Pinterest For Dummies
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Organize your life, your likes, and more with Pinterest and this fun how-to guide
Now you can organize your digital life with Pinterest, a hot new site that lets you create visual bookmarks of your favorite things and "pin" them on virtual pinboards. Want to save something from a blog? Have a favorite retail website? Want to pin a quick photo you took with your phone? Organize them all with Pinterest and this fast, friendly guide that shows you just how to do it. You'll see how to set up an account and your boards, how to pin and re-pin, where to use hashtags, find ways to share pins with your other social networks, and more.
- Helps you get the most out of Pinterest, a visual collection of bookmarks that you can organize into virtual pinboards
- Shows you how to set up an account and boards, how to pin and re-pin, use hashtags and like pins, and even share pins with your other social networks
- Also discusses Power Pinners, using search, and finding people to follow
- Offers tips, trick, and techniques to make the process easy and enjoyable
Pinterest is fun and easy, and even more so with Pinterest for Dummies!
can come both from those Pinterest members you follow and from the general Pinterest membership. Use the following sections as your guide while hunting for great pins on the Pinterest site. Browsing the stream of people you follow A great place to start is by looking at the pins in the stream of people you follow. When you signed up, Pinterest automatically set you up to follow some people with similar interests and possibly your Facebook friends. (See Chapter 1 for more about the sign-up
3. Click the Follow All button (refer to Figure 4-1) to quickly follow all of your Facebook friends who are already Pinterest members. Alternatively, you can individually click the Follow button next to a specific name to follow that Facebook friend on Pinterest. Following individual boards You can follow a profile (which will put all of the person’s pins from all of the person’s boards into your homepage stream) or you can pick and choose specific boards to follow. Following specific boards
2009 that attracts major corporations and hundreds of parents who blog. She is a social media consultant and speaker. She’s been coding since 1982, social networking online since 1984, web publishing since 1992, blogging since 2002, and tweeting since 2007. She is an early adopter of Pinterest and is active on the site daily with thousands of followers and pins. Dedication This book is dedicated to my wonderful husband Mike for his boundless support of this project and every other venture
companies that are following at least some people back, are sharing at least some content from sources outside their own site, have creative and engaging profiles, and are actively participating on Pinterest with a lot of pins and repins. The Weather Channel The Weather Channel does a good job of sharing what you would expect: straight weather-related content. You can browse boards that are creatively sparking interest and conversation in weather topics, and you can see that the company is
to Figure 2-3) and use the drop-down menu to choose the one that best fits. Again, you can change this later. (See the “Editing Your Boards” section, later in this chapter, to find out how.) You’re limited to the category options Pinterest makes available. Unfortunately, some boards don’t categorize well. If that’s the case for your board, find the best fit (or something general, such as My Life) and move on — don’t let it stop you from creating a board that’s a good idea. Picking a category