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List of the Best San Diego PPC Agencies

  • 1
    $1,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Radd Interactive is a technical SEO and PPC agency based in San Diego. This company was founded in 2012 and has 50 employees. Services provided by Radd Interactive are exclusively focused on SEO and PPC.

    Clients
    Vision Hair Extensions
    Jerome's Furniture
    Worthington Tractor Parts, Inc.
    Notable Project

    Radd Interactive provided SEO services for a safety equipment company. They began the project by analyzing the client's existing search engine rankings and then formulated an SEO campaign and strategy to improve those rankings. The client reported a major increase in rankings and site traffic.

    "We were ranking on page 6-10 on various key terms, and now we are ranking on page 1. Traffic to our site has increased overall. There has also been a lot more engagement with our blogs and an increase in the number of our social media followers." President, Safety Equipment Company

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  • 2
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Diego CA

    CPC Strategy is one of the go-to PPC management agencies in San Diego, CA. Founded in 2007, CPC strategy solely works with businesses in the retail industry. They have a growing team of nearly 150 employees.

    Clients
    Sears
    Payless
    Omaha Steaks
    Bowflex
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A furniture retailer hired CPC Strategy to manage its paid search campaigns on Google Shopping, Google AdWords, Bing, and YouTube. The partnership has lasted 7+ years, and the furniture retailer praises CPC Strategy’s team for its personability and responsiveness.

    “They actually have a human touch on campaigns. If I call, my guy answers the phone. If I email him, he emails me back. I can get in touch with him easily, and I love that.” – Director of E-Commerce, Furniture Retailer

  • 3
    $1,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Ignite Visibility is one of the highest awarded digital marketing agency in the industry, specializing in digital marketing strategy, SEO, paid media, social media, email marketing, analytics, Amazon, and CRO. Ignite Visibility has used the same strategies they use for clients to become a four-time Inc. 5000 company (2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020). Ignite Visibility is led by leading industry expert John Lincoln, has over 110 full-time employees and offers a proprietary digital marketing forecasting system allowing clients to consistently hit quarterly goals.

    Clients
    Tony Robbins
    The General Insurance
    COX Communications
    World Surf League
    Notable Project

    Ignite Visibility helped a large storage company with digital marketing and SEO.

    “The traffic to the website increased 10 times and the bounce rates decreased by 80%. Knowledgeable and professional, Ignite Visibility established a smooth process, while their ability to give their full attention to clients earned them trust." - SEO For Large Storage Company

  • 4
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Carlsbad CA

    Tower33 Digital is an online marketing company that was founded in 2014. Headquartered outside San Diego in Encinitas, CA, Tower33 Digital’s small team of fewer than 10 employees is expert in PPC management and SEO. They mostly serve small and mid-market businesses in the consumer products and IT industries.

    Clients
    University of Arizona Online
    Premier Fitness Camp
    United Way
    Matix
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A brand and design agency approached Tower33 Digital for help increasing website traffic. The client was preparing to launch a new website, and Tower33 Digital designed an SEO strategy to support the site. The project included auditing the company’s content and links and conducting keyword research.

    “Tower33 does a good job of fighting for what they believe in, as well as backing up their ideas for strategy with statistics and references. It’s evident they are passionate about their work, and they’re very good at it.” – Communications Manager, Brand and Design Agency

  • 5
    $50,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    San Diego CA

    BusinessOnline is a digital marketing agency with offices in San Diego and Boston. The team of 80+ specializes in PPC, SEO, and digital strategy and mostly serves mid-market and enterprise businesses. They take a data-driven approach to all projects with clients.

    Clients
    HP
    Honeywell
    Lincoln Electric
    Epicor
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A large telecommunications provider hired BusinessOnline to increase market presence, improve search rankings, and expose more people to its brand. Working with BusinessOnline helped double traffic to the telecommunication provider’s website.

    “They [BusinessOnline] have this very positive attitude and a fantastic work ethic. They know a lot of people sitting on the client side. They understand that we can’t always do things at the turn of a dime, but they’re always generating new ideas and new approaches to our challenges.” – Manager, Commercial Marketing

  • 6
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Inseev Interactive is a marketing firm located in San Diego, Calif. and founded in 2013. The firm has about 50 employees. Inseev Interactive specializes in search engine optimization, but also offers pay-per-click services. Many of the firm's clients are midmarket businesses in consumer products industries.

