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How to Optimize Pinterest Content for Search

Wondering how to find the right keywords to rank in Pinterest search? Have you considered using Google’s Keyword Planner? Identifying valuable long-tail keyword phrases will help you optimize your profile and pins for search. In this article, you’ll discover how to use Google’s Keyword Planner to research keywords and boost the visibility of your Pinterest […] This post How to Optimize Pinterest Content for Search first appeared on . – Your Guide to the Social Media Jungle

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Pinterest is now blocked in China

 China has blocked one of the few Western social media sites that had remained accessible to its population: Pinterest. The site has followed the example of Facebook, Twitter and many others after the photo sharing site was blocked in China, according to data from censorship monitoring organization GreatFire. GreatFire checks a range of the internet’s top websites for accessibility… Read More Social – TechCrunch

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Pinterest hires Google Image Search vet as its first search chief

Pinterest, the startup whose eponymous app lets people save content like images and recipes to boards that others can follow, has hired Randy Keller as its head of search, a new position. Keller joins after more than a decade at Google, where he was most recently a senior staff engineer and lead for ranking and features on Google Image Search. Before leaving Google, Keller was leading a team of 40 engineers, according to his LinkedIn page. He was responsible for incorporating machine learning and computer vision signals into Google Image Search ranking, a Pinterest spokesperson told VentureBeat in an email. This is Keller’s first week at Pinterest, where he’s reporting to Vanja Josifovski, himself a former Google and now Pinterest’s head of discovery engineering. Above: Keller. Image Credit: Pinterest “Pinterest is the most exciting opportunity in visual discovery today, and I look forward to contributing my expertise in image search…

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How to Improve Your Pinterest Visibility and Engagement

Looking for simple ways to strengthen your Pinterest presence? Wondering how to enhance your Pinterest content? A few easy-to-implement changes can greatly increase the visibility, engagement, and sales generated by your pins. In this article, you’ll discover three ways to improve your Pinterest boards and pins. #1: Add Alt Text to Provide Optimized Pin Descriptions to Improve Search […] This post How to Improve Your Pinterest Visibility and Engagement first appeared on . – Your Guide to the Social Media Jungle

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Pinterest Tests Search Ads: This Week in Social Media

Welcome to our weekly edition of what’s hot in social media news. To help you stay up to date with social media, here are some of the news items that caught our attention. What’s New This Week Pinterest Introduces Search Ads: Pinterest rolled out search ads with “a full suite of features, including Keyword and […] This post Pinterest Tests Search Ads: This Week in Social Media first appeared on . – Your Guide to the Social Media Jungle

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Pinterest, Sargento Kick Off Pinterest MVPP: Most Valuable Party Planner Microsite

Pinterest created something to do with the 8 million football party ideas and 58 million football ideas users have saved prior to Super Bowl LI Feb. 5. The social network developed the Pinterest MVPP: Most Valuable Party Planner microsite, sponsored by Sargento, which enables users to create custom boards with Super Sunday recipes, tips and fashion suggestions, just by answering a few questions. Visitors to the Pinterest MVPP are asked whether they are a rookie or pro at party planning; if their style is “can’t beat the classics” or “let’s shake things up”; and whether they are rooting for the New England Patriots or Atlanta Falcons. Pinterest then uses its Pinterest API (application-programming interface) to curate custom content and add profile details including names and photos. Sargento senior digital marketing manager Cami Schenck said in a Pinterest for Business blog post: Partnering with Pinterest for one of the biggest entertaining events of…