3 Tips to Use Pinterest to Grow Your Instagram

3 Tips to Use Pinterest to Grow Your Instagram

When you are building your social media strategy you should consider intertwining a few apps together. It only make sense to use one platform with great engagement that you already have to increase your effectiveness of another. When it comes to visual content, the best apps to use are Instagram and Pinterest. And what can be better than use them together to increase each other. The visual engagement on Instagram combines with a unique way to link and gain traffic belongs to Pinterest, can do magic to your business. We summed up three ways to use Pinterest to grow your Instagram account. 

1. Pin it

Simple as it sounds, if you’re going to use Pinterest to draw more traffic to your Instagram account you’ll have to first post on your Instagram then Pin it to Pinterest. Because the idea is to bring the audience directly from Pinterest to your Instagram account you would need to link your photo URL on IG to the Pin on Pinterest.

Let me simplify this for you. Post a new photo on your IG. Go to this page on your desktop (that would be easier, but you can enter your IG on the Mobile as well on Chrome. The point is you’ll need the URL address). Then copy the URL address. Go to Pinterest, post that photo and link it you the post on Instagram. 

Remember, those apps are all about visuality, which means it’s very important to pick high-quality photos to look more reliable and entice the audience. 

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3 Tips to Use Pinterest to Grow Your Instagram

2. Gallery That Serves you 

A different way to grow your Instagram using Pinterest is to use Pinterest as a collage that’s telling a story. The plus about Pinterest that Instagram does not have, is the long-life of the content. Not like Instagram that put the spotlight on the recent posts, on Pinterest a photo from five months ago can still be effective to you and bring you traffic. Use that!

You can create a board that has a specific topic for example, “Lifestyle”, and treasure a gallery on a board on Pinterest. Where in fact those photos can be post on Instagram during the all year intertwine with different kinds of other posts. Get creative about it!

3. All you need is SEO

The way Pinterest works is by using keywords to get to what you’re looking for. Which means, the base of Pinterest is in fact SEO in its best. With that being said, why not to use it to your advantage.

Lets just dive into it. To optimize your results from the searching engine on Pinterest and grow the terrific to your accent on Instagram you should look for the best high rated keywords. Then you may what to create boards similar to those. needless to say, link those pins to your Instagram page. And you got it!

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3 Tips to Use Pinterest to Grow Your Instagram


Growing your traffic on your Instagram account can be achieved by many ways. Using Pinterest and Instagram together is the ultimate way, since they’re both specialize on visual content.  In this article, you can apply these three way which will help you to grow your engagement and traffic on your Instagram account. Though remember, that’s just the tip off the ice. When it comes to social media, be creative about it and think outside the box.

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