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Top 100 Digital Strategy Agencies in South Africa

May 2022

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The majority of purchasing decisions are being made through an online platform, so it is essential that companies invest in online strategies. Partnering with a digital strategy company gives you the benefit of working with a team that can provide your company with the tools it needs to effectively connect with people digitally, and boost online traffic. 

List of the Best South Africa Digital Strategy Firms

  • 1
    • Undisclosed
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Knysna, South Africa

    MAGNETIC Creative is a global branding agency that was founded in 2006. Headquartered in Temecula, Calif., MAGNETIC Creative has an additional office in Knysna, South Africa. They have about 47 employees that mostly midmarket clients, in addition to small businesses and enterprise firms. Services include branding, digital strategy, advertising, video production, and logo design. 

    Notable Project

    MAGNETIC Global created the corporate ID and branding strategy for an eco-friendly fire lighter provider. The team also redesigned the client's packaging and provided copywriting support.

    "We were impressed with their commitment to ensuring that we were happy with the outcome."

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  • 2
    • $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

    • AIG
    • Intercare
    • Logitech
    • 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.”
     

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  • 3
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Randburg, South Africa

    App development firm Netgen Custom Software was launched in 2000. Their small team is headquartered in Randburg, South Africa; Cape Town, South Africa and Schiphol, Netherlands and focuses on mobile app development, digital strategy, and web development.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Netgen Custom Software was hired by an educational institution to develop a mobile app. The team aims to rewrite an existing app in order to complement an existing legacy system.

    "The application has a very modern look and feel with no major bugs discovered."

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  • 4
    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Johannesburg South, South Africa

    Established in 2015, gogroconsult® is a small business consulting company. Their services include business consulting, ux/ui design, and mobile app development. The firm is headquartered in Johannesburg South, South Africa.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    GoGro Consult provided mobile app development services for a financial technology company. The team developed the app's user interface and designed a number of screens for the app.

    "They communicated ahead of time and were really on top of their workflow at all times."

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  • 5
    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Gillitts, South Africa

    BrandHeart Digital Marketing is a small digital strategy company. They focus on digital strategy, content marketing, pay per click, web design, and more and were founded in 2011. The agency is headquartered in Gillitts, South Africa.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    An EPR solutions company hired BrandHeart Digital Marketing Company for digital marketing and SEO services. The goals are to improve brand awareness and inform end clients about the client's services.

    "They have a great understanding of a successful digital marketing strategy and are a valuable advisor in this field."

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  • 6
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Cape Town, South Africa

    Branding agency The Delta is based in Cape Town, South Africa. The company specializes in branding, digital strategy, web development, and mobile app development and is midsize.The company was founded in [node:field_pp_year_founded:value].

    Industries

    Notable Project

    The Delta has acted as a venture building partner for a market research firm, developing a WhatsApp bot. They've also helped to commercialize the business.

    "The team is incredibly growth-minded and always looks to innovate."

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  • 7
    • $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
    • Initial Hygiene

    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

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  • 8
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Benoni, South Africa

    Getweb is a digital agency founded in 2016 with a team of fewer than 10 people. Based in Norton, Zimbabwe, the company provides various solutions, including web design, digital strategy, and UX/UI design. They work with small and mid-market firms in the fields of advertising and e-commerce.

    Clients

    • Chris and Geo
    • Queen of Peace
    • Gateway Autodealers

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Getweb offered web development assistance for a business service company. The company needed a partner to facilitate their web dev operations and enlisted Getweb for help. The company is able to deliver their services on time thanks to Getweb.

    “Over the years, Getweb has improved in the quality of the websites that they produce. That is mainly from feedback from our customers. Their designs are really unique and very unlike other web designers’. Getweb's work is very customer-focused.” - Managing Director, Business Service Company
     

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  • 9
    • Scheduling

      4.6
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $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

    • Lonrho
    • TBWA
    • Maxidor
    • GHB

    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
     

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  • 10
    • $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

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  • 11
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Pretoria, South Africa

    Sand Dollar Design is a design agency based in Pretoria, South Africa, and founded in 2016. With over 10 members, they provide UX/UI design, product design, and digital strategy solutions for clients in the fields of health care, business services, and consumer products.

    Clients

    • Heineken
    • Vodacom (Vodafone)
    • Life Healthcare
    • My Blood Test

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Sand Dollar Design worked for a fintech company to redesign their outdated website and mobile app and integrate industry-standard UI/UX design. They created design concepts before starting the development.

    "They were very patient with me and proposed new designs without complaints until we finally got an approved version."

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  • 12
    • $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.

    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

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  • 13
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • East London, South Africa

    FreshSage is a branding agency in Stutterheim, South Africa. Founded in 2013, they have fewer than 5 employees that serve clients in the business sector. Services include branding, marketing strategy, and web design.

    Clients

    • Derma Solutions
    • ST Communications
    • Additive Free Kids
    • Drop of Life Psychology

    Industries

    Notable Project

    FreshSage provided rebranding efforts for a translation and localization company. They conducted an identity analysis, created a new logo, and handled a complete website redesign. The new brand and website exceeded expectations and received positive feedback.

    “Emma is very talented, and I love working with her.” – Owner & Director, Translation & Localization Company

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  • 14
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Germiston, South Africa

    HelloYes Marketing is a marketing firm based in Johannesburg, South Africa with more than 10 professionals. They have provided PPC, social media marketing, and digital strategy solutions since their founding in 2014. They work with clients in the fields of real estate, transportation, and education.

