Top Advertising Agencies in Houston

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Rankings updated: July 16, 2024
  • We Build Brands
    Caveni Digital is a unique web design agency headquartered in Philadelphia. We take immense pride in the vast design diversity in the websites we create. Our team specializes in website development  [... view the full profile of Caveni Digital Solutions]
    Houston, Texas
    Under 49 $125/hr $1,000 - $10,000
  • Design In DC

    A Digital Agency For The Future
    We create websites and apps that are fully customized, scalable, easy to manage, and have a creative twist. Everything we build for you at Design in DC is made with the future in mind. We are a  [... view the full profile of Design In DC]
    Houston, Texas
    50 - 99 $190/hr $10,000 - $25,000
  • 5+8

    Smart work for cool clients.
    Is your brand a bummer? Confused on the difference between advertising, marketing, and branding and don't know which one you should be doing? This is what we do at 5+8. We specialize in simplifying  [... view the full profile of 5+8]
    Houston, Texas
    Under 49 $150/hr $1,000 - $10,000
  • EWR Digital

    An agency driven by results!
    EWR Digital is a national digital marketing agency that started in Houston but now serves clients across the United States.  [... view the full profile of EWR Digital]
    Houston, Texas
    Under 49 $149/hr $10,000 - $25,000
  • Ad Results Media

    Be Part of the Story
    ARM is not a general practitioner. We are your specialized surgeon for navigating the world of audio influencer advertising. Our data and expertise drive unparalleled ROI. We believe marketing  [... view the full profile of Ad Results Media]
    Houston, Texas
    100 - 249 Inquire $50,000 & Up
  • Red Gecko

    Digital marketing made easy.
    At Red Gecko, we specialize in delivering top-notch website design and SEO services to elevate your online presence. Our goal is to simplify the process and facilitate your online growth effectively.  [... view the full profile of Red Gecko]
    Houston, Texas
    Under 49 Inquire $1,000 - $10,000
  • Vista 14

    National, award-winning agency providing digital consulting services, customer journey mapping, and development for unique businesses looking to tell their story in a compelling and visually-stunning  [... view the full profile of Vista 14]
    Houston, Texas
    Under 49 $100/hr Inquire
  • DigiKai

    Winning for small to medium size businesses. We help you get found, get chosen, and grow.
    DigiKai Marketing is a full service digital marketing agency winning for small businesses in Houston and Las Vegas. We help your business standout online, get found, and get chosen over your  [... view the full profile of DigiKai]
    Houston, Texas
    Under 49 $100/hr $1,000 - $10,000
    Since 2010, Visibly Connected has become one of the premier home services marketing firms in the country for HVAC, Electricians, Plumbers, Roofers, Pest Control, Pool Services, and much more!  [... view the full profile of Visibly Connected]
    Houston, Texas
    Under 49 Inquire $1,000 - $10,000
  • Love Advertising

    A strategic and creative partner who provide smarter answers for today's marketing and business challenges.  [... view the full profile of Love Advertising]
    Houston, Texas
    50 - 99 $160/hr $25,000 - $50,000
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  • You have a goal, we have a plan.
    Apex Marketing Team is of the opinion that company owners often feel as though everything rests on their shoulders. So, we believe in pursuing relationships rather than projects. Maintaining alignment  [... view the full profile of Apex Marketing Team]
    Houston, Texas
    Under 49 Inquire $1,000 - $10,000
  • We're Not For Everybody - We're For You!
    Angry Dragon Studios is dedicated to fulfilling all your digital marketing needs. As a leading digital marketing consulting agency, we are committed to delivering exceptional results to businesses of  [... view the full profile of Angry Dragon Studios]
    Houston, Texas
    50 - 99 $250/hr Inquire
  • Orange Cattle

    We're a full-service marketing agency that helps tell the story of your brand, and product by creating quality content - everything from web development, social media, Amazon, and Google AdWords. We  [... view the full profile of Orange Cattle]
    Houston, Texas
    Under 49 $65/hr $1,000 - $10,000
  • Gallant Culture

