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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 Madison, WI.

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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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6AM Marketing

6AM Marketing is an advertising agency in Madison, WI specializing in marketing services using their proprietary Brand-SMART 13Q strategy process. The agency has worked with clients such as Madison Gas & Electric, Kraemer Brothers Construction, and Divine Savior Healthcare. Client testimonials speak of the passion, innovation, and creativity of the 6AM team and the effectiveness of their 13Q process.

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Blend is an integrated advertising agency in Madison, WI specializing in content and video, design and development, social and advertising, and client services. The talent team is committed to the idea that everything is marketing and that integration is key to developing a message that reaches and engages a larger audience to meet client marketing goals.

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C. Blohm & Associates

C. Blohm & Associates is a full-service education public relations agency in Madison, WI specializing in public relations, social media, and digital marketing services for clients in the the education and special needs industries. The agency offers services such as strategic planning, digital media, thought leadership, media relations, and content marketing. The agency has received multiple awards including 2015 Bulldog Stars of PR Award, 2015 EdTech Digest Trendsetter Award, 2014 EdTech Digest Leadership Award, and MRSA-Madison Alchemy Awards.

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Design Craft

Design Craft is a full-service advertising agency in Madison, WI specializing in creative, marketing, and ingenuity services for local organizations. The agency is committed to providing goods and services that are economical for clients, beneficial for the community, and that maximize sustainability for the environment. The agency has won awards including 2013 winner of a Wave Award, multiple ADDY awards, and 2014 winner of a NARI Ace Award.

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Firepower Design Co.

Firepower Design Co. is a full-service design and advertising firm in Madison, WI specializing in print and web design. The firm offers services in brand consulting, integrated design, integrated marketing, and other services such as copywriting, photo shoot planning/direction, material sourcing, and postal regulations/coordination. The firm has worked with brands such as Girl Scouts of the USA, the National Center for Women and Information Technology, and the University of Wisconsin.

Madison, WI 53703


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Kennedy Communications

Kennedy Communications is an integrated advertising agency in Madison, WI specializing in strategic consulting, interactive marketing, media planning/buying, public relations, advertising and design, and branding and identity services. The agency was founded in 1983, serves local, regional, national, and international clients, and has an average client relationship of over 14 years. The team is committed to being a one-stop shop that meets client needs in the most service-oriented and cost-effective way possible.

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KW2 is an advertising and digital agency in Madison, WI specializing in strategic, digital, and creative advertising services. The agency offers services such as strategic and marketing planning, brand strategy and evaluation, analytics and search engine optimization, social media strategy, graphic design, advertising campaign development, and more. The talented team has many years of experience and has worked with brands such as Pepsi, Huggies, Boeing, Microsoft, AAA, McDonald’s, Honda, and Northwest Airlines.

Madison, WI 53704


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Lindsay, Stone & Briggs

Lindsay, Stone & Briggs is an advertising agency in Madison, WI that has served a wide range of companies for over 20 years. The agency offers strategy, identity, advertising, digital, and public relations services specializing in the CPG, food and culinary, healthcare, home environment, insurance, travel and hospitality, and unicorn meat industries. The agency has worked with major brands such as Pfizer, Rayovac, and Kleenex.

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Nelson Schmidt Inc.

Nelson Schmidt Inc. is a purchase marketing agency with locations in Milwaukee and Madison, WI specializing in considered purchase marketing, global marketing management, and performance-based accountability services. The agency serves clients locally and globally and has won multiple awards including B2B Magazine’s 2013 Top Agency of the Year award. Nelson Schmidt is also the only agency in the US to be included in the World’s Leading Independent Agencies list for 2016.

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Planet Propaganda

Planet Propaganda is an advertising agency in Madison, WI specializing in consumer brand and product development. The talented team of designers, writers, planners, and marketers use a holistic approach that utilizes all forms of media to help clients simplify and amplify their brands. The agency has worked with major brands such as Jersey Mike’s, Buffalo Wild Wings, and Duluth Trading Co.

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Pop-Dot is a marketing, strategy, and advertising agency in Madison, Wisconsin, that works with local and national brands. It specializes in visual design and digital marketing, including brand identity, logo design, marketing automation, search engine marketing, website design and development, and app design. The company has worked with high-profile clients such as AAA, Keebler, Miller, Twix, and Yelp.

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Rippe Keane Marketing

Rippe Keane Marketing is a full-service marketing firm in Madison, WI specializing in branding, digital marketing, creative development, and strategic planning services with expertise in healthcare and financial marketing. The firm was founded in 1996 and consists of a team of talented experts who have a passion for helping clients grow their businesses. The firm has worked with major brands such as American Red Cross, Coldwell Banker, DoubleTree Hotel, and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Madison, WI 53711


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RS+K is a marketing communications firm in Madison, WI specializing in developing strategic and creative marketing programs to clients in the life sciences, high technology, medical, industrial, financial services, and retail industries for over 30 years. The firm offers research, plan development, communications strategies, branding consulting, advertising messaging, creative, design, digital production, packaging, signage, corporate identity, and trade show design services. The firm has worked with major brands such as Kohler, U.S. Cellular, GE, and Harley-Davidson.

Madison, WI 53717


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Stephan & Brady

Stephan & Brady is a public relations and marketing agency in Madison, WI that has been operating for over 60 years. Stephan & Brady is a full-service agency and the team of experts are experienced in broadcast, print, digital, and public relations mediums.The agency offers numerous services including strategic and consulting, media planning and buying, public relations and social media, advertising and design, and digital services.

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The Creative Company

The Creative Company is a public relations and digital agency in Madison, WI specializing in public relations, email marketing, social media, event planning, website, branding, and other advertising services. The agency has won multiple trade awards including Alchemy Hermes, Telly, and Addy awards, and was a finalist of the Torch Award for Business Ethics and Integrity by the Better Business Bureau.

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The Digital Ring

The Digital Ring is a digital marketing company in Madison, WI specializing in all forms of digital marketing including social media and web development. The company also offers strategy, creative, and custom advertising services. The Digital Ring team gathers information to provide an integrated approach to market client businesses in a way that is both smart and engaging. The company has worked with brands such as iHeartRadio, Sentry Insurance, and Milio’s Sandwiches.

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The Gunter Advertising Agency

The Gunter Advertising Agency is an advertising agency in Belleville, WI specializing in marketing, advertising, design, interactive, and public relations services. The agency has received numerous awards such as Adweek’s Media Plan of the Year Award, Addys awards, and NAMA Best of Show (Public Relations) and has been recognized in publications such as Festive Graphics, Creativity 35, and Identity Solutions. The agency has worked with major brands such as OshKosh B’Gosh, Kraft, and John Deere.

Belleville, WI 53508


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The Lion Tree Group

The Lion Tree Group is an advertising firm in Madison, WI specializing in marketing and website design since 2003. The firm serves clients both locally and nationally with expertise in the remodeling, construction, and other building trade industries. The firm offers marketing and advertising, web and graphic design, iPad app development, media buying and placement, and business consulting services. The experienced and talented team help clients build brand identity or change their current marketing plans with the ultimate goal of growing their businesses.

Madison, WI 53704


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