We grow businesses.

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WebMechanix is a performance-based digital marketing agency that helps mid-market companies rapidly grow their leads and bottom line. We get out of bed every morning to deliver results.

Our #1 all-consuming mission is to move the ROI needle faster, more meaningfully, and more sustainably than any other digital marketing firm on the planet. That means we deliver our clients a “win” in the earliest months of our engagement - then continue building on it, every day, every month, every year. Because incremental, compounding wins add up a whole lot faster than “once in a blue moon” big wins.

We specialize in Paid Media (Advertising), Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO), Search Engine Optimization (SEO), and Marketing Automation. We’re different from other firms because we don’t talk about impressions & clicks. Instead, we focus on tangible impact and real business results.

WebMechanix’s team is a bunch of learnaholics, creators, trailblazers, and data geeks. We live by a set of core values that we all embody to deliver legendary service & outsized business results.

That’s why 80% of our clients stay with us for over 3 years. We are also a proud Google Premier Partner and Hubspot Diamond Certified Agency Partner. So come join us and let’s celebrate some wins together!

 
$10,000+
 
$100 - $149 / hr
 
10 - 49
 Founded
2009
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Columbia, MD
headquarters
  • 8621 Robert Fulton Drive, Suite #110
    Columbia, MD 21046
    United States

Portfolio

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Website Design for Zephyr

Zephyr is a leading provider of software testing tools that needed a website to show off their capabilities in a modern, personalized way. The challenge was to brighten up the site and make the product information on the site more concise. The result was a brand new website that is bright, modern, easy to navigate and won dotCOMM Gold in 2018.

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Website Design for Keane

 

Keane, a leader in the world of unclaimed property, reached out to WebMechanix in need of a new website. The problem was that their current site wasn’t doing much to move the needle for their business, and the mobile experience and overall readability were in desperate need of updates. The team completely overhauled their website, refreshed their branding, and tweaked their colors and fonts to bring them in line with

modern expectations. WebMechanix also integrated HubSpot, Salesforce and Wizard.
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Website Design and E-commerce for Nelson Coleman Jewelers

Nelson Coleman Jewelers is an established local owned family jewelry business. They were looking to expand from local retail into e-commerce. The challenge for WebMechanix was to design a new website that incorporated development, design, and marketing in concert. The team worked with Nelson Coleman Jewelers for 21 months planning and organizing. The result was a successful e-commerce platform and an Act-On customer

relationship management system. 
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Go Ape Adventures | Social Ads

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Bluefield Bay Villas | Display Ads

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AIS | Website Redesign

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Nava Vitality Centers | New Website

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Web Dev, Design & SEO for Commercial Tech Company

"The quality of WebMechanix’s work is great."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
3.5
Willing to refer: 
4.0
The Project
 
Confidential
 
June - Sep. 2020
Project summary: 

Working collaboratively with the internal team, WebMechanix redesigned and redeveloped a WordPress website. They also produced SEO content for the platform.

The Reviewer
 
11-50 employees
 
Columbia, Marlyand
CEO, Commercial Tech Company
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

WebMechanix delivered a good quality product that is easier to navigate and has a more cohesive flow. The team managed the project well, and the strategic support from senior management made for an enjoyable process.

A Clutch analyst personally interviewed this client over the phone. Below is an edited transcript.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

I’m the owner of a commercial technology company that specializes in data analytics and machine learning.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with WebMechanix?

We wanted to redesign and rebuild our website, and we also wanted better SEO capabilities.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

WebMechanix started from scratch and built our WordPress website. It was a collaborative effort. For SEO, they worked on the content and structure of our website.

What is the team composition?

We worked with four teammates, including Sarah (Project Manager) and Dave (CTO).

How did you come to work with WebMechanix?

They’re a local company.

How much have you invested with them?

We spent over $20,000.

What is the status of this engagement?

We began working with them three months ago in about June 2020, and we just wrapped up this part of the project.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

The quality of WebMechanix’s work is great. The overall design of the website is much nicer and it tells a better story. It’s easy to understand and interpret.

How did WebMechanix perform from a project management standpoint?

Their project management was excellent. We had weekly meetings.

What did you find most impressive about them?

Their ability to manage the project with a dedicated project manager, Sarah, was great. Additionally, strategic support from Dave made the whole process easy to understand and manage, which is exactly how we think it should be done.

Are there any areas they could improve?

There were times when I felt that we were being rushed, and we were getting standard results. I immediately talked to Dave and Sarah about it, and they quickly addressed the issue. Other than that, the whole process went well.

