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36 Pinterest Power Tips
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36 Pinterest Power Tips
36 Pinterest Power Tips
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36 Pinterest Power Tips
36 Pinterest Power Tips
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36 Pinterest Power Tips

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Christian Karasiewicz shares with you 36 power tips for Pinterest users on getting started with Pinterest and learning how to integrate Pinterest into your social media strategy.

Christian Karasiewicz shares with you 36 power tips for Pinterest users on getting started with Pinterest and learning how to integrate Pinterest into your social media strategy.

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  1. 36 POWER TIPS for www.christiankonline.comThursday, November 15, 12
  2. What is Pinterest is a place to save, share, and organize the things you see and like around the web. When you save something on Pinterest, you pin it to a pinboard. You can have individual pinboards for lots of different things - fashion, cooking tips, diy projects, tutorials, paint colors for your house, even wishlists for gifts. You’re only limited by your imagination. Additionally, Pinterest is an open social network, meaning you can browse pinboards from others for ideas without necessarily being connected to them. Let’s go over how to use Pinterest - the basics, advanced topics and more! www.christiankonline.comThursday, November 15, 12
  3. The Basics www.christiankonline.comThursday, November 15, 12
  4. Signing up for Pinterest To sign-up for Pinterest, simply visit www.pinterest.com/join 1 Here, you can sign-up using your Facebook account, your Twitter profile or your good old email address! www.christiankonline.comThursday, November 15, 12
  5. Optimizing your content When uploading a profile photo or any image to Pinterest, be 2 sure to remember these stats for an improved Pinterest experience for you and your followers. www.christiankonline.comThursday, November 15, 12
  6. Setting/Changing your Username Did you pick the wrong username? You can change it (easily). 3 Visit Settings > Username. Be careful your old account won’t be available so update any links or email signatures. www.christiankonline.comThursday, November 15, 12
  7. Adding a profile photo Make your profile shine by adding a profile photo.You can 4 either upload your own image (size: 160x160 px) or pull yours in from Facebook or Twitter. Look for this under Settings. www.christiankonline.comThursday, November 15, 12
  8. Inviting friends to Pinterest Adding friends is easy. Click the dropdown menu and select 5 “invite friends.” Here you can send an invite or connect with Facebook or Gmail and find friends already using Pinterest. www.christiankonline.comThursday, November 15, 12
  9. Email Settings Dial up or down Pinterest emails based on how you want to 6 be notified. To change your settings: Select your name > Settings > Email Settings www.christiankonline.comThursday, November 15, 12
  10. Adding the “pin it” button To easily pin images from any website you are on, you need to 7 add the “pin it button. To get the button, visit About > Pin It Button. Drag “pin it” to your browsers toolbar. www.christiankonline.comThursday, November 15, 12
  11. Pinterest Interactions Not only can you pin and repin images, but you can also like 8 and comment on images to boost engagement. To do this, hover over a pin and select one of these options (or both)! www.christiankonline.comThursday, November 15, 12
  12. Following users on Pinterest There are a number of ways to follow other users on 9 Pinterest. 1 - on the homepage of pinterest.com. 2 - pinterest.com/username. 3 - click “followers” or “following.” www.christiankonline.comThursday, November 15, 12
  13. Following all pinboards Want to follow all pinboards from a user? To do this, visit that 10 users profile. Ex: www.pinterest.com/realchristian. Click “follow all.” www.christiankonline.comThursday, November 15, 12
  14. Following individual pinboards Want to follow just some pinboards from a user? To do this, 11 visit that users profile. Ex: www.pinterest.com/realchristian. Click “follow” under each pinboard. www.christiankonline.comThursday, November 15, 12
  15. Tagging other Pinterest users To tag other Pinterest users when you pin or re-pin an item, 12 in the description, simply type @theirname. If you are following them, their name will pop-up for you to select! www.christiankonline.comThursday, November 15, 12
  16. How to pin images After adding the “pin it” button, anytime you’re on a website 13 and want to pin an image, simply click the “pin it” button.You’ll get a pop-up to select an image and add a board/description. www.christiankonline.comThursday, November 15, 12
  17. Pinning images from your computer Have an image you want to pin, but it’s on your computer? 14 Select Add > Upload a pin > Browse and locate it on your computer. Choose a pinboard and add a description. Pin it! www.christiankonline.comThursday, November 15, 12
  18. Repinning Images Repinning an image is simply adding it to your pinboard and 15 passing it on to your followers. To do this, simply hover over someones pin, click “repin” and choose a board/description. www.christiankonline.comThursday, November 15, 12
  19. Including keywords (for search) In your description, instead of being generic, get specific with 16 keywords related to your pins. This will help other users find your pins easier - and help lead to more followers! www.christiankonline.comThursday, November 15, 12
