The Best Inbound Marketing Companies in The Windy City

Looking for top inbound agency in Chicago?

A dynamic and thoughtful inbound marketing strategy can be the key to success for your business.

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

List of the Best Chicago Inbound Marketing Companies

  • 1

    Walker Sands

    Founded in 2001, Walker Sands is a full-service B2B marketing agency dedicated to each client's unique goals. From their offices in Chicago, San Francisco, or Seattle, Walker Sands' team of 135 has various areas of expertise, including SEO, web design, PPC, content marketing, and strategy. They also help clients with public relations, demand generation, branding, creative, marketing strategy, and web.

    Notable Project

    A SaaS company wanted to differentiate itself as a modern technology brand, improve web performance, and support demand generation efforts. Walker Sands executed a brand refresh, website redesign, and other digital marketing initiatives, ultimately increasing web traffic and conversions.

    "Their ability to understand and adapt to their client is outstanding...they are the whole package—smart, creative, hard-working, technical, strategic, and genuinely nice." – Senior Director of Digital Marketing, SaaS company

    Former clients
    GrubHub
    CloudCraze
    CurrencyCloud
    CompTIA
    Vibes
    Magnetic
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.8
    4.8
    9 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Inc. 5000 , PRovoke #1 Best Midsize Agency to Work For , AVA Digital Platinum Award Winner , Hermes Creative Gold Award Winner

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  • 2

    Valtech

    Valtech is a development company that specializes in Sitecore and is headquartered London with 36 additional offices across 16 countries. Founded in 1993, they have over 2400 employees that mostly work with mid-market and enterprise businesses. Services include web design and development, software development, social media, digital strategy, and IT consulting.

    Notable Project

    Valtech developed a web application for an auto manufacturer with the goal of creating a virtual car buying experience for people who do not visit car showrooms. The team delivered a sophisticated, user-friendly platform with straightforward features that made the car buying process easier in a digital setting.

     

    Former clients
    Sunwing Travel Group
    University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management
    Bayer
    American Air Filters International
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $250,000+
    group1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.5
    4.5
    5 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Recognized with 13 Sitecore MVP Awards in 2018, Episerver Partner of the Year (2016), Web Service Award (2016) , Episerver Partner of the Year (2016) , Web Service Award (2016)

  • 3

    97 Switch

    Founded in 2013, 97 Switch is a Chicago-based digital marketing agency that helps clients adapt to the constantly changing digital marketplace. Despite having a small team of fewer than 10 employees, 97 Switch provides a variety of services such as web design, SEO, PPC, social media, and content marketing.

    Notable Project

    A gaming company was growing and wanted to increase its online presence – starting with its website. 97 Switch built a sleek, modern website that included live social media feeds, a blog, and a news section.

    "[Our website] is the most visible marker of what our company does and what we stand for and is actually more valuable than some of the web and mobile apps we developed. ... Our website serves as a strong message and a beacon of hope for the people who come to our page. The website is a great success." – CEO, Game Developer

    Former clients
    State and Lake Chicago Tavern
    Windstar Media
    Runn Chicago
    Accident Treatment Centers
    Smash Residential
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    22 Clutch reviews
  • 4

    Youtech

    Youtech & Associates is an Illinois-based digital marketing and development agency founded in 2002. The approximately 40-member team specializes in web design, digital strategy, software development, and advertising. 

    Notable Project

    A health insurance company hired Youtech & Associates to build and host their websites and to facilitate the creation of its new website after it renamed the company. Youtech & Associates also helped the company with SEO. The client has experienced increases in their site traffic and its domain authority since Youtech & Associates worked with the website's layout and design.

    "They are excellent. Youtech has been good at communicating with us consistently each week. This keeps us on track as far as a schedule goes. They make sure we’re getting things done when they need to be finished." – Manager, Health Insurance Company

    Former clients
    Village of Lyons
    Hundman Wealth
    Phantom Weights
    Dressander
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Naperville, IL
    4.8
    4.8
    21 Clutch reviews
  • 5

    OneIMS.com

    Founded in 2006, OneIMS is a results-driven digital marketing firm in Chicago. Its team of more than 30 manages the inbound marketing process for its clients, with special emphasis on SEO, PPC, digital strategy, conversion optimization, and content marketing. 

