Many people have Pinterest to share photos with friends and families. However, Pinterest is not just a place to share your photos but also a place to market your products and earn some money.
Pinterest is one of the best social network to market your products to people who prefer visual things. Basically, you just need to create a Pinterest profile, create your ideal boards and build followers. Once you have a good number of followers, here are some of the best ways to make money with Pinterest in 2015.
1. Linking your Amazon Account
We all know how Amazon has revolutionized the online business. However, to achieve this, you must first design your own Amazon website. Pinterest does not allow direct linking to Amazon. So, you will have to redirect customers to your website.
Once you have created your website to promote Amazon products, you can now post photos to Pinterest linking back to your website. Your customers will then click on Pinterest photos where they will be redirected to your website and if any sale is made, you will earn a commission.
2. Integrate Social Media
Information from your Pinterest can be integrated with Twitter and Facebook to reach a big audience. This allow you to reach a wider audience hence increasing your possibilities of making more money through marketing.
3. Picking New Skills
Are you an expert or do you have a special skill that you would like to share with the world? You can post your skills or share your knowledge on Pinterest. You simply pick an interesting skill, perfect it and make it a paying side gig through Pinterest. This will eventually lead to a long term income. You can also market your skills to your followers.
4. SEO Strategies
Another interesting way to target customers from Pinterest is through SEO. To get people to follow you, you can use seo strategies to make people find you. This allow people to find you in Pinterest and on Google search. You should then make most of your profile by writing a good description of what you do or sell to people.
5. Become a Professional Marketer
After building your Pinterest profile and getting many followers, you can become a brand marketer. Basically, you just add some of the active brands from companies to run social media siesta and get paid to market products.
6. Choose a Company, Promote it and Get Sponsorship
The easiest way is to target a certain audience, and then built your Pinterest fans. Select a company giving products and services that appeal to your followers.
Once you have managed to build a big number of followers, you can share your Pinterest statistics with companies and ask them to sponsor you. The best way to do this is to offer a great deal to them at first and eventually start marketing their products to your followers for a small fee.
7. Create a Contest to Sell Your Products
Sometimes, you want to sell your products and services on Pinterest. The easiest way to do this is to use contests. These contests will help you to sell your products within a short period of time and make some money.
However, if you decide to create a contest, be sure to always follow the Pinterest guidelines to avoid getting your account blacklisted.
8. Teach Other Pinterest Strategies
Today, Pinterest is growing at a faster rate. Many people who join Pinterest do not know how to use it for their own gains. If you are one of those people who have used it with success, then you can create a short course or an eBook to teach people how to do it and charge them a small fee.
Pinterest is a social platform. If you remain active, you will have other people re-pin your pins. You can pin other peoples’ pins, even if they are not your followers. With this strategy, they can start noticing you and in return, you will build a large audience.
You then use your audience to sell your services or products to them or become an affiliate marketer for a company selling similar products like the one your followers are interested in.
10. Pin an Image and Allow People to Subscribe
You can pin a nice image on your Pinterest. This can work if you have a well designed opt in image. You just take a screen shot of it and upload it to your Pinterest. You then edit the link in Pinterest to point back to your opt in page and ask people to sign up in exchange of a product. You can later on start selling products to your subscribers through their emails.