May 2022

Top Ad Agencies in Philadelphia

While advertising strategies change continuously, a good ad agency stays on top of trends and brings new ideas for promoting your business. The main change in advertising over the years is personalization. We spend more (if not most) of our time online, and the webpages we visit, our searches, and our purchases are often tracked. Businesses use this data to create and serve hyper-personalized advertisements to audience. Whether you want to serve personalized ads on social media, launch a search advertising campaign on AdWords, or create out of home ads for billboards near you, an ad agency helps you achieve your goals. Some benefits of working with an advertising agency include advertising channel expertise, cost and resources, and brand development.

Luckily, Philadelphia has some of the best ad agency to hire. Use our list to find and connect with ad agency in The City of Brotherly Love. Evaluate their case studies, project types, and client reviews to determine which company is the best fit for you.

List of the Best Advertising Agencies in The City of Brotherly Love

  • 1
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Philadelphia, PA

    Sagefrog Marketing Group is an award-winning marketing agency based in Philadelphia and founded in 2002. They have more than 50 employees that specialize in advertising, branding, and graphic design for the healthcare, technology, industrial and business services industries.

    Razor IT Solutions hired Sagefrog Marketing Group to redesign its website and manage its SEO and Google Ads. Sagefrog Marketing Group accomplished all goals, while the team's personable approach and excellent customer service made them easy to work with. Thanks to Sagefrog Marketing Group, the client got more leads and the number of new customers rose.

    SERVICES
    • 25% Branding
    • 25% Marketing Strategy
    • 10% Advertising
    • 40% Other
    Core Solutions

    Core Solutions

    Core Solutions is a progressive leader in transforming the behavioral, medical, and social services experience. Core Solutions engaged with Sagefrog to position itself as an industry thought leader and communicate its...
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    Razor Technology

    Razor Technology

    Razor Technology is a leading IT managed services provider (MSP), but when the company first came to Sagefrog, they weren't engaging quality leads. To promote Razor Technology as a top-performing, people-driven MSP...
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    McCallion Staffing

    McCallion Staffing

    With decades of experience serving Greater Philadelphia, McCallion Staffing, a staffing and recruiting firm sought to grow during a period of significantly low unemployment rates. McCallion Staffing wanted to leverage...
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    Defibtech

    Defibtech

    Defibtech, a manufacturer of Automatic External Defibrillators (AEDS), sought to enhance its corporate brand and launch a revolutionary product line, which displays how rescuers could save a life using an AED via a video...
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  • 2
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Philadelphia, PA

    Dynamic Wave Consulting is a consultative marketing agency based in Pennsylvania and was founded in 2020. They have about 10 employees that offer direct marketing, web design & advertising to small to medium-sized businesses focusing on advertising & marketing, e-commerce, and arts, entertainment & music industries.

    Steve Butcher Tattoos hired Dynamic Wave Consulting to migrate their tattoo studio site from Squarespace to Wix also develop an e-commerce page and a contact form, design their homepage, and more. The client has responded enthusiastically to their site's improved design, speed, and ease of use. An organized team, Dynamic Wave Consulting delivers on time and communicates effectively to ensure a seamless workflow. They provide regular progress updates and remain receptive to feedback.

    SERVICES
    • 40% Direct Marketing
    • 18% Web Design
    • 10% Advertising
    • 30% Other
    ThankX - We Deliver

    ThankX - We Deliver

    Website creation, app development, business development consultation, branding, marketing...success! ThankX now partners with Juice Dr., The Lab, Maido!, and the Philadelphia Phillies
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    Stradley ICI 2022 Video

    Stradley ICI 2022 Video

    Video creation for the ICI Investment Management Professionals 2022 e-vite in Palm Springs, California!
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    Responsive Design - Registrant...

    Responsive Design - Registrant...

    New South Ardmore Baseball League website helped increase player base by over 150% since league inception (with a 73% retention rate YoY amongst registrants).
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    Responsive Ad Campaign - GIB

    Responsive Ad Campaign - GIB

    New website creation, combined with a strategic ad placement, led to over 45 DIRECT form submissions (and nearly 1K "clicks") over the course of three months for General Insurance Brokerage - a successful lead generation...
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  • 3
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Philadelphia, PA

    Rugged Coastal clients include Weight Watchers, and they specialize in providing a design-centric approach to branding and advertising for their clients. With a focus on emphasizing the most vital elements of brand messaging, Rugged Coastal was founded on forward-thinking principles in Maine.

    When Geary Brewing Company needed a complete overhaul of their brand approach, they turned to Rugged Coastal. The agency provided them with an end-to-end analysis of how they could make their approach more targeted, impactful and successful.

