The Best Link Building Services & Companies in The Windy City

Looking for a top link building service in Chicago?

Links are a major factor in how Google ranks websites. Scaling your link building requires SEO and content know-how and resources for content creation, outreach, and keyword research. Hiring an SEO link building service is one option to help you get your link building efforts off the ground or improve your existing processes.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top link building companies in Chicago. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs.

List of the Best Chicago Link Building Services & Companies

  • 1

    Straight North

    Formed in 1997, Straight North is a full-service internet marketing company specializing in SEO, PPC, website design and development, email marketing, and graphic design. With 100+ full-time, in-house employees, they help B2B and B2C companies of all sizes generate sales leads and e-commerce revenue in the lucrative but highly competitive online marketing space. They offer a collaborative business style, technical expertise, deep experience in multiple verticals, team-based campaign execution, transparent reporting, and an unwavering focus on maximizing their clients' ROI.

    Notable Project

    Straight North worked with a high-profile, professional sports franchise to set up a remarketing campaign to increase brand awareness and drive revenue. The client found Straight North accessible and transparent and is looking forward to continuing the four-year relationship.

    “Straight North provides suggestions and is very engaged in our work." – E-Commerce Manager, Professional Sports Franchise

    Former clients
    XO Communications
    MLS (Major League Soccer)
    Chicago Bears
    Daily Herald
    CrowdStrike
    Hub Group
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.7
    4.7
    104 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Inc. 5000 (2015, 2016, 2017) , Google Premier Partner

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    Thrive Internet Marketing Agency

    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. 

    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

    Former clients
    Restoration 1
    Daryl Food Relocation and Logistics
    D&D Beyond
    Hurom
    Berryman Products
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.9
    4.9
    57 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Google Premier Partner , Inc 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Company (2019, 2018, 2017) , Fort Worth Inc.'s Entrepreneur of Excellence Award Nominee (2018)

  • 3

    Comrade Digital Marketing Agency

    Comrade Web is a Chicago-based full service digital marketing agency with a staff of 20. Since 2007, Comrade Web Agency has assisted clients with SEO, web design, and e-commerce development.

    Notable Project

    A translation company hired Comrade Web Agency to develop a new website and provide SEO and content marketing support. The translation company's goal was to win new business by refreshing their website and improving their search result ranking. The client appreciated that Comrade Web Agency was both affordable and proactive throughout the project.

    "They’re also friendly and have good project management skills, and after working with them on this project. I worked with them on a few other projects. I referred [Comrade Web Agency] to other people because they’re reliable." – Co-Founder, Translation Company 

    Former clients
    AARP
    Levinson Law Group
    Blackhawk Supply
    Zen Supplies
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.8
    4.8
    34 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    10 Best Design: Leading SEO Web Design Companies

  • 4

    Digital Third Coast

    Since its founding in 2007, Digital Third Coast Internet Marketing has established itself as a leading digital marketing agency in Chicago. The team of 16 specializes in SEO, PPC to enhance the inbound marketing of working with its small, mid-market, and enterprise clients.

    Notable Project

    A local Chicago pizza chain needed SEO for their new website. Digital Third Coast Marketing helped them with their SEO, link-building, and digital advertising to attract more visitors to the new website. Because of the new and optimized target key phrases, the client reported incredible results.

    “Our online traffic and interactions have increased, and online ordering rates are the highest we’ve ever seen.” – Digital Manager, Pizza Chain

    Former clients
    AccuRadio
    Kendall College
    Chicago Line Cruises
    Envista Forensics
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.9
    4.9
    36 Clutch reviews
  • 5

    BFO (Be Found Online)

    Founded in 2009 as a search agency, Be Found Online has since developed into a full-service digital marketing agency. Based in Chicago, the company also has locations in London and Singapore, with a total team of more than 70 people. BFO's main focus is on SEO and PPC, but it also does social media marketing, conversion optimization, and content marketing.

    Notable Project

    A large technology company wanted to improve its organic search results and hired BFO to help. BFO mainly worked on the company's SEO, including keywords and analytics, and helped out which web pages provided the highest value to the company.

