Pinterest Hashtags in 2019: Best Practices and Simple Tips

We know that hashtags are popular on social media platforms like Twitter and Instagram, but did you know that you can also use them on Pinterest? ️Today, we’re going to talk about Pinterest hashtags and how and why you should incorporate them into your blog’s marketing strategy! #letsdothis 💪 We’ll cover the following topics: How […]

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How to Increase Amazon Affiliate Earnings

The Amazon Associates affiliate program is an easy way to diversify your blog’s income. By recommending your favorite, tested products to your readers, you can earn a commission on any of their Amazon purchases. Pretty neat! However, affiliate marketing takes a bit of planning and finesse, and giving it the attention it deserves can really […]

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Pinterest Strategy Recommendations from the Experts

We’re in the middle of an ongoing case study where we’re trying out new ideas and finding ways to increase traffic from Pinterest using Pinch of Yum’s Pinterest account to test our theories along the way. This is the update looking back at January, 2019. You can check out all the posts in the series here, sign up on our email list to get future updates, or just keep reading to find out what we learned in January.

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How to Create Carousel Pins for Pinterest

Pinterest is ever changing and the newest feature, carousel Pins are a great new way to showcase your content! Just like an Instagram carousel post or a Facebook photo album, carousel Pins are the perfect way to showcase step by step photos for a recipe, multiple ways to wear a new piece of clothing, process […]

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Pinterest Marketing Best Practices for Bloggers

Pinterest can be a blogger’s best friend. On Pinch of Yum, Pinterest is the #2 source of traffic – right behind Google. Operating somewhere between social media and organic search, Pinterest is in a unique place to help your content go viral – even if you’re new to the blogging game.  In this article, we’ll […]

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What is a Pinterest Repin and how do I optimize for them?

Pinterest is a fantastic source of traffic for bloggers of all types, and especially food bloggers. Many bloggers report that Pinterest is one of their top sources of traffic – in fact for Pinch of Yum it’s #2, right behind Google! Getting people to repin your content on Pinterest is key to Pinterest success. Pinterest […]

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How to force a different image to save to Pinterest

One of the most prominent aspects of Pinterest marketing is the image that gets shared. Images themselves aren’t searchable (the text that describes them is what gets searched), but a good image helps get people to click over, where a poor image makes them scroll on by. Thus, making sure your best images are consistently […]

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Customer Spotlight: Josh Johnson from the Kentucky Gent

When you think Kentucky, you probably think mint juleps and race horses. Today, we’re going to introduce you to another one of the state’s endearing gifts to the world – The Kentucky Gent Josh Johnson. Josh is a popular lifestyle blogger, bourbon aficionado, and an all around nice guy. This savvy southern boy shares his […]

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6 ways to make the most of Q4 traffic for your blog

When it comes to holiday cooking, home chefs can be roughly divided into two groups: the ones who zestfully approach turkey roasting as an extreme sport and the other ones, looking for their corkscrew and another bottle of wine (and not the cooking wine, either). Both groups are scouring Pinterest and Google for recipes, which […]

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