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Pinterest Tips!

Updated on April 2, 2014

Pinterest Tips for Increasing Traffic!

Pinterest is visual! Pinterest is fun! Pinterest is a great way to organize links, ideas, interests etc. Pinterest is also a place to pin your Squidoo lenses to create backlinks and increase traffic. I discovered Pinterest a few weeks ago and have become totally addicted.

Have you joined Pinterest yet? Are you looking for some Pinterest Tips? This lens will offer Pinterest Tips for finding pins to follow. There will be Pinterest Tips for attracting followers. You will discover Pinterest Tips for how and why to unfollow followers or individual boards. Come discover the best Pinterest Tips for increasing traffic to your lenses...

Tips for using Pinterest
Tips for using Pinterest

What is Pinterest all about?

Are you looking for Pinterest Tips?

What tips do you have for using Pinterest to drive traffic to your webpages? Pinterest is a visual organizer of webpages that are of most interest to you.

Who should you follow and how do you get followers that will come visit your lenses? Why should you spend time pinning? What should you pin? How can Pinterest help you?

Have you joined Pinterest?

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By pinning images from your lenses, following only those who are interested in your niche and by writing interesting articles in your own words, Pinterest will drive traffic to your lenses.

Pinterest Tips for Increased Traffic - How does Pinterest Increase Traffic?

Does Pinterest help increase your traffic on Squidoo?

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  • fivestead 4 years ago

    It does help, but sporadic. Both are great communities that compliment one another.

  • Kathryn Grace 4 years ago from San Francisco

    I joined Pinterest the other day because my most popular lens is frequently pinned by utter strangers and I wanted to see what is going on there. It's too soon to tell if that is a fluke or if other lenses will get more traffic now I'm a member and learning about the platform.

  • JuliaAnnPayne 4 years ago

    yes it has tremendously

  • shauna1934 4 years ago

    Yes, but it is sporadic.

  • OrlandoTipster 4 years ago

    Without a doubt!

  • Craftybegonia 5 years ago

    Yes, and I was completely surprised!

  • Mottley420 5 years ago

    www.squidoo.com/pinterest-tips-and-tricks

  • Mottley420 5 years ago

    Great article, I made a Pinterest Lens also. My Pinterest Lens

  • anonymous 5 years ago

    Been seeing my lens starting to appear in "images" on Google and Bing! Images is a great way to introduce my lens to search traffic!

  • Margaret Schaut 5 years ago from Detroit

    I've started to get a little trickling in.

  • CCGAL 5 years ago

    Not much yet, but I am noticing that some of my pins get a LOT of likes and repins, which I *hope* will translate into more traffic. I see a few visits on my dash that originated from Pinterest, so that's very promising!

  • GramaBarb 5 years ago from Vancouver

    I'm so busy pinning I don't have time to check - lots of activity so it must be working :)

  • Tony Payne 5 years ago from Southampton, UK

    I have definitely seen an increase in traffic from Pinterest.

  • Guided Abundance 5 years ago from Mobile, AL

    Absolutely. It's not my sole intention for using Pinterest. It's just a MAJOR side effect. Happy Pinning!

  • NC Shepherd 5 years ago

    So it's brought some increased traffic.

  • Alohagems 5 years ago

    I'm so glad I join Pinterest!

  • Coreena Jolene 5 years ago

    So far a few visits from there.

  • Barbara Tremblay Cipak 5 years ago from Toronto, Canada

    oh by goofy golly it sure does!

  • Leanne Chesser 5 years ago

    Yes, I've had lots of repins and some visits to Squidoo. This is all in one morning. Until today, I only had one picture pinned. I've been working at it today and it's going viral!

  • Brandi 5 years ago from Maryland

    Yes, I've actually received several re-pins from many of my lenses that I pin!

  • anonymous 5 years ago

    Yes, I normally get views and re-pins when I post lenses on Pinterest!

  • Barbara Radisavljevic 5 years ago from Templeton, CA

    I have been getting more traffic for some lenses I've pinned, but haven't seen Pinterest much in my stats as a referral. So I'm not sure. I will keep trying, though.

  • Patricia 5 years ago

    It seems to.

  • poutine 5 years ago

    I did notice a lot of traffic from Pinterest to my Squidoo lenses.

  • Lee Hansen 5 years ago from Vermont

    Yes, I get plenty of traffic to my lenses from Pinterest.

  • Zut Moon 5 years ago

    I do believe so.

