About Kerjackie
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Hello, my name Jacqueline Blondeau, born and raised in France. I live in California with my French Chef husband, Yves Blondeau. We have a

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Did pinterest changed its procedure?

Did pinterest changed its procedure?

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Social Engagement & Marketing

There is something that I do not understang about Pinterest.

Two months ago I was at + 26 000 montyly views and suddently it is going down, am wandering why?

Today

I noticed my number dropped from 20,000 to 12,000 recently so I’m glad this post confirmed of Pinterest’s changes as I wasn’t aware and was wondering why I had had such a significant drop of followers. I did notice that a few of my pins had a lot of views which led to clicks to my website so that was nice to see. Thanks for sharing.

Renee

You are so welcome, Renee, let's cross fingers, hoping the drop of followers will go up again.
Thank you for your comments.
Jacqueline

Hey there. To answer your question:
Yes, Pinterest is changing quite a lot and it will continue to change furthermore this year.
I work very closely with this platform so I make it a goal of mine to be aware of all that's going on.
For example, there was a really big update going on and all of the accounts suffer a major drop-down in traffic. I suspect that's when you experienced yours as well.
It's a fact that Pinterest is going public and will give much bigger preference to brands that pay, a.k.a the ones that advertise through promote pins.
That being said, normal businesses like yours and mine can benefit from the platform just like before, even more.
Personally, my Pinterest traffic went almost 80% down during the update. But I kept doing what I'm doing, trying and testing different strategies.
So, stay consistent and chances are, your traffic will increase again.
Just last week I had 3 viral pins which was the first time to have that many in such a short period of time.
Hope that helps to clear the air for you.
Let me know if you have more questions.
Best of luck!

They're all going to a paid model, inc. FB, but they don't like to let on. Soon, unless you pay, it will be barely worthwhile jumping through SM hoops to get a few links.

Ian

Yeah, I read about that too.

Not wanting to be too dystopian about it :-) but we are heading towards a time when eveerything will be controlld by a few big businesses :-)

Maybe I should watch more Rom Coms ... :-)

Ian

We have been definitely been controlled by big business, hard to beat them, right?
Thank you for your comments.
Jacqueline

That makes sense to me if Pinterest is going public and will give much biggest preference to brands that pay, then it's hard to believe that my traffic will increase again, but I want to stay optimistic, see what will happen.
Thank you for your support.
Jacqueline

You are welcome, Jacqueline.
Trust me, it's possible - if my went up, there is no reason why yours shouldn't as well.
Just keep an eye on what's going on right now:
Pinterest said a while ago that group boards are not favored anymore. I gradually left 90% of mine - my traffic shoot through the roof.
The recommended pin size is officially 600:900, but the platform is filled with much bigger pins currently. I tested a new size - I had my first crazy viral pin weeks ago.
Details like these ones can make all the difference.

Great question! Watching for what some say. My view count has gone up despite little activity.

I wouldn't think Pinterest has changed that much although it does work more as a search engine than a social network due to functioning on Jquery. Think of it as a "Dumb Google"

I guess I will need to understand further why? anyway, thank you for your comment.
Jacqueline

I know that few big names of the Arena of the online Market have invested lately lots of money and pay Pinterest for their ads and I m talking big money!
so for the next 1 to 2 months just for small fish without paying but just be members it be low followers as you know Money it's a very effective tool on the online market and that could be why your drop in been followed ......all will stabilize when monetary ads campaign will end!
have a good Sunday
:0)

You are pointing out the things about the big money lol! you are so right the money is a very effective tool on the online market, hard to compete with this.
Thank you for your comment.
Jacqueline

you are Welcome, and you know I m considering in the near future to invest in ads and pay for click when I m set with the full promotion to go for it ( video presentation/ landing page, autoresponder etch as to monetize our activities online a bit fast)
on youtube, facebook, Pinterest and whatever I can find that put the product offered to many visitors and eventually buyers!
I m not nearly there yet! but it's my future plan for my campaign
ciao and have a good week:0)

Really? I have not noticed anything like that on my account, check back after a moment.

Then you may have to be the exception because many others seem to have been affected like me.

I look at you as stardom. You are way ahead of the game. Be proud! Thanks for sharing.

Thank you for the compliment, I love it lol!

Hello, from what I have been reading seems like you are not alone.

That's right, I can see I'm not the only case of this.
Jacqueline

how interesting that you said that. I was averaging 18,000 a month, and I have not checked it in about a month. I happened to
go to my sight, and it shows 387 per month????
I am very curious myself. If you find out what's going on before I do, please let me know.
Mine is called Truckin on Marketing and events.

Hi, Carla, thank you for your comment, I will let you know when I figure out the things.
Jacqueline

Thank you for the response Jacqueline. Interested in finding out what is going on with them.

