Meet Chicago Digital Strategy Agency: ESV Digital

ESV Digital is the Chicago digital strategy agency helping their clients navigate the wide range of digital challenges companies face today. The agency pioneered the paid search software development in 2004 and manages more than $300M media spend across the globe today. With nine offices around the world, ESV combines proprietary technologies with smart creatives to help their clients reach new limits.

Need a group of experts to lead your large scale paid search campaign or help you manage your social media plan? Then keep reading below and find out more about ESV Digital.


Inside ESV Digital

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In Chicago Since: 2015

Core Services: Paid Search, Social Media, RTB, Multichannel attribution analysis… we love and excel at anything ROI related and data driven.

# of Employees: 180

1. Their origin story…

Our agency actually started off as a Software as a Service company in 2004… Back then, we developed a platform to help clients manage their paid search campaigns more efficiently. Over the years, we evolved into a full service agency but we still have software developers in house who develop solutions who we either sell as a standalone solution (our algorithmic attribution software ESV Analytics) or that we use internally to optimize client campaigns.

2. What you’ll find inside:

A putting green.

3. The meaning of #agencylife…

Teamwork, a fast-paced technological environment, flexibility for our clients, and the occasional office Xbox tournament.

ESV Digital inside the office

1 Group, 10 offices, 180 employees
to help you dive into digital


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4. Why ESV Digital loves CHI Town:

The Cubs!

5. Chicago campaign ESV Digital is proudest of:

We partnered with MDHearingAid, an affordable hearing aid manufacturer, to help lifts PPC sales by 80% within 6 weeks.

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6. National campaign ESV Digital is proudest of:

Sandals, the Caribbean luxury travel operator, had over 5 years of history with ESV when they began to look for ways to improve efficiency without impacting revenue volume. By partnering with us, we helped them increase conversion rates by 45% and revenue by 26%.

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7. Most admired Chicago brands:

Boeing, Groupon, and GrubHub

8. Most admired influencer in Chicago:

Bill Murray

9. The best restaurant in Chicago:


“I can hand on heart say that I have yet to see a better group of PPC experts under the same roof than ESV Digital.”
– Edwin Dewez, COO


Partners in Crime

10. What they do for their clients:


11. Want to work with ESV Digital? This is what they look for in potential partners…

  • Open communication
  • Being prepared to test new concepts
  • A willingness to trust us once we show results

12. Clients love ESV Digital because…

We are thorough, completely transparent, and make an impact on their bottom line.

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13. Who they helped:

Sandals, Papa John’s,, L’Oreal, ToysRUs, MDHearingAid, Tispr, EVO, BWIN, Beaches, Philips, Best Western, SAP, Abebooks, Thalys, BNP Paribas…

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Daniel Kim