Top 17 marketing and advertising companies in Malaysia
Malaysia is known as a country with one of the highest digital penetration rates in Asia. Marketing in the country has evolved towards a more digitised and mobile friendly approach. Marketing trends here are constantly shifting. Businesses need to keep up with the latest marketing trends to create an impactful marketing campaign.
AJ Marketing is the best influencer and digital marketing agency in Malaysia. AJ Marketing’s strength is its network in Asia-Pacific. Agency is headquartered in Singapore with a local office in Malaysia, alongside with other countries across APAC: South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Japan, Indonesia, and Vietnam.Read more: The Malaysian Insight »
Copy URL Malaysia has one of the highest digital penetration rates in Asia. – January 28, 2022. ADVERTORIAL IT can be challenging for international businesses to enter a new market, especially to overcome the difference in culture and language. Malaysia is known as a country with one of the highest digital penetration rates in Asia. Marketing in the country has evolved towards a more digitised and mobile friendly approach. Marketing trends here are constantly shifting. Businesses need to keep up with the latest marketing trends to create an impactful marketing campaign. Working with a marketing agency can to minimise those challenges. Its knowledge can give you insights into local market trends, cultures, and languages. It is important to acknowledge that localisation is key to marketing success. Looking for an agency for your next campaign? We have listed the top 17 marketing and advertising agencies in Malaysia. Each marketing agency is a specialist in its own right, in influencer marketing, digital advertising, social media marketing, SEO, and so on. Let’s take a look: • AJ Marketing AJ Marketing is the best influencer and digital marketing agency in Malaysia. AJ Marketing’s strength is its network in Asia-Pacific. Agency is headquartered in Singapore with a local office in Malaysia, alongside with other countries across APAC: South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Japan, Indonesia, and Vietnam. Established in 2019, AJ Marketing has partnered with more than 7,000 influencers across Asia with the total reach of 1.3 billion followers. Their influencer network ranges from various sectors in multiple platforms – Instagram, TikTok, and Youtube. They also provide digital marketing services, such as SEO, online advertising, social media advertising, PR, digital billboards and celebrity licensing. With its expertise, AJ Marketing strives to deliver the best influencer management services with flexibility and creativity. It has worked with brands such as BMW (MINI), Bytedance (TikTok), AMD, Alibaba Group and many more. AJ Marketing partnered with TikTok to launch a social media campaign to launch the app’s new features. This campaign included influencers in lifestyle, music, beauty, gaming, travel and more. The campaign reached 30 million people and accelerated TikTok’s transition from content platform to e-commerce platform. • ADA ADA is a data-driven digital advertising agency in Malaysia founded in 2013. ADA has local offices in 10 countries across Asia, including SIngapore, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Philippines, Cambodia, South Korea, and Vietnam. It provides services such as marketing technology, e-commerce enabler, performance marketing, AI-based campaign, and customer engagements. ADA created an award-winning campaign with Boost. The campaign featured special customer rewards, offline advertising placements, online advertisements, and video production. It also created a CRM for Malaysian SMEs. This campaign gained 12x new users and won The Drum’s Digital Advertising APAC Awards 2021. In 2021, ADA was named Marketing Agency of The Year by Marketing Interactive. It has also won awards from Campaign Asia, Marketing Interactive and Mob-ex. • One Search Pro One Search Pro is a digital marketing agency in Malaysia which specialises in SEO, web development, SEM, and social media marketing. Founded in 2017, its team is filled with specialists with more than 10 years of experience in marketing. One Search Pro has worked with many brands in Malaysia with more than RM 2 million spent on advertising. Some examples are Tropicana, Boba Wang, and Mayland. • Youmo Studio Youmo Studio is a creative marketing agency which focuses on advertising, digital marketing, and creative designing. Specifically, they provide services in copywriting, SEM, SEO, mobile & email marketing, social media, all media advertising, and so on. Established in 2017, Youmo Studio has worked with many popular brands such as HSBC, Alibaba Cloud, and Nescafe. • Win Makers Marketing Win Makers Marketing is a digital marketing agency that specialises in SEO, website design, Google ads, and Facebook ads. Win Makers Marketing is acknowledged by Goodfirms.co to be one of the top digital marketing agencies. It has worked with numerous brands such as JVC, Dockland Builder, and Genius Pos. In early 2021, Win Makers Marketing created a SEO marketing strategy for a property agency. In three months, it generated 170+ leads ranked #1 on Google SERP. • KangXiang KangXiang is a Malaysian digital marketing agency which focuses on web designing. It provides services in optimising websites, which include designing, SEO, Google marketing, and Facebook ads retargeting. It is also a certified Google partner. It also offers copywriting, branding, logo design, and training. In 2021, it launched 75 websites with more than 40 SEO, Google, and Facebook campaigns monthly. It has also created websites for brands such as JDMove, Valmatic, and Cream of Creams. • Core Studios Core Studios is a creative digital agency based in Malaysia. Core