The 10 Best Branding Agencies in Manchester - 2024 Reviews

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  • The Design Laboratory

    The Design Laboratorycertified-flagverified-flagfeatured-flag

    5
    (8 reviews)

    We tell your stories through design

    We are a cross-disciplinary design studio based in London offering a range of services including brand, strategy, graphic design, web design, web build, UX/UI, packaging and product/industrial design. We partner with visionary leaders to create brands, products, services and experiences that engage people and deliver results. We also work with founders and investors in innovative startups to help them realise their potential and turn their vision into reality. Creating a narrative that feeds our creative direction is at the core of our agile, design driven methodology. Curiosity, collaboration and a user-centred approach are at the heart of what we do. Our strength relies on our cross-disciplinary approach to client briefs.
    12 works in Branding & Positioning
    Active in Manchester, United Kingdom
    From €5000 for Branding & Positioning

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  • Sputnik Digital

    Sputnik Digitalcertified-flagverified-flag

    5
    (1 review)

    Precision Digital Engineering

    Recommended
    Sputnik Digital is a digital transformation agency combining intuitive UX / UI with secure, scalable and optimised engineering. Led by founder and MD Andy Nicol, a seasoned digital strategist with over 25 years of expertise, we have delivered major projects for brands including GoCompare, Swinton Insurance, Axelos and Fluent Money. Our strong creative and technical team designs and builds innovative, enterprise-grade digital products that are fast, secure and scalable for our clients. We have a reputation for complex engineering projects in heavily regulated industries such as financial services.
    No work in Branding & Positioning
    Active in Manchester, United Kingdom
    From €1000 for Branding & Positioning
  • Make Us Care

    Make Us Carecertified-flagverified-flag

    5
    (3 reviews)

    Creating brands that connect and inspire

    Award-winner
    We’re here to help you create a brand that truly cares. A brand that stands for something, a brand that has a purpose beyond profit. A CareBrand that makes a difference in the world.
    7 works in Branding & Positioning
    Active in Manchester, United Kingdom
    From €1000 for Branding & Positioning
  • Wildish & Co.

    Wildish & Co.certified-flagverified-flag

    4.8
    (7 reviews)

    🟡 BRAND 🟡 STRATEGY 🟡 CAMPAIGN 🟡 DIGITAL

    Award-winner
    We’re an independent creative agency spanning branding, campaigns and digital design. We change businesses into brands people love. Founded in 2012, we’re a small studio with a big heart and believe we can make the world a better place through creativity. We specialise in making brands and businesses come alive and we’ve put together the perfect set of skills to make that happen. Creativity and imagination are at the heart of everything we do. Branding & Rebranding Brand Strategy, Positioning, copywriting & messaging Creative campaigns, Social & OOH Campaigns Packaging design Website creation, Digital design & development Digital games and experiences User experience (UX Design) & prototyping Photography, Motion Design, Videography & 3D With more and more brands competing for attention from today’s ever-evolving consumers, we combine creativity and originality to build brands and experiences that can’t be ignored. So when you work with us, you’ll become part of the team too, not just along for the ride. We won’t surprise you with big reveals, we work iteratively with our partners, so there’s no awkward ta-da moments. If you like what you see, or would like to know more, we’d love to hear from you.
    29 works in Branding & Positioning
    Active in Manchester, United Kingdom
    From €10000 for Branding & Positioning
  • The Modern World

    The Modern Worldcertified-flagverified-flag

    5
    (8 reviews)

    Make Brands Mean More

    The Modern World is a branding agency that specialises in building brands for SME’s in the health and wellbeing, sport and leisure, music or hospitality industries. Our work covers brand strategy and design, with a unique methodology completely re–imagining the creative process that we go through with clients. It is quicker than traditional agency methods without compromising on quality. More collaborative without it taking up more time and headspace. AND solves the right problems to set every business we work with on the path to achieving their vision. Typically our work results in growth. Be it financial through creative work that attracts the right business, staff through defining a culture that attracts the best people, market share through standout industry positioning, or all of the above. We often save our clients a fortune on ineffective marketing activity that has no substance, and therefore doesn’t connect with their audience, by building brands with meaning.
    10 works in Branding & Positioning
    Active in Manchester, United Kingdom
    From €10000 for Branding & Positioning
  • Superfried

    Superfriedverified-flag

    5
    (4 reviews)

    A design studio delivering branding solutions for global folk, since 2007.

