The Best Email Marketing Consultants in The Windy City

Looking for a top email marketing agency in Chicago?

Email marketing companies provide invaluable expertise that can serve your company. They can help your company reach and engage your target audience through email.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top email marketing companies in Chicago. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs.

List of the Best Chicago Email Marketing Consultants

  • 1

    Quilqy

    Quilqy is a content production firm based in Kyiv, Ukraine, and founded in 2019. Their team of more than two provides email marketing, content marketing, and marketing strategy services for small and mid-market businesses in the industries of advertising, gaming, and business services.

    Notable Project

    Quilqy provided client research services for a banking equipment manufacturer. The manufacturer was entering the European market and needed data and research to find contacts. Quilqy helped find potential clients in less than a month.

    “I guess it was quite effective.” - CCO, Banking Equipment Manufacturer

    Former clients
    Avangard LLC
    FormSwift
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.9
    4.9
    5 Clutch reviews
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  • 2

    Colagrossi Media

    Colagrossi Media is a full-service email marketing agency based in Chicago with more than two experts. They have provided email marketing solutions since their founding in 2019. They work with clients in the fields of e-commerce, media, and consumer products.

    Notable Project

    Colagrossi Media developed an email marketing strategy for an ideas platform. The platform wanted to improve engagement through an online newsletter. Colagrossi Media increased engagement and monetization through the newsletter.

    “Very effective—Mike is available frequently and is a fast and clear communicator who is there when you need him.” - Managing Editor, Ideas Platform

    Former clients
    Big Think
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 3

    Jacobs & Clevenger

    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.

    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

    Former clients
    Humana
    Consumers Energy
    Jack Henry & Associates
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 4

    V2M2 Group, Inc.

    V2M2 Group, which stands for Viral Visual Marketing and Management, is a digital marketing agency based in Naperville, Il. and was founded in 2011. Their team of 15 employees specializes in social media marketing, email marketing, and SEO. 

    Notable Project

    V2M2 Groups created videos for a non-profit. They produced and launched a series of videos that aimed to raise awareness of their signature annual fundraiser. The client reported that, as a result of the extra promotion, they saw a record turnout at their fundraiser.

    “We were very impressed with their team’s responsiveness. They had a strong vision for final products, and with an efficient work ethic, they delivered before our deadline.” – Development Director, Non-Profit
     

    Former clients
    LDJ Cleaning
    Sakamoto Japanese Grill and Sushi
    Peninsula Cardiovascular
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Naperville, IL
    4.9
    4.9
    5 Clutch reviews
  • 5

    Pilot Solutions Group

    Pilot Solutions Group is a lead acceleration marketing and advertising agency founded in 2011 that offers market research, conversion optimization, and email marketing services to their small business, mid-market, and enterprise clients in the IT, business services, and advertising and marketing industries. Based in Chicago with another office in Kyiv, their team is made up of 50 employees. 

    Notable Project

    Pilot Solutions Group recently completed a Facebook ad campaign for a mentorship consultancy. They created ads and developed the digital strategy for that client in order to generate more leads and revenue for the client. This resulted in an increase in client sign ups and incoming client leads.

    “Within 6 weeks after the launch, we signed up 3 clients and are regularly receiving responses from prospects. They have the best workflow of anyone we've worked with.” - Co-Founder, Mentorship Consultancy

    Former clients
    TopRank Marketing
    Out Smart Team
    Our Mentors
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.8
    4.8
    5 Clutch reviews
  • 6

    The WL Agency

    The WL Agency is a marketing agency based in Chicago. Since 2017, the team of under 10  has been specializing in conversion optimization, digital strategy, email marketing, and more.

     

    Notable Project

    The WL agency worked on sales process automation for a building materials company. They analyzed the technological market, its consumers, and the technologies available to ease the engineering and planning process. The client appreciated their focus throughout the project.

    “Their very skilled project manager worked together with the strategy director to smooth the process. They both stayed focused and kept on task.” – CIO, Building Materials Company

    Former clients
    HP
    PlayStation
    Alexia
    Carhartt
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 7

    Kahoots Creative Group

    Kahoots Creative Group is a digital consulting group based in Chicago, Illinois, that was established in 2014. Their team of fewer than 50 employees offers custom software development, UX/UI design, digital strategy, and web development services.

    Notable Project

    Kahoots Creative Group helped with web development for a credit bureau. Their team developed the UX/UI, conducted usability tests, and offered technical guidance. Their work significantly decreased bugs and errors.

    "From a ticket problem analysis, we had a 30% drop in defects and users calling in about confusing UI, bugs, or technical aspects." – UX Designer, Credit Bureau

    Former clients
    PepsiCo
    Q-Centrix
    Arcadia Data
    BlueData
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.9
    4.9
    5 Clutch reviews
  • 8

    Lead Love

    Lead Love is a marketing firm based in Chicago with more than two experts. Since their founding in 2017, they have offered email marketing, marketing strategy, and conversion optimization solutions to small and mid-market businesses alike.

    Notable Project

    Lead Love developed a marketing automation solution for an investment management firm. The firm wanted to improve their marketing and branding efforts online. Lead Love has helped streamline the firm’s operations.

