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Top 10 Content Marketing Agencies in 2024

Looking to get more conversions from your content? Improve your ROI? Here's our list of the top content marketing agencies you should work with.

Ben Kazinik
By Ben Kazinik

Updated March 1, 2024.

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You need content literally everywhere in your marketing funnel: from gaining organic traffic and writing compelling ads to sending effective email marketing campaigns—and that’s just the top of the funnel. 

Now, the middle and bottom of the funnel are just as crucial because that’s where content really shines. From product descriptions to longer guides and knowledge bases that help retain existing customers, content is the secret sauce of almost every marketing channel.

Just look at these stats: 

  • 67% of marketers report that content generates demand/leads (CMI)
  • 81% of marketers view content as a core business strategy (CMI)
  • 70% of people rather get information from blogs than traditional ads (Demand Metric) 

So, why isn't everyone doing this? One of the biggest challenges remains finding the right content experts for your project. That’s why we’ve made a curated list of some of the best content marketing agencies for you to choose from. 

Our top picks for the best content marketing agencies

1. Cedarwood Digital - Best overall

2. Octopus - Best for social media content

3. McDonald Content Solutions - Best for medical content

4. Sure Oak - Best for data-driven content optimization

5. Conversion Media - Best for niche content marketing

6. Dakota Ridge Marketing - Best for IT companies

7. TryMus Group - Best for influencer marketing

8. Three Beacon Marketing - Best for DTC eCommerce brands

9. BlueTuskr - Best for eCommerce email marketing

10. Predictive - Best for SEO-driven content campaigns



What is a content marketing agency?

A content marketing agency specializes in creating and distributing valuable, relevant, and consistent content to attract and retain a clearly defined audience. The goal is to drive profitable customer action for your business.

To achieve this, content marketing agencies develop content strategies, produce engaging content across different formats and channels, promote content, analyze performance, and optimize their approaches based on data and insights.

Best overall

1


Cedarwood Digital

Cedarwood Digital

Holistic content marketing and paid ad services

Cedarwood Digital has over 10 years of experience in digital marketing, working with some of the UK's biggest (and smallest) names. By specializing in digital PR, SEO, and paid ads, this agency ensures they're at the forefront of innovation.

This award-winning agency's proven track record speaks for itself—high client retention, long-term partnerships, and client testimonials. We appreciate their divergence from being a jack-of-all-trades. By focusing on their chosen specialties, you can be sure your content marketing will soar with these channels.

Digital PR and content specialists

Google AdWords, GA & Bing Ads certified

Data-driven results

Offer training for Google & Facebook

Might not be the best fit if you're looking for help outside of their specialties

Best for social media content

2


Outstanding
9.8
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Octopus Marketing

Tailored SM content plans to generate engagement

Octopus is a digital marketing agency that helps startups and companies understand their market and audience better, plan their marketing and social strategy, and create the right funnels that will help them grow. They offer a variety of content marketing services and help you create a digital marketing strategy that works for your business and your audience.

Octopus manages your social media marketing content from start to finish: content strategy, tailored social plan, building audiences, and generating engagement and growth. Eight-legged indeed!

Digital marketing experts

Full social media content marketing service

Multichannel campaigns

Lead generation

B2B & B2C

Not suitable if you're looking for services outside of social media

Best for medical content

3


Outstanding
9.5
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McDonald Content Solutions

Digital content for busy medical professionals

MCS is a niche content agency that focuses exclusively on the medical and healthcare industries. They have over a decade of experience crafting a variety of medical content that ensures medical professionals' services remain search-engine relevant and easily digested by their audience.

Didn't realize medical content could have agencies too? MCS takes care of all your copywriting and technical writing needs from blogs and websites to eBooks. So whether you need to optimize your website copy, drive traffic to your content, or create content for your patients and colleagues, MCS has you covered.

Copywriting & technical writing

Experts in medical, health & wellness content

Versed in all content marketing formats

Only focused on medical content

Best for data-driven content optimization

4


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Sure Oak

High-performing content backed by data

Sure Oak is a full-service SEO agency that offers unparalleled expertise along with proprietary growth strategies to get businesses ranking higher and growing faster. Their highly specialized services—everything from content optimization to premium link building—generate real results by helping to increase online visibility and organic traffic.

