5 Things Everyone Should Know About Pinterest

Cision

If you’re a parent, you probably recognize Pinterest as the place where overachieving parents go to make the rest of us feel inadequate. No more is this uniqueness demonstrated than in the PepsiCo’s Quaker Oats Pinterest page. Pinterest is engineered for monetization.

6 Tips to Become a Pinterest PR Pro

Cision

Pinterest has evolved a lot in the past few weeks. Why should your brand be on Pinterest? Sales messages and overt PR announcements don’t and won’t work on Pinterest. Leave it at home when planning PR activities for Pinterest. What are your tips for Pinterest as a PR pro?

How PR pros can use Pinterest

PR Daily

With 175 million monthly active users , there’s no denying the popularity of Pinterest. Rather than connecting with friends and family, Pinterest users are actively searching for communications from brands. So how do you use Pinterest for your PR efforts?

Pinterest seeks to woo advertisers and international users as IPO looms

PR Daily

Pinterest is aiming attract future stockholders by convincing marketing partners it can help them pin big profits with consumers. Pinterest says its more than 250 million monthly active users have created more than 4 billion boards with a cumulative 175 billion pins saved.

6 steps for using Pinterest to advance your small business

Agility PR Solutions

Pinterest may not have as many monthly users as Instagram or Facebook, but it isn’t a social media platform that should be dismissed. At last count, Pinterest attracts 250 million users, making it a prime target for small businesses to find new customers.

Using Pinterest to Grow Your Business

Ronn Torossian

Pinterest has been around for quite a while now, at least in terms of a social media platform. The post Using Pinterest to Grow Your Business appeared first on Ronn Torossian 5WPR Founder Blog.

Pinterest launches 'marketing developer program'

PR Daily

Pinterest is upping its game for brands with tools aimed at making marketers’ lives easier. Pinterest is also starting to test a way for advertisers in the U.S. The image-based social platform is launching the Marketing Developer Program with 10 social publishing tool providers.

6 Pinterest PR Secrets To Drive Conversions

Social PR Chat

Social media posts that include images generate higher engagement , so it’s not surprising that image-centric platforms such as Pinterest and Instagram are getting the attention of online retailers. They’re also disproportionately using Pinterest to plan for these moments.

Pinterest opens to third-party apps

PR Daily

In an effort to compete for brands’ and fans’ affections, Pinterest has opened its application program interface to all third-party tools. Earlier this summer, Pinterest opened its API to a select group of developers, which led to integrations with companies like Polyvore, IFTTT and Topshop.

Pinterest releases its 2016 diversity goals

PR Daily

Pinterest is making strides towards fixing Silicon Valley’s workplace diversity problem—a move that could garner some positive PR. Pinterest’s blog post states that though many organizations publicly share their workforce data, not much progress in increasing diversity has been made.

Infographic: How Pinterest can help you drive sales

PR Daily

Is Pinterest worth your time and effort? Now, Pinterest says, marketers should consider getting in on the action. In a published survey, Pinterest asserts : Compared to other sites, Pinterest is more likely to impact what people buy.

10 ways PR and marketing pros can use Pinterest

PR Daily

Pinterest isn’t just for organizations in the fashion, food, sports, homes and retail industries. A software organization started pinning its blog posts to Pinterest. Pinterest users are not their decision makers, but they do influence purchase decisions.

Boosting your Seasonal Marketing with Pinterest

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Especially if women are your target market, Pinterest is an invaluable tool to add to your marketing toolkit. Below you’ll find three ways to boost your seasonal marketing with Pinterest. Share the Pinterest love. Don’t forget to include a link to your Pinterest board!

How PR pros can use Pinterest

PR Daily

With 175 million monthly active users , there’s no denying the popularity of Pinterest. Rather than connecting with friends and family, Pinterest users are actively searching for communications from brands. So how do you use Pinterest for your PR efforts?

Pinterest Versus Instagram: Which One is Best For Your Brand?

Polaris

I recently spoke with the director of marketing for a popular food brand who told me her organization was debating the pros and cons of Pinterest versus Instagram. Pinterest and Instagram are great ways for organizations to connect with customers. Who uses Pinterest?

How to use Pinterest for PR

Muck Rack

How to use Pinterest for PR

Instagram and Pinterest announce targeted ad features

PR Daily

are an important and growing part of social media, accentuated by recently announced Instagram and Pinterest features. Pinterest is on the visual and mobile marketing bandwagon as well. Pinterest is also testing animated pins, which will move when users scroll.

Pinterest opens ads to all brand managers

PR Daily

Pinterest is about to make a lot more money—theoretically, anyway. That means even the mom-and-pop shops can now reach the more than 100 million users on Pinterest. Pinterest will enable brand managers to upload databases of customer emails—much like Twitter and Facebook currently do.

Pinterest launches native video, “Explore” feature

PR Daily

Pinterest has announced a pair of updates that might help the visual social media site catch up to competitors such as Twitter and Facebook. The first is native video offerings that include autoplay features for Pinterest partners (read: advertisers).

YouTube and Pinterest seek to stop spam

PR Daily

YouTube and Pinterest are combating spam and rogue advertising on their respective platforms. Meanwhile, Pinterest seems to have found the secret sauce in combatting spam. percent,” Marty Weiner, Pinterest''s "Black Ops" manager said in a blog post.

Lowe’s nebulous layoffs, Pinterest’s earnings soar, and UK House of Commons’ banned words

PR Daily

Pinterest shares soar after earnings report. The visual social media platform’s shares rose 15% in after-hours trading after Pinterest raised its revenue forecast, exceeding analysts’ estimates. Related reading: How health care marketers can make the most of Pinterest.

