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Top 100 Search Marketing Agencies in San Francisco

August 2022

Looking for a top search engine marketing consultant in San Francisco?

SEM is a valuable way to promote your service and grow your business.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top search marketing agencies in San Francisco. 

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List of the Best San Francisco Search Engine Marketing Consultants

  • 1
    • $1,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • San Francisco, 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

    • TOMS
    • Dropbox
    • Airbnb
    • The Honest Company

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Power Digital Marketing is in a long-term partnership with a college to improve their brand awareness and lead generation. They assist the client with PPC and SEO strategies.

    "Every single area of improvement I have brought to them, they have addressed by exceeding my expectations."

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  • 2
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.5
    • NPS

      4.8
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • San Francisco, CA

    Directive Consulting is a performance marketing agency headquartered in Irvine, California. Founded in 2014, the team of about 75 employees specializes in Paid Media, SEO, Performance Creative, GTM Strategy, and Revenue Operations.

    Clients

    • Sendoso
    • New Relic
    • Cisco
    • Wordpress VIP

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Directive was brought on board to increase the organic traffic of a video-focused data storage business. They streamlined their website to be SEO-friendly and tracked the client's content marketing efforts.

    "They help us stay incredibly focused."

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  • 3
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • San Francisco, CA

    Search Nurture is a full-stack digital marketing agency headquartered in Oakland, California. Founded in 2017, their team of approximately 17 employees serves clients of all sizes, primarily in the business services and retail sectors. Their specialties are SEO, PPC, and digital advertising.

    Clients

    • Jergens
    • Bio-Oil
    • RedLock
    • Biore

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Search Nurture provides PPC services for a home health agency. They're mainly responsible for helping the client with Google Ads and Google My Business.

    "They send us outlines before meetings so we know what we will be discussing."

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  • 4
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • San Francisco, CA

    Uprgrow is a PPC, SEO, and digital strategy firm based in San Francisco. Founded in 2018, their team of 5 serves clients in the business services, IT, and financial services sectors. Services include on-site optimization, link earning, Facebook advertising, and Google Ads.

    Clients

    • MemSQL
    • InfluxData
    • Impact Fund
    • SFGMC

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A supply chain software company hired Upgrow to provide PPC. They manage the client's Google, LinkedIn, Bing, Instagram, and Twitter accounts to drive demand for their business.

    ''They’re fantastic, and I’d recommend them to everyone.''

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  • 5
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • San Francisco, CA

    Jives Media is a marketing agency based in San Francisco. Since 2012, they have offered their services in advertising, email marketing, and SEO solutions for small and medium-sized businesses alike. The team of 10 includes web designers, growth hackers, and brand strategists.

    Clients

    • Oracle
    • Poshmark
    • Thumbtack
    • Axelerist Financial

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Jives Media provides lead generation services to a virtual bookkeeping company to gain more quality leads. They've audited the client's account and created a marketing strategy to address areas of improvement.

    "The workflow is extremely smooth."

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  • 6
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • Undisclosed
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • San Francisco, CA

    SevenAtoms is a digital marketing agency in San Francisco, CA. The team of fewer than 10 employees, offers content marketing, pay-per-click (PPC) advertising, SEO, social media, and email marketing to B2B clients. Founded in 2012, SevenAtoms is HubSpot certified and a Google Partner, making them a great resource for companies who use those platforms.

    Clients

    • Incapsula
    • Bay Alarm
    • McEvoy Ranch
    • TINT

    Notable Project

    SevenAtoms was hired to help with a PPC [pay-per-click] campaign and develop content.

    "The one stat I can give you is that we went from a negative ROI on PPC with our old agency to a positive ROI with SevenAtoms."

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  • 7
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.5
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • San Francisco, CA

    CSTMR is a digital marketing firm that is located in Austin, Texas. The team of about 6 employees has been specializing in web design and development since the firm was founded in 2014. CSTMR also offers UI/UX design services to its clients.  

    Clients

    • CreditKarma
    • LendingTree
    • Goji
    • Connect2Capital.com

    Industries

    Notable Project

    CSTMR Digital Marketing is developing a website, a member portal, and a CRM. They started the project with a discovery phase to help articulate scope and specifications. Development is currently ongoing.

    "They’re accessible, easy to work with, and committed to our organization." 

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  • 8
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.5
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Oakland, CA

    Rainfactory is a full-service digital marketing agency based in Oakland, Calif., with a secondary location in Seattle. Founded in 2014, this company has 22 employees. Services offered by Rainfactory include social media marketing, PPC, and advertising for small to mid-sized businesses.

    Clients

    • OneWheel
    • CLIQ Chair
    • Segway Robotics
    • Atari VCS Reboot

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Rainfactory assisted with an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign for a smartphone accessory, providing project management support and setting up a pre-launch email list.

