Join Justin Seeley for an in-depth discussion in this video What is a pin?, part of Up and Running with Pinterest.
One of the terms that you're going to hear all of the time throughout this course, or …anytime someone's talking to you about Pinterest, is the word "pin." …So exactly, what is a pin? …Well, according to Pinterest's definition, a pin is an image that's added to Pinterest. …A pin can be added from a website using the Pin It button or you can upload images from your computer. …Each pin added using the Pin It button links back to the site it came from. …Basically, what this is telling you is, Pinterest is a collection of images, whether it'd be …inspirational, instructional, or whatever type of image that you want to upload.…
And basically, a pin is just a representation of the image and a little bit of information about it. …However, what Pinterest has failed to tell you is that you can actually add not only …photos, but also video to your pins as well. …So if I were to click one of these pins that I got from the lynda.com YouTube page, once …I click on the image, it actually launches the YouTube video. …
- 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
Skill Level Beginner
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
iPhone Photography, from Shooting to Storytellingwith Richard Koci Hernandez1h 45m Appropriate for all
1. Getting Started
2. Learning the Lingo
3. Working with Boards and Pins
4. Pinboard Showcase
5. Working with Gifts
What are gifts?1m 42s
6. Using Pinterest on the Go
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