My Pinterest

My Pinterest

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Step-by-step instructions with callouts to photos that show you exactly what to do on Pinterest Help when you run into problems or limitations Tips and Notes to help you get the most from Pinterest Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping Pinterest working just the way you want. Learn how to: * Sign up for Pinterest and find friends to follow * Create new pinboards * Find interesting items to pin * Organize your Pinterest boards * Search Pinterest for interesting items * Repin other people's pins * Comment on other pins * Pin and play videos * Install the Pinterest bookmarklet in your web browser * Practice proper Pinterest etiquette * Use Pinterest on your iPhone * Create collaborative pinboards * Use Pinterest to promote your business
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Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 150 x 226 x 16mm | 458.13g
  • Que Corporation,U.S.
  • Indianapolis, Ind., United States
  • English
  • col. Illustrations
  • 0789749815
  • 9780789749819
  • 1,454,394

Table of contents

P Getting to Know Pinterest: What It Is and What It Does 2What Is Pinterest? 4How Pinterest Got Started 5Who's Using Pinterest? 6What Do People Pin? 6Should You Be Interested in Pinterest? 71 Signing Up for a Pinterest Account 10Soliciting an Invitation 12Requesting an Invitation 12Sending an Invitation 13Creating a Pinterest Account 14Signing Up with a Facebook Account 14Signing Up with a Twitter Account 16Telling Pinterest More About Yourself 162 Navigating Pinterest 18Logging Into and Out of Pinterest 20Logging Into Pinterest 20Logging Out of Pinterest 21Getting to Know the Pinterest Interface 21Understanding the Menu Bar 22Using the Menu Bar 23Getting Help 24Viewing Pinterest's Help System 24Reading the Pinterest Blog 253 Browsing and Searching for Pinteresting Items 26Browsing Pinterest .28Browsing Pinterest's Home Page 28Browsing Pinterest by Category 30Searching Pinterest 30Conducting a Search by Topic 31Conducting a Search for a Pinterest User 32Viewing a Pin 33Clicking a Pin 34Reporting a Pin 364 Following (and Unfollowing) Others on Pinterest 38Understanding Following 40Finding and Following Friends 41Finding Facebook Friends to Follow 41Searching for Friends to Follow 43Searching for People Who Make Interesting Posts 44Inviting Friends to Follow via Email 45How to Follow-or Unfollow-a Friend 46Following a Friend 46Following the Contents of a Pinboard 47Unfollowing a Friend 48Unfollowing a Pinboard 495 Creating and Managing Pinboards 50Understanding Pinboards 52Viewing Pinboards 53Viewing Friends' Pinboards 53Viewing Your Pinboards 54Creating New Pinboards 54Creating a Pinboard 55Editing and Deleting Pinboards 56Rearranging Pinboards 56Renaming a Pinboard 57Editing a Board's Description and Category 58Deleting a Pinboard 59Deleting Pins on a Pinboard 60Selecting a Cover for a Pinboard 616 Pinning to Pinterest 62Understanding Pins 64Pinning from the Pinterest Site 64Creating a Pin 65Pinning from Your Web Browser 66Adding a Pin It Button to Internet Explorer 66Adding a Pin It Button to Google Chrome 68Pinning with the Pin It Button 69Uploading a Pin from Your Computer 70Uploading an Image to Pin 717 Pinning and Playing Videos 72Understanding Video Pins 74Pinning a Video 74How to Pin a YouTube Video 74Viewing Pinned Videos 75Searching for Videos on Pinterest 76Browsing for Videos on Pinterest 77Viewing a Pinned Video 788 Finding Interesting Things to Pin 80What-and Why-Do People Pin on Pinterest? 82Pinning Visually Interesting Items 85Pinning Text,Visually 86Pinning Inspirational Items 87Pinning Humorous Items 88Pinning Lifestyle Items 89Pinning Things You Want to Do-and Places You Want to Go 89Pinning Gift Ideas 909 Liking, Repinning, and Commenting 92Liking Pins You Like 94Liking a Pin 94Viewing the Pins You Like 95Repinning a Favorite Pin 96Pinning an Item from Its Thumbnail 96Pinning an Item from the Pin Page 97Commenting on a Pin 98Leaving a Comment in Thumbnail View 98Leaving a Comment on the Pin Page 99Using Hashtags and Mentions 99Adding a Hashtag to a Pin 100Viewing Similar Pins via Hashtag 101Recommending a Pin to Another User 10110 Viewing and Editing Your Pinterest Activity 102Viewing Your Pinterest Activity 104Viewing Your Boards 104Viewing Your Pins 105Viewing Your Likes 106Editing and Deleting Pins 107Editing Information About a Pin 107Deleting a Pin 10811 Sharing Pins to Facebook and Twitter 110Sharing Pins via Facebook 112Linking Your Pinterest and Facebook Accounts 112Adding Pinterest to Your Facebook Timeline 114Liking a Pin on Facebook 115Sharing Pins via Twitter 116Linking Your Pinterest and Twitter Accounts 116Tweeting a New Pin to Twitter 117Tweeting an Existing Pin 118Sharing Pins with Non-Pinterest Users via Email 118Sharing a Pin via Email 11912 Learning Pinterest Etiquette 120The Right Ways to Pin 122It's Okay to Repin 122Always Pin from the Original Source 122Always Pin from a Blog Post's Permalink 124Always Write a Good Description 125Always Use #Hashtags 126Always Be Nice 126Pinning Your Own Stuff 126Pin Your Personal Pictures 127Pin Stuff You Create 128Pin Items You're Selling 128Don't Just Pin Your Own Stuff 130What Not to Pin 130Don't Pin from a Google Image Search 130Don't Change the Link Address 131Don't Copy and Paste a Pin's Description 132Don't Pin Things That Are Private 133Don't Pin Inappropriate Images 13313 Using Pinterest on