    "The results speak for themselves. Our total traffic for all regions increased by 33% month over month with the help of BFO. We've gone up by 44% on a yearly basis, according to our June 2016 data." - Digital Manager, Technology Company

    Former clients
    Nissan
    StubHub
    White Castle
    Bai
    Motorola
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.7
    4.7
    9 Clutch reviews
  • 6

    Northcutt

    Northcutt is a Chicago-based SEO and inbound marketing company founded in 2010. The small team of fewer than 20 helps its mostly small business clients understand and act on inbound marketing. Their approach usually includes SEO, PPC, and social media marketing.

    Notable Project

    A cloud infrastructure as a service (IaaS) company wanted to tap into the U.S. market and Northcutt stepped in to help. They provided online marketing services such as SEO and social media marketing and managed the client’s blog through HubSpot.

    “The results of their work are very impressive. Our website traffic increased by almost 6,000%. ... Our social media followers grew by almost 1,200%, and our social media impressions increased by 260%.” – VP, Cloud IaaS Company

    Former clients
    Wiredtree
    Atlantic.net
    Cyber wurx
    Servermania
    Eezy
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.9
    4.9
    6 Clutch reviews
  • 7

    OneIMS.com

    Founded in 2006, OneIMS is a results-driven digital marketing firm in Chicago. Its team of more than 30 manages the inbound marketing process for its clients, with special emphasis on SEO, PPC, digital strategy, conversion optimization, and content marketing. 

    Notable Project

    A small flooring company tried SEO before with discouraging results, but OneIMS completely changed the company's strategy, increasing results with PPC campaigns, social media marketing, copywriting, and blog posts. 

    "They have brought us from zero inbound marketing through our website to beating all of our competition in terms of keyword searches and website traffic and just about every metric you can imagine." - Marketing Associate, Flooring Company

    Former clients
    Samsung
    Costco
    Sears
    Kmart
    Salesforce
    Heinz
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.8
    4.8
    11 Clutch reviews
  • 8

    NextLeft

    NextLeft, founded in 2016, is a digital content marketing and SEO agency. The company’s mission is to rid the world of digital clutter by creating the helpful, relevant content people are searching for online. Headquartered in sunny San Diego, NextLeft's team of 14 full-time SEO & Content Strategists amplify the world’s most loved brands.

    Notable Project

    NextLeft created content and keyword optimization for a transportation company's two brands. They also did promotions for social media. NextLeft was extremely creative and independent.

    "NextLeft is a trusted consultant when it comes to planning and making decisions." – Director of Digital Strategy, Transportation Corporation

    Former clients
    Hallmark
    Baseball Monkey
    Mayflower Transit
    Fiskars
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.9
    4.9
    10 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    U.S. Search Awards (2015)

  • 9

    Perfect Search Media

    Perfect Search Media is a Chicago-based digital marketing agency. They specialize in paid search and social media advertising, SEO, remarketing, display, UX, design, and content. Perfect Search is a results-driven, remote company with teammates on every coast. They build custom strategies for clients across multiple industries, including education, software, associations, retail, and more.
     

    Notable Project

    Perfect Search Media expanded a higher learning institution’s reach and audience. They led a paid search marketing strategy from execution to implementation to maintenance.

    “They are flexible, and they act as an extension of the team. Their commitment to proving success via analytics and the bottom line was important to us.” – Co-Founder, Higher Learning Institution

    Former clients
    Stage Stores
    New York Film Academy
    CenturyLink
    Columbia University
    Dylan's Candy Bar
    Goodyear
    American Association of Dermatology
    Rubicon
    TCS Education System
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.8
    4.8
    13 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Inc. 5000 (2017) , Inc. Best Workplaces (2018) , Timmy Awards: Best Tech Work Culture Finalist (2018) , Interactive Marketing Awards: Small Interactive Marketing Agency (2019 Shortlisted) , MarCom: Gold Award Outstanding Display Advertising (2018)

  • 10

    Dabaran

    Dabaran is a Chicago-based digital marketing agency founded in 2009 and with over 10 employees. They mainly focus on providing SEO, including content development, link building, local search, and on-site optimization.

    Notable Project

    Dabaran did SEO work for an online gift store that needed a strong campaign for its new website. They targetted 20 keywords with the goal of driving online traffic to the website. Their on-page and off-page efforts boosted the website's ranking for multiple search terms. Aside from great results, the client also praised their responsiveness.

