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7 ways to market your brand on Pinterest

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Pinterest is popping up all over; in fact, sources say it’s the fastest-growing social media site to date, especially for women. The image-sharing network, co-founded by Iowa’s Ben Silbermann, launched in March 2010. By August 2011 it had already made it onto Time Magazine’s ’50 Best Websites for 2011’ list. By...
7 ways to market your brand on Pinterest

DATA: Pinterest Now Bigger Than Google+ And Tumblr For Brands

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Pinterest sharing is now greater than Google+ and Tumblr according to new data from social bookmarking service AddThis. The data dovetails with earlier reports that marketers were giving up on Google+ in favor of Pinterest, with its shopping-friendly audience. Sharing to Pinterest is 6% greater than Tumblr and 7% greater...
DATA: Pinterest Now Bigger Than Google+ And Tumblr For Brands

Know Your Internet: What Is Pinterest and Why Should I Care?

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On the cold, crowded beach that is the Internet, another monster wave has been spotted on the horizon. This wave is called Pinterest and it looks like it could be -- or already is -- the Next Big Thing in social media. This week, Techcrunch blared, "Pinterest Reaches 10 Million...
Know Your Internet: What Is Pinterest and Why Should I Care?

Facebook, Google and YouTube gain the most from Pinterest’s traffic explosion

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We’ve already seen that Pinterest drives more traffic than Twitter, as well as more traffic than Google+, YouTube and LinkedIn combined, but one thing we haven’t heard much about is where all that traffic is actually going. Experian Hitwise revealed the top 20 sites that are benefitting from Pinterest’s traffic avalanche,...
Facebook, Google and YouTube gain the most from Pinterest’s traffic explosion

Pinterest Launches New Data Analytic Tool For Businesses As It Prepares To Monetize

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Pinterest has started rolling out new tools that will allow businesses to see how many visitors the content-sharing service is referring to their Web sites, with the first tool available for free today, reports Reuters. These new features make good on Pinterest’s promise to businesses late last year that it...
Pinterest Launches New Data Analytic Tool For Businesses As It Prepares To Monetize

After going Facebook-only for registration, VEVO sees increase of 200% in daily signups

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Facebook published some interesting numbers and facts about the growth that certain partners have had since adopting the Open Graph platform that the social network launched late last year at f8. One of the most interesting factoids that we’ve seen is the success that music video site VEVO has had...
After going Facebook-only for registration, VEVO sees increase of 200% in daily signups

Semantic Recipe Search Engine Yummly Raises $6M From Unilever And Others

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Yummly, a semantic recipe search engine, has raised $6 million in Series A funding led by Physic Ventures and Unilever Corporate Ventures, the venture capital arm of food giant Unilever, with contributions from returning investors Harrison Metal Capital and the Harvard Commons Press, among others. Yummly aggregates over hundreds of...
Semantic Recipe Search Engine Yummly Raises $6M From Unilever And Others

Pinterest Will Boost Your Referral Traffic, But Can It Boost Sales?

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Here’s a statistic that may make you do a double take: Pinterest (which is still in beta) sends more referral traffic than Twitter despite having a user base only seven percent as large as the microblogging service's numbers. That was one of the findings in a study released last Wednesday...
Pinterest Will Boost Your Referral Traffic, But Can It Boost Sales?
Report: Pinterest Beats Yahoo Organic Traffic, Making It 4th Largest Traffic Driver Worldwide

Don’t Just Pin Images, Optimize For Pinterest Search With Purpose

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If you’re a retailer and want to boost traffic and conversions, an image SEO strategy using Pinterest can provide great results fairly quickly. Pinterest activity will not only increase your referral traffic, it can help you connect with your customers and prospects in a mutually beneficial way. In... Please visit...
Don’t Just Pin Images, Optimize For Pinterest Search With Purpose

Facebook Finally Cracks Down On Auto-Sharing Spam With “10-Second Rule”

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If you hate accidental auto-sharing, you’re in luck. Now you have to be watching or reading something for at least 10 seconds before Facebook apps can auto-share the activity to your Timeline. That should drastically reduce the amount of crappy click-bait articles and video clips you see in the news...
Facebook Finally Cracks Down On Auto-Sharing Spam With “10-Second Rule”
This Is Everything You Need To Know About Pinterest (Infographic)

The Timeline Bump: Khan Academy And Quora Latest To Integrate With Facebook’s Open Graph

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Last month, Facebook drove 160 million visitors and 1.1 billion visits to third-party apps, an increase of 100 million visitors and 780 million visits from the month prior. Thanks to the size of its user base, and the increasing power of its funnel, Facebook is now able to, in a...
The Timeline Bump: Khan Academy And Quora Latest To Integrate With Facebook’s Open Graph

How A Google Change May Mistakenly Turn Search Traffic Into Referral Traffic

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Google’s about to make a change to how it reports referrer information for those using its Chrome browser. As a result, some analytics programs may begin listing search visitors as if they instead came directly from Google without doing a search, though major packages will probably adjust OK.... Please visit...
How A Google Change May Mistakenly Turn Search Traffic Into Referral Traffic

