How To Use Pinterest To Promote Your eCommerce Store

Want to boost sales on your eCommerce shop? This Pinterest course is for you!
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  • Lectures 29
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 3/2015 English

Course Description

*Updated October 2016*

Are you looking to build your eCommerce business with Pinterest?

In this course I walk you through live exactly how I promote one of my eCommerce shops using Pinterest.

I personally was able to build my Pinterest profile to over 8000 followers which allows me to consistently send new traffic to my shop and convert those users into more sales!

In this course you will learn:

  • How to get started with your Pinterest Business account
  • Pinning basics
  • Advanced tactics such as using group boards
  • Adding social sharing and widgets to your store
  • Using Analytics to track your progress
  • Tools I use to automate Pinterest tasks
  • How to hire a virtual assistant for helping you with Pinterest
  • Using advertising through Promoted pins
  • Some additional tips on how I use the Amazon Affiliate program with Pinterest.

Check out these awesome testimonials!

"Thank you John Shea! For a five dollar course that I learned more from than any marketing technique I have ever tried or paid for! I have now have 5.4k followers on the Pinterest account I created with your course. I have also started two other accounts over the last month or two and each of those have 1.5k+ and growing.

Do all that John's says and it's not so hard to build i all up. Do all that John says and you can't miss out. I just logged back in today seeing this bookmarked in my book marks and thought, "Hey, Iet me go see if there's any more gold here that I didn't get," and then I saw the reviews section and thought I am living proof that this works. I do make sales, mostly t-shirts I'm not making full time income - YET - but I am still learning and growing. So five stars and thanks for everything!" - Tina

"Good information and tactics to get you moving faster with Pinterest for your business if it is online or a shop front. Need to watch things twice sometimes to absorb the information properly so that I can use the tactics more effectively. Well worth taking this course as a stepping stone for creating more business online for myself." - Karla

"I really enjoyed this course very much. I liked how the instructor was able to give live real life examples on his own website. Before I took this course on Udemy I took one where the instructor made claims about how he used his methods to make $33,000 in one year but he gave no proof in his course and his course was terrible. It was really bad. John Shea delivers the goods with solid proof.

I even went to his sites and saw it live for myself. There is no denying it. John's methods work. He was also fun to watch and listen to. I don't share his taste in clothing but that's okay. I wish I was good at writing reviews so I could say something really great. I just wanted to let everyone know that this is a good course that actually teaches you real stuff that you can see works with your own eyes and it was fun to watch. John is a very likable guy and this is a very good course." - Allen

What are the requirements?

  • If promoting an eCommerce store, you will need a store already setup
  • Pinterest Account

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand the basics of Pinterest
  • Setup your eCommerce Store for making the most of Pinterest

Who is the target audience?

  • People who are interested in promoting photos or products
  • If you are not interested in promoting content through the use of photos this course won't be for you

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction To The Course

This is an introduction to the course, I explain what you should expect while going through each lesson.

Section 2: Getting started with Pinterest

In this lesson I explain why Pinterest can benefit eCommerce stores. I also included a link to a case study on Pinterest about how someone promoted their jewelry business with Pinterest.


In this lesson I talk about why it's important to stay consistent even if it's just pinning here and there every week.


In this lesson I talk about creating your business account and why this is important if you are going to be promoting an actual store.

Section 3: Basics of Pinning - What You Should Know
Using hashtags, adding descriptions and basic pinning

I show you how to re-pin and engage with existing pins on Pinterest.


I talk about group boards and why these can be huge for building your audience.

22 pages

Here are a couple PDF guides on using Pinterest which have lots of useful and actionable tips.


I talk about Rich Pins and why these are VERY important for any eCommerce store promoting products on Pinterest.

Section 4: Pinning With Your Cell Phone

I talk about how you can stay consistent while doing other activities like watching TV.

Section 5: Creating Pinterest Badges & Widgets

I show you some examples of how I use the Pinterest widget and social sharing buttons on my own personal eCommerce store.

Section 6: Viewing Analytics on Pinterest & Rich Pins

I show you how I use Pinterest Analytics to your advantage. See what's popular and make sure links are working in your popular pins.


I show you how my referral traffic from Pinterest has grown over time sending more traffic to my store.

Section 7: Tools & Automation
Pinbot 2.0 - Pinterest Automation
Pinbot 2.0 Tutorial - Intro
Pinbot 2.0 Tutorial - Repin Feature
Pinbot 2.0 Tutorial - Pin Feature
Pinbot 2.0 Tutorial - Follow Feature
Pinbot 2.0 Tutorial - Unfollow Feature
Pinbot 2.0 Tutorial - Like Feature
Pinbot 2.0 Tutorial - Comment Feature
Pinbot 2.0 Tutorial - Invite Feature
Pinbot 2.0 Tutorial - Running Pinbot
Section 8: Hiring a Virtual Assistant to help you with Pinterest marketing

I show you how you can use sites like oDesk to find virtual assistants to help automate a lot of your work. I do this and it's been working really well for me!

Section 9: Paid Advertising with your Pins

I talk about using the new promoted pins advertising platform that Pinterest offers.


This is a bonus video I thought I'd include about how you can use a platform called BuySellAds to promote your eCommerce store.

Section 10: Conclusion

This is another bonus video showing you some potential with the Amazon affiliate program. You can sign up for free.

Check my other Udemy course on building an Amazon affiliate store if you want more information on how to do this properly!


Thanks for checking out this Pinterest course! I hope you learned a lot, if you plan to start using Pinterest to build your eCommerce business just make sure to take massive action and stay consistent!

Bonus: My Success With Freelancing on UpWork

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Instructor Biography

John Shea, Owner of No Shame Income

I run the online blog No Shame Income where I share what's working for me in the world of online marketing.

I started learning about online marketing as a way to generate additional income, I enjoy connecting with others and helping people achieve their goals.

I have experience with Amazon, eBay, eCommerce, Social Media, SEO, Affiliate Marketing, Podcasting, Lead Generation, Landing Page Design, Wordpress & More.

I have created all kinds of courses on different topics such as Amazon, SEO and starting your own Podcast.

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