Companies and individuals get excited about the open playing field blogging and Pinterest provides. Marketing trends on social media suggests it to be a vital traffic generation method for large and small corporations.
Why not market on here? This social media giant is more established in the eyes of the Big Search Engines. If you are running a blog; Keep reading to discover why you should consider promoting your business on this pinning phenom.
Why Market on Pinterest?
Not only does this visually inclined social network grow daily, their membership has exploded to 20 Mil users. This achievement allows them to claim 1 of the top 3 social networking sites globally. Users spend an average of 15 minutes per day browsing. Credit: copyblogger[dot]com
Is Pinterest Good For Marketing?
So what does this mean for you? Well, pinterest is an online bulletin board for people and businesses to pin photo’s, videos, blog posts, contests, infographics and more! This is golden, if you don’t have a million dollar marketing budget.
Because with Pinterest you can leverage their popularity to drive referral traffic right to your website, blog, YouTube channel or ezine article.
Why Are You Pinning on Pinterest?
Don’t be fooled by the silly task of pinning photo’s and videos. A picture is worth a million words, and videos typically last forever. In 2012 alone, Pinterest recorded driving more traffic than LinkedIn, Google+, Reddit, and YouTube – combined!
Lately, I’ve been watching industry leaders who generate all their wealth through business models and systems; Dominate this marketing beast known as Pinterest. So, I decided to take a closer look. Firstly, because of the popularity, here are 3 reasons why you must syndicate your blog with Pinterest.
3 Reasons Smart Marketers Love Pinterest Pinning?
- High Page Rank and Domain Authority (SEO nerds)
- ZERO-Stress Sign-Up Process, Minimum Promoting Restrictions
- Pinners Purchase More Than Any Other Digital Channel (FB incl.)
So Do You Think Pinning is Vital To Bloggers?
The niche blogging is massive. In fact, it’s a super-niche! Bloggers rely heavily on generating traffic for content. Then monetizing that traffic with services,products, or both. Organic search traffic is their primary source of traffic, if they are not aware of how powerful social media can be.
Most bloggers have a basic understanding of how SEO works. On page, off page and the importance of back links. With the new Google updates like Panda and Hummingbird; What was taught in the SEO world just 1 year ago is completely obsolete.
Let me tell you my story. Before the last update from Google, I lost 90% of all my traffic. Which was coming mainly from Google search. With my traffic disappearing, my income instantly dropped!
My income dropped because I depend on traffic like every other business. Once I monetize this traffic, I use little-known psychology to convert my traffic into leads or potential customers.
Next, I have a series of automated up sells. So, because of the traffic disappearing I had to adapt. So I started marketing my business on ‘Pinterest’ and other social bookmark networks to serve as a tier 1 site. I will explain more about tiers later to build Google safe back links without penalty flags.
For now, I want you to understand that in the eyes of Google, Pinterest is golden. Do you want my formula for instant rankings in the search engines?
Sure you do! Grab something to write with: After publishing new content to your personal blog, EzineArticles or any site that makes you the money. By the way, this is referred to by SEO geeks as the (Money Site).
How To Use Pinterest For Business Marketing Vol 1:
Power Pinning For NON-seo geeks!
So immediately after you publish your article, you’re going to use social media to syndicate and start building backlinks. This social media layer will be your tier 1 site. It serves as a buffer site to build links. If I do not have the top social networks listed in my author account. Google it!
Semi Automated Marketing Tools and Software
Take those top sites, and register full profiles with your bio and picture. Don’t forget Pinterest. After you publish your blog post. Use a simple software like onlywire or hootsuite to blast simultaneously. You can also go to fiverr[dot]com, and search social bookmarks to find someone who will do this for $5.
Now, that you know how to start building a backlink profile with social media. Wait, until I tell you about what you can do on the 2nd and 3rd tier links to skyrocket your blog posts to the moon!
Pinterest marketing alone without backlink know-how, can drive you more traffic and sales based on the market research I performed on Quancast[dot]com. Which is a site where you can get demographics, which is vital to targeted marketing.
In closing, Pinterest marketing is more complex and powerful than you know. Add me on EzineArticles to be first to know when I release the 2nd volume of how to use Pinterest as a marketing tool!