Weekend Update – Apr07

espresso-shotHappy Social Media Saturday! Listed below are links to interesting things I found on the web this week: cool tools, great blog articles, memorable Tweets – anything that stuck out to me and I think is worth sharing. I encourage you to check them out for yourself.

Blog Post: 19 Tools for Pinterest Pros – As Pinterest growth skyrockets, so follows the number of tools available to help us manage our content, understand our metrics, and be better pinners.  Below are just a few of the tools and services now available for use with Pinterest that are especially handy for brands, marketers, and Pinterest devotees…

Blog PostYou’re Connected, Now What? – Meeting and friending people has become fairly easy with social networks, live events, and a gazillion ways to locate, like, and follow peers.

How do you stay in touch, especially if across miles? How do you take things to the next level? What makes a connection work to your advantage? And by your I mean both parties involved.

If you’re looking for ways to improve how you network and build strong and enduring relationships, this post is for you…

Blog Post17 Examples of Creative Facebook Page Cover Photos – Facebook’s new “Timeline” design has been mandatory for all Facebook businesses pages for almost a week now, and you may have noticed your cover photo is now taking up some serious real estate. So even if you don’t take the time to use new features like pinning, starring, and milestones, it’s certainly worth taking some time to make your cover photo stunning, creative, functional, or all of the above.

But innovation doesn’t just come out of nowhere … you need a creative spark before you can fan the flames! So we scoured Facebook looking for some of the coolest cover photos out there we thought would inspire you. Take a look at how these brands are making the most of their new Facebook cover photo real estate. Then get out there and design a cover image that makes your Facebook page fans and visitors “ooh” and “ahh!”

Tools: Pinerly – a social media dashboard for Pinterest only open to limited beta.

Have fun checking these out and let me know what you think in the comments section below.

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