It's the hottest social network growing right now and making arguably the biggest splash since 2008 and the Twitter emergence. Will Pinterest be able to sustain its growth and if it does, will it be able to keep the marketers at bay?
Even here at Connecticut Fiat
, we have had marketing companies and some of our vendor partners talking to us about the amazing benefits of Pinterest and warning us that the boat may sail if we don't hop on quickly. That may be true, but social media has evolved for us from being a marketing tool to being a place where our customers can find us and have an open conversation with us on whatever topic they choose. The days of social media being a broadcasting tool fell off for us long ago. Today, it's about the customers.
This infographic we found on Mashable breaks down the branding abilities of Pinterest. Will it grow up like that or at some point will they be able to go beyond the stigma of being a marketing haven?