Brands Take Interest in Pinterest

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alisondiana
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alisondiana   2/29/2012 2:11:04 PM
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When I first read about Manterest (thanks, Mitch!), I thought it was something made-up by my friend Danny, a successful cartoonist and university art/drawing teacher. But it's not!

Going back to Pinterest, I do believe someone will successfully tap it to reach the millions of people who are starting to spend a lot of time on the site. It's getting too big a reach for marketing pros to ignore, I'd think...

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Dwhite706   2/29/2012 12:31:19 PM
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Just based on feedback here and my informal poll of friends they still have some work to do in broadening the appeal and relevance of the site. I'm sure they must have gotten this feedback from others and or working on a solution

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Re: MANteresting
Susan Fourtané   2/29/2012 12:08:49 PM
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It seems silly to me, too, Mitch. Only one site of the kind is enough. And, as we have previously discussed, the gender war is totally silly in this century. I don't see a bright future for MANteresting. 

-Susan 

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Re: MANteresting
Mitch Wagner   2/29/2012 11:46:06 AM
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MANteresting seems silly to me, made for men who are afraid of getting girl cooties if they use Pinterest. 

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Re: MANteresting
Susan Fourtané   2/29/2012 5:25:09 AM
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Mitch, 

That one was born because 98% of Pinterest users are women, who apparently have plenty of time to sit collecting recipes, wedding dresses, and pictures of cats, fashion, cars, Hollywood stars, etc. That is mainly what Pinterest is all about. And this doesn't mean they will jump into suddenly buying every item they collect on their boards. 

So that other bookmarking site was created by men to give a place to men where they also can pin their pictures and collect them on boards. Just like Pinterest, another social image bookmarking site that not necessary will sell anything. 

-Susan 

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MANteresting
Mitch Wagner   2/28/2012 8:51:36 PM
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MANteresting is a Pinterest clone for men.

It does not seem to be a hoax. 

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alisondiana   2/28/2012 5:35:24 PM
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Well, DWhite and Mitch, maybe in a few months there'll be more interesting content for all of us!

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Re: Where's the money?
Mitch Wagner   2/28/2012 5:33:44 PM
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alisondiana - And I signed up for an acccount while editing your blog. Like you, I find it doesn't really have enough personal appeal for me to stick with it beyond the minimum needed for professional purposes.

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Dwhite706   2/28/2012 5:21:22 PM
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Good I'm glad to know that I'm not that late to the party. If nothing else, your blog has made me curious enough to go check out the site

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Re: Where's the money?
alisondiana   2/28/2012 2:30:13 PM
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Yes, it's pretty clunky, Infinity. I signed up for an account, in part for this blog, in part because my friends were getting so involved and I wanted to see what the fuss was about! But I haven't spent much time there since because right now it doesn't do much for me--in part, because of the issue you raise.

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