The Best Direct Marketing Companies in The Bay Area

Looking for top direct marketing company in San Francisco?

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

List of the Best San Francisco Direct Marketing Companies

  • 1

    Gunderson Direct

    Gunderson Direct is a marketing agency based in San Francisco. Since 2001, their team of 12 has been specializing in direct marketing, email marketing, marketing strategy, and more. 

    Notable Project

    Gunderson Direct completed several mail campaigns for an online education platform. The agency also performed market research and analysis to find target audiences for a variety of startups. They also provided A/B testing and creative concepts.

    "As a vendor, they skillfully under-promised and over-delivered. I was lucky to meet them and would happily engage them again." – Marketing Manager

    Former clients
    Zip Recruiter
    Wells Fargo
    Zenreach
    AAA
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Hayward, CA
    4.9
    4.9
    14 Clutch reviews
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  • 2

    PropeloMedia

    Propelo Media is an omni-channel direct marketing company located in San Francisco and founded in 2000. They have seven employees specializing in campaign management, lead generation, omni-channel marketing, and marketing automation. They work with a range of small and mid-size companies, typically in the local area.

    Notable Project

    Propelo Media worked with a medical company to develop their marketing campaign. This included making regular visits to the client’s office and implementing a dynamic marketing process.

    “When we contacted Propelo Media, they were more than willing to understand our dynamic marketing process. With visits to our office and a couple to theirs, we developed the campaign specifics. Our choice to go with them has proven to be a great decision and we would recommend their services to anyone who is looking for a company that genuinely cares about your business.” – Manager, Medical Company

    Former clients
    Extreme Pizza
    Hospitality House
    Wolf & Lion Pet Store
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Walnut Creek, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 3

    Retriever

    Retriever is a San Francisco-based marketing agency founded in 2018. Their team of more than two offers direct marketing, back-office services, and digital strategy solutions for small and mid-market businesses in the industries of business and IT services.

    Notable Project

    Retriever helped develop a LinkedIn sales funnel for a sales enablement platform. The goal was to reach out and source as many contacts as possible. The project ended up being a success.

    “The attention to detail and process-oriented culture.” - Head of Sales, Sales Enablement Platform

    Former clients
    Interseller.io
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 4

    Gong.io

    Gong is a revenue intelligence platform based in San Francisco. The platform has more than 200 employees and provides direct marketing, email marketing, market research, and non-voice BPO/back office services to midmarket and other-sized companies in various industries.

    Notable Project

    A referral marketing platform engaged Gong to record sales calls for enablement and training. Gong's platform helped the sales team reflect on sales calls, review them as a team, and develop training to address areas of improvement. The engagement produced the desired results and Gong met all expectations.

    "Gong.io has helped us to facilitate these conversations and create training for areas of improvement." - Sales Operations Manager, Referral Marketing Platform

    Former clients
    Genesys
    Shopify
    Workato
    TouchBistro
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group50 - 249 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    4.5
    4.5
    1 Clutch review
  • 5

    Northfield

    Founded in 2016, Northfield is a sales and marketing company based in San Francisco. A team of 7 focuses on voice services, email marketing, and market research. 

    Notable Project

    Northfield created strategies in email marketing and lead generation for a cyber security company to increase click-through rates on the client’s site. Results showed that the efforts doubled the rates the client saw previously.

    “Northfield was great because early on they acknowledged that we needed to make adjustments so that our teams could work well together. They quickly identified risks in the project delivery and are able to remediate them so delivery goes smoothly. I’m impressed by the engagement from their senior leaders.” – CEO, Cyber Security Company

    Former clients
    Verizon
    Microsoft
    Apple
    MasterCard
    StoreYa
    Alyne
    eRight
    VNT Software Ltd.
    Silverfort
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    4.9
    4.9
    6 Clutch reviews
  • 6

    LeadIQ

    LeadIQ is a prospecting platform based in Redwood City, Calif. The platform has a team of less than 50 that provides conversion optimization, direct marketing, email marketing, and market research services to midmarket and other-sized companies in vaious industries.

    Notable Project

    A referral marketing platform engaged LeadIQ to provide a solution that produces data on prospects and push that data onto their CRM. The service included full-service onboarding to the technology. Through this engagement, the platform was able to increase their outbound function and increase revenue.

    "Our team enjoyed using the [LeadIQ] platform due to the ease of use." - Sales Operations Manager, Referral Marketing Platform

    Former clients
    TripActions
    Videolicious
    Credly's
    15Five
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Redwood City, CA
    3.5
    3.5
    1 Clutch review
  • 7

    ProCreativeWriters

    Founded in 2015, ProCreativeWriters is a content writing agency based in San Francisco. They also provide various advertising, marketing, and branding services. 

    Notable Project

    ProCreativeWriters provided SEO and social media marketing services to a hypnotherapist. However, the client was displeased with the slow pace of delivery and lack of communication. 

    "They lost my trust and never regained it." – Sole Proprietor, Hypnosis Practice

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    0.5
    0.5
    1 Clutch review
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