I learned so very much from this book and am still learning. It has twelve chapters and each one has diagrams and tutorials all through the book to help you along the way.
There is the Introduction where it shows you the icons used in the book, how the book is organized etc.
Chapter 1-- Getting Started on Pinterest
Chapter 2-- Creating BoardsChapter 3-- Pinning and Repinning
Chapter 4-- Socializing on Pinterest
Chapter 5-- Using community Features
Chapter 6-- Finding Ways to Use Pinterest
Chapter 7-- Going Mobile with Pinterest
Chapter 8-- Understanding Pinterest Etiquette
Chapter 9-- Controlling Privacy and Other Settings
Chapter 10- Self-Promoting on Pinterest
Chapter 11- Ten Companies Using Pinterest Effectively
Chapter 12- Ten Power Pinners to Follow
Anyone who has been wanting to get started on Pinterest or who is already there and still is trying to sort things out, this book is for you. There is nothing that has been missed in this book. Everything is explained in very good detail and the pictures and diagrams are excellent.
Tips for the power user included in Pinterest for Dummies:
*The best plug-ins for Pinterest sharing from your website
*Finding time for Pinterest (Pinterest can be ADDICTIVE)
*How to find pins from a specific website (like your own)
*Embedding pins and optimizing images for pinning
*Pin etiquette and how to properly credit sources
*How much self-promotion is too much
*Avoiding copyright infringement and how to report someone infringing on YOUR copyright
*How to block others from pinning your images
*Adding Pinterest widgets and finding Pinterest linkups
*Tracking Pinterest traffic referrals
About the Author
Kelby Carr (Candler, NC) is the founder and CEO of Type-A Parent, a social network and online magazine-style blog founded in 2007 for mom and dad bloggers,and Type-A Parent Conference, an annual blogging and social media conference founded in 2009 that attracts major corporations and hundreds of parents who blog. Kelby is a social media consultant and speaker.She has been coding since 1982, social networking online since 1984, web publishing since 1992, blogging since 2002,and tweeting since 2007. She is an early adopter of Pinterest, and is active there daily with thousands of followers and pins.
About Pinterest for Dummies
Pinterest For Dummies, Portable Edition will help new users get started creating their Pinterest boards, finding people to follow, and pinning bookmarks.
Copyright April 2012
Price CDN $19.99
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