Your birthday must be on or before today’s date in 1998 to view this content. If we were advertising or selling alcohol you might see a similar message due to the restrictions put in place for marketing alcoholic beverages. In the US the marketing and...

When you think of the word “organic” these days, the word “expensive” probably also comes to mind. But when it comes to social media, organic reach is all about the influence content has without paying to boost it. Growing your following naturally can be painfully slow sometimes. So...

As 2019 draws to a close, many of you may be putting the finishing touches on your social media strategy plans for the next calendar year. Buttoning up your 2020 strategy can get tricky, however, when the social media platforms and their users are perpetually...

As a result of ever-changing content algorithms, social media benchmarks are fickle. There's a good chance what will follow in this post will be irrelevant as soon as it's published but, what the heck, let's look at a few social media stats and benchmarks we've...

As the social media landscape continuously shifts, so must your brand strategy for operating on the various platforms. However, it can be difficult to stay on top of the constant stream of changes, updates, and additions coming from all the different networks, so to help...

Ignite Social Media received the Audience Honor at the Shorty Awards for both of the categories we applied for: Retail & E-commerce and Large Media Buying Strategy. There were some great submissions by top brands in each of the categories. Shorty Award Audience Honor: Retail &...

When it comes to marketing, non-profit organizations tend to zero in their efforts to their big donor campaign seasons. While this approach may yield decent results, it is a missed opportunity. Non-profits should be connecting with their constituents and providing updates on their progress outside...

https://youtu.be/aG_cwCHoMD4 Social Media and Ecommerce Trends E-commerce sales have reached about a half-trillion dollars and the cost of acquiring new customers is growing with it. A key trend, from Mary Meeker's annual internet report showed that Americans are spending more time with digital media than ever before....

In this week's edition of Ignite Your Week, we're talking about micro-channels and how micro-channels might very well be the brand new channel for generation Z. Micro-channels for Gen Z Essentially what's happening is generation Zer's are recreating Facebook groups on Instagram. We are seeing this primarily...

On this week's edition of Ignite Your Week, our focus is on Instagram's new in-app checkout feature. Although it's still in beta testing, what we have heard is that Instagram expects to make about 10 billion dollars on this feature. Great for them, but what...

When it comes to driving business value through social media, Facebook should have a spot reserved in your strategy. The social networking goliath has nearly 1.5 billion daily active users and averages over $98 in ad revenue per user – nearly twice as much as...

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