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What do you think is best? Dummy accounts or Authority accounts

Discussion in 'Pinterest' started by Boriss, Jun 22, 2015.

  1. Boriss

    Boriss Supreme Member

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    What do you think is best? Dummy accounts or Authority accounts

    I have a few authority accounts, but don't see much results in traffic from them.

    What's your opinion?
     
  2. HoNeYBiRD

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    there's no one good answer for this question, both can equally good or bad
    if you have a bot which is good for mass botting, maybe you should try the mass account approach and see how that goes
    i've never touched pinterest though other than having a few accs, which i use in an addmefast bot
     
  3. Boriss

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    When you said "mass account approach" your suggesting adding more accounts and growing them with follow/unfollow method?
     
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    yes, and use all the features pinterest has to grow an account not just the follow/unfollow, try to look as natural as possible, if you have a lot of accs, it's enough to perform only a few actions per account, you can stay under the radar and you can still get the same amount of traffic as if you'd push the limits managing only a few accs
    you'll need proxies though
     
  5. Boriss

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    I have PinBlaster, and so far it's done his job well. I am thinking of buying more proxies and create new accounts, to expand.

    I didn't try getting traffic with dummy accounts, but it's on the list, thanks to a thread in "journey's" section.
     
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    If you're branding a site or a business, then grow an authority account for whatever niche that brand will be. If you're looking for traffic to various websites, then an active natural-looking dummy account is the way to go. A woman (typical pinterest user), will be interested in many things (e.g. she guilts over not eating healthy while pigging out during her summer cruise as she pines over Tom Hiddleston). A dummy account is better if you're looking to build multiple sites in different niches.
     
  7. uffda

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    I was actually just coming here to post something along the same lines, though it may be buried within the thread and not get a decent answer.

    Has anyone seen a correlation between more accounts and more traffic? I'm not talking about 100,000 accounts that all you do is spam your shit posts to 8 followers all day. I'm talking about real-looking accounts that join various group boards and have a good number of boards covering different topics.

    I personally only have a handful of accounts running right now that are bringing in mid to upper $xxx a month, but I'm already in most the large group boards in my niche; I actually own one of the largest. I'm going to triple the number of accounts I have just to test this for myself but I honestly don't expect to see more traffic just from having more accounts. I think I've reached a point of diminishing returns, but I'll post here if it shows significant change to my numbers. It's going to take some time for me to create, populate and begin using all the accounts though so don't expect answers from me right away lol


    Also, to answer OP.. I have a business account for my website (which got early access to promoted pins) and then real-looking accounts which repin it's pins on occasion. Best of both worlds and no reason not to have at least one business account for your site in the mix.
     
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    Have you considered expanding to another niche by leveraging your current accounts? It would seem that if you know how to gather pinners in one niche, then you can do the same for another.
     
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    Off topic but have you tried promoted pins? I was given access to their beta invite awhile ago but unfortunately they don't allow payment from non-US residents. :( I'm already seeing a few FB guys switch to pinterest now.
     
  10. uffda

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    I have and it seems like a great platform, especially because of all the residual repins you get from people repinning from the people who repinned your ad. If i had a better converting product or one with a higher commission rate I think it would be fantastic, I just don't think I can get any ROI using it with amazon.