How to Grow Your Pinterest Community

If you are new to Pinterest, or are simply looking for new tricks, the list below will help you to grow your community:

– Fill out your Profile Completely: Profile Picture, About Section, Email, Business Name, Custom Username and URL, Website, Location and Connected Social Profiles

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Pinterest Tips

 

– Begin Consistently Posting Quality Content: 80% of content on Pinterest are re-pins, meaning that only 20% is left for original content. Posting original content, like infographics or picture quotes, is a great way to spread your board

– Connect your pinterest to other social profiles: This will give individuals another way to potentially reach you

– Include popular keywords and hashtags in your descriptions to increase your chance of showing up in searches

– Create your own boards and begin posting content: Vertical posts are more successful than horizontal posts. Ideal size: 730 X 1200-Follow Other users’ boards: A proven strategy is to follow boards of your competitors followers. This ensures you find individuals that are interested in your industry and services/products

– Use Rich Pins: Rich pins are free and let you add more detail to your pins including: price, availability and where to buy (see below)

 

Pinterest Rich Pins

 

– Include a Pinterest button on your websites/blogs

– Verify your Profile

Pinterest is one of the fastest growing social networks in the world and is a sales generating juggernaut. If your business isn’t currently using Pinterest, you should definitely consider it. Now it is your turn. What has helped you grow your Pinterest community? Let us know in the comment section below!

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