    Clients
    Touch of Modern
    San Diego University
    License Locators
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Inseev Interactive created an SEO campaign to help a startup raise awareness of its brand. Inseev Interactive's team updated the startup's website and used SEO outreach marketing. Inseev Interactive implemented these changes over a 12-month campaign. The startup has reportedly doubled its organic visibility since partnering with Inseev Interactive.

    "They find opportunities that are right for your business and the quality they deliver is un-matched." — Co-Founder, Residential Moving Company

  • 7
    Undisclosed
    250 - 999 Employees
    Lemon Grove CA

    RevLocal, a digital strategy company, is headquartered in Granville, Ohio; Moorpark, California; Simpsonville, South Carolina and Austin, Texas. The midsize firm was established in 2010. Their team specializes in digital strategy, pay per click, search engine optimization, social media marketing, and more.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    RevLocal provided web optimization services for a custom PC company. The team continues to monitor the client's website and its growing local search marketing, brand awareness, and client base.

    "Honestly, we appreciate how open and professional they are."

  • 8
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Power Digital is a digital marketing agency based in San Diego with an office in New York. The agency, founded in 2012, has more than 300 employees and provides content marketing, email marketing, PPC, SEO, social media marketing, web design, and PR services. Power Digital serves mid-market and other-sized companies in the consumer products & services, advertising & marketing, business services, and retail industries. 

    Clients
    P&G
    Dropbox
    Beyond Meat
    Daily Harvest
    Industries
    Notable Project

    An investment management firm hired Power Digital to help them gain an understanding of their customer demand potential and have an analysis of the dynamics of their competition. To achieve these goals, Power Digital did a full audit of paid search, social media, landing pages, SEO, analytics, and PR. They completed the project and provided the firm with the outcome of the audit which was exactly what they needed to move forward.

    "Overall, the team is very well and appropriately staffed and have a consistent project management and communication structure." - CEO, Investment Management Firm

  • 9
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Carlsbad CA

    SEO Inc. is an internet marketing company based in Carlsbad, CA – right outside San Diego. With over 20 years, of experience, the team of nearly 500 employees specializes in organic SEO for small, mid-market, and enterprise businesses.

    Clients
    Entrepreneur
    Marriott
    Beaches and Sandals Resorts
    Anthem Blue Cross
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A cigar retailer hired SEO Inc. to increase organic traffic to its website and improve new customer acquisition and retention. The cigar retailer wanted to accomplish this goal organically, instead of using paid search. The partnership is ongoing and the Director of Sales appreciated SEO Inc.’s communication, expertise, and tailored research and approach.

    “They're not a typical robot client company. We've dealt with many vendors, and one of the things that distinguish SEO Inc. from others is the fact that they don't simply read answers out of a book. Instead of telling us what the rest of the world is telling us, SEO Inc. is digging out an actual clientele base.” – Director of Sales Analytics, Cigar Retailer

  • 10
    $50,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    San Diego CA

    3Q Digital is a digital marketing and strategic consulting agency headquartered in San Mateo, Calif. with additional offices in San Diego, San Francisco, Chicago, New York, Burlington, Vt., Austin, Texas, and Raleigh, N.C. Their staff consists of over 250 experts in SEO, social media marketing, and analytics.

    Clients
    Eventbrite
    Walmart
    ModCloth
    SurveyMonkey
    Notable Project

    A retail chain hired 3Q Digital to help with its paid search and social media marketing. From this partnership, the chain's conversion rates improved over 30%, and the ROI for search campaigns improved by 40%.

    “I’m most impressed with 3Q Digital's knowledge of all the advanced and best tactics, features, and betas. They’re always much farther ahead, and they’ve actually got experience doing them. A lot of agencies don’t have the experience.” – Digital Marketing Manager, Retail Chain

  • 11
    Undisclosed
    250 - 999 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Tinuiti (formerly Elite SEM) is a digital and search marketing agency based in New York and founded in 2004. With over 400 employees, they have additional offices in Philadelphia, Atlanta, Los Angeles, Boston, San Francisco, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Chattanooga, Tenn., and San Rafael, Calif.  They specialize in conversion optimization, media planning and buying, and SEO. 

    Clients
    Etsy
    Tommy Bahama
    NFL
    Solstice Sunglasses
    Notable Project

    A clothing retailer went to Elite SEM for advertising help. The project included an AdWords campaign, paid search strategy, and conversion rate optimization. The client experienced an increase in engagement online, which has helped them compete in a competitive market.

