We are less than seven months away from SXSW 2013. Excited? At Ignite Social Media, we can hardly wait! One of the great things about the festival is the diverse panel content, and what makes it so special is that the attendees have a hand in...

If reading that title didn’t fill you with a healthy dose of skepticism, you’re either an eternal optimist or a newcomer to the field of social media marketing. Since the rise of YouTube, brands have tried to create viral videos for marketing success. There are some...

After a wonderful long weekend in Austin, TX, we thought it would be nice to take a moment to reflect on one of the best interactive conferences in the world. We present to you some Sh*t People Say at SXSW 2012. ...

The food truck phenomenon has been spreading across America recently in large part due to social media. I sat in on a fantastic panel with three contestants from Food Network's The Great Food Truck Race: Daniel Shemtob of Lime Truck, Stephanie Morgan of Seabirds Truck, and James DiSabatino...

Will the law protect you if you tweet unfriendly comments about a public figure? Can a company make you take down a blog post if you use an image taken by their photographer? Where do you draw the line between rights and terms of service?...

Welcome back to work. Perhaps one of your 2012 resolutions is to keep up with social media marketing as an industry and a discipline more than you did in 2011. Or perhaps you just like free stuff. Either way, we've got you covered. UPDATE: We have...

After attending Pubcon for the fifth year and speaking there for the third time, I’m happy to say the event was as successful this year as it has been in the past. Brett Tabke and his team did a really good job putting on another great...