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Oh, How Pinteresting!, Pin a little, save a little

Oh, How Pinteresting!, Pin a little, save a little | Business in a Social Media World | Scoop.it
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A great new feature for Pinterest! 

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This week in social media: Facebook, Foursquare, Google, Pinterest

This week in social media: Facebook, Foursquare, Google, Pinterest | Business in a Social Media World | Scoop.it
Here is a quick roundup of some of the latest happenings in the social media world.
Facebook
This week, Facebook introduced its new Facebook for Business platfo
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A lot happened in the social media world again this week!

- ‪Facebook‬ introduced its new Facebook for Business page and revealed some incredible usage numbers. 

- ‪Foursquare‬ extended its ad offering to small businesses.

- ‎Google‬ now accounts for 25% of traffic in the US!

- New features are coming to ‪Pinterest‬

- And more.

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5 Powerful Pinterest Tools to Grow Your Business

5 Powerful Pinterest Tools to Grow Your Business | Business in a Social Media World | Scoop.it
Five powerful Pinterest tools that have the ability to grow your business and your online presence.
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I had never heard of Piqora before...

 

The other tools are: Pinpuff, ShopInterest, Reachli, and Pinalytics. 

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Your Links On Pinterest May Be Stopping Traffic In ... - Marketing Land

Your Links On Pinterest May Be Stopping Traffic In ... - Marketing Land | Business in a Social Media World | Scoop.it
Pinterest has been considered a top traffic driver for many sites, most recently showing its marketing clout by launching Pinterest Web Analytics. But, cli. ... Why Marketers Will Have A Pinerly Pinterest Strategy in 2013.

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New Tool: Pingage Helps You Test it Before You Pin It on Pinterest - SocialTimes

New Tool: Pingage Helps You Test it Before You Pin It on Pinterest - SocialTimes | Business in a Social Media World | Scoop.it
Experimenting to find out what works on Pinterest is at the core of this pay-for-performance tool. Pingage uses an algorithm to determine the best time to post and will also A/B test the content that will pack the most punch for each pin.

Via Kelly Lieberman, donhornsby
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A new tool for Pinterest aficionados. 

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Robin Martin's curator insight, March 30, 2013 10:33 AM

Interesting...will have to check this out. This could be really big!

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Pinterest launches Web analytics feature

Pinterest launches Web analytics feature | Business in a Social Media World | Scoop.it
The Pinterest team announced the rolling out of a long-awaited new feature on Tuesday.
Pinterest Web Analytics gives you insights into the kind of activity the
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Like Google, Pinterest seems to be paying close attention to user feedback.

 

On Thursday, the team released a long-awaited new feature called Web Analytics. As the name indicates, Analytics gives you insights into the kind of engagement your content generates on the photo-sharing platform.

 

Metrics include:

 

- The number of pins, repins, and pinners

 

- The number of impressions

 

- The number of clicks and visits to your site

 

- And more.

 

Web Analytics is only available to business accounts, which is a free upgrade for anyone interested in getting more credibility on Pinterest.

 

http://www.examiner.com/article/pinterest-launches-web-analytics-feature

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Jon Turino's curator insight, March 15, 2013 9:04 PM

Check out your Pinterest statistics with the new analytics.

Cody Davis's curator insight, April 7, 2013 6:25 PM

this is an alright on pintrest web analytices

gives you insights into the kind of activity the content of your website generates on the visual social network. The tool shows you how many people have pinned or repinned your pictures and videos, the number of impressions, clicks and visits, as well as a selection of your most viral and recent pins.

Web Analytics is only available to users with business accounts.

Belle Chua's curator insight, January 1, 11:00 PM

Pinterest Analytics Review

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How Users Interact On Pinterest [Wishpond Study] - Social News Daily

How Users Interact On Pinterest [Wishpond Study] - Social News Daily | Business in a Social Media World | Scoop.it
How Users Interact On Pinterest [Wishpond Study]
Social News Daily
Just like Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and other networks, Pinterest users have their own unique ways of communicating thanks to the networks decidedly visual design.

Via Manlio Mannozzi, Panicos Kamasia , Mau, donhornsby
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Linda Alexander's curator insight, February 18, 2013 8:10 PM

Interesting stats on pinterest.  I love this visual tool! 

