Does Pinterest Bring You Traffic?

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I have some images on Pinterest with a number of pins. Only a trickle of traffic. Have you been getting Pinterest traffic to your site?
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  • Profile picture of the author daviddifranco
    Honestly, Pinterest is the one platform that I cannot seem to pick up. I've been meaning to explore it further.
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  • Profile picture of the author Davina14
    I'm having the same problem with Pinterest. I believe that Pinterest provides an abundance of information without requiring you to go to the source. So people do not feel the need to follow you immediately.
    You'll probably need to work hard on it, and also optimize your Pins so that they can be found through SERPs. This is probably the easiest way to get traffic.
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    • Profile picture of the author jalynn
      Regarding Pinterest - it works best if you know how to work with images, and are creative. You can develop striking visual imagery that a-t-t-r-a-c-t-s people... and you do need to be persistent .

      You can use "rich pins" which are more useful to the end user. With this, you prepare your site with meta tags, test out the Rich Pins, then apply to Pinterest to get them featured.

      *Note: you have to make sure the rich pin has the proper tag - your tags fall under 1 of these categories: movie, place, product, recipe or article tags.

      You can read more about it on Pinterest.
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  • Profile picture of the author cdebbie
    It does. Pinterest is tied with Twitter as 2nd largest driver of traffic from social media sites. But in order to make Pinterest worhty you have to pin strategically, optimize the images you pin, etc.
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  • Profile picture of the author Luke Dennison
    Pinterest is amazing for fast and easy money!

    If you decide to test out Pinterest and get to grips with it, create a new website in the following niches, because these are proven to do well in Pinterest.
    • Recipes
    • Female Fitness
    • Weddings
    • Interior Design
    • Cake Decorating
    • (Anything womanly and visual)

    Because you're target audience is mainly working, middle aged women, you need to promote only websites that appeal to them.

    Now, you need to add Amazon and Adsense units onto your site, and optimize them for a great CTR, and also to make them not look like spam. Clean and Elegant does well here.

    Now, pin images from your site to your boards and other boards, taking care to only pin awesome shareable images that will get plenty of repins.

    I have honestly gone from $0 to $60 per day using this method with Adsense. Good luck!
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    • Profile picture of the author Oziboomer
      Originally Posted by Luke Dennison View Post

      Pinterest is amazing for fast and easy money!

      If you decide to test out Pinterest and get to grips with it, create a new website in the following niches, because these are proven to do well in Pinterest.
      • Recipes
      • Female Fitness
      • Weddings
      • Interior Design
      • Cake Decorating
      • (Anything womanly and visual)

      Because you're target audience is mainly working, middle aged women, you need to promote only websites that appeal to them.

      Now, you need to add Amazon and Adsense units onto your site, and optimize them for a great CTR, and also to make them not look like spam. Clean and Elegant does well here.

      Now, pin images from your site to your boards and other boards, taking care to only pin awesome shareable images that will get plenty of repins.

      I have honestly gone from $0 to $60 per day using this method with Adsense. Good luck!
      Thanks Luke.

      People should take a look at what Ezra Firestone is doing in this space because as you mention in your post most of the things that get shared are female centric.

      We've done well in the wedding and bridal area along with some success in surgical weight loss.

      Best tactic is to take person from Pinterest to a value adding blog post and then have some really soft opt-ins and be sure to do some retargeting via Facebook or google on the visitors to the blog.
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  • Profile picture of the author bluearrow
    I feel like there are more bots than males or females in Pinterest these days.
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  • Profile picture of the author Xochitl Shat
    Yes, obviously Pinterest boosts traffic to my website. It's an important part of social networks indeed.
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  • Profile picture of the author UnkwnUsr
    Pinterest is a great source of traffic if you now how to reach the audience that is there.
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  • Profile picture of the author geeksonrepair
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    Pinterest plays an important role to bring website traffic and also to get quality traffic on your website.
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  • Hello AndrewAdamSmith

