How do I do Pinterest: A brief overview of Pinterest
Pinterest is a popular social networking website. This virtual pinboard makes it possible for you to organize and share anything you may find interesting. You may begin by requesting an invite.
Once you receive an invite you need to register. Create a username, a password and a short bio. It is always advisable to add profile picture. After registering you can create boards and pins. Pinterest allows you to like others’ pins and to share them with your followers. This is something to what you do in Facebook.
It is advisable to install the “Pin It” button in your browser. You have step-by-step instructions on how to do it in the Pinterest website. If you are using an iPhone, Pinterest for iPhone is available in the App Store.
If you have a website it is advisable to add “Pin It” button for your website. This allows people to share your work, thereby getting you more traffic. You have instructions on how to do so on the Pinterest website.
A pin is an image that you would have added to your board. You may either add it from a website or upload from your device. Each pin added to Pinterest using the Pin It button links back to the site it came from.
A board is a set of pins. You may create a board on any topic. Your creativity is the limit here. You may add as many pins as you want on your board. It is always advisable to make your pins compelling by choosing attractive images and by adding catchy comments.
You can either follow all or follow select boards of a user. By following all you will be following all the pins on all the boards of the user. If the user creates a new board, you will automatically follow it. You can also follow a particular board. You have the option to unfollow boards and users. The user will not be notified.
While using Pinterest it is very important to adhere to pin etiquette. Otherwise your account may be terminated. The members of Pinterest are people like you and me. While interacting with them, it is important to be respectful.
You can deactivate your Pinterest account any time. To do so, you need to click your username, then click on edit profile and then click on delete account.
Pinterest is an amazing social networking tool which facilitates interaction between people with similar interests.