The Best Social Media Marketing Agencies in The Bay Area

List of the Best San Francisco Social Media Marketing Agencies

Looking for top social media company in San Francisco?

Given the global demand for online connectivity, marketing your business on social media is crucial. With hundreds of millions of users online daily, social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube give businesses the opportunity to tap into an enthusiastic, responsive audience.

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

  • 1

    Division of Labor

    Division of Labor is a advertising agency based in Sausalito, Calif. and founded in 2010. Their team of 11 employees specializes in advertising, social media marketing, and video production for clients of all sizes in the marketing, entertainment, and business services industries.

    Notable Project

    Division of Labor ran a brand awareness campaign for a streaming device. They ran a campaign of outdoor, radio, and digital advertisements for two years. They also created the overall marketing strategy and taglines for the campaign. The client was very happy with the results of the campaign and said that their sales and brand awareness increased as a result.  

    “I loved their passion for creativity. They cared about my personal success and the success of my company.” – Former Director of Marketing, Streaming Device Company
     

    Former clients
    SFMOMA
    OpenDoor
    Kelly
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Sausalito, CA
    4.9
    4.9
    13 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Emmy Award , Ad Age's Small Agency of the Year Award

  • 2

    Tinuiti

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

    Notable Project

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

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

    Former clients
    Etsy
    Tommy Bahama
    NFL
    Solstice Sunglasses
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group250 - 999 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
    Awards

    Inc. 500: Best Workplaces (2017) , Ad Age: Best Agency Culture , US Search Awards: #1 Best Agency

  • 3

    Metric Theory

    Metric Theory is a San Francisco-based digital marketing agency. Since founding in 2012, they've grown to over 60 employees with experience working with over 230 clients. They have experience with every type of marketing issue for clients that range from small business to large e-commerce firms. They specialize in PPC, digital strategy, social media marketing, conversion optimization, and mobile marketing.  

    Notable Project

    A software company hired Metric Theory to build out long-tail keyword campaigns. Metric Theory expanded their campaigns on a global scale by creating keyword lists in Spanish, German, Italian, and French. They've also adjusted their landing pages, copy, and keyword negatives to drive higher-quality leads. 

    "They're constantly coming up with ideas for new keywords and new campaigns as if they were looking at our website every day and trying to figure out what we could be ranking for but aren't. I haven't seen this constant focus and analysis from other agencies." – Senior Director of Digital Marketing and Operations, Software Company

    Former clients
    Marley
    Dean & Deluca
    Astera
    TradeKing
    Sharespost
    teamSnap
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    4.9
    4.9
    10 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    2 "Landy" Awards - Search Engine Land , 2017 Inc. 5000 , 2017 Bing Rising Star of the Year Award, , 2015 AdAge Best Place to Work

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  • 4

    SocialSellinator

    SocialSellinator is a digital advertising agency that was founded in 2018 and is headquartered in San Jose, Calif. The company is made up of less than 10 employees and specializes in social media marketing, content marketing, and graphic design.

    Notable Project

    SocialSellinator partnered with a marketing agency where they designed various social media marketing campaigns for their client. They were able to increase customer conversion goals and the level of online traffic for their partner. 

    "The process has been seamless between our teams." – Head of Marketing, Marketing Agency 

    Former clients
    ON24
    Aerospike
    Spicely
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place San Jose, CA
    4.9
    4.9
    8 Clutch reviews
  • 5

    Globant

    Globant is a software development company based in Buenos Aires, Argentina, with offices in San Francisco and Mexico City. The company, founded in 2003, has more than 12,500 employees who provide, among others, web development, digital strategy, and social media marketing services to various companies. 

    Notable Project

    Globant was hired by a Software Company to provide .NET development for various projects and to develop iOS and Android mobile apps. The engagement allowed the client to scale up quickly for a project when needed.

    "With very little ramp-up time, we can extend our development team quickly especially when we have time restraints for certain projects." - Director of Product Development, Software Company

    Former clients
    Google
    Electronic Arts
    Linkedin
    Coca Cola
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10,000+ Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    4.8
    4.8
    3 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    CEO Award: Martin Migoya, CEO of the Year (2019) , Comparably Awards: 9th place, Best Places to Work in San Francisco/Bay Area (2019) , BIMA: Winner, Advance Grand Prix, Transformation & Consultancy, and Advanced categories (2018)

  • 6

    3Q Digital

    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.

    Notable Project

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

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

    Former clients
    Eventbrite
    Walmart
    ModCloth
    SurveyMonkey
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group250 - 999 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    4.8
    4.8
    3 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Google Premier Partner

  • 7

    Citizen Group

    True to its name, Citizen Group is an advertising agency with a pro-social, citizen-based approach. Founded in 2006, Citizen Group is headquartered in San Francisco, CA and its small team of 15 employees offers social media marketing, design, and branding.

