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Pinterest – The Ins And Outs 5

Ensure Your Images Are Sized Correctly On Pinterest

If you want your pins, or other people’s pins to look right, ensure that you put the right sized images on your website or blog for proper pinning. Pinterest offers a style guide for you to keep track of the right sizes.

Include Pins with Clear CTAs

You know that when it comes to getting more likes, follows, shares, and pins you have to ask your audience to do something. The following are examples of pins with some suggestions to make them better.

Oh She Glows has a recipe blog, and she does a great job with her pins being optimized and interesting, especially the great images.

1ohsheglowsexample on pinterest

This pin uses many of the elements that a well optimized pin should have, such as:

 

A high quality image: Yes

 

Descriptive picture: Yes

 

Links: Yes

 

Credit: Yes

 

SEO Rich Description: Yes, due to recipe

Call to Action: Could have done better in the description adding an URL to the Oh She Glows website.

Looking at many pins and dissecting whether or not they have these qualities can help you make your pins better.

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Here is one from TheFrugalGirls.com.

 2thefrugalgirls on pinterest

 

A high quality image: Yes

 

Descriptive picture: Yes, plus watermark, so if the image is taken the watermark is still there.

Links: Yes

Credit: Yes, this was pinned from their website.

SEO Rich Description: Yes, using the description area, The Frugal Girls put good keywords and tags in the description area.

Call to Action: Yes, due to the description area you know which website to go to.

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This example is from Happify.com.

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A high quality image: Yes

 

Descriptive picture: Yes, with text on it, too

 

Links: Yes

 

Credit: Yes, this is posted from their website my.happify.com

SEO Rich Description: Yes, the description tells what this image is about, but it could go farther.

Call to Action: Could have done better in the description adding an URL to the website, too.

This is a great example of using a good image that explains with text and imagery what it’s all about, plus a good description to tell more and make you want to check out more.

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This Ikea Hack Pin from TheCottageMarket.com is almost perfect.

4thecottagemarketA high quality image: Yes

 

Descriptive picture: Yes, there is an image and text that explains

 

Links: Yes

 

Attribution: Yes

SEO Rich Description: Could have put more in the description box.

Call to Action: Yes right on the image with the “check out these projects.”

The Cottage Market has many pins like this and the main thing they can work on is to create a better description.

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This pin from SimplySophisticate.com is also really good.

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A high quality image: Yes

 

Descriptive picture: Yes, there is an image and text that explains

 

Links: Yes

 

Credit: Yes

SEO Rich Description: Could have put more in the description box.

Call to Action: Could have invited people to their website for more like this.

The pictures make you want you to go find this recipe. They could have added a rich recipe to the pin to make it even better.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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