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Pinterest for fun and profit



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  • 1. Pinterest for Fun and Profit Kelby Carr Author: Pinterest For Dummies and Pinterest Marketing For Dummies
  • 2. The View on PinterestPinterest is a virtual pinboard.
  • 3. Fun and ProfitPinterest for Fun Pinterest for Profit• It is an addictive pleasure • Drive traffic• It is a great place to be • Humanize your business or inspired brand• It is pretty • Drive sales• It is funny and silly • Encourage buzz• It is entertainment and • Get to know your readers, diversion customers and clients• Pursue interests and • Make plans, coordinate personal hobbies projects and generate ideas
  • 4. Why Pinterest • Pinterest is seeing huge traffic growth • People spend time on Pinterest • Pinterest is a place for discovery • Pinterest can drive mad traffic • Pinterest can drive sales TIP: Find pins from your site at
  • 5. Pinterest BasicsBoards Pins and Repins
  • 6. Pinterest Toolbox• Pinterest Mobile• Pin It Button for Browser• Pin It Button for Websites• Pinterest Plugins
  • 7. Etiquette• Follow, engage and interact.• Don’t be too self- promotional. Don’t be that guy.• Pin responsibly.• Don’t violate copyright laws.
  • 8. Finding People to Follow• Import friends and contacts• Follow your followers• See top pinner lists• Follow via pins• Follow friends of friends Tip: Follow Profiles, Not Boards
  • 9. Be Pin-Worthy• Use a great image• Use an optimized image• Have great content with the image when people click• Be easy to pin• Remind people to TIP: Protect your images with pin watermarking that includes your URL
  • 10. Tracking Results• Monitor Pinterest referrals• Drill down to see which pins (and pinners) drove traffic• Compare Pinterest to other sources• Compare Pinterest visitor behavior to other sources
  • 11. Pinterest for Fun and Profit Kelby Carr Author: Pinterest For Dummies and Pinterest Marketing For Dummies