Marketing September 5, 2012 Last updated September 18th, 2018 948 Reads share

Our Top Picks To Help Maximize Your Pinterest Success

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Many articles about pinterest will include quotes and statistics proving it to be the fastest growing social media platform, that it will drive more traffic to your website than many of the others combined and that Pinterest users will spend more money than visitors from other platforms.

You’ll find examples of businesses reporting huge successes with Pinterest (e.g.

Here’s our Pinterest picks from amongst many articles and blogs so you can discover how to use pinterest more effectively.

Images & Photos: How To Increase Their Social Media Effectiveness  – Pinterest is visual so good images count. However, it isn’t just about taking a fabulous photograph and sharing it.  Other steps need to be taken to ensure your pin is repinned, clicked upon and action taken. Heidi Cohen 

Going Viral on Pinterest: Driving Big Traffic and Making Pinterest a Real Marketing Solution – Users of pinterest aren’t just looking for pictures of inspiring interiors, funny quotes and cute dogs, they are also looking to share and repin creative ideas, advice and tutorials.  See how to create an instructographic and how to maximise its effectiveness with careful timing. Colby Almond

How To Get More Pins and Repins On Pinterest  80% of pins on pinterest are repins (RJ Metrics). Hence, there is a huge opportunity to get your pins repinned. With the most popular pin today on Repinly showing 9,449 repins – the question is ‘How Can I Get More Repins?  Dan Zarrella

Pinetiqette – Breaking the rules doesn’t mean you’ll be expelled from Pinterest but you will increase your popularity and pinning success by following some guidelines. Lorna Sixsmith

4 Timeline Apps to add Pinterest to your Facebook page – how to add Pinterest to your facebook page using a timeline app  Ching Ya

How 5 Creative Brands Pin On Pinterest – Learn how to arrange your boards for maximum effect.Jeff Bullas

Eyes on Pinterest: How People Look At Your Boards – Eye-tracking research demonstrates that users view pinterest pages differently to other websites. Use this information to inform the re-arranging of your boards. Sarah Kessler

Brands on Pinterest: To $ or Not To $ –  suggests that brands putting prices on their pins will achieve less repins as it is seen as too commercial. Lauren Indvik

How To Get More Followers On Pinterest  – We all like being popular and more followers should mean more repins and more conversions. I share some tips re how to increase your follower numbers.  Lorna Sixsmith

7 Retail Secrets To Be Pinworthy – it’s not about you, it’s about your customers. Think about what your customer likes to see, rather than what you like.  Heidi Cohen

How  To Monitor Your Pinterest Performance With Pinerly  – Pinerly is a handy tool which provides information on each pin regarding the number of likes, repins and clicks it gains. Lorna Sixsmith

How To Track Traffic From Pinterest In Google Analytics – Don’t just look at the number of repins, you need to analyse the conversions.  Pin smart, not hard! Jim Giangolio

How To Successfully Use Pinterest For B2B –  While it might be easier to understand how B2Cs could use Pinterest to showcase their products, using it for B2B requires a little more thought. Sarah Ryan 

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Lorna Sixsmith

Lorna Sixsmith

Lorna Sixsmith is a social media trainer at Write on Track, providing mentoring, training and content creation services to SMEs. Particularly passionate about blogging and Pinterest, Lorna also teaches these courses online at We Teach Social. Married to a dairy farmer in SE Ireland, Lorna recently self published her first book 'Would You Marry A Farmer?', a humourous look at life married to an Irish farmer.

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