Posts Tagged ‘pinterest’

A Multichannel, Multilingual Approach To Pharma

  According to Jack Bogle, the founder and retired CEO of The Vanguard Group, many large companies based in the U.S. generate 50% of their revenue from outside the country. The same could be said for international companies: a good portion of their revenue is generated outside their respective regions. 

Business dictates the best, worst times for social media

Social media never sleeps, but it does take a breather once in a while. Usually, those rest periods are determined by our work schedules, not our social engagement, because business shapes social media usage now more than ever. For example, Facebook, the 800-pound gorilla of social media, emerges from repose as the workday begins and […]

The Social Download | Promoted Pins, Related Tweets, and More

Your weekly social media news in byte size pieces. iOS7 is Stunning The biggest news for me this week was the launch of iOS7. It’s beautiful, addicting and has left my phone with lots to discover including  a major upgrade to the Facebook app. The new app is more intuitive for Apple users.  All of  the navigation […]

The Social Download: Weekly Social Media News in Byte Size Pieces

  It’s the week before Labor Day, but the world of social media is certainly not resting yet. I lot went on this week, so let’s jump in: Facebook Contests No Longer Require an App Facebook has a lot of rules when it comes to contests. The one that has always been a challenge for […]

IT Pros: Visualize tech industry news using Pinterest

The title of this post by CIO.com caught my attention immediately this morning: How IT Pros Can Use Pinterest for Career Growth Pinterest launched in 2010, and since then I have kept my eyes on its growth and how people are using it for sharing and posting visual content. I never thought that the visual […]

Amazon Web Services Infrastructure

Amazon Web Services, which Amazon began offering in 2006, is a service provided to many important products that people use every day. NASA, Netflix, reddit, Foursquare, Dropbox and Pinterest all use Amazon Web Services to power their service offerings and to be billed dynamically based on usage. WIRED had a great write-up about the service […]

Amazon Web Services Goes Down – Availability In the Cloud

So CRN had an article about Amazon Web Services going down this past Monday.  While that is certainly news, especially to a small number of people, I want to focus on total impact rather than the big scary word called outage.  Our reality in the cloud is that high availability cannot be achieved in the […]

Pinterest is Twitter for the visually inclined

My brother in law, Aaron Keller, penned a nice article on Pinterest and Twitter.  Now, he is a design type and does all things great in branding so I would expect nothing less from the man.  Nothing that I guess one hasn’t thought about for a while but what this has raised is the capabilities […]

Social media for online marketing ….

Social media marketing is at an all time high with Twitter, Facebook. LinkedIn and now Pinterest.  I was not surprised to see that Pinterest “traffic” has increased by 145% since their  launch in 2008.  The demographic is primarily women “pinning” and “re-pinning” their dream wedding, decorating the perfect home and dressing children that they may not […]

Pinterested? Considering the Role of Pinterest for Your Brand

As famed theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking once said, “Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.” And while he was most likely discussing mankind’s need to adapt to an ever changing environment, a similar sentiment can be applied to the always evolving world of social media. While Facebook continues to be the dominant force, a […]

Pinterest Drives More Traffic than Google+, YouTube, & LinkedIn

Mashable.com has an interesting article about up and comer Pinterest.  I have to admit, I hadn’t even heard about it until about two weeks ago when  a colleague raved about how great Pinterest was and how easy it was to capture your interests from a variety of places and pin them to your page.   Little […]

Pinterest Drives More Traffic than Google+, YouTube, & LinkedIn

Mashable.com has an interesting article about up and comer Pinterest.  I have to admit, I hadn’t even heard about it until about two weeks ago when  a colleague raved about how great Pinterest was and how easy it was to capture your interests from a variety of places and pin them to your page.   Little […]