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What’s the Difference Between Pinterest and Instagram? And 9 More Instagram FAQs

What’s the Difference Between Pinterest and Instagram? And 9 More Instagram FAQs | e-commerce & social media | Scoop.it

A very basic but interesting introductory guide to Instagram!


Read it at http://blogs.constantcontact.com/product-blogs/social-media-marketing/difference-pinterest-and-instagram


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WendySoucie's curator insight, October 30, 2014 8:24 PM

While these numbers might be true on the surface, I think that some early adopters in the B2B space could effectively use both of these tools for recruiting and business leads since the competition is pretty sparse.

 
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5 Pinterest Marketing Tactics That Produce Big Results

5 Pinterest Marketing Tactics That Produce Big Results | e-commerce & social media | Scoop.it

For those of you who have yet to discover Pinterest, it’s a social media site that allows you to create beautiful “boards” by “pinning” images from other people’s boards… adding images from other websites on the Internet… or even uploading them, yourself.


It’s bizarrely addicting, and that intense pleasure can be put to good use because…it’s a powerful tool to generate tons of excitement about your business offerings — excitement that can lead to sales.


Think of it as a visual press release that you don’t need to send to the media.


Here’s how to use Pinterest marketing to get out of this world results… while promoting a product, a service, an experience, a book or just… yourself....


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Geraldine Rose's curator insight, September 12, 2014 5:44 AM

Pinterest can be very powerful for brand awareness, an interesting article.

 

LocalMark's curator insight, September 12, 2014 9:47 AM

Pinterest marketing means sharing pieces of your brand's identity. Local businesses, being perhaps the most unique of all, should use Pinterest to market their local identities to local customers. 

Shoko Aikawa's curator insight, September 13, 2014 12:55 AM

This is quite interesting platform as users are able to promote a product, a service, an experience, a book or yourself thorough using Pinterest. It gives you inspiration too!

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5 Essential Pinterest Tools to Power Up Your Pinterest Marketing - Social Bees Media

5 Essential Pinterest Tools to Power Up Your Pinterest Marketing - Social Bees Media | e-commerce & social media | Scoop.it
Pinterest has seen dramatic growth since its inception, with well over 70 million users worldwide. Even though Pinterest is now concentrating on growing internationally, most of its appeal is still focused in the US, where over 70% of the users are young, affluent women, itching to spend their mon

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ManufacturingStories's curator insight, July 26, 2014 4:39 PM

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thanks for sharing this Cendrine, much appreciated.
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How to Create the Perfect Pinterest Brand Page

How to Create the Perfect Pinterest Brand Page | e-commerce & social media | Scoop.it

Do you know how to create the perfect Pinterest brand page?


Before someone follows you on Pinterest the first thing they will do is to briefly observe your Pinterest brand page. They will glance at your bio, your profile image, your boards and various other components. If your Pinterest brand page is well set up, you will gather board followers or even better, complete page followers and all the time you spent pinning, optimizing your website for Pinterest and running time consuming campaigns will be worthwhile.


So today you will learn how to create the perfect Pinterest brand page, the requisite for Pinterest success. I will first run you through the registration steps and you can then view the infographic which contains the ingredients for a perfect Pinterest brand page. If you have already got a brand page and don’t require registering you can scroll down and skip right ahead to the infographic….


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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, July 26, 2014 10:10 AM

Here's a basic, practical guide for setting up your business page on Pinterest.

Jeff Domansky's curator insight, July 26, 2014 10:42 AM

Your brand on Pinterest? You betcha.

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6 Things You Can Do Today To Improve Your Pins on Pinterest

6 Things You Can Do Today To Improve Your Pins on Pinterest | e-commerce & social media | Scoop.it

Pinterest is the ultimate social network for word-of-mouth marketing. People can pin items they want to buy or save for later purchases, and their followers then see these pins when they log in to their accounts and check their home feed.


Users can also send pins directly to their friends and family members. Talk about expanding your potential customer base!


Your business can harness the power of the pin by following this simple checklist to optimize your pins on Pinterest and get them in front of more potential customers....


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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, July 14, 2014 9:49 AM

Want to improve your pins on Pinterest? Here are 6 quick tips you can use today.

