Pinterest has an API done and ready for developers, but it hasn't released it to the public yet. And it might not release it for a while, says an industry source familiar with Pinterest's plans. This source says that...
Pinterest, the fast-growing social media site that enables users to "share all the beautiful things" they find on the web, has a new message for legions of pinners: It's okay to use the site to self-promote after all.
If Pinterest did some primping and focused on fashion and beauty alone, it would look like SparkRebel, a new startup founded by a serial entrepreneur who says money can be made through digital pinboards.
So how can a small business owner, book author, entrepreneur or expert make the most of this new marketing tool? Here are ten ways you can use Pinterest to promote with pictures -- all in a non-hype, customer-friendly, low-key, value-added way.