Top 10 Pinterest Tools To Grow Your Small Business

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Pinterest is one THE FASTEST growing social media site that’s ever existed! It’s grown faster then Facebook or Twitter, and now drives more referral traffic then Google+, LinkedIn, and Twitter COMBINED! So you can see how important it is for small businesses to to be on Pinterst, right?

Not sold yet?! What if I told you that 80% of pins are re-pinned? What does that mean? Marketing on autopilot! Your pins have the potential to get re-pinned by hundreds, even thousands, all from ONE pin!

I am so excited to share all that I have learned in my hours and hours testing things out, and how I’ve made Pinterest the biggest driver of traffic to my site in just a couple weeks! Pinterest has worked for my businesses and my clients, so I KNOW it will work for you!

To help you get started I want to share with you the TOP TOOLS I USE in my online marketing efforts on Pinterest…

Pinterest Tools

Share As Image (Formerly Pin a Quote)
Just like it’s name says, this tool lets you post quotes to Pinterest easily and with little effort. All you have to do is to do is visit their website to grab their bookmarklet and drag the button ‘Pin A Quote’ to your browser’s bookmark bar. You can then pin any quote simply by highlighting the text you like on any website and then clicking the “Pin A Quote” bookmarklet. A form will pop up to fill in with the quote information. Once done entering the information you can pin the quote straight on to Pinterest. (Free Version Available)

Pinstamatic
This great tool gives you the ability to pin Twitter profile links, links of websites, and ‘Sticky Notes’ to your boards. This unique tool is expected to support more content types soon, so you will be able to add a variety of different types of content to make your board even more interesting. (FREE)

Pin Reach
This one is a EXTREMELY useful tool that helps you measure your Pinterest influence. Its ‘Analytics’ lets you view your total pins, re-pins, likes, followers etc. It provides an overall score of your pins. It displays its information about your most popular pins and boards by using easy to understand charts and tables. If you want to know how popular you are on Pinterest, then you should definitely give this tool a try! (FREE)

Snapito
Need to build a portfolio inspired board? Use this handy tool that allows screen grabbing of an entire website. You can also get a time stamped screenshot of a website using this tool. (FREE)

url2pin.it
This tool is quite similar to Snapito as it allows pinning an entire screengrab of a website, instead of just a single photo from it to your board. It is a really easy to use tool. (FREE)

PinPuff
Pinpuff is another service that allows measuring your Pinfluence, that is, how popular you are on Pinterest. It also tells you the value of each of your pins. Simply go to the website, enter your email and Pinterest username and select ‘Calculate your Pinfluence’. The service will show you your total score based on your reach, activity and the popularity of your pins. It also tells you the estimated value of your pins and referral traffic. (FREE)

Pinerly
Pinerly is presently in beta, but it is expected to be a really comprehensive Pinterest analytics tool. So it is always a good idea to add your email address to the waiting list. This awesome tool will have the ability of measuring the click throughs, likes and re-pins for ‘campaigns’. Brands and businesses will find this tool to be really helpful in getting them feedback about their marketing campaigns. (FREE)

Pinvolve
Pinvolve is a Facebook application that gives your Facebook fans a way to discover your content on Facebook and pin it to Pinterest. The application comes with a “PinIt” button, allowing for instant sharing and distributing your of your Facebook content on to Pinterest, the fastest growing social media platform to date! (FREE)

Pin It Button
Add a Pinterest “Pin It” Button to your website and blog posts to let your visitors easily pin your awesome content! (FREE)

Pinterest On The Go for IPhone
For those truly addicted to the site, Pinterest has an official iPhone app which makes it easy to take your account with you everywhere you go! You can pin photos you’ve taken, or saved, through the app. Android users, however, aren’t as lucky. You can still access all of the site’s features using the HTML5 mobile version of the site in your browser, but you will have no uploading capability. (FREE)

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