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Pinterest Update Expands Your Article Pins

Pinterest is expanding its set of "rich pins" to include more details about pinned articles, the company announced Tuesday. Now, when users pin a story or article to a board, the pin will also contain other relevant information such as the author's name, the article title, a brief description and a …

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Startup Looks to Build Pinterest for Video

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Pinterest Contest

There comes a year in every Thanksgiving host's life when she or he is in need of a simplified plan, a paired-down version of the preceding feasts.

With the holiday soon upon us, we're looking to you for inspiration on creating a simple, DIY setting. Enter our Pinterest contest and create a …

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8 Apps to Beautify Your Pinterest Quotes

Pinterest may be a visual social platform, but words still have a place on most users' boards. Inspirational, thought-provoking or just funny, the Pinterest quote has become an art form all its own.

Sadly, boards are often filled with plain, grainy, black and white text images created in Microsoft …

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Pinterest Becomes a Better Place for Discovery With Related Pins

Pinterest has been busy this year adding features to make itself more useful. On Friday it announced a partnership with Getty Images to provide image …

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Confessions of a pinaholic: Discovering Pins

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Visually Speaking: How to Use Pinterest

Pinterest is growing at an insanely fast rate. If you're ready to start pinning, follow these steps.

If you're wondering how to use Pinterest, you're not alone. According to comScore, Pinterest received 11.7 million unique visitors from the United States in January 2012, which made it the fastest …

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Pinterest Etiquette: 9 Things Pinners Should Never Do

Pinterest has had an incredible year. In February, it was found to have attracted 10 million unique viewers faster than any other standalone site in history; in May, it became the third most popular social networking site, trumped only by Facebook and Twitter.

Seasoned Pinners probably noticed that …

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My Top Pinterest Tips - Amy Lynn Andrews

Pinterest is huge. If you’ve spent any time on there, you understand the draw. It’s like the most gigantic image candy store you can imagine. Here …

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Make Better Use Of Pinterest With These 5 Pinterest Tools

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Whether you’ve already fallen for Pinterest or not, no one can deny the new network’s popularity. Instead of sharing your thoughts or …

5 Steps to Launching a Successful Pinterest Group Board

Launching a Pinterest group board has many benefits. It can help increase followers, increase the reach of your pins, and get more clicks to your …

How To Get More Pinterest Followers

Want to build your Pinterest followers? Here's our 11 tips on how to do so organically, ensuring you are building a Pinterest account to be proud of …

How to Keep Your Pinterest Boards Fresh, Fun and Relevant

In her book Ultimate Guide to Pinterest for Business, marketing and branding expert Karen Leland provides a Pinterest roadmap that will help you drive website traffic, boost your brand and build business. In this edited excerpt, the author shows you four quick ways to spring clean your Pinterest

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12 Awesome Pinterest Tools To Power Up Your Marketing

12 Pinterest tools to help you power up your pinning and social media marketing by improving the way you create content, interact and track your …

How Your Pinterest Descriptions Can Attract Customers

In her book Ultimate Guide to Pinterest for Business, marketing and branding expert Karen Leland provides a Pinterest roadmap that will help you drive website traffic, boost your brand and build business. In this edited excerpt, the author reveals how to write pin descriptions that draw viewers to

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Happy Monday, friends! In my opinion, this post is an important one, so please give me a minute to explain myself ;) I had a long to-do list on …

How to Schedule Pins on Pinterest - SNAP!

To keep on track, I rely on is the ability to pre-schedule some online content. Learn how to schedule pins on Pinterest

Pinterest Gets More Personal With Browser Tracking

Pinterest announced on Friday that it is rolling out a few new features, including personalized pin and board recommendations based on the sites you visit.

In a blog post Friday, the San Francisco-based social bookmarking platform said it does support a "do not track" browser feature, but otherwise …

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6 Essential Criteria Your Pinterest Pins Should Meet

In her book Ultimate Guide to Pinterest for Business, marketing and branding expert Karen Leland provides a Pinterest roadmap that will help you drive website traffic, boost your brand and build business. In this edited excerpt, the author describes what type of content you should be posting to

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Pinterest Updates iPhone App With Faster Pinning

Pinterest has updated its iPhone app to version 2.6, adding a faster way to pin and several other improvements.

Now, users can simply press and hold any pin to get a three-icon menu, enabling them to quickly pin, like or send it.

The iPhone version of the app also enables users to tap Edit Home Feed …

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Pinterest Now Sends Alerts When Items You Pin Go on Sale

Pinterest is getting more serious about shopping: The social network announced Thursday that it will now send users notifications when products they've pinned go on sale.

Pinterest will send sale alerts through aggregated emails, so as to prevent users from getting spammed.

The alerts should work for …

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Pinterest moves into Pocket and Instapaper territory with new Article Pins

It looks as if a lot of people are using Pinterest not just as an image-sharing-and-saving site, but also as a place to save text-based content. In fact, Pinterest says that over 5 million articles are pinned every day — so on Tuesday, it rolled out new “Article Pins” that include more information …

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4 Tips And Tricks For Pinterest Addicts

Editor's note: This post was originally published by our partners at PopSugar Tech.

Aside from discovering delicious recipes and inspiring quotes, there are several ways your can maximize your Pinterest account both professionally and socially. Here's what you need to know to take your Pinterest …

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3 UX Lessons from Pinterest

How can Pinterest's user experience inform developers and designers of all sorts? Let's learn from some of Pinterest's bleeding edge design decisions.

Pinterest Secret Boards: 10 Reasons To Use This New App Feature

Just last week, Pinterest announced that they added a new feature which allows users to curate secret boards that aren't visible to the public. Evrhet Milam, software engineer at Pinterest, disclosed on the website's blog that this option has been one of the most requested features, because, let's …

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7 Ideas for Your First Pinterest Secret Board

Even the most social pinners crave some privacy on Pinterest, a dreamy Internet escape for the photo-obsessed.

That's why users with a penchant for pinning went crazy on Thursday, when Pinterest announced each user can use three secret boards for their bookmarking pleasure, during the holiday …

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8 Pinterest Users We Love

A while back, we spotlighted our top six design boards on the popular virtual content curating site, Pinterest. Here are eight more pinners we can't stop looking at.

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