Pinterest For Dummies, Pocket Edition

Pinterest For Dummies, Pocket Edition

by Kelby Carr
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Pinterest For Dummies, Pocket Edition by Kelby Carr

All the steps you need to jump into Pinterest and thrive

Don't miss the boat on one of the fastest growing social network sites. Get on board and learn all about Pinterest, a virtual pin-board to share images and ideas. The platform is simple to use and navigate once you get the hang of it, and this book will walk you through all of the steps to join, use, socialize, and flourish!

Open the book and find:

  • All about starting your virtual pinboard
  • Steps for following boards and sharing pins
  • Ways to stay connected by going mobile
  • Tips for creating a quality pin
  • Techniques to build large followings

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781118398579
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 05/31/2012
Series: For Dummies Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 545,054
File size: 8 MB

About the Author

Kelby Carr is the founder and CEO of Type-A Parent, a social network and online magazine-style blog. She also founded the Type-A Parent Conference, an annual blogging and social media conference.

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Pinterest For Dummies 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
CuteEverything More than 1 year ago
I received an invite to Pinterest from a friend soon after it launched and at first there just wasn’t much there, but I kept coming back and have found it to be an invaluable resource for many things in my life. Not only do I find a lot of things there that I can share on my blog, I also have made lots of foods and crafts for my family with ideas that I saw on Pinterest. If you are thinking of joining Pinterest or want to learn more about the benefits of this social network, Pinterest For Dummies is a great place to start! It’s written by Kelby Carr and delves into both the basics of how to join and set up boards and progresses to finding friends and followers and emailing pins, and much more. There were also ideas that I hadn’t thought of, like creating a group board for an event and installing the iphone app for easy Pinterest browsing. If you use Pinterest as a way to get the word out about your business products and services, the author suggests not having more than 10% of your pins devoted to that purpose, or people may be uncomfortable with it. At the back of the book, there are profiles on ten companies who use Pinterest effectively for instance, Scholastic, Michael’s Craft Stores and Whole Foods. Some hallmarks of their good examples are following back, having pins from all over and pinning high quality pins. They also list many other businesses and pinners that have excellent boards and would be good to follow. I look forward to Pinterest overcoming its growing pains and adding extras like private boards and the ability to communicate easier with other pinners. But until then, Pinterest For Dummies is an excellent way to learn more about all the details of this massively popular and exciting social network.
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