Images and video are driving internet engagement, and Pinterest helps you with both. Read this post and use your new knowledge to drive more traffic to your website.
Why you need to get Pinning
Here is an update on my February 2012 post about social media darling Pinterest. Social Media Explorer has a helpful infographic here which shows how Pinterest can drive retail traffic. Social Media Examiner has this post about how to measure your results with #Pinterest Analytics. And Hubspot gives great advice for SEO within the platform here.
Get started with this great marketing tool by reading the articles below. Then check out the three above to see what Pinterest can do for you. Personally, I think having boards for each of your product types is an excellent idea. You could even break those down by good, better, and best product boards. Another use is sharing the latest industry research from your vendor partners. As is pinning images of your installations. To see it in action visit amaZulu Inc.’s Pinterest boards. They are a wonderful client of ours.
If you are in the A&D space Pinterest is the perfect resource for one of your primary target audiences – Interior Designers. Pinterest boards are a fantastic way to establish authority with them and be valued as a helpful partner. They visit your boards for ideas and come to you for your products. That is what you can get from Pinterest.
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If you would prefer to listen to a podcast about Pinterest check out: Pinterest Traffic – How to Use Pinterest for More Exposure. Pinterest is also a good way to increase sales for your e-commerce efforts. If you have a Shopify account, Pinterest’s rich pins are integrated for your offerings.
More pinteresting information
Forbes thinks Pinterest’s advertising options may lay waste to Facebook’s and Twitter’s. (added 1/9/15)
Social Media Examiner examines 9 ways to improve your Pinterest Marketing (added 10/29/15)
Copyblogger looks at 5 new ways to take your Pinterest Marketing to the next level (add 10/29/15)
The Next Web notes how to can leverage Pinterest Search for long-term impact (added 10/29/15)
This is an absolutely fantastic article from Copyblogger about how to use Pinterest to market your business. This visual oriented micro-blogging phenomenon is continuing to grow in social media circles and popular culture. I am now sure it will be the most useful social media tool for the design and office furniture community since Twitter.
This link has a very helpful flowchart to help you determine if Pinterest is right for your organization.
Once you have a Pinterest account, their blog lists five helpful tips for bloggers, publishers and media brands (if you don’t know it yet that should be you). Updated 11/3/2014.
How we can help you
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