Pinterest Publishing with Vista Social

Pinterest offers small and large businesses a unique way to market themselves because it focuses on finding ideas and inspiration. As a visual search engine, businesses can be easily found by potential customers on Pinterest because these users know exactly what they need. If your goal is to generate traffic to your website, then Pinterest is definitely a must-have tool to add to your social media strategy. With Vista Social, not only can you schedule content on Pinterest, but we also provide comprehensive reporting so you can discover the type of visual content that works well for your brand.
In this article, we will discuss content scheduling on Pinterest via Vista Social including our supported content types, posting features, limitations, and some publication examples. 

Content types that can be published via Vista Social

Content-Type Supported Content-Type Supported
Text only post ✖️ Single GIF post
Text w/ in-line link ✖️ Single video post
Text w/ link preview Multiple video post ✖️
Text w/ link + image Post w/ call-to-action button ✖️
Single image post Post w/ first comment ✖️
Multiple image post ✖️ Post w/ like ✖️
Carousel post ✖️ Post w/ tagging ✖️

Scheduling Pinterest posts w/ Vista Social

To get started, click the Publish icon on the left side of the dashboard, select Pinterest from your list of profiles, and choose from the four posting options (single post, bulk publishing, find content, and smart publishing) as shown below:


Note that Pinterest currently has a character limit of 100 and you can immediately see the post preview on the right side to get an idea of what it would look like once published.


After adding your content, choose the Pinterest board to post to in the preview area (you may need to scroll down a bit)



Below are some sample posts that were published via Vista Social! 


1. Text w/ link preview



2. Single image post

Image post which may or may not include a text or a text + link


3. GIF post

GIF is a short animation that is normally used for sharing emotions or memes that might be difficult to express through text


4. Single video post

Videos are used to gain more attention and increase conversion since they entertain the audience more than a regular text or an image post. See video posting guidelines for Pinterest here.


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