How to Get the Most out of Your Content on Pinterest

2 weeks ago

We know it’s hard to create new content for Pinterest, and while regularly creating new blog posts, products, and pages…

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 of 2020 to help e-commerce…

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How to Apply for Pinterest’s Verified Merchant Program

Are you a product seller interested in marketing your products on Pinterest? Here is a useful guide about Product Pins…

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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 Pins. And if you're like…

4 weeks ago

How to Add Pins to Pinterest: A Beginner-Friendly Guide!

Are you just starting out with Pinterest marketing and unsure how to add Pins to Pinterest? No worries, we all…

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Ultimate Pinterest Image Size Chart for 2020

Since Pinterest is a visual search and discovery engine, it is important to understand the best Pinterest image size options.…

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4 Instagram Photo Split Tools For A Cool Feed

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

1 month ago

3 Pictures in a Row Theme Tutorial for Instagram

Have you seen those perfectly planned feeds on Instagram with 3 pictures in a row forming one larger image? Ever…

1 month ago

Schedule Instagram Stories with Tailwind!

Social media marketers, rejoice: planning and scheduling Instagram Stories content just got a lot easier with Tailwind App. In fact,…

1 month ago

How to Make Sections on Pinterest Boards

If you have a passion for organizing, filing, and generally creating order out of chaos, you’re going to love Pinterest…

2 months ago

Instagram Carousels 101: Everything You Need to Know

Instagram's image-driven platform is what makes it stand out from other social media sites. This is one of the reasons…

2 months ago

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 to change the way businesses…

2 months ago

3 Ways to Use Instagram Polls to Drive Engagement & Reach!

The Instagram Poll sticker on Stories is one of our absolute favorite tools for Instagram marketing. This handy little feature…

3 months ago

10 Instagram Questions Ideas (+ Sticker How-To)

When it comes to boosting engagement and sparking conversations on your Instagram account, nothing beats Instagram's Questions Sticker. Whether you…

3 months ago

10 Instagram Create Mode Features To Up Your Engagement

Looking for ways to boost engagement without taking another perfect picture? Create Mode on Instagram might be the answer. In…

3 months ago

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 decor ideas, styling tips or…

3 months ago

How to Post GIFs to Instagram

Instagram GIFs are a fun way to share what you're feeling, get a laugh, or grab attention on your feed.…

3 months ago

How to Get Approved for Shopping on Instagram

This article has been updated with the new Instagram Commerce Eligibility Requirements introduced on July 9, 2020. Selling your products…

3 months ago

How to Sell on Instagram Successfully in 2020 (In 5 Steps!)

The days when Instagram was just an app for sharing photos with your nearest and dearest friends are over. Nowadays,…

3 months ago

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 get them to promote your…

3 months ago

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

Fun fact: An instagram contest or giveaway can help you grow your followers 70% faster in three months than if…

3 months ago

Instagram Pods: Can Engagement Pods Beat the Algorithm?

If you've been on Instagram since 2016, you probably know that Instagram's algorithm update really turned things upside down. Without…

3 months ago

How to Use Branded Content Tools on Instagram

In 2020, experts predict that influencer marketing budgets will increase by 65%. When it comes to influencer marketing, Instagram has…

4 months ago

Getting Started as a Pinterest VA

Did you know that you can actually get paid to pin on Pinterest? Pinterest VA's do! While it may sound…

4 months ago

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 posts about Instagram accounts’ reach…

4 months ago

Our Commitment to Anti-Racism (+ Resources!)

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

4 months ago

Are Instagram Guides a Big Chance For Creators?

May 2020 seems to be a busy month for Instagram. The social network has launched a ton of new features…

4 months ago

Ultimate IGTV Guide: How to Post + Ideas to Create Engagement

Dreaming of creating in-depth video content for your Instagram followers, but hampered by the short time limits of Instagram Stories…

4 months ago

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 of new small business-friendly features…

4 months ago

50+ Best Affiliate Marketing Programs to Join in 2020

Looking for a sustainable way to make money online or monetize your blog? If a steady stream of passive income…

4 months ago

How to Build an Affiliate Marketing Program (That Everyone Wants to Join!)