Sure Oak's team includes experienced content marketers, copywriters, and SEO analysts, ensuring your content marketing gets the leg-up it needs. Sure Oak makes recommendations for your web pages, social media posts, and blogs. They can even leverage guest post services for expanded reach, press releases, videos, and other types of content. With a final sprinkle of keyword research, your business’s content will work together like a well-oiled machine.

Highly skilled team

Offers all-round content audit and optimization services

SEO & keyword research

Metric tracking

Monthly reports

Some clients experienced a heavy SEO focus instead of content

Best for niche content marketing

5


Conversion Media Website

Conversion Media

Personalized content strategy for your industry

Conversion Media is an SEO-focused content marketing agency that brings a personal approach to link building and deep strategy, allowing them to tackle niche subjects.

Conversion Media believes in personalized experiences, not a “one-size-fits-all” solution. Their simple 4-step content process—Plan, Create, Promote, Analyze—relies on in-depth analysis and real-world implementation. This way, you know you're getting a content strategy that's best for you, not a cookie-cutter quick fix.

In-depth research and strategy analysis

Skilled content strategists & creatives

All content types

Personalized approach

Might be expensive depending on your budget

Best for IT companies

6


Outstanding
9.6
Dakota Ridge Marketing Website

Dakota Ridge Marketing

Helping IT experts realize their growth potential

Dakota Ridge helps IT Service Companies (MSPs, Cybersecurity, Cloud, Development, IT Consulting) realize their growth potential.

Through the IT Growth Program, this agency focuses on the best strategic and tactical elements of outbound and inbound marketing to help companies differentiate, enhance traffic, boost lead generation, and ultimately increase sales for IT companies.

Fully managed content marketing & SEO

Cross-channel marketing ROI

Lead generation

Social media management

SMS marketing

Not suitable for other industries

Best for influencer marketing

7


Outstanding
9.6
Trymus Group Website

Trymus Group

Building narrative-driven brands

TryMus Group is a content marketing agency that focuses on influencer marketing and social media to build narrative-driven brands for their clients through strong storytelling, community management, and compelling content.

Trymus Group aims to partner you with influential creators who are not just relevant but also trusted authorities in your industry. Their approach is designed to amplify brand awareness, strengthen brand equity, and drive meaningful conversions.

Influencer vetting process

Full-spectrum content management services

Social media marketing

Community building

Data-driven optimization

Might not be suitable if you want to use other marketing channels

Best for DTC eCommerce brands

8


Outstanding
9.8
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Three Beacon Marketing

Grow your eCommerce brand without antics

Three Beacon Marketing has 15+ years of digital marketing and management experience, specializing in all channels and avenues of digital advertising. Their main services include paid ads (Google, Bing, Facebook, LinkedIn & Instagram Ads), SEO, social media marketing, and email marketing.

3BM wants to help your eCommerce brand stop getting ghosted and start growing. That's why they offer services that cover the whole DTC eCommerce paradigm—paid, email, SMS, and social—to make sure you're covered on all sides.

Specializes in DTC eCommerce

Paid advertising

Email & SMS marketing

Social media

Might not be suitable for other industries

Best for eCommerce email marketing

9


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BlueTuskr

Turn email marketing into a top revenue stream

BlueTuskr is a full-service marketing company that provides solutions for eCommerce brands solutions to build deeper relationships with customers through in-depth analytics, transparency, and proven strategies.

BlueTuskr knows email marketing is a cornerstone of successful eCommerce. So, it's no surprise that the agency has become a silver Klaviyo partner to give you the best automated and newsletter email marketing services. From research and continuous reporting to beautiful designs and constant A/B testing, BlueTuskr helps you turn your email marketing into a top revenue-generating stream.

Klaviyo silver partner

Email marketing

Search engine optimization

Tracking and reporting

A/B testing

Might not be suitable for other industries

Best for SEO-driven content campaigns

10


Outstanding
9.7
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Predictive

SEO content campaigns that deliver results

Predictive provides human-centric, ethical SEO services to massively grow your organic traffic, keyword rankings, and sales. They specialize in content sprints and work with content teams to produce a massive amount of relevant content in a very short amount of time, all optimized to bring the ideal prospective clients to the business.

Predictive are hyper-focused when it comes to content management. From strategic research and content marketing strategy, content brief creation and calendar management to keyword research and topic identification, Predictive uses SEO to inform all their recommendations. They're not a niche content studio that only specializes in specific industries, they have a broad range of specializations and experience.

SEO driven

Full content management services

Improved linking

Email outreach and management

Content, SEO & link audits

Might not be suitable if you don't want a heavily-focused SEO approach

No SMS or social media marketing



Why should you work with a content marketing agency?

