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...

Establishing a singular and unique brand voice can be a difficult undertaking. Harnessing that brand voice and implementing it in successful community engagement can be even harder. Hardest of all, however, is evoking and maintaining multiple, distinct brand voices when working for several diverse clients. While...

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,...

We’ve previously discussed how and when brands should engage with certain holidays through their social media presences. Although, while we’ve offered guidance for social engagement on more conventional holidays, there remains a wide and varied range of wacky, bizarre, and utterly unique holidays out there...

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...