Pinterest is rapidly growing and has the third largest audience, behind Facebook (of course) and Twitter. For some groups, Pinterest is driving *more* traffic to their websites than Facebook.
Ready to add Pinterest to your social media strategy? Watch our blog for more how-to’s specifically designed for the birth and breastfeeding world. In the meantime, here’s a quick explanation on how it all works straight from the folks at Pinterest, along with a how-to guide from mom blogger SortaCrunchy. (Note that you no longer need an “invite” – we can all join right away.) If you are already on the path to power user, here’s some shiny new tools for you to play with.
One of the most common questions we’ve heard is: how can I translate Pinterest into a tool for my birth or breastfeeding work? Here’s some recommendations on how other health care providers are pinning relevant content – love the breastfeeding board suggestion.
Need some inspiration? Check out these boards:
IBCLC resources by Amber McCann. A board from a breastfeeding pro.
Birth Center Decorating Plans. Great way to build excitement about a local birth center and make it feel like a “real” place is coming together!
Children’s Hospital. How one health care facility is using Pinterest to tell the real life stories of their facility and provide patient education.