How Does Pinterest Work? The Complete Guide

July 8, 2021

How does Pinterest work? So glad you asked! Pinterest is a giant Pinboard (think old-timey…

How to Promote Your Blog Posts on Instagram

Chances are, your blog post tells a story. Whether you’ve written about a recipe, fashion,…

July 5, 2021

How to Promote Your Etsy Shop on Pinterest

As a talented Etsy maker, it’s time to embrace the powerful allure that Pinterest has…

June 8, 2021

Ultimate Pinterest Image Size Chart for 2021

Since Pinterest is a visual search and discovery engine, it is important to understand the…

May 21, 2021

The Beginner’s Guide to Pinterest Story Pins

Did you know that since the pandemic began earlier this year, Pinterest has grown its…

April 12, 2021

Everything You Need to Know About Instagram Creator Accounts

With the launch of Instagram Creator accounts and their subsequent folding into the category of…

March 31, 2021

How to Change Fonts on Instagram (Captions + Bio)

Do you feel like your Instagram captions lack a little something these days? 🤔 Wish…

March 29, 2021

How to Create an Instagram Business Account (+ The Benefits!)

Instagram has catapulted to the top of social media platforms used to sell products and…

March 25, 2021

The Only Instagram Image Size Guide You Need in 2021

Let’s face it: we’re living for all the fantastic new ways you can post your…

January 15, 2021

How to Use Branded Content Tools on Instagram (for Businesses!)

In 2020, experts predicted that influencer marketing budgets would increase by a whopping 65%. And…

January 12, 2021

9 Steps for Opening a Successful Online Store

This is a guest post from Leigh-Anne Truitt, SEO Specialist at BigCommerce. A global pandemic…

December 22, 2020

Styling Your Brand with Seasonal Color Theory

If you’ve ever wondered how important color is to your branding, and whether your choice…

November 30, 2020

Font Psychology 101: Creating Emotion With Font

Did you know that everything you see creates an emotional response? How and where you…

October 7, 2020

7 Ways to Upgrade Your Shopify Product Photos for Pinterest

Question: do your Shopify product photos dazzle your customers and increase sales, or do they…

October 3, 2020

Write a Shopify Product Description That Works on Pinterest

Shopify is an amazing tool for building your online store. Not only that, you can…

October 1, 2020

Pinterest for Shopify App: 5 Things You Need to Know

Have you heard about the new Pinterest for Shopify app? This integration debuted in May…

September 10, 2020

How to Apply for Pinterest’s Verified Merchant Program

Are you a product seller interested in marketing your products on Pinterest? Here is a…

September 8, 2020

How to Create Beautiful Pins on Pinterest in 6 Steps

If you've spent any time on Pinterest, you know that it's all about beautiful Pinterest…

September 3, 2020

4 Instagram Photo Split Tools For A Cool Feed

Have you been mystified (and a little envious) of how people get those incredible Instagram…

August 27, 2020

3 Pictures in a Row Theme Tutorial for Instagram

Have you seen those perfectly planned feeds on Instagram with 3 pictures in a row…

August 25, 2020

How to Make Sections on Pinterest Boards

If you have a passion for organizing, filing, and generally creating order out of chaos,…

August 3, 2020

How to Block on Pinterest and Hide Pins From Unwanted Users

There's a feature to let you Report or Block someone on Pinterest, and it's going…

July 24, 2020

10 Instagram Create Mode Features To Up Your Engagement

Looking for ways to boost engagement without taking another perfect picture? Create Mode on Instagram…

July 3, 2020

How to Create a Pinterest Business Account (vs Personal)

There’s no doubt about it, Pinterest is fun for personal use. Whether you’re organizing home…

July 2, 2020

How to Post GIFs to Instagram

Instagram GIFs are a fun way to share what you're feeling, get a laugh, or…

July 1, 2020

How to Get Approved for Shopping on Instagram

This article has been updated with the new Instagram Commerce Eligibility Requirements introduced on July…

June 30, 2020

How to Get More Comments on Instagram – 8 Hacks!

Instagram comments are a great way to talk with your audience, and even a way to…

June 24, 2020

How to Do a Giveaway on Instagram Successfully (+Ideas!)

Fun fact: An instagram contest or giveaway can help you grow your followers 70% faster…

June 22, 2020

Getting Started as a Pinterest VA

Did you know that you can actually get paid to pin on Pinterest? Pinterest VA's…

June 9, 2020

The Instagram Shadowban: What It Is & How to Remove It

You’ve probably heard of the Instagram Shadowban by now. Or maybe you've seen dozens of…

June 9, 2020

Our Commitment to Anti-Racism (+ Resources!)