Therese Torris's curator insight, July 14, 2014 4:15 PM

Useful practical tips

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Pinterest Versus Twitter: Which Should My Business Use? - Search Engine Journal

Pinterest Versus Twitter: Which Should My Business Use? - Search Engine Journal | e-commerce & social media | Scoop.it
At this point you should not be asking if you should join social media, you should be asking: which social media platform should I use? There a lot of soci

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Cendrine Marrouat - cendrinemarrouat.com's curator insight, May 24, 2014 4:53 PM


A good overview of the difference between Twitter and Pinterest. 


Ultimately, though, you should start with where your audience likes hanging out...

Shelley Costello's curator insight, May 26, 2014 7:27 PM

BOTH!

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Learn From The Best: 3 Brands That Are Nailing It On Pinterest

Learn From The Best: 3 Brands That Are Nailing It On Pinterest | e-commerce & social media | Scoop.it
Gaining momentum on Pinterest isn't easy. It takes time, patience, and a well thought out strategy. This post is not about tips that will get you there, though. We've been through those before. To get good results, you need to see things for yourself, not jut read theoretical tips. The brands below are doing everything…

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Cendrine Marrouat - cendrinemarrouat.com's curator insight, May 16, 2014 12:41 AM


Looking for tips to leverage Pinterest? Here are three interesting case studies for you!

Nine0Media's curator insight, May 19, 2014 10:26 PM

#DIYSEO #SEO #WebConsultants 

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A Glimpse Into the Landscape of Social Sharing [Infographic]

A Glimpse Into the Landscape of Social Sharing [Infographic] | e-commerce & social media | Scoop.it
This infographic reveals some of the biggest recent trends in social sharing, including just how much Pinterest's popularity has grown.

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9 ways to drive traffic with Pinterest search

9 ways to drive traffic with Pinterest search | e-commerce & social media | Scoop.it
Every day Pinterest search drives millions of visits to other sites through referral traffic. We asked our resident SEO expert, Anna Majkowska, for suggestions on how you can help Pinners find your content and get more visits to your website. Here’s what she said:

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Image Search Engines: Pinterest Takes on Google

Image Search Engines: Pinterest Takes on Google | e-commerce & social media | Scoop.it
Pinterest and Google are battling it out to become the ultimate image search engine. But who will win and claim the sought-after title?

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Cendrine Marrouat - cendrinemarrouat.com's curator insight, September 11, 2014 4:52 PM

Thinking that Google Search is the be-all and end-all of image search? Stop right here and check out this great infographic created by everypost. Pinterest is a very serious contender!


Pinterest search in eight features! 

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Become a Pinterest Warrior: Social Media Marketing on Pinterest

Become a Pinterest Warrior: Social Media Marketing on Pinterest | e-commerce & social media | Scoop.it

Pinterest has 70 million active users worldwide.


The social network also generates more traffic than YouTube, Google+ and LinkedIn combined. And when it comes to money per click, Pinterest generates 27 percent more money than Facebook and 400 percent more than Twitter. Because of these numbers, you have no choice but to leverage Pinterest.


And to show you how can you use Pinterest to promote your business, the folks at Emerchantbroker have created a nifty infographic called "How To Become a Pinterest Warrior" that breaks down everything you need to know about the visual based social network - Pinterest.v


Here are some key takeaways:...


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WebTech Group's curator insight, July 26, 2014 9:53 PM

Great info.  Pinterest is great for businesses.

Janet Vasil's curator insight, July 27, 2014 9:25 AM

I get a lot of traffic from Pinterest plus I enjoy using it!.  Here's a good guide to business promotion with Pinterest.

L R Everitt's curator insight, July 31, 2014 12:31 PM

Check out ways to make Rich Pins.

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How to Build a Strong Pinterest Page for B2B

How to Build a Strong Pinterest Page for B2B | e-commerce & social media | Scoop.it

You might be surprised to hear that Pinterest is one of the fastest growing social media sites and is the third largest behind Facebook and Twitter...


...I talked with David Smooke who is director of SmartRecruiters, an online workspace to find and hire people. David is in charge of content marketing & social media for SmartRecruiters. They also have an awesome  Pinterest page. He gave me insight into how to initiate a Pinterest strategy, what works best for B2B and the burning question we all want to know – how do you get more followers!? Please listen to my podcast to hear my interview with David and be sure to follow the Link Humans Pinterest page!


