This is a very common question. While some agencies offer overlapping services with creative agencies, many agencies focus on specific services or categories such as:
An agency that provides design services for various visual media such as printed matter and digital.
A nickname reserved for agencies that usually focus on digital marketing strategies and often focus on SEO and lead generation.
An agency that focuses specifically on advertising (digital, television, radio, printed matter, etc.). We may or may not provide marketing services.
An agency that provides advertising and content distribution services to maximize brand awareness.
An agency that focuses on various on-site and search marketing strategies and tactics to attract more visitors and generate leads.
Social Media Agency:
Specializes in social strategy and often manages social media accounts.
Creative agencies usually include one or more of these services.