Video: New Year’s Cheers – Happy 2020!

From all of us at Hibu to all our clients, friends and family… have a very happy and successful New Year! We’re looking forward to helping you have a spectacular 2020!

5 Posts You Missed in 2019

It’s not too late to see the tips your competitors missed in 2019 Every local business can use a little competitive advantage…so get a head start on the new year (and your competitors) by taking a look at some posts that flew under the radar in 2019.

Top 5 Posts of 2019

What did local businesses learn about from Hibu in 2019? We love seeing what really resonated with our small business clients each year. Take a couple minutes to see what your friends, colleagues and competitors looked at the most in 2019.

Small Business Saturday reminders

Even if you haven’t done much to prep for Small Business Saturday 2019, here are some simple things your local business can do right now to get ready for one of the busiest weekends of the year. Make sure any extended or shorter hours are listed online Opening early? Closing late? If your hours are […]

6 Things You Need to Do to Make the Most of Small Business Saturday

It’s time to get ready for Small Business Saturday® As a company that serves local business owners across the country, Hibu is proud to join with American Express to support the 10th annual Small Business Saturday® this Nov 30th. From corner stores to food trucks to online boutiques, each year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, […]

Dreaming of Opening Day 2019

Take a minute (actually, just 30 seconds) and join us as we put a baseball spin on our usual “pitch” — celebrating Baseball’s Opening Day 2019 and also recognizing the anniversary of a film that will always have a special place in our hearts. Play Ball!  

Celebrating Black History Month 2019

Join us in celebrating Black History Month by recognizing the amazing achievements of some African-Americans who have made significant contributions to the science and technology that impacts our lives every day. Marie Van Brittan Brown While home security systems today are more advanced than ever, back in 1966 the idea for a home surveillance device […]

Small business tricks and treats

Scare up some business this Halloween Treat your business to some seasonal tips and tricks that can help you keep your (jack-o-lantern) lights on longer as the days get shorter. Go ahead — treat yourself to more than one!

Google turns 20!

  “Ok, Google… how old is Google?” You don’t have to search for the question, we’re happy to tell you that Google is 20 years old today!

9 ways to keep your business’s email etiquette polished

  The way your business communicates with goes a long way to making a good impression… or a bad one. Just like you would with any customer interaction, it’s important to put your best foot forward whenever you send an email. It doesn’t have to be complicated, there are plenty of small things to remember […]

13 Business Superstitions

Big client meeting coming, do you… cross your fingers? Knock on wood? Rub your lucky rabbit’s foot? You may or may not be surprised by the number of superstitions you’ll find in the average small business. In honor of Friday the 13th — possibly the most popular superstition, in America anyway — we’d like to offer a list […]

Hibu Employee Spotlight: Welcome our summer interns!

We’re proud to announce that we have a dynamic duo of accomplished and engaging students joining us this summer as interns! Both bring a world of skills and talent along with them and we’re thrilled to have them on board and contributing to Hibu’s success! Of course, it wouldn’t be an internship if we didn’t […]

Women’s History Month Spotlight: Laura Dement

Celebrating a few of the strong women we’re proud to call leaders With March marking Women’s History Month, Hibu will be spending the month spotlighting some of the amazing female leaders we’re lucky enough to have in our organization. We’re very excited to share some of their stories with you. Meet Laura Dement, our Vice […]

Cheers to more marketing success in 2018!

Happy New Year from Hibu! The end of every year is the perfect time to look back on your achievements — and look forward to doing even more next year. We believe that digital marketing made easy starts with the right partner, and we’re thrilled to have worked with so many of you in 2017. Here’s to […]

Small Business Saturday: #shopsmall on November 25th

Don’t forget to #shopsmall this Saturday! Celebrate local businesses — and your local community — by visiting small businesses in your area. Take a minute to look through the Shop Small Map to see all your friends and neighbors who are participating this weekend. As a proud corporate supporter of Small Business Saturday, Hibu wants you to get out and […]

The A-B-Cs of Small Business Marketing

A quick crash course in terms your local business should be thinking about School’s back in session, and this a great time to brush up on 26 things that can impact your digital marketing – and your business success! A is for Advertising Display ads, social ads, and mobile ads B is for Bing One […]

Hibu Helps: Alex’s Lemonade Stand 2017

  Yesterday (Wed., Aug. 16th), employees at our King of Prussia office held a fun fundraiser (a “fun-draiser”?) for Alex’s Lemonade Stand. For those who aren’t familiar with it, Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) is a national childhood cancer foundation dedicated to raising funds for research into new treatments and cures for all children battling […]

Employee Spotlight: Say “Hi!” to Hibu’s Summer Interns

This summer, we’re excited to welcome some bright, new talent to the Hibu team—say hello to our summer interns! From social media to our digital product teams, they’ll be putting their skills to use in various roles across the company. We’re thrilled to have them on the team, and we’re looking forward to working with […]

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 […]

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 […]

3 ways to help your favorite local businesses

3 ways to help your favorite local businesses

Chances are, you interact with a small business almost every day. From your hair stylist to your family doctor to everyone’s favorite — the local pizza shop! — your local businesses really are your neighbors. Here are three easy, fast and free ways to help spread the word about your favorites. 1. Connect with them on […]

How to Be Your Most Productive Self

Small business owners need sleep, too (and that’s not all) Have you ever gone to bed at night and thought “I got nothing done today.” Suddenly, you feel the stress building up right when you should be winding down. Being productive Monday through Friday is hard – and if you own a small business, you really […]

Slicing up the Pi of Digital Marketing

Pi starts out with three simple numbers – 3.14 – and nobody knows how large it can get. Your digital marketing works the same way – it starts with three small letters… www… and who knows how much you could grow your business from there. We wanted to recognize “Pi Day” – 3-14 – and […]

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