So for the past month or so, I’ve been reading the above — “Pinterest Savvy” by Melissa Taylor — and participating in a facebook group where Melissa’s been teaching us her Wise Pinteresty Ways. And I’m learnin’ stuff, people.
It’s a little sad, really — most of my blog traffic comes from Pinterest, and yet I didn’t really do much with it. I pinned stuff here and there but I wasn’t intentional about what I was pinning, or whether I was building a brand or attracting followers. And so, with a few super-simple changes, I’ve increased my followers by 33% over the past month. I’m starting to pin things I think other people might like. And I’m trying to find new, fun stuff to share that maybe no one’s seen before.
Melissa starts very basic, with instructions on how to set up a Pinterest account and start pinning (are there people alive who have never pinned? My heart bleeds for you…). Then she moves on to advice on gaining new followers, how to get Rich Pins, and tips for businesses with Pinterest accounts (great for small etsy shops and bigger companies alike.)
Melissa has over one million followers herself, so she knows what she’s talking about…in fact, I highly recommend taking a look at her page to see how it’s done.
So here’s the fun part — her book is free on Amazon from now until June 2. You can get it by clicking here — “Pinterest Savvy”. You can also get her free chapter guides at Pinterest-Savvy.net, which I found hugely helpful.
One more thing — I feel I would be remiss to write a whole Pinterest-related post and not actually share my own Pinterest profile…so here it is!
I’d love for you to follow me and then I could see your profile, too, and then we could be Pin-Buddies and stuff.
Disclosure: I received a free copy of “Pinterest Savvy” from Melissa Taylor. I was not otherwise compensated for this review. The views and opinions expressed are my own.