Category Archives: Pinterest

Introducing the Periodic Table of Digital Commerce Marketing

If you’re a retailer or manufacturer of goods sold online, you may be overwhelmed by the new digital marketing opportunities popping up nearly every day. Whether it’s new Google Shopping campaign options, shoppable posts on social media, or advertising opportunities on Amazon or Walmart, there have never been more ways to market products online. And, […]

Pinterest Shopping ads gain momentum as company revenues top $1 billion in 2019

Pinterest revenues reached $400 million for the fourth quarter of 2019, growing 46% year-over-year and exceeding analysts’ forecast of $371.2 million, the company reported Friday. Annual revenue surpassed $1 billion, to reach $1.14 billion – an increase of 51% over 2018. Audience growth. Global monthly active users (MAUs) grew 26% year-over-year reaching 335 million, up […]

Pinterest debuts AR feature that lets users try on lipstick before buying

Pinterest has launched ‘Try On” – a new augmented reality (AR) feature that enables users to virtually try on various lipstick shades suited their complexion. Users can then save the Pin for later shopping, or buy through the retailer’s site.   Pinterest’s new Try On feature uses AR to let users view lipstick shades on themselves. […]

Pinterest taps market research firm IRI to measure offline sales lift

A little over two years ago, Pinterest announced a partnership with IRI, the global market research company, to measure the impact of ad campaigns on in-store sales lift. While it’s apparently taken until now to fully implement, now that the capabilities are in place, advertisers will soon be able to determine which campaigns and creatives […]

Social Shorts: Facebook Movie ads, Reddit goes to Chicago, Quora’s LiveRamp integration

This collection of social media marketing and new hire announcements is a compilation of the past week’s briefs from our daily Marketing Land newsletter. Click here to subscribe and get more news like this delivered to your inbox every morning. Pinterest pushes auto sales. According to new data from Oracle Data Cloud, Pinterest users tend […]

You can’t advertise that: The big list of prohibited ads across social and search platforms

Part of managing successful ad campaigns involves knowing what types of ad content is disallowed and what’s restricted across the social and search ad landscape. Most prohibited content (counterfeit goods, illegal products and services, etc.) and restricted content (political ads, alcohol, etc.) follows similar standards from one platform to the next, but each company has […]

Social listening: what it is, why it matters, and how to do it

Boom! Someone just posted a tweet praising your product. On the other side of the world, an article featuring your company among the most promising startups of 2019 was published. Elsewhere, a Reddit user started a thread complaining about your customer care. A thousand miles away, a competitor posted an announcement about a new product […]

Pinterest brings Shoppable Pins to visual searches for fashion, home products

Pinterest announced on Tuesday it has advanced its Lens capabilities, making it possible for the visual search tool to now identify more than 2.5 billion fashion and home products. With this latest advancement, the company is adding fashion and home related Shoppable Pins to visual search results. “Now, when you use Lens within a fashion […]

6 of the best social listening tools for 2020

In your personal life, reading people’s minds is a questionable superpower; but the business benefits of being able to listen in on people’s thoughts are infinite. And while social media monitoring isn’t exactly about reading people’s minds, it’s as close to it as it gets. Social listening gives you access to what people are saying […]

Pinterest Trends gives marketers a view of the top U.S. searches on the platform

Pinterest Trends, a new tool that will provide an overview of the top U.S. search terms over the past 12 months along with data on when those search terms peaked, has begun rolling out, the company announced on Tuesday. Why we care Google Trends has long been a resource marketers have relied on to gauge […]