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4 Reasons Why Now Is The Best Time To Become A Pinterest VA

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Looking to add a new and profitable VA service to your hire me page?

With over 150+ million active monthly users, Pinterest is a traffic powerhouse. Plus, over 85% of its member base is female and most users hop on with the intention of making a purchase.

Which means that anyone with a blog or business looking to grow their traffic or sales would benefit from Pinterest and likely find it to be a game changer.

That said, there’s an insane opportunity for those offering Pinterest virtual assistant services right now.

So whether you’re thinking of starting a new side hustle or want to leave your 9-5, becoming a Pinterest VA can be a great way to increase your income.

services a pinterest va can offer

Before we get into the meat and potatoes, let’s quickly go over what a Pinterest VA is and typically offers.

A Pinterest Virtual Assistant is a freelancer with specialized knowledge in setting up, and growing clients Pinterest presence.

They may help with:

  • Scheduling pins on a monthly basis
  • Check for and upload new content onto Pinterest
  • Analyze Pinterest analytics
  • Account setup for Tailwind or BoardBooster
  • Pinterest business account setup
  • Researching and applying to group boards
  • Custom pin design
  • And lots more!

Now that we know what a Pinterest VA usually offers, let’s get into the top 4 reasons why now is the best time to become one!

PINTEREST VA EXPERTISE IS IN HIGH DEMAND

Normally when you think of growing your Pinterest, you’d think a social media manager would be the ideal person to hire. And while social media managers may have knowledge on Pinterest, they could be better versed in other platforms like Twitter, Facebook or Instagram.

Whereas, when you hire a Pinterest expert, you’re getting someone with in-depth knowledge who has seen the power of Pinterest firsthand.

Also, with Pinterest being recognized as a major source of traffic for popular bloggers, the demand for Pinterest services has continued to rise.

Especially if you have examples of prior client success, or even a case study showing your own success with Pinterest.

HIGH STARTING RATES

Since offering Pinterest assistance is more of a niche service, you can raise your rates. Pinterest VA’s typically start at the lowest of $15/hr or all the way up to $50/hr depending on how you decide to value your time and expertise.

Pretty cool, right?

GET YOUR BUSINESS SET UP WITHIN 24 HOURS

This is by far one of the quickest and easiest freelance businesses you could set up.

In the course Become A Pinterest VA Today, Kristin gives you her outline to setting up your Pinterest business for success. They lay out exactly what you need to do in an easy to digest, 5 step process. With this outline you should be able to get your business set up within 24 hours or less. Basically however long it takes you to finish the course and implement each step.

Here’s just a snippet of the topics covered in the course:

  • What tools to use
  • How to price your services
  • How to find targeted clients
  • Pitching potential clients (templates included)
  • How to easily onboard new clients

TOOLS READILY AVAILABLE TO STREAMLINE THE PROCESS

From Tailwind to Freshbooks, there’s a variety of tools you can use to help your Pinterest VA business thrive.

And also make the process of managing several clients Pinterest accounts easier.

Tailwind is a popular Pinterest & Instagram scheduling tool that allows you to save time, check your progress with analytics and grow your reach with their new feature Tailwind Tribes.

It’s a program trusted by over 100,000 users and makes managing client accounts ten times faster and easier.

Another tool to consider checking out is Freshbooks. You can create beautiful custom invoices to send to your clients and easily manage your freelance businesses bookkeeping.

Overall, the income potential and client opportunity for a Pinterest VA is huge right now and in very high demand. So, if you want to try your hand at freelancing or think you’d like to add Pinterest services to your hire me page, I’d highly recommend you get started today!

Every day there are bloggers struggling to get traffic back to their blogs and just don’t know where to start. And business owners who’d love more exposure to their products, but can’t figure out how to get the most out of Pinterest.

That’s where you can come in and help make their blog/business goals real. From real estate to fashion, Pinterest is an incredible place to build up a following – no matter the niche.

WANT TO LEARN MORE?

I took the course Become A Pinterest VA Today back in November and seriously can’t recommend it enough. It’s the perfect outline for anyone who wants to start offering a new service and make money online. Plus, you have the potential to earn your investment back by working with your first 1 or 2 clients.

OTHER RESOURCES I RECOMMEND

30 Days Of Less To Virtual Assistant Success – Learn how to build and grow your VA business so you can make money from home. This course is comprehensive and covers everything you need to really get started and feel confident offering VA services. I took this course last year and made an awesome ROI from it.

Write Your Way To Your First 1K – Become a freelance writer and work from anywhere in the world. No degree or experience required. Elna has seen massive success as a freelancer writer and shows you how you can as well in her course. From finding jobs to perfecting your pitch, she teaches you how to become a well-paid writer in a matter of weeks.

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6 Comments

  1. These are such great tips and things to think about! I’ve definitely been considering a pinterest scheduling tool – I hear so much about Tailwind and Board booster. Pinning this so I can refer to it later!

    1. Yes! Using a scheduling tool can save you so much time in your Pinterest strategy. Thanks so much for stopping by and leaving a comment, Kristin! 🙂

  2. Great article, Rebekah! So where do I look to find a Pinterest VA for my site, EnglishTeacherChina.com? I don’t know if the VAs on upwork.com really know what they’re doing. What questions should a good Pinterest VA be able to answer?

    1. Hey Annette 🙂

      One way you can find a really good Pinterest VA is through the VA Finder. <— affiliate link. Gina Horkey has a network of super talented VA’s and can help you find the perfect fit for what you need done. If you’re on a budget, you can contact me and I can see if some Pinterest VA’s I know would be able to help too. One super important thing to ask a prospective VA is for examples of their work. So results they’ve been able to get and how long those results took. They should also have a list of questions for you as to what kind of results you’d like to achieve with Pinterest. Feel free to message me if you have any other questions! 🙂

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