Pin Something Interesting with Pinterest

Social Media is starting to act a very important role in our daily lives. A lot of people all over the world connect with each other by means of the internet; because of it, world is starting to become a big global village.  A lot of social networking websites like Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr are part of this social media, they allow people or companies to connect and interact with one another. Another social networking website today that is starting to make a name in social media industry is Pinterest.


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Pinterest is essentially an online pinboard where you are able to ‘pin’ messages, photos, audios or videos on your own personal page and let people that following you sees them. It lets you to interact with people who might share your interests in life with. All you need to do is make a pinboard by choosing any certain task. You be able to make a pinboard on how you will be renovating or redecorating your house. You be able to obtain ideas from other people and pin them all on your pinboard. It lets you to connect with others in this way. You be able to make as many pins as you want. All members can see your pins. In this manner they can comment or like your pins and obtain new fresh ideas.

So what does the word pin mean? Pin It means something  that you are pinning someone or something that is interesting or something that is valuable. For each image you pin, always put an engaging description or title. You can also share these pins on your Facebook or Twitter page. As browsing users on Pinterest, you will be able to find that main multi-billion dollar companies are also making use of this website, companies like Nordstrom and Whole Foods Market.

Ways Brands can use Pinterest

  • Contests
  • Market Research
  • Showcase Customers
  • Present Concepts in a New Way
  • Put a Face to Your Brand
  • Possibility to Sell More Products
  • Promote Your Image Content

What makes Pinterest interesting

  • Drive visitors to your blog/website
  • Discover new and pinteresting stuff from fellow Pinteresters.
  • Meet and Greet Pinteresters from around the world.
  • Showcases your best stuff.

 Pinterest is a magnificent tool for businesses, as users buy items they hit upon that are being pinned. Several of these items might be clothes, beauty products, toys, and gadgets, anything you can think of really!  Because Pinterest is in beta at the moment, you need to request for an invite or ask a friend if to send you an invite before you can be a member of the website. However, that task has to be easy. Go now to their website; ask for an invite and you have to be all good.


About The Author
Herbert is the author behind Two-sided Perspective, a blog about views and insights about Blogging, SEO and Internet Marketing and Social Media. +Herbert is an online freelancer and father who loves to blog during his past time.

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32 Responses to “Pin Something Interesting with Pinterest”

  1. The key to succeed in Pinterest is only to promote your business or your blog but to really share something you’re passionate about and your target would be interested in.
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  2. I also love Pinterest even more! :) I’m just exploring it and it’s one of my latest posts. See you! :)
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  3. This is a great article! Although I’m a social media junkie, I’m brand new to Pinterest so I’m absorbing any information I can find!
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  4. bbrian017 says:

    Here we go, yahooo get ready to jump on another opportunity bandwagon! To be this is going to be a great experience I can’t wait until I get my account. I’ve been waiting 3 days so far. I wanted to pin this article but I can’t LOL

  5. bbrian017 says:

    Here we go, yahooo get ready to jump on another opportunity bandwagon! To be this is going to be a great experience I can’t wait until I get my account. I’ve been waiting 3 days so far.

    Perhaps I did something wrong my wife just got an account right away using facebook… odd..
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  6. James says:

    Hey, this Pinterest seems quite helpful. I’ll give it a try. Thanks for sharing, Herbert!
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  7. James says:

    true Herbert, I noticed many reviews on other blogs as well:)

    I will definitely try it out!
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  8. dimaks says:

    I agree.. this tool is a must try. It is more like an image search archive, linked to your blog post. This gave me additional page views. Try it out guys!
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  9. Allie says:


    I have been on Pinterest for a few months now. I like it. I would like it more if I were an artist or designer of some sort. Some of the boards I see there are amazing.

    I did go to Blogher last year, came home and built a board with all the blogs of people I met. It was fun.

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  10. Hi Herbert,

    You have some great tips in this post. Yesterday I noticed a post about the different social media sites with a funny perspective and it became quite viral among my pals. take care Rosemary
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  11. I just started setting up my Pinterest this week – at first I though “oh, how can I find the time for even ONE more “to do” in a day. But I am already hooked – it’s not like work, it is SO much fun!
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  12. Hello Herbert!
    This is the second time in a week I’ve been pinned by a post on Pinterest. And suddenly it seems to be popping everywhere. Time to check it out.

    As a promotion vehicle, I’d say that it would be powerful if we use it to pin our genuine passions in life and not spam it.
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  13. Jacob says:

    Never heard of pininterest. Will have to check it out. Looks like a great networking site for any business. I like how its a unique concept where you can pin your interest, really cool.
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  14. Allie says:


    I can understand if you have not heard of Pinterest, I see mostly women on there. But then again, I am a women so maybe that is where I just hang out. :-)

    Despite that you should check it out. I backlink to many posts and blogs there. I heard it is great for SEO backlinking.

    Sorry Herbert, I jumped in before you. :-|

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  15. Raena Lynn says:

    Hi Herbert,

    I posted an article on my blog about Pinterest in November 2011. At that point it had 2.7 million monthly users. Today, just 3 months later it has 10.4 million monthly users according to the Inside Network’s AppData tracking service. Pinterest showcases your interests by images you pin and allows you to categorize them on boards. Quite frankly it is great fun! I think it is becoming the next huge social media platform. If you have not tried it, check it out.

    One of the comments on my blog was written by Kim Castleberry. She stated, “Many bloggers (not just the mommy type) are noticing that if they take really good pictures to include with their posts, that these shots are likely to get “pinned” and bring them a respectable traffic increase. All the more reason not just to USE a picture in our posts but to TAKE a really good one!”

    As for me, I have been using Pinterest as a way to design my personal vision board. Pinterest makes it fun and easy to do. You don’t have to be an artist or photographer to benefit from this social platform. I really love Pinterest!

    Raena Lynn
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  16. Kostas says:

    Hi Herbert,
    Pinterest is such a great site and so promising, It’s growth was so unexpected and right now is the fastest growing site in the history of internet.

    Every one was looking for Google plus to be the new facebook but even though it has all the recourses and exposure of Google it doesn’t as good as many were expecting.
    On the other hand, nobody knew about pinterest a few months ago and now I keep finding new posts about it everyday, it’s just amazing…
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  17. Patty P says:

    It will be interesting to see the development of pinterest in the long run? Will it gain broad general acceptance or will it be a hangout for the visually inclined people.

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