To define affiliate marketing means you have to first understand a rewards system. Whether your affiliate program is a business-to-business…

4 months ago

How to Change Fonts on Instagram (Captions + Bio)

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

5 months ago

The 10 Most Popular Pinterest Categories

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

5 months ago

Food Delivery + Gift Card Stickers on Instagram (How-To + Tips!)

Instagram just released a new feature to make it easier for small businesses to weather closures and stay-at-home restrictions -…

5 months ago

How to Add a Contact Button to Instagram

Instagram has a feature to make it easier for your followers and prospective customers to get in touch with you…

5 months ago

7 Tips on How to Write Good Instagram Captions

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

5 months ago

Self-Branding Tips From Industry Pros

Self-branding is a key part of creating strong connections with your audience and supporting your businesses' online marketing efforts! We…

6 months ago

6 Ways to Define Your Unique Personal Brand on Instagram

Instagram is full of strong personal brands and identities that people love to follow. Those successful thought leaders, top influencers…

6 months ago

Building a Brand on Instagram – Your Intro to the Basics!

So you're building a brand on Instagram. 👷‍♀️You've come to the right place! Whether you're looking to start a fresh…

6 months ago

How to Find Relevant Hashtags for Instagram

You know finding hashtags are important, but with millions of posts on social media at your fingertips - how do…

6 months ago

How to Make the Most of Instagram Story Ads

By now, we’ve all heard of Instagram Stories - short, crisp little video clips and images that are visible only…

6 months ago

How to Change Your Instagram Theme (The Easy Way!)

It's spring cleaning season 🧹, and this year we're cleaning up more than our closets. If you've been scrolling through…

6 months ago

How to Use Our Desktop Instagram Planner Online (Step-By-Step Tutorial!)

On the hunt for an easy-to-use, comprehensive desktop Instagram planner to perfect your Instagram feed? You've come to the right…

7 months ago

15 Cute Instagram Picture Ideas To Liven Up Your Feed

All you Instagram enthusiasts out there know it's tough keeping up with posting on your feed and stories EVERY DAY. 🥵…

7 months ago

How to Do an Instagram Takeover Successfully in 6 Steps

Instagram takeovers are a powerful way to accomplish several Instagram marketing objectives, such as increasing brand awareness, gaining access to…

7 months ago

How to Make Your Own Instagram Color Palette

Instagram is all about the visual experience: Beautiful images and an Instagram color palette that pulls your feed together! 🎨…

7 months ago

3 Graphic Design Tips To Use On Instagram in 2020

Let's be honest. Not everyone that wants to create their own visuals has the time, energy and money to become…

7 months ago

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 get more followers on Instagram…

7 months ago

10 iPhone Photography Tips for Professional Pics!

Whether you're promoting your latest product on Instagram or building your brand as an influencer, you'll need some great photos…

7 months ago

Top 4 Unblur Picture Apps for iPhone (Before & After)

Maybe you were taking photos on the sidelines of your kid's basketball game and you got the exact moment they…

7 months ago

How to Edit Instagram Post After Posting: Caption, Location, Photo

So, it happened. You posted to your Instagram, only to see a mistake in your caption, location, tags or in…

8 months ago

How to Take Good Pictures of Yourself for Instagram [Before vs. Afters!]

Raise your hand if you've ever tried to take an Instagram-worthy pic of yourself, only to wind up shooting, deleting,…

8 months ago

8 Tips For Creating the Best Instagram Profile Possible

Ever noticed that there are some accounts on Instagram you just HAVE to follow? I mean, even if you’re not…

8 months ago

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 “Content is King,” you would…

8 months ago

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 provide you with 8 key…

8 months ago

How to Take Product Photos with an iPhone

Struggling to showcase your products in their best light without a professional camera setup? Great news: you don’t need a…

8 months ago

Best 5 Instagram Hashtag Tools for Finding Popular Tags

Instagram marketers have a secret weapon at our disposal every single time we post. What is this magical awareness, traffic,…

9 months ago

The Only Instagram Image Size Guide You Need in 2020

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

9 months ago

11 Tips for Taking Pinterest-Worthy Photos with Your Smartphone

Can you believe it's been nearly TEN years since Pinterest first appeared? Since then, content creators and users alike have…

9 months ago

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 on for successful accounts to…

9 months ago

How Instagram Video Will Help You Crush These 6 Marketing Goals

Looking to make the most out of video to promote your brand? There’s more ways to use video marketing these…

9 months ago

Yes, You CAN Use Stock Photos on Instagram! Heres How.