5.0
Overall Score
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 3.5 Cost
    Value / within estimates
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 4.0 NPS
    Willing to refer

Digital Marketing & Web Dev Privacy Compliance Company

“They work like an extended team of our marketing department, and we have a really good relationship.”

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$50,000 to $199,999
 
Jan. 2019 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

WebMechanix helped a startup set up their digital marketing efforts and launch a new website. They manage various paid channels, provide SEO consultation, and support other projects that need technical support.

The Reviewer
 
11-50 Employees
 
Arlington, Virginia
VP of Marketing, Privacy Compliance Company
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

WebMechanix is capable of delivering high quality in a relatively new industry. The responsive team executes seamless project management by having weekly scrums and bi-weekly sprints but also remaining accessible on a daily basis. They take the time to understand their client’s business and team.

A Clutch analyst personally interviewed this client over the phone. Below is an edited transcript.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

I’m the VP of marketing at a SaaS startup that helps organizations tackle tough privacy challenges and become compliant with things like CCPA, GDPR, and general privacy programs. 

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with WebMechanix?

We needed to stand up a demand generation engine. As a startup, we needed to test and turn on several outbound digital channels.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

WebMechanix has done a number of things for us. First, they manage various channels, including Google Ads, Google Display, paid LinkedIn, and paid Facebook. They were the first to churn on and start testing the digital channels, as we were building from the ground up.

They also helped us launch a new website. We had an existing site, and we worked jointly with WebMechanix’s team to relaunch it. They provided a lot of the technical expertise, and our team drove the branding and the content.

They provide SEO expertise and some strategic direction around projects that need additional help. They help us think about how to best promote, execute, etc. Marketo and Salesforce are our two primary marketing stack technologies. We also use ZoomInfo.

What is the team composition?

We have an account manager, and then we usually have 2–3 full-time people that work on the account and participate in weekly scrums with us. For web-related projects, we have brought in another 2–3 people. The CEO gets involved from time-to-time depending on the priority or urgency. 

How did you come to work with WebMechanix?

This is actually my third time working with WebMechanix. They have a pretty strong brand reputation in the area; originally, I believe I found them through a recommendation in my network. I’ve worked with them several times over several companies.

How much have you invested with them?

We’ve spent somewhere between $120,000–$150,000 on their services.

What is the status of this engagement?

Our work together began in 2019, and it’s ongoing.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

They provide excellent quality, especially given that there were a lot of unknowns when we started the project, and the privacy space we’re in is fairly new. It required a lot of learning and experimentation, but they knew exactly what to do. We set mutual goals, and they did a pretty good job delivering a program that was up and running quickly, but also fine-tuning it throughout the weeks and months that it ramped up.

How did WebMechanix perform from a project management standpoint?

They're really structured and effective as far as project management goes, which is deadline-driven. We communicate in several ways. We have weekly scrums, during which we check in on ongoing strategic initiatives and review the important KPIs we've established. They work on an agile system, so their sprints are every two weeks. We usually try to do a ton of planning and get things worked into the sprints.

We’re in more regular communication with our dedicated team, and we churn on small things with them. If we need something big, then we try to plan for it and get it into the sprint. They’re pretty responsive; I communicate with them as needed on Slack. We have mutual dashboards so that we have one place to go to understand the data. 

What did you find most impressive about them?

They work like an extended team of our marketing department, and we have a really good relationship — they took the time to understand our business and to know my team and me. It’s as close as you can get to having an agency with an in-house feel, without being in-house.  

Are there any areas they could improve?

No. We have a great partnership, and I’m sure I’ll work with them again.

Any advice for potential customers?

Know what your goals and priorities are. I think this goes for any vendor — you need to have a good understanding of what you're trying to achieve and what success looks like. The more prepared you are to have the conversation, the better the output.

If you're not necessarily prepared with the details, just understand what your business objectives are and be able to deliver that value to WebMechanix or any other company so that you can bring them to the table as a strategic partner. You should always try to approach it from the strategy first and let them understand your business, versus trying to go in and saying you want to achieve a certain goal or very tactical metric. The firms that say yes to that are typically not good partners long-term.

5.0
Overall Score
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer

SEO, SMM & Email Marketing for Healthcare Tech Startup

"WebMechanix pays attention to their customers throughout the engagement, unlike their competitors."

Quality: 
4.5
Schedule: 
4.5
Cost: 
4.5
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$50,000 to $199,999
 
Aug. 2019 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

WebMechanix provides digital marketing services for a healthcare technology startup. They conduct keyword research to guide on site SEO initiatives. They also manage email and social media marketing campaigns.