    You can use it by integrating it with your other social and pages with your website or blog, there are niches that work more 'as knitting, recipes, dieting and wellness, it not coincidentally is the social women (to me more 'the impression of being the social housewives ).
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  • Profile picture of the author somyasharma
    Absolutely, Pinterest helps you to bring out more traffic. It is not easy task, you need to better direction to target your audience. First thing to do make sure your content on Pinterest can be found easily. Most of pinners don't add a description to the images, they are pinning and therefore it is hard to find them when you conduct a search in Pinterest.
    You need to write a detail description that contain atleast 5-150 characters. Also, you can add a hash tag or web address in your description.
    In next process, you consider to add a pin it social button to your website, so your visitors can pin any images they link in your website. It will surely work for your website to increase traffic.
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    • Profile picture of the author Mehwish84
      yes Pinterest bring good traffic to websites if you have to post quality content and attract the user
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  • Profile picture of the author malik151
    Same here i failed with Pinterest as well, i got 23 followers in few days but then everything stopped at that point.
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  • Profile picture of the author mairsol
    Well Pinterest is the most important social media platform now specially for fashion niche and you need to work on things like that for good market strategy.
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  • Profile picture of the author sameera
    Pinterest can become one of the best source for eCommerce websites to bring traffic to your website. recently Pinterest has introduced one click button above the pin from where user can directly visit the buy link of the related product.

    You can create boards for every category and add relevant products in it
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  • Profile picture of the author borber
    Originally Posted by AndrewAdamSmith View Post

    I have some images on Pinterest with a number of pins. Only a trickle of traffic. Have you been getting Pinterest traffic to your site?
    I have illustration-related site with a lot of images pined from it and can say Pinterest takes out the traffic from my site. People just don't need to go to the original while they already see the image on the Pinterest.
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  • Profile picture of the author Justin012
    I agree, I've had some success with Pinterest as I get about 100-150 visitors to my website per day from pinterest.

    Everytime you write a blog post add images such as infographics or instructional images that are helpful and they will get lots of repins.

    Also make sure to follow other people and they will follow you back. Most importantly, be consistent and you will get good results from Pinterest.
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  • Profile picture of the author Nonilol
    Dont forget about some CallToAction when driving traffic to your site via pinterest.

    People forget they can click on the image when you dont tell them to do
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  • Profile picture of the author DavidLee8888
    You can bring traffic to your website with quality and attractive posts on pinterest.
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  • Profile picture of the author ccbear
    I have not seen the benefits yet. Hopefully I will figure out the secret and start seeing some of the results others are having.
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  • Profile picture of the author Member8200
    Originally Posted by AndrewAdamSmith View Post

    I have some images on Pinterest with a number of pins. Only a trickle of traffic. Have you been getting Pinterest traffic to your site?
    IDK if we are getting money via pinterest but we are getting traffic from the site. Just get some pics out there. good original pictures and youll get the traffic too
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  • Profile picture of the author JyotiRana
    Yes, Pinterest is very helpful to generate traffic by creating some attractive pins.
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  • Yes, you can bring more traffic through pinterest if you pin images on a regular basis. Another important source can be the blog posts. However it is important to choose how you are going to share the blog post in Pinterest. You should not create boards stating the "my blog posts". This is not the way the normal people pin their posts. Instead you can create relevant topics and pin the blog posts in them. You should also share external posts relevant to the board.
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  • Profile picture of the author Denise Hall
    About 80-90% of my traffic comes from Pinterest.
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    • Profile picture of the author peter020
      Originally Posted by Denise Hall View Post

      About 80-90% of my traffic comes from Pinterest.
      Same here for my affiliate site.

      Started 1,5 year ago, no SEO bla bla. 100% Pinterest>Affiliate site.
      General niche but many fashion pins. 42k targeted followers.
      I add 3-5 pins a day and making $5-$15 a day for some months now

      I call it my "Lazy Site"
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  • Profile picture of the author YvonneDustin
    I do believe it is. Pinterest does a lot of traffics. But you have to be strategical with using it
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  • Profile picture of the author ma247
    90% people are women form USA on Pinterest. You can get traffic if you pin to popular boards.