    “If you’re a person who is very urgent and wants everything done immediately, she’ll try to respond at that cadence.” - Managing Director, Investment Management Firm

    Former clients
    Syndesus
    Make it Radiant
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 9

    Symbiont Group

    Founded in 2014, Symbiont Group is a digital marketing and sales agency. Symbiont's Chicago-based team of 15 offers mostly mid-size clients a combination of services in the areas of SEO, web design, email and content marketing, and marketing strategy.

    Notable Project

    Symbiont Group specializes in combining the sales and marketing process, so when a holdings firm needed to integrate these areas, it reached out to Symbiont. Symbiont developed an entire inside sales team for the company to make the marketing and outside sales units more effective, boosting the company's revenue.

    "They are experienced professionals. I can’t say enough about the types of relationships they’ve built within our organization - leveraging that experience to make impactful change. They’re fantastic." - Director of Marketing, Holdings Firm

    Former clients
    Reologie
    S.W. Anderson
    Vokal
    Fruition Partners
    Kensium
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.8
    4.8
    5 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Owler: HOT in 2016 Chicago Winner

  • 10

    WON Marketing

    WON Marketing is a Chicago-based search marketing firm founded in 2011. Their team of about 73 individuals provides marketing strategy, email marketing, SEO, and web development services.

    Notable Project

    WON Marketing designed and developed a website for a software development company. The team added product and feature details to the platform. They were a skilled partner, and the engagement was successful. 

    “The website was very well done.” – Former CMO, Software Development Company

    Former clients
    Cody Wellness Center
    Blue Cab
    NAPAREX
    SurePeople
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Algonquin, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 11

    Coming of Age

    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.

    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

    Former clients
    AARP
    Philips Lifeline
    AT&T
    Humana
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Lisle, IL
    4.7
    4.7
    6 Clutch reviews
  • 12

    Arcalea

    Digital agency Arcalea was founded in 2015 and has offices in Chicago, Charlotte, N.C., Denver, and Indianapolis. Its team of 12 helps clients with web development, SEO, email marketing, content marketing, web design, and PPC.

    Notable Project

    A jewelry company hired Arcalea to help with its rebranding efforts. Arcalea helped the company find its target audience by helping with A/B testing, digital marketing, and PPC management. The company's total user count has gone up by more than 200%.

    "I found their depth of knowledge about how customers approach products to be enlightening. I was impressed with the overall professionalism and responsiveness of the team. If they didn’t have an answer immediately, they made sure to deliver one later on." - President, Jewelry Company

    Former clients
    Dell
    Discover Financial Services
    The University of Chicago
    Level Office
    ConceiveAbilities
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.9
    4.9
    5 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    MarCom Awards: 2017 Gold Winner , AVA: 2017 Search Marketing Platinum Award, , AVA: 2017 Design & Digital Gold Award

  • 13

    The Weinstein Organization Inc.

    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.

    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

    Former clients
    Mercedes-Benz
    Virgin Atlantic
    Weight Watchers
    AAA
    Alaska Airlines
    Healthplan Services
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.8
    4.8
    2 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Professional Insurance Marketing Association (PIMA) Silver Award 2012,

  • 14

    Marketri

    Marketri is a B2B strategic marketing consulting and Fractional CMO firm based in Philadelphia with offices in San Francisco, Dallas, and Chicago. The firm, founded in 2004, has a team of around ten that provides a wide range of services that include marketing strategy, digital strategy, and branding. The firm serves midmarket and small companies in the business services, IT, financial services, manufacturing, and other industries.

    Notable Project

    A finance and accounting professional services consulting firm hired Marketri to provide comprehensive marketing services. These services include redeveloping their website and making it SEO-friendly, setting up the firm in HubSpot and launched marketing campaigns there, spearheading the firm's list acquisition efforts, crafting email newsletters, designing service sheets, and identifying PR opportunities. Through this engagement, the firm achieved first-page positions in many of their important keywords, resulting in a significant increase in site traffic. Also, the firm's ROI on their email marketing campaigns are in the hundreds (percentage).

    "They excelled at measuring and reporting on metrics around all of our activities. Their work felt very data-driven and scientific." - CEO, Finance and Accounting Professional Services Consulting Firm

    Former clients
    Fres-co System USA, Inc.
    Delaware Valley Trusts
    FourQ
    Accel Management Group
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.9
    4.9
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 15

    A Willing Participant, Inc.

    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.

    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

    Former clients
    Accelerate Institute
    Children's Home and Aid
    Deloro Wear Solutions
    Independence-4-Seniors
    MRI Global
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    5 Clutch reviews
  • 16

    Macon Raine

    Macon Raine is a content marketing agency based in Downers Grove, Ill. Founded in 2010, the team of 11 specializes in content marketing, marketing strategy, conversion optimization, and more.

     

    Notable Project

    Macon Raine worked on digital marketing for a payment solutions company. They supplemented the marketing department by creating content and strategy development. They also worked on social media marketing and web design. The client was impressed with the results of the project.

