Growth marketing for startups. With a laser focus on revenue.

Rapid experimentation meets a deep well of expertise to set the stage for your scalable growth marketing strategy and execution.

A startup’s growth marketing plan should be in a league of its own.

Before we even send over a proposal, we’ll dig all the way into your accounts and resurface with the right questions. By taking time to learn your business, understand your goals, and get to know your brand, when it does hit your desk it’ll be full of good ideas.

And that’s just the beginning.

Explore our startup growth strategies and results.

Positive outcomes for dozens of eCommerce companies:

“The team at Tuff knows their stuff – and it’s precisely why they are not selling ‘magic’ or any kind of ‘mysterious sauce.’

Instead, they are betting on transparency and experimentation, and it seems to be working well: The agency was warmly recommended to TechCrunch multiple times via our growth marketing survey.”

– TUFF IN TECHCRUNCH (FULL ARTICLE)

Not only are they a true pleasure to work with, they achieve phenomenal results.

Highly recommend the team to people that are committed to growing their business. When you hire Tuff, prepare to hang on for a great ride.”

Lil Roberts | Founder, Xendoo

An always-on approach to growth marketing.

With tight startup budgets, ambitious goals, and juicy potential, there’s no room for waste. Our team takes an always-on approach to growth marketing for startups. We’re quick to adapt, always on the lookout for optimization, and centered on real results.

What We Do

We’ve got a heavy growth marketing toolbelt.

Our stacked team of experts are fluent in a wide range of channels and tactics. That means there are many pathways to hitting your goals. We’re here to make a short-term impact and set you up for long-term growth right out the gate.

Pay Per Click

Prioritizing high-impact PPC campaigns to drive quick wins then scale what works.

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Social Advertising

Campaigns built just for your audience that get clicks and ultimately revenue.

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Search Engine Optimization

Making sure you show up where it matters most.

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Content Marketing

Ranking higher and winning over your audience with a rock solid content strategy.

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Email Marketing

Auditing (or developing) your existing email flows and getting more people to take action.

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Conversion Rate Optimization

Optimizing conversion rate through tailored landing pages and email capture..

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Creative Development

Creating sticky, scroll-stopping creative that smoothes their path to conversion.

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What We Do

We’ve got a heavy growth marketing toolbelt.

Our stacked team of experts are fluent in a wide range of channels and tactics. That means there are many pathways to hitting your goals. We’re here to make a short-term impact and set you up for long-term growth right out the gate.

Pay Per Click

Prioritizing high-impact PPC campaigns to drive quick wins then scale what works.

Learn more

Social Advertising

Campaigns built just for your audience that get clicks and ultimately revenue.

Learn more

Search Engine Optimization

Making sure you show up where it matters most.

Learn more

Content Marketing

Ranking higher and winning over your audience with a rock solid content strategy.

Learn more

Email Marketing

Auditing (or developing) your existing email flows and getting more people to take action.

Learn more

Conversion Rate Optimization

Optimizing conversion rate through tailored landing pages and email capture..

Learn more

Creative Development

Creating sticky, scroll-stopping creative that smoothes their path to conversion.

Learn more

What They’re Saying

We focus on finding traction and scale for brands, ideas, and campaigns for teams of all sizes.

“[Tuff] understood us quickly. They report in weekly and the reports make sense to me. :) They have awesome ideas and follow through. I feel completely at ease that they are in charge of that critical part of the our SaaS business. They truly know everything there is and give amazing advice, direction, and take action constantly on our behalf.”

Kristi Anderson
Head of Sales, Thalamus

“Tuff is a gem of a digital agency! Scrappy, strategic and creative…what more could a start up hope for?! I highly recommend them to anyone looking to drive business through paid advertising.”

Irena Todd
FreshMonster

“The team at Tuff are great collaborators. They know their digital marketing craft and are professional and thorough in serving as our internal marketing team’s extension. Ellen, Chris, Nate and Derek have all come across as polished and on point. We also appreciate their candor in their assessments and long-term view of their client engagement.”