    Thanks
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  • Profile picture of the author chrisjohn93
    Pinterest is one of the leading social media website. It provides huge traffic to your website. You to pin all your post or upload images and link back to your web page. Mostly Women are using Pinterest in USA.
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  • Profile picture of the author vishwa
    No success with pinterest in terms of traffic. Doing good with Facebook, Twitter and Google+
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  • Profile picture of the author Fisch
    For me also. I have not seen the benefits yet.
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  • Profile picture of the author JimmyBlueEyes
    I'm wanting to get more into Pinterest. This post is gold.
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  • Profile picture of the author proleader
    You should include a “Pin it” button on your website. The ‘Pin It’ button will let your site visitors add things from your webpage to their Pinterest accounts.
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  • Profile picture of the author austria
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    Pinterest is a limited website in reach and usage.

    I have had much better results in getting buyer traffic from Twitter
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    • Profile picture of the author Denise Hall
      Originally Posted by austria View Post

      Pinterest is a limited website in reach and usage.

      I have had much better results in getting buyer traffic from Twitter



      I've had no luck with Twitter at all. lol
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  • Profile picture of the author onehalf
    Pinterest can generate you good amount of traffic especially if you are uploading relevant images. Make sure you put your link on the Source URL of the images.
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  • Profile picture of the author st0nec0ld
    Originally Posted by AndrewAdamSmith View Post

    I have some images on Pinterest with a number of pins. Only a trickle of traffic. Have you been getting Pinterest traffic to your site?
    Yes, same here, not as much but at least I am getting a little bit of market in Pinterest. Because you know for online businesses every platform is a possibility.
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  • Profile picture of the author Archbob
    Pinterest and Tumblr are really tough. A lot harder than twitter/instagram.
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    • Profile picture of the author madlee
      I have good Pinterest but have not get traffic from Pinterest...
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  • Profile picture of the author marco005
    Hy people,

    why so much people fail to get huge traffic from pinterest and make money?
    Where is there the Devil in detail?

    marco005
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  • Profile picture of the author Kherk Roldan
    Don't depend yourself to one source of traffic. there's a ton of social sites that you can promote your product/services
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  • Profile picture of the author johnsmithsruuk
    Am also not seeing a improvement in traffic am working for more then 9 months.But after reading this topic am totally confused about methods.

    Just i want to check my self where and what mistake am doing while pin with image..
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    • Profile picture of the author Denise Hall
      Originally Posted by johnsmithsruuk View Post

      Am also not seeing a improvement in traffic am working for more then 9 months.But after reading this topic am totally confused about methods.

      Just i want to check my self where and what mistake am doing while pin with image..
      Pinterest users like appealing images. For instance, a picture of food that makes your mouth water just looking at the picture. Pinning just any old image will NOT work. It has to be appealing.
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  • Profile picture of the author ryankenny
    Yes, obviously Pinterest boosts traffic to my website.
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  • Profile picture of the author pororo
    Hmm, IMO, it depends on the topic. What works with facebook will not work the same to pinterest and vice versa. So, at what mentioned above, don't just rely on a one source of traffic. There are lots of website where you can generate traffic.
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  • Profile picture of the author afsanamimi
    yes,traffic bring from pinterest followers,pins,board followers,comments.
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  • Profile picture of the author RalphMcCoy
    Yes, Pinterest is great platform to bring traffic to your website.
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  • Profile picture of the author SahaayNisha
    I get traffic to my site through Pinterest, but it is like 95:5 ratio as compared to other social media channels.
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  • Profile picture of the author Alex Byhovtsov
    I have Pinterest account but I can't say that I get traffic from it. So I prefer to focus on Twitter, Facebook.
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  • Profile picture of the author aznsparks
    I love Pinterest because it's easier to get targeted traffic if you do it properly. The largest users are middle-aged women, so stuff like getting skinnier is huge on Pinterest. Focus on building relationships and trying to show that you're solving problems for your followers, not so much on just getting clicks to your funnel. If you focus on helpful, attractive pins, you can grow from Pinterest, quite a bit.
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  • Profile picture of the author Legalien
    I get a little traffic from Pinterest.

    One is my own accounts where I pin photos and then buy or use social exchange to send likes and repins.

    The other is from a little bit of spamming/commenting on pins.

    I'm not really deep into Pinterest marketing, but I see on occassion a little traffic on my traffic analytics.
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  • Profile picture of the author quamarul
    I heard that, Pinterest in a great source of traffic. But not getting more than a few from there.
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  • Profile picture of the author Juhiadattract
    Pinterest brings fast as well as quality traffic on your website....
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