Text Beside Pinterest Pin

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Text BESIDE your Pinterest image

If you hover over the blog button in the menu, you will notice a number of different Pinterest blog posts.  This post describes how I solved one Pinterest problem.

I had the long pin you see here and wanted to have text beside it.  My problem was this: I would have several lines of text beside the image.  Then the rest of the text was below the image.  That left a big gap of white space which looked rather unprofessional.

After much experimentation, I discovered the reason for the problem: WordPress does not allow headings to be beside a picture.  I was trying to have <H2> headings beside the picture.   WordPress simply moved that text to the space beneath the picture.

After I discovered the reason for the  problem, the solution was quite simple: Instead of an <H2> heading, I used regular text bolded and displayed in a different color.

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  • The bottom of the image had a link to the skunk smell blog post.
    • I went into Pinterest to insert the link from the image to the proper page.
    • The purpose of the blog is to sell granite pet memorials to people whose pets have passed on.
    • So, at the bottom of every blog post is a subtle promotion for the granite pet memorials
  • I used several long-tail keywords.
    • The focus keyword was skunk smell.
    • So, in order to keep the Google search engine people happy, the entire article had to be related to skunk smell.
    • Sometimes long-tail keywords with a relatively small monthly search volume can do wonders for your business.
    • I’m mainly promoting my granite pet memorials to the United States.  So, I looked at the keyword volume to that country.  Here are three long-tail keywords I used along with the monthly search volume:
      • Dog sprayed by skunk — 5400
      • Skunk smell — 1900
      • Skunk smell removal — 1000.
    • You may want to go to the Skunk Smell Removal blog post now to see how I integrated those long-tail keywords into the article to make the article flow naturally.
  • The Pinterest pin was eye catching.
    • The heading told the story subject
    • The pictures helped to tell the story
    • The image was professional enough looking to make people want to repin it
  • The Pinterest pin in my blog post had a PinIt button because I had added the correct HTML code to the website.


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VideoGuy Enns

Author: VideoGuy

I've been a professional educator for years. Right now I'm creating short tutorials about many facets of video creation.

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