Whenever I try to describe what influencers are and what they do to anyone outside of the social media industry, I find that people generally have a misconceived notion about what they actually do. Typically one of the first things that I hear is, “I...

The concept of “influencer marketing” is nothing new. For decades, brands and the advertising industry have gravitated toward using the notable, famous, and controversial as the face of their product endorsements. The thought process was that celebrities, due to their famous nature, were trustworthy enough...

The most common reaction I get when I tell people what I do for a living is usually a long, blank stare, followed by “Soooo…you take pictures, then?” For those not in the industry, content producer seems like a made-up title, a hip way of...

Hunting for the perfect content creators for your social media strategy isn’t always an easy feat. When your client’s needs venture far from the realm of family, food, or beauty, it’s time to get especially creative in your search. In the world of content creators,...

Each morning we wake up and prepare for the day ahead of us. For some people in the working world, the day ahead is full of monotonous processes to get them from point A to point B, which occurs the same way, every single day....

Creating great content takes work and like it or not, there isn't much you can do to change that. When done well, your content marketing efforts should be engaging, effective and entertaining. It must break through the clutter of your audience's digital world, cause them...

Video is everywhere. I can almost guarantee that you watch at least one video online per day. It’s hard to avoid when you’re scrolling through your feed and they automatically starts playing. According to Cisco, by 2019 80% of all Internet traffic will be video....

Is your brand Facebook obsessed? It's hard to avoid the behemoth social network. Many brands make it their top priority for all of the right reasons. Particularly brands with limited resources who aren't quite sure they are able to spread them across managing multiple channels. However, there is...

Hello. It’s me. I was wondering if after all these years you’d like to meet. To go over… influencers and the best ways to incorporate them into your brand’s marketing strategy! At least I’m pretty sure that’s what she’s trying to say. I can read...

From December 2004 until the end of 2011, Google's monthly US desktop searches hockey-sticked steadily up and to the right. A multi-billion industry around search engine optimization was born to ensure that brand's could be discovered in a search environment. In the four years since then,...

Join Jim Tobin, President of Ignite Social Media, on Thursday, October 22 at Brand Innovators in Boston as he shares 4 specific opportunities to help brands up their content marketing efforts to generate real results. Hosted by Dunkin' Brands and Hill Holliday, Jim will be joined by representatives from Bank...

We all know that the holiday time can be stressful, people are consuming more information than they typically would during other times of the year. For brands, it can be difficult for their messaging to get through the clutter, but one way to push through...

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