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The Future of Sales Podcast, featuring Jen Spencer

August 13, 2018

In this Future of Sales podcast, Jen Spencer, VP of Sales and Marketing at SmartBug Media, explains how a career in education and the nonprofit sector helped her perfect her sales process, how she garners trust with prospects, and why diversity within companies is crucial for their success.

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SmartBug Media Named a Q2 North American Impact Award Winner by HubSpot for Client Results and Graphic Design

August 9, 2018

SmartBug Media today announced that HubSpot has recognized the agency as the North American Q2 Impact Award winner of the Inbound Growth Story Award and the Graphic Design Award.

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SmartBug Media Named Among Best Companies in Los Angeles and Best CEOs in Los Angeles by Comparably

August 7, 2018

SmartBug Media today announced that Comparably has recognized it as a Best Company in Los Angeles and that Founder and CEO Ryan Malone has been named one of the Best CEOs in Los Angeles.

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Human Element Can Help Align Sales and Marketing

July 25, 2018

Jen Spencer, VP of Sales and Marketing for SmartBug Media, identifies a new, more important role for SDRs in the B2B sales process to be the human element bridging sales and marketing.

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Applying Conversion Rate Optimization to All Aspects of Marketing

July 24, 2018

Juli Durante, Team Lead & Marketing Strategist for SmartBug Media, outlines five areas to consider when building a CRO framework.

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5 Writing Tips for Marketers

July 13, 2018

Christopher Hutchens, Marketing Consultant for SmartBug Media, gives writing tips for marketers that want to engage the audience, cultivate consumers' trust and inspire readers to act in Ragan.com.

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Looking at Your Competition is a Waste of Time

July 2, 2018

Ryan Malone, Founder & CEO for SmartBug Media, discusses why all managing should be driven from metrics, he talks about the value of online and offline content marketing strategies and why looking at your competition is a waste of time with Hack the Entrepreneur podcast.

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4 Approaches to Using Video to Liven Up Your Storytelling

June 29, 2018

Kevin Coll, Marketing Strategist for SmartBug Media, delivers tips for developing fresh visual narratives and re-purposing old content on Ragan.com.

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SmartBug Media Hires David Haar and Caleb Malik as Sales Executives to Meet Agency's Increasing Growth Strategy

June 25, 2018

SmartBug Media today announced the addition of David Haar and Caleb Malik as Sales Executives to the growing SmartBug Media sales team.

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SmartBug CEO Ryan Malone Appointed Industry Fellow at UCI's Paul Merage School of Business Center for Digital Transformation

June 19, 2018

SmartBug Media announced that its founder and CEO, Ryan Malone, has been appointed an Industry Fellow at the University of California, Irvine's (UCI) Center for Digital Transformation within The Paul Merage School of Business.

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