1. If Pinning for your brand, make sure your pinning like a regular user.2. Use various sources for your pinning (rather than one speciﬁc site).3. Re-pinning from within the site is one of the most social activitiesthere is on Pinterest.4. Create at least a few boards, rather than maintaining one devotedto one topic.5. Dont use a logo in your proﬁle - go with a head shot.6. Add links to all your social networks in the proﬁle.7. Find Pinterest followers searching your Twitter and Facebook lists.8. Use creative pin titles.9. Use keywords in the pins description10. You can tag other users with the @ symbol11. Use fun names for your boards.12. Pin images from clients13. Add watermarks to brand your images.14. Have company sponsored contests on Pinterest: Scavenger hunts,most re-pins, image competition etc...15. Check out what your competition is doing on Pinterest.16. Do keyword searches for terms you want to rank for. See whatothers are doing to rank for those terms.
17. Make sure you have analytics on your business or money site, soyou can judge how much trafﬁc is coming from Pinterest.18. Embed the pin-it badge on your site.19. Pinterest is a visual platform, so your pins should be visuallyinteresting.20. Dont mislead people in the description of your pins.21. Make sure your pin links to the content you are promoting, and notjust the home page of the content. Be direct.22. Be respectful of other users.23. Credit all of your sources.24. Like all social media - engagement is the key. You need to use theservice as often as possible.25. Find ideas and trends by using the "Popular" button.26. Use a Pinterest add-on for your browser, so you can pin easilywhile browsing the web.27. You can add contributers to your boards that can help keep yourcontent fresh.28. Add news pins as often as possible.29. Be interesting - Dont laugh this is actually hard for some people.30. Stay organized - keep boards focused on one topic. If you want toexpand topics, create another board.31. Follow any users who are actively pinning about your business.You can learn the views and opinions of your customers by seeing
what the pin and re-pin.32. Create your brands Pinterest account before someone else obtainsit!33. Set up a unique landing page for your Pinterest trafﬁc. You cancreate the page to correlate with the info you are sharing onPinterest.34. Listen to your followers - put out potential ﬁres quickly.35. Categorize your boards. You can put them into any of Pinterests32 categories.36. Hash Tags (#) work on Pinterest as well.37. You can follow people by boards. If someone only has one boardof many that interests you, follow the single board.38. You can add pricing to your Pinterest. There is a ﬁeld to add it inthe description.39. Pins are usually engaged with the most, right after it is posted.40. Try putting text on top of your images. It may grab attention morethan the description will.41. If someone re-pins your content, both like and comment on it.42. Best hours to pin: 8 PM to 1 AM43. Put links in your descriptions.44. Small bursts of pins throughout the day are more effective thanputting all pins up once a day.45. Shorter descriptions tend to get more re-pins
61. Keep your boards looking fresh by rearranging them frequently sofeatured pins are “above the fold”.62. Build relationships with other Pinterest users who have high likes orre-pins.63. Build relationships with other users by re-pinning, liking, andcommenting on their photos.64. Dont spam and give one word feedback. Give thoughtful answersand post on images you actually care about. Being genuine willshine through.65. Dont be overly self promotional.66. Inspirational quote images get re-pinned a lot. Include a logowatermark.67. Once you have some followers, host a best “board” contest (topicrelated to your niches of course).68. Complete your entire proﬁle - it looks more professional.69. Focus the content of your boards on the lifestyle of your brand aswell as promoting your products.70. Find out what people are pinning on your site. This will give youinsight into what is catching peoples attention on your website.71. Make sure you understand the risk of posting images you dontown. It probably wont be a big deal, but you should know it couldbe illegal.72. Include your Pinterest URL on any promotional material.73. Be yourself, that shines through on social media.
74. Use humor when appropriate.75. While you should share important Pins on Facebook/Twitter, dontauto post if you pin a lot. It will clog your FB and Twitter feeds.