What is Pinterest?

Pinterest is a social network used by individuals and companies to share interests by 'pinning' (eg posting) images or videos to their own or others' pinboards. Users (or pinners) can upload images from their computer, from the web using a Pinterest bookmarklet a Pin It button or from any URL.

It is an opportunity for you to promote goods, your brand, give information and make money through affiliate links.



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Deezdz Premium
Just gave this a "Big Like"! I'm about to sign up for my Pinterest account and this tutorial has been a help.
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BIS Premium
Thanks Dee
I think Pinterest will really work for the type of stuff you do.
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ECAffiliates Premium
I have watched Jay's Wabinar, decided needed a little more information. You truly do have lots of knowledge. Thanks for the great Tutorial.
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BIS Premium
Thanks for taking the time to comment. Hope you find it useful.
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ToddT182 Premium
An excellent walk through, I'd signed up awhile ago but hadn't paid much attention to it. Well after learning the full process in this tutorial, I could see I've been ignoring an awesome resource. As usual thank you so much for helping me to see it.
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BIS Premium
Thanks Todd. Let me know when you have time and want to start using it. As so many users on Pinterest are women it may be an ideal medium to promote some of your stuff.
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jatdebeaune Premium
Thanks for this. It is exactly what I need. I have put off getting involved because it represented one more thing to learn, and I'm so busy. Maybe I was growing it out of proportion. Now with your help, I can jump on board.
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BIS Premium
Thanks Jean. I hope that you find it helpful to get started. I'm currently working on a follow up so that when people have got to grips with the mechanics of Pinterest you can move on to making it work as an effective marketing strategy.
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jatdebeaune Premium
Beverley, I'm hooked on Pinterest. It's so much fun. Addicted. Now I have to use it wisely as a marketing strategy, though I did put my affiliate products in there with links to my site. I'm sure there's more
to know.
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Kyle Premium
A wonderfully clear and concise piece.

Pinterest is continuing to evolve and has a user base that cannot be overlooked. It should be part of everyone's social marketing agenda's and your image selection (on your site or articles) should be considered in the context of their share factor.
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BIS Premium
Thanks Kyle. I think it's going to be interesting to see how it does involve. I think some people are going to ignore it because they see it predominantly as a 'women's network' which I think is unwise. I believe tthere are a lot of as yet untapped possibilities and I want to be part of that.
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Kyle Premium
Yeah, being an early adopter will have long term benefits. Some items (pins) can get undeniable reach if they go viral. The world of repins is one that should be sought after.
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