Pinterest used to be an elite Social Media networking site. Time was, you needed to be invited to join, either by an existing member or by requesting an invitation from Pinterest and then waiting to see if the Pinterest found you a suitable addition.
But that has all changed recently, thanks to the success of free social networking sites Facebook and Twitter, and Pinterest has opened its doors to everyone. Now, anyone who has a Facebook/ Twitter account or an email address can join.
Joining is fast and easy. Pinterest doesn’t make you jump through hoops to create your account, just a simple registration form, choose 5 example likes from the board and you’re all done.
With the basics now completed, it’s time to for the fun to start. Keep in mind that Pinterest is a social site, so be social! Even if your intention is to advertise your business, start off by getting your name out there; interact with other members by creating your boards and pinning some images to them.
A good way to do this is by re-pinning images you like to one of your boards. You can have lots of boards, so we would suggest you make a few favorite or fun boards. Don’t forget people love humor, so if you have a humorous streak in your personality, let it shine through. Read more…