety out of the overwhelming task of figuring out who you are and how you want to represent yourself.” – Co-Founder, Career Coaching Company

  • 3
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    The Chicago-based Weinstein Organization is a full-service marketing and communications agency. Their 15 employees focus on large-scale campaigns for much larger firms, especially in the insurance and finance sectors. The Weinstein Organization uses a broad variety of marketing tools in their approach, from local flyers and direct marketing to television, social media, and mobile platforms.

    Clients
    Mercedes-Benz
    Virgin Atlantic
    Weight Watchers
    AAA
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A large office supply chain needed to create specific marketing content for each of its stores' needs, which varied around the country. The Weinstein Organization helped them automate the marketing process, and created a platform that worked with the firm's internal system to deliver what individual locations required. This platform is still used for the local marketing process, and The Weinstein Organization also revamped the conventional, firm-wide marketing approach.

    "The results have been amazing, and we have great success with the tool. Weinstein has added millions of dollars of incremental sales to our company." - Project Manager, Office Supply Chain

  • 4
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    The Well Advertising is an advertising agency based in Chicago. They have a team of around 20 employees. They provide advertising, branding, direct marketing, marketing strategy, and social media marketing. 

    Clients
    Sirius Computer Solutions
    The Great Escape
    Forsythe
    Spirit Cruises
    Notable Project

    The Well Advertising helped rebrand a site for an IT solutions company. They used a custom CMS to restructure the URL, manage service pages, and branded the platform. The efforts helped the business maintain their SEO value and increase their traffic and search visibility. 

    "It’s a pleasure to work with them because it’s so easy." – Marketing Web Specialist, IT Solutions Company

  • 5
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Lisle IL

    Coming of Age is a marketing agency based in Lisle, Ill. Since 1991, their team of 13 has specialized in branding, advertising, digital strategy, SEO, and email and direct marketing for clients trying to target older generations.

    Clients
    AARP
    Philips Lifeline
    AT&T
    Humana
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Coming of Age developed a digital strategy for a medical alert business. They provided creative messaging, strategy, and media planning. The client has experienced an increase in ROI as a result of Coming of Age's work.

    "We saw big impacts and changes, and they were very influential in getting us to expand our thinking and approach." — Director of Marketing, Medical Alert Business

  • 6
    $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
    Gore
    Ticketsnow
    Veteran Beer Company
    ServSafe
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A nonprofit hired Bandwidth Marketing Group for their branding services. The agency assisted in designing a logo and implementing a new brand strategy, both of which have received positive feedback from stakeholders.

    "They certainly brought thoughts to the table, but they didn't just come in and say we think you also need to do X, Y, and Z. It was more a process of us working together, seeing what was possible, and deciding to expand our original scope. " —Vice President of Partnerships, Nonprofit 

  • 7
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Chicago IL

    A Willing Participant, Inc. is an advertising firm based in Chicago. Founded in 2014, their team of 8 serves clients in the nonprofit and consumer products sectors. Services include direct marketing and branding.

    Clients
    Accelerate Institute
    Children's Home and Aid
    Deloro Wear Solutions
    Independence-4-Seniors
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A Willing Participant, Inc. provides design services for a marketing company. Their work has yielded a high rate of client loyalty. The team is exceptionally professional.

    “His turnaround time is excellent.” – Senior Account Executive, Marketing Company

  • 8
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Palatine IL

    Pepper Group is a marketing firm headquartered in Palatine, Ill. The 15-person team launched in 1994 and offers branding, direct marketing, PR and corporate communication, and marketing strategy. Their clients work in a variety of sectors, including IT, financial services, and manufacturing.

    Clients
    EconPTW
    Permatron
    RegenX
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Pepper Group provided product marketing consulting to a FinTech company, cutting down the client's range of services to meet their customers' needs. They also built a corporate website, designing wireframes and conducting multiple feedback sessions. The client grew 20% year-over-year as a result.

