Our Top Picks

Caava Design
Caava Design
  • Advertising & marketing
Caava Design is a branding agency that utilizes a multidisciplined approach to build trust and lasting relationships between you and your customers. This approach includes discovery and strategy, messaging, social media management, marketing, and more.

Retail businesses will appreciate Caava’s packaging expertise. Caava works closely with brands to design packaging that is easy to understand, appealing, and stands out against the competition.

Summary

Caava Design
Caava Design
  • Starting Price
    • $150 - $199 / hr
  • Address
    2121 Adams Ave, San Diego, CA 92116
  • Number of Employees
    2 - 9
  • Phone Number
    Not disclosed
  • Service Lines
    Branding
    Packaging Design
    Graphic Design
Industry Focus
  • Advertising & marketing
GoBeRewarded
GoBeRewarded
  • Consumer Products & Services
  • Hospitality & Leisure
  • Dental
GoBeRewarded excels in online marketing services like Google Ads, social media marketing web design, e-commerce, and blog writing. They work primarily with small businesses to help them elevate their brand identity and reach a wider audience.

GoBeRewarded’s website package starts at $299 per month and includes responsive design, SEO, content writing, hosting, and more. Clients can pair this with the Google Ads package, starting at $499 per month, to establish a strong web presence.

Summary

GoBeRewarded
GoBeRewarded
  • Starting Price
    • Custom Quote
  • Address
    1939 W Vista Way, Fl 2 Vista, CA 92083
  • Number of Employees
    2 - 9
  • Phone Number
    760-659-6778
  • Service Lines
    Web Design
    Social Media Marketing
    Pay Per Click
Industry Focus
  • Consumer Products & Services
  • Hospitality & Leisure
  • Dental
HypeLife Brands
HypeLife Brands
  • Consumer products & services
  • Advertising & marketing
  • Arts, entertainment & music
HypeLife Brands is a modern startup marketing agency dedicated to building new brands and helping them grow via modern digital marketing services. Its services are tailored to millennial audiences to help business-to-consumer (B2C) startups reach the rapidly growing consumer base.

HypeLife offers startup funding preparation and support services to help entrepreneurs get their ideas off of the ground, and clients can utilize its marketing, advertising, and brand development services to develop an engaging brand identity.

Summary

HypeLife Brands
HypeLife Brands
  • Starting Price
    • $150 - $199 / hr
  • Address
    550 Seagaze, Suite 21 Oceanside, California 92054
  • Number of Employees
    10 - 49
  • Phone Number
    800-936-2170
  • Service Lines
    Advertising
    Branding
    Marketing Strategy
Industry Focus
  • Consumer products & services
  • Advertising & marketing
  • Arts, entertainment & music
InnoVision-Marketing-Group
InnoVision Marketing Group
  • Travel & Leisure
  • Consumer Products & Services
  • Automotive
InnoVision Marketing Group works closely with clients to gain a deep understanding of its products, customers, and competitors to develop an effective, multichannel marketing strategy. It offers services ranging from print ad design to content creation to public relations.

InnoVision also offers an interactive branding workshop that clients can sign up for to learn everything they need to know about what it takes to establish an impactful brand story.

Summary

InnoVision-Marketing-Group
InnoVision Marketing Group
  • Starting Price
    • Custom Quote
  • Address
    5961 Kearny Villa Road, San Diego, CA 92123
  • Number of Employees
    10 - 49
  • Phone Number
    619-356-3020
  • Service Lines
    Advertising
    Branding
    Digital Strategy
Industry Focus
  • Travel & Leisure
  • Consumer Products & Services
  • Automotive
Jacob Tyler
Jacob Tyler
  • Arts, entertainment & music
  • Travel & Leisure
  • Retail
Jacob Tyler touts itself as a global integrated brand experience agency that delivers marketing experiences that encourage customer loyalty and foster business growth. Jacob Tyler emphasizes working with clients as partners — clients can even expect regular one-on-one calls with the agency’s CEO.

Service offerings include brand development, social media, web design, print design, 3D animation, e-commerce, video production, and other necessary digital and traditional advertising solutions.

Summary

Jacob Tyler
Jacob Tyler
  • Starting Price
    • $150 - $199 / hr
  • Address
    1013 Clipper Court Del Mar, CA 92014
  • Number of Employees
    10 - 49
  • Phone Number
    619-379-0007
  • Service Lines
    Advertising
    Branding
    Web Design
Industry Focus
  • Arts, entertainment & music
  • Travel & Leisure
  • Retail
L7 Creative
L7 Creative
  • Business services
  • Health Care & Medical
  • Financial services
L7 Creative is a branding agency that understands the importance of establishing lasting relationships with customers. It does this by providing expert-level integrated creative and marketing services, such as branding, web design and development, and digital marketing.