Wonder if you're allowed to use stock photos on Instagram? You may have even heard some criticism already. Things like,…

10 months ago

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

Brands and businesses have more options than ever on Instagram when it comes to the type of accounts you can…

10 months ago

10 Instagram Brands That Are Living Their Company Values

Company values are an incredible way to connect with your followers on - and off! - Instagram. They are the…

11 months ago

Tailwind for Android is Here!

Android users rejoice! The Tailwind for Android app is here! 🎉 We asked for your wishlists, examined our brand values…

11 months ago

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 laughter and a chorus of…

11 months ago

How to Use Instagram Analytics to Increase Followers and Engagement

Whether you’re a major brand or casual Instagrammer, keeping a close eye on your Instagram analytics can help you find…

11 months ago

The Instagram Story Insights That Matter

There one minute, gone the next! ⏳ You might be wondering why you should even spend time getting familiar with…

11 months ago

6 Steps to Create a Perfectly Branded Instagram Bio

Your Instagram bio is important. It’s the first real detail about your brand that your profile viewers see when they…

11 months ago

5 Clever Ways to Promote Your Blog Posts on Instagram

Chances are, your blog post tells a story. Whether you’ve written about a recipe, fashion, or wellness, there’s an underlying…

12 months ago

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 that, right? Well Pinterest site…

12 months ago

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 world (and our Tailwind team!)…

12 months ago

5 Ways to Spark Endless Engagement with Instagram Stories

With all the built-in features, stickers, and sparkly doodads Instagram Stories have to offer, they seem like a tool made…

12 months ago

Creating Videos For Instagram Has NEVER Been This Easy

Remember the days when Instagram was just a photo-sharing app? Today, 1 billion users later, Instagram has become a go-to…

1 year ago

8 Instagram Story Tricks To Dazzle Your Followers

Swiping through your Instagram Stories, you’re blown away by some of the cool tricks top Instagrammers are using to draw…

1 year ago

Pinterest SEO Simplified

I know, I know. Pinterest is our escape, our happy place. So when you mention Pinterest and SEO (Search Engine…

1 year ago

10 Best Instagram Planning Apps to Perfect Your Feed!

Ever plan the perfect Instagram post only to realize you didn’t have the right tools to make it happen? 😢 We…

1 year ago

Skyrocket Falling Instagram Engagement with Stories!

If you’ve noticed a significant drop in engagement on your Instagram feed, you’re not alone. From algorithm mysteries to rumors…

1 year ago

6 Steps to a Simple Pinterest Marketing Strategy

How do I get started marketing on Pinterest? How much should I Pin? Should I Pin other people’s content, or…

1 year ago

Instagram Creator Accounts – Should I Switch?

If you’ve been building a brand or trying to secure sponsorships as an influencer, you may be wondering about Instagram…

1 year ago

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

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

1 year ago

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 follows.

1 year ago

How to Instantly Spice Up Your Instagram Captions With Emojis

Love them 😍 or just 😐 them, emojis have become a central component in our online conversations. In fact, 95%…

1 year ago

Using the New Pinterest Analytics for Smarter Marketing

Which of my Pins bring in the most Pinterest traffic? Which Pins are most engaging? Do people engage more with…

1 year ago

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 that content for maximum exposure?…

2 years ago

6 Secrets To Get you 10K Followers on Instagram for Free

{:en} There’s no sugar-coating it: getting to your first 10,000 Instagram followers is tough. Why? Because when you’re first starting…

2 years ago

How to Create Gorgeous Lifestyle Photography

Whether you are selling on Etsy, Amazon, or your own website, having amazing lifestyle product photography can mean the difference…

2 years ago

How to Make Instagram Shoppable with Shopify

Are you selling products online with your Shopify store? Do you share those on Instagram and love the way it…

2 years ago

How and Why to Post from Instagram to Pinterest

With all the work you put into Instagram - creating beautiful images with inspiring captions and useful hashtags, wouldn't it…

2 years ago

How to Instagram Geopost Posts and Stories

Instagram geotags add location information to your Instagram posts, allowing people to see where your photo or video was taken.…

2 years ago

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 following is to spend countless…

2 years ago

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 understand who is seeing or…

2 years ago

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 decisions based in large part…

