Monday, January 21, 2013

Getting the Most Bang for your Pin

I apologize for the blogging break.  I have not been feeling well, and have been really overwhelmed and sick and tired, so blogging had to take a backseat.  I'm still not feeling 100%, but slowly improving and with the day off, I'm trying to do a little bit of blogging while I take it easy on the couch.

One of my best finds, which surfing the internet is this site.

Do you use Pinterest, either to promote products or to share ideas and save pictures that you like?   If so, you may be curious which boards are getting the most traffic, which items you have already pinned to which boards, and if they are getting re-pinned or not.

I have been trying to come up with a way to keep track of my pins, and make sure I am handling them the best way that I can.  I couldn't come up with something that seemed workable.  I did a bunch of google searching.

You have to set up an account, and then wait a day or 2 for it to collect data.  After that, there is a gold mine of information.

It will show you things like:

  • All the items to have pinned to each board, along with the date.
  • The number of followers for each board you belong to.
  • The number of repins that each pin has gotten.
  • You can even export your data to CSV if you really want to analyze
Here are a few screenshots to give you an idea.  Wow!  This has potential, I think! 



Hope this is some help to you.  They are in the process of changing the interface, so I have seen a few slightly different things when I login, but there is a ton of information in there!  


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7 comments:

  1. Thanks for the great write-up, Tara! :)

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  2. Great! I think I'll give it a try. Thanks, Tara!

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  3. Sweet! I like this! Thank you for sharing. I stumbled upon your blog through who-knows-where {I tend to get lost in blog land quite a bit} - but I'm your newest follower. I teach science, too and it's so nice to find science teacher blogs! Glad I found you.

    -Emily
    The Science Life

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  4. Thanks! I really like you blog as well. You have some great ideas. We are starting density soon. Thanks for following :)

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