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Top Advertising Agencies in California

Are you looking out for the best advertising agencies in California to promote your advertisement effectively? GoodFirms provides a list of top advertising companies in California by analyzing them based on the three most crucial parameters, which are Quality, Reliability, and Ability. The top companies at GoodFirms drive result-oriented advertising solutions to boost their client’s business. So, start exploring the below-listed chart of the most suitable online marketing companies in California, and upscale your business to new heights.

List of Marketing Companies in California | Top Ad Agencies in California

Blue Label Labs
NYC-based app design, development & marketing firm

Blue Label Labs is a 64-person digital product development agency headquartered in NYC and with offices in Seattle and San Francisco. Over at the past six years, we have designed, developed and marketed over 250 digital products. We are one of the largest and most experienced product creation agencies in the world. Our client ranges from startups and entrepreneurs to small businesses and large enterprises. We guide our clients through the process and make sure to treat every engagement as the creation of a business, not just the product. ... read more

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Michael A. Gayed, CFA
$100 - $149/hr
50 - 249
2009
San Francisco,  California
Raincross
Digital Marketing and Web Design Agency

Raincross is an award winning online marketing agency working for leading brands & clients throughout the United States.

$50 - $99/hr
2 - 9
2011
Riverside,  California
SEM Dynamics
Get More Clients & Grow Your Business

Through decades of development and optimization experience, we help companies thrive by demystifying digital marketing, increasing customer engagement, and delivering result-based solutions. Your company will achieve more clients, greater exposure, and increased conversion rates.  

Jessie Zaylia, Business Owner at Shatter the Narrative
Jessie Zaylia, Business Owner at Shatter the Narrative
$100 - $149/hr
2 - 9
2018
North Hollywood,  California
Brass Ideas Advertising
Creative that works

When you can’t afford to fail, call the ad agency that won’t. Brass Ideas is a branding and advertising agency that specializes in solving difficult challenges. We’re best known for our Bill Lumbergh campaign for Atlassian HipChat, which achieved 19 times the average response to digital video advertising. We believe in certain things that work: intellectual honesty, the power of emotion to drive decisions, over-servicing clients.

$50 - $99/hr
10 - 49
2014
San Francisco,  California
A Hundred Monkeys
"Boring companies have boring names "

A Hundred Monkeys is a Berkeley based branding company that helps get companies and products off the ground. When you work with us you get a lot more than a fresh coat of paint. We dig deep and find out what is truly different about your business. And then we figure out the most compelling way to bring it to life.

$25 - $49/hr
2 - 9
1990
Berkeley,  California
Igor Naming Agency
We create unforgettable brand names.

A powerful name is the result of a powerful positioning strategy. The key is to create a fresh way into the hearts and minds of your audience, engage people on multiple levels, be unforgettable, and to redefine and own the conversation in your space. The best names accomplish all of these goals and are a self-propelling, viral advertisement in and of themselves.

$50 - $99/hr
10 - 49
2002
Sausalito,  California
The Hucksters
Advertising agency

The Hucksters is a creative boutique ad agency that operates without the bureaucracy, trappings and expense of traditional agencies. We took our name from Frederic Wakeman’s 1947 pulp novel The Hucksters, the story of an adman with ideals who registers a lone voice of dissent among a chorus of agency yes-men.

< $25/hr
2 - 9
1947
Los Angeles,  California
Saint Elmos
Marketing and Advertising

Driven by the belief that businesses today can only thrive when bridging the gap between vision and reality, innovation and tradition, the digital and tangible world, Saint Elmo's offers a holistic approach to cross-channel branding, marketing and media. 

< $25/hr
50 - 249
2001
Los Angeles,  California
Zenergy Works
https://www.zenergyworks.com

Zenergy Works provides Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Search Engine Marketing (SEM) and Social Media Optimization (SMO) for companies who wish to increase the quantity, quality and conversion ratio of their online traffic. Zenergy Works also handles custom programming, web design and geo local landing page campaigns.

Mary Pfeiffer, Partner at The Pfeiffer Group
Mary Pfeiffer, Partner at The Pfeiffer Group
$50 - $99/hr
10 - 49
2008
Santa Rosa,  California
Next Right
A design-first creative marketing agency in LA

We are committed to taking on even the smallest projects because our mission is to show your customers who you truly are. Our specialty is designing all customer-facing materials, from web-design, to OOH. Then we implement, and market your new brand across multiple channels. We are based in Los Angeles, California.

