Secret Behind Pinterest's Growth Was Marketing, Not Engineering,

The Secret Behind Pinterest's Growth Was Marketing, Not Engineering, Says ...
All Things Digital
So Pinterest started to have meet-ups at local boutiques, and to take fun pictures of people who attended them, and to engage with bloggers to do invitation campaigns like “Pin It Forward,” where bloggers got more invites to the site by spreading the ...

Professional Networking: Linkedin's Makeover, and How to Hit it Like a Boss
LinkedIn got a spiffy update recently, and the social media site for professionals is actually looking pretty sexy these days. Of course none of that glam means a thing if you can't network like a boss, so here's how to make the most of that newly ...

A Social Business Lesson From The Tweeter-In-Chief
Nearly four years ago, a little-known senator from Illinois used social media to create the most technology-savvy campaign in history. With a tweet and a post, he assembled 35,000 volunteer groups, attracted three million campaign volunteers and raised ...

Political - Social Media and Politics
The Independent Florida Alligator (blog)
In an age where the lives of everyday citizens can be found documented on Facebook, it shouldn't be surprising that in an election to decide the leader of the free world, social media is exploding. During the first 90 minutes the first presidential ...

The Secret To Social Media For Small Business
Business 2 Community
Social media is easy to get started with, but it takes a dedication of hours over a long period of time to learn how to use the platforms effectively for business – for most businesses it will take months or years of use, networking and test campaigns ...

Google+ Hangout highlights: Who controls the internet? - video ...
Jemima Kiss and experts look at the challenges facing the open web and the future of internet ...

Google+ Local: Competing for Visibility
Dave Cosper of EZlocal, Inc. covering the important ranking factors affecting your Google+ Local Page. A practical Local SEO guide for SMB marketers.

Social media lovers find their perfect love online
The Citizen Daily
According to Maxence Melo, a social media enthusiast and co-founder of Jamiiforums, a popular Tanzanian online social forum, the social media has over the years become the new social space. “It is not bad at all to look for partners online. In fact, I ...

Social media is a thorny issue in the US
Financial Times
Twitter and Facebook may have become the preferred channel of communication for many individuals and businesses around the world. But within the investment management industry, social media is still an emerging technology. Ill-fitting regulations are a ...

What Can A Social Media Manager Do For CRM?
Business 2 Community
Companies wishing to upscale their CRM can use a social media management company, or may wish to allocate the role to a member of their own staff. Either way, an expert who works on social networking sites to develop CRM can work wonders for the ...

FOTAS: Social media wave assists the new county shelter
Aiken Standard
FOTAS is on the social media bandwagon using Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, blogs and the FOTAS website. These tools are used for better communication. Events like the Mutt Strut walk for the animals at Woofstock on Nov. 10, PetSmart Adoption Days or ...

Social Media and the Devolution of Friendship: Part I » Cyborgology
By whitneyerinboesel
Danah boyd (@zephoria) was talking about something similar two nights ago at “Boom and Bust“—about how social networking sites create pressure to put time and effort into tending weak ties, and how it can be impossible to keep up with ...

Will You Benefit from LinkedIn's Revamped ... - Social Media Today
By Samantha Collier
linkedin upgraded profiles I'm assuming the LinkedIn techies are in “feature and upgrade” overdrive because of our extended summer weather. Autumn is here with a slew of brand new LinkedIn updates.
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Why Facebook Job Apps Will Ultimately Fail
By Amit De
Every week we post a list of social media and web job opportunities. While we publish a huge range of job listings, we've selected some of the top social media job opportunities from the past two weeks to get you started. Happy hunting!
Mashable » Social Media

10 Tips for Online Crisis Coordination | Social Media Today
By BrianAdamsPR
Following my post on preparing for a brewing media crisis I was asked how I felt about scripted responses, specifically, prepared Twitter posts that can be shared across multip.
Social Media Today - The world's...

Deloitte - The risk posed by social media on companies | Business ...
Audio: The increasing risk that social media poses on companies and the strategies which companies need to adopt in order to protect themselves are the key topics of this interview with Tariq...
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ETF Pop Quiz: LinkedIn, Lebanon, and Low Volatility
ETF Database
ETF Pop Quiz: LinkedIn, Lebanon, and Low Volatility. by Carolyn Pairitz on October 21, 2012. At the end of a long week in the global markets, the ETFdb pop quiz returns with another round of questions about LinkedIn, Lebanon, and Low Volatility. As ...

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Domain Name Groups on LinkedIn
Elliot's Blog (blog)
When you sign up for a LinkedIn group, you will most likely receive emails linking to recent discussions and threads from each group. You'll most likely want to edit your privacy functionality to limit the number of emails you receive on a daily basis ...

Hudson: Beware of Pinterest
Greenville Daily Reflector
Warning, ladies. If you don't want to change your life, don't sign up for a Pinterest account. Stay away from the gorgeous photos of perfectly decorated rooms, fresh-from-the-runway designer gowns, diet-busting frosted cakes and once-in-a-lifetime ...

Mobile Meeting Platform Trendr Uses LinkedIn to Connect You to People You ...
Techvibes (blog)
Making face-to-face meetings happen with new people you don't know can be extraordinarily difficult. It's becoming even more difficult for business as Privacy Commissioner Jennifer Stoddart is enforcing the some of the toughest anti-spam laws in the world.

Content – Feed your Hungry Social Media Platforms
Business 2 Community
Your LinkedIn Company Page is product and service optimised and you've spoken with all your team about the importance of their LinkedIn personal profiles being 100% and optimised – and linking through to your LinkedIn Company Page effectively.
Business 2 Community

Post-Facebook IPO: What VCs Are Looking For In The Next Great Social Network
Similar to other social networks like LinkedIn and Yelp, Pinterest has fostered a focused user base that attracts consumers with a specific purpose, creating a clear path for financial prosperity. From my standpoint as an investor, my fellow VCs and I ...


69% of online consumers will buy a product they find on Pinterest, only 40 ...
The Drum
69 per cent of online consumers who visit Pinterest have found an item they have purchased or will purchase, compared to only 40 per cent of online consumers who visit Facebook. The study also found that 43 per cent of consumers use Pinterest to ...

Pinterest Tops Facebook in Driving Ecommerce [VIDEO]
By Joann Pan
A recent study by BizRate Insights reveals more online shoppers use Pinterest than Facebook to find shopping inspiration, keep track of coveted items, and stay on top of the latest home decor and fashion trends.
Mashable » Social Media

brand dna: Accidents on Pinterest
By Stan Lee
Accidents on Pinterest. For as long as I can remember the Transport Accident Commision (TAC) in Victoria has been producing brutally effective advertising. And when I say brutal I do mean brutal. Their aim is to reduce death and serious ...
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Pinterest Tops Facebook in Driving Ecommerce [VIDEO] - Yahoo ...
From Yahoo! News: If you can't stop yourself from buying accessories, clothes, handbags, apartment decor and recipe ingredients after seeing them all in pins, ...

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