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Pinterest Tips & Tricks from Kyla Herbes, House of Hipsters Blog

On Friday the guest speaker on our weekly Designer Discussions on Clubhouse was Kyla Herbes, digital content creator and home decor blogger at the hugely popular House of Hipsters blog. She is also an incredibly savvy Pinterest expert with lots of insights from her time working at Pinterest (yes, she actually worked for them creating pins for brands) and her uber-successful blogging career.

Here is the gist of what she shared in the Clubhouse talk.

Pinterest is a visual search engine, not just a place where you pin your favorite things.   Remember that you are a brand, so you need to act like a brand and focus on pinning what your audience likes, not only what you like.

Here are some tips for when you get started:

  • Create a business account, or change your personal into a business account.
  • Claim your website and other linked accounts so they talk to each other.
  • Have a properly named brand board and supporting boards.
  • To boost SEO, add keywords to everything, especially tag...
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