Friday, February 24, 2012

Top Stories about Pinterest

By Juliette Rule

As I scan the Web daily, I often see great pieces about social media. This is a list of a few good pieces I saw this week on Pinterest, a topic I'm thinking about deeply as you might know from reading my last post, "What's of Interest with Pinterest?"

1. Why Pinterest Trumps Facebook at Social Commerce, For Now from Forbes.
2. A great Pinterest Board about Pinterest from the Wall Street Journal (Really, it's an awesome display of infographics and examples of how many use the platform.)
3. Interesting idea on a creative use of Pinterest boards, but it seems like it's a lot of work for one board. (And it's just so Mashable to even go there, am I right?)
4. Why is Pinterest Playing Dumb About Making Money from The Atlantic offers some keen insight every entrepreneur will appreciate.
5. List of facts from PRDaily, How Very Pinteresting compares platforms and user bases. (Hat tip: My colleague Steph - follow her at

So that's some interesting news on this crazy new platform.

What do you think? Is it a good fit for your business? Or do you just enjoy the browsing?

1 comment:

  1. #3 is not only a lot of work, but it is super duper annoying to your followers. Remember that they aren't usually going to YOUR board to see your "I have too much time on my hands" coolness. What they are seeing is nine pictures that make no sense in their "newsfeed." I'm not saying you shouldn't do this - because the effect is nifty - but consider your followers and weigh the cost vs. benefits.