    Notable Project

    Citizen Group played a significant role in figuring out how to use the sports industry to support sustainability. They worked with a startup sustainability organization to conceptualize the connection between sports and the environment and produced strategic plans and advertising materials, such as videos and slide decks, to push the initiative forward.

    “They’re extremely responsible and very timely. You can always count on them to follow through in a reliable way. They imbue every project with stature, confidence, and intelligence. They’re a top-shelf organization.” – Former Senior Scientist, Sustainability Organization

    Former clients
    Amnesty International
    Bloomberg Philanthropies
    United Nations
    World Wildlife Fund
    Rock the Vote
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    14 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    2011 Web Marketing Association Outstanding Achievement Award

  • 8

    Gumas

    Gumas is a full-service marketing agency based in San Francisco. The agency, founded in 1984, is a team of less than 20 who provide, among others, marketing strategy, advertising, and graphic design services to a variety of companies.

    Notable Project

    Gumas was hired by a Marketing Firm to generate brand awareness for the brands of the Firm's clients. Gumas was able to deliver on their targets such that one of the Firm's clients had an increase of over 37% in sales, while another increased its membership by over 50.

    "What I liked the best about working with Gumas was their ability to find ways to increase market share through digital marketing." - Consulting & Services, Marketing Firm   

    Former clients
    Lira Clinical
    Monaghan Medical
    San Francisco 49ers
    HP
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    5 Clutch reviews
  • 9

    Farsiight

    Farsiight is a growth marketing agency that specializes in offering PPC, social media marketing, and digital strategy to SaaS, e-commerce, and online marketplace companies. Founded in 2017 by two brothers, Ben and Josh Somerville, Farsiight has 7 employees based out of their Brisbane and North Vancouver offices.

    Notable Project

    Farsiight recently worked on social media marketing for a North American e-commerce food recycling company. They implemented PPC and paid social media campaigns on platforms such as Facebook and Instagram for the client. This resulted in a steady increase of ROAS.

    "I am very pleased with the communication between us and Farsiight. We do not micromanage and are kept abreast of all developments on a regular basis.” - CEO, Food Recycling Company

     

    Former clients
    PlantMiners.com.au
    Sleepy Sundays Pty Ltd
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    28 Clutch reviews
  • 10

    Landis Communications Inc. (LCI)

    From San Francisco, Landis Communications is a full-service digital PR and marketing agency. Founded in 1990, they have the experience and the skill to help out your company in any situation. Their team of 15+ specializes in public relations in addition to digital strategy, branding, social media, email, and content marketing.

    Notable Project

    This freelance publicist relies on the help of Landis Communications to help with her clients' projects. Recently, she hired Landis Communications to promote a Halloween event. Landis Communications developed a strategy and media lists, event preparation, press activities, and trained the client in social media event promotion. 

    "I have never had an experience with Landis Communications where I’ve been disappointed. They’re very reliable and a great group of people to work with." –Freelance Publicist and Former PR Executive

    Former clients
    NBC
    Walmart
    Whole Foods
    Old Navy
    MetLife
    Cold Stone Creamery
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    10 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Ace Awards: #1 PR Firm in the US , National Bulldog Awards (2) , 2016 California PR Firm of the Year , 2016 San Francisco Small Business Advertising Excellence Award

  • 11

    Blanc & Otus

    Blanc & Otus is a San Francisco PR and marketing company that specializes in providing technology firms with the right answers to their unique PR questions. The small company has 50 employees who are corporate communications experts, media strategists, and research analysts. 

    Notable Project

    A fast-growing management firm hired Blanc & Otus to handle the additional PR pressure that comes with business expansion. Blanc & Otus focused on building a large media presence for the management firm, which is now regarded as particularly social media-friendly for its industry. Blanc & Otus had to handle a range of PR and marketing needs, demonstrating the team's versatility for its size.

    "They're good at taking a challenge, and they always seem to impress in one way or another." – Corporate Communications Director, Management Firm

    Former clients
    Oracle
    Deloitte
    Sony
    Facebook
    Hootsuite
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    4.0
    4.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 12

    Rainfactory

    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.

    Notable Project

    Rainfactory was responsible for social media marketing for a product startup. They worked to raise awareness of the client's company and draw attention to the client's crowdfunding campaign. They handled social media management, content creation, and web development. The client reported that their crowdfunding and sales goals were surpassed as a result of working with Rainfactory. 

    "Our results were astonishing—we far surpassed our crowdfunding and sales goals. While we were initially shooting for $50,000, we raised $1.5 million dollars. Our original goal was to produce 1000 chairs, but we ended up selling 23,000." - VP Marketing, Product Startup

    Former clients
    OneWheel
    Segway Robotics
    Atari
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Oakland, CA
    4.8
    4.8
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 13

    URBA Media

    URBA Media is a digital marketing agency based in Calgary, Canada. Founded in 2017, URBA Media specializes in providing social media marketing, digital strategy, and content marketing services exclusively to small businesses.

