By Jessa Moon
If you’re a pinning fanatic, you likely know that the title of this post was inspired by Pinterest’s official blog, ‘Oh, How Pinteresting!’ That’s because we agree – Pinterest is fascinating. And we’re not alone. The online bulletin board is exploding, with more traffic than LinkedIn, Google+ and YouTube combined and four million daily unique visits. A recent project catapulted me into the style, home and food-obsessed Pinterest-sphere (aka my happy place) and I have to say, I’m hooked. Read on for tidbits on the site that is taking over social.
Fun Pinterest Facts:
Lastly, this post from Spin Sucks contains some useful tips for creating a corporate Pinterest presence. Here’s the shorter version of pointers (with some added color) that jumped out:
Better Homes and Gardens, Whole Foods and Bergdorf Goodman top the list of brands with the most followers on Pinterest. How do they do it? It’s a question companies are scrambling to answer as they look to leverage this up and coming, powerful social media platform. Oscar de la Renta experimented in April when the brand live-pinned its bridal show, drawing attention and garnering coverage. Keep an eye out for a post next week that will explore the tactic. Pinteresting!
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