With social media’s ever changing vocabulary, we break down the most important industry buzzwords that every marketer needs to know and understand. Chatbots Because this is now the norm and the way we communicate, businesses have made it available as a service in messengers like Facebook Messenger...

Are you ready for some football?! I know I am. I’ve been so desperate for football this offseason that I actually watched the combine and draft in their entirety (sad, right?). Well, it’s finally time for the real deal to begin! To celebrate, I’ve compiled...

Last month, we hosted a webinar talking about the past 10 years, the present, and the future of social media. Overall, we had three major predictions on what the future of social media looks like. 1) Data Drives Standards & Sales Anyone who works with data/analytics is hoping...

Emojis have become a centerpiece in this new 21st century communication environment. In fact, as of 2015, 92% of the online population was using emojis. But for those who are not too familiar with emojis and how they work, allow us to catch you up...

Ah, August. The month where we’re all wrapping up our own summer plans, and basking in the last of the long and hot days of the year. When you’re in the world of social media, you’re likely also finishing up your summer content and campaigns....

Using Your Budget to Drive Sales on Facebook and Instagram With so many objectives available on Facebook and Instagram, it’s important to know which ones are best—and most efficient—at driving sales. Here are two key objectives you should be spending your media dollars on.   Website Conversions  Of all...

  Webinars are a great strategy for businesses trying to show thought-leadership within their industry and generate potential leads at the same time. They can be time intensive to produce as I learned while co-hosting my first webinar this month (check it out here). In this...

It is hard to believe we are already over halfway through 2017. At this point in the year, it is a good time to evaluate key changes in social to date before we look ahead. We will take a look at the current state of...

If you work on influencer marketing you should know all about branded content disclaimers on social media and the FTC. If you don’t, here’s a brief overview of their guidelines. The FTC endorsement guidelines were put into effect in order to protect consumers from deceptive...

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...

For seasonal brands, one of the toughest times of the year is those off-season months when consumers aren't really looking for the products and services they offer. How does a brand stay top of mind  for their fans during these times of the year? Well,...

There are few things more exciting than covering a live sporting event on your brand’s social channels. There also are few things more complicated than covering a live sporting event on your brand’s social channels. Between bringing the necessary equipment, creating a schedule, and knowing...

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