Sometimes, if you want something done right, doing it yourself is not the answer. There are several benefits to working with a content marketing agency:

  • Expertise: They have experience across content types, platforms, and tactics, which will naturally feed into improving your content marketing's quality and effectiveness.
  • Efficiency: Content creation and promotion can be time-consuming. Agencies handle the heavy lifting so you can focus on running your business.
  • Objectivity: They provide an outside perspective on what your audience wants and needs, pointing out things that might have been staring you in the face the whole time.
  • Expand reach: Established agencies likely have a larger network and audience to leverage. This is especially useful if you're still finding your feet or have a lot of competition in the industry.
  • Analytics: They use data to create high-performing content and optimize efforts. The data never lies.

What does a content marketing agency do?

A content marketing agency's job is to help develop a variety of content including blog posts, social media posts, newsletters, and website content. They can also develop the right SEO strategy and provide advice on the best type of content to develop and how to promote it properly.

A full-service content marketing agency may also offer conversion optimization, graphic design, digital strategy, and other digital marketing services.

Let's dive into each of these in greater detail.

Research and Strategy

Content marketing companies start by deeply understanding your target audiences and ideal customers. This involves developing differentiated buyer personas through quantitative and qualitative research.

Next, they audit your existing content. What's working well? What needs improvement? What should just be scrapped completely? Agencies then map out all the content types and topics needed to attract, engage, and convert audiences throughout the buyer's journey. The end result is a comprehensive content strategy that can now be put into action.

Content Creation

Agencies produce engaging, valuable content across all formats. This includes long-form content like eBooks, guides, and whitepapers, plus ongoing content like blogs, videos, podcasts, and newsletters.

This means using their copywriting, design, and multimedia production skills to create high-quality content that:

  • Embodies your brand
  • Aligns with personas and each stage of the customer journey
  • Incorporates search intent and SEO best practices.

Content Distribution and Promotion

But just creating amazing content isn't enough. It has to be consumed by the right people too. That's why agencies promote content through channels like email lists, social media, your website, public relations outreach, and contributor networks. Paid advertising can also be effective here to amplify content reach, for example, paid campaigns on social media and Google Ads. The goal is to achieve a continual drumbeat of engaging content that connects with audiences.

Performance Analysis

Data and analytics are a constant presence at every stage of content marketing—from audience research to ongoing optimization. Agencies track content performance across metrics like social engagement, lead generation, and sales. These insights inform an iterative process of continual testing and refinement.

What questions should you ask a content marketing agency before hiring them?

  • What is your experience in my industry and with similar clients?
  • How do you develop content strategies?
  • What types of content do you have expertise in creating? White papers? Blog posts? Email newsletters?
  • Do you have an in-house team of writers or do you use freelancers?
  • How many employees do you have?
  • Do you work with small businesses or enterprises or eCommerce brands?
  • How will you promote and distribute each piece of content?
  • How do you measure and optimize content marketing performance?
  • What analytics and reporting will you provide?
  • Do you offer other digital marketing services like - video production, conversion rate optimization, search engine marketing, advertising services?
  • How does your pricing work? What is included?
  • Who will be on my account team and how can I contact them?
  • Can I see examples of content you've created for other clients?

Don't Wait, Create: Take the First Step to Content Marketing Success

So, you're ready to take your content marketing to the next level. You've seen the stats— content drives demand, strengthens brand loyalty, and fuels sales. But creating high-quality, consistent content across multiple channels can feel overwhelming.

That's where content marketing agencies come in. They're the secret weapon that unlocks the true potential of your content strategy. They bring expertise, efficiency, and objectivity, allowing you to focus on what you do best: running your business.

But choosing the right agency is crucial. Don't just settle for the first one you find. Use the questions we provided to grill each candidate and ensure they understand your industry, your audience, and your business goals.




Our methodology: How we reviewed the best content marketing agencies

All of these digital marketing agencies are part of our expert community and they’ve been individually vetted by us and other content experts.

Here are a few of the factors we look at:

  • They have proven experience in content marketing (we’ve looked at data from their actual campaigns)
  • They have expertise in specific niches and industries
  • Successful track record and positive, verified customer reviews, and notable clients
  • Proof of unique, innovative email marketing strategies used for their clients

Struggling with your content marketing efforts? Want to improve your quality and publish more content? Schedule a call with us today!