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Quotes inspire pinners to repin - but only if the quote is beautifully designed. So here are 11 design elements to consider when creating a quote image.
Design elements of pinnable quotes are:
- Font size change
- Font type change
- Font color change
- Photo background
- Solid background
- Bokeh background
- Photograph of quote on paper
- Lines and embellishments
- Images with white space
Click for more and to see also what does not work.
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Today I want to take a look at how your pin descriptions make the difference in getting a few or a lot of repins. Then I want you to do some testing.
The 8 types of PIN descriptions are:
- initial caps title
- lowercase title
- blog post excerpt
- title plus opinion
- description plus opinion
- opinion only
- very long description,
- title, opinion, questions
Click for details. Test which work best on your boards,
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Lenka explains how rich pins can help you get more visibility on Pinterest and even lead to more sales and traffic. Including a full guide on how to get started.
Learn why RICH PINS, Rich Pin Types, and Rich Pin Implementation. Also consider Yoast's SEO plugin to promote these pins organically.
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With Pinterest's new API, businesses can display popular pins on their websites and mobile apps. Also users can pin directly from your site.
Are your pins beautiful and eye-catching? Because if they aren't, they won't get repinned. And they certainly won't get converted into traffic to your site. Here are five ways to make your pins more eye-catching.
Great tips for great PINTEREST PINS:
- Do vertical pins! - Use simple, tidy text - Learn lighting! - Pretty collages - Try stock photosClick for wonderful examples If you like this scoop, please consider a thumbs up or share.
Somewhere deep in the Pinterest office complex is a whiteboard with a detailed plan to steal image search away from Google and Bing. It bega
Food marketers on Pinterest, tag your pins in detail, because Pinterest search now allows you to search by ingredients and sort by vegetarian, vegan, gluen free, etc.
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This PINTEREST PLACES post is notable for the extensive list of links to exemplary boards created by brands, many in the travel business.
Quote: "Remember, Pinterest is a social platform, so be sure to show some love to other local businesses by repinning, liking and commenting on their pins. And most importantly, engage with your audience! Follow users who follow you, add comments, ask questions and actively participate in conversations."
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.
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."
Pinterest on Friday announced a new deal with Getty Images that will bring more more detailed information to the photos users pin on the site.
News on PINTEREST PINS using GETTY images:
"Whenever a user pins a Getty image that's already out there on the web, the metadata that Getty has on file for that image — including the description, photographer and date taken — will appear alongside that photo on the user's pin board. Pinterest will pay Getty for all of the data they include alongside photos."
Slick ideas for fancy pins.
Here are my 7 secret steps for finding pinnable images for business topics that aren't cliche.
Very good tips to find useful PINS for your business. For example, "... search for a metaphor that works with your topic."
Three ways to improve your Pins
To improve your PINS, says the Pinterest Blog, use vertical layouts, add longer descriptions and be positive. Click for details.
Yes, Pinterest published new rules and guidelines last week. Yes, you need to know about them.
See Pinterest's revised Acceptable Use Policy, with list of do's and don't.
Quote from the company: "Now you’ll find detailed explanations for our content guidelines with example images that illustrate what we allow. You can always check them out if you’re ever unsure if something’s okay to Pin."
This post lays out the key points.
Pinterest announced this week it will start letting users post animated GIFs to the site. The animated, looping GIF can actually be used to help better illustrate a point, capture a moment, or to make a simple how-to image. Some might even help add a little levity to your branding by informally showing your personal ...
Thank goodness, GIFs appear initially as static. You can click to animate.
Discover what Shutterstock believes will be the big design trends this year by checking out its detailed infographic.
Learn what's popular to choose good graphics for PINTEREST.
See trends is topics, formats, styles.
All Pinterest users can now play and pause GIFs within pinboards, a feature previously unavailable.
Something new you can pin - GIFs!
Un autre bel ajout sur Pinterest! Les gifs animés sont maintenant de la partie!
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."
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 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."
Add personality to your brand on Pinterest:
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