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See ideas on how LOCAL BUSINESSES can use PINTEREST to market their businesses.
Find specific ideas for travel companies, restaurants, spas, education, hotels and ski resorts.
Quote: "An important factor with Pinterest is having compelling, rich and attractive pins to spark interest in the consumer. Having great pins makes the experience enjoyable and lends credibility to your business."If you like this scoop, please consider a thumbs up or share.
Your job as the pinner is to navigate through the website and find the content that will be beneficial for your brand and your audience. Here are four tips to make the Pinterest searching process a little easier.
To find better PINS on PINTEREST:
- "Use the categories - Pin from other websites - Check the pin - Utilize the search"
Quote: "Your job as the pinner is to navigate through the website and find the content that will be beneficial for your brand and your audience. Here are four tips to make the Pinterest searching process a little easier."
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Either I missed this or Pinterest has recently started sending members SUGGESTED PINS. Above is a screenshot of an email I got this morning.
It's a good way for them to encourage engagement, and perhaps helpful for users too.
Use these Pinterest tips to create a great strategy for your pins to be seen not only by users who follow you, but also by new users.
Rev up your PINTEREST with these tips to get those Pins noticed:
- Optimize Your Name, Boards and Pins for Pinterest Search - Pin Consistently - Pin at Optimal and Different Times of the Day - Repin Your Old Pins - Participate on Pinterest Group BoardsClick for the juicy details.
Pinterest added a new type of pin called Place Pins Wednesday, enabling users to map out the locations of all the items they share on their pinboards.
OMG, where have I been? 4 types of PINTEREST PINS and I have not heard of any of them.
- Place pins, enabling users to map their pins
- Recipe pins, that include ingredients and directions
- Product pins with details like price and availability
- Article pins for those sharing news stories
Click to learn more.
Pinterest API and Ecommerce: Will It Be A Flash in the Pin? - api, commerce API, pinterest, shopping api API, API, Digital Commerce, Mobile, Social Me
PINTEREST API is newsworthy — "but will interest in Pinterest wane, or is there real business value for ecommerce websites?"
Learn how API is using in merchandising and content marketing.
Pinterest isn't just for your mom. Learn how to harness the power of Pinterest for your e-commerce business with these helpful tips.
Steps to promote ECOMMERCE products on PINTEREST.
- Set up a business account
- Use visually appealing product images
- Include the Pin It button on each page
- Use Rich Pins for products
- Vary your pins
- Go big or go home
Click for all the details.
Sample PINTEREST CASE STUDIES from big brands:
- Sony adds Pinterest to marketing emails
- Lowe's optimizes content with Pinterest.
Read about the Pinterest marketing activities of big brands and get ideas for your own campaigns.
This infographic from Salesforce demonstrates how to manage your time so your social media updates for every platform are done in 30 minutes or less a day.
Of that 30 minutes, 4 minutes for PINTEREST networking.
Click the headline to see full infographic for your 30 MINUTE SOCIAL MEDIA program.
The social media platform Pinterest is a great way to build your brand and engage with your target audience, but it is not as simple as just creating an account.
Tips for Business PINTEREST boards:
- "Share varying content - Keep it professional - Don't pin too much at once - Keep your followers in mind - Don't have too many boards"
Pinterest is now 14th most growing social network in the world so it is essential for brands to leverage this new image-based marketing tool.
Visual instructions for starting to use PINTEREST to market.
For all those Pinterest users tired of seeing poorly made quote posts, here are some easy and free ways to turn a drab quote into a stylish one.
Make slick looking PINTEREST QUOTES (or FACEBOOK GRAPHICS) using one of these apps.
The number of images generated on social media is staggering. Between Facebook and Instagram, consumers post nearly 2.5 billion images every week, according to Engadget, the tech blog. While Facebook ...
Good overview of how to do PINTEREST MARKETING. See especially the section on Pinterest metrics.
Quote on who should use Pinterest:
"Businesses that stand to gain the most out of Pinterest are visual and creative disciplines like:
Consultative businesses that thrive on Pinterest publish educative illustrations and Infographics that simplify and explain complex processes."
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Tory Burch: Bringing eclectic American style to Pinterest
Create a board that will resonant with your audience. Since you're a local business, you want to think locally here.
Get foot traffic from PINTEREST:
- Use place pins - Create a board your local audience will like - Tell local bloggers about the board - Encourage customers to pin your location and website, with an incentive to do so.Click to see more.
Pinterest recently updated their Acceptance User Policy particularly for these so-called “Pin to Win” or “Pin It To Win It” Contest. Here are few dos and don’ts you should probably familiarize yourself with.
Know the rules of PINTEREST CONTESTS. Learn what you should and should not do when you run them by clicking on the full post.
Quote: "Pinterest has recently updated its guidelines for these so-called “Pin to Win” or “Pin It To Win It” contests in an effort to decrease the amount of these types of contests, as they purportedly (or at least according to Pinterest) do nothing to encourage creativity and expression, the fundamentals on which the site is based."
http://enjoylivinglavida.wordpress.com/ In this tutorial you will learn how to add Pinterest to your Facebook Profile. I used my pinterest profile on this vi...
Since a client was asking about connection Facebook to Pinterest, I thought I would share this video explanation.
Social sharing is important for making your content go viral. Here's how a little tweak almost doubled the amount of social shares on one of my blog posts.
PINTEREST SHARING happened without the author's intending it.
"The post was published in July of 2013 and since then has received 52 Pinterest shares. And this is on a new blog with little previous exposure. The Pinterest sharing on this post accounts for nearly half of the social shares on this post – which was a surprise since I was mostly trying to generate sharing through Twitter."
See also recommended tools to make your content more pinnable.
Find out how to create PINTEREST PROMOTIONS that drive
- Clicks / traffic
- More Followers
- Engagement, brand mentions, exposure
- Content marketing content
- Facebook hosted Pin and Win Contest
Click to discover more about each.
Pinterest is promoting an interesting shift in their business model - pins that aren't on Pinterest!As of today, several popular brands
See examples of this app with PINS from Zappos, Whole Foods, Random House.
Quote: "Overall, I think Powered by Pinterest is an interesting tool that should help these sites increase sales and keep readers on the page longer. I particularly like that the tool looks different from site to site. It feels integrated, not like an add-on."
Verifying your Pinterest account has many benefits. It lets other pinners learn more about the people and businesses they're following.
Get that PINTEREST account verified. To do it,
- "Download Your Unique HTML Verification File - Upload The File To Your Server - Verify The Website On Pinterest
Benefits Of Verifying Your Website are more engagement and traffic, better SEO.
Pinterest is making it easier to find related pins on the site with a new recommendations feature.
News on RELATED PINS: "Pinterest will start rolling out recommendations soon, and they'll only be visible on a few pins in a user's feed....Users can control what kinds of suggestions they'll see by giving Related Pins a thumbs-up or thumbs-down."
Pinterest is one of the hot social media sites to emerge over the past year or so. Need a stat rundown on who uses it (hint: moms are big), how they use it (think iPads), when and what they share?
PINTEREST SHARING news: Moms are big pinners, and pinning is done later in the evening than FB or Twitter posts.