2 years ago

How to Schedule Instagram Stories and Still Auto Post

Auto Posting to Instagram took us all by surprise in early 2018. No more waiting for a smartphone notification to…

2 years ago

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 or swim based on product…

2 years ago

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. Social media platforms like Twitter…

2 years ago

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

Tailwind Tribes are made up of like-minded content creators who support each other and curate engaging Pinterest accounts by sharing…

2 years ago

New Ways to Get Discovered on Pinterest

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

2 years ago

How to Get Followers on Pinterest – The Latest Best Practices

For years, I've answered the question, "How can I get more followers on Pinterest?" with reassurances not to worry about…

2 years ago

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 use what you learn to…

3 years ago

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 couch, completely engrossed in a…

3 years ago

Schedule and Post Directly to Instagram with Tailwind

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

3 years ago

Why You Should Stop Using Alt Tags For Pinterest Pin Descriptions

This is a guest post from Dana Nicole of Dana Nicole Designs. What if your Pinterest marketing is sending Google…

3 years ago

Pinterest Marketing Strategy Insider Secrets Revealed

Cath, a content creator, left her full-time job as a marketer and grew her monthly Pinterest viewers from 7K to 100K…

3 years ago

How to Build an Engaged Instagram Community

This is a guest post from Aby Moore of You Baby Me Mummy. Instagram can inspire us. Its visual impact transports…

3 years ago

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 for them to see all…

3 years ago

The Ultimate Instagram Planner Is Here!

As you set your 2018 marketing goals, have you figured out where Instagram fits in? A well-defined goal on Instagram…

3 years ago

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 time, and following a consistent…

3 years ago

Blogging – The Foundation for Pinterest Marketing Success

Big brands like Wayfair or Target use massive budgets to drive incredible amounts of Pinterest activity and sales without creating…

3 years ago

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 think that’s a very different…

3 years ago

Introducing Tailwind Tribes – Work Faster, Grow Faster Together

Tailwind Tribes enables you to grow with other bloggers and marketers like you, while solving two key challenges that you…

3 years ago

How to Use Hashtags on Pinterest

It wasn't long ago that the answer to "How do I use hashtags on Pinterest?" was, "Don't!" Pinterest told us…

3 years ago

6 Ways to Make Money on Pinterest

Want to turn your passion for all things Pinterest into a money maker, or even a full-time business? There are…

3 years ago

Creating Real Instagram Engagement For Growth

Has your Instagram engagement dropped recently? If so, you are not alone! Even some Instagram experts have noticed a huge…

3 years ago

What to Post on Instagram – Jumpstart Challenge

It’s a fact - posting to Instagram every day is good for growth. According to a Tailwind original study, those…

3 years ago

Why The Tools You Use on Pinterest Matter

Where would we be without our tools? No can openers or hair brushes, no WordPress or Tailwind? Lost. We'd be…

3 years ago

Now You Can Use Hashtags on Pinterest!

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

3 years ago

Does it Matter When I Pin to Pinterest?

Timing matters when it comes to comedy, cooking, and gardening, but what about Pinterest? And why do we ask? You…

3 years ago

Pinterest Marketing for Skeptics

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

3 years ago

How Does Pinterest Work? Pinterest 101

How does Pinterest work? I'm so glad you asked! Pinterest is a giant Pinboard (think old-timey cork board with push…

3 years ago

Instagram Hashtag Research: How to Find Great Hashtags Fast

Using the right hashtags is the easiest way to increase the organic reach of your Instagram posts. Every time you…

3 years ago

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 we analyzed Tailwind member activity, we…

3 years ago

How to Book More Weddings with Pinterest

It's wedding season - hurrah! But even as you scramble to play your part in someone's "best day ever," in the…

3 years ago

Pinterest Lens Gets a ‘Fashionable’ Update [video]

What is Pinterest Lens? Pinterest Lens is a visual search tool! If your iPhone or Android Pinterest app is set to…

3 years ago

What to Pin to Pinterest in July

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

3 years ago

Want Pinterest Ads Results? 8 Things You Need to Know Now!

