It's the end of the year, and social media RFPs are coming out fast and furious! What is an RFP? An RFP is a request for a proposal and is typically a written document that outlines a brands’ criteria for agencies to respond and bid...

On October 6, 2020, Kraft Mac & Cheese launched matching national campaigns in the U.S. and Canada encouraging audiences to "send noods" as part of a giveaway. Participants were able to send a free box of mac and cheese to a friend, ostensibly to encourage...

The power-struggle is real. It seems that every brand out there is trying to figure out the right way to target Millennials and Gen Zers. However, there's a huge problem at hand that we at Ignite Social Media want to help fix: Understanding who Millennials...

The Current Online Shopping Landscape In response to the global pandemic, buyers significantly have shifted their consumption behaviors. A recent study from the Boston Consulting Group found that eCommerce has grown more in the last eight weeks than in the decade before that. Younger users who...

Ephemeral, or disappearing, content in the form of Stories is taking center stage in the digital world. Social media stories, originally popularized by Snapchat, have seen significant growth and adoption across nearly all major social networks. While the networks add Story capabilities to their channels,...

Over the last couple of weeks, you’ve probably seen live videos popping up on your Facebook and Instagram timelines left and right. In fact, Facebook reports a 50% increase in Live stream usage in the last month. With fewer options for entertainment given the current global...

For additional information on the current state of social media marketing during COVID-19, please reference the previous posts: Changing Consumer Behavior and How to Adjust Your Strategy (March 16th) Organic vs Paid Social Media Marketing Before and After the Virus (March 23rd) Top Questions Brands Have About Their...

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, consumers across the world are struggling to find "the new normal." With that, brand marketers are trying to figure out how to adapt their social strategies to new social media behaviors. Key Takeaways Running paid media is ok during this...

Please see prior posts that relate to the topic of COVID-19 and Social Media Marketing: Changing Consumer Behavior and How to Adjust Your Strategy (March 16th) Organic vs Paid Social Media Marketing Before and After the Virus (March 23rd) Top Questions Brands Have About Their Social Media Strategy...

Please see prior posts: Social Media Marketing in the Midst of COVID-19 (Mar 16); and Social Media Marketing During COVID-19: March 23 Update One week further along into our new normal and COVID-19 cases and deaths continue to climb in the United States. Federal distancing guidelines were extended until at...

One week ago today, we wrote a blog post on how to think about social media marketing during the COVID-19 outbreak around the globe. After what felt like the longest week in history, I’ve decided to update the post with the latest thinking as things...

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