The Reviewer
 
51-200 Employees
 
Arlington, Virginia
Executive, Healthcare Technology Startup
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

WebMechanix effectively enhanced digital marketing initiatives, helping to enhance engagement from target audiences and double website traffic. The team’s proactivity and accessibility facilitate seamless collaboration. In addition to consistency, their engagement supports a satisfying partnership.

A Clutch analyst personally interviewed this client over the phone. Below is an edited transcript.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

I’m CMO of a healthcare technology startup.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with WebMechanix?

As a startup, we didn’t have a solid marketing foundation to support demand generation, brand awareness, and thought leadership. I decided to look for an agency that could help with the work that needed to be done.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

For a few months, their team started a pilot program. Given our satisfaction with their deliverables, we extended the contract.

WebMechanix manages our demand generation activities including from multi-channel, demand generation, and lead generation campaigns. They help to craft strategies based on different audiences. Their team helps to identify different personas, leverage different channels, and create different messages to attract various audiences.

WebMechanix also deploys our email campaigns via HubSpot. We create the copy, and they push out the emails. They maintain our HubSpot licenses, track performance, and create reports to share with us.

Based on the demand generation activities on our site, we extended their contract again to include website maintenance. They maintain the site’s backend and develop branded pages. Their team focuses on how to organically increase traffic to our site.

Currently, we’re working on a huge project. Their team’s optimizing every page on our website with keywords. Once we figure out the right keywords, WebMechanix will develop a content strategy and build additional pages to increase our rankings. Our goal’s to rank on the first search page of Google.  

Their team also helps with content syndication such as webinars. They also direct LinkedIn and Facebook advertising efforts.

What is the team composition?

We work with Patrick (Senior Digital Marketing Strategist), who’s our main point of contact, and Mo (Digital Marketing Strategist).

How did you come to work with WebMechanix?

I searched for an agency that had experience working with SaaS product companies. After talking with a couple of people on their team, I was impressed and liked their attention to detail. I also knew 2–3 different folks who were happy with their work, which was the icing on the cake.

How much have you invested with them?

We’ve spent about $100,000 on their services.

What is the status of this engagement?

We started working together in August 2019, and the partnership’s ongoing.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

They helped us increase our reach with the right audiences. In a year, we increased our database from a mere 4,000 to nearly 30,000. We also more than doubled our website traffic. We can reach our audience through multiple different channels too.

How did WebMechanix perform from a project management standpoint?

An hour to a half-hour before our weekly meetings, we receive an email with an agenda. Patrick sends a brief with specifics on the next steps following the meeting. We also have biweekly check-ins to look at results such as ROI. On weekly technical calls, we speak with two dedicated resources. We also communicate via Slack. They use InDesign, which allows us to view and approve designs. They’re like an extension of my team. Their team’s always available, and I’m happy with their response times.

What did you find most impressive about them?

WebMechanix pays attention to their customers throughout the engagement, unlike their competitors. They also don’t have much turnover as I’ve experienced with other companies. I appreciate that we’ve worked with the same people over the past year. It’s helpful because I don’t have to keep explaining myself.

Are there any areas they could improve?

It’s rare but I’ve caught mistakes here and there due to their large volume of work. A little extra QA and attention to detail would be helpful.

Do you have any advice for potential customers?

They provide many services, so it’s important that you know what you need from them. Don’t hire and forget about them. If you want the relationship to be successful, ensure a 50/50 partnership. I appreciate the time WebMechanix spends on our projects, and I spend just as much time on them too. When they have a question or set a deadline, I’m responsive. We hold ourselves to the same standards that we have for them.

4.5
Overall Score
  • 4.5 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 4.5 Cost
    Value / within estimates
  • 4.5 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer

Digital Marketing Strategy for Nonprofit

"Their talented team is extremely bright and knowledgable about the latest in digital marketing."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$50,000 to $199,999
 
July 2018 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

WebMechanix offers critical SEO insights. After the initial site audit and keyword research, the team compiled a roadmap to implement changes. They now also help with creative briefs and backlink opportunities.

The Reviewer
 
11-50 Employees
 
Oakland, California
Paige Dearing
Sr. Director of Marketing, Philanthropy U
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Since working with WebMechanix, the nonprofit has increased organic traffic by 350% and saw higher conversions. The team has done so well that they've expanded their role to managing paid ad campaigns. Every two weeks, they deliver performance reports to provide key updates and promote transparency.

The client submitted this review online.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company and your position there.

