The Top 25 Illinois Digital Marketing Agencies of 2019, According to DesignRush

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DesignRush discovered the best Illinois digital marketing companies who can execute effective digital campaigns that increase brand awareness, consumer retention, revenue, and more., a B2B marketplace connecting brands with agencies, determined the best Illinois-based digital marketing firms who can create and execute successful digital campaigns that grow businesses effectively.

DesignRush’s Agency Listing section features the top local digital marketing companies throughout Illinois. Some of the best Illinois digital marketing agencies include:

1.    Awesome Dynamic Tech Solutions, Inc.
Awesome Dynamic has 10 years of experience as Amazon consultants. Their understanding of the Amazon platforms will help align each client’s sales strategy with business solutions to ensure maximum profit. They offer Amazon seller consulting, account management and training for Vendor Central and Seller Central. They are also proud to be part of Amazon's recognized Solutions Provider Network.

2.    Bear Icebox Communications
Bear Icebox Communications provides a consistent, clear return on investment. They can provide a focused PR and marketing campaign that includes services such as brand strategy guidance, content development, press release distribution, media outreach and secured coverage. Bear Icebox Communications work until the job gets done. After all, they know that it’s not just their reputation on the line, but their clients as well. So, Bear Icebox Communications is invested in securing each client’s success.

3.    Build Scale Prosper
Build. Scale. Prosper. is a results-based growth advisory and customer experience consulting firm. Utilizing their unique blend of creativity and its proven methodology, Build. Scale. Prosper. accelerates growth and drive ROI for clients. Build. Scale. Prosper. works with their clients to optimize their business to drive far-reaching results not just in the short term but for the long term as well. Rapid, sustainable growth for our clients is their core mission. Where some companies may just be able to solve one problem, they look at businesses as a whole and draw on their interdisciplinary approach to assess, troubleshoot and attack their problems. Build. Scale. Prosper. is relentlessly focused on their clients’ success.

4.    Crackerjack Marketing
Crackerjack Marketing is a digital marketing and social media marketing agency, serving female- and family-focused brands around the world. They build smart social and content strategies and programs for companies who get it. Crackerjack Marketing looks for clients who are enthusiastic about their brand, product or service; are practical, and don’t want to overpay a fancy agency with a fancy office; understand that social and content marketing generates awareness, intrigue, and enthusiasm; and more. Crackerjack Marketing knows that one size does not fit all, in terms of agencies, or social media and content marketing programs. All of their work is tailored to each client. From onboarding to day-to-day management through to analytics and reporting, Crackerjack Marketing saves their clients time and frustration so that brands can focus on what they do best.

5.    Digital Authority Partners
Digital Authority Partners is an innovative digital strategy agency proudly based in Chicago. Their dynamic outside-the-box-thinking and expertise in content marketing, marketing strategy, web design/development, UI/UX design, analytics, SEO/SEM, software development, PR, and mobile app development have allowed us to create over 350 successful products with over 76 million users. Digital Authority Partners has over 150 happy customers and they are trusted by major organizations in healthcare, financial, retail, government, and e-commerce organizations. Some of their clients are Dolby, JC Penney, HireSphere, Athena health, Omron, Kroger, and Creditshop. Digital Authority Partners’ goal is to help their clients seamlessly move their ideas from concept to market, and nurture those ideas so they generate the client’s desired results and revenue.

6.    50,000feet
50,000feet is an independent global brand consultancy and creative agency that develops omnichannel experiences for the world’s most respected brands. From brand marketing, business communications and advertising to all facets of digital engagement, 50,000feet uses strategy, design, and technology to help brands connect more deeply with their customers. 50,000feet was founded in 2001 for a simple reason: they saw a better way to do great work. They realize that the broader their perspective becomes, the stronger their ideas grow. As 50,000feet’s expertise has expanded into strategy and technology, their creative has soared even higher. Today, they continue to push limits, challenge assumptions and deliver the results that their clients expect.

