Pinterest for Business now live

Discussion in 'Digital Marketing' started by tonygreek, Nov 14, 2012.

  1. tonygreek

    tonygreek LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,909

    For those of you who actively build your portfolios with great photography (And really, why shouldn't you? You all work in a visual medium, after all.), Pinterest has launched their next step...Pinterest Business. As of now it's free, but like with other services searching for a way to monetize their business, this is assuredly the opening salvo targeting companies.

    Will it be a boost for your locally-targeted lawn and landscape business via directly attributable sales? Probably not, but it does give you another outlet to showcase your work, one that is driven by visual sharing, has some nice SEO benefits, and a future big step for them will be localized Pinterest'ing. When it goes hyper local, you'll be glad you already know what you're doing.

    On a related note, if any of you need a New Year's Resolution for your business, if there is one thing on the marketing side that you should give serious thought to, it's building a great photographic portfolio to use in brochures, flyers, your web site, etc. Your own work beats stock photography any day of the week.
  2. Ben Bowen

    Ben Bowen LawnSite Bronze Member
    from PNW
    Messages: 1,182

    Thanks for the update Tony. Has everyone seen the updated LinkedIn company pages? They are extremely SEO friendly.
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  3. ringahding

    ringahding LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 611

    LinkedIn is amazing! And of course so is , LawnSite !
  4. tonygreek

    tonygreek LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,909

    Speaking of...I've been loosely tracking something related to this for the last few months. I just started a split test and will post when I have presentable thoughts. Obviously, it does have high link value, but at what price and in what dosage is it best utilized?
  5. ebassett

    ebassett LawnSite Member
    Messages: 48

    Thanks for the head up Tony. I'll be looking into this.
  6. ebassett

    ebassett LawnSite Member
    Messages: 48

    Another interesting resource for Social Media:

    Far from perfect - results only apply to the domain and not pages - but interesting nonetheless.
  7. sterlinglawns

    sterlinglawns LawnSite Member
    Messages: 64

    Awesome, thanks tony
  8. vaacutabove

    vaacutabove LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,011

    Thanks Tony I started mine last night we will see how it goes.
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  9. jonthepain

    jonthepain LawnSite Senior Member
    Male, from Raleigh
    Messages: 595

    thanks for that, Tony! i created an account and put up some boards for my painting company.

    i'll try and find some time to put one up for my lawn care company tomorrow.

    thanks again!

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