May 2021

Top Media Buyer Agencies in New York City

Finding a partner to help with media planning and buying comes with many benefits, including: 1.) More buying power: Media buying agencies have a large combined media spend that allows them to make big media buys. 2.) Experience: Media buyers are professionals who know what to look for and how to perform media buying procedures. 3.) Access to data and tools: Media buying agencies have access to audience management platforms that provide data and analytics to make a decision about what media blocks to purchase.

The cost of working with a media buying company depends on the amount of media time you're purchasing. In general, small businesses should plan to spend around $10,000 on a modestly-sized media buy.

Luckily, New York City has some of the best media buying company to hire. Use our list to find and connect with media buying company in NYC. Evaluate their case studies, project types, and client reviews to determine which company is the best fit for you.

List of the Best Media Buying Companies in NYC

  • 1
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Jersey City, NJ

    Colormatics has provided video production solutions for brands in need of powerful marketing video, including companies like H&M. This U.S.-based agency delivers is known for dazzling clients with their ability to help them create world-class video at a manageable rate and within a quick timeframe.

    When Shiseido needed a powerful way to supercharge their marketing of a new cosmetic product with video, they turned to Colormatics. Colormatics created an upbeat and fun video that was also informative and true to the brand’s identity.

    SERVICES
    • 25% Video Production
    • 20% Advertising
    • 20% Content Marketing
    • 35% Other
    Behind The Fiverr Super Bowl Ad

    Behind The Fiverr Super Bowl Ad

    The Challenge: Four Seasons Total Landscaping had their big moment in 2020 by hosting the most memorable press conference in history. Riding the wave, their website hits went from ten a week to tens of thousands. But how...
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    Fiverr "It Starts Here"

    The Challenge: Fiverr,  the world's largest freelance marketplace that connects businesses with freelancers, offering digital services in 300+ categories, came to Colormatics with a once-in-a-lifetime challenge, how to...
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    Vanguard Gets Personal

    The Challenge: Vanguard needed an engaging video to communicate their new Personal Advisor Services. The service offers financial planning and investment management by pairing technology and human advisors. The Vanguard...
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    Providence is Finishing Cancer

    The Challenge: Do I have the right doctor? Do I need that procedure? What do I need to do today to better care for myself and my family tomorrow? Caring for one’s health comes with all sorts of uncertainties, and...
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  • 2
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    Renowned brands like Google, eBay, and Uber trust Moburst for cost-effective, creative, and innovative mobile marketing campaigns. They are a full-service mobile marketing agency working with clients of all sizes and industries.

    They partnered with Samsung to increase downloads, retention, and revenue from the Galaxy App Store. Using a variety of media channels, they identified segments which apply to different target audiences and initiated campaigns relevant for each segment. Micro segmenting personalized ads increased downloads by 79%, revenue by 36%, and Facebook followers by 1400%.

    SERVICES
    • 80% Mobile & App Marketing
    • 10% Advertising
    • 10% Media Planning & Buying

    Highlight reel for Moburst

    A short 80 second highlight reel showing Moburst's previous clients and how we can help future clients.
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    Award winning campaign for App...

    Our agency has been named the winner of the “Most Effective Performance Marketing Campaign” award at the 2019 Effective Mobile Marketing ceremony in London by the Mobile Marketing Magazine.  Moburst received the...
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    Winning Bronze Award for Samsung

    We won with Samsung the prestigious Mobile Marketing Association’s 2018 Global and North America Regional Smarties™ Awards in New York City. The campaign was also shortlisted in 2 categories for the 2018 Effective...
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    Optimizing Google's products

    We have worked with Google to optimize their App Store presence and help boost their conversion rate in the App Store.  We've crafted the screenshots, tested them and optimized most of the app store assets for the...
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  • 3
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $75,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    San Francisco, CA

    Why is Brawny experiencing record sales? They’ve turned to Cutwater for branding expertise. This US-based agency has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When Twitter launched a platform targeting their unique users, Cutwater 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% Media Planning & Buying
    • 20% Branding
    • 30% Other

    Russell Stover "Hugs"

    Russell Stover® Chocolates have been an American classic since 1923, but they needed our help to make the brand more culturally relevant to contemporary consumers. The solution? Position Russell Stover as a gifting...
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    Axos "Bank Robbers"

    As a new challenger brand, Axos Bank welcomed the idea of bold, memorable campaign that would help them stand out from the competition. By tapping into the increased distrust of financial institutions and the idea that...
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    Unison "Doors"

    Over the last decade, the cost of buying a home in the Bay Area, and in much of the rest of the country, has skyrocketed to unprecedented levels, locking many people out of the possibility of ever buying a home. We worked...
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    Peet's Coffee & Tea "Coffee First"

    Alfred Peet started a coffee revolution by introducing a style of coffee that Americans had never tasted before -- fresh beans, small batches and a dark roast that produced rich and complex flavors. His influence in the...
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  • 4
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $100,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    Recognizable brands like Amazon have employed Fearless Media to bring their advertising and media planning needs to the next level. Based in New York City, Fearless Media was founded with a focus on helping brands evolve into their best, most user-friendly selves.

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

    SERVICES
    • 20% Advertising
    • 20% Media Planning & Buying
    • 20% Social Media Marketing
    • 40% Other

    Global 100 Winner

    The Global 100 award is given to business leaders who thrive every year, and especially this year where there were many hurdles. Our company has grown and shined throughout this year and never missed a beat! 
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    PR in Oprah Magazine 2018

    Global Insights Award 2019

    Starting off the year right! Fearless is proud to have won the 2019 Global Insights Award for Digital Marketing. This is the year we take it up a notch!
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  • 5
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $75,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    IPNY partners with clients to solve their brand-growth challenges and drive their bottom-line results to push them forward with purpose. Their client portfolio is made up mostly of small to mid-sized businesses in industries like non-profit, finance, and healthcare.

