85% of consumers conduct online research for a product or a service they intend to buy and 61% of all web traffic begins from a search engine.

DesignRush, a B2B marketplace connecting brands with agencies, compiled a guide of the key steps towards selecting a partner with expertise in digital marketing.

The top characteristics to look for when choosing a digital marketing agency are:

1. Capacity to understand the business and adapt to the brand
2. A streamlined process carried out by qualified experts for each digital marketing channel
3. Industry experience and proven track record of bringing success to similar businesses
4. Collaborative nature of their team and top-notch communication abilities
5. A clear vision and roadmap for every campaign and the tendency to stay on course
6. Access to resources and tools that help them better manage and execute projects

The top digital marketing agencies brands can work with are:

1. Evestar

Evestar started out as a team of successful startup entrepreneurs, growth and product engineers and has become an independent full-service digital firm. They are disrupting the traditional “one-size-fits-all” marketing to build a custom strategy designed around clients’ goals and target market data.

https://evestar.com/

2. Ph3

Ph3 is a strategic, digital marketing agency headquartered in Orlando, Florida. They partner with growth-minded clients everywhere across multiple industries from private, luxury communities to world-changing non-profits. They also brew craft beer, making them the only Agency + Brewery in the nation.

https://www.ph3.us/

3. My Creative Mark

My Creative Mark is a California-based digital marketing and design agency with clients globally. They work with small businesses and big enterprises across many industries. Their services include SEO, online content, reputation management, social media management, paid media (PPC), web design and graphic design.

https://www.mycreativemark.com/

4. Mod Girl Marketing

Mod Girl Marketing is a digital marketing agency that helps businesses and marketing entrepreneurs grow through modern marketing practices. For nearly a decade, they have partnered with healthcare and technology companies as their strategic consultant to help them exceed their growth goals.

https://www.modgirlmarketing.com/

5. PopOff Marketing

PopOff Marketing is a digital marketing company specializing in business SEO, web design, local map listing, social media ads and Google ads (PPC). They work with companies ranging from local startups to Fortune 500 businesses and believe hard work is the only way to drive real results and ROI.

https://www.popoffmarketing.com/

6. Alycia Yerves Creative – alyciayerves.com
Expertise: Branding, Social Media Marketing, Graphic & Print Design and more

7. Behavioral Health Network Resources – behavioralhealthnetworkresources.com
Expertise: Ad Services, SEO, Website Design and more

8. Brand You Development & Coaching Limited – brandyou.ie
Expertise: Branding, Graphic & Print Design, Ad Services and more

9. Brenton Way – brentonway.com
Expertise: Ad Services, Website Design, Content Marketing and more

10. Cyclone Social – cyclonesocial.com
Expertise: Branding, Integrated Marketing, Ad Services and more

11. David Kranker Creative – davidkranker.com
Expertise: Social Media Marketing, Content Marketing, Website Development and more

12. Diaz & Cooper Advertising – diazcooper.com
Expertise: Inbound Marketing, Paid Media & Pay Per Click, Email & Marketing Automation and more

13. LeadValets – leadvalets.business.site
Expertise: Paid Media & Pay Per Click, SEO, Social Media Marketing and more

14. Martal Group – martal.ca
Expertise: Integrated Marketing, Content Marketing & Copywriting, Email & Marketing Automation and more

15. Orientation Marketing – orientation.agency
Expertise: Ad Services, Paid Media & Pay Per Click, Content Marketing & Copywriting and more

16. Osmond Marketing – osmondmarketing.com
Expertise: Public Relations, Integrated Marketing, Content Marketing and more

17. Rocket CRO Lab – rocketcrolab.com
Expertise: SEO, Paid Media & Pay Per Click, Social Media Marketing and more

18. seohub – seohub.pk
Expertise: SEO, Social Media Marketing, Content Marketing and more

19. SmartBug Media – smartbugmedia.com
Expertise: Creative Services, Inbound Marketing, Content Marketing and more

20. Starhead Communications – starhead.ee
Expertise: Paid Media & Pay Per Click, Social Media Marketing, Integrated Marketing and more

21. The Brit Agency – thebritagency.com
Expertise: Branding, Content Marketing, Inbound Marketing and more

22. WDI Webmaster – wdipl.com
Expertise: SEO, Social Media Marketing, Web Development and more

23. Wirefox Design Agency Birmingham – wirefox.co.uk
Expertise: Creative Services, SEO, Social Media Marketing and more

24. WopeDigital – wopedigital.com
Expertise: SEO, Paid Media & Pay Per Click, Social Media Marketing and more

Brands can explore the top digital marketing agencies by location, size, average hourly rate and portfolio on DesignRush.

About DesignRush: DesignRush.com is a B2B marketplace connecting brands with agencies. DesignRush features the top agencies around the world, including the best Digital Agencies, Logo Design, Branding, Digital Marketing, Website Design, eCommerce Web Design Companies and more.

Source: WRAL-TV CBS-5 [Raleigh, NC]