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With 100’s of different Pinterest courses out there, it can be hard to choose which course you spend your hard earned money on. Especially when you are new to this online world, and you don’t have 100’s of dollars to invest.

Here are some things you want to look for when purchasing a Pinterest Course.

Credibility and Knowledge.

Let’s be honest; I have seen course creators that claim they have it all, but their Pinterest looks awful. How can I be sure they know Pinterest if their account is a hot mess, they have a super low following and no stats to back up their “knowledge.” Bye Felicia, I am not giving you my hard earned money to tell me things I can look up for free online.

This is the MOST important thing to look for guys!

Stalk their Pinterest profiles! The proof is the pudding folks! If their Pinterest is a hot mess, they probably have zero clues what they are talking about.

Visit their websites, read reviews, what kind of content do they offer? Do your research!

How often do they update their course?

This is another big one!

Why?

Because Pinterest is always changing, their layouts, algorithm, practices, you name it, they always change it. Just when you think you have it figured out, they change something!

So you want to invest in a course that not only makes regular updates but sends them to you for free once you become a student.

No false promises.

There are oh-so-many courses out there that promise instant traffic and results.

Guys, there is not one course out there that can do that. NOT ONE. Especially a Pinterest course.

Why?

Pinterest is ONE BIG experiment. So while one blogger says she pins 100 times a day and does the 30/70 method and pins to these top group boards and sees amazing results. Well, sadly that probably won’t work for you. And if it does, it may only work for a couple of weeks and then it won’t.

You want a course that lays out how to properly SEO your profile, boards, and pins. That shows you how to pin manually and how to pin with a scheduler. You want a course that shows you how to read your metrics and breaks down different strategies you can try to receive optimal pin conversion.

You want a course where the author is easily accessible for questions or concerns you may have. Kind of like school! If you have a question, you want to be able to talk to the teacher directly! Make sense?

All in all, DO YOUR RESEARCH! Make sure you are choosing the right course to spend your hard earned money on. A course that will walk you through it all step-by-step and then some 🙂

xo Megan

P.S. You can check out Pinterest Ninja here.