Any business that is focused on driving a high-volume of website traffic to increase sales should consider joining Pinterest. Pinterest is a pinboard-style social photo sharing website and has fast become one of the most popular social networks. Infact Pinterest grew by 4377% since May 2011, according to comScore.
Before joining Pinterest you should decide whether your customers are using it and how. By knowing what your customers are looking for, you can then create boards accordingly. Companies are using Pinterest as a means of telling their stories through images and optimizing your website to encourage people to pin images directly from there is also an important part of the marketing strategy. To do this make it simple for your customers and add a pin it button to pages on your website.
The site itself is a visual experience so do some research on what gets repined and improve the quality of images on your website. Using original pictures will drive more traffic. Following companies or individuals on Pinterest with a big following is also a good idea in order to learn how they’re doing it. Companies should also try posting a variety of news or tips from other companies instead of just solely pinning the products you sell.
For more information visit http://pinterest.com/