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List of the Best South Africa Online Marketing Agencies

  • 1
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Cape Town South Africa

    Web SEO Online is a digital marketing agency based in Cape Town, South Africa. Founded in 2008, their team of over 10 primarily serves small and midmarket businesses in industries such as business services, consumer products, and e-commerce. Services include SEO, PPC, and web development.

    Clients
    ESET
    Hisense
    Cape Town City Pass
    Sage Pay
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Web SEO Online provided SEO and e-commerce development services to a retail company. The team also consulted on digital strategy to improve the site’s UX. Their efforts improved leads and sales. 

    “Our Google rankings have improved significantly. Since the website was redeveloped, sales have increased.” — CEO, Retail Company

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  • 2
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Johannesburg South Africa

    BlueMagnet is a digital advertising agency that was founded in 2007. Headquartered in South Africa, the team of 15 works primarily in social media marketing, content marketing, and SEO for projects.

    Clients
    African Pegmatite
    Elingo
    Softline VIP
    Angor properties
    Notable Project

    BlueMagnet worked with a manufacturing company to update their outdated website for a fresh, UX/UI friendly platform for consumers.They were able to migrate from an old website to a new one without losing any rankings for the client. Beyond that, the client tripled the keywords they were ranking on.

    “They made sure the project went well and the comfort you have knowing that everything is being handled.” – COO, Manufacturing Company

  • 3
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Cape Town South Africa

    Focus Online Travel is a marketing agency founded in 2012 and headquartered in Cape Town, South Africa. With about 15 employees on board, they provide web design, social media marketing, and SEO mainly to businesses in the hospitality and leisure industries. 

    Clients
    The Royal Portfolio
    Sereno Hotels
    FightSite
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Focus Online Travel developed a website and provided maintenance for it for a South African luxury hotel chain. They were also tasked with search engine marketing, monitoring both Google and Facebook campaigns. Their efforts produced a better online presence and brand positioning. 

    "Increased web traffic by 100% and increased enquiries." – Marketing Manager, South African Hotel Chain

  • 4
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Cape Town South Africa

    SEO Studio is an SEO company based in Cape Town, South Africa. Founded in 2009, this company has two employees. Services offered by SEO Studio are focused entirely on SEO services.

    Clients
    Integrative Life Coaching
    Rent My Ride
    Renaissance Solar
    Notable Project

    SEO Studio provided SEO strategy services for an executive coaching company. They have been working with the client for over a decade, providing ongoing SEO management, content creation, and Google Ads campaigns to help the client attract new customers. 

    "After a few months of working with them, I started to see true organic growth and performance. They’ve allowed me to climb in the rankings and be competitive." - Founder, Executive Coaching Company

  • 5
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Johannesburg South Africa

    Spitfire Inbound is an inbound marketing agency based in Johannesburg. The agency, founded in 2016, has more than 20 employees and provides, among others, digital strategy, conversion optimization, and other digital marketing services to enterprise and smaller-sized companies in various industries.

    Clients
    Suzuki Auto South Africa
    Interwaste
    Nashua Communications
    Barloworld Logistics
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A facilities services company hired Spitfire Inbound to provide inbound marketing services to drive activity that could produce stronger digital results. Spitfire Inbound tailored their processes to meet the company's needs. They also used market and competitor analysis to craft the company's content plan, which is layered onto the HubSpot platform and build automated workflows. Spitfire Inbound met all expectations in this engagement.

    "We’ve had a successful relationship, producing more than a 600% ROI." - Marketing Manager, Facilities Services Company

  • 6
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Sandton South Africa

    IMS is a creative agency that was founded in Lonehill, South Africa in 2013. The current team of over 10 offers social media and content marketing as well as SEO services to mostly small-sized businesses. Their clientele mostly comes from the business services and consumer products industries.

