Pinterest

Pinterest

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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How to Keep Your Pinterest Boards Fresh, Fun and Relevant

How to Keep Your Pinterest Boards Fresh, Fun and Relevant

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

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

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

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

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

3 Ways Pinterest is Shaping Its Future

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

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

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

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

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.
How Your Pinterest Descriptions Can Attract Customers

How Your Pinterest Descriptions Can Attract Customers

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

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

More than other social networks, potential customers use Pinterest to decide what to buy.
Facebook to Simplify and Consolidate Its Ad Options

Facebook to Simplify and Consolidate Its Ad Options

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

6 Essential Criteria Your Pinterest Pins Should Meet

Find out how to select content for your business's Pinterest boards that will help define your business and your brand.
9 Ways to Build Your Pinterest Audience

9 Ways to Build Your Pinterest Audience

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.
Pinterest Pins Will Promote Product Pricing, Availability and Retail Location

Pinterest Pins Will Promote Product Pricing, Availability and Retail Location

The 'Pin It' button will also be available over mobile apps, the popular social network says.
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)

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

How to Get Started on Pinterest: 8 Boards Worth Creating

If you're not sure where to begin when crafting Pinterest boards for your business, here are eight simple and effective places to start.
Zynga Continues to Cut Ties With Facebook

Zynga Continues to Cut Ties With Facebook

Zynga and Facebook pull away from each other, Pinterest beefs up its engineering team, YouTube hits one billion monthly users and more social-media news.
Pinterest Launches Web Analytics to Help You Pin Down Traffic

Pinterest Launches Web Analytics to Help You Pin Down Traffic

With its new dashboard, the photo-sharing platform allows business owners to better understand what's working with their audience.
YouTube Plans to Compete With Spotify

YouTube Plans to Compete With Spotify

YouTube's plans for its new music service, Twitter business strategies, the reason why blogs beat social networks among consumers and more social-media news.
The Rise and Fall of Groupon's Andrew Mason

The Rise and Fall of Groupon's Andrew Mason

Groupon's former chief executive, Pinterest's edge in ecommerce, Wanelo's funding round and more social-media news.
Three Ways to Get the Most Out of Pinterest for Branding

Three Ways to Get the Most Out of Pinterest for Branding

Marketing expert Karen Leland offers quick tips on using Pinterest for your business.
10 Questions to Ask When Creating Your Company's Pinterest Page

10 Questions to Ask When Creating Your Company's Pinterest Page

What you need to know to get your business started on the popular photo-sharing site.
LinkedIn Improves Search Features for Job Seekers, Employers

LinkedIn Improves Search Features for Job Seekers, Employers

New features for LinkedIn, Pinterest gets a funding round, tweeting from beyond the grave and more social-media news.
How to Size Images on Social Media: A Cheat Sheet (Infographic)

How to Size Images on Social Media: A Cheat Sheet (Infographic)

Take the pain out of adding images to your brand's social media accounts by following this easy guide to sizing images.
15 Billion-Dollar Tech Startups

15 Billion-Dollar Tech Startups

You might be surprised at some of the companies that have reached the billion-dollar valuation mark.
Pinterest: Now Is Time to Start Generating Revenue

Pinterest: Now Is Time to Start Generating Revenue

Why Pinterest has decided to work on increasing revenue, how Twitter changed its search function, why Facebook users are getting sick of Facebook and more social-media news.

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