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But my curiosity got the better of me and I decided to click through and see what advice Dale from Blogging Her Way recommended.
After going through a few of her posts and seeing how value-packed they were, I decided to purchase her new book: Get Paid to Pin: How to Make Money on Pinterest. Wanna grab your copy for 20% off? Use my exclusive discount code RH20 at checkout.
In this book, she shares how she was able to make her first affiliate sale with under 400 followers and within hours of posting her first affiliate link on Pinterest. That’s super cool and a very quick turnaround!
As a Pinterest newbie, it took me about 2 weeks to make my first sale, so keep in mind that results will vary from person to person. How fast you make a sale depends on your niche, pins, how much you’re posting, and the group boards you’re in. So if you don’t make your sale super fast, give it some time. If you’re serious about diversifying your income with Pinterest affiliate marketing, your first sale will be worth the wait and is just the beginning. 🙂
Okay, let’s jump into the review!
- Introduction to affiliate marketing and Pinterest
- Why Pinterest is a great platform for affiliate marketing
- A tutorial on setting up your Pinterest account
- Creating Pinterest optimized boards and pins
- How to join group boards with 120+ Pinterest group boards you can apply to today
- Tips on joining affiliate programs with 35+ high paying affiliate programs you can apply to
- & more!
Once you’ve completed your order, you’ll be emailed a link to download Get Paid to Pin. It’s a total of 36 pages and includes a list of niche-specific group boards and affiliate programs for you to join at the end.
If after going through the ebook you love it and want to share it, you can also sign up for Dale’s affiliate program and earn 40% commission for each book you refer.
At the beginning of the ebook, Dale shares the basics to getting your Pinterest account set up for success. So setting up your business account, rich pins, etc. I really like the specific examples she gives and the tips on finding high performing keywords.
From my experience, her advice is spot on here!
She then goes into perfecting your profile, designing pins, and joining affiliate programs relative to the niche you’ve chosen. From there, she shows you how to upload your pins to Pinterest, as well as schedule them into Tailwind so you can make sales on autopilot.
Things I loved
This book is beginner friendly and my new recommended source for anyone that wants to get started with Pinterest affiliate marketing on a budget.
I personally use a very similar strategy to make money on Pinterest myself and think she hit the nail on the head with her advice..
Suggestions for when you’re reading
One thing I’d suggest doing is reading through the book once and then going over it again while implementing it.
The first time you go through it, you can write out an action step for each section and essentially create a helpful little checklist for more guidance. That’s something I usually do when I purchase ebooks and notice that it helps me get the most out of what I’m reading.
Also, when picking out affiliate programs to join, remember to promote products you personally like and use.
I noticed that Bluehost was a recommended affiliate program to join and I’m personally not a big fan of their service. A few years ago I started a blog with them and never had any problems, but recently when I’ve had to connect with Bluehost support for my clients, they haven’t been very helpful in getting to the root of a problem.
On the flip side, I’ve honestly only had really good experiences with my current host Siteground. They’ve always gone above and beyond to help me solve a problem whenever one comes up.
This is more of a personal con, as Dale likely hasn’t had any problems with Bluehost, I’ve just had few bad encounters that keep me from promoting them.
Want to start making passive income on Pinterest? I highly recommend grabbing yourself a copy of Get Paid to Pin. Let Dale take you by the hand and show you how to make your first affiliate sale on Pinterest, step by step.
I’m pumped to have this book to recommend for Pinterest marketing beginners. I love Dale’s mission to help other women make money with their blogs, and think you’ll love her site Blogging Her Way if you want to learn more about social media, affiliate marketing, or growing your email list as well.
I hope this review was helpful and gives you a good idea of what the book covers and how it can help you set up your Pinterest affiliate marketing business.
If you have any questions about the book or this review, feel free to leave them in the comments and I’ll get back to you as soon as I can.