    Notable Project

    URBA worked took charge of a bistro and bar's social media accounts—primarily Facebook and Instagram. URBA takes pictures of the client's food and proceeds to post the photos every few days, with contests interspersed to promote the business. As a result, views, likes, and visitors to the restaurant have all increased.

    "Hire them. They’re an amazing group that will help your business grow faster." —Head Chef, Bistro and Bar

    Former clients
    MVMT
    Blowers & Grafton
    Paros Real Greek
    JUSFruit
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    4.9
    4.9
    19 Clutch reviews
  • 14

    UPRAISE

    Founded in 2003, UPRAISE is a marketing and public relations agency with two locations in California. The team of fewer than 50 serves mostly midmarket businesses in the IT, media, telecommunications, and advertising and marketing industries. Their services include PR, content marketing, web development, and social media marketing.

    Notable Project

    UPRAISE led PR and digital marketing efforts. Their work involved obtaining media coverage and increasing engagement. The team’s efforts led to coverage from a well-known trade show, and they were a thorough partner. 

    “The project manager we were assigned was always timely in his responses, a wonderful writer and checked in with us often.” – Former Digital Marketing Manager, Cybersecurity Company

    Former clients
    SkyCross
    Runtastic
    Stellium
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    4.8
    4.8
    6 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Bulldog Awards: Best New Product Launch, Consumer (2017)

  • 15

    Prolific Interactive (Acquired By The We Company)

    With a presence on both the east and west coasts of the US, Prolific Interactive is a product agency that offers mobile app development, UI/UX design, and digital strategy. The team, which is headquartered in Brooklyn, NY with a second office in San Francisco, CA, serves mid-market and enterprise clients.

    Notable Project

    Prolific Interactive developed both an iOS and Android app for a bridal retail chain. The app replicated the company’s website and included some additional interactive features such as a wedding dress finder and personality quiz.

    “Prolific has been a great partner soup to nuts, handling all of the frontend development work and the design work. They’ve gone above and beyond and done some of the user research analysis.” – Senior Manager, Bridal Retail Chain

    Former clients
    Sephora
    American Express
    SoulCycle
    Gap
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    4.7
    4.7
    7 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Inc. 500: Fastest Growing Private Companies in 2016 , Crain: New York's 50 Fastest Growing Companies

  • 16

    Racepoint Global

    Racepoint Global is a digital marketing and PR agency headquartered in Boston, MA with 9 offices scattered throughout the United States, China, and the United Kingdom. Founded in 2003, Racepoint Global is a large firm with around 420 employees and often works with international corporations. Most of their services are centered around traditional and online PR placement, but Racepoint also offers content marketing, social media marketing, and more. 

    Notable Project

    An automotive consumer electronics company hired Racepoint for a PR campaign and strategic consulting services.  They created a campaign that targeted automotive OEMs as potential customers. Through press releases, social media, and ad placement, they created a customer base for the client.

    "They work with us as a partner and not just as an agency. We assign tough deadlines for projects and they have always delivered in a two-hour timeframe." – PR Director, Automotive Electronics Company

    Former clients
    New Balance
    Samsung
    Huawei
    ARM
    eClinicalWorks
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place San Fransisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
    Awards

    2x Gold Bell Ringer Award (2017)

  • 17

    DDW

    DDW is a brand design consulting company based in Sausalito, Calif. Founded in 1997, the team of 35 specializes in packaging design, branding, logo services, and other design. They focus on consumer products and services.

    Notable Project

    DDW worked on package design for a large coffee brand. They augmented the brand’s internal graphics team to redesign the packaging for a line of products. They were a part of the process from conception to review and assisted with multiple projects after. The client was impressed with positive feedback the project received.

    “Everyone loved the design. It was a great mix of our history and heritage in a more modern look and feel. We get compliments from the different teams.” – Brand Manager, Large Coffee Brand 

    Former clients
    Starbucks
    Campbell’s
    Sprint
    Amazon
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Sausalito, CA
    4.9
    4.9
    11 Clutch reviews
  • 18

    KO Websites, Inc.

    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.

    Notable Project

    KO Websites was hired by a roofing company to design its website. KO Websites built the site based on instructions from the roofing company and conducted local SEO service. KO Websites continues to optimize and update content for search engines. The client was pleased that he finally found a company that understood him and his vision for his small business. 

    "I've been very happy with what they've done. One reason why I continue to stay with them and invest the money that I do is because they provide me peace of mind knowing that I have somebody taking care that." – President, Roofing Company

    Former clients
    A&B Produce
    Dynasoft Synergy
    Viking Pavers
    Nieto Fine Art
    Windy City Pizza
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Castro Valley, CA
    4.8
    4.8
    3 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    2012 Winner - Google Engage All Stars Competition

  • 19

    Karbo Communications

    Founded in 2001, Karbo Communications is a digital marketing and PR agency with 15+ employees. Headquartered in San Francisco, the agency has two other offices in New York and Redwood City, Calif. The team specializes in public relations, branding, social media marketing, content marketing, and marketing strategy for clients in the IT and advertising sectors. 

