Melissa Megginson

  • What to Pin to Pinterest in June

    In this post, we look at the Pinterest Pins that performed best last June to help you understand what you should be Pinning this month. We analyzed all of the Pins from Tailwind members from June of last year and Pinned the ones that received the most Repins to our 11 “trends” boards – one board for each of the 11 most popular Pinterest categories.

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  • How to Use Hashtags on Pinterest (Don’t!)

    Hashtags seem to be all the rage in social media marketing trends. On Twitter you can use hashtags to talk about trends with people around the globe. On Instagram you can use up to 30 to get discovered by fellow Instagrammers with similar tastes. Now even Facebook has jumped into the hashtag game. With so many other social platforms utilizing them, this raises the big question, ...

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  • #FeedGoals Challenge: Go from Zero to Instagram Hero in 31 Days

    According to Instagram’s latest statistics, there are 400 million people using Instagram every day. That’s a lot of eyeballs. So how are you supposed to stand out in that kind of crowd? Many Instagrammers don’t know the secret to more engagement on Instagram – post more often! In a recently study, Tailwind found that Instagram accounts that increased their posting frequency to ...

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  • What to Pin to Pinterest in May

    In this post, we look at the Pinterest Pins that performed best last May to help you understand what you should be Pinning this month. We analyzed all of the Pins from Tailwind members from May of last year and Pinned the ones that received the most Repins to our 11 “trends” boards – one board for each of the 11 most popular Pinterest categories.

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  • What to Pin to Pinterest in April

    In this post, we look at the Pinterest Pins that performed best last April to help you understand what you should be Pinning this month. We analyzed all of the Pins from Tailwind members from April of last year and Pinned the ones that received the most Repins to our 11 “trends” boards – one board for each of the 11 most popular Pinterest categories.

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  • What to Pin in March

    In this post, we look at the Pinterest Pins that performed best last March to help you understand what you should be Pinning this month. We analyzed all of the Pins from Tailwind members from March of last year and Pinned the ones that received the most Repins to our 11 “trends” boards – one board for each of the 11 most popular Pinterest categories.

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  • Share The Love ❤ Double Referral Credits Through February!

    We love our members. We love learning about what they’re passionate about. We love hearing comments and suggestions about our tool (in fact, that helps plan our roadmap). We just really love getting to know them. And now we want to share the love. Current Tailwind Members: Until the end of February we are offering double referral credit to all users help you share the love! W ...

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  • Tailwind for Instagram Q & A

    Do you have a question about Tailwind for Instagram? Well, we have an answer. Since the launch of our Instagram scheduling tool, we’ve heard a lot of excitement and a lot of questions. In this post we go over the 10 most commonly asked questions about Tailwind for Instagram. If your question is still unanswered just let us know in the comments! 1.

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  • What To Pin In February

    In this post, we look at the Pinterest Pins that performed best last February to help you understand what you should be Pinning this month. We analyzed all of the Pins from Tailwind members from February of last year and Pinned the ones that received the most Repins to our 11 “trends” boards – one board for each of the 11 most popular Pinterest categories.

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  • We Tripled Instagram Likes in 3 Months with Tailwind for Instagram

    Here at Tailwind we’re big proponents of using our tools, or as it’s known in software development, “eating our own dog food”. For us this means knowing exactly how our tools work, what could be improved, where pain points are, and how to use Tailwind most effectively. The recent launch of Tailwind for Instagram is no exception.

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  • What to Pin in January – Start 2017 Off Right

    In this post, we look at the Pinterest Pins that performed best last January to help you understand what you should be Pinning in the New Year. We analyzed all of the Pins from Tailwind members from January of last year and Pinned the ones that received the most Repins to our 11 “trends” boards – one board for each of the 11 most popular Pinterest categories.

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  • Pinterest Business Tips: Drive Awareness and Sales

    It’s no secret that Pinterest is one of the biggest sources of referral traffic on the Internet. While increased traffic can help bloggers and media companies to sell more advertising, many businesses (especially e-commerce) use Pinterest to sell their products directly. For these businesses the goal is to convert traffic into paying customers. That means making the sale.

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  • Shoppable Brings Instagram a Step Closer to E-Commerce

    Instagram has long been a haven for showing off products. Whether it’s the glamorous new bag from Kate Spade or the high-horsepower new car from Chevy, fans have spent 6 years double tapping on products without a clear path to purchase… until now. Instagram just announced Shoppable Instagram, a way for brands to turn their feeds into retail space.

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  • Pinterest Site Verification: Easy Step-by-Step Guide

    Verifying your site on Pinterest. Sounds like an overly-complicated, code heavy process and who really needs that, right? Well Pinterest site verification has many amazing benefits and doesn’t have to be hard at all! Adding your account to Pinterest gives you access to valuable business features. For example, you gain access to deeper analytics both on Pinterest and through Tai ...

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  • What’s Up With Pinterest’s New Group Board Messages?

    If you’ve been on Pinterest recently, you might have noticed something a little different about your account: Messages from Pinterest group boards You’re getting a lot more messages. This is due to a change in how Pinterest alerts users to new Pins on their group boards. 'What's Up With Pinterest's New Group Board Messages?'Click To Tweet What’s Happening? With this change, ...

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  • 11 Pinterest Myths Debunked

    TThis post is based on a Facebook Live event I did with my co-worker, Madison, based on different Pinterest rumors we were hearing. Watch the first 10 minutes below and the full video for free on our education platform, Launchpad. We’ve all heard them. The whispers in the social media blogosphere outlining theories to gain Pinterest followers fast or tips to increase engagement today.

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  • Instagram Marketing: How to Grow Your Community

    This post is based on a live video I recorded with our CEO about Instagram Marketing. Watch the first 10 minutes below and the full video for free on our education platform, Launchpad. Yes, you read that title right. We are talking about Instagram marketing! You’re probably double-checking to confirm you are on the Tailwind blog right now. Don’t worry.

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  • Pinterest Advertising: Make the Most of Your Promoted Pins Campaign

    This post is based on a Facebook Live Q&A about Pinterest advertising and Promoted Pins. You can find the replay on our education platform, Launchpad. Tired of hearing all the hype about Pinterest’s advertising platform, Promoted Pins? Maybe you’ve even considered launching your own campaign but held off to see if it’s worth the investment. Pinterest advertising is gaining steam.

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  • Pin Curation: The Cornerstone of a Strong Pinterest Strategy

    What’s the cornerstone of any great Pinterest strategy effort? Great Pins. However, there’s more to a great Pin than you may realize, and an effective, engaging Pin doesn’t happen by accident. In this post, I’ll talk about how images, descriptions and source links combine to create engaging and effective content for reaching your audience.

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  • What You Need To Know About Pinterest’s Activity Changes

    Have you noticed anything weird with your Pinterest account lately? No descriptions? Pins that suddenly have 1,000s of repins? You’re not alone and don’t worry – there isn’t anything wrong with your account. Pinterest is just rolling out some new changes. Here’s what Pinterest’s Help Center says on the matter: “If you’re on the web or the Android app, you may notice that Pins ...

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