Optimist is currently at full capacity and won’t be accepting any new work or clients before October 2020. If you’re interested in working with us when we have availability, please request a strategy session.

The Growth-Focused Content Marketing Agency You’ve Been Looking For

Full-service content marketing for startups and growth-stage companies.

Case Study: Zero to 100k Organic/Month

Scaling an ed tech startup to its first million users through search and social.

Case Study: Series A to $230MM Acquisition

We helped HelloSign achieve 1,308% growth leading up to their acquistion by Dropbox.

“Blog and Pray” is Not a Strategy (Sorry)

Massive growth doesn’t happen by accident. We handcraft every client strategy to reach even the most ambitious growth goals.

Hand-Selected Content Marketing Teams for Each Client

There’s no one-size-fits-all solution.

Strategy Comes First

Every client engagement begins with research and strategy development.

Values Over Everything

Optimist was founded in four core values—and they shape our work and our operations.

Do What’s Right.

Default to honesty and transparency; 100% white-hat tactics centered on creating kick-ass content and showing it to the right people.

Be Human.

Show empathy and create for people first. We work with people, not software. The ideal working arrangement is transparent and interactive—shared Slack channels, open communications, and clear planning.

Ask Why.

Everyone on our team is a strategist. We test, learn, iterate, and grow. Our process is built around understanding the core problem that we’re solving and prescribing a solution based on data. Strategy is never blindly dictated.

Give a Shit.

Work with intention, purpose, and passion; month-to-month contracts keep us engaged with client goals and hungry for success.

Let's Grow Together

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Full-service engagements start at $7,000/mo.

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