5 of the Best Ad Agencies
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5 of the Best Ad Agencies

Whether it is a product or service, an important step in the process is how these offerings are communicated to the target audience. Ads are a defining tool in the success of a company or organization’s output.

In this article, we list down the best ad agencies in Dublin to help you out from idea generation to execution

How much do ad agency services cost?

Ad agency services are usually quoted for because the prices depend on unpredictable and customizable factors like medium, execution, labor hours and research.

However, some do have packages for preset services, mostly for online executions. Below is a table of estimated prices of these packages.

Company PackagePrice Estimates
Digital Sales IrelandBasic SEO Package

Advanced SEO Package

PPC Setup

Digital Marketing Audit

€ 450

€ 1,700

€ 800

€ 120

Social Media Manager IrelandSocial Media Package Starter

Social Media Package Pro

Social Media Package Premier

€ 49.75

€ 99.75

€ 149.75

Top ad agencies in Dublin

We assessed the agency according to the following criteria:

Expertise and Experience – An agency’s knowledge about the industry as well as their years of experience directly affects the quality of advice they can offer.
Range of Services – Does this agency have a wide variety of services customers can choose from?
Portfolio – Their past works help give customers a glimpse into their style and adaptability to different mediums.

Versatility – Do they have experiences in executing campaigns into different mediums, from print to digital?

Consistency with Brand – Are their works coherent in communicating the client’s brand identity across?
Customer Feedback – We analyzed different testimonials for insights into specific experiences.

Satisfaction – Customers should be satisfied with the overall end results of their work.

Communication – People found it easy to communicate and coordinate with the agency.

1. CSM Agency

CSM Agency Homepage
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SERVICESOnline Training, Social Media Management, Web Design and Development, SEO, Paid Marketing, Videography and Photography
WEBSITEhttps://www.csmagency.ie/
ADDRESSThe Academy, 42 Pearse St, Leinster, Co. Dublin
CONTACT DETAILS01 254 8472, [email protected]
OPERATING HOURSOpen 24 Hours
Expertise and experience★★★★★(5/5)
Range of services★★★★★(5/5)
Portfolio★★★★☆(4/5)
Versatility★★★★☆(4/5)
Consistency with brand★★★★★(5/5)
Customer feedback★★★★☆(4/5)
Satisfaction★★★★☆(4/5)
Communication★★★★☆(4/5)

CSM Agency initially started as a consulting agency, but now, with their expanded menu of marketing services, provides clients with a solid array of output from websites to training and even videos.

What we like about their team is that they have the knowledge and know how to interact with businesses in different industries. Their portfolio shows past clients such as Brokers Ireland, Mentors work and even helping in scaling brands like Deliveroo.

On top of this, they take projects on with a multichannel approach. Customers will surely be more than satisfied with the amount of experience and background they have when it comes to marketing.

We also greatly appreciate that CSM Agency hones in on numbers and indexes. If you’re looking for an agency that makes sure to look at concrete growth factors, we highly recommend them.

One commendable and unique service that they do offer is online training. Through this, participants are able to learn about digital marketing topics using different prospective channels like Klaviyo, Linkedin and Youtube. 

However, we do caution that some of their training plans require a minimum of two participants with quite a pricey cost per attendee. 

All in all, we highly recommend CSM Agency especially for those looking for a marketing agency with a highly knowledgeable team of people. 

Pros

  • Great background and experience of team
  • Offers online training
  • Social media marketing process is very thorough
  • Expansive portfolio of clients in different industries

Cons

  • Web development prices and service turnover vary per case
  • Slightly pricey for SEO Masterclass and Lead Generation online training

Customer Reviews

Very Involved in the Process

We would highly recommend CSM Agency. They were a pleasure to deal with and really know their stuff about all things digital marketing. CSM are very involved in the process and checked in regularly to make sure we were on track with all agreed projects, plans and deadlines. They have gone above and beyond and we are very grateful for their time and effort in helping us move our business to the next level. – Amanda Moore

Super Impressed with their Quality and Experience

Rory and his team help us with every aspect of our marketing campaign, lead generation and B2B outreach. We’re super impressed with the work that CSM Agency does and trust them completely and their efforts which have really helped us hit sales records. Quality and experience are at the forefront. Pleasure working with people who genuinely care about their clients. We look forward to continuing working with CSM Agency in the future. -Radius Technologies

2. VROOM Digital

VROOM Digital Homepage
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SERVICESPaid Search Advertising, SEO, Paid Social Media Advertising, Digital PR, Public Relations, Copywriting
WEBSITEhttps://www.vroomdigital.ie/
ADDRESS13 Adelaide Rd, Saint Kevin's, Dublin 2
CONTACT DETAILS+353 1 5311 777, [email protected]
OPERATING HOURSWeekdays: 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM
Expertise and experience★★★★★(5/5)
Range of services★★★★☆(4/5)
Portfolio★★★★★(5/5)
Versatility★★★★☆(4/5)
Consistency with brand★★★★★(5/5)
Customer feedback★★★★★(5/5)
Satisfaction★★★★★(5/5)
Communication★★★★★(5/5)

With an impressive background and set of credentials, VROOM Digital is definitely a top contender when it comes to agencies that deliver on quality and service.

