If you are thinking about hiring an agency to help with your inbound marketing, SmartBug Media is someone you should contact.”
HubSpot, CEO & Co-founder
How do we do all that? With a team of best-in-business inbound marketing, web design, and public relations experts. SmartBug is one of a handful of HubSpot Diamond partners in the world and is the highest-rated agency in the history of the HubSpot ecosystem. SmartBug Media also has the highest ROI documented from any HubSpot Partner: 3,558% on a six-month campaign and 14,500% on a three-year campaign.
HubSpot, CEO & Co-founder
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CEO & Founder
Ryan Malone is the Founder and CEO of SmartBug Media, an award-winning digital marketing agency and one of HubSpot’s top partners. After starting his career leading marketing teams for publicly traded and early-stage technology companies, Ryan founded SmartBug Media to help organizations build more impactful sales and marketing teams. Ryan specializes in marketing strategy, the impact of digital on the creation of high-growth sales and marketing systems, and entrepreneurial topics surrounding how to build a vibrant agency culture and remote workforces. Ryan has a B.A. from the University of Maryland and an MBA from UC Irvine.
Client Services Director
Amber is the Client Services Director. Being a SmartBug veteran, she's lived through rapid business growth and, unintentionally, became obsessed with growth and the systems to hack it. As an ex-psychology nerd turned marketer, she considers herself a t-shaped marketer. She prides herself on client happiness and isn't afraid of hard work, which she credits to her upbringing on a farm in North Dakota.
Director of Public Relations
Doreen is SmartBug's Director of Public Relations, based in Charleston, S.C. She has 10-plus years of working with clients to build name recognition, increased credibility, and buzz for organizations and their thought leaders. Doreen has an MBA in marketing and loves to travel and deep-sea fish, and dreams of sharing a coffee with her favorite reality TV host, Andy Cohen.
Danielle is SmartBug's Creative Director and based in L.A. With a background in journalism, she approaches design from a strategic and research-oriented perspective and believes good design is clear and purposeful. During non-work hours, Danielle spends her time enjoying her 2-year-old daughter, dragging said daughter and husband on hikes around L.A., and eagerly awaiting the next season of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.
Senior Marketing Consultant
Katy is the resident taco expert. Currently residing in Houston, she has more than 10 years of interactive marketing experience in industries ranging from higher education and healthcare, to technology, software, and SMBs. Her passion lies in content marketing and helping companies connect with customers through the interwebs. She has spoken at numerous events nationwide on content marketing, social media, and brand personalization.
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