    “They are forward-thinking both in our advertising with them and how they treat their employees.” – VP of E-Commerce, Clothing Retailer

  • 12
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Thrive Internet Marketing Agency is a results-driven digital marketing agency based in Dallas. Since 2005, we have been providing digital marketing consulting and management services that include web site design and development, search engine optimization (SEO), PPC management, social media marketing, conversion rate optimization (CRO), Amazon marketing services, video production, and more. 

    Clients
    Restoration 1
    Daryl Food Relocation and Logistics
    D&D Beyond
    Hurom
    Notable Project

    Thrive Internet Marketing Agency worked with an online travel company to increase website traffic and engagement. They built a dynamic website from scratch. The client notes that Thrive Internet Marketing was a cost effective partner and over delivered on the project.

    “When our company started, we had 6 visitors in 3 months. Since we started the marketing efforts, we’ve had 8,000 hits.” – Owner, Online Travel Company

  • 13
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Diego CA

    ATTN Agency is a full-service digital marketing agency founded in 2018 in San Diego. Their team of no more than 10 offers email marketing, social media marketing, and PPC solutions for small and mid-market firms in the fields of e-commerce, retail, and consumer products.

    Clients
    TALENTLESS
    Maverick Clothing
    Pawz
    Industries
    Notable Project

    ATTN Agency ran digital and social media marketing campaigns for a fitness apparel brand. The brand wanted to improve their visibility due to their operations being done entirely online. The brand has been able to reduce their cost per acquisition with ATTN Agency as a partner.

    “They’re conscious about every client they take on.” - Vice President, Marketing, Fitness Apparel Brand

  • 14
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Carlsbad CA

    The Ad Firm is an online marketing agency located in Carlsbad, Calif. Founded in 2008, the team of nearly 10 provides SEO, PPC, email marketing and web design services, with experience with WordPress, Drupal, and Joomia.

    Clients
    Cosmopolitan
    Keller Products
    Aura Fire Safety
    Newport Beach Yacht Services
    Industries
    Notable Project

    The Ad Firm provides SEO, web development, and press management for a home maintenance company on an ongoing basis. So far, the team has updated the company website, launched monthly press releases, and tracked calls to identify potential leads. The client valued The Ad Firm’s responsiveness and work ethic.

    “Before we started working with The Ad Firm, we showed up on the bottom of the first page or on the second page. Now we show up in the top three spots and have received more phone calls.” — CEO, Home Maintenance Company

  • 15
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Carlsbad CA

    Digital agency L7 Creative is based in Carlsbad, Calif. with a second office in Boston. Since 2001, their team of 28 has been specializing in branding, advertising, marketing strategy, and more. 

    Clients
    Ciklum
    Wedgewood Weddings
    E3 Housing Solutions
    Baker Electric Solar
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A healthcare employer needed help in recruiting more nurses to their staff. L7 Creative created a national campaign for the employer, which targeted the media and showcased them as the top in their field. Employment retention has improved since L7 Creative began their campaign. 

     

  • 16
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Carlsbad CA

    MaxAudience is a strategic brand and marketing consultancy specializing in web design, PPC, digital strategy, and social media marketing services. Headquartered in Carlsbad, Calif., with a satellite office in Los Angeles, MaxAudience's approximately 20 employees service primarily small businesses across a variety of industries. 

    Clients
    Intel Corporation
    LendingTree
    Quicken
    EscrowTech
    Industries
    Notable Project

    MaxAudience was hired by a wearable acupressure manufacturer to help with the client's social media advertising campaigns. Working primarily with Facebook Ads, MaxAudience has managed to lower the client's cost-per-click from $2 to between $0.30–$0.50, while their customer acquisition cost has been reduced from $44 to $13. 

    “MaxAudience successfully increased our revenues and ROI in the first 60 days.”  – Founder, Wearable Acupressure Manufacturer 

  • 17
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Carlsbad CA

    eBoost Consulting is a full-service digital marketing firm established in 2005 in Carlsbad, Calif. They have about 12 employees and a satellite office in Boulder, Colo. eBoost Consulting provides social media marketing and PPC services to small- and medium-sized businesses across a range of different industries.

    Clients
    Tat2x
    Voyager Media Network
    San Diego Magazine
    Classy
    Industries
    Notable Project

    eBoost Consulting took over a Google AdWords campaign and expanded its scope to include PPC, Facebook Ads, and inorganic searches. The digital marketing campaign generated 75% of total inbound leads. Keywords now rank in the top three search results. 