    Notable Project

    A small flooring company tried SEO before with discouraging results, but OneIMS completely changed the company's strategy, increasing results with PPC campaigns, social media marketing, copywriting, and blog posts. 

    "They have brought us from zero inbound marketing through our website to beating all of our competition in terms of keyword searches and website traffic and just about every metric you can imagine." - Marketing Associate, Flooring Company

    Former clients
    Samsung
    Costco
    Sears
    Kmart
    Salesforce
    Heinz
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.8
    4.8
    11 Clutch reviews
  • 6

    Rise Interactive

    Digital marketing agency Rise Interactive is headquartered in Chicago. The team of nearly 275 employees specializes in SEO, PPC, social media, email, and content marketing. They were founded in 2004 and mostly work with businesses in the consumer products, healthcare, financial services, and retail industries.

    Notable Project

    An insurance and financial services company hired Rise Interactive to help attract new customers. The insurance company worked with a traditional marketing agency previously but was unhappy with the results. Rise Interactive created a paid search campaign and tracked progress for the insurance company. These efforts improved the insurance company's bidding process for paid search campaigns to ensure that results were getting better commensurate with budget increases.

    "Communication is very open, which benefits all sides. There’s a lot of trust in the relationship. They have a strong acumen and skill set for search, analytics, and measurement." – Integrated Media Manager, Insurance and Financial Services Company

    Former clients
    Atkins
    Pandora
    TransUnion
    Ulta Beauty
    American Egg Board
    Reynolds
    NorthShore
    SOS
    BrightStart
    Nicklaus Children's Hospital
    Country Financial
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group250 - 999 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.5
    4.5
    3 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Crain's Best Places to Work: 2018 Best Places to Work in Chicago , Kentico Site of the Year: Special Jury Awards , Hospital Marketing National Award Winner , Horizon Interactive Award Winner , WOMMY Awards 2017 , WebAwards 2016 , OMMA Awards , Digiday Signal Awards , Health Care IMPACT Awards , IMA Impact Awards , eHealthcare Awards , Client Advisor Awards , Ad Age Best Places to work , 101 and Best and Brightness Companies to work for , Built in Chicago Maxie Award , Chicago Tribune Top 100 Workplaces , Chicago Innovation Awards , Inc. 500/5000 , Crain's Fast 50 , ICIC Innner City 100 , Digiday Retail Awards , Shorty Awards Finalist , Creativity International Awards , CADM Tempo Awards , Crain's Tech 50 , Hermes Creative Awards , Internet Advertising Competition , Chicago's Best and Brightes Places to Work , Top 100 Digital Companies , Communicator Awards , AVA Digital Awards , Digiday Content Marketing Awards , CEO World Awards , Chicago Inno 50 on Fire , Digital Health Awards , Chicagolnno Coolest Companies , Online Marketing Institute Top 40 , Red Herring Global 100 , Techweek 100 , Globee Fastest Growing Company Awards , Stevie Awards , Consumer World Awards , Golden Brigde Awards , Flyover 50 Fastest Growing Companies , Optie Awards , BMA Tower Awards , The Agency Post Agency 100 , US Search Awards , The Landy Awards , The Drum Search Awards

  • 7

    Mightybytes

    Mightybytes is a full service creative firm located in Chicago, Ill. With about 10 employees, Mightybytes supports clients by providing UX/UI design, web development, and SEO services. Mightybytes is also a Certified B Corporation, which was very important to the nonprofit client.

    Notable Project

    Mightybytes built a website for a nonprofit with the goal of educating a local audience about sustainability issues. Once the website was complete, the nonprofit invested in a second phase of development.

    "They are truly one of the best project-managed firms I’ve ever worked with. They are extremely efficient. I would recommend them to anyone looking for a Web development firm." - Director of College Partnerships, Nonprofit

    Former clients
    DePaul University
    Allstate
    Chicago Community Trust
    YMCA
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.8
    4.8
    9 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Top Agency: Top SEO Agencies in Chicago (2017) , Web Design Rankings: Ten Best Chicago Web Design Companies (2018)

  • 8

    Yakkety Yak Marketing

    Chicago based advertising agency, Yakkety Yak has a team of 14 that produces content marketing, web design, digital strategy, SEO, PPC, and social media marketing strategies for mid market and enterprise clients. They typically partner with businesses in the health care, business services, and non-profit industries. 