    Notable Project

    An IoT company hired Karbo Communications for their public relations expertise. The team designed a product launch strategy, crafted messaging, and identified market partners. The team delivered positive media coverage and other results.

    "The Karbo Communications team consistently delivers results and proactively drives our PR strategy." – VP of Marketing, IoT Company

    Former clients
    Pycom
    8th Wall
    Penguin
    TDK
    RTI
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
    Awards

    Stevie Awards (2018, 2019) , PR News: Top Places to Work in PR (2018) , O'Dwyer's Top U.S. PR Firms (2018)

  • 20

    Kreative Machinez

    Kreative Machinez is a SEO compnany based in Kolkata, India. Founded in 2008, this company has over 80 employees. Services provided by Kreative Machinez include SEO, social media marketing, and digital strategy for small to mid-sized businesses.

    Notable Project

    Kreative Machinez provides ongoing SEO and web development services for a digital marketing agency. They've been responsible for designing and developing a site for the client, as well as writing blog content and implementing SEO strategies. 

    "They’re solid. They built out a proper project plan for me with timelines, goals, and milestones." - Digital Marketing Consultant, Digital Marketing Agency

    Former clients
    ABP
    Alanic
    American Auto Glass
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place San Jose, CA
    4.8
    4.8
    9 Clutch reviews
  • 21

    CIRCA

    Circa is a marketing solutions company from Santa Rosa, Calif. It was founded in 2009 and has a small team of 7 that handles an array of projects in advertising, graphic design, print design, branding, social media marketing, video production and more.

    Notable Project

    A cosmetics company was launching a new product and wanted a marketing strategy from the beginning. Circa developed a marketing plan for the product that had to be carefully advertised to a new demographic. This included social media and video content as well as print ads. 

    "They're extremely strategic and creative, putting a lot of work into their approach. They always go above and beyond and are some of the hardest workers I know. They’re passionate about their work and want to do it well." — Former VP of Marketing, Cosmetics Company

    Former clients
    Microsoft
    Oakland International Airport
    Mechanics Bank
    Autodesk
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Santa Rosa, CA
    4.8
    4.8
    8 Clutch reviews
  • 22

    Cutwater

    Based in San Francisco, Cutwater is a full-service advertising agency whose name derives from their vision – they help clients find their cutwater, or the clearest manifestation of their company's vision. Founded in 2007, its team of nearly 50 specializes in advertising, SEO, and social media marketing services among other marketing efforts.  

    Notable Project

    Cutwater was hired by a healthcare services marketplace for product awareness. Cutwater created a brand platform and a corresponding manifesto which entailed a joint digital and traditional advertising campaign. Cutwater now manages all of the marketplace's TV, radio, digital, and social campaigns across 26 states.

    "Their work was transformational for us in terms of helping to communicate our core value proposition and strategic positioning for the brand...Several providers responded to us and really wanted to know more about what we were doing and how we could work with them. That was a huge success." – CMO, Healthcare Company

    Former clients
    Google
    Brawny
    Peets Coffee and Tea
    Jeep
    Levi's
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $75,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    4.7
    4.7
    3 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    2014 Bronze LIA Award

  • 23

    SevenAtoms

    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.

    Notable Project

    A cloud security firm hired SevenAtoms to develop and manage a PPC campaign and create content to attract customers. The project was a collaborative effort, and the client reports a positive return on investment (ROI).

    “You don’t feel like you’re being confused with AdWords techno-jargon that you don’t understand. The fact that they’re able to be self-sufficient and provide reporting is great.” – VP of Marketing, Cloud Security Firm

    Former clients
    USA Today
    Thomson Reuters
    Habitat for Humanity
    Gannett
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group2 - 9 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 24

    Bateman Group

    Bateman Group is an independent public relations and content marketing firm with offices in San Francisco and New York, between which they have approximately 250 employees. Their large operation provides PR solutions for mostly technology firms, focusing on corporate communications. Additionally, Bateman Group runs social media campaigns and uses amplification techniques to build stronger brands.

    Notable Project

    A cloud security company contracted Bateman Group when they were still in the startup stage; unsure of how to tell their story to the public, they needed an agency with PR and storytelling skill as well as industry connections to get the word out. That firm now has over 250 employees, and still works with Bateman Group after 6 years. The main service provided was making connections between the firm and public outlets where they would be noticed, especially the press.

