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Skills Needed To Be A Pinterest Virtual Assistant

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There are so many different skills that you can utilize as a Pinterest Virtual Assistant. Most of these skills you can pick up online as well. Learning these different skill sets can make you a sought after Virtual Assistant. Pinterest has become an increasingly popular platform for almost all site owners over the past several years. Pinners who do right can expect traffic long term with no effort.

  1. Pinterest Basics and Best Practices:
    • First thing you want to learn is the best practices. Pinterest makes their preferences known publicly and very plain. Get your clients set up with business account as well. Teach them to pin at right time, use several images, be active, incorporate seasonal trends, optimize boards, and grow their following.
  2. Create Compelling Pins:
    • Canva is a must use tool. They offer great add-on tools that help you take your brand to the next level
    • Font Combination – choose first font and the second Canva chooses for you
    • Photo Editor – re-size and tint, then use your new photos to engage audience
    • Color Palette – uses standalone color palette tool. Upload image, choose specific color within your photograph, and Canva will give you selection of colors to use
    • Mind Maps – choose your preferred style of mind map and the Canva interface will let you quickly design an image to show your brand’s data. Embed mind map in company blog post, add it to Slideshare presentation, or share on social media
    • Design Courses – can take lessons to learn Facebook Design to Twitter images. You can purchase templates. Understand copyrights. Styled Stock Society and Ivory Mix allows their images to be used for individual client projects while Haute Stock does not
  3. Write Compelling Descriptions:
    • search platform where people discover new things. Incorporate keywords and search terms into your pins can increase client results
  4. How To Schedule Pins:
    • scheduling in advance increases ability to make money. You need to schedule months in advance in order to gain new clients
    • Tailwind – preferred scheduler. Approved Instagram partner as well
  5. Pinterest Management:
    • assistants making the most are those providing a over all package that includes sharing of posts but strategy, profile optimization, ads and more.
    • Things you can also offer:
      • create or swap over to business account
      • optimize boards and profiles
      • account audits
      • grow followers
      • implement rich pins
      • optimize for search create scheduling for consistency
      • create brand design
      • run promoted pin campaigns
  6. Analytics:
    • be able to produce results. How did promoted pin perform? What pins are driving traffic and why? How can this be duplicated or optimize results?
    • Pinterest does not provide enough information on their analytics so you must be able to use Google Analytics
  7. Market Yourself:
    • biggest issue marketing new products or services because everyone is afraid of rejection. Make sure you own your own Pinterest profile to showcase your skill. You need to learn the art of cold pitching. You can use Facebook groups to get freelance work. You must be proactive as well. Pinterest helps you get results faster. This makes being a virtual assistant the way to go.
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Published by Sarah

Hello! I'm a self-employed entrepreneur. I enjoy affiliate marketing and photography in my spare time. I am currently in college for communications in social media and working towards my undergraduate degree in graphic design.

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