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...

Creating content sounds simple enough on paper, right? But it’s anything but simple when you’re looking at a content deadline on your calendar and don’t know where to go from there. To keep your sanity, and to keep your clients happy, there’s a process that...

Since launching Instagram Stories in the fall of 2016, they have taken off. According to Instagram, Stories now has 250 million daily active users, up from 200 million in April. Delmondo reports that Snapchat Stories has experienced a 50% decline compared to June of 2016....

This past Sunday was Father's Day, and if you were on social media over the weekend, you probably saw a lot of #FathersDay content from celebrities and brands. Yes, there were the expected sales on power tools and business attire. However, several brands went beyond...

We live in a digital world where images and information is constantly at our fingertips, readily available with nothing more than the push of a button. For those who work in social, this 24/7 access can provide the ability to expand our brands reach and...

You’ve heard the term social media listening, but is your brand doing it? Does your team even really know what it means? You’re probably already listening to what your customers and prospects have to say within other marketing channels, but what about on social? Social listening...

It’s no surprise that a change in weather can affect our mood and health, but did you know it can also have an effect on the way we consume content? Whether we’re scouring the internet for the best summer BBQ recipes or covering our Pinterest...

If you’ve been on any social media platform within the last week, you’ve probably seen many posts surrounding Mother’s Day. For this holiday, many of the industry’s biggest brands have a great reason to participate in marketing to moms, daughters, fathers and more. According to...

When choosing what type of content to create, it is important to first determine what result is desired from the post. Objectives like driving sales on a website, introducing a brand, or encouraging interaction on a channel are common.  Focusing on either active or passive engagements...

There’s a whole lot that’s changed in the almost ten (!) years since Ignite’s been in the crazy, ever-changing social media business, but one thing has remained the same: Our dedication to the POST Methodology developed by Forrester. You can read all about it here, but...