July 15, 2021
Searching for top advertising agencies? Clutch is a B2B ratings and reviews platform allowing you to sift through thousands of agencies to find the best fit for your business goals. Similarly, DesignRush markets themselves as “a B2B marketplace connecting brands to agencies.
And I’m proud to say that Ladder has been awarded as a top agency across both review platforms!
Why are reviews important?
The number of articles and studies done on the subject are endless. One Forbes article calls reviews “tractor beams” that leverage the “pull” vs “push” strategy to draw customers. Clutch conducted their own survey and found that 61% of B2B researchers use third-party sources such as reviews before approaching a business.
If you’re still not convinced, Clutch Analyst, Kimmie Champlin recently published an article on LinkedIn about why B2B reviews aren’t optional in 2019. She noted, “Because a typical web development project carries significantly more weight than last night’s dinner out, the Yelp and Google Reviews model of ‘write a few lines’ doesn’t actually constitute a reviews strategy that will move the needle on your new client acquisition.”
We agree. Reviews aren’t optional. They’re essential to building trust and transparency in the B2B space. Reviews like this one:
“Booking is at scale, we’re the 3rd largest eCommerce company in the world. Yet we do still see that there’s value in hiring a growth agency – and not just because growth is a buzzword that we like. It’s more about keeping that entrepreneurial spirit, but on top of that the stakes are still getting higher.”
“It was Ladder’s iterative way of thinking – of building experiments and testing things – that really helped the dynamics of doing marketing for a big company like ours.” – Booking.com For Business
As a rapidly growing technology and services agency, our team at Ladder has started 2019 off with rocket fuel.
Clutch is an objective B2B market research firm, connecting business buyers and service providers through data-driven research. At the core of their process are client reviews. In contrast to Google or Yelp, they do not collect short testimonials. A client reference must go through a phone interview with a Clutch analyst or a verified online review process. The resulting reviews are in-depth and help a business understand the services an agency provides.
Another factor Clutch evaluates in the awards selection process is ‘market presence’. Clutch considers ‘market presence’ an area where our agency excels. Ladder.io does more than just deliver solutions for our clients. Rather, we make sure present and prospective customers have the tools to be successful in the long term:
Our motto is “BE TRANSPARENT, STAY AGNOSTIC, SIMPLIFY, AND ALWAYS BE PERSISTENTLY HELPFUL.”
We listed our agency on Clutch in April of 2018, and in under a year we’ve been selected as a Global Leader out of the top B2B companies on Clutch, AND as a Top Advertising & Marketing Agency in the UK.
Every month, Clutch recognizes companies that have exhibited superior performance, culminating in the global leader’s awards at the end of the year. Of the 70,000 companies worldwide featured on the platform, Ladder is honored to have been selected out of such a large pool of firms as a top advertising agency.
Clutch analysts have spoken directly to many of our clients about the services Ladder delivered, our project management style, outcomes of the collaboration, and other relevant information. These reviews are thorough and offer insights that provide a genuine window into how a partnership with our agency can lead to transformative results.
*BONUS: Clutch recently just launched a sister website, The Manifest. It features how-to publications on best marketing practices, and Ladder is also featured prominently in Top 25 Inbound Marketing Agencies.
DesignRush’s internal team of experts – most of whom have direct agency experience – analyzed each professional firms’ portfolio, prior work, leadership, reviews, services, pricing structure and more to rank the agencies proven to provide a strong return on investment for clients.
We’re proud to be a top advertising agency for businesses and particularly excited to have acknowledgment from Clutch and DesignRush to confirm it. And while we’re proud to be recognized for our services prowess and marketing expertise, what we at Ladder value most is that this award is based on client feedback 🙂
Ladder is always striving to provide the best level of customer service, as well as innovative solutions. We aim to make even bigger strides and continue to grow with our partners.
We’re not just a top advertising & digital marketing agency. We’re the largest growth agency with teams across the United States of America, the United Kingdom, and Poland. We’re data scientists. We’re founders, philosophers, chess masters, poker pros, competitors, developers, marketers, and more.
And we can help you grow.
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