Your iPhone 136Signing Into Your Pinterest Account 137Logging In 138Logging Out 139Viewing Pins 139Browsing Pins from People You Follow 140Browsing Pins by Category 141Liking, Repinning, and Commenting on a Pin 141Liking a Pin 142Repinning a Pin 142Commenting on a Pin 143Saving a Pinned Image to Your Camera Roll 143Sharing a Pin 144Sharing via Facebook 144Sharing via Twitter 145Sharing via Email 146Viewing Your Pins and Activity 146Viewing Your Boards and Pins 147Viewing Your Recent Activity 148Pinning from Your iPhone 148Installing the Pin It Bookmarklet 149Pinning from a Web Page 152Pinning with the iPhone Camera 153Pinning an Existing Photo from Your iPhone 15514 Adding Pin It Buttons to Your Website or Blog 158Adding a Pin It Button to a Blog or Web Page 160Adding a Follow Button to Your Website or Blog 162Embedding a Pin on Your Blog or Web Page 163Keeping People from Pinning Your Website Content 16515 Promoting Yourself on Pinterest 166Using Pinterest for Self-Promotion 168Pump Up Your Pinterest Profile 168Include Links to Your Website, Blog, and Social Network Profiles 169Pin Steadily 170Pin from Many Sources 170Think of Your Followers 170Let Your Pins Reflect Your Personality 171Look for "Pinnable" Images 171Pin Videos 172Pin on the Go 172Pin Personal Pictures 173Pin from Your Blog or Website 174Describe Your Pins 174Create Different Boards for Different Activities 175Devise Interesting Names for Your Boards 175Promoting Your Pinterest Presence 176Participate in the Pinterest Community 176Repin 177Use Hashtags and Keywords 177Integrate Pinterest into Your Other Social Media 178Integrate Pinterest into Your Blog or Website 178Make Your Activity Visible to Search Engines 17916 Finding Gifts on Pinterest 180Browsing for Gifts 182Pinning Gift Items 18417 Using Pinterest for Sharing and Collaboration 186Managing Collaborative Pinboards 188Creating a Collaborative Board 188Making an Existing Board Collaborative 189Adding Collaborators to a Board 190Deleting Collaborators from a Board 191Taking a Collaborative Board Private 192Sharing Group Information on Pinterest 193Sharing Research 193Sharing Business Information 194Sharing Classroom Information 195Collaborating with Pinterest 197Collaborating on Business Projects 197Collaborating on School Projects 19818 Using Pinterest for Scrapbooking 200Creating Your Own Picture Scrapbooks on Pinterest 202Following Other Scrapbookers for Inspiration 20419 Using Pinterest for Photographers 208Is Pinterest Good or Bad for Photographers? 210Why Some Photographers Are Wary of Pinterest 210Are These Concerns Justified? 212Potential Benefits to Photographers 216Should You Pin Your Photographs? 217Sharing Your Photographs on Pinterest 218Pinning Your Photos 218Organizing Your Pinboards 220How Wedding Photographers Can Take Advantage of Pinterest 221Following Other Photographers for Inspiration 22220 Using Pinterest for Bloggers 224Why Pinterest Is Important for Your Blog 226Connecting Your Blog to Pinterest 226Use Consistent Profiles 226Add a Pinterest Follow Button to Your Blog 227Add Pin It Buttons to Individual Blog Posts 227Link to Your Blog from Your Pinterest Profile 228Sharing Blog Posts and Pictures on Pinterest 228Pinning Images from Your Blog 228Using a Pinterest Board as a Blog Roll 229Using Pins in Your Blog Posts 230How to Get Your Blog Posts Pinned-and Repinned 231Creating Pinnable Posts 231Making It Easy to Pin 231Discovering What Others Have Pinned from Your Blog 23121 Using Pinterest to Market Your Business 232Should You Use Pinterest to Promote Your Business? 234How Businesses Are Using Pinterest Today 235What Can You Use Pinterest For? 235What Types of Businesses Do Well on Pinterest? 236Getting Your Business Started on Pinterest 239Establish a Pinterest Account for Your Company or Brand 240Write a Promotional Profile 240Use Your Company Logo or Product Photo for Your Profile Picture 240Link Back to Your Company Website and Other Social Network Accounts 241Add a Pinterest Follow Button to Your Website 241Create Interesting and Appropriate Pinboards 241Start Pinning! 242Tips for More Effective Marketing with Pinterest 243Post More Than Just Product Photos 243Create User-Focused Boards 243Create an About Us Board 245Connect Socially 245Set Up Collaborative Pinboards 245Encourage Customer Pins 246Keep Adding New Boards 246Become a Source of Industry News and Info 247Use Keywords and Hashtags 247Remember the Images 247Pin Videos as Well as Pictures 247Let Your Staff Pin 248Add Prices to Your Pins 248Measuring Your Success 24922 Managing Your Pinterest Account 252Editing Your Profile Information 254Adding or Changing Your Profile Picture 255Changing Your Account Password 256Turning Off Pinterest's Email Notifications 257Hiding Your Pinterest Profile from Google and Other Search Engines 259Deleting Your Pinterest Account 260Index 261
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About Michael Miller

Michael Miller is a prolific and popular writer of nonfiction books, known for his ability to explain complex topics to everyday readers. He writes about a variety of topics, including technology, business, and music. His best-selling books include Facebook for Grown-Ups, Absolute Beginner's Guide to Computer Basics,The Complete Idiot's Guide to Google+, Sams Teach Yourself Tweet Deck in 10 Minutes, and The Ultimate Digital Music Guide. Worldwide, his books have sold more than 1 million copies.
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