    SERVICES
    • 40% Branding
    • 30% Advertising
    • 30% Web Design
    Brand Identity for CompTrain

    Brand Identity for CompTrain

    CompTrain is a fitness program embedded in the philosophy of maintaining a competitive growth mindset. Known for training world-renowned, elite competitors for the games – we needed to develop an identity system built...
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    Creative Campaign for Almond Cow

    Creative Campaign for Almond Cow

    Campaign Creation: Drink Outside the Box Almond Cow is a plant-based milk maker – reinventing the way we make and consume milk. It’s milk when you want, how you want it. No preservatives or strange ingredients, just...
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    Brand Identity for Maine Spaceport

    Brand Identity for Maine Spaceport

    Maine is uniquely poised to become a global leader in the rapidly emerging sector of small launch services. Its’ ideal geography, high-latitude south facing coast, and lack of light pollution make for the perfect...
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    Brand Identity & Digital for...

    Brand Identity & Digital for...

    Tyler Karu designs timeless, thoughtful interiors with a sense of utility and purpose. Rugged Coastal handcrafted a custom wordmark that could stand strong on its own, while still pairing tastefully with her work without...
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  • 4
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Philadelphia, PA

    Brolik specializes in offering growth strategies for clients through digital marketing and aims to understand their business models to offer the best solutions. They provide digital strategy, SEO services, and web design for small and mid-market firms in the fields of business services, consumer products, and education.

    One of Brolik’s projects involved working with Houwzer, a home selling company. Brolik needed help in improving their marketing effectiveness, and Brolik increased their home closings by 123% from 2016 to 2017.

    SERVICES
    • 20% Digital Strategy
    • 20% Search Engine Optimization
    • 20% Web Design
    • 40% Other
    Rehab Financial Group - Content Hub

    Rehab Financial Group - Content Hub

    Rehab Financial Group has relied on Brolik as a full-service digital marketing partner for the last 7 years, as it grew from a 2 person startup to a nationally recognized lender eclipsing $35MM in loans annually. One of...
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    Unique Indoor Comfort - Web...

    Unique Indoor Comfort - Web...

    Unique Indoor Comfort engaged Brolik in 2016 to help them grow their presence in the Philadelphia region. Brolik launched an integrated marketing effort across both paid and organic channels and helped them improve their...
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    Powerhouse Boilers: Web Design &...

    Powerhouse Boilers: Web Design &...

    In 2015, Powerhouse Boiler Equipment  was ready to make a change and expand their marketing capabilities. The family-run company came to Brolik for a website redesign and basic marketing services, which was soon expanded...
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    Houwzer - Website Design &...

    Houwzer - Website Design &...

    Houwzer came to Brolik to help tell their story and increase awareness in the Greater Philadelphia area. They wanted to improve their messaging and overall marketing effectiveness. Houwzer increased their home closings by...
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  • 5
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Philadelphia, PA

    Renowned brands like GlaxoSmithKline, American Express, and P&G rely on Xhilarate to create engaging, exciting, and inspiring visual brand expressions. They are an experiential branding firm, helping establish experiential brand connections with employees, customers, and investors.

    As Comcast was preparing to cut the ribbon at their new national headquarters in Philadelphia, Xhilarate worked diligently with a multi-faceted team of real estate partners, facilities teams, and HR leaders—along with our partners at Hess Design—to create a welcome kit for employees.

    SERVICES
    • 35% Branding
    • 30% Web Design
    • 25% Graphic Design
    • 10% Other
    Xhilarate Sizzle Reel

    Xhilarate Sizzle Reel

    Xhilarate 5th Anniversary Sizzle Reel
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    Renaissance Pharmaceuticals

    Renaissance Pharmaceuticals

    Overview: Renaissance Lakewood, LLC is a US-based contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) with over 20 years of experience in the development and manufacturing of nasal sprays and sterile injectable...
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    Pinnacle 21

    Pinnacle 21

    Overview: Xhilarate has been partnering with Pinnacle 21 for nearly 10 years initially helping this entrepreneur start-up launch its flagship software company and, most recently, evolve the brand as it expands product and...
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    Oddschecker

    Oddschecker

    Overview: OddsChecker, the Flutter Entertainment-owned business, rebranded it’s sports betting odds comparison site in the United States with an entirely new logo, tagline and inspiration for look and feel that will...
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  • 6
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Downingtown, PA

    What do Goji and Nav have in common? They’ve both turned to CSTMR Fintech Marketing & Design for content marketing expertise. This Austin-based agency has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When Bank of Marin launched a platform targeting their unique users, CSTMR Fintech Marketing & Design analyzed the entirety of their approach to create key features and design a strategy that would bring together all elements of the client’s brand. The result was a huge success, and continues to drive progress for the brand today.

