Pinterest has been a game-changer for me when it comes to my online web traffic and sales.
Throughout this series of Pinterest marketing blog posts, I’ll show you all the strategies I’ve used to grow my website traffic exponentially using Pinterest (without paid ads).
Here’s a look at my own website data from December 2016 (when I first started looking at Pinterest marketing) until February 2017:
In just two months, Pinterest has become my top source of organic traffic by far, has increased my sales and refers more than 90% of my social media traffic (compared to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Google+)
If you want to achieve the same results, make sure you check out my other posts on Pinterest and grab my free Ultimate Pinterest Marketing Checklist to get started.
In this post, I’m going to show you the key elements of getting Pinterest connected to your website to benefit from the increase in traffic. We’ll cover:
- How to verify your website on Pinterest
- How to activate “Rich Pins” on your website
- How to set up social share icons on your blog posts
- How to install and use the Pinterest widgets on your website
- How to create hidden Pinterest images on your blog posts
- How to add Pinterest descriptions to your website pictures
- Why you should set up an email newsletter to capture traffic
There’s a little bit of coding involved but I’ll try to keep this as simple as possible so that most people can do it!
Before we start, make sure you’ve read my earlier blog post about getting your Pinterest account set up and optimized.
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