6. Pinning to Pinterest


In this chapter, you learn how to pin items to your boards on the Pinterest site.

• Understanding how pins work

• Pinning an item from the Pinterest website

• Pinning an item using the Pin It button

• Pinning an item you upload from your computer

Pinterest is all about pinning items of interest—hence the name, a combination of “pin” and “interest.” Pinterest’s social sharing is based on the concept of pinning images and videos to your pinboards and then letting your friends visually browse the items you’ve pinned.

To fully participate in the Pinterest community, then, you have to learn how to pin items to your pinboards. ...

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