Mar04

Pinterest for your Business

Speaker // Jackie Raiford

Pinterest for your Business

Have an interest in using Pinterest for your business? Join us for an introduction to the world’s fastest growing social media site ever. Whether you’re social media savvy or internet illiterate, learn strategies for increasing awareness about and engagement with your brand. Bring your laptop to make full use of workshop activities.

Pinterest is an online pinboard, a visual take on the social bookmarking site. Unlike other social bookmarking sites, such as Digg and StumbleUpon, content shared on Pinterest is driven entirely by visuals. In fact, you can’t share something on Pinterest unless an image is involved.

Like every other social media site, Pinterest has its own lingo:

  • When you share something on Pinterest, each bookmark is called a pin.

  • When you share someone else’s pin on Pinterest, it’s called a repin.

  • You group pins together by topic onto various boards or pinboards in your profile. Each board mimics a real-life pinboard.

You can share images you find online, or you can directly upload images onto Pinterest. Using the Pin It button, you can share directly in your browser from any web page.

Jackie's slides and links to Pinterest Resources.

 

About the Speaker

Jackie Raiford

About Jackie

Jackie is a graduate student studying Conservation Biology at Antioch University in Keene. She is the Social Media Specialist at ParagonDigital. She helps businesses create an online community that supports the needs of their customers and clients. She develops strategies for using social media to gain exposure and promote awareness of  products, services, or causes. Whether it be through posting or pinning, sharing or stumbling, she can help you find your digital niche.

Comments (2)

  • Barb Ackemann

    04 March 2014 at 22:17 |
    Note: I added a link to Jackie's slides and links in the main article above.
  • Barb Ackemann

    04 March 2014 at 22:15 |
    Great meeting today. Jackie really knows her stuff! We welcomed some new folks from the Brattleboro Area Marketing Group which meets at Mondo Media Works this Thursday evening. Thanks Pete for the cross marketing of our meeting!

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