    Notable Project

    Yakkety Yak partnered with a non-profit organization to run a national campaign and manage the client’s digital presence. They provided content for all marketing initiatives, preformed A/B testing on advertisements, and executed the campaign. The project was successful and the client is now receiving over 600,000 hits monthly. 

    “I thoroughly enjoyed working with the entire Yakkety Yak team. They deliver on time, under budget and as promised. Their level of professionalism made the entire project a very pleasant experience.” –– CEO, Public Relations Firm

    Former clients
    American Migraine Foundation
    World Federation of Neurology
    Global Patient Advocacy Coalition
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.9
    4.9
    10 Clutch reviews
  • 9

    Heron Agency

    Heron Agency is a lifestyle communications agency based in Chicago and founded in 2000. They now have 20 employees experienced in developing strategic integrated marketing campaigns for companies in hospitality and leisure, business services, and arts, entertainment and music. They specialize in PR, SMM, and media planning.

    Notable Project

    Heron Agency managed a theater's media presence to spread awareness, successfully scheduling live appearances on radio and television, performance reviews, and feature articles. Thanks to Heron Agency, production attendance was higher than ever for the client. Industry peers also recognized stakeholders' widespread media presence.

    “Attendance at our current season is at an all-time high. I am also constantly being asked by other theater companies how we obtain the consistently excellent media presence our theater has, something that all but the largest theaters struggle to maintain.” – Executive Director, Theater Company

    Former clients
    Hyatt
    Marriott
    Hilton
    Ocean Prime
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    10 Clutch reviews
  • 10

    Launch Digital Marketing

    Since its founding in 2011, Launch Digital Marketing has provided web design, digital strategy, social media marketing, and other digital services to their clients. The around 80-person team is headquartered out of Naperville, Illinois, just outside of Chicago.

    Notable Project

    Launch Digital Marketing partnered with a startup skincare company to design and develop their ecommerce website from scratch on WordPress and WooCommerce. Since the site was launched, they have continued to provide SEO and paid advertising services to their client.

    "The whole team is always happy to roll up their sleeves and join me in the trenches of running a startup. They act quickly and are good at prioritizing what needs to be done first to allow us to keep moving quickly, which has really helped us to be nimble when we need to be." - Founder, Romer Skincare

    Former clients
    Illinois Charter Schools Network
    Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce
    Plant Perks
    Romer Skin Care
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Naperville, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 11

    Marcel Digital

    Located in Chicago, Ill., Marcel Digital is a digital marketing and web development agency that has been assisting clients since 2003. Their team of 30 specialize in SEO, web development, and PPC.Marcel Digital's efforts resulted in measurable growth, including increased online orders, contact form submissions, and newsletter signups. 

    Notable Project

    A clothing manufacturer hired Marcel Digital with the goal of increasing organic traffic to their website. improved the SEO for a clothing manufacturer based in Milwaukee. The agency audited their website to help them find ways to increase their traffic.

    "They [Marcel Digital] are well versed in weekly changes with Google, which I think provides a great advantage." - Director of Digital and Web, Clothing Manufacturer and Marketer

    Former clients
    Herbalife<strong>
    </strong>Johns Hopkins Medical Center
    Lennox
    HUB International
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.7
    4.7
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 12

    Bright Bright Great

    Headquartered in Chicago, Bright Bright Great is a strategic interactive agency that combines cutting-edge design with technology. Founded in 2007, they've grown to a team of nearly 15 that has expertise in branding, web design, UX/UI design, and social and email marketing, as well as mobile app and web development.

    Notable Project

    An online learning and e-commerce startup reached out to Bright Bright Great to design its e-commerce site. They have since completed numerous other projects together: branding, social media marketing, and graphic design.

    "We went from nothing to something. The strongest comment I have about their work is that the bar for design quality is very high. It's been very helpful to us, going from being completely unknown to an emerging brand and a website that exceeds our very high design-quality bar." – CEO, Startup

    Former clients
    Nike
    Lucasfilms
    Crayola
    McDonalds
    Orbitz
    Cards Against Humanity
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    21 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    2014 Gold Davey Award , 2014 Gold W3 Awards , Communicator Awards: 2014 Award of Excellence

  • 13

    Lever Interactive

    Digital marketing agency Lever Interactive is based in Lisle, Ill. Since 2006, their team of 29 specializes in SEO, PPC, social media marketing, digital strategy, and mobile app marketing. Lever Interactive works with different clients in various industries such as retail, education, and consumer products. 

