November 2020

Top Ad Agencies & Marketing Agencies in Washington DC

While advertising strategies continuously change, a good agency partner will stay on top of trends and promote success for a business. It is important for businesses to be aware of the benefits of advertising. Luckily, Washington DC has a plethora of advertising and marketing companies to choose from.

Discover and connect with ad agencies & marketing agencies in Washington DC to learn more about their case studies, success stories, and client reviews. Take a look at their customer feedback, notable projects, and previous clients of these companies to determine which company is the best fit for you.

List of the Best Advertising and Marketing Companies in Washington DC

  • 1

    REQ

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    Washington, DC

    Many enterprise clients count REQ as their dependable public relations experts, so it’s no wonder the company has achieved such widespread success. With years of experience in their industry, this D.C.-based agency is certainly here to make an impact.

    One REQ client is a globally recognized leader in their sector, and REQ has provided focused and wide-reaching services for the company for the entirety of their working relationship. This includes UX design, UI, overall brand presence and visuals, and more.

    SERVICES
    • 20% Advertising
    • 20% Branding
    • 20% Digital Strategy
    • 40% Other
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    PAE

    REQ was engaged to re-establish the PAE brand, founded in 1955, to better articulate the company’s legacy and ambitions. After researching the crowded but nuanced government contract landscape, REQ positioned PAE as a...
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    Amazon Charts

    REQ developed the Amazon Charts brand to be versatile while still meeting Amazon’s overarching guidelines. To introduce this brand to the world, REQ created animated videos and digital ads in collaboration with...
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    National University

    National University partnered with REQ to manage all Facebook advertising campaigns, optimize performance, and report on results. We utilized NU’s existing videos and television commercials to perform testing with 15-...
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    Sweetgreen

    REQ created a brand identity for sweetgreen to take the brand beyond typical salad restaurants, playing up a growing culture that redefines gender roles and focuses on what currently appeals to women. With a seamless...
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    SENSIS

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $250,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    Washington, DC

    Sensis helps brands create experience-driven advertising for clients like Washington State University and Port of Los Angeles. Their main focus is out-of-home and broadcast advertising for mid-sized businesses across industries like education and business services.

    When the Metrolink in Southern California wanted to recruit more riders, Sensis designed a campaign that used roadside ads in areas with heavy traffic and geo-targeted ads for gridlocked drivers via the Waze app. Their work helped free up the roads in Los Angeles and increased metro ridership by 4.4%.

    SERVICES
    • 35% Advertising
    • 20% Branding
    • 15% Public Relations
    • 30% Other
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    UCLA Extension "1000 Lessons"...

    Sensis leveraged true-life stories of instructors, alumni and students positioning UCLA Extension as the place to pursue newfound interests and develop specialized skills.
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    AltaMed Grow Healthy Commercial

    Commercial produced for AltaMed's "Grow Healthy" campaign.
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    AltaMed Grow Healthy Commercial

    Commercial produced for AltaMed's "Grow Healthy" campaign.
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    WebMechanix

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Columbia, MD

    WebMechanix's focus on driving meaningful business results for its clients has earned the company consecutive awards for best SEO and PPC campaigns from the American Marketing Association. The performance-based digital agency specializes in PPC, SEO, and conversion rate optimization services.

    WebMechanix optimized Trinity University's paid advertising campaigns. By analyzing the user journey of the most qualified website visitors, WebMechanix shifted the campaign's primary target to a more relevant user group and drove a 450% increase in paid leads and 211% increase in campus visits.

    SERVICES
    • 40% Pay Per Click
    • 15% Social Media Marketing
    • 11% Conversion Optimization
    • 34% Other
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    Website Design for Zephyr

    Zephyr is a leading provider of software testing tools that needed a website to show off their capabilities in a modern, personalized way. The challenge was to brighten up the site and make the product information on the...
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    Website Design for Keane

      Keane, a leader in the world of unclaimed property, reached out to WebMechanix in need of a new website. The problem was that their current site wasn’t doing much to move the needle for their business, and the mobile...
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    Website Design and E-commerce for...

    Nelson Coleman Jewelers is an established local owned family jewelry business. They were looking to expand from local retail into e-commerce. The challenge for WebMechanix was to design a new website that incorporated...
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    Go Ape Adventures | Social Ads

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    Niftic Agency

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Washington, DC

    They’ve done work for major brands like Change.org as clients, but Niftic Agency is a branding agency that hasn’t lost sight of the fire and hunger for greatness that launched them. This Washington, D.C.-based firm helps organizations around the world focus their brand identity strategy to increase sales and consistently beat their competition.

    If you want to see how Niftic Agency helps brands communicate with their audiences in a unique and crowded space, look no further than their work for BRAC. Niftic Agency helped them define a strategy for their specific audience to improve their local and online reach.

