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What is Pinterest?Pinterest is a Pin Board style Social Photo and Video Sharing site launched in 2009 by Cold Brew Labs Inc. Pinterestis the Fastest growing Social Networking Service in the World. Pinterest allows users to create and manage image collections according to related theme. It allows users to browse others Pin Boards for Re-Pin for their collections and Likes photos.
What is a pin?
A pin is an image added to Pinterest. A pin can be a dded from a website using the Pin It button, or you can upload images from your computer. Each pin added using the Pin It button links back to the site it came from.What is a repin?
A repin is adding an image you find while browsing Pinterest to your own board. When you repin an image, the user who first pinned the image will also get credit. Repins maintain the source-link of the image no matter how many times its repinned.How to Repin an Image
There are two ways to repin an image:
When viewing a pin in thumbnail-view, mouse-over the pin and click the Repin button.When you're viewing a pin in full-size view, click the Repin button at the top-left corner.After you click Repin, choose a board. You can edit the description of the pin and choose to share it on Facebook and/or Twitter.Then click Repin.What is the difference between Liking and repinning?
Liking a pin adds the image to your profiles Likes section; the image does not get added to one of your boards.
Repinning an image allows you to categorize the image onto one of your boards. You can edit the description of a repin. The source-link of an image is saved automatically, no matter how many times its repinned.
Some interesting facts about Pinterest
Women are more favored than men on Pinterest.
Is Pinterest Important for your Business?Pinterest is growing very fast, daily unique visitors of Pinterest is nearly 1.5 million and spending an around 15 minutes a day on the website. In January 2012, Pinterest drive greater traffic to websites than combined Google Plus, Youtube, LinkedIn. So, Pinterest offers opportunity to Businesses and Internet Marketers to grow their business. Pinterest Marketing
Register at Pinterest and create a username, you can use business name as your username.
At the time of setting up your Pinterest account, add a paragraph about you, add your business name on your profile and your business description and keyword-rich text in your About Description.
Add your website or blog URL in your profile.
After creating a Pinterest account, you can create online Boards on different topics related to your business and then you can add videos and images to your Boards by pinning them. Name your pin boards according to your services and products. Be creative to name your pin board. You need to keep your board names interesting but short.
Connect your Pinterest account to your other social media sites like Facebook and Twitter to get most visibility for your pins; it will help you to gain your followers. Integrate your Pinterest account with Facebooks timeline; this is very powerful featuring which able to post your content on both the side at same time.
Follow other Pinterest users with related theme and in your local area.
Put a Pinterest follow button on your website so that visitor of your website can follow you or your business on Pinterest easily.
Pin lots of quality images and videos on your board. Infographics are the highly popular content these days. People likes Infographics, so develop some Infographics related to your business and Pin it on Pinterest.
You can tag other Pinterest user in your pins it will help to grow your network, you can use @username to tag.
Not just pin your own unique stuffs as well as repin others pin, it will help to increase your follower.
Always write an informative description at the time of Pin an image. This description will use when other people will Re-pin it. You can use your business name in the description for branding of your business.
Choose keywords accordingly your business and add in images description so that other people can find your images at time of searching.
Pinterest Marketing If you want to see who is pinning your images videos, you can find it on this url http://pinterest.com/source/yoursite just replace yoursite with your website urlPinterest Marketing
You can add your price on your pins, if you want your own Pinterest shop. Just add $ symbol followed by items price in your images description. If you add prices to your Pin, these pins will be featured in Pinterests Gift sectionPinterest Marketing
If you host and participate in any events like webinars or other classes you use the material and pictures and videos of events
You can usePinterest Boardfor case studies; Turn your text case studies into beautiful and interesting pictures or videos people will like itPinterest Marketing
You can run a Pinterest contest for your reader. Invite your readers to Pin links and images from your blog post or website and inspire them. You can offer a prize for it. You can create a board for discounts coupons and update regular discounts information about your business on it.
Pinterest Tools and Apps
You can find Pinterest Tools Apps atPinterest Goodiesfor Pinterest marketing. Pin It Button for Web Browser, Pinterest Apps for iPhone, Follow Button for Websites or Blogs and Pin It Button for Websites or Blogs are available herePinterest.com/About/Goodies/. If you are using Google Chrome you installPinterest Chrome Extention. For WordPress blogger you can addPinterest WordPress Pluginfor your blog.