    Clients

    • Imperial Logistics
    • Henkel
    • Adcock Ingram
    • Jawitz Properties

    Industries

    Notable Project

    HelloYes Marketing provided web development and social media marketing solutions for a golf and residential estate. HelloYes Marketing was to create a new site as well as manage the social media needs of the estate. The estate is happy with the results so far.

    “At the end of the day, they do their best to assist us in our journey.” - Marketing Manager, Golf and Residential Estate

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  • 15
    • $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."

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  • 16
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Sandton, South Africa

    Live Communications is a marketing and design agency founded in 2007 and headquartered in Johannesburg. Their team of about 15 employees specializes in marketing strategy, advertising, branding, digital strategy, email marketing, and much more. Their main clients consist of enterprise-level as well as small businesses in finance, automotive, and consumer products industries.

    Clients

    • ISUZU
    • FNB
    • NESTLE
    • CHOC

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Live Communications provided content creation as well as marketing strategy and planning to an automotive company. Their work had value for the client, who ended up contracting them on an ad-hoc basis. Their involvement during COVID-19 helped the client buffer their loss in sales.  

    "June 2020 was one of our best Junes year over year." – Marketing Executive, Isuzu Motors 

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  • 17
    • Scheduling

      4.5
    • Quality

      4.0
    • Cost

      3.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Randburg, South Africa

    Social Path is a market research company located in Randburg, South Africa. The small team focuses on market research, digital strategy, social media marketing, search engine optimization, and more. The firm was founded in 2017.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Social Path designed content for an automotive company’s website. They also created a club where new drivers received help on making claims and getting in contact with insurance in case of accidents.

    "Their team's ability to deliver timelines was exceptional."

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  • 18
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Umhlanga, South Africa

    Carver Media is a web design company. The small team is based in Umhlanga, South Africa. Their services include web design, digital strategy, mobile & app marketing, search engine optimization, and more.

    Industries

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  • 19
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Umhlanga, South Africa

    App development firm Phantom Digital is based in Umhlanga, South Africa. The small company was established in 2015. Their team focuses on mobile app development, digital strategy, social media marketing, marketing strategy, and more.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Phantom Digital developed an African-centered marketing strategy for a steel company. Their team utilized their regional expertise to determine which market sectors to target to promote the client’s products. 

    “I was very happy with our partnership with Phantom Digital.”

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

    Headquartered in Midrand, South Africa, Pics In Lifts is an advertising company. The agency offers advertising, digital strategy, marketing strategy, and market research and is small.The agency was founded in 2020.

    Industries

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  • 21
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      4.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Johannesburg, South Africa

    Urban PXL, an UX design company, is located in Johannesburg, South Africa. The small company was launched in 2016. Their services include ux/ui design, content marketing, digital strategy, web design, and more.

    Industries

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  • 22
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.5
    • Cost

      4.5
    • NPS

      3.8
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    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Cape Town, South Africa

    idreate is a marketing agency founded in 2017 with a team of fewer than 10 professionals. Based in Cape Town, South Africa, they are experts in marketing strategy, social media marketing, and corporate training, primarily for small and medium-sized businesses.

    Clients

    • Oceana Group
    • Get Smarter
    • Vega

    Industries

    Notable Project

    idreate helped a large fishing company launch their LinkedIn profile. The company didn’t have any social media presence, and worked with idreate to establish profiles on various social media networks. According to the company, they are now “ready to launch”.

    “The team is hands on and always available to explain and ensure we are always aligned on next steps.” - Group Exco, Large Fishing Company

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  • 23
    • Undisclosed
    • 1,000 - 9,999 employees
    • Johannesburg, South Africa

    BBD is a custom software development company headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa. The large company was launched in 1984. Their services include custom software development, digital strategy, business consulting, and cloud consulting & SI.

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  • 24
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Edenvale, South Africa

    Intellinov Digital is a full-service digital agency headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa. Founded in 2018, their small team of five specializes in digital strategy, IT strategy consulting, and mobile app development.

    Clients

    • Sagehill Business Solutions
    • Carol Kondon
    • Smart Instinct

    Notable Project

    Intellinov Digital created a website and digital marketing campaign for a construction company. They assisted with social media, SEO, and website maintenance. The construction company’s social media following increased, potentially leading to more clients.

    “We’ve also been able to improve our social media presence and our Instagram following has increased from zero to 500 people.”– Managing Director, Construction Company

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  • 25
    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Johannesburg, South Africa

    MANI DIGITAL MARKETING is a digital strategy company. They are located in Johannesburg, South Africa and have a small team. Their services include digital strategy. The firm was launched in 2019.

    Industries

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  • 26
    • Undisclosed
    • 250 - 999 employees
    • Johannesburg, South Africa

    Content marketing company The Creative Counsel was established in 2001. The company offers content marketing, digital strategy, e-commerce development, social media marketing, and more and has a midsize team. The company is located in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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  • 27
    • $250,000+
    • 250 - 999 employees
    • Sandton, South Africa

    011 digital is a digital strategy company. They are in Sandton, South Africa and have a midsize team. Their services include digital strategy, advertising, web development, custom software development, and more.

    Industries

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  • 28
    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Randburg, South Africa

    Electric Pencil is a small web design company. In Randburg, South Africa, the company was launched in 2000. Their team specializes in web design, content marketing, and digital strategy.

    Industries

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  • 29
    • Undisclosed
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Cape Town, South Africa

    Located in Cape Town, South Africa, Social Places is a small other digital marketing company. Their services include other digital marketing, digital strategy, and search engine optimization.

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  • 30
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Johannesburg, South Africa

    CopperTable is a digital strategy company established in 2014. They are located in Johannesburg, South Africa and have a small team. Their services include digital strategy, pay per click, social media marketing, business consulting, and more.

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