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Here’s why Pinterest is winning this week – Simply Zesty - Simply Zesty

Here’s why Pinterest is winning this week – Simply Zesty - Simply Zesty | Inspiring Social Media | Scoop.it
Many were proclaiming trouble for Pinterest when the site started to show a drop in users.

 

Well, it has been quite a week for them which shows the insanity of making long term predictions about the end of the site at the first sign of a dip. It was inevitable that a dip would occur at some point given their staggering growth and market penetration.

If you were starting to doubt Pinterest, check out everything that’s come out of their HQ in the past few days.


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janlgordon's comment, May 6, 2012 6:43 PM
Thanks John, this is great!!
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Use Word Cloud for SEO

Use Word Cloud for SEO | Inspiring Social Media | Scoop.it
Use World Cloud for SEO. Technique to prevent over - optimization of your blog post.
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Lisa Sicard's comment, May 2, 2012 6:39 AM
This one is really cool!
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How to Add Google+ Tab for Your Facebook Fan Page with Cercoe

How to Add Google+ Tab for Your Facebook Fan Page with Cercoe | Inspiring Social Media | Scoop.it
Add more exposure to your Google+ posts on your Facebook page. Learn how to add a Google+ tab on your Facebook page.
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Best Infographic – 50 Great SEO Reasons For INFOGRAPHICS!

Best Infographic – 50 Great SEO Reasons For INFOGRAPHICS! | Inspiring Social Media | Scoop.it

PR Newswire reports that a study of releases on their wire service shows that:

 

*Adding a photo or an image increases views of the release by 14%.
*Adding a video gives you a 28% increase in views.
*Make that an image and a video and you’ll get a 48% boost in views.
*Go all the way and put in a photo, a video, a graphic and a download and you’ll see a 78% jump in the number of views!

 

In 2011 and 2012, Infographs (AKA Data Visualization) or Infographics have become one of the most interactive and “viral” forms of communication on the Internet!

 

Take a look at these 50 Reasons: http://bit.ly/Ilsb2W ;


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Charles Worldclassmedia's comment, May 12, 2012 11:12 AM
Thanks - from maxOZ - from WCM!
maxOz's comment, May 12, 2012 7:04 PM
Your Welcome Charles and thank you for this great Infographic
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[Infographic] How Much is That Tweet Really Worth?

[Infographic] How Much is That Tweet Really Worth? | Inspiring Social Media | Scoop.it
The good folks at Backupify.com have put together this interesting infographic this week that attempts to calculate what an individual Tweet, Facebook user and other social media elements ...
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Russell Allen of Symphony X Talks Classic Literature's Connection to Star Wars and How Social Media Is Enslaving the Population | Mp3 Download/Stream | Mp3 Blogger

Russell Allen of Symphony X Talks Classic Literature's Connection to Star Wars and How Social Media Is Enslaving the Population | Mp3 Download/Stream | Mp3 Blogger | Inspiring Social Media | Scoop.it
Purveyors of heavy metal always seem to be obsessed with epic literature. Take Russell Allen of Symphony X.
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50 Innovative Ways to Get More Twitter Followers

50 Innovative Ways to Get More Twitter Followers | Inspiring Social Media | Scoop.it
By: @Garin This mission of this article is to provide the best possible answer to thus question: What innovative strategies can be used to get more followers on Twitter?
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Want More Retweets? Always Tell People “What’s Happening?” On Twitter In 100 Characters (Or Less) - AllTwitter

Want More Retweets? Always Tell People “What’s Happening?” On Twitter In 100 Characters (Or Less) - AllTwitter | Inspiring Social Media | Scoop.it
Want More Retweets? Always Tell People “What’s Happening?” On Twitter In 100 Characters (Or Less) (Want More Retweets? Always Tell People “What’s Happening?

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5 Ways to Increase the Life (and Power) of a Tweet | Social Media Today

5 Ways to Increase the Life (and Power) of a Tweet | Social Media Today | Inspiring Social Media | Scoop.it
The federal goverment recently posted a request for information for a social media monitoring application. Why? The FBI realizes what many businesses already know, there’s a lot of life in a tweet, and a lot of data.

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Klout Doesn't Really Measure Influence [STUDY]

Klout Doesn't Really Measure Influence [STUDY] | Inspiring Social Media | Scoop.it

A study about digital influence says Klout and other social media measurement tools don't define how users influence their networks.


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Social Media Monitoring That Eliminates Human Interaction

Social Media Monitoring That Eliminates Human Interaction | Inspiring Social Media | Scoop.it
It used to be that social media monitoring software could only find what you tell it to look for. No longer. The Tea-Leaf 10000 reads your mind and changes your keyword searches for you, as needed.

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Is every moment pin-worthy? | Let's Inspire Each Other To Thrive!

Is every moment pin-worthy? | Let's Inspire Each Other To Thrive! | Inspiring Social Media | Scoop.it
Is every moment now pin-worthy so you can pin a great photo over on Pinterest the latest craze online?
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Why Using Social Media In Your Marketing Is Crucial [Infographic]

Why Using Social Media In Your Marketing Is Crucial [Infographic] | Inspiring Social Media | Scoop.it

What some companies are reluctant to realize is that it's absolutely crucial to use social media in your marketing if your product or service is aligned with...