    Notable Project

    Lever Interactive handles all the marketing for an airport parking service. Their work includes SEO, PPC, updating their website's user experience and running social media. As a result of their work, online bookings have increased. The client prides Lever Interactive on their professionalism and responsiveness. 

    "We’ve seen an increase in online bookings. Our overall experience has been positive and we’re going to continue using their services."- Marketing Officer, Airport Parking Service

    Former clients
    Home Depot
    Toro
    Chevrolet
    Northwestern College
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.5
    4.5
    3 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    CIMA Star Awards Finalist (2015)

  • 14

    Mabbly

    Mabbly is a full-service integrated marketing and advertising agency headquartered in Chicago. Founded in 2013, the agency is comprised of fewer than 50 employees and specializes in web design, web development, branding, SEO, digital strategy, and content marketing.

    Notable Project

    Mabbly developed a modern, user-friendly website for a non-profit organization that captured the essence of its brand. They produced a video for the new site and archived thousands of pages they didn't compromise the client's SEO presence. The organization received significant positive feedback on its new website from users. 

    "Mabbly has a very consultative and entrepreneurial approach. It is looking to truly grow with companies and grow the brand or project it is working on." – Co-Founder, Nonprofit 

    Former clients
    ScrapeGo
    Commercial Lending X
    Azteca Foods
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    19 Clutch reviews
  • 15

    True Interactive (Formerly KeywordFirst)

    Based in Schaumburg, Ill., True Interactive is a digital marketing agency that specializes in PPC, digital strategy and social media marketing. Founded in 2005, True Interactive has experience in working with different social media platforms such as Facebook Advertising, Twitter Advertising, Instagram Advertising and LinkedIn Advertising. 

    Notable Project

    True Interactive helped a home improvement company engage more consumers, drive sales and generate traffic by managing advertisements and content creation on Facebook and targetting Google, Yahoo, and Bing for SEM campaigns. As a result of its partnership with True Interactive, the home improvement company's website leads nearly doubled. 

    "It's been nice to know that we can have a partner that will adapt to us and not charge extra for every little item." - Director of Digital Marketing, Home Improvement Company 

    Former clients
    Suddenlink Communications
    United Airlines
    Business Outfitters by Lands' End
    Blackhawk Network
    diamondLife
    Pond5
    Optimum
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Schaumburg, IL
    4.4
    4.4
    7 Clutch reviews
  • 16

    SoMe Connect

    This Chicago-based digital marketing agency was founded in 2012. This 40-person team specializes in web design, social media marketing, and SEO, with additional capabilities in graphic design, content marketing, and digital strategy.

    Notable Project

    A dining & entertainment venue needed an agency to guide it through the marketing process. SoMe Connect helped with the company's SEO strategy, reworking content on its website and creating PPC campaigns, which resulted in a 200% increase in leads and 20% increase in bookings. 

    "SoMe went far and above any agency I have worked with. They were ready to stop by whenever our owner needed clarification or wanted to meet face to face with them ...They were always willing to do what it took to make our team feel at ease and help us understand that if you did need to do something last minute, they were always very responsive and on the ball with that." - Marketing Director, Dining & Entertainment Venue

    Former clients
    Yum! Brands
    Potbelly
    Famous Dave's
    Apollo Education Group
    TransUnion
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    9 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Omma Awards: 2016 Online Marketing Finalist in Restaurants

  • 17

    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
  • 18

    Simple Machines Marketing

    Simple Machines Marketing is a Chicago-based marketing company founded in 2012. Their 9-person team offers services in digital strategy, marketing strategy, content marketing, and more.
     

    Notable Project

    Simple Machines developed a marketing strategy for a printing company. They researched suitable keywords, improved the effectiveness of email blasts and Google, and redesigned the client’s website. The client appreciates the increased website traffic and positive feedback as a result of the company’s work.

