Last updated: Mar 2023
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Founded in 1986, Elevato is an industry leader in digital-first solutions. What started as a web development company, evolved into a team of digital marketing and engineering experts on a mission to create premium solutions for the client’s digital presence. Through the combination of talented individuals, abundant resources, and in-depth knowledge, we are able to handle any web-based project. From backend development to paid media ads, design, multimedia, and everything in between, Elevato excels at ALL THINGS WEB. At Elevato,…
We are a full-service ROI-led digital marketing agency with over 13 years of experience. With a strong team of over 90 people, we provide an array of digital marketing services such as Digital Marketing Strategy, B2B Lead Gen, Search Engine Optimization, UI and Design, Web and App Development, Paid Marketing, Social Media Management, Content Strategy, and Content Development. We are a strong team of digital marketers, strategists, designers and technologists with a passion to build digital experiences spanning through the…
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 leadership team has allowed them to bring strategic solutions to businesses of all sizes as well as implement them. We specialize in challenging problems with a technical component, particularly where…
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 content for your site. We have experience across all niches and have worked with large brands like State Farm Insurance and Reuters, as well as small local businesses. We are…
fuze32 Marketing is an all-in-one marketing agency that provides custom marketing campaigns designed to meet your company goals. fuze32 is a full-service advertising agency from concept to completion. We work as a team to fully understand your goals and industry, do the research to verify our strategy, and together determine which strategic and creative ideas will work best for you. We have experience coordinating fully integrated marketing campaigns. Success requires strategy, consistency, data-tracking, and a results-oriented approach. Clients we work…
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 like that one rainy evening in February, Pixelhop was born! The dream had always been for Zef to join once Pixelhop had found its feet a little. Towards the end…
Case digital is a boutique marketing consultation & execution firm based out of Atlanta, Georgia. Our aim is to provide strategic consulting and comprehensive digital growth strategies for businesses. We offer one-stop solutions to small-medium businesses, startups, and enterprises that are looking for innovative growth solutions through digital presence. Partnering with us is like hiring a marketing team but without the hassle of managing one. Over the past 13 years, we have successfully catered to the requirements of 35+ industries…
Highway One Marketing, LLC was created and launched by Mike Kupfer in 2020. This small business specializes in helping other small and medium size businesses create, enhance, and maintain their online presence through various digital marketing tactics. Mike Kupfer has been a marketing professional since 2007, having worked both in a marketing agency and as the lead in-house marketing director for small businesses with a national presence. Mike has also been offering freelance marketing services since 2016. Highway One Marketing…
Campfire Digital helps companies improve their online presence and boost customer engagement using integrated marketing campaigns. We coordinate everything into one cohesive system that will bring you more potential customers and help you communicate with them more effectively than ever. Campfire Digital is one of Colorado’s fastest growing Internet marketing companies with a fresh perspective on social media and search engine optimization. Yes, there are many digital marketing companies out there, but Campfire Digital stands out through the creation of customized…
As true partners to our clients, we solve problems, not tickets. Our strategists, designers and developers are autonomous, outspoken, collaborative, and love doing the work. We’ve kept our team small and our org flat on purpose: that’s how we stay nimble, transparent, and human-centric. We have 45 full time employees and are headquartered in Seattle, Washington. OUR AREAS OF FOCUS Website Design & Development We work with CMO’s to beautifully design and collaboratively concept websites that deliver best-in-class experiences to…
Goodwin Media is an ecommerce growth agency that specializes in helping businesses increase their online revenue and customer base. The agency offers a wide range of services to help clients achieve their goals, including email marketing, paid advertising, design, and custom development. One of the key services offered by Goodwin Media is email marketing. The agency’s team of experts works closely with clients to create and implement email campaigns that are tailored to their specific needs. This may include designing…
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 in the following services: Social media advertising management Paid search advertising management Search engine optimization Content marketing Email marketing Influencer marketing Website design and development Wallaroo has worked with a…
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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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