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Here’s Why Pinterest’s New Funding Is Good News For Your Business

Pinterest has reportedly raised a new $200 million round of funding, valuing the company at $5 billion. Investors are apparently impressed with the direction the already popular visual social media site is taking, which includes new native ads and enhancements to the search experience. Is Pinterest search part of your business strategy? Will it be in the future? Let us …

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Pinterest Rolls Out Next Phase Of Promoted Pins

Pinterest announced Monday that it is rolling out the next phase of its Promoted Pins ad product. The company began testing them last fall. Pinterest is currently working with a small group of brands including: ABC Family, Banana Republic, Expedia, GAP, General Mills, Kraft, Lullemon Athletica, Nestle (Purina, Dreyer’s/Edy’s Ice Cream, Nespresso), Old Navy, Target, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, …

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Pinterest Gets Better At Vertical Search, Launches ‘Guided Search’

Pinterest is positioning itself as more than just a place to pin cool pictures. It also wants to help you find ideas for things. It’s not as though people haven’t already been using it for that purpose (especially for recipes), but now the company trying to make it easier. Pinterest announced the launch of Guided Search to help people find …

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Are Your Facebook Referrals Are On The Rise?

There has been a lot of discussion about Facebook killing the organic reach of posts that Pages make, essentially forcing businesses to pay to actually get their messages viewed in the News Feed. Many have considered dropping their Facebook strategy altogether, and one Page made a lot of headlines when it actually did. Despite this organic reach drop-off, Facebook appears …

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Pinterest Launches ‘Pin It’ For Tumblr, Blogger, WordPress & Wix

Pinterest announced that launch of the “Pin It” button for Tumblr, Blogger, WordPress.org, and Wix. “We talk about the Pin It button a lot around here, and that’s because it’s a pretty big deal,” says Pinterest’s Bill Rastello. “It’s what Pinners use to save things they find around the web, an easy-to-add tool that gets your business on Pinterest.” “These …

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Pinterest Gives Businesses New Way To Track Pins

Pinterest announced a new way for businesses to track their pinned links. It is adding support for Google Analytics UTM variables to give businesses a look at their performance in the Google Analytics dashboard. Pinterest’s Jason Costa writes, “Businesses have asked for UTM support on their Pins in the past, so we’re happy to help them see more accurate tracking …

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YouTube, Google+, LinkedIn & Twitter Are All Better Than Facebook For Post-Click Engagement [Report]

Shareaholic has a new report out called “Social Referrals That Matter,” which looks at the average visit duration, pages per visit, and bounce rates for visitors to its network of sites from the top 8 social media platforms. The report is based on data from over 200,000 sites, reaching over 250 million unique monthly visitors over a span of six …

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More Details About Pinterest’s Upcoming Ads Revealed

As you may know by now, Pinterest is gearing up to launch its Promoted Pins ad product after testing since last fall. Here’s what they looked like back then (it doesn’t look like they’ve changed much). They pretty much look like regular pins, except they say “Pomoted Pin,” and include a clickable icon with explanation. Last week, AdAge reported, citing …

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Pinterest Ads Are Coming In Q2 [Report]

Pinterest announced its forthcoming ads in September, and began testing the “Promoted Pins” the next month. Now, the Wall Street Journal is reporting that the ads will get a proper launch in the second quarter, which isn’t too far off. Last week, we learned via AdAge that Pinterest is seeking spending commitments of between one and two million dollars for …

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Pinterest Ads Aren’t Going To Be Cheap

It looks like advertising on Pinterest is going to be pretty costly, at least at first. The company first announced its forthcoming ads back in September, and began testing Promoted Pins shortly thereafter, but only in search results or category feeds. And again, these were only tests. We’ve yet to see the real product come to light. When we do, …

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Pinterest Just Made Shopping Easier

Pinterest has launched a new “Gifts” feed among the rest of its categories. The feed is meant specifically to get products that are actually for sale in front of users. The company calls it a “work-in-progress,” so we’ll likely see additional features launched in the future. Some personalization would certainly help. Considering Pinterest’s recently launched “Interests” feature, that doesn’t seem …

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Martha Stewart Offers Best Sex Advice on Reddit

Reddit is like the Pinterest for men providing enormous amounts of random facts, stories, pictures and endless hours of entertainment. Every so often Reddit dedicates a portion of their entertaining tactics to the ever-popular AMA’s. Not familiar? The AMA’s or “Ask Me Anything” category invites different people from interesting walks of life (celebs included) to an open forum where Reddit …

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