Pinterest is fast becoming one of the biggest social media sites in the world and this means it is important to find its uses to expose your business. The tools contained in in this list can let you easily share any photos you find on the almost any website and socialize with anyone in the world through Pinterest. It makes sharing easier, and you can gain exposure with many more people who share your interest.
Pinterest is not just for image-sharing, you can even study your social activity and find out your score, so you’ll know how well your message is getting out, or by using a simple web application, find out how these social media marketing trends
Here you will find 7 useful tools you can use with your Pinterest
Pinpuff is a tool where you can calculate your Pinfluence, a measure of your popularity, and it also provides the value of your every pin. To get started with your analytics on Pinpuff, go to the website http://pinpuff.com/ and fill in your email and your username, then click on the button ‘Calculate your Pinfluence’.
You will be redirected to your influence page, where you will find your analytics.
In the score page, you will be presented with your total score at the right-hand sidebar next to your profile image. You will also get to know an estimation of your pin valuation as well as cost per click. Apart from that, you will see your reach score based on your follower and activity score. It is just for fun but gives you an idea of how you are doing getting attention with your pins!
There’s also a virility score, and you can also find out the total followers, pins, repins and likes of each board you created.
Similar to Pinpuff, Pinreach is a tool that also provides you with analytics to study your influence on Pinterest except without the value estimation you can find in Pinpuff. It does, however, have other features to offer.
To use Pinreach, visit the website and click on the ‘Sign Up’ button and fill up the registration form together with your username.
When registration is completed, you will be redirected to your analytics page. There are four tabs available on Pinreach to study your activity in details.
The first tab ‘Analytics’ is where you will be able to see your total pins, repins, likes, followers and more from the right sidebar, and you will also see a graph of your score as well as activity changes since you last login to Pinreach.
Boards will show you the total number of pins, repins, followers and comments based on boards you created on Pinterest.
The Pins tab will show you a collection of your popular pins.
This tab will let you know who are among your followers has a strong influence on Pinterest. You can also click on their image to find out their Pinreach.
3. Pin A Quote
Pin A Quote is a tool that allows you to post a quote. Although this is just a small part of what you can get from Pinstamatic, Pin A Quote makes it easy with their bookmarklet – you can simply post a quote by highlighting a text on any website much like how you Pin an image from a site.
To grab the bookmarklet, visit the Pin A Quote homepage, drag the button ‘Pin A Quote’ to your browser’s bookmark bar, and it is ready for use.
To pin a quote to Pinterest, all you need to do is simply highlight any sentence or quote you found on any website, then click on the Pin A Quote bookmarklet. A form will appear, fill it up and post it to your Pinterest.
4. Pin Search
Pin Search is an extension for the Chrome browser and is a tool that will let you easily find more related photos and information of a photo you found on Pinterest.
To start using, head over to the Pin Search extension page on your Chrome browser and click ‘Add to Chrome’.
Once added to Chrome, open the Pinterest website and you will see an additional ‘Search’ button at the bottom of the ‘Comment’ button when you hover over any images on Pinterest.
Clicking on this ‘Search’ button will direct you to Google’s search results page that is related to the image you selected.
Now with these 4 tools, you can start to analyze your social activity and brands on Pinterest and do more research on how to reach your audiences or grab more influence that would be beneficial for Marketing your product, service or event. ( Read How to Make Pinterest Work for You)
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