Steve Hubbard

qubeSocial Melbourne

Your Local Social Media Marketer for Melbourne including Hobson Bay, Maribyrnong and Wyndham

Following more than two decades planning, developing and promoting communities and sport opportunities offline, Steve completed a Masters in Marketing at Monash University and is now helping local businesses to promote and grow their assets online and across social media.

Based in Melbourne, Steve is qubeSocial’s Social Media Marketing Director and original Local Social Media Marketer, enabling franchises and independent multi-outlet organisations to protect, build and grow enterprise value in and using social media.


Sky News Business – Local Social Media Interview
Sky News Australia Business reporter Harry Frost interviews Steve Hubbard on the best social media platforms for small businesses to keep up to date and to find their customers.

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Get To Know Steve

1) Tell us about your Marketing qualification and the University from where it was attained?

Master of Marketing from Monash University

2) Social Media Skills … what channels get you most excited from a business marketing perspective?

Linkedin for personal and Direct, Facebook for Ads and Targeting

3) What is it that you are really Good At and you are most Passionate About?

Have always played sport, love beach volleyball and when I can combine with social I get really excited!

4) How do you feel about running and marketing your own #LocalSocial media marketing Business?

Absolutely rapt! Nothing better than working with people rather than for people, i.e. ‘The Boss’

5) What aspects do you love most about the Community where you live?

I often tell people Melbourne is like ‘Freo on steroids’, love the sport, culture and lifestyle.

6) Where were you born and how did you come to live where you are now (and for how long)?

Born in Subiaco (Perth), lived in Broome, Saudi Arabia, London then back in Perth (Rockingham) before moving to Melbourne (Williamstown) in 2007 and Footscray in 2015.

7) Tell us about your Perfect Week (eg. Social Media Marketer, Family, Fun and so on…)

Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat Sun
Day Port Melbourne Company Melb West Project Work Meeting Interested SMBs Melb West Project Work Local Network Meeting Interested SMBs Home Duties MCG Church (Winter) Volleyball (Summer)
Night Home Family Business Network Event / Vball Training Home Family Network Event/ Training/ Family Social Network (Offline) Dinner out with wife Family friends / Church (Summer) Friends/ Family / Project work

More on Steve

8) Are you Apple or Android?


9) Your T-shirt size?


10) Your Casual and Corporate clothing labels?

Casual: Mossimo Corporate: Marcs

11) Your shoe brand?


12) Your Footy Team?


13) Your Friday night Food & Beverage selection?

Seafood + Pale Ale / Red

14) You enter a room and your theme song is playing … who’s the Band/Singer and what’s the Song?

Blue Justice – Vitriol

15) Your favourite Movie of all time?

Really enjoyed ‘Mitty’

16) Your Significant Others?

Huong (Wife), Finn (Son), Tatum (Daughter) & Oliver (baby Son)

17) If you could Spend Time With Anyone, living or dead, who would that be?

From a business and marketing perspective Seth Godin

18) Who is your Celebrity Doppelganger? 

In the past Brian Litterell / ‘BackStreet Boys’ apparently!

19) What is your favourite ice-cream flavour?

Cookies ‘n’ Cream +

20) Where do you most want to travel to?

Follow Appalachian Trail on US East coast then go east to west across Canada

21) Where’s the favourite place you’ve been?

Loved Turkey

22) Give three words that best describe you?

Energetic, Persistent, Jovial