27 Proven Tips To Explode Your Pinterest Traffic in 2021
Do you want to increase your Pinterest traffic to your blog or website? If yes, then check out these 27 proven tips to explode your Pinterest traffic in 2021.
Yes, Of course. Here we are going to see the basics of Pinterest SEO and tips to increase your traffic.
These are proven tips to explode your traffic. How? Because these are the steps which I had followed to increase the traffic to my website.
In addition to this, these are the tips which are said by all the Pinterest experts. In addition to this, in all premium courses, they are insisting on these 27 tips only.
So if you want to increase your traffic, then read these 27 tips to explode your Pinterest traffic in 2021.
1.Create Pinterest Business Account
Always create Pinterest Business account for your blog or service or website. Because, this will help you to get more Pinterest traffic to your blog.
Also, Business account offers many extra features for your profile with detailed analytics.
In case, if you are having personal account, then go to settings-> Profile. Then scroll down to convert your Personal account to Business account.
2. Claim Your Website
This is the most important tip, because claiming your website is the ultimate part here.
Pinterest will promote your pins if your website is verified. If you don’t understand, then check it out by see the difference by claiming your website.
Here you can also claim 2 or more websites here. Just go to Setting-> Claim -> Website -> Claim.
Now add the HTML tag or HTML file or TXT record in your website. I would recommend using HTML Tag.
For that, you need to install 2 plugins, Rank Math and Insert Header Footer Script plugins from WordPress dashboard.
Now copy and paste the HTML tag in Rank Math and Insert Header Footer Script plugins.
After that come again to Pinterest and click on continue. Now add your website and click verify to verify your website.
Why claiming your website is more important? Because this will help you to enable Rich Pins.
3. Enabling Rich Pins
Rich pins are the pins that provide extra information for your pins. For example: If you are a food blogger, then it will automatically add your Ingredients in your SEO description of Pins.
This rich pin help you to get more views and clicks on Pinterest. How to enable rich pins? For that go to Rich Pin Validator by clicking here.
There enter your website URL and click on Validate. This will show you the below results
4.Claim all the other Social Media Accounts
Go to settings-> claim -> social media accounts. If you have Instagram, Youtube channel or Etsy shop link your profile with Pinterest.
This will increase the trust of your profile in Pinterest. Also, it will help you to get more Pinterest traffic to your blog.
5.Add keywords to your Profile Name
Make sure to add your Name, Blog name and field Expert. This will help people to identify you based on your expert also.
This will help you to showcase under the keyword you are placing here.
For example: If you are a blogger, then you will be listed under the blogger people category. It will enhance your Pinterest Traffic to your blog.
6. Add keywords in Profile Description
Tell people what problem you are going to solve. And also say how you are going to solve. i.e Add keywords related to your niche in description. It should not exceed 150 characters.
To change description, go to settings-> profile-> description. Then add your description and save it,
7. Create Boards
Now you should create at least 10 boards in your niche. Then add the pins of others in each of your board.
At least add 4 to 5 pins of others before start pinning yours. Mostly add pins of others which has high repins and saves.
Because this will help your pin to boost the visibility. In turn, helps you to increase your Pinterest traffic
7. Add Keywords to Board Name
A board name should be easy to read and pronounce. Don’t add fancy names in your board name. Why? Because it will not be known by others.
If you are adding keywords as your board name, your board visibility is 100% sure. This in turn hep you to get more followers for your board.
7. Add keywords to your Board Description
For that search for board name in Pinterest. Then write down the long tail keywords which are autosuggested by Pinterest.
Then come up with the board descriptions using that keywords. This in turn help you to get more Pinterest traffic.
8. Add hashtags in your Board Description
Now its time for adding hashtags to your board description. These hashtags should be that researched long tail keywords.
9. Create Board Covers
These board covers help you to get it branded. For example, this will show your boards visible to your audience among the group boards you joined.
