Leaders Matrix

Top San Francisco Advertising & Marketing Companies  - Leaders Matrix

LAST UPDATED Jan 28, 2023
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  1. 1 Illuminator
  2. 2 E29 Marketing
  3. 3 Duncan Channon
  4. 4 Jives Media
  5. 5 Cutwater
  6. 6 Division of Labor
  7. 7 ICR
  8. 8 Most Likely To
  9. 9 Metric Theory
  10. 10 Theory SF
  11. 11 BayCreative
  12. 12 Media Matters Worldwide
  13. 13 HUb
  14. 14 School of Thought
  15. 15 Rainfactory

Top 15 Advertising Companies in San Francisco

Illuminator

Let's find your way.

$25,000+
$200 - $300 / hr
2 - 9
San Rafael, CA
Ability to deliver
19.3
8.8
6.8
Reviews
Clients & experience
Market presence
Service Focus
35%
45%
20% Other
Advertising
Marketing

E29 Marketing

Results-Driven, Women-Owned Ad Agency in NorCal

$50,000+
$150 - $199 / hr
10 - 49
Larkspur, CA
Ability to deliver
17.7
9.4
7.7
Reviews
Clients & experience
Market presence
Service Focus
20%
60%
20% Other
Advertising
Marketing

Duncan Channon

Unearth, unfurl and unleash distinct identities.

Undisclosed
Undisclosed
50 - 249
San Francisco, CA
Ability to deliver
15.6
8.6
9.4
Reviews
Clients & experience
Market presence
Service Focus
20%
60%
20% Other
Advertising
Marketing

Jives Media

5x Agency of the Year Winner. View our reviews

$1,000+
$100 - $149 / hr
10 - 49
San Francisco, CA
Ability to deliver
18.9
9.4
7.3
Reviews
Clients & experience
Market presence
Service Focus
15%
75%
10% Other
Advertising
Marketing

Cutwater

Independent, Full-Service Creative & Media Agency

$100,000+
Undisclosed
10 - 49
San Francisco, CA
Ability to deliver
16.4
8.3
8.6
Reviews
Clients & experience
Market presence
Service Focus
25%
65%
10% Other
Advertising
Marketing

Division of Labor

An Advertising Agency, not a Government Agency.

$25,000+
Undisclosed
2 - 9
Sausalito, CA
Ability to deliver
18.5
10
9.7
Reviews
Clients & experience
Market presence
Service Focus
25%
45%
30% Other
Advertising
Marketing

ICR

When you mean business.

$10,000+
$100 - $149 / hr
250 - 999
San Francisco, CA
Ability to deliver
16.4
8.1
5.8
Reviews
Clients & experience
Market presence
Service Focus
30%
70%
Advertising
Marketing

Most Likely To

Born to serve clients differently.

$10,000+
$200 - $300 / hr
2 - 9
San Francisco, CA
Ability to deliver
17.8
10
8.2
Reviews
Clients & experience
Market presence
Service Focus
30%
50%
20% Other
Advertising
Marketing

Metric Theory

Drive Results & Reach Goals

$5,000+
Undisclosed
50 - 249
San Francisco, CA
Ability to deliver
17
8.1
9.8
Reviews
Clients & experience
Market presence
Service Focus
10%
65%
25% Other
Advertising
Marketing

Theory SF

We craft ideas that change your brand destiny

$25,000+
$150 - $199 / hr
2 - 9
San Francisco, CA
Ability to deliver
18.3
10
6.8
Reviews
Clients & experience
Market presence
Service Focus
20%
60%
20% Other
Advertising
Marketing

BayCreative

Full-Service Marketing Agency for B2B

$10,000+
$100 - $149 / hr
10 - 49
San Francisco, CA
Ability to deliver
15.4
10
9.3
Reviews
Clients & experience
Market presence
Service Focus
10%
40%
50% Other
Advertising
Marketing

Media Matters Worldwide

Plan With Our Pros

Undisclosed
Undisclosed
50 - 249
San Francisco, CA
Ability to deliver
17.4
8.7
7.5
Reviews
Clients & experience
Market presence
Service Focus
10%
80%
10% Other
Advertising
Marketing

HUb

Strategy, Design & Advertising

$25,000+
$150 - $199 / hr
10 - 49
San Francisco, CA
Ability to deliver
15.9
8.6
8.4
Reviews
Clients & experience
Market presence
Service Focus
25%
50%
25% Other
Advertising
Marketing

School of Thought

Big agency talent without the big agency.

