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Introducing the pinning wizard - a more interactive website in 5 minutes
Today, on BuildMyPinnedSite.com , we announce an easier way to enhance your site with pinning. Pinned Sites are a set of features in Internet Explorer 9 that help make the websites that you build more interactive. Notifications pull your customers in from outside the browser. Users click once and...
Mon, Nov 7 2011
hi5: Thinking Outside the Browser Box with Social Games
We have previously looked at shopping and news sites that are taking advantage of IE9’s focus on putting sites at the center. Today we’ll look at one of the fastest growing areas of the Internet: social networking and social gaming. hi5 is a social entertainment destination site that provides millions...
Wed, Jan 19 2011
Economics of the Web: IE9 Users that Pin Huffington Post Spend 49% more Time on Site
We’ve previously covered our philosophy of putting sites at the center . This starts with the point of view that users go to their browser to visit sites, not for the browser itself. The browser should give sites the tools to build more engaging user experiences without getting in the way. This has also...
Thu, Feb 17 2011
Flixster Dev Q&A: Users that Pin Read 34% More, Stay 57% Longer
We continue to learn from partners about how they are taking advantage of Pinned Sites. Many are pushing the limits of these features and getting more impact from the website they already have in less than a day of development. Over 1,000 sites globally have done the same, reaching over one billion active...
Wed, Mar 30 2011
BuildMyPinnedSite.com: 50% More Engagement in 15 Minutes or Less through Pinning
Previously we’ve shown you sites that take full advantage of the unique capabilities with Internet Explorer 9 and Windows 7. These sites deliver a better web experience and get more measureable results from users through Pinned Sites like: Business Insider – read 57% more pages, spend...
Fri, May 20 2011
LIVESTRONG: Integrated into Your Lifestyle and Taskbar
We continue our series of highlighting sites that are pushing beyond the browser box using Pinned Sites features. Today we’ll take a look at how putting sites at the center can help users live healthier. LIVE STRONG .COM is dedicated to being one of the most valued online source of inspiring, relevant...
Wed, Mar 2 2011
18 Reasons To Love HTML5 and Start Pinning in IE9: the Winners of Dev Unplugged
When we launched Dev Unplugged on March 1 st of this year, we knew what we were hoping for: amazing web experiences that pushed the limits of modern browsers, particularly in the genre of gaming and music. We set the bar extremely high and challenged developers to show everyone where they thought the...
Thu, Jun 9 2011
IE9 Offers & 100,009 Reasons to Use IE9 with Pinned Sites
We earlier outlined nine reasons why you should use IE9 for business. Now, Groupon provides 100,000 more reasons to use IE9. Groupon features daily deals on the best stuff to do, see, eat, and buy in thousands of cities worldwide. Since inventing the local daily deal model in November 2008, they’ve helped...
Fri, Mar 18 2011
Comebacks come in many shapes and sizes – Internet Explorer 9
One of the more interesting trends these days is the number of Chrome and Firefox enthusiasts who have “added” Internet Explorer 9 into their browsing mix. While still using Chrome or Firefox for their more general browsing, these users are pinning a few of the key sites they visit every day - like Facebook...
Thu, Mar 15 2012
Economics of Web: Build a Pinned Site in Less than a Day
Previously, we shared with you that websites are seeing up to a 50% increase in engagement when users pin their site with IE9. Today, our second blog on the economics of web specifically looks at the cost to implement a Pinned Site . Developers can extend their website outside the browser in less than...
Wed, Mar 16 2011
Huffington Post: Reinventing the “Big News” Experience with IE9 Pinned Sites
One of the core principles that has guided IE9 is putting sites at the center . Users go to their browser to visit sites, not for the browser itself. The browser should give sites the tools to build more engaging user experiences without getting in the way. Huffington Post is a leading social news and...
Fri, Jan 7 2011
Gilt: Redefining the Designer Shopping Experience with Pinned Sites
Last week, we talked about how Internet Explorer 9 puts sites at the center . Today, we’ll look at Gilt Groupe and how they are redefining the designer shopping experience. Gilt is an invitation only lifestyle site that offers highly coveted products and experiences at insider prices. Each day, Gilt...
Tue, Jan 11 2011
BuildMyPinnedSite.com Launches Worldwide. 12,000 Top Ranked Sites Take Advantage of Pinning.
Today, we announce that BuildMyPinnedSite.com is available worldwide in 38 languages and 40 geographies , making it easier than ever to enhance your site with pinning. BuildMyPinnedSite.com provides you the ideas and all the code you’ll need to enhance your site with pinning in just a few easy steps...
Wed, Aug 10 2011
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