What is Pinterest?Pinterest is a virtual pinboard (bulletinboard). Pinterest allows you to organizeand share all the beautiful things you find onthe web. You can browse boards created byother people to discover new things and getinspiration from people who share yourinterests.People use boards to plan their weddings,decorate their homes, and share theirfavorite recipes.
Over 48.7 Million Users80% of PinsAre Re-Pinned97.9% of Usersare WomenBrand withMost Followers –Nordstrom
Pinterest Lingo• PIN – An image added to Pinterest - Content• PINBOARD – A Set of Theme-Based Pins• PINNING – The Act of Visually Sharing Content• RE-PIN – Reposting someone else’s Pin• PINNER – Person who Pins Content
Social Sharing• Logging in to Pinterest with Twitter or Facebook allows you toPost Pins on Facebook or Tweet Pins on Twitter• Other Pinners can share Pins they browse on their Facebook &Twitter accounts as well
Pinterest Etiquette• Pinterest does discourage blatant self-promotion“Pinterest is designed to curate and share things you love. Ifthere is a photo or project you are proud of, Pin away!However, try not to use Pinterest purely as a tool for self-promotion.”• Organize Pins to Proper Boards• Re-Pin often• Follow People Back