One of the things I enjoy doing is to find out the new social media apps out there. It is fun to try out new things and it can also be an eye opener for me. One of the things that will make me interested in a social media site is how it can be of use when it comes to online marketing. Hence, when I encountered Pinterest for the first time, it made me scratch my head.

pinterest-growth-instagramThe reason for this is that I did not first see the possibility of this social media as something that can help online marketing or promoting of business. I thought it is just for people who might have a hobby and might want to promote it through Pinterest.

What I did not foresee is that the popularity of Pinterest grew. From people who are promoting about hobbies and interests, it has become a helpful tool in online marketing. I would admit I am one of those doubters that this can be helpful especially for businesses that are only starting out in the online marketing. But for what it is worth, I am glad that there is one more way for people to promote their products and services.

In a world that expenses is almost a partner to everything you do, having Pinterest can be an inexpensive way of promoting your products. Imagine, you only have to show the pictures and if it is interesting enough, then people can re-pin or comment about it. That is free advertising for you.[Tweet “having Pinterest can be an inexpensive way of promoting your products”]

What is more awesome about it is that it is linked to Facebook so it can generate a good amount of traffic. So, what are you waiting for, check Pinterest and see how it can work for your products or services.