Tailwind and Canva have made it easier than ever to create and schedule beautiful pinnable images – right in your Tailwind dashboard!
So you have something to say and want the Pinterest world to know it. Perhaps you created a new blog post, maybe you’re having a sale on your website or you said something so brilliant it must be immortalized on the Internet. Whatever your needs are, Tailwind and Canva have teamed up to make creating captivating, pinnable images easy as 1, 2, 3.
Step 1: Create a New Post & Account
To get started with Canva and Tailwind, simply go to the Publish tab on your Tailwind dashboard, click on “New Post” and hit the “Design with Canva” button. After clicking the button, you’ll be prompted to login or create a new account with Canva:
As soon as you login or create an account, the fun begins.
Step 2: Design
With Canva integration, you will have full access to all of Canva’s amazing layouts, fonts pictures and more.
You can choose a free background, upload your own image or select one of the thousands of paid images provided by Canva. All the elements in the layouts are customizable, so have fun!
Step 3: Publish
After you’ve created your image, you’re ready to schedule it for Pinterest greatness. To do so, simply click on “Publish” at the top right corner of the Canva pop-up. A dialog box will appear while your image is being made:
Once the image is created, it will show up in your Tailwind dashboard as a draft post. From there you can select the board, description and time you would like your shiny-new pin to go out at:
Pretty easy, right?
Melissa Megginson is resident Marketing Manager and Cat Lady at Tailwind, the leading Pinterest tool for brands. Melissa specializes in content creation, social media, blogging, PR outreach and pretty much all things marketing. Find her on Twitter and Instagram at @MelMegg.