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Why These Advertising Agencies?

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

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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.

Asymmetric Applications Group FEATURED Expertise

Asymmetric Applications Group is a full-service advertising and marketing agency in Madison that helps small and medium-sized businesses develop competitive strategies to help them compete effectively against larger competitors. The agency’s marketing strategy group specializes in developing asymmetric approaches and creates unique marketing strategies, processes, and tools to increase the company’s brand awareness and expand its competitive advantage. Marketing and advertising services offered include digital marketing, creative, website design, marketing automation, market research, and marketing technology solutions.

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.

AmpliPhi Social Media Strategies

AmpliPhi Social Media Strategies is a digital advertising company serving businesses from its location in Madison. The company's team creates content and advertisements for use on social media websites, including Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Instagram. The team produces and edits videos, creates an image for the client, and offers training for those who want to manage their own campaigns. Past clients include The Storage Guy, Applied Tech, and Hausmann Johnson Insurance.

25 W Main St Ste 500
Madison, WI 53703


Barodine Marketing Communications & Research

Barodine Marketing Communications & Research is an advertising company located in Madison that helps clients attract potential customers and increase their revenue. The agency specializes in copy writing, and its team uses this experience to design both physical and digital advertisements, such as PPC ads on Google and signage. Barodine Marketing Communications & Research has offered its services to businesses involved in many industries, including finance, health care, technology, and architecture.

7932 Oak View Dr
Madison, WI 53719


Blend Marketing

Blend Marketing is a Madison-based full-service advertising agency that works with small- to mid-sized businesses to conduct ad campaigns designed to increase lead conversion. This agency is particularly experienced with adventure tour companies and has worked with an assortment of these businesses to create ecommerce websites and optimize advertisements and websites across mobile and desktop platforms. Blend Marketing also creates content, devises ongoing content strategies, and helps clients to re-target and geotarget potential clients within PPC and SEO campaigns.

811 E Washington Ave Ste 500
Madison, WI 53703



Brandets is an advertising company working with businesses from its office in Madison. The company primarily helps clients advertise their products and services online. Its team has experience developing and launching PPC advertising campaigns on search engines and social media sites. The employees also offer assistance with web and user interface design, content creation, public relations, and SEO. The company was recognized as the Digital Marketing Agency of the Year in 2020.

Madison, WI


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.

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.

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


Get Found Madison

Get Found Madison is a digital marketing agency serving businesses in the Madison area. The company's team designs and launches paid advertising campaigns to attract web users from search engines and social media platforms. The advertisements are created based on frequently searched keywords, as well as the client's target audience and competitors. The agency also uses SEO techniques, including on-site optimization and keyword placement, to organically improve the visibility of its clients' sites.

1630 Monroe St
Madison, WI 53711


JHartman Consulting

JHartman Consulting is a professional marketing firm located in the greater Madison area. The agency works with clients ranging from entrepreneurs and small businesses to national and international corporations. It specializes in the development and implementation of strategic ad campaigns that build brand awareness and drive website traffic. JHartman Consulting's advertising offerings include custom graphic and web designs, content and blog creation, online banner ad development, targeted ad placement, on-page optimization, and email marketing.

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.


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


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.

Madison Marketing Group

Active since 2011, Madison Marketing Group is a Madison-based advertising agency that works with clients to create and refocus digital marketing campaigns. It does social sponsored content across platforms including Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter and places ads via search engine platforms such as Google AdWords. Madison Marketing Group offers account-based advertising and one-click lead generation services as well. Re-targeting services are also available to help clients market their products and services among previously-interested audiences.

450 S Yellowstone Dr Ste B
Madison, WI 53719


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.

Planet Propaganda

Founded in 1989, Planet Propaganda is an advertising agency active within the Madison metro area. This agency assists clients with advertising efforts in diverse contexts by using a self-created simplification system to address large tasks. It is experienced with digital advertising methods and leverages creative design capabilities to help clients with both the aesthetic and aspects of online ads. Planet Propaganda provides strategic oversight and consultation services too, helping clients to makes decisions about targeting, content, and marketing optimization efforts across platforms.

605 Williamson St
Madison, WI 53703



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.

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



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


Sarah Best Strategy

Sarah Best Strategy is a digital advertising firm that serves businesses in the Madison community. Comprised of a remote team that works with businesses nationwide, the agency specializes in social media advertising. The firm's clients include nonprofits, consumer goods companies, tech startups, government agencies, pharmaceutical companies, and arts organizations. Its SMM campaigns include conversion tracking and copywriting. The firm also offers A/B testing, social media audits, email automation, and chatbots.

25 W. Main 5th Floor, Office 40
Madison, WI 53703


Sortis Digital Marketing

Sortis Digital Marketing is an online advertising agency that has been working with businesses from its office in Madison since 1995. The agency's team has experience with copy writing and graphic design, and the employees use this experience to craft targeted PPC advertising campaigns on Google and social media. They also handle SEO, reputation management, and web design. Past clients include the Wisconsin Builders Association, EZ Office Products, and Animart Pet Store.

440 Science Dr Ste 204
Madison, WI 53711


Stephan & Brady

Stephen & Brady is an advertising company serving businesses from its location in Madison. The company's team uses its experience with graphic design to create physical advertising materials, including brochures, catalogs, packaging, and mail. The team also handles production for television and radio advertisements, corporate branding, and logo development. Additionally, Stephen & Brady offers online marketing services, such as SEO and web design. Past clients include technology companies, restaurants, and education centers.

910 Oscar Ave Ste 50
Madison, WI 53704


The Creative Company, Inc.

The Creative Company Inc. in Madison, founded in 1989, helps clients achieve their marketing and advertising objectives through its multi-pronged approach. Among its comprehensive services are brand design and identity, print and web design, ecommerce, video production and photography, and branded social media. Additionally, its expert team of marketing and ad professionals offers content marketing, public relations, and email marketing services for its client base. The agency won a 2020 Vision Award and a 2019 MarCom Gold Award.

931 E Main St Ste 7
Madison, WI 53703


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.

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


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


Web Hill Tech.

Web Hill Tech is a digital marketing firm in Madison that works with businesses to increase their web traffic and convert online visitors into potential customers. Its creative team develops advertising campaigns that combine pay-per-click ads, targeted email planning, and social media marketing on top platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Pinterest to promote products and services. Web Hill Tech also offers organic local and national SEO, mobile app development, and web design.

471 Agnes Dr
Madison, WI 53711


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