The 4th of July is a tricky holiday for marketers. To ignore it completely comes across a little unpatriotic, but swing too far in the opposite direction, decorating your channel with rippling flags and eye-popping flashes of red, white, and blue, and you risk your...

In marketing, image is everything—especially when it comes to communication. Though content calendars and audience insights go a long way in informing content strategies, one of the best ways to generate high performing content is by following each platform’s best practices. Read on to get...

In this edition of Ignite Your Week, we'll share three content creation apps to make getting the perfect image a little easier.First up is VSCO. This versatile app is great for beginners and seasoned pros. You can use it simply to set your focus and...

Candid shots tell a story through still images. They capture not only time and place, but moments—a natural expression of emotion and personality. For this reason, candid shots present a welcome alternative to stiff, staged shots in a digital age where authenticity and honesty rule...

The key to creating successful social content is to plan ahead. Much like a garden, social channels need lots of attention and care to ensure their survival and growth. Care for and manage them, and they will reward you with engagements, followers, and likes. Neglect...

Halloween is right around the corner, which means it’s that time of year when social media managers begin planning their costumes, scouring Pinterest for inspiration and loading up their carts with accessories and bags of fun-size candy. While your Halloween costume may already be hanging...

We live in a digital world where images and information is constantly at our fingertips, readily available with nothing more than the push of a button. For those who work in social, this 24/7 access can provide the ability to expand our brands reach and...

It’s no surprise that a change in weather can affect our mood and health, but did you know it can also have an effect on the way we consume content? Whether we’re scouring the internet for the best summer BBQ recipes or covering our Pinterest...

Let’s face it—generating quality, engaging content is tough. Some days you’re strapped for time, working against the clock, while other days the creative well has run dry. But in the age of visual marketing, the images you choose are just as important (if not more...