I’m always pleased to contribute guest articles, and was happy when Miral from Bibliocrunch reached out and asked me to contribute a Pinterest for Authors article.
Bibliocrunch connects Authors with Publishing Professionals (here’s a link to Bibliocrunch’s FAQ), and I was guest Tweeter on one of their #IndieChat Twitter Chats “How Authors can leverage Pinterest”
Read my Guest Article:
Pinterest has always been a very tricky social media tool for both traditional and and self-published authors. Once mastered, however, it can be one of the most useful tools an author can utilize to promote their book and build an audience. The hardest part is figuring out how to take photo posting, and make it into a marketing tool for you and your book.
This social media tool can be used for all steps of self-publishing, from using it to first find your audience, to finding keywords, to optimizing your Pinterest board titles in order to attract and maintain a proper audience for your writing style. Jay Artale walks us through how to use Pinterest to get discovered as an author. Bibliocrunch
And here’s a sneak peak at the pinnable images I included in the article:
Pin Number 1: How to use a Search Mindset to optimize your Pinterest boards and pins
Pin Number 2: How to use keywords to optimize your Pinterest Board descriptions
Pin Number 3: How to use keywords to optimize your Pinterest Pin descriptions
Pin Number 4: How to use three free search tools to find popular Pinterest keywords for your author niche
Hope you enjoy the article, and let me know if you have any questions about using Pinterest keywords to attract your ideal audience for your author niche.