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Up and Running with Pinterest

Building a wardrobe


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Up and Running with Pinterest

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Video: Building a wardrobe

When I go shopping for new clothes, my wife is always in awe of how fast I go into the store, get what I need, and get out. I don't really even need to try things on, especially if I've had that brand of clothing before. But chances are I can be in and out with almost a full wardrobe and under an hour, and that's because I plan things out, and Pinterest is a great way to help you plan out your next wardrobe change. Let's take a look at this now. I've got a board here entitled New Wardrobe. So these are all ideas that correspond to the new wardrobe that I want to build.

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Up and Running with Pinterest
1h 13m Beginner Aug 29, 2012 Updated Mar 18, 2013

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Pinterest is a social media tool that allows you to bookmark content around the web in a visually pleasing arrangement. In this course, author Justin Seeley illustrates the basics of setting up and managing a Pinterest account and explores ideas for finding inspiration. Fill out your profile, add friends, and start pinning. Discover how to share activity on Facebook and Twitter, add your own image and video pins, and plan for activities like a wedding or vacation. The course also covers pinning on the go with the iOS and Android apps.

Topics include:
  • Setting up a new account
  • Finding friends
  • Understanding boards and pins
  • Following other users
  • Creating and editing boards
  • Rearranging and deleting boards
  • Following proper pinning etiquette
  • Aggregating inspiration or ideas
  • Browsing and purchasing gifts
Subjects:
Business Online Marketing Social Networks SEO
Software:
Pinterest
Author:
Justin Seeley

Building a wardrobe

When I go shopping for new clothes, my wife is always in awe of how fast I go into the store, get what I need, and get out. I don't really even need to try things on, especially if I've had that brand of clothing before. But chances are I can be in and out with almost a full wardrobe and under an hour, and that's because I plan things out, and Pinterest is a great way to help you plan out your next wardrobe change. Let's take a look at this now. I've got a board here entitled New Wardrobe. So these are all ideas that correspond to the new wardrobe that I want to build.

And so I have got things like shoes. I've got sneakers. I've got polo shirts, long-sleeved shirts, blazers, suit separates. I've got pants, ties, everything that I'm going to need to build up this wardrobe. I might even go out to other sites like Brooks Brothers or J.C. Penney or something like that and find these specific items that I want and link them to these individual items here on this page. That way I can easily aggregate all of the different sites that I want to buy clothes from. I can load them up. If I need to go to the store to try things on, I can, or I can simply order them all online right here.

So I never actually have to leave my house to do my shopping either, which is really handy. But using Pinterest to aggregate all of these different things saves me the time from having to open up multiple windows at any given time. I can just look at everything here. I can maneuver these around, edit them, delete them if I don't like the ones that I've uploaded so far. It's all up to me. But this is a great way to get everything together, put it in one place so I can take a look at the entire collection, and sort of put together a theme for my new wardrobe. But I can see that this is not necessarily just for guys. As a matter of fact, guys don't really care a whole lot about our wardrobe.

We throw on a T-shirt and jeans and we are ready to go. So ladies, I encourage you to use a system like Pinterest to help you. That way you can aggregate all of the different shoes, all of the clothes, all of the blouses; everything that you want, you can put it in one single location, making it easy for you to then go out, find it, buy it, and get out of the store. You will be glad you did, and so will your husband.

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Q: This course was updated on 3/18/2013. What changed?
A: This is a limited update to keep the course current with recent changes to Pinterest. Justin identified four updates, which are covered in Chapter 6, "Using Pinterest on the Go":

1. Secret boards
2. Business account features
3. Minor app changes and refinements
4. Using Pinterest on mobile devices
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