    “I thought they did a great job. I worked with 4 to 5 different people from their team who were extremely responsive.” – Business Manager, Printing Company 
     

    Former clients
    ACOEP
    BFC
    United Methodist Healthcare Recruitment
    AAA Pool Service
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.9
    4.9
    8 Clutch reviews
  • 19

    Accelerated Digital Media

    Accelerated Digital Media is a Chicago-based marketing firm founded in 2017 with fewer than 10 experts. They specialize in digital strategy, social media marketing, and SEO solutions for small and mid-market firms in the fields of e-commerce, consumer products, and more.

    Notable Project

    Accelerated Digital Media ran Google Ad campaigns for a global wireless company. The company needed a partner that could market their business in an effort to scale it. Accelerated Digital Media helped increase the company’s conversion rate by 15%.

    “I never felt like I was one of 100 clients, the emails and meetings were all on time.” - Director of Global Marketing & E-Commerce, Global Wireless Company

    Former clients
    Nurx
    AutoAnything
    CarCoverUSA
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.9
    4.9
    16 Clutch reviews
  • 20

    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 Chicago, IL
    4.9
    4.9
    10 Clutch reviews
  • 21

    NextME

    NextME is a mobile app automation service headquartered in Chicago, with an office in San Francisco. Founded in 2013, the team of 28 specializes in CRM consulting and SI, mobile and app marketing, and conversion optimization. They work with small businesses focusing on hospitality and leisure.

    Notable Project

    NextME worked on customer service and marketing automation for a pizza restaurant. They created an app that enables customers to pre-order pizza, check their place in line, and receive a text when their table is ready. The client was pleased with the positive feedback the project received.

    “Customers who leave their reviews online say they love the new system because it's very organized and lets them plan their wait time outside the restaurant. Positive reviews, in turn, bring even more customers to our restaurant.” – General Manager, Pizza Restaurant

    Former clients
    Kuma’s Corner
    Le Pain Quotidien
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    5 Clutch reviews
  • 22

    Ice Nine Online

    Ice Nine Online is a Chicago-based digital marketing agency that specializes in web design, PPC and SEO. Founded in 2014, Ice Nine Online offers a suite of research, marketing, and branding services as well as digital marketing training.  A team of fewer than 9 employees, Ice Nine Online works primarily with small and mid-size companies.

    Notable Project

    Ice Nine Online helped a small business finance company engage more customers and improve brand awareness by setting up direct digital marketing strategies that included paid Google search campaigns, PPC and SEO. As a result of its partnership with Ice Nine Online, the finance company's new customer acquisition increased by 50% within the first 6 months. 

    "The work is excellent and has already helped our company grow." - VP, Small Business Finance Company 

    Former clients
    The Great Escape
    Bang & Olufsen
    Morgan Birge & Associates
    Gibraltar Business Capital
    Forsythe Technology
    V3 Companies
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.9
    4.9
    11 Clutch reviews
  • 23

    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 $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Naperville, IL
    4.9
    4.9
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 24

    Innovaxis Marketing

    Innovaxis is a marketing consulting firm located in Chicago, Illinois. Founded in 2007 and comprised of around 10 employees they work with small businesses, enterprises, and middle-market companies across industries such as business services, information technology, and manufacturing. They specialize in digital strategy, content marketing, web development, web design, SEO, and branding.

    Notable Project

    Innovaxis provided a marketing strategy and performed SEO for an electric content management company. They oversaw email campaigns and managed lead generation. The company experienced a significant increase in incoming calls and the number of clients has grown. 

    "Innovaxis is a good company. You feel like it is a partner and not just a vendor." – CEO, Electric Management Company 

    Former clients
    The Windward Group
    ProConversions
    Requordit
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    6 Clutch reviews
  • 25
  • 26

    Hyperlocal Inc.

    Hyperlocal Inc. is a Chicago-based digital marketing agency founded in 2013. With a small team of 3 employees, they provide content marketing, digital strategy, and social media marketing to their clients. 

    Notable Project

    Hyperlocal Inc. provided a variety of digital marketing and advertising services for a consumer products company. They also set up CRM and provided consulting services for the client. At the conclusion of the project, the client saw a spike in website traffic, ultimately leading to an increase in sales. 

    “Jan - Apr 2019 we had over 50% more hits on the website and 80% more incoming leads. Our sales are up as well.” – Owner, Consumer Products Company
     

    Former clients
    Chicago Roof Deck + Garden
    TBS Properties
    Power Tower Inc.
    Synlawn
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 27

    1o8

    1o8 is a digital agency founded in Chicago in 2018. The team of 8 focuses on social media, SEO, and digital strategy for their midmarket consumer products clients. 

