Tag: Pinterest

Pinning Your Way to Higher Traffic to Your Blog or Business Website

Do you want to increase traffic to your blog or business website by utilizing the most popular forms of social networking tools available at your disposal? If you have not done so already, you must add the immensely popular tool that is Pinterest to your social networking arsenal. What exactly is Pinterest? It is a pinboard-style photo sharing website that allows users to collect, disseminate and manage themed images. Among the most popular image themes that can currently be observed on Pinterest include fashion, beauty, home decor, food, fitness and inspirational items. Pinterest users can interact with fellow users by following their boards and leaving comments on pins. According to Fortune Magazine, Pinterest has become the fastest growing website ever. Over 17.8 million users visited Pinterest in February 2012, which marked a significant increase from the 11.7 million visitors to the site in January 2012. Bloggers and business owners worldwide should tap into Pinterest’s phenomenal potential. You may be curious about how you can effectively use Pinterest to drive traffic to your blog or business website. I have some answers for you. Become Acquainted With the Typical Pinterest User: The very first step you should take to determine if Pinterest is even an appropriate marketing tool for you is to understand who exactly the typical Pinterest user is. Due to its overall content nature, Pinterest primarily attracts a female...

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7 Ways to Increase Your Business with Pinterest

Pinterest was launched as a closed beta in March of 2010 although didn’t see explosive growth until late 2011, gaining an especially strong following with the female demographic.  So what is the pull that is alluring people to Pinterest?  I would assume it’s the ease of use, the Twitter/Facebook integration combined with the sense of exclusivity provided by the signup process being “invite” only.  While the actual process isn’t really invite only, the appeal of “requesting an invite” seems to trick the masses into thinking it is. Users on Pinterest are able to share images and videos of practically anything and everything you can think of, which allows for sharing and re-pinning of likely images set to appeal to the curious web activist.  In November 2011 Pinterest had around 3.6 million unique visitors which is astronomical growth considering they came up from out of nowhere.  Popular images being shared seems to be a hit and people are repining and sharing millions of images a day.  The question then begs, how can I leverage Pinterest for my business? I have compiled a list of 7 great ways to use Pinterest to help grow your brand and will outline them in hopes that they can help grow your business with the proper implementation.  1. Have A Graphical Appeal: Pinterest may not be for every business out there, first of all you...

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