If you want to take the best advantage of using Pinterest in your social media marketing as a way of driving traffic to your website and convert visitors into customers or leads, you also need to Pinterest-ise your site.
1. Pinterest Pin It Button for Images
This plugin displays a Pin It button directly over your images.This a must-have plugin if you want visitors to pin your images into their Pinterest with the URL’s of your site.
Not only can you easily pin your own images to your business Pinterest profile, but you make it easy for every visitor to do it too, whatever you sell products or services.
2. Pinterest Widgets
This plugins allows you to add a Pinterest Follow Button, Pin Widget, Board Widget and Profile Widget to your site through the use of shortcodes.
So if for example you want to add a Pinterest board on a specific page or even on your homepage sidebar, this is the plugin for it.
3. Pinterest “Pin It” Button
If you prefer to have the “pin it” button underneath the image, this is the plugin for it.
With this plugin, you can easily display the Pin It button on post excerpts and specify the link URL.
4. Pinterest Badge
This plugin displays your most recent pinsfrom Pinterest as well as the number of followers you have. With the Follow button, you can attract more website visitors to follow you on Pinterest.
5. Pinterest “Follow” button
This is a widget that allows you to add the Pinterest “Follow” Button anywhere on your website: sidebar, pages, posts, etc, by using a shortcode.
You can choose between 4 different button images to use or choose your own image.
6. WP Pinner
WP Pinner is a Pinterest dashboard inside your WordPress dashboard which means that with this plugin you can manage your Pinterest account directly from your WordPress dashboard.
Note: This plugin is currently on beta testing and you need to sign up to the waiting list.
7. Pinterest Verify
In order to gain credibility on your Pinterest business page and be seen as a trustworthy source you need to verify your website.
This can be a bit tricky if you don’t have any coding experience but with this plugin you can verify your website with Pinterest by inserting a meta tag on your front page with no coding required. Simple and easy.
8. Pinterest RSS Widget
With this plugin you can place a widget on your sidebar that fetches the most recent contents of a Pinterest user’s RSS feed and displays the corresponding thumbnail images.
You can choose whether to show the description below the image, and you can set the height and width of the thumbnails to fit your theme. You also have the option of showing 4 different sizes of the official “Follow Me On Pinterest” button below the list of your pins.
9. Pinterest Image Pinner From Collective Bias
With this plugin instead of having a hover or underneath “pin it” button, you have the “pin it” button showing inside your images at the bottom on right side.
10. Pinterest Lightbox
The Pinterest Lightbox plugin enables a PinIt Button on each image automatically through your NextGEN Gallery.
If you’re a photographer or have a photo-intensive website or blog, this plugin is definitely for you.