    "Prior to the campaign the website had no rankings and was receiving no traffic. The website now ranks for 98 keywords." – Owner, Online Gift Store

    Former clients
    SERVPRO
    Affinity
    Curatio CBD
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 11

    LLT Group

    LLT Group is a full service creative agency that has assisted clients since 2010. Their team of 50 are based primarily in Naperville, Ill., with an additional office in Boston, Mass. LLT Group focuses primarily on web design, SEO, and e-commerce development.With LLT Group's guidance, the pest control company was also able to diversify their revenue by investing in PPC campaign on Google.

    Notable Project

    LLT Group was hired by a pest control company to increase organic engagement by redesigning the client's website. Later, LLT Group also assisted the client with content marketing, SEO, PPC, and social media. 

    "Without the shadow of a doubt, the volume of Web leads coming through into our business is tenfold higher." - Principal of Pest Control Company

    Former clients
    National Geographic Channel
    LA Rams
    Subaru
    Burger King
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Naperville, IL
    4.6
    4.6
    15 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    10 Best Design: Top Chicago Web Design Agencies (2018) , Top Shopify Developers in Chicago (2017)

  • 12

    Operation Technology

    Founded in 2009, Operation Technology is a full-service internet marketing company based in Chicago, Ill. With a small team of fewer than 10 employees, Operation Technology focuses on web design, SEO, and PPC.The client appreciated that Operation Technology kept costs low and provided a collaborative approach.

    Notable Project

    Operation Technology assisted a marketing consultancy seeking a new WordPress website. After providing a website template and SEO assistance, Operation Technology trained the client to maintain and customize the website. 

    "They’re very flexible and easy. They give good directions. They know how to work with small to medium-sized companies really well." - CEO of Marketing Consultancy

    Former clients
    NorthStar Medical
    Latin American Language Center
    Cocoa Bakery Cafe
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    5 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Expertise: Best Digital Marketing Agencies in Chicago (2017)

  • 13

    Logical Media Group

    Founded in 2006, Logical Media Group is a full-service digital marketing agency crafting digital experiences for people and companies to transact, connect, and explore. The Chicago-based team, whose original core competency was in generating qualified website traffic through search engine marketing, with a specialization in PPC and SEO, now has specific teams tailored towards other online channels such as Amazon Advertising, social media marketing, email marketing, display advertising, and conversion rate optimization.

    Notable Project

    A privately-held group of consumer, commercial, and industrial brands needed comprehensive digital marketing services, including paid search, paid social, SEO, Amazon Advertising, email production, and some design services for their four very different brands. Logical Media Group significantly grew the client's performance in each channel, especially through their SEO and Amazon Advertising initiatives. 

    "We've had remarkable success growing our performance on each channel, but especially through SEO and Amazon ads. Amazon has become a whole new business unit for our company, with paid advertising managed by Logical a big contributor to that growth." – Marketing Manager, Privately Held Brands Group

    Former clients
    Fresh Wave
    Gobi Heat
    Protein2o
    Zadro
    Lacks Enterprises
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.9
    4.9
    7 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Inc. 5000 list (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)

  • 14

    Youtech

    Youtech & Associates is an Illinois-based digital marketing and development agency founded in 2002. The approximately 40-member team specializes in web design, digital strategy, software development, and advertising. 

    Notable Project

    A health insurance company hired Youtech & Associates to build and host their websites and to facilitate the creation of its new website after it renamed the company. Youtech & Associates also helped the company with SEO. The client has experienced increases in their site traffic and its domain authority since Youtech & Associates worked with the website's layout and design.

    "They are excellent. Youtech has been good at communicating with us consistently each week. This keeps us on track as far as a schedule goes. They make sure we’re getting things done when they need to be finished." – Manager, Health Insurance Company

    Former clients
    Village of Lyons
    Hundman Wealth
    Phantom Weights
    Dressander
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Naperville, IL
    4.8
    4.8
    21 Clutch reviews
  • 15

    Marcel Digital

    Located in Chicago, Ill., Marcel Digital is a digital marketing and web development agency that has been assisting clients since 2003. Their team of 30 specialize in SEO, web development, and PPC.Marcel Digital's efforts resulted in measurable growth, including increased online orders, contact form submissions, and newsletter signups. 

