May 2022

Top Search Marketing Agencies in Los Angeles

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SEM provides businesses the ability to drive more traffic to their website. The biggest benefits of SEM include reaching clients instantly, increasing brand awareness, implementing and managing advertisements, increasing traffic through ad visibility, appearing on keyword search engine result pages frequented by competitors, and generating increased revenue.

The cost of SEM depends on the size of the business and the extent of the advertising campaign. A medium business with a SEM strategy should plan to spend around $10,000 per month on all SEM functions.

Luckily, Los Angeles has some of the best SEM agency to hire. Use our list to find and connect with SEM agency in LA. Evaluate their case studies, project types, and client reviews to determine which company is the best fit for you.

List of the Best Search Engine Marketing Firms in LA

  • 1
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    Culver City, CA

     

    Coalition Technologies has proved their SEO prowess by completing over 500 projects for clients like Paypal and Harvard. Their team of over 100 digital marketing geniuses help grow online business through SEO, pay per click, and e-commerce solutions.

     

    One of their biggest success stories has been handling all of the digital marketing for online retailer Pink Lily. Leveraging tactics like SEO, web development, and email marketing, Coalition Technologies boosted revenue to over $2.5 million in just one year.

     

    SERVICES
    • 60% Search Engine Optimization
    • 10% Pay Per Click
    • 10% Social Media Marketing
    • 20% Other
    Web Development & SEO for...

    Web Development & SEO for...

    The Bentonville Film Festival, a joint initiative by Coca Cola and Walmart, had its website design and development completed by Coalition Technologies. The SEO and mobile UX prioritized website features online scheduling...
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    Web Development for PayPal

    Web Development for PayPal

    PayPal, a leading person to person and online payment provider, tapped Coalition Technologies to build out its e-commerce website. The team also aided the development of Here, its SMB focused card reader and Point of Sale...
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    Why Coalition

    Why Coalition

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    LA's #1 SEO Agency

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    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Los Angeles, CA

    With an impressively robust client list that includes names like Velvetech, Comrade Web Agency empowers brands with search engine optimization. Founded on design-first principles, this Chicago-based firm offers an emphasis on helping brands drive change.

    One example of Comrade Web Agency’s experience is their work for Boat.me, one of the world’s respected brands. Comrade Web Agency helped them target their audience of customers with a complete reevaluation of their strategy. This resulted in powerful engagement and an increase in perceived authority for them. 

    SERVICES
    • 65% Search Engine Optimization
    • 15% Web Design
    • 10% E-Commerce Development
    • 10% Other
    Digital Marketing for a Leading...

    Digital Marketing for a Leading...

    About this project: The company is a fast-growing commercial tent manufacturer and supplier with eCommerce operations selling to three primary audiences: event rental companies, businesses requiring tent...
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    SEO for a Nationwide Spice Seller

    SEO for a Nationwide Spice Seller

    About this project: The company is a large-scale e-commerce purveyor of herbs and spices. In addition to its online store, it has more than 30 physical retail locations across 15 states and its spices are used in more...
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    Web Design for Hi-Tech Fitness...

    Web Design for Hi-Tech Fitness...

    About this project: From treadmills to rowers, this gym equipment company offers a wide range of high-tech gym equipment for residental and commercial use for people experience premium workouts they'd expect at the...
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    eCommerce Web Design for Luxury...

    eCommerce Web Design for Luxury...

    About this project: Based in Brooklyn and featured in department stores including Saks Fifth Avenue and Neiman Marcus, this company's beautiful products are designed for discerning consumers who have an eye for art and...
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  • 3
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Los Angeles, CA

    What do dozens of high-profile clients have in common? They’ve all turned to Bliss Drive for search engine optimization expertise. This Los Angeles-based agency has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When their client launched a platform targeting their unique users, Bliss Drive 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
    • 70% Search Engine Optimization
    • 10% Conversion Optimization
    • 10% Pay Per Click
    • 10% Other
    5 Things to Consider When Hiring...