Bharat Krishna
CITI Program

“As a small company, Ellen and her team have helped increase our advertising presence at a reasonable rate which allows us to focus on other priorities. Highly recommend Tuff Marketing!”

Bjorn Bredeson
Rever

“Tuff stepped into a very difficult marketing opportunity and after 3 month we are moving towards better numbers than we have seen before! We will continue to grow with them for a long time.”

Elliott Lyons
EnVision

“Ellen has demonstrated a very strong understanding of my business and the market it resides in, which has been leveraged in our Facebook advertising. I view Tuff as an extension of my team and recommend them strongly to anyone considering their services.”

Joseph Scarpati
BluShark

“Tuff has been a trusted partner of my company. They deliver quality work and clearly communicate what’s being done and when. I especially appreciate Tuff’s ability to manage projects from start-to-finish and provide guidance on how we can best achieve our goals. Tuff has proven to be an important strategic and tactical resource for us.”

Geoff Duncan
The Buy Guys

“Ellen and her entire team at Tuff are very knowledgeable and very enthusiastic about their work. They are a great partner to work with!”

Gina Sullivan
CITI Program

What They’re Saying

We focus on finding traction and scale for brands, ideas, and campaigns for teams of all sizes.

“[Tuff] understood us quickly. They report in weekly and the reports make sense to me. :) They have awesome ideas and follow through. I feel completely at ease that they are in charge of that critical part of the our SaaS business. They truly know everything there is and give amazing advice, direction, and take action constantly on our behalf.”

Kristi Anderson
Head of Sales, Thalamus

“The team at Tuff are great collaborators. They know their digital marketing craft and are professional and thorough in serving as our internal marketing team’s extension. Ellen, Chris, Nate and Derek have all come across as polished and on point. We also appreciate their candor in their assessments and long-term view of their client engagement.”

Bharat Krishna
CITI Program

“Tuff stepped into a very difficult marketing opportunity and after 3 month we are moving towards better numbers than we have seen before! We will continue to grow with them for a long time.”

Elliott Lyons
EnVision

Tuff has been an incredible value-add to our business.

They’re effective, flexible, communicative, and bright. I feel like I have another set of 6+ eyes on the growth of my business at all time.”

Michael Corrao | Founder, Team Bootcamp

Pricing

To serve you as effectively as possible, we focus on services provided rather than hours worked only.

Instead of paying us an hourly rate, you pay us a fixed rate, and then we allocate our time, people, and resources that make the most sense for your strategy at that point in time.

Growth

Ideal for getting going

$7,500 /mo

What’s Included

You’ll be paired with a growth coach who will create a strategic growth roadmap and an actionable plan for execution.

Weekly Hours: 15-18

Specialists: 2-3

Meetings: Bi-weekly

Lean

Ideal for growing brands

$10,000 /mo

What’s Included

Grow your business on demand with campaign strategy and execution from a three-person, specialized team.

Weekly Hours: 20-25

Specialists: 3-4

Meetings: Weekly

Full

Ideal for larger teams

$12,500 /mo

What’s Included

Plug in a complete team to own all your growth marketing efforts. Each team member curated to your business.

Weekly Hours: 30+

Specialists: 4-6

Meetings: Weekly

A note on our fee structure:

We price partnerships at a flat fee because we’re extremely focused on helping other businesses succeed. A typical growth agency will piecemeal their pricing by channel, by spend increment, by traffic, etc.

But, we’re not a typical growth agency.

We believe that model stymies the ability to move and learn quickly. The flexibility of flat pricing gives us the opportunity to test quickly, find new audiences, and validate (and invalidate) new tactics.

Not sure where to start?

Don’t worry. We’ll analyze your business, goals, and existing accounts during the fit assessment process and recommend whichever package (and tactics) will have the greatest impact.

Hire us to be your plug-in growth marketing team.

We like to share these case studies to articulate how we help businesses grow. But, a great partnership is also about people. Ready to learn more?

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