L7 partners with other agencies to provide affordable, industry-leading services. Pantheon, for example, helps it provide optimized web services while SharpSpring’s marketing platform allows the agency to optimize conversions.

Summary

L7 Creative
L7 Creative
  • Starting Price
    • $100 - $149 / hr
  • Address
    5927 Balfour Court, Suite 104 Carlsbad,CA 92008
  • Number of Employees
    2 - 9
  • Phone Number
    760-389-1702
  • Service Lines
    Web Development
    Branding
    Web Design
Industry Focus
  • Business services
  • Health Care & Medical
  • Financial services
MAD Group
Mad Group
  • Health care & Medical
  • Transportation
  • Other
MAD Group is a lead-focused creative and branding agency that provides creative branding, digital marketing, web design, traditional advertising, and video production services. Branding deliverables include style guides, brand messaging guidelines, marketing materials, branded graphics, and more.

MAD Group offers several marketing packages. Its MAD MOJO package includes standard design and website maintenance services while the MAD MAX package includes senior-level advertising and marketing services for half the price of an in-house team.

Summary

MAD Group
Mad Group
  • Starting Price
    • $100 - $149 / hr
  • Address
    3911 Fifth Ave #208, San Diego, CA 92103
  • Number of Employees
    10 - 49
  • Phone Number
    619-866-6148
  • Service Lines
    Advertising
    Branding
    Web Development
Industry Focus
  • Health care & Medical
  • Transportation
  • Other
Mentus
Mentus
  • Business services
  • Health Care & Medical
  • Government
Mentus is a niche creative and corporate marketing agency that works with publicly traded corporations, real estate investment trusts, established nonprofit organizations, and emerging growth companies.

Mentus offers brand development, graphic design, web design, advertising, and the firm has expertise in industries ranging from biotech and healthcare to finance and real estate.

Summary

  • Starting Price
    • $100 - $149 / hr
  • Address
    9909 Mira Mesa Blvd #304 San Diego, CA 92131
  • Number of Employees
    10 - 49
  • Phone Number
    858-455-5500
  • Service Lines
    Advertising
    Branding
    Digital Strategy
Industry Focus
  • Business services
  • Health Care & Medical
  • Government
MiresBall
MiresBall
  • Legal Cannabis
  • Consumer products & services
  • Hospitality & leisure
MiresBall is one of San Diego’s leading creative agencies, having managed campaigns for major brands like Nike, Behr, Intel, Samsung, and Sega. Its three core branding services are naming, packaging, and identity, which it uses to create marketing materials that help businesses stand out.

MiresBall defines brands through thorough research, naming, and creative direction services, which it follows up with packaging, advertising, and communications services to execute comprehensive marketing campaigns.

Summary

MiresBall
MiresBall
  • Starting Price
    • $150 - $199 / hr
  • Address
    2605 State Street, San Diego, CA 92103
  • Number of Employees
    10 - 49
  • Phone Number
    619-234-6631
  • Service Lines
    Branding
    Packaging Design
    Advertising
Industry Focus
  • Legal Cannabis
  • Consumer products & services
  • Hospitality & leisure
Movetic
Movetic
  • Consumer Products & Services
  • Retail
  • Hospitality & Leisure
Movetic partners with business owners to develop brands that appeal to modern millennial audiences. It partners with clients in a wide array of industries and has experience working with small businesses as well as major brands like Lyft.

Movetic’s four-step process includes strategic planning, branding, web design, and content creation. This process allows it to create campaigns that entertain, engage, and educate modern-day consumers.

Summary

  • Starting Price
    • $100 - $149 / hr
  • Address
    560 N Coast Hwy 101 #2A, Encinitas, CA 92024
  • Number of Employees
    10 - 49
  • Phone Number
    760-845-5113
  • Service Lines
    Branding
    UX/UI Design
    Advertising
Industry Focus
  • Consumer Products & Services
  • Retail
  • Hospitality & Leisure
Now-Media-Group
Now Media Group
  • Dental
  • Health care & Medical
  • Legal
As a full-service digital agency, Now Media Group offers everything business owners need to implement a wide-reaching marketing campaign. This includes web design, content development, SEO, PPC, and social media services.

Now Media Group also provides Infusionsoft consulting, training, and implementation. Pricing for this service starts at $750 per month for two one-hour strategy calls and five hours of custom work and implementation.

Summary

Now-Media-Group
Now Media Group
  • Starting Price
    • Custom Quote
  • Address
    3954 Murphy Canyon Rd, Suite D205 San Diego, CA 92123
  • Number of Employees
    10 - 49
  • Phone Number
    858- 333-8950
  • Service Lines
    Marketing Strategy
    Advertising
    Media Planning & Buying
Industry Focus
  • Dental
  • Health care & Medical
  • Legal
One-Click-Marketing
One Click Marketing
  • Business services
  • Real estate
  • Retail
One Click Marketing is an SEO agency that focuses on working closely with a small number of businesses to ensure it is able to generate positive ROI for its clients. It is a one-stop-shop agency, offering everything from local SEO and Google Ads to WordPress and Shopify development.

