Want to earn online without any investment? You just need to have internet connection and a PC. Once you have them then you can start your own business online. Blogging is one of the ways to earn online. To attract the people to your blog is yet another task. There is however a better option to promote your blog.
Pinterest provides you a platform to promote your blog. Pinterest is a free website in which you have to register to use. Users can upload, save, sort, and manage images known as pins and other media content (e.g., videos and images) through collections known as pin boards. Pinterest is basically a personalized media platform. Users can browse the content of others users on the main page.
Following are some of the top 5 ways to promote your blog on Pinterest.
1. Create a Blog Board
In this technique you need to create a Board on Pinterest especially for your blog articles. This makes it easy for your followers to find your blog posts, and even follow your blog Board.
Give the title of your Pinterest blog Board similar to your blog page title.
Include the following things when you write a blog post, Pin it to your blog Board.
- A brief summary, or quote, from the article.
- A great image that specifies your post.
- A link directly to your blog article.
2. Use images
Pinterest is all about visuals, pictures and images. Yes, it may seem a bit counter-intuitive to provide great images when you want people to read. Attractive visuals attract a great number of people towards the blog. Great visuals, though, are the way to entice Pinners to click through to your blog post.
Let’s consider Pinterest as a lusciously enjoyable glossy and eye catching magazine. It is filled with appealing eye candy. To capture the attention of a reader from the site, your Pins should be visually appealing to stand out, and invoke them to click through to your blog post.
3. Engage on Pinterest
Good social marketers are those who are constantly engage with their followers. This is a truth when you want to turn your Pinners into your blog readers, too. The more you engage with people on Pinterest, the more likely they’ll also want to connect with you on your blog, and other sites.
Here are a few tips to engage on Pinterest:
- Pin the content which is good, original and relevant.
- Pin often and in a continuous manner your Pins get seen in your Followers’ feeds.
- Return the favor and follow your Followers.
4. Make a Contest Board
Posting engaging and interactive content on your blog is a great way to drive traffic to your blog. Run contests directly on your blog. Then Pin it to your contest specific Board on Pinterest.
When you host a contest on your blog, your goal is to drive traffic directly to your website. Promote it on your Pinterest site, to have more and more readers.
Contests are very engaging, and will drive a lot of traffic to your blog. Make a contest PinBoard, and Pin your blog hosted contests on it.
5. Feature your Blog Writers
Let your Followers know the faces behind the articles on your blog. Create a fun, personable Pinboard that show your blog writers.
When you Pin to a Blog Writers Board you could:
- Include a face of the author.
- Write a short bio, lifestyle or any related hobby.
- Include a short quote from the blog post, and attribute it to the author