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Pinterest Is Now The Fastest Growing Content-Sharing Platform

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on November 7, 2013

Pinterest Is Now The Fastest Growing Content-Sharing Platform

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/pinterest-is-fastest-growing-content-sharing-platform-2013-11#ixzz2jxRe8Hfa

The new data offers a reminder that businesses should look beyond Facebook and Twitter when managing their social media outreach, says ShareThis CEO Kurt Abrahamson in a release.

Small businesses can capitalize on the Pinterest and LinkedIn surge to market their products and grow their consumer base. Pinterest, a highly visual medium, gives businesses a chance to catch the eye of consumers with compelling images and colorful infographics that promote deals and new products. Pinning pictures of employees could also help customers identify with the people who work at the company, putting a face to a name. Meanwhile, LinkedIn can provide a more professional forum for blogging and sharing posts to a targeted audience, as well as collecting positive recommendations and reviews of your company.

LRS can help students, faculty and staff:
- identify objects and services by posting pictures
- identify people who work at the library and how they can help students, faculty and staff 

just few of the analogies drawn from the article…

2 Responses to “Pinterest Is Now The Fastest Growing Content-Sharing Platform”

  1.   Plamen Miltenoff Says:

    5 Social Media Marketing Trends for 2014
    http://socialmediatoday.com/gonzogonzo/1884651/5-social-media-marketing-trends-2014?utm_source=smt_newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=newsletter&inf_contact_key=157dd82e672482291c8f6f96514e26a5841343869befb5cff4584476302b9653

  2.   Plamen Miltenoff Says:

    promotion using Snapchat, earlier in 2013, and a few others have experimented since. With the recent launch of Snapchat Stories (see video below), brand marketers now have an opportunity to ask customers to share their stories, or interact with them while in their store, hotel or destination, to increase engagement and share-of-wallet with in-store promotions. Snapchat marketing should be two words you’ll soon learn to combine!

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