Tailwind is in deep mourning of George Floyd, David McAtee, Ahmaud Arbrey, Breonna Taylor, and…

June 4, 2020

Sell More With the New Facebook + Instagram Shops Feature!

On May 19th, Facebook and Instagram announced a new game-changing feature: "Shops"! On the heels…

May 26, 2020

50+ Best Affiliate Marketing Programs to Join in 2020

Looking for a sustainable way to make money online or monetize your blog? If a…

May 23, 2020

The 10 Most Popular Pinterest Categories

What's a Pinterest category and why do categories matter? Categories used to be manually applied…

May 5, 2020

7 Tips on How to Write Good Instagram Captions

Using Instagram for more product sales goes beyond uploading a great photo or video. A…

April 20, 2020

11 Ways to Get More Followers on Instagram in 2020

It's no wonder brands and influencers are interested in the latest tips on how to…

March 6, 2020

10 iPhone Photography Tips for Professional Pics!

Whether you're promoting your latest product on Instagram or building your brand as an influencer,…

February 26, 2020

The ONE Thing You Can Do to Increase Pinterest Traffic in 2020

Jump to Frequently-Asked Questions If you had a nickel for every time you’ve heard that…

February 11, 2020

8 Tips On How to Make Your Instagram Better & Follow-Worthy

Feeling like your Instagram feed is in a creative rut? Don't worry, we’re here to…

February 7, 2020

How to Take Product Photos with an iPhone

Struggling to showcase your products in their best light without a professional camera setup? Great…

February 6, 2020

Best 5 Instagram Hashtag Tools for Finding Popular Tags

Instagram marketers have a secret weapon at our disposal every single time we post. What…

January 11, 2020

Plan Your 2020 Feed With The Ultimate Instagram Planner!

Ready to get super strategic on Instagram? There’s plenty of behind-the-scenes Instagram planning that goes…

January 1, 2020

Tailwind for Android is Here!

Android users rejoice! The Tailwind for Android app is here! 🎉 We asked for your…

November 11, 2019

Instagram vs. Reality: 6 Ways to Live Your Values Online

A wave of "Instagram vs. reality" memes and pictures hit Instagram earlier this year, sparking…

November 6, 2019

Pinterest Site Verification: How to Claim a Website on Pinterest

Verifying your site on Pinterest. Sounds like a complicated, code-heavy process. And who really needs…

October 10, 2019

New Instagram Story Effects Are Here, and They’re Seriously Cool!

Instagram released a new update to their Instagram Stories today, and it has the whole…

October 8, 2019

Pinterest SEO Simplified

I know, I know. Pinterest is our escape, our happy place. So when you mention…

September 12, 2019

6 Steps to a Simple Pinterest Marketing Strategy

How do I get started marketing on Pinterest? How much should I Pin? Should I…

August 19, 2019

How to Create an Instagram Strategy (That Really Works!)

The competition for attention on Instagram is fierce. From Instagram posts to Live video, Stories,…

May 21, 2019

Convert Old Content Into Brilliant Instagram Posts – In Just 3 Steps!

This step-by-step template transforms old blog posts into thumb-stopping Instagram images that demand likes and…

May 16, 2019

How to Create, Post and Easily Schedule Videos to Instagram [Strategy + Template]

Do you struggle to create engaging Instagram videos? Wonder how to easily post and schedule…

March 7, 2019

How to Create Gorgeous Lifestyle Photography

Whether you are selling on Etsy, Amazon, or your own website, having amazing lifestyle product…

December 19, 2018

How to Make Instagram Shoppable with Shopify

Are you selling products online with your Shopify store? Do you share those on Instagram…

November 29, 2018

How and Why to Post from Instagram to Pinterest

With all the work you put into Instagram - creating beautiful images with inspiring captions…

October 23, 2018

How to Instagram Geopost Posts and Stories

Instagram geotags add location information to your Instagram posts, allowing people to see where your…

October 4, 2018

Never Run Out of Instagram Images with These 15 Handy Resources

Let me guess… You've started to suspect the only way to grow a massive Instagram…

October 1, 2018

Pinterest Audience Insights – What Are They and How Can I Use Them?

