Put Your Pinterest On Autopilot to Make More Money

Pinterest recommends pinning throughout the day consistently. By scheduling pins, you will be pinning even and exposing your pins to a large audience, even in your sleep. That way you have automated your Pinterest marketing, giving room for content creation.

How To Schedule Pins

There are two ways to schedule pins:

  1. For free using Pinterest
  2. With Tailwind

How To Schedule Pins Using Pinterest

Believe it or not, you can actually schedule your pins for free just using Pinterest.

To do this:

  1. Log into your Pinterest business account.
  2. Click Create at the top-left of your screen, then click Create Pin.
  3. Select an image or video for your Pin and add a title, description and the destination link.
  4. Select Publish at a later date and choose the day and time you’d like to publish your Pin.

The Advantages of Scheduling with Pinterest

This method is great because:

  • You already know your way around Pinterest
  • It’s free!

The Disadvantages of Scheduling with Pinterest

These include:

  • You can’t schedule more than 100 Pins ahead.
  • Once they’re scheduled you can’t edit them although you can delete them.

What is Tailwind?

Tailwind is an amazing tool used to schedule posts at the best times, create beautiful pins faster than ever, discover content, monitor conversations, amplify your reach, and measure results all with one tool.

How Do I Schedule Pins with Tailwind?

Tailwind makes it super easy to schedule a month of pins and let it run. All you have to do is upload the graphics you want to use, including the link and pin description, choose what board you want to post to, and you’re good to go!

Although Tailwind has 4 pricing options, I recommend that you sign up for Pro-plan which is beginner-friendly.

Pro Plan – $14.99/ month or $119.88/year ($9.99/month paid annually)

  • Pinterest account and 1 Instagram account
  • Pro plans can publish 100 posts per month and use Tailwind Create to make 200 posts per month across all platforms 
  • Pro members will have 5 Tailwind Communities with 30 submissions per month

Even if you don’t want to pay for Pinterest long term, you can actually you can still get a Free Forever plan which includes:

  • 1 Pinterest Profile(s)
  • 1 Instagram Profile(s)
  • 20 Posts/mo
  • 20 Post Designs/mo
  • 5 Tailwind Communities
  • Smart.bio Custom Link
  • Basic Analytics

Which is why I am going to show you how to schedule pins using Tailwind now.

First, you need to:

  1. Sign up for a Free Forever Account
  2. Install the Tailwind extension for chrome

Advantages of Scheduling with Tailwind

  • You can decide when to pin which Pins to which of your Pinterest board(s)
  • Make it a lot easier to pin at recommended times.
  • It makes your workflow a lot easier, as it allows you to batch your pinning.
  • Tailwind allows you to reschedule pins automatically so
  • Simple and Easy to Understand Analytics
  • Access to Tribe Communities (for free)
  • You can start for free!

Things I don’t like about Tailwind

  • The Tailwind Create is fun and helpful but still hard to use.
  • Occasionally Tailwind’s load time is slow. 
  • There are not enough options for filtering previously posted pins.

Join Relevant Tailwind Tribes

To find a tribe, start on the left-hand side of the Tailwind dashboard and select Tribes. To find a tribe to join, click on the Find a Tribe tab at the top of your screen. This will take you to the search bar. You can search for anything related to your niche, there are so many options!

Create High – Quality Affiliate Content

 Producing quality content is essential for driving conversions in your affiliate marketing endeavors. These tips will help get your content in tip-top shape!

  1. Write to the bigger audience. Write affiliate content with high search volume. Before you start writing about any topic you should research the volume of search for that topic. The best tool to help you get the right keywords and study your competition is Semrush. You can even take advantage of their free trial.
  2. Write detailed and honest product reviews. Put your audience first and always aim to recommend products that can be valuable to them.
  3. Research your prospects and products. By knowing your target, you will be able to focus on products customers love. This can only happen if you know your audience inside out. Thereafter you will be able to create topquality content that will appeal to them. 

Other Ways To Make Money on Pinterest

Affiliate Marketing is only one way to make money on Pinterest. Below are other ways of making passive income on Pinterest.

Sell Your Product(s) On Pinterest

If you currently don’t have a product but want to monetize your blog, really think about creating a new product for your audience. It is probably one of the best ways to monetize your blog and online business. Two products that you can sell from your blog and promote on Pinterest are:


Courses are definitely on the rise right now and I think it’s super amazing! 

How to promote your course on Pinterest

The first thing to do to promote a course on Pinterest is to make a pinnable Pinterest image for it and link it to the sale page of your course. Make sure you include relevant keywords in order to be found easily as discussed earlier in this course. 


You can easily create an ebook with simple tools like Canva.

How to promote your e-book on Pinterest

Promoting an Ebook on Pinterest can be done in the same way as you would promote a course. Simply create a Pinterest pinnable image for it and link it to your sale page for the Ebook. Once you have a pinnable image for it pin it to multiple group boards throughout the week.

Track and Optimize

Want more traffic from Pinterest? Follow these Pinterest analytics tips from Tailwind to optimize your profile, increase clicks, and drive traffic to your affiliate website.

Wrap Up

I hope I have convinced you that  Pinterest is one of the most affordable and powerful tools for marketers looking to gain traffic, convert more leads, and build brand loyalty. This is regardless of whether you are just getting started, have some experience, in affiliate marketing. 

If you apply basic SEO concepts to your Pinterest profile and content, you will be able to grow your reach, following, and results on Pinterest. Publishing high-quality, keyword-optimized Pins on a consistent basis will help elevate your presence on Pinterest, Google, and beyond.