SHORT TUTORIAL - SETTING UP A PINTEREST ACCOUNT AND STARTING TO PIN
Pinterest is an online pinboard that lets you organize and share images
of your favorite things--from baked goods to craft projects to inspiring
quotes. It's an invitation-only website, so to get started using it you
need to ask a friend who's already on the site to invite you. Once you
receive your email invitation, click the link to set up your account. The
Pinterest wizard will take you through the following steps:
1. Choose a sign-in method. Use your Facebook or Twitter login to
automatically connect to those accounts. Your Pinterest activity will
show up there. For an account without connections, use a unique Pinterest user name and password.
2. Choose topics of interest. Your choices dictate what shows up in your
home page Pinterest feed.
3. can edit pinboards and names anytime in
Once you've set up your Pinterest account, here's what to do to begin
1. Browse other people's pinboards to get ideas before you start pinning
yourself. Use Follow buttons to find and follow people and pinboards.
Hover over a pin to Repin, Like, or Comment on other people's pins. For
more options, click on the image. You can send the image to your Facebook or Twitter feeds, or easily embed the image in your own website.