This is a guest post from Nicole Saunders of Saunders Says. Would you like to…

September 25, 2018

How to Create Pinterest Product Images that Drive Traffic and Sales

This is a guest post from Holly Cardew, founder of Pixc. Increasingly, people make purchasing…

September 20, 2018

Flat Lay Images for Pinterest: 7 Tips E-Commerce Sellers Must Know

This is a guest post from Kayla Marie Butler of Ivorymix.com. E-commerce businesses can sink…

June 25, 2018

How to Repost to Instagram: Your Step-by-Step Guide to Resharing Great Content

Sharing and resharing content is part of what makes social media a truly interactive experience.…

May 22, 2018

How to Start, Grow, and Maintain an Active Tailwind Community

Tailwind Communities are made up of like-minded content creators who support each other and curate…

May 14, 2018

New Ways to Get Discovered on Pinterest

People come to Pinterest actively looking for ideas to try and buy. And the best…

April 17, 2018

The Ultimate Guide to Pinterest Analytics and How to Use Them

You probably already know how important it is to review your Pinterest analytics and to…

February 27, 2018

Auto Post to Instagram with Tailwind – An Official Partner Tool!

Has this ever happened to you? It's the weekend, and you're curled up on the…

February 8, 2018

Schedule and Post Directly to Instagram with Tailwind

Imagine being able to schedule out a week or a month's worth of Instagram content…

January 31, 2018

How to Build an Engaged Instagram Community

This is a guest post from Aby Moore of You Baby Me Mummy. Instagram can inspire…

January 2, 2018

How to Reach a New Audience with Instagram “Follow Hashtags”

Now that Instagrammers can follow hashtags the same way they follow people, it's easier than ever…

December 26, 2017

The Ultimate Instagram Planner Is Here!

As you set your 2018 marketing goals, have you figured out where Instagram fits in?…

December 18, 2017

The Ultimate Pinterest Planner – Make This Your BEST Year on Pinterest

Successful, profitable Pinterest marketing rarely happens by accident. Having a strategy, tools to optimize your…

December 7, 2017

Blogging – The Foundation for Pinterest Marketing Success

Big brands like Wayfair or Target use massive budgets to drive incredible amounts of Pinterest…

November 30, 2017

Pinterest is NOT a Social Network [Why it Matters to Marketers]

In an interview with Fortune magazine, Pinterest co-founder Ben Silbermann  said of the platform, “I…

November 7, 2017

6 Ways to Make Money on Pinterest

Want to turn your passion for all things Pinterest into a money maker, or even…

September 25, 2017

What to Post on Instagram – Jumpstart Challenge

It’s a fact - posting to Instagram every day is good for growth. According to…

September 5, 2017

Why The Tools You Use on Pinterest Matter

Where would we be without our tools? No can openers or hair brushes, no WordPress…

August 25, 2017

Now You Can Use Hashtags on Pinterest!

Should I be using hashtags on Pinterest? For years, the answer was a resounding, "NO!"…

August 24, 2017

Does it Matter When I Pin to Pinterest?

Timing matters when it comes to comedy, cooking, and gardening, but what about Pinterest? And…

August 22, 2017

Pinterest Marketing for Skeptics

This is a guest post from Kevin Espiritu of Supreme Strategies. I’ve got a confession…

August 16, 2017

Instagram Hashtag Research: How to Find Great Hashtags Fast

Using the right hashtags is the easiest way to increase the organic reach of your…

July 21, 2017

How and Where to Add Instagram Hashtags (Before or After Posting)

Hashtags are a powerful tool for getting your content and business discovered on Instagram. Still, when…

July 14, 2017

How to Book More Weddings with Pinterest

It's wedding season - hurrah! But even as you scramble to play your part in someone's…

July 7, 2017

What to Pin to Pinterest in July

In this post, we look at the Pinterest Pins that performed best last July to…

June 27, 2017

The One Instagram Hashtag Strategy That Works for Anyone

Imagine Instagram as a huge hotel full of guests. Your Instagram profile is just one…

May 30, 2017

How to Drive Traffic to Long Form Content with Pinterest

Do you want to increase your blog’s social media traffic? Would you like to learn…

May 23, 2017

Find The Best Instagram Hashtags with Tailwind’s Hashtag Finder

Instagram Hashtags are undoubtably one of the most effective ways to get more likes on Instagram.…

May 9, 2017

#FeedGoals Instagram Challenge: Go from Zero to Instagram Hero in 31 Days

According to Instagram’s latest statistics, there are 400 million people using Instagram every day. That’s…

