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Leading Inbound Marketing Agency Adds New Marketing Director to Its Fast Growing Team

September 9, 2015

Hire Adds Momentum to Continued Pattern of High Annual Growth RatesIRVINE, CA--(Marketwired – September 9, 2015) – Inbound marketing agency SmartBug Media today announced Chris Morris as its new marketing director. One of only six HubSpot Diamond Agency Partners in the world, SmartBug helps businesses modernize their approach to marketing and sales in order to increase website traffic, capture higher quality leads and enhance brand value.

Morris will lead the agency’s own marketing efforts to raise brand awareness in the marketplace, help new clients exceed their sales and marketing goals and delight current SmartBug customers.

“I joined SmartBug because I believe it’s poised to become the leading inbound marketing agency in the world,” said Morris. “This is a wonderful opportunity for me to help grow the business, test new ideas for our clients and learn from SmartBug’s extremely talented team.”

Morris joins SmartBug with over ten years of communications and marketing experience, including eight years working in New York City at Fleishman-Hillard, Pfizer and Widmeyer Communications. He has worked with global brands and start-ups alike as a brand strategist, writer and marketing consultant.

"Chris is a bright and well-rounded marketer," says Ryan Malone, Founder and CEO of SmartBug Media. "In addition to his marketing experience, his background in branding and public relations brings more depth to our team as we continue to grow and meet our ever growing clients’ expectations. We're excited to have Chris on board."

Morris lives in Boulder, Colorado and graduated from the University of Vermont. He is HubSpot-certified and spends his free time fly-fishing, snowboarding and exploring our National Parks.

About SmartBug

SmartBug Media is a nationally-recognized and full-service inbound marketing agency that helps companies utilize inbound and content marketing to increase leads, customers and revenue. One of only six HubSpot Diamond Partners in the world, SmartBug Media boasts the highest ROI documented from any HubSpot partner -- 3,558% and 14,500% ROI on a six-month and three-year campaign. SmartBug Media invests heavily in marketing talent, agency processes, content and creative to consistently exceed customer expectations. For a free inbound marketing consultation or to learn more about SmartBug Media, visit or call 949-236-6448.