Most bloggers that write about Pinterest marketing talk about the basics of using the platform, such as creating a Business account, using Rich Pins, and optimizing your profile and boards with keywords.

But, as an active and engaged Pinterest user, I see a number of not-so-obvious mistakes that Pinners are making all the time. Many of them can affect how your Pin is shared, and whether it gets clicks back to your website.

5 Not-So-Obvious Pinterest Mistakes That Are Hurting Your Shares And Engagement

In this article, I outline 7 not-so-obvious Pinterest mistakes that are hurting your shares and engagement. Learn how to use Pinterest the right way and get advanced Pinterest tutorials and tools to grow your blog traffic.

1. Using the wrong code in your Pins

I see many Pinners using their image’s alt text to generate their Pinterest description.