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Bridal Footwear Pinboards

Aldo Engaged Brides on Pinterest with a Wedding Footwear Contest

— July 13, 2016 — Lifestyle
Many women know and use Pinterest as a source for finding inspiration for wedding footwear, cakes, dresses, decor and more. One statistic reports that 70% of women on the social media platform create inspiration boards for their dream wedding even before they are engaged.

In order to interact with brides on the social network, footwear retailer Aldo created a contest on Pinterest called 'Inspired by I Do,' to give a bride's entire party the chance to win footwear and accessories from the brand.

Aldo enlisted the help of three influencers of Pinterest to create inspirational wedding boards and encouraged brides and grooms to do the same. To be eligible, a minimum of five items from Aldo needed to be pinned to the inspirational wedding-themed Pinterest boards.
Trend Themes
1. Wedding Pinterest Contest - Brands can engage brides-to-be by creating Pinterest contests that tap into the wedding planning process.
2. Influencer Collaboration - Partnering with Pinterest influencers can increase brand visibility and engagement on social media platforms.
3. Pre-engagement Marketing - Marketers can reach potential customers by targeting pre-engagement audiences on social media platforms.
Industry Implications
1. Retail - Footwear and bridal retailers can create Pinterest contests to engage with brides-to-be and enter the wedding planning process.
2. Wedding Industry - Wedding planners, catering companies, and other wedding-related businesses can partner with brands to create promotional contests targeted at brides-to-be on social media platforms.
3. Marketing and Advertising - Marketing and advertising companies can leverage pre-engagement marketing campaigns to reach potential customers and increase brand awareness on social media platforms.
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