$25 - $49/hr
2 - 9
2019
Los Angeles,  California
Eleven Inc
Creative advertising agency

Eleven is a creative consultancy that sits at the intersection of creative content, brand innovation, experience design, and consumer activation.

$50 - $99/hr
10 - 49
San Francisco,  California
3marketeers Advertising
Our programs that motivate prospect behavior

Successful marketing connects and motivates. It stirs emotions and creates a 1:1 relationship with prospects, customers and sales teams. Providing intelligent eTrigue Lead Generation & Harvesting, BullsEye Demand Creation, unconventional guerilla marketing & award-winning creative, 3marketeers will generate higher quality sales leads faster, compress your sales cycle and drive money to your bottom line quicker. 3marketeers is the only company that guarantees client success executing, automating and measuring highly effective B2B marketi... read more

$50 - $99/hr
10 - 49
1986
San Jose,  California
BrandSavants
Brand Savvy. Business Smarts.

We are brand zealots. So what is your 'brand,'​ anyway? It's the evidence of your distinction. Not just a claim of distinction, but the demonstration of it. Without true distinction, your product or service, yes, even your company, is generic. Or worse, a commodity. We are passionate in our quest to make your brand successful, which means it's relevant, credible and dependable. We are brand developers who will help build your business beyond your expectations, guaranteed. We work with companies to identify, solidify an... read more

< $25/hr
2 - 9
2002
San Diego,  California
Team one

14. Team one

THE NEW AFFLUENCE IS CALLING.

Team One is Publicis Groupe's fully integrated advertising, digital and media agency dedicated to helping premium brands thrive in the modern media landscape. Team One has five North American offices, including its Los Angeles headquarters, Dallas, New York, Chicago and Atlanta.

$150 - $199/hr
250 - 999
1987
Los Angeles,  California
Marketing & Advertising Design Group
Better Marketing, Advertising & Design

We founded Marketing and Advertising Design Group (M.A.D. Group) to make an impact on consumers in San Diego and across the country. We are advocates for better marketing practices because we don’t like the standards that prevail in our industry. Our primary purpose is to help businesses thrive that serve our communities using creative approaches in marketing, advertising and graphic design.  

$100 - $149/hr
10 - 49
San Diego,  California
FIRMA

16. FIRMA

Comprehensive Brand Builders

We’re FIRMA, a full-service Branding and Innovation agency. We believe that actionable insights + business grounded strategy + creative drive build successful brands. Hopefully, you do too.

< $25/hr
10 - 49
2006
Los Angeles,  California
The Infinite Agency
Infinite exists to create meaningful connections

As a group of digital enthusiasts, marketing trendsetters, and social strategists, our agency will develop a blueprint to expand your brand, using the tools of the future and the common sense of the past.

< $25/hr
Freelancer
2010
Los Angeles,  California
The Starr Conspiracy
Humanize B2B brands.

You shouldn’t have to pay an agency for the privilege of teaching them about your industry. At The Starr Conspiracy, we already know your market segment, who you are and where you fit in.

< $25/hr
50 - 249
1999
San Francisco,  California
Partners + Napier
Stuff we think, and stuff people think about us.

Partners + Napier helps brands leave a mark on people, business and culture by creating work with lasting impact.

< $25/hr
50 - 249
2004
San Francisco,  California
Butler/Till
Independent. Transparent. Employee-owned.

Impressions are good. Connections are better. We're a media agency that knows the difference.

< $25/hr
50 - 249
1998
San Francisco,  California
Red Tettemer O'Connell + Partners
Marketing and Advertising

Red Tettemer O'Connell + Partners is a full service agency that stops at nothing to make its clients unforgettable. 

< $25/hr
50 - 249
1996
Santa Monica,  California
JP Marketing
Working collaboratively with clients

Working collaboratively with clients, we bring talent and tenacity to the table. We deliver award-winning, record-breaking agency services: branding, creative development, graphic design & illustration, digital photography, audio & video production, consumer research, media buying, digital advertising, SEO/SEM, website design & code, social media and public relations. Since 1994, we've developed launch branding for start-ups, rebrands for multi-generational family businesses and evolutionary campaigns for global brands. Ou... read more

$25 - $49/hr
10 - 49
1994
Sacramento,  California
The SCG Agency
Creative Branding | Advertising | Marketing

We are artists, artisans, creators. As a creative branding and advertising agency, we produce influential and compelling media tailored for both broadcast and social web distribution. As a band of unfiltered artists and genuine storytellers, we create dynamically personified messaging in order to connect our clients to theirs on a humanistic level.  