Promoted Pins are Pinterest ads, which allow you to pay to have your Pin seen by more Pinners. They often…

3 years ago

The One Instagram Hashtag Strategy That Works for Anyone

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

3 years ago

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 how to drive traffic to…

3 years ago

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. Hashtags help your posts get…

3 years ago

#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 a lot of eyeballs. So…

3 years ago

How to Promote Your Etsy Shop on Pinterest

As a talented Etsy maker it’s time to embrace the powerful allure that Pinterest has for your customers. We’ve all…

3 years ago

The Simple Secret to Faster Growth on Instagram

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

3 years ago

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 and analyzed them to uncover…

4 years ago

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 used by Instagrammers for accounts…

4 years ago

How to Create and Use Hashtag Lists for Instagram

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

4 years ago

How to Use Hashtag Lists in Tailwind for Instagram

How much time do you spend searching for the right hashtags for your Instagram posts and tapping them, one-by-one, into…

4 years ago

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 videos into one Instagram post.…

4 years ago

How to Use Hashtags on Instagram

Hashtags on Instagram? Use them or bag it? That's the question that Instagrammers face each time they post a photo…

4 years ago

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 hired (and eventually had to…

4 years ago

What to Pin to Pinterest In February

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

4 years ago

How to Grow Instagram Followers for Small Businesses

Some small businesses explode on Instagram, packing on followers by the thousand. In this blog post we look at some…

4 years ago

Introducing Tailwind for Instagram Scheduling & Analytics

More Engagement on Instagram With Less Effort Posting to Instagram consistently can be a real headache.  As we researched how…

4 years ago

What to Pin in January – Start 2017 Off Right

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

4 years ago

2017 Pinterest and Instagram Content Calendars – FREE Printables

Social media marketing is only getting more important for modern marketers and bloggers.  But how do you wrangle it into…

4 years ago

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 five minutes whether an Instagram…

4 years ago

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 at Tailwind.  He asked me…

4 years ago

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 help you understand what you…

4 years ago

Pinterest Business Tips: Drive Awareness and Sales

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

4 years ago

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 the best option for many…

4 years ago

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 bag from Kate Spade or…

4 years ago

What to Pin in November

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

4 years ago

7 Yuuuge Pinterest Tips in 7 Minutes

For many Tailwind members Pinterest is their largest, or second largest, source of traffic. Did you know that clicks from…

4 years ago

What to Pin in October

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

4 years ago

Tailwind Acquires PinAlerts and Oh So Pinteresting Blog

Today, we are announcing the acquisition of two early thought leaders in the Pinterest marketing space. These sites grew to serve…

4 years ago

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 of sweat-resistant seat covers) for…

4 years ago

Consistency Key to Higher Engagement on Instagram – What’s Working on Instagram Ep2

We analyzed every post to Instagram from Tailwind members in the past month and uncovered the five posts with the…

4 years ago

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 your account: You’re getting a…

4 years ago

How to Use Instagram Stories to Share your Creative Process

It’s not enough anymore to post a photo of your finished product on social media. Sure, audiences appreciate a pretty…

4 years ago

Takeoff Awards – Honoring Massive Growth on Pinterest

These visual marketers are getting RESULTS.  120k repins in 6 months.  80% of e-commerce traffic from Pinterest.  1.4M followers.  Here's…

4 years ago

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 you to post content from…

4 years ago

Instagram’s Most Liked Photos – Updated Monthly

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

4 years ago

The Curator’s Instinct for Pinterest: How Eric Kass Blew Up

Do you remember the cover art of the records that your father owned?  How about the pattern on your grandmother’s…

4 years ago

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 and women, their work is…

4 years ago

11 Pinterest Myths Debunked

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

4 years ago

Instagram Marketing: How to Grow Your Community

This post is based on a live video I recorded with our CEO about Instagram Marketing. Watch the first 10 minutes…

4 years ago

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 the first 10 minutes below…

4 years ago

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 a great Pin than you…

4 years ago

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 have 1,000s of repins? You’re…

4 years ago

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 smartphone revolution going on, it’s…

4 years ago

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

What are Pinterest boards? Most people will tell you that Pinterest boards are simply groups of Pins arranged by a…

4 years ago

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. Somehow it doesn’t quite roll…

5 years ago

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 pins on mobile iOS devices.…

5 years ago

Why We’re Overhauling Our Fastest Growing Product

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

5 years ago

Pin Scheduling Case Study: “My Crazy Good Life”

In 2012, Becca Ludlum saw an opportunity to change her life. With her blog, My Crazy Good Life, taking off…

