Best New York Digital Marketing Agencies: The Ultimate List

Our list of the top digital marketing agencies in New York City.

We've compiled a list of the top marketing agencies in New York.

As a small startup based in Manhattan, we often reach out to local marketing agencies to do the tasks we need help with.

The other day we did a search and the list was endless.

Agency after agency offering the same: a beautiful website, great reviews, a full range of service.

How to know which one to pick?

Well, we did the hard work and put together a comprehensive list of the best marketing agencies in New York.

We use this whenever we need to find a partner. It helps us. And we thought it would help you too. So we shared it.

Behold New York City's best marketing agencies, broken down by size, cost and niche.

Enjoy.

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AdVenture Media Group

Minimum project size: $5,000

Employees: 10-49

Description from website: AdVenture Media is one of New Yorks fastest growing digital ad agencies managing over $50 million in advertising budgets. Our online educational content has trained over 900,000 students in the art of digital advertising.

Notable clients: Forbes, AMC Networks, Trinity

Agency212

Minimum project size: $10,000

Average hourly rate: $150-$199

Employees: 10-49

Description from website: Agency212 is a full-service mid-size independent marketing and advertising agency of passionate thinking, spirited ideas and relentless problem-solving. We are big enough to deliver, small enough to think on our feet. We answer to no one but our clients. And while we have the resources and staff clients have come to expect from a full service agency, we're committed to maintaining a size in which our senior members can be intimately involved in every account.

Notable clients: Amazon, Palm Bay International, DK, Penguin Books

Arcade Creative Group

Description from website: The worlds of marketing, entertainment and information are colliding. Arcade’s entrepreneurial approach to creativity helps brands thrive in this disruptive environment.If you were to bump into a brand on the street your reaction should be, “Well, hello! Where have you been all my life?” versus “Oh no. Here comes that loud, sweaty guy with the bad shirt trying to sell me something. Run!”

Notable clients: Jack Daniel's, Danone, Clear Heineken

Avex

Description: Avex is a leading digital agency and web design company in NYC. Its team provides design, strategy and development services like website, mobile, e-commerce, retail and more to a variety of industries.

Notable clients: HBO, Iconix, Pony Sneakers, Enlightened and Shutterstock

Barrel

Description: Barrel is a digital marketing agency focused on helping e-commerce brands with everything from strategy to content, design and marketing. The company has expertise in creating digital marketing campaigns for the Shopify e-commerce platform.

Notable clients: Amazon, Kind, Peleton, Bike New York, Parachute

Bayard Advertising

Description from website: Our work has taken us around the world. With this international experience, we have the expertise needed to help your project succeed, no matter where it is. We build partnerships across a wide variety of industries. Whether it’s healthcare, technology, transportation, government contracting, manufacturing, retail, or another field, we immerse ourselves in our clients’ culture and community to understand them and help them solve their recruitment marketing challenges.

Notable clients: Pizza Hut, UTC Aerospace Systems, Healthcare Corporation of America

BBDO Worldwide

Description from website: In 1891, a small agency named Batten Company opened in a single room on Park Row in New York City. In subsequent years, it thrived, and in 1928, merged with Barton, Durstine and Osborn. Thus, BBDO was born. Today, BBDO Worldwide is 15,000 people in 289 agencies across 81 countries

Notable clients: Macy's, IKEA, Foot Locker

Blue Fountain Media

Description from website: Blue Fountain Media is a digital agency based in NYC. By creating lovable experiences that merge imagination and technology, they help brands move from now to next.

Notable clients: Sony, Engel & Volkers, Allstate

Blue Water

Description from website: Blue Water partners with companies in a variety of industries and excels in digital strategies for healthcare, finance, transportation and the public sector. With leading agency locations in Washington D.C. and San Francisco, Blue Water uses onsite and offsite marketing technology combined with statistics to create successful, relevant campaigns for targeted customers.

Notable clients: American Lung Association, Johns Hopkins, Audi and U.S. Fish & Wildlife Services

BreakTheWeb

Minimum project size: $1,000+

Average hourly rate: $100-$149

Employees: 10-49

Description: We’re Break the Web, the inbound digital marketing experts who demystify organic growth so you can focus on what to do with your new followers, leads, clients & shoppers. Because let’s be clear — you will get more attention. With over 10 years in the inbound digital marketing game, we’ve systematically developed the internal strategies that cut through the noise, so you get noticed.

