Make the Most of Pinterest with Toronto's Pinerly

Posted by Knowlton Thomas

Pinterest is hot right now. Really hot. Hot enough for Rick Kats from setNight to co-found Pinerly, a dashboard designed to help brands and users make the most of their Pinterest accounts.

To abuse a tech startup cliché, Pinerly is like HootSuite for Pinterest. The dashboard enables users to schedule pins, follow and unfollow pinners, view popular pins, etc.

Rick says that, with "no marketing at all," Pinerly saw 2,000 signups overnight after its quiet launch. The supplemental software has helped people get "up to 215 repins" and they seem to be gaining followers fast on Twitter. Pinerly was allegedly just a weekend project, but its impressive out-of-the-gate success has quickly transformed it into its own business. 

Company:
setNight
Website:
http://www.setnight.com
Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Finding venues, events and things to do at night is extremely painful and unintuitive. Information for nightlife is scattered across the Internet with emphasis on either restaurants or clubs & pubs. Venue directories are good for finding venues, but provide logos and lots of text making it difficult to find things efficiently. Review sites are good for real user ratings but lack user interaction and offer... more

Company:
Pinerly
Website:
http://www.pinerly.com
Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

When a group of passionate, hard-working, and ambitious people come together, beautiful things happen. We founded Pinerly because using Pinterest gave us a huge boost in traffic (at some point over 30%) and we wanted to empower brands and users by helping them do the same. The team takes criticism positively (so reach out), loves to learn (so challenge us!), and acknowledges that our goal is to create products... more


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Knowlton Thomas

Knowlton Thomas

Knowlton is the managing editor of Techvibes. Based in Vancouver, Knowlton has been published in national publications and has also appeared on television and radio. Previously he was an editor for New Westminster weekly The Other Press and served on its board of directors. When not working, Knowlton enjoys playing tennis, hiking, and exploring weird side streets. more




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