Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Pinterest Reorganizes Mobile User Profiles

pinterest mobile user profile
Starting today, users of the Pinterest iPhone or Android apps will see a different layout when they visit their profiles.

Pinterest is embracing the concept of people using their platform to save ideas for later and made finding pins in the mobile app easier. Some of the changes include placing recent pins on the top of the profile, letting users browse their boards by modified date in addition to alphabetically.

Pinterest Success Case Study: eBay

Need a little inspiration as you pin away to your business account?

Going forward, we will be posting quick hits here that spotlight various examples of Pinterest business success stories. There are plenty of case studies out there, but the goal here is to sift through everything available and offer up the best examples of how a company is really doing things right on Pinterest and seeing nice results from their work.

Monday, November 9, 2015

Pinterest Launches New Visual Search Feature

Image credit: Pinterest
Pinterest has launched a new tool that, when paired with their new buyable pins and shop section, will make it an ecommerce force. The new feature is a visual search option for pins. Users will be able to highlight an element of a picture and see if that element is available elsewhere on Pinterest. 

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Been There: Good Housekeeping Gives Us 44 Real Life Pinterest Fails

real life pinterest fail
Have you ever tried to replicate something you've seen on Pinterest and failed miserably?

Come on, you are among friends, you can tell us the truth. 

Well I have, so I was heartened (OK, maybe I shouldn't be, but I never said I was a good person) when I saw Good Housekeeping's recent post containing 44 real life Pinterest fails. Turns out my DIY short comings are in good company.

I can totally relate to some of these....can you???

Image credit: Chris Griffith via flickr

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Social Media Image Size Cheat Sheet

social media image size
Picking the right-sized images for posting on the various social networks can be a challenging and frustrating project sometimes. You want to be sure everything looks great in your posts, but like so much else involving social media, nothing is standardized across networks and everything is a moving target.

SocialFlow Announces Pinterest Content Publishing Partnership

Social Marketing platform, SocialFlow, announced today that they have been selected as a Pinterest Marketing Developer Partner for Content Publishing.

SocialFlow was already a Pinterest Marketing Developer Partner for Ads, so this newest distinction means that SocialFlow users will now be able to control both paid and organic Pinterest Pins directly from their platform.