8 Surprisingly Simple Pinterest Marketing Tricks That Encourage Viral Sharing

Morning!

QUICK!

STOP RIGHT THERE!

Whew.  So glad I caught you before you read this word!

Okay, *this* word.

This word?

No matter!  Anywhos, Pinterest.

Tell me what you think of when thinking about….Pinterest.

Well, if you’re looking to use Pinterest as  both a grand way of expressing yourself *and* as a potential long-term passive income producer, you probably just thought of:

That’s the viral cover I created to promote Ultimate Social Media (and let me tell you, I just attended the first webinar yesterday and WOW!  Talk about sock-rocking-off-syndrome!!   You can see my reaction HERE – for the $7 ticket (less than a movie ticket my gosh!), the quality of information shared….it’s just plain stellar – Pinterest, Facebook, mobile and more are covered!  Grab your ticket here!).

Anywhos!

You see…

It *is* possible to use Pinterest in a way that enhances your visitors’ experience while building your brand, promoting your affiliate links and the like.

I know.

If you’re not a marketer, you’ve just made the sign to ward off evil.

But it’s true, you know.  I’ve been using Pinterest now for weeks for this purpose and you can see from the folks who follow/repin/etc me that I’m being quite the good community member (check out me Pinterest account here).

How do I do it?

By using these 8 unexpectedly simple Pinterest marketing tips!

Barbling Pinterest Marketing Tip #1.)  Make a viral board

If you want your content to go viral (and it’s worthy to go viral), make sure your board name has, well, “Viral” in it!  ie,

Here be mine!

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Barbling Pinterest Marketing Tip #2.)  Infuse a board with your personality

If you’ve followed me for more than 2.3 nanoseconds, you might have realized I am a weeee bit fond of coffee.  That kinda sorta comes out in this board:

Notice that gloriously sexy word….caffeine?

It be me.  🙂  So it be in me board.

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Barbling Pinterest Marketing Tip #3.)  Create A Pinterest Board!

Folks love Pinterest, so it makes sense to create a board for it!

Here be mine.  Content gets shared there a lot.

See?

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Barbling Pinterest Marketing Tip #4.)  Make a Humor Board!

Fact is, people love to laugh.  And if you can create a humor board and pin funny stuff to it, chances are….shared, it will be!

be mine!  And notice how niched the topic is – you can create a humor board yourself for *your* niche as well.

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Barbling Pinterest Marketing Tip #5.)  Make Graphical Quotes!

QUICK!   LOOKIE (and repin!  🙂  ….. THIS!

Isn’t that grand?  Im using Pin2Inspire to make my images – you can see more at this board here.

Speaking of that…

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Barbling Pinterest Marketing Tip #6.)  Make An Inspiration Board!

Mine is over at

Folks love sharing motivational quotes!

So take advantage of that and share share away!

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Barbling Pinterest Marketing Tip #7.)  Create a Contest

Seems like in this day of social media sharing, people love sharing contests too!  I have yet to do this meself, mind you, but have seen grand examples of it like

Here you can not only share your ninja photos, but also pin ’em as well!

Thus, on your website, you could create a contest that asks for visual snapshots of your product being used, humor in your niche and the like.  Offer prizes for the most shared and see who runs with it!

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Barbling Pinterest Marketing Tip #8.)  Make a storyline!

Hehehe, this is actually my trademark marketing technique; I wrote about it over at Book 3 – The Pinning Games!

I like linking my boards and topics together every morning, and then posting them on Facebook as well.  Witness:

ie:

 Go thru the entire story, you’ll see to where it leads!  🙂

In closing, remember…

Pinterest is a Community Sharing Site, *not* an ATM!

Use it wisely, intrigue your readers visually, and your audience base will grow and grow.

And that of course can only be viewed as a Very Good Thing indeed!

Grow strong,

Barbara Ling
I turn chaos into simplicity

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