As I mentioned in the previous email What Tools We
Use, we use Picmonkey and Canva for creating “pinnable” images. Janice also uses Lightroom and Photoshop for editing her photos, but once the photos are ready, we use Picmonkey or Canva - or a combination of both tools - to add text and make the image ready to pin.
Use Stock Photos When You Don’t Have Your Own
I’m not on Pinterest every day, but I do want to be pinning every day and ideally throughout the day. We use both Viral Tag and Ahalogy for scheduling pins. I then also pin often “in real time” while I’m browsing online and on my phone using the Pinterest
I love group
boards! They are such a fantastic way to share your content and also find pins to share on your other boards and also to tweet out or share on Google+ or Facebook.
This is favorite board and I’m so honored to be part of it. I visit that board more than any other and I continually repin and share pins from there on my other channels.
Revitalizing Old Content with
New Pinnable Images
It’s a great idea to go back to old posts and bring them back to life with a new image.
Pinning Share Groups
As I mentioned in last week’s email, I love Facebook private groups for sharing content. It’s a great idea to be part of a group where you pin each other’s
Meaningful, Keyword Rich Board Names, Pin Titles and Descriptions
When you’re naming your boards and making up titles and descriptions for your pins, be sure to use meaningful words that people would search on. You don’t have to obsess about keywords, but try to lean towards common search words instead of clever phrases.
Get Inspiration and Learn From Others
Pinterest is all about inspiration. It’s by far my favorite social channel because I seem to learn something or get a new idea every time I’m there.
So as well as being inspired and learning by the content of the pins, pay attention to the layout of the image. What caught your attention? What do you like about the title and text layout?
one of your favorite bloggers, for example Zina from Lasso The Moon, and see what pins are performing well for her site. Simply go to http://www.pinterest.com/source/letslassothemoon.com/ and you'll see the recent pins from her site.
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