    Big ideas that build business.
    A full-service brand, marketing, and communications agency working with people who are fueled by their passions to advance the world.  [... view the full profile of Gallant Culture]
    Houston, Texas
    Under 49 $165/hr Inquire
  • We Don't Sell Advertising. We Create Customer Journeys.
    As one of the fastest-rising digital marketing agencies in the U.S.,V Digital Services operates in more than 300 American cities, where weoffer premier white-label solutions for a growing number  [... view the full profile of V Digital Services]
    Houston, Texas
    50 - 99 Inquire Inquire
  • Let's Go Digital! Let us do it for you!
    Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Marketing Addiction Inc. delivers human-centric digital experiences that transform global enterprises. We leverage data and the potential of digital, as well as our  [... view the full profile of Marketing Addiction Inc.]
    Houston, Texas
    50 - 99 $200/hr $10,000 - $25,000

    We're a marketing agency in Houston, Texas, specializing in small businesses.
    Small Business Marketing Houston  [... view the full profile of REFUGE]
    Houston, Texas
    50 - 99 $1/hr $1,000 - $10,000
  • Designs for Effective ROI
    At Studio Brand Collective, we believe in the power of human connection, transforming it into creative marketing campaigns that reach and engage customers.By utilizing multi-device capabilities as  [... view the full profile of Studio Brand Collective]
    Houston, Texas
    Under 49 $199/hr $1,000 - $10,000
  • gang&lani media

    If you can imagine it, we can create it
    We believe the most efficient way to service you is with a strong, cohesive team fluent in each of our strengths. We believe it so hard, we created a company to do it.  [... view the full profile of Gang&lani Media]
    Houston, Texas
    Under 49 $49/hr Under $1,000

    At b.iD we take your business goals to heart. We are committed to helping you be remarkable, and accordingly we utilize our expertise in branding strategy, target analysis, and creative designs to  [... view the full profile of]
    Houston, Texas
    Under 49 Inquire Inquire
  • LogoTale

    Elevate Your Brand
    LogoTale knows how to make your business stand out through effective digital marketing. From stunning websites and logos that leave a lasting impact in their industry to applications with unbeatable  [... view the full profile of LogoTale]
    Houston, Texas
    100 - 249 $49/hr $1,000 - $10,000
  • Rank Higher In Searches & Scale Your Business.
    Providing cutting-edge digital marketing services that can benefit your business in practical ways. Our staff is dedicated to delivering high-quality services that go above and beyond expectations  [... view the full profile of The Dallas SEO Company Inc.]
    Houston, Texas
    Under 49 $15/hr Under $1,000
  • KGBTexas Communications is a full-service, integrated communications agency driven by entrepreneurial spark and insatiable curiosity. We create big ideas and inspiring campaigns that have consequence  [... view the full profile of KGBTexas Communications]
    Houston, Texas
    Under 49 Inquire Inquire
  • Satori

    Dare to Dream & Achieve
    At Satori Marketing, our team is passionate about unleashing success for your business. With us by your side, your business can achieve more than just a flashy ad or clever Tweet. You get personalized  [... view the full profile of Satori]
    Houston, Texas
    Under 49 $199/hr $10,000 - $25,000
  • Addictive Media

    We work until you are completely satisfied. Perfection is within reach with our team.
    Addictive Media is a team of designers and developers who embrace perfection. We push beyond the realm of what's possible in all we do, for clients across the globe. The harder the challenge, the  [... view the full profile of Addictive Media]
    Houston, Texas
    Under 49 $50/hr $1,000 - $10,000
  • Quality Design. Quality Service.
    Taco Media is a Houston Marketing Agency that handles all of your business needs. We provide full-scale web design and digital marketing services such as SEO (Search Engine Optimization), google ads  [... view the full profile of Taco Media Digital Marketing]
    Houston, Texas
    Under 49 $30/hr Under $1,000
  • Build. Brand. Grow.
    Since 2005, Quantum Identity Group has helped hundreds of organizations — large and small — develop effective strategies for business success.  [... view the full profile of Quantum Identity Group]
    Houston, Texas
    Under 49 $90/hr $1,000 - $10,000
  • The Epithet of Creative Content
    Helping you overcome the need for high quality and creative content, written following your specifications. We provide our services to all businesses including startups, ventures and established  [... view the full profile of Content Development Profs]
    Houston, Texas
    50 - 99 Inquire Inquire
  • Brands Design