  20. Hashtags and Pinterest Twitter uses hashtag to group tweets using the same word. 17 On Pinterest, hashtags are used to search for a keyword. Ex: #socialmedia would show search results with “social media.” www.christiankonline.comThursday, November 15, 12
  21. Editing links When users click your pinned images, you can direct them to 18 a URL. To edit a link, go to an image you pinned and click “edit.” Link directly to the product for maximum success! www.christiankonline.comThursday, November 15, 12
  22. Creating a pinboard There are two ways to add a new pinboard. One is to select 19 “add” and then “create a board.” You can also add a new pinboard when you’re repinning an image. www.christiankonline.comThursday, November 15, 12
  23. Setting a Pinboard cover Set a custom cover for your pinboards. To do this, click into a 20 pinboard you want to set a cover for. Next, hover over a pin and click the “set board cover” button. www.christiankonline.comThursday, November 15, 12
  24. Deleting pinboards Have a pinboard you’re no longer using? To delete it, simply 21 click into a pinboard and select “edit board” and then “delete board.” www.christiankonline.comThursday, November 15, 12
  25. Arranging Pinboards Move your pinboards around to have the best ones at the 22 top. To do this, visit your profile, select rearrange boards. Drag your board to its new location. Click the check to save. www.christiankonline.comThursday, November 15, 12
  26. Group Pinboards If you collaborate on work, you can carry this over to 23 Pinterest with group pinboards. Edit a board or create a new board. Under “who can pin” invite others to pin with you! www.christiankonline.comThursday, November 15, 12
  27. Advanced Topics www.christiankonline.comThursday, November 15, 12
  28. Adding text with a pinned image Include a headline, a quote or copy from an article with an 24 image you pin. To do this, just highlight the text you want to include and click the “pin it” button. Select your image.Voilá! www.christiankonline.comThursday, November 15, 12
  29. Pinning Videos Visit Youtube.com,Vimeo.com or a site with videos embedded 25 from these sites. Click the “pin it” button, select a video, a pinboard, and add a description. www.christiankonline.comThursday, November 15, 12
  30. Gifts Need a gift idea? Check out the “gifts” section on Pinterest. 26 Pins that include a price are automatically included in the “gifts” section. www.christiankonline.comThursday, November 15, 12
  31. Adding prices to a pin Do you sell products? Add a price to your pins by typing 27 $X.XX or $X in your description. Pins with prices get a nifty ribbon and get included in the “gifts” section as well. Ka-ching! www.christiankonline.comThursday, November 15, 12
  32. Pinning images from facebook By default, pinning images from Facebook is not allowed. 28 There is a workaround - click an image you want to pin, right- click it and select view image or open in new tab. Pin it! www.christiankonline.comThursday, November 15, 12
  33. Pinterest + facebook profile Automatically publish pins to your Facebook Profile. Look 29 under Settings > Social Networks. If you pin a lot, consider turning this off so you don’t annoy your Facebook friends. www.christiankonline.comThursday, November 15, 12
  34. + facebook pages Pinterest + facebook pages Join IFTTT.com, add the recipe - http://bit.ly/pinterestfbpage. 30 Next, connect all pinboards or some and add your Facebook Page. Anytime you pin, it automatically posts to your page! www.christiankonline.comThursday, November 15, 12
  35. Finding pins from a specific website Want to pin images from a specific website? Simply enter the 31 following url into your browser and pin away! Example: www.pinterest.com/source/YOURURL www.christiankonline.comThursday, November 15, 12
  36. Mobile iPhone/iPad Android m.pinterest.com Download: http://bit.ly/pinterest-apple Download: http://bit.ly/pinterest-android Going mobile with Pinterest Take Pinterest mobile! 32 Website: m.pinterest.com, iOS: download FREE app, Android: download FREE app www.christiankonline.comThursday, November 15, 12
  37. Bonus Tips www.christiankonline.comThursday, November 15, 12
  38. Watermarking images for Pinterest Watermark images you upload to Pinterest (with your 33 website address). Two great sites to use are: www.watermarktool.com and www.picmarkr.com www.christiankonline.comThursday, November 15, 12
  39. Blocking images from Pinterest Don’t want images from your website to be pinned by others? 34 Add this code to the HEAD section of your website. <meta name="pinterest" content="nopin" /> www.christiankonline.comThursday, November 15, 12
  40. 5 ways to grow your Pinterest following Create pinnable content (infographics, videos) | Pin and repin 35 Creative pinboards | Follow others | Invite your friends www.christiankonline.comThursday, November 15, 12
  41. Deactivating your Pinterest account Not sure if Pinterest is right for you? You can easily deactivate 36 your account. To do this, click the dropdown in the top right and select Settings > Deactivate account. Buh-bye! www.christiankonline.comThursday, November 15, 12
  42. Let’s Connect! • Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/realchristian • Email: christian@christiankonline.com www.christiankonline.comThursday, November 15, 12

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