April 26, 2017

The Simple Secret to Faster Growth on Instagram

In our original study "How Often Should I Post to Instagram?" we discovered that accounts…

April 10, 2017

How Often Should I Post to Instagram? Our Study Says Every Day

For this original study by Tailwind we took over 100,000 Instagram posts from a three month period…

March 22, 2017

How to Create a Powerful Instagram Feature Account

What's a feature account, you ask? An Instagram feature account is a grass-roots community term…

March 15, 2017

How to Create and Use Hashtag Lists for Instagram

Do you have a problem keeping your digital assets organized to post on Instagram? Have…

March 9, 2017

How to Use Hashtag Lists in Tailwind for Instagram

How much time do you spend searching for the right hashtags for your Instagram posts…

March 8, 2017

Instagram Update! Multiple Images Now Possible on One Instagram Post

Boom! Instagram update shocker today as Instagram added the ability to add multiple images and…

February 22, 2017

How to Use Hashtags on Instagram

Hashtags on Instagram? Use them or bag it? That's the question that Instagrammers face each…

February 21, 2017

Don’t Compromise on Talent, Pull These Recruitment Levers Instead

I've made my fair share of hiring mistakes over the years.  In past jobs I've…

February 7, 2017

What to Pin to Pinterest In February

In this post, we look at the Pinterest Pins that performed best last February to…

February 1, 2017

How to Grow Instagram Followers for Small Businesses

Some small businesses explode on Instagram, packing on followers by the thousand. In this blog…

January 19, 2017

Introducing Tailwind for Instagram Scheduling & Analytics

More Engagement on Instagram With Less Effort Posting to Instagram consistently can be a real…

January 10, 2017

What to Pin in January – Start 2017 Off Right

In this post, we look at the Pinterest Pins that performed best last January to…

December 30, 2016

2017 Pinterest and Instagram Content Calendars – FREE Printables

Social media marketing is only getting more important for modern marketers and bloggers.  But how…

December 22, 2016

How to Get More Instagram Likes – The Dos and Don’ts

  Professional Instagram marketers will tell you that they can usually tell in the first…

December 13, 2016

Listen to Your Customers, They’ll Guide What You Should Build

Yesterday I was talking to a friend who is considering applying for a job here…

December 2, 2016

What to Pin in December (in the run up to Christmas and the New Year)

In this post we look at the Pinterest Pins that performed best last December to…

November 28, 2016

Pinterest Business Tips: Drive Awareness and Sales

It’s no secret that Pinterest is one of the biggest sources of referral traffic on…

November 22, 2016

How to Get Traffic From Pinterest to Your Website or Blog

When it comes to getting traffic from a social network to your website, Pinterest is…

November 15, 2016

Shoppable Brings Instagram a Step Closer to E-Commerce

Instagram has long been a haven for showing off products. Whether it's the glamorous new…

November 2, 2016

What to Pin in November

With Fall well under way, Thanksgiving imminent and Christmas just around the corner, we help…

October 31, 2016

7 Yuuuge Pinterest Tips in 7 Minutes

For many Tailwind members Pinterest is their largest, or second largest, source of traffic. Did…

October 21, 2016

What to Pin in October

How far in advance should I Pin my fall content to Pinterest? In the springtime we Repin…

October 19, 2016

Tailwind Acquires PinAlerts and Oh So Pinteresting Blog

Today, we are announcing the acquisition of two early thought leaders in the Pinterest marketing space.…

October 18, 2016

We’ve Grown to 100,000 Members! Gift $30 of Free Tailwind, Get $30

We just welcomed our 100,000th member to the Tailwind family! Thank you Seat Hoody (makers…

October 6, 2016

What’s Up With Pinterest’s New Group Board Messages?

If you’ve been on Pinterest recently, you might have noticed something a little different about…

September 21, 2016

How To Upload Posts To Instagram From Your Desktop Computer

Posting to Instagram from your phone can be really inconvenient. Instagram claims it doesn’t allow…

September 8, 2016

Instagram’s Most Liked Photos – Updated Monthly

  This guide surfaces the best performing Instagram posts from the Tailwind community, based on…

September 7, 2016

Etsy Social Media Marketing Tips from the Etsy Up Conference

The Etsy community boasts some of the most creative entrepreneurs in the world.  They're craftsmen…

