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10 Quick & Easy Ways to Get More Repins & Followers on Pinterest

 

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Category: Social Media

4 Ways To Upgrade Your Social Media Visuals

With billions of shares passing through the social platforms each day, it is getting harder to stand out on social media. Back in the day when Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn were just getting started you could succeed by just publishing great content.

Now there is so much noise that you have to have something extra just to get someone’s attention. 

It’s exhausting.

That’s why I think it’s so important that creators focus on making their social media visuals world class. It’s that extra little thing that can make your share stand out like a beacon.

You’ve already created amazing content, don’t let it …


Launching the Viraltag iOS Mobile App

We’ve had a flood of requests come in for a Viraltag Mobile app, and we’re psyched to tell you it’s finally here! With Viraltag’s new iOS app, you can schedule to social media directly from your phone. It supports posting to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, LinkedIn and Tumblr.

This makes it easy for you to stay on top of your social media game – whether you’re traveling, stuck in traffic or don’t have access to your laptop, you can use our app to maintain a constant online presence.

Click here to download the app from Appstore. Users who already …


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How to create the Perfect Instagram Profile

Studies have demonstrated that it takes less than two-tenths of a second for an online visitor to form an idea of you or your brand. Therefore, it’s extremely important to create and optimize your Instagram profile to increase the likelihood of gaining a potential new fan.

Lets take a look at the elements that make a perfect profile, with examples from brands on Instagram that follow best practices. 

First things first, remember that a perfect profile is not about you, it is about your ideal customers. It has to appeal to them and it has to tell them …


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The Complete Starter Guide To Tumblr Marketing


Are you unsure about how to use Tumblr? Would you like some tips to help you get started with Tumblr marketing?

Many people don’t know that there are over 420 million Tumblr users. That is more than the number of users on networks like Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest. Tumblr is also accumulating many new users as it continues to grow at a rapid pace. The active user base publishes over 59 million posts every day.

Brands like Calvin Klein, Adidas and Comedy Central are already thriving on the network. But competition is …


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The Visual Web, Episode 7: PetPlan Insurance

Pinterest was an obvious choice for Petplan Insurance explains co-Founder Natasha Ashton in our most recent episode of The Visual Web.

After founding the pet insurance company she knew education would be a key marketing strategy and component to success. They began a magazine to share advice for pet owners.

Listen to the full interview as Natasha and Keith Guse, Social Media Manager at Petplan, explain how they brought their content marketing to Pinterest.

Learning about their approach to Pinterest, it’s no wonder they’ve been featured in a Pinterest Case Study, nominated for a Shorty Award, and called out many …


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The Visual Web, Episode 6: Havi Goffan, Target Latino

Havi Goffan is the founder of Target Latino, an Hispanic Inbound Marketing agency. She has also been an advocate for Pinterest for marketing since the platform launched. 

We were thrilled to be able to speak to Havi in the most recent episode of our podcast The Visual Web. Listen below.

In the conversation Havi shared how businesses should think about Pinterest when trying to reach a target audience, including specific examples for businesses reaching Hispanic Americans. 

“For me pinterest was always a visual search engine and a true social commerce engine,” she said. This has created …


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5 Social Media Trends to Watch in 2016

If there’s one constant in social media, it’s change. So as this year comes to a close, we’re taking a look at some of the social media trends we think will affect what we all Pin, Tweet, post, and hashtag in 2016.

1. Twitter in transition

Twitter Moments

This year was hardly smooth sailing for Twitter. In October, co-founder Jack Dorsey returned as CEO to a company that was in a “new state of disarray” (in the words of The New York Times) and dealing with membership numbers that seemed all but stuck. Changes have started happening, and in …


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The Visual Web, Episode 5: Brendan Schneider, Sewickly Academy

What is a school to do with students who spend all day on social media? Join them, of course.

That is part of a strategy that has proved successful for Brendan Schneider, the Head of Advancement of Sewickly Academy, a private school in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Brendan and his team are using Facebook, Pinterest, and Instagram to engage both current, former, and prospective students, as well as their parents. This strategy has helped them increase interest in their school and maintain alumni loyalty.

In this episode of The Visual Web Brendan shared with us how he got started using social media marketing, …


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How I Do Social Media: Kellie Hemmerly, Food Blogger at The Suburban Soapbox

What does it take to succeed on social media? Some Viraltag users with serious social mojo are taking us behind-the-scenes of their daily routines. Today we meet Kellie Hemmerly, a food blogger based in the Philadelphia suburbs.

 

It’s one of the biggest skills any food blogger needs to master: creating unforgettable photos.

You know the kind we mean. Photos that leap out of followers’ social media feeds and entice them to click on your links. Photos that inspire readers to try your recipes and to keep coming back for more.

The Suburban Soapbox on Pinterest

Kellie Hemmerly, creator of the …


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The Visual Web, Episode 4: Crystal Schreiner, Instagram Consultant

Visual marketing starts with understanding your visual style. What is your signature visual style?

In this episode of The Visual Web creative director and Instagram pro Crystal Schreiner tells us how brands can begin to find their visual voice.

“It takes some deep work to find the meaning behind your brand,” she told us. “Brands aren’t built on logos or products they’re built on emotions and human connections. Understanding which pictures trigger emotions in people’s minds will create the most value for your business.”

Listen to the full interview here.

Crystal got her start on Instagram at New York Fashion Week. Today with over 33,000 …


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8 Easy Steps To Get More Repins on Pinterest

Would you like to boost your Pinterest presence? Would you like to get more repins on Pinterest?

If you want to focus on only one thing on Pinterest, it should be repins. Repins will get your pins more exposure. This exposure will lead to an increase in brand reach, your number of followers and overall sales.

Getting repins takes work. Today I have 8 things you can do right now to get more repins on Pinterest.

1. Contribute to group boards.

The easiest way to get more repins is by joining group boards and actively pining to them. By making use of …


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Unlocking The Power of Pinterest For Realtors [Video]

Pinterest is fast becoming one of the best marketing channels for anyone trying to sell something. That includes real estate.

Pinterest users are more likely to be in a shopping mindset when they are on the platform and tend to have a higher income on average than the typical online consumer.

This has created a big opportunity for realtors looking to acquire new customers and build their brand in a region. Viraltag invited Pinterest consultant Anna Vanlandingham to share her strategies to use the social bookmarking site to achieve real results for real estate businesses.

Watch a full recording of the webinar here.

In the …


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