    Award-winner
    Superfried is an independent, award winning design studio. It all began in 2007 from a London bedroom. But now Superfried delivers branding strategy from sunny Manchester. Superfried designs branding solutions for domestic + international clients across multiple industries. They vary in scale from start-ups + non profits through to global brands. When required I collaborate with trusted external specialists to create bespoke teams. Experience has taught me that every project is unique. To deliver effective strategies + creative solutions, simplicity + client collaboration are key throughout the process. So I ask a lot of questions + listen. Only then, can I fully understand your problems + design appropriate solutions to solve them. In addition to global recognition for the work online + in print, Superfried has won multiple awards for graphic design, branding + typography. Superfried is also a registered member of 1% for the Planet. So, if you like what Superfried do, let me know please it’s nice to hear. But, if you are not convinced Superfried can help, don't take my word for it – check out the verified reviews. Then drop me a message with your project requirements + I will promptly reply to arrange a chat over tea or WiFi. – http://www.superfried.com
    8 works in Branding & Positioning
    Active in Manchester, United Kingdom
    From €1000 for Branding & Positioning
  • The Design Laboratory

    The Design Laboratorycertified-flagverified-flag

    5
    (8 reviews)

    We tell your stories through design

    We are a cross-disciplinary design studio based in London offering a range of services including brand, strategy, graphic design, web design, web build, UX/UI, packaging and product/industrial design. We partner with visionary leaders to create brands, products, services and experiences that engage people and deliver results. We also work with founders and investors in innovative startups to help them realise their potential and turn their vision into reality. Creating a narrative that feeds our creative direction is at the core of our agile, design driven methodology. Curiosity, collaboration and a user-centred approach are at the heart of what we do. Our strength relies on our cross-disciplinary approach to client briefs.
    12 works in Branding & Positioning
    Active in Manchester, United Kingdom
    From €5000 for Branding & Positioning
  • 3manfactory

    3manfactorycertified-flagverified-flag

    4.9
    (10 reviews)

    ENGINEERING COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE Award-winning full-service brand consultancy.

    Recommended
    Award-winner
    We're a Full Service Brand Consultancy with offices in London and Preston working with SMEs , corporates , and public sector organisations looking to create awareness , generate engagement , convert opportunities , foster advocacy , attract and retain the best talent , and ultimately build a strong brand . We help Marketing Directors , Sales Directors and business owners in organisations with a real focus on growth or going through a period of fundamental change . We do this by: Helping you understand who you are, your brand DNA , galvanising your workforce around a shared purpose and ensuring how you are perceived is aligned with your ambitions . Getting marketing, sales and delivery teams working more cohesively through effective processes and clarity of their data . Communicating with cut-through by applying behavioural psychology , a flair for storytelling , and strong design across web , print , digital , film , and marketing campaigns . It’s a process we’ve developed called Brand Engineering and we do it because it’s tested, scalable, and consistently gets results .
    15 works in Branding & Positioning
    Active in Manchester, United Kingdom
    From €1000 for Branding & Positioning
  • Be-cause Integrated Communications

    Be-cause Integrated Communicationscertified-flagverified-flag

    5
    (15 reviews)

    Award-winning integrated communications agency.

    Recommended
    Award-winner
    We connect brands worldwide to the communities they impact, through a bold and purpose-driven integrated communications approach. Through brand strategy, public relations, social media, report writing, impact-driven activations, video production and photography, we showcase the groundbreaking work that our clients are doing in the sectors that they operate. Some of our key clients include Payfast, The TEFL Academy, Crimson Education, Women's World Banking, and national early learning delivery programme SmartStart.
    6 works in Branding & Positioning
    Active in Manchester, United Kingdom
    From €1000 for Branding & Positioning
  • Darkside by Ben Walsh

    Darkside by Ben Walshcertified-flagverified-flag

    4.7
    (4 reviews)

