Staging a home is an important part of the professional property marketing process, but event the experts sometimes find themselves stumped for inspiration – enter social media phenomenon Pinterest.
One of the hottest names in social media is Pinterest, a virtual pinboard where users can collate images, articles and sites that they find interesting and inspirational. And now this great social media platform is providing home stagers with a chance to search for and share ideas.
Social Media Site Provides Property Marketing Inspiration
Professional interior designer Allison-Andrew Harris said she turned to the worlds fastest growing social media site when attempting to stage her own home for property marketing purposes.
Speaking to her local newspaper she explained that she became stuck when attempting to dress some shelving, but after searching on Pinterest has soon created an amazing mood board which inspired the eventual outcome – and helped sell her home in just seven days.
Pinterest Offers Interiors Inspiration
She said: “In the past I’d often say to clients, go through magazines and rip out some photos as inspiration, but now, I’m not going to tell anyone to buy magazines, I’m just going to suggest they go on Pinterest and put a board together!”
Pinterest is the fastest growing social media site, but accounts can be opened by invitation only. To request an invite visit www.pinterest.com or find a friend who is already in and ask them to issue one. Users need a Twitter or Facebook login to access the site.