Growth for
Digital Agencies

We craft market-defining strategies for digital service firms based on proprietary industry-leading research.

We do

Industry Leading Research

We source the best inputs in the industry. Our primary research covers 30,000+ digital marketing and digital service firms across 100+ countries. This research is integral to how we view your industry. It allows us to maintain that “informed outsider” perspective that is so valuable to our clients. When possible, we package that information and perspective into resources that help digital shop owners make better decisions.

Our research includes data from over

digital shops.

We Craft

Market Defining Strategies

Reduce Risk

Strategic Audit

An outside review of your shop’s strategy to identify risks and ensure it matches your goals and that it’s implementable with your current resources.

Build sustainable growth

Comprehensive Growth Evaluation

Implement a data-driven growth strategy. We work with your team to analyze your firm, identify areas of strength, candidly evaluate weaknesses, document where you are today, uncover where you want to go, and chart a course to get there.

Don’t go it alone

Embedded Strategist

Ever wish you could copy yourself? Want someone to chat business with who understands your perspective and can offer more? An embedded strategist works like a fractional CFO or CMO but for strategy-related activities.

Latest Insights

How to Calculate a Retainer Fee

How to Calculate a Retainer Fee

There are a multitude of factors to consider and explore when establishing or expanding your business. Who will you serve? How and when will you scale up or down? What will your branding convey? What will success look like? During this exciting journey toward reaching...

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How Marketing Agencies Get Clients

How Marketing Agencies Get Clients

Want to know how marketing agencies get clients? It’s referrals. Our research shows that about one-third of new business comes from referrals. It’s easy to see why. They tend to happen organically (aka: owners don’t need to do much work to get them)…

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Work With The Best

We work with management teams who are building the future. From digital marketing agencies implementing the latest AI, to dev shops that manipulate vast quantities of data and content, to martech firms making it simple to fully automate brand artwork generation. The firms we work with live on the cutting edge.

Digital Marketing Agencies

“Promethean provided an excellent outside perspective and analysis on our merger project. We would happily recommend them!”

Dan Heimbrock

CEO, HyperDrive

Digital Service Firms

“Working with Nick was stress-free. Promethean brings experience and thoughtful insights to every meeting and deliverable. Highly recommend.”

Mazin Melegy

Managing Director, Crush & Lovely

Martech Companies

“Their no-nonsense approach and accurate assessment of market potential provided our board with crucial insights for our strategic roadmap. Smart templates require smart data, which is what Promethean Research delivered.”

Kevin Goeminne

CEO, CHILI publish

Helping Firms Do More of Their Best

Most of the time clients are already doing amazing work. The most common issue is a lack of bandwidth to work on their businesses. Our core services revolve around providing information, resources, and tools to allow clients to grow and do more of what they do best. 

Solve your most complex strategic challenges

Get an informed outside perspective

Achieve reliable and efficient growth

Building Reliable Growth Engines

Our core services are designed to unlock efficient rapid growth for digital shops.

Comprehensive Growth Evaluation

From the initial market research through implementation, we work with management teams to drive reliable value creation. We work with your team to analyze your firm, identify areas of strength, candidly evaluate weaknesses, document where you are today, uncover where you want to go, and chart a course to get there.

Repeatable Revenue Generation

Internal Discovery


Benchmark Analysis


Market Research


Competitive Landscape Analysis

Profit Maximization

How Can We Help?

From Comprehensive growth evaluations, to strategic positioning, to custom market intelligence, and everything in between.