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Pinterest Social Media for Business Resources

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Pinterest Referral Traffic Statistics | Shareaholic

Welcome to Shareaholic's Referral Traffic Report. According to our findings based on aggregated data from more than 200,000 publishers that reach more than 260 million unique monthly visitors each month, Pinterest drives more referral traffic than Google Plus, LinkedIn and YouTube combined.

How Pinterest is Becoming the Next Big Thing in Social Media for Business

Move over Facebook, Twitter and Google+. Another social media site is stepping up as a valuable marketing tool for businesses. Pinterest, an online bulletin board for your favorite images, launched in 2010 and is already experiencing wild growth. The site registered more than 7 million unique visitors in December, up from 1.6 million in September.

TechCrunch | Pinterest Hits 10 Million U.S. Monthly Uniques Faster Than Any Standalone Site Ever -comScore

It's beautiful, it's addictive, and now Pinterest is having its glorious hockey stick moment. TechCrunch has attained exclusive data from comScore showing Pinterest just hit 11.7 million unique monthly U.S. visitors, crossing the 10 million mark faster than any other standalone site in history.

How Pinterest Is Changing Website Design Forever

Print Story Email Story Reprints Even if you haven't ever visited popular visual bookmarking site Pinterest, you might recognize its design elements - which have been popping up everywhere since the startup burst onto the mainstream scene in 2011. The site doesn't use traditional web building blocks.

How to Share Your Favorite Pinterest Pins (Tutorial)

Did you find something inspiring on your favorite website that you would like to pin to Pinterest? No problem. I have made a tutorial to show you how to share your favorite Pinterest pins and it is as easy as pie..

TechCrunch | Pinterest Hits 10 Million U.S. Monthly Uniques Faster Than Any Standalone Site Ever -comScore

It's beautiful, it's addictive, and now Pinterest is having its glorious hockey stick moment. TechCrunch has attained exclusive data from comScore showing Pinterest just hit 11.7 million unique monthly U.S. visitors, crossing the 10 million mark faster than any other standalone site in history.

Pinterest Becomes Top Traffic Driver for Retailers [INFOGRAPHIC]

Pinterest, a two-year-old social bookmarking site that lets users collect and share things they like on the web, is driving increasingly significant amounts of traffic to retailers' websites.The service enables users to create online bulletin boards, or "pinboards," for popular categories such as home decor, food and wedding inspiration.

How Pinterest is secretly profiting from your links

Jennifer Van Grove is a writer at VentureBeat. She focuses her reporting on early stage startups, technology companies, industry trends, social media and mobile. Jennifer was previously a senior reporter at Mashable. She also has experience in broadcast television and introduced social media reporting to the NBC San Diego newsroom.

Is your online privacy safe with Pinterest? | Articles

By Elizabeth Lupfer | Posted: February 8, 2012 For once in my life, I'm skeptical. For you die-hard Pinterest fans, let me explain my current concerns about Pinterest. I can't get my sister-in-law to interact with me on Facebook, but she loves Pinterest and had been trying to get me to use it for a couple of months.

15 of the Most Popular Pictures on Pinterest

Here are 15 of the most popular pictures on Pinterest -- all of which have raked in more than 15,000 re-pins each

Pinterest / Etiquette

The guidelines below are based on collective input from people using Pinterest. These are suggestions to help keep our community positive and to ensure that every pin is useful to other people. Pinterest is a community of people. We know that tastes are personal, but be respectful in your comments and conversations.

Pinterest Plugin for WordPress | Pin It Button

More display options are finally here for the Pinterest "Pin It" Button WordPress plugin! Now you can choose to display or hide the button on your home page, posts, pages and/or archives. I also added the shortcode "pinit" so you can place a button anywhere inside your content.

41 Great Examples of Pinterest Brand Pages

Pinterest is growing really fast. Last week I wrote about What’s Pinterest and How to Use It for Marketing Your Brand? Now we took a look at who’s already using Pinterest for marketing their brand. As expected there are a lot of businesses who relay on visual appeal for their branding: fashion, furniture, food, etc.

WordPress Pinterest Search Results

Everything that comes up when you search for Pinterest on WordPress

10 tips to get the most out of Pinterest for your business

Now that we've given you the ultimate guide on how to get started with Pinterest, it's worth taking a look at how businesses can put the social networking world's darling to work for them. Before taking a look at how you can put Pinterest to work for you, it's worth looking at why you shouldn't be ignoring Pinterest.

Internet Explorer 9: How to Install Pin It Bookmarklet

How to install the Pin It bookmarklet on Internet Explorer 9: 1. Right-click the space near your tabs 2. Select "Favorites Bar," to dispay your Favorites Bar 3. Right-click the Pin It button on the orientation page 4. Select "Add to Favorites" 5.

Pinterest · Create Account - Request Invitation

To join Pinterest, you need an invitation. Get one here.

Pinterest Social Media Tool for Small Business | Wired PR Works

To pin or not to pin? That's the question businesses are asking about Pinterest, a newer social network that's stealing headlines from the usual suspects. Kind of a cross between digital scrapbooking, recipe swapping, link sharing and vision boarding, Pinterest started out as an image-rich sharing space for domestic divas, crafters and artists.

New Social Site Pinterest Attracts Enthusiasm, Scrutiny | PCWorld Business Center

Just as it enjoys an initial surge of popularity, a new social networking site called Pinterest is also experiencing its first bout of controversy. Observers are accusing the site of secretly embedding code in user content to generate revenue.

Is Pinterest Already Making Money, Quietly?

Pinterest, a hot new start-up that lets people create collections of items from around the Web, has exploded over the last few months. Hitwise, a traffic analytics service, released a report that said Pinterest had 11 million visits to its site the week of Dec.

Pinterest: Breakout social network of 2012

8:03 a.m. MST, February 8, 2012 (CNN) -- Pinterest is the breakout social network of 2012, but even technology addicts could be excused for missing its rise to success.

Lessons from Path and Pinterest: Tell users everything

Path and Pinterest are getting some significant backlash because of recent decisions that appeared to put their interests ahead of their users and a lack of disclosure about that behavior. It's a welcome reminder that the trust of users is not something to be taken lightly.

5 News Organizations To Follow On Pinterest - 10,000 Words

It came seemingly out of nowhere. Pinterest, a social network where users can create virtual pinboards, quietly transformed throughout 2011 from a niche interest site to a top 10 social network, all while still functioning under an “invite only” model. With solid growth like that, it’s hard not to take notice. The site is more easily geared towards retailers, but journalists and news organizations are beginning to experiment with ways they can tap into the Pinterest market. Here are five of the news organizations you should be following on Pinterest.

Discover and Share Things You Love with Pinterest for iPhone | Tapscape

The popular social sharing site Pinterest is now portable with an iPhone app published by Cold Brew Labs (Pinterest's corporate name). This immensely popular app allows Pinterest users to quickly and easily access Pinterest on the go.

Why Lady Gaga's New Social Network Looks Like Pinterest [PICS]

Pop megastar Lady Gaga has pierced her powerful, digitally-willing paws deeper into the online world with the closed beta launch of her new social network. - the first product created by startup Backplane - gives Gaga's fans an outlet to create or share Gaga-related content, interact with fellow "Little Monsters" and publicly show whether they like what other users post.