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The right media can help your company grow. Media buying firms provide you with the expertise to choose great media that can boost your brand.

That's why we've created this list of the best media buyer agencies for you to review. Read through company descriptions, former clients, and notable projects to find the best fit for your business. (And, if you want personalized recommendations, tell us about your project.)

List of the Best Media Buying Companies

  • 31
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Hobart WA

    Thrive Advertising is a marketing and advertising agency based in Hobart, Wash.. Founded in 2008, their team of around 5 employees specializes in media planning and buying, marketing strategy, and digital strategy.

    Clients
    Coldwell Banker
    Seattle Credit Union
    Coastal Hotel
    Northwestern University
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Thrive Advertising provided advertising and marketing services for a digital media network. The team was responsible for media planning and buying, both locally and nationally.

    "With Thrive's input and partnership, we have been able to work with many strong brands who have been extremely satisfied with our offerings." – CEO & Founder, Digital Media Network

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  • 32
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Framingham MA

    CommCreative is a strategically minded, creatively fueled marketing agency based in Framingham, MA with 25+ years of experience working in retail, cybersecurity, healthcare, manufacturing, and financial industries – just to name a few. We have digital in our DNA. Results in our hearts. And we’re passionate about creating stories that express who our clients are at their core while connecting with their most coveted audiences. Whether it’s B2B or B2C, for us, it’s about stirring the emotions of the human on the other end of your message. That’s how we inspire action. You could call it a “philosophy,” but really, it’s science. Let’s put it to work for your brand. 

    Clients
    Johnson Controls
    Bose
    OOFOS
    RSA Conference
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Through a multimedia campaign including television, social and in-store assets, CommCreative told the story of Flooring America helping families treasure the paradise within their homes, embrace cherished indoor adventures, remember the comfort felt between the four walls of home and, ultimately, seek the experiences shared by loved ones on the same beautiful floor. 

    “Their style and sensibility in relating to our intended audiences stand out. Additionally, they’re creative thinkers who take strategic approaches to complex 'problems.'” — VP of Marketing, Flooring America

     

  • 33
    $75,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Based in San Francisco, Cutwater is a full-service advertising agency whose name derives from their vision – they help clients find their cutwater, or the clearest manifestation of their company's vision. Founded in 2007, its team of nearly 50 specializes in advertising, SEO, and social media marketing services among other marketing efforts.  

    Clients
    Google
    Brawny
    Twitter
    Axos Bank
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Cutwater was hired by a healthcare services marketplace for product awareness. Cutwater created a brand platform and a corresponding manifesto which entailed a joint digital and traditional advertising campaign. Cutwater now manages all of the marketplace's TV, radio, digital, and social campaigns across 26 states.

    "Their work was transformational for us in terms of helping to communicate our core value proposition and strategic positioning for the brand...Several providers responded to us and really wanted to know more about what we were doing and how we could work with them. That was a huge success." – CMO, Healthcare Company

  • 34
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Louisville KY

    Fieldtrip is a design-focused branding agency based in Louisville, Ky. Founded in 2006, they now comprise 25 employees experienced in creating digital branding and marketing strategies for small and midmarket clients in the retail, non-profit and government sectors. They specialize in branding, advertising, media planning and buying, immersive web experiences, and campaigns.

    Clients
    Ashley HomeStore
    Caterpillar: Whayne Supply & Walker Machinery
    National Stem Cell Foundation
    Sharing America's Marrow
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Fieldtrip provided a brand overhaul for a transportation company to combine three smaller names under a unified narrative. They provided brand infrastructure for the company and a roadmap for future success. Fieldtrip’s new brand created a heightened sense of brand recognition and employee understanding and resulted in new revenue for the client.

    “They really embodied, embraced, and understood who we were. They were very good at communicating every step of the process and they told us what our roadmap would look like when we'd see deliverables, and our whole branding process was very smooth because of them.” – Marketing Director, Transportation Company

  • 35
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Edmonton Canada

    Founded in 2018, Dingus & Zazzy is a marketing agency. Their small team of approximately 6 specializes in marketing strategy, media planning and buying, and web design. 

    Notable Project

    Dingus & Zazzy put together a marketing plan for a spa. The plan included a website redesign, social media marketing, and other marketing outreach. The company is ranking higher on Google and meeting their target demographics.

    "They're a small business that's receptive to feedback." –Owner, Spa

  • 36
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Berlin Germany

    Phiture is a mobile growth consultancy in Berlin, Germany. Founded in 2016, they have about 34 employees that serve clients in a wide range of sectors. Their services are specialized in mobile and app marketing.