5 years ago

How To Understand Your Traffic from Pinterest

Do You Really Know What Drives Your Referral Traffic from Pinterest? There's a good deal of confusion about what drives…

5 years ago

“Why Aren’t My Pins Being Seen?” Diving Into The Pinterest Smart Feed

Have you been frustrated with your Pins’ recent visibility? Or perhaps overjoyed by a sudden growth in Pinterest repins and…

5 years ago

6 Ways to Get More Repins on Pinterest

Getting more repins is a vital part of your Pinterest marketing strategy, as this can ensure that people are visiting…

5 years ago

FREE Printable 2016 Pinterest & Instagram Content Calendars

  Check out our 2017 Pinterest and Instagram Content Calendars! Everyone has something they want to accomplish in the new…

5 years ago

How to Get Buyable Pins

The world of e-commerce has been ever-changing since the dawn of the internet, and right now we're stepping into uncharted…

5 years ago

What Makes a Great Pin?

Pinterest analyzed dozens of potential features to determine what makes for a great pin. Four things stood out. Download this…

5 years ago

Instagram Analytics: The Metrics That Matter

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

5 years ago

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 effective Pinterest marketing and the…

5 years ago

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 our Pinterest feeds. Those days…

5 years ago

Pinterest Promoted Pins – Should You Pay for Engagement?

Promoted pins have a new option - engagement pins. Should you try them or should you keep paying for clicks?…

5 years ago

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 be a great way to…

5 years ago

Schedule Pins in Hootsuite with Tailwind

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

5 years ago

4 Reasons Pinterest Marketing Is Essential

If you’re wondering whether or not your brand needs to market on Pinterest, the answer is simple: Yes. Yes, you…

5 years ago

Stop Treating Pinterest Like a Social Media Platform

I know, I know. Pinterest IS technically a social media platform. However, it’s a platform that’s unlike any of the…

5 years ago

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. This means we’ll have special…

5 years ago

Pinterest Your Passion

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

5 years ago

Increase Your Brand’s Success with Instagram Video

Instagram alone has over 300 million monthly active users. It's visibility and popularity amongst other social media networks make it…

5 years ago

How to Market on Instagram

If you still haven't tried Instagram marketing for your company, now is the time. There are over 300 million users on Instagram who…

6 years ago

Social Media Resolutions [INFOGRAPHIC]

With the New Year come the New Year's Resolutions. Maybe yours is going to the gym, learning a new language…

6 years ago

Mobile Pinterest Marketing

We live in an increasingly mobile world. Is your Pinterest marketing strategy ready for it? If you're like the vast majority…

6 years ago

Pinterest Holiday Marketing: The Ultimate Guide

It's that time of year again. There's non-stop Christmas music, the threat of Santa always watching and everyone is scouring Pinterest…

6 years ago

13 Best Chrome Extensions for Marketers

One of the best things about the Chrome browser is it's amazing catalog of extensions. Here we've pulled the 13 best…

6 years ago

Pinterest for Small Business: Etsy

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

6 years ago

Introducing Pin Scheduling from Tailwind

Over the years, one feature has been requested by our customers more than any other.  Today, we're excited to finally…

6 years ago

How To Get Click-Throughs from Pinterest

What makes a pin more likely to receive click-throughs? Keep reading to learn how to optimize your pins for clicks. You…

6 years ago

Marketing with Pinterest’s Interests

Pinterest is all about interests - it’s literally in the name. Pinterest users collect things that are of interest to…

6 years ago

Tell Your Company Story with Pinterest

Every brand has a story to tell. Learn how to show off your unique tale using Pinterest. Just like a snowflake…

6 years ago

Promoted Pins & Pinterest’s Privacy Policy

On October 19, Pinterest is releasing an update to their privacy policy to better incorporate the coming introduction of promoted pins.…

6 years ago

5 Questions Pinterest Marketers Should Ask, But Don’t

Like with any marketing plan, there are certain things that must be evaluated to keep a Pinterest marketing strategy strong. In…

6 years ago

How to Get Pinterest Followers

It's the question on even the most cavalier marketer's mind - how do I get Pinterest followers??  While there might not be…

6 years ago

Secrets of the Best Beauty Brands on Pinterest

Beauty brands on Pinterest seem to have all the secrets to success. In this post, we'll be outlining a few…

