Marketing Firms for Hardware Startups

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Marketing Firms That Help Hardware Startups

Blue Fountain Media, Brolik, Kuno Creative, and RNO1 are some additional examples of digital marketing firms that help startups develop a brand and its messaging, obtain investments, increase growth, drive traffic, and build a purpose with customized experiences.

Blue Fountain Media

Company Description:
  • Blue Fountain Media is an award-winning full-service digital firm that specializes in branding, web design, digital marketing, and web development. The company has served numerous clients from B2B startups to large enterprises from various industries. Over the years, Blue Fountain Media has been recognized for its exceptional work across various digital services and has been the recipient of the Davey Award, Best Business Award, The Communicator Award, Hermes Creative Award, AVA Award, and the Marcom Award.
  • The company’s core services include strategy solutions like digital strategy, brand strategy, and digital transformation; branding solutions like brand collateral and brand identity; technology solutions such as App development, architecture solutions, and forming partnerships; experience design solutions such as information architecture, user experience, mobile app design, and website design; and digital marketing solutions such as marketing strategy, social media marketing, SEO, data analytics, and business intelligence.
  • Some of Blue Fountain Media’s top clients include Peterbilt, Wholesome, Hartz, ServiceKing, and Sony. The digital firm has helped several companies accelerate growth within their industries by leveraging the latest digital technologies and merging it with creativity.
Case Studies/Client Testimonials:
  • Blue Fountain Media worked with CDK Global that provides vehicle dealerships with end-to-end tech solutions. The digital firm was responsible for centralizing and organizing information that was scattered across 40 of CDK Global’s websites. With the help of Drupal 8 on Acquia, Blue Fountain Media was able to merge the 40 websites and support 26 languages.
  • Blue Fountain Media worked with Sony for the launch of its new collection of Life Space UX products. The digital media firm was responsible for developing the launch’s landing page, build a compelling creative, and streamlining the digital process. The result of the campaign was increased site engagements (more than 40,000) and increased conversion rate (more than 10%).
General Pricing:
  • Minimum project size costs over $50,000 with an average hourly rate ranging between $150 to $199 per hour.

Brolik

Company Description:
  • Brolik is an award-winning strategic brand and digital agency headquartered in Philadelphia. The company is considered to be a key player in the responsive web design market. Brolik specializes in web design, digital marketing, branding, and video production.
  • Brolik’s strategy focuses primarily on eliminating the boundaries between technology, advertising, marketing, creativity, and branding in an integrated process to better help clients achieve sustainable growth. Brolik’s team of specialists call themselves growth strategists and believe in “leading by example and merging our talents”.
  • The company’s core services include research-based web design solutions; digital marketing solutions such as content development, social media marketing, SEO, and website optimization; branding and messaging; and video production. Brolik helps companies develop authentic stories to portray to their clients and managers every step of the production process from script-writing to post-production duties.
  • Some of Brolik’s top clients include InventHelp, Retriev Technologies, Comcast, Rehab Financial Group, and Summit Steel and Manufacturing Inc.
Case Studies/Client Testimonials:
  • Testimonial provided by Alison Girschick, the brand manager at Havahart: “It has been a pleasure to work with the Brolik team. From start to finish, Brolik helped us to carry out our vision beyond expectation, producing engaging, high-quality videos and delivering each step on time. We certainly look forward to our next production venture with Brolik.”
  • Testimonial provided by Melissa Jones from Alex’s Lemonade Stand — Foundation for Childhood Cancer: “From day one, we knew that Brolik would do everything necessary to make our vision come to life. They took the time to get to know our organization and culture while continuously going above and beyond our expectations.”
  • Testimonial provided by Joe Marotta, the CFO of Encompass Aviation LLC: “The site’s high traffic numbers benefit the brand its growing name recognition. The team uses a variety of communication tools to work diligently with minimal supervision.”
General Pricing:
  • Minimum project size costs over $10,000 with an average hourly rate ranging between $150 to $199 per hour.