What’s great about them is that they are a 2022 Google Premier Partner, meaning they are highly knowledgeable and experienced when it comes to online ad spend, credentials and performance.

Speaking of their credentials, some of their notable awards include Digital Media Awards and shortlistings for the EMEA Premier Partner Awards. Customers can definitely be assured about their background.

They’ve also worked with an impressive and diverse list of clients including Kearys and Sandymount Hotel.

We will, however, admit that the range of their services are not as wide as other agencies. But they are still great in quality, nonetheless.

One service we would like to highlight is their section for PPC or paid search advertising. In the last calendar year they were able to garner over 80 million clicks all thanks to their areas of expertise.

If you’re in need of help when it comes to Google Adwords or even Youtube advertising, we find them to be very experienced.

However, in their Paid Social Media Advertising service, you should be aware that their areas of expertise are more limited to Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram.

On the other hand, they also offer a service for copywriting which is quite comprehensive in including both SEO and technical copywriting. This offering really helps round out the other services.

When it comes to online presence and expertise, we highly recommend VROOM Digital as one of the best choices out there.

Pros

  • A 2022 Google Premier Partner
  • Excellent service for PPC
  • Have worked with a diverse list of clients
  • Offer copywriting as one of their services

Cons

  • More limited selection of services
  • Areas of expertise in Paid Social Media Advertising category limited to Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn

Customer Reviews

Have Helped Us Have Significant Changes

Fast, Reliable & Knowledgable. Shane and his team at Vroom have had a dramatic impact on online presence and conversion rates. I can’t recommend them more highly. The moving and storage industry relies heavily on online visibility and after disappointing results and poor commitment  from  five other providers over the past 10 years – I feel I’ve finally found a crew don’t just set and forget – they do what they say they’ll do and continually review and drive the business. Keep up the great work guys. Chris Humphrey | #easytruck moving & storage – Chris Humphrey

Extremely Efficient

Bronagh is a super star! A special mention to Bronagh and team for working with us on a recent transition for a client. Bronagh was extremely efficient and prompt with getting back with requests. – Amy Buttimer

3. Evolve Marketing

Evolve Marketing Homepage
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SERVICESSEO, PPC Services, Content Marketing, Social Media Marketing
WEBSITEhttps://www.evolvemarketing.ie/
ADDRESSThe Academy, Huckletree, 42 Pearse St, Dublin 2
CONTACT DETAILS(01)-254-8472
OPERATING HOURSWeekdays: 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Expertise and experience★★★★★(5/5)
Range of services★★★★☆(4/5)
Portfolio★★★★★(5/5)
Versatility★★★★☆(4/5)
Consistency with brand★★★★★(5/5)
Customer feedback★★★★★(5/5)
Satisfaction★★★★★(5/5)
Communication★★★★★(5/5)

Evolve Marketing has over 10 years of experience in helping firms expand their presence online.

Completing over 100 projects, they have a well rounded team that consists not only of marketing and strategy specialists, but even a videographer and photographer. 

Although they do primarily tailor their services for firms such as construction, engineering or legal firms, they have an impressive background of past clients. This includes Roberts Nathan and Keldin Engineering.

So, if you are a firm looking for an agency, you can definitely be assured that their focus and past experience makes them a highly qualified candidate.

We also recommend checking out their website for helpful resources regarding firms, marketing and online presence. It’s a great tool especially for those looking for a curated set of advice and facts.

While their menu of services are comparatively more limited, we find them to still be very impressive with regards to quality and thoroughness.

Their content marketing in particular, really helps with their clients’ online visibility. They can aid you form campaigns that will help reap concrete growth factors. 

The clients we’ve spoken to cite being pleased with the results they have seen and Evolve Marketing’s very involved approach.

So, if you are a firm in need of ad agency help, Evolve Marketing is one of the best candidates out there that will definitely help you spark web based growth.

Pros

  • Solid list of past firm clients
  • Team consists of members in various fields of interest
  • Have helpful online resources
  • Content marketing is superb in terms of process and engagement

Cons

  • More limited selection of services
  • Target clients are primarily focused on firms

Customer Reviews

Helped Us Grow Our Online Presence

Evolve have worked with our firm over the last number of years. With their guidance and expertise as a digital agency we have successfully managed to grow our online presence which in turn has resulted in an increased client base. Their attention to detail and professionalism is second to none and I would have no hesitation in recommending them to any business looking for assistance with online marketing. – Brian Keenan

Flexible and Effective

Evolve marketing has been an excellent partner, showing an ability to be flexible and effective throughout our time working together. I would highly recommend them. – Michael Briscoe

4. Portview Digital

Portview Digital Homepage
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SERVICESWebsite Design, eCommerce, Digital Marketing, Website Support, Virtual Business Development, SEO
WEBSITEhttps://portviewdigital.ie/
ADDRESS5 Old Dublin Rd, Stillorgan, Co. Dublin
CONTACT DETAILS+353 1 437 6919, [email protected]
OPERATING HOURSWeekdays: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Expertise and experience★★★★★(5/5)
Range of services★★★★★(5/5)
Portfolio★★★★★(5/5)
Versatility★★★★☆(4/5)
Consistency with brand★★★★★(5/5)
Customer feedback★★★★★(5/5)
Satisfaction★★★★★(5/5)
Communication★★★★★(5/5)

In need of a website overhaul that can better reflect your vision for your business’ ads and brand? We highly recommend Portview Digital’s selection and quality of convenient services.