    " They have strong relationships and great connections. Working with Bateman Group has been great. All of our launches have been well supported." - Chief Marketing Officer, Cloud Security Firm

    Former clients
    L'Oreal USA
    Google
    Netskope
    LinkedIn
    Intuit
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    North American Technology Agency of the Year (2017) , Sabre Awards (2016) , 100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies - San Francisco Business Times

  • 25

    Palmer Ad Agency

    San Francisco-based Palmer Ad Agency brings more than 30 years of digital and traditional marketing experience to the frontiers of modern advertising. With a core team of 12 employees, Palmer has served clients of varying sizes and aims by developing a collaborative approach to marketing strategy and development. The agency's ability to deliver complex solutions in graphic design, social media, branding, and corporate identity with a relatively small, skilled team is what sets them apart.

    Notable Project

    While their clients come from many industries, Palmer has a history of working with clean energy firms. A solar energy firm went to Palmer to revamp their digital marketing strategy, which had fallen short on social media metrics. Palmer helped them with brand development, moved their website to HubSpot, and organized campaigns on social media and elsewhere that proved successful for the company.

    " They have a very insightful and intelligent team that came up with a lot of excellent ideas and strategies. Also, they listened to us and got everything right the first time, which saved us a lot of time." - Director of Marketing, Solar Energy Firm

    Former clients
    Comcast
    Bank of Stockton
    Metropolitan Transportation Commission
    Aegis Solar Energy
    Blue Raven Solar
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    4.8
    4.8
    4 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Marketing Association of Credit Unions MAC Award, 2017

  • 26

    Spectrum Group Online

    Founded in 2011, Spectrum Group Online is a digital marketing agency that prides itself on transparency and effective strategies. Based in San Francisco, its 8 person team provides  SEO, PPC, web design, social media, and content marketing solutions to their small business customers.

    Notable Project

    A fruit vendor reached out to Spectrum Group Online for help with their SEO after an unpromising experience with a previous SEO partner. Spectrum Group Online developed an SEO strategy and helped implement PPC campaigns and keyword lists through Google AdWords. In addition, they taught the vendor SEO best practices to maintain their efforts over time.

    "They are educators at heart. They’re willing to do the work for you, but if you want to learn to do it yourself, they’re not afraid to teach you how to manage your own SEO and then back off. I think that really sets them apart." – Marketing Manager, Fruit Vendor

    Former clients
    United Way Bay Area
    TEDxBerkeley
    Valley Home Builders
    San Francisco Design Center
    Centered Leadership Institute
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place San Jose, CA
    4.8
    4.8
    7 Clutch reviews
  • 27

    RSO Consulting

    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. 

    Notable Project

    An online motorcycle helmet retailer wanted to increase traffic to their website and drive online sales. RSO Consulting conducted PPC, social media marketing, and other remarketing campaigns to drive conversion rates on the retailer's site. The client noticed a 100% increase in their PPC campaigns.

    "They have high-level people on the team. They have all the right stuff. Their level of competence stands out to me. I feel like they’re always a step ahead of me, which I don’t feel about too many people." – CEO, Online Motorcycle Helmet Retailer

    Former clients
    The Coleman Company
    Eucalyptus Systems
    SkyHigh Networks
    Attune Foods
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    4.9
    4.9
    14 Clutch reviews
  • 28

    Plan Z

    Plan Z is a full-service agency founded in 2015 with a team of over 50 people. Based in Karachi, Pakistan, they are experts in social media marketing, mobile app development, and logo services. They work with small and mid-market firms in the fields of energy, consumer products, and education.

    Notable Project

    Plan Z provided digital marketing solutions for an online leather store. The client had a general idea but needed help fleshing it out and making it a reality. Progress with the project is going on smoothly and the client is satisfied with the work done so far.

    “The team is punctual and efficient. The logo was delivered in a week, and the website is currently still in progress.” - Owner, Online Leather Store
     

    Former clients
    LOOP
    Infinity Consultancy
    Kunde Consulting
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 29

    Farinella LLC

    Farinella LLC is a branding and marketing agency that also provides web design and advertising services. Founded in 1990, they have a team of about 10 employees based in Emeryville, Calif. who service midmarket firms and small businesses. They focus on clients in manufacturing, business services, arts, entertainment, and music industries.

    Notable Project

    Farinella LLC streamlined the use of a Google Analytics account, which improved tracking and increased online visibility for a lumber company. They revamped the website and created brand guidelines to better articulate the client’s brand identity. They delivered products that improved digital engagement.

    “The level of attention that they are able to deliver to each client is really unique.” – Marketing Director, Lumber company

    Former clients
    Libratone
    The North Face
    Williams-Sonoma, Inc.
    Microsoft
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Emeryville, CA
    4.9
    4.9
    6 Clutch reviews
  • 30

    Alaniz

    Alaniz is a marketing company based just outside San Francisco in Novato, CA. They were founded in 2008 with the goal of helping businesses navigate the choppy waters of the digital ocean, and today fulfill this ideal with transparency, sound strategy, and marketing expertise. Their team of 11 provide services like advertising, web design, SEO, social media, PR, branding, and content marketing.

