Going Above and Beyond

At Merkle, we are avidly intent on being a company that we are proud of. A place where exceptionally talented people want to be. Where clients want to do business. We are never satisfied with “good enough.” Our aggressive growth and outstanding reputation are ample rewards for our constant drive for excellence. That is why we are especially honored and proud when that drive is publicly recognized by respected local, regional and national industry authorities. Publications and organizations such as Advertising Age, SmartCEO, Forrester Research, the Direct Marketing Association and many others have bestowed honors upon Merkle for outstanding accomplishments in analytics, data services and creative, as well as company growth, leadership and community.


Dec 2013

Post 200

Merkle was named to the Post 200, a guide to the region’s top businesses. Merkle was included on the list of the largest private companies.

Dec 2013

Internationalist Award

Merkle has been honored with an Internationalist Award for Innovative Digital Solutions in the Humanitarian category for its work with USAA’s #HonorTheFallen initiative. The program used Twitter’s new keyword targeting in timeline, which targets users who have tweeted a particular keyword.

Nov 2013

Fundraising Success Gold Award

Merkle was awarded Fundraising Success’ Gold Award in the Nonprofit Email Campaign category for their work on the Canine Companions for Independence “2012 Initial Puppy Offering.”

Nov 2013

DMA Innovation Award

Merkle’s Digital Data Integration solution, part of the Connected Recognition platform, took top honors in both the Digital Technology category and Data, Analytics and Attribution category.

Jun 2013

Stevie Award

At the 11th Annual American Business Awards, Merkle’s marketing program, the 2012 Marketing Imperatives, A Blueprint for CMOs received a Bronze Stevie Award for the Business to Business Marketing Campaign of the Year – Business Services.

Oct 2012

Mobile Marketing Association's Smartie Award

5th Finger, a Merkle Company, wins Mobile Marketing Association’s Smarties Award. 5th Finger received the prestigious award in the Relationship Building/CRM category for their Safeway Chef Assistant App. Here is a link to the Awards Gallery.

Jan 2012

Advertising Age A-List Report

In Advertising Age's A-List Issue, Merkle was named one of the tenTop Agencies to Watch in 2012. The only CRM agency highlighted in this category, Merkle is cited for its advances in collecting and optimizing customer behavioral data to increase customer loyalty and lifetime value. 


Nov 2011

DMCNY Silver Apple Winner

David Williams was honored by the Direct Marketing Club of NY with the Silver Apple award. This award honors the industry’s most distinguished achievers.

Jul 2011

2011 Maxi Award

Merkle was awarded  the Gold Award in the Nonprofit Acquisition/Prospecting Direct Mail Campaign category for their work on the Feeding America Acquisition Test.

Apr 2011

Future 50 Company

Merkle was recognized as one of SmartCEO’s Future 50 companies, based on revenue and employee growth in a three-year period.