Are you doing these Pinterest Mistakes that put your Account in Danger? Pinterest has been tagging a lot of accounts as spam lately and banning them. Most of them are warranted. However, some people get marked as spam because they don’t follow some basic best practices. Avoid these Pinterest Mistakes to keep your account safe!
Pinterest Mistakes number one
Don’t Pin all your Pins at once! This includes yours and others. Doing a lot at any one time can possibly trigger Pinterest’s algorithm. Spread your Pins and other people pins throughout the day. Try to do only 5-8 pin in any one sitting. Re-pining is incredibly fast to do so spreading them out throughout the day should not be a problem for anyone.
Pinterest Mistakes number two
Not pining your pins and other people pins to relevant boards. Pins that are not appropriate boards can and will get marked as spam. Always, and I mean always, pin to relevant boards! The person who pins to any board is the person who will get flagged. So this applies to not only your pins but others as well!
Pinterest Mistakes number three
Not making enough pins for every blog posting. Pins can have a similar style but not have a similar look. They need to have different colors and be aesthetically different from each other. For example. Here are some pins I made for the blog posting Top 5 Blogging Tools 2019
As you see they are all different from each other even if they share a common style.
Pinterest Mistake number 4
Always wait 14 days at least before repining any Pin to the same board. I wait 30 days myself. 14 days, however, is a safe number that Tailwind recommends at least. The more pins you have the easier is this is to follow.
Pinterest Mistakes Number 5
Pinning the same Pin over and over even if it’s too different boards. Tailwind recommends waiting at least 3 days before repining any pin to different boards. I personally wait 6-7 days to be safe. Again the more pins you have the easier this is to follow.
Sidenote: Tailwind has a smart loop feature that works great for avoiding mistakes 4&5
While is it’s impossible to tell you how to avoid being marked as spam by Pinterest, because Pinterest does not clearly define how they detect spam (On purpose) This general guideline will greatly help you avoid being marked as spam by Pinterest.