    Notable Project

    An IT services provider originally hired Alaniz to build their website, but they ended up overhauling their entire brand strategy. They created a new logo and built up an inbound marketing campaign for them.

    "They understand my business process and my strengths, and build tools that really highlight us in the marketplace. They don’t take a lot of liberty and are a real partner to our creative team." - CEO, IT Services Provider

    Former clients
    Coldwell Solar
    Onica
    Bella Notte Linens
    Central Garden and Pet
    Topcon Positioning Systems
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Novato, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 31

    SocialPulsar Inc

    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. 

    Notable Project

    A newly-launched software consultant hired SocialPulsar to beef up their digital marketing and strategy. SocialPulsar's main focus for this client has been on SEO and content generation. SocialPulsar created site content, directed social media strategy, and design marketing materials. 

    "SocialPulsar eventually understood what we needed. They've been able to drive prospects to our inquiry form, after which the responsibility is on our sales team. The numbers are increasing because of what SocialPulsar has done. " – President, IT Services Provider

    Former clients
    Crown Plaza
    Vitality Bowls
    Yamamay
    Meridio
    4X Banker
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    4.5
    4.5
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 32

    WebSight Design

    Headquartered in Sausalito, Calif., WebSight Design is a web development company with a small team of 13 employees. Founded in 1995, WebSight Design specializes in web development, web design, and e-commerce development.With WebSight Design's assistance, the real estate client's blog traffic has increased 100 percent year over year, and their website traffic typically increases 20 to 25 percent each year.

    Notable Project

    A real estate company has worked with WebSight Design since 1998. Over the past two decades, WebSight Design has provided web development, SEO, and IT services, managing nearly all of the real estate company's public-facing web presence.

    "They [WebSight Design] always exceed my expectations, and they’re a very important part of our team."- CEO of Real Estate Business

    Former clients
    Planned Parenthood
    Pacific Swimming
    Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
    Pacific Union
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Sausalito, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    10 Best Design: Best Web Design Firms in San Francisco (2014, 2017, 2018)

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    SPRITZ LLC

    Spritz is a marketing agency that was founded in 2009. Spritz is headquartered in San Francisco and has expanded to Bangalore, India. The company has a team of nearly 40 that specializes in web design, mobile app development, branding, public relations, social media marketing, and digital strategy for small and mid-size businesses. 

    Notable Project

    A mortgage bank hired Spritz in search of a way to differentiate itself from competitors in its digital presence. Spritz originally redesigned its website and now provides advertising strategies, SEO, and lead generation. 

    "Just given the bang for buck that you get because they’re a smaller to midsized-shop, the personal connection and the more boutique-style service were definitely appreciated. We didn’t feel like we’re just another number. They’re very attentive in making everybody feel like all hands are on deck for them. They go above and beyond in that area." — Co-Founder, Mortgage Bank

    Former clients
    Hard Rock Cafe
    Sonoma International Film Festival
    Wente Vineyards
    Taiwan Tourism Bureau
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    4.8
    4.8
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 34

    Upgrow

    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.

    Notable Project

    Uprgrow provides pay-per click ad management services culinary experience marketplace. They managed ads on Google, YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram. Their work yielded a 33% increase in orders in just one month.

    “Communication with the agency is easy and quick.” - CEO,Culinary Marketplace

    Former clients
    MemSQL
    InfluxData
    Impact Fund
    SFGMC
    Split Software
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    4.9
    4.9
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 35

    Most Likely To

    Most Likely To is an advertising agency from San Francisco. It was founded in 2017 and now has a team of 6 that works on advertising, branding, digital strategy, media planning & buying, content marketing, and video production for companies of varying sizes.

    Notable Project

    A law firm needed help filling open positions and Most Likely To worked on the brand and online image in order to attract the right candidates. After that project, Most Likely To now conducts out of home advertising campaigns as well as managing their social media presence.

    "They keep us well-informed of all the metrics involved—from click rates to the number of impressions our outdoor advertising has seen. We have been very pleased with their results." — HR Generalist, Law Firm

    Former clients
    City of San Francisco
    HBO
    airbnb
    Domino's
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    5 Clutch reviews
  • 36

    Casual Films

    Casual Films is a video production company that was founded in 2006. They are headquartered in London with additional offices in New York and Oakland, Calif. Their team of 47 specializes in video production, content marketing, and social media marketing. They primarily work with enterprise level clients.

    Notable Project

    Casual Films partnered with a non-profit organization where they helped create promotional videos. Their goal was to help their client become more digitally focused and appealing to their audience. The client was very impressed with Casual Films' team.