< $25/hr
2 - 9
2016
Fresno,  California
Flux Branding
We thrive on discovery

Flux Branding is the Downtown Los Angeles creative agency guiding brands to face true north since 2000. Using impactful creative and effective campaigns, we help the world meet the real you. We thrive on discovery. Whether it’s exploring the streets of DTLA or figuring out the heart of your brand, our eyes are always open. We are seekers, looking out for the best tacos and the perfect typeface. We are designers, strategists, writers, and tech whizzes with the creative intelligence to guide your brand transformation across all platforms... read more

$25 - $49/hr
10 - 49
2000
Los Angeles,  California
MAD MIND STUDIOS
Get a Brand Not Just A Logo

Mad Mind Studios is a Los Angeles-based marketing branding, website design, and graphic design studio. We provide creative, unique, clean, and affordable graphic and website designs that bring the professional identity of your business to life. For businesses, a successful brand consists of many components that are often more complex than it may seem on the surface. We're stellar marketers, designers, and creatives who want to see your brand excel. 

< $25/hr
2 - 9
2006
Los Angeles,  California
Troika

26. Troika

Unifying the visual identity across all the points

We implement a fan-centric perspective that drives the way we think, create and design to help brands transform audiences into devoted fans. Our craft is a blend of art and strategic thinking to create a holistic and meaningful brand experience that builds highly engaged, loyal audiences.  

$50 - $99/hr
50 - 249
2001
Los Angeles,  California
MVC Agency
THAT INFLUENCE LIFESTYLES AND TASTE.

An award-winning boutique agency based in Los Angeles, MVC specializes in influencing, evolving, and reinventing consumer taste by creating emotionally compelling brand experiences designed to connect and unite our clients with their audience. For over 15 years, MVC has been working with lifestyle and taste-driven clients who wish to find their unique voice, identity, and exclusive position in the market. We help clients achieve sustained growth through ideas, strategies, and solutions that enrich the bottom line, positively influence consum... read more

$25 - $49/hr
2 - 9
1998
Sherman Oaks,  California
Valpak

28. Valpak

Business Marketing Solutions for Your Area

You may have come to know Valpak as the “coupon mailer people” and you wouldn’t be wrong. Since 1968, Valpak has been mailing coupons to consumers to save them money and support small, local businesses in communities throughout North America. That’s what we were. Valpak has grown up, just as a teenager develops into a confident adult. Today, we’re a full-service marketing agency. We provide industry leading, traditional and digital marketing solutions to local and national businesses. With Valpak, you’ll s... read more

NA
2 - 9
1968
Sacramento,  California
Arkside

29. Arkside

EDUCATE. SUCCEED. REPEAT.

We are a full-service ad agency specializing in regulated industries such as law firms, automotive, healthcare, and education. What Arkside Marketing Offers The ability to provide more than 50 years of marketing and advertising experience with success on the media, agency, and client sides of the business. We take the time to learn about your team, your goals, and how we can create a truly dynamic and successful campaign for you. We offer a client-focused approach so you can see a positive return on your advertising investment.   ... read more

< $25/hr
2 - 9
2010
Riverside,  California
Mind & Mill
A full service digital marketing agency

It's a community and habitat for smart people to come together and collaborate, grow business and learn. More than just a place to rent a desk. We've built this vision for a community that has the freedom or flexibility of working at a coffee shop, but also captures dedication to creativity, quality, collaboration and coworking. We've built a vision for a community wrapped around five entities. We believe that a marketing agency, a cowork, a startup accelerator, an event space and an art gallery will help a rich community of driv... read more

< $25/hr
2 - 9
2015
Riverside,  California
DASH TWO

31. DASH TWO

Expertise in the Science of Digital

Welcome to DASH TWO. Our proven approach to media buying is both simple and powerful. First and foremost, it’s grounded in collecting and analyzing relevant data. With a keen understanding of what the numbers are telling us, we proceed to collaborate closely with our clients – continually checking, rechecking and refining to optimize campaigns at every possible opportunity. The result is a streamlined media plan that’s properly positioned for the greatest return on investment. Add this to our pride in consistently meetin... read more

$50 - $99/hr
10 - 49
2009
Los Angeles,  California
un/common

32. un/common

We are an advertising agency.

