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Tips for Pinterest – Use images for your business advantage

May 9, 2014

Pintererst is a visual social media that can enhance your business’s e-commerce. Here are 5 quick tips to help your business grow.


Set up a business page: First things first. When you create a Pinterest account join in as a business. Add your business website to this account. This helps your audience that you are genuine. Add pins from your websites and blogs

Keep an eye for Gifs.: Moving images have great evolved with the innovation in mobile technology. Users are looking for quick and easy downloadable content. It allows you to engage your audience in an effective manner.  A relevant Gifs can get your many re-pins.

Photo found in Pinterest Blog

Photo found on Pinterest Blog

Be current: Being   current is the mantra of all social media. Pinterest is not different. Just don’t talk about your business all the time on your Pinterest page. Talk about current topics like trending news events, celebrations like Mother’s Day, 4th of July etc. This approach will help your audience be connected with you even outside your business.

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Found on via Pinterest

Image size matters: Pinterest is image dominant social media. It has been seen that images of certain sizes have more re-pins.

Profile image: 165 x 165 pixels

Pins in feeds: 238 pixels and height depending on the image size

Complete board size: 238 x 284 pixels

Images on your website for re pins  80x 80 pixels

Photo Credit: Rob Russo

Photo Credit: Rob Russo

Rich pins : Make your pins useful to your audience by creating rich pins. Adding an extra detail  gives the users the ability to directly act on the pins. Examples of good rich pins are – recipe ingredients, diet plan, price of products etc.

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