Hashtag hacks for Pinterest?? What is Pinterest even doing with hashtags?
First they are a thing, then they aren't, then they are, or are they?
Honestly finding out detailed information about Pinterest and hashtags is rather frustrating. However, we will look at a strategy for making them work to our advantage without getting Pinterest's knickers in a knot.
Hashtags are a method of organizing like things to be found later in the social media realm. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram & Linkedin all use them too.
They differ from keywords in that they are not AI driven in the sense that the user gets to decide how they want the information categorized rather than letting an algorithm decide.
When it comes to hashtags for Pinterest - back in the day people would put a bazillion (read that hashtag stuffing) hashtags in their description. Kind of like Instagram. Pinterest didn't really like that so much so they swung...
Wondering what it takes to make a pin worthy pin?
Let's look at what Pinterest has to say about that...
There are five aspects of pins that one should strive to achieve.
Keeping in mind that people go to Pinterest to get inspired, to share what inspires them and to browse what inspires others, building pins that encourage people in those endeavors is all it takes to make a pin worthy pin.
Read our detailed article about creating the 6 different types of pins Pinterest offers, and how to pin effectively, how to find hashtags and which pinning tools are the...