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I was reading s great blog by Denise Wakeman about Pinterest. Thought you might enjoy this information.
- Take the time to fill out your profile completely, including your bio. I’ve clicked through to a lot of profiles that have no bio info. This is a an opportunity to tell your visitors about you and your business. Include your picture. Set up a few boards and pin a couple of things right away.
- Add links to your blog, Facebook page and Twitter account
- A recommended tactic is to post your images on your blog FIRST, then pin to a board. This is an opportunity to attract people back to your site where they can go deeper into your content.
- If you create your own images and photographs, take the time to add a watermark with your URL. Courtesy of Elizabeth Cottrell, here’s an article reviewing several watermark plugins for WordPress.
- Connect your Facebook profile to your Pinterest account with the Pinterest app, if you want to share your activity with your friends. I’m getting more activity on Facebook since I added the app.
- Add the Pin It button to your blog and make it easy for your readers to share your images and posts. The Pin It button is included in the Digg Digg social sharing plugin and there are stand alone Pin It plug ins as well.
- Encourage your readers, friends and followers to pin your content.
I saw this post (image above) in my Facebook newsfeed. This is an excellent way to enage your friends. I clicked through to the article and then pinned the image to my Running board. The only thing missing was the Pin It button on the actual post (a missed opportunity). I had added a Pin It button to my bookmarks tool bar so it’s easy for me to pin anything on any site.
Another cool feature is that people can embed your Pins on their blogs. This one is from Tom Treanor’s board about Pinterest tips…