Pinterest is a new social networking site. A study found that pinterest is generate more referral traffic than Facebook. With a new design and networking concept Pinterest appear in internet world and hopefully it is going to be Giant like Facebook. This not only my thoughts only, many experts are saying like this. You can google to know these predictions about pinterest.
This post is about How to use pinterest. In pinterest to open an account you will need an invite now. Pinterest is not fully open yet. So first you will visit pinterest.com and found Send and invite feature. Click on it and submit your email. Within three or four days you will get an invite from pinterest team.
You can open a new account or login with your Twitter/Facebook account.
You should know these things:
What is Pin?
What is Repin?
What is Board?
We found many images in internet daily. Some of them are extraordinary. So you can add these images from directly a website. Also you can add a picture from your computer .This call “Pin it”.
You know Retweet? Like this if you like any Pin in pinterest you can Repin it.
This is your pin storage place. Your pins will stored in this place. You can make various categories in this field like, sports, wedding, first year celebration etc.
You can follow any user. It is like twitter following.
There is a search bar in upper section. You can use it to search pins through pinterest.
Follow me button:
You can add follow me button in your website by copy pasting this HTML code
<a href="http://pinterest.com/flowingevents/"><img src="http://passets-cdn.pinterest.com/images/follow-on-pinterest-button.png" width="156" height="26" alt="Follow Me on Pinterest" /></a>
This will help your visitors to follow you in pinterest.
Pin it button:
You can add pin it button by copy pasting this code in your blog
<a href="http://pinterest.com/pin/create/button/" class="pin-it-button" count-layout="horizontal">Pin It</a>
It’s very useful to pin any post from directly from your blog. There are another very good way of Pinning and that is adding Pin Button in your Bookmark bar. After opening a account in pinterest you will found some instruction of it in pinterest.