    Clients
    Talksure
    Goscor
    Gilbert
    Gray-Nicolls
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Working in a long-term partnership, IMS offered digital services to support a PR firm's clients. Depending on the client's needs, the team created SEO-friendly WordPress sites, executed on Facebook and LinkedIn marketing efforts, and designed creative assets. The team succeeded thanks to their robust reporting and client assistance.

    "IMS’ team walks my clients through their plan, showing them the time frame and outlining the value of their work." – CEO, PR Firm

  • 7
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Cape Town South Africa

    Conversion Science is a PPC agency. The small Cape Town, South Africa-based agency was launched in 2012. Their services include pay per click, Artificial Intelligence, conversion optimization, and digital strategy.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Conversion Science provides ongoing SEO and PPC efforts for a fintech business. The team works on display campaigns, keyword targeting and optimization, Facebook Ads, and more.

    "They are simply a pleasure to work with."

  • 8
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Cape Town South Africa

    Storyteller Design is an SEO, digital marketing, and web design company based in Cape Town, South Africa. The company, founded in 2012, has a team of less than ten that provides SEO, PPC, social media marketing, and web design services to small and midmarket companies 
     

    Clients
    Intercape Busses
    Bootlegger Coffee
    Victoria Falls Safari Lodge
    EcoTraining
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A travel and experience showcase company hired Storyteller Design to provide ongoing SEO services to help improve the ranking and the traffic for their five social media accounts and five websites. Storyteller Design also handles social media strategy and paid social media ads. Because of this engagement, website traffic has grown to more than 10,000 and is expected to reach 20,000 in the next six months. Also, the company's social media accounts have attracted more than 40,000 followers in one year.

    "I'm impressed by their attention to detail as well as their commitment to our success and delivering results." - Social Media Manager, Travel and Experience Showcase Company

  • 9
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Cape Town South Africa

    Ad Union is a digital agency headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany. They also have offices in Ubud, Indonesia, and Aberdeen, United Kingdom. Founded in 2019, they have about 3 employees that serve small businesses in the advertising and marketing industries. Services include social media marketing, PPC, and digital strategy.

    Clients
    BlackBull
    Lenz & Leif
    Mantra
    Roborock
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Ad Union handled paid ads for a photography studio. They created a custom strategy that involves Facebook brand and lead ads. Their efforts increased impressions and client acquisition.

    “I was impressed by their creative ideas and implementations as well as Tipps and tricks.” – Founder, Photography Studio

  • 10
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Sandton South Africa

    So Interactive is a strategic creative agency based in Sandton, South Africa. They were founded in 2007, and have since grown their team to 15 employees. They provide digital strategy, social media marketing, and web design for clients in the business, consumer products, and hospitality industries. 
     

    Clients
    Converse
    University of Johannesburg
    Ocean Basket
    Industries
    Notable Project

    So Interactive created and applied a new digital marketing strategy for an educational institution. They provided branding, website, corporate collateral, IP, and digital marketing services for the client in order to reposition them on the market. This project led to new growth for the client and an expanded market presence. 

    “Their aggressive strategy was a game changer for us. We’ve grown exponentially over the last few years since we repositioned ourselves. The feedback we’ve had from existing and new clients has been phenomenal. They love our brand, our message, and our tone.”
     

  • 11
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Umhlanga South Africa

    SEO Durban is an SEO agency founded in 2010 and based in Umhlanga, South Africa. With fewer than 10 employees, they solely provide SEO solutions for clients that range from small startups to large companies.

    Clients
    OD Media(PTY)LTD
    Køreskolen KKORT.NU
    Notable Project

    SEO Durban designed a website for a recruitment agency. The agency needed help with their website and SEO strategy to promote their business online. SEO Durban improved the agency’s SEO ranking through the website.

    “The results are most impressive.” - CEO, Recruitment Agency

  • 12
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Germiston South Africa

    Akio Agency is a marketing and design firm founded in 2016 with fewer than 10 employees. They offer social media marketing, web design, and graphic design services from their office in Johannesburg, South Africa. They work with both small and mid-market businesses.

