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Posted 7th August 2012 at 07:32 PM by bloggerd

Tips For Pinterest Users

Pinterest was one of those websites which just appeared, and it began with a small community and remained that way, as news spread of this new and unique social network through various community groups online, from artists to writers. Pinterest has seen its popularity flourish, although the website itself is not the easiest to get into. Its unique interface offers a lot of usability, but also complications for new users.

There are, however, several fantastic tips for Pinterest users, both new and existing members will find they can learn something new. The website itself is now one of the most popular sources of traffic building and exposure for both personal websites, blogs and businesses.

Just like other leading social networks, such as Twitter and Facebook one of the key points that should be made is you will not reap rewards overnight, it takes time to gain exposure and even get your content noticed in the first place. Although, unlike those two social examples. Pinterest's community is a very open one, once you are registered. Users will happily connect with each other and share common interests.

By ensuring you spend a good amount of time on the website, you will find your investment in time and effort is well rewarded. By diving into the community itself, forming friendships with popular users, who are known to submit quality pins, you will begin to build a following of loyal and friendly users. Who will in turn take part in whatever you submit, boosting its exposure and the overall rating of what you have to offer. They will become more likely to post about your businesses products, your blog or whatever you are using the website to promote. Even if it is just your own photography.

Another key aspect to the success of content submitted to Pinterest is simplicity. By keeping any content simple, you are able to attract quick attention, getting the point across without adding unnecessary information or content filling. All users of Pinterest have their own board, which they can use to pin their images, with links back to the original page. Apart from some additional information, there is no call for any more detail. It does pay to remember, these are not articles, or status updates.

The content you submit can also play a key role in whether you will be accepted as a member of the community or marked off as someone just attempting to spam content. Pinterest on the whole are looking for very limited submissions which include recipes, decoration and other do-it yourself crafts. Although they have eased the moderation of submitted content, a lot of pins are marked as spam and removed. Not because the quality or content is bad, but it is unsuitable for Pinterest.

Above all, there is one other key resource, Pinterest users can take advantage of, it is essential to have your presence known on several websites, not just Pinterest. You can use other social networks to feed your Pinterest profile. The essential users, which other networks have over Pinterest right now enables you to drive traffic from one network to another, increasing the overall exposure of any submitted content.

This includes links from whatever it is you are advertising or submitting, such as content farms, blogs, personal websites and business promotions. By keeping a flow of traffic coming into Pinterest, you will enable yourself to grow at a faster rate than if you left your profile standing. You can also utilize Pinterests invitational system, to send out invites to anyone you may have on your contacts.

Finally, it is essential you appear genuine. By posting more than just promotional goods, whatever you are there for the end goal is to be successful, if you are using it to advertise or to share your everyday hobby. It is important to include variety; otherwise other users may see what you have to offer as repetitive and lose interest.

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    Hi Ian,
    Thank You for your Post. The information you provided on Pinterest was useful as a newbie to internet marketing. I am desperately trying to figure out how and where to started. I spend many hours on You tube and forums figuring out where to start. I will read over again to digest.

    Posted 6th November 2012 at 03:04 PM by onlinewonga onlinewonga is offline

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