Tailwind pinners, you might want to rethink your pinning strategies over there! Especially if you are pinning Etsy or other actual products over there using the regular pins feature.
(Update at the end)
Well they are adding products to them - and not necessarily YOUR products.
The first is from the Etsy shop Blacknot Farms
She pinned this:
Once you click that tag you get this:
Over from a pin I created and pinned through Tailwind:
Here are the results - I know I did not add these products:
It is hard to tell at the moment how the products are being added. Also I'm seeing these product tags being applied to Carousel pins too. The one thing I do think they all have in common - they are all images that have been posted frequently to Pinterest. The main product of the image I mean.
Personally, I think I'm going to be pinning my Etsy pins directly to Pinterest. And I'm going to make sure to add...
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...
There I was. Brand new, well newly renovated anyway,
But no one was coming!
Didn't they say, Build it and they will come? Wasn't that the promise?
What to do, what to do.
Seems like Pinterest and Etsy were MADE for each other!
The process is simple really. Build a Pinterest Business Account. Make sure that it is SEO'd properly with keywords, hashtags and properly formatted images. Claim your website and Etsy shop and start posting pins.
Turns out that it is pretty much that easy.
However there are a few things one needs to get just right.
Pinterest wants engaged users. So pinning from tools all of the time isn't going to cut it.
Pinning directly on Pinterest, and giving them the kind of content they want will drive traffic to your site and could even make you sales on the site itself!
Use Pinterest's Best Pinning & SEO Practices for 2020 to grow your Pinterest traffic to your Etsy...