    Clients
    Siya Mbalekwa
    JMF Foundation
    Mrwebi Auditors
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Akio Agency provided web and marketing services for an accounting firm. The firm needed assistance with online marketing, web development services, and IT consulting. Akio Agency provided solutions for all of the firm’s needs.

    “We appreciate that they handle everything while keeping us informed and advising us along the way.” - Executive Director, Accounting Firm

  • 13
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Cape Town South Africa

    Hype Digital is a marketing firm based in Cape Town, South Africa, and founded in 2017. Their team of more than two provides social media marketing, conversion optimization, and PPC solutions for clients that work in the fields of e-commerce and education.

    Clients
    Umbro South Africa
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Hype Digital developed an e-commerce platform for a sports brand. Hype Digital also provided marketing assistance to boost the new platform’s presence online. Sales from the platform have steadily grown over the course of the past year.

    “The Hype team was always extremely accommodating and helpful.” - Head of Marketing and Activations, Sports Brand

  • 14
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Johannesburg South Africa

    CSA Sha-Izwe is a PR and marketing agency based in Johannesburg. Founded in 1987, the team of fewer than 10 serves enterprise and midmarket businesses in industries such as automotive and education. Services include social media marketing, PR, digital strategy, and SEO.

    Clients
    SilvaSale
    Industries
    Notable Project

    CSA Sha-Izwe provided digital marketing and website optimization services to an event management company. The team worked to increase site visibility and conversion numbers. Their consistent efforts resulted in a significant ROI.

    “They don’t have a blanket approach to marketing — they’re incredibly hands-on.” — Manager, Event Management Company

  • 15
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Sandton South Africa

    Archetype Copywriting is a marketing agency founded in 2007 and based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Their team of over two experts offers social media, content, and email marketing solutions for clients in the fields of advertising, financial services, and health care.

    Clients
    JLL
    Straight Twisted
    GlamCam and eimage
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Archetype Copywriting created content for a digital marketing firm. The firm works with Archetype Copywriting to provide content for social media. Archetype Copywriting’s work has helped the firm continue to work with clients.

    “Excellent.” - Group CEO, Digital Marketing Firm

  • 16
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Polokwane South Africa

    Magoven Creative Studio is an SEO and web development agency based out of Polokwane, South Africa. Founded in 2014 and with a team of fewer than 10 employees, they provide SEO, branding, digital strategy, social media marketing, content and email marketing, PPC, and much more.

    Clients
    Findall Classifieds
    Zororo Lodge
    Thoro Group
    Notable Project

    Magoven Creative Studio provided web design and on-page and off-page SEO for an online ads portal that needed a scalable and robust platform for its operations. Their work surpassed what the client expected and the website not only looks good but also ranks at the top search results in South Africa for its targetted keywords. 

    "They use an online CRM system, this made it easy for us track progress, process paperwork and payments." – Marketing Director, Advertising & Marketing Company

  • 17
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Sandton South Africa

    Luna Digital is a digital agency based in Northriding, South Africa, and founded in 2018. With more than two employees, they specialize in advertising, conversion optimization, and PPC services for both small and medium-sized companies.

    Clients
    Dotsure
    Rugged SA
    Planet Academy
    Notable Project

    Luna Digital provided digital marketing services for a sunglasses brand. The brand needed an expert to run their social media campaigns. Luna Digital improved the brand’s sales since working with them.

    “It gives us confidence that the best is being made from our budget.” - Co-Owner, Sunglasses Brand

  • 18
    $5,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Cape Town South Africa

    Cyber Infrastructure Inc. is an IT company headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Atlanta, Miami, New York, London, India, and Singapore. Founded in 2003, the team of 740 specializes in custom software development and SEO. They work primarily with midmarket-level businesses, focusing on IT, advertising and marketing, and gaming.