    5 Things to Consider When Hiring...

    Bliss Drive CEO and Founder Richard Fong disccusses the 5 important things before hiring a SEO company for your business: 1. Do They Have Conversion In Mind? 2. SEO has a lot of strategies and technologies. 3. Is the...
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    How Bliss Drive Can Help Your...

    How Bliss Drive Can Help Your...

    Bliss Drive CEO and Founder Richard Fong talks about business owners who did not receive any results after spending 6 months to one year on SEO. So, if you are looking for a strong business partner who really cares about...
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    Food Company Ranked First Page on...

    Food Company Ranked First Page on...

    "Our sales guy couldn't handle all the leads that were coming in."
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    Insurance Company gets 5 leads a...

    Insurance Company gets 5 leads a...

  • 4
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Los Angeles, CA

    Directive is known for helping their clients' businesses thrive by decreasing cost per acquisition and increasing inbound leads and organic traffic. Their team of digital marketing experts specialize in search engine optimization, pay per click strategy, and conversion optimization.

     

    A recent example of their work was redesigning the landing page for talent acquisition firm Clear Company. The Directive team implemented a new strategy to increase their relevance on search engines and bring more potential leads to their website.  

    SERVICES
    • 30% Pay Per Click
    • 30% Search Engine Optimization
    • 20% Marketing Strategy
    • 20% Other
    We Are Directive - Performance...

    We Are Directive - Performance...

    At Directive, your success story is our biggest KPI.
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    Automated Data Governance Landing...

    Automated Data Governance Landing...

    A demo landing page for SaaS security company. View Full Design: https://dribbble.com/shots/14097276-Automated-Data-Governance-Landing-Page
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    401(k) Investment Landing Page

    401(k) Investment Landing Page

    A get info and pricing landing page for an investment company for business. View Full Design: https://dribbble.com/shots/9084651-401-K-Landing-Page/attachments/12513?...
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    Marketing Solution Landing Page

    Marketing Solution Landing Page

    A consultation landing page for a marketing solution serving academic institutions. View Full Design: https://dribbble.com/shots/6490150-Get-Free-Consultation-Landing-Page
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  • 5
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    Culver City, CA

    Effective Spend counts impressive brands among their key clients. So it’s no wonder that this Austin-based firm has achieved widespread success in a wide range of industries for their targeted pay per click marketing work.

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

    SERVICES
    • 30% Pay Per Click
    • 30% Social Media Marketing
    • 25% Search Engine Optimization
    • 15% Other
    Growing B2B Sales with a Full...

    Growing B2B Sales with a Full...

    As a global company, Veeam’s digital advertising drives leads from many different regional markets. However, Veeam found that lead quality varied significantly from region to region. Effective Spend was challenged with...
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    Building Online Brand Authority...

    Building Online Brand Authority...

    Swyft Filings is a Houston-based company that helps entrepreneurs navigate the complexities of business filings.   Swyft enlisted Effective Spend to increase their online brand authority in an increasingly crowded...
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    Expanding Market Share with...

    Expanding Market Share with...

    TUSHY, a modern bidet eCommerce company, wanted to expand their online market share, but faced a crowded marketplace dominated by several well-known brand names. Effective Spend utilized Google Smart Shopping campaigns to...
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    PPC Strategies for a Market...

    PPC Strategies for a Market...

    Swivel is an online workspace network that connects growing companies directly to landlords to secure office space on short and flexible terms. With this new office leasing concept, Swivel was looking to disrupt the...
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    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Los Angeles, CA

    With an impressively robust client list that includes major enterprise brands, HawkSEM empowers brands with pay per click marketing. Founded on design-first principles, this Los Angeles-based firm offers an emphasis on helping brands drive change.

    One example of HawkSEM’s experience is their work for one of the world’s respected global brands. HawkSEM helped them target their audience of customers with a complete reevaluation of their strategy. This resulted in powerful engagement and an increase in perceived authority for them. 

    SERVICES
    • 50% Pay Per Click
    • 20% Search Engine Optimization
    • 20% Social Media Marketing
    • 10% Other
    California State University,...