    Fixing F🤬cked Up Brands and Websites Fast

    Recommended
    Award-winner
    Armed with our zero-bullsh*t framework, clear communication and lean design approach, we transform your business in weeks. Branding: Develop a brand strategy and create an identity that resonates with your audience. Websites: Design and build your website using Webflow. We also use our 20 years in tech to help your software look its best and deliver a solid experience to your users. UX Roadmap Audit: Evaluate the state of your Product's UX and UI. UX Design Sprint: 30 days of Unlimited UX and UI design support from a team of experts.
    10 works in Branding & Positioning
    Active in Manchester, United Kingdom
    From €1200 for Branding & Positioning
  • SOS Marketing

    SOS Marketingcertified-flagverified-flag

    5
    (8 reviews)

    It's grow time. Digital Marketing that gets results, and builds your brand!

    Award-winner
    SOS Marketing is a creative melting pot of knowledge and experience, with a no-nonsense approach in helping businesses thrive. And by thrive, we mean absolutely smash it! Building relationships that last and providing support at every step of the digital journey: that’s what we’re all about! We're a fearless independent full-service digital marketing agency, bursting with energy. You won’t find any large corporate agency ego here, where you will be lost in a sea of clients! That means we can be the extension to your team that you need, without the in-house hassle. Sharp - Original – Supportive: This is our big picture thinking!
    4 works in Branding & Positioning
    Active in Manchester, United Kingdom
    From €300 for Branding & Positioning
  • Studio Liddell Ltd.

    Studio Liddell Ltd.verified-flag

    5
    (1 review)

    Award-Winning Animation & Interactive Studio

    Award-winner
    Studio Liddell is a full-service creative digital production company. We carry forward a heritage and a reputation for high-quality work since 1996, when the studio was first established. Since then, our Animation, 'Apps', Games, TV ads, multi-episode TV Series and XR Immersive Experiences, have been watched and played by millions of people globally.
    No work in Branding & Positioning
    Active in Manchester, United Kingdom
    From €1000 for Branding & Positioning
  • Connily

    Connilycertified-flagverified-flag

    5
    (10 reviews)

    We help brands reach their digital growth goals.

    Recommended
    We drive online growth for consumer brands through fully managed content & marketing services. Our superpower? Our people. We perform differently because we're built differently, we re-wrote the agency handbook and shifted our focus to attracting and nurturing the region's brightest talent, providing the perfect ecosystem for our people to flourish, in turn our clients thrive. Offices in London & Dubai. In 2017 Connily started as a house of brands, and in 2019 we opened our doors to external client projects, since which we have built an in-house team of brand strategists, designers, copywriters, digital marketers & automation professionals, creating an eco-system designed to launch & scale FMCG Brands. e-Commerce Consulting Full-service Digital Marketing Strategy & Management (Campaign ideation, copywriting, content creation, ad-buying Meta, TikTok, Google, email marketing). Full-service Social Media Management (Campaign ideation, Copywriting, graphic, photography, videography, community management) Full-service Amazon management (Copywriting, Content creation, SEO, PPC, CRO, Storefront design)
    5 works in Branding & Positioning
    Active in Manchester, United Kingdom
    From €3000 for Branding & Positioning
  • Polar

    Polarcertified-flagverified-flag

    5
    (1 review)

    Creative by nature

    Award-winner
    The world is constantly changing. We’re your compass to help navigate it. Building brands that envision your goals, capture your ethos, and make a difference.
    6 works in Branding & Positioning
    Active in Manchester, United Kingdom
    From €1000 for Branding & Positioning
  • Curious Brand

    Curious Brandcertified-flagverified-flag

    5
    (2 reviews)

    We are a brand design agency working across design, marketing and digital communication

    Recommended
    With over a decade of experience crafting unique brand identities across multiple countries and revitalizing numerous brands, our passion drives us forward. We are a team of dedicated creatives who thrive on transforming concepts into compelling realities, ensuring your brand not only stands out but also resonates deeply with your audience.
    7 works in Branding & Positioning
    Active in Manchester, United Kingdom
    From €1000 for Branding & Positioning
  • NU Creative

