There are three types of Pinterest boards: public boards, group boards, and secret boards. The first two are the most important for you.

SECRET BOARDS - I will tell you that they are your personal boards, in which you can collect pins that personally inspire you or the posts you want later to read.
Nobody but you can`t see these boards.

PUBLIC BOARDS - Your own personal boards, which you will organize on various topics. As I said, stick to one basic theme - the niche for your site.

If you think about your site as a book, then the public boards of the chapters of this book.

In your public boards (also called "personal" boards), you will set up your pins, but also the pins you find on Pinterest and match the themes of these boards.
My advice is that it is at the beginning, for each pin you put on a board with a link to your site, place 1 other. As your account grows, this ratio can be changed to 80% -20% in favor of your pins.

Also, public boards also provide a great SEO opportunity, because it is necessary for each board to write a description. Description = keywords :)

To create a board, simply go to Pinterest> Your Profile> Boards> Add New.

When you start your Pinterest account, it is good to instantly create at least 10 personal boards that are relevant to your niche.

But, think well before you create them!
If your site is a book, what would be the chapters of that book?

If you already have an old account, review all your existing boards and make sure they're connected to your audience and your niche. (do not forget, be relevant If you are a financial blogger, avoid creating recipes and fashion pins).

The most important of all your personal boards is your "Website Main Board ". This is a board where you will ONLY place pins from your site.
You can give her the name: "BEST OF - YOUR SITE NAME".

Since Pinterest has a drag & drop feature, you can place this board first in your account.

NEXT PAGE: How to Find and apply for Group Boards?

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Nkaujzeb Premium
Hi Jalena,
Great tutorial. Well I seems to be having a little problem pinning from pinterest lately.

Before, I can just pin from pinterest when it asked me which website I will be using. I would then pin the related image from my website and viola, done.

Now, when I do that I only get the same images and I can't pin my latest post, anymore. The only way I can pin it to pinterest now is to go directly into my post and share it from there.

I did however put up a landing page and put all my post in my blog tab. I noticed that it started with the issue after that. And, I like my website as is for now.

I even tried website name dot come/blog and nothing.

Is there something I'm not doing or is there even a fix?

JelenaBB Premium
Hi Kelyee,
I`m sure that problem is on the site, not on the Pinterest site. Did you change your social media widget?
One of the solutions can be to install Tailwind toolbar, so you can click from any page you are on and pin directly to Pinterest.
Nkaujzeb Premium
I will have to check that out thanks :D
sglandry Premium
What a great trainng lesson.Thank You! so much. Pinterest is for sure in my sights.

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You`re welcome,
Steve :)
celiacman Premium
Thank You
This gives us all a very good idea how to use Pinterest to boost our traffic, so many of us have never used Pinterest before so this helps so many members

Great Training
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Thank you,
MKearns Premium
Bookmarking your training Jelena. Thank you
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You`re welcome!
dlum11 Premium
I wanted to thank you for your offer to help.All this is new to me so it's been quite a challenge and a little frustrating. But I'm still here trying to understand how everything works. So I'm going dive in and see I'll let you know.
Again thank you so much Doug
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I can't wait to let me know if this training helped you!