    Clients
    Soundcloud
    Adobe
    GoDaddy
    Headspace
    Notable Project

    Phiture provided CRM installation services for a health and fitness company. Their team created a strategy and participated in negotiations for a CRM vendor. Their work has helped to increase the client’s revenue.

    “Phiture has experience with holistic retention and technical strategies. Their team provides helpful advice on all aspects.” – Re-Engagement Manager, Health & Fitness Company

  • 37
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Provo UT

    Wallaroo Media is a full-service digital marketing agency based in Provo, UT. The company has approximately 20 employees, including graphic designers, social media and content strategists, and SEO specialists. Since 2008, its distinct sense of design and visual expertise has won partnerships number of high profile clients, but the company specializes in SEO, PPC, digital strategy, conversion optimization, and content marketing. 

    Clients
    Gatorade
    NBA
    Disney
    Hilton Hotels
    Notable Project

    Wallaroo handled the branding and digital strategies for a large online jacket retailer. Wallaroo Media designed and built the retailer a new site and managed its PPC campaigns. The retailer has managed to claim and retain the first result for international target search terms as a result of Wallaroo Media's work. 

    "We can't ask for more than reaching the number one Google spot worldwide. I had never conceived of that and saw it as being beyond the realm of possibility." – Co-owner, Jacket Retailer

  • 38
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    Adlicious is an independent media agency located in Germany and New York, NY. Founded in 2013, Adlicious is comprised of nearly 20 marketing experts, data strategists, and statisticians. By offering marketers advanced digital advertising solutions, Adlicious helps its clients overcome the boundaries of conventional market research to better understand customer behavior before embarking on a marketing campaign. Other services offered include media planning and buying, branding, and social media marketing.

    Clients
    C&A
    Roller
    WeltSparen
    swkbank
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Adlicious worked with a watch manufacturer to set up an advanced Google AdWords campaign. The watch manufacturer reported great results and said that Google AdWords was an entirely new channel for them.

    “It was a huge success. They opened up a completely new channel for us.” – Managing Director, Watch Manufacturer

  • 39
    $50,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Austin TX

    Archer Malmo is a marketing and branding agency based in Austin, Texas, with an additional office in Memphis, Tenn. Established in 1952, their team of around 175 employees provides digital and marketing strategy, web design and development, media planning and buying, and advertising services for larger companies.

    Clients
    CITGO
    Dell
    FedEx
    HOLT CAT
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Archer Malmo provided branding and consulting services to help a cloud management company rebrand in preparation for their planned expansion. To help grow their digital presence, the team conducted a comprehensive audit of the client’s brand and market position, then made strategies based on that feedback.

    "They’ve been effective in helping us identify what core competencies we need to take to the marketplace in order to compete. Everyone in our company has been very satisfied with the work they’ve produced." — Director of Marketing, Cloud Management Firm

  • 40
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Rochester MI

    Daniel Brian Advertising is a digital advertising agency based in Rochester, Mich. Founded in 1992, the team of about 40 provides advertising, branding, and marketing strategy services. Their experience spans the healthcare, retail, energy, and financial industries. 

    Clients
    Consumers Energy
    SVS Vision
    Fathead
    Michigan Medicine
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Daniel Brian Advertising served as a full-service agency of record for a regional pizza chain. They did traditional and digital advertising, redesigned a logo, and oversaw marketing campaigns. Their involvement drove sales and advertising ratings in areas such as awareness and persuasion.

    “DBA helped to contribute to many quarters of increased growth, and we saw increasing sales for the entire time that we worked with them.” – EVP of Marketing, Regional Pizza Chain

  • 41
    $100,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Del Mar CA

    Founded in 2003, BLVR is a branding company located in San Diego. The team of 20-plus members specializes in branding, digital strategy, web design and development, and UX/UI design. The agency works with a variety of clients in different industries.

    Clients
    Andis
    Little Beet Restaurants
    DHI Telecom
    Tony Robbins
    Notable Project

    BLVR created a vibrant brand for a nonprofit. Along with brand strategy, the agency helped create several digital products including websites, print materials, and logos. Since the work began, the client has seen more traffic to its website. The client feels that BLVR is very responsive and creative.

