Fun Stuff

Celebrating Black History

African-American culture and the accomplishments of African-Americans have played a significant role in shaping the fabric of some quintessentially American ideals. Read on for a look at some of the pioneers who inspire us: Dr. Charles Richard Drew Ingenuity can save lives! In the late 1930s, Drew invented a way to process and preserve blood […]

Avoiding the 7 Steps to Stagnation

30 years ago, when I was just starting out in marketing, my boss handed me a printed sheet of paper and told me to tack it on the wall. It was a list created by Erwin M. Soukup entitled “The 7 Steps to Stagnation.” Just like my boss passed it to me, I’m passing it to […]

Wishing You A Happy New Year

Here’s to 2017! Happy New Year from everyone at Hibu! We’re looking forward to another fantastic year of helping you grow your business.

Are You Haunted by an Empty Social Page?

Halloween’s over, but lots of small businesses are still haunted by a social media page gone horribly wrong. That Facebook page you set up… and then never posted a single post. That Twitter account that doesn’t have a single tweet. These can be very scary indeed. We get it. If you’re like many, you feel […]

Halloween costumes by Google

Want to scare up some business this Halloween? Try Google Frightgeist Google is more than just a search engine — it also does some fun experiments with visualizing data and user behavior. If your kids (or you!) are still trying to decide what to be this year, Frightgeist (a Google Trends experiment) will show you what […]

5 odd Oktoberfest facts

As soon as the calendar rolls over to October, many folks raise a glass (or a stein) to the oh-so-happy celebration of Oktoberfest. But there are a few things about this foamy festival that you might not be aware of… 1. Oktoberfest started as a Marriage Feast. The first Oktoberfest was in 1810 Oktoberfest was held […]

Website terms you should know

If all websites have pages, are all web pages sites? In the world of websites, it can be hard to tell what terms mean the same thing…and when using the wrong term can really confuse you (or the people you’ve hired to work on your site). Here’s a short list of words that are often […]

The Power of Color – Red, Orange and Yellow (Pt II)

How you feel about what you’re looking at The colors we see from the brands and businesses around us give us clues about what we can expect from them. You’ve already seen what blue, green and black tell us — now take a look at what the warmer side of the color wheel has to say. […]

Social media terms you should know

Saying the right thing: social graces for social media We’ve all heard them, and most of us have even used them — but how many of us are confident about exactly what some common social media terms really mean? Here are some quick definitions to help you avoid a Social faux pas. Profile vs. Page Facebook […]

The Power of Color – Blue, Green and Black (Pt I)

What you see says a lot Color is powerful and can affect the way we think of local businesses, services and brands. The subtle visual clues from different colors tell us, at a glance, what the business is trying to communicate. Blue promises trust and security Blue is more than just a popular color — it’s used […]

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