Pinterest is a site that not only lets us discover cool finds and interesting images, but provides us with the ability to form collections of items that are of interest to us. To say that there is some-what of a pull and fascination that takes over immediately after the first repin occurs would not be an exaggeration, for often times, what was supposed to be a few minutes of looking at images on Pinterest, usually ends up being a few hours. For businesses, this makes marketing a much easier process for they can be easily found and their products discovered through pins, repins, and boards on Pinterest.
Ever wonder how money is made using Pinterest? Visual.ly created a very useful infographic that shows how sales can be made by using Pinterest. Although the focus is mainly on Shopify Stores, any e-commerce website, store, and/or business can use the information provided and apply it to their company’s online marketing strategy.
Having the ability to instantaneously share and discover photos in one place has certainly grabbed the attention of many. With an average of 1.36 million users daily, the social photo sharing website, Pinterest, is definitely the place to be online.
It may be surprising to learn that on average most users spend more time on Pinterest then they do on Facebook and that it provides more referral traffic to websites, than LinkedIn, Google+, and YouTube combined.