Growing Interest In Bob BertschNDSU Agriculture Communication
What Is Pinterest? Pinterest is an image and video sharing site built around the interest graph.
Why All The Interest? • Reached 10 million unique monthly visits faster than all but one site (comScore) • Audience is 80% women (Google Ad Planner) • Activity connected to Facebook Timeline • Users spend 98 minutes per month on Pinterest , 3rd behind Facebook (7 hrs.) and Tumblr (1.5 hrs) (comScore) • 3.6% of all referral traffic in January 2012 came from Pinterest, as much as Twitter (Shareaholic)
Pinterest in Education? Bugs: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly - http://pinterest.com/urbangarden/bugs-the-good-the-bad-and-the-ugly/
Pinterest in Education? Easy, Healthy Everyday Recipes – http://pinterest.com/alicehenneman/easy-healthy-everyday-recipes/
Curation and Collaboration • Effective curation involves filtering and providing context • Organize your boards to allow followers to filter • Be selective when repinning. Know what the pin is linked to. • Add comments. What value are you adding when you pin? • Consider collaborative boards • Subject matter boards for CoPs or program teams • Issues boards for clients and/or stakeholders • Other ideas?
Keep the Conversation Going • Pin2Learn Board - http://pinterest.com/ndbob/pin2learn/ • Bob Bertsch • firstname.lastname@example.org • http://www.twitter.com/ndbob