What is Pinterest?

Monday, March 18, 2013   |   492 days ago

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By now, I guess you’ve probably heard about this social bookmarking site called Pinterest. I doubt a few people haven’t tumbled upon that word, as Pinterest has been in the lingo of all business lovers. Since its debut in 2010, Pinterest has been growing rapidly and is quickly spreading its fame in the social media industry. As it bursts by years, it is currently gaining about 10 million active users and is now acclaimed as the 3rd most popular social network next to Facebook and Twitter. With its rapid popularity and increasing number of users, it is difficult not to be curious about Pinterest and its benefits.

Pinterest  is a virtual bulletin board.

It permits you to arrange and share almost everything, especially the appealing ones, you find in the internet. You can view other pinboards created by other users to explore new things and get ideas and inspiration from people who share the same interests with you. People use their pinboards to show how they want to decorate their houses, share their favorite food, plan their dream wedding, show off their fashion, and even Do-It-Yourself tutorials. Basically, the idea is: see something interesting – pin it. Read More »

How to market your business with Pinterest

Monday, March 18, 2013   |   492 days ago

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Since Pinterest started in 2010, businesses have observed that it can be an exceptionally useful social media-marketing tool.

Why so?

Pinterest has become remarkably effective at driving traffic. As mentioned in the first chapter, a pin borrowed from a website always links the photo back to the site. This will then promote a series of back links to a certain site, which will then result to site, brand or product promotion. The links will not affect the SEO strategy of websites as they aren’t straightly valuable. However, they are of immense help in providing marketing value as the links allow people to encounter and visit the site.

Pinterest can also become an essential part of product sales. As you pin a picture from your own website, it allows you to add hyperlinks that will bring pinners to the site where they can buy the product or service shown in the photo. This does not only lead to quick sales, but also to easy and convenient purchasing. Read More »

Pinterest for beginners

Monday, March 18, 2013   |   492 days ago

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