Pinterest: Photo Social Networking Website

simplyoj By simplyoj, 5th Mar 2013 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL
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Pinterest, a photo social networking website where you share photos and discover more from others.

Pinterest: New Social Networking Website

Pinterest is a photo sharing social network website founded by Ben SilBermann who emerged rapidly as the third popular social networking website with Facebook and Twitter as top two. Why Pinterest is becoming popular? Pinterest lets the member create an online board with various photos of their interest and hobbies. Basic features includes “Follow”, ‘Repin”,and “Like”. It is easy to connect with the people of the same interest and discover more interesting photos from others. Photos can be uploaded from computer or the most popular one, by grabbing the photos by putting the source URL from other websites. It is also an excellent way to create backlinks to your website provided it includes photos. For online freelancers, this is also a great venue to increase your traffic by creating more

Research shows that Pinterest members are mostly women with popular pin board categories such as fashion, family, home décor, food recipes, DIY, travel, holidays, deals coupons, arts, and hobbies. The popularity became more eminent when famous personalities joined in like the first lady, Michelle Obama, Ellen De Generes, Oprah Winfrey, Jessica Simpson, and other celebrities.

Some Ideas for your Pinterest Boards
Places I want to visit
My Style
Dream board such as “dream house”, “dream car”, “perfect honeymoon place” etc
Favorite Books
Favorite Quotes
People I admire

The business industry saw an advantage to expand marketing strategies through Pinterest. They can use photos as a marketing tool for their business, “pictures are worth a thousand words” which are more effective for their target market.

Pinterest works on any web browser which makes them more accessible to more Internet users. Videos can also be pinned, but pinning photos is much easier to do and preferred by most users.

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author avatar Retired
12th Mar 2013 (#)

It is an interesting website.

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author avatar yugasini
13th Mar 2013 (#)

I too have joined several months back and could not understand how to follow the site, so I am not active in that site have a nice day.

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