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Enter to Win Monthly Giveaway Jay Artale pinterest for authors

Each first SUNDAY of the month I'll do a Prize Drawing from my Pinterest for Authors mailing list to pick one lucky winner to receive some TLC for their Pinterest for Authors Account.

  • The LUCKY WINNER will receive:
    • A Pinterest Profile Review
    • Recommendations on how to optimise your Pinterest account
    • Free Social Media support for your Pinterest account for the month. Suggested activities I can help with:
      • Pinning Activity
      • Repinning Activity
      • Board Creation
      • Board Optimisation
      • Profile Optimisation
      • Pinterest Training and Support
      • Sweepstake Set Up

Pinterest for Authors Entry Requirements:

  • This monthly giveaway is aimed at Authors.
  • It doesn't matter whether you've published your first book yet or not. If you're an author, you're eligible to sign up to win.
  • Your Sweepstake prize is valid for the month you entered, and must be redeemed prior to the next month's drawing.
  • You are eligible to win every month - as long as you name remains on my mailing list

Find out how I helped these Authors build their brand using Pinterest

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Author Charlene Carr Pinterest for Authors

April 15th, 2016

Charlene Carr is an author of fiction full of thought, heart, and hope. Her novels are full of friendship and second chances.

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Charlene has 5 fiction books under her belt and each book in the A New Start series follows one woman’s journey through a time in her life when she finds herself needing to make a new start. Charlene would like to use Pinterest to help build her platform because she believe it's where a lot of her readers spend time and she knows it's a good way to connect with them, so is looking for help with how to approach it.

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September 6th, 2015

Morgyn Star is the pen name for a member of the Society of Master Saddlers who is writing her first horse-themed YA fantasy novel "Given to the Wind".

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Morgyn doesn't have her publication date set yet for her first novel, but wanted to use Pinterest to attract both readers, riders and writers. She already uses Pinterest as her inspiration boards for both characters and settings, and was questioning the value of blogging before her book is published.

Aviva Scott Author and Pinterest for Authors Winner

August 2nd, 2015

Aviva is a self-anointed New York Bitch who loves to write about all the crap relationships, let-downs, and unbelievable experiences she's had. She is the author of the High Heels Series.

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I wasn't able to connect with Aviva through email of Social Media, so I went ahead and evaluated her Pinterest Profile and Top 5 Boards to make sure they supported the Brand Goals she should have for her High Heels Series of books. 

Sharon Smith Author and Winner of the Pinterest for Authors Giveaway run by Jay Artale

June 7th, 2015

Sharon Smith is an Canadian Author who is living a full-time RVing lifestyle. She is currently living in Mazatlan, Mexico and is working on the 3rd book in her "On RVing Time" book series.

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Sharon has published two books about her RVing adventures and wants help relaunching these two books on Pinterest, and launching her third books in the series too.

Claire Wingfield Winner of Jay Artale Pinterest for Authors Sweepstake

May 3rd, 2015

Claire Wingfield is an Edinburgh-based editor and literary consultant, author of creative writing handbook "52 Dates for Writers"

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Advice and especially help in attracting followers who might be interested in a book about novel writing. I also have an editorial and consultancy service to publicize. I've started a few personal interests, would you keep these on this account or should I really use a personal account for those?
Here's a summary of how I collaborated with Claire: Read how to use Pinterest to Develop your Author Brand (published July 2nd)

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April 2015 at IndieReCon 

Sue Webb writes as Suzi Love, and is an Australian author of historical romances, sexy to erotic, Regency to early Victorian. Lover of books, travel, history, weird and wonderful.

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I'd like to know about running Pinterest contests? Are they worth the trouble? Easy to run? My website stats show that I get more traffic via Pinterest than anything else and I'd love to be able to get some of those browsers to sign up for my newsletter on my website. Is there anything I can do in Pinterest to encourage people to sign up for the newsletter? 
Here's a summary of how I collaborated with Sue: Read how to encourage people to sign up for your email list. (published May 12th)

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Changes to Pinterest Promoted Pins

Recent changes on Pinterest about Promoted Pins. You now have two different options in the U.S. Cost Per Engagement and Cost Per Click. See what the difference is and which is best for you.

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Holidays are BIG STUFF on Pinterest

Black Friday is just around the corner and the peak holiday shopping way is already in full flow. So here’s a list of 5 ideas from Pinterest to get you and your brand ready for the holidays.

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Pinterest for Authors Newsletter and Monthly Sweepstake

Thanks for finding your way over from IndieReCon This is my sign up page for my Pinterest for Authors Newsletter.  Each month I’ll send you a brief update containing: Links to recent Pinterest Audits and Assessments Links to Pinterest Profiles for New Authors I’ve discovered on Pinterest Tips and Reference Information about using Pinterest to promote […]

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Infographic: A Beginners Guide to Pinterest Group Boards

Group Boards Pinterest Group Boards are one of the best ways to increase your reach when you don’t have a large following. If you’re new to Group Boards, here’s an infographic I put together that highlights some of the basic information about how to find and contribute to other pinners group boards and some best practices […]

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How to Pin without Infringing on Copyright

Here’s a quick summary of the ABC of how to avoid Copyright Infringement on Pinterest. Here’s how you can take responsibility for what you pin, to ensure you have the rights to share the content.

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August Pinterest for Authors Winner

How Authors can build their brand on Pinterest by improving their Pinterest Profile and Top 5 Boards. Here’s my recommendations for Indie Author Aviva and her High Heels series.

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Does Pinterest own copyright to my images?

Understanding Copyright on Pinterest Pinterest is a valuable marketing and promotion tool for Authors, but too many don’t understand the copyright rules and are confused about who owns the copyright of Pinterest content so they end up steering clear of setting up their own Pinterest boards — and by default, missing out on the most […]

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Twitter chat for Pinterest

The weekly Twitter chat is the original Pinterest chat. It gets about 900+ tweets were session and as well as sharing their passion for pinterest these Twitter chats cover best practices, new uses and tools for personal and professional Pinterest use.