The Best Search Engine Marketing Consultants in DC

Looking for a top search engine marketing consultant in Washington DC?

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 Washington DC. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs.

List of the Best Washington DC Search Engine Marketing Consultants

  • 1

    PBJ Marketing

    PBJ Marketing is a digital marketing and consulting firm headquartered in Washington, DC, with an office in New York City. The agency and its 12+ employees have experience in providing the best in digital strategy, PPC advertising, and social media marketing, among other services.

    Notable Project

    PBJ Marketing was hired by an astrology website for help with their SEO and marketing strategies. Through doing a deep analysis, PBJ was able to come up with a strategy to increase the website's ranking. Traffic has increased immensely on the website.  

    "[PBJ Marketing] really understands the digital marketing aspect that goes into having a website. They really know what’s going on with digital strategy, media, and technology." – Owner, Astrology Site

    Former clients
    University of Maryland
    MillerCoors
    Czech Board of Tourism
    The Hawthorn Group
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Washington, DC
    4.7
    4.7
    39 Clutch reviews
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    Silverback Strategies

    Silverback Strategies is a performance marketing agency based in Alexandria, Va., with an office in Philadelphia. Founded in 2007, their team of about 40 employees provides services to mid-market and enterprise businesses. They specialize in PPC, SEO, social media marketing, and performance marketing services.

    Notable Project

    Silverback Strategies worked with an identity theft protection service to implement an SEO strategy. This strategy improved the client's keywords and content usage, elevating them in the search engine ranks. Silverback also assisted with Google Analytics and AdWords, and currently works on the client's social media marketing campaigns.

    "Once we implemented their recommendations, we started seeing better organic results and traffic." – Former Director of Marketing, Identity Theft Protection Service

    Former clients
    Mattress Warehouse
    Strayer University
    Discovery Education
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Alexandria, VA
    4.8
    4.8
    23 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Inc. 5000 (four time winner), , 2017 Ad Age: Best Places to Work (#25) , Washingtonian: Best Places to Work , Washington Business Journal: Best Places to Work

  • 3

    Direction

    Direction, Inc. is a digital marketing agency based in Washington D.C., with an office in Great Falls, Va. Established in 2016, Direction, Inc. has 15 employees and primarily works with small and mid-market businesses in a variety of industries. Their services include SEO, PPC, web design, content marketing, and social media marketing

    Notable Project

    Direction carried out a targeted digital campaign for a luxury apartment building in Washington, DC. The building had just transferred ownership, and the new owners were stuck with negative reviews due to past management's failures. The Direction team provided robust on- and off-page SEO to elevate more relevant results above old reviews, and launched a new flagship review site to gain reviews of the new management. 

    "Our organic rankings began to significantly increase almost immediately, and our rankings have already improved because of the blog. Because it’s so content-rich, it will continue to improve our online presence and rankings." —Owner, Rental Property Management Firm

    Former clients
    CAPX Solutions
    Limitless Paving
    Sig Cox Augusta
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Mclean, VA
    5.0
    5.0
    10 Clutch reviews
  • 4

    DeltaV Digital

    Digital marketing agency Folsom Creative, Inc. is based in Fort Collins, Colo. Since the agency was founded in 2013, they've been specializing in advertising, social media marketing, and marketing strategy. The small team of 4 employees mainly partners with midmarket clients.

    Notable Project

    Folsom Creative, Inc. developed a platform for a social media marketing agency. While redesigning the original website, the agency added a new payment feature. The new website has attracted a striking amount of new viewers.

    "Regarding web traffic, we went from 70,000 to over 200,000 unique visitors per month since we rebranded with Folsom Creative. The highly scalable web platform they set up enabled this growth. They’ve taken proactive measures like transitioning servers to prevent resource-related issues."–CEO, Social Media Marketing Agency

    Former clients
    Trailcraft Cycles
    OneHealth Chiropractic
    Interstates
    Early Childhood Council
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Arlington, VA
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Google Partner

  • 5

    Power Digital Marketing

    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. 

    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

    Former clients
    Victrola
    Chuze Fitness
    Berkshire Hathaway Home Services California
    Crack Shack
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Arlington, VA
    4.8
    4.8
    46 Clutch reviews
  • 6

    Knucklepuck

    Knucklepuck is a digital marketing agency located in Arlington, Va. Founded in 2014, Knucklepuck's team of around 20 employees specializes in SEO, content marketing, and web design.  The client appreciated Knucklepuck's ability to quickly master the nuances of their industry.

    Notable Project

    Knucklepuck worked with a health resource website seeking to grow its online audience and attract more web traffic. Knucklepuck helped the client implement PPC, created social media advertisements, created website content, and updated the client's website.  