    "They really care about the intimate details of their client’s business and have become an extension of our own brand."  – Marketing Manager, Office Furniture Business 

  • 18
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Doctor Multimedia is a medical web development and SEO agency headquartered in La Jolla, Calif. with a satellite office in Las Vegas, Nev. The agency has just over 30 employees and was founded in 2010. Doctor Multimedia also offers PPC, social media marketing, web design, and content marketing services. The majority of its clients are small businesses, though it works with some midmarket businesses.

    Clients
    Mohnacky Animal Hospital
    Morrisville Cat Hospital
    DC Ranch Animal Hospital
    Las Vegas Veterinary Specialty Center
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Doctor Multimedia partnered with a large veterinary practice to supply social media marketing efforts and SEO. The agency also produced a new website to showcase the practice's services.

    "They are always there to answer phone calls and any question that I have. If one of them cannot figure it out, they have got a whole crew of people that they can go to and find the answer. I haven't been able to stump them yet." - Owner, Veterinary Practice

  • 19
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Incitrio is a marketing and advertising agency based in Solana Beach, Calif. It was founded in 2004 and has about 10 employees. Incitrio specializes in branding, but also offers web design, direct marketing, and advertising services. 

    Clients
    Nulu
    Angel;Faces
    BigFish
    KRAMM
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Incitrio was tasked with redesigning a systems management company's previously outdated website. During the course of the job, Incitrio migrated the company's website to an HTML platform.

    "I enjoyed working with [Incitrio] because they all are bright and did a good job... Their understanding of the technical details of websites and digital marketing combined with strong creative talent really made them stand out. " - Marketing Manager, Systems Management Company 

  • 20
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Diego CA

    PROS is a marketing and technology company based in San Diego. Founded in 1996, its team of around 20 members provides web development, SEO, and e-commerce development to clients of all sizes across various industries. 

    Clients
    The Chopra Center Store
    TurboTax
    ERPCORP
    Baker Commercial Solar
    Industries
    Notable Project

    PROS handled web design and development and marketing with the goal of supporting a consulting company's growth period. Tasks included boosting organic traffic, SEO, and LinkedIn marketing campaigns for an annual conference. They committed to the client's success and produced surges in website traffic and even registration. 

    "They investigate and analyze our company to determine how to best grow our audience." – CEO, Consulting Company

  • 21
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Carlsbad CA

    Digital marketing agency Digitopia was founded in 2004. With headquarters in Carlsbad, Calif., they have a team of 11. They specialize in digital strategy, content marketing, and conversion optimization. 

    Clients
    LOFT
    Wakunaga of America
    Notable Project

    Digitopia worked with a healthcare IT company to implement SEO strategy, improve UX/UI design, provide marketing expertise, and advise on technical projects. The client appreciated their collaborative approach and the quality of their service.

    “Their team listens to our feedback and always takes it into consideration.” – Assistant Marketing Manager, Healthcare IT Company
     

  • 22
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Since 2014, Brandetize have worked with clients providing digital strategies, content marketing, SEO, social media marketing and conversion optimization services. Headquartered in San Diego, a team of 50 focus client efforts on Facebook Advertising, Google AdWords, Instagram advertising, and influencer marketing

    Clients
    Rule One Investing
    Brian Tracy
    Jack Canfield
    Fenix Space
    Notable Project

    A business training and development firm partnered with Brandetize two decades ago to record audio and video projects for the client’s advertising. They have been partnering since working on different projects that have all been profitable to the client.

    “This is probably the best business relationship I’ve had in my life. In my many businesses, I have earned several hundred million dollars for myself and my partners. My relationship with Brandetize is easily among the most profitable of all my partnerships.” – CEO, Business Training & Development Company

  • 23
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Web Reputation Builders is a boutique web design, web development, SEO and online reputation management firm based in San Diego. Founded in 2009, the small team of five employees provides specialized SEO and web design services.

    Clients
    Sander Laboratory
    Will Clark Sculptor
    Shady Palm Community
    Atech Designs
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Web Reputation Builders redesigned a legal firm’s website and formulated an SEO and social media marketing strategy. Web Reputation Builders took over much of the client's digital marketing. The most concrete results were notably higher rankings in several keyword searches and a dramatic increase in web traffic.

    “They provide excellent monthly updates and reports that show performance progress benchmarks.” – Managing Attorney, Legal Firm 

  • 24
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Diego CA

    AshWebStudio began in 2003 as a freelance web design shop in San Diego. Since then, the company has expanded its digital marketing services to include web and e-commerce development, SEO, email marketing, and content marketing. The small team of 4 employees works with small businesses across the U.S.

