Tag Archives: Pinterest

The Future of Visual Search and Marketing : Pinterest

I have been an avid user of Pinterest and passionate advocate since high school. Namely, as an artist, I found it an unparalleled source of inspiration and discovery. That evolved into recognizing its far-reaching marketing implications, which I foresee transforming how we find products and brands we are passionate about, how we make purchase decisions, […]

Halloween –> Halloweekend –> Halloweek

Instead of sitting here stressing about the fact that it is Halloween this week and that I have absolutely no costume ideas for the 5 nights I am inevitably going to be expected to dress up for, I decided to channel some of this anxiety into a Halloween themed blog post.  As a senior, I […]

Pinterest verus Wanelo – Competitor or friend?

A Forbes article from August 13th, highlighted seven social media platforms that could explode before 2016. I particularly found the first one Wanelo (from Want, Need, Love) interesting (perhaps because of my love for shopping), and since I had never heard of it before I decided to do a little investigating. Wanelo is a social […]

The Day In the Life of a Social Media Intern

Over the summer, I was fortunate enough to have an internship at an advertising agency in Sydney Australia. My official title was in fact a “social media intern” so I worked with the social team at the agency which consisted of four people, myself included. Fortunately enough, I did not live the classic intern life […]

No Boys Allowed!

Let’s rewind back to 8 weeks ago, to my very first #is6621 tweet: “How does gender play a role in social media?” Females visit some social media platforms more often than males and vice versa. Two of the most heavily skewed sites are Pinterest and Reddit, with about 71% of Pinterest users being female and […]

Successful Forms of Social Media Pay Quite Well

It seems that in the last half dozen years or so, the coolest way to get super rich is to create media platform (obviously this is easier said than done). If one looks at arguably the biggest, or most popular forms of social media at the moment, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, and Pintrest, the amount […]

DIY For President

The practice of DIY (Do-It-Yourself) has been around since the beginning of man…What’s new this time around, though, is that people now have SM outlets to share their favorite DIY techniques.