Go to canva and create design-> custom size -> 300*300 is best for creating Board cover.
What you should add in your board cover? Just add your Board name is more enough.
10. Add Profile pic
This is the most important ingredient in Pinterest Traffic. How? It is better to add your pic as Profile pic here. Why?
This will help you to build a trust between you and your audience. Whenever they are visiting your Pinterest profile, if they are able to see your face. It is well enough for them.
You can also add your logo as profile pic. Try to do A/B testing with your pic and your logo.
11. Join Group Boards
Go to pingroupie and search for the keywords of board you are searching for. Then press enter.
Now it will show you the list of boards you can join. Here it will show you the Board name, Board owner name, No of followers, No of pins and No of colloborators.
12. Follow Boards in your Niche
Follow some boards in your niche. Find the boards which are performing well and follow the boards.
Just click on the boards and then follow it.
13. Follow people in your niche
Follow the experts in your niche. This will help you to show your pins among their pins in the Pinterest feed.
14. Follow the followers of experts in your niche
This should also be done. Why? The followers of experts also have some group of audience. This will in turn help your pin to show among many people in your niche.
15. Don't use FOLLOW for FOLLOW strategy
Don’t use this strategy to get more followers. This tip is said by many Pinterest marketers i the beginning of 2017. Now the time has changed.
If you are following this strategy, then your account might be suspended.
16. Don't use DM on Pinterest
Don’t send direct messages to other people using Pinterest. Unless it is necessary for group boards. Else your account will be suspended.
Also, don’t send more than 10 direct message to group board owners.
17. Don't follow too many people
What I am saying is don’t follow too many people on the same day itself. It is better to follow 10 people per day. Here it includes the boards and followers of experts also.
18. Maintain Consistency
You should pin daily at least 10 pins per day. Don’t pin more than 30 pins per day. Because it might look like spammy.
19. Create Separate Website Board
This is specially designed for your audience alone. How? This board specifies all the pins from your website alone.
You can also set auto-feed to this board. How? Go to Settings-> Bulk import -> Auto feed. There add your website feed URL and then select your website board and then click connect.
This will help you to automatically add your article pin to this website board whenever there is a new article in your website feed.
20. Create Vertical Pins
Mainly you should focus on creating Vertical pins for your post. Because this pin size helps you to show more in Pinterest. Most recommended size is 2:3 i.e. 1000*1500 pixels.
If you want to know more requirements then read this Pinterest help.
21. Name of your Pin.
This is the ultimate strategy on Pinterest. You should name your pins with keyword or headline of your post.
22. Add keywords in Pin Title
Add keywords in your pin title. Also write a click worthy Pin title. Here you should add emotion and power words in it. For example: Stunning, Proven, hacks, little-known, best practices and more.
23.Add keywords in Pin description
Here you should add keywords related to your post. Also, you should add related keywords to the Board also. Add long tail keywords in description. This will help you to get more Pinterest traffic to your website.
24. Add keywords as hashtags
Add your keywords and longtail keywords as hashtags here. You can add only 6 to 10 hashtags. So carefully choose the hashtags for your Pin.
Also, it is better to use 5 hashtags alone. This will help you increase your Pinterest traffic.
25. Add keywords in your Post URL
This is another tip where you should add focus keyword in your Post URL i.e Permalink of your website.
26. Add URL in your Pin also
Add your URL or logo in each and every pin you are pining in Pinterest. This will create a Branded pins on Pinterest.
This will help you audience to identify your pin and save it quickly.
27. Add Focus Keyword in Pin Image
Add focus keyword in your Pin image. Also, don’t add more than 5 to 6 words in you Pin image. If you want to know how to create Pinterest pins, then read these Pinterest Marketing tips here.
- First add pin to your Website board.
- Next add your pin to most relevant board you have created on Pinterest.
- Now add you pin to your group board
- Lastly add your pins to the less relevant board of your won.