The Only Marketing Firm You Will Ever Need.

SunCity Advising leads the digital marketing industry when it comes to helping businesses reach their growth potential. We are a full-service marketing firm that provides website design, search engine optimization (SEO), lead generation, social media management, content creation, paid advertising, marketing analytics, and more!

Creative and technical services that allow you to do what you do best: Run your business operations & grow customer relationships.

SunCity Advising leads the San Diego SEO, advertising & larger marketing industry when it comes to helping people reach their goals. We are a relationship-oriented digital marketing agency with an experienced, tech savvy, creative, client educating team!

 
$1,000+
 
$50 - $99 / hr
 
2 - 9
 Founded
2011
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La Jolla, CA
headquarters
  • SunCity Advising
    4250 Executive Square
    La Jolla, CA 92037
    United States

Portfolio

Key clients: 

Lytx

Activbody

AgentSquared

Family Health Services

Blue Barn Creative

Reviews

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SEO & Email Marketing for for Healthy Lifestyle Consumer Brand

" They advise us well enough to the point where we better understand SEO and how to optimize our site."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
Confidential
 
Jan. 2018 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

SunCity optimized SEO through securing branded terms and broadening key terms. They conducted email marketing efforts and set up a CRM to funnel leads. Their team is currently organizing visitors to the site.

The Reviewer
 
11-50 Employees
 
San Diego, California
Jon Tait
Director of Operations, ActivBody
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

With their dedication to transparency, SunCity showcases clear improvements that can be made to the site's SEO and errors. The team communicates smoothly, immediately answering questions and addressing issues. They have an exceptional work ethic allows for a smooth business partnership. 

 

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

I am the director of operations at ActivBody, and we market a product called Activ5.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with SunCity Advising?

We had some continual problems in our SEO that we needed help with.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

SunCity broadened our scope, advised a proposal to invest in more workout key terms, and secured our branded terms. They also conducted email marketing efforts and helped set up a CRM to funnel leads. Their team is currently organizing/tagging visitors to the site and use SEO best practices to help rank higher in search engines.

What is the team composition?

We work with three of their SEO experts.

How did you come to work with SunCity Advising?

I met one of the employees of SunCity because we worked in the same office. He ran an SEO report for us pro bono and found some errors. They were very low pressure/friendly about it, and we decided to hire them to fix those errors.

What is the status of this engagement?

We started working with them in January 2018 and the engagement is ongoing.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

What evidence can you share that demonstrates the impact of the engagement?

SunCity work above on beyond to show us the errors and report progress reports to show us the solutions they’ve created. They clearly show our search engine rankings, where we have improved or could improve, and track the traffic to our social media posts. They advise us well enough to the point where we better understand SEO and how to optimize our site.

How did SunCity Advising perform from a project management standpoint?

They are very responsive and are quick to fix any problems. They are in the same office, so I can walk over and talk to them in person at any time. SunCity is always in touch with us, answer questions thoroughly, and we can easily contact them through the phone as well.

What did you find most impressive about them?

They have an exceptional work ethic and are passionate about what they do. They are transparent with their work and always make sure we understand the work their doing— how it’s going to affect our site.

5.0
Overall Score I honestly think they are doing perfect.
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    They are always on time.
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer

SEO for Health & Dietary Nonprofit

"I have been nothing but happy."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
4.5
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
Confidential
 
Oct. 2016 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

SunCity Advising handles the SEO strategy with the goal of increasing traffic and brand recognition. They’ve provided helpful and cost-effective suggestions, as well as some free-to-use AdWords for nonprofits.

The Reviewer
 
1-10 Employees
 
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Denny Waxman
Founder, Strengthening Health Institute
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

There’s been a significant boost in website traffic since hiring SunCity, and a shower of compliments from friends and professionals alike. Their availability, punctuality, and willingness to improve themselves helps them stand out from others in their market.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

I’m the president and founder of the Strengthening Health Institute, a nonprofit educational organization. We educate people on macrobiotic practice and lifestyle cooking, which is a grain and vegetable-based diet and lifestyle.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with SunCity Advising?

We needed help with SEO to drive more traffic to our site and make our brand better known.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

Someone had redone my website a couple of years ago, but it wasn’t getting the results. Ivan Reed (CEO, SunCity Advertising) came up with a number of suggestions that seemed very plausible and affordable for us. They also discovered that there were free AdWords available through Google for nonprofits, which they’ve taken advantage of.

What is the team composition?

We’ve mainly worked with Ivan.

How did you come to work with SunCity Advising?

We found them through a referral. We liked what Ivan had to say and we decided to go with them.

How much have you invested in them?

We pay a monthly fee.

What is the status of this engagement?

We began working with them in October 2016, and the collaboration is ongoing.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

What evidence can you share that demonstrates the impact of the engagement?

We’ve had an incredible increase in traffic. We from 300 views per month to 6,000 views per month, which is very impressive. Additionally, a number of acquaintances, close friends, and professionals have highly complimented their work and what we have been doing since we've been together.

How did SunCity Advising perform from a project management standpoint?

They’ve been more available than I would expect. I have a weekly meeting with Ivan which helps me prioritize and focus.

What did you find most impressive about them?

Ivan has been very professional and timely with things. We decided to go with them for another year because we’ve been happy with the results so far.

Are there any areas they could improve?

No. Ivan has taken the time to find out exactly what to do or how to improve the things that he wasn’t up to speed on.

Do you have any advice for potential customers?

Be clear on what your needs are and what you are really looking for.

5.0
Overall Score I have been nothing but happy.
  • 4.5 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer