The Social Media Scourge of 2016: The Rise (and Hopefully Fall) of Click-Bait

In the past year, not only has low-quality, click-bait content reached a fever pitch in our newsfeeds and on the websites we frequent, but the consequences of click-bait have begun to be felt in American culture, journalism, and political life.

Predicting the Future: How Should Nonprofits Plan for Change in 2017?

Change is inevitable as tomorrow. Rather than predict the future, we at Ignite took some time to look ahead and consider how best to prepare for the next year.

Ignite’s 2016 Year-End Roundup, Part Two

We’ve been at work on our own top ten list for 2016. Last week, we shared numbers 10 to 6 of our most popular blog posts of the year. This week, we’ve got the top 5 for you.

Ignite’s 2016 Year-End Roundup, Part One

Purpose-driven organizations must walk a fine line between their goals and their abilities. At Ignite, we know that impactful strategy relies on looking backward as well as forward.

Why Some Organizations Don’t Get the Participation They Deserve

If you offer a solution, people with the corresponding problem will use it, right? Unfortunately, nonprofits and purpose-driven organizations are finding that is not always true. 

#GivingTuesday 2016: Success on November 29 and beyond

As you continue to amplify your social media presence ahead of #GivingTuesday, you should also begin to focus on how you will spend the day itself, and what you will do in the months to come.

#GivingTuesday 2016: Success Stories & Awesome Ideas

We’ve got a little less than two weeks until #GivingTuesday on November 29. Now is the time to go big on social media. Tweet, post, snap, share. Remember to use the hashtag #GivingTuesday in your messages. 

#GivingTuesday 2016: The Ultimate Strategy Guide

This week, Ignite launches the first in a series of posts about Giving Tuesday. First on the agenda: Where should you begin? We have a few critical recommendations.

Top 5 Innovations from Clinton’s Social Media Campaign

For those purpose-driven organizations that are looking for little inspiration for connecting meaningfully with their audiences via social media, here’s a list of the Clinton campaign’s top 10 social media innovations.

Mobile Marketing: How to be Everywhere for Everyone

The challenge of mobile marketing remains the same: How should you insinuate your work into the lives of other people without mistreating them?