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Congratulations to John Dodero!

Raku decor urn in red by John Dodero

Congratulations to John Dodero of Dodero Studio Ceramics, whose pin drove the most traffic to in January! All the listed artists on who have Pinterest accounts are included on SOARs boards at Pinterest. We share the boards so artists can continue pinning from their own accounts, and some of them are very active. Follow them all at

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Top Contenders (Pretenders?) to be the Next Facebook

CNN’s What’s Next blog recently published a list of current social media outlets/apps that could take over as the “next Facebook” if everything falls into place. While there has been wild speculation in the past that other products would have replaced the big blue “F” by now, it hasn’t happened; however, I’m pretty sure that […]

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Social Media Demographics: Using the Right Tools to Reach Your Audience

Have you ever wondered if it’s worth your time to start that Pinterest page for your organization or business? Is it important that you know what Digg is? Thankfully, has pulled together a fantastic infographic that will help you determine if Facebook is better for your message or if you should hurry up and […]

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