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“Getting lots of pins from your blog posts can increase engagement and drive traffic.
It can also help boost your performance on search engines because pins to your post are ‘do-follow’ links.
Here are 4 tips:
#1: Share a Lot of Content:
One of the best ways to promote your blog is to pin a lot of images onto your boards.
You need to share both your own content and content from other people.
Aim to create content-rich boards where people come searching for articles on your particular topic.
#2: Create Taller Images:
Think of ways in which images can be elongated, either when you combine several images or stretch images wherever possible.
#3: Add Images to Every Post:
A blog post can be pinned onto a board on Pinterest only if it has at least one image on it. This image should also be a minimum size of 110 x 100 pixels.
If there are no images on your blog post or if the images aren’t big enough, you won’t be able to pin the post. So try to add at least one image to every post.
#4: Add Default Images to the Entire Blog:
Another option would be to add default images to your blog that will be visible on every page and post.
This way if your post doesn’t have an image or if you forget to add the image, you can always be sure that one image on your posts can always be pinned. This image could be on your blog sidebar, header or footer…”
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