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If you’re a blogger, you have a lot on your plate, but you won’t want to miss this podcast episode with Top Pinterest Tips for Food Bloggers from Kate Ahl. Kate specializes in working with Pinterest so she knows the scoop. Listen on for more details!
Today’s guest, Kate Ahl, of the site the site Simple Pin Media, is sharing Top Pinterest Tips for Food Bloggers. We all know that Pinterest can be a traffic powerhouse for food bloggers. People love great photos of good food! The question turns into how do you do it in a way that works the best for you and your audience! There are lots of great ways to use Pinterest, but finding smart, strategic tips that works for your schedule while at the same time increasing your traffic is gold! Kate Ahl has developed strategies to help bloggers do just that!
Our goal at ChoppedCon is to help you be your best. We hope these Top Pinterest Tips for Food Bloggers with Kate Ahl is helpful to the important work you’re doing every day!
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Featured Content – Top Pinterest Tips for Food Bloggers
Here are some of the highlights of my discussion with Kate, where we discuss:
- Kate describes how she started her business focused on Pinterest
- Kate talks about her clients and how she’s seen so many different strategies that work
- We talk about tall and/or stacked pins, including the new dimensions, it’s 1:2:8
- We talk about A/B testing to help determine what works best for you
- Kate talks about the importance of a consistent, branded pin style
- We talk about the importance of not comparing yourself to others on Pinterest
- Kate shares 3 important questions she asks her clients
- Kate encourages looking at the whole picture of your pins, like how often you pin, time of day, etc.
- We talk about reposting pins and the difference between a user and a marketer
- We talk about how many people use mobile vs. desktop on Pinterest
- We also talk about scheduling tools for Pinterest
- How much of your own content vs. other’s content should you be pinning? Kate answers this question.
- We talk about the Pinterest Smart Feed
- We talk about Group Boards and how you should handle these
This episode includes references to some resources you might find interesting. Here they are:
- Learn more about today’s guest, Kate Ahl via Simple Pin Media
- Why not give Kate a shout-out on Twitter and Instagram to say thanks for the Chopped Podcast interview!
- Check out Kate’s Guide to Promoted Pins
- Also, Kate and I talked about TailWind, Buffer, and Ahalogy as a tool for scheduling pins
- Related Episode: Check out this episode featuring How to Master Pinterest Scheduling
- Buy your ticket to the 2016 Chopped Conference and hear Jessica Merchant, Ali Ebright, Emma Chapman and more speak!
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