Now if you haven’t been living under a rock; you have heard about one the world’s biggest ideas sharing website Pinterest.
Pinterest, as it is their motto; is a catalog of ideas that one can share with the world in a clever systematic sort of way.
On Pinterest what people basically do is search an idea or project. See what the other people around think about it. Pin your ideas with them and voila that’s it.
Now you must be thinking how is Pinterest different from the other social websites.
The answer is it’s both same as well as completely unique.
Pinterest provides an incredibly social platform to connect with customers. Unlike most other social networking platforms, content and products on Pinterest aren’t just liked or shared, they are collected. A collection makes it easier for a brand to adjudge their marketing efforts according to the customer preferences. In fact they are more personal and intimate than a ‘Like’ or a ‘share’.
Now let’s discuss about same basic steps that you can use to start a successful Pinterest account from the get go.
Fill out your profile completely
This is the most basic and sometimes the most overlooked feature one do while setting up their business profile. The forms are there for a reason people. They are there to customize your user experience and help you connect with people sharing like-minded interest as yours.
Pinterest can distinguish between a personal profile and business account so it helps you out even more.
Share a Link to your Profile
Pinterest can connect with your Facebook and Twitter accounts. So when you update through Pinterest it gets updated to the other social network connection.
Include a Pinterest button on your site
A lot of the people are on Pinterest, even if they use it casually. By adding a Pinterest button on your website/blog you are giving them to check out your own Pins and in the end making your profile more viral.
Pinterest offers five different styles of buttons and widgets that you can place on your website.
- Pin It button
- Follow button
- Pin widget
- Profile widget
- Board widget
Follow the boards of your competitors’ followers
Pinterest is a unique platform where you can follow your competitors account and get some inspiration with it. You know all staying ahead of you competitions thing.
Follow 50-100 new people sharing same interest as you.
Do Remember to Pin daily and aim to create 4-5 different Board every week and re-pin your previous pins on it.
These are some of the basic ways in which you can increase your followers on your Pinterest profile. If you any suggestions be sure to comment below.