It has certainly been a trying time for Facebook these last few months. First, it was fake news, and now privacy concerns have hit an all-time high. Facebook lost about $100B in market value over these issues. Is the mistrust among users and a significant...

On this edition of Ignite Your Week, we discuss some recent Instagram updates: Story highlights and shoppable ad units. Instagram Story Highlights Instagram recently announced Story Highlights. You have probably started seeing these on your friend's profiles or on brand pages that you follow. The update allows...

A lot happened this month in social media with most of the news centered around the Facebook privacy scandal. If you are just catching up, here are some highlights for April. Facebook Faced Congress During the middle of the month, Zuckerberg spent a few intense days testifying...

With the first day of spring right around the corner and the end of Q1 approaching it is a great time to do some social media spring cleaning of your channels and tactics. There have already been some channel announcements and updates that you will...

Many marketers are now looking beyond millennials and at the next generation of up and coming buyers. There has been a lot of coverage about how younger generations are leaving Facebook and spending time elsewhere. As a social media agency, we spend a lot of...

Social media marketers have been battling against the downward trend of organic reach since 2013 when Facebook began limiting the visibility of content in the news feed. These days, you are lucky if you get above 3% reach on your organic content. Additionally, recent algorithm...

Facebook recently made an exciting announcement for marketers. Facebook is experimenting with letting brands study people’s posts and comments on the platform. Facebook Audience Insights API is currently in Beta test with limited partners, as one of those partners, Ignite is going to give you...

Just a few weeks into 2018 and we have already heard of at least one major change that Facebook is making changes to their algorithm. But before we get too far down the path of anticipating what is going to happen this year, let’s take...

We have officially transitioned into a new year and it is time to start implementing your new or revised strategy. Take a look back at your learnings from 2017 for a reminder of where you are headed in 2018. Keep in mind that it is...

Now that we have entered November, brands are in holiday mode for the remainder of 2017. The countdown to Black Friday is on—only 3 short weeks away. If you in the process of planning or finalizing your strategy for Black Friday, the following tips are...