Pinterest has evolved to become one of the best social media platforms that marketers use for promotion. It is quite engaging and can bring tons of traffic to your business. But I am sure Pinterest is not the only social media platform that you are using as part of your social media marketing strategy.
For a campaign, we use more than one platform, and managing them all can be a task. That is why there are tools that can help you manage all your social media platforms. Moreover, these tools can help you enhance your content for Pinterest so that it was more impactful and influential.
Here is a list of tools that you should make use of for saving time and creating appealing content for Pinterest.
If you have amazing images in your blog or website, it is heaven for pinners who are pinning tons of images to boards daily. Thus, do install the Pinterest save button. It not only saves time but can also help with your brand presence as people can pin images with ease. Also, if one of them shares that image to Pinterest, the others can see and share it too.
You must have the Pinterest saving button on your website even if you don’t use the platform much.
As a social media manager, you have to work simultaneously on all platforms. It will be difficult to do that if you are planning and posting and promoting the product all at the same time. Thus, scheduling tools can help you a lot as they not only save time but also ensure that your content is posted on time.
Buffer is one such tool. With its help, you can pin a lot of images that you find relevant to your Pinterest schedule. You would need to use the browser extension of buffer to do it, which is pretty easy to install.
Also, the tools allow you to check out all likes, comments, and more from Pinterest and other social media tools in one place saving tons of time and making your work a bit easy.
It is $10 a month after a free trial for seven days.
Whether you want to create graphic images specifically for your Pinterest board or for your website or other media, Canva is worth investing your time. It helps you create original images, or you can use personal ones and edit them. Moreover, it has a stock library that can help you find images if you are short on originals. Canva has tons of filters, and it lets you customize your work too. Another thing that makes this tool perfect is that it has a premade template for Pinterest, which you can use, so every image you post will always be the same size.
It is free for editing images, only requires a sign-up. But it has tons of other features as well you can access after paying $12.99 per month.
ViralTag is another scheduling tool that lets you choose images from a preselected set of pictures. Also, it lets you upload images of your own which you can schedule for Pinterest later. Choose the paid plans that start at $24/month.
Tailwind not only helps you schedule a post, but it also ensures that you find the optimal timing for posting, which is critical for maximum engagement. It lets you pin anytime or multiple images and schedule them using the Chrome extension.
Also, with its analytical tool, you can see what types of images are working for you and what are not.
We all know how much images with quotes are becoming popular. These pictures get lots of attention, and now there is an easy way to create such images. It is both a bookmarklet and a web app. To create an image using the web app, but the quote and the name of the person who said the quote and chooses a template that fits it rightly.
It is a free app, so you must try this and create quotes for your social media platforms.
If you are looking for a tool that is absolutely free to use and doesn’t require signing up, PicMonkey is perfect for you. It is an amazing and easy-to-use tool that lets you create an image from scratch or do anything to a picture. You can edit it by using filters or text or more as per your need.
- Pinterest Widgets
If you are serious about Pinterest, use these widgets that it provides to integrate it well with the website.
- Pin-it button for letting visitors pin from your site.
- Pin Widget for embedding a pin from the website.
- Profile widget for displaying at least 30 images on the site.
- Follow the button for letting people follow you right from the site.
- Board widget for displaying 30 boards on the site.
Make use of these tools to save time and amp up your content on Pinterest. This visual tool is becoming fan-favorite, especially for industries that deal with arts and crafts, so don’t ignore it.