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List of the Best Washington DC SEO Firms

  • 1
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    McLean VA

    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

    Clients
    CAPX Solutions
    Limitless Paving
    Sig Cox Augusta
    Industries
    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

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  • 2
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Washington DC

    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.

    Clients
    University of Maryland
    MillerCoors
    Czech Board of Tourism
    The Hawthorn Group
    Industries
    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

  • 3
    $50,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Washington DC

    A leading digital marketing and brand management company, REQ outpaces changes in today’s rapidly evolving media landscape by bringing reputation, advocacy, brand, and business results to new heights. Offering a comprehensive suite of solutions and technologies that define, connect, and protect brands, REQ serves global brands and leaders in technology, real estate, entertainment, government, hospitality, retail, and finance. The company has been named to both the Inc. 500 and Deloitte Fast 500 lists as one of the fastest growing companies in America, as well as Inc.’s Best Workplaces. Founded in Washington, DC in 2008, REQ has offices and employees in New York, Boston, and San Francisco. 

    Clients
    StubHub
    Amazon
    eBay
    Cava
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A broadcasting trade association hired REQ to drive awareness and engagement for a grassroots campaign meant to enact policy changes for one of its 2 major groups of users. REQ designed a digital strategy that included building and designing a website in addition to promoting the campaign across social and community channels. 

    “They've transformed our website, making it much more modern, user-friendly, and appealing overall. Encouraging us to think more creatively, they've also helped us reach new audiences.”  – VP of Marketing, Broadcasting Trade Association

  • 4
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Alexandria VA

    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.

    Clients
    Mattress Warehouse
    Strayer University
    Discovery Education
    Industries
    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

  • 5
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Arlington VA

    AZ Citation Services is a marketing agency founded in 2016 with more than 10 employees. Based in Arlington, Va., they specialize in SEO and social media marketing services for small and medium-sized businesses in the field of advertising and marketing.

    Clients
    Anyway Electric LLC
    Industries
    Notable Project

    AZ Citation Services provided citation services and business listing for an electrical company. While the company was working on SEO efforts, they also wanted to add their names to online business listing platforms. AZ Citation Services helped the company reach the first page, and give them higher visibility.

    “They brought us the results we needed, which is what matters the most. AZ Citation Services’ efforts brought power to our site.” - Owner, Electrical Company

  • 6
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Arlington VA

    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

  • 7
    Undisclosed
    250 - 999 Employees
    Columbia MD

    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
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Arlington VA

    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.

    Clients
    Chico's
    Optymyze
    CBC Settlement Funding
    Country Club Prep
    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 

  • 9
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Reston VA

    Founded in 2011, Mole Street is a growth marketing agency headquartered in Philadelphia and another office in Reston, Va. Their team of 17 focuses on strategy, creativity, and data analytics to midmarket, enterprise, and small business. Their services include digital strategy, conversation optimization, and search engine optimization.

    Clients
    FinPay
    Wizard Fit
    Muller Brazil
    VTR Learning
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Mole Street conducted a website audit as well as revamped existing and created new content. They also worked on URL structure and webpage optimization. They provided insights and suggestions to help the client change their methods, which proved to be effective.

    "They truly have an in-depth understanding of their field." –Managing Partner, Lead Generation Agency 

  • 10
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Clarksburg MD

    Zebra Techies Solution is a web services agency with offices in Houston and Kolkata, India. Since 2011, their team of about 30 has specialized in web design, web development, SEO, PPC, and social media marketing services. The team primarily works with small and mid-market clients.

    Clients
    OnWineTime
    MK Law
    Christians Online
    Imobisoft
    Notable Project

    Zebra Techies Solution took over SEO services from a previous vendor to boost search rankings and overall visibility for a computer repair shop. In addition to providing SEO, the agency made adjustments to improve site speed. Zebra Techies Solution was exceptionally responsive throughout the engagement.

    "Since starting working with them, our rankings have gotten higher and higher and we’re almost number two in search results. Whenever someone searches in the area, they find us right away." – Owner, Computer Repair Shop

  • 11
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Columbia MD

    Acanyon - Digital Marketing Company, a SEO company, is located in Gandhinagar, India; Ahmedabad, India; Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates and Kenton, Harrow, , United Kingdom. The small company was established in 2008. Their services include search engine optimization, content marketing, social media marketing, conversion optimization, and more.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    An IT company has hired Acanyon - Digital Marketing Company for their SEO and web design expertise. The team is responsible for optimizing and redesigning the client's WordPress website.

    "They are one of the best companies we've ever worked with."

  • 12
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Sterling VA

    Plethora Design is a Drupal-based web design firm located in Sterling, VA. Plethora Design's small team of 3 employees has been specializing in web design, web development, and SEO since the firm's founding in 2003.