7.    Killian Branding
Brands that are ready for a re-naming or re-branding often notice that they’ve grown, merged, or left their old name/capabilities/service offerings/geography behind. Or maybe their brand story isn't resonating with their best prospects as it should. Revenues are on a plateau. Competitors appear above them in Google searches, and they have "come in second" way too often. Every brand must meet three imperatives: awareness, differentiation, and urgency. And Killian Branding helps emerging businesses meet these imperative elements while elevating the brand and reaching key performance indicators that demonstrate success. Killian Branding also makes sure that their clients measure the ROI of every marketing tactic, which helps to showcase their success stories.

8.    Lightspan Digital
Lightspan Digital combines the most cutting-edge strategies and tactics in content marketing, search engine marketing, email marketing, and social media to show their clients’ best self online, attract new audiences, and get sales. Their strategic approach to digital marketing drives results that brands can see in their analytics and audience response. Lightspan was born in late 2009. From the beginning, Lightspan’s mission has been to deliver clear and direct digital marketing solutions. They believe in marketing done with purpose, not just for the heck of it. Digital marketing is not an afterthought and social media shouldn’t be done on a whim. They are essential to an effective modern marketing strategy.

9.    LyteYear Group
Lyteyear Group provides neatly packaged digital marketing, product, and mobile growth services to companies of all sizes. Their services include SEO Content, Technical, and Backlinking Audit and Strategy; SEM Audit, Strategy, Restructure, and Execution; App Store Optimization Audit, Strategy, and Execution; Content Marketing Strategy and Execution; Paid Social Strategy and Execution; Email Marketing Strategy; and more. LyteYear Group assesses digital marketing and growth initiatives, defines goals, implement short and long-term strategic initiatives, and more.

10.    Mikesell Digital Consulting
Mikesell Digital Consulting a part of one of the largest global digital marketing firm (WSI Digital Marketing) that brings global expertise to local businesses. They offer comprehensive digital marketing solutions to help businesses turn strangers into customers and promoters of their business. They help clients get found, get leads, get social, and turns leads into loyal customers. Mikesell Digital Consulting is laser-focused on results and ROI. They follow flexible engagement options to meet each client’s needs and constraints. Mikesell Digital Consulting loves their customers and takes pride in building long-term mutually valued relationships.

11.    97 Switch
97 Switch takes great pride in their relationships with people. They operate with the understanding that it’s all about being good to others in everything they do. 97 Switch shows this by delivering the best service possible to their partners. They hear what people say and take action based on what they need. Being good to people is a foundational part of 97 Switch’s business and they will not compromise it for anything.

12.    Olive Street Design LLC
Olive Street Design is an award-winning & nationally recognized Chicago web design firm. They carefully analyze their clients’ wants and needs. They gain a thorough understanding of each client’s business model and objectives to carefully craft a unique strategy to surpass their goals. Collaboration, communication, and commitment not only make for nice alliteration but are the reasons why Olive Street Design has successful partnerships. Every project is based on a detailed study of the company, product or service, and understanding of your end game.

13.    Operation Technology
Operation Technology is an award-winning Chicago digital marketing and website design agency. Operation Technology knows that unless a site is prominent within search engines such as Google, possible customers will take their business elsewhere. They can design and re-design a new website to be mobile responsive, optimized for search engines, and create a fresh look that attracts targeted customers and drives conversions. Operation Technology is focused on providing a high level of customer service while building long-term relationships with clients.

14.    Paragraphs LLC
Paragraphs is a strategic design firm and business consultancy. They are experts at corporate identity and branding. Paragraphs helps clients rethink and reimagine how they go to market. They function as “internal team members” helping them grow by looking at their business differently – this could be their business structure, how they go to market and/or how they position their products and services to their key constituencies. Paragraphs then translates what is unique about their business in creative and unexpected ways to deliver their brand vision and brand persona across all media.

15.    Part Three
Part Three is a company dedicated to solving clients’ marketing needs including website design and development, SEO, SEM/PPC, graphic design and social media. Some agencies think like artists, but Part Three thinks as business owners. They know the bottom line is not only making sure each company looks good but making sure revenue is increasing too. Part Three thinks beyond standard marketing practices and use innovative tactics to maximize the potential of every company.