    SERVICES
    • 25% Advertising
    • 25% Search Engine Optimization
    • 20% Pay Per Click
    • 30% Other
    Connect2Capital lending...

    Connect2Capital lending...

    Connect2Capital a small business lending marketplace engaged CSTMR for a full brand refresh that included designing and developing a new website, visual identity, and ongoing digital marketing services.
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    How Credit Karma boosted...

    How Credit Karma boosted...

    Credit Karma’s editorial team needed to develop a conversion rate optimization strategy to drive sign-ups. After vetting several marketing firms, they partnered with CSTMR. As a well-established brand with extensive...
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    A new website and digital strategy

    A new website and digital strategy

    Helping banks launch and manage SBA loan programs, this SBA lender service provider needed our help to redesign and rebuild their existing website and breathe new life into their brand.
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    New SEO and acquisition strategy

    New SEO and acquisition strategy

    A new acquisition & SEO-based marketing strategy was created to reach Blueleaf’s target audience. We audited existing processes, build the new strategy, and provided full implementation and support.
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  • 7
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Doylestown, PA

    AXIS visual counts impressive brands among their key clients. So it’s no wonder that this Pennsylvania-based firm has achieved widespread success in a wide range of industries for their targeted branding work.

    One example of their web development success comes from a globally recognized brand. AXIS visual helped them revitalize their materials to stand out in a crowded market and leave a powerful impression on more customers than ever before.

    SERVICES
    • 20% Advertising
    • 20% Branding
    • 20% Email Marketing
    • 40% Other
    Photo NJ website

    Photo NJ website

    Photo NJ was a multi day photography seminar in New jersey.
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    Cybersecurity Logo

    Cybersecurity Logo

    Cybersecurity works with business to tighten up their computer and proprietary systems. The logo was design to imply the layers of protection needed.  
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    Catalina Advertising

    Catalina Advertising

    Catalina has a method of targeting medical advertising through the use of prescription pamphlets while keeping total anonymity. This enables them to sell advertising to a very targeted audience. I created the ads shown...
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    Rossi Website

    Rossi Website

    A fabric designer wanted a site to show her offerings. Largely quilt oriented the site was designed to supply the feeling of a quilt while highlighting her work.
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  • 8
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Allentown, PA

    Stay Calm Industries counts impressive brands among their key clients. So it’s no wonder that this Pennsylvania-based firm has achieved widespread success in a wide range of industries for their targeted branding work.

    One example of their web development success comes from a globally recognized brand. Stay Calm Industries helped them revitalize their materials to stand out in a crowded market and leave a powerful impression on more customers than ever before.

    SERVICES
    • 35% Marketing Strategy
    • 30% Web Design
    • 20% Advertising
    • 15% Other
    Branding - Glemser Technologies

    Branding - Glemser Technologies

    Glemser was a bit of a special case. They knew they needed help with marketing, and they knew what they do (pharma services, but it’s way more complicated than that), but they weren’t sure how to tell other people...
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    Branding - Allentown Economic...

    Branding - Allentown Economic...

    To freshen up their brand standards, we redesigned the AEDC's logo. To make AEDC’s goals more understandable, we divided their work into three pillars, or sub-brands, which helps define what each represents. Urban Sites...
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    Branding - Village Publishing

    Branding - Village Publishing

    The leaders in child custody and parenting evaluation tests, Village Publishing was looking a little homespun after 37 years in business. For their brand identity, we cleaned them up, set their name in Futura, and chose...
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    Logo Design - Historic Easton...

    Logo Design - Historic Easton...

    To help the people of the Lehigh Valley learn more about the cemetery’s history, we built a brand and a website that educates visitors while informing them of the many burial options offered. This cemetery has...
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  • 9
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $0+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Point Pleasant Beach, NJ

    Netwave Interactive is a creative marketing agency off the coast of New Jersey that has offered their expertise to clients for over 25 years. They specialize in advertising, branding, and direct marketing services, with their branding services focused on strategy.

    As an example of their work, Netwave Interactive collaborated with Sensient, a makeover manufacturer. Netwave Interactive built a website for the company using WordPress that helps users connect with the company’s experts.