What we like about them is that they have a good background, especially working with small businesses like Kenneth Hennessy Architects and WorkMatters. If you are a small business, rest assured that Portview Digital’s approach can suit you well.

On top of this, their services have reached a variety of different sectors from food and drink to even IT and software. We like how adaptable they are when it comes to approaching the client.

However, we also do find that their more in-depth batch of services to be very attractive as well.

We really appreciate that each of these services work well in conjunction with one another. For example, Portview Digital can help customers in both designing a website and at the same time maintaining it.

Customers will also really like how thorough the company is with the details. For example, they make sure that these websites translate well both online and through mobile applications.

However, with regards to their website support services, they are more limited in aiding fixes and updates for WordPress specifically. It would be best to ask if they can also help with other hosts.

All in all, Portview Digital makes an excellent choice if you’re especially looking for help in the realm of digital ads, design and maintenance.

Pros

  • Offer free eBook resources
  • Good option for small businesses
  • Convenient set of services especially for websites
  • Customer feedback praises their reliability

Cons

  • Web support is mainly limited to WordPress fixes and updates
  • Some packages can be quite expensive 

Customer Reviews

Professional and Reliable

Ben and his team at Portview Digital provide a professional and reliable service and I would highly recommend them. They did a brilliant job of my business website and provide fantastic, affordable support services. Nothing is too much trouble. – Sarah Wenman

Very Responsive

Ben and his team at Portview Digital are excellent! They took the time to understand our business, and they were responsive to our changing brief. Would highly recommend any business owner looking for a premium site to start a conversion with them – Robbie Godsil

5. Digital Sales

Digital Sales Homepage
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SERVICESWeb Development, eCommerce Development, Software and App Development, UX, Creative Development, SEO, PPC, Analytics, Social Campaign, Marketing Automations, Content Marketing, Advertising and Retargeting
WEBSITEhttps://www.digitalsales.ie/
ADDRESSDigital Sales Ireland, 18 Herbert Street,, Dublin 2
CONTACT DETAILS+353 1 539 7207, [email protected]
Expertise and experience★★★★★(5/5)
Range of services★★★★★(5/5)
Portfolio★★★★★(5/5)
Versatility★★★★☆(4/5)
Consistency with brand★★★★★(5/5)
Customer feedback★★★★★(5/5)
Satisfaction★★★★★(5/5)
Communication★★★★★(5/5)

Digital Sales’ thorough set of services and well thought out process makes them an excellent candidate for the customer looking for a complete experience. 

We really appreciate how exhaustive and involved they are when it comes to enacting their procedures. 

From their first step beginning with evaluating possible strategies all the way to trying different iterations, Digital Sales is definitely the one to choose if you’re looking for an expansive service.

What’s great about them is that customers can be assured of KPI growth based on their past clients’ experiences. For example, HawkEye Pest Control was able to get a 400% enquiry increase on their site due to Digital Sales’ help.

Also, you can be assured that they’ve worked with a lot of different types of clients in different industries. Digital Sales ensures to help your product or business become more visible.

In regards to their advertising and retargeting service, although they don’t offer anything specifically for Youtube content, we still find this service to be very adaptable. 

From other social media platforms, to helping customers with behavioral targeting, displays and in-app advertising, we really like the depth in selection that they have.

In the end, if you’re looking for an agency that will provide you with a meticulous eye and a wide array of options to choose from, we highly recommend you check out Digital Sales.

Pros

  • Proven numerical growth from past clients
  • Versatile portfolio
  • Exhaustive process
  • Wide selection of services to choose from

Cons

  • Does not cover Youtube in advertising and retargeting section
  • Digital analytics service primarily uses Google

Customer Reviews

Outstanding Results

The team at Digital sales Dublin got to work on overhauling our website and improving our google rankings. The results were outstanding and the from the initial consultation to the current on going work we have found them to be very professional and knowledgeable. We would highly recommend this company for any Website or SEO projects – Simon Maiben

Made the Process very Manageable

Excellent services. Diarmuid was a pleasure to work with and made the process very manageable. This was the charities first website and we couldn’t be happier with the finished product. Its easy to use and captures our services very well. We believe we have received a quality services at a  competitive price. – Una Kenny

FAQs about Ad Agencies and Advertising


Ad agencies can be of real help throughout the process and we hope our list helps you in evaluating which option is the best for your projects. If you would like to read more, we also have an article on the best advertising companies in Galway.