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Advertising Agency in Baltimore, Maryland

GKV is a full-service integrated communications agency that has been changing and evolving for 40 years. We’re good, smart people who can do and will do whatever it takes for challenger brands to succeed.

We create thousands of pieces of social and digital content every year in-house. Plus, awarding-winning TV and radio and direct mail.

Working with challenger brands means always challenging ourselves to find new and more effective ways to grow our clients’ businesses and brands.

 

  • Gold Verified
  • $100,000+
  • $150 - $199 / hr
  • 50 - 249
  • Founded 1981

2 Languages that we service

  • English
  • Spanish

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Average Review Rating
5.0
Total Reviews
14
Most Common Project Size
$1,000,000 to $9,999,999
Average Referral Rating
5.0 /5

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    5.0
    • Quality

      5.0 /5
    • Schedule

      4.9 /5
    • Cost

      4.9 /5
    • Willing to Refer

      5.0 /5
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    Rebranding Services for Electric Cooperative ISP

    • Branding Corporate Training & Coaching Logo Market Research
    • Confidential
    • Aug. 2022 - June 2023
    5.0
    Quality
    5.0
    Schedule
    5.0
    Cost
    5.0
    Willing to Refer
    5.0

    "GKV was an expert in challenging brands and had a unique approach to branding that was unlike any other."

    Sep 19, 2023

    GKV provided rebranding services for an electric cooperative ISP. The team supported the client on market research, employee interviews, vision and mission statement creation, and brand strategy.

    Marketing Strategy & Advertising for Organic Produce Grower

    • Advertising Digital Strategy Market Research Other Digital Marketing Pay Per Click Social Media Marketing
    • Confidential
    • Jan. 2021 - Ongoing
    5.0
    Quality
    5.0
    Schedule
    5.0
    Cost
    5.0
    Willing to Refer
    5.0

    “GKV has been an excellent creative strategy partner due to their outstanding creative capabilities.”

    Jul 6, 2022

    GKV has helped an organic products retailer create and manage a marketing and a launch-to-market strategy around a brand transition. Their scope includes SMM, creative design, copywriting, and PPC.

    Advertising & Marketing for Healthcare Company

    • Advertising
    • $1,000,000 to $9,999,999
    • May 2021 - Ongoing
    5.0
    Quality
    5.0
    Schedule
    5.0
    Cost
    5.0
    Willing to Refer
    5.0

    ''It’s pleasant to work with them.''

    Jun 27, 2022

    A healthcare company hired GKV to provide advertising and marketing. Their efforts include TV, mail, print, digital advertising, SEO, and other creative assets development.

    Brand Response Campaign for Home Services Company

    • Advertising
    • Confidential
    • Jan. 2017 - Ongoing
    5.0
    Quality
    5.0
    Schedule
    5.0
    Cost
    5.0
    Willing to Refer
    5.0

    "They are as committed as we are to driving the growth of our business."

    Oct 29, 2020

    GKV supports direct marketing channels for a home services company. They've delivered strategic messaging, media creative design, media planning, and style guidelines.

    Web Dev & Design for Vitamin Manufacturer

    • Web Development
    • $200,000 to $999,999
    • Mar. 2016 - Mar. 2017
    5.0
    Quality
    5.0
    Schedule
    5.0
    Cost
    5.0
    Willing to Refer
    5.0

    "Their customer service and support were phenomenal and they have an amazing eye for design."

     
    Oct 1, 2020

    GKV developed and designed several B2C websites for a supplement and vitamin manufacturing to increase brand awareness, showcase the client's products, and educate customers.

    Branding & Positioning Campaigns for Coffee Company

    • Branding
    • $200,000 to $999,999
    • Aug. 2019 - Ongoing
    5.0
    Quality
    5.0
    Schedule
    5.0
    Cost
    5.0
    Willing to Refer
    5.0

    “We all agreed that GKV had a handle on what it meant to grow a regional brand with a national distribution.”

    Aug 27, 2020

    GKV spearheaded a branding and positioning campaign for multiple coffee brands. To distinguish the products, they focused on developing a unique brand attitude and conveyed it through exceptional creative.

    Branding and Web Presence for Investment Management Firm

    • Advertising
    • Confidential
    • Mar. 2014 - Ongoing
    5.0
    Quality
    5.0
    Schedule
    5.0
    Cost
    5.0
    Willing to Refer
    5.0

    “Their perspective added a lot of value to our web presence.”

    Oct 23, 2018

    After conceptualizing an overarching brand, GKV built an informative website with an intuitive UX that targeted both B2B and B2C consumers. They continue to contribute to branding and analytics efforts.

    Advertising for Independent Practice Association

    • Advertising
    • Confidential
    • Mar. 2018 - Ongoing
    5.0
    Quality
    5.0
    Schedule
    5.0
    Cost
    5.0
    Willing to Refer
    5.0

    “I’m consistently shocked by their ability to meet our most aggressive demands.”

    Oct 9, 2018

    GKV captured multiple perspectives in a large-scale marketing campaign for an association of independent physicians. With a phased approach, they created ads ranging from print content to TV and radio segments.

    Multi-Channel Marketing for Healthcare Company

    • Advertising
    • Confidential
    • Apr. 2017 - Ongoing
    5.0
    Quality
    5.0
    Schedule
    5.0
    Cost
    5.0
    Willing to Refer
    5.0

    “They continuously exceed our expectations.”

    Jun 20, 2018

    GKV develops digital and traditional strategies for integrated marketing campaigns. They produce direct mail, TV and radio ads, and photos for marketing collateral. PPC is used to promote online content.

    Agency of Record for Wireless Company

    • Advertising
    • $1,000,000 to $9,999,999
    • July 2013 - Ongoing
    5.0
    Quality
    5.0
    Schedule
    5.0
    Cost
    5.0
    Willing to Refer
    5.0

    “[W]e've never had anybody help us drive the numbers like they've helped us drive the numbers.”

    Jan 3, 2018

    Initially hired to help increase sales in a single market, GKV is now the agency of record. The team's efforts include a metric-focused approach to traditional advertising, digital marketing, PR, and branding.

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    Verified Client Reviews
    13
    Overall Review Rating
    5
    Source
    Clutch
    Last Updated
    November 22, 2023
    Business Entity
    Business Entity Name Gray Kirk/Vansant Advertising, Inc.
    Source Maryland Business Express
    Jurisdiction of Formation Maryland
    Date of Formation April 27, 1989
    Status Active
    Last Updated July 29, 2022
    ID D02783546
    Payment & Legal Filings
    Bankruptcy No
    Tax Lien Filings 0
    Judgement Filings 0
    Collection Count 0
    Source Experian - Full Report
    Last Updated July 29, 2022

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