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East Meadow, NY – November 14, 2017

 

Hibu, Inc. announced today that Hibu is an official Corporate Supporter for Small Business Saturday®, taking place on November 25.

“Helping small businesses is the very heart of what we do at Hibu — that’s why we’re proud to be an official Corporate Supporter of this important annual even,” said Antoinette Ward, Director of Marketing for Hibu.

For those of you who don’t know, Small Business Saturday is a day dedicated to supporting local small businesses, strengthening local economies and celebrating communities across the country.

Small Business Saturday was originally created by American Express in 2010. The day serves as the ceremonial kickoff to the holiday shopping season for small businesses across the United States. In 2016, an estimated 112 million consumers reported shopping at small businesses on Small Business Saturday.1 The day was also championed by elected officials in all 50 states and Washington, D.C.

As a Corporate Supporter, Hibu will be promoting Small Business Saturday in a variety of ways –– on the new Hibu.com, in the Hibu Blog, and in social media –– encouraging our employees, partners and clients to be part of this special day.

“At Hibu, we recognize the importance of supporting small businesses – helping small business across America is at the heart of what we do,” Ward said. “All of us can support our neighborhood businesses simply by getting out and shopping on the 25th and sharing your favorite local businesses on social.”

Merchants and consumers can learn more about Small Business Saturday and how to get involved by visiting ShopSmall.com.

October 17, 2017

 

Cedar Rapids, IA – Hibu Inc., a leading provider of digital marketing solutions to local businesses across the US, announced today that it has received accreditation from the Better Business Bureau and has been awarded the prestigious A+ Rating. Receiving this accreditation speaks to Hibu’s track record of delivering results in accordance with BBB’s demanding standards.

As BBB states, “BBB accreditation is an honor – and not every business is eligible. Businesses that meet our high standards are invited to seek BBB accreditation. Businesses deemed to meet Accreditation Standards are presented to the BBB's Board for review and acceptance as a BBB Accredited Business.” 

 “We’re pleased to receive BBB Accreditation because we value building trust with our clients,” said Laura Dement, Hibu VP of Marketing. “We’re proud of our A+ Rating – the highest rating BBB awards -- we understand that our BBB Accreditation gives our clients confidence in our commitment to maintaining high ethical standards of conduct, and our dedication to embracing a ‘client for life’ culture.”

If a business has been accredited by the BBB, it means BBB has determined that the business meets accreditation standards, which include adhering to standards of advertising, safeguarding privacy, and committing to making a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. 

As with all BBB Accredited Businesses, Hibu adheres to the BBB Code of Business Practices, a comprehensive set of policies, procedures and best practices for representing trustworthiness in the marketplace. The code is built on BBB Standards, which call for building trust, advertising honestly, being transparent, honoring promises, being responsive to client’s needs and safeguarding their privacy.

Hibu has been partnering with local businesses for over 80 years, helping hundreds of thousands of US businesses connect with their customers.

 

About Hibu

Hibu Inc. is a leading provider of digital marketing solutions to local businesses across the US.  Through a comprehensive portfolio of services including digital listings management, website development and management, search engine marketing and optimization, online and mobile display, online reviews and social campaign creation and management, Hibu helps businesses compete and succeed.  Providing one-on-one service, expertise and transparency, Hibu has simplified the digital marketing process allowing clients to partner with a single marketing services provider to achieve their marketing objectives-- saving them time, frustration and money.  Hibu is a Facebook Marketing Partner, Google Premier Partner, Yahoo Preferred Partner and Bing Ads SMB Select Partner.

May 18, 2017

 

Small business owners are constantly approached by people offering to help with their marketing – and it’s not always easy to tell who you can trust. Local Search Association (LSA) created the LSA Certification for just this reason – to identify and highlight marketing providers with integrity and strong business practices.

LSA announced today, “We are very excited to announce that Hibu is the latest marketing provider to pass our rigorous certification process. LSA Certification is intended to identify and highlight marketing providers with integrity and strong business practices.”

This Certification lets SMBs know that Hibu has been through LSA’s robust review process. When you work with Hibu, you can be confident of our:

  • Service standards and accountability
  • Sales practices and representations made to prospective clients
  • Client transparency
  • Hiring and training practices
  • Service agreements and contracts
  • Security and privacy of information

We’re proud to receive the LSA Certification and we look forward to living up to it’s high-standards as we work with all our clients – current and new – for years to come.

For more information on LSA Certification, watch this short video.

 

About Hibu Inc.

Hibu Inc. is a leading provider of digital marketing solutions to local businesses across the US.  Through a comprehensive portfolio of services including digital listings management, website development and management, search engine marketing and optimization, online and mobile display, social campaign creation and management, and directories, Hibu helps businesses compete and succeed.  Providing one-on-one service, expertise, and transparency, Hibu has simplified the digital marketing process allowing clients to partner with a single marketing services provider to achieve their marketing objectives– saving them time, frustration and money.  Hibu is a Facebook Marketing Partner, Google Premier Partner, Yahoo Preferred Partner and Bing Select Partner.

December 6, 2016

 

Hibu’s 2016 Fundraising Campaign a Huge Success

Cedar Rapids, IA and King of Prussia, PA – Hibu Inc., a leader in providing full-service digital marketing solutions for small- and medium-sized businesses, has proudly partnered together with United Way of East Central Iowa and United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey to support the well-being of people in their surrounding communities.