    NU Creativecertified-flagverified-flag

    5
    (2 reviews)

    Shaping Tomorrow's Brands

    Award-winner
    NU Creative is a strategic brand, design and digital marketing agency in London. We help to create, launch and grow ambitious businesses by helping to attract and convert more of your ideal customers. We’re an agency that's obsessed providing value and impact. We want to help you grow by being an integral part of your team, driving real and measurable impact for your business. We’re relentlessly proactive as a digital marketing team and we aim to show you exactly the things you should be doing in order to grow faster, increase market share and attract more of the right customer.
    3 works in Branding & Positioning
    Active in Manchester, United Kingdom
    From €1000 for Branding & Positioning
  • No More Parachutes

    No More Parachutescertified-flagverified-flag

    (0 review)

    No strings attached

    No More Parachutes is a ‘cut loose from the known’ impact-minded strategic and creative agency that specialises in sport, culture, style and positive-living. Led by ex-Nike Creative Director Wai Lau, we’re a fully remote team, with small-agency nimbleness but a big-agency network and senior expertise. Our leadership team have worked both brand-side and agency-side and draw from a collective of decades of industry experience. Our clients include household names alongside an array of exciting young start-up enterprises. So we understand the pragmatics of balancing commercial realities with high-level creative ambition. Our approach is a partnership-minded one and we like to build long-term supportive collaborations. Our intention is always to leave a legacy of success and culturally-positive impact in our wake. We lead all the stages of creativity from strategy and concepting through to final delivery. This includes strategic and creative direction, design, production and project management. We range from large scale projects (brand strategies and identities; major brand campaigns and events; product ideation and launches) to one hit wonders (including design, campaign and retail executions including documentaries, films and animations).
    8 works in Branding & Positioning
    Active in Manchester, United Kingdom
    From €3000 for Branding & Positioning
  • BGN

    BGNverified-flag

    (0 review)

    Maximising potential through effective design

    BGN are a brand-led design and digital agency based in Manchester.    We produce ideas that drive purposeful change by maximising your potential with effective design across all platforms.    To do this we think before we act, balancing strategic thinking with creative output. We care just as much about creating brands that work, as we do about them looking good.    We are honest and hardworking to the core, collaborative in our approach and accountable for our actions.    We are passionate about making a purposeful change to your business. 
    No work in Branding & Positioning
    Active in Manchester, United Kingdom
    From €5000 for Branding & Positioning
  • Bare Face Marketing Ltd

    Bare Face Marketing Ltdcertified-flagverified-flag

    (0 review)

    We are professional. We are creative. We are Bare Face Marketing.

    Specialists in strategic marketing planning, branding and Wordpress design and build, working across Manchester and the Northwest of England.
    No work in Branding & Positioning
    Active in Manchester, United Kingdom
    From €1000 for Branding & Positioning
  • Real Agency

    Real Agencycertified-flagverified-flag

    (0 review)

    Retail, Property & Place

    An award-winning, digital creative agency based on the border of Cheshire & Staffordshire. Digital, branding, marketing, web, and more.
    No work in Branding & Positioning
    Active in Manchester, United Kingdom
    From €5000 for Branding & Positioning
  • Create it Studio Architects is a property-focused architectural practice based in Manchester. We combine architectural design and project management to help property developers, homeowners and businesses to achieve their aspirations and create spaces that will impress. By acting as an extension of our client’s design team; we've helped secure investment, planning and construction projects with a combined GDV of £100m+ since 2015. Founded in 2015, Create it Studio Architects is an architectural design practice focused on the property sector specialising in the residential, commercial and heritage sectors. We provide property developers and businesses with immersive, practical and creative architectural solutions that add value to the user experience. Our expertise in property development and architectural design helps clients throughout the planning and construction process, meet GDV goals and increase sales whilst providing a hassle-free professional service. We are a young emerging architectural practice that is passionate about creating buildings that draw on a site’s rich history and respond to both context and function.
    No work in Branding & Positioning
    Active in Manchester, United Kingdom
    From €1000 for Branding & Positioning

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Elevate Your Brand: Collaborate with Manchester's Premier Branding Agencies

Your brand is the heart and soul of your business. It's how people perceive you and how you differentiate yourself from your competition. That's why it's vital to partner with the right branding agency that understands your needs and goals.


