Anyone can start a blog nowadays. But, after you publish your blog to the world, there is a common question that every blogger should have.
How do I really grow my blog traffic?
And the quick answer is using Pinterest traffic!
When someone has started a Blog, almost they tend to do SEO to grow their blog traffic fast. Learning and doing SEO is really good for long-term success but it takes time.
Yes! Pinterest will really help you to grow your blog and that is the most effective way I have been used to grow my blog rather than doing SEO.
Seriously, it doesn’t cost any money. And it’s a perfect place for you to grab a good audience been related to your niche.
Today, over 50% of my daily blog traffic comes from Pinterest without any hassle.
In this article, I walk through to show you how you can grow your blog using Pinterest without spending your hard-earned cash on paid ads!
1. Make Your Pinterest Profile Perfect
First, If you are going to use Pinterest traffic as your blog traffic source, you have to convert your personal Pinterest account to a business account. Click on the Menu icon (triple dots) at the left top corner and choose “Add a free business profile“. Complete up your business account for free by giving your profile a name and all the related info.
or, Directly Go to pinterest.com/business/create
- Choose your name: You have to set two names on Pinterest, your profile name, and the username. I used my blog name as my default username and my profile name is something different here. It will really help me to get more from Pinterest because people are knowing what kind of things related to my Pinterest profile. That will help you increase your followers.
- Profile bio: Briefly introduce your blog and what you’re doing on Pinterest. Use some keywords in your bio.
- Claim your blog: Claiming your blog really important to you to get verified and Analytics for your content pinned on Pinterest. To do this follow this simple guide. It’s a must-do thing on Pinterest for bloggers. Yes, it’s a must!
2. Create Pinterest Boards Related to Your Blog
Keep creating Pinterest boards related to your blog and pin others pins to the same boards. I have created my boards as my blog categories. Also, I’ve added board covers to my every board and I used one of the board named “Best of TalkBitz” to pin my all blog posts. That will help to identify my pins from other pins.
3. Create Awesome Pins That Getting Pinterest Traffic
So many different kinds of pins are available on Pinterest. Maybe if you create a pin about chicken recipes, see how may recipes you have on Pinterest. That’s mean your pin should look great and catchy to drive more traffic to your blog.
Meanwhile, I’m always using Canva online graphic tool to create Pinterest pins easily. It’s totally free and you’ll able to direct posting to Pinterest via Canva. Create more pins and pin every day to drive more Pinterest traffic to your blog fastly.
The free version of Canva allows you to use the main features with a kind of limitation. But, I highly recommend you to go with Canva Pro 30-Day free trial to get more from it.
Also, you can use free stock images to create your own pins. But there are many same pins with the same stock image, you can choose different angles and positions to when you’re using stock images or you can use stock images market like Shutterstock to purchase stock photos for the lowest prices.
Always make sure to create clean and beautiful pins with creative titles using keywords and Pinterest hashtags.
4. Use Rich Pins
Rich pins are great for users to think if they should click on your pin for more details on a product, article, and recipe that published on your blog.
It’s easy to identify rich pins by the extra information above and below the pin on a closeup and the bold title in the grid. See how to apply for rich pins.
5. Install Save Button on Your Blog
Using this save button, any visitor can able save any image from your blog to Pinterest directly using it. If someone saved an image to Pinterest, again an another Pinterest user will come from that saved image easily to your blog. Get it from here.
6. Make Your Site Mobile Responsive
Most of the Pinterest traffic will come from mobile devices worldwide. So, you should have to make sure your blog is responsive to every device. If your blog is not mobile responsive, users will be probably left your blog usually.
Astra WordPress Theme is one of the best FREE themes for WordPress I have ever used. It free to install and run on every kind of WordPress site that offers amazing performance and customization options.
7. Join Group Boards to Get More Pinterest Traffic
Group boards can show up your pins in front of more users on Pinterest. A board is a shared one of multiple Pinterest bloggers, users, and each one can add or save a new pin to the board.
Using, Group boards, a great way to help you to gain more traffic to your blog. You can use pingroupie.com to find relevant group boards to join you in.
You can get started with joining my ongoing Group Boards on Pinterest,
Bonus: Getting More Blog Traffic
Always trying to get more organic traffic in effective ways. That will help us to move our content to the right readers always. The great tool/platform Viral Content Bee is the most valuable tool to get more shares on your blog posts easily including Pinterest and Twitter. In another way checkout the Tailwind tool for more benefits!
But, just one this to remember, If your content and both Pinterest pins don’t look useful for Pinterest users, you can’t get traffic using Pinterest.
I highly recommend you to create some unique Pin designs with Canva and trying to get user attention to your content.
It’s much worth than a bunch of tools you’re going to use around Pinterest.
✨ If you’re looking for themed Canva Pinterest templates, don’t forget to check out my Premium Templates on Etsy to make your Pinterest profile more attractive!
That’s all about how to use Pinterest to grow your blog traffic effectively. I’m also still growing on it. So, never lose any good reader from Pinterest, start pinning today, and make value for your content.