Pinterest has been a huge hit but something is missing. Users want private Pinterest boards! Pinners have expressed the need to keep some of what they love private and this seems especially true for wedding pinners who are not yet engaged and don’t want to hint at their partners through a social network.
Lately I have been hearing a lot of Board Members and CEO’s say “how can social media be a priority when my sales have dropped?” In my opinion, all of interactive marketing (including social) must be implemented in a bad economy. Only pure ignorance and trepidation from old school thinking can make someone believe that social media should be cut when times are looking tough. 99 times out of 100, the “social is not a priority” statement comes from someone that does not understand how social media can be integrated into the business and marketing operations to drive measurable results. A fear of evolution. If you are fearful of learning something new, you should hand it over to someone who isn’t. [Read more…] about Should Social Media be Top of Mind in a Doom & Gloom Economy