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This class was used to teach patrons the basics of using Pinterest at Fullerton Public Library. The library uses Pinterest to send out information regarding new acquisitions, programs, reading lists ...

This class was used to teach patrons the basics of using Pinterest at Fullerton Public Library. The library uses Pinterest to send out information regarding new acquisitions, programs, reading lists and more.

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  • • What i sPi nt erest ?• How t o getst art ed• Boards and Pi ns• How t o f ol l owot her peopl e• How t o Pi n yourown• St at i st i cs• It s many uses• What t heLi brary uses i t f or
  • What isPinterest?
  • What isPinterest?
  • Getting StartedAnybody can j oi n…
  • Getting StartedLi nk your account t o Facebook, Twi t t er or set up anew account usi ng an emai l and password.
  • Getting StartedSi mpl e si gn-up process.Don’ t f orgett o upl oad aprof i l epi ct ure.
  • Getting Started
  • Ready to GoWri t e somet hi ng aboutyoursel f
  • Pinterest ElementsBoards• An organi zat i on syst em.• Thi nk of each board as abucket wi t h a l abel( Pi nt erest f or Dummi es byKel by Carr) .• Pi n i mages/i deas ont o t heboard j ust as you woul dput i deas i n a bucket .
  • Pinterest ElementsBoardsYou can add one ofyour f ol l owers sot hat t hey can pi nt o t he same board( you must f ol l owt hem t oo f or t hi st o work) .
  • Pinsand Pinningus ways t o Pi n an i mage t o your board
  • Pins, Boardsand FollowingFi nd f ri ends whoare al ready usi ngPi nt erest and/ori nvi t e t hose whoare not .
  • Pins, Boardsand FollowingThe subj ect of t hi sboard i s “FPL”. Ihave ei t her pi nnedour own phot os,pi nned t hose f oundon t he Int ernet , orrepi nned f rom ot herboards i nPi nt erest .Remember t o usecl ear i mages andgi ve a shortdescri pt i on.
  • Pins, Boardsand Followingct ures l i nk t o a webpage out si de of Pi nt erest .
  • Statistics• As of December 2012,67% of onl i ne adul t suse soci al net worki ngsi t es.•   The number of dai l yPi nt erest users hasi ncreased by 145%si nce January 2012.  ( Source: Shopi f y)• 80% of Pi ns areRepi ns ( Source:Al l Twi t t er)• 25 percent ofFort une Gl obal 100compani es havePi nt erest account s.( Source:  
  • ItsMany UsesPl an a cel ebrat i on or a t hemed di nner.
  • ItsMany UsesPl an your weddi ng.
  • ItsMany UsesFi nd t he best but t ert art reci pe.
  • ItsMany UsesBui l d a wi shl i st .
  • ItsMany UsesGet cool i deas.
  • ItsMany UsesBl i nd dat e wi t h a Book.
  • ItsMany UsesCreat e a bucket l i st .
  • What LibrariesUseIt ForWe show you what new books arecomi ng i n and each pi ct ure l i nks t oour cat al og so you can reserve t hebook ahead of t i me.
  • What LibrariesUseIt Fort what upcomi ng programs are happeni ng soon at t he
  • What LibrariesUseIt Fors of our newl y renovat ed l i brary and l i brari es arou
  • What LibrariesUseIt ForSee what t i t l es our st af f suggest s.
  • Shopping!There i s even a cat egory f or shoppi ng.
  • A Few Quoteser f ol ks boards, f eat uri ng everyt hi ng f rom pi ct urel y beaut i f ul bact eri a, i s as enj oyabl e as bui l di ngTIME Magazi neccurred t o me t hat such an onl i ne servi ce al so woulo me f or my husband who sees me every day. "Wal l St reet Journalon f or a hobby i s j ust as easy as browsi ng f or youmore addi ct i ve about t he si t e — a col l ect i on of coas much about t he users as i t i s what t hey’ ve posMashabl e
  • Pinspired Yet?• What i s Pi nt erest ?• How t o get st art ed• Boards and Pi ns• How t o f ol l ow ot her peopl e• How t o Pi n your own• St at i st i cs• It s many uses• What Li brari es use i t f orWhat we l earned t oday….Emai l me at at ayl or@ci . f ul l ert on. ca. us i fyou have addi t i onal quest i ons.