    "With BLVR, the work is so good, and it gets better every time. I don't even know how to explain it. They’re current on what’s current, yet while maintaining a timeless, classic brand."- CEO of Nonprofit  

  • 42
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Walnut Creek CA

    JStokes Agency is a creative marketing agency located in Walnut Creek, California. Founded in 1978 with about 50 employees, the agency works with clients across industries such as retail, real estate, business services, consumer products and services, legal, and financial services. They specialize in digital strategy, advertising, media planning and buying, and branding.

    Clients
    Subway Restaurants
    SpeeDee Oil Change & Auto Service
    Bay Alarm
    Bryan CaveLeighton Paisner LLP
    Industries
    Notable Project

    JStokes Agency oversaw advertising campaigns and rebranding strategies for a law firm. They designed a new website, met with focus groups of lawyers and ran a discovery program. As a result of the partnership, the firm won the advertising campaign of the year award from the Legal Marketing Association and users' time spent on its website has increased. 

    "JStokes Agency has really gotten to know the nuances of our organization and it's able to work very well within that structure." – Director of Business Development, Law Firm

  • 43
    $100,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    Fearless Media is a full-service digital marketing agency located in New York, NY. The team of nearly 20 employees provides social media marketing, advertising, media planning and buying, SEO, PPC, and email marketing to businesses in the entertainment, retail, education, and technology industries. Founded in 2009, Fearless Media works collaboratively with clients develop marketing strategies, drive revenue, and execute campaigns that lead to success.

    Clients
    Norton Gaming 2020Wonderlic 2019Valve 2020The Assemblage
    2019Turtle Beach 2019THQ Nordic 2019Razer
    2018Psyonix
    2018Amazon
    Notable Project

    A video game company uses Fearless Media as its go-to media buying agency. This means Fearless Media helps the company plan advertising campaigns across mediums: print, online, outdoor, TV, and social media. Fearless Media's core responsibility is conducting market research to identify the video game company's target audience.

    “The fact that we're still working with Fearless Media, and have expanded their role, speaks to the quality of their work. ... Fearless Media has been instrumental in terms of our ability to market massive hit and niche games.” – General Manager, Versus Evil

  • 45
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Stockport United Kingdom

    Bidsopt is a digital marketing company based in Singapore, with additional locations in Stockport, United Kingdom and Chennai and Bengaluru in India. Founded in 2014, this company has 58 employees. Bidsopt offers advertising, media planning, and mobile app marketing services.

    Clients
    Otto
    Aku's Construction & Developers
    Grofers
    Notable Project

    Bidsopt provided web development and SEO services for an interior design firm. They developed a site for the firm and implemented various SEO and social media campaigns, along with provided website management. The client has reported satisfaction with the site and marketing services of Bidsopt. 

    "We are very happy with the website and the marketing that they did in the agreed timescale." - COO, Interior Design Firm

  • 46
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    Denver CO

    Location3 is a full-service digital marketing agency based in Denver, CO. The team of 60 works with companies of all sizes both locally and internationally. Their services include SEO management, content strategy, franchise digital marketing strategy, and web analytic management.

    Clients
    In-N-Out Burger
    Wyndham Worldwide
    US Airways
    Edward Jones
    Notable Project

    Location3 created a digital marketing strategy for a hotel chain. They developed and oversaw the entire project, from social media to metrics to SEO and PPC. They also helped enhance the hotel’s website.

    “Location3 seems very savvy on the metrics, SEO, and PPC. They look at the big picture and analytics of things in order to make very smart decisions. They also have an eye for detail.” – Assistant Vice President of Corporate E-Commerce, Hotel Chain

  • 47
    $50,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Alpharetta GA

    MBI was founded in 1991 and is based in Alpharetta, Ga. They provide media planning & buying, advertising, and digital strategy services. Their advertising focus is in broadcast video, out of home, print, and radio. 

    Notable Project

    MBI ran a brand awareness campaign and did pulse strategy for a beverage company prior to the launch of a new product. As a result of MBI's work, the client saw an increase in sales and clickthrough rates. 

    "They really understood our industry and worked well within our budget. " – Former CEO, Beverage Company

  • 48
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    St. Petersburg FL

    Founded in 2005, Big Sea is a digital marketing agency based in St. Petersburg, FL. With a team of around 20, the company provides web design, marketing strategy, and SEO, among a number of other digital services. Big Sea works across many different industries to help clients solve their problems. 

    Clients
    Your CBD Store / SunFlora
    University of Tampa
    Ohio Northern University
    HSN
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Big Sea was hired by a bowling company to rebuild its website. Big Sea used WordPress to design a new site that includes a form generator add-on to help the bowling company's clients book reservations. Big Sea now handles the company's entire digital footprint and strategy. In total, Big Sea has helped its client grow their business annually by 8% or more for the past three years.

