Top 10 Pinterest Mistakes


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Top 10 Pinterest Mistakes

  1. 1. Top 10 Pinterest Mistakes Slideshow Series Internet Marketing Top 10 Mistakes Syndicated Riches is one of the DataPlex Technologies Family of Websites
  2. 2. Mistake #1: Wrong Profile Options Take the time to create your Pinterest profile. Turn on the Facebook and Twitter options. Make sure you do NOT select to “hide” your profile from the search engines!When creating your social profiles, always use the same profile across the social networks. It is alsoimportant to create a Gravatar account using this same profile. Google and other search engines lookfor “social signals” to determine what is the most popular content, which in turn will affect rankings.
  3. 3. Mistake #2: Self PromotionAvoid the blatant sales pitches. Build relationships.
  4. 4. Mistake #3: Inappropriate Images Upbeat, humorous, and even shocking images can win you a loyal following. Avoid posting negative or aggressive images.
  5. 5. Mistake #4: Not Crediting Your Sources Keep the respect of your followers by properly crediting your sources. that It is literally true you can succeed st best and quicke s to by helping other succeed. - Napoleon Hill
  6. 6. Mistake #5: Scraping Content Never “borrow” content from sites not using Pinterest. Always obtain a valid license for any images that you post to your Pinterest boards.Copyright Infringement is a serious offense, and ignorance is no defense. Be careful where you get yourimages. Many so-called “free” image sites are simply repositories where people upload images for whichthey may or may not own the copyrights. Always read the site’s Terms of Use and Disclaimer.
  7. 7. Mistake #6: Losing Your Focus Know why your followers want to follow you and consistently deliver it. If you have multiple niches, open Pinterest accounts for each niche.
  8. 8. Mistake #7: Not Using Keywords Use keywords in board names and categories.Perform proper keyword research to determine market size,level of competition, and strength of competition.
  9. 9. Mistake #8: Not Using Hash Tags Use hash tags as often as possible in the description of your pins and
  10. 10. Mistake #9: Ignoring What’s Popular Study “Pinterest Popular Pins” for a better understanding of what makes a pin go viral.
  11. 11. Mistake #10: Not Having a Strategy • Plan your boards, categories, and pins. • Research what other pinners are doing. • Interact with other social networking.
  12. 12. Slideshow SeriesTop 10 Pinterest Mistakes Internet Marketing Top 10 Mistakes We hope you benefited from this presentation. Be sure to check out the other slideshows in this series. Distribution of this material is strictly forbidden. Portions copyright © 2012 by DataPlex Technologies. Syndicated Riches is one of the DataPlex Technologies Family of Websites