In a bustling city like Manchester, there are countless businesses vying for customers' attention. To stand out in this competitive landscape, you need a strong and memorable brand identity backed up by effective positioning strategies.


We have compiled a list of the top branding agencies in Manchester to help you breathe new life into your exisiting or new brand or create one from scratch. Discover expert advice tailored to your unique goals, an outstanding creative approach to branding design, and actionable insights to elevate your overall marketing strategy.

Unlock Your Business Potential with a Manchester-based Branding Agency

In today's competitive business landscape, a strong branding strategy is crucial for securing a prominent place in the market and setting your business apart from the competition. A Branding agency plays an essential role in helping a brand building, managing and evolving their brand identities.


A Manchester-based Branding agency will offer comprehensive services to local and regional businesses, providing expert guidance in the creation of unique and compelling brand stories that resonate with customers. By partnering with such an agency, you can ensure your organization's success and sustainable growth.


The primary goal of a Branding agency is to establish a distinct identity for your business that stands out among competitors, effectively communicates your value proposition, and evokes positive emotions among target audiences. This process involves several key elements, including logo and visual identity design, messaging and tone of voice, and the creation of engaging marketing collateral. By employing a range of creative tools, techniques, and best practices, the marketing agency will craft a cohesive brand image that aligns with your overall business objectives, while also adapting to changes in consumer behavior and market trends.


Apart from developing a strong brand identity, a brand agency in Manchester will also help you develop a strategic positioning framework that positions your business in relation to key competitors and identifies opportunities for differentiation. This includes conducting extensive market research, competitor analysis, customer segmentation, and other data-driven methodologies to uncover insights into your specific industry and target audience. Armed with this information, the agency will create a robust blueprint for success that sets the foundation for everything from product development to marketing campaigns.


In addition to providing valuable strategic direction, a Manchester-based Branding agency will also serve as a long-term partner, helping you navigate challenges and continuously evolve your brand to stay ahead of the game. Whether it's a rebranding initiative, product launch, or expansion into new markets, the creative agency will provide expert guidance and support every step of the way – ensuring that your brand remains fresh, relevant, and engaging for years to come.


Overall, enlisting the services of a Branding agency in Manchester can be one of the smartest investments you make for your business, providing a solid foundation for growth and ongoing success in an increasingly crowded and competitive marketplace.

Different Types of Services Offered by a Branding Company in Manchester

A Branding company in Manchester offers a wide range of services to help businesses establish their identity and differentiate themselves from competitors. These services involve various strategies and techniques designed to create a powerful brand image, convey the company's unique selling proposition (USP), and ensure that the target audience perceives the business positively. The primary goal of these services is to provide businesses with a competitive edge by making them easily recognizable, memorable, and appealing to their target customers.


There are several different types of services offered by a Branding company in Manchester. Some of these include:


1. Brand Strategy: This service helps businesses develop a comprehensive plan focusing on their overall branding goals, target audience, market positioning, and communication channels. A strong brand strategy acts as a roadmap for all other branding efforts, ensuring consistency across various platforms and touchpoints.


2. Brand Identity Design: A crucial aspect of branding, this service involves designing various visual elements that represent the company, such as logos, color schemes, typography, and style guides. An effective brand identity should be distinctive, versatile, and accurately reflect the company's personality and values.


3. Naming Services: This service assists companies in creating a memorable and meaningful name that aligns with their brand strategy and communicates their USP effectively.


4. Brand Messaging: Crafting compelling messages that resonate with the target audience is an essential part of branding. This service helps businesses define their voice, tone, and key messages that will be used in various marketing communications, ensuring consistency and driving customer engagement.


5. Brand Architecture: For companies with multiple products or services under one umbrella, brand architecture helps organize and structure their offerings, creating a clear hierarchy and relationship between them. This service ensures that individual sub-brands complement the overall brand image and strategy.