Kuno Creative

Company Description:
  • Kuno Creative is an Ohio-based digital marketing agency that specializes in inbound marketing, demand generation, brand experience, inbound sales, and Hubspot onboarding. This award-winning marketing firm has served several clients from startups to large-sized companies across various industries.
  • The company’s in-house team focuses on developing customized experiences through a solutions-oriented and forward-thinking approach. The team works to create effective marketing strategies, successful lead generation, and result-oriented campaigns to help clients increase their conversion rate, raise brand awareness, and grow as an overall successful business. Clients obtain the best of Kuno’s CRM investment and marketing automation via its KPI measurement and closed-loop marketing techniques.
  • The company’s core services include inbound marketing such as brand strategy and SEO; demand generation solution through social media marketing and programmatic advertising; brand experience improvement through powerful digital experiences; and inbound sales and enablement services that help companies “identify and qualify the highest probability prospects”.
  • Kuno Creative focuses on serving companies in the fields of technology, healthcare, industrial, and renewable energy. Some of its top clients are iOffice Corp, Blackline Safety, and IMARC Research.
Case Studies/Client Testimonials:
  • Kuno Creative worked with Blackline Safety to raise thought leadership, brand awareness, website traffic, and obtain more leads. The collaboration resulted in increased web traffic by 164%, reduced cost per conversion to $2.04 from $43.80, and higher conversions reaching 1,882 from 116.
  • Kuno Creative worked with a leading power connectivity solutions firm, StayOnline, to re-engage customers, improve ROI, increase the rate of conversion, and improve revenue growth. Through the collaboration, the power cord manufacturer was able to increase its sales and generate a new revenue of $590,000, was able to reach over 1.5 million customers, and obtained 6,931 website clicks.
  • Testimonial provided by John Lehmann, the director of business development at IMARC Research: “From our initial assignment of branding and website design to helping us build our inbound strategy, Kuno has been an integral part of our rapid growth”.
  • Testimonial provided by Tiffany Rivers, the vice president of marketing at iOffice Corp: “Kuno is amazing! We have used other companies but they don’t compare to Kuno’s attention to detail, depth of knowledge and spot-on content writing. If you want to grow qualified leads, partnering with Kuno is the best decision you can make!”
General Pricing:
  • Minimum project size costs over $5,000 with an average hourly rate ranging between $150 to $199 per hour.

RNO1

Company Description:
  • RNO1 is a San Francisco-based marketing consultancy firm that specializes in brand development. The company claims that the brands they support are “positioned to be purposeful and powerful while also fluid and free-forming”. Since its inception, RNO1 has built long-lasting partnerships with Microsoft, Airbnb, Ericsson, Loliware, EHA, Tryo Labs, Product Labs, and Opus.
  • The company helps its clients achieve their growth goals through market adoption, design empowerment, and strategy activation. The core services provided by RNO1 are branding and identity services such as brand strategy, market strategy, and content strategy; website and digital platforms services such as digital strategy, UX and UI design, SEO strategy, web development, and digital activation; eCommerce experience services such as rapid prototyping and industry research; performance marketing services such as growth strategy and launch strategies; and VR and AR environments solutions such as VR streaming and design.
  • RNO1 has worked with several companies from startups to large enterprises in various industries. Some of its top clients are Spring Labs, Healto, Wand, and Opus9.
Case Studies/Client Testimonials:
  • RNO1 worked with Loliware, the first edible bioplastics company in the world, to develop a digital strategy, prepare a creative direction, prototyping, CMS development, and help with UX/UI design for its appearance on ABC’s hit TV show, Shark Tank. Loliware obtained over 1 million unique website visitors during Shark Tank Week.
  • RNO1 worked with Product Labs to help the team position its brand and story in a way to build a thriving startup community. Product Labs is a platform to help startups build scalable digital products. RNO1 successfully handled all the aspects needed for Product Lab’s branding, creative direction, digital strategy, UX/UI design, and web development.
General Pricing:
  • Minimum project size costs over $10,000 with an average hourly rate ranging between $200 to $300 per hour.
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