    Brands Design StoryBack in 2009 three young entrepreneurs decided to risk their career to start a new venture that was later given the name of Brands Design. The idea that ignited them towards making  [... view the full profile of Brands Design]
    Houston, Texas
    50 - 99 $25/hr Under $1,000
  • Quantum Growth

    INCREASE Your Business By 25%... GUARANTEED!
    We are a full service marketing agency specializing in digital marketing.Discover more about our two hottest services... Website Design and Local SEO Services otherwise know as Google Business  [... view the full profile of Quantum Growth]
    Houston, Texas
    Under 49 $497/hr $1,000 - $10,000
  • Adit

    Combining Creativity, Strategy, and Technology for Unparalleled Results
    adit's focus on SEO and web design/development sets it apart from other digital marketing agencies and helps it to provide unique and effective solutions for its clients. The emphasis on creating an  [... view the full profile of Adit]
    Houston, Texas
    100 - 249 $49/hr $10,000 - $25,000
  • Keach Assistants

    Transform Your Workflow with Highly Skilled Virtual Assistants.
    Keach Assistants is a U.S.-based virtual assistant company specializing in providing expert bookkeeping, accounting, eCommerce, and data entry services. Our team of highly skilled virtual assistants  [... view the full profile of Keach Assistants]
    Houston, Texas
    Under 49 $10/hr $1,000 - $10,000
  • T2O media

    T2O media is a Digital Media Agency founded in 2004, that designs and manages marketing and communication strategies with a results orientated approach (Paid, Owned, Earned Media, relying always on  [... view the full profile of T2O Media]
    Houston, Texas
    100 - 249 Inquire $50,000 & Up
  • Design At Work

    Grow Your Baby
    Design At Work is a full-service marketing firm based in Houston, Texas. From website design services to content marketing, we help position your company to be memorable and attract the attention of  [... view the full profile of Design At Work]
    Houston, Texas
    Under 49 $200/hr Inquire
  • SEO Pros

    Transforming your business through SEO
    SEO Houston Pros is a leading provider of search engine optimization and local SEO services. We thrive on delivering the vital visibility our clients require to excel. It's one thing to promote SEO  [... view the full profile of SEO Pros]
    Houston, Texas
    Under 49 $99/hr $1,000 - $10,000
  • NUU Group

    we are a hub for strategy, design and innovation. Our people lead the charge—a team of strategic thinkers who concept and create in combinations of design, code, culture and unique brand stories.  [... view the full profile of NUU Group]
    Houston, Texas
    Under 49 $150/hr $10,000 - $25,000
  • Engage Your Target Market.
    11/11 Media, an advertising agency based in Houston, Texas, excels in providing and implementing cost-effective methods to reach clients' target markets. Focused on client needs and goals, the agency  [... view the full profile of 11/11 Media Hispanic Advertising And Marketing Firm]
    Houston, Texas
    Under 49 $199/hr $25,000 - $50,000

What Makes Advertising Agencies in Houston Unique?

Houston entrepreneurs face the challenge of catering to millions of consumers with ever-changing preferences. To ensure your ad campaign's success, you'll have to work with the top-rated advertising agencies In Houston.

This is how you will achieve goals within minimum expenses. If you're still not convinced, other features highlight the perks of working with advertisers in the area.

Feature #1: Houston Offers Tremendous Career Opportunities

Houston is home to various growing industries, offering tremendous opportunities for individuals and companies. The city’s primary industries include:

  • Advanced manufacturing
  • Aerospace and aviation
  • Energy
  • Biotechnology
  • Digital technology
  • Transportation & logistics

Houston's advertising agencies are likely to have worked with well-established local companies, which allowed them to score successful campaigns.