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Case Study: Boticca Pinterest Page Drives More Sales Than Facebook

Case Study: Boticca Pinterest Page Drives More Sales Than Facebook | Inspiring Social Media | Scoop.it

A case study by online boutique Boticca.com showed that Pinterest users buy and spend more than their Facebook counterparts and brings more new visitors.


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janlgordon's comment, May 8, 2012 1:55 PM
Thanks so much John, this is a good one, always want to see case studies on Pinterst, very useful.
John van den Brink's comment, May 8, 2012 2:06 PM
Hello Jan, you're welcome. I like the case studies too. I learn a lot about the power of Pinterest and how to use it for (my) business.
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Women Are More Likely Than Men to Have a Blog (and a Facebook Profile)

Women Are More Likely Than Men to Have a Blog (and a Facebook Profile) | Inspiring Social Media | Scoop.it
Girls may not run the world, but they dominate on the web.

 

When it comes to the demographic discrepancies of social media usage, we tend to think primarily about age. Young people, we assume, are Facebook addicts; older people, we assume, are Facebook-phobes. And while generational divisions have represented, and continue to represent, a primary division in the way Americans use social media, there's another important factor, as well: gender.

 

In a report released this morning, Nielsen found that women, overall, are . . .


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How To Get More Referral Traffic: Pinterest vs. StumbleUpon

How To Get More Referral Traffic: Pinterest vs. StumbleUpon | Inspiring Social Media | Scoop.it
Learn how to get more referral traffic using Pinterest and StumbleUpon. Find out which one is better for increasing your page views.

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Pinterest now the third most popular social media network beating out LinkedIn and Tumblr | Share on LinkedIn

Pinterest now the THIRD most popular social media network beating LinkedIn and Tumblr http://t.co/e1aKL3MB...
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Twitter / Marcello Merlo: Work for Tuscany - Be a pa ...

Work for Tuscany - Be a part of our social media team! http://t.co/kVJgINPo #FST #fondazionesistematoscana #job #socialmedia (RT @fabriziopuddu RT @marcellomerlo: Work for Tuscany - Be a part of our social media team!
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If You Want More [Fill In The Blank], Then Do More | damondnollan.com

If You Want More [Fill In The Blank], Then Do More | damondnollan.com | Inspiring Social Media | Scoop.it

Ileane Smith
One final example of someone who is putting the law of giving into practice is my friend Ileane Smith. Ms. Ileane is known for her comment love, retweets, and guest posts. She gives, gives, and gives some more. In return, she receives tons of support, comments, and retweets.

In an interview with Tom Shivers, Ileane shared her winning strategy on getting blog comments and building relationships. In short, comment on other people's blogs and be a friend to others.


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The Pillars of Influence and How to Activate Cause and Effect - Brian Solis

The Pillars of Influence and How to Activate Cause and Effect - Brian Solis | Inspiring Social Media | Scoop.it

Digital Influence is one of the hottest trends in social media and it is also one of the least understood. Klout, PeerIndex, Kred among many others are investing millions of dollars to understand how our social media activity translates into influence.


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What You Can Learn From These 10 Infographics

What You Can Learn From These 10 Infographics | Inspiring Social Media | Scoop.it
It has only been the last couple of years that infographics have become the go-to representation on the web for teaching an audience about the numerical, in a sleek and distributable format, which often goes viral when done right.

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Pinterest announces new terms of service & that private boards are coming soon. | LL Social

Pinterest announces new terms of service & that private boards are coming soon. | LL Social | Inspiring Social Media | Scoop.it
Pinterest makes it easier to report copyright violations, provides clarity to terms of service, and announces private boards are coming soon.

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This Week On Twitter: Social Media ROI, Choosing A Good Avatar And Why Twitter Needs A Spam Filter - AllTwitter

This Week On Twitter: Social Media ROI, Choosing A Good Avatar And Why Twitter Needs A Spam Filter - AllTwitter | Inspiring Social Media | Scoop.it
This Week On Twitter: Social Media ROI, Choosing A Good Avatar And Why Twitter Needs A Spam Filter...

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Lisa Sicard's comment, March 25, 2012 5:10 PM
They need a spam filter for sure - a lot of it this weekend and I love Twitter.
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Foursquare Moves Beyond Check-Ins

Foursquare Moves Beyond Check-Ins | Inspiring Social Media | Scoop.it

Foursquare, the company for known its location-based social app, is exploring a move that will put those roots in the background as it seeks to instead highlight the trove of data it has collected about its users' habits.


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Is Stumble Upon Still Worth Your Time? | Let's Inspire Each Other To Thrive!

Is Stumble Upon Still Worth Your Time? | Let's Inspire Each Other To Thrive! | Inspiring Social Media | Scoop.it
Stumble Upon has changed their website again and direct links will be gone driving less traffic to your website...
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