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

 

They say that a picture is worth a thousand words and its true, however success on Pinterest or any...

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4 Ways To Get Your Awesome Content Seen

If we write great content, doesn’t it deserve to go viral?

We’ve all been there before: We spend hours writing an amazing article packed with valuable content only to see it go nowhere once it’s live. Sure, an article might receive some likes here and there but we writers really dream of reaching as big an  audience as possible.

Getting your content seen takes time and a little bit of work. Before you give up on your blogging dreams, try these four tips to enhance your work and get your content in front of your desired audience.

1. Create Lasting …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


An Interview With Instagram Expert Jenn Herman – Visual Web Podcast Episode 2

Instagram is not only a place for pictures of your morning coffee and new haircut, it’s a powerful channel for businesses looking to attract new customers.

Instagram expert and consultant Jenn Herman knows how to do it. She helps consumer brands, news organizations, and B2B businesses create and implement marketing strategies for Instagram.

In our second episode of our new podcast, The Visual Web, we spoke with Jenn Herman about how businesses can get started and be successful marketing on Instagram. She also shared some of her best tips on optimizing photos, improving your caption writing, and how to use the right hashtags.

Listen the the …


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 …


The Top Social Media Stories from Fashion Weeks 2015

Sure, we may never find ourselves on the front row of a fashion show making small talk with Beyonce or Anna Wintour. But thanks to social media, we can see all the styles from the runways of New York, London, Milan, and Paris almost as soon as those front-row VIPs do. But social media channels, especially Instagram, are not just making Fashion Week shows more widely seen. They’re also changing the nature of the shows themselves. According to Vogue, “the shows are less and less an insular, insiders-only experience.” With that in mind, we’re rounding up the …


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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