Even if your business does not fall under the above sectors, you might find a Houston ad agency that has worked with clients from similar industries.

Feature #2: Houston Is the Most Diverse City in the United States

Houston received the title “The Most Diverse City in America.” As one of the fastest-growing cities in the United States, Houston attracts more residents globally thanks to its diverse communities, accessible living costs, world-class restaurants, and cultural amenities.

Houston ranks among the most affordable cities in the US based on different factors, including housing. In fact, the city’s living cost is 4.4% lower than the national average and 25.6% lower than the most populous US metropolitan areas.

Diversity and affordability continue to attract people from other cities to move into Houston, increasing its population. One of the problems you might have to encounter is meeting the needs of the different demographics in the city. You’ll have to determine which strategies work for them and which don’t.

For that reason, you’ll need the assistance of advertising agencies in Houston. They’re the best people who can analyze your market’s preferences and needs, which will allow your ad campaigns to succeed.

Feature #3: Houston Houses a Skilled Workforce

As the city's Office of Economic Development claims, Houston offers a highly skilled workforce of more than 3 million workers.

The city is also a hub for young professionals. In fact, its job market increased by 3.2% in 2021.

Houston has more than 20 universities and colleges, including three world-class universities. Based on the city's data, 34% of the population has a bachelor's degree or higher.

In short, there's a regional focus on developing the city's future workforce by re-training mid-career professionals for high-demand careers and educating young people on emerging industries.

Therefore, advertising agencies in Houston will always have access to young and bright professionals that can help them meet their clients' expectations.

Houston’s downtown city park and skyline​
Houston ranks among the most affordable cities in the US

What Do Houston Ad Agencies Specialize In?

Advertising agencies in Houston offer a wide range of services and can handle every aspect of planning and implementing your ad campaigns.

Here are some of the most common duties of Houston ad agencies:

1. Developing ad campaigns

Advertisement companies in Houston specialize in creating tailored ad campaigns that meet your business goals. They are skilled in developing eye-catching campaigns to capture your target audience's attention and convince them to buy your products or services.

2. Handling brand messaging

Houston ad agencies usually employ talented individuals to handle brand messaging. If you skimp on your ad campaigns, it’ll only lead to more problems that can tarnish your brand’s reputation.

They’re also capable of creating brand messages that fit all your social media channels. Bear in mind that social media can still be challenging, despite its population. It can either easily spread poor messages or provide prompt responses to your campaigns.

3. Handling media purchase

Most advertising agencies in Houston specialize in media buying. This means placing ads online and in magazines, newspapers, radio shows, and TV broadcasts.

They know how to achieve the perfect mix between suitable media outlets, practical scheduling, and cost-efficient pricing to help you drive results.

4. Building a website

Some advertising companies in Houston may provide website design and development among their core offerings. To engage your target audience and drive online sales, your website should be user-friendly, easy to navigate, and responsive, all of which a local ad agency can help you with.

In addition to the ones mentioned above, Houston ad agencies offer more services, such as:

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Why Hire Advertisement Companies in Houston?

Here are the benefits of working with advertising agencies in Houston:

Benefit #1: They Better Understand the Local Market

Houston ad agencies have a deeper understanding of the region and the audience you want to reach. They will help identify your ideal audience, develop ad campaigns that appeal to them and place them on the proper channels.

Benefit #2: They May Offer Affordable Rates

Houston advertisers can negotiate terms that fit your needs. Other companies will even allow you to pay in installments or provide a single project fee.

You can also get affordable rates through their connection with other local vendors. That can include everything from distribution and printing to design. You can even negotiate special deals based on the relationships you've built.

Benefit #3: They Can Connect You with Local Vendors

Nearly all advertising companies in Houston already have a network of contacts and vendors they can use for your ad campaigns. Local agencies can advise you to partner with other local companies with similar objectives to yours. Having access to this network of local contacts and vendors is effective.