I am a senior director of marketing at a nonprofit based in Oakland, California. We have a team of 20 full-time employees, and I work remotely from Washington, D.C. We offer an online learning platform to nonprofits and social enterprises anywhere in the world. I own our comprehensive marketing strategy to increase brand awareness, engage our target markets and drive user acquisition.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

For what projects/services did your company hire WebMechanix?

We were looking for a firm to help us with search engine optimization (SEO) so nonprofit leaders could more easily find our website and online courses. We did not have in-house expertise, so we looked to hire a team to conduct an audit and propose a roadmap for content creation, off-site content promotion and website changes for me to action myself.

What were your goals for this project?

We wanted to invest in a long-term strategy that - while it would require upfront investment - would continue to drive user acquisition and strengthen our brand over time. Our acquisition strategy mainly relied on paid ad campaigns and we wanted to diversify our channels; we thought SEO could work well for us, and we wanted to test it. Our main goal was to increase conversions from organic search.

SOLUTION

How did you select this vendor?

My team searched online for digital marketing agencies in the D.C. metro area and compiled a list of 5 highly-rated options, based on information from their website or Clutch.co.

WebMechanix outshined the competition. They had a great review from a small university that had a similar need and budget as us. They had deep expertise in SEO as well as digital advertising, so I knew they potentially could help us in other ways - if needed.

I was incredibly impressed during our initial call to learn more; they asked great questions and demonstrated a genuine interest in understanding our business and delivering top-notch service. I knew we were in good hands.

Describe the scope of their work in detail.

After our intial call, WebMechanix followed up over email to ask an additional set of questions based on our conversation. I was able to dig into our data and surface specifics around our current traffic, our quantifiable goals, how many users we currently have and what we would like that to be. They presented a proposed agreement in a subsequent call and we signed.

We then did a kick-off call to meet the dedicated WebMechanix team that would help us going forward. From there, their team conducted an SEO audit and extensive keyword research. They translated their technical findings and recommendations into a clean, organized SEO roadmap. Each month, they a revised 4 online course pages to improve their discoverability.

For content, they outlined creative briefs based on top keywords that our team could use to easily write blogs. They also researched backlink opportunities, provided a roadmap for our team and went the extra step to draft an outreach template to help our team.

What was the team composition?

I worked closely with our Account Director Nick, our project manager and a SEO strategist.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

Can you share any outcomes from the project that demonstrate progress or success?

As a result of our SEO work together, our organic traffic increased by 350% and conversions from organic traffic improved by 30%. Given these impressive results, we chose to re-sign WebMechanix to continue helping with SEO and also begin to consult on our paid ad strategy.

We have resigned with WebMechanix every single year since our initial agreement - each time with a bigger scope of work. Our most recent contract is 7x bigger than our first project. WebMechanix has grown to be an indispensable part of our marketing team, driving high-performing paid ad campaigns - which they now fully drive on our behalf. They also ensure we accurately measure our digital marketing programs, now and in the future.

How effective was the workflow between your team and theirs?

The project manager does a great job of keeping up updated of activities and results over email and in our bi-weekly huddle; our WebMechanix team contributes to both, which has been great in building trust between our teams and getting to know each individual contributor.

WebMecahnix knows the importance of clarity and transparency, and they build assets (e.g. creative briefs, data dashboards, organized documents) with this in mind. I can always reach the team, and they are very responsive to time-sensitive requests.

What did you find most impressive about this company?

WebMechanix is the best of all worlds. Their talented team is extremely bright and knowledgable about the latest in digital marketing. They are problem-solvers at heart, and always approach challenges with a positive attitude. They are invested in building long-term relationships with their clients, and it shows. WebMechanix tops my list of high-performing digital marketing agencies and I seize any moment when I can recommend them.

Are there any areas for improvement?

Since we have worked with WebMechanix for so long, we have had new project managers along the way. Some are better than others, but I was never disappointed with the level of service or results.

5.0
Overall Score If you are looking for a digital marketing agency to deliver value and results to your business, look no further.
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    Highly responsive.
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    Great value for exceptional results.
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    Top notch.
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    I always do!

Web Dev for Medical Technology Co

"The time that went into understanding our customers led to a design that clearly meets the customer’s needs."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
4.5
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$50,000 to $199,999
 
Jan. - Apr. 2020
Project summary: 

WebMechanix redesigned and redeveloped a WordPress website to support growth and engagement for a medical technology company. The team reviewed business objectives and consulted on e-commerce functionalities.