16.    Perfect Search Media
Perfect Search Media is a full-service digital marketing agency located in Chicago, Illinois. They are experts in Search and Social Media Advertising, SEO, Remarketing, Display, A/B Testing, Design, and Content—with an emphasis on mobile. Perfect Search Media’s services encompass what they describe as our 5 (T)s: Technology, Tracking, Testing, Transparency and most importantly, Team. Perfect Search Media strives to reflect their core values every day. The team is committed to taking initiative, being passionate, having fun, valuing teamwork and ensuring growth.

17.    Rule29
Rule29 is a strategic creative agency that helps businesses clarify and develop their brand, communicate their story, and connect with the right audiences through strategy, design, and making creative matter. They grow businesses, tell stories, meet challenges, exceed expectations, change lives, explore wonder, help clients sleep well at night. Rule29 is a creative strategic firm whose approach is built on collaboration, commitment and caring. They work with companies that value design thinking, that appreciate design’s role as a competitive advantage, and that embrace teamwork.

18.    SHERMAN communications & marketing, inc.
SHERMAN communications & marketing, inc. is a Chicago-based public relations & marketing firm providing senior-level talent, multiple-industry expertise, and innovative marketing and public relations ideas that work. They take a holistic approach to understand and help solve clients' challenges. The team is equal parts of business consultants, marketing specialists, and expert storytellers. But, most importantly, they are committed to helping their clients' businesses grow. They offer services such as launching new products, services or entire businesses; rebranding organizations; distinguish companies and helping them communicate more effectively with their audiences; providing crisis management planning and implementation; developing and executing strategic PR and Marcom plans; and much more.

19.    Sparkfactor
Sparkfactor is a boutique advertising and design studio in Chicago. They provide their clients with highly designed websites, videos, social media campaigns, identities, printed tactics, and the strategies that tie them together.

20.    SpurIT
SpurIT is a software development and marketing company. They specialize in e-commerce and app development, marketing services for Shopify and other eCommerce platforms. Their products are used by more than 60,000 companies monthly, covering more than 15 mln users all over the world.

21.    Strategic and Creative Marketing Inc.
S/C Marketing uses their extensive corporate marketing experience with leaders such as Nielsen, Time Warner, OfficeMax, DeVry Education Group, Columbia Pictures, Experian in order to develop marketing strategies and to create compelling messages and creative tactics to reach the right target market to deliver sales success. Their services include an analysis of each client’s current marketing strategy, target market, sales goals, and messaging. Then, they build the campaign, visual look, brand, and powerful messages to communicate their value proposition to customers and prospects. Strategic and Creative Marketing Ic is recognized by major social media platforms as a leading agency in the areas of paid social media campaigns, custom social media videos, and mobile app evaluation. They development brands and establish communication tactics to reach the right audiences.

22.    TEC Direct Media, Inc
As a top ad agency in Chicago, TEC Direct Media, Inc believes that media, and the data derived from media, are the power vehicles which deliver great messages to audiences that want to discover, advocate and purchase products or services. They provide strategic direct response and general media management services for a variety of marketers. TEC Direct Media Inc utilizes the latest technology to swiftly plan, buy, measure and improve campaign performance. And they are one of the only agencies in the US that report holistically on clients’ online and offline media performance using a unified campaign reporting tool, which they call M3D. TEC Direct Media strives to incorporate values into everything that they do.

23.    Third Wheel
Third Wheel approaches each project with a marketing mindset, strategizing platforms and formats and tailoring narratives that will work for the individual brand. Their creative team handles everything from pre-production to post, and Third Wheel collaborates with their clients to ensure the vision is present every step of the way.

24.    V2M2 Group, Inc.
The V2M2 Group is a comprehensive digital marketing agency that sets itself apart by developing strategies focused on the overall revenue generation of its clients. Their unique approach and business acumen allow them to combine all aspects of digital marketing into a cohesive, synergistic strategy aimed at increasing each client’s bottom line. The "business" approach to digital marketing allows the V2M2 Group to have success across a wide range of industries, including restaurant marketing, political campaigns, medical practices, branding agencies, and more.

25.    Verve Marketing Group
Verve Marketing Group is an award-winning brand, advertising, and design agency based in the Chicago area. The agency was formed out of a love for words and aesthetics – and the power of creative communications to change beliefs and move people to action. More than creative for creative’s sake, Verve Marketing Group puts their talents to work for the pragmatic purpose of giving voice and energy to worthwhile brands.

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