    "Since we’ve been working with Knucklepuck, we’ve grown at about a rate of 30% every month and continued since then in organic traffic. We also have been able to quadruple all our qualified lead opportunities." – Director of Marketing, Health Resource Site 

    Former clients
    Chico's
    Optymyze
    CBC Settlement Funding
    Country Club Prep
    Fox Creek Leather
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Arlington, VA
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 7

    Magnero Digital Marketing Agency

    Magnero (formerly Disual) is an online advertising and marketing firm headquartered in Herndon, Va. It has other locations in Brooklyn, N.Y. and Istanbul, Turkey. The firm was founded in 2012 and has about 10 employees. Magnero specializes in SEO, but also offers PPC, content marketing, and social media marketing services.

    Notable Project

    Magnero worked with a home renovation company to increase its leads and garner more online traffic. Through its partnership with Magnero, the home renovation company brought in an additional $2.5 million in revenue.

    "Each month at our meeting they [Disual] show me the improvements in metrics. The number of leads we get each week has grown from four or five to 20 or 25." – General Manager, Home Renovation Business 

    Former clients
    Best Of Canvas
    European Granite Design
    Firuze
    GBC
    NY Products
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Herndon, VA
    5.0
    5.0
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 8

    BluShark Digital - Law Firm Marketing

    Founded in 2016, BluShark Digital LLC is located in Washington. With more than 48 employees, they provide digital strategy, content marketing, and SEO for midmarket and small businesses. They focus on the legal, health care, medical, and business services industries.

    Notable Project

    BluShark Digital LLC provided SEO efforts for a criminal defense law firm. They were responsible for a website buildout, content development, SEO management, and PPC management. They had fantastic communication and abided to timelines.

    "Fantastic communication and production timelines." –Managing Partner, Criminal Defense Law Firm

    Former clients
    David Benowitz
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Washington, DC
    4.9
    4.9
    12 Clutch reviews
  • 9

    Foster Web Marketing

    Foster Web Marketing is a web marketing company located in Fairfax, Va. Founded in 1998, Foster Web Marketing has around 40 employees who specialize in web design, SEO, and CRM consulting and SI, particularly for legal firms.The client appreciated Foster Web Marketing's ability to enrich their team's knowledge of best practices in web marketing through webinars and collaboration.

    Notable Project

    Foster Web Marketing worked with a law firm to revitalize its website. Foster Web Marketing provided web design and development, including improved mobile responsiveness. Once the website was complete, Foster Web Marketing stayed on to provide 20 hours of support every month.  

    "We’ve had great success with the site; it’s increased over 19% in organic traffic since October 2016." – Director of Marketing, Legal Firm 

    Former clients
    Molly B. Kenny
    Keller & Keller
    Cardoza Law Corporation
    Cuddigan Law
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Fairfax, VA
    4.9
    4.9
    21 Clutch reviews
  • 10

    KME.digital

    KME.digital is a pay-per-click, SEO, and social media marketing firm based in Fairfax, Va. Founded in 2005, their team of 25 serves small and medium businesses in the IT and consumer services sectors. Services include SEO, multimedia marketing, and digital asset management.

     

    Notable Project

    KME.digital created a website and manages digital marketing for a renovation practice. The team uses Google Ads, Facebook Ads, and a regular newsletter to manage their presence. The team is excellent at fulfilling requests, even if they’re made on the same day.

    “They’ve been prompt at changing our ads for certain areas we want to target.” - Marketing & Advertising Director, Home Services Company

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Fairfax, VA
    4.8
    4.8
    3 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    2018 American Graphic Design Award

  • 11

    BlueTreeDigital

    BlueTreeDigital is a full service marketing agency located in Reston, Va. Founded in 2012, BlueTreeDigital's small team of under 5 employees specializes in SEO, web design, and digital strategy.The client appreciated BlueTreeDigital's focus on testing the new website and ability to resolve bugs.

    Notable Project

    BlueTreeDigital worked with a management consulting company seeking to garner more online traffic and strengthen its online presence. BlueTreeDigital designed and developed the client's new website, including branding assistance.

    "There was one primary developer who was phenomenal in terms of response and developing appropriate technical approaches or resolving any kind of problems that we encountered." – Senior Executive Consultant, Management Consulting Company 

    Former clients
    CHEMetrics
    Suntiva
    Hopewell House for Independent Living
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Reston, VA
    4.7
    4.7
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 12

    Bizapult

    Bizapult is a marketing firm founded in 2014. Based in Washington, DC, their team of more than two members offers SEO services, web design, and PPC solutions for small and mid-market firms in the industries of business services, health care, and e-commerce.

    Notable Project

    Bizapult designed and developed a website for a children’s clothing company. The website was to serve as a shopping platform for the company. The site has been met with positive feedback.

