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Pinterest For Dummies

ISBN: 978-1-118-35304-2
216 pages
April 2012
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Organize your life, your likes, and more with Pinterest and this fun how-to guide

Now you can organize your digital life with Pinterest, a hot new site that lets you create visual bookmarks of your favorite things and "pin" them on virtual pinboards. Want to save something from a blog? Have a favorite retail website? Want to pin a quick photo you took with your phone? Organize them all with Pinterest and this fast, friendly guide that shows you just how to do it. You'll see how to set up an account and your boards, how to pin and re-pin, where to use hashtags, find ways to share pins with your other social networks, and more.

  • Helps you get the most out of Pinterest, a visual collection of bookmarks that you can organize into virtual pinboards
  • Shows you how to set up an account and boards, how to pin and re-pin, use hashtags and like pins, and even share pins with your other social networks
  • Also discusses Power Pinners, using search, and finding people to follow
  • Offers tips, trick, and techniques to make the process easy and enjoyable

Pinterest is fun and easy, and even more so with Pinterest for Dummies!

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Chapter 1: Getting Started on Pinterest 5

Chapter 2: Creating Boards 19

Chapter 3: Pinning and Repinning 29

Chapter 4: Socializing on Pinterest 45

Chapter 5: Using Community Features 63

Chapter 6: Finding Ways to Use Pinterest 73

Chapter 7: Going Mobile with Pinterest 91

Chapter 8: Understanding Pinterest Etiquette 121

Chapter 9: Controlling Privacy and Other Settings 133

Chapter 10: Self-Promoting on Pinterest 145

Chapter 11: Ten Companies Using Pinterest Effectively 173

Chapter 12: Ten Power Pinners to Follow 187

Index 199

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Author Information

Kelby Carr is the founder and CEO of Type-A Parent, a social network and online magazine-style blog for moms and dads. She also founded the Type-A Parent Conference, an annual blogging and social media conference. Kelby is active on Pinterest with thousands of followers and pins.

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