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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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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
5 Tips to Master Pinterest for Business

5 Tips to Master Pinterest for Business

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How small-business owners can use the popular social-media site to drive sales and connect with potential clients.
November 6, 2013 in Social Media
How You Can Win at Social Media Right Now (Hint: Silly Cat Pics Don't Cut It)

How You Can Win at Social Media Right Now (Hint: Silly Cat Pics Don't Cut It)

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From General Electric to Red Bull, these 24 brands selected by the Webby Awards are proving there is more to social media than cat pictures. Here’s what you can learn.
October 25, 2013 in Social Media
No Revenue, No Problem: Pinterest Raises Another $225 Million

No Revenue, No Problem: Pinterest Raises Another $225 Million

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The virtual-scrapbooking social network site has raised $564 million to date without any visible source of revenue. But that will soon change.
October 24, 2013 in News and Trends
Photos: 17 Startups You Should Bet Your Career On

17 Startups You Should Bet Your Career On

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Anyone who's ready to quit their corporate job and join a startup should give these innovative, growing companies a look.
October 19, 2013 in Motivation and Retention
Reach Millennials Through Brand Advocates

Reach Millennials Through Brand Advocates

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Leverage the influence of Gen Y to market through trust and personal connections.
October 7, 2013 in Marketing
Advertisements Are Coming to Pinterest Now, Too

Advertisements Are Coming to Pinterest Now, Too

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The popular photo-sharing site is experimenting with its first type of ad unit: promoted pins.
September 19, 2013 in Social Media
Looking to Reach Millennials? Be Where the Action Is

Looking to Reach Millennials? Be Where the Action Is

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Know your online platforms to be part of Gen Y's digital experience.
September 13, 2013 in Marketing
Facebook, Pinterest or Twitter: Know Where Your Customers Really Hang Out (Infographic)

Facebook, Pinterest or Twitter: Know Where Your Customers Really Hang Out (Infographic)

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Do you know which social network adults visit most? Have you ever wondered which demographics dominate Instagram? Find out here.
September 5, 2013 in Social Media
Photos: Pinterest Marketing Tips: What You Can Learn From 20 Big Brands

Pinterest Marketing Tips: What You Can Learn From 20 Big Brands

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Not sure what you're doing on Pinterest? These companies have it down and offer some useful marketing ideas you can use.
September 5, 2013 in Social Media
3 Ways to Boost Your Social ROI

3 Ways to Boost Your Social ROI

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These free tools and tested techniques can help you increase your return on your social investment.
August 23, 2013 in Social Media
How to Keep Your Pinterest Boards Fresh, Fun and Relevant

How to Keep Your Pinterest Boards Fresh, Fun and Relevant

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Making sure your social media content is fresh and new is challenging. Here are a few editing tips to help keep your Pinterest boards inventive and interesting.
August 23, 2013 in Social Media
As Social Media Becomes More Visual, a Tool for Analyzing Image Engagement

As Social Media Becomes More Visual, a Tool for Analyzing Image Engagement

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Curalate uses image recognition software to give marketers more insight into their Instagram and Pinterest posts.
August 15, 2013 in Social Media
Social Media Service HootSuite Raises $165 Million in Big Financing Round

Social Media Service HootSuite Raises $165 Million in Big Financing Round

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Hootsuite raised $165 million in a round of financing, Facebook introduced post embedding and more social-media news that broke this week.
August 2, 2013 in Social Media
3 Ways Pinterest is Shaping Its Future

3 Ways Pinterest is Shaping Its Future

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The popular image-sharing site looks toward improved search results and expanding its ecommerce capabilities.
August 1, 2013 in Social Media
How You Can Create the 'Perfect' Social Media Post (Infographic)

How You Can Create the 'Perfect' Social Media Post (Infographic)

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You can get more social-media fans and engagement if you follow these guidelines for Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Google+.
July 29, 2013 in Social Media
Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest Said to Drive In-Store and Online Sales

Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest Said to Drive In-Store and Online Sales

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Read about how social networks are helping brick-and-mortar stores, why WeHeartIt might be the next Pinterest, chat rooms on Facebook and more social-media news.
June 28, 2013 in Social Media
How Your Pinterest Descriptions Can Attract Customers

How Your Pinterest Descriptions Can Attract Customers

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If you want to increase traffic to your Pinterest account, follow these tips for writing compelling pin descriptions that will pique your audience's interest and optimize your pins for search.
June 28, 2013 in Social Media
Move Over, Facebook: Why Your Business Needs to Be on Pinterest

Move Over, Facebook: Why Your Business Needs to Be on Pinterest

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More than other social networks, potential customers use Pinterest to decide what to buy.
June 20, 2013 in Online Marketing
Facebook to Simplify and Consolidate Its Ad Options

Facebook to Simplify and Consolidate Its Ad Options

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Facebook's new plans for advertising, Twitter's Vine app for Android, the value of geo-targeted tweets and more social-media news.
June 7, 2013 in Social Media
6 Essential Criteria Your Pinterest Pins Should Meet

6 Essential Criteria Your Pinterest Pins Should Meet

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Find out how to select content for your business's Pinterest boards that will help define your business and your brand.
May 31, 2013 in Online Marketing
9 Ways to Build Your Pinterest Audience

9 Ways to Build Your Pinterest Audience

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Being strategic about how you use Pinterest will help you grow your following considerably. Here are nine easy tactics to help you gain an audience.
May 24, 2013 in Online Marketing
Pinterest Pins Will Promote Product Pricing, Availability and Retail Location

Pinterest Pins Will Promote Product Pricing, Availability and Retail Location

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The 'Pin It' button will also be available over mobile apps, the popular social network says.
May 20, 2013 in Social Media
New to Pinterest? 10 Ways To Add it To Your Marketing Strategy (Infographic)

New to Pinterest? 10 Ways To Add it To Your Marketing Strategy (Infographic)

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Use Pinterest strategically and it could be a valuable marketing tool. Here are 10 ways to make the most of the platform.
May 9, 2013 in Online Marketing
How to Get Started on Pinterest: 8 Boards Worth Creating

How to Get Started on Pinterest: 8 Boards Worth Creating

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If you're not sure where to begin when crafting Pinterest boards for your business, here are eight simple and effective places to start.
May 1, 2013 in Social Media

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