    "Very few digital companies take the time to really study and listen to their client, but they’ve taken it upon themselves to do just that. That has allowed us to be on the forefront of digital marketing and set an example for the rest of the industry. Big Sea is a big piece of our success." – Owner, Bowling Company

  • 49
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Denver CO

     

    Located in Denver, CO, Booyah Advertising is a full-service digital agency. Since 2001, the team of 100+ has helped companies with pay-per-click advertising (PPC), social media marketing, search engine optimization (SEO), digital strategy, and video production.

    Clients
    Western Union
    Unilever
    Dish
    Discover Card
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A construction company hired Booyah Advertising to create a paid search campaign. After working with a different digital marketing agency, the client realized they needed a company with experience working with a larger business. Booyah Advertising created and executed a simple, paid search campaign at first and later expanded it to include retargeting and optimization. The client was happy with Booyah Advertising’s expertise, and the campaign helped increase the client’s visibility online.

    “There isn’t a single team member I’ve met that I haven’t had a great deal of respect for because of their expertise. They know their field, and they know what they’re working on.” – E-Commerce Director, Construction Company

  • 50
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Decatur GA

    Leff & Associates is a PR company based in Decatur, Georgia. Founded in 2003, the team of around 10 employees provides PR and media planning and buying services to clients in media, non-profit, and telecommunications industries.

    Clients
    Sterling Seacrest Partners
    Boys & Girls Club of America
    Matrix
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Leff & Associates worked with this professional services firm to expand and grow its branding awareness, especially in certain regions of its country. They created a PR plan for the client with print and magazine publishing objectives and social media campaigns within the budget.

    "Since working with Leff & Associates we have been mentioned in major publications across the country and have consistently grown 10%–15% year over year."  Managing Director, Professional Services Firm

  • 51
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    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.

    Clients
    Paper Source
    Chicago Boat
    RV
    & Sail Show
    Industries
    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

  • 52
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Seattle WA

    Hydrogen Advertising is a full-service advertising agency founded in 2001. Based in Seattle, the team of 20 specializes in advertising, media planning & buying and PR. They primarily serve small business and midmarket clients in the retail, financial services and healthcare industries.  

    Clients
    Kenworth Trucks
    CPRS
    Whole Foods Market
    The Polyclinic
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Hydrogen Advertising assisted an international natural grocer, overseeing new start opening and retail marketing plans. The team supported strategy and media for six store openings, coordinating between advertisers, timelines, and deliverables. They then provided comprehensive roadmaps and recaps for each campaign. The client is impressed with their work. 

    "Not only were they easy to understand and organized, but they were also very clear about timelines while remaining flexible. That is to say, they established a schedule for when and what we needed to deliver." — Marketing Coordinator, Natural Grocer

  • 53
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Sköna is a San Francisco based B2B creative agency. They were founded in 2003 and have a team of 17 employees who specialize in advertising, branding, and media planning for clients of all sizes in the entertainment, healthcare, and IT industries. 

    Clients
    Affirm
    Apigee
    Beringer
    Birst
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Sköna developed a marketing strategy for a food bank. They provided brand counseling, including developing and maintaining the client’s website, producing their annual reports, and running various advertising campaigns. The client reported that their traffic had been increasing by 60% each year since partnering with the team.

    “We've seen a huge jump in our web traffic after Sköna redesigned our website and helped us create an ad campaign that extended across all of our channels.” – Marketing Lead, Food Bank
     

  • 54
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Philadelphia PA

    Neff is an advertising agency based in Philadelphia, Pa. Founded in 1987, their team of 20 employees specializes in branding, web development, and web design. 

    Clients
    21st Century Cyber Charter School
    Alterra Property Group
    Arena Football League
    DNB First
    Notable Project

    Neff helped an architecture planning firm in need of a new website. They created a new website that showcased the architecture planning firm's growing range of services and clients while maintaining a consistent brand image. They also provided assistance with SEO. Following this work, the client hired Neff to develop a second website for a sister company. 

