A guide to choosing the best Pinterest username for business

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A guide to choosing the best Pinterest username for business

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Transcript: in this Pinterest for business tutorialyou'll learn how to pin on Pinterest and how to structure your pins to help youmaximize your reach on Pinterest stay tuned hi I'm Sarah Nguyen youronline marketing strategist helping you grow your business using social mediawith ease if you're new to this channel consider subscribing for all of thelatest product reviews social media marketing tips and training and at anytime during this video make sure you check out the description for links toall the resources mentioned in this video so let's have a look at how tocreate a pin and pin it to Pinterest your pins really are the lifeblood ofyour Pinterest account and it's extremely important to make sure thatwhen you go to the effort of creating pins on Pinterest for your own contentthat you're utilizing the space and functionality available to you in thebest way when we look at pins that perform really well that means that theyget repinned and get lots of comments and we want this for our pins the morerep ends we get the more reach we get for our content and the more reach weget the more traffic we can get back to our websites the few things... See more →

Key quotes:

  • "You can save Pins you find on Pinterest or add new ones from your favorite websites.” Each Pin typically contains an image, infographic, or video and a link back to the original source"
  • "We’ll get into how to use Pinterest best-practices later in this guide, but for now I wanted to quickly show you how to create and organize your first board(s) so that you can start Pinning! Then, select “Create a Pin:” From there, you’ll be able to add Pin details such as the website URL, description, and featured image: Manually Pinning content is a great option as well if you’re in a pinch, but I prefer the Pinterest browser button or Buffer extension in order to stay consistent on Pinterest and maximize results"
  • "The Pinterest team recommends that individual Pinners and businesses use up to 20 hashtags to help users discover trending, relevant content"
  • "Once you have a good feel for what sort of content works for your business on Pinterest and an array of relevant Pins and boards on your profile, it’s time to master the art of when and how to Pin"
  • "Here’s a list of quick tips to get you started! Now that we’ve covered just about everything marketers and businesses need to know about Pins, it’s time to chat about how to use Pinterest boards."
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  • "Right away, anyone that views my Pinterest profile will know what my blog, and my pins, will have to offer"
  • "FatalJay from The Star Solace uses the blog name, and also adds keywords to the Business Name section, describing the content that can be found on The Star Solace"
  • "Since Next Level Blogging is fairly new, and I’m working on increasing the awareness of my brand, I believe my logo is the best choice"
  • "If you don’t have a logo, or want your readers to have a more personal connection with your brand, use a head-shot against a solid background, like Brandon, from The Passive Dollar"
  • "Anything that will get them over to your blog, and everyone loves freebies :) Addi Ganley, at AddiGanley.com, does a fantastic job of making use of the About Me section on her Pinterest profile"
  • "On your Pinterest Profile Settings page, under website, enter your blog url and click “Confirm Website”"
  • "This is an easy process, just go to the Pinterest Rich Pins Validator, and paste a link to one of your blog posts"
  • "This post is just a taste of what Pinterest and Next Level Blogging can do to make your blog’s success inevitable."
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  • "How to save the MOST time with Tailwind for Pinterest How Tailwind helps with Pinterest group boards How to improve your Pinning with Tailwind Analytics Tailwind reviews When do I need Tailwind for Pinterest? Tailwind will analyze your account and your niche, and generate a Smart Schedule with the best times for you to Pin for audience engagement"
  • "New Tailwind SmartLoop makes it easy to re-share your best Pinterest Pins at the best times for engagement! If you want to get serious about Pinterest or offer Pinterest management to your clients, Tailwind is a must.” ~Peg Fitzpatrick, Social Media Architect & Brand Strategist at Guy Kawasaki “Tailwind’s Scheduler allows me to engage effectively with my audience across the globe and ensure I don’t “spam” my followers with too many posts at the same time.” ~Neal Schaffer, Founder and Editor-in-Chief at Maximize Social Business “Tailwind has got the right approach with a balance of topline summary KPIs and the option to dive deeper into the data for power users"
  • "• • • Click here to try Tailwind for Pinterest FREE • • • Bloggers and small businesses need the Plus plan."
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Key quotes:

  • "Brands will want to create their own pins to populate their boards, and test engagement by subtopic and image"
  • "You must have a Pinterest business account to be considered, but good news: these are FREE and offer analytics"
  • "• Business accounts: https://www.businessnewsdaily.com/7552-pinterest-business-guide.html • Buyable pins: https://www.socialmediatoday.com/social-business/how-setup-buyable-pins-sell-products-direct-pinterest Also, sellers can advertise these pins with featured paid ads known as Promoted Pins, to get more viewing"
  • "These are favorites that may be familiar: Six consumer brands with picture-perfect Pinterest strategies It’s always good to see how other successfully gain followers and create engagement"
  • "Visual searches on their (Pinterest) platform have increased 74% year-over-year.” Imagine…with so many using their mobile phone as a camera, it is becoming a primary search tool and a better one, for showing not just products, but ideas how to use them"
  • "Bennett continues with a caution: “A second thing, according to Pinterest is that the advertising is going to be less and less about keywords or interests to target"
  • "Instead, it’ll be about using visual signals behind the scenes to create more useful, relevant and results-driven advertising.” Anna forecasts this as, “very powerful for verticals like home decor and fashion.” The first step is having quality pins that people want to save and share."
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  • "You can schedule your Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest content and have it published at the right times, when your users are most engaged in social media activities.Mass Planner is perfect even for beginners, it’s very easy to set up and use and helps you measure your success, manage your accounts and more"
  • "You need to find interesting pinners and boards and follow them, re-pin their content and so on"
  • "All this takes time.You can make use of the Mass Planner Pinterest tools: Auto-Follow Pinners and Auto-Follow Boards to find great people to follow based on your interest"
  • "Your image needs to stand out to be noticed by the users when they scroll through a Pinterest session.- Be creative when naming your BoardsLet your users know immediately what your boards are and in the same time pick a unique and interesting name that have the potential to become viral.- Don’t forget to engage with your followersYou need to bring your presence on Pinterest too: with comments, likes, re-pins"
  • "If you schedule your pins throughout the day, you will have better changes to be visible to even more pinners (because not everybody is on Pinterest at the same time, right?).- Don’t limit yourself to imagesPinterest doesn’t restrict you to pin just images."
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