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Top 10 TV Media Buying Companies in San Francisco

May 2022

Looking for a top TV media buying service in San Francisco?

Advertising on television presents some advantages – namely it's attention-grabbing, visual, fosters an emotional response, and reaches a wide audience, to name a few. To get started, though, it's important to find a TV media buying agency you can trust to get your ads optimized and placed successfully. 

List of the Best San Francisco TV Media Planning & Buying Agencies

  • 1
    • Scheduling

      4.7
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.4
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $100,000+
    • 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

    • Hartz
    • Harvest Snaps
    • Discover Boating / National Marine Manufacturers Association
    • DermapenWorld

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Cutwater helped a search engine craft a B2B marketing strategy about the shift to mobile advertising. They had a discovery phase, helped the client get ethnographic-type research, and created a concept.

    "Cutwater jumped right in to help us."

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  • 2
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • San Francisco, CA

    Most Likely To is an advertising agency from San Francisco. It was founded in 2017 and now has a team of 6 that works on advertising, branding, digital strategy, media planning & buying, content marketing, and video production for companies of varying sizes.

    Clients

    • Click Therapeutics
    • Milliman
    • Ariel Investments
    • End Ageism

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Most Likely To helped the client form a strategy for a new business venture. They came up with a strategic overview of the client's goals and how to meet them. Afterward, they delivered branding and identity.

    "Most Likely To provided exceptional value and didn’t waste our time."

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  • 3
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.2
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • San Francisco, CA

    Based in San Francisco, Demonstrate PR is a marketing and communications agency largely geared toward consumer products like technology and food & beverage. With a team of ten employees, their impressive track record boasts both high-profile clients and highly successful strategies. Among their services include conventional PR, influencer marketing, social media campaigns, and live branding events. 

    Clients

    • BELLA Housewares
    • BRIM
    • Cool Effect
    • Chameleon Cold-Brew

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Demonstrate PR is helping this newly launched company to develop their communications plan and media relations. They assist with event activations and build engagement via social media. The work is ongoing.

    “They did a really great job in their promotion of our events and our brand.”

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  • 4
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Larkspur, CA

    E29 Marketing is a marketing strategy company founded in 2017. Their small team is headquartered in Larkspur, California and Larkspur, California. The firm offers marketing strategy, advertising, digital strategy, social media marketing, and more.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    E29 Marketing developed the marketing strategy for a spice e-commerce company. They’ve helped set the brand voice and guidelines, measured KPIs, and begun with paid advertising on Google and Facebook.

    "They’ve just taken the lead and been a trusted advisor."

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  • 5
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Tiburon, CA

    Mediacentric Inc., a digital strategy company, was launched in 2002. The small Tiburon, California-based team offers digital strategy, media planning & buying, branding, other marketing, and more.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Mediacentric Inc. developed digital marketing strategies to promote an important pivot in the services of an educational nonprofit organization. This strategy included Google Ads and programmatic advertising.

    “The team was knowledgeable and moved very quickly.”

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  • 6
    • Undisclosed
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • San Francisco, CA

    Brainchild Creative is a small advertising company. Launched in 2001, the firm is located in San Francisco, California. Their services include advertising, branding, broadcast video, corporate photography, and more.

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  • 7
    • Undisclosed
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Berkeley, CA

    Fortune Public Relations is a public relations firm established in 1986. The small Berkeley, California-based team specializes in public relations, event marketing & planning, and media planning & buying.

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  • 8
    • Undisclosed
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Alameda, CA

    Grits Marketing Group is a branding company. They are headquartered in Alameda, California and have a small team. Their services include branding, email marketing, media planning & buying, web design, and more. The company was founded in 2016.

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  • 9
    • Undisclosed
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Berkeley, CA

    Dadascope Communications, a public relations firm, was launched in 1999. The small Berkeley, California-based team offers public relations, content marketing, event marketing & planning, media planning & buying, and more.

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  • 10
    • $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 updated a law firm’s marketing collateral. Staying true to provided color schemes, they redesigned templates and ads. They’re currently working on imagery for the firm’s website.

    “We wanted a group that could deliver the best of the best. That’s what sets JStokes Agency apart.”

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  • 11
    • Undisclosed
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Livermore, CA

    Mighty Media Partners, a small media planning & buying company, is headquartered in Livermore, California. Established in 2007, the team specializes in media planning & buying.

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  • 12

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    • $1,000+
    • Freelancer employees
    • Vallejo, CA

    Lamb Consulting - Small Biz Marketing is a small advertising company located in Vallejo, California. They focus on advertising, graphic design, business consulting, marketing strategy, and more and were founded in 2005.

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  • 13
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.6
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • San Jose, CA

    Colormatics is a studio founded in 2014 in Jersey City, N.J. with no more than 10 employees. They specialize in video production, advertising, and content marketing services for clients in the fields of consumer products and business services.

    Clients

    • Macy's
    • Providence
    • FTX
    • Vanguard

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Colormatics produced a series of TV commercials for a hair product company. The team handled every step, from concept, script, and storyboard to the final product. Currently, they're developing another project.

    “Everything they’ve done for us has been impeccable.”

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  • 14
    • Undisclosed
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Vacaville, CA

    Based in Vacaville, California, Luminous Media Group is an advertising company. Founded in 1998, the small team focuses on advertising, branding, media planning & buying, and video production.

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