    Clients
    USAID
    NIKE
    Google
    Yahoo
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Plethora Design was tasked with redeveloping a nonprofit trade organization's web presence. Plethora Design worked on back-end improvements, updated the organization's backend, and integrated with a new CRM system. Plethora Design's website helped increase web traffic and made functions such as content control easier for the client. The client was impressed with the team at Plethora Design's timeliness and organization. 

    "Solutions are always delivered within the specified timeframe. They’ve surprised the heck out of us by how quickly they can work on some things. " – IT & Web Development Manager, Trade Nonprofit 

  • 13
    $100,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Washington DC

    Bluetext is a digital marketing agency located in Washington, DC. Founded in 2011, Bluetext has around 30 employees who specialize in branding, web design, and SEO. The client appreciated Bluetext's approach to project management while completing the two microsites simultaneously.

    Clients
    Google
    Lexis Nexis
    Royal Caribbean International
    Adobe
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Bluetext was hired by a software company in need of a new website. Bluetext designed two interactive microsites for the client and provided front-end development services.

    "Bluetext was very accommodating with our tight schedule and constant demands. They made sure we were delivering everything on time and they were very receptive to our back and forth as we got feedback from stakeholders." – Associate Creative Director, Software Company

  • 14
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Washington DC

    Alliance Interactive is a Washington, D.C.-based web and digital agency that was founded in 2003. Alliance Interactive's team of 7 employees has worked with all types of clients ranging from nonprofits to large B2B organizations. The firm specializes in web design, web development, digital strategy, and SEO.  

    Clients
    Department of Defense
    Solar Training Network
    Women's College Coalition
    Sodexo
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Alliance Interactive partnered with an international development organization to redevelop the organization's website to increase traffic and improve navigation. The team at Alliance Interactive redesigned the website, added a resource library, and created a story hub. The team also added features to the new site to improve its UX and continues to work on and update the website today. The client is very pleased with their partnership with Alliance Interactive. 

    "We’ve had a very positive experience. They took any idea we had and found a way to make it work within our budget. They were flexible and responsive." – Employee, International Development Organization 

  • 15
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chantilly VA

    Cogo Interactive is a digital marketing agency located in Chantilly, Va. The agency was founded in 2009 and has fewer than 5 employees. Cogo Interactive provides web design, search engine optimization, social media marketing, and digital strategy services.

    Clients
    SmartSource
    Nomadic Display
    Potomac Pediatrics
    Pond Roofing & Exteriors
    Notable Project

    A conflict resolution company hired Cogo Interactive to attract more online traffic by designing a mobile-friendly website and producing new content. Through its partnership with Cogo Interactive, the conflict resolution company saw a 75% increase in sales conversions. 

    "We’ve greatly appreciated Cogo Interactive’s customer-centric approach to the project. Not only have they guided us through the learning phases of WordPress, but they’ve also provided sage business and marketing advice." – President, Conflict Resolution Business 

  • 16
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Arlington VA

    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.

    Clients
    Trailcraft Cycles
    OneHealth Chiropractic
    Interstates
    Early Childhood Council
    Industries
    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

  • 17
    $1,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Columbia MD

    iGenero Web Solution Private Limited is a digital marketing agency based in Hyderabad, India, with other Indian offices in Mumbai and New Delhi. Founded in 2009, the team of 28 specializes in web development, mobile app development, and content marketing. They work mainly with midmarket and small business clients, primarily in the advertising and marketing and IT industries.

    Clients
    Wells Fargo
    Pepsi
    Citibank
    Sun Pharma
    Industries
    Notable Project

    iGenero Web Solution Pvt. Ltd. was a digital technology partner for a venture capital firm. They provided various technological solutions in UX/UI design, ERP development, online branding identification, and more. The venture capital firm was impressed with the work they did for their most important clients.

    “iGenero created a well-defined, tangible, and compelling UX as part of the technology strategy for an e-commerce jewelry store. This was one of our most important clients.” – Marketing Head, Venture Capital Firm

  • 18
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Reston VA

    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.

    Clients
    CHEMetrics
    Suntiva
    Hopewell House for Independent Living
    Industries
    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 

  • 19
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Fairfax VA

    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.

    Clients
    Molly B. Kenny
    Keller & Keller
    Cardoza Law Corporation
    Cuddigan Law
    Industries
    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 

  • 20
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Temple Hills MD

    Founded in 2016, Branding Marketing Agency is a San Diego based marketing agency. The team of 6 specialize in social media marketing,SEO, web design, and PPC services for clients.

    Clients
    Stanley Steamer
    COIT
    Monster Steamer
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A carpeting cleaning company enlisted Brand Marketing Agency to design a website from scratch, implement SEO strategies, and manage PPC for Google, Facebook, and Yelp. The client saw results immediately by ranking in four locations and seeing increased site traffic. 

    “Branding Marketing Agency is very advanced with marketing and website-related things. They do keyword research very minutely and their graphics team is very creative.” — Owner, Carpet Cleaning Company

  • 21
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Washington DC

    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.

