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Since we use Pinterest all day every day I’ve compiled some of our favorite tools and resources to help you maximize your Pinterest efforts. These are tools I’ve used and/or purchased myself. They are super valuable to me and my team.
Pinterest Scheduling Programs
Tailwind — My absolute favorite scheduling program. Easy to use, great analytics, tracking, and smart scheduling. Add just one or multiple accounts.
Ahalogy — Free resource that allows you to schedule pins and potentially work with brands. Learn more about how to maximize Ahalogy for scheduling.
Pinterest for Business Tools
I recommend these tools because they can help boost your Pinterest presence by encouraging your blog readers to share your content and follow you on Pinterest.
Best Social Share Plug In — Social Warfare. This is such an easy plug in to use. Listen to my podcast with Dustin about how to maximize your social shares.
Boost Pinterest followers numbers with the MiloTree pop-up. Learn more about why I love this Pinterest pop up and how much my follower numbers have grown since using it.
I take seriously the courses I suggest for purchase because I value your business building time. I’ve peeked inside these schools/courses to verify that the content is solid. I’ve met with the owners and work with them personally to confirm they are helpful teachers.
Making Sense of Affiliate Marketing — I have heard nothing but rave reviews about this course. Blog post after blog post tell me that what Michelle teaches in this course gets the monetary results you’re looking for. If you want to learn to monetize your blog, this is the only course you need.
Food Blogger Pro — I work directly with Food Blogger Pro as an expert in their community. This is specifically designed for food bloggers both new and advanced. The information within this membership site is extensive but laid out well so you’re not overwhelmed.
Elite Blog Academy — This the mother of all blogging schools and I’ve personally seen the continued success stories this school is producing. Ruth from Living Well Spending Less is committed to helping her students learn the best way to blog and grow their business.
iPhone-o-graphy course — How to capture high-quality photos using your iPhone. I have met Chaitra and she is a great teacher. She knows her iPhone and how to use it just like a dslr. If you’re not quite ready to make a big camera purchase but have an iPhone, this is your course.
Pinterest Graphic Tools
Creating the right Pinnable images can make or break your strategy. Use these simple, free tools to get started on making images that fit your style and attract pinners. We also have an extensive video tutorial within the Simple Pin Mastercourse.
Canva — Free and easy to use and perfect for beginners. Stock images for $1+
Can Stock Photo — $1+ images for purchase
PicMonkey— Free with paid option offering more features. Easy to use but stock images not available for purchase.
Social Media Management Tools
Growing a social media management company takes time and the right tools that don’t take up all that time. Here are a few integral tools that I use to grow Simple Pin.
Freshbooks — I use this for all my invoicing needs. It takes 30 seconds and I’m done. Love it.
Dashlane — This allows me to keep all my passwords secure for both me and my team.
Yesware — If you’re drowning in responding to emails, you absolutely MUST get this on your account.
ConvertKit — I use this for my Simple Pin email list but I also created a special email list for my clients so I can quickly email them updates or changes we’re making.
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