6. Packaging Design: An effective packaging design not only protects the product but also communicates the brand identity and values to potential customers. A Branding company in Manchester can help create eye-catching and functional packaging designs that enhance the perceived value of the product and improve customer experience.


7. Brand Audit & Analysis: This service involves assessing the current state of a company's brand and identifying areas that need improvement, such as consistency, differentiation, or messaging. The findings from a brand audit can help businesses make informed decisions on rebranding or refining their existing branding efforts.

Boost Your Business Success with a Manchester Branding Company

In today's competitive business landscape, a strong and consistent brand presence is essential to stand out from the crowd. Hiring a Branding company in Manchester can provide myriad benefits for your business by crafting tailored strategies that help you establish a unique identity and connect with your target audience on a deeper level.


Working with a Branding company means leveraging the expertise of professionals who understand the local market dynamics and culture of Manchester. They have unmatched experience in creating branding concepts that resonate with your customers, taking into account regional preferences and adapting global trends to fit into the local context. This ensures that your brand stands out and appeals to your specific target audience, whether it's a small startup or an established company.


The diverse range of services offered by a Branding company includes logo design, corporate identity development, messaging, content creation, packaging design, and more. These experts will work closely with you to understand your business goals and develop a comprehensive branding strategy that supports those objectives. By crafting a unique and compelling brand story, they will effectively communicate your core values and create an emotional connection with your audience that leads to higher engagement and increased loyalty.


Hiring a Branding company in Manchester also means working with experts who have knowledge of the latest tools and technologies in the industry. They are skilled in utilizing cutting-edge digital platforms to reach your audience across various touchpoints effectively. From strategy to execution, these professionals will ensure seamless integration of all elements, resulting in improved visibility and stronger brand recall.


Finally, partnering with a local Branding company offers unparalleled convenience and ease of communication. Face-to-face meetings and regular check-ins become more feasible, allowing for faster decision-making and real-time collaboration. This level of responsiveness is crucial in the fast-paced world of branding, where trends and consumer preferences can change rapidly.


Overall, hiring a Branding company in Manchester offers numerous advantages for businesses looking to create a powerful brand presence and forge lasting connections with their customers. Their expertise, local market knowledge, tailored approach, and state-of-the-art tools will undoubtedly drive your business forward and contribute to long-term success.

5 Essential Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Branding Agency

When looking to collaborate with a Branding agency, it's essential to ensure that they are the right fit for your business. Here are five questions you should ask before making a decision:

  • What is your approach to developing a unique brand identity and positioning strategy? Understanding their methodology will help you determine if their process aligns with your company's values and objectives.
  • Can you provide examples of successful branding campaigns you've executed in our industry? Reviewing their portfolio will give you an idea of their creative capabilities and expertise in your specific sector.
  • How do you measure the effectiveness of your branding efforts? A successful agency should have measurable goals and KPIs to track the success of their branding campaigns.
  • What services do you offer beyond branding and positioning? Integration of additional services such as advertising, digital marketing, and public relations may be beneficial for your overall marketing strategy.
  • How do you communicate during the project? Ensuring a clear line of communication between your team and the agency is crucial for maintaining transparency, meeting goals and expectations, and ultimately achieving a successful partnership.

7 Crucial Services a Branding Agency Provides for Businesses

  • An Branding agency can help businesses create a strong brand identity by crafting impactful logos, color schemes, typography, and imagery.
  • These agencies conduct extensive market research to understand their clients' target audience and competition, ensuring a unique brand positioning in the market.
  • They develop an effective tagline or slogan that communicates the essence of a business to its customers clearly and concisely.
  • A Branding agency can manage a company's rebranding process, including developing new visual elements, refining messaging, and implementing change management strategies by having brave ideas delivered.
  • Their branding services extend to creating comprehensive brand guidelines, detailing how all visual and verbal elements should be used across various communication channels.
  • They can optimize a company's brand online presence, ensuring consistency between websites, social media profiles, and other digital touchpoints while aligning with the overall brand strategy.
  • A Branding agency can also provide ongoing support for brand management, ensuring that any new marketing materials or campaigns stay true to the established brand identity and positioning.