  • Virginia Allain 5 years ago from Central Florida

    I've already seen significant visits to certain lenses from Pinterest. Having a great, really catchy picture that can stand alone is key and having a topic that fits the varied interests of the Pinterest crowd. Crafts, cooking, products are naturals for Pinterest. Less visual topics harder to share on the site effectively.

  • Gloria Freeman 5 years ago from Alabama USA

    That is my hope,I have asked for a membership with Pinterest..maybe I will get a email from them soon.I hear good things about the site.

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  • termit_bronx 5 years ago

    I just created an account. Didn't use it yet.

Organize Your Interests with Pinterest!

Search the web for interesting articles that fit your niche. Pin links to many different sites. Update one of your Squidoo lenses and then pin that. Pin your own lenses sparingly. Look for visually appealing images to pin. Make your boards on Pinterest visual candy.

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How do you feel about Pinterest? Have you found and promoted your lenses on Pinterest? Are you getting backlinks from Pinterest?

Pinterest has the potential to drive traffic to your lenses. Just stick to your niche. Write about what you are most interested in and promote it to those who are also interested. You can find those people by searching on Pinterest and following them. Soon you will have people flocking to your lenses.

Are you addicted to Pinterest yet?

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      Rock Artist 3 years ago

      Yes, I love Pinterest! It is so visually stimulating, I find that I go in to check my boards and wind up there for sometimes close to two hours. I want to try everything I see!!!

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      Mark Falco 4 years ago from Reno, Nevada

      I am still getting to grips with the idea. I'd like to use Pinterest for increasing traffic but so far all I seem to do is decrease my own productivity because I wander into the tech sections and lose myself in all the cool stuff I see other people pinning! I'll get the hang of it eventually I suppose :)

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      fivestead 4 years ago

      Great lens and information. Thanks for a great, fun, and interactive lens that helps Pinterest and Squidoo lovers connect and understand how to cross network. Thanks.

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      Kathryn Grace 4 years ago from San Francisco

      Evelyn, thank you for this page. Until now, Pinterest has been mostly a mystery to me, but you illuminated much.

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      JuliaAnnPayne 4 years ago

      yep I love it and love pinning and meeting interesting people

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      shauna1934 4 years ago

      I love Pinterest!! Took me a while to unfollow all the uses it auto selected for me when I first signed up - but I'm finally getting a list of people that suit my fancy :)

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      ForestBear LM 5 years ago

      I keep thinking about joining, and you have convinced me now :-) Thank you for sharing

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      I have used pinterest to optimize my site and the result was great, it jumped from #142 to #6 in 2.5 weeks time.

      The trick is we must got our website pinned and repinned by many people, which is the hardest part. Most of pinterest users won't doing repin when they aren't like what we pinned.

      I do simple thing to outsource it on fiverr and got my site pinned by 75 people, I don't know how can he did it just search by typing pinterest on fiverr and you will find it on the TOP. Many other seller offer pinterest service on fiverr but in my experience they can't make my website increase in SEO. I don't know why.

      Reasons why Pinterest is great for SEO:

      1. Even not support anchor text (except the url link), it's still perfect for placing our keywords in description. Google will READ it!!

      2. Google interest in social media signal so it will not tagged as links farm.

      3. Once our website pinned it has 3 backlinks counts.

      4. You need to ping the links of your pins to the to get your website increase in SEO.

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      Joan4 5 years ago

      I love Pinterest and I am having fun creating a multitude of boards of interest. I have boards for each holiday and a super How To board that contains a wealth of information now. I like being able to categories lenses that I visit, so that I can go back if I want to, especially on the how to's and recipes!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Yes I am, especially seeing my lens and other stuff get "repinned" and "liked"!

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      squid-pinkchic18 5 years ago

      I'm definitely addicted to pinterest, there is so many neat ideas on there!

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      JoyfulPamela2 5 years ago from Pennsylvania, USA

      Wonderful suggestions! I haven't done too much yet over there, but the little I have done has brought more traffic.

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      GramaBarb 5 years ago from Vancouver

      Just pinned this lens to my Love Pinterest board :)

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      Tony Payne 5 years ago from Southampton, UK

      I really love the visual representation of everything with Pinterest. It's also cool that as you scroll down it extends the page, rather than forcing you to click on the next page. Everything just works really well. Excellent tips, blessed.

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      Guided Abundance 5 years ago from Mobile, AL

      I'm absolutely in love with Pinterest. My focus isn't to make money or get traffic. It's just a side effect. I just love the ease of use of this great site.

