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5 Tips for Producing Better Instagram Stories

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 16, 2017 8:54:37 AM / by Erica Nardello posted in Events

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5 Tips to Producing Better Instagram Stories

Since its launch in 2010, Instagram has regularly revealed new features and cutting-edge functionalities to keep users engaged on the visual platform. Seven years and 700 million users later, the challenge for brands lies in understanding and utilizing these nascent features in ways that drive results. This is certainly the case with Instagram Stories, which launched in August 2016 as a competitor to Snapchat’s Stories. “...Instagram’s reputation as the home for your glamour shots has raised the psychological bar for posting a photo there. It’s not unusual for some users to post no more than once a week, or even once a month,” wrote The Verge’s Casey Newton when Instagram Stories debuted. “Meanwhile, Snapchat developed a product that allows users to share frequent, candid snapshots of their days without worrying that they’re spamming friends, or leaving behind a public archive of photos that could come back to haunt them later.” In less than one year, however, Instagram has eclipsed Snapchat’s success with a full one-third more regular Stories users. As of the summer of 2017, Instagram boasts that 250 million people are using Instagram Stories. But how can brands produce engaging pieces of ephemeral content?

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Philly HUG Meetup // Making Friends and Technology at MakeOffices

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 3, 2017 7:23:00 AM / by Alee Bevilacqua posted in Events

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MakeOffices_Philadelphia.jpgMakeOffices is excited to collaborate with Philly HubSpot User Group for the first time to host the Technology Roundtable event on September 19th! Speaking as personal attendees to past Philly HUG meetups, we’ve gained constructive and insightful digital marketing tips while creating lasting professional and personal connections. We are greatly looking forward to engaging with others in the Philadelphia marketing and tech communities in our space. Why is our space unique?

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U are the Winner to these Marketing Conferences

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 7, 2017 4:56:29 PM / by Bonnie Valentine posted in Events, inbound marketing, conferences

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Sometimes U Win and Learn 

#Winning with Philly HUG

Placing the "U" in Philly HUG by granting you free tickets to The Digital Summit Philadelphia on August 23-24.

Register and attend the June 14 Philly HUG meetup for your chance to win. 

Look no further than your Philly HUG Community to keep you in the know about digital marketing conferences and discounts. There are several important dates on the calendar:

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Member Spotlight // Courtney Zawodniak

[fa icon="calendar'] May 25, 2017 7:30:00 AM / by Megan Stoner posted in Events

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Excited to announce our member spotlight of the month, Courtney Zawodniak. She is a freshman at Temple University (go Owls!) studying marketing and of course its best friend, sales.

 

Courtney is in the student-led Professional Sales Organization (PSO) and on the Diamond Gems dance team. 

 

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Millennial Reboot Author Kate Athmer Tells the Truth about Millennials

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 18, 2017 10:27:06 AM / by Mikhail Bell posted in Events

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Millennials are entitled, slothful, and idealistic right? Wrong.

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Member Spotlight | Mark Schmukler

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 14, 2017 7:28:00 AM / by Megan Stoner posted in Events

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Introducing...Member Spotlights! Every month, we will feature a member of the Philly HUG community to give you insight on the latest and greatest.

This month's Member Spotlight is Mark Schmukler from Sagefrog Marketing Group.

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Inbounder World Tour NYC // Land Your Tickets

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 11, 2017 10:47:17 AM / by Bonnie Valentine posted in Events, inbound marketing

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Global Digital Marketing Conferences Coming Near You 

TheInbounderGlobalTour.pngPack your overnight bag! Experience New York City and share your love of Inbound Marketing with a free ticket to The Inbounder World Wide Tour in NYC on May 22, 2017.

Register and attend the May 3 #PhillyTechWeek Philly HUG meetup for your chance to win. 

Look no further than to your Philly HUG community to keep you in the know about global digital marketing conferences for 2017 that are landing near you. There are several important dates on the calendar already:

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Linking Temple University and Philly HUG Community

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 24, 2017 5:45:17 PM / by Megan Stoner posted in Events

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Hello, Sprockets! Megan here, the newbie Campus Ambassador. I am going B-A-N-A-N-A-S for Philly HubSpot User Group (HUG). Since I know you're wondering...I do love bananas (with Nutella) but my first love is coffee (cream and sugar). What better combo before a nice run in the city? 

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Recap: September 14, 2016 HUG Meetup

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 18, 2016 12:43:45 PM / by Jen Rossi posted in Events

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Mike Donnelly Founder and CEO from Seventh Sense lead a great discussion with the group members about email best practices, tips, and even gave us a sneak peek of what Seventh Sense is currently working on. (Spoiler Alerts!)

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New Addition to the PHLHUG

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 12, 2016 2:44:15 PM / by Isabel Miranda-Drone posted in Events

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