6 years ago

Battle of the Engines: Google vs. Pinterest Search

With the arrival of Pinterest, a new player joined the competitive search engine landscape. As time passed, social-savvy journalists began noting…

6 years ago

A-Z: The Pinterest Marketing Dictionary

Believe it or not, Pinterest marketing isn't just pinning pretty pictures and hoping for the best. There's actually a lot…

6 years ago

It’s No Myth: Men On Pinterest Exist

Believe it or not, men on Pinterest do exist. To prove this point, we gathered 16 of the manliest accounts…

6 years ago

Benefits of Social Media Scheduling

UPDATE: You can now schedule pins and repins from anywhere on the web with Tailwind.  Learn more about pin scheduling.  As…

6 years ago

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 million plus active monthly users…

6 years ago

Pinterest Adds Messaging Capabilities

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

6 years ago

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. It's a little bit of…

6 years ago

The State of Social Media Scheduling

UPDATE: You can now schedule Pinterest Pins and repins from anywhere on the web with Tailwind.  Learn more about pin…

6 years ago

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 text to a combination of…

6 years ago

The Power of Social Media Contests

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

6 years ago

When to Pin to Pinterest

When it comes to pinning content, timing is crucial. No matter how adorable that kitten meme is, it's not going…

6 years ago

CPG Brands on Pinterest

Brands are flocking to Pinterest to promote their product. We would know. We are one of them. But anybody can…

6 years ago

Pinterest Content Discovery

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

6 years ago

Pinterest Guided Search for Web

Soon Pinterest pages everywhere will have a whole new look thanks to the release of Guided Search for web browsers. The…

6 years ago

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 by the API. What does…

6 years ago

How To Get Comments on Pinterest

Although it might not seem like the chattiest network, figuring out how to get comments on Pinterest can be extremely…

6 years ago

5 Unique Pinterest for Small Business Ideas

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

6 years ago

The Meaning of Color in Marketing

We have a thing for color. Previously, we discussed the nature of the color blue and why it is such…

6 years ago

Exploring Pinterest’s Guided Search

With last night's announcement of Guided Search, Pinterest is looking to change the way we view search engines. Sounds great,…

6 years ago

5 Design Tools to Create Pinnable Images

If there is one thing this writer enjoys more than researching blog articles and finding good Pinterest tips for all…

6 years ago

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 started right. Here at Tailwind,…

6 years ago

Power of the Pin It Button

Sure, there are plenty of reasons Pinterest is so successful. But what do we think the biggest factor is? The…

6 years ago

Study: Optimizing a Social Media Content Strategy

In Software Advice's recent social media study, 168 marketers 168 marketers were polled about their social media content strategy. Keep reading…

6 years ago

Lessons Learned from Social Media Scandals

2013 was another great year for the rich and famous. A year chock-full of killer movies, stellar TV shows, hit…

6 years ago

Advantages of Contributing Blog Writers

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

6 years ago

Startup Spotlight: VentureLab

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

6 years ago

Social Media Reactions to MH370

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

7 years ago

Pinterest’s Interests – What Do They Mean?

Pinterest's interest in their users' interests is a big part of what makes the platform so unique. They're learning about what…

7 years ago

The Benefits of Blogging

Many organizations claim that blogging is dead and buried, never to rise again. A thing of the past, displaced by…

7 years ago

How to Sell Your Agency Clients on Pinterest

In an agency environment, selling a client on a new platform can be a daunting task. While your clients probably…

7 years ago

4 Social Media Tips Inspired by George Takei

Social media can be incredibly difficult to use as a marketing tool. Some companies and organizations expect instant sales simply…

7 years ago

Pinterest Goes Global

Pinterest is quickly becoming a global phenomenon. According to Media Bistro, they've amassed over 70 million users worldwide, with 45.6% of…

7 years ago

True Blue Social Media: A Logo Analysis

Here at Tailwind we recognize the importance of color in social media marketing, especially on Pinterest. As such, an interesting…

7 years ago

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 good chance that some of…

7 years ago

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 bit astonished at Facebook’s recent…

7 years ago

Choosing from Social Media Platforms

In this new age of social media marketing, many make the mistake of posting the same type of content on…