The Reviewer
 
11-50 Employees
 
Washington, District of Columbia
Director of Digital Marketing, Med Tech Company
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

WebMechanix delivered a modern website with a streamlined UX that increased engagement significantly and improved conversion rates. The team produced deliverables on time and on budget to support a productive engagement. They provided valuable industry expertise and talented resources.

A Clutch analyst personally interviewed this client over the phone. Below is an edited transcript.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

I’m the director of digital marketing for a medical technology company.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with WebMechanix?

Our website was built using an out-of-the-box builder. It didn’t have the scalability and dynamic e-commerce functionalities that we needed to reach our goals. We have quite a small audience, so making a splash and impact on our visitors was quite important. We were reliant on sending traffic from our website to a partner website that is well-known in the space. We were basically taking all of our customers and sending them over to our partner website.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

WebMechanix redesigned and redeveloped our website on WordPress. Their team spent time learning about our customers to create user personas and use cases. They mapped customer journeys and then designed the site.

We had them do an e-commerce audit when they looked at our goals. Their team made recommendations on how we should approach the frontend sales and marketing part of e-commerce. We have a limited number of SKUs, so their advice was to stay with WordPress.

What is the team composition?

I worked with a project manager, a developer, and the CTO. The team also included two designers.

How did you come to work with WebMechanix?

I had experience working with WebMechanix in the past, so it was like a referral.

How much have you invested with them?

The project cost $60,000.

What is the status of this engagement?

We started with WebMechanix in January 2020 and the project ended in April 2020.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

We’ve seen conversion rates and the number of inquiries coming through increase. The UX is smoother and cleaner, so people are passing through the user journey more efficiently.

We’ve seen triple-digit percentage increases in the number of free trial participants. We’re also seeing time on page and engagement metrics rise between 300%–400% in some cases. Everyone on my team’s happy and complimented the site's clean design and smooth operations.

How did WebMechanix perform from a project management standpoint?

We had a Slack channel and weekly update calls on Fridays. We also communicated by email. For the most part, everything went well. Everything was on time and on budget. There were moments when there could’ve been more communication and clarity. However, that didn’t negatively impact the final outcome.

What did you find most impressive about them?

I’ve always been a huge fan of their design department. Their UX designers are talented. The time that went into understanding our customers led to a design that clearly meets the customer’s needs. Their development team’s extraordinarily talented and approached tasks from a digital marketing perspective. They’re not just coding to the specifications. They understand how their work impacts the bigger picture, which was useful. They’re fluent in cutting-edge digital marketing practices.

Are there any areas they could improve?

It didn’t affect the final outcome, but they could’ve had a tighter loop with communication. I have a boss who was a stakeholder who felt that she wasn’t necessarily in the loop the whole time.

Do you have any advice for potential customers?

They’re an excellent partner who can move at the same speed as a digital marketing fluent lead. By the same token, if you’re not that person, they’d be a great partner. Their team can fill a gap in expertise and knowledge. They play it straight and deliver.

4.5
Overall Score At first, the cost was a little higher than expected. At the end of the day, we felt that we got a great deal.
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 4.5 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    They came in higher than I expected but the quality of the service was there.
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer

SEO & Web Dev for Financial Solutions Startup

"They have a very solid core of SEO technocrats to round out their solution offering."

Quality: 
4.5
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
2.0
Willing to refer: 
4.0
The Project
 
$10,000 to $49,999
 
Jan. - Aug. 2019
Project summary: 

Webmechanix worked to execute SEO efforts to improve site performance, focusing on organic search. They also worked with HubSpot integrations and the migration of web pages. 

The Reviewer
 
51-200 Employees
 
Reston, Virginia
James Mentor
Director of Digital Marketing, StreetShares
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Thanks to Webmechanix's work, the client's ranking metrics have gone up. The team demonstrated a great workflow and excellent technical know-how. Their efforts have allowed the client to be able to focus on other projects. 

The client submitted this review online.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company and your position there.

StreetShares is a Financial Technology start-up focused on small business lending solutions for veterans, banks, and credit unions. My role as the Director of Digital Operations is to coordinate our digital assets for all campaigns.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

For what projects/services did your company hire WebMechanix?

SEO, Site migration, Hubspot integrations, and minor web development.

SOLUTION

How did you select this vendor?

I was not apart of the original selection team.

Describe the project in detail.

Improve SEO performance metrics over time. Specifically develop our organic lead generation campaigns.

What was the team composition?

Chief of RIsk, Head of Marketing, Director of Digital Operations and Marketing, a content writer, a web designer, dev ops manager.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

Can you share any outcomes from the project that demonstrate progress or success?