Pinterest on track to make $169 million next year

PR Daily

Those who are wondering if Pinterest is worth adding to their marketing strategies should know that the platform is growing by leaps and bounds. Pinterest has been the lone holdout in making an initial public offering so far among the major social media networks.

Pinterest goes after Google with new search ad product

PR Daily

Pinterest is making a play to cut into Google’s dominance over the search ad market. It’s a natural progression for Pinterest, which has evolved into an important search tool for consumers seeking ideas on anything from what to have for dinner to which sofa to purchase.

Pinterest bans affiliate links, moves towards 'buy' button

PR Daily

Pinterest announced Thursday it would shut down affiliate links, a move that has made many bloggers angry and has others wondering what the visual social media site is planning. So #Pinterest is removing all affiliate links from this day forward??? Pinterest bans affiliate links.

5 ways Pinterest can be used for patient education

PR Daily

Pinterest is a good medium for patient education because many people learn best visually. Pinterest is a good way to give patients reminders about how to take care of their health, in general. Images can help convey information that would be much harder to digest in words.

Content creation expands with new Tumblr and Pinterest features

PR Daily

Tiffany Beveridge turned her Pinterest boards about Quinoa—her “ imaginary well-dressed daughter ”—into a book of the same nature. On Tuesday, Pinterest announced that “ promoted pins ,” or advertisements within users’ home feeds, are now open to all U.S.-based

How fashion publisher Who What Wear engages their audience on Pinterest

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Macy’s folds under criticism, Pinterest offers stress relief, and Canadian PD flubs livestream

PR Daily

Pinterest looks to ease stress. We didn’t just decide to throw this in the app,” Pinterest product manager Annie Ta told Wired. “We Impress your boss: Pinterest’s move is the intersection of corporate social responsibility and catering to its target audience.

Facebook unveils ‘Reactions’; LinkedIn and Pinterest beef up groups, search

PR Daily

Pinterest introduces international search options. On Thursday, Pinterest announced localized search options, which give users results customized by language and country. Nearly half of Pinterest’s 100 million active users live outside the U.S.,

Pinterest to provide marketers in-store sales data

PR Daily

Pinterest is working with Oracle’s Data Cloud to prove that online pins are translating to in-store purchases. Pinterest’s study also found: Consumers who engage with brand posts on Pinterest are three times more likely to be existing customers.

5 Reasons Why You Should Use Pinterest as a Marketing Tool

Shift Communications

Here’s the case for why you, a savvy marketer/social media manager, should add Pinterest to your company’s online presence. Pinterest = Plenty of People with Purchasing Power. Pinterest just surpassed 100 million users , Pinterest reports, which is a major milestone for the company.

In it to pin it: Pinterest loses two trademark suits

PR Daily

It may surprise some of you to learn that social media giant Pinterest didn’t invent the verb “pin.” Although Pinterest has lost a couple of battles in this arena, it is determined to win the war. Pinterest cannot prohibit other companies from using the word pin to describe that well-known operation, which is exactly how the evidence demonstrates that Pintrips uses the word pin here,” according to the court ruling in the U.S. Don’t use ‘pin’ or ‘Pinterest’ in the name.

Twitter entices marketers with dashboard; LinkedIn and Pinterest offer more

PR Daily

Pinterest focuses on e-commerce. Though LinkedIn is helping marketers share their wares with consumers, Pinterest is taking a different approach: It’s connecting users to specific products they can buy through the platform.

Toon Time: Pinterest to the Rescue

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Toon Time: Pinterest to the Rescue. Erin Feldman Guest Posts Social Media Waxing Off With Sarah and Sheldon clutter organizing pinterest SarahErin Feldman is the marketing communications manager at TouchSystems , a touch screen company based in Hutto, Texas.

Facebook and Pinterest enhance marketing offerings with targeting, location features

PR Daily

Facebook and Pinterest are advancing their ad platforms—and exposing those platforms’ maturity levels in doing so. Pinterest is adding ad features that users can already find in more mature ad platforms like Twitter, Google, Instagram and Facebook.

Pinterest and Instagram marry social media and shopping

PR Daily

Pinterest on Tuesday announced the arrival of “buyable pins,” which will enable users to search for pins within a certain price range, choose a color for products such as clothes and buy directly through Pinterest’s app. Rich pins (those that have information such as the ingredients to a recipe or items needed for a project) also have “buy it” buttons, enabling users to buy the list of products without leaving Pinterest. Shopping on your smartphone is about to get easier.

Pinterest credits machine learning tactics for rise in pins, repins

PR Daily

Brand managers who use Pinterest to connect with followers and customers should success depends on machine learning. Pinterest has been improving its platform over the last few years using data science.

How health care marketers can make the most of Pinterest

PR Daily

alone—Pinterest shouldn’t be snubbed by any organization, including those in health care. Once these videos are on YouTube, create a Pinterest board. That way, the embedded video can play to an entirely new audience on Pinterest. Are you using Pinterest to market your facility?

What Pinterest Marketers Must Know About Copyright

MaccaPR

So this just happened: One of my more than 3,000 pins on Pinterest was just DELETED! Since its launch in 2010, Pinterest has provided me with a space to collect content from around the Web, such as recipes, quotes, home decorating ideas, life hacks and fashion inspiration. Pinterest

Top Easter Social Media Trends for Pinterest, Facebook, & Instagram

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The post Top Easter Social Media Trends for Pinterest, Facebook, & Instagram appeared first on NewsWhip. How can brands and publishers make sure that their Easter content is truly “egg-cellent”? Our latest report explores the trends to know. With consumers ready to celebrate spring and the St. Patrick’s Day revelries over, Easter is the next big holiday for social media. In our latest report, we take a look at how content […].