    SERVICES
    • 60% Branding
    • 20% UX/UI Design
    • 10% Advertising
    • 10% Other
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    FundHero Software Development

    Niftic designed and built a powerful fundraising application, giving small-to-mid-sized political campaigns and non-profits the tools and guidance they need to grow their donors and help reach their fundraising goals....
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    Change.org Product Support

    Everyday, people from around the world visit Change.org; starting campaigns, mobilizing supporters and working with decision makers to create solutions. With over 300 million users globally, Change.org is the biggest...
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    Kx Advisors

    Recognized as a “Best Consulting Firm for Healthcare Consulting” 2011–2020 by Vault, Kx Advisors is a modern strategy consulting firm supporting pharmaceutical, medical device, and health IT companies grow....
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    North Face – Peak2Park Virtual...

    Bringing the Competition to the Athlete This virtual competition was created because ski resorts faced increased challenges to host events due to unreliable weather (not enough snow). So rather than not having any events...
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    Alliance Interactive

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Washington, DC

    Alliance Interactive is known for helping clients stand out by focusing on two things—brand awareness and increased conversions. Their expert team of developers specializes in custom software and websites as well as user experience design and digital strategy. 

     

    One of their recent projects was developing the mobile website for local restaurant the Silver Diner. The Alliance Interactive team created a responsive solution that made navigating the menu simple and visual leaving users ready to order. 

    SERVICES
    • 40% Web Development
    • 10% Advertising
    • 10% Custom Software Development
    • 40% Other
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    Job Connection Platform...

    Job Connection Platform Responsive Website
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    B2B Website Design Responsive...

    B2B Website Design Responsive Website
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    Mobile Restaurant Website Design

    Mobile Restaurant Website Design 
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    Global Risk Website Responsive...

    Global Risk Website Responsive Website Project
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    Fifth Tribe

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Washington, DC

    Fifth Tribe is a brand strategy, design, and digital marketing agency that helps a wide range of organizations as they seek to launch themselves into the market. Since their launch in the U.S., Fifth Tribe has helped everything from enterprise clients to brand-new startups as they strive to improve their brand’s identity and customer-facing platforms, including websites, mobile apps, and more.

    When District BBQ was looking for an agency that would support their need to brand themselves and execute a digital marketing plan, they turned to Fifth Tribe, who helped develop and execute a strategy that led to measurable results and excellent performance across a variety of metrics.

    SERVICES
    • 20% Web Development
    • 10% Advertising
    • 10% Branding
    • 60% Other
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    How We Built a Social...

    https://www.fifthtribe.com/portfolio-item/hultprizeat/
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    Oxfam Foreign Aid 101

    https://www.fifthtribe.com/portfolio-item/oxfam/
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    Seniors Save Thousands Across the...

    https://www.fifthtribe.com/portfolio-item/aarptaxaide/
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    Lounge Lizard

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Washington DC, DC

    Since 1998, Lounge lizard has designed award-winning websites for startups to fortune 100 companies across industries. The team boasts of a variety of industry leading specialists, mainly developing websites, mobile apps, brand strategies, and digital marketing strategies.

    For example, Duggal wanted a complete brand image, voice, and development make-over. They created a new responsive website that drives home Duggal’s unique positioning as a printing, digital imaging, multimedia, wide format graphics, and graphic display services leader.

    SERVICES
    • 40% Web Design
    • 10% Advertising
    • 10% Branding
    • 40% Other
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    Dylan's Candy Bar

    Dylan’s Candy Bar hired Lounge Lizard to create a sweet new Shopify e-commerce Website that made people hungry for more candy. Lounge Lizard delivered a creative, fun and visually yummy user experience. The Dylan’s...
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    Gracie Mansion

    Lounge Lizard took on the task of creating a new online home for Gracie Mansion. A fresh slate presented fresh design opportunities. We’ve married the rich history of the mansion with a chic, art-focused look & feel...
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    Blue Foundry Bank

    Boiling Springs Savings Bank hired Lounge Lizard to create an un-bank looking Website to coincide with a dramatic name change to Blue Foundry. Lounge Lizard redeveloped and redesigned the site from the ground up based on...
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    E4H Architecture

    Lounge Lizard designed and built a completely new website for E4H Architecture. The final product strikes a balance between showing off their services and past work to draw in new clients while also portraying a human...
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    North Studio

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Reston, VA

    Since 1998, North Studio has offered marketing solutions to clients in the Victoria area with the help of their streamlined solutions. They specialize in web development, UX/UI design, and web design solutions for small and medium-sized businesses in the fields of health care, education, and financial services, among others.

    One of North Studio’s projects involved working with AA Grapevine. North Studio provided various assets for their websites, including a complete virtual redesign, as well as various content and page flow diagrams.

    SERVICES
    • 25% UX/UI Design
    • 25% Web Development
    • 15% E-Commerce Development
    • 35% Other
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    Drupal 8 Rebuilt with High Value...

