10 Quick & Easy Ways to Get More Repins

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

 

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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 …


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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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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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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The Visual Web Episode 3: Paula Coop McCroy, Pinterest Expert


For those of us trying to build a brand on Pinterest, the idea of accumulating a lot of followers can seem like a fantasy many days. But Paula Coop McCrory is here to tell you it’s possible. She did it. A former teacher and artist who began spending time on Pinterest initially as a diversion from her new life of motherhood, Paula now counts more than 4.4 million followers on Pinterest.

Building up a significant following is possible, she told Viraltag in episode three of The Visual Web podcast. The key, she said, is being true to yourself or your brand and giving …


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How I Do Social Media: Maxwell Christen, Social Media Consultant

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 Maxwell Christen, a freelance social media consultant based in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Maxwell Christen helps clients ranging from a jewelry company to a car dealership to advocacy groups tell their stories.

But as different as his clients are, he tells Viraltag there are definitely some constants when it comes to creating social media success.

“The visual part of it is the biggest part for me,” Maxwell said. From his analytics, he reported that posts with photos …


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5 Brands That Are Scary Good at Halloween Social Media

 

Some people start buying (and nibbling) Halloween candy early. But we start scouting early for the sweetest Halloween social media ideas. In this roundup, you’ll find Halloween campaigns that are making their mark, as well as some spookily spectacular social hits from years past. You can use these ideas to scare up your own social media successes this Halloween, or let them inspire your holiday season social media campaigns. Let’s learn some tricks of the trade — it’s our treat.

HarlowandSage + Albertsons & Safeway: #HairyNScary

Harlow and Sage on Instagram

Albertsons and Safeway have teamed up with the …


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10 Statistics To Get You More From Your Photos On Social Media

Are visuals a part of your social media strategy? Would you like some tips to create better social media images?

After realizing that visuals drive the highest engagement on social media, more and more marketers and businesses are focusing on creating quality visual content. According to Social Media Examiner’s, 2015 Social Media Marketing Industry Report, 71% of marketers use visual assets in their social media marketing. The report also found that 73% of marketers plan to use more images in 2015.

Do you know what this means?

There is a massive amount of competition (for images) on social media. The …


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Pin 101: 5 Pinterest Lessons From Colleges and Universities

Colleges and universities get ranked for academic and athletic excellence. But I wanted to find the schools that earn high honors for their use of Pinterest. It wasn’t easy — based on what I saw, lots of colleges and universities aren’t yet tapping the power of this social network to tell the world about what makes them special. But checking out the ones that do maximize their potential yields lots of Pinterest ideas, both for other schools and for businesses. I’ve broken those lessons down into five easy courses. Ready to go back to school? (There are no pop quizzes …


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How I Do Pinterest: Tauni Everett, American Crafts

What does it take to succeed on Pinterest? Some Viraltag users with serious Pinterest mojo are taking us behind-the-scenes of their daily routines. Today we meet Tauni Everett, a social media consultant for the crafting giant American Crafts.

Talk about inspiring settings!

When Tauni Everett is Pinning for American Crafts, she’s usually in the office/crafting studio at her home in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Once a week, though, Tauni will drive 45 minutes south to American Crafts headquarters in Orem, where she’ll talk strategy with the social media team she helps manage.

American Crafts is one of the biggest craft manufacturers and suppliers …


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