    Clients
    David Benowitz
    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

  • 22
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Manassas VA

    Imagine is a branding agency headquartered in Manassas, Va. Founded in 2004, Imagine's small team of fewer than 5 employees specializes in social media marketing, web design, and branding. Imagine works with primarily with midmarket clients in different industries such as information technology, legal, and non-profits. 

    Clients
    CenturyLink
    Rolls-Royce
    Nestlé
    Jim Beam Brands Worldwide
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Imagine was hired by a children's education program in need of web and marketing assistance. Imagine provided assistance with online reputation management, along with website optimization and refreshed branding. Imagine's work resulted in higher enrollment for the children's education program. The client appreciated Imagine's depth of marketing expertise.

    "I have worked with several other marketing companies and found that they all had specialties, such as, optimization, website, on-line marketing, etc.  What I found with Imagine is a complete marketing package." – Founder of Children's Education Program 

  • 23
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Herndon VA

    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.

    Clients
    Best Of Canvas
    European Granite Design
    Firuze
    GBC
    Industries
    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 

  • 24
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Washington DC

    Old City Interactive (formerly Old City Press) is an interactive website design agency headquartered in Washington, D.C. Founded in 2006 and with a team under 10 employees, they serve mainly small businesses in the business services, non-profit, and government sectors. The team offers SEO, web design, and web development services.

    Clients
    Aspen Security Forum
    Benjamin L. England & Associates
    Sally Hershberger
    Bean and Bite
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Old City Interactive designed and developed a website for a data software firm, incorporating existing content onto the website. The project was successful and Old City Interactive offered valuable insights. 

    “They almost always took our suggestions and were able to implement their ideas.” – VP of Client Solutions, Data Software Firm

  • 25
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Kensington MD

    Xtreme Websites is a web and online marketing agency based in Kensington, MD. Founded in 2010, Xtreme Websites' team of 5 employees specializes in web design, SEO, digital strategy, and graphic design. 

    Clients
    Fun Lifestyle Vacations
    Classic Custom Uniforms
    Hispanic;Chamber of Commerce
    Chicago Fire & Cop Shop
    Notable Project

    Xtreme Websites was tasked with helping a gift shop redesign its website. Xtreme Websites completely redesigned the old website and featured social media integration and SEO. The client's site has increased in rank and the gift shop is very happy with the new website created by Xtreme Websites. 

    "I like the overall package of the frontend and backend, the user-friendliness of their website, and ease of use. The whole process and everything together have been remarkable." – Owner,Gift Shop 

  • 26
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Arlington VA
    Greenflag Media, a web design agency, was launched in 2018. Their small team is in Baltimore, Maryland and Arlington, Virginia. The firm specializes in web design and search engine optimization.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Greenflag Media revamped an e-commerce site for a luxury consignment. They were tasked with migrating the site into a Shopify-based platform. 

    "Their dedication to pleasing their client was highly appreciated and noted."

  • 27
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Upper Marlboro MD

    Realize Internet Marketing is a marketing and advertising agency that's located in San Diego. The have fewwer than 10 employees that provide web design, SEO, and digital strategy, all with White Hat practices. They were founded in 2010 and have clients in the government, corporate, nonprofit sectors. Clients are a mix of small businesses and unions. 

    Clients
    The Employee Rights Center
    The American Federation of Teachers
    Blue Diamond Crystals
    The American Postal Workers Union
    Notable Project

    Realized Internet Marketing partnered with a local retail client near California to design and develop a sleek, sophisticated new e-commerce platform. A close source of collaboration and support, the team offered ancillary training and support at no extra charge. Realize Internet Marketing’s work resulted in a tangible ROI. Post-launch, the client’s sales revenue ramped up 400% within one calendar year exclusively based on online leads from the new digital platform.

    “I can’t think of a comparable agency I’ve worked personally who I knew I could contact at any time and get the type of immediate response Realize Internet Marketing always provides. Their customer service is absolutely great. “ – Co-Owner, Vapor Product Retailer

  • 28
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Vienna VA

    Atigro is a digital marketing and development company located in Vienna, Va. They were founded in 2003. The team of about 14 specializes in advertising, digital strategy, and SEO services. 

    Clients
    CyberRX
    Expense to Profit
    Health Affairs
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Atigro developed a brand message to distinguish a leadership training company in a crowded market. After acquiring knowledge of the business, they crafted language to communicate the value of products to potential clients. The new brand messaging effectively resonated with the target audience.

    "Responsiveness was good and nobody got visibly impatient with us during the many twists and turns on the way to a final narrative." — CEO, Leadership Training Company

  • 29
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Washington DC

    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.

    Clients
    RemodelPro
    Legacy Empowerment Group
    Maison Enfants
    Industries
    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

  • 30
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Fairfax VA

    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.

     

    Industries
    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

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