At some point in your Twitter history, you've probably come across several tweets in a thread that starts like this: https://twitter.com/WhitsonGordon/status/791707109737902080 As Twitter has long held a 140 character limit (which is changing as of fall 2017), if someone wants to continue one train of thought, they...

Here's a fun game (depending on your definition of fun anyway): Google "is Snapchat dying" and "is Twitter dying." You'll get a lot of results, a lot of facts that may be startling if you've invested in either company, and a lot of predictions about...

Adoption of Twitter by CEOs may not have been the shortest timeline in social media. However, many CEOs from companies of all sizes are seeing the benefits of maintaining a personal presence on Twitter. As is the case with any slice of Twitter users, some...

Pardon me while I use my best grandpa voice.  Back when Ignite started in 2007, social media was a simpler time. Myspace was the top social media site, Facebook was new, and we were fine with it. We didn't have all these newfangled networks to keep up...

This past Sunday was Father's Day, and if you were on social media over the weekend, you probably saw a lot of #FathersDay content from celebrities and brands. Yes, there were the expected sales on power tools and business attire. However, several brands went beyond...

We’re just about one month away from Memorial Day, the unofficial start of summer. It’s natural to get excited about sitting by the pool, having friends and family over for a cookout, or heading to the beach for a long weekend. However, it’s incredibly important...

You’ve come up with a great social media strategy and your team has created some fantastic content. Now it’s time to share it with your fans and watch the comments roll in. One last question before you do: will you post and monitor your comments...

A wise man once said social media is a cocktail party. A lot has changed in social media in the nine years since that book was written, but one thing certainly has not: engaging with your fans matters. Here are five ways to better...

Every holiday, from Thanksgiving all the way down to #NationalDonutDay, is a potential opportunity for your brand to join the conversation and put your unique spin on the day. However, not all holidays and the ideals associated with them are good times to promote your...