Brands should be wary of attaching price tags to the products they pin on Pinterest, a new study from analytics startup Pinreach and Joshua Yang, a MBA candidate at Harvard Business School, indicates.
The two parties discovered that pins with price tags are just as likely to be shared as pins without price tags. Both types were repinned between 5.4 and 5.5 times on average. Pins with price tags received slightly more likes, however: 1.4 likes per pin versus 1.1 likes per pin.
Users can attach price tags to pins by typing in a “$” sign followed by one or more numbers in the description box. The price tag appears not only in the description, but also in the upper lefthand corner of the pin thumbnail and image
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