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Boom! Instagram update shocker today as Instagram added the ability to add multiple images and videos into one Instagram post. Wow! Image courtesy of Instagram They didn’t give these new posts a name in the Instagram update – they are like carousel posts or slide shows. This new Instagram update is very much like Facebook Carousel posts and ads which perform very well on Facebook.
I’ve made my fair share of hiring mistakes over the years. In past jobs I’ve hired (and eventually had to fire) incompetents, slackers, and one seething gentleman whose eye twitched whenever he got angry. I’ve gotten better at hiring though, especially since I joined Tailwind. Of all of the places I’ve worked, Tailwind has the strongest hiring ethos, and the best results to show for it.
If you’ve spent any time on Pinterest, you know that it’s all about beautiful Pinterest Pins. If you’re like many Pinners, you’ve spent more time looking than you have adding your own original content. It has been reported that up to 80% of the pins you see on Pinterest are repins. Given all of the beautiful images and useful information that can be found on Pinterest its eas ...
Tailwind Tribes were designed for busy bloggers to find and share quality content from a group of people they trust and want to support. Tribe Members often report an increase in their Pin reach as well. In fact, among Tailwind Members, those who use Tribes experience 2x follower growth and 3x social shares compared with those who are not using Tribes.
It wasn’t long ago that the answer to “How do I use hashtags on Pinterest?” was, “Don’t!” Pinterest told us that hashtags didn’t work the way people expected, they could be confusing, and using them may even harm your reach. But in September 2017, all that changed. Hashtags on Pinterest are now a must! How Hashtags Work on Pinterest Hashtags provide a whole new way to search on Pinterest.
It’s no wonder brands and influencers are interested in getting more Instagram followers. Instagram recently reached 800 million active monthly users – and the last 100 million were added in under six months! What are the 500 million active DAILY users doing on Instagram? Sure, we’re posting myriads of selfies, following Insta-celebrities and crazy-talented photographers.
Want to turn your passion for all things Pinterest into a money maker, or even a full-time business? There are several legitimate ways to do so from the comfort of your own home – or the coffee shop, or the bleachers at a Little League game! The “right” way for you to make money on Pinterest depends on how involved you want to be.
Do you use Pinterest group boards in your marketing strategy? Would you like to get your Pins in front of more people? With just a few steps, you can find, join, and start Pinning to group boards for more Pin exposure and website traffic. What Is a Pinterest Group Board? Group, or collaborative boards, are owned by one Pinner who has given one or more other Pinners permission t ...
Has your Instagram engagement dropped recently? If so, you are not alone! Even some Instagram experts have noticed a huge decrease in likes and comments on their Instagram posts. And since we know it’s not a result of “Shadow Ban,” what exactly IS going on, and more importantly – how can we turn it around to keep our Instagram accounts active and growing? Instagram Engagement D ...
Do you want people to find your blog, read it, love it, and share it? Of course you do! Well, then, you need to be using Pinterest to promote it. But, wait! “I don’t have a parenting, cooking, fashion, or fitness blog,” you say. Wellll, neither do we. Yet, Pinterest is the number two driver of social traffic to our site.
It’s a fact – posting to Instagram every day is good for growth. According to a Tailwind original study, those who post to Instagram every day not only see 13 times as many likes, they also see a 56% bump in follower rate as compared to those who post less than once a week. And yet, even with those incredible stats, only 5% of those we studied were posting at least once per da ...
In this post, we look at the Pinterest Pins that performed best last September to help you understand what you should be Pinning this month. We analyzed all of the Pins from Tailwind members from September 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.
Where would we be without our tools? No can openers or hair brushes, no WordPress or Tailwind? Lost. We’d be lost. Fact is though, as handy as can openers are, you wouldn’t use one to pound a nail (I hope!), you wouldn’t pull out your hammer to go rock climbing, or choose WordPress for storing passwords. Not only is using the wrong tool for the job inefficient, it’s also potentially dangerous.
Should I be using hashtags on Pinterest? For years, the answer was a resounding, “NO!” The explanation from Pinterest being that they don’t work the way people expect, are confusing, and could actually work against you by sending people to other Pinners’ content. Noted. That all changed this week.
Timing matters when it comes to comedy, cooking, and gardening, but what about Pinterest? And why do we ask? You see, when Smart Feed took over and changed Pinterest from a “show every Pin in the order it’s Pinned” platform to one guided by a complicated algorithm designed to make the feed more interesting and useful to us all, many of us suddenly felt empowered to binge Pin with abandon (YES!).
This is a guest post from Kevin Espiritu of Supreme Strategies. I’ve got a confession that I suspect many of you might relate to. For years, I thought Pinterest was stupid. It’s probably no surprise — I’m a 30-year-old man, and when Pinterest first launched, it was clearly targeting women. So it slipped under my radar.
Yes – We are going there. It’s time to discuss … the Instagram Shadow Ban!!! Cue ominous music and announcer… “Ever since I started using (insert tool here), I’ve been Shadow Banned!” “Help! My engagement on Instagram has tanked! Have I been Shadow Banned?” “I’ve heard using the same hashtags over and over can get me Shadow Banned on Instagram.
By now we all know that visuals are one of the most effective types of content when it comes to attracting your audience. While blogging and written content drive traffic and establish authority, it’s more important than ever to catch your audience’s eye. The visuals in your content inform the first impression your audience has of your business, product, service, or message – s ...