Many UFOs are having the same issue: pinning directly from their portal does NOT direct people back to their portal, but to the SHOP.COM site, thus taking away the sale they would have made. This is caused by the fact that the images are not hosted in your portal specifically, but on the SHOP.COM website. As of right now, the fix requires one extra step, but it will ensure that you are credited with each sale made from your Pinterest pins!
To fix the issue, when you pin from your portal, follow these easy steps:
- Use the “Pin It!” button installed in your browser*, and select the image of the item you wish to PIN.
Let’s say you’re on your Shop.com portal, and you’ve discovered an amazing deal on Motives® for La La Mineral Khol Eyeliner that you’d like to share with your friends, family and customers.
Social media is the perfect platform to share this deal, but you have to make sure that when you share the item, you’re driving traffic to YOUR portal.
We get a lot of questions from shop consultants asking how to do this, and also learned that many of you are still making the mistake of copying and pasting the URL from the address bar in your browser.
To share pages that will lead people to YOUR portal – you must use the share buttons that are located at the top of each Shop.com product page. Read More