    The North Studio UX team worked closely with AA Grapevine’s key stakeholders and internal UX lead contractor to produce foundational assets such as:  User stories, content inventory assessments, page flow diagrams and...
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    1023% Year over Year Revenue...

    What We Did Fully update all Drupal website and fixed minor issues after the updates, tested and deployed to the production environment. Remedy Javascript errors which was causing most of the frontend functionality to...
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    Big Data Converted to Drupal...

    Drupal Rebuild with Performance Enhancements North Studio was tasked with designing and building a new Drupal 8 website to showcase Well Go USA Entertainment‘s corporate identity, while integrating and streamlining...
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    Drupal 8 Redesign with...

    North Studio, through mutual collaboration with the Lethbridge College One Experience team built a customized Drupal 8 site with a smooth upgrade path for both minor and major level upgrades as well as future releases of...
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    Design In DC

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Washington, DC

    Design in DC counts impressive brands among their key clients. So it’s no wonder that this Washington, D.C.-based firm has achieved widespread success in a wide range of industries for their targeted web development work.

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

    SERVICES
    • 50% Web Design
    • 10% Advertising
    • 10% Branding
    • 30% Other
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    Why Us?

    Learn more about the unique Design In DC process through client testimonials and company leadership.  
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    Web Design for Berkeley Dental

    Berkeley Dental came to Design in DC looking for a new website that worked on mobile and desktop. Design in DC delivered with a highly responsive, engaging website design that led to increased engagement.
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    Web Design for DC Camera

    DC Camera wanted to highlight their services and products in a clean, streamlined website. Design in DC designed a site that followed contemporary design principles for a thoroughly modern, successful site.
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    Website for Amr El-Bayoumi

    Amr El-Bayoumi needed a website as distinct as his acting and voice roles. Design in DC provided a clean, professional, and flattering site that acted as a perfect portfolio for his work.
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    DFFRNTWRLD®

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Dc, DC

    DFFRNTWRLD® specializes in lifestyle branding and offers solutions for brands that are plant-based, ethical, and eco-friendly. They are experts in advertising, branding, and marketing strategy for both small firms and mid-market businesses.

    One of DFFRNTWRLD®’s projects involved working with CAVALHEIRO. DFFRNTWRLD® provided brand identity services and designed their website. The entire project was completed in only 30 days.

    SERVICES
    • 10% Advertising
    • 10% UX/UI Design
    • 10% Branding
    • 70% Other
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    Creative Consulting for...

    Brand Strategy, Creative Consulting
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    The Waterhole Community Juice Bar...

    Brand Strategy, Brand Identity, Packaging Design, Web, Merch/Apparel Design, Interior Design
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    Siguri International Branding

    Brand Strategy, Brand Identity, Web
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    Eat For Beauty Brand Identity

    Brand Strategy, Brand Identity Design, Merchandise/Apparel Design
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    LordSocial

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Washington DC, DC

    With a passion for both strategy and design, LordSocial has provided social media marketing work for clients worldwide. Based in New York, LordSocial brings a long history of success to each project they complete.

    When their client was just a new brand looking to make an impact, LordSocial crafted the entirety of their experience in this distinct area. The result was a splashy entrance into the market orchestrated by LordSocial designers and strategists.

    SERVICES
    • 30% Social Media Marketing
    • 10% Advertising
    • 10% Content Marketing
    • 50% Other
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    LordSocial Promo

    🎯 GROW YOUR BUSINESS FASTER Stop spending too much money on your Social Media Marketing and Management TEAM!WHY YOU SHOULD CHOOSE US?1. We are professionals.2. We save you time.3. We save you money.4. We improve...
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    By LordSocial.

    Our work for our dear client.
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    By LordSocial.

    Our work for our dear client.
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    By LordSocial.

    Our work for our dear client.
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    Loebig Ink, LLC

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $0+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Silver Spring, MD

    Recognizable brands worldwide have employed Loebig Ink to bring their SEO marketing needs to the next level. Based in Maryland, Loebig Ink was founded with a focus on helping brands evolve into their best, most user-friendly selves.

    When their client needed a more impactful and effective strategy for reaching goals nationwide, Loebig Ink provided them with focused service that continues to this day. Their strategy involved refining their client’s distinct voice as well as their visual profile to become more effective in a crowded digital space.

    SERVICES
    • 25% Advertising
    • 25% Search Engine Optimization
    • 25% Social Media Marketing
    • 25% Other
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    What are Your Top Local...

    BNI Blast with Mary Jefferson of Make it Count Marketing
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    Personal Branding SEO

    Personal Branding SEO was the primary topic of the day at the Maverick's on the Move Live Talk Show event in Baltimore, MD when Brian Loebig was interviewed by founder Jamilah Corbitt.
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