How to optimize your blog for Pinterest

I remember when I first joined Pinterest — it was still in beta, and I had to wait a month for my invitation to come through. All the top lifestyle bloggers were early adopters, using it to pin inspiration for home decor, fashion, DIY projects, and other gorgeous photos. No one would dream of pinning an image with text on it!

Fast-forward almost seven (!!!) years, and my Pinterest feed is covered with inspiration for every area of life — not just outfits and recipes, but tips for blogging, social media, business, and more.

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How to create a brand board, or style tile, for your website

When you think about the design of your favorite websites, they probably all have one thing in common: Brand consistency. That means that they stick to a small set of fonts and colors used throughout their site. A brand board is a popular visual tool to help you stay consistent as you make design choices […]

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How to create a blog post checklist in WordPress

Let’s be honest: Creating a blog post isn’t as simple as writing and publishing. You put a lot of time into creating your content, and you want to make the most of it. That means adding a pin-worthy graphic, optimizing your content for search engines, scheduling social media, and more. In short, publishing a blog […]

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How to enable rich pins in WordPress

One of the most common extra requests I receive on my custom development projects is to add rich pin functionality. As much as I love to delight my clients with a “no problem, no charge,” I’d much rather see you take advantage of rich pins long before you need to hire a developer! The good news […]

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