February was a fairly quiet month for the largest branded Facebook fan pages in the world. Unlike prior months where we saw explosive growth, growth was largely in the single digits during February, with only one fan page in the Top 50 (MTV) growing at a...

(UPDATE 2/21): The first 1,000 tickets sold out quickly. But we just released 500 more. Get em while they last.) Anyone who has been to South by Southwest knows that the parties are nearly as important as the sessions. The networking opportunities, the fun, your Twitter stream...

One of the questions we get from serious brand marketers is exactly how does a company develop a social media strategy that drives business results. In December, I had a chance to consult with 7 companies throughout Australia over a fun-filled, but hectic line-up...

As more and more companies look for help with social media marketing strategies, more and more agencies are following the money, professing to be experts in the space. And, since agencies are full of marketers, it's sometimes difficult to tell the difference between the best...

Ignite Social Media is a social media consultancy that works with companies to advise them on how to leverage social media (both social networking like Facebook and social media like blogs, vlogs, podcasts, etc.) for marketing benefits, including increased customer engagement and search engine optimization....

19 of the Top 50 branded Facebook Fan Pages of 2010 were not on the Top 50 list from 2009, just one indicator of how much movement we saw over the past year. And the biggest mover in our list, MTV, saw growth of 1,040%,...

In a strong month for fan growth (average growth of the top 50 was 22.19% in October), we've had a change in the top 5 branded Facebook fan pages since September, with YouTube edging out Starbucks for the #2 spot on the list. Converse All...