Could Pinterest Follow Yelp Down the Local Path?

I am fairly certain that a class of local Pinters will begin to emerge who have followers and who specialize either in a city or a part of a city and, most likely, down to a specific specialty. And this will happen because Pinterest is an extension of blogging and tweeting, really. Lots of pins actually drive through to a blog post, in fact, so it’s already seen as a traffic augmentation vehicle. I see Pinterest getting integrated into social media dashboard tools that will make it easy for local merchants running Facebook pages to add a Pinterest stream to their arsenal.

As Photography Evolves, Quality Imagery Remains Vital for Local

The elevation of standards in local marketing imagery is creating new opportunities for local professional photographers, above and beyond events like weddings and school pictures…

Street Fight Daily: 01.30.12

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal media, technology, advertising and startups...

LivingSocial Now At 5,000 Employees, Half The Size Of Groupon (TechCrunch)…

Foursquare Brand Pages Become Chain-Friendly (About Foursquare)…

Pinterest Becomes Top Traffic Driver for Retailers (Mashable)…