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      Mary Beth Granger 5 years ago from O'Fallon, Missouri, USA

      Thanks for the great tips...blessed.

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      poutine 5 years ago

      Just Pinterest this excellent lens.

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      Rankography 5 years ago

      Great ideas. I am going to start putting the button on my lenses. By the way it works real well with the Plaxo (Links) module. If you put it in the description it comes in right under the image and above the first link you enter.

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 5 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      I'm enjoying having many followers from my hometown who are from the younger generation. It is fun to see what they are repinning of mine and I like to see what they are pinning. Very interesting.

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      JenniferAkers LM 5 years ago

      It's visually attractive, and I'm having a lot of fun on Pinterest! I love finding new things related to my interests (including new friends) and learning about the marketing side of the site.

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      NC Shepherd 5 years ago

      I'm fairly new to Pinterest and I don't see why people get addicted to it. But I'm getting visits to my lenses from it, so I guess I'll keep it up. Picked up a couple tips from this lens. Thanks!

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      Deb Kingsbury 5 years ago from Flagstaff, Arizona

      Having a lot of fun with Pinterest. I'm pinning SOME of my own lenses and articles elsewhere on the web, a bunch of my bookmarks, some of my Zazzle products (not a lot so far, though), and some sites I'd uploaded on RedGage that I thought were cool. Also discovering lots of new things by following others. I think a good balance is key when it comes to pinning our own lenses/blogs/pages versus pinning things by others.

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      burntchestnut 5 years ago

      I can see where Pinterest can be addicting! I also believe it will give me more traffic on my Squidoo lenses.

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      Coreena Jolene 5 years ago

      I love finding recipes and crafts....not that I have time to do them. :)

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      Susan Deppner 5 years ago from Arkansas USA

      I mostly use Pinterest for things other than my lenses and I love it, but clearly I need to pay more attention to using it to get more traffic to my lenses. Thanks, Evelyn!

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      MBradley McCauley 5 years ago

      Glad you created this, it will draw a lot more of us squids to use Pinterest. Thanks.

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      Jethro 5 years ago from Philippines

      Pinterest is another tool for internet promotion. But as others say, you should not only promote your own work. Try to browse others' work and if you find them interesting to share, just pin it and share with the world. :)

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      Barbara Tremblay Cipak 5 years ago from Toronto, Canada

      Hey, nicely done! added my Pinterest link to your plexo as well :)

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      patinkc 5 years ago from Midwest

      I see some people following a lot of people, but have no pins. Is there any advantage in that?

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      Brandi 5 years ago from Maryland

      I love Pinterest and just started using it for my lenses. ;)

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      aishu19 5 years ago

      I seriously love Pinterest. I has opened up so may new information for me, helped me find sites that I have been searching for a long time, and keep organized. It has also been a great way to promote my articles online for a larger audience to see. It is indeed a viral form of promotion that everyone online should take advantage of.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      I really enjoy Pinterest. I liked the interaction on this lens, too, Evelyn :)

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      Barbara Radisavljevic 5 years ago from Templeton, CA

      I am trying to develop my niches on Pinterest with a mix of pins from my own and other people's sources. I try to add new value often instead of just repinning the pins of others.

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      Patricia 5 years ago

      I love pininterest!

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      Barbara Walton 5 years ago from France

      Good ideas and information. Many thanks. I've already found lots of folk in France.

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      poutine 5 years ago

      I have been addicted to Pinterest for quite a while now, but working more at it now, posting my Squidoo lenses and other interesting topics.

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      Zut Moon 5 years ago

      Pinterest is the ideal companion to Squidoo. I add my lens "We are all on Squidoo, Facebook and Pinterest" on the plexo above.

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      Virginia Allain 5 years ago from Central Florida

      People might like to know that they can set a board as private too. I'm considering doing that for some new boards when I'm collecting ideas for a new lens.

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      Ann Hinds 5 years ago from So Cal

      Pinterest is much more fun than I originally thought. Making new friends who share the same interests is very rewarding.

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      Gloria Freeman 5 years ago from Alabama USA

      Hi I am not with Pinterest yet ,they say they will get back to me soon.Thanks for the info.

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      Ruthi 5 years ago

      Great how-to Pinterest tips, thank you! PINned, of course!

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      VBright 5 years ago

      I love Pinterest so far. I am not adding my link. Thus far, my Niche is me. lol. Great tips.