HOW TO SUPERCHARGE YOUR PINTEREST FOLLOWING
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Pinterest is one of my FAVORITE social media platforms! I can literally pin and pin for hours. What’s great, is that Pinterest is not just for personal use.
Pinterest is AMAZING for business!
You can pin your store’s latest sale, new arrivals, or your latest blog post. It definitely pays to invest your time in building your Pinterest engagement and following.
There’s lots of things you can do to ramp up your Pinterest following:
- Be engaging: like and pin other users’ pins
- Create a professional bio complete with profile photo, description, and website link
- Make sure your boards are optimized: assign boards to categories, write a board description, and try to create a theme
- Pin YOUR OWN stuff: You want a healthy balance of your pins and other users’ pins. Try to aim for 20% your pins and 80% other pins
Following these tips will put you on the right path to supercharge your Pinterest following. You can see results in as little as 30 days!
What’s the secret sauce?
Pinterest group boards!
Pinterest groups boards have really been on FIRE lately.
Recently they’ve lost a little bit of steam, due to the change in Pinterest’s algorithm but they are still VERY EFFECTIVE.
HOW IT WORKS?
A group board is just a pin board with more than one contributor.
Anyone can create group boards and the larger the board, typically the more pins and the more followers the board has.
Find group boards on Pingroupie.
It’s super simple to search for boards according to topic and other filters.
Usually, the board description shares how you can join the board, which is usually an email to the admin or commenting one of their recent pins.
Create a group board yourself!
Think of a topic related to your niche, start the board, and invite contributors.
Here’s my Facebook group for exploding Pinterest growth (below):
You might like this:Pinning Ain’t Easy: A Facebook Engagement Group
Update: I’ve recently started using Tailwind and Boardbooster TOGETHER! They are amazing tools on their own, but together, EVEN MORE AMAZING! My repins alone, have grown by 300% or more! It’s just incredible and my Pinterest board grows by 300-500 new followers every week!
Boardbooster starts at just $5 per month. They have very affordable packages that go up from there, in case you need more pins. Tailwind is around $10-$15 per month. I pay for Boardbooster monthly and with Tailwind I did the annual plan, to get the reduced monthly rate. My board below:
And there you have it! What is your secret sauce to supercharging your Pinterest following?
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