Studio provides services such as audiovisual production, equipment rental, branded contents, and digital marketing. Established in 2013, Core Studios has worked with various popular brands such as Lenovo, Cadburry, and Disney. In 2019, the agency produced a video for Lenovo PremiumCare. • Nuffnang Nuffnang is an influencer and content marketing agency in Malaysia. It provides influencer networks from micro-influencers to local celebrities. It also provides content production services such as video production, sponsored blog posts, and native advertisements. Nuffnang has worked with multiple agencies such as Dentsu Aegis Network and with big brands such as Unilever, Huawei, and Shopee. • Orion Eight Orion Eight is a digital marketing agency that provides services in social media, influencer marketing, creative design, content production, and web development. Orion Eight has worked with many brands such as Joox, AirAsia, and Tencent. Its team consists of local marketing specialists with expertise in creative, production, digital marketing, and web development. • Bumbu Bumbu is an all-service digital marketing agency based in Malaysia. Its core services include Facebook marketing, Instagram marketing, Google marketing, graphic design, website design, and photo and video production. As an add-on service, it offers social media management, business consultancy, training, and influencer management. It has worked with brands such as DSMZ Academy, Ilmu Bakti, Nilofa, and many more. • SocialGrooves Social Grooves is a social media marketing agency based in Kuala Lumpur. Its services include campaign creation and management, content marketing, and creative design. It has worked with more than 100 clients and completed 200 projects. It has won eight awards and nominations. It has worked with multiple brands such as Maybank, Durex, and Domino’s Pizza. In their latest project with Maybank, SocialGrooves created a social media campaign to promote the Maybank GO Ahead Challenge. The campaign had a reach of 60,580. • Forelogix Interactive Forelogix Interactive is a Malaysian digital agency based in Cyberjaya. Its services include web design, digital marketing, social media marketing, and SEO. It is driven to deliver the best digital services for SMEs in Asia, Middle-East, Australia, and Europe. It has worked with various brands such as Domino’s Pizza, Johnson & Johnson, and Deloitte. • Influasia Influasia is a digital media and influencer marketing agency based in Malaysia. It has worked with brands such as Noudou, World of Buzz, and Lobak Merah, to create a creative influencer marketing campaign. It is one of the largest influencer marketing agencies in Malaysia with more than 49,000 influencer profiles. Its services include creation of branded articles, branded videos, and influencer management. The company itself is listed in Forbes’ 30 Under 30. • iMarketing iMarketing is a digital marketing agency based in Malaysia with more than 10 years of experience, iMarketing specialises in Google SEO, Google Ads, and Google Display Network. Each campaign is designed through a creative process and ROI-driven to ensure maximum profit. Its clients include Philip Capital, Subhome, and Medklinn. iMarketing created a Pay-Per-Click campaign for Property Queen Malaysia to reduce bounce rates and generate higher traffic. In 12 months, the campaign resulted in +955% clicks and +3901% conversion rate. • Brandthink Brandthink is a PR and marketing agency in Malaysia. Its services in PR include digital PR, press relations, crisis management, influencer engagement, media engagement, and product seeding. Other than that, Brandthink also provides business and marketing consulting services, creative design and production, commerce, and activation services. With more than 20 years in the industry, Brandthink has worked with Laneige, Etude, and 6ixty8ight. In 2019, it created URBN.SENI, a Singapore-Malaysia Cultural Showcase presented by the Ministry of Culture Community and Youth in Malaysia. The project consists of PR, brand marketing, and activation. The festival resulted in high awareness and media coverage. • Magnus Digital Magnus Digital is a digital marketing agency in Malaysia. Its services include web and app development, e-commerce development, SEO, social media marketing, creative design, and digital marketing audit. For three consecutive years from 2019 to 2021, Magnus Digital received the award for site of the month. It has worked with brands such as Grab, MasterCard, Hasbro, and many more. • Kingdom Digital Kingdom Digital is Malaysia’s independent digital and social marketing agency. With more than 14 years of experience, Kingdom Digital provides services such as social media and content marketing, digital 360 campaign, web experiences, digital creative automation, video production, and digital creative production. It has worked with many brands such as Grab, Shiseido, Laneige, and many more. Its latest project was to create digital ads for Grab’s Local Heroes Regional Campaign. For this campaign, Kingdom Digital created 7,000 pieces of creative content in two weeks. Conclusion As marketing in Malaysia keeps evolving, it is important for businesses to keep up with the latest trends and strategies. Another key aspect in designing a successful campaign is to localise. Working with a local agency can help international businesses to conduct trend research and create a localised campaign. It will also minimise risk, save time, and reduce cost. We hope this list of marketing and advertising companies in Malaysia can help you find the right agency for your brand needs. Don’t forget to also check out other marketing agencies recommendations in Malaysia such as Top Digital Marketing Agencies in Malaysia from Clutch and 31 Best Digital Marketing Agencies in Malaysia. – January 28, 2022.