4 Reasons Why Pinterest Has Become Extremely Popular

 

Do you know why Pinterest has become popular?

Pinterest has been getting really popular recently. In fact it was one of the 10 most used social media in the year 2011. More and more people are starting to use Pinterest to promote their business effectively – it’s not just wedding planners and foodies, like most people think.

So why has Pinterest become so popular? What has it got that makes it so interesting?

Pinterest stands out because it is unique, while the other popular social media sites focus on content and messages, Pinterest focuses on images.

4 reasons why Pinterest has become popular:-

1. The most obvious reason:

Pictures of course, are the most obvious reason. Everywhere you look on Pinterest you see pictures. Content marketing is getting really popular and on sites like Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter, etc. you’re bombarded with the latest information from blogs and all other forms of content. This content is helpful, but it all looks the same and they don’t attract your attention the same way beautiful images do.

When you visit Pinterest all you see is beautiful images with a brief description. It’s not just regular images. They are normally unique and beautiful images which are vying for your attention. People share them for a reason. This has been one of the key reasons for its success – its image based, unlike other social media which are content based.

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How to Get Started With Pinterest

 

Have you heard of Pinterest? Is this a social media that interests you? Would you like to get started, meet new people, share content and market yourself on Pinterest?

This post will help you get started with Pinterest, so that you can use it for the many benefits it provides – whether it’s just to meet new people, increase website traffic, sell a product, etc.

What is Pinterest?

Pinterest is a social media site where you share pictures and images. In Pinterest each user (Pinner) has pin boards where the pictures they have pinned are saved. The user can come back to these pins and read them later. Even the followers of the user can check out the users Pin boards. These images can normally be found on other websites. Sometimes these images are directly uploaded.

How to get started With Pinterest…

1. Get an Invitation: You need an invitation from a Pinterest user to Join Pinterest. If you have any friends on Pinterest you could ask them to invite you. Otherwise, leave a comment below along with your email address and I will send you an invitation to join Pinterest.

You can also register on their site and wait for an invitation, but this could take days and weeks. It took me weeks to get one.

2. Complete Your Profile: Once you get an invitation, you can visit their website and sign up for an account.

If you want to sign up for a new account on Pinterest you need to have a facebook or Twitter account as it asks you whether you want to connect with your Twitter account or if you want to connect with your facebook account.

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