The Hibu-United Way partnership connects Hibu and its employees with United Way’s goal to pursue positive change in local communities across the country. United Way, which is established in more than 1,200 communities across America, is dedicated to advancing the common good by creating opportunities for all. Its focus is on education, financial stability and health—the building blocks for a good quality of life.

“It’s such a pleasure working with Hibu. Every year, Hibu’s team works hard on their campaign. Their dedication and commitment, alongside support from upper management, makes it possible to succeed in reaching their goal.” said Carole Dzingle, an Annual Campaign Coordinator with United Way of East Central Iowa. “Companies like Hibu do such a great job and help us raise money needed to support programs in our community.”

Over the past six years, Hibu has raised nearly $1.5 million for United Way’s efforts in local communities.  Through a number of fundraising activities, Hibu and its employees have doubled down on their dedication to doing what they can to enrich the lives of those in need in their communities.

“Congratulations to Hibu for an outstanding 2016 United Way campaign,” said Lois Buntz, President and CEO of United Way of East Central Iowa. “We appreciate Hibu’s leadership, commitment and partnership in making our community a better place for those most in need.”

For more information about United Way of East Central Iowa, visit: http://www.uweci.org/.

For more information about United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, visit: http://www.unitedforimpact.org/.

 

About Hibu Inc.

Hibu Inc. is a leading provider of digital marketing solutions to local businesses across the US.  Through a comprehensive portfolio of services including digital listings management, website development and management, search engine marketing and optimization, online and mobile display, social campaign creation and management, and directories, Hibu helps businesses compete and succeed.  Providing one-on-one service, expertise, and transparency, Hibu has simplified the digital marketing process allowing clients to partner with a single marketing services provider to achieve their marketing objectives– saving them time, frustration and money.  Hibu is a Facebook Marketing Partner, Google Premier Partner, Yahoo Preferred Partner and Bing Select Partner.

December 2, 2016

 

East Meadow, NY –  Hibu Inc., a leading provider of digital marketing solutions for small- and medium-sized businesses, announced today that it has been named a Bing Select Partner.  This designation continues Hibu’s longstanding relationship with Bing, the world’s number two search engine.  As a Bing Select Partner, Hibu will have exclusive access to training, marketing, and technology that enhances the expertise and level of service Hibu brings to its search advertising clients.

Kevin Jasper, CEO of Hibu Inc., said, “Hibu’s core focus is to be a trusted marketing partner for small businesses.  That means ensuring that we bring the best technology, services, and support to our clients, and apply them to deliver maximum business results.  With search advertising making up over half of digital advertising spend today, Hibu’s partnership with Bing gives us a diversified portfolio and is an important part of this focus.”

Through its partnership with Bing, Hibu can offer its search clients broader exposure and access to additional prospects through the Bing Network as well as opportunities for increased levels of ROI on their advertising investment.  With Microsoft’s search advertising revenue growth of over 24% YOY in FY16, Hibu expects its continuing partnership with Bing to bring increased business opportunities to both Hibu and its search clients.

 

About Hibu Inc.

Hibu Inc. is a leading provider of digital marketing solutions to local businesses across the US.  Through a comprehensive portfolio of services including digital listings management, website development and management, search engine marketing and optimization, online and mobile display, social campaign creation and management, and directories, Hibu helps businesses compete and succeed.  Providing one-on-one service, expertise, and transparency, Hibu has simplified the digital marketing process allowing clients to partner with a single marketing services provider to achieve their marketing objectives– saving them time, frustration and money.  Hibu is a Facebook Marketing Partner, Google Premier Partner, Yahoo Preferred Partner and Bing Select Partner. 

September 27, 2016

 

Partnership Spotlights Hibu’s Solutions for Local Businesses, Leveraging the Power of Facebook Marketing

East Meadow, New York – Hibu Inc., a leader in providing full-service digital marketing solutions for small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), announced today it has been selected as a Facebook Marketing Partner in the Small Business Solutions specialty. The Facebook Marketing Partner program recognizes a select group of world-class marketing companies that are dedicated to helping businesses become more effective marketers on Facebook.

Facebook Marketing Partners are vetted not only for capability and expertise but also for a solid track record of success. Only companies that meet Facebook’s highest standard for capability and performance earn the Facebook Marketing Partner badge.

Hibu’s solutions have been developed in consultation with the Facebook team, drawing upon Facebook’s experience and expertise in delivering strong results for SMBs across multiple ad formats, targeting options and budgets. Today, Hibu helps thousands of clients reach customers and prospects through Facebook campaigns.

“Business owners consistently tell us they understand the importance of digital marketing but are overwhelmed by the many options and providers.  At Hibu, we have assembled a comprehensive set of marketing services that help small- and medium-sized businesses achieve their marketing objectives with simple, effective and affordable solutions” said Kevin Jasper, CEO of Hibu Inc.  “Helping local businesses reach the large and growing Facebook audience is increasingly important and our status as a Facebook Marketing Partner both recognizes and enhances our capabilities to support our clients through our solutions.”

 

About Hibu Inc.

Hibu Inc. is a leading provider of digital marketing solutions to local businesses across the US.  Through a comprehensive portfolio of services including digital listings management, website development, and management, search engine marketing and optimization, online and mobile display, social campaign creation and management, and directories, Hibu helps businesses compete and succeed online.  Providing one-on-one service, expertise, and transparency, Hibu has simplified the digital marketing process allowing clients to partner with a single marketing services provider to achieve their marketing objectives– saving them time, frustration and money.  Hibu is a Facebook Marketing Partner, Google Premier Partner, Yahoo Preferred Partner and Bing Ads Elite SMB Partner.

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