    Notable Project

    1o8 designed a search engine marketing program for a public record software company. They helped the client transition from relying on leads from paid leads to organic content. They also optimized the client's content strategy for SEO. The client experienced growth in keyword rankings and domain authority as a result of the campaign. 

    "It was highly detailed, very well-thought-out, and both teams were highly engaged throughout." – Senior Marketing Manager, Public Record Software Company

    Former clients
    Sweet Leaf Tea
    Vetnique Labs
    NewGround
    Ohi Food Co
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.9
    4.9
    26 Clutch reviews
  • 28

    Solid Digital

    Solid Digital is a web design, development, and marketing company with offices in Portland, Ore. and Chicago. With about 30 team members, the agency has expertise in web design, branding, and custom development.

    Notable Project

    Solid Digital developed a website for an exclusive online networking site. They combined three separate properties into one community. They also aided with SEO.

    “They offer exceptional flexibility, accessibility, and expertise. They took the time to understand our vision and were open-minded. They understood that they didn’t know my audience like I did.” – Executive Director, Online Networking Site

    Former clients
    Hilton
    Embassy Suites
    Best Buy
    Priceline
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.9
    4.9
    18 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    W3 Awards , Davey Awards

  • 29

    Gulo

    Gulo is a digital agency based in Chicago. Founded in 2003, the team of 12 specializes in digital strategy, web design & UX, web development, analytics and conversion rate optimization. They work primarily with midmarket-level clients, focusing on advertising and marketing, business services, and arts, entertainment, and music.

     

    Notable Project

    Gulo worked on web development for a trade association. They designed and built a web-based member services platform on WordPress, including custom features and PayPal. The client was impressed with their ability to deliver. 

    “Gulo came along at the right time and delivered on everything they promised.” – Director of Operations, Trade Association

    Former clients
    up4 Probiotics
    Dunbar Armored
    CME Group
    Side-Out Foundation
    Braintree Payments
    PEW Charitable Trusts
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.8
    4.8
    15 Clutch reviews
  • 30

    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
  • 31

    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
  • 32

    iSimplifyMe

    iSimplifyMe is a web design and digital marketing company located in Chicago. Founded in 2011, the company is comprised of fewer than 10 employees and specializes in web design, SEO, digital strategy, branding, graphic design, UX/UI design, PPC, social media marketing, email marketing, and content marketing.

    Notable Project

    iSimplifyMe built a user-friendly website for a mortgage company. They managed the company's web platforms, oversaw social media marketing and AdWords campaigns, and managed minor software projects. Their willingness to create from scratch and provide response times left the company feeling satisfied. 

    "iSimplifyMe's work always feels unique and original. It brings a personal touch and tailors its services to our business." – Owner, Mortgage Company 

    Former clients
    Evolve Advanced Cosmetic Clinic
    Prescision Brain
    Spine & Pain Centre
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 33

    Razzo Marketing

    Razzo Marketing is a Chicago based digital marketing company. They were founded in 2017 and have a team of two employees who specialize in content marketing, digital strategy, and SEO.

    Notable Project

    Razzo ran a marketing campaign for a media company. They worked with the client to clarify their messaging, improve their social media presence, and optimize their site according to SEO best practices. The client was impressed with the results of their work.

    “Razzo took the time to understand our industry and competitive landscape before executing the plan. Their due diligence and commitment have made all the difference.” – Principle, Media Company

     

    Former clients
    Sigma Fit USA
    Gildan
    ARPwaveUSA
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 34

    March Media Chicago

    March Media Chicago is a digital marketing agency headquartered in Chicago. Founded in 2014, they have about 10 employees that work with small businesses across industries such as advertising and marketing, arts, entertainment, and music. They specialize in branding, SEO, PPC, digital strategy, and social media marketing.

    Notable Project

    March Media Chicago redesigned the website for a maintenance company and handled its SEO and SEM. They monitored their clients' direct competitors and created reports on a weekly basis. As of June 2016, the maintenance company's ROI has more than doubled and the amount of calls it receives has increased.