$25,000+
$150 - $199 / hr
10 - 49
Oakland, CA
Ability to deliver
17.3
8.1
5.3
Reviews
Clients & experience
Market presence
Service Focus
20%
50%
30% Other
Advertising
Marketing

Rainfactory

#1 Product Launch, Crowdfunding & Growth Marketing

$1,000+
$100 - $149 / hr
10 - 49
San Francisco, CA
Ability to deliver
16.5
8.4
7.5
Reviews
Clients & experience
Market presence
Service Focus
10%
70%
20% Other
Advertising
Marketing

Contenders Breakdown

CSTMR

Fintech and Financial Marketing & Advertising

$25,000+
$150 - $199 / hr
10 - 49
San Francisco, CA
Ability to deliver
16.3
7.6
6.1
Service Focus
20%
60%
20% Other
Advertising
Marketing

Citizen Group

We build citizen brands to engage audiences deeply

$25,000+
$200 - $300 / hr
10 - 49
Berkeley, CA
Ability to deliver
17.2
6.5
5.5
Service Focus
20%
60%
20% Other
Advertising
Marketing

Butchershop® Global

A brand growth and transformation agency

$100,000+
$150 - $199 / hr
50 - 249
San Francisco, CA
Ability to deliver
16.6
6.5
8.5
Service Focus
15%
40%
45% Other
Advertising
Marketing

Espresso B2B Marketing

Drive More Revenue from Marketing

$1,000+
$100 - $149 / hr
10 - 49
San Francisco, CA
Ability to deliver
16.8
8.2
5.3
Service Focus
10%
30%
60% Other
Advertising
Marketing

Farinella LLC

Clarify • Create • Amplify

$10,000+
$150 - $199 / hr
2 - 9
Emeryville, CA
Ability to deliver
16.7
8.6
5.2
Service Focus
10%
60%
30% Other
Advertising
Marketing

Vespertine Agency

Naming Agency

$10,000+
Undisclosed
2 - 9
Mill Valley, CA
Ability to deliver
17.3
10
3
Service Focus
10%
90%
Advertising
Marketing

Watson Creative

A Research-Based Creative Studio

$25,000+
$150 - $199 / hr
10 - 49
Sausalito, CA
Ability to deliver
17.1
10
8.1
Service Focus
15%
20%
65% Other
Advertising
Marketing

Skona Advertising

A B2B creative agency.

$25,000+
$200 - $300 / hr
10 - 49
San Francisco, CA
Ability to deliver
16.2
7.5
5.5
Service Focus
30%
40%
30% Other
Advertising
Marketing

Gumas

San Francisco Marketing and Creative Agency

$5,000+
$100 - $149 / hr
10 - 49
San Francisco, CA
Ability to deliver
17.2
7.8
6.1
Service Focus
15%
45%
40% Other
Advertising
Marketing

Funworks

Fun = Energy = Progress

$50,000+
$200 - $300 / hr
10 - 49
Oakland, CA
Ability to deliver
15.6
3.1
5.6
Service Focus
30%
70%
Advertising
Marketing

Gershoni Creative Agency

We’re a creative agency that builds brands.

$100,000+
Undisclosed
10 - 49
San Francisco, CA
Ability to deliver
16.5
8.6
5.6
Service Focus
10%
40%
50% Other
Advertising
Marketing

Search Nurture

Outstanding Results with Clarity & Care

$1,000+
Undisclosed
10 - 49
San Francisco, CA
Ability to deliver
16.2
6.8
5.3
Service Focus
10%
80%
10% Other
Advertising
Marketing

Traction

We're looking for a few good problems to solve.

$75,000+
$150 - $199 / hr
50 - 249
San Francisco, CA
Ability to deliver
15.5
8.8
5.8
Service Focus
30%
20%
50% Other
Advertising
Marketing

UNIT partners LLC

Branding Agency for Hospitality, Retail, & CPG.

$10,000+
$150 - $199 / hr
2 - 9
San Francisco, CA
Ability to deliver
16.2
8.1
5.3
Service Focus
10%
60%
30% Other
Advertising
Marketing

BBDO San Francisco

We're not just BBDO in SF. We're BBDO AND SF

Undisclosed
Undisclosed
50 - 249
San Francisco, CA
Ability to deliver
16.6
5.6
Service Focus
25%
75%
Advertising
Marketing