Yes. Rankings improved during SEO backbone implementation with efforts from both teams.

How effective was the workflow between your team and theirs?

Communications worked very well during business hours with the use of tools like Slack.

What did you find most impressive about this company?

They have a very solid core of SEO technocrats to round out their solution offering. It allowed our team to focus on other projects knowing they'd be working diligently to tackle our SEO strategy.

Are there any areas for improvement?

More automation may reduce overall cost.

4.5
Overall Score Solid work, great team. A bit on the expensive side for adhoc projects that can be automated to some degree to reduce costs.
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 2.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    Very expensive per adhoc projects. There isn't too much flexibility with dev time usage.
  • 4.5 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    Need to upgrade design offering.
  • 4.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    For intensive SEO.

SEO, PPC, and SMM for Software Company

“It feels like they’re a comfortable extension of our company.”

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
4.5
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$10,000 to $49,999
 
Jan. 2019 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

WebMechanix manages SEO and digital marketing for a software company, including monitoring PPC and Google AdWords. Their work involves keyword research, on- and off-site SEO, and backend site adjustments.

The Reviewer
 
11-50 Employees
 
Washington, DC Metro Area
Marketing Manager, Software Company
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The implementations have decreased CPL and yielded a strong ROI. The team’s expertise, attentiveness, trustworthiness, and communication skills made them stand out from other providers, effectively getting the job done.

A Clutch analyst personally interviewed this client over the phone. Below is an edited transcript.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

I work in marketing at a software company focused on data privacy.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with WebMechanix?

We were interested in improving our digital footprint with SEO initiatives.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

WebMechanix handles all our SEO and digital ads for Google, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Instagram. They’ve also taken care of some ad hoc requests regarding our forms and website. We also occasionally work with them on copy and creative.

They focused on keyword research and both on- and off-site SEO. We have them directly plugged into the backend of our site, so they can adjust it as needed. For social media, we have them doing both outboard and event-based marketing. For creative, they work on specific audiences to optimize the quality of their marketing.

What is the team composition?

I interface with two individuals, but there are at least five others working on the project. During our weekly call, a social media expert, SEO professional, or the CTO will occasionally speak with us. The size of their team often depends on our project’s demand.

How did you come to work with WebMechanix?

Previous and current employees personally recommended them. The people who worked with them before had great things to say, so that’s how we made our decision to hire them.

How much have you invested with them?

We’ve spent between $10,000–$15,000.

What is the status of this engagement?

The project started in January 2019, and the work is ongoing. 

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

Both our CPA and CPL have dramatically decreased. We have a better understanding of our online audience, and attribute our soaring rankings to the SEO work they did. They did a great job, and we’re seeing that in our ROI and KPI.

How did WebMechanix perform from a project management standpoint?

Communication is perfect. We’re always up to date on what projects are ongoing and being worked on. They always met or exceeded deadlines, scheduling and prioritizing effectively.  

What did you find most impressive about them?

Their expertise within digital marketing and management stood out to us. It feels like they’re a comfortable extension of our company. I trust them and never worry about what they’re doing, even given their access to our backend platforms.

They made the experience personal, visiting our office and chatting comfortably about our project. On top of that, their team was incredibly responsive throughout. They responded to emails and slack, using project management tools to organize themselves. The overall partnership has been a true extension of our company—there’s a real lack of pressure with them.

Are there any areas they could improve?

Not at this time. We throw a lot onto their plate, including ad hoc requests, and they respond quickly and effectively. 

Do you have any advice for potential customers?

Define what you want from them in the KPI, and know how much responsibility you want to give them. Make sure to provide a clear, concise schedule and roles. Given those, they’ll know exactly how to work with you without overstepping.

5.0
Overall Score
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 4.5 Cost
    Value / within estimates
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer

Complete Web Refresh for Education Consulting Company

"Their data-informed approach reminds us of our own practices, so we felt comfortable from the start."

Quality: 
4.5
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
4.5
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
Confidential
 
Nov. 2018 - Apr. 2019
Project summary: 

WebMechanix coordinated a WordPress redesign for an education consulting company. They incorporated content from two separate blog sites and facilitated a server hosting transfer to Pantheon.

The Reviewer
 
501-1,000 Employees
 
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Brandon Trissler
Director of Corporate Marketing Communications, Ruffalo Noel Levitz
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

In just four months, WebMechanix successfully delivered a redesigned website that aligns with a separate branding initiative and logo reveal. The team organized the project masterfully by providing regular updates and finishing all work in accordance with agreed upon timelines.

