Happy fall y’all!  I’m loving that it’s finally sweater weather and pumpkin spice season.  Well, it’s still pretty warm around here so I haven’t been able to wear my sweaters or boots yet but I am loving all my favorite pumpkin treats.  And, now that it’s October, it’s time to share this month’s collection of Pinterest Tips and Trends.  Here’s a list of what you should be pinning and a few tips to help grow your Pinterest account.

If you’re new to the blog and haven’t seen the previous month’s tips and trends, you can find them all HERE.

October 2018 Pinterest Tips and Trends

Pinterest Tips and Trends – October 2018

What can you do to help your account continue to grow?

Tip #1 – Use Google Analytics

Look at your Google Analytics to see what you should you be pinning.  Look at your top 10 posts from this time last year and pin those to your best performing boards.  Also, pin your top performing blog posts from the last 30 days.  Use this FREE PRINTABLE to help you plan out your weekly Pinterest schedule.

Tip #2 – Live Pinning

Make sure you are going on Pinterest for a few minutes everyday to live pin.  Pinterest is wanting you to be engaged. The days of scheduling it and forgetting it are gone. Put Pinterest on your phone and take 5 minutes a day to live pin.  Live pinning is where you are doing a quick search for something and straight scheduling it to your boards.

Tip #3 – Create New Pins

Choose 3-5 older posts and create new pins.  Sometimes adding the title to an image or creating a collage image can help bring new traffic to older posts.  I suggest starting with your top performing blog posts.  People like those posts for a reason.  And, don’t forget – we can create new pinnable images for you.  Please contact us for more information.

October Pinterest Trends

What Should I be Prepared to Pin for the Coming Months!

Remember we should already be circulating our Halloween pins.  Last minute pins will not get you the traction that you want, if any.  It’s also time to start pinning all those fabulous holiday posts you have – Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, New Years, and more!

Mommy Bloggers:

  • Thanksgiving/ Christmas Decorations
  • Thanksgiving Dinner
  • Christmas School Parties
  • Pumpkin anything
  • Indoor Kids Crafts
  • Cornucopia
  • Football parties
  • Christmas Cookie Decorating
  • Wreaths
  • Christmas Trees
  • Wrapping Presents
  • Ugly Sweater Parties
  • DIY Indoor Projects
  • Christmas Traditions
  • Game Ideas
  • Elf On the shelf
  • Gifts – DIY and Guides

Foodie Bloggers:

Cold weather is finally rolling in which means staying in and cooking bread, soups, slow cooker, apples, pumpkin spice and Instant Pot is still doing well. Your big holidays are here so take advantage of 4th Quarter.
  • Turkey
  • Stuffing and all the fixings
  • Pies
  • Christmas Cookies
  • Christmas Candies
  • Football is here so think appetizers, sliders, finger foods and snacks
  • Gift Guides and DIY

Lifestyle and Fashion Bloggers:

We need to prep for Winter!
  • Jackets, Boots, Scarfs, Hats, and Mittens
  • What are we wearing to Christmas Parties?
  • Jewelry, Shoes, Dresses, Nails and Hair
  • Thanksgiving Tablescapes
  • What to do with your skin during the dry winter
  • DIY Masks, Pamper yourself, Lips, Eyes, Makeup
  • Football Parties
  • Gift Guides and DIY

Remember, I’m here to help you grow your Pinterest account! I want to help you be effective with your Pinterest marketing plan. Spend a few hours each month creating your Pinterest game plan using these helpful tips and trends. Please contact me if you have any questions or if you are interested in working together.

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