Tools That Let You Schedule Your Pinterest Pins

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For the average casual Pinterest user, scheduling pins to be posted throughout the day or week probably isn't necessary. But for businesses and brands that are now using Pinterest to reach their customers and take their social presence to the next level, making sure those pins are seen often and regularly is more important than ever.

To get the most out of Pinterest traffic, you can try experimenting with posting pins at specific times of the day by scheduling. To do that, you need to use a third-party app or tool to use with your Pinterest account.

There are lots of great social scheduling tools out there already like Buffer, TweetDeck, HootSuite and more -- but for Pinterest scheduling, you have to dig a bit deeper. Here are five great tools you can get started with right away.

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For another free option, Viraltag is a social dashboard tool that lets you schedule and post images to up to three social networks, including Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Pinterest. The Pinterest scheduling tool is especially great, because you can select the specific board you want, add a description and a source and then set the time and interval for posting. Viraltag also offers a premium account option with more features like image enhancements, Google Analytics and more for $29 a month. More »

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Viralwoot (formerly Pinwoot) is another popular pin scheduling tool, which you use from a desktop computer. In addition to scheduling, you can promote your pins, create pin alerts, see your stats and gain insight of your website's Pinterest presence. Although it's not entirely free, it's one of the cheaper options out there for a good quality Pinterest scheduling tool out there at just $5 a month. More »

Everypost is one of the few options out there that offers free Pinterest scheduling for as many pins as really want. And unlike many of the other services out there, it comes only in the form of a mobile app. It's more of a complete, all-in-one social media management app, but post scheduling is one of its big features. It also works with Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn and Tumblr. When you create a new post, simply use your finger to slide the post button so the clock is selected, and from there you'll be able to schedule your post You can download Everypost for free for iPhone and Android. More »

If you use a Mac, you may want to check out the Pin Schedule for Pinterest app from the Mac App Store. Schedule the time and date for your Pinterest uploads, fill in the description, add a URL source and choose which board it belongs on once it's scheduled to be uploaded. This app may be a good option for people who want a good desktop pin scheduling tool, but don't want to pay a monthly fee for all the extra premium stuff that a lot of other social tools offer. It's available for just $2.99. More »