Pinterest is a virtual pinboard that allows you to organize and share all the beautiful things you find on the web including images, videos and backlinks! You can browse pinboards created by other people to discover new things and get inspiration from people who share your interests.
People use pinboards to plan their weddings, decorate their homes, and share their favorite recipes etc.
Although the Pinterest .com domain was created on 26-NOV-2009, it has recently gone viral and is now gaining massive popularity among online users.
According to Alexa, Pinterest.com is ranked within the world top 50 according to the Pinterest three-month Alexa traffic rankings. Compared with all internet users, the site appeals more to Caucasians; its visitors also tend to consist of moderately educated women under the age of 35 who have incomes over $30,000 and browse from
work. This site’s visitors view 9.2 unique pages each day on average. Pinterest.com is particularly popular among users in the city of Salt Lake City (where it is ranked #12).
As of April 14, 2012
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User Friendly Platform
They say a picture is worth a 1000 words because images can stir deep emotions within us. Pinterests sleek interface takes full advantage of the digital landscape.
Pinterest includes an extensive but not too overwhelming HELP page.
Pinterest Advertising & SEO Opportunities
With it’s growing popularity, it is hard to ignore the unique advertising opportunities and the link juice. 🙂
In order to get link juice with images, you must first:
- Upload a Pin
- Choose a Category
- Input a Description
- Pin It
After you have pinned your image, click on the Edit button and in the ‘Link field’, Enter your URL.
To add YouTube videos,
- Navigate to the YouTube video page of the video that you wish to Pin on Pinterest and click on the ‘Share button’ located under the video.
- Next copy and paste the URL http://youtu.be/UtQYUO7NBzA to a notepad. NOTE: YOU MUST REMOVE (http://) and copy & paste the rest while making your Pin for example: youtu.be/U1pYjB8UeHo
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