90% of the information processed by the human brain is visual based and people tend to understand the visual incomparable faster that text. Thinking from this perspective it’s obvious why so many websites are using extremely interesting and beautiful images and the users like them. By sure, none should be surprised by the success of Pinterest and Instagram, two of the most famous social networks that have at their roots the idea of photo-sharing. The social media marketers used to name these types of communities as visual social networks. Continue Reading »
Pinterest can be used in a variety of ways to help promote your specific brand. As millions of people use this image sharing website, becoming a part of it could be greatly beneficial to your business. However, optimizing your presence on Pinterest could create a stable stream of followers to visit your website. Continue Reading »
Pinterest has attracted the marketer’s attention today. A study by Shareaholic in January showed that Pinterest drove only a fraction less referral traffic than both Twitter and Google, and more than Google+, YouTube and LinkedIn combined. And it makes Pinterest has become the fastest growing website ever, now with nearly 12 million monthly users.
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Well for those who have used Tumblr, Pinterest is something similar but it talks in pictures more than text. Also, Pinterest allows you to create multiple sub blogs or boards so that you can ‘pin’ relevant items together. Being a social networking site that it is, Pinterest lets you view and search the boards of others and can be compared to Delicious for the concept. Pinterest however has a girly side to it and is excellent for word of mouth referrals. Continue Reading »
Pinterest is a new social media site that is gaining popularity today, but like any new social media site, you always have the question: “How does it work?”
For you that doesn’t know about Pinterest, the simple is Pinterest is a pinboard-styled social photo sharing website. “Pinterest is a place to organize and share online images that you find interesting or inspiring. Once uploaded or shared on Pinterest, these images become known as Pins, which the user can place on customized, themed Boards. You can create Boards for any topic imaginable, from cats to classic cars to cats driving classic cars. The possibilities are endless.” As Mashable said on Pinterest Beginners Guide.