    “We extended our brand and now have rich content resources available on our website. They also helped build a lot of sales collateral.” – CMO, Payment Solutions Company

    Former clients
    Capgemini
    Verifi Inc.
    section.io
    NuLogX inc.
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Downers Grove, IL
    4.7
    4.7
    5 Clutch reviews
  • 17

    Saucy Copy

    Saucy Copy is a marketing agency founded in 2019 and based in Frankfort, Ill. with more than two experts. They provide social media marketing, email marketing, and web design solutions for small businesses in the fields of advertising, hospitality, and consumer products.

    Notable Project

    Saucy Copy provided web design and graphics solutions for an event planner. The planner needed to update their web and graphics assets. Saucy Copy helped increase overall traffic to the firm. 

    “Overall vastly improved the professional presentation of my company.” - Owner & Master Planner, Event Planner

    Former clients
    Stacey Moe Events
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 18

    GainTap

    GainTap is a web marketing team based in Chicago. The one-person company was founded in 2015 and offers digital strategy, conversion optimization, and advertising services to businesses in business services, health care, and transportation.

    Notable Project

    GainTap supplied SEO and SEM services to a management consulting firm. They audited the client's website, optimized key pages, fixed the navigation, and gave a strategy for future improvements. The client saw significant growth in the number of visitors and leads as a result of GainTap's efforts.

    "GainTap does an excellent job. They're extremely responsive." – President, Management Consulting Firm

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 19

    Zen Anchor Digital

    Zen Anchor Digital is an SEO, SMM, and PPC agency based in Chicago. Founded in 2013, their team of around three employees specializes in serving health, education, and insurance companies.

    Notable Project

    Since 2013, the team has been handling Google Ads, Facebook advertising, and lead nurturing campaigns fora marketing agency. Their effective project management and expertise have yielded impressive cost-per-lead and quality lead volume throughout.

    Former clients
    Aligned Modern Health
    Metis
    Integrative Nutrition
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 20

    Blueshoon, inc

    Blueshoon, inc is a web development company based in Chicago. Their team of around 10 employees was founded in 2008 and provides web development and design services with a focus in PHP and JavaScript. 

    Notable Project

    Blueshoon, inc manages the front- and backend of a WordPress and WooCommerce site. They handle page development, optimization, and maintenance needs for the platform. The site work exceeds expectations and is delivered within deadlines.

    "They’re able to take a step back and grasp what we’re trying to accomplish with a project." – Growth Marketing Manager, Fitness Solution Company

    Former clients
    NASCAR
    Tonal
    Pepsico
    RealMex Restaurants
    Playboy Enterprises
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.5
    4.5
    1 Clutch review
  • 21

    Yellow Box

    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.

    Notable Project

    Yellow Box provided content marketing services for a tech startup. The startup needed to spread awareness of their business. Yellow Box has significantly improved the startup’s digital presence, with videos garnering tens of thousands of views on social media.

    “It has been so successful.” - Founder & CEO, Tech Start-Up

    Former clients
    SchoolSparrow
    Aristocrat Plastic Surgery & MedAesthetics
    THE 4 MORES℠
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    5 Clutch reviews
  • 22

    Prudent Pedal Marketing

    Prudent Pedal Marketing is a Chicago-based marketing consultancy founded in 2012. Their one-man team primarily serves midmarket clients in the business services, IT, and financial industries. They specialize in market strategy, digital strategy, content marketing, and branding.

    Notable Project

    Prudent Pedal Marketing developed the digital strategy of a boutique consulting firm. They worked to better position the client online through social media marketing. Their work effectively boosted the client's digital presence.

    "Now [we] have a comprehensive digital marketing presence across LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook with consistent messaging and calls to action to drive lead generation." — President, Boutique Strategy Consultancy

    Former clients
    Burwood Group
    Sphera Solutions
    Noonday Ventures
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place La Grange, IL
    4.8
    4.8
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 23

    Acme Dream Company

    Acme Dream Company is a website design company, based in Chicago. Founded in 2011, the team of 2 specializes in email marketing, SEO, and social media marketing. They primarily serve clients in industries such as consumer products and services, health care and medical, and hospitality and leisure.

    Notable Project

    Acme Dream Company developed an online scheduling portal for an orthopedic surgery clinic. They designed a website and scheduling program, and continued to provide support after the project's completion. The client was impressed with their ability to turn ideas into a reality.

    “We are so impressed with the way Acme can turn our small ideas into grand plans. I will come up with something we need and Acme will take that idea, run with it, and deliver a product I could never have dreamed of!” – Office Manager, Orthopedic Surgery Clinic

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    groupFreelancer Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 24

    Leading Solution

    Leading Solution is a marketing agency based in Kyiv, Ukraine, with more than two employees. They have provided direct marketing, market research, and email marketing services since their founding in 2015. They work with clients in the industries of IT services and real estate.

    Notable Project

    Leading Solution provided lead generation services for a business services company. The company needed to outsource assistance in generating leads to grow their business. The company is satisfied with the results provided with Leading Solution so far.

    “We are satisfied with quick responses and the level of communication with Vitalii.” - Owner, Business Services Company

    Former clients
    Freshworks
    Adyen
    Very Good Security
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.9
    4.9
    5 Clutch reviews
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