7 years ago

5 Ways to Use Hashtags to Your Advantage

Anyone who is a pop culture enthusiast or an avid fan of scrolling through YouTube videos has probably seen Justin…

7 years ago

Why We Need a Pinterest Listening Tool

In a world full of HootSuites and TweetDecks, social media marketers are missing out on one major opportunity - Pinterest…

7 years ago

Good Eats for Super Bowl XLVIII

Are you excited for the Super Bowl Sunday? We here at Tailwind, along with the millions of die-hard fans are…

7 years ago

Your Pinterest Business Plan

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

7 years ago

A Rookie’s SEO Overview: Part 1

If you are marketing online, you should know that search engine optimization (SEO) is a huge part of being successful,…

7 years ago

How to Land a Social Media Marketing Job

What started as a way to keep in touch with friends has turned into a phenomenon- social media has now…

7 years ago

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 right, and sometimes we get…

7 years ago

The Importance of Fan Engagement

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

7 years ago

Social Media Scheduling

It’s a new year, and you know what that means- the perfect time for New Year’s resolutions! When setting your…

7 years ago

Pinterest-Popular New Year’s Eve Cocktails

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

7 years ago

Goals of Social Media Marketing

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

7 years ago

6 Brands That Are Having a “Pinterest Christmas”

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

7 years ago

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 for your brand image- it's…

7 years ago

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, but what about local businesses?…

7 years ago

How Universities and Non-profits Use Pinterest

As Pinterest is becoming more and more popular, the type of users on it are expanding as well. While colleges,…

7 years ago

Handmade: Pinterest’s Top 7 Makers

Pinterest users spend more than shoppers referred by other social media sites, with an average order value of $140-180 (compared…

7 years ago

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 and a 100% vegan tofu…

7 years ago

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! You may find yourself wondering…

7 years ago

Social Media Brand Building

When it comes to a successfully marketed business, a consistent brand is key. If you don't have a distinct brand…

7 years ago

What Does the Pinterest API Really Mean?

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

7 years ago

Growth of the Visual Web, Led by Pinterest & Instagram

Websites like Pinterest, Instagram and Flickr have shown that users are looking for a more visual web experience when it…

7 years ago

4 Unique Ways To Improve Your Pinterest Marketing

By now, it's no secret that Pinterest is growing rapidly and is now a serious contender in the social media…

7 years ago

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 pins" feature which allows users…

7 years ago

Popular on Pinterest This Halloween

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

7 years ago

Developing a Strategy for Pinterest Group Boards

In one of my previous articles I described the impact that my Pinterest campaign had on my company's Google search…

7 years ago

How to Get Your Content Shared

What's one of the best parts about marketing and sharing content online? This content has the potential to go viral,…

7 years ago

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, an early innovator in the…

7 years ago

Myth Busting Online Marketing

We've all fallen victim to common myths. Despite what you may have heard, a watermelon will not grow in your stomach…

7 years ago

How to Make Rich Article Pins [Cheat Sheet]

So your company doesn't sell a product, produce movies or whip up delicious recipes. No problem! As long as you…

7 years ago

Owned, Paid and Earned Social Media Promotion

Promotion, especially when marketing on social media, is extremely important in the marketing and advertising world. After all, what good…

7 years ago

[FREE PRINTABLE] 16 Point Pinterest Profile Checklist

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

7 years ago

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 social media strategy down. However,…

7 years ago

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 words and symbols are commonly…

7 years ago

DC Versus Marvel – Who is the Pinterest Superhero?

In this guest post, Vincent Ng of MCNG Marketing puts DC Comics and Marvel in a head-to-head battle to see…

7 years ago

The Risks Associated with Social Media Marketing

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

7 years ago

How Small Businesses Can Benefit From Pinterest [Repost]

Originally featured on SMBNow, this article outlines how small businesses can find large business-sized success by marketing on Pinterest. You’ve…

7 years ago

How to Add Stickers to Instagram Stories

Want to convey emotions, take a poll, or encourage donations on your Instagram posts? You can do all of the…

6 days ago

How to Rock Minimalist Design on Pinterest

Pin designs don't need to be complicated or over the top. In fact, minimalist design is working better than even…

1 week ago

The Ultimate List of Pinterest Creative Resources

Looking for your latest dose of tips, tricks, and best practices for creating beautiful Pins on Pinterest? In today's post,…

2 weeks ago