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Do You Really Know What Drives Your Referral Traffic from Pinterest? There’s a good deal of confusion about what drives traffic from Pinterest to blogs and websites. An individual site will often see ebbs and flows in Pinterest traffic month to month or week to week. When this happens, it’s easy to jump to conclusions as to why traffic from Pinterest increased or declined.
Yesterday I was talking to a friend who is considering applying for a job here at Tailwind. He asked me why I took the job of Director of Marketing and Growth back in July, and among the many things I told him was this…. Nearly every day somebody from Tailwind’s product development team talks at considerable length with one of our members, all of these conversations get writte ...
Have you been frustrated with your Pins’ recent visibility? Or perhaps overjoyed by a sudden growth in repins and referral traffic from Pinterest? Either way, you are not alone. Over the past year and a half, many Pinners have noticed seemingly unexplained changes in their engagement and referral traffic. And in most cases, the reason behind these changes is the Smart Feed.
Some small businesses explode on Instagram, packing on followers by the thousand. In this blog post we look at some of the fastest growing accounts from Tailwind’s 100,000 members on the hunt for tips to help you grow too your following. If you own or market a small business you’re probably familiar with the struggle to grow your Instagram follower count.
More Engagement on Instagram With Less Effort Posting to Instagram consistently can be a real headache. As we researched how bloggers and marketers are going about managing their Instagram accounts today we discovered some startling inefficiencies and major headaches. Tailwind for Instagram sets out to help solve the three biggest issues that Instagram marketers face.
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.
Social media marketing is only getting more important for modern marketers and bloggers. But how do you wrangle it into something manageable, cut through all the chaos and create a little order? Enter Tailwind’s 2017 Pinterest and Instagram content calendars. These free printable Instagram and Pinterest calendars help you to get your content ready for every seasonal trend a ...
Jillian Leslie loves her job, she comes alive when she talks about it. In one sense her job is one long party: every day her website CatchMyParty.com is the destination for thousands of people sharing and planning parties, and she gets to help them do it. Her big marketing secret, although she doesn’t make much of a secret of it, is Pinterest.
Professional Instagram marketers will tell you that they can usually tell in the first five minutes whether an Instagram post will perform well or not – whether that post will fly, or die. The Instagram algorithm favors posts that get a lot of likes and comments quickly, and it shows those post to more of the account’s followers, and potentially in the “top posts” section of hashtag feeds.
In this post we look at the Pinterest Pins that performed best last December to help you understand what you should be Pinning for Christmas and the New Year. We analyzed all of the Pins from Tailwind members from December 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.
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.
When it comes to getting traffic from a social network to your website, Pinterest is the best option for many businesses and blogs. It can send a truckload of referral traffic. In fact, it’s one of the highest sources of referring traffic on the internet! Pinterest users also have deep pockets. According to Shopify, buyers coming from Pinterest spend an average of $50 per order.
Wouldn’t it be great to see your Instagram posts light up with comments after you post them? Commenting on Instagram is powerful. It’s the only two-way interaction you can have on a post. It can be a great way to talk with your followers, but it’s also an often underused way to harness them to promote your content for you! Over the past three months I’ve been keeping an eye ...
Instagram post descriptions can’t contain links to websites With more than 500 million active monthly users and counting, every blogger and business owner wants to get traffic from Instagram to their website. But despite posting regularly and growing our like counts, actually getting people to click away from Instagram is hard. But it is possible to drive website traffic from Instagram.
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.
With Fall well under way, Thanksgiving imminent and Christmas just around the corner, we help guide your Pinning for the month ahead by showing you what Pins performed best last November We analyzed all of the Pins from Tailwind members from November 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 categ.
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 ...
For many Tailwind members Pinterest is their largest, or second largest, source of traffic. Did you know that clicks from Pinterest often generate more dollars than clicks from Google organic search? We all know someone who could benefit by learning how to market through Pinterest, and if we’re honest with ourselves that someone maybe us.