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Pinterest Marketing: An Hour a Day

Jennifer Evans Cario

ISBN: 978-1-118-40345-7 January 2013 336 Pages


Develop and implement a Pinterest marketing strategy with this step-by-step guide

Pinterest is the fastest-growing social media platform, with more than 80 percent of its users women between the ages of 25 and 54. Learn to reach this desirable market by following the advice in this step-by-step, task-based guide! It explains Pinterest's unique appeal and fundamentals, then shows how to develop a strategic marketing plan, set up an account, curate winning content, find followers, and track and monitor Pinterest traffic. The popular An Hour a Day format uses a detailed how-to approach with case studies, tips, interviews, and more.

  • Learn how craft, implement, measure, and optimize a successful Pinterest marketing plan
  • Explore the factors behind Pinterest's appeal and learn how to develop a plan based on your business's core goals, then implement it and monitor the results
  • Review case studies and interviews with successful Pinterest marketers to use as guidelines for your own campaigns

Pinterest Marketing: An Hour a Day gives you the know-how and the confidence to market your business on today's hottest social media platform.

Introduction xix

Chapter 1 Understanding Pinterest 1

Chapter 2 Who Uses Pinterest for Marketing and Why? 13

Chapter 3 What Makes Pinterest Valuable? 39

Chapter 4 Week 1: Set Up a Pinterest Account 57

Chapter 5 Week 2: Curating Content with Pinterest 75

Chapter 6 Week 3: Find and Attract Followers 89

Chapter 7 Week 4: Purposely Propagating Pins on Pinterest 107

Chapter 8 Week 5: Track and Monitor Pinterest Traffic 123

Chapter 9 Week 6: Developing a Successful Pinterest Strategy 145

Chapter 10 Week 7: Leveraging Boards for Better Reach 163

Chapter 11 Week 8: Using Pinterest to Attract Traffi c 185

Chapter 12 Week 9: Using Pinterest to Engage with Fans 207

Chapter 13 Week 10: Pinterest Marketing Through Contests 229

Chapter 14 Week 11: Measure and Refine Your Strategy 243

Chapter 15 The Future of Pinterest Marketing 263

Appendix 1: Pinterest Marketing Resources 273

Appendix 2: Pinterest Tips from Top Marketers 277

Index 285