A Clutch analyst personally interviewed this client over the phone. Below is an edited transcript.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

I am the director of corporate marketing communications at Ruffalo Noel Levitz, an education consulting company.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with WebMechanix?

Our website had been running on a CMS built in 2011. Our IT department had updated it several times over the years, but we decided to engage WebMechanix for a complete refresh of the site.  

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

At the start of our engagement, WebMechanix held an in-depth quantitative and qualitative data-gathering session comprised of survey tools and client and company stakeholder interviews. We responded well to that method because it is similar to how we interact with the educational institutions that we serve.

We only had about four months to complete the project, so we didn’t have time to rewrite a website the size of ours. We retained the content and a lot of the structure, but we relied on WebMechanix for a full redesign because we felt our current design was holding us back.

We decided on a WordPress website because of WebMechanix’s demonstrated success with the platform, and we felt it would offer us some mobile responsiveness we didn’t have before.  We also elected to switch from hosting our website ourselves to utilizing Pantheon, and WebMechanix was critical in facilitating that change, as well.

To add additional content and SEO value to the new corporate website, WebMechanix gathered the 700-some posts from two of the WordPress blogs we operated and included them on our new site. Further, WebMechanix provided us with a robust, searchable resource library and redesigned our 150-person consultant directory.

As we planned this web redesign, we were also coordinating a corporate rebrand that featured a new logo. The website was a giant leap forward for our overall look, both digitally and in the market. WebMechanix worked with our design team to make sure we were in lockstep the whole way.

What is the team composition?

We met extensively with Chris (CEO/Co-Founder, WebMechanix) and Bart (Creative Director, WebMechanix) for the kickoff discussions. They assigned a project manager to serve as our day-to-day contact, and we also met with their UI/UX designers and other specialists as needed. Dave (CTO, WebMechanix) mostly facilitated the transfer of our hosting server.

How did you come to work with WebMechanix?

We found WebMechanix through Clutch, and we reviewed them and three other firms. One of our team members had worked with WebMechanix on some digital marketing projects and highly recommended them. WebMechanix and one other vendor each gave a presentation to our team, and we selected WebMechanix based off of their performance.

What is the status of this engagement?

Our engagement spanned November 2018–April 2019.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

We’ve gone from an outdated website to something more modern, vibrant, and mobile-friendly. Many of our clients have already offered positive feedback.

As a company that helps universities recruit students and engage with alumni for philanthropy, a lot of our efforts are digital. It was becoming increasingly difficult for us to say that we were a forward-thinking organization with the right solutions when our site was not mobile-responsive. WebMechanix has allowed us to walk the walk, and that has been our most significant accomplishment so far.

How did WebMechanix perform from a project management standpoint?

Our project manager was so thorough and on top of things that we didn’t use project planning tools of any kind. We held weekly calls with their team, and we received timely progress updates complete with relevant charts, dates, and research.

What did you find most impressive about them?

Their data-informed approach reminds us of our own practices, so we felt comfortable from the start. They conducted a handful of interviews with clients and key members before they even started on wireframes.

Further, I can’t speak highly enough of their ability to deliver steady work according to our deadlines. I was skeptical that we could finish the project in four months, but they knew what they were doing and stuck to the timeline.

Are there any areas they could improve?

No, they accomplished everything that we asked of them in our limited timeframe. If we had more time or the budget, I would have liked to expand our engagement to include other services.

Do you have any advice for future clients of theirs?

The information WebMechanix collects helps to guide their strategy, so if we don’t take the time to give them proper direction on where they should be getting that sort of information—whether it’s from interviews, surveys, or on-site visits—the project will suffer.

They are also very good at taking feedback and incorporating it into their work. In our case, we showed them examples of existing websites we already liked and brought up homepage elements that we found valuable. More interactions with their team will foster greater creativity, which leads to a better product.

5.0
Overall Score
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 4.5 Cost
    Value / within estimates
  • 4.5 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer

SEO & PPC for Mat Rental & Installation Company

"WebMechanix has helped improve lead quantity while maintaining the quality of the leads year over year."

Quality: 
4.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
3.5
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
Confidential
 
Aug. 2013 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

WebMechanix provides SEO and PPC support, including Google Ads and keywords research.

The Reviewer
 
1-10 Employees
 
Columbia, Maryland
Director of Sales and Marketing, Mat Rental & Installation Company
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

WebMechanix successfully helped increased qualified leads more efficiently over the last year. Overall, they are very responsive, proactive about tackling challenges, and results-driven.