    California State University,...

    California State University, Northridge is a public university in Los Angeles’s San Fernando Valley. The campus is part of the California State University system and was first established in 1958. With a total student...
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    Microsoft and MileIQ’s Long-Term...

    Microsoft and MileIQ’s Long-Term...

    The mission of MileIQ (mileiq.com) to be the most seamless and stress-free mileage logging mobile app. Acquired by Microsoft in 2015, MileIQ automates the mile-logging process through their precise recording, one-swipe...
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    Swimsuits Direct Sees 80%...

    Swimsuits Direct Sees 80%...

    Swimsuits Direct (swimsuitsdirect.com) lives up to its name by providing women with an array of quality swimsuit brands and trendy styles at affordable prices. Through the company’s extensive roster of sizes, colors...
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    Wyndham Capital Mortgage Gains...

    Wyndham Capital Mortgage Gains...

    Wyndham Capital Mortgage (wyndhamcapital.com) has become one of the fastest-growing mortgage companies in the country by helping their customers save money and find the right home loans at the best rate. Whether...
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  • 7
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Los Angeles, CA

    LawRank is a marketing firm based in Los Angeles that caters specifically to legal services and firms. They are experts in SEO, PPC, and web design, and focus on their small and medium-sized business clientele, with SEO services such as link earning, content development, and local search.

     

    Lavent Law, P.A., a personal injury law firm, needed a website and contacted LawRank for assistance. LawRank built a website that features various case types that the business covers, videos of their work, and various contact information to get in touch with the office.

    SERVICES
    • 70% Search Engine Optimization
    • 10% Advertising
    • 10% Pay Per Click
    • 10% Other
    Lavent Law, P.A.

    Lavent Law, P.A.

    Web design for Lavent Law, P.A., a personal injury law firm in Miami, FL.
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    Lorenz & Lorenz, LLP

    Lorenz & Lorenz, LLP

    Web design for Lorenz & Lorenz, LLP, an Austin, TX based personal injury law firm.
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    Mirman, Markovits & Landau, PC

    Mirman, Markovits & Landau, PC

    Web design for Mirman, Markovits & Landau, PC, a New York City personal injury law firm.
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  • 8
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Los Angeles, CA

    With an impressively robust client list that includes names like The Process, SeedX empowers brands with search engine optimization. Founded on design-first principles, this LA-based firm offers an emphasis on helping brands drive change.

    One example of SeedX’s experience is their work for Muses on Demand, one of the world’s respected brands. SeedX helped them target their audience of customers with a complete reevaluation of their strategy. This resulted in powerful engagement and an increase in perceived authority for them.

    SERVICES
    • 20% Advertising
    • 20% Email Marketing
    • 20% Search Engine Optimization
    • 40% Other
    New York City Health - COVID-19

    New York City Health - COVID-19

    In 2020, when the global COVID-19 Pandemic hit, New York City, a 5-borough metropolis with over 8 million inhabitants, was one of the hardest-hit cities in the world. We have learned that when mixed with other illnesses...
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    Building an Engaging Direct to...

    Building an Engaging Direct to...

    In 2011, leading neurologist and biochemist Dr. Lewis Clarke, founded Clarke Pharmaceuticals, a company focused on making natural supplements for injuries and diseases that do not currently have a cure, including...
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    Millennium Alliance Website...

    Millennium Alliance Website...

    Millennium Alliance came to SeedX in search of a new website solution. While they wanted to re-design their site to have a modern and futuristic feeling, they also wanted to be sensitive to their clients who are mostly...
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    Ithaca Milk Online Strategy and...

    Ithaca Milk Online Strategy and...

    Ithaca Milk was started with the idea in mind that small scale, sustainable farming is possible in a modern farming landscape. The owners believe that the animals and the land that produce our food should be treated with...
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  • 9
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Los Angeles, CA

    When companies like Swiftpage need an effective path to better public perception, they enlist the services of Bastion Elevate. This Newport Beach-based public relations agency has provided PR for brands throughout the world, and has established itself as an agency that delivers consistent results.

