Are you a travel blogger thinking of joining Pinterest or have you already joined the uber popular social network? If so, and now you’re looking to scale up and see how you can best manage and grow your presence there, below we look at three good Pinterest tools for you – the travel blogger.
As a travel website owner you are in one of the popular categories on Pinterest – travel. And not only that but the niche itself lends to a photo centric appeal which is also popular on the image based social network.
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Whether you use Pinterest for traffic, leads, email capture or simply to drive traffic back to your blog – there are tools and apps which facilitate growth, automation and management of your account. Let’s take a look at these now.
3 Good Pinterest Tools for Travel Bloggers
1. Pin Words -
Have you heard of Pin Words? If you’ve been to Pinterest and have gotten acquainted with how the site works and the type of content that is popular there, you’ll know that quotes are a particularly popular category on the site. So with this in mind, there are many tools and apps that have sprung up to make adding quotes a breeze. That’s where PinWords.com comes in. It’s essentially a tool to help you make quotes on the fly and add them to Pinterest. If you’re looking to get more active on Pinterest with quotes, this is the tool for you.
2. Pinterest For Facebook App -
Since many times one of the best ways to drive traffic to a social network is to use another social network, app developers have gotten hip to this and we now have a Pinterest app for Facebook. With the Woo Box tab app you’re able to display your recent Pins on a Facebook page easily and quickly. Simply download the app to your Facebook account and when you Pin on Pinterest, they will now show up under whatever Facebook page you have designated for them to go in. A free, simple and fun way to merge the two social accounts and possibly drive traffic back and forth between them both.
3. Pinterest Pin It WordPress Plugin -
This free WordPress plugin from PDerksen found in the WordPress.org repository is a great way to get more pins on your images. The images located on your blog articles and posts. When someone see the red “Pin It” button on an image – if they click it, they will quickly and easily be directed to try to Pin the image. It works simply, beautifully and without fuss. If you’re looking to get more traffic from Pinterest and more Pins on your images, give this free WordPress plugin a try.
Are you on Pinterest? If so, do share how you use it and how you have fared with it. Some travel bloggers have yet to jump on the bandwagon, but quite a few have and are experiencing good growth via the site. Remember the most popular categories right now on Pinterest are DIY, crafts, quotes, travel and food. As a travel website owner you have a distinct advantage, so get out there and make the most of it.
Quick tips? Pin regularly, repin cool images on travel blogs, use the cool tools and apps mentioned above and network.
Post contributed by Marsha who writes for a cheap car hire in Spain blog on the net. When Marsha is not busy writing for the web, you can find her biking, hiking and jogging along the city lakefront.