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1.2k followers but no traffic, what do i do now?

Discussion in 'Pinterest' started by Rambo the Great, Aug 16, 2014.

  1. Rambo the Great

    Rambo the Great Junior Member

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    That guy with the gasmask as the avatar says 'followers don't mean shit'. Well they can't mean nothing at all cos I get about 5-6 a day. but that is crap.

    I tried doing some pins in the boards I've been invited to but made no difference.

    I seem to get invited to TONS of boards, more than I want. I get several invites a day often to boards that are not related to my niche.

    I am invited to quite a few etsy boards though which have nearly 20k followers. I pinned to those yesterday and no change.

    What else should I do?

    Are followers alone ok? if I just keep running my bot till I get up to 20k or so? Its taking WAY longer than the method that guy posted suggested. He was saying he got 20k in a matter of days. Its taken me nearly 2 weeks to get 1.4k. My follower/following ratio isn't bad either from what other's have stated- I calculated it to be 13% and another guy was saying his range between 1% and 20%.
     
  2. DTZNL

    DTZNL Junior Member

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    Depends on what you're pinning. I'm working on a brand new board, it only has a little over 100 followers at the moment, but it's gotten me 300+ visitors already...they just keep clicking & repinning my sh!t because they want more.
     
  3. Rambo the Great

    Rambo the Great Junior Member

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    Hmm so the traffic is in the pins more than the followers?
     
  4. DTZNL

    DTZNL Junior Member

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    For me definitely, yes. A lot of what I pin gets shared so their friends see it and check it out too, generating more and more visitors. Ah, women. They make it so easy so sometimes. And so hard on other times. *ba dum tsss*

    EDIT: Thought I'd login to my Pinterest to see what happened while I slept. +/- 130 followers on the board, yet 47 repins. Pretty good amount imo ;)
     
  5. CazuaL

    CazuaL Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    "That guy with the gasmask as the avatar says" Maybe you will remember my name from now on :)

    I stand by what I said and so will a lot of people who are using or have used Pinterest seriously. Ill repeat what I said, group boards are what you need to focus on, not followers.
    I could pin 3-5 images a day and get over 1K UV's by pinning on group boards. If I had put in the time and effort it could have been a lot more.

    I was splitting testing on my own boards and group ones. There is no competition at all. If you can get into some large boards (talking 100k+) you will be able to drive a decent amount of traffic.
     
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  6. EmpireQuality

    EmpireQuality Elite Member

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    i would say you need at least 5k followers before you try to get traffic.
     
  7. cyrusdavirus

    cyrusdavirus Regular Member

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    It depends on the niche. Food niches get pretty good traffic since pinners will want to see the recipe. Conversion/buying is crappy since most are just lookie-loos.
     
  8. SeanAustin

    SeanAustin Power Member

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    Followers are fine. But the key to pinterest is getting into boards that haven't been spammed already. To do this, you need to really seek these types of boards out with a little detective work. Once you find one, you need to be incredibly persistent in doing whatever you need to do in order to get an invite to that board.
     
  9. Fortythieve

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    Here you go
     
  10. Rambo the Great

    Rambo the Great Junior Member

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    great attitude 'lets pick on ppl who ask questions so in future they will never want to ask questions. lets make this boards only about picking on ppl so no1 asks questions'. fucking twat.

    you joined mid 2013 which shows you are one of the newschool idiots who only cares about trolling ppl to boosts your pathetically low self esteem in order to get your thanks count up from the other trolls who infest these forums nowdays.
     
  11. jdstudio

    jdstudio BANNED BANNED

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    Show me your analytics, let's see where the problem is. How many do you pin a day?
     
  12. Rambo the Great

    Rambo the Great Junior Member

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    only a couple, and what analytics are you referring to?
     
  13. Fortythieve

    Fortythieve BANNED BANNED

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    Lets make a bunch of stupid threads with alot of stupid questions, Half of them could of been answer if you would look but you want to be spoon feed like most of the noobs like you who join so here you go again....
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  14. thatotherguy

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