Obviously, Pinterest is one of the best Social media platforms. It grows rapidly. If you can utilize it properly, you can easily sell your products and Grow up the niche.
Who uses the Pinterest?
In a recent survey of comscore.com shows that about 68.2% women use Pinterest. This data is very much important because it helps you to choose the products. As most of the users are women, you have to emphasize on them.
Pinterest is rapidly growing in the United Kingdom (UK).According to the global Web Index , Pinterest users turn into double in the UK in the year of 2014. Then it becomes more popular in the United States of America
Ok Now you have familiar with two basic questions : who uses Pinterest. Where it is most popular. Now Start your business through Pinterest. I am going to discuss here some best practices of Pinterest account. This is the case study of Mahbubur Rahaman . Within 20 to 25 days he was able to make 5000 followers on Pinterest.
Case Study: How grew your Pinterest account 5K followers
Decorate your Profile
When people are going to follow you, he or she must check your profile first. If your profile doesn’t impress him at a first glance, he or she might not follow you. So decorating your profile plays an important role.
- Your Name With Keyword
Pinterest allows entering #37 characters including white spaces. You should make the perfect uses of it. Don’t use a brand name, Use your personal name. Add keyword or blog name at the end of your Pinterest name. Using of keyword help you to find you in Search.
- Optimize the profile picture
The standard size of Pinterest profile picture is 165 x 165. Try to provide a profile picture of your own. People love to trust a person more than a logo. Show the pinner that you are not robot or salesman. You are real persons.
- Express your Personality in About You Section
Most of the people do the common mistake in this section. They usually write the common sentences. Like, you are the mom and small business owner or something like this.
You will get 160 character spaces to write about yourself. Just take a time to write in this section. Try to write something impressive. Don’t forget to include your keyword in your writings.
Collect the Pin Images
Pinterest is nothing but collections of pins. Here different people share their stories through the images. So the very first thing of your journey is to start collecting pin images. Several online sites are available for collecting the pin images. Here I have mentioned some of the popular sites where you can get copyright free images. These images can create great pins in your account.
If you pay the attention of Pinterest feed you will see all the pins can’t catch your eyes. Some of the long pins attract you. The best pin size for the Pinterest is 735 x 1102. These sizes draw the attention of other Pinners.
Now save the following list of Website to collect images. From these sites, you will get best Pinterest images.
With the connection of flicker photo pin uploads copyrights free images on their site. This site is one of the best photo finding sites I have ever used. Using their Search box you will get almost all kinds of niche relevant photos.
Unsplash is another great site for collecting niche relevant photography. These photographies can be used as the pin on Pinterest. While you have started using the photograph from unsplash you will notice many people are using those images. The best practice is to scroll down the website of Unsplash. Find the uncommon pictures. Most of the people use the very first pictures in their Pinterest.
Very first time I used this site for collection of Pinterest images. Tons of exclusive copyright free images are available here. Their search box and explore functions are awesome to me.
Some helpful sites can be used to collect images.These sites provide copyright free images
Infographic goes Viral
Infographic provides huge information in an Image. If you are able to provide relevant information, it may go viral. There are many sites for making infographic. My recommendation is to use Pikochart and Canava.
Rank your pins in News Feed & Search Engine
Watch carefully to your feeds. Why are the pins here? Why not yours? Pinterest has the smart algorithm. I have found three factors…
a) Quality of Images
b) Your Interest
c) Website Quality
People search different keywords in Pinterest and Search Engine. If you want to rank your pins in Search Engine or Pinterest, abide the following rules
- Use keyword Optimized Title
- Use keyword in your Description
- Use Quality Images
- Try to use your keyword in the biginning of the Title and Descriptions
Board Optimization of Pinterest
Use Pinterest board’s title with your niche and Select the proper category. Move the top boards in the very beginning. Don’t leave blank any board. Provide at least six quality images in each board.
- Try to login in the Pinterest Every day
- Repin the others pins
- Follow the active Likers
- To try collaborate others Board
- Use their favourable Time
This is all the strategy of getting 5k followers within a month.Very first thing is the decoration of your profile, then the collection of pins, knowing the keyword strategy, then pin and follow active likers regularly. This will increase your followers within short time. Put emphasis on the timing and Quality of Pin Images
Have a Question ? Please ask me , I am waiting for your commnets and opinion.