    SERVICES
    • 30% Advertising
    • 30% Branding
    • 20% Public Relations
    • 20% Other
    The Website Makeover

    The Website Makeover

    A leading global manufacturer wanted to simplify the science of color, flavor and fragrance selection for cosmetics suppliers. We built a completely custom WordPress website designed to help formulators quickly find what...
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    Rebuilding a Brand

    Rebuilding a Brand

    Our strategy was, in totality, all-encompassing. We rebuilt this brand from the ground up, worked with their internal team every step of the way, and set the stage for an organization steadily approaching $1 billion in...
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    Pushing the Brand Reset Button

    Pushing the Brand Reset Button

    Consistency in brand and sales materials can erode over the years as a business operates. The Curchin Group, a Red Bank, N.J. accounting firm with a 60-year history, knew their printed materials were outdated and their...
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    Bank Branch Opening

    Bank Branch Opening

    Setting up a new location is a big moment for any business. Months of planning go into the location scouting, selection, staffing, and the myriad other considerations necessary before actually starting to help customers...
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  • 10
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Holmdel, NJ

    Refresh Advertising counts impressive brands among their key clients. So it’s no wonder that this New Jersey-based firm has achieved widespread success in a wide range of industries for their targeted advertising work.

    One example of their web development success comes from a globally recognized brand. Refresh Advertising helped them revitalize their materials to stand out in a crowded market and leave a powerful impression on more customers than ever before.

    SERVICES
    • 20% Advertising
    • 20% AR/VR Development
    • 20% Branding
    • 40% Other
    "Brake Time" with the Ford Shelby...

    "Brake Time" with the Ford Shelby...

    Car dealers are notorious for having some pretty terrible commercials and social content. But what if we could film a high-end spot that was both creative and eye-catching, and on a very limited budget? Something that...
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    360° Test Drive of the Ford...

    360° Test Drive of the Ford...

    As part of our dealer content series, we took on of our 360° cameras for a lap inside the Ford Shelby Mustang GT350.
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    Spirent "Epic Movie Trailer" for...

    Spirent "Epic Movie Trailer" for...

    There’s nothing sexy about a scientific white paper. So when global telecom testing company, Spirent, wanted a cost-effective way to get industry pros to download theirs, they turned to Refresh Advertising. We teamed...
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    Spirent "Epic Movie Trailer" for...

    Spirent "Epic Movie Trailer" for...

    In this "movie trailer-style" promo video for Spirent Communications we show how they are helping to advance radio system development while keeping troops and researchers out of harms way.
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  • 11
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Bel Air, MD

    Black Propeller was founded in 2011, and has since grown to become a firm that manages more than $1,000,000 in PPC every year. They specialize in PPC and conversion optimization services for small and medium-sized businesses, with their PPC solutions focused on Google Adwords and Bing advertising.

    One of Black Propeller’s projects involved work with Next Day Floors, a flooring retailer. Black Propeller provided their assistance in PPC and helped make the flooring retailer a leading retailer in the Mid-Atlantic area.

    SERVICES
    • 70% Pay Per Click
    • 20% Social Media Marketing
    • 10% Advertising
    Client Testimonial - Next Day...

    Client Testimonial - Next Day...

    Next Day Floors CEO Krista Eliason explains how Black Propeller has helped her company grow into the Mid-Atlantics leading flooring retailer. 
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    Client Testimonial - Microscope...

    Client Testimonial - Microscope...

    Scott Miller of Microscope Central talks about how BP helped take their ecommerce business to the next level.
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    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Morristown, NJ

    Trajectory clients include Pillar, and they specialize in providing a design-centric approach to branding for their clients. With a focus on emphasizing the most vital elements of brand messaging, Trajectory was founded on forward-thinking principles in New Jersey.

    When Progyny needed a complete overhaul of their brand approach, they turned to Trajectory. The agency provided them with an end-to-end analysis of how they could make their approach more targeted, impactful and successful.

    SERVICES
    • 30% Branding
    • 20% Advertising
    • 20% Digital Strategy
    • 30% Other
    Boosting Enrollment For A...

    Boosting Enrollment For A...

    Progyny – #3 on Crain’s Fast 50 2018 list and #30 on CNBC’s 2019 Disruptor 50 List, brings together cutting-edge science and the largest network of quality fertility specialists in the nation, to deliver superior...
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    Rebranding A Vital Life-Changing...

    Rebranding A Vital Life-Changing...

    After years of internal debate, Trajectory was hired to work closely with leadership and Board for the rebranding of Cerebral Palsy of North Jersey to Pillar Care Continnum. After more than 65 years, the agency is...
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    Rebranding & Marketing For A...

    Rebranding & Marketing For A...

    Reading Health System, already a major force in Pennsylvania, was acquiring five CHS hospitals and rebranding to Tower Health. As AOR, Trajectory worked early on with system leadership to plan and orchestrate system-wide...
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    Bolstering Online Presence For...

    Bolstering Online Presence For...

    ID Care is the largest independent infectious disease practice on the East Coast and the second largest in the U.S. Trajectory engaged with ID Care to grow physician referrals and patient volume by strengthening its...
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