Pinterest has been in the news a lot lately as this virtual pinboard website has grown by leaps and bounds, quickly becoming a major player in the social media arena.
But along with the good press comes the bad. These 11 links below present both the highlights – and concerns – of using Pinterest.
11 Pinterest Links you Must Read
56 Ways to Market your Business on PinterestÂ – Copyblogger’s list is not only extensive, but it breaks out these 56 ways into 3 categories: Beginner, Intermediate and Black Belt.
26 Tips for Using Pinterest for your BusinessÂ – #3 Crowdsource is one of my favorite ideas.
Our Favorite Pinterest TipsÂ – Pin Savvy Social share their suggestions on getting the most out of Pinterest.
Apple’s Pinterest AppÂ – You can now pin on the go.
GentlemintÂ – Considered to be the “Pinterest for Men”.
Sorry, Pinterest Users: Websites can now Block PinningÂ – A “mustÂ read” for those website owners who do not want their images pinned.
Pinterest is Quietly Generating Revenue by Modifying User Submitted LinksÂ – An article about Pinterest changing pinned links in order to include affiliate information and earn a profit.
A Lawyer who is also a Photographer Just Deleted her Pinterest Boards out of FearÂ – After reading Pinterest’s “fine print”, this attorney discovered that most pins violate copyright laws and that Pinterest users are solely liable if the owner of an image chooses to sue.
A Date with Ben Silberman – Following Up and Drying my TearsÂ – A follow-up post to the article above. This attorney got to speak with Pinterest founder, Ben Silberman, on the phone about her concerns.
Avoiding Copyright Pitfalls on PinterestÂ – For those die-hard pinners who can’t imagine life without their (addictive) pinboards, attorney Sara has some tips to share.
Are you on Pinterest? Do you have any pinning tips to share?
Thank you for the links! I Pin a lot so this is really useful.
Thank you for mentioning my article about Pinterest.
You’re welcome! Kristin and I first heard you speak at Blissdom ’11, and we know you are a great resource for topics like this. Plus, I loved that you offered solutions vs just adding to the fire of Pinterest and copyright violations.
Thanks so much for the mention and all the other great links. Now you just need a pinnable image within the post so I can pin it :).
Maybe I should go back and add the Pinterest logo. 🙂