A 20-year-old launches Pinpuff, a “Klout for Pinterest”

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Pinterest, a Tumblr like social network in which images are “pinned” onto categorically organized boards, is all the rage these days. The social media world’s darling has seen massive growth, and is fast becoming an interesting marketing and business tool. Just like Klout measures your social influence on platforms like Facebook and Twitter, a new web...
A 20-year-old launches Pinpuff, a “Klout for Pinterest”
Pinterest Now Generates More Referral Traffic Than Twitter: Study
Pinterest Now Beating Google Referral Traffic, Plus Bing, Twitter & StumbleUpon

Tumblr’s New Facebook Timeline Sharing Will Nab More Traffic For Publishers

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When you publish on Tumblr, you can now auto-share your post to the Facebook News Feed and feature it prominently on your Timeline. More Facebook referral traffic will be the result of these improvements as well as Ticker and Timeline sharing of your Likes and replies that were announced today....
Tumblr’s New Facebook Timeline Sharing Will Nab More Traffic For Publishers

Facebook's traffic from Google and Bing takes a nosedive

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New stats show that ever since Google launched "Search Plus Your World," referral traffic to Facebook has been halved. Oddly, though, the same thing has happened with Bing traffic too. [Read more]...
Facebook's traffic from Google and Bing takes a nosedive

Facebook Now Lets You “Follow” Someone In Any App, Get Their Updates In FB News Feed. Content = $$$

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Ads, not payments, are the future of Facebook monetizing mobile, but it needs content to show them beside. The new Follow action announced today could deliver that content by letting you follow someone in a mobile app, and then sending the updates you’d normally see in that app back to...
Facebook Now Lets You “Follow” Someone In Any App, Get Their Updates In FB News Feed. Content = $$$

News providers should not like Facebook all the time

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Social network sites may drive a lot of traffic to websites such as guardian.co.uk but they act in their own best interestThis week's most stunning statistic: In a few days in February, Facebook drove more traffic to the Guardian website than Google. This fact was proffered (I couldn't bring myself...
News providers should not like Facebook all the time

FB Turns Like Buttons, Comments, Auto-Sharing Into WordPress Widgets For Easy Faceblogging

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Facebook continues its march across the Internet with the release of its Like button, recommendation feed, comments box and other social plugins as WordPress.org and WordPress VIP widgets. There’s also new one-click WordPress admin options like auto-sharing what users read and auto-publishing blog posts as links from Facebook Pages and author...
FB Turns Like Buttons, Comments, Auto-Sharing Into WordPress Widgets For Easy Faceblogging

Is Digg Back? Definitely Maybe

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A handful of web publishers have noticed something unusual about their incoming traffic lately: For the first time in years, readers are coming from Digg. Once an Internet kingmaker with traffic that trumped Reddit's, Digg has been largely absent from publisher traffic reports since it began a dramatic downward spiral...
Is Digg Back? Definitely Maybe

The New Digg Has A Fighting Chance

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We have a story on our site today about that guy that tried to accomplish a very long space jump. Baumgartner, or something. Apparently this story has made the front page of Digg, and now that front page of Digg is coming in third in referral traffic to that...
The New Digg Has A Fighting Chance

Amazon Silk's Jon Jenkins to join Pinterest as head of engineering

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Pinterest, one of the fastest-growing and most buzz-worthy startups in Silicon Valley, plans to announce Thursday that Amazon’s Jon Jenkins will join the company as head of engineering. He’ll be responsible for scaling the company’s infrastructure and improving the site’s function as a discovery tool for users. Jenkins, 40, has...
Amazon Silk's Jon Jenkins to join Pinterest as head of engineering

Chicago’s Catapult admits 7 fresh companies to its blended co-working and incubator space

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Several moths back, I visited a new Chicago venture called Catapult, which was already home to several local companies, despite not having all its furniture delivered. Since then, the space has grown, and today announced that it has admitted seven new companies. What’s a Catapult? We already tried to explain...
Chicago’s Catapult admits 7 fresh companies to its blended co-working and incubator space
Cyber Monday sales climb to record $2 billion
Social curation site Fancy to compensate users for their influence

Since Tumblr integrated with Open Graph last month, traffic from Facebook is up 2.5x

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Since Tumblr integrated with Open Graph last month, its referral traffic from Facebook has grown by more than 2.5x, according to Jeff Sherlock of Facebook’s Developer Blog. This statistic makes one thing clear: the social giant really does drives some serious traffic for nearly everyone that’s integrated with its Open Graph so far, even though these...
Since Tumblr integrated with Open Graph last month, traffic from Facebook is up 2.5x

Uncomfortable With Facebook Auto-Sharing? Slap The New, Deliberate “Like Action” On Your Mobile App

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Every developer wants Facebook referral traffic, but not all apps have actions that fit well with auto-sharing, and others might not want to post to Facebook without their user’s express permission. So today Facebook launches a Like action for mobile apps. Don’t call it a “Like Button” though, as instead of...
Uncomfortable With Facebook Auto-Sharing? Slap The New, Deliberate “Like Action” On Your Mobile App
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