August 23, 2016

11 Pinterest Myths Debunked

This post is based on a Facebook Live event I did with my co-worker, Madison,…

July 19, 2016

Instagram Marketing: How to Grow Your Community

This post is based on a live video I recorded with our CEO about Instagram…

June 29, 2016

Pinterest Advertising: Make the Most of Your Promoted Pins Campaign

This post is based on a Facebook Live Q&A about Pinterest advertising and Promoted Pins. Watch…

June 13, 2016

Pin Curation: The Cornerstone of a Strong Pinterest Strategy

What's the cornerstone of any great Pinterest strategy effort? Great Pins. However, there's more to…

June 2, 2016

What You Need To Know About Pinterest’s Activity Changes

Have you noticed anything weird with your Pinterest account lately? No descriptions? Pins that suddenly…

May 17, 2016

How to Optimize Your Pins for the Pinterest App

Did you know that about 80% of Pinterest's daily traffic comes from mobile devices? With the…

May 12, 2016

Creating Pinterest Boards: Your Complete Guide (+ a FREE Worksheet)

What are Pinterest boards? Most people will tell you that Pinterest boards are simply groups…

May 3, 2016

The Ins and Outs of Pinterest SEO: How To Build a Strong Foundation

We’ll admit it: Search Engine Optimization (SEO) isn’t the friendliest phrase in the marketing world.…

March 29, 2016

How to Schedule Pins on the Go – Introducing the Tailwind iOS Mobile App

Today, we are pleased to announce that Tailwind now let’s you create, edit and schedule…

March 22, 2016

Why We’re Overhauling Our Fastest Growing Product

Today we're announcing a significant update to Tailwind Publisher, our pin creation and scheduling tool.…

March 1, 2016

Pin Scheduling Case Study: “My Crazy Good Life”

In 2012, Becca Ludlum saw an opportunity to change her life. With her blog, My…

February 22, 2016

How To Understand Your Traffic from Pinterest

Do You Really Know What Drives Your Referral Traffic from Pinterest? There's a good deal…

February 16, 2016

6 Ways to Get More Repins on Pinterest

Getting more repins is a vital part of your Pinterest marketing strategy, as this can…

February 2, 2016

FREE Printable 2016 Pinterest & Instagram Content Calendars

  Check out our 2017 Pinterest and Instagram Content Calendars! Everyone has something they want…

December 16, 2015

How to Get Buyable Pins

The world of e-commerce has been ever-changing since the dawn of the internet, and right…

October 7, 2015

What Makes a Great Pin?

Pinterest analyzed dozens of potential features to determine what makes for a great pin. Four…

September 19, 2015

Instagram Analytics: The Metrics That Matter

Instagram has quickly become the darling of the visual marketing space. The platform, focused on…

September 15, 2015

11 Pinterest Marketing Growth Hacks That Work For Every Business

Looking to boost your business's visibility on Pinterest? Want to know the secrets of truly…

August 24, 2015

Deleting Underperforming Pins – Good Pinterest SEO Strategy or Waste of Time?

There is no point mourning the loss of the old chronological listing of pins on…

August 20, 2015

Pinterest Promoted Pins – Should You Pay for Engagement?

Promoted pins have a new option - engagement pins. Should you try them or should…

July 21, 2015

How to pin your work to Pinterest (without feeling weird about it!)

Sharing your work can feel weird or self-conscious, but it doesn't have to! Pinterest can…

July 15, 2015

Schedule Pins in Hootsuite with Tailwind

Update: Have a question? We have an answer. There is now a Q&A at the bottom…

May 27, 2015

4 Reasons Pinterest Marketing Is Essential

If you’re wondering whether or not your brand needs to market on Pinterest, the answer…

May 18, 2015

Stop Treating Pinterest Like a Social Media Platform

I know, I know. Pinterest IS technically a social media platform. However, it’s a platform…

May 6, 2015

12 Moments When Pinterest’s Marketing Developer Partner Program Will Improve Your Life

Earlier today, Pinterest named Tailwind an inaugural partner in the new Marketing Developer Partner program.…

April 27, 2015

Pinterest Your Passion

In this post, Gretchen from Retired by 40 gives us a look into why you should…

April 15, 2015

Increase Your Brand’s Success with Instagram Video

Instagram alone has over 300 million monthly active users. It's visibility and popularity amongst other…

April 9, 2015

How to Market on Instagram

If you still haven't tried Instagram marketing for your company, now is the time. There are over…

February 4, 2015

Social Media Resolutions [INFOGRAPHIC]

