Since Pinterest has joined the social media community, pinning has become ‘fancy and trendy’ 🙂
According to Site Analytics, Pinterest had 19.5 million unique visitors in July 2012.
The average Pinterest user one and a half hours pinning images and thus connecting visitors to brands. [MediaPost]
Pinterest generates more referral traffic than Google+, Youtube and LinkedIn COMBINED! Pinterest surpassed even Twitter for referral traffic according to a Shareaholic study.
Pinterest ist female dominated: 83% of the users are female.
Top interests differ from one continent to another. In the US, the most popular categories are Fashion, Gifts, Design whereas in the UK, users are focused on Venture Capital, Blogging Resources, Crafts, Web Stats/Analytics and SEO/Marketing. [Internet Marketing Inc.]
How can you harness the power of this new social media platform?
* Optimize your profile and your boards (title, description etc.)
* Upload and share high-quality photos and images
* Use quotes and share your opinion with your target audience
How do you use this platform? Is there a particular strategy that you have applied and worked out excellent?
Feel free to share and comment. We would love to hear about your experience with Pinterest.