Everyone must have heard of the latest to join the social networking chariot “Pinterest”. Its popularity is increasing continually. Due to its ability to create awareness among users, engaging the attention of the audience, driving traffic to the site it is capturing the attention of every business community. Its strong visual appealing impact is taking blogsphere attention also. Bloggers from varied niches is joining Pinterest to explore this world of Pins and pinboards.
So if you are a blogger are ready to explore and take advantage of Pinterest? If yes, then follow these Pinterest tips for integrating it to your current blogging platform.
[box type=”yellow”]Install The Pinterest “Pin it” Button on Your Blog[/box]
Pinterest works on the key word “Share with others” what you like by pinning down it on your pinboard. So bloggers can cash on this feature by adding the “Pin it“ button on their blog. This can be done by installing a plug-in which allows you to place pin it button on your blog home page, blog posts, or any other inner page. All these choices can be made by selecting the mentioned options while installation.
Another “optimized” feature of this plugin is that it allows you to add a customized, keyword optimized description to the content you are pinning down.
[box type=”blue”]Install The Pinterest RSS Widget To Share Others Pins On Your Blog[/box]
All the social networks work in similar fashion in way or the other way. Pinterest is not about pinning the things you like, you can share the content of other users also. Similarly like in Facebook there is “Like” option, with which you can show your likeness towards posts made by your friends. To share interesting pins of others there is Pinterest RSS widget. By adding this plug-in to the blog one can showcase all the interesting pins of your and others also in the sidebar of the blog.
[box type=”red”]Add Pinterest Follow Button On Your Blog[/box]
Another Pinterest feature similar to other social networks giants’ Facebook and twitter is “Follow Me”. If a particular like your Pinterest profile the pins on your pinboard then he can follow you by simply clicking in the follow button. A similar action can also take place on your blog. If your blog is a wordpress one then your work is simple by just installing a plug-in and if you are using some other blogging platform then a simple line of code will need to be written to add the Pinterest Follow button on your blog.
Remember after making all these Pinterest enhancements on your blog do educate your readers about it. Make blogpost letting them know about Pinterest and advantages of changes you have made.