    "March Media Chicago has done anything and everything possible in order to help us succeed." – Operations Coordinator, Plumbing Business 

    Former clients
    Suma Robata Bar
    Mongol Group Construction
    Buddy's Parking
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 35

    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
  • 36

    Sparkfactor

    Sparkfactor is a boutique advertising design and production firm founded in 1996. Their team of 6 employees is located in Chicago. They offer an array of services that center on digital strategy, marketing strategy, and web development.

    Notable Project

    Sparkfactor collaborated with a fragrance company to improve their website, email marketing, and online store. They assisted in maintenance and upgrades to the website. The client saw a marked increase in online sales over the course of Sparkfactor’s involvement.

    “We are satisfied with the level of their production for us. They have met every expectation that we had.” – President, Fragrance Company

    Former clients
    Bio-Tissue
    Rogers Park Business Alliance
    Firestar Communications
    Durham School Services
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.9
    4.9
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 37

    Charmac

    Charmac is a Chicago-based agency founded in 2015. Managed by more than two people, they are experts in PPC ads, conversion optimization, and digital strategy for small and medium-sized businesses in the field of consumer products.

    Notable Project

    Charmac assisted a seasoning company with their e-commerce needs. Charmac handled Amazon e-commerce for the company’s products, including photos, advertising, and more. Sales have been growing as a result of this partnership.

    “They’re very good about communication. We use phone and email to keep in touch.” - CEO, Seasoning Company

    Former clients
    Rockit Snacks
    Paleo Powder Seasonings
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 38

    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
  • 39

    1ON1 SEO Training

    Headquartered in Naperville, Ind., 1ON1 SEO Training is a digital marketing firm with fewer than five employees. They serve small and midmarket businesses, offering SEO, marketing strategy, and digital strategy services. They were founded in 2019.

    Notable Project

    1ON1 SEO Training provided SEO consultation services to an advertising and marketing agency. The team worked to increase the agency’s organic search engine results. Their skills and dedication have contributed to consistent success.

     “We see continual progress from week to week. [1ON1 SEO Training] knows [their] stuff.” — Founder & President, Advertising and Marketing Agency

    Former clients
    Skyline Exhibits
    Victory Rehab
    Pixel People
    NaperFrench
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Naperville, IL
    4.9
    4.9
    7 Clutch reviews
  • 40

    Cascade Communications

    Cascade Communications is a PR and marketing firm based in Chicago, Illinois. With fewer than ten employees, their small operation offers a large range of PR solutions for clients at all stages of growth. Media placement and conventional PR make up the bulk of Cascade's services, but they also have extensive experience in web design, social media marketing, and comprehensive digital strategy.

    Notable Project

    A retail store geared toward children with developmental differences and their families contracted Cascade Communications to manage their PR approach as they prepared to open. The unique message and nature of the store required an equally unique PR strategy, which Cascade delivered successfully. Through several public media both traditional and digital, Cascade was able to tell the store's story and adjust their message as they continued to grow.

    "My husband has worked with large, expensive PR firms and seen far less return on his investment. I was amazed by how much exposure Cascade Comm was able to give us for relatively little money." - Owner, Specialty Retail Store

    Former clients
    Red Bull North America
    SC Johnson
    Kraft
    Kansas Regenerative Institute
    US Army
    Jim Beam Brands
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    8 Clutch reviews
  • 41

    Path Digital Services & Consulting

    Path Digital Services & Consulting is an SEO consultancy founded in 2017. Based in Chicago, their team of fewer than 10 specializes in digital strategy, content marketing, and SEO solutions for both small and mid-market businesses.

    Notable Project

    Path Digital Services & Consulting provided SEO services for a consulting firm. The firm needed SEO solutions for three of their websites. Path Digital Services & Consulting increased the amount of quality leads to the sites by 35%.

    “There were a lot of deliverables completed in a short time and cost.” - Sales and Marketing Manager, Consulting Firm

    Former clients
    Harmony
    Anchor Group
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 42

    Motion Agency

    The Motion Agency is a Chicago-based marketing firm specializing in branding, public relations, advertising, digital strategy, and graphic design enterprise, mid-market and small businesses in the retail, education, and manufacturing sectors. Founded in 2007, they employ around 50 people. 

    Notable Project

    The Motion Agency was hired by a large labor union to develop its website and handle its advertising and PR. They wrote editorials and ads in local media and planned and promoted an event, all of which improved engagement. 

