10 Pinterest Tips for Your Local Business


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Social media is quickly becoming one of the most popular forms of marketing to ever hit the business world. Everywhere you look, you see something about Facebook or Twitter…

And now there’s a new social platform gaining a lot of attention from business marketers all over the world; Pinterest.

Although Pinterest may be the new kid on the block in terms of social media, it is quickly becoming one of the most popular social media platforms there is. In fact, recent studies have shown that Pinterest is the fastest growing social media platform to ever exist.

Yes, even faster than Facebook when you compare the age of the two. Pinterest is different than the other social media platforms due to the fact that it is focused primarily around posting high quality photos.

So, at first glance you may be a bit overwhelmed and unsure of what to do with this hot, new online marketing tool. How do you use it to its full advantage when it comes to attracting more local customers to your business?

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10 Pinterest Tips for Your Local Business

  1. 1. 10 Pinterest Tips for Your Local Business Presented by: Logan Wenger 917-677-9937 logan@loganwenger.com www.loganwenger.com
  2. 2. Tip #1 Link Your Boards to Other Social Media  Link to your Facebook, Twitter, and other social media accounts  Will help you reach a larger audience12/02/12 2
  3. 3. Tip #2 Only Use High-Quality Photos  Lower quality photos don’t have the same effect as high-quality, captivating photos  Only post your own pictures12/02/12 3
  4. 4. Tip #3 Create Numerous Boards  The more boards you have, the more exposure you can get  Create separate boards for each type of product or service you offer12/02/12 4
  5. 5. Tip #4 Always Add a Description of the Photo  Keep the description short, but make it keyword-rich  Use keywords help to draw in targeted viewers who would be interested in your type of board12/02/12 5
  6. 6. Tip #5 Include Your Business Website Link on Your Photos  When someone clicks on your photos, they will be taken directly to your website if you add your URL12/02/12 6
  7. 7. Tip #6 Become Active  Look at other boards in your industry  Re-pin any that catch your interest  Re-pinning puts that person’s pin on your board and gives them credit12/02/12 7
  8. 8. Tip #7 Include Location in Pins  This helps people in your area find you as well as help with SEO rankings12/02/12 8
  9. 9. Tip #8 Pin Regularly  Doesn’t really matter when you pin as long as you do it on a consistent basis  This will keep your audience engaged and always ready for more12/02/12 9
  10. 10. Tip #9 Search for People to Follow  Follow people who may be interested in your products or services  Follow other businesses in your field  Many will Follow You Back12/02/12 10
  11. 11. Tip #10 Fill Out Your Profile Completely  Never leave fields blank  Make sure the box to hide your profile is NOT checked – this will hide your profile from the search engines12/02/12 11
  12. 12. If you would like more information about Pinterest, contact me at 917-677-9937 For a FREE Consultation Presented by: Logan Wenger 917-677-9937 logan@loganwenger.com www.loganwenger.com