Pinterest was essentially a site for women to share images of products and projects. This site has overtime become one of the most active social networks online and that makes it a perfect spot for you to promote your business. You can be creative and visually share your ideas here and earn a profit. The people that frequent this site love to repin and share others photos from all different types of categories. The key to social networking is to maintain balance. You have to balance the three key things which are making money, social networking, and self-promotion in order to be successful.

So, why do people use Pinterest? They’re not there to hang out like Facebook or to network like LinkedIn, and they’re not looking for written content. What people mostly do is use Pinterest to relax, take a break and look at some cool images. For marketers, this means we need to avoid hard sell tactics at all costs and content needs to be visually appealing.

When the images display, they are all selected by default. To pin one image, click the unselect all button in the upper left corner, select the image you want to pin, and click next. If you want to schedule multiple pins, just unselect the images you don’t want and click next.

How do you get people to read what you write? Do you dare… share? Writers have a need to write, but not necessarily a need to share. For a while, you can come here and find places to share your work. It’s your work. It’s your creativity. It’s your imagination being set free, and you should share.

Fifth, you need to decide if this social media format is right for your business. If you are pinning items you plan to sell then My Pinterest is for you. Women love to shop and buy stuff. If you have visually appealing ads you will increase your business.

I typed in “Wedding” and four images came up – I’m unsure if its an error that is currently, with Pinterest; as when I search for ‘pins’ and hit the ‘pins’ tab – no further pins appear – nevertheless.. I found 4 images.

Pinterest is going to shake up the way you market your business. This social network has really grown into a fantastic marketing tool, so don’t wait to get started on it yourself.