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Pinterest and Canva are amongst some of the primary tools online businesses are using to promote their brands. I love when companies partner to offer integrations that make things easier for their users. Canva has so many tips and tricks up its sleeve to make creating easier for those of us who aren’t the best designers.
If you’re still building your business, making decisions about which tools to invest in can be challenging. You read about all the great tools available, you don’t know which one is best for your business or you want them all. But you’re on a tight budget. I know all about that! That’s why choosing digital tools that integrate with others or offer additional features can be helpful. It helps when you can pay for one subscription that adds in additional features that you may need for your business.
Canva Pro is one of those tools for me. I use it every day, all day, for my business and with my clients.
The method in this post may work best for business owners who are on a tighter budget and aren't ready to invest in Tailwind just yet or just need another alternative to quickly schedule posts if you prefer using your own Pin templates instead of Tailwind Create. Especially if you are already using Canva Pro, this method is an alternative for your social media scheduling needs. While you can't create smart loops or access communities like you can in Tailwind, using Canva Pro for both your design and scheduling needs is a nice alternative or addition to Tailwind. I use a mix of both for testing results from both methods.
This can also be another quick route for pinning those freshly made Canva pins on those late nights when we're up fiddling around with Pinterest strategies (we've all done it!). No need to download pins and upload them to another tool with this method.
Here’s a short video on how to schedule those fresh pins directly from Canva to Pinterest in a few steps.
Note that you need Canva Pro in order to use this feature. If you don't have it already, you can try it out free for 30 days at this link:
Also, you won't be able to schedule to sections of boards using this method. So if you need to do so, this is not the option for that, unfortunately.
This method works best for individual Pins. You can have all pins in one design and schedule each page out one at a time, but the best method that I suggest is to use a single Pin to minimize scheduling mistakes.
Watch the video below for a quick "how-to".
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Using this feature of Canva Pro, you can also schedule directly to Instagram, Facebook, Facebook Groups, LinkedIn profile, LinkedIn page, and Tumblr.
Just a few tips as you grow your online business!
Check out some of the Pinterest templates available in Canva to give your fresh pins a head start!
Are you ready to sign up for Canva Pro? Your first 30 days are free. Try it out here: