Pinterest: Google but better?

By Holly Sutton on April 19, 2012 | Category: Blog | Tags: , , , , , , , | No Comments

We’ve been blogging a lot about Pinterest here at Journalista HQ. Partly as it’s so addictive but mainly as, for me, it’s the first social media channel that does something entirely different from Facebook.

Like all the best inventions, Pinterest performs a task that I was already doing but does it much, much better. My wallet, Moleskine notebook, handbag pockets and sometimes even jean pockets are stuffed full of pages ripped out of magazines, newspapers and leaflets. They comprise pictures, quotes, websites, products and concepts that I like and want to record and share. My dream house has always been designed with a massive cork board on the study wall to capture these clippings and link them all together. Read more …

Update from a pinaddict

By Lorna Gott on April 10, 2012 | Category: Blog | Tags: , , , | No Comments

Log on to Pinterest and it’s a kaleidoscope of colours, a feast of gastronomic delights, stunning sunsets and fashion buys which have already got me screaming “I want that one”.

Like all your favourite glossy magazines rolled in to one digital extravaganza it’s needless to say, I’m hooked. Read more …

Things are about to get Pinteresting!

By Lorna Gott on March 22, 2012 | Category: Blog | Tags: , , , | No Comments

Over the last few weeks there has been an explosion of conversation about the online pinboard social networking site, Pinterest. Everywhere I look people are talking, writing, tweeting and blogging about it.

According to Techcrunch.com the number of Pinterest users to visit the site daily has gone up 145 percent since the beginning of 2012 and user growth is better than that of Facebook and Twitter at the same point in their history. Read more …