API is probably a word that you've heard before, but unless you're a developer or work directly with web technology, then you probably don't know very much about it. API stands for application programming interface. What is that? Put simply it is a way for...

A few weeks ago I saw a great info graphic detailing the New Marketing Trifecta: Social, Email, and Mobile. After looking it over I wondered how this could apply to musicians and what tools they could be using to help them achieve the...

Social Media Marketing can be a very tedious task, and thoroughly time consuming. Firefox addons are a great way to help supplement the exhausting nature of the medium. Just recently Firefox released what it calls "collections". Collections are groups of add-ons that are submitted by...

I decided to put a hold on the next installment of my series Using Social Media Marketing to Promote Yourself as a Brand to bring you something a little less involved, but hopefully useful nonetheless. I do a lot of writing, (though not as...

Last week, I drove 3000 miles in 3 days—from upstate South Carolina to Northern California. During the trip I used a number of social media tools to share my trip progress. From twittering mini-location updates and interesting factoids about Route 66 to sharing images on...

At Ignite, we do a lot of research on the Social Media Language tools out there, and some are certainly more effective than others. I've dug up these 5 tools that you don't not know about, and can be great sources to get your...