About Blue Compass

We are a Des Moines, Iowa based digital marketing company helping businesses succeed online through web design, development and marketing. We have clients in nearly every industry, ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small family businesses. Every client is unique, and we dig deep to find the right approach for each of them. We use the power of digital to help organizations become leaders in their industry.


Experts in Web Design, Development and Marketing

Our digital expertise sets us apart. Our team is continually learning and training, which keeps us at the forefront of emerging online marketing, design and development trends. We're an award-winning advertising agency, with awards from Adobe, American Design Awards, the American Advertising Awards and more. We have been cited by leading organizations such as PR News, USA Today, NFIB and the American Advertising Federation. We are a certified Google Partner. Many of our team members are certified in Google AdWords, Google Analytics, Bing Ads and HubSpot, among others.

If you're searching for an industry-leading digital experience, you'll find that and more at Blue Compass.

We don't use plug and play, one-size-fits-all solutions. We provide award-winning and exceptional services that are unique to each project. Our digital marketing is the best in the industry, providing analytics so you can see the actual ROI our search engine optimization (SEO), content marketing and social media work provides. In addition to our digital marketing experts, we're fortunate to have a full team of talented web developers in-house. Having both teams under one roof gives us the ability to work hand-in-hand on projects from day one. This ability to work cohesively with both digital marketing and development enables us to be a step ahead of others in the industry.

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We are not a big box marketing company. We focus all of our energy and expertise on one medium: digital. There is no scattershot approach or wasted resources. Too many agencies try to do everything, resulting in wasteful TV, print or radio campaigns that have to hit many eyes before finding the ones you want to reach. We target the exact audience you want to reach with surgical precision, allowing your marketing budget to be more effective.

We have dedicated teams for each client, but our open workplace allows for any team member with a new idea to contribute. Brilliant ideas can come from an intern or a CEO. We recognize the hard work of each team member and utilize their talents wherever they fit.

When you work with Blue Compass, you'll feel like we're a part of your team. We work together closely, providing what seems like in-house work without the need for additional staff.

Every business has a story. We can help ensure your story is reaching new people while strengthening relationships with those who already love your company.

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Is Blue Compass Right for You?

If you are looking to continually build your company's value, authority and brand, Blue Compass is a great fit for you. We love working with large, medium and small organizations that are interested in our team's expertise and desire to have us act as an extension of their team.

We want to build long-term partnerships with clients looking to tap into the full power of digital marketing and innovative web design and development. We love new business, but don't accept every new opportunity just because it's available. Our work flourishes most with clients who are seeking a partner with whom to tackle these challenges.

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The Origins of Blue Compass

Cary Coppola and Drew Harden founded Blue Compass in 2007, leaving an agency setting to focus on their shared passion for one thing: the web. Quitting their jobs while both their families were expecting their first child may have seemed a little crazy to some, but Cary and Drew worked from home, slowly building a client base and portfolio of work that allowed them to open a small office in Des Moines in 2008.

The gamble paid off. Their digital expertise fueled Blue Compass' growth and reputation, allowing the company to grow without external funding, support or debt. Today, Blue Compass is a group of more than 30 digital experts working in a positive, team-oriented atmosphere and is one of the leading digital marketing companies in the Midwest.

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