If you’re a busy staff member or volunteer for a nonprofit organization, running a Pinterest account might seem like just one more thing to do. But this fast-growing visual social network can be a powerful tool for spreading your message.
The visual content that Pinterest highlights is the wave of the future in social media. And it tells your story and creates emotional connections in a way that words alone cannot. Your Pins also have a longer life than your posts on other social networks — that’s a big deal when you have limited time or staffing …
Bloggers and publishers are looking for more ways to drive traffic back to their websites. Yet many continue to make the most basic mistakes without even realizing it. You don’t know what you don’t know right?
Pinning your blog on Pinterest and achieving success is going to take more than a “hope and pray” strategy. Hoping for more followers and repins isn’t going to cut it if you’re not fully committed to learning what it takes to win on Pinterest. You probably joined Pinterest awhile back (you possibly don’t even remember when) and you might be thinking of dabbling into it again. You’d be …
You spend hours a day pinning, or load up your boards for the next several days using Viraltag. But many people are asking, “How do I really know if what I’m doing on Pinterest is working?”
Whether you’re managing your own account or someone else’s account, you want to figure out which of your boards are doing well and which are falling flat.
Why is that important?
It’s important because it will tell you if you should continue with your current Pinterest marketing plan or if you need to change your tactics.
I like to think of it this way: Have you ever wanted to lose weight and decided you …
Visual Content Marketing has some powerful lessons to teach. Consumers today are leveraging social media to discover and validate potential purchases. In fact, they rely more on digital feedback from friends, family and influencers, and less on brand-generated messages, according to Forrester.
Their research revealed of U.S. adults online, some 70% percent trust brand or product recommendations from friends and family, 46% trust consumer-written online reviews, and just 10% trust ads on websites and 9% trust text messages from companies or brands. This is according to new Forrester data based on a survey of more than 58,000 respondents.
Another Forrester …
Visual Content Marketing expert discusses how there is not a whole lot of conversation that goes on in Pinterest which is why you will find the message feature on Pinterest especially helpful when you’re trying to reach potential customers.
Here are a few things to keep in mind:
If you’re sending a Pinner a message you have be following each other. ( a minimum of one board)
You can send a message by entering their email address.
You can send your profile page, a board, or a pin.
It also includes a group chat feature for up to nine people – great for collaborating.
Visual Content Marketing expert asks; did you know that more than 14 million articles are pinned each day and those articles drive more traffic to publishers than Twitter, LinkedIn, Reddit and Google+ combined.
In addition, according to CoSchedule who dug through data from over one million blog posts they found that Pinterest accounts for 90% of social media shares on the web!
Why should you care? Because every blogger wants more eyeballs on their blogs.
Without traffic what’s the point of it all?
Pinterest can help you get more traffic.