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The 7 Rules of Pinteresting for Marketing

April 6, 2012
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Pinterest is currently the toast of the town in the world of social media. Even the world’s most powerful man, Barack Obama, couldn’t resist the temptation of pinteresting. However, Pinterest has also been in the news for all the wrong reasons—spammers making merry out of it without the fear of being caught. None the less, despite the sensationalism and criticism, there’s no doubt that Pinterest is an altogether new approach to social media. I personally believe Pinterest can prove to be a fantastic marketing tool if they were to follow these seven golden rules....

 

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