Are You Pinning at the Most Effective Times in Pinterest?

You’re working hard to create a Pinterest marketing strategy that will drive traffic to your blog. If you are monetizing your blog then you know an engaged audience are more apt to buy your products. Having pins that get shared is an important factor. But a strategy you may not have considered is when the best time to pin to Pinterest may be. There probably isn’t one best time or day; but paying attention to your followers can provide you with some scheduling insights. Here are some ways determine the most effective times to pin.

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3 Easy Steps to Scheduling Your Pins in Tailwind

Tailwind is an online scheduler that can help you schedule your pins in advance which is very helpful and can save you quite a bit of time. I use Tailwind myself and love it. Here are the basic steps to scheduling a pin. If you haven’t setup your account yet you can start with a  FREE TRIAL of Tailwind now. Sign up for their paid plan here and RECEIVE A $15 CREDIT! That's like getting a free month!

STEP 1

To begin, install the Tailwind extension browser for either Chrome, Firefox or Safari.

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6 Easy, Actionable Steps on Social Media You Need to Take

One of the most effective ways to get your message out on social media is through creating awesome content for your website, blogs and social posts.

Content is king and is a major buzzword. Content is the product of your entire organization - from your core content (the programs and services you offer) to social content (what you share with the outside world), all tells a story about your brand.  

Your message in the content provides a way and a means to attract the right and perfect customer to you without digging too deep into your pocketbook.   

Content marketing, along with smart SEO (Search engine optimization) enables everyone to get their message out in a way that is similar to advertising in that it gets to the people who want to know about it organically.  

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Why You Need A Virtual Pinterest Assistant

Pinterest is a search engine for ideas and products. Millions of people visit every day looking for answers. Are you able to convey your ideas and products to your target audience on this site effectively? Do you have the time? There are many Pinterest services a Virtual Pinterest Assistant can help you with.  By having this additional assistance you'll have more time to concentrate on other aspects of your blog and business. 

Some of the tasks that can be done for you:

Setting up a Pinterest Business Account - You shouldn’t be using a personal account. With a Business Account you’ll be able to access analytics which can give insight on how your pins are doing.

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How to Create Effective Pinterest Boards

Pinterest is all about the boards. Making effective boards takes planning, effort, and organization. The content they contain needs to be what your audience is looking for. 

Connect to Your Audience – It’s important that your boards make you connect to your audience in a way that is appealing to them. Make them feel as if they know you and you’ll win fans who will share with others.

Appeal to Their Emotions – You want people to feel emotional in some way when they see your boards. You want them to click through because they felt something. Whether it's ideas for making their home cozy or crafts to make their kids happy. Your goal is to have your audience click through the pins in those boards to your blog.

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Where to Find Design Inspiration

Whether you’re just starting out or have been blogging for a while, creating blog graphics can be a struggle. If you’re new, you may not even know how to start the process. If you’ve been around the block, you may discover things are getting a bit stale. It’s easy to become overwhelmed or fall into a rut in a creative profession like blogging. Taking some time to check out visual sources and doing some research may be just the key to providing you with a boost of creativity and optimism. Keep reading to learn just where to find design inspiration for your blog.

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