    Notable Project

    A clothing manufacturer hired Marcel Digital with the goal of increasing organic traffic to their website. improved the SEO for a clothing manufacturer based in Milwaukee. The agency audited their website to help them find ways to increase their traffic.

    "They [Marcel Digital] are well versed in weekly changes with Google, which I think provides a great advantage." - Director of Digital and Web, Clothing Manufacturer and Marketer

    Former clients
    Herbalife<strong>
    </strong>Johns Hopkins Medical Center
    Lennox
    HUB International
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.7
    4.7
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 16

    Plego Technologies

    Based right outside of Chicago, Plego Technologies is a digital agency founded in 2002. Their team of around 20 has expertise in web development, SEO, IT staff augmentation, and software development.

    Notable Project

    Plego Technologies develops and maintains several online games for a game provider for the restaurant industry. Plago Technologies also manages and maintains the digital game company's e-commerce website, in addition to web development and design work, and has since 2013.

    "We’re pleased with Plego’s work, and none of our clients have complained. If any games need to be fixed or updated, Plego does it. They supply exactly what we want, and the games are successful." – Owner, Digital Games Company

    Former clients
    Motorola
    Chicago Park District
    Sara Lee
    Zebra Technologies
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    7 Clutch reviews
  • 17

    VisualFizz

    Founded in 2016, Chicago-based VisualFizz is a small team of 9. The full-service digital marketing agency helps clients with content marketing, SEO, web design and development, PPC, social media marketing, digital and marketing strategy, and branding.

    Notable Project

    The founder of a social networking service for executives wanted the company to have a compelling brand along with its compelling product. VisualFizz created a brand structure and helped guide the company through the process. 

    "Their responsiveness, attentiveness, and great sense of creativity are very impressive...Regarding the experience I had with them, there’s nothing to improve." - Founder, Social Network for Executives

    Former clients
    ExecTable
    Chicago Food Festival
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    11 Clutch reviews
  • 18

    Bruce Jones SEO Consultant

    Bruce Jones SEO Consultant is an SEO consultancy founded in 2019 with more than two employees. They offer SEO solutions from their office in Naperville, Ill. They work mainly with small and mid-market agencies in the fields of advertising, education, and hospitality.

    Notable Project

    Bruce Jones SEO Consultant provided SEO services to an e-commerce company. The company was looking to rank better on search engines. Bruce Jones SEO Consultant provided immediate results that resulted in the doubling of clicks to the company’s website.

    “There’s nothing I can think of that he can improve. I’ve been very happy with our engagement.” - Owner, E-Commerce Company

    Former clients
    Adage Technologies
    Skyline Exhibits
    Victory Rehab
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Naperville, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    17 Clutch reviews
  • 19

    Lever Interactive

    Digital marketing agency Lever Interactive is based in Lisle, Ill. Since 2006, their team of 29 specializes in SEO, PPC, social media marketing, digital strategy, and mobile app marketing. Lever Interactive works with different clients in various industries such as retail, education, and consumer products. 

    Notable Project

    Lever Interactive handles all the marketing for an airport parking service. Their work includes SEO, PPC, updating their website's user experience and running social media. As a result of their work, online bookings have increased. The client prides Lever Interactive on their professionalism and responsiveness. 

    "We’ve seen an increase in online bookings. Our overall experience has been positive and we’re going to continue using their services."- Marketing Officer, Airport Parking Service

    Former clients
    Home Depot
    Toro
    Chevrolet
    Northwestern College
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.5
    4.5
    3 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    CIMA Star Awards Finalist (2015)

  • 20

    Accelerated Digital Media

    Accelerated Digital Media is a Chicago-based marketing firm founded in 2017 with fewer than 10 experts. They specialize in digital strategy, social media marketing, and SEO solutions for small and mid-market firms in the fields of e-commerce, consumer products, and more.

    Notable Project

    Accelerated Digital Media ran Google Ad campaigns for a global wireless company. The company needed a partner that could market their business in an effort to scale it. Accelerated Digital Media helped increase the company’s conversion rate by 15%.

    “I never felt like I was one of 100 clients, the emails and meetings were all on time.” - Director of Global Marketing & E-Commerce, Global Wireless Company

    Former clients
    Nurx
    AutoAnything
    CarCoverUSA
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.9
    4.9
    16 Clutch reviews
  • 21

    Simple Machines Marketing

    Simple Machines Marketing is a Chicago-based marketing company founded in 2012. Their 9-person team offers services in digital strategy, marketing strategy, content marketing, and more.
     

