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Pinterest for Business

How Pinterest Can Be Used For Business

We are simply living in a world where everything is controlled by technology and social media. Social media sites are all the rage, and have been for quite some time. They are good for networking, catching up with old friends and even promoting your business. Yes, you can use social media sites such as Pinterest to promote your business.

Pinterest was launched in 2010, but it’s now one of the fastest growing social media site. Pinterest has roughly 11 million users per week. so it would be a great place to promote your business. Pinterest, like Facebook, Twitter and Linked has a mobile application so Pinterest users can access the site whenever and wherever they want.

Using Pinterest for business is very simple, the people who use the site will simply pin a button on their board. If they’ve pinned your button on their board then other people they are connected with, will be able to see it. It’s kind of like word of mouth advertising, but a lot faster and better.

Pinterest  is very simple to use, the interface is very easy to understand.  If you have not done, so please read our first blog post in the Pinerest series called Help with Pinerest

Pinterest is mainly used to connect multiple people to things they all find interesting. Very neat, easy concept for promoting businesses on as well.

If you have a pin, and your business is very popular among a lot of people then they add it to their boards. Or people who don’t know exactly what type of services you offer will be interested in finding out more about your business. It’s a great way to reach a lot of potential clients and recurring clientele.

Perhaps the most powerful business Pinterest tool is the ability to post images of your company’s products or services on your Pinterest board and link them back to your website.  How many of you currently have a product catalog?  Think of it as a social product catalog.

Pinterest is a good tool to drive buyers to some websites.  Retailers are experiencing increases in web traffic from Pinterest and sales resulting from those visits have increased.

Here is a list of some of top brands on Pinterest.  Some you probably never heard of.

The Perfect Palette

Real Simple Magazine

HGTV

Whole Foods

If you are wondering what The Perfect Pallet is The Perfect Palette, a wedding blog that explores “the color palette possibilities for your wedding” and serves as a resource for other wedding ideas.

Next in our Pinterest Blog Series will be the Top 4 Tips on Using Pinterest for Business.

Thank you to Fort Bend Toyota for the Internet access to write this blog post.