6 Great Pinterest Plugins for WordPress

7 awesome pinterest plugins for wordpress | theblogmaven.comI have to say a big thank you for all the Pinterest love I got on my 9 ways to get Pinterest users to your blog post.

Y’all blew it up.

So thanks. 😉

You already know I’m a huge fan of WordPress – and if you’re a self-hosted WordPress blogger, you have lots of tools at your disposal to run a well-oiled Pinterest campaign.  Forget manually adding buttons to your posts.  From embedding Pinterest buttons inside your images to tracking your stats, to scheduling your pins – all you need is a boost from some plugins, and you’re ready to rock!

…and if you don’t want anyone sharing your images, there’s a plugin for that, too.

But let’s start with the positives, shall we?Continue Reading >>

Creating Content Pinterest Users will LOVE

9 ways to bring pinterest users to your blog | theblogmaven.comIt’s no secret that Pinterest is an amazing source for generating new readers for your site.  And if you’re a seasoned DIY or food blogger, chances are, you’ve already seen this at work on your blog.  But Pinterest isn’t just for the big people; it’s a tool that ANY blogger can harness to increase their reach on the internet and grow their blog with new readers – and it’s not hard to do.

In this post, I’ll explore just what Pinterest users are looking for – what type of content grabs their attention and makes them want to share it.  And I’ll give you some concrete ways to put this to work on your blog.Continue Reading >>

Gravatar: Get More Blog Traffic from your Comments

Gravatar: The Commenter's Key to More Blog Traffic | theblogmaven.comIf you’ve been reading blogs for awhile, you’ve probably noticed that some people have their picture next to the comments they leave.  How do they get those snazzy photos up there?  They have a Gravatar.

Gravatar is a free service that will automatically add your profile picture to comments, discussion forums, and other places around the web.

In this post, I’ll share how a Gravatar can help you get more traffic to your blog – and I’ll show you where to get your own.Continue Reading >>