    Clients
    eBay
    Spirit Airlines
    Bell
    World Vision
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Cyber Infrastructure Inc. developed a responsive, custom Magento e-commerce platform for an apparel brand. They included advanced features like a store locator, image slider, and social media plug-ins. The client appreciated the expertise and professionalism they brought to the project. 

    “The manner in which Cyber Infrastructure handled our project clearly demonstrated their sharp grasp of and experience with e-commerce application development. After only working with CIS for a few days, we realized the degree of professionalism, commitment, and honesty with which they worked.” – Co-Managing Partner, Apparel Brand

  • 19
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Cape Town South Africa

    Capitalize Digital is a digital performance consulting agency based in Cape Town, South Africa with more than two members. Founded in 2010, they specialize in digital strategy, SEO, and PPC solutions for small and mid-market firms in the fields of e-commerce and real estate.

    Clients
    Nobody Famous
    Pure Creative
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Capitalize Digital provided SEO services for a tourism company. Capitalize Digital not only utilized SEO techniques but also worked with Google Ads to maximize the company’s visibility. The company is happy to continue working with Capitalize Digital moving forward.

    “Excellent and I will be using the services of Capitalize for many years to come with great ROI.” - Managing Director, Tourism Company

  • 20
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Midrand South Africa

    Periscope Management Group is a web design company headquartered in Midrand, South Africa. Launched in 2014, the small team provides web design, search engine optimization, graphic design, social media marketing, and more.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Periscope Management oversees the branding and digital marketing campaigns of a contracting company. The team has designed a logo for company shirts, vehicles, and other materials and has built a formal website.

    "They’re hungry to work, and they’re good at what they do."

  • 21
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Randburg South Africa

    SyberGrupe is a small e-commerce development company founded in 2012. Their services include e-commerce development, search engine optimization, web development, web design, and more. The agency is in Randburg, South Africa.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    A full-service incentive agency hired SyberGrupe for website development and SEO services. The team was tasked with redeveloping the company’s website to implement new Google algorithms.

    "They had great skills and attention to detail on the project."

  • 22
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Germiston South Africa

    Cloudfusion is a turnkey web development company based in Johannesburg, South Africa. They were founded in 2005 and have a team of 3 employees who specialize in branding, digital strategy, and logo design. 

    Clients
    Branduo
    Sitmobi
    Moyoa
    Notable Project

    Cloudfusion developed a website for an auto parts distributor. They created a new, more professional website for the client and assisted with graphic design and marketing. The client reported that the other businesses in their industry were very impressed with the professionalism of the new site.

    “They handled and executed the project effectively and within the expected time frame. They met our requirements exactly.” – Director, Auto Parts Distributor
     

  • 23
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Durban North South Africa
    Web design company Select Web was established in 2012. In Durban North, South Africa, their small team offers web design, search engine optimization, content marketing, marketing strategy, and more.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Select Web provided website development support for a Yoga Studio. The team built a user-friendly and visually appealing website featuring the client's various services.  

    "We have set a very high standard in our business and they delivered."

  • 24
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Cape Town South Africa

    Elemental Web Solutions is a web development and digital marketing agency in Table View, South Africa. Founded in 2005, they have about 10 employees that serve mostly small-business and midmarket clients in the advertising, business, and education sectors. Services include web development, SEO, and custom software development.

    Clients
    Adidas
    Nescafe
    Mini
    Heineken
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Elemental Web Solutions provided custom backend web development for a media and marketing company. They developed a CMS and followed wireframes using PHP. The platform has increased traffic and received praise for its design and functionality.
     

    “They did a very good job with project management.” – Chief Visionary, Media & Marketing Company

  • 25
    $1,000+
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    Sandton South Africa

    Quantanite is a professional services company based in London and has offices in Johannesburg and Dhaka, Bangladesh. The company, founded in 2014, has more than 1,000 employees and provides non-voice BPO/back office services, voice services, transcription, AI, and email marketing services. Quantanite serves small and larger-sized companies in various industries that include automotive, business services, and consumer products & services.