I have experienced the same. I recently asked this same question. I havent changed anything either but I do use Tailwind now and my traffic still went down. After aksking about my pinterest traffic, I have learned its affected many people. So I believe Pinterest has done some sort of update.

Me too I use Tailwind too. You're probably right about Pinterest and its update, I probably have to look at some Pinterest training.
Jacqueline

Looking at some pinterest training is a great idea. I was going to do the same

Pinterest is a big mystery to me. Although I have an account seeing all those pics drives me crazy. Still trying to understand the concept of pins and boards. I better master it as it is included in our social media exercizes. Sorry to hear about your drop in views. I have maybe one.

Thank you for your comments, Edwin, I guess I have to try to figure out how to fix this.
Jacqueline

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How do I get help from google search?

How do I get help from google search?

asked in
Search Engine Optimization

When I go on Google and type site: + my URL I see many results ( in addition to Google Search Console )

I do not know what these results are. Is it the pages or blogs tha

Hi, Jacqueline, this is a list of all the post and pages that have been indexed by Google.

I wasn't sure but you're confirming my thoughts, thank you.
Jacqueline

Hi Jacqueline, two great answers, Wish I could help further. All the best

Hi, Michael, I have all the answers I needed.
I appreciate your support.
Jacqueline

Hey Jacqueline,

Perhaps the following tutorial will help you: Google can be complicated at best.

Hope you find this helpful.

I will look at the tutorial's link, thank you for your help.
Jacqueline

Thanks Triblu, I have book marked this as I am in a similar boat to Kerjackie.

It's all items that have been indexed...pages, posts, images, categories, etc.

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How do I fix a post title after publishing it on wp?

How do I fix a post title after publishing it on wp?

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Everything Wordpress

When I write a post on WA editor with a title and everything ready I then publish it through WP. In WP I can continue to edit if I need to right?

But if I change somethin

Hi Jacqueline

Disclaimer: I didn't read all the comments below - so please forgive me if I double up on what somebody else has already said! ;-)

The WA Editor - is officially called SiteContent - from the one or two comments that I've read, it seems that people missed that this was what you referred to.

WP Editor, is the editor in Wordpress. ;-)

While you are still working on your post in SiteContent, you can change things as you like, BUT, once you have pressed Publish in SiteContent, you can't make any further changes in SiteContent. From then on you have to make all additional changes in the WP Editor, and it won't be reflected in your SiteContent post.

I know this is sometimes confusing, but SiteContent is just a separate area to organize your writing and to keep count of your total words written statistics.

Some people do all of their writing in the WP Editor. It is up to you.

Hope this helps a bit!
Sharlee (Chocolate IceCream)

Hi, Sharlee, thank you so much for pointing out about the WP Editor that is the editor in WP. sometimes it can be so confusing, but I finally resolved the issue.
I now write my first page and post in the content editor.
Jacqueline

Hi there, thanks for bringing this up. I have an iPad Pro and do all my work on there. I have found many issues with using the WA editor and whilst support has been able to solve some of them (thanks support you are great as always), as soon as another release of IOS comes out the problems start again. This leaves me no real alternative other than to go back to using WP direct. When I first got these problems with WA editor I still used it to put down blog ideas and add bullet points but in the end this just gave me more work. Shame because the idea of the WA editor is a good one, everything in one place. The point you make about changes being only one way however is a very valid one. This would require a two way api set up to take a change in WP and update the WA version, and I think the reason why that is not there is that the version that is published is the only one you need to be concerned with - in other words this is the end product and so if you make any changes going forward that would be done to the WP version. Again thanks for bringing this up - Does anyone else have views on this. I am all for supporting WA capabilities as I am sure you know.

I agreed with you, support is doing a great job to assist us, you've answered my question and for that thank you so very much.
Jacqueline

If you change the title in your post, you will also need to edit and change it in your permalink too.

Danny

Actually, I do that, thank you though for the advice!
Jacqueline

You are welcome.

Danny

The post on the WA Content Editor is just a record of what it looked like when you first created it there. You can delete it if you want.

Use Google Search Console to submit your new posts to Google and to see when they've been indexed.

Thank you Phil, This helps.
I do use Search Console but I could not figure out why some posts were indexed in Search and not in WA Editor.
Now I understand.
Thank's again
Jacqueline

Hi you can delete what you want to change

Thank you, good to know!
Jacqueline

It doesn’t matter what is on WA, only what is on your site. Once you publish, you can delete what is on the site content area of WA. And I agree with you that it is confusing.

What I want to know is when WA is going to adopt blocks.

Thank you for your quick reply, it helps to clarify my question.
I'm learning blocks and it sounds very promising.
Jacqueline

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Problem with " leave comment" function?

Problem with " leave comment" function?

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Everything Wordpress

Hello, I am using Sydney Theme in WordPress, and I am having a problem with the "leave comment" form at the bottom of my posts, it doesn not always work. It worked for the las

sydney is a great theme! Sometimes things just happen. We touch without knowing it. try clicking your screen options at top of page and make sure your comments are turned on there.