    Notable Project

    Simple Machines developed a marketing strategy for a printing company. They researched suitable keywords, improved the effectiveness of email blasts and Google, and redesigned the client’s website. The client appreciates the increased website traffic and positive feedback as a result of the company’s work.

    “I thought they did a great job. I worked with 4 to 5 different people from their team who were extremely responsive.” – Business Manager, Printing Company 
     

    Former clients
    ACOEP
    BFC
    United Methodist Healthcare Recruitment
    AAA Pool Service
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.9
    4.9
    9 Clutch reviews
  • 22

    1o8

    1o8 is a digital agency founded in Chicago in 2018. The team of 8 focuses on social media, SEO, and digital strategy for their midmarket consumer products clients. 

    Notable Project

    1o8 designed a search engine marketing program for a public record software company. They helped the client transition from relying on leads from paid leads to organic content. They also optimized the client's content strategy for SEO. The client experienced growth in keyword rankings and domain authority as a result of the campaign. 

    "It was highly detailed, very well-thought-out, and both teams were highly engaged throughout." – Senior Marketing Manager, Public Record Software Company

    Former clients
    Sweet Leaf Tea
    Vetnique Labs
    NewGround
    Ohi Food Co
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.9
    4.9
    27 Clutch reviews
  • 23

    ePageCity

    Founded in 1999, ePageCity designs user-friendly and innovative websites for small businesses and nonprofit organizations. The Chicago-based web design firm has a small team of 10.

    Notable Project

    ePageCity redesigned a website for a nonprofit that focuses on fire safety. Throughout the process, ePageCity considered the nonprofit’s ideas for layout and design elements and requested feedback on different drafts. The client received numerous compliments on the website.

    “This is the first time I’d ever been through a project like this; their team was fantastic. They each had specific duties and responsibilities and made it very easy to communicate. They did the work upfront, showed us the results, and got our feedback.” – Executive Director, Fire Safety Nonprofit

    Former clients
    Chicago Scholars
    ICF Source
    Rural American Fund
    Elementum Advisors
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.9
    4.9
    42 Clutch reviews
  • 24

    Arcalea

    Digital agency Arcalea was founded in 2015 and has offices in Chicago, Charlotte, N.C., Denver, and Indianapolis. Its team of 12 helps clients with web development, SEO, email marketing, content marketing, web design, and PPC.

    Notable Project

    A jewelry company hired Arcalea to help with its rebranding efforts. Arcalea helped the company find its target audience by helping with A/B testing, digital marketing, and PPC management. The company's total user count has gone up by more than 200%.

    "I found their depth of knowledge about how customers approach products to be enlightening. I was impressed with the overall professionalism and responsiveness of the team. If they didn’t have an answer immediately, they made sure to deliver one later on." - President, Jewelry Company

    Former clients
    Dell
    Discover Financial Services
    The University of Chicago
    Level Office
    ConceiveAbilities
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.9
    4.9
    5 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    MarCom Awards: 2017 Gold Winner , AVA: 2017 Search Marketing Platinum Award, , AVA: 2017 Design & Digital Gold Award

  • 25

    Ice Nine Online

    Ice Nine Online is a Chicago-based digital marketing agency that specializes in web design, PPC and SEO. Founded in 2014, Ice Nine Online offers a suite of research, marketing, and branding services as well as digital marketing training.  A team of fewer than 9 employees, Ice Nine Online works primarily with small and mid-size companies.

    Notable Project

    Ice Nine Online helped a small business finance company engage more customers and improve brand awareness by setting up direct digital marketing strategies that included paid Google search campaigns, PPC and SEO. As a result of its partnership with Ice Nine Online, the finance company's new customer acquisition increased by 50% within the first 6 months. 

    "The work is excellent and has already helped our company grow." - VP, Small Business Finance Company 

    Former clients
    The Great Escape
    Bang & Olufsen
    Morgan Birge & Associates
    Gibraltar Business Capital
    Forsythe Technology
    V3 Companies
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.9
    4.9
    11 Clutch reviews
  • 26

    Verve Marketing Group

    Verve Marketing Group is a Chicago-based web design agency, providing creative solutions that make a positive impact on clients in the education, publishing, software, and manufacturing industries since 2008. Although they specialize in web design, the team of 14 is excellent in several other areas, including branding, SEO, digital strategy, print design, and content marketing. 

