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  1. http://patchworkposse.com/blog
    March 20, 2013 @ 11:38 pm

    Do you pin everyday from your blog? I have a my tutorials and a seperate my patterns board. Do you just pin when it is relevant I guess? Pinterest is one of my top 5 drawers to the blog. Love that!
    Are you pinning everyday- yours or others or repinning? just wondering if i should do this everyday or just when i feel like it.

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    • Deby at Moms Make Money
      March 21, 2013 @ 2:49 pm

      Wow Becky how have I not come across you before? I love your site and your shop – you look very successful already. Your Pinterest boards are beautiful – I can’t imagine why you don’t have thousands of followers. I think the success of Pinterest comes from the likes and repins – getting your pins in front of others, they repin and its in front of their followers, who repin and so on. So don’t be afraid of asking your readers to pin one of your posts or patterns on their boards. You might also consider rearranging your boards to highlight the ones that feature your work by putting these right on the top row. If you have a talent – shout about it! And I can see that on your My Patterns board you have 6 pins – but in your shop you have many more patterns than that – get them ALL out there! Same with your free patterns and tutorials. Don’t worry about pinning every day. Just make sure its all pinned into all of the relevant boards so they can be seen. I pinned some onto my boards. Good luck.

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  2. Donna Wilkes
    March 21, 2013 @ 7:56 am

    I have started pinning my projects and traffic did increase. I often pin several photos from the ame blog if they are interesting enough. I try to place them within my most popular boards.

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  3. Ruth
    March 22, 2013 @ 8:01 pm

    I really need to try this. I have never pinned anything I’ve made.
    Ruth

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  4. [email protected] Mixed Kreations
    March 24, 2013 @ 8:13 am

    Just popping over from “Get school Saturday”. I am on Pinterest but I guess I need to be more regular on my pinning, so maybe I’ll be able to bring more traffic to my site. Thanks for sharing, now I’m off to check out your other tips.

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  5. Justine
    March 24, 2013 @ 9:45 am

    Stopping by from the Saturday Spotlight, I am your newest follower. Thanks for sharing! http://queenofsavings.com

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  6. CeLynn
    March 24, 2013 @ 11:18 am

    Visiting you from Sew Many Ways Linky Party! I have just recently started pinning my posts to my boards. Thanks for a great tip :0)

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  7. Tiffani Whitaker Goff
    March 24, 2013 @ 11:51 am

    I totally agree with you as I pin absolutely ever post I write and I most write content posts not DIY.

    stopping by from Raising Imperfection and look forward to following you.

    xoxo tiffani
    http://www.tiffanigoff.com

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  8. [email protected] A Pile of Scrap!
    March 24, 2013 @ 8:01 pm

    I most certainly do pin my own work. It’s one of the fastest ways to get attention to my blog & I KNOW it will link back to MY post. It’s like a double security measure for my blog. In fact, I have more Pinterest followers than blog followers. I do have a board for showcasing my projects called Just Something I Whipped Up.

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    • Deby at Moms Make Money
      March 24, 2013 @ 8:14 pm

      You explain it perfectly – its a sure fire link to your own blog.

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  9. emily
    March 26, 2013 @ 4:32 am

    great tip! Thanks for linking up to Tasteful Tuesdays! love it! Really appreciate you stopping by my blog! I’m trying to keep in better touch with my linkers/readers… If you already follow me, please let me know I will find your blog on Bloglovin (I’m transferring my follows there)if you don’t follow in any way, would you consider following via GFC or other method?
    http://www.nap-timecreations.com

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  10. Amy Clark
    March 26, 2013 @ 7:05 pm

    Thanks for the great tip!

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  11. lovelymrsp
    March 27, 2013 @ 8:19 am

    I constantly pin my own stuff, old & new. I put them in a board called madeinaday.com and hide it towards the bottom of my board page. You could probably make it a hidden board as well. Thanks for the great tips and thanks for linking up last week on Made in a Day!
    Kim

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  12. Kathy Moody
    March 29, 2013 @ 10:05 am

    Thanks for the fabulous tips! I always pin my photos, but I need to do a better job of it. Thank you so much for sharing at A Bouquet of Talent! Have a wonderful weekend and a Happy Easter.
    hugs
    Kathy

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  13. Carol
    March 29, 2013 @ 7:10 pm

    That’s a great idea, and I just recently started doing that!

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  14. April @ Angel's Homestead
    March 30, 2013 @ 6:39 am

    Thank you so much for sharing with Saturday Spotlight last week. I hope you come by today to share more of your awesome advice! Happy Easter 🙂

    http://angelshomestead.com/

    April

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  15. Alice (@mumsmakelists)
    April 2, 2013 @ 8:31 am

    Think you’re absolutely right – increasingly lots of us are using Pinterest as much as readers to “follow” blogs so always happy to see people’s own pins in their feed, Alice

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  16. Mardell
    April 3, 2013 @ 10:56 am

    If we pin our things on Pinterest should we put watermarks on our photos? Can we add the watermark to the photos on our blogs or should we submit new photos?

    Thanks, this is a good tip.

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    • Deby at Moms Make Money
      April 3, 2013 @ 5:44 pm

      It’s always a good idea to have your blog address on your photos. One – for pinning yes, in case a person pins the photo without the correct source. And two – for others copying your photos onto their own site, then readers can find the original source. I think each of your pinnable photos on the blog i.e. your finished craft/product should have the blog name.

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  17. Michelle
    July 12, 2014 @ 9:06 pm

    Hi I’m Michelle I’ve been designing and creating all my content with my owe ideas, projects, new beachwear, because I’m moving to the coast, hair styles for layered and bangs that I do myself, and remodeling my house into a beach theme and which most of it I make or refurbish. My pictures are not that great but at least I think it’s going to be interesting to see how it turns out. I love your tips and love pinterest. I would like you to look at my new posts when I begin to really make it viral. Here’s my blog
    http://www.beachbumtrendycreations.blogspot.com
    Oh and I’m trying to sell my products on their as well and they are very unique. If you want a seek peek go to madefromtheocean on fb

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