Thank you for your comment, I haven't found yet how to fix it, I'm trying to contact the Sydney Theme help and see what they are saying.
Jacqueline

I had that problem with.my first theme... once I changed it it worked fine.

I think that is the problem with free themes.. some things just don't work - another wouldn't let me right align pics.

How old is your site.. a new theme might be needed. Unless it is supported.. which is also iffy on a free theme in my experience.

Hope this helps

Paul

Thank you, Paul, for your suggestions, I have my site for 14 months, and I'm trying to contact the Sydney Theme help and see what they will say.
Otherwise, I will have to decide to decide on another new one.
I appreciate your help.
Jacqueline

That used to happen to me when I used the 2016 theme, sometimes the comment box was missing especially in mobile view.
Since I changed my theme to Flash Blog I have had no such problems. The comment box is always there at the end of a post.
Sorry, I can’t help any more than that.
Best wishes,
Steve.

I've never heard about Flash Blog, before but I will look at it, I will let you know what happens once I find out with.
Thank you for your help.
Jacqueline

Hi Jacqueline,
I'm sorry I have know idea what to tell you, but would like to see the answers that you get. So, if it ever happens to me I will know what to do!

Happy weekend,
Donna:)

Thank you, Donna, I haven't fixed the problem yet, I'm working on it.
Soon I found out I will let you know.
Jacqueline

Thanks, I appreciate it:)

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Should my site address start with my.wealthyaffiliate?

Should my site address start with my.wealthyaffiliate?

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Website Development & Programming

Hello, I see websites that start with https://wealthyaffiliate.com (before my domain name)
Should I do the same? would that help my traffic?
But if that is the case, W

As Lesabre answers below is the one you want

Good question you make me want to dig deeper.

Hi Jacqueline, the website, is it your own and did you pay the fee to make it your own domain and not one pertaining to siterubix. I think your own domain supersedes any other

Hi, Lesabre, yes you're right it is my own domain.
Thank you for your help.
Jacqueline

hi Jacqueline -- it's all good!

looks like you've got a good thread of help discussion here already .... general rule of thumb, it's always helpful to see the https:// at the beginning of the URL as it signifies a secure site ... and of course, as Premium members, the SSL comes with our hosting automatically as long as we remember to click it ON our website settings ....

all the best to you for every success, cheerio ... ⭐️🎈

All the best as well, Keishalina, I will remember the meaning of https://
Have a great weekend.
Jacqueline

If you have a site Rubix website that is how it will look as they are subdomains belonging to SiteRubix which as part of WA.

However, should you purchase your own it will start with either http or https depending if you have SSL activated.

SSL means Secure Sockets Layer which basically gives your site more security for your visitors who visit. It is also favored by Google and other search engines.

If your SiteRubix doesn't have the https then go to Websites on yoru left then click view details and scroll down to the SSK and activate it so it turns green.

Once done you can always send your new sitemap to Google and Bing to let them know if you have issues with doing that you can contact site support and they can help you out there.

The added s on the http gives your website more security

Here within WA, it is part of the premium membership if you have your own domain hosted here as some other places charge you for it.

As for the name you can have what you want as long as it is available for example if available you could have https://kerjackie.com or whatever name you wish to use.

Hope that helps

Wishing you well

Andre

hey hi Andre! ... just popping by here ... cheerio... :)

Hi Princess hope all is Fab

:)))))

Thank you, Andre, your explanation helps me to understand more about https
Jacqueline

You are most welcome Jacqueline glad to be of some help

Have a wonderful weekend as well and wishing you much success in 2019 and Beyond

Andre

yes, it's Fabulous Friday! ...

enjoy a wonderful weekend ahead,

cheerio ... 😊 ...

Thank Princess it's Sat Afternoon here day is great even more sharing life with awesome souls

Aloha

Andre

... aloha e mahalo ! .... 💛

Namaste Princess enjoy the rest of Friday and have an awesome weekend :))
🙏

Hello Jacqueline,

What helps out with traffic more than anything is content and keywords.

Here are a couple of tutorials that really helped me: You may need to copy and paste,
Hope this helps.

Thank you, I will copy and paste the links you send to me.
Jacqueline.

Hi Jacqueline, Good question, I would like to get the answer for my on knowledge base. I'm in BootCamp at present and will try and remember and let you know if we cover that subject. Would you please inform me if you find the answer?

Hi, David, I will send a link to you the information I got from Andre.
Jacqueline

Thanks Jacqueline

Hi Jackie you can chose your own unique site name. I wish you Great Success here at WA in 2019

Thank you, Diana!

No, Jackie, the sites starting with that are free sites, sub-domains of SiteRubix.

Your own .com domain name is much more authoritative.

Thank you, Phil, I just wanted to be sure!
Jacqueline

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