With the New Year come the New Year's Resolutions. Maybe yours is going to the…

January 2, 2015

Mobile Pinterest Marketing

We live in an increasingly mobile world. Is your Pinterest marketing strategy ready for it? If…

December 9, 2014

Pinterest Holiday Marketing: The Ultimate Guide

It's that time of year again. There's non-stop Christmas music, the threat of Santa always…

December 3, 2014

13 Best Chrome Extensions for Marketers

One of the best things about the Chrome browser is it's amazing catalog of extensions. Here…

November 13, 2014

Pinterest for Small Business: Etsy

For the tech-savvy entrepreneurs, Pinterest for small business owners is like a virtual social media mecca for…

November 4, 2014

Introducing Pin Scheduling from Tailwind

Over the years, one feature has been requested by our customers more than any other.…

October 30, 2014

How To Get Click-Throughs from Pinterest

What makes a pin more likely to receive click-throughs? Keep reading to learn how to optimize…

October 21, 2014

Marketing with Pinterest’s Interests

Pinterest is all about interests - it’s literally in the name. Pinterest users collect things…

October 15, 2014

Tell Your Company Story with Pinterest

Every brand has a story to tell. Learn how to show off your unique tale…

October 7, 2014

Promoted Pins & Pinterest’s Privacy Policy

On October 19, Pinterest is releasing an update to their privacy policy to better incorporate the…

October 1, 2014

5 Questions Pinterest Marketers Should Ask, But Don’t

Like with any marketing plan, there are certain things that must be evaluated to keep…

September 23, 2014

How to Get Pinterest Followers

It's the question on even the most cavalier marketer's mind - how do I get Pinterest followers?? …

September 16, 2014

Secrets of the Best Beauty Brands on Pinterest

Beauty brands on Pinterest seem to have all the secrets to success. In this post,…

September 4, 2014

Battle of the Engines: Google vs. Pinterest Search

With the arrival of Pinterest, a new player joined the competitive search engine landscape. As time…

August 28, 2014

A-Z: The Pinterest Marketing Dictionary

Believe it or not, Pinterest marketing isn't just pinning pretty pictures and hoping for the…

August 26, 2014

It’s No Myth: Men On Pinterest Exist

Believe it or not, men on Pinterest do exist. To prove this point, we gathered…

August 21, 2014

Benefits of Social Media Scheduling

UPDATE: You can now schedule pins and repins from anywhere on the web with Tailwind.  Learn…

August 19, 2014

How to Generate More Email Sign Ups from Pinterest

It's definitely an exciting time in the world of Pinterest marketing, with the platform having 60…

August 12, 2014

Pinterest Adds Messaging Capabilities

The wait is over - sending messages on Pinterest is finally here! As any avid…

August 7, 2014

36 of Our Favorite Business Quotes

Business is a pretty interesting field. It's a little bit of advertising. It's a little bit of psychology.…

August 5, 2014

The State of Social Media Scheduling

UPDATE: You can now schedule Pinterest Pins and repins from anywhere on the web with…

July 29, 2014

How A Non-Visual Brand Can Join the Visual Marketing Party

Visual marketing has taken the world for a spin and changed marketer’s mindset from all…

July 21, 2014

The Power of Social Media Contests

Contests. Love 'em or hate 'em, these fun little competititons are sure to benefit any…

July 17, 2014

When to Pin to Pinterest

When it comes to pinning content, timing is crucial. No matter how adorable that kitten…

July 3, 2014

CPG Brands on Pinterest

Brands are flocking to Pinterest to promote their product. We would know. We are one…

June 23, 2014

Pinterest Content Discovery

We all know Pinterest is about the pins. The pins you're pinning, the pins you're…

June 18, 2014

Pinterest Guided Search for Web

Soon Pinterest pages everywhere will have a whole new look thanks to the release of Guided…

June 12, 2014

The Pinterest Business Insights API, Tailwind and You

Pinterest announces official access for select companies to a Business Insights API. Meet Tailwind v3, now powered…

May 21, 2014

How To Get Comments on Pinterest

Although it might not seem like the chattiest network, figuring out how to get comments…

May 14, 2014

5 Unique Pinterest for Small Business Ideas

So you own a small business, and decide it's time to delve into the ever-changing…

May 12, 2014

The Meaning of Color in Marketing

We have a thing for color. Previously, we discussed the nature of the color blue…

May 6, 2014

Exploring Pinterest’s Guided Search

With last night's announcement of Guided Search, Pinterest is looking to change the way we…