Here are my top tips for creating a great Pinterest page...


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Florian Eisele's curator insight, July 23, 2014 3:42 AM

In case you are struggling with utilizing Pinterest for your brand, here are some useful B2B ideas

Diane Hite Weidenbenner's curator insight, July 23, 2014 1:46 PM

So many priorities, so little time!

Pascal Corbel's curator insight, July 28, 2014 7:27 AM

La présence sur les réseaux sociaux devient un élément clé de la stratégie de communication des entreprises... quand ce n'est pas de leur stratégie tout court.

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30 Reasons Why You should Focus on Pinterest in 2014 | Internet Billboards

30 Reasons Why You should Focus on Pinterest in 2014 | Internet Billboards | e-commerce & social media | Scoop.it
Pinterest is really bhot now. We all know that Facebook still reigns the social media world but here comes the challenger; Pinterest. There are 30 reasons why you should start pinning today.

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Cendrine Marrouat - cendrinemarrouat.com's curator insight, June 3, 2014 12:13 PM


Beyond the stats that have been quoted everywhere, there is some good info in this infographic. I particularly like the "Top categories of activity by network" section. It's great to see how these fields are doing on several platforms. 

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12 Most Strategic Ways to Use Pinterest for Marketing

12 Most Strategic Ways to Use Pinterest for Marketing | e-commerce & social media | Scoop.it

Pinterest is fun and boosts creativity but at its social media heart, Pinterest is marketing. Very smart marketing!Are you wondering how you can use Pinterest to market your small business, company, blog, or to promote your next book or product? Visual marketing on Pinterest is a low-key, self-paced way to reach people and get the word out....


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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, May 23, 2014 11:03 AM
Passionate pinner and social media marketer Peg Fitzpatrick pinpoints the 12 Most Strategic Ways to Use Pinterest for Marketing.
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17 Tips to Attract More Pinterest Website Traffic [Infographic] -

17 Tips to Attract More Pinterest Website Traffic [Infographic] - | e-commerce & social media | Scoop.it

Would you like to attract more Pinterest website traffic?Pinterest can be a great source of traffic even better than Facebook as seen on some sites. So I created this infographic with 17 easy to absorb tips which can be used to drive more Pinterest website traffic. You can use the tips in this infographic to drive traffic to both websites and blogs. If you would like to get more Pinterest website traffic make sure you read this infographic, it should take you very little time…


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Ali Anani's curator insight, March 10, 2014 1:14 AM

Great reading

Arnaud d'Haen's curator insight, March 10, 2014 4:03 AM

One image beats 1000 words #inspiring

Carlos Polaino Jiménez's curator insight, March 10, 2014 11:19 AM

De gran interés para entrar en una de las redes sociales que se está extendiendo y afianzando en nuestro país en este 2014. Quienes quieran estar bien posiciona dos, deben empezar ya!

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How To Create Effective Posts on the 4 Main Social Sites [Infographic]

How To Create Effective Posts on the 4 Main Social Sites [Infographic] | e-commerce & social media | Scoop.it
It can be tough knowing what works on which social site. This infographic lays it out nicely. It will show you how to create effective posts on each site.


If you want to be very effective at posting on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Google+, it can take a bit more finesse and patience than expected. Just like you learn through trial and error what topics your blog readers gravitate to, you have to take time to learn about your social media audiences as well.

With this infographic, learn how to create effective posts on each major site to maximize reach and potential.


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Samuel Pustea's comment, July 10, 2013 1:20 PM
Yes, almost all of us post to all of those 4 social media sites. ;)

I love the little details one can learn in making the best social updates int heir network.

Almost all the social updates I do are based on the testing I have done.

Samuel from internetdreams.com
Amanda N Snyder's comment, July 10, 2013 3:00 PM
Social networking is a never-ending experiment. You are free to enjoy the journey because there is no ultimate destination!
Antoine Gravet's curator insight, September 10, 2013 11:20 AM

La recette pour créer des posts, publications optimales sur les réseaux sociaux Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter et Google+ avec les créneaux horaires pour être vu. Guide pour le CM à imprimer et à garder sur soi ;)