    "They were able to scale our crowdfunding campaign while keeping an eye on sustainability."

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  • 9
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • San Francisco, CA

    Verbsz Marketing is a small SEO services firm. Established in 2017, the team provides search engine optimization, digital strategy, social media marketing, content marketing, and more. The agency is in Herndon, Virginia.

    Clients

    • IDEAKOKO
    • Ticket Here
    • Gymsportz
    • We Junk It

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Verbsz Marketing manages a rural development company's market research and digital advertising campaigns, including creating designs for ad images and web pages to ensure the best performance.

    "Everyone on their team is professional and has kept to the deadlines and deliverables that have been set."

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  • 10
    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • San Francisco, CA

    Secret Sushi, Inc is a digital marketing agency, founded in 2006 and located in San Francisco. They comprise four employees specializing in customized digital marketing for small, mid-size, and global companies, primarily in IT, business services, consumer products, and education. Services include SMM, content marketing, lead generation, digital infrastructure, and MarTech consulting.

    Clients

    • Digital.Ai
    • Celigo
    • Guckenheimer
    • ISS

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Secret Sushi, Inc is a software company’s digital strategy partner. Initially, they’ve refined the client’s messaging and audience. They’ve then implemented a website overhaul and SEO improvements. 

    "Secret Sushi has a great team of people."

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  • 11
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • San Francisco, CA

    Founded in 2006, RSO Consulting is a full-service advertising and marketing firm. Based in San Francisco and with offices in Spain, RSO commits to each customer with personalized service. Their team over 10 specializes in SEO, PPC, analytics consulting, digital strategy, and social media marketing. 

    Clients

    • Adobe
    • Valley Fig Growers
    • BlueJeans
    • Alsco

    Industries

    Notable Project

    RSO Consulting provides SEO and PPC services to increase an education technology group's site authority and traffic. They constantly test and optimize ads, including headlines, copy, images, and more. 

    "They truly practice what they preach when it comes to experimentation." 

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  • 12
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $50,000+
    • 250 - 999 employees
    • San Francisco, 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
    • SurveyMonkey
    • ModCloth
    • Square

    Notable Project

    3Q provided paid search marketing for a large department store chain selling home goods and apparel. They also developed a social strategy for the brand.

    "I’m most impressed with 3Q Digital's knowledge of all the advanced and best tactics, features, and betas."

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  • 13
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Castro Valley, CA

    Located in Castro Valley, CA, KO Websites is a marketing agency founded in 2001. It specializes in providing traditional customer service with new age marketing skills. Its approximately a dozen employees provide a variety of digital marketing services, including SEO, PPC, social media marketing, web design, digital strategy, email marketing, and conversion optimization.

    Clients

    • CCSO
    • R&A Trucking
    • GMI
    • Homeguard

    Notable Project

    KO Websites created a website from scratch. They continue to help to with upgrades and to optimize it for search engines.  

    "They know what they’re doing, and have made the process really easy for me."

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  • 14
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Alameda, CA

    Alameda Internet Marketing is a marketing company with two locations in Alameda, Calif. and Frisco, Texas. They were founded in 2010 and have a team of fewer than 10 employees. Their services include social media, content, and email marketing as well as SEO and PPC. They serve clients in the business services, hospitality and leisure, and retail industries.

    Clients

    • CAI International

    Industries

    Notable Project

    To support Google Ads campaigns, Alameda Internet Marketing develops landing pages, creates ads, and identifies the appropriate keywords to target. They continue to monitor the account and budget.

    "We are incredibly happy with AIM, and any needs of ours were always addressed in a timely manner."

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  • 15
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • San Francisco, CA

    Located in San Francisco, Spokes Digital is an IT services and digital solutions provider that was founded in 2017. Spokes Digital's team of 65 focuses on the e-commerce, healthcare and advertising industries. The agency has expertise in web design, e-commerce development, SEO, custom software development and digital strategy.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Spokes Digital developed an all-in-one educational portal and iOS app for educators, students, and parents. The platform managed online courses, coordinated schedules, and facilitated online tests.

    We appreciated their professionalism and collaborative approach.”

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  • 16
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • San Francisco, CA

    GrowthExpertz is a marketing agency founded in 2016 and located in San Francisco. With a team of fewer than 10 employees, they provide PR, mobile and app marketing, SEO, and PPC services.

    Clients

    • Match Group
    • Bevov
    • LoopChat
    • DataDistillr

    Industries

    Notable Project

    An e-commerce company hired GrowthExpertz to provide digital marketing. Their efforts included SMM, SEO campaigns, and PR, among other tasks to grow the client's communication channels.

    "I never felt like there was an issue with them."

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  • 17
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • San Francisco, CA

    Boss SEO San Francisco is a SEO services firm founded in 2010. They are in San Francisco, California and have a small team. Their services include search engine optimization, pay per click, social media marketing, and web design.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Boss SEO San Francisco provides web design and SEO services for an appliance repair company. They have developed the website using WordPress.