    Notable Project

    A liberal arts college wanted to reach more donors through its website. Verve Marketing Group redesigned the college's WordPress website, creating promotional and marketing materials. The client appreciated how Verve Marketing Group picked up on their vision and gave it structure.

    "They listen well and always try to provide us with what their team thinks we need. Verve Marketing is always cognizant of what is ultimately our end-goal and tried to deliver that to us." – Marketing Strategist, Liberal Arts College

    Former clients
    National Japanese-American Historical Society
    Peachtree
    National Garden Bureau
    CapTrust Financial
    Union Partners
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Oak Brook, IL
    4.6
    4.6
    6 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Web Marketing Association: 2017 Outstanding Achievement Award , Communicator Awards: 2017 Web Design Award , IAC Awards: Best Website , 2016 MarCom Gold Award , Internet Advertising Awards: 2016 Best Publishing Website , Web Marketing Association: 2014 Standard of Excellence Award , 2014 Gold Hermes Creative Award

  • 27

    Ethervision

    Ethervision is a Chicago-based mobile app boutique. A handful of their projects were App Store originals back in 2008, and they have developed 180+ apps since. The company has 4 employees, and they focus on mobile app development, UX/UI design, and wearable app development.

    Notable Project

    Ethervision created an app for a safety consulting company that tests products for safety standards. They created apps for both iOS and Android. They also created the illustrations that demonstrated the safety requirements and standards.

    “Ethervision was quick to respond. They had specific personnel for specific jobs. It made it easy to know who things should go to.” – Project Manager, Safety Consulting Company

    Former clients
    AON
    Pacific Life
    Chicago Tribune
    Whirlpool
    Maurice Sporting Goods
    Harman/Kardon
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.8
    4.8
    13 Clutch reviews
  • 28

    Got IT Digital

    Got IT Digital is a digital firm headquartered in Chicago. The company has a team of 10 employees who specialize in SEO and web design, but also provide advertising, conversion optimization, and web development services. 
     

    Notable Project

    Got IT Digital did front-end and UX design for a financial platform. Initially, the client needed a partner to assist them with front-end design and development, but they continuously work with Got IT Digital. The company has helped the client redesign a website, and they provide recommendations and support for other projects. After the company did the front-end and UX design for the client, the client reported that the site improved and they are satisfied with the UX. 
     

    “Their first project (our website redesign) was extremely complicated and required buy-in from numerous stakeholders, but they accomplished the task. They maximally improved the site’s speed and provided a transformative UX for our customers.” — Content Director, Financial Platform
     

    Former clients
    Sara Lee Desserts
    University of Chicago
    The Berghoff
    National Center for Teacher Residences
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 29

    KAT

    KAT is a Chicago-based marketing agency founded in 2020. With a team of more than 10 experts, they deliver SEO solutions, PPC ads, and social media marketing solutions for small businesses in the industries of legal services, e-commerce, and health care.
     

    Notable Project

    KAT provided web dev and marketing services for a law firm. The firm needed a website and accompanying online marketing for it to increase their presence. KAT helped the firm gain many more inquiries than they’ve gotten before in years.

    “They are easy to work with and we’ve been very pleased. They send us monthly reports and are very detailed in their work. “ - Partner, Law Firm
     

    Former clients
    Abramovitch Blalock & McKinnon LLC
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
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    Wojo Design

    Wojo Design is a full-service digital agency based in Chicago with 3 employees. Since their start in 2004, they have provided web design and development, e-commerce development, SEO, and digital strategy services for mainly small businesses.

    Notable Project

    A home inspections company hired Wojo Design to create a website and handle its digital marketing needs. In an effort to move the client away from Yellow Pages advertising, the team implemented SEO and Google AdWords campaigns to establish a true digital presence. Additional services included brochure and logo designs and social media guidance.

    "I had my best year ever in 2016, with 400 inspections in a calendar year. This was a result of Wojo’s marketing efforts." — CEO, Home Inspections Company

    Former clients
    Masterpiece International
    Alliant Credit Union
    Mente Group
    Stericycle
    ESPN Rise
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    16 Clutch reviews
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