Spice Up Your Interest In Pinterest: Everything You Need To Know To Get Started
Pinterest is currently the fastest growing social network. Have you tried it yet? I held off for a while because I thought it was just another social site to keep updated. Then I dipped my toe and ended up diving straight in.
Pinterest is simple to use although to use it effectively for your business it does take some planning so I’ve collated some blog posts to help below. Learn how to start right from the basics through to using it strategically to gain more traffic to your website. If you want an invite to join Pinterest please see the end of the post.
Pinterest Rivals Twitter in Referral Traffic – Brian Solis explains why Pinterest is the new “phenomenon” of the Social Media world with some handy stats showing it’s rise and standing amongst the other leaders. Brian Solis
How Pinterest Can Increase Your Website Traffic – This post explains how Pinterest can work for your business, driving traffic to your website and how to use it effectively. Lorna Sixsmith
Getting Started With Pinterest – Starting at the beginning here is a simple podcast explaining the basics – how to find and follow people, setting up boards, pinning and installing the Pinterest bookmarklet. Spiderworking.com
Pinterest for Small Business Owners – Stephanie Ward explains how to pin and what to pin plus the benefits of using Pinterest for your business. Stephanie Ward
Pinterest Promotional Guide for Brands - Simple and easy to follow instructions for small businesses to get set up to use Pinterest as a brand promotional tool to generate more exposure, viral buzz and web traffic. Small Business Marketing Tools
Is Pinterest Right for Your Brand? - Who is your target demographic and will Pinterest work for you? This post explains if it will. SheerID
5 Reasons Why Your Business Needs Pinterest - This explains why your business needs Pinterest for marketing purposes and how it is the newest big thing that everyone is using. Naaree.com
Pinterest Deconstructed (Infographic) - An infographic simply explaining the Who, What, Where and When of Pinterest for eTailers and Content Marketers. Alltop
Pinterest Pinned Down - Explains the pros and cons of Pinterest and how to make it work for you. Jonny Ross Consultancy
5 Ideas to Make Your Business Pinteresting – This post shows how to be creative with Pinterest, promoting your business and getting your customers involved. Business Tips
What People are Pinning on Pinterest – Some interesting statistics on how people are using Pinterest and what categories are doing the best. Mashable
10 Tips for Pinterest Search Engine Optimization - Here are some really handy and simple tips to use to get your Pinterest boards seen. ClickZ
How to Successfully Use Pinterest for B2B - This post explains how to set up your Pinterest account from a business point of view and gives some great tips on how to use it effectively for your business. Sarah Ryan
The 7 Rules of Pinteresting for Marketing – Some great ideas for ways to use Pinterest to market your business effectively. Smedio
How to Get More Pins and Repins on Pinterest (Infographic) - Simple to see infographic with interesting statistics showing what pins work best on Pinterest. Dan Zarrella
10 Tools to Use Pinterest Like A Pro - Pinning can be quick and simple and here are 10 free tools to help do that. Cendrine Marrouat, Examiner.com
Using Pinterest for Business: How To Share Boards – This explains how you can allow others to pin on your boards. Write On Track
64 Pinterest Marketing Tips and Tactics (Infographic) - And finally a pretty infographic that basically rounds up all the information to use Pinterest into 64 short points. FreeDownLoadBuzz
I hope you have found the above useful and can now see the value of using Pinterest for your business or even just using it personally for fun. If you have any tips please share them below or if you need an invite to Pinterest just give me your email address in the comments section and I will send an invite. You can also find me at www.pinterest.com/SianPhillips. Happy pinning.