Benefit #4: They Will Give You Undivided Attention

Hiring the top-rated advertisement companies in Houston means getting more personal attention than what you get from non-local agencies. Furthermore, local agencies also have a reputation for being more creative and confident in trying bolder ideas.

Building a deeper relationship with any of these companies means you can regularly track your growth and use that data to determine which approaches work and which don't.

How Much Do Advertising Companies in Houston Charge?

On average, advertising agencies in Houston charge $150 per hour and $1,000 – $10,000 per project. You may also find agencies that charge below $100 per project.

Each agency has its specializations, so you should also talk about how they allocate your budget. Advertising spend allocation by companies is close to this:

  • 40% – 50% for content creation and campaign planning
  • 20% – 30% for paid advertising
  • 10% for workforce marketing
  • 10% for advertising tools and software
  • 5% – 10% for events
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How to Find the Right Advertising Agencies in Houston

When digitalizing is becoming the norm, working with advertising agencies in Houston is crucial for promoting your business online.

Here are some tips that will help you to find an agency partner that perfectly fits your business goals:

1. Set Your Expectations Beforehand

Finding the right Houston ad agency means ensuring they offer the services you need. Depending on your business goals, you may invest in a few services or add a few more in the long run.

2. Check if Their Rates Fit Your Budget

Next, you should ensure whether prospective ad agencies fit your budget. Check their websites for the cost of each service. Choose one that’s upfront and transparent regarding its pricing structures.

3. Read Reviews and Client Testimonials

Read testimonials to learn about the positive experiences of their customers and the benefits you can expect if you work with them.

Use their client reviews to see potential issues that might arise and how they may handle them.

Use both tools for vetting advertising agencies in Houston. If they don't have testimonials and have primarily negative reviews, you might want to look for another ad company.

4. Ask For a Portfolio of Similar Projects

Check if Houston ad agencies have a portfolio of similar projects. It’ll help you determine if they have experience with similar projects or businesses. If they do, look into their work for those clients.

It'll provide valuable insight into what they offer and what you can expect from their team. If ad agencies in Houston also have a diverse portfolio, you can be more confident that they'll deeply understand your brand to develop a compelling campaign.

10 Questions to Ask Houston Ad Agencies

  1. Do you have experience working with similar clients or in my market?
  2. Do you have connections with local competitors I should know about?
  3. Who will I be working with on my ad campaign?
  4. What's the background experience of the team who will be working on my project?
  5. Can you tell me about the process of completing my project?
  6. How will your team and I stay connected? Will it be through emails or calls?
  7. How much will the project cost, and what factors will affect my budget?
  8. What are your expectations of me as a client?
  9. How will your team measure the success of my ad campaigns?
  10. How much will my ad cost? What are the other billing details I should know about?

Takeaways on Advertising Agencies in Houston

Houston is one of the nation's fastest-growing cities, making it one of the reasons more residents move into the area. Due to its low living costs and job opportunities, Houston will continue to increase its population down the road.

With more and more people to accommodate, it might be challenging to keep up with the public's changing demands, so you'll have to reorganize your campaigns. You can do that best by working with the top-rated advertising agencies in Houston.

Most Houston ad agencies charge $150 per hour and $1,000 – $10,00 per project. However, those prices can still differ, so you'll have to look into each agency's pricing structure and specializations to make an informed hiring decision.

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About The Author and Expert Reviewer
Jelena Relić has hundreds of top-ranking articles and a lifestyle & culture magazine she calls The MAN. She gained valuable content and SEO experience working at Digital Circle and Neil Sahota, which she now uses to deliver top-quality B2B content at DesignRush, particularly in the creative industry.
Mariana Delgado is a renowned marketing expert with an extensive background spanning over ten years in digital marketing, sales management, search, and video advertising. She has led campaigns with a stellar 5:1 ROAS and worked at consulting giants like PwC and Deloitte. Her influence at DesignRush led to an impressive 200% growth in organic traffic, pushing the visitor numbers beyond the 500,000 mark.