31 Days to a Better Pinterest Page by Vincent Ng

31 Days to a Better Pinterest Page

For years I’ve heard about Problogger’s 31 Days to a Better Blog, and how he’s challenged people to produce blog content for 31 days in a row.

The initial 30 day challenge started back in 2007, and I feel that his project created positive and productive ripples throughout the blogsphere. Now it’s no uncommon to hear other bloggers that don’t usually blog on a daily basis to do a 30 day blogging project.

Because there is so much to learn from Pinterest it can be hard to know where to start, or what to focus on. I’m hoping with the 31 Days to a Better Pinterest Page project, that I’ll be able to provide you with actionable steps that you can take every single day to help take your Pinterest marketing to the next level.

Some of the steps will definitely be easily done, and can be accomplished within 10 minutes, others may take hours for you to complete as they may be new and challenging, and some may require that you seek outside help. The steps are designed to help you improve your Pinterest marketing.

From August 1st to August 31st, 2014 I will be providing a blog post every day that focuses on an actionable Pinterest tip or insight that will help you create a better Pinterest page.

Here’s a List of the 31 Blog Posts Written So Far

Day 1: Create Business Pinterest Account

Day 2: Verify Your Pinterest Account With Your Website

Day 3: Create Your Pinterest account for Your Ideal Customer

Day 4: Optimize Your Pinterest Profile Name for Search

Day 5: Optimize Your Pinterest Board Names for Search

Day 6: Fill in Your Board Descriptions

Day 7: Rearrange Your Boards for Maximum Impact

Day 8: Link Old Uploaded Pins Back to Your Website

Day 9: Search Optimize Your Pin Descriptions with Keywords

Day 10: Use Pinterest Like Your Cusotmers Would

Day 11: Add New Life to an Old Blog Post with Pinterest

Day 12: Get Rich Pins

Day 13: Examine Pinterest on both Mobile and Desktop

Day 14: Promote Another Pinner’s Content

Day 15: Add a Pin it Button to Your Blog or E – commerce Site

Day 16: Create a Place Pin Board

Day 17: Examine Magazine Covers

Day 18: Get Analytics from Tailwind

Day 19: Create A Gif on Pinterest

Day 20: Change Your Favicon on Pinterest

Day 21: Check out Your Competitor’s on Pinterest

Day 22: Create Better Pinterest Board Covers

Day23: Know Which Pins Drive the Most Traffic

Day 24: Plan Out Your Pinterest Schedule

Day 25: Rearrange Your Pins On Pinterest

Day 26: Thank One of Your Pinterest Followers

Day 27: Join the Best Pinterest Forum Online

Day 28: Join a Group Board on Pinterest

Day 29: Understanding the New Pinterest Analytics

Day 30: Repin Your Old Popular Pins`

Day 31: Find Your Pinterest Marketing Buddy

The 31 Days to a Better Pinterest Page Project Scares Me

I’m scared. I’m not going to lie. I’ve never done anything like this before, and so I don’t know what to expect from it. When I first contemplated this project, I was scared that I wouldn’t have enough great content for 31 days in a row. I was also afraid that I would run out of material to write about after the project was over. But what I’m most afraid of is being an impostor.

What if the content I provide in the next 31 days isn’t good enough for you? If the articles are too short, will they still be of help to you? I’m also worried that for many of the people who are more advanced with Pinterest won’t find my articles interesting to read. I have all these doubts in my head.

I’m Always Wanting to Provide New Content – My Weakness and Strength

One of the my strengths and weaknesses, is that I like writing about new ideas and new discoveries. I have an ego that likes being the first. But at the same time this has also hindered me because my ego refuses to write about topics that I know could be very useful to readers. I keep telling myself “It’s not new, I don’t think people would be interested.”

I don’t like it when people think I’m copying someone else’s ideas or the “I read that on (name of the blog), can’t you teach me something new?”

It’s that feeling of always trying be new, and being afraid of being compared to someone else’s knowledge or writing is what worries me. I hate feeling “unoriginal” in many ways.

It’s Darren Rowse’s influence, and that ego of mine that demands that I try a new a project that has led me to 31 Days to a Better Pinterest Project, and to face my fear that it’s okay to write about topics that other people have written. I know in my heart that there will be others who are starting off on their Pinterest journey.

After looking over my drafts, that not every article is going be life changing or WOWing, but I hope that at the end of it, all those small steps will help you take a look back at your Pinterest account and go…Wow…all those little steps did help. And if it did, then I know I’ve done my job.

I Hope I Don’t Let You Down

I hope I don’t let you down. I want to be able to help you create a better Pinterest account within 31 days, by offering advice that I hope you find helpful and to be able to give you action steps that you can help you build a better Pinterest page.

One of my joys is reading e-mails or comments on how my content has helped people improve their Pinterest marketing. (Again this is where my ego kicks in.)

I wish I could tell you that it’s purely for selfless reasons, that I’m doing this because I only want to help people build a better Pinterest account, which I do, that’s a very strong part of it. But it’s also exciting to use this project as a way of building a bigger and better community, and I’m also using it as a way to launch the Pintalysis Academy, and potentially my second Pinterest book.

What I Want for You from the 31 Days to a Better Pinterest Page

My goal is very simple – to help you become profitable with your Pinterest marketing. I know it’s an ambitious goal, but I do believe that results are important, and if I can’t help you become more profitable than I hope I’m able to help you grow and strengthen relationships with your own community.

As I share with you Pinterest tips and daily actionable steps in the next 31 days, I hope that you will share with me with me what your journey is like and whether what I’m writing has been extremely helpful, or whether you feel it’s just a lot B.S.

I may not like the negative comments, but the reality is I know that it’s necessary to help me grow and to provide you with better content. I’ve also learned that when people leave constructive feedback, it also means that they care.

But I hope as we take this journey together that we can transform each other’s lives, and share the different learning experiences, and that you’re able to share with me some great tips that you learned about Pinterest marketing.

Thank you for being part of this journey! And look forward to providing you great actionable steps and insights as you join me during the 31 Days to a Better Pinterest Page project.


Additional Resource:

Looking to Get a Head Start – Check out the Manly Pinterest Tips Show Episode 4

This is a fun video that’s educational and can teach you a lot about Pinterest if you’re starting off. Definitely worth watching.

Want to learn how to gain more followers, increase your revenue, and drive more traffic back to your site. Check out the Pintalysis Online Academy. If you’re worried about paying for a course that’s going to get outdated in 3 months, then don’t worry.

You’re offered lifetime access to the course so you’ll never have to worry about learning outdated Pinterest marketing techniques. Don’t delay, sign up today.

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Written by Vincent NG

I’m a social media marketer, particularly for Pinterest, It all started back in 2010 when Pinterest was in beta. It was the fastest independent website to get 10 million unique visitors in the U.S. This really struck a chord with me, and it was then that I knew that Pinterest was going to be a powerhouse in the world of digital and social media marketing.