We are an advertising agency. We believe status quo is a waste of money. We believe calling people “consumers” is the first step in losing their attention. We believe people make decisions with their heart, not their head; they’re smarter than we give them credit for, they hate being sold to and fall in love with brands that speak to them. We work hard. We don’t hire assholes. And if our work doesn’t make you feel something, fire us.  

$25 - $49/hr
10 - 49
2016
Sacramento,  California
Porter Co.
A full service advertising agency

Porter Co is a full service advertising agency specializing in brand development, marketing strategy, creative services and traditional and digital media. Porter Co. is led by a team of seasoned veterans achieving results the best way we know how; with a humble rumble.  

$25 - $49/hr
2 - 9
1997
Sacramento,  California
Civilian

34. Civilian

It is selfless, and tireless

Civilian is a full-service marketing communications agency dedicated to building stronger communities. At Civilian, we tackle complex social issues—from preventing suicide and reducing the stigma of mental illness to encouraging recycling and conservation—and create change for the common good. We believe that positive changes in attitudes and behaviors is only possible when we work together. We believe that where there’s a WE, there’s a way. We are Civilian.  

$50 - $99/hr
10 - 49
1999
San Diego,  California
Salt Branding
Purpose makes brands essential

Salt is a full-service branding and digital agency with offices in San Francisco and New York. Since 2001, Salt has helped brands be essential to their customers and succeed in the hyper-choice economy. Salt helps both established and emerging brands focus their messages and engage their audiences. Our proven approach to building essential brands has helped transform businesses, create differentiation, engage customers, change perception, and drive growth. For more information visit www.saltbranding.com.

$25 - $49/hr
10 - 49
2001
San Francisco,  California
Character

36. Character

A San Francisco Based Branding & Design Agency.

Founded in 1999, Character is a San Francisco-based, branding and design agency with a passion for launching, rejuvenating and propelling brands. Our goal is to create lasting and meaningful relationships between our client's brand and their audience through distinct brand experiences. Character is now a proud member of the Dentsu Aegis Network. Our Approach There isn’t a one-size-fits-all formula for success. From startups just finding their feet, to established companies with decades of brand history, we shape our team and proces... read more

$25 - $49/hr
10 - 49
1999
San Francisco,  California
DeepSky Marketing
Make A Simple Plan To Grow

DeepSky Marketing can help you reach out to your target audience, obtain leads, nurture prospects, and close new business. DeepSky can also help if you need to market to your in-house data base, prospect for affiliates, or attract investors to your company. See our services page for more information.

< $25/hr
2 - 9
2005
Sebastopol,  California
SumTotal Marketing, Inc.
Results Driven Marketing

SumTotal Marketing, Inc. provides results driven digital marketing solutions.  We have more than 20 years experience in SEO and online advertising.  Our focus is on driving leads and sales.  We are Google Partners & Bing Accredited Professionals.

$100 - $149/hr
2 - 9
2013
Artesia,  California
Sinema Films
Award-winning video production company

We are a premier production company based out of New York and Los Angeles. In the commercial advertisement industry, we have partnered with several brands and advertising agencies to produce engaging and persuading video content for TV and social media. We also provide comprehensive video production strategies to our clients and produce spots to boost their brand recognition. Our oeuvre of work includes the production of TV commercials, music videos, commercial videos, short videos and digital content for social media platforms. Driven by excel... read more

NA
10 - 49
2012
Los Angeles,  California
Blend

40. Blend

We are the new breed of creative agency.

Blend is a Brand Studio. We create and produce engaging technology and content across all media channels. Blend is a boot-strapped company who partners with focused, disruptor and legacy brands to create impactful experiences that increase brand value. We are composed of fifteen full-time employees, and an army of talented freelancers.

$150 - $199/hr
10 - 49
2012
Los Angeles,  California
Campbell Ewald
OUR PEOPLE, PLACES, AND POSSIBILITIES.

