Aspiring Artists Should Be On Pinterest!
By now you have heard about Pinterest. It has been touted by CNN as the hottest website of 2012. And, it is not surprising. The website’s fast rise to fame is only equal that of escape velocity. It literally skyrocketed to the charts to the point it has become a serious contender to the throne of the big boys in the industry.
In 2012 alone, Pinterest has been outperforming traditional players in generating both organic and referral traffic. Pinterest’s ability to provide traffic for websites have been recognized by businesses the world over. In fact, it has outperformed Yahoo in providing organic traffic but still way off against the superpower Google. Still, despite being a newbie in the industry, Pinterest has shown great promise in delivering the goods.
Pinterest can also work for artists who want to showcase their artistry to the world. People that would repin the images from your own board will surely give you that needed boost in your career. The more people repin your images means more people are getting a sample of what you can do.
In such a short of period of time, Pinterest has shown that it can drive traffic to businesses both product-based and service-based. This proves that in promoting the works of aspiring artists, Pinterest is one platform that one should adopt. The visual nature of Pinterest accelerates the exposure and will drive better traffic to an artist’s website. With great understanding of how it works, indeed, Pinterest will give you more insights on how to harness its power. Aspiring artists should learn how to work with Pinterest so that it can work for your advantage.
Pins and repins are the core of Pinterest activity. It is important you create very good material that would attract people to look at your pins. The next step is to create great boards. The names of the boards should be optimized using keywords. The use of keywords is important because it allows you to be ranked in search engines’ results pages. The higher you rank the more likely visitors will be directed to your boards. It will also help if you have great categories. Pinterest categorizes the boards in accordance to the categories. Discover which categories are hot and which are not. This will give you better visibility because your pins belong to the hot categories where most people go and visit.
The next thing you should do is to optimize the captions. Make sure that you have the important keywords on the caption. This will make your images worthy to look at. Also, don’t forget to have the necessary URLs that will link back to your blog or website. This will give your customers more information about your portfolio.
Pinterest has great potentials for promoting the works of aspiring artists. It takes a huge amount of investment to leverage the power of Pinterest to work for your advantage. Aspiring artists should give ample time to learn more about the site and how it can do wonders for their careers. Those who jump in early into the platform will earn an advantage over those who are late in adapting this new technology. Shoutout is in order for those artists that yet to find their niche to be known and what great way to do it but via Pinterest.
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