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Why These Advertising Agencies?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored advertising agencies on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best advertising agencies in Charlotte, NC.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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Mindstorm Communications Group FEATURED Expertise

A branding, advertising, marketing and creative agency in Charlotte, NC. that ignites brands through research, strategy, and creative.

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ABZ Creative Partners

ABZ Creative Partners is a Charlotte-based agency that touts themselves as marketing and communications zealots, approaching every partnership with a commitment to creative zeal and excellent service. The firm's staff boasts more than 30 collective years of marketing and design experience. ABZ Creative Partners has earned 16 Best in Show/Gold Awards, 16 Silver Awards, and 44 Bronze/Merit Awards.

Charlotte, NC 28206


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Atypic is a Charlotte-based digital marketing agency that focuses on captivating, compelling interactive brand experiences. Integrated services include design, development, digital marketing, and strategy. Atypic combines creative and analytic expertise to drive solutions for clients' business objectives. The firm's national-level clients include Jeep, Portrait Innovations, and Rubbermaid.

Charlotte, NC 28208


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Big Idea Group

Big Idea Group is a full-service Charlotte ad agency that prides itself on being "just the right size." They provide the benefit of years of experience with large agencies combined with the flexibility, affordability, and personalized attention of a boutique agency. Founder Seth Werner, who started Big Idea Group in 2011, is a three-time Adweek All Star.

Matthews, NC 28105


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birdsong gregory

birdsong gregory is a digital design firm that strives to simplify, clarify, and beautify a brand's user experience. They believe there's a simple solution to every complex marketing problem and seek to help clients identify that solution. Clients range from small start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, including such international brands as Lowe's, Bank of America, Chobani, and Family Dollar.

Charlotte, NC 28202


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BooneOakley is a nationally-lauded advertising agency with a collaborative approach to innovative, effective campaigns. The firm boasts numerous awards, including Ad Age's "Southeast Small Agency of The Year", Google's "Creative Canvas" and One Club's "Best of The Digital Decade." BooneOakley's client roster includes international brands like HBO, MTV, Nascar, Ruby Tuesday, and StateFarm.

Charlotte, NC 28203


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Burris Creative

Burris Creative is a marketing, design, and advertising firm that specializes in 360-degree marketing strategy. With experience on the business side of the equation, the firm's principals are able to understand clients' points of view and provide solutions that work. Services include website and mobile app design, trade show displays, internet marketing, direct mail, and creative services. Burris Creative was founded in 1994 by Jim Burris, who has more than 30 years of marketing experience.

Matthews, NC 28105


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CGR Creative

CGR Creative is a firm that translates digital marketing directly into dollars for businesses. Services include digital marketing, digital assets, ROI tracking, and graphic design. The firm uses a four-pronged approach integrating Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Pay-Per-Click Advertising (PPC) Social Media Marketing (SMM) and Content Marketing for results that make a difference. CGR Creative is the winner of the 2016 Charlotte Chamber YP Entrepreneur Award and boasts national-level clients like Salsarita's Fresh Cantina.

Charlotte, NC 28203


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Chernoff Newman

Chernoff Newman is a marketing, advertising, and public relations agency with over 47 years' experience serving clients throughout the Charlotte, North Carolina, metro area. It offers a variety of services, including content and mobile app promotion, paid social media ads, traditional print, radio, and television advertising, influencer activations, branding, and digital marketing options, such as SEO, content management, and email campaigns. Other focus areas include creative direction through copywriting, video production, print design, and illustration.

5970 Fairview Road STE 610
Charlotte, NC 28210


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Concentric focuses on branding, marketing, and innovation for breakout products and services. The firm is designed for clients who are poised to expand on a national stage, successfully competing with other brands with greater resources. Key clients have included Gerber, Armstrong, SeaPak, and Fresh Express. Concentric has worked with more than 100 brands, including nine Fortune 500 companies.

Charlotte, NC 28203


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Effective Media Solutions

Effective Media Solutions is a Charlotte-based agency with a laser focus on marketing and advertising for HVAC Companies. They generate new customers for their contractors through Website Design, SEO, PPC and Google Guaranteed. They continue to brand them through Social Media, TV, Radio, OTT, and billboards. Effective Media Solutions goal is to make the business “Top of Mind” when a consumer needs their services. Their expertise in the HVAC field makes the difference, “We Speak HVAC!”.