    "They built us a superb WordPress website that is easy to manage."

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  • 18
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • San Francisco, CA

    Cyrusson Inc, an advertising company, was launched in 2019. The firm focuses on advertising, content marketing, digital strategy, email marketing, and more and has a small team.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Cyrusson Inc supports the digital marketing efforts of a CBD oils company. They help create social media landing pages, conduct on-site SEO, and manage the client’s Google My Business account. 

    "They listen to what we need and help us achieve our goals."

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  • 19
    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • San Francisco, CA

    Advertising company Jordan Digital Marketing is in San Francisco, California. The company provides advertising, marketing strategy, pay per click, and search engine optimization and is small.The company was founded in 2017.

    Industries

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  • 20
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      4.6
    • Cost

      4.6
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • Undisclosed
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • San Francisco, CA
    Veewz is a social media marketing agency founded in 2020. The firm provides social media marketing, search engine optimization, pay per click, content marketing, and more and has a small team.

    Notable Project

    Veewz managed the content marketing and digital advertising for a TV network. The goal was to raise awareness on the company's YouTube content, targeting the Latin America Region.

    "I was impressed with the amount of focus they allotted for our campaign."

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  • 21
    • $5,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • San Francisco, CA

    SocialPulsar is digital marketing firm headquartered in San Francisco with international offices in India and in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Since its founding in 2015, their team of under 50 provides SEO, PPC, social media marketing, digital strategy and other marketing services for their 45 clients worldwide. 

    Clients

    • Oppo
    • Way
    • Yamamay
    • Meridio

    Industries

    Notable Project

    SocialPulsar was hired to provide SEO and content creation services.

    "They [SocialPulsar] worked on that very diligently, and it was good execution."

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  • 22
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $1,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Albany, CA

    ESP Inspire is an e-commerce firm based in Albany, Calif. Founded in 2001, their team of 150 serves clients in the e-commerce, and consumer products sectors. Services include corporate identity, content development, and WooCommerce development.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    ESP Inspire designed and developed a website from scratch, including the frontend and backend. They incorporated features such as online forms and a digital calendar. 

    “Their customer service and responsiveness sets them apart.”

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  • 23
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • San Francisco, CA

    PPC agency COSEOM was founded in 2008. The agency focuses on pay per click, search engine optimization, and social media marketing and has a small team. The agency is in San Francisco, California and Barcelona, Spain.

    Industries

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  • 24
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Oakland, CA

    Launched in 2016, Consciously® is a branding firm. Their small team is in New York, New York; 11207, New York and Montclair, New Jersey. Their services include branding, content marketing, and digital strategy.

    Clients

    • Radiant Logic
    • Carnegie Hall
    • Bloomberg Philanthropies
    • Tempo

    Industries

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  • 25
    • Undisclosed
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Hayward, CA

    Fourandhalf, Inc. is a marketing agency based in Hayward, Calif., with an additional location in Perth, Australia. Founded in 2012, this company has 27 employees. Fourandhalf, Inc. offers a range of services including marketing strategy, digital strategy, and content marketing for small businesses and startups.

    Clients

    • Gulf Coast Property Management
    • Hoffman Realty
    • Alliance Property Management

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Fourandhalf, Inc. worked to increase the online reputation of a property management firm. This included social media management, content production, and review management.

    "Their knowledge of the industry and how to use digital marketing to improve your brand awareness impressed us."

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  • 26
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • San Francisco, CA

    Voco Design and Marketing is a San Francisco, California-based graphic design company. The small agency was founded in 2006. Their services include graphic design, web design, print design, branding, and more.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    In an effort to establish their online presence, a freelance artist hired Voco Design and Marketing. After a discovery meeting, the team has designed and developed a website that showcases the client's work.

    "What was most impressive to me was the level of their communication and understanding."

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  • 27
    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • San Francisco, CA

    ShoutHaus is a small SEO agency. Launched in 2017, the company is located in San Francisco, California. Their services include search engine optimization, pay per click, email marketing, and web design.

    Industries

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  • 28
    • $10,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • San Francisco, CA

    SEOReseller is a SEO agency. They provide search engine optimization, content marketing, digital strategy, affiliate marketing, and more and were established in 2006. Their midsize team is San Francisco, California-based.

    Industries

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  • 29
    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • San Francisco, CA

    Hammer And Helmet is a content marketing company. The small team is in San Francisco, California. Their services include content marketing, pay per click, search engine optimization, and social media marketing.

    Industries

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  • 30
    • Undisclosed
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • San Francisco, CA

    Blackbird PPC is a conversion optimization company founded in 2016. Their small team is located in San Francisco, California. The firm specializes in conversion optimization, marketing strategy, pay per click, and search engine optimization.

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