Last updated: Aug 2022
Smart Publications companies use Credo find the right digital marketing agency, in less time.
The average time to hire an agency is 8-12 weeks. With our industry-leading agency matchmaking service, we get it done in just 3-5 weeks. This gets you executing on your strategies 2-3 months faster than your competitors.
How do we do this? Through a combination of our exhaustive vetting process, proprietary matching algorithms, and decade+ of experience hiring and matching agencies with clients, we're the experts in helping companies like you hire right and quickly.
That means that all agencies listed on this page, and all that you'll be matched with, have proven experience with Publications businesses and in solving the very pain points you are experiencing right now.
It's free, with no obligation to hire the agencies we connect you with.
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RankHammer was founded by a pair of long time digital marketing professionals who met working in one of the most challenging verticals for SEO. Steve came from a background of engineering and big brand marketing, while Nathan had experience in programming and big advertising agencies. The unique combination of the…
Organic Media Group is a content focused SEO and link building agency based out of San Diego, California. Our goal is to generate organic traffic growth that results in an ROI as quickly as possible. We achieve this through a combination of technical on-site SEO fixes, link building, and new…
Conversion Media helps innovative companies generate more traffic, leads, and revenue by creating & distributing world-class content. We believe that marketing has undergone a fundamental change in the past few years. Traditional “Buy Now” advertising messages just don’t work anymore. Instead, we need to meet our prospects where they’re at, and…
Pixelhop is a digital agency specialising in apps, web apps, prototypes and MVPs. We work with clients from idea to launch to realise their digital ambitions. Early in 2019, Gem decided it was time to take everything she’d learnt in the digital world and start carving her own path. Just…
Founded in 2006, Semgeeks is a nationally-recognized digital agency with a goal of growing and scaling your company. Our team of 20+ has extensive experience in integrated creative/development and digital marketing strategies for both B2B and B2C clientele, including Fortune 500 brands. For the last 16 years, our team has…
Wallaroo Media, a full-service digital marketing agency based in Provo, Utah, was founded by Brandon Doyle in 2012 alongside Kade Hendershot. Wallaroo now employs 60+ amazing people! To kick things off, check out this case study that Facebook themselves did on Wallaroo’s work for one of their clients: https://www.facebook.com/business/success/called-to-surf Wallaroo specializes…
We are called Marketango because we believe that Marketing should be like a Tango: captivating, dynamic and awe-inspiring. If you own a business and would like to know how to get your phone ringing, you are in the right place! We are aware that making a return on your investment…
“We’ve assembled a team of Certified Digital Marketing and Traffic Channel Experts to deliver you More Leads and More Sales!” Digital marketing is hard. You don’t have to do it alone. Our certified digital marketing experts are here to assist with each unique process along the way, whether it be…
WP Buffs is a 24/7 WordPress website management and support service company that offers WordPress maintenance services for all business types, plus a white-label site management program for agencies and freelancers. Our services are focused on WordPress websites, which include: Fully managed weekly WordPress core, theme, and plugin updates 24/7…
We’re here to help you make more money. Growth is in our DNA, and we have over 100 published case studies to show you how we can improve your pay-per-click marketing, your paid social advertising, and increase your conversion rates too. We work with small to large companies and have…
Based in Perth, Western Australia, our full service digital agency provides a unique blend of strategic marketing consulting and hands-on digital management to entrepreneurial businesses across Australia. We hire only the brightest and the best to make sure that your results are second to none. Our team works differently from…
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"When I was tasked with hiring someone to help with our marketing, I turned to Credo. They introduced us to two vetted pros who specialized in what we need. Credo saved us a lot of time and money by getting us the right pros the first time."
"We contacted Credo and after a 30 minute discussion where they asked deeper questions to clarify our needs and current setup (including other agencies we already work with), they introduced us to two agencies who ended up being a perfect fit for us."
"This was my first time using Credo and I will never hire another agency without them. I needed a PPC agency and I needed one FAST. Credo got me 3 discovery calls in a day with some seriously high quality companies. The hardest part was choosing between them. If you're going to hire an agency, use Credo. Seriously."
"All 3 candidates were awesome and I really appreciated the process. Using Credo blew my mind in terms of saving time, 3 super high quality candidates, and we got a lot out of hearing their various approaches."
Credo helps companies find and hire the right marketing partner.
A company can be polished and professional and still not deliver great results, so we specifically ask each network applicant about their clients and results they have driven.
We ask every applicant for:
Quality of work delivered is extremely important to us and extremely important to you.
Our professional vetting involves the following:
Every network applicant must also pass our culture screening to make sure they're aligned with our standards.
This involves a 30 minute call covering:
All Publications Digital Marketing Companies on Credo have passed our initial three step and 28-point vetting process before joining, and are continuously vetted via client feedback. When you speak with the Publications Digital Marketing Companies in our network, you can trust they're the best we can find.
These agencies and consultants work with publishing companies to increase visibility in search engines, drive more conversions through paid acquisition, and more. They all have experience working with companies like yours and are ready to help you grow your business!
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Prioritize agencies who have experience with the channel or channels you need help with. If you have multiple needs, we recommend prioritizing a full service firm who can do all channels as opposed to hiring individual agencies or contractors for each channel. This will reduce the number of providers you have to contact as well as the management overhead once they are hired.
Note - at Credo we match you with providers from our network who both fit your marketing channel needs and have experience with your type of business (SaaS, Ecommerce, etc). Where possible, we also match you with providers who have experience in your industry.
We recommend speaking with multiple agencies to verify that they have the experience you require and that you like speaking with them. Culture fit between you and your agency is the unspoken factor we find that determines if an engagement will be successful. We then recommend that you conduct longer strategy sessions (about an hour) with 2-4 agencies to dive deeper on your needs with their team.
Note - Credo schedules the initial discovery calls for you with agencies from our network.
Once you’ve gone deeper with 2-4 agencies, ask for proposals that you can review that include scope, timeline, cost, and terms. We recommend that you use our Agency Reviewer resource to make it easier. Some agencies may have a separate contract with terms and conditions, which is fine.
Once you receive proposals, you can negotiate back with agencies. The most common things to negotiate back on are scope and timeline. If ideal budget is above your ability to pay, see if you can reduce the scope to get the project within budget while understanding the tradeoffs.
Finally, make a decision about who to work with and commit for a period of time that is long enough to know if you’re able to get results but not so long that it traps you into something that isn’t working. We recommend that you agree to at minimum a 3 month contract, and ideally a 6 month contract with a three month out.
Make sure healthy expectations are set and your agency fully understands your objectives. The best results are created when you have alignment with your agency around your business goals.
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