    Cyrex Laboratories is a company that’s tapped into a large audience already but was looking to expand their reach. They turned to Bastion Elevate for the opportunity to improve brand perception, and Bastion Elevate delivered a robust PR strategy that led to increased business and brand awareness.

    SERVICES
    • 30% Public Relations
    • 20% Pay Per Click
    • 20% Social Media Marketing
    • 30% Other
    Client in The Washington Post

    Client in The Washington Post

    Bastion Elevate wrote an article on behalf of their client, Avalara MyLodgeTax, and secured placement for the piece in The Washington Post. This article was also published in the weekend print edition of the paper. 
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    National Excellence Award

    National Excellence Award

    Bastion Elevate was awarded the National Excellence Award for our digital marketing work. 
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    GoodFirms Top Digital Marketing...

    GoodFirms Top Digital Marketing...

    Bastion Elevate was honored to be named one of GoodFirms top digital marketing companies.
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    Web Excellence Awards -...

    Web Excellence Awards -...

    Bastion Elevate was awarded the Excellence Award for our work with iRestore.
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  • 10
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Los Angeles, CA

    Digitawise raises the value of brands by connecting them with people and making interactions count. They are a digital strategy agency that specializes in e-commerce solutions for small and mid-sized businesses. 

    Fluffy’s pet shop was struggling with the limitations of the Wix platform so they hired Digitawise to help them come up with a solution. Their team relaunched a custom site on the BigCommerce platform complete new branding and design to set the business up for success in the present and allow for unfettered growth in the future.

    SERVICES
    • 25% E-Commerce Development
    • 20% Pay Per Click
    • 20% Search Engine Optimization
    • 35% Other
    Shopify B2C/B2B Development for...

    Shopify B2C/B2B Development for...

    Digitawise worked tirelessly to successfully implement the visual refresh and the B2C/B2B strategies into their new Shopify store. We created a unique digital representation that matches the remarkable, inspirational...
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    Shopify Design & Development for...

    Shopify Design & Development for...

    Digitawise partnered with Michel Germain Parfums to optimize their conversion rate, tune-up the e-commerce store user experience (UX) and usability, and update any technical issues that can negatively interfere with...
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    BigCommerce Design & Dev for...

    BigCommerce Design & Dev for...

    Digitawise partnered with Clubman Online to revamp their BigCommerce using a well-planned and systematic approach to optimize the conversion rate and improve the user experience of the e-commerce store.
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    Design/Dev & Marketing for...

    Design/Dev & Marketing for...

    Digitawise teamed up with Saturnia Travertini Italia to migrate this successful travertini manufacturer from an obsolete CMS to a new platform fit for future growth. We designed and built a cutting edge e-commerce store...
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  • 11
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Los Angeles, CA

    405 ADS counts impressive brands among their key clients. So it’s no wonder that this Los Angeles-based firm has achieved widespread success in a wide range of industries for their targeted search engine optimization work.

    One example of their web development success comes from a globally recognized brand. 405 ADS helped them revitalize their materials to stand out in a crowded market and leave a powerful impression on more customers than ever before.

    SERVICES
    • 70% Search Engine Optimization
    • 30% Pay Per Click
    405 Ads - Getting to Know Our SEO...

    405 Ads - Getting to Know Our SEO...

    We get you might have a lot of vendors to choose from when it comes to your businesses SEO and online marketing. Choosing the right company can be a critical part of your business plan and bottom line ROI. Working with...
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  • 12
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Manhattan Beach, CA

    Recognizable brands worldwide have employed eMaximize to bring their branding needs to the next level. Based in California, eMaximize 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, eMaximize 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
    • 35% Pay Per Click
    • 30% Search Engine Optimization
    • 25% Digital Strategy
    • 10% Other
    Marketing Monthly Retainer

    Marketing Monthly Retainer

    One Resource For All Your Marketing Needs - Strategy, Branding, Website, SEO, PPC, Social Media & More. https://emaximize.com/
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    New Business Launch