    “The advertisement that the Motion Agency created for Labor Day became the theme for our advertising for the next calendar year. It is visually stunning and a great representation of the brand. The posts on social media throughout the weekend resonated with out followers and received some of the highest engagement numbers for posts on our page.” – Chief of Staff, Labor Union. 
     

    Former clients
    Adobe
    American Manufacturing Association
    The Home Depot
    Bed, Bath & Beyond
    Boys & Girls Club of America
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 43

    Noble Digital

    Noble Digital is a creative growth agency that was founded in 2012. They have three employs working out of Santa Monica, Calif., where they provide brand strategy and planning, digital campaigning, video production, and UX/UI design. They work with small, midmarket and global companies, primarily in e-commerce, business services, consumer products, and finance.

    Notable Project

    Noble Digital produced a series of videos for an insurance company. They also created an advertising campaign. Their videos and advertisements increased ad-to-landing page conversions for the client.

    “Several months after the campaign started, Noble reviewed our media data and recommended changes to optimize the efficacy of the campaign. These changes resulted in increased ad-to-landing page conversions.” – Director of Advisor Marketing & Operations, Insurance Company

    Former clients
    Biohm Health
    Mutual of Omaha
    Plated
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.9
    4.9
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 44

    Torque Digital

    Torque Digital is a digital marketing firm based in Chicago with a team of about 30 employees. Since 1992, they’ve provided digital strategy, branding, content marketing, logo and print design, video production, and other web-based services.

    Notable Project

    Torque Digital provided a variety of branding services for a real estate firm. Their scope of work included graphics creation, website updates, and digital marketing strategies. The team’s efforts attracted new customers for the client.

    "They understand our business and help differentiate us by delivering high-quality products." — Leasing Agent, Real Estate Firm  

    Former clients
    Plansmith
    Lice-Nil
    Sensient Flavors
    Universal Security
    Expo Office Supplies
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.5
    4.5
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 45

    Got IT Digital

    Got IT Digital is a digital firm headquartered in Chicago. The company has a team of 10 employees who specialize in SEO and web design, but also provide advertising, conversion optimization, and web development services. 
     

    Notable Project

    Got IT Digital did front-end and UX design for a financial platform. Initially, the client needed a partner to assist them with front-end design and development, but they continuously work with Got IT Digital. The company has helped the client redesign a website, and they provide recommendations and support for other projects. After the company did the front-end and UX design for the client, the client reported that the site improved and they are satisfied with the UX. 
     

    “Their first project (our website redesign) was extremely complicated and required buy-in from numerous stakeholders, but they accomplished the task. They maximally improved the site’s speed and provided a transformative UX for our customers.” — Content Director, Financial Platform
     

    Former clients
    Sara Lee Desserts
    University of Chicago
    The Berghoff
    National Center for Teacher Residences
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 46

    Digital Marketing Gorillas

    Located in Aurora, Ill., Digital Marketing Gorillas was founded in 2019. Their team of fewer than 10 serves clients in the business services, legal, and hospitality industries. Services include SEO, PPC, social media marketing, web design, web development, and more. 

    Notable Project

    Digital Marketing Gorillas provided digital marketing services for an event planning company. The team worked to establish the company on the web, leveraging SEO and other strategies. Their services exceeded expectations.

    "We’ve seen a significant increase in clients since working with Digital Marketing Gorillas." — Co-Founder, Event Planning Company

    Former clients
    Eola Dental
    Go La La Land
    Prestigious Perfection
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Aurora, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 47

    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
  • 48

    Charu Interactive, Inc.

    Chicago's Charu Interactive is a full-service digital marketing firm that handles all aspects of managing the online brand. Their small team of eight focuses specifically on marketing strategies inherent to online communication, including search engine optimization, web design, and social media management.

    Notable Project

    A small Chicago law firm hired Charu to overhaul their website. With only a logo and a general concept, Charu fully designed and developed the firm's new site to the owner's satisfaction and benefit. In addition to the design side, Charu established the marketing phase with SEO and social media placement to attract the kind of client the law firm was looking for.

    "The Charu Interactive team was very personable. They would keep me updated and made sure that they were incorporating who I was into the website in order to market to the type of client I was looking for." - Law Firm Owner

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 49

    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
  • 50

    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
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