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9 Silly Pinterest Mistakes Only Rookies Make

9 Silly Pinterest Mistakes Only Rookies Make | Pinterest for Business | Scoop.it
Don't get caught making these mistakes on Pinterest. Here's how to avoid them.
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I did not know that short links are not to be used on Pinterest.


Quote:  "When you try to upload or click on pins with shortened links, you'll see a warning: “Suspicious Link: This link redirects to another site, it may link to spam or other inappropriate content.” Sometimes, you'll be able to click through anyway, but other times, Pinterest will block you from posting or clicking on shortened URLs altogether. "

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The Business Benefits Of Pinterest

The Business Benefits Of Pinterest | Pinterest for Business | Scoop.it
Lenka looks at the main reasons to use Pinterest for business along with statistics that prove the effectiveness of it as a Social Media channel.
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Yes, the business benefits of Pinterest are traffic, price alerts, conversions, ranking, inspiration and insights.  Are you getting yours?


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Pinterest media cheat sheet - PDF for Download

Pinterest media cheat sheet - PDF for Download | Pinterest for Business | Scoop.it
Super speedy, all you needy, social media cheat sheet. Everything you need to know about branding your social media channels.
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See a PINTEREST cheat sheet with details of profiles, boards and pin specs and brief checklist. Downloadable PDF of this and one for other platforms too.


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BASICS - Using Pinterest for Visual Marketing

BASICS - Using Pinterest for Visual Marketing | Pinterest for Business | Scoop.it
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 ...
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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:

  • Architects
  • Decorators
  • Fashion designers
  • Photographers
  • Landscapers
  • Foodies
  • Heal
  • Marketers
  • Artists
  • Graphic designers
  • Writers and bloggers

Consultative businesses that thrive on Pinterest publish educative illustrations and Infographics that simplify and explain complex processes."


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TIPS- 9 Pinterest Tips For Beginner Marketers [Infographic]

TIPS- 9 Pinterest Tips For Beginner Marketers [Infographic] | Pinterest for Business | Scoop.it
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.
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Visual instructions for starting to use PINTEREST to market.


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BASICS - Everything You Need to Know to Get Started With Pinterest for Business

BASICS - Everything You Need to Know to Get Started With Pinterest for Business | Pinterest for Business | Scoop.it
Get the low-down on exactly what you need to know to rock Pinterest for your business.
Peg Corwin's insight:

Pinterst 101 - find advice, links and guides from Hubspot on:

  • Get oriented with a beginner's guide to Pinterest
  • Set up Pinterest buttons on your website
  • Find or create the visuals you want pinned
  • Make sure people can easily find your content on Pinterest
  • Optimize posts to get more engagement
  • Take your Pinterest content elsewhere by embedding pins and boards.
  • Measure and iterate on your Pinterest presence.


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3 Ways Any Business Can Market on Pinterest

3 Ways Any Business Can Market on Pinterest | Pinterest for Business | Scoop.it
Do you need ideas to use Pinterest as a marketing tool? This article shows 3 ways you can market on Pinterest no matter what your industry or niche.
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The 3 ways your business can market on Pinterest are to highlight your strengths, share your date, partner with Super Pinners.

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Pinterest Basics: 8 Things to Keep in Mind

Pinterest Basics: 8 Things to Keep in Mind | Pinterest for Business | Scoop.it
Pinterest Basics: 8 Things to Keep in Mind When it comes to best practices on your Pinterest page, there are an abundance of things that you can do. But wh
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Did you realize you should avoid images with a white background on Pinterest?  You will learn about this and find 7 more tips. Pin 4 to 5 times a day?  Whew!


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BASICS - Becoming A Pinterest Power User

BASICS - Becoming A Pinterest Power User | Pinterest for Business | Scoop.it
Social media has the power to drive an insane amount of traffic. While many may not think of it has a source of huge potential, Pinterest drives more traffic
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Learn why people use PINTEREST, how to make your Pins pop, and how to build a following.


TIP on Getting Noticed:  "Want someone to notice you?  Don’t pin from their site.  Go and re-pin the content they’ve posted on Pinterest.  They’ll notice it, especially if you pin multiple items.  Leave a comment on some of their pins.  They’ll see you fill their notifications list and take notice.  Once they take notice, they might follow back."


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BASICS - 5 Ways to Make Great Business Pinterest Boards

BASICS - 5 Ways to Make Great Business Pinterest Boards | Pinterest for Business | Scoop.it
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.
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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"

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HOW TO VIDEO - How to Get More Pinterest Followers

HOW TO VIDEO - How to Get More Pinterest Followers | Pinterest for Business | Scoop.it
As one of the top 5 social media sites online, Pinterest is a potential traffic powerhouse. But unlike other social media sites, which tend to be text based, Pi
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Check this 10 minute video (it's free) to learn how to get MORE PINTEREST FOLLOWERS.


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