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Knowmad. is a digital marketing firm that takes a holistic approach to helping businesses succeed. Their flagship inbound marketing program strives to identify the ideal consumer for a brand's product or service, designed to draw traffic and convert visitors into leads into lifelong customers. Clients note that knowmad. truly understands their business objectives and provides an excellent marketing value.

Charlotte, NC 28204


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Luquire George Andrews

Luquire George Andrew combines more than 30 years of experience with the passion and commitment of a start-up agency, focusing on creative, innovative business solutions. With an integrated team approach to advertising, public relations, and digital media, this full-service firm boasts a range of industry awards, most recently the PRSA Silver Anvil, both gold and silver district 3 American Advertising Awards, and Best of Film at the American Advertising Awards.

Charlotte, NC 28209


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Moonlight Creative Group

Moonlight Creative Group was founded in 1996 to provide innovative, comprehensive marketing and design solutions including advertising, brand identity, data visualization, and much more. With more than 100 awards under its belt, Moonlight Creative has been named a Small Business Enterprise and a Minority and Woman Owned Business Enterprise by the City of Charlotte. Clients include the Cam Newton Foundation, Charlotte Preparatory School, and OrthoCarolina Research Institute.

Charlotte, NC 28203


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With the tagline "Be Mythic," Mythic is a unique design agency that uses messaging strategies to transform ideas into personal connections. Founded through a partnership with an agency-experienced creative and a long-term client, the firm has assembled top talent from across the country. Clients include Meineke, TimeWarner Cable, WellsFargo, and the Charlotte Ballet.

Charlotte, NC 28202


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Pinckney Marketing

Pinckney Marketing provides sophisticated marketing and sales results for the healthcare, manufacturing, and financial industries. This full-service agency prides itself on smart, simple solutions that drive ROI. With traditional, digital, content, and creative services, Pinckney Marketing boasts clients including Mercedes-Benz of Cincinnati, TicketReturn, and Harley-Davidson of Charlotte.

Charlotte, NC 28208


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Spark Strategic Ideas

Spark Strategic Ideas knows the value of a great brand and helps its clients achieve this vision with strategic planning, marketing, advertising, public relations, and social media. The firm boasts vast experience across a range of industries, with clients like City of Charlotte Economic Development, Beaches of South Walton, Florida, and McLeod Regional Medical Center.

Charlotte, NC 28210


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The Agency

The Agency is a full-service creative firm that prides itself on big ideas that get impressive results. With a focus on accountability and results, the agency's biggest priority is ROI. Services include marketing audit, traditional media, branding and identity, social media, user experience, and much more. The Agency's unique process melds science and art, moving from research and creation to delivery, measurement, and adjustment as needed.

Charlotte, NC 28205


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Theory House

Touting itself as the "agency built for retail," Theory House provides services that help retail marketers thrive. The firm offers consulting, strategy, and branding as well as industry-specific services like sell-in, in-store marketing, and activation. Theory House's strategy is built upon the shopper experience design, which drives marketing and advertising decisions for clients like Office Depot, The Fresh Market, Food Lion, the Family Dollar, and Lowe's.

Charlotte, NC 28209


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Wray Ward

Wray Ward is a Charlotte-area advertising firm that creates meaningful relationships between brands and consumers. With teams dedicated to Insights, Creative, Connections, and Client Engagement, Wray Ward can effortlessly handle all aspects of clients' media campaigns. The firm focuses primarily on the home and construction sectors, with clients including Moen, La-Z-Boy and Sunbrella.

Charlotte, NC 28204


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Yellow Duck Marketing

Yellow Duck Marketing is a full-service boutique agency providing ROI-focused branding, research, web design, and marketing strategies to the non-profit and real estate industries. Yellow Duck has a company culture that emphasizes giving back to the community, making ethical decisions, staying adaptable and flexible, and having fun. Founded in 2011, the firm boasts clients that include Abacus Capital, Charlotte Housing Authority, and Global Disability Inclusion.

Charlotte, NC 28203


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