Campbell Ewald is a full service, fully integrated marketing communications agency with offices in Detroit, Los Angeles and New York. Our mission is to create fans of brands and endorsers of products by igniting conversations and experiences that demonstrate how brands enhance consumers’ quality of life. We take pride in engaging consumers at every level of conversation. We turn consumers into advocates that carry your message across platforms. And whatever the discipline — we thrive on solving complex problems and turning big ideas... read more

$150 - $199/hr
250 - 999
1911
Los Angeles,  California
Brand Culture Company
Strong Cultures = Great Brands

BrandCulture defines, implements and builds standout brands around strong cultures. We combine insightful strategy, inspired design and rigorous execution to create transformative brand, culture-building and customer engagement programs that deliver immediate impact and long-term results.  

$25 - $49/hr
10 - 49
2006
Los Angeles,  California
Orange Label
RESPONSE MARKETING

Orange Label is the leading response marketing agency for established brands that are driven by a fearless entrepreneurial mindset. As Orange County’s longest-standing, privately held response marketing agency, Orange Label represents clients in Healthcare, Education and Retail across the United States. Our experience with mid-size businesses to large institutions, allows our expert marketing team to understand “big picture” vision, navigate through unique complexities, and create response marketing strategies that help our... read more

$25 - $49/hr
10 - 49
1972
Newport Beach,  California
Young Company
We Accelarate Sales Cost Effectively

Young Company's services include advertising, branding, direct mail, internet marketing, market research, marketing consultation, public relations and website design. Southern California’s oldest independent ad agency is located in Orange County and is taking a leadership role in harnessing the power of internet marketing.  

$25 - $49/hr
10 - 49
1949
Laguna Beach,  California
MOB Media Inc
PROVIDES BRILLIANT CREATIVE CAMPAIGNS

MOB Media Inc. – Full service advertising agency, and MOB Media Studios - our award winning HD video production studio has been providing revenue generating creative, marketing solutions and proficiently executing our clients’ advertising objectives for over 20 years. Since 1989, we’ve created provocative implementations for our cli

$25 - $49/hr
10 - 49
1989
Foothill Ranch,  California
IDG Advertising
Future Partnerships Begin Here.

We are a group of dreamers who believe in merging the old world with the new. We love learning how to use all that the digital world has to offer when it comes to design, branding, and representing your business. We like to try new things, and push the envelope. Technology changes everyday but there's one thing that will remain the same at IDG and that is the fact that we are real people. You will never receive an automated message from our phone lines. You will never visit an empty building. We are social. We are approachable. We are breat... read more

$25 - $49/hr
10 - 49
1992
Anaheim,  California
BXC Inc.

Let BXC help define your brand’s complex culture and unearth it’s unique story to resonate at all touch points, transcend popular media, inspire your people and holistically evolve. We can make old brands feel young and new brands look timeless. We provide branding design services including Corporate Identity Guidelines, Brand Strategy, Advertising and Social Media Campaigns, Product Packaging and every asset in between. We're advocates for consumers and sales teams and will refine your story through a unique strategy process... read more

$25 - $49/hr
2 - 9
2005
Dana Point,  California
Truth and Advertising
The experience consumer has changed the world.

Truth is a full service creative agency located in Orange County, CA. Truth provides strategic planning, creative development, media and communications for major brands around the world. We maintain clients in consumer electronics, packaged goods, technology, entertainment and the public sector. At Truth, we provide creative approaches for reaching b2c and b2b audiences in order to build brand and product awareness, increase offline/online visibility and ultimately, generate sales. Our focus is always on providing clients with innovative sol... read more

$25 - $49/hr
10 - 49
1985
Santa Ana,  California
NV Media

49. NV Media

Affordable Advertising That Gets You Big Results

Leverage our deep expertise to grow your sales revenue and make you the eNVy of your competition. What makes us different than our competition? Our online and traditional media expertise blended with effective strategies. Social media saas and savvy that audiences like. Exciting ad campaigns that stir positive emotions. Low cost leads you never thought were possible. Try us.

NA
2 - 9
2016
Riverside,  California
Dexterous Media Group
Powerful Local Marketing Solutions

Dexterous Media Group offers powerful local marketing solutions. “Making Success Simpler” by placing the right content in front of the right person at the right time. Your website is the foundational messaging platform from which all other marketing stems - Make it great! You can have the greatest website possible, but what if no body can find it? Search Engine Optimization is a critical need for every website. Your website should tell your story with powerful photographic images. Make a great first impression with custom branded ph... read more

< $25/hr
2 - 9
2011
Riverside,  California
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