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Resources for using