I’m not going to lie. I wasn’t born a talented designer. Or even a marketer. With the relevance of Pinterest growing by the second and the financial impact it made in my life, I knew I had to uplevel my skills.
The only problem? I had no time.
Juggling a full-time job and a blog was already killing my social life last year. I didn’t know how to tell my friends, “can we skip this dinner?” because I need to make 50 pins from scratch this week for my blog.
First of all, they wouldn’t know what I’m talking about. And second, I felt like I had to choose between going out or growing my blog. Not a good feeling.
I don’t know about you but I’m a total productivity nerd. If there is any way I can get better results with lesser time, I would find a way to implement it in my business.
Over time, as I’ve grown my blogs to over 70K monthly page views, I’ve come to realize there is 1 simple but VERY powerful hack you can use to get what you want on Pinterest, FAST.
Especially when it comes to reducing the time it takes to design new pins.
This is the exact hack that has helped me create over 700 pins in the last one year alone.
That is an average of 2 pins per day. You’re probably wondering why I’m telling you this number. I’m telling you this because this simple activity, once I got it right, helps me make money on ads on auto-pilot.
Are you ready to hear my ninja secret?
It’s this simple thing called CANVA TEMPLATES.
A template is a standard custom design that you save to your Canva account and use it to re-design pins over and over again.
No more stress and frustration about GUESSING what works and what doesn’t.
You see driving viral traffic from Pinterest isn’t an exact science, but it is close.
Once I knew what was working 99% of the time, I refined it over time and scaled up my pin creation effort massively.
Using this strategy, I now create 30-40 pins per week for my old posts + new posts making sure I am feeding the Pinterest monster. Which in turn feeds the traffic monster. Which in turn feeds the income monster…
And you know how much time I need to design 30 pins per week?
About half an hour. That’s 1 pin per minute.
That my dear is called productivity.
>> How can you use this hack to have the biggest impact?
Let me show you a neat trick you can use for improving productivity on Canva right away.
Tip: Make a copy of your design first instead of editing the same design.
Step 1: Simply go to your Canva homepage.
Step 2: Click the three dots on the top right of the pin.
Step 3: Click “Make a copy” and then edit the copied design. This will help you save your base design without having to purchase a paid Canva subscription.
Now, if you use Canva, you probably know that you can only save custom templates once you have a paid subscription. And that’s roughly $155/year.
Well, I have news for you. You can also use templates that you purchase(for a fraction of that price), save a copy to your account and edit them endless times WITH your free Canva account.
Imagine having 20 pins ready to bring you traffic, pre-designed for you in Canva and all you need to do is change the text.
You don’t even need to think about which font pairings go with what. Or which colors can go viral and which won’t. How many images do you need per pin. All the frustrating calculations have been pre-done.
You simply add your blog post title, download your design and VOILA..
Well, I have something for you that will help you save HOURS of time and speed up your work-flow like crazy.
It’s my tried and tested Viral Pinterest Templates.
Inside you’ll find:
- 20 fully customisable Canva pin templates (1000*1500), tried and tested by me over three years, designed to take your Pinterest marketing to the next level.
- Instruction guide to help you make the most out of the templates in a step-by-step manner.
- Bonus Training Video on how to design pins using Canva as an absolute beginner.
I want you to never have to think again about what makes a pin design go viral.
I want you to save time and energy on creating pins and use that to create new content on your blog instead.
Now, you’ll probably ask me, but how is this any different from existing free Canva templates?
Great question. The thing about the free Canva templates is that they are made to provide basic designs across all niches possible. They are not designed by a Pinterest marketing expert and hence fail to drive decent traffic to your blog.
Let me ask you something, have you ever seen a blogger with a massive reach on Pinterest using free Canva templates?
Because driving traffic from a pin is more than just about graphic design.
It is also about:
- The size of the pin
- The font combination
- The contrast with the font and image
- The number and placement of images
- The headline break-up
- The colors you use
Now, when you combine the RIGHT kind of templates with your blog posts, you have the MAGIC formula for driving traffic from Pinterest.
Without having to scratch your head about what works or what doesn’t. Without having to pay for a Canva subscription every month. Without having to learn graphic design skills.
A lot of you asked me some questions that I’d like to quickly answer.
How can I use these templates for my blog?
There is a detailed instruction guide that tells you how to start using the Viral Pinterest templates in under 5 minutes. You’ll get access to the templates, which you can make a copy of and use forever. There is no limit to how many times you can use them or edit them.
How are these different from the free templates on Canva?
The free templates are designed as a “one pin fits all”. They are not custmized for traffic/headlines or link clicks. Viral Pinterest Templates are designed to bring you traffic.
What size are these templates on?
The pin designs are in the Pinterest recommended format of 1000px*1500px. This is also the best size that works across niches and all types of devices.
Can I use them with a free Canva account?
YES. This is the only requirement you need to use the templates right away.
Are pin designs alone enough to bring me traffic?
No. Pin designs are a cornerstone in your Pinterest strategy but you still need to combine that with keyword research and great content. It’s the same thing as having a beautiful blog that publishes thin content with no SEO strategy and then wonders where all the readers are. If you need a step by step proven marketing strategy, watch out for the next time my master course Pinterest Traffic Explosion opens.
Can you show me some examples of how I can customise?
Yes! A few of the bloggers who purchased these templates have already started to use these designs.
Here’s Amy from Sizzling Eats (Food Blog with 2.3 million Pinterest viewers)-
Amy says, “I love how easy these templates are to use. They are helping me to create so much attractive content in much less time.”
Cris from Kiss My Tulle (Parenting Blog with 2.1m Pinterest viewers) says, “I just started using Canva to create Pinterest pins last year and I wish this had been around then! I wasted so much time trying to figure out how to do things that your bonus video taught me in 20 minutes.”
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