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Get your Pinterest strategy on point

Get your Pinterest strategy on point

While we’ve seen Instagram catapult to be the darling of social media in recent years, it can easily be argued that Pinterest offers a similar value offering to brands and users alike. Whereas the user base is incomparable (Pinterest’s 100 million active users are dwarfed by Instagram’s 400 million), Pinterest has been lauded for its strong influence during the brand discovery and consideration phase of the buying cycle – and now that ads are being introduced, it’s time for marketers to pay more attention to the platform. The move to introduce advertising to Pinterest was natural given that pins which have been engaged with by a user are two to four times more likely to end with a purchase.

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Pinterest “buyable" pins and Instagram “shop now" buttons

Pinterest “buyable" pins and Instagram “shop now" buttons

In the wake of Google and YouTube announcing their click-to-buy buttons, the floodgates have opened for other platforms to grab a slice of the action. Of course, this is great news as it addresses recent statistics showing that users would buy if given the choice when searching and browsing. To that avail, this week Pinterest and Instagram announced the release of their “buy button” features and therefore pave the way to new digital marketing strategies. But what are the main differences and which approaches should be considered before starting a campaign?

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Music Magpie and others: Spammy links lose sites' brand ranks

Here it is. Another dose of Greenlight's weekly Blog Watch - the stuff that's got our eyes caught! If you’re not on the floor in a crumpled heap of knowledge after these then you didn’t read carefully enough!

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Greenlight’s Ultimate Guide to….Infinite Scroll & SEO

Search engine spiders cannot scroll to the bottom of a page like an ordinary user, trigger the request for more content, and then wait to retrieve it for indexation. Hence content only accessible via infinite scroll simply won’t be seen and therefore won’t make it into the respective search engine results listings.

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Christmas shoppers are expected to spend a total of £86bn this year

Advent Calendar from Greenlight provides digital marketers with tips to make Search and Social Media campaigns successful in time for Christmas 2012. With online sales in 2012 predicted to account for 10.6% of the total retail spend, retailers need to ensure their sites are optimised and offer a good experience.

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UK: Online sales expected to account for 10.6% of total retail spend

Christmas shoppers are expected to spend a total of £86bn this year, according to a report* just published. With online sales predicted to account for 10.6% of the total retail spend, retailers need to ensure their sites are optimised and offer a good experience.

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Take the pain out of your Christmas12 planning with Greenlight's Digital Campaign Planner. We've mapped it all out for you!

We've gone and got your #Christmas12 digital campaigns all worked out for you with this beauty. You'll just love it and its complimentary too! All part of Greenlight's initiative to get all you digital marketers and retailers well prepped pre and post the festive season.

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