    "Pepper Group is skilled at finding a deeper level of understanding and context. That sets them apart." – CMO, FinTech Company

  • 9
    $5,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Chicago IL
    Bravo, a midsize advertising company, is based in Miami, Florida; San Francisco, California; New York, New York and Chicago, Illinois. The team provides advertising, marketing strategy, and direct marketing.
  • 10
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Naperville IL
    Advertising company Rhea + Kaiser was established in 1978. The midsize team offers advertising, branding, content marketing, public relations, and more. The company is based in Naperville, Illinois.
    Industries
  • 11
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    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL
    Small advertising company Downtown Partners Chicago, is located in Chicago, Illinois. Established in 2004, the team specializes in advertising, branding, marketing strategy, social media marketing, and more.
  • 12
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL
    Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois; , ; New Orleans, and Washington D.C., , Right Hat is a small advertising company. They provide advertising, branding, marketing strategy, market research, and more and were established in 2006.
    Industries
  • 13
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL
    Based in Chicago, Illinois, Brandtrust is a small branding company. Founded in 1998, the team specializes in branding, marketing strategy, market research, and direct marketing.
  • 14
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Multiple is a design agency with locations in Vancouver, Atlanta, and Chicago. Their team currently includes 26 employees. Multiple has been specializing in branding, advertising, and market research since it was founded in 2013. They've worked with an extensive variety of clients. 

    Clients
    CDC
    DePaul University
    Northwestern
    Devon Energy
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A cruise line hired Multiple for strategic services. The agency formulated a strategy that showcased the client's most notable achievements and goals. Multiple designed several assets including a website and logo to rebrand the cruise line. 

     

  • 15
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    North Chicago IL
    Marketing strategy company Buster Creative was launched in 1993. In North Chicago, Illinois, their small team specializes in marketing strategy, advertising, email marketing, social media marketing, and more.
    Industries
  • 16
    $10,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Chicago IL

    360i is an international marketing and advertising agency that was founded in 1998. It is headquartered in New York and has U.S. offices in Atlanta, Chicago, and Los Angeles. Its international offices are found in the U.K., Canada, and Brazil. Its large team of around 1,000 employees has two decades of experience in web design, advertising, and social media marketing. The team at 360i specializes in working with large enterprises but has worked with smaller and mid-market sized clients in the past. 

    Clients
    FOX
    Canon
    Oscar Meyer
    Industries
    Notable Project

    360i was hired by a television company to drive engagement for one of their hit shows. 360i designed a Twitter gamification campaign in which users had to navigate the platform to "find" a missing clue about one of the show's characters. 360i was able to get the topic trending and generated over 6 million impressions for the campaign. 

     

  • 18
    Undisclosed
    250 - 999 Employees
    Wheeling IL
    SG360º is a midsize direct marketing company located in Wheeling, Illinois. They offer direct marketing and were launched in 1956.
  • 22
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    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    Itasca IL
    Direct marketing and warehousing & distribution company Diversified Labeling Solutions was established in 1985. The midsize team offers direct marketing and warehousing & distribution. The firm is based in Itasca, Illinois.
  • 23
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL
    Founded in 2010, ddk marketing, Inc. Is a direct marketing company. They are headquartered in Chicago, Illinois and have a small team. The agency focuses on direct marketing.
  • 24
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Schaumburg IL
    Direct marketing company Inmarketsolution, Inc is in Schaumburg, Illinois. The company focuses on direct marketing and email marketing and is small.The company was founded in 2015.
  • 25
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL
    Conversion Alliance is a direct marketing company. Their small team is located in Chicago, Illinois; Orlando, Florida; Deerfield Beach, Florida and Lewisville, Texas. Their services include direct marketing, social media marketing, and email marketing. The firm was established in 2006.
    Industries
  • 28
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Highland Park IL
    FSI Direct Inc is a direct marketing company established in 1987. Their small team is headquartered in Highland Park, Illinois. The agency specializes in direct marketing.
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