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News Sep 29, 2017

The Roundup – September 2017 Edition

Each month, we recap the biggest industry news by rounding up a handful of can’t-miss articles. In September, we saw tech giants spend big on television, heard a call for marketers to refocus on awareness, noticed missed opportunities on YouTube and more.   Why Tech Giants Like Google and Amazon Are Spending Big On TV… Continue Reading

News Aug 8, 2017

Mindgruve Expands Client Service Offerings With Macarta Partnership

Mindgruve, one of the fastest growing marketing and technology agencies in the nation, recently announced its strategic partnership with Macarta ( Headquartered in Denver, CO, Macarta is a strategy consultancy firm and outsourcing partner focused on helping brands and retailers optimize sales and grow revenue on Amazon. “Amazon has reimagined the online retail world. Brands… Continue Reading

News Jun 1, 2017

Mindgruve Earns Five ADDYs at 2017 American Advertising Awards

Mindgruve was recognized for its creative excellence at the 2017 American Advertising Awards District 15 Competition, earning one Gold and four Silver ADDYs. The winning work included: Unity Point Health “Don’t Treat Yourself” Gold, Internet Commercial & Silver, Integrated Campaign   San Diego Zoo Anniversary Celebration Silver, Microsite (   Martinelli’s “First Love” Silver, Microsite… Continue Reading

News Nov 28, 2016

Mindgruve Named 2016 Agency of the Year

Mindgruve was recently named Agency of the Year at the 2016 Brand Diego Awards. The event is sanctioned by the American Advertising Federation, the industry’s largest and most representative competition recognizing the creative spirit of excellence in the art of advertising. Among other criteria, agencies are judged based on the uniqueness of their positioning and… Continue Reading

News Jan 29, 2016

Chad Robley Selected as Finalist for San Diego Business Journal’s Most Admired CEO Award

Mindgruve leader among San Diego’s top bosses vying for highest honor SAN DIEGO, Calif. Jan. 29, 2016. Mindgruve CEO Chad Robley has been chosen as a finalist for the 2016 Most Admired CEO. Awarded by the San Diego Business Journal, San Diego’s highest business honor recognizes CEO’s for outstanding achievements both in business and the… Continue Reading

News Mar 18, 2015

Brands Winning and Losing at SXSW

Thousands of the brightest minds in emerging technology descended upon Austin, Texas, as South By Southwest (SXSW) kicked off the Interactive portion of its annual festival March 11-15, 2015. Eager to engage the legions of technologists, marketers and agencies in attendance, a long list of brands set up shop inside the event and around the… Continue Reading

News Mar 10, 2015

Google Leadership Invites Mindgruve
Media Director to Collaborate at Google HQ

For a giant like Google, staying on top of its game means constantly improving its products and services. The best way to do that is by leveraging the knowledge and expertise of trusted industry partners. That’s why the Google team recently invited Mindgruve Media Director Steven Hellbusch – and only four other leading agency business… Continue Reading

News Oct 22, 2014

Mindgruve Wins Gold W3 Award

“Welcome to Beverly Hills.” Or so it says on the homepage of our award-winning site for the Beverly Hills CVB,! That’s right. Mindgruve has been honored with a Gold W3 Award in the General Website – Tourism category. The responsive design allows users to seamlessly check out upcoming events, local restaurants, shops, and places… Continue Reading

News Sep 11, 2014

Slowing Down The Internet.

Earlier this week, Apple unveiled the new iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch in a live-streamed event marred by a bevy of technical issues. And, the Internet promptly erupted with people taking to Twitter to voice their frustration. Just one day later, the Internet slowed to a halt. No, it wasn’t your router… Continue Reading

News Feb 13, 2014


SAN DIEGO, CA – February 13, 2013 – Digital marketing and technology firm Mindgruve, won a 2014 Poppy Award for Visit Carlsbad’s “Carlsbad is where…” integrated digital marketing campaign. The biennial Visit California Poppy Awards honors the best of California tourism, celebrating innovation in travel marketing. A record number of entries for the Visit California… Continue Reading

News Oct 9, 2013

Mindgruve Attends Motion 2013

This past weekend, Mindgruve was pleased to attend the Motion 2013 conference. Considered a very significant conference in the VFX industry, the event unites creative directors, producers, illustrators, writers, motion designers, animators, graphic designers, and VFX artists to share experiences and collaborate. The event takes place annually at the historic KiMo theatre in downtown Albuquerque,… Continue Reading

News Sep 19, 2013

Exhibiting Excellence at the 2013 WebAwards

We’re excited to announce that, in partnership with four of our incredible clients, we are the proud winner of four 2013 WebAwards. Produced by the Web Marketing Association, the WebAwards competition has been recognizing exemplary websites for 17 years and considers entries from close to 100 unique industries. Judges are pulled from top companies including… Continue Reading

News Sep 4, 2013

Get to Voting on!

Over the next few months, we’ll be submitting some of our best work to be considered for’s Site of the Day award. The FWA, or “Favourite Website Awards,” has been around since May 2000 and is the most trafficked web-based awards program in Internet history. Since November 2012 alone, has received more than… Continue Reading