    "Neff Associates excelled in navigating differing views and coming up with a design that solved many problems. We've taken the design of the website and adapted it to our internal marketing, signatures, and everything else." – COO, Architecture Planning Firm 

  • 55
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Kalamazoo MI
    LKF Marketing, an advertising company, was launched in 1989. The small Kalamazoo, Michigan-based team specializes in advertising, branding, marketing strategy, media planning & buying, and more.
    Notable Project

    A commercial real estate company hired LKF Marketing to launch their new brand. The team redesigned the client's marketing materials, website, and promotional video to reflect the client's reintroduction.

    "LKF Marketing aligns their goals and objectives with ours, truly working alongside us."

  • 56
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Orange County CA

    Rhythm Agency is a marketing agency based in Orange County, Calif. Founded in 1996, the team of 56 specializes in web design & development, email marketing, media buying and planning, and SEO. They work with midmarket businesses, focusing on business services and consumer products and services.

     

    Clients
    Honda/Acura
    The Irvine Company
    Kaiser Permanente
    Hoag Hospital
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Rhythm Agency worked on digital strategy and marketing for a motor company. They worked on email campaigns, the framework for the email marketing campaign, content creation, SEO, and web development. The client was impressed with the results of the project.

    “In one program they worked on, there has been a 35%–40% increase in organic traffic on those particular pages alone. Additionally, they’ve been awarded our premiere partner award; this a prestigious award in our organization and required an evaluation and selection process.” – Head of Digital Marketing, Motor Company 

  • 57
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Doral FL

    Small advertising company ARSENL Agency, is based in Doral, Florida. Founded in 2015, the team offers advertising, e-commerce development, media planning & buying, social media marketing, and more.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    ARSENL provides web development and PPC services for a law firm. The client's goal is to update their website to gain more web traffic and to create PPC campaigns to get more potential clients.

    "They are very competent and always project realistic expectations."

  • 58
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Austin TX

    Rock Candy Media is a marketing and advertising agency headquartered in Austin, Texas. It also has an office in Beverly Hills, Calif. Founded in 2009, Rock Candy Media's team of 22 employees provide marketing strategy, social media marketing, and digital strategy. The firm mainly works with small business clients.  

    Clients
    Rock Candy Media works with clients in all industries
    from startups and e-commerce enterprises to small
    locally focused businesses and medium-sized companies. It’s about building personal relationships with our clients—the team understand their needs
    and that comes through in their commitment to each clients’ success.
    Notable Project

    A building materials company hired Rock Candy Media to help streamline its brand unity across markets and brands it owned. Rock Candy Media designed a website and created social channels for each brand. They also created a suite of marketing collateral. The materials company experienced an increase in leads from its enhanced digital presence. 

    "They're good about prioritizing work and delivering on time, unlike other vendors we've worked with in the past. The best creative is only so helpful when it's late, so we really appreciate their timely approach to their work. They're also good about providing creative input and helping us push the envelop with our branding. They go the extra mile without us even having to ask them." – Communications Manager, Building Materials Corporation

  • 59
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    Gigante Vaz Partners is a branding, advertising, and media agency based in New York City. The agency was founded in 1989 and currently employs a team of 29 staff members. Gigante Vaz Partners provides advertising, branding, media planning & buying, social media marketing, video production, and web design services. Most of their clients are enterprise or mid-size companies.

    Clients
    EFI
    Mack-Cali
    St. Martin's Press
    Flatiron Books
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A large real estate firm with various subsidiaries wanted to develop awareness of the parent company as a whole instead of just the individual subsidiaries. They hired Gigante Vaz Partners to come up with a strategy and execute on it.  Gigante Vaz Partners used a digital marketing campaign, print collateral, conferences and onsite programs, and promotional videos to bolster the client's web presence.

    "We successfully supported our leasing teams and achieved leasing occupancy goals. The increasing leasing activity was the direct reflection of the work Gigante Vaz Partners did. They continue bringing fresh, creative ideas, which is the key to success." –SVP of Marketing, Real Estate Firm

  • 60
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Neve Yamin Israel

    Established in 2007, Xtra Mile is a B2B lifecycle-marketing agency located in Neve Yamin, Israel. The agency has 25 employees and specializes in social media marketing, digital strategy, and conversion optimization.

    Clients
    Microsoft
    ZIM
    Lenovo
    IBM
    Notable Project

    Xtra Mile oversaw the social media platforms and account-based marketing for a maritime shipping company. The agency assisted with peer-to-peer interactions, lead generation, and content strategy. As a result of the partnership, the client's subscription base and number of followers has increased drastically.

    "Xtra Mile is very dedicated, caring, and professional. It finds solutions that are both creative and realistic." –Head of Global Marketing, Shipping Company 

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