Taking a look at key features of the major social channels, you will see many of them overlap. Successful features on one platform tend to be adopted by others. This is especially true of Facebook. Since they got turned down to buy Snapchat, Facebook and/or...

Every so often a new social media platform arises and one cold day while I was sitting in the Toronto airport, Mastodon came to my attention. Since my co-workers had flown out earlier than I and I had some time to kill, I decided why...

Facebook Live, one of the most exciting, engaging social media tools available, is captivating both people and brands alike. From live makeup tutorials to live product reveals to live movie premieres, the potential for this Facebook tool is nearly limitless. It’s no longer a question of...

New social networks pop up every now and then, leading the marketing and tech blogging world to collectively proclaim it as the next big thing. Some transcend fad and end up in our hearts like Pinterest, while others caused a freak-out for a few weeks...

If you’re reading this blog, you’ve likely realized that even though your 13-year-old nephew is a Snapchat wizard, you may want to consider hiring experienced professionals to help manage your organization’s social media presence. So, when do you know it’s time to start looking for...

Your brand has probably thought about Snapchat as a marketing tool and may even be thinking about leveraging Snapchat to reach your audience. Before you set up a Snapchat account for your brand, first take a moment to reflect on who your audience is. Who...

Social media is a constantly changing force to be reckoned with. At times the changes can feel overwhelming. It seems that just as you have a grasp on your social media strategy, something comes along that shakes it to its core. At Ignite Social Media,...

Managing social media content is a constant challenge, however it’s a necessary task if a brand wants to increase their online visibility and influence. It can be difficult to come up with creative ideas and relevant information consistently. It’s a lot for any writer or...

Here’s a scenario that thousands face every day: you and your brand have a great message to share but you're unsure of with whom and where to share it. To determine that, it's time for a little internal Q&A: Who is my target audience? Where...