     

    One fo their standout portfolio pieces was helping e-trade with their direct marketing after they moved away from their iconic baby campaigns. They developed over 40 variations of creative email units in record time that stuck out among users and caused applications to surge.

    SERVICES
    • 30% Advertising
    • 20% Direct Marketing
    • 15% Branding
    • 35% Other

    Who's the hero behind the mask?

    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s Who’s The Hero Behind The Mask? initiative was designed by Dana-Farber and IPNY to celebrate all Dana-Farber frontliners via social media channels.  Open to the general public as...
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    Change the World

    CHALLENGE: One of the leading cancer research and treatment centers in the world, Dana-Farber’s discoveries have transformed the cancer treatment landscape for 72 years. Yet outside New England, top-of-mind awareness...
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    E*Trade: Shorten the distance...

    CHALLENGE: Stimulate new account momentum for E*TRADE by finding a different way to communicate with the active trader. Ethnographic research showed that the answer was the importance of the E*TRADE platform’s superior...
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    Mirman Markovits and Landau:...

    CHALLENGE: The world of personal injury law is full of come-ons from less than professional lawyers promising large cash settlements to those who have suffered accidents due to negligence.Research showed that at the time...
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  • 6
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Chester, NY

    Their clients include major enterprise clients like Motion Labs and Regan Development, but AJ Ross is a branding agency that hasn’t lost its focus on innovation or creativity. This Chester, NY-based firm helps organizations around the world focus their brand message for greater success.

    If you want to see how AJ Ross helps brands communicate with their audiences, look no further than their work for Active Orthopedic. AJ Ross helped them define a communication strategy for their audience of patients to improve their reach.

    SERVICES
    • 20% Web Design
    • 15% Advertising
    • 15% Branding
    • 50% Other

    Marketing of Pelton Crossing...

    AJ Ross Creative Media was hired to do a full advertising and Markeitng package including branding, PR, web design, media placement of a high end New Residential Development located in Warwick, NY called Pelton Crossing. 
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    West Group Law Branding and Web...

    AJ Ross creative Media a did  complete re- branding including, logo design, business cards, stationary, for West Group Law a full service Environmental Law Firm located in white Plains, NY. The agency also designed...
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    Re-brand Lab Synergy Heathcare...

    From logo design, media buying website design and programming , social media, PPC., video production.  AJ Ross re-branded this Healthcare manufacturer ito a sucessful marketing giant. http://www.labsynergy.com/
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    Orange County Economic...

    AJ Ross Designed and programmed a new website for Orange County Partnership (OCP) a leading Economic Development Agency in New York State located in Ortange County, NY. 
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  • 7
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    Brooklyn, NY

    Clickky clients include Web Arcade Free, and they specialize in providing a design-centric approach to mobile & app marketing for their clients. With a focus on emphasizing the most vital elements of brand messaging, Clickky was founded on forward-thinking principles in USA.

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

    SERVICES
    • 50% Mobile & App Marketing
    • 30% Conversion Optimization
    • 10% Advertising
    • 10% Other

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  • 8
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    Holborn, United Kingdom

    Bookmark Content and Communications has provided content and communications solutions for huge names like Aberdeen Standard Capital as well as dozens of enterprise clients around the world. This UK-based agency was founded on a will to be great and has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When Cadillac needed a powerful way to supercharge their strategy, they turned to Bookmark Content and Communications. Bookmark Content and Communications completely revamped their approach to highlight some of their most appealing elements and drive higher engagement and sales.

    SERVICES
    • 20% Content Marketing
    • 20% CRM Consulting and SI
    • 20% Media Planning & Buying
    • 40% Other

    Social-First Content Strategy for...

    We created a fully integrated paid and owned content strategy to engage and connect with Silhouette consumers globally. See the full case study here: https://bookmarkcontent...
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    Redesigning enRoute and the Brand...

    A new multichannel strategy to reach people who may be considering the brand and building out their experience in new ways. New conduits create touchpoints before a journey, during a journey and after a journey. Read...
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    Capital Thinking Rebrand

    When the Client Rebrands, What Happens to their Content? From client to creative direction to commissioning illustrators and finally, print, see how we rebranded the magazine of a UK discretionary fund manager mailed to...
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    Experiential Pop-up for Nobis

    Combining fashion, function and philanthropy to create an immersive brand experience for luxury outerwear shoppers. We created an immersive laundromat-themed experiential pop-up event hosted by Nobis, where guests were...
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  • 9
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    This established marketing strategy company counts major brands like JP Morgan Chase among their clients. Based in New York, Ayni Brigade brings a bright and impactful approach to each unique enterprise project they take on.

    SAP creates products for clients around the world. They turned to Ayni Brigade for a focused strategy that would highlight their unique brand voice and audience. Ayni Brigade delivered with highly modern and striking approach focused on making an impact.

    SERVICES
    • 20% Advertising
    • 20% Marketing Strategy
    • 15% Branding
    • 45% Other

    Female By Design

    An approach to care that addresses a women’s health needs at her particular phase of life enabled us to micro-target online and offline media buys.
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    I Am Light

    This wasn’t just a simple upgrade of a smart lighting system, it was a product that took the category to a whole new level. We wanted to get the market to understand that and feel compelled to check it out. So we...
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    Get In The Game

    Our client, POKER CENTRAL, enlisted AB to help them launch the world’s first ever network completely devoted to poker. ESPN, is the leader in sports broadcasting and they owned the poker space previously as they...
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    Digital Space

    SAP wanted to differentiate themselves from the smaller analytics solutions in the market by showing that they had a number of  solutions that work in concert. We launched an Augmented Reality app that the SAP team took...
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