Digging in and Doing Good


Last week, HB kicked-off its CitySprouts work at the Andrew Peabody School in North Cambridge, where we assisted in garden prep work for the spring season.

HUBgrown: Q&A with Michael Skok


For our first installment of HUBgrown, we spoke with Michael Skok. Well-known in the city as an entrepreneur, investor, mentor and educator at Harvard, Michael talked to us about why Boston’s rich history has a significant impact on the culture and what makes entrepreneurs successful.

Blog posts don’t matter… do they?

In a recent conversation with the HB team, someone asked if the work we do to keep our blog up to date with relevant content, interesting perspectives and topical news was worth it. You see, it requires a great deal of time and investment to do it well and to do it consistently. And sometimes […]

Why B2B Video Should Feel Like Child’s Play

HB knows B2B marketing. From high tech to med tech, from energy to sustainability, to financial services firms to universities, taking complex messages and delivering them creatively to the right audience is where we thrive. When Project Giving Kids asked us to create a video explaining the organization’s mission, we said yes for three reasons. […]

HB Agency Animated Video Wins Top Honors at 2015 In2 SABRE Awards

Project Giving Kids animated video helps inspire kids to connect with causes NEWTON, MA– March 19, 2015 – HB Agency, a Boston-based integrated marketing firm, took home top honors for Best Animation video at the prestigious 2015 In2 Sabre Awards. The agency developed the winning video on behalf of Project Giving Kids – Connecting Kids […]

Why We Chose to Go Solar, and Why You May Not Want To


For the first six years we lived in our house, our electric bills averaged $1,500/year. While we wanted to go solar for a variety of reasons, we didn’t think it was likely to be worthwhile financially. So we tried to economize by limiting our use of electricity. That generally didn’t work, as our house came […]

What Happens in London Doesn’t Stay In London

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This Valentine’s Day, Let’s Take a Break (From Pitching)


Dear Journalist, February 14th has been a tradition to celebrate Valentine’s Day for as long as we can remember. Although the world has seen hundreds of years and countless technological evolutions since the first valentine was sent via snail mail, there are a few special Valentine’s Day memories that we all have in common. Whether […]

Memorable Football and Powerful Marketing

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The ridiculously-expensive advertisements that we all look forward to each year actually conveyed powerful, emotional and sometimes heart-warming messages

Beers, Burgers and Boillot

Here at HB we’re thankful for a lot of things. From our colleagues who make us laugh everyday and push us to be better, to our family and friends for their love and support, and for our clients for their partnership, we’re so grateful for the amazing people in the HB community.