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Looking for a strategy partner? These 12 small agencies come recommended

By June Archbold, Product Manager

May 19, 2023 | 4 min read

This week, we examine which agencies with 20 or fewer staff come recommended for their strategy services.

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These 13 agencies come endorsed by clients for their strategy work / Unsplash

With marketing budgets under threat, it's more important than ever to get brand strategy right. So, to help you find your next partner, we've picked out 12 agencies with 20 or fewer staff that come endorsed by the best judges of all – their clients.

The Drum Recommends is a free service designed by The Drum to help marketers find relevant, trusted agencies.

Every year, The Drum Recommends receives thousands of ratings from advertisers. Marketers complete a survey that scores their agency’s performance and the quality and range of their services, as well as price. In order to become recommended for a service, agencies must receive at least three client ratings.

Below, you’ll find the names, headcount and office locations of all 12 companies.

Agency Number of staff Location(s)
Adfabric Media Limited 5 London
Ambitious 20 Bristol
Bonfire Creative Intelligence 10 Bedford
Brazil Street 12 Manchester
Cremarc 20 Woking
Harrison Carloss 13 London, Manchester, Stoke On Trent
Polaris 8 London, Maidstone
Propel Digital 10 London
Storm 20 Southend-On-Sea
Succeed Digital Consulting 12 Canterbury
The Village Communications 13 London
Upperdog 20 Bournemouth

Would you recommend your agency partner to another marketer? Tell us all about your experience by rating their services. And if you work for an agency that you think deserves to be recommended, all you need to do is register with The Drum for free.

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