Tips for Using a Virtual Assistant to Help You Reach Success with Pinterest

By , Certified Online Business Manager/Social Media Manager

Solo-E Certified Solo Entrepreneur Expert

Sophie Zollmann - Certified Online Business Manager/Social Media Manager

As a business owner you know how important it is to not only market your business, but to also build trust with potential customers. Without the trust, people won’t buy from you because they’ll be afraid of what you may or may not do for them.

There are a number of ways to build trust, but one of the best ways is to use social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. While those sites are good, there is a new one that’s stepping on the door step of those sites and it’s called Pinterest.

Pinterest is a site that allows you to create a pin board and then pin pictures of things with links. You can pin pictures of just about anything you want, such as a hairstyle you like or an outfit you just purchased. If you have a picture, you can pin it to a board.

As a business owner you can use Pinterest to grow, but like with Twitter, you must do it correctly. While you can pin images related to your business, it’s not a good idea to only post things about your business. You need to pin things that are fun and interesting to you and you should also repin things others post.

When you repin things, those people will see what you did and they’ll follow you to see what you have to offer and how you can help them. That’s one of the best ways to use Pinterest to grow your business.

Pinterest takes time, just like Facebook and Twitter do, so this is a task you can outsource to a Virtual Assistant. There is a huge difference between Facebook and Twitter and Pinterest and that has to do with scheduled posts, which means it’ll take more time to work, which is why it’s perfect for a Virtual Assistant to handle.

To promote your business the correct way you need to come up with fun way to promote your business. You can have your Virtual Assistant do a pin it to win it contest and give away a free product or service that you offer. You can also create a daily contest where you come up with a certain theme and then have her encourage people to repin them for a chance to win.

When you hire a Virtual Assistant to help you reach success with Pinterest you’ll find she’ll help you make it happen. When you have her help you, you’ll find it will be so much easier to make it happen. You’ll find success will be there and it’ll work to your advantage.

Sophie Zollmann of SophieZo Virtually There For You is a Certified Social Media and Online Business Manager committed to working with online entrepreneurs to get them back to working ON their business not IN it. They are able to focus on growing their business, taking great care of their clients, and having more time to enjoy life outside of their business. Find out more at

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