Last month, Social Media Marketing World 2015 brought together the greats in the industry as well as thousands hungry for tips, tricks and lots of networking. Hosting each year by @SocialMediaExaminer, this San Diego event always has some great content, much of which is shared in the weeks and months following the convention.
7 Takeaways From Social Media Marketing World 2015
1. Video is Hot
2. Visual Content Drives Traffic
3. Consistency is More Important Than Frequency
4. Organic Reach Is Alive and Well on Facebook
5. Pinterest Is the New Google
6. Post Like a Fan, Not a Marketer
7. Hug Your Haters
I was so excited to hear about the new feature on Pinterest! Just yesterday I saw Pins from friends that I repinned but I also wanted to comment on. Now I can — here are some great images and video for you to learn more about leaving comments on pins.
Are you a newbie on Pinterest, that’s great. It’s great that you’re on Pinterest and getting engaged. Pinterest calls itself “helpful”, “visual” and “full of possibilities”. I love these descriptors but I must add addictive. Sign up and search for football, or shoes, or beach house and you’ll see what I mean.
Start exploring things you’re interested in and then move on to your business page. You’ll be surprised what’s getting pinned. You can even add your boards to your website. (Click here to find out how.) We added one of more popular boards here.
Here are a few articles from Hubspot to get you started learning what’s what…
- 10 Brilliant Pinterest Board Ideas From Real Brands by Ginny Soskey
- Pin Like a Pro: 8 Simple Ways to Take Your Pinterest Pins Up a Notch by Tessa Wegert
And from Social Media Examiner:
To make your life easier, add a Pin it button to your browser.
“The Pin It button makes it easy to collect the inspiring things you find on the web. After you’ve installed it, just click the little P whenever you see something you want to add to Pinterest.”