April 25, 2014

5 Design Tools to Create Pinnable Images

If there is one thing this writer enjoys more than researching blog articles and finding…

April 24, 2014

The 22 Best Pinterest Quotes to Brighten Your Day

Need a pick-me-up? We found 22 of the best Pinterest quotes to get your day…

April 22, 2014

Power of the Pin It Button

Sure, there are plenty of reasons Pinterest is so successful. But what do we think…

April 18, 2014

Study: Optimizing a Social Media Content Strategy

In Software Advice's recent social media study, 168 marketers 168 marketers were polled about their social…

April 15, 2014

Lessons Learned from Social Media Scandals

2013 was another great year for the rich and famous. A year chock-full of killer…

April 9, 2014

Advantages of Contributing Blog Writers

In a previous blog post, we discussed the importance of blogging and how it has…

April 8, 2014

Startup Spotlight: VentureLab

It takes a lot to start a company. Long hours, little sleep and a ton…

April 2, 2014

Social Media Reactions to MH370

When Malaysia Airlines flight 370’s disappearance first became public, discussion was fierce. In times past,…

April 1, 2014

Pinterest’s Interests – What Do They Mean?

Pinterest's interest in their users' interests is a big part of what makes the platform so…

March 27, 2014

The Benefits of Blogging

Many organizations claim that blogging is dead and buried, never to rise again. A thing…

March 25, 2014

How to Sell Your Agency Clients on Pinterest

In an agency environment, selling a client on a new platform can be a daunting…

March 20, 2014

4 Social Media Tips Inspired by George Takei

Social media can be incredibly difficult to use as a marketing tool. Some companies and…

March 18, 2014

Pinterest Goes Global

Pinterest is quickly becoming a global phenomenon. According to Media Bistro, they've amassed over 70 million…

March 13, 2014

True Blue Social Media: A Logo Analysis

Here at Tailwind we recognize the importance of color in social media marketing, especially on…

March 11, 2014

How to Add Vine Videos to Pinterest

If you're reading this blog, then you're probably familiar with Pinterest, and there's also a…

March 4, 2014

What’s Up WhatsApp?: The Story of a $19 Billion Acquisition

Tailwind is no stranger to acquisitions. Just last year we acquired PinReach. But we’re a…

February 25, 2014

Choosing from Social Media Platforms

In this new age of social media marketing, many make the mistake of posting the…

February 13, 2014

5 Ways to Use Hashtags to Your Advantage

Anyone who is a pop culture enthusiast or an avid fan of scrolling through YouTube…

February 4, 2014

Why We Need a Pinterest Listening Tool

In a world full of HootSuites and TweetDecks, social media marketers are missing out on…

January 30, 2014

Good Eats for Super Bowl XLVIII

Are you excited for the Super Bowl Sunday? We here at Tailwind, along with the…

January 29, 2014

Your Pinterest Business Plan

An issue that we see many businesses run into when using Pinterest is trying to…

January 28, 2014

A Rookie’s SEO Overview: Part 1

 If you are marketing online, you should know that search engine optimization (SEO) is a…

January 21, 2014

How to Land a Social Media Marketing Job

What started as a way to keep in touch with friends has turned into a…

January 14, 2014

What Consumers Love and Hate About Brands on Pinterest

As marketers, it's our job to predict what the public wants. Sometimes we get it…

January 9, 2014

The Importance of Fan Engagement

The original purpose of businesses being on social media was to get a company’s message…

January 7, 2014

Social Media Scheduling

It’s a new year, and you know what that means- the perfect time for New…

January 2, 2014

Pinterest-Popular New Year’s Eve Cocktails

Here at Tailwind, we’re all about balancing work and play, which is a lot easier…

December 30, 2013

Goals of Social Media Marketing

We don’t want to beat a dead horse; we’re sure you’ve heard it over and…

December 26, 2013

6 Brands That Are Having a “Pinterest Christmas”

These 6 brands prove that there's no need for a "White Christmas" when you can…

December 19, 2013

The Importance of Social Listening for Employers [Repost]

Originally featured on MTM Recognition's blog, this post proves that social listening isn't just important…

December 17, 2013

5 Ways to Optimize Your Pinterest for Local Search

We already know how great Pinterest is for e-commerce sites, big brands and adorable babies,…

