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How to Keep Your Pinterest Boards Fresh, Fun and Relevant. Image credit: Jeff Andrews In her book Ultimate Guide to Pinterest for Business, marketing and branding expert Karen Leland provides a Pinterest roadmap that will help you drive website traffic, boost your brand and build business.

How to Keep Your Pinterest Boards Fresh, Fun and Relevant

In this edited excerpt, the author shows you four quick ways to spring clean your Pinterest boards. Pinterest boards aren't static entities, so once they're set up, you can always go back and edit or delete them at any time. Here are a few housekeeping chores to keep your boards looking fresh. Rearrange your boards. Immediately next to that button is a small box button. Choose a board cover image. Edit your boards.

Delete your boards. Place your cursor over your name in the main toolbar in the top right corner of your screen, and select "Boards" from the drop-down menu. How to Use Pinterest to Build Trust and Loyalty. Do your customers trust you?

How to Use Pinterest to Build Trust and Loyalty

The key to building a successful business is the ability to create loyal relationships with your clients or customers. In the ‘How Content Can Help You Build a Loyal Following’ episode of the Social Media Marketing podcast, Michael Stelzner interviewed Pat Flynn of Smart Passive Income. They discuss how to build loyalty by providing valuable content and making a connection on a personal level through social media.

How to Verify Your Website on Pinterest [New Feature] Pinterest is another one of those social networks that some marketers have figured out how to infiltrate to reap business benefits -- even without the existence of dedicated brand pages on Pinterest (much like Google+ when it first launched).

How to Verify Your Website on Pinterest [New Feature]

But it seems like the folks over at the Pin headquarters -- even if they've done so unintentionally -- are giving those businesses a little nudge with their latest feature rollout. Pinterest has started to roll out website verification for profile pages. This feature is intended to let other pinners learn more about the people they're following on Pinterest. In a nutshell, the feature will let you highlight your full website URL on your Pinterest profile going forward. Users will also see a checkmark next to your domain in search results and on your profile. Website verification is not available for all Pinterest accounts quite yet, so if you don't see it, just sit tight over the next week or so, as they're doing a progressive rollout. How to Use Pinterest to Promote Your Products. Is your business on Pinterest?

How to Use Pinterest to Promote Your Products

Or are you still unsure how to use Pinterest to effectively promote your products or company? In November, Pinterest launched business pages with their new terms of service. Pinterest, How to Use Pinterest to Drive More Traffic. Do you use Pinterest for business?

Pinterest, How to Use Pinterest to Drive More Traffic

Are you wondering how Pinterest can help your business drive more traffic to your website or blog? To learn about Pinterest marketing, I interview Melanie Duncan for this episode of the Social Media Marketing podcast. More About This Show The Social Media Marketing podcast is a show from Social Media Examiner. It’s designed to help busy marketers and business owners discover what works with social media marketing. The show format is on-demand talk radio (also known as podcasting). In this episode, I interview Melanie Duncan, owner of Luxury Monograms and CustomGreekThreads. Melanie shares how Pinterest is a different social media platform and why marketers should use it. You’ll learn how to create clickable images and calls to action that will lead to increased visibility and sales. Share your feedback, read the show notes and get the links mentioned in this episode below!

Listen Now Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed. How to Get More Pinterest Exposure With Less Work. How to Get More Pinterest Exposure With Less Work. How to Use Facebook Targeted Posts to Improve Your Facebook Engagement. Are you looking for creative ways to improve your Facebook engagement?

How to Use Facebook Targeted Posts to Improve Your Facebook Engagement

By narrowing the people who see your posts, you can actually get more engagement. It sounds counterintuitive, but it works when done right. What Are Facebook Targeted Posts? As you may know, Facebook recently introduced a limited rollout of Enhanced Page Post Targeting. At the time of this writing, pages with over 5,000 likes are more likely to have the option, but that isn’t always the case. Previously you had some control over who sees your posts by clicking on the Public button beneath your post. This feature is now expanded with Enhanced Page Post Targeting. The previous targeting allowed you to select a language or a location. Not too many options in the previous targeting.

Now you can target your posts by a wider range of options including: So far, Facebook has not added precise interests or other types of targeting that are available in Facebook Ads. If you have enhanced targeting, you will see a cross-hairs icon. How to Schedule your Pins on Pinterest. So you’ve heard the buzz about Pinterest, set up your account and optimized your Pinterest page.

How to Schedule your Pins on Pinterest

Congratulations! But what now? If you’re like most people you’ve probably jumped straight into Pinterest and quickly discovered that pinning can take up an enormous amount of time. When I started using Pinterest to promote my business, at first I was happy to scour the Internet looking for cool photos as well as uploading images and blog posts from my own website. But within a few days, I realized that unless I managed my Pinterest activities, I could end up spending hours each day pinning away.

There is no doubt that Pinterest can be a phenomenal tool for both product and service-based businesses but you need to schedule your pinning effectively otherwise it can be a colossal time suck. Just think about it. Ways to get more from Pinterest. 27.4K Flares Twitter 615 Facebook 85 Google+ 56 StumbleUpon 26.3K Pin It Share 114 114 LinkedIn 137 inShare137 Email -- Email to a friend Buffer 24 27.4K Flares × If you are not over on Pinterest now, you need to get there.

Ways to get more from Pinterest

Having a lot of Pinterest followers isn’t really necessary for getting some exposure unlike Twitter or Facebook and at present, the links are do-follow. So plenty of good reasons to get over there and start pinning. When creating your boards create some that are keyword rich and some that are fun. Seven Ways To Be A Better Pinner. Hi.

Seven Ways To Be A Better Pinner

I'm Jen, and I'm addicted to Pinterest. If you've also pinned the Kool-Aid, then you know Pinterest is a fun and easy way to visually catalog the things you love online. However, as the controversy over Pinterests's Terms of Service the other month showed, there actually are wrong ways to pin - ways that could even potentially get you in legal trouble.

(And even if they don't, they're not very nice.) How To Pin A Quote To Pinterest. How to Use Pinterest Rich Pins: What Marketers Need to Know. Do you use Pinterest for your business?

How to Use Pinterest Rich Pins: What Marketers Need to Know

Have you heard about Pinterest Rich Pins and how they can help your marketing? In today’s post, I’ll show you how businesses can get more from Pinterest Rich Pins. How to Embed a Pinterest Board on Your Website [Quick Tip] Last week, I ran into a problem. I was putting together a blog post about the best non-marketing Pinterest boards to follow ... but I couldn't actually get the Pinterest boards to embed in a post after I followed Pinterest's instructions. That was annoying, especially since I had completely written the text part of the post and all I needed was the embedded boards to finish it up. In my frustration, I began to hack away with my very limited HTML knowledge to hope to find a solution that would work ... and somehow, it did! I was pumped.