Should restaurants in Seattle be on Pinterest? Short answer: YES.
Long answer: Time is the commodity that very few of us have much of these days. Here on Seattle’s Eastside.. it takes hours just to get from Bothell to Bellevue. Getting the biggest bang for our buck when it comes to restaurant social media marketing is really important. That being said, should you be carving out marketing time to make sure your Pinterest house is in order? YES.
Pinterest just released some stats regarding food posts.. “Food is one of the top categories on Pinterest with over 15 billion ideas and counting. And Pinner households spend 5% more on groceries than the national average.”
So yes, you should be working your Pinterest game and getting Pinerest inserted into your social media loop. At the very least, make sure your restaruant is ON Pinterest and that you have at least 10-20 photos out there. Here are some tips on the posts:
Over the last few years I have been pretty much exclusively using Drupal to build my small business websites. One of the great things about Drupal is that it is HIGHLY extensive and customization… but what I have found is that 99% of what needs to be done for small business websites can be done with WordPress which is easier to use and less complicated.
So I have been working with WordPress hardcore for about 3 months now and wow. What a difference. Much easier and quicker. The plugins are more plentiful.
I really like WordPress. I think I will be staying here for a while.