    Clients
    Just Park
    American Express
    Time Inc.
    Quantcast
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A food delivery company hired Quantanite to work with the menu content team to help us achieve our service levels around programing the menu content. Quantanite programs new menus to include specials that partners would like to see, seasonal changes, and changes caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. They also provide support in the uploading of images and account creation, as well as specific marketing and promotion activities. The Quantanite team has been exceeding expectations with their work in this ongoing engagement.

    "Consistently, they've been over 100%, and they’re completing their work faster than I expect them to." - Director of Restaurant Success, Food Delivery Company

  • 26
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Boksburg South Africa

    Ahmad Digital Agencies is a digital agency founded in 2018. They have a team of around 5 employees and are based in Boksburg, Gauteng. Their services include mainly web design, SEO, and e-commerce development for small businesses. 

    Clients
    Sai Ngam Thai Spa
    Tradewise Global
    Rg Motors Bank Repo
    Agriseed
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Ahmad Digital Agencies works with a musician on their social media presence. They provide digital marketing support and run campaigns on Instagram and Facebook. So far, their work has helped the client build their audience and gain followers on their music page. 

    "I’m happy because they’ve been able to grow my audience, which I struggled with for a long time." – Musician, Self Employed 

  • 27
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Benoni South Africa

    The Wikid Agency is a digital agency based in Benoni, South Africa, and founded in 2012. Their team of over two offers web design, branding, and SEO solutions to both small and mid-market firms.

    Clients
    Innovate
    Anong Thai
    Living Debt Free
    Notable Project

    The Wikid Agency provided web design and maintenance solutions for a financial advisor. The advisor wanted a professional website to improve their digital presence. The site has met the advisor’s expectations.

    “Extremely efficient.” - Owner, Financial Advisor

  • 28
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Cape Town South Africa

    Adworth Marketing & Advertising Agency is a Cape Town-based firm founded in 2020 that works with small businesses in the marketing and advising fields. Their team of less than 10 employees provides broadcast, print, and other advertising services. 

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Partnering with a financial firm, they created a website on short notice. They've gone on to provide lead generation services and business introductions after the website was delivered successfully.

    "They’ve formed a very prosperous base to my business. Not only have they facilitated great projects, but they’ve delivered some fantastic websites." – CEO, Financial Firm 

     

  • 29
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Cape Town South Africa

    The Fox in the Box Group is a digital and marketing agency based in Durbanville, South Africa with more than two experts. They have provided social media marketing, marketing strategy, and branding solutions since their founding in 2015.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    The Fox in the Box Group provided digital strategy solutions for a human resource development firm. The firm was looking to expand their business through digital means. The Fox in the Box Group helped the firm realize the importance of metrics such as social media analytics.

    “The content that they offered, as well as the quality of the services they gave to us, were amazing.” - Head of Marketing Communications, Human Resource Development Firm

  • 30
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Sandton South Africa

    BNRY Digital is a creative technology company headquartered in Johannesburg with offices in Cape Town, South Africa, and London. Founded in 2009, the team of 25 specializes in advertising, custom software development, social media marketing, and more. They work primarily with small businesses and midmarkets, focusing on hospitality and leisure, automotive, and business services.  

    Clients
    Vodaphone
    BMW
    ISUZU
    Wilderness Safaris
    Industries
    Notable Project

    BNRY Digital worked on UI/UX and data integration for a health screening platform. They used .NET to deliver a user-friendly interface and a flexible data integration solution. They developed the platform’s front-end and implemented technology to capture clinical screening information, organize data, and generate reports to the UI. The client appreciated the dedication they had to the project. 

    “They worked into the late-evening to make sure we could go live the next morning. I value this level of dedication. We also appreciated their commitment to understanding our company and the solutions we provide.” – Head of Corporate Wellness, Health Screening Platform

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