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In-Person HubSpot Training Coming to Chicago

Posted by Bonnie Valentine

Aug 2, 2016 8:30:00 AM

HubSpot has announced that their customer trainers are coming to Chicago to host a week of in-person training during August 29 - September 1.

HubSpot Classroom Training is designed specifically for customers and users who are looking for a more hands-on, personalized HubSpot training experience. By attending these courses, you’ll dedicate one or two days to understanding how the HubSpot tools fit together, learning best practices, and creating assets needed to execute your next campaign.

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INBOUND 2016 Discounts and Prizes!

Posted by Bonnie Valentine

May 19, 2016 2:00:57 PM

Going to INBOUND 2016 November 8-11? You have a limited-time opportunity to cash in on some amazing discounts and special giveaways. Here's how it works.

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HUG Attendees Are About to Boost Their Email Campaign Success!

Posted by Bonnie Valentine

Apr 8, 2016 2:30:00 PM

HOT off the email campaign! We’re pleased to announce that Mike Donnelly, Founder & CEO of Seventh Sense, will be attending the coast-to-coast Philly and Ann Arbor HUG on April 12!

Mike will provide a sneak peek of their latest HubSpot integration tool that’s taking email marketing by storm. The tool is highly recommended by top marketing agencies and HubSpot:

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Topics: Smarketing

Catch Anese Cavanaugh LIVE at Zingerman’s

Posted by Bonnie Valentine

Apr 7, 2016 7:30:00 AM

We were stoked to announce that our guest speaker at the coast-to-coast, joint Ann Ann HUG and PhillyHUG meetup on April 12, 2016, is nationally recognized author and leadership advisor Anese Cavanaugh, author of Contagious Culture and's "Showing Up" column.

But now we’re adding fuel to the fire. Anese will be LIVE at Zingerman’s in Ann Arbor on May 5 & 6. HUG Sprockets get 20% off the intensive, 2-day experience by using the following special promo offer: IEPNOW.

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Topics: Smarketing

Phoning It In? It’s Impacting Your Company Culture

Posted by Bonnie Valentine

Apr 5, 2016 10:30:00 AM

How often in your workday or personal life do you “phone it in”? Most of us can relate to Adam Sandler’s character in the movie Click, with his remote controller that fast forwards him through life.

I’ve often been at a networking event where the person I’m talking to isn’t making eye contact with me—they’re looking beyond my shoulder to find the next person to meet. And I’ve experienced the common brush-off by someone acting as if they’re too busy to speak.

When we aren’t really present with others, we have a profound impact on all parties, and in more ways than one. Our actions represent who we are and our organization, and they will attract more of the same type of people for clients and new hires.

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Topics: Smarketing

Don’t Miss April’s Historic Meetup: Create a Contagious Smarketing Culture

Posted by Bonnie Valentine

Mar 3, 2016 10:51:17 AM

We’ve got something up our sleeve for the April 12th HUG event. Actually, we’ve got something up both our sleeves!

First, we’re very excited to announce that our guest speaker is nationally recognized author and leadership advisor Anese Cavanaugh, author of Contagious Culture and's "Showing Up" column. Anese’s portfolio of clients includes IBM, McDonald’s, Zingerman’s Community of Businesses, and more.

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Topics: Smarketing

INBOUND was awesome...but don't miss the next hug meetup!

Posted by Bonnie Valentine

Sep 23, 2015 10:15:00 AM

Wow! INBOUND 2015 was amazing! Thanks to everyone who joined us at Destination Unknown, which was held at the swanky Lookout Rooftop Bar at The Hotel Envoy. We had an awesome time—you all made it such a special night.

Here are some photos from Destination Unknown and INBOUND 2015.


Don't miss September's HUG Meetup!

Our next meetup is less than a week away!

Join The Whole Brain Group and your fellow HUG users for a lively meetup of reviewing the new HubSpot features and updates that were revealed during INBOUND 2015. We'll also have a hands-on demo on performing a blog lead generation analysis.

Bring a friend and win a prize!

As always, we'll kick-off the HUG meetup with networking and drinks.


Tuesday, September 29, 2015
5:30-7:00 pm

Whole Brain Group
315 E. Eisenhower Pkwy, Suite 300
Ann Arbor, MI 48108 

Reserve Your Spot Now 



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Destination Unknown at INBOUND 2015!

Posted by Bonnie Valentine

Aug 27, 2015 2:24:11 PM

HubSpot's INBOUND 2015 conference is right around the corner and the Ann Arbor HubSpot User Group is bursting with excitement. 

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Topics: Content

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