8 Google Display Ads Consulting Business Success Stories [2024]

Updated: November 19th, 2023
Start A Google Display Ads Consulting Business

Here are some real life success stories of starting a google display ads consulting business:

1. MonetizeMore ($96M/year)

After losing his job during the recession, the founder embarked on a backpacking trip in South America and realized he wanted the freedom to work and travel on his own terms. Upon his return, he focused on ad inventory optimization and offered his services to his former employer, increasing their ad revenues by millions. This success led to the founding of MonetizeMore, which now generates over $20 million in annual revenues by optimizing ad revenues for publishers around the world.

How much they make: $96M/year
Current team size: 290

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How I Disrupted The Ad Industry And Grew My Business To $20M/Year

MonetizeMore founder and CEO shares his success story of growing his ad optimization business to over $20M in annual revenues by focusing on the offering that delivered the best results, using content marketing for lead generation, and establishing strategic partnerships with complimentary businesses.

About
Kean started MonetizeMore over 14 years ago
Revenue
Kean grew the business to $8M/month
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2. Adjust Media ($960K/year)

Uri, an eCommerce enthusiast and serial entrepreneur, started Adjust Media after realizing the potential of his side-hustle as a Shopify consultant. By providing free content and delivering exceptional service, Uri attracted and retained high-quality clients, ultimately growing Adjust Media into a successful digital strategy agency with $1 million in revenue by the end of 2021.

How much they make: $960K/year
How much did it cost to start: $0
Current team size: 5

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How Quitting My Job Allowed Me To Grow My Advertising Side Hustle Into An $80K/Month Agency

Adjust Media is a digital strategy agency offering services such as paid media management and email management that grossed ~$1M by the end of 2021 with impeccable service, a proactive performance, and a "merchant-first mentality" that keeps over half of their clients for over two years.

About
Uri started Adjust Media about 7 years ago
Revenue
Uri grew the business to $80K/month
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So... can you actually make money with a google display ads consulting business?

Of course. There are millions to be made in this industry.

But how?

  1. Research real, profitable businesses and see exactly how much money they make.
  2. Study exactly what works, and what doesn’t.
  3. Take action, because now you have the roadmap.

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3. Ogline Digital ($1.2M/year)

Dylan Ogline, the founder of Ogline Digital, had a history of failed business projects before he honed in on digital marketing management. With a simple landing page, lean operations, and focused targeting on Google Ads, he quickly found success, reaching six figures in a few months and seven figures within two years. Now, with a team of 12, Dylan's goal for the next five years is to grow to $5-10 million in annual revenue while prioritizing his team's growth and success.

How much they make: $1.2M/year
How much did it cost to start: $100
Current team size: 8

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After Multiple Failures, I Now Run A $1.2M/Year Digital Agency

Ogline Digital is a digital marketing agency that helps small to medium-sized businesses profitably gain customers with only one service managing a marketing system for clients; the company's founder, Dylan Ogline, started as a freelancer and grew it to become a million-dollar business.

About
Dylan started Ogline Digital over 7 years ago
Revenue
Dylan grew the business to $100K/month
Costs
It cost Dylan $100 to start the business
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4. MuteSix ($76.3M/year)

How much they make: $76.3M/year
Current team size: 361

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MarTech Interview with Steve Weiss, CEO, MuteSix

MuteSix is a full-funnel performance marketing agency that adds value to DTC brands, overseeing an advertising budget of $300 million and scaling brands to success quickly and effectively.

About
Steve started MuteSix almost 8 years ago
Revenue
Steve grew the business to $6.36M/month
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So... can you actually make money with a google display ads consulting business?

Of course. There are millions to be made in this industry.

But how?

  1. Research real, profitable businesses and see exactly how much money they make.
  2. Study exactly what works, and what doesn’t.
  3. Take action, because now you have the roadmap.

Join Starter Story and build your next big thing:

Start Now

5. Wealth Ideas Agency ($1.44M/year)

Chris Anthony, the founder of Wealth Ideas Agency, came up with the idea for his digital marketing agency after struggling to maintain stable revenues and generate enough leads through traditional means of prospecting. He realized that automating the agency's lead generation would provide more consistency, and within a year, Wealth Ideas Agency went from a one-man band to a team of ten. Three years later, they reached an impressive $5 million in revenue.

How much they make: $1.44M/year
How much did it cost to start: $850
Current team size: 10

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How I Went From Freelancer To Making $5M In 3 Years With My Growth Agency

Learn how Wealth Ideas Agency Founder/Head of Growth, Chris Anthony, went from a one-man agency to $5M revenue in three years, to now generating $120K/month while helping other agencies implement a proven lead generation system.

About
Chris started Wealth Ideas Agency over 8 years ago
Revenue
Chris grew the business to $120K/month
Costs
It cost Chris $850 to start the business
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