    "Casual Films’ team is highly creative and work to understand their assignment. They’re a strong creative agency. Equally, working with them is excellent." – Marketing Manger, Non-Profit Organization

    Former clients
    Adobe
    LinkedIn
    Autodesk
    Facebook
    BMW
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    26 Clutch reviews
  • 37

    Secret Sushi, Inc

    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.

    Notable Project

    Secret Sushi, Inc provided digital and content marketing services to a computer software company. They created e-books, blogs, and briefs, and also managed the client's social media presence. Their work increased the client’s brand awareness and blog traffic.

    “Our digital presence and brand awareness have increased significantly since we started working with Secret Sushi. Not only has our blog traffic more than doubled, but their efforts are significantly contributing to helping us build pipeline.” – VP Marketing, Computer Software Company

    Former clients
    Adobe
    Sierra College
    Red Bull
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    4.9
    4.9
    7 Clutch reviews
  • 38

    School of Thought

    School of Thought is an advertising firm based in San Francisco. Founded in 2008, their team of 25 serves clients in the nonprofit sector. Services include marketing strategy and SMM.

    Notable Project

    School of Thought executed a multi-channel campaign for an anti-pollution nonprofit. The team delivered high-quality work. Their research skills were a highlight of the engagement.

    “Their creativity and stakeholder management stands out.” – Director, Anti-Pollution Nonprofit

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Oakland, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 39

    Espresso B2B Marketing

    Espresso B2B Marketing is a full-service digital marketing agency based in San Jose, Calif. It was founded in 2010 and now has a team of 7 that does marketing strategy, digital strategy, content marketing, advertising, and web design with a focus on mid-size clients. 

    Notable Project

    A design agency wanted to drive more engagement with thought leaders in the marketing industry. Espresso B2B Marketing created a marketing strategy that included email campaigns, social media, blogs, and content creation. 

    "Thanks to their email campaigns and thought leadership pieces, we were able to drive a tremendous amount of engagement, which generated more leads and greater conversions. It was a really positive experience, and they went beyond our expectations." — CEO, Design Agency

    Former clients
    DirecTech Labs
    IBM
    Jama Software
    Autodesk
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 40

    Artsy Geek

    Artsy Geek is a boutique web and marketing agency headquartered in Oakland, California with another office in Seattle. The team specializes in integrated marketing, web development, graphic design, internet marketing and social media. Comprised of less than 10 employees, Artsy Geek is a team of skilled designers, marketers, and coders. Founded in 2011, it collaborates with clients to build and grow their brand identities for a strengthened online presence.

    Notable Project

    Artsy Geek helped a  small-business advocacy nonprofit revitalize its brand identity and bolster its online recognition by designing digital and print materials for its annual conference. As a result of its partnership with Artsy Geek, BALLE received tremendously positive feedback from conference attendees.

    "Our company’s C-Suite was blown away by the look and level of quality apparent in everything Artsy Geek for us. Having my bosses and their mentors say praise the product was incredible.” – Director of Community Engagement, Nonprofit for Small Businesses

    Former clients
    Savor Oakland
    Project Health
    Lunar Ladies
    Diving Dog Brewhouse
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Oakland, CA
    4.8
    4.8
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 41

    Selfcraft Media

    Selfcraft Media is a full-service digital marketing agency based in Atherton, Calif. Since 2018, the team has offered SEO, PPC, and digital strategy to their clients. 

    Notable Project

    Selfcraft Media helped an e-commerce store achieve its digital marketing goals with a broad range of services. They handled the client's SEO, PPC, lead generation plans, social media marketing, and email marketing efforts from start to finish. The client's return on ad spend exceeded 1000%. 

    "All the Digital Services we have utilised we have found them to be most proficient." – Operational Director, E-Commerce Store

    Former clients
    Rajkot’s Gems & Jewellery Show
    MOE`S
    Viss Beauty
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Atherton, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 42

    Demonstrate

    Based in San Francisco, Demonstrate PR is a marketing and communications agency largely geared toward consumer products like technology and food & beverage. With a team of ten employees, their impressive track record boasts both high-profile clients and highly successful strategies. Among their services include conventional PR, influencer marketing, social media campaigns, and live branding events. 

    Notable Project

    A small kitchen appliance company partnered with Demonstrate to manage their release of a new line of products. Demonstrate created a campaign that relied on signature events such as product launches, graphic materials in print and online, and finding brand ambassadors to partner with. The firm has repeatedly partnered with Demonstrate since their establishment and worked with members of the team previously.

    " We feel wonderfully taken care of and their attention to detail makes me confident about the results. I can just show up at an event knowing they’ve executed everything." - Senior Marketing Director, Kitchen Appliance Firm

    Former clients
    Exit Reality
    Swisse Wellness
    The Walt Disney Family Museum
    Sensio
    The Redford Center
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 43

    Searchlight Solutions

    Searchlight Solutions is a performance-driven marketing agency located in California. Founded in 2008, Searchlight Solutions has around 10 employees and provides web design, PPC, social media marketing, SEO, and other digital services for their clients.  

