When you win business,
we win awards.

Agency recognition

Digital Third Coast is a Chicago-based SEO and paid search agency focused on driving extraordinary business outcomes for our clients. We’re proud and humbled to be honored by leaders in our industry.

Best and Brightest Companies

The National Association for Businesses Resources strives to recognize the most influential, trend-setting companies across the country and in Chicago. We’re thrilled to be named a “Best and Brightest Company” to work for in Chicago and in the nation.

  • 2019 Winner | Best and Brightest Company to Work for in the Nation
  • 2019 Winner | Best and Brightest Company to Work for in Chicago
  • 2018 Winner | Best and Brightest Company to Work for in Chicago
  • 2017 Winner | Best and Brightest Company to Work for in the Nation
  • 2017 Winner | Best and Brightest Company to Work for in Chicago

Google Premier Partner

Digital Third Coast is a Google Premier Partner. Achieving Partner status means DTC has demonstrated AdWords skill and expertise, met Google ad spend requirements, delivered company agency and client revenue growth, and sustained and grown its client base.

  • Named a top 3% global agency by Google
  • 2018 Finalist | Growing Businesses Online award

Clutch is the leading agency review site. With more than 7,000 agencies listed in over 500 categories, the competition is intense. DTC is extremely proud to have multiple Clutch awards hanging in our office.

  • 2020 Winner | Top SEO Companies
  • 2019 Winner | Best B2B Service Providers
  • 2019 Winner | Top Search Engine Marketing
  • 2019 Winner | Top Small Business SEO
  • 2018 Winner | Top Global 1000
  • 2018 Winner | Top PPC Management Companies
  • 2017 Winner | Global Leader
  • 2017 Winner | Top SEO Companies
  • 2017 Winner | Top Content Marketing Companies

Project recognition

We're deeply grateful to have our work recognized by industry leaders. It's a pure reflection of the expertise and passion our team brings to each and every partnership.

US Search Awards

The US Search Awards are the Oscars of the search industry. Competition is fierce and the honor to win is unmatched. We’re never as proud as when we take home a US Search Award.

  • 2018 Finalist | Best Small Integrated Search Agency
  • 2018 Finalist | Best Use of Search – Health
  • 2018 Finalist | Best Use of Content Marketing
  • 2017 Winner | Best Use of PR in a Search Campaign

The Communicator Awards

The Communicator Awards honors excellence in marketing and communications. We know we have to submit the best of the best for consideration.

  • 2020 Winner | Award of Excellence for Marketing Effectiveness
  • 2019 Winner | Award of Distinction for Content Marketing
  • 2019 Winner | Award of Distinction for Business-to-Consumer
  • 2018 Winner | Award of Excellence for Content Marketing
  • 2017 Winner (3) | Awards of Distinction for Content Marketing

Search Engine Land Awards

Search Engine Land is the first and last stop for many marketers looking for resources. And its annual program — The Landy Awards — is widely recognized as top echelon.

  • 2018 Finalist | Boutique Agency of the Year — SEO
  • 2017 Finalist | Best Retail Search Marketing Initiative

Interactive Marketing Awards

The Interactive Marketing Awards celebrate and reward excellence in interactive marketing campaigns, agencies and in-house teams. The awards attract hundreds of entries from the leading search and digital agencies from across the United States.

  • 2018 Winner | Influencer/Outreach Campaign of the Year

IABC Chicago

The International Association of Business Communicators awards the annual Bronze Quill to recognize the best and brightest from all communication disciplines.

  • 2017 Award of Merit | Marketing, Advertising and Brand Communication

Davey Awards

The annual International Davey Awards honors the achievements of the “Creative Davids” who derive their strength from big ideas, rather than stratospheric budgets.

  • 2017 Silver Winner (2) | Content + Infographic


UpCity is a tremendous research for sourcing and hiring digital marketing professionals. UpCity has a rigorous review system and recommends agencies. We were thrilled to be recognized.

  • 2016 Winner | Top Local Agency