    New Business Launch

    Full Service Marketing To Launch Your Business www.eMaximize.com
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    SEO Services

    SEO Services

    Get Your Business To Stand Out  https://emaximize.com/seo-agency-los-angeles-manhattan-beach
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    PPC Services

    PPC Services

    https://emaximize.com/ppc-advertising-agency-los-angeles
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    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Los Angeles, CA

    Digital Brand Group is a global leader in web and mobile applications, with clients including Toyota and Desk.com. They’ve even helped lead the vanguard of companies developing wearable tech applications.

    The Four Seasons is one of the world’s most respected and popular hotel chains. Digital Brand Group designed a concierge app for the Four Seasons, one of the world’s most respected and popular hotel chains. The app helps guests plan activities in the cities they visit and even offers exclusive content and discounts for nearby attractions.

    SERVICES
    • 25% Mobile App Development
    • 20% Search Engine Optimization
    • 15% Custom Software Development
    • 40% Other
    Psychological Well-Being Monitor...

    Psychological Well-Being Monitor...

    Bastion Rare designed this application to provide therapists /clinicians with a mobile platform to monitor patient well-being. The screen shown above displays the view a user would see when attempting to check in and...
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    Mobile Mortgage Calculator App

    Mobile Mortgage Calculator App

    This mortgage calculator application developed by Bastion Rare provides current and future home owners 4 easy-to-use calculators to effortlessly crunch numbers with a simple and clean interface. The application also...
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    World's First Mobile Photo Zoom...

    World's First Mobile Photo Zoom...

    Bastion Rare developed the world's first photo zoom game allowing users to take a photo of something interesting, zoom into the photo, and define a word that best describes the picture. Users of the app share pictures and...
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    Custom Web-based CRM Platform

    Custom Web-based CRM Platform

    Bastion Rare designed and developed a leading CRM platform, with integrated customer billing, and product management modules. The screen depicted above displays the primary dashboard for a system user.
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    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Los Angeles, CA

    KOBE DIGITAL has provided web design solutions for huge names like Leica as well as dozens of enterprise clients around the world. This Los Angeles-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 American Paper & Provisions needed a powerful way to supercharge their strategy, they turned to KOBE DIGITAL. KOBE DIGITAL completely revamped their approach to highlight some of their most appealing elements and drive higher engagement and sales.

    SERVICES
    • 25% Pay Per Click
    • 15% Branding
    • 15% Social Media Marketing
    • 45% Other
    Leica Camera AG

    Leica Camera AG

    Leica, the legendary German manufacturer of precision optics, sold its product via third-party retailers and its own galleries for much of its illustrious history. But a quickly-changing retail landscape—and mounting...
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    HJC Helmets

    HJC Helmets

    Showcasing the innovative offering of a global helmet manufacturer with a media-rich, interactive web experience.
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    Penske Media Corporation

    Penske Media Corporation

    Penske Media Corporation’s fashion industry trade journal, Women’s Wear Daily, needed a channel through which to promote trending articles. The abundance of articles on the publication’s website, combined with an...
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    TeleSign Corp.

    TeleSign Corp.

    An early pioneer in Internet security, TeleSign underwent a rapid transformation from nascent startup to global leader as its software became a critical component of the world’s most frequently used websites and...
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    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    El Segundo, CA

    Facet Interactive counts impressive brands around the world among their key clients. So it’s no wonder that this America-based firm has achieved widespread success in a wide range of industries for their targeted digital strategy work.

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

    SERVICES
    • 40% Digital Strategy
    • 20% Pay Per Click
    • 20% Search Engine Optimization
    • 20% Other
    LEGACY.COM: TECHNICAL PRODUCT...

    LEGACY.COM: TECHNICAL PRODUCT...

    Legacy.com, a quantcast top 50 site, was looking for a team to recommend and scope a new platform built in Node and React. They wanted a team that could work with React while pairing Drupal as a backend to handle the...
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