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Launched in 2010, Pinterest is a fast-growing social networking site that operates like an online bulletin board.

Users are able to "pin" their favorite pictures and organize them in theme-based collections called "boards." Users can also like, comment on and re-pin other people’s images to their boards.

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A Guide to the Best Times to Post on Social Media (Infographic)
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If you aren't posting to social media when most of your audience members are on, all that time you spent can go to waste. These are the times you should focus on.
April 14, 2014 in Social Media
Post Smarter: The Best Times to Use Social Platforms (Infographic)

Post Smarter: The Best Times to Use Social Platforms (Infographic)

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Having the right content is great, but knowing the time of day when people are most receptive to posts is invaluable.
March 31, 2014 in Social Media
Pinterest Ads Are Coming and They're Going to Be Expensive

Pinterest Ads Are Coming and They're Going to Be Expensive

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The popular visual discovery tool is asking for a hefty commitment of $1 million to $2 million from advertisers.
March 21, 2014 in Marketing
Video: Why Pinterest Is Driving Social Engagement (and How You Can Take Advantage)Play Video

Why Pinterest Is Driving Social Engagement (and How You Can Take Advantage) (Video)

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Pinterest has quickly become one of the fastest growing social sharing outlets around, all because it focuses on more than growing followers.
March 13, 2014 in Technology
Women Dominate Every Social Media Network -- Except One (Infographic)

Women Dominate Every Social Media Network -- Except One (Infographic)

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Fewer men use fewer social media networks for fewer reasons, a new infographic shows.
March 4, 2014 in Social Media
11 Advanced Pinterest Tips and Tricks

11 Advanced Pinterest Tips and Tricks

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If you want to get the most out of your time and money in Pinterest, then take it to the next level with these 11 strategies.
March 4, 2014 in Social Media
How You Can Get More Pinterest Followers (Infographic)

How You Can Get More Pinterest Followers (Infographic)

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Did you know that Pinterest drives more revenue than Facebook and Twitter? Every Pinterest follower is valuable, and you want as many as you can get.
March 2, 2014 in Social Media
14 Tools Every Entrepreneur Needs for Managing Social Media

14 Tools Every Entrepreneur Needs for Managing Social Media

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With the explosion of social media, it is hard to keep tabs on your online-marketing strategy across all platforms. These tools can help you do just that.
February 28, 2014 in Social Media
Pinterest Gives Mobile Users Key App Updates

Pinterest Gives Mobile Users Key App Updates

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Pinterest has added GIF capability to its boards on both Android and iOS devices, and has updated its iPad app to feature geo-tagged Place Pins.
February 18, 2014 in Apps & Software
25 Ways to Make Your First Online Sale

25 Ways to Make Your First Online Sale

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Don’t let the simple concept of a first sale mislead you. Obtaining that first customer can sometimes be a long, arduous battle. Here's how.
February 18, 2014 in Sales
Facebook, Twitter or Instagram: Determining the Best Platform for Mobile Marketing

Facebook, Twitter or Instagram: Determining the Best Platform for Mobile Marketing

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Our marketing expert Jim Yu discusses how to best utilize social for mobile marketing.
February 12, 2014 in Online Marketing
Target to Collaborate With Top Pinterest Users on Party Collections

Target to Collaborate With Top Pinterest Users on Party Collections

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The retailer is working with three top 'Pinners' to design party-themed capsule collections that will be sold in stores and online.
February 11, 2014 in Social Media
Photos: 5 Tech Pinners You Should Be Following Now

5 Tech Pinners You Should Be Following Now

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When it comes to reading the latest news, figuring out how to jailbreak your phone or learning about innovative gadgets, many consumers are turning to Pinterest. And companies are taking note.
February 10, 2014 in Tech Tips
Pinterest Gives Mobile Site a Makeover as Smartphone Traffic Booms

Pinterest Gives Mobile Site a Makeover as Smartphone Traffic Booms

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Pinterest has added features to its mobile website that were previously on its native app and the desktop version of the site.
February 7, 2014 in Social Media
Photos: A Social Media Makeover in Just 7 Days

A Social Media Makeover in Just 7 Days

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Revamp your online presence in one week.
February 6, 2014 in Social Media
Pinning in Motion: Pinterest Said to Be Testing Posts With GIFs

Pinning in Motion: Pinterest Said to Be Testing Posts With GIFs

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The popular social-media site is toying with the idea of allowing users to add the animated images to their pinboards.
January 21, 2014 in Social Media
Head in the Clouds: Dropbox Reportedly Valued at $10 Billion

Head in the Clouds: Dropbox Reportedly Valued at $10 Billion

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In its latest round of fundraising, the cloud storage company raised a reported $250 to $400 million at a valuation of $10 billion.
January 20, 2014 in Venture Capital
7 Ways Social Media Will Be More Expensive This Year

7 Ways Social Media Will Be More Expensive This Year

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Brands will have to pony up a lot more money for staffing and other costs of online marketing and audience engagement.
January 17, 2014 in Social Media
Pinterest Buys Startup Specializing in Visual Search Technology

Pinterest Buys Startup Specializing in Visual Search Technology

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Pinterest has announced its acquisition of VisualGraph, a San Francisco-based purveyor of image recognition and visual search technology.
January 6, 2014 in Social Media
New Study Details Who Is Using Social Media and When

New Study Details Who Is Using Social Media and When

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These demographic statistics on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and other sites can help you kick up your marketing a notch or two this year.
January 6, 2014 in News and Trends
Social Media Year in Review: 13 Must-Know Statistics from 2013 (Infographic)

Social Media Year in Review: 13 Must-Know Statistics from 2013 (Infographic)

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Keep these important details in mind when formulating your social-media strategy for the New Year.
December 23, 2013 in Social Media
Tech IPOs to Watch Out for in 2014

Tech IPOs to Watch Out for in 2014

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With 590 U.S. technology companies in the IPO pipeline, 2014 is looking to be a good year.
December 12, 2013 in Starting a Business
How to Choose the Best Social Media Platform for Your Business

How to Choose the Best Social Media Platform for Your Business

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Deciding which social media platform will best serve your company's needs can be tricky. Here's an overview to help you decide.
December 2, 2013 in Social Media
7 Ways to Get Bloggers Buzzing About Your Brand

7 Ways to Get Bloggers Buzzing About Your Brand

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Businesses big and small can do a lot to get bloggers on their side. Here are seven steps to strengthen your brand's local presence.
November 22, 2013 in Social Media
Pinterest Introduces 'Place Pins' to Showcase What Your Business Location Has to Offer

Pinterest Introduces 'Place Pins' to Showcase What Your Business Location Has to Offer

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The new feature links high quality photography to maps, making it easier to visit and share in real life.
November 21, 2013 in Social Media

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