    Notable Project

    Searchlight Solutions worked with a martial arts schools system in California to strengthen its online presence and increase its exposure. Searchlight Solutions provided a website redesign that modernized the site with user-friendly navigation elements. 

    "The thing that stood out the most was their attentiveness. They listened to what we wanted and gave their professional opinion on the best options. They were extremely efficient in getting the site done quickly." – General Manager, Martial Arts School System

    Former clients
    TopTech Geeks
    Malwarebytes
    Monowear
    Bok Fu Do
    Norton
    Viking Precision
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Pleasanton, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 44

    Idea2Form

    Idea2Form is a full-service collaborative design studio founded in 2018 and based in Oakland, Calif. Their team of more than 10 offers branding, social media marketing, and web design solutions to clients that work in industries such as nonprofit, education, and arts.

    Notable Project

    Idea2Form provided branding solutions for an entrepreneur social organization. The organization tasked Idea2Form with developing a design and communications strategy for their brand. Idea2Form helped secure funding for the organization for multiple years.

    “Idea2Form appears a values-driven firm that delivers fresh work for contemporary initiatives.” - Director of Partnership Mnagement, Entrepreneur Social Organization

    Former clients
    Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
    California Community Foundation
    Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $100,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Oakland, CA
    4.5
    4.5
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 45

    Agile Digital Marketing

    Agile Digital Marketing is a digital marketing agency headquartered in Walnut Creek, Calif. with an office in Salt Lake City. Founded in 2004, the team of 2 specializes in SEO, social media marketing, PPC, and more.

     

    Notable Project

    Agile Digital Marketing worked on content marketing for an answering services company. They edited blog posts with SEO in mind and improved keywords and links. The client appreciated the reports provided throughout the project. After working with them, the company closed more accounts than ever before. 

    “Things were always structured and went according to plan. The reports were also amazing to me. I like looking at metrics, so the fact that Agile Search Marketing has taken the time to explain them in layman's terms has been great.” – Director, Answering Services Company

    Former clients
    Vacaville
    The Chestnut Hill School
    MA LBM Interiors
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Walnut Creek, CA
    4.9
    4.9
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 46

    ESP Inspire

    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.

    Notable Project

    ESP Inspire rebuilt a laser diode company’s site. The new site has garnered a heightened level of traffic. The team is prompt and organized.

    “They complete work in a timely manner.” – Director of Operations, Laser Diode Company

    Former clients
    Modestofood
    Naturessungrown
    Showboat Brand
    Childcare Careers
    CPFF
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Albany, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 47

    Orloff Marketing

    Orloff Marketing is a full-service outsourced marketing agency founded in 1992 in Campbell, Calif. With about 5 employees on board, they mainly provide advertising, branding, and PR services to clients of all sorts.Hre

    Notable Project

    Orloff Marketing took care of social media marketing, advertising design, and media buying for a consulting firm that needed to outsource this department. They did several advertising campaigns and produced positive results for the client. Their ability to stay on-brand was noted.

    "Increased awareness, sales, and lead generation are the most visible results." – Owner, Consulting Firm

    Former clients
    GreenWaste
    Platinum Roofing
    Rescue Air Systems
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Campbell, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 48

    Alameda Internet Marketing

    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.

    Notable Project

    Alameda Internet Marketing led Google Ads efforts. Their work involved creating landing pages and ads. The team was dedicated and knowledgeable, and the partnership was successful.

    “We are happy to say that we gained our biggest accounts through this project and collaboration with AIM.” – Marketing Director, Transportation Services Company

    Former clients
    CAI International
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Alameda, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 49

    Innov8

    Innov8 is a web design firm based in San Francisco. Founded in 1993, their team of 150 serves clients in the advertising and marketing sectors. Services include digital strategy and social media marketing.

    Notable Project

    Innov8 helped a digital consulting firm with their digital presence. The website was well received and the team completes their work quickly.

    “We really appreciate their speed and quality of work.” –SVP Marketing, Consulting Firm

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group50 - 249 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 50

    Sure Exposure

    Sure Exposure is a creative web design and digital marketing company located in California. Founded in 2006, Sure Exposure has worked with both small and medium-size businesses throughout the Bay Area. Sure Exposure is comprised of less than 50 employees and offers its clients web design, SEO, social media marketing, and other digital and development services.

    Notable Project

    Sure Exposure worked with an outdoor tourism company that offers guided horseback excursions to upgrade its website to help connect with its customers. They redesigned the website to be more mobile-focused. 

    "It was great to see my personal changes and input being considered throughout the management of the redesign." – Owner, Outdoor Tourism Company

    Former clients
    Footprint
    mycollegepaper.com
    California People Search
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Campbell, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Silicon Valley Business Journal: Top Advertising, Marketing, and PR Agencies (2017)

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