Pinterest - what is it and why should you care?
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DESCRIPTIONAn introduction to Pinterest, the latest social networking 'sensation'.
- 1.What is it and why should you care?
2. According to Mashables founder Pete Cashmore,Pinterest is the breakout social network of 2012. 3. But Pinterest has been around for twoyears so why now? 4. Because itsgrowing like crazy! 5. And its referring morevisitors to other sitesthan Google +, YouTubeand LinkedIn combined. 6. But if youre a women, aged between 25 and44, and living in California, you probably gotthere before the rest of us. (According to Hitwise) 7. So what is Pinterest?Lets go straight to the source 8. So what do you do? 9. You add Pins.A Pin saves an image or a video and allows you toshare it via a Board. 10. You add Pins to Boards. 11. This is one of my Boards. 12. You follow other Users and Boards.You can like, share (Repin) and comment on Pins. 13. And you can add Pinterest to your Facebook Timeline,Tweet your Pins and embed them in your blog or website. 14. So why does Pinterest work? 15. Its simpleIts funIts addictive 16. With a beautiful interface. 17. An iPhone app so you can add your own photos. 18. And theres talk of an iPad app on the way. 19. Pinterest is full of genuine people sharing their passions and interests. 20. It has built a friendly community thatcares about etiquette. 21. And its not overrun by brands orshameless self-promoters. 22. YET 23. Share with me @markralphspinterest.com/markralphs ralphsmcintosh.com 24. Sourceshttp://pinterest.com/about/ http://weblogs.hitwise.com/heather-dougherty/2011/12/ pinteresting_trend_in_social_m.html http://techcrunch.com/2011/12/22/pinterest-40-fold/http://edition.cnn.com/2012/02/06/tech/web/pinterest-website-cashmore/index.html http://blog.pinterest.com/http://mashable.com/2012/01/09/the-top-brands-on-pinterest/http://monetate.com/infographic/#axzz1m6Lo89M6