Visual Search

    • The new wave of visual search: what it can do, and what might be possible

      Visual search on the web has been around for some time. In 2008, TinEye became the first image search engine to use image identification technology, and in 2010, the Google Goggles app allowed users to search the physical world with their phone cameras. But in the last couple of years, visual search has come into new prominence, with companies like Pinterest and Bing developi ...

      Search Engine Watchin Social SEO- 8 readers -
  • Pinterest Launches Shopping Bag, Buyable Pins for Desktop

    … Tim Weingarten provided more details in a blog post: With your new shopping bag, you can throw in any buyable pin that catches your eye, whether you’re shopping on your Android or the web (iOS to come!). When you’re ready to check out, everything you’ve added to your bag will be right there waiting for you. We’ve partnered with 20,000 merchants—big…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebook- 25 readers -
  • 7 Tips for Optimizing Promoted Pins

    … to perform better on mobile and take up more space on desktop. Test Cinematic Pins to garner free views via Repins. Optimize images for Pinterest visual search. Use high-contrast visuals to attract attention. Here’s an example of a less-direct call-to-action we like, which fits the Pinterest tone of being actionable, but non-transactional…

    Karen Amundson/ BoostBlogin Social- 6 readers -
  • Pinterest Visual Search: What It Means For Marketers

    …. Empirically, everybody knows that visual content is more engaging than text-only content. But to what degree? According to Adobe, “posts with images produce a 650% higher engagement rate than regular text posts.” What visual search means for you Create lots of visual content. Image content is to visual search as keywords are to text-based…

    Karen Amundson/ BoostBlogin Social- 11 readers -
  • Pinterest Introduces Visual Search Tool for Finding Items Without Text

    … Pinterest has announced the introduction of a visual search tool for its platform on mobile and the Web, allowing users to search for items contained in pinned images without using text. When viewing a pinned image, a new search button in the corner of the image allows users to highlight the portion of the image they’re interested…

    AllTwitterin Social- 10 readers -
  • Where do Visitors Click on a Blog?

    … Egg Overlay Crazy Egg Heatmap Crazy Egg Confetti This is a display of new (red) versus returning (white) visitors. The confetti reports will also breakdown mobile, tablet, operating system and resolution information. Crazy Egg Scrollmap We have some work to do on this one – it appears that our primary post is included, but visitors aren’t seeing a compelling reason to scroll down. We’re going to work on providing more columns of information and a category breakdown of new posts. © 2014 DK New Media. …

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blog- 10 readers -
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