Notable clients: Peach and Lily, The Yinova Center, BBNR Law

Brooklyn Digital Foundry

Description: Brooklyn Digital Foundry helps clients engage with their audiences through web, content and branding services. From visual storytelling to digital platforms, the agency forgoes a house style and creates unique solutions for each client.

Notable clients: Columbia University, Facebook, Gucci

Crafted

Description from website: Crafted is a full service digital creative studio located in New York City. They are big thinkers with a passion for creating beautifully crafted digital experiences.

Notable clients: NBA League Pass, NBC, Dannon

Deloitte Digital


Description from website: As a creative digital consultancy, Deloitte Digital is in the business of helping clients digitally transform and imagine, deliver and run their futures. With a blend of creative chops and deep business strategy, industry and technology expertise, Deloitte helps clients realize their greatest ambitions. Additionally, the consultancy's end-to-end solutions, such as Digital Mix, bring together an ecosystem of leading technology in a platform that offers unified, personalized experiences across customer engagement channels.

Notable clients: Adobe, American Heart Association, Ericsson, Fox Sports

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Directive


Minimum project cost: $5,000+

Size: 50-249 employees

Hourly Rate: $200-$300

Description from website: On average, we increase your organic traffic by 135%, decrease your cost per acquisition by 32%, and increase inbound lead volume by 84% - all in the first six months.

Notable Clients: Cisco, Samsung, WestRock, Pelican Products, Allstate Insurance Company

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Engine Digital


Description from website: Engine Digital helps clients work through the digital stages of invention, creation and optimization to create lasting products. Using a sprint-based framework, Engine quickly identifies product strategies for companies of all sizes.

Notable clients: Google, NBA, Adidas and lululemon

fishbat Media


Minimum project size: $10,000+

Average Hourly Rate: $100-$149

Size: 10-49

FlightPath


Description from website: Flightpath builds custom creative solutions for their clients through a strategic-creative platform. The digital agency provides comprehensive services from digital strategy and UX/design to game-based learning and online video.

Employees: 30+

Notable clients: The New Yorker, BMW, USGA, Darling Clementines

Huge


Description: Huge works with top companies to solve problems and deliver a leading brand experience. Working in interdisciplinary teams, the company collaborates closely with clients to provide liable strategy, product and marketing services.

Notable clients: Pantone, BRASH Coffee, Jeep, Android

Iron Paper


Description: Ironpaper offers a suite of digital services that will help generate sales and marketing leads. The company offers services in everything from website design to digital B2B marketing campaign creation and execution.

Notable clients: Total Wine & More, Nokia, Crossfit.com, UNICEF and LendKey.

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Ladder.io


Minimum project size: $10,000

Average hourly rate: ?

Employees: 10-49

Description from website: Ladder is your full-funnel growth marketing agency. We pride ourselves on unlocking the power of data, our world-class marketing, and making the best decisions to reach your growth potential. Our team has spent millions of dollars across 8,000+ marketing experiments and hundreds of companies from Fortune 500 to Y-Combinator startups.

Notable clients: TimeOut, Booking.com, Nestle, Men's Health, Credit Suisse, Facebook

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McCann New York

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MetricTheory


Minimum project size: $5,000

Average hourly rate: ?

Employees: 50-249

Description from website: Metric Theory is a performance digital marketing agency with offices in San Francisco, New York City, Denver, and Orange County. We've managed $500MM+ in ad spend for clients like GoFundMe, Carvana, Too Faced, Personal Capital, and more than 400 others. We work with companies of all shapes and sizes, and specialize in driving results for B2B technology companies, direct-to-consumer brands, consumer app companies, large ecommerce sites, and fast growing start-ups. Every client is paired with a specialized team familiar with their unique industry and business challenges. We speak your language.

Notable clients: GoFundMe, Optimizely, Tradesy, Getaround, The Walking Company, Too Faced

Momentum Design Lab


Description from website: Momentum works with clients in retail, healthcare, finance and consumer products as well as an impressive number of leading technology companies. Working with enterprises of all sizes, Momentum offers technology-driven customer experience management, strategy, UX, design and product development.

Notable clients: Oracle, Sony, Salesforce, Verizon

NuStream


Description from website: NuStream is a full-service digital marketing agency that specializes in website design, search engine optimization, video production, and more. We believe that every ad campaign is different, and we will work with you to custom-create a plan to boost your traffic and drive sales.