One Click’s small team of experienced professionals provide affordable marketing services that are accessible to all businesses, and there are no long-term contracts.

Summary

One-Click-Marketing
One Click Marketing
  • Starting Price
    • $50 - $99 / hr
  • Address
    501 West Broadway San Diego, Ca 92101
  • Number of Employees
    10 - 49
  • Phone Number
    619-471-1881
  • Service Lines
    Advertising
    Branding
    Digital Strategy
Industry Focus
  • Business services
  • Real estate
  • Retail
Red-Door-Interactive
Red Door Interactive
  • Consumer Products & Services
  • Retail
  • Technology
Red Door Interactive specializes in helping businesses tell engaging brand stories through full-funnel marketing programs, which it has done for major businesses like ASICS, Bosch, and others.

Red Door balances its branding services with industry-leading analytics, data science, conversion rate optimization, and paid media services to create campaigns that are not only data-driven but are also able to generate meaningful results.

Summary

Red-Door-Interactive
Red Door Interactive
  • Starting Price
    • $150 - $199 / hr
  • Address
    350 10th Avenue, Suite 100 San Diego, CA 92101
  • Number of Employees
    50 - 249
  • Phone Number
    619-398-2670
  • Service Lines
    Branding
    Advertising
    Web Design
Industry Focus
  • Consumer Products & Services
  • Retail
  • Technology
REQ
REQ
  • Consumer products & services
  • Health Care & Medical
  • Information technology
Named as one of Adweek’s 100 fastest-growing companies, REQ is a premier digital agency that specializes in direct-to-consumer marketing.

REQ’s brand management and digital marketing services include advertising, reputation management, SEO, public relations (PR), social media, branding, analytics, and content development. As Shopify Plus, Google, and Facebook Marketing Partners, REQ has experience using industry-leading technologies to implement effective campaigns.

Summary

  • Starting Price
    • $150 - $199 / hr
  • Address
    10620 Treena St Suite 160 San Diego, CA 92131
  • Number of Employees
    50 - 249
  • Phone Number
    202-654-0800
  • Service Lines
    Advertising
    Branding
    Public Relations
Industry Focus
  • Consumer products & services
  • Health Care & Medical
  • Information technology
Traina Design
Traina Design
  • Technology
  • Food & Beverage
  • Manufacturing
Traina Design is a full-service branding agency that crafts authentic brand experiences via a suite of creative marketing services. Microsoft, Facebook, and John Deere are a few of the major brands Traina has worked with to establish strong brand identities.

Traina’s core areas of practice are strategy and identity, websites and interactive services, and graphic design. While past clients include major names like those listed above, Traina also works with small businesses and startups to create campaigns that increase ROI.

Summary

Traina Design
Traina Design
  • Starting Price
    • $150 - $199 / hr
  • Address
    10680 Treena St. Suite 520 San Diego, CA 92131
  • Number of Employees
    10 - 49
  • Phone Number
    619-567-7100
  • Service Lines
    Branding
    Advertising
    Web Design
Industry Focus
  • Technology
  • Food & Beverage
  • Manufacturing

How We Chose the Best Marketing and Advertising Agencies in San Diego

To establish meaningful relationships with customers and increase marketing return on investment (ROI), it’s important for small businesses to partner with an advertising and marketing agency that understands their brand and industry. As a way to make choosing a marketing partner easier, we created a list of the 15 best advertising and marketing agencies in San Diego based on services offered, size of the firm, and experience in various industries.

Multiple Service Lines

A successful brand requires a combination of several different marketing elements, including strategy, brand development, collateral design, photography, media buying, and more. To ensure businesses can find all of the services they need to execute an effective marketing strategy, our list only contains advertising and marketing agencies that offer multiple service lines.

Size of Firm

Depending on your project needs, you may benefit from working with a large agency that is accustomed to handling large marketing budgets and has experience managing multifaceted campaigns. Others may prefer working with a small firm that can dedicate more time and attention to their clients. The list below includes agencies of varying sizes to accommodate as many businesses as possible.

Industry Focus

Industries like medicine and law have certain regulations that businesses must be careful to follow, and other industries often have different target audiences and standards. We made sure to include agencies that have experience in various industries to ensure you can find a marketing partner that understands your needs.

Questions to Ask Marketing and Advertising Agencies

With so many advertising & marketing agencies in San Diego each offering similar features, it’s important to ask the right questions during your initial discovery call or demo. To help you make the right inquiries, we put together a downloadable list of questions to ask your prospective advertising & marketing agency.

Download the questions to ask Advertising & Marketing Agencies