Archive | April 2012

Top 10 Ways to Use Pinterest for Business


On Purpose Magazine

by Bill Crosby on April 5, 2012

For those of you who do not know, Pinterest is the newest and fastest growing social media website today, and how to use Pinterest for Business should be on your mind. Pinterest  has been able to reach 10 million unique monthly visitors – faster than other social networking sites including Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus. From November 2011 to January 2012, Pinterest’s unique site visitors went  from 4.8 million visitors to 11 million.

Many business people may look at this as a small site, but the truth is, it is not. New members and users are growing at a fast pace since it started. So, by the looks of it, entrepreneurs and markers cannot underestimate the power of Pinterest for Business.

According to Pinterest’s database, 80 percent of its users are female – which means it is now a powerful tool to attract…

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The Ins and Outs of Instagram

Learning about Instagram.

Um Khaloodie

So what is it?

Instagram is a free photo sharing program launched in October 2010 that allows users to take a photo, apply a digital filter to it, and then share it on a variety of social networking services, including Instagram’s own network.

A distinctive feature confines photos to a square shape, similar to Kodak Instamatic and Polaroid images, in contrast to the 4:3 aspect ratio typically used by mobile device cameras.

Instagram was initially supported on iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch; in April 2012, the company added support for Android camera phones running 2.2 Froyo or higher. It is distributed via the iTunes App Store and Google Play.

On April 12, 2012, Facebook acquired the company and its 13 employees for approximately $1 billion in cash and stock, with plans to keep it independently managed.

Instagram now has Over 30 million users.

I love the search feature. You can search by…

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