TrendOMatic's curator insight, February 19, 2013 10:06 AM

Plaatjes ipv faces...

Angela Watkins's curator insight, February 20, 2013 11:58 AM

Creativity - Information/Knowledge - Great avenues for Marketing for idea/hobby/cause/biz/ministry.

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Pinterest ready to test new design

Pinterest ready to test new design | Business in a Social Media World | Scoop.it
The Pinterest team announced on Monday that its main site would soon get a facelift.
The update, which will only be open to a limited number of users as a start
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The article also includes the latest stats on Google+ and Twitter.

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Liz Escoto's curator insight, February 1, 2013 7:02 PM

Nice article about new design of Pinterest

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Pinterest launches business-friendly tools for brands and professionals

Pinterest launches business-friendly tools for brands and professionals | Business in a Social Media World | Scoop.it

Are you a business owner, professional or public figure?

 

If so, now you can convert your Pinterest profile to a business account and take advantage of a series of tools and resources created by the company especially for you.

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Pinterest Insider: New Analytics Tool Launches for Pinterest

Pinterest Insider: New Analytics Tool Launches for Pinterest | Business in a Social Media World | Scoop.it

Pinalytics is the latest way to measure Pinterest success. The new social tool acts as both a Pinterest search tool and pin/board/user success measurement tool.

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Pinterest brings website verification to profiles

Pinterest brings website verification to profiles | Business in a Social Media World | Scoop.it

Here is a piece of news that should please a lot of people.

 

Pinterest launched on Thursday a new feature that gives members the ability to establish ownership of the website displayed on their profile.

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Thank you for sharing my article!
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Pinterest introduces user blocking and reporting features

Pinterest introduces user blocking and reporting features | Business in a Social Media World | Scoop.it

Pinterest keeps getting better!

 

This week, the social network introduced three new features that should help weed out the bad apples and make user experience even more enjoyable...

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Cendrine Marrouat - www.socialmediaslant.com's comment, October 18, 2012 5:48 AM
Thank you for sharing my article, Laurence!
Laurence Roelants's comment, October 18, 2012 6:13 AM
Thank you Cendrine! Very interesting article indeed!
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Ubokia takes social commerce to new level with ‘Want It’ button for Pinterest

Ubokia takes social commerce to new level with ‘Want It’ button for Pinterest | Business in a Social Media World | Scoop.it
Have you heard of Ubokia? I had the opportunity to speak with Matt Pine, VP of Marketing for the company, on the phone today, and was delighted to learn more about their new tool.

 

In a nutshell, the Want It Button allows Ukobia users to shop from the comfort of their Pinterest accounts. 

 

According to Pine, the tool helps consumers find the right products without having to click multiple links. 

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Findings is like Pinterest but for quotes

Findings is like Pinterest but for quotes | Business in a Social Media World | Scoop.it
Findings lets you highlight, save, and organize quotes from digital texts into personal collections. Whenever you discover interesting content on the Web, click the browser bookmarklet or Chrome ex...
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A really neat platform to curate quotes from digital texts. 

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The 10 Most Intriguing New Ways to Use Pinterest

The 10 Most Intriguing New Ways to Use Pinterest | Business in a Social Media World | Scoop.it

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Linda Alexander's comment, July 14, 2013 10:52 AM
I am adding the more direct link to this article. Thanks for the heads-up, though. Pinterest has so many new and novel uses.
Josie's curator insight, July 14, 2013 2:26 PM

Pinterest is one very goo way for brands to establish themselves and gain massive reach.

Fabrizio Bartoli's curator insight, July 15, 2013 11:26 AM

Willing to find new ways I already use Pinterest a lot. thansk for sharing-

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Pinterest tweaks new design

Pinterest tweaks new design | Business in a Social Media World | Scoop.it
Pinterest announced on Thursday that it had rolled out design improvements in response to user feedback.
The team added a new notifications button in the upper
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A mixture of new and old features. What do you think?