A Clutch analyst personally interviewed this client over the phone. Below is an edited transcript.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

I'm the director of sales and marketing for a specialty subcontracting company. We specialize in temporary site access matting designed to improve ground conditions for contractors such as excavators and utility contractors.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with WebMechanix?

Our business is very opportunistic and highly competitive. It is imperative we dominate the search results on page one to edge out our competition and capture the leads.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

WebMechanix provides SEO services and manages our paid Google Ad campaign. They also assist us in our backend tracking and consult with us on ways to better leverage our CRM platform.  

What is the team composition? 

Nick (Associate Director, WebMechanix) and Spencer (Senior Account Manager, WebMechanix). Manage a team of people who each specialize in different parts of the process.

How did you come to work with WebMechanix?

WebMechanix was initially hired based on their reputation as SEO strategists. The relationship has evolved over the years as our business has evolved.

What is the status of this engagement?

We've been working with them since August 2013.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

WebMechanix has helped improve lead quantity while maintaining the quality of the leads year over year. In addition, the cost per paid lead has been cut by two-thirds. 

How did WebMechanix perform from a project management standpoint?

They're very communicative and responsive, generally responding to our requests quickly. They have a disciplined process which really helps keep things on task.

What did you find most impressive about them?

They've been extremely helpful in tying our backend systems together, which has presented some significant challenges. Nick has been especially helpful in sorting out some of the issues we had with our CRM.  

Are there any areas they could improve?

They have the tactical pieces down to a science. We are now focusing on a strategic plan and taking a longer view on how to drive even stronger results.

4.5
Overall Score
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 3.5 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    They're a bit pricey.
  • 4.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer

Google Ads Management for Nonprofit

“They’re responsive to our questions and requests.”

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
3.5
Cost: 
4.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$10,000 to $49,999
 
June 2018 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

After meeting with several in-house departments, WebMechanix implemented a centralized Google Ads campaign designed to increase conversion rates and web traffic. They continue to provide support.

The Reviewer
 
201-500 Employees
 
Rockville
Nicole J Beidler
Director of Ecommerce and Marketing Technology, ASHA
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

WebMechanix effort generated an increase in revenue after just three months. The team is professional, transparent, and smart. Overall, they’re a valuable partner.

The client submitted this review online.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company and your position there.

I’m the director of e-commerce and marketing technology at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). We’re the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for about 198,000 members and affiliates that include audiologists, speech-language pathologists, scientists, support personnel, and students.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

For what projects/services did your company hire WebMechanix?

We were having trouble expanding out Google Ads campaigns, so we needed an agency to help us reach the next level and centralize our efforts.

What were your goals for this project?

Ultimately, we wanted to improve conversion rates, web traffic, and brand awareness.

SOLUTION

How did you select this vendor?

Another ASHA department had worked with WebMechanix for frontend development and recommended them for our project.

Describe the project in detail.

We started with a series of meetings. Each of our departments spoke to WebMechanix individually to share their specific goals regarding Google Ads. The team provided recommendations and suggestions to improve performance. There were a lot of back-and-forth conversations until each department was on the same page with the WebMechanix team. Then, they started implementing the campaigns, and they continue to support them.

What was the team composition?

The team lead is our main point of contact, handling everything related to the strategy and direction of the Google Ad campaigns.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

Can you share any statistics or metrics that speak to the quality of their work and impact of the engagement?

We weren’t expecting to see positive results for at least six months, but we experienced an increase in revenue after just three.

How did the WebMechanix perform from a project management standpoint?

They’re responsive to our questions and requests.

What impresses you about the WebMechanix?

They’re professional, reliable, and honest. I’m confident in their abilities. Additionally, they actively stay up to date on the latest Google technology and trends in the search field.

Are there any areas for improvement?

There’s always room for improvement, but I can’t think of anything specific at the moment.

5.0
Overall Score
  • 3.5 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    They were responsible for setting up weekly meetings and updating their progress on a management platform.
  • 4.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
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Business Entity
Business Entity Name
WEBMECHANIX, LLC
Status
Active
Jurisdiction of Formation
Maryland
Id
W13002753
Date of Formation
Apr 13, 2009
Source
Maryland Business Express
Last updated
Dec 26, 2018
Payment & Legal Filings
Bankruptcy
No
Tax Lien Filings
0
Judgement Filings
0
Collections Count
0
Last updated
Dec 26, 2018
Client Reviews
VERIFIED CLIENT REVIEWS
29
OVERALL REVIEW RATING
4.8
Source
Clutch
LAST UPDATED
September 15, 2020