December 12, 2013

How Universities and Non-profits Use Pinterest

As Pinterest is becoming more and more popular, the type of users on it are…

December 9, 2013

Handmade: Pinterest’s Top 7 Makers

Pinterest users spend more than shoppers referred by other social media sites, with an average…

December 3, 2013

What’s Cooking on Pinterest This Thanksgiving? [Repost]

Ruby-red cranberry sauce, a perfectly smoked apple-stuffed turkey, creamy mashed potatoes, a rich pumpkin pie…

November 25, 2013

How Pinterest Can Make Your Holiday Shopping Easier

We know what you’re thinking because we’re thinking it too- this year has flown by!…

November 21, 2013

Social Media Brand Building

When it comes to a successfully marketed business, a consistent brand is key. If you…

November 19, 2013

What Does the Pinterest API Really Mean?

Just last week Pinterest announced their first ever API. With this new release, Pinterest is teaming…

November 14, 2013

Growth of the Visual Web, Led by Pinterest & Instagram

Websites like Pinterest, Instagram and Flickr have shown that users are looking for a more…

November 13, 2013

4 Unique Ways To Improve Your Pinterest Marketing

By now, it's no secret that Pinterest is growing rapidly and is now a serious…

November 7, 2013

5 Things To Know About Related Pins For Your Pinterest Strategy

Earlier this week, Pinterest revealed that they are beginning to roll out a new "related…

October 31, 2013

Popular on Pinterest This Halloween

Using Tailwind's soon-to-be revealed keyword listening tool, we analyzed a sample of 20,000 pins to…

October 29, 2013

Developing a Strategy for Pinterest Group Boards

In one of my previous articles I described the impact that my Pinterest campaign had…

October 24, 2013

How to Get Your Content Shared

What's one of the best parts about marketing and sharing content online? This content has…

October 22, 2013

PinReach Acquisition – A Letter from the Tailwind Co-Founders

Hello, PinReach users. Welcome to Tailwind! We're pleased to share that Tailwind has acquired PinReach,…

October 17, 2013

Myth Busting Online Marketing

We've all fallen victim to common myths. Despite what you may have heard, a watermelon…

October 14, 2013

How to Make Rich Article Pins [Cheat Sheet]

So your company doesn't sell a product, produce movies or whip up delicious recipes. No…

October 10, 2013

Owned, Paid and Earned Social Media Promotion

Promotion, especially when marketing on social media, is extremely important in the marketing and advertising…

October 7, 2013

[FREE PRINTABLE] 16 Point Pinterest Profile Checklist

Does your Pinterest profile need a tune up? Go through this 16 point checklist to…

October 3, 2013

4 Big Don’ts For Your Social Media Marketing Strategy

As social media marketing gains more and more popularity, many marketers believe that they have their…

October 1, 2013

Popular Words and Symbols Used in Pinterest Board Names

After analyzing a sample of more than 11,000 popular boards on Pinterest, we found which…

September 23, 2013

DC Versus Marvel – Who is the Pinterest Superhero?

In this guest post, Vincent Ng of MCNG Marketing puts DC Comics and Marvel in…

September 18, 2013

The Risks Associated with Social Media Marketing

In this guest post, Craig Robinson of Qwaya.com explains the risks brands face when developing a…

September 16, 2013

How Small Businesses Can Benefit From Pinterest [Repost]

Originally featured on SMBNow, this article outlines how small businesses can find large business-sized success…

July 24, 2013

Your Instagram Privacy Questions Answered!

Between tracking bots, internet trolls, and Instagram’s (slightly confusing) privacy policy 👀 there’s a lot…

August 2, 2021

How to Go Viral on TikTok

Is it your dream (or your job) to go viral on Tiktok? You're about to…

July 30, 2021

August Marketing Dates to Remember ( + Post Ideas!)

We finally made it to National Dog Month!!!! Seriously, congratulations, guys. It was touch and…

July 30, 2021

What You’re Missing if You’re Not Using Social Audio

Photo courtesy of Ramon Ray It's easy to pick Ramon Ray's energizing voice out of…

July 29, 2021

Youtube for Beginners (with Nick Nimmin!)

Photo Courtesy of Nick Nimmin If you want to take the plunge and get started…

July 29, 2021

11 Pro Marketers Share Their Top Tips for Small Business Marketing

As a small business owner, you’re probably really great at your craft. You’re a baker…

July 21, 2021

Essential Pinterest Spring Cleaning

Photo Courtesy of Gabby Pinkerton When it comes to growing a wildly successful business with…

July 20, 2021