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Lisa Buben's curator insight, April 26, 2013 5:26 AM

I sitll prefer the old design :) 

Martin Gysler's comment, April 26, 2013 8:31 AM
I really find it hard to get excited about Pinterest, I wonder why.
Cendrine Marrouat - www.socialmediaslant.com's comment, April 26, 2013 1:40 PM
I agree with both of you.
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3 Businesses that Rock Pinterest

3 Businesses that Rock Pinterest | Business in a Social Media World | Scoop.it
Any company can create a business page on Pinterest, but it takes a savvy company to really get it right.
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Three great and diverse case studies that help you understand how to leverage Pinterest better:

 

Drake University

General Electric

Trulia

 

 

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Pinterest officially rolls out new design

Pinterest officially rolls out new design | Business in a Social Media World | Scoop.it
The Pinterest team announced on Monday the global launch of its new design.
Based on several weeks of beta testing with a small group of pinners, the revamped
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26+ Pinterest Tools and Tips to Enhance Your Pinning Experience

26+ Pinterest Tools and Tips to Enhance Your Pinning Experience | Business in a Social Media World | Scoop.it
I'm not saying tools are a must but if used properly, social media apps can be great enhancers to your social networking endeavors, especially one that involves images and graphics like Pinterest.
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Pinterest is definitely a fantastic tool for brands focused on the visual side of things.

 

With that said, without apps and tools, it can be difficult to leverage the social network properly. Let Wong Ching Ya help you with that. She features an excellent list in this article.

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Social media news: Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Twitter

Social media news: Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Twitter | Business in a Social Media World | Scoop.it
Here is a quick roundup of some of the latest happenings in the social media world.
Facebook
According to a study published by Pingdom on Tuesday, Facebook coul
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This week:

 

- A Pingdom study revealed that Facebook could become the biggest "country" in the world as early as 2016
- The new YouTube channels are on their way
- Web developers can now create and share hosted websites via Google Drive
- Sponsored posts will soon be available on LinkedIn
- Pinterest and Twitter updated their apps for iOS and Android devices
- Vine changed its rating.

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Outstanding piece, thank you
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Glad you like it!
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WordPress adds Pinterest verification to webmaster tools

WordPress adds Pinterest verification to webmaster tools | Business in a Social Media World | Scoop.it
If you own a WordPress.com blog with your domain name, you can now have it verified for Pinterest. WordPress added the option to the list of supported webmaster
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Canadian startup Wantster could become the next big social commerce platform

Canadian startup Wantster could become the next big social commerce platform | Business in a Social Media World | Scoop.it

If you use Pinterest to bookmark your favourite things, you may have wondered if there is an easy way to buy them directly from the comfort of your own boards. Meet Wantster, the solution to your needs.

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Cendrine Marrouat - www.socialmediaslant.com's comment, November 14, 2012 2:35 AM
Thank you for sharing my article, Laurence!
Laurence Roelants's comment, November 14, 2012 2:56 AM
Thank you again for this great article, Cendrine!
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Secret boards now available on Pinterest

Secret boards now available on Pinterest | Business in a Social Media World | Scoop.it

It had always been one of the most requested features for the site. And now, it is finally here! Pinterest launched secret boards on Thursday.

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Cendrine Marrouat - www.socialmediaslant.com's comment, November 10, 2012 4:24 AM
Thank you for sharing my article, guys!
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Merci du partage, Jérôme!
Cendrine Marrouat - www.socialmediaslant.com's comment, November 10, 2012 6:21 PM
Thank you for sharing my article, Sarah!
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The Secret Behind Pinterest’s Growth Was Marketing, Not Engineering, Says CEO Ben Silbermann

The Secret Behind Pinterest’s Growth Was Marketing, Not Engineering, Says CEO Ben Silbermann | Business in a Social Media World | Scoop.it

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“Pinterest, which CEO Ben Silbermann describes as a tool that helps people find inspiration, is now the third-largest source of referral traffic on the Internet.


But growth wasn’t easy for the company, Silbermann told a rapt audience at Y Combinator’s Startup School at Stanford University on Saturday.


The way Pinterest grew had little to do with Silicon Valley wisdom. It was about marketing — mostly grassroots marketing — not better algorithms.”

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5 simple tricks to rock Pinterest

5 simple tricks to rock Pinterest | Business in a Social Media World | Scoop.it

Pinterest has become one of the major social networks to include in any serious social media strategy.


In this article, you will find five simple but very useful tips to take your brand to the next level on the platform.

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