Pinterest Best Practices

    • How to Find, Join, and Pin to Group Boards on Pinterest

      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 ...

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    • How to Use Hashtags on Pinterest

      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.

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    • How to Start a Tailwind Tribe

      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.

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  • How to Use Pinterest for Your Blog

    … very difficult to see who is sharing other people’s content and who is using the group to dump in links to their posts and leave. Which is why we suggest you… Use Tailwind Tribes Tailwind Tribes were designed to help everyone grow faster together on Pinterest. When you use Tribes, your Pins will receive more exposure as people share them. You’ll…

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  • Why The Tools You Use on Pinterest Matter

    … based on proven best practices. Pinterest partner companies are not interested in spammy, short-term hacks. Instead they build their tools and constantly update them in order to empower their members for ongoing growth. Mike Allton gets Biblical with us: Shady, TOS-dodging tools are the forbidden fruit of social media marketing. They may taste…

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  • Hashtags on Pinterest?

    … 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. Though you may or may not see functioning…

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  • Does it Matter When I Pin to Pinterest?

    … 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…

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  • How to Boost Your Pinterest Blog Traffic with Infographics

    …. For basic design help, check out’s 6 best practices for designing an infographic. 3. Remember Your Brand. Using the same fonts and colors that are consistent with your brand or Pinterest theme is essential. While red and yellow Pins perform well, your audience will know if those colors aren’t associated with your brand. Use your brand…

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  • How to Book More Weddings with Pinterest

    … people will visit your Pinterest profile to find your website. General good Pinning practices apply here – quality, portrait-oriented images, motivating captions, inspiring descriptions, and Rich Pins will bring in the most traffic. It is never OK to take someone else’s image and link it to your own site. But you knew that! 3. Consider Promoting…

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  • Pinterest Lens Gets a ‘Fashionable’ Update [video]

    … at fashion means you need to be more and more attentive to the images you post on Pinterest and your website. What are people Pinning from your site? Is it easily identifiable? Are you creating and pinning both product and lifestyle images to give yourself the best chance of surfacing in relevant Lens searches? It was good practice before – it’s a must…

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  • Creating a Weekly Pinterest Schedule – 4 Simple Steps

    … Are the visual search benefits of Pinterest driving customers your way? Hey, we all like more business. I’m Donna Hull, writer and co-owner of My Itchy Travel Feet, The Baby Boomer’s Guide to Travel. If you’ve seen increased website traffic from Pinterest like I have, it’s worth investing time on the platform. But—TIME. There’s never enough…

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  • How These 8 Bloggers Got Tons More Traffic From Pinterest

    … the Interwebs for people talking about Tailwind and there’s a lot of chatter from bloggers about the struggle to drive more traffic from Pinterest to their blogs, and how Tailwind is one of the strategies they use to do just that. Here’s some of the best of those recent blog posts. –> At the end of this post we’ll share a coupon for $30 off…

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

    … them, this raises the big question, “Should you use hashtags on Pinterest?” The short answer: NO. Click To Tweet While it’s tempting to cross utilize our favorite Instagram feature on Pinterest, we have to caution you. Do not use hashtags on Pinterest. Not only will they induce a headache figuring out, they could hurt your promotion efforts…

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  • What to Pin in November

    …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…

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  • What to Pin in October

    …How far in advance should I Pin my fall content to Pinterest? In the springtime we Repin easter eggs, in the summertime we Repin swimsuits, and in the fall we Repin everything orange-colored and pumpkin-flavored. You’d think it would be pretty simple to answer the question of when to publish your seasonal Pins to Pinterest, unfortunately it can…

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  • Pinterest Strategy 101 – Creating Your Buyer Persona

    … REALLY is – and then get more of them! Learn more about Buyer Personas, building a strong content strategy, and how to create a successful wedding brand on Pinterest in Alisa Meredith and Jeff Sieh’s new Launchpad course, Pinning Weddings! Share this post on Pinterest! The post Pinterest Strategy 101 – Creating Your Buyer Persona appeared first on Tailwind Blog: Pinterest Analytics and Marketing Tips, Pinterest News - …

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  • How to Schedule Pins on the Go – Introducing the Tailwind iOS Mobile App

    … with Tailwind's iOS app! Click To Tweet Tailwind iOS Mobile App Features Our iOS app offers all the key scheduling features for a user on the go: Sending Pins directly from the Pinterest mobile app to your Tailwind drafts Scheduling Pins from any website in Safari Editing drafts and scheduling them at optimal times Reordering upcoming scheduled…

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  • How To Understand Your Traffic from Pinterest

    … if Pinterest referral traffic to these three big articles corresponds with the mid year bump. See your own in Google Analytics: Click on the Shared URL in the table from Step 5 for each URL you want to investigate. URL 1: Best Inspirational Quotes WHOA- This bump looks familiar, eh? URL 2: Color Psychology Brand Colors This post peaked early…

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