We love providing you with exciting news and trends from the industry, as well as current marketing and blogging tips. In the HBC Roundup, we highlight a few of our favourite updates and from the health and blogging world. Today we are talking about Instagram Location Stories, Vegan Dating Apps and much more.

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Instagram Location Stories and Hashtag Stories: What Marketers Need to Know : Social Media Examiner

Want to get your Instagram stories seen by more people? Wondering how location tags and hashtags can improve your performance? These Instagram features allow you to add clickable hashtags and location stickers to your stories. In this article, you’ll discover how to add clickable location stickers and hashtags to your Instagram stories.

This Dating App Helps Vegans Meet Other Vegans

Vegans can have a rough time dating, just ask entrepreneur Amber Gouzy. The Sydney-based founder has just launched a dating website geared towards helping the gastronomical minorities among us find true love: V Love is a dating app featuring potential vegan and vegetarian soulmates, following Amber’s experience with the trolling her and her plant-loving friends experienced on traditional dating sites.

Why Salma Hayek and Juice Generation want you to put smoothies on your face

Juice Generation has long been the go-to for savvy New Yorkers in need of a blue algae-infused juice or that kale salad (seriously, it’s one of the best). But unless you had a ticket booked to the Big Apple, the only way you could get your hands on a PB Acai bowl was to order founder Eric Helms’ recipe book and make one yourself from scratch.

Rethinking Subscriptions: Lessons Learned During the HubSpot Marketing Blog’s Email Overhaul

A few months ago, I took on the task of evaluating and reinventing the HubSpot Marketing Blog’s email subscription. It’s not that our email subscription wasn’t working. We were gaining an impressive number of subscribers each month. Those subscribers we’re opening and clicking on our subscription emails — and we had the traffic numbers to prove it.

These Shoes Help Clean Lakes-Because They’re Made Of Polluting Algae

After a massive explosion of algae growth in China’s Lake Taihu a decade ago left more than two million people in the area temporarily without safe drinking water, the government started spending hundreds of millions of dollars a year to try to solve the algae problem.