4 Ways to Succeed With Your Pinterest Brand Page

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Pinterest has been on our social media consciousness radar for about 18 months when it started to gain traction. According to a recent study, Pinterest is now used by 15% of USA web users. To put this in perspective, Twitter usage is only 1% higher at 16 percent. Pinterest recently launched pages for business , which include the new terms of service, allowing you to use Pinterest commercially. If you haven’t yet converted your business profile into a business page, you [...]

Tips for using Vine without getting tangled up in a lawsuit.

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vineBy Kerry Gorgone, Contributing {grow} Columnist Six seconds (or six and a half, for the purists among us) hardly seems long enough to convey anything of substance, and yet  Vine — Twitter’s new video sharing service — is catching on fast. Maybe it’s not surprising. Six seconds of Super Bowl advertising time would cost $800,000, so clearly time is valuable! For those who haven’t tried it yet, Vine enables users to capture six seconds of live video (uploading from [...]

How To Use Social Media For Your Tour Or Activity Business

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Snap-2012-03-07-at-15.30.48It’s no secret that social media is a great way to promote your business – or should we say place  to promote your business - because that’s where your customers are ; social networks are their virtual hangouts. The problem is making sure you do it right. First of all, you need to commit to developing a sound understanding of: How best to leverage the social network according to how it is being used . There wouldn’t be this many [...]

Oh, How Pinteresting!, New Tools for Businesses in the Pinterest Community

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Thousands of businesses have become part of our community, giving great ideas, content and inspiration to people on Pinterest. Whether it’s Anthropologie sharing awesome clothes, Whole Foods sharing tasty recipes, the Smithsonian sharing fascinating collections, or Amazon making products easy to pin, many of us have been inspired on Pinterest by businesses. We want to help more businesses provide great content on Pinterest and make it easy to pin from their websites. Today, we’re taking a first step toward [...]