    “I had heard that many companies are very easy to work with until you pay and then they go silent, I’m glad that has not been the case with us.” - Owner, Children’s Clothing Company

    Former clients
    RemodelPro
    Legacy Empowerment Group
    Maison Enfants
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Washington, DC
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 13

    All Marketing Services

    All Marketing Services is a small digital marketing agency headquartered in Washington, DC. Founded in 2018, their main focus lines are conversion optimization, PPC, and digital strategy.

    Notable Project

    All Marketing Services provided SEO optimization services for a junk removal company. The team ran geographically targeted ads. They also host the site and manage campaigns.

    "He’s been able to get around 26% growth in revenue from year to year, which is a significant jump for my business." – Owner, Junk Removal Company

    Former clients
    Hot Rock Junk
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Washington, DC
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 14

    Easy Design Solutions

    Easy Design Solutions is a digital marketing agency based in Gaithersburg, Md. Their team of fewer than 10 employees provides web design, SEO, social media marketing, and PPC services to clients across a range of industries. They were founded in 2018.

    Notable Project

    Easy Design Solutions provided web design and marketing services to a home services provider. The team offered SEO, Google Ads, and social media expertise. Their efforts led to a noticeable increase in leads and conversion rates.


    “After less than a year, my website is ranking on the first page of Google results. I’ve also seen outstanding daily leads with a great conversion rate.” — Manager, Home Services Provider

    Former clients
    Westbrooke Homes
    Hawthorne Greene
    Home Business Services
    Dannex Roofing
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Rockville, MD
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 15

    High Level Thinkers

    High Level Thinkers is a digital marketing agency with a team of under 10 employees. Founded in 2007 and based in Covington, La., they provide digital strategy, social media marketing, and SEO support. 

    Notable Project

    High Level Thinkers provides branding and design support for a lighting company's website. They work on the images and content on the site to ensure the messaging is being maintained. Their support has helped the site grow to a better, organic place that the client is happy with. 

    "The results speak for themselves. They’ve been able to help us grow our business." – Managing Partner, Lighting Company

    Former clients
    Alabama Jewelers Association
    Texas Jewelers Association
    Jewelers of America
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place McLean, VA
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 16

    Thor Social | Digital Marketing Agency

    Thor Social is a digital marketing agency based in Washington, DC, with offices in New York, Phoenix, Los Angeles, Miami, Atlanta, and Boston. The agency, founded in 2019, has a team of less than ten that provides social media marketing, SEO, PPC, advertising, email marketing, and web design services. Thor Social serves small and mid-market companies and institutions in various industries that include business services, consumer products & services, and education. 

    Notable Project

    A medical investment management firm hired Thor Social to help them attract new customers and patients for the medical practices that they manage. As part of the engagement, Thor Social handled the firm's digital marketing that includes SEO, paid advertising, PPC, Google Ads, and Facebook Ads. They also managed the firm's social media accounts, their email marketing, and their SMS blasts. Because of the engagement, the firm has more patients, awareness of the brand expanded, and their customer acquisition costs dropped significantly.

    "They’re always giving us great results and feedback, helping us move our KPI further and further down the line." - CEO, Healthcare Management Company

    Former clients
    Beazer Homes USA
    CatClar Investments
    Stryker
    Nvidia
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Washington, DC
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 17

    Strategies 360

    Strategies 360 is a public relations and strategic positioning firm headquartered in Seattle, Wash. The firm has 12 satellite offices scattered along the West Coast, as well as one in Washington, D.C. Strategies 360 was founded in 2004 and has around 100 employees. In addition to PR, Strategies 360 offers many other services, including web design, UX/UI design, search engine optimization, and more. The majority of its clients are in government and business services.

    Notable Project

    A software development firm hired Strategies 360 to provide high-quality development resources. Strategies 360 worked quickly to supply backend development, touchscreen capabilities, WordPress support, and other web development help. 

    “They’re excellent, well-organized, and very responsive to changes and incoming requests. They hit all their deadlines and we have no complaints about the work they produced. ” - CEO, Software Development Firm

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Washington, DC
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 18

    Star World Web

    Star World Web is a digital media agency headquartered in Faridabad, India but with another office in Falls Church, Va. Since 2014, their team of fewer than 10 employees offers a wide range of services to its clients, the main ones including social media marketing, SEO, PPC, web design, UI/UX design, custom software development, and content marketing.

    Notable Project

    Star World Web provided web development and design as well as digital marketing to a manufacturing company that was looking for an all-in-one agency to help boost clientele. Their services included keyword research, SRO, PPC, and setting up social media channels. Results from their work include appearing on the first page of results and many new contracts for big projects.  

    "Star World web gave us tremendous services and now we are a popular brand in the MENA region." – Business Development Manager, Manufacturing Company

    Former clients
    DC Wine & Spirits
    YKM Group
    ADTOI
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place falls church, VA
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
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