Notable clients: Mortgage America, YMCA, Citterio

OpenMoves


Minimum project size: $5,000

Average hourly rate: $100-$149

Employees: 10-49

Description: We believe in doing a few things — and doing them well! Paid Search, Paid Social, SEO, and Marketing Automation. We’re a team of passionate digital marketers who live to grow small-to-mid-size businesses locally, nationally, and sometimes internationally. We believe in doing a few things — and doing them well. That means outstanding service and innovation across PPC, Paid Social, SEO, Email Marketing, and Social Media.

Notable clients: Revactin, Justworks, Snow Joe, Netsmart

PBJ Marketing


Minimum project cost: $5,000+

Size: 11-50 employees

Hourly rate: $100-$149

Description from website: PBJ Marketing is a digital marketing and consulting firm headquartered in Washington, DC, with an office in New York City. The agency and its 12+ employees have experience in providing the best in digital strategy, PPC advertising, and social media marketing, among other services.

Notable Clients: University of Maryland, MillerCoors, Czech Board of Tourism, The Hawthorn Group

Quinn Fable Advertising


Description from website: Price. Quality. Speed. At any time, clients get to select any two. And every time, we deliver. At Quinn Fable, we thrive on the non-stop energy, heightened excellence and superior service that’s inherent to NYC. Our work originates from three key disciplines that are core to our client’s success.

Socialfly


Description from website: Socialfly is a social media agency working one-on-one with clients to carry out social media and influencer marketing strategies. Operating through all of the major social platforms, the agency works to tell brand stories while growing and engaging target audiences.

Notable clients: 20th Century Fox, Maxim, Vera Bradley

Socium


Average minimum project size: $5,000

Hourly rate: ?

Employees: 2-9

Description from website: Socium Media is an NYC-based performance driven digital marketing agency. We help our clients achieve their goals primarily through Paid Search (SEM/PPC) and Paid Social. We manage millions of dollars in monthly ad spend for our clients in verticals ranging from e-commerce, hospitality,education, B2B, lead gen, and more. Get in touch to learn more about how we can help you grow your business!

Notable clients: Boxed, Phillips, Kevyn Aucoin

The Charles


Description from website: Combining commerce and creativity, The Charles is a full service agency providing brand narratives, campaigns and digital experiences for luxury, technology, media, finance and lifestyle brands.

Notable clients: Cartier, Margaux and Bloomberg Media

The Gate NY


Minimum project size: $10,000+

Average hourly rate: $100-$149

Employees: 50-249

Description: The Gate is a full-service, international advertising agency that makes considered purchases worth considering. Our clients don't market superficial, disposable products like shampoo or toothpaste. We work with many of these clients through our six international offices. We're the perfect fit for the smaller global accounts that routinely get lost in the mega-international networks.

Notable clients: Con Edison, Nasdaq, People's United Bank, iRobot

True North Inc


Description from website: Combining our diverse skillsets, we ensure your advertising conveys a consistent, compelling story across channels. Because it's not a linear road to building your brand and your customer base, our campaign touchpoints reinforce each other and increase consideration with every exposure.

Notable clients: Orabrush, Habitat NYC, Doctors Without Borders

Y Media Labs


Description from website: Y Media Labs works with clients to make lasting impressions through digital products. YML has worked with numerous Fortune 500 companies creating everything from websites and apps to artificial intelligence projects.

Notable clients: Facebook, North Face, PayPal, Sesame Street and Home Depot

3Q Digital


Description: 3Q Digital is constantly changing along with the evolving media landscape, offering strategies for every channel from display and social to SEM and SEO. The agency combines in-house design and analytics teams with partners in technology to deliver comprehensive campaign optimization.

Notable clients: Instagram, Houzz, Eventbrite, ModCloth

99Robots


Minimum project size: $5,000+

Average hourly rate: $100-$149

Employees: 10-49

Description from website: 99 Robots is a results-driven, full-service digital agency specializing in online marketing, web design, and development. Whether its a product launch, management of advertising campaigns, or a stunning website design, our team of marketing+tech experts can deliver beyond expectations. Praised for our hands-on approach, clients choose us to serve as an extension of their marketing or web technology team. Contact us today to discuss how we can partner together.

Notable clients: CNN, arrestedmotion, Flagship Properties, The Inn, Profound Sound & Video

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