What are Rich Pins?
When a user pins a product image from “Rich Pin” enabled shopping cart along with the image; and Rich Pins will also send actionable information to Pinterest. For Products, actionable information will include Price, availability, etc. This info will be published along with the image on Pinterest Board
More Info on rich pins is available http://business.pinterest.com/rich-pins/
Here is what Rich Pin looks like:
Why Rich Pins?
Rich pins are the first step toward solving the problem of actionable, targeted discovery on Pinterest.
Getting structured feeds from retailers enables Pinterest to build its database of products and things. Pinterest will now know the name, SKU, price, source, etc for millions of products.
This sets the foundation for Pinterest to take on the current internet giants in Product and Image search.
Pinterest is on the way to being the world’s leading Image Search Engine
How to make my product pages Rich pins enabled?
Here are 6 steps:
1） Install http://www.vm2x.com/pinterest-rich-pin-plugin-extension-for-virtuemart-shops/. It is available for $9 Here. The plugin will embed OGP Tags (Open Graph standard developed by Facebook) in your site’s Product detailed page. the following are Details on how to install the plugin;
install the plugin package in the woocommerce backend – Plugin Manager
2） enable the plugin and config the basic option
That’s all, you can find out the rich pin button in the Woocommerce front-end now.
3 ) Create an account or log in to Pinterest on http://www.pinterest.com
4) On installing the plugin/extension Visit the Pinterest Validation page http://developers.pinterest.com/rich_pins/validator/. And paste any of your product URLs to apply
5) You will receive a message that “Your Pin’s been validated” Apply Now
6) Proceed to apply.
The site approved or disapproved by Pinterest as Rich Pin enabled:
In about 4-5 working days, you will receive an e-mail from Pinterest if your site is approved or disapproved.
Alternatively, you may visit http://developers.pinterest.com/rich_pins/validator/ page and paste a detailed page product URL. If your site is approved It will have the following message:
“Congratulations! Your rich pins are approved and on Pinterest
Your Woocommerce e-commerce shop is rich pin enabled”
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