Pinterest for Dummies, a new book by Kelby Carr, covers everything I've learned about Pinterest so far - and it fills in the blanks with things I did not know. The book is easy to follow, with step-by-step instructions and lots of informative screenshots to illustrate each point. It covers topics such as Getting Started on Pinterest, Creating Boards, Pinning and Repinning, Socializing on Pinterest, and more. I found the chapters on Pinterest etiquette and privacy especially useful. Those who run a website and/or have a blog may find the chapter on self-promoting particularly helpful. I love the handy tips and "Remember" tidbits throughout the book.
Pinterest for Dummies is a great resource for those who are just discovering the joys of pinning. Even if you are proficient in all things Pinterest, you might find some useful information that makes using it even more fun.
About the Author
Kelby Carr (Candler, NC) is the founder and CEO of Type-A Parent, a social network and online magazine-style blog founded in 2007 for digital moms and dads, and Type-A Parent Conference, an annual blogging and social media conference in its fourth year that attracts major corporations and hundreds of parents who blog. She was an early adopter of Pinterest, and is active there daily with thousands of followers and hundreds of pins.
About the Book
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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