Increase traffic with Pinterest | This is how you do that!

Written by Celine Klooster

February 26, 2017

I’ve got asked a lot how I can increase my blog traffic with Pinterest. I knew a lot about this already, but I didn’t have enough results to tell how you have to do this. I have tried a lot of different strategies and I have found a really good way to increase my blog traffic. I am going to tell about this way today.

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Increase traffic with a Pinterest business account

As first, it is super easy and handy to make your own business account. You can do this by signing up on this site. When you have made an account, then you need to add your blog URL to the settings. You aren’t done yet because now comes the hard part. You need to press the button ‘Confirm website’. After that, you need to add the meta tag to your index.html. I thought this was pretty hard, but it is worth it. If you don’t get it, then you can leave a comment below. I will answer it directly!

Rich pins

Rich pins are really important to grow your blog. For this you need a business account, so make sure you didn’t miss the last step. This step is very easy. Just make sure you have a business account. Next, you go to this site to sign up for rich pins. You just add your blog URL to this site. After a couple of hours or a couple of days, you get an e-mail that your rich pins are activated. When you have activated your rich pins, your pins get a title and below information about the article.

A good description

It sounds super easy, but a good description is seriously hard. Try to use many keywords in your descriptions.  Where would you search for when you search for this kind of pin? I think it just takes a lot of exercises, but when you have a good description then you definitely increase your blog traffic with Pinterest.

Vertical pins

I always use Canva to make vertical pins. Make sure you choose a good title and not a short picture. Long vertical pictures attract a lot of attention, so they increase your blog traffic with Pinterest.

Increase traffic with Pinterest

Pin much

It sounds super logic of course, but it is pretty hard to pin much. I am currently using Tailwind and I am loving it. Do you want to read more about Tailwind? Then check out the posts below. Want to check out Tailwind yourself? Then check out this website.

Group boards

This is really the most important step. In group boards, you can share your pins super easy. Most pinners share your pins again. Because of group boards, you get seen by a lot of people. Don’t forget to share pins from other pinners as well. I recommend you to pin 20/80. 20% of yourself and 80% of others. I don’t really follow this rule, but I try to pin from other as much as I can. I have a list below with the group boards where I am in. Some are in English, but some are also in Dutch.

Beauty blogger groupboard. This is my own group board. You can leave a comment below if you want to join this group board.

Pin your blogs. Another group board of me. In this group boar, you can pins all your blogs, so not only beauty.

Blogger spotlight

Bloggers post it board

Top blogs – viral board


Blog community most repinned

Bloggers Unite

Bloggers gonna blog

Blogging pros group board

Blogging from bloggers

Blogging Connection

Pin your best pins

Share your blog!

Beauty & Style Blogs Group Board

#GirlBoss Bloggers


Share Your Blog With The World!

Bloggers post share

Blogger’s best

Blogger connection group

These gold bloggers


All about blogging group board


Our pretty wild world

Create your best life

Social media + Blogging group board


Dutch beauty blogposts

Dutch lifestyle group boards

Post your blog!

Bloggers portal 

Beauty blogger group board

Blogging tips

Mostly blogging group board

Promote your blog!

Pin all the things

Everything but the blog

Blogger round up

Well, with these group boards you will definitely have a good start. With most group board you have to send the owner an e-mail and you have to follow the Pinterest account or the board. Most of the time this is in the description. Also, pay attention to where the group stands for. Sometimes it is only for beauty bloggers, sometimes for everyone and sometimes for lifestyle bloggers etc.

Do you increase your blog traffic with Pinterest already? In about three months I will show the growth of my blog via Pinterest!  

Do you want to optimize your Pinterest profile, but don’t you know how? Then check out my Fiverr account. I will optimize your profile for only $5.


I am Celine. Enthusiastic, passionated, and a bit perfectionistic, but I especially love blogging. I love to share my blogging and social media tips and to help other people. Go to my about me page to get to know me.
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  1. Faizan

    Hello, nice articleinstead. This is glad to see that you’re drawing a good amount of traffic from pinterest. I agree that pinterest has much potential to give you what you want in your blogging career. In fact I have drawnmy first 100 visitors from pinterest.
    Celine, I saw you have joined a mass group board network. Will you allow me to join your group board. Thanks

  2. Natali

    Hi Celine! Great article!!! find it very helpful.
    I would like to join your Beauty bloggers groupboard. Please find my Pinterest email below.

  3. Kinza

    Hi please add me to your group board

  4. Melissa

    Celine this article has so much useful information especially for a person like me that is starting a blog. I would love to join your board and start off on the right foot with everything! My Pinterest email is

  5. Minosh

    Great Article! THANK YOU!


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