SmartBug® News and Awards

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SmartBug Media® Named to Inc. 5000 List for the Fourth Year in a Row

August 13, 2020

SmartBug was named to the prestigious Inc. 5000 list of the fastest growing private companies in America for the fourth year in a row, placing at No. 2202 in the nation with a three-year revenue growth of 190.5 percent.

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SmartBug Media® Founder Ryan Malone Nominated for Orange County Business Journal’s 2020 Innovator of the Year Awards

August 7, 2020

Inbound Marketing Agency’s Innovative Qualities Include Its Pioneering Creation of a Fully Remote Agency Workplace Culture, Inspiration for a World Certification Day, and Its Market Lead in Customer Endorsements

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SmartBug Media® Earns 11th and 12th Comparably Awards as It Is Recognized as One of the ‘Best Companies for Professional Development’

July 28, 2020

SmartBug® wins 11th and 12th Comparably Awards, as it's recognized as a "Best Company for Professional Development, and Ryan Malone is named a "Best CEO for Women."

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SmartBug Media® Adds Digital Marketing Agency Veteran Carey Isom to Its Board of Directors

July 7, 2020

SmartBug® adds agency veteran Carey Isom to its Board of Directors. Isom will add another layer of strategic guidance to SmartBug’s leadership team as it advances through its next stage of evolution and growth.

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SmartBug Media® Partners with HubSpot to Host World Certification Day on July 10, 2020

July 1, 2020

SmartBug partners with HubSpot to host World Certification Day. The event encourages businesses to provide professional development opportunities for employees and raises money for UNICEF.

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SmartBug Media® Named to HubSpot’s Partner Advisory Council for the Second Year in a Row

June 26, 2020

SmartBug Media named to HubSpot’s Partner Advisory Council for the second year in a row. SmartBug will help steer the future of HubSpot’s global partner program.

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SmartBug Media® Strengthens Executive Team By Adding Senior Talent in Operations, Finance, and Technology Integration

May 6, 2020

SmartBug Media announced its addition of industry veterans as it scales core business and introduces new lines of service.

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SmartBug Media® Receives Growth Investment from American Discovery Capital, Forming Strategic Partnership

February 20, 2020

SmartBug Media announced it has received a growth equity investment from American Discovery Capital, to accelerate its growth and to capitalize on expanded opportunities.

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SmartBug Media® Named a HubSpot Elite Partner, Becoming One of Only Six Agencies to Earn the Distinction Worldwide

February 13, 2020

SmartBug Media today announced that it has been named a HubSpot Elite partner, one of only six companies to earn this distinction worldwide.

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Founder of SmartBug Media®, Ryan Malone, Nominated for Orange County Business Journal’s 2020 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards

January 30, 2020

SmartBug Media founder and CEO, Ryan Malone, has been nominated for the Orange County Business Journal’s (OCBJ) 2020 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards.

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