12 Tips To A Better Profile

Cinnamon Miles ProfilePinterest is skyrocketing to prominence. Smart marketers everywhere are wondering – how do I position my products or services for maximum exposure & traffic building potential through Pinterest. That’s our goal, I’m guessing it’s your’s too.

Let’s start at the beginning. To gain the maximum amount of traction in Pinterest you’ll need to get yourself set up in Pinterest and build an authoritative Pinterest Profile. You can view our profile here to see how we’re doing.

Our largest spike in Pinterest traffic hit in early December, which corresponds to when we actually got into Pinterest, set up our profile, and started driving traffic to our Pinterest profile, and then from our Pinterest profile, (and images) to our ecommerce site.

So how do you create an authoritative Profile In Pinterest? Let me share our best 12 tips:

  1. Use a professional headshot.
  2. Tell us who you are.
  3. Tell us what you do.
  4. Tell us about your company.
  5. Tell us what your company sells.
  6. Share any credibility boosting info.
  7. Tell us what we’ll find on your pinboards
  8. Tell us what your Pinterest followers goal is.
  9. Ask us to help you reach your goal.
  10. Include a link to your ecommerce site.
  11. Include a link to your work related Facebook Profile.
In addition to these 11 important items, there is one additional item that is more important than all of them. It’s by far the most important authority building item on your profile. Can you guess what it is? … The number of followers. Let’s call that lucky #12 on our list of tips. Obviously the number of followers you have is an important credibility indicator. Grow your number of followers as quickly as you can.


In upcoming posts we’ll explain exactly how to do that…

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Jason Miles is the CEO of Liberty Jane Clothing, a Seattle based ecommerce company, and the author of the Bestselling Pinterest Power book - the definitive book on Pinterest marketing. He regularly partners with leading online groups and sites including, the American Marketing Association, IBM's Connectchat, Social Media Examiner, Profnet, Marketingprofs, and similar groups.

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