    Clients
    BFK Law
    North County Health Services
    Reilly Financial Advisors
    Authorized Photo Service
    Notable Project

    A symphony conductor hired AshWebStudio to build an e-commerce website on WordPress. The client wanted to stream and sell music online to stay competitive in the evolving music industry. The website featured a shopping cart and the ability to upload and play scores, all of which was mobile-friendly.

    "He had a process for finding out and making me decide what it was I wanted to accomplish with this project. ... In terms of project management, I liked his style because it was very clear and precise. And if he asked me something I didn’t know, he’d send me some links with different options." – Symphony Conductor and Composer

  • 25
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Diego CA
    Pay per click company Digital Marketing Folks LLC was founded in 2017. They are headquartered in Reston, Virginia and have a small team. Digital Marketing Folks LLC specializes in pay per click, search engine optimization, social media marketing, web design, and more.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Digital Marketing Folks LLC is providing digital marketing services for a chiropractor clinic. The team conducts SEO optimization and web design to increase leads and ultimately to increase revenue. 

    "We have doubled our collections in the past 4 months we’ve worked with the team."

  • 26
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Diego CA

    SunCity Advising is a full-service marketing firm based in La Jolla, Calif. When SunCity Advising was founded in 2011 the team of 6 employees was committed to helping startups meet their growth goals. Since then, they've expanded their reach, consistently working with small and mid-market businesses to share expertise in SEO, PPC, email marketing, web design, social media, and content creation.

    Clients
    Lytx
    Activbody
    AgentSquared
    Family Health Services
    Industries
    Notable Project

    SunCity Advising was hired by a healthy lifestyle brand to help with SEO. SunCity Advising identified competitive fitness and lifestyle keywords and helped the brand secure these terms. The project also included email marketing and CRM management to identify and nurture leads.

    "They advise us well enough to the point where we better understand SEO and how to optimize our site. ... They have an exceptional work ethic and are passionate about what they do. They are transparent with their work and always make sure we understand the work their doing – how it’s going to affect our site." – Director of Operations, Healthy Lifestyle Brand

  • 27
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Carlsbad CA

    Nimbletoad is a digital marketing agency based in Carlsbad, Calif. Their team of fewer than 10 offers digital strategy, web design, SEO, and PPC services to small and midmarket businesses. Industries include healthcare and medical, hospitality, and legal. They were founded in 2008.

    Clients
    Serena Paddle Sports
    The Relationship Place
    Basics-n-Beyond LLC
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Nimbletoad provided a range of digital marketing services to a sports equipment provider. The team designed and developed their e-commerce site and produced content. Their efforts helped to secure the future of the company.

    “[We] would not be a functioning and stable company if Nimbletoad was not there and the way they developed and launched our website, and marketing and strategy plans.” — President & Founder, Sports Equipment Provider

  • 28
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Diego CA

    A digital marketing agency based in San Diego, Wolfhound Interactive was founded in 2003. Their team of fewer than 10 offers conversion optimization, PPC, UX/UI design, and digital strategy services. They serve small to midmarket businesses in industries such as e-commerce, advertising and marketing, and business services.

    Clients
    Ford
    Sears
    California Chamber of Commerce
    Tektronix
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Wolfhound Interactive provided conversion optimization services to a pilot course site. The team redesigned landing pages and improved other customer experience aspects. Their efforts resulted in an improvement in conversion and ROI. 

    “Working with Wolfhound was very easy and the ROI was outstanding! Conversions increased at a rate from 50%-70%.” — Business Leader, Pilot Course Site

  • 29
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Carlsbad CA

    Reel Axis is a marketing agency based in Carlsbad, Calif., and founded in 2018 with more than 10 employees. They offer marketing strategy, social media marketing, and content marketing solutions for clients ranging from startups to large firms.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Reel Axis provided customer outreach and email campaign solutions for a cybersecurity firm. The goal was to run the firm’s own branding efforts. This has resulted in many hot leads over the past few months.

    “What’s noteworthy about Reel Axis’ service is the team. Everyone's pretty young and creative.” - Account Executive, Cybersecurity Firm

  • 30
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Headquartered in San Diego, California, Cody Bollerman Digital is a SEO services firm. Established in 2014, the small team offers search engine optimization, digital strategy, pay per click, web design, and more.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Cody Bollerman Digital collaborates with a freelance market company to optimize a website's search engine positioning. This involves backlinking, on-page SEO, and writing meta descriptions and titles.

    "Overall, I'm really pleased with Cody, and his team's dedication and work ethic."

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