Pinterest Marketing Strategies for Small Businesses
This blog post is all about making Pinterest marketing simple. The steps to promote your business on Pinterest are simple, if you know where to start and what to do.
And this is exactly what I'm sharing with you in this post.
I share with you the simple steps to get started on using Pinterest marketing strategies and establish strong foundations of success.
I've used these steps to drive the majority of my traffic and put my lead generation on auto-pilot.
To be successful on using Pinterest for marketing your business, you need to establish strong foundations. And this is exactly what I’m showing you here how to do.
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5 Simple Steps to Get Started with Pinterest Marketing for your Small Business
Download this free roadmap to confidently get started on Pinterest and then come back to this post to follow the steps along. Don't delay and take action today!
Before You Begin
Watch this funny live video - well, at least I think it's funny! 😉 It teaches you an important lesson about getting started on Pinterest.
Step #1: Set up a business account
Having a business account on Pinterest is a MUST if you want to succeed. Not only it is free, but it will also enable several useful features and provide you with analytics.
You’ll be able to track the number of people that see your content every day, as well as the number of people that actually click to your site. Analytics are a must to help you track your progress and tweak your strategies as needed.
You can either convert your existing personal account to business or create a new business one.
Get your website verified
This will let Pinterest know that you own your website. It’s not a complicated process and it needs to be done if you want to be successful on Pinterest. I give you exactly how to do this in my guide you can download for free.
Activate rich pins
This will add your website information to your pins, such as your website name, blog post or product headline and a description. It'll help you rank in the Pinterest search engine.
Pinterest users make 2 Billion searches every single month. Yep, you read that right… 2 billion searches a month!
So do yourself a favor and activate rich pins so Pinterest users can find your content.
Step #3: Create your profile
Add a profile picture that stands out. Create a keyword-rich profile name and description.
On my Pinterest profile, I’ve added a picture of myself that stands out and is aligned with my brand colors. I’ve also added keywords that I want to rank for in my profile name as well as my profile description.
Step #4: Create boards
Create 10-15 on-brand boards with keyword-rich descriptions.
Let me give you an example of what a "keyword-rich description" is.
Let’s use an example of someone that provides web design services. We'll search in Pinterest for “web design”. The keywords that appear in the guided search words (located just below the search bar) are words that rank the most for web design.
Simply use some of those keywords when crafting your board descriptions. It will help them rank better in search over time.
Step #4: Create irresistible Pinterest graphics
Pinterest is a visual search platform, and as such, creating visually attractive graphics are a must to drive traffic to your site.
To help you create irresistible pins, head over to this post on how to design stunning Pinterest graphics that make people click.
And if you want to save time (who doesn't!) without the hassle of having to create your own templates, then you can simply grab my Fab Pin Templates. They are beautifully-designed Pinterest templates that I've created for you and optimized for the most clicks over a period of 1 year. Head over here to find out more.
Step #5: Pin with consistency
Pin high-quality content, and maintain consistency day in, day out. I highly recommend automating this through Tailwind.
It’s a scheduler approved by Pinterest that will make it possible for you to pin without skipping a day. It’s what I use to make my Pinterest process efficient and put my traffic on autopilot.
Read this post to find out How to Use Tailwind.
While Pinterest may seem daunting at first, some know-how will help you set your business up for success and get organic traffic.
Pinterest is such an amazing platform, I can't stop raving about it!
This free roadmap will help you get started successfully.
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