10 Step Checklist to Using Pinterest

Posted by Mark Herson on Thu, Jun 14, 2012 @ 13:06 PM

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Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin ,Google Plus, and now Pinterest?  Yes, Pinterest. If you haven’t heard about it, now is the time to learn about the new social media outlet making a name for itself on the Internet scene. With more than 10 million users, Pinterest is definitely a credible outlet. This means businesses should look into utilizing a Pinterest account. For those who want to get started with Pinterest, here is a 10 step checklist to assure you are maximizing its usage 

Step 1: Set up your account properly and integrate the Pinterest “Pin It” sharing button with other social media platforms

Step 2: Click before re-pinning to make sure the source of the pin is legitimate

Step 3: Pin across a range of boards and remember to follow other pinners, pin original content, and comment on other pins

Step 4:  Time your pins from one to another

Step 5: Pin different images types and remember to pin videos as well

Step 6: Don’t just promote yourself.  Pin around your business and others in the same market

Step 7: Learn from other brands who pin successfully

Step 8: Use “Call-to-actions” in your pins

Step 9: Check your Google analytics for traffic from Pinterest 

Step 10: Have Fun!!

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Topics: n5r blog, Google, linkedin, social media, facebook, n5r, twitter


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