SMWNYC Event Recap: Pining For Pinterest

Post written by Tia Marie Kemp

Thursday, March 8, 2012

New York City was abuzz as Social Media Week 2012 began on February 13.  All the seats were filled as Sociality Squared co-founder and CEO, Helen Todd, presentated “Pining for Pinterest”. New York marketing agency, Definition 6, hosted the event. The presentation received an overwhelmingly positive response, which was highlighted in this BlackBook mention. Pinterest continues to hold our attention as it continues to grow and evolve. Most recently, there are some legal concerns about what is being “pinned”; we will continue to report how the use of Pinterest unfolds for marketers. We are grateful to everyone who attended the presentation, and would like to share it with those of you who could not attend.

The slides and video of the presentation are available for you to download, watch, share and discuss. If you have any questions or comments about the presentation, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us on Sociality Squared’s page on Facebook or to Helen Todd personally on Twitter.

In the weeks since SMW, Pinterest has continued its unprecedented growth. In fact, Inside Facebook recently announced that the Pinterest Facebook app has over 11.5 million monthly active users! The presentation touches on the importance of photos in engagement, how Pinterest complements other social networking sites, such as Facebook, demographics of users and how brands can integrate Pinterest into their social media marketing. We’re as curious as you are to see how the platform will continue to evolve. We hope this presentation will be a great start to the ongoing conversation about Pinterest and how brands can use the platform.

Check out “Pining for Pinterest” on Slideshare and Vimeo.

The videos are broken down into segments.

Pining for Pinterest – Where does Pinterest Fit In? from Sociality Squared on Vimeo.

Intros
Social Web Intro
Social Web, Facebook and Visual Communication
Where does Pinterest Fit In?
Pinterest and Identity
Discovery + Search and Other Benefits of Pinterest for Brands
Pinterest Activity Distribution: Site, Twitter and Facebook
Pinterest: Think Stream Management
Pinterest: Brand website optimization for Pinterest
Opportunity for Post-Consumption & Word of Mouth Marketing on Pinterest
Examples of Brands on Pinterest
Should your brand be on Pinterest?
Q&A Portion

A huge thank you goes to Definition 6 for co-hosting the event!

Show some love and follow them on Twitter: @definition6.

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