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Pinning your way to profitable sales

  1. 1. Pining Your Way to Profitable Sales Using Pinterest to Create Interest In Your Business January 23, 2014 3 Ways To Obtain A Copy of Today’s Presentation 1. Log On To Our Facebook Page: Post a comment: #PCAPin2014 2. Go to – Search: #Pin2014 – PCA 3. Email CBCG: Why Listen to Creative Business Consulting Group - Lynn Switanowski? 28 + Years Retail Industry Experience Fortune 500 Sales and Marketing Executive Successful B-T-C Strategist Experienced Brand Manager And Marketing Executive Social Media Strategist and Developer Contact Information: (617) 437 -9191 Email: Creative Business Consulting Group 1
  2. 2. What Is Pinterest - Why Should I Care About It For My Retail Business? 1. Pinterest Allows Users To "Curate" Collections Of Images Based On Their Passions 2. Pinterest Shares Merchandise With The Simple Power Of Visual Imagery 3. Top Interests On Pinterest-Crafts, Gifts, Hobbies/Leisure, Interior Design 4. 80% of ALL Pins Are Re-Pinned (more views for your business!) 5. Pinterest Converts More Browsers Into Buyers See It, Like It, Buy It’ Happens Frequently 617-437-9191 Creative Business Consulting Group The Time Has Come for Your Business To Pin . • 43 Percent Of Pinterest Users Interact With Retailers Or Brands They Like On The Site • Pinterest Is Now The Third-largest Network Behind Facebook And Twitter • 70 Percent Of Pinterest Users Surveyed Say They Use Pinterest For Inspiration On What To Buy • The Average Length Of Time On The Site For Us Users Is 72 Minutes Per Week 617-437-9191 Creative Business Consulting Group Who Are Todays’ Pinterest Users? • 70% Of Pinterest Users Are 44 Years Of Age Or Younger • 90% of Pinterest Users are Women • • Pinterest Users Have Highest Average Incomes Of All Social Media Sites (44% Earn More Than $60k) • Consumers Follow An Average Of 9.3 Retail Companies On The Site 617-437-9191 Creative Business Consulting Group 2
  3. 3. Creating A Board Is The First Step . What Should Your Store Pin About? 617-437-9191 Creative Business Consulting Group Pinterest Case Study: Etsy The E-commerce Website Focused On Handmade And Vintage Items, Has The Most With 235,000 Followers. • Goal Is Inspiration – Not Just Sales. • Boards Showcase Etsy’s Values To Drive Loyalty And Engagement • Post Things That Resonate With Their Community • Maintain Balance Of Etsy Items And Other Content Pinned To Maintain Authenticity With Audience 617-437-9191 Creative Business Consulting Group Pinterest Best Practices • Pin On Boards From Various Sources (Think Of Complimentary Products Or Design Inspiration) • Re-Pin From Other Boards And Brand Followers • Use The Follow Button and Pin It Widgets • Adding a "Pin It" Button To Your Product Pages Or Blog Posts Will Allow Customers And Readers To Pin Your Products Onto Pinterest 617-437-9191 Creative Business Consulting Group 3
  4. 4. How To Make Pinterest Work For Your Business Upload Original Content Populate Pinterest Boards With Original Content As Often As Possible Curate Properly Organizing Boards In Themes – Don’t Be Dull or Overpopulate Boards With Mixed Content Learn The Difference Between Repining And Liking"Re-pin" Is Better Than A "Like. Re-pinning Means Someone Has Adopted Your Content And Added It To Their Mix Share The Love Follow Those Who Follow And Re-pin You. It’s the Ultimate Pinterest Compliment 617-437-9191 Creative Business Consulting Group How To Make Pinterest Work For Your Business Link Your Accounts Include A Link To Your Twitter And Facebook Accounts, Which You Can Set Up By Going To Your Account Settings And Connecting With Twitter And Facebook Pin It Encourage Your Website Visitors To Share Your Images With Their Pinterest Followers By Adding The Pin It Button To Your Website Price It Pinterest Pins Which Include Prices Receive 36% More Likes Than Those Which Do Not 617-437-9191 Creative Business Consulting Group How To Generate Sales From Pinterest Run Contests Pinterest Discourages Self-promotion, So The Key Is Encouraging Your Followers To Pin For You! Create A Gift Registry Registry Helps Customers Tell Others What They Would Like To Buy From Your Store Use Curated Board Services To Save Time Use Services To Help Create BoardsLooks Professional- All Formatting Set, Takes Less Time– Try: 617-437-9191 Creative Business Consulting Group 4
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