With 416 million active global users monthly and 200 billion-plus saved pins to date, the revenue opportunities in Pinterest are undeniable.
Here are some of the popular ways to profit from Pinterest
- Start a blog
Pinterest has become a massive platform that allows bloggers to reach millions of people on the internet every year.
This is why bloggers in many different niches become extremely successful with Pinterest marketing, from food bloggers, make money online bloggers and more.
Create content and post it on your blog, and monetize it with ads, affiliate products, or even sponsored placements
- Drive traffic to your eCommerce site
For brands with e-commerce sites, Pinterest is a natural way to drive traffic and sales. Use pins to showcase your goods and direct followers back to your website to shop.
Pinterest is an important tool for your eCommerce site because
- 90% of users say that Pinterest helps them decide what to buy
- 66% buy something after seeing it on Pinterest
- Pinterest brings in 33% more traffic to shopping sites than Facebook does
- Become an affiliate marketer
Affiliate marketing offers the opportunity to make money when people make a purchase from a link you supply.
Just share a tracked link and claim a percentage if someone clicks through and shops.
You can find affiliates through networks like ShareASale, FlexOffers, JVzoo, Warrior Plus and more
4.Help people shop your look
Shopping is a top priority for 48% of Pinterest users
Shop the Look pins are a really popular way for pinners to earn money by promoting products they are literally wearing or using.
For items you’ve tagged in your pins, someone can click on that little blue dot, see the item, make a purchase, and you earn a commission.
- Partner with a brand
Curating a shared board with a brand means you work with a company and they pay you, usually a flat fee, to create a board for them on Pinterest.
Not only do you get paid, you end up gaining some followers and views from people who are looking at companies that align with your personal brand and niche.
6.Become a virtual assistant
Many companies who see the value in Pinterest audiences, but don’t have time to manage an account in-house.
Pinterest virtual assistants help bloggers, social media influencers, and online business owners optimize their Pinterest accounts
This may include scheduling posts, creating pins, or managing ads.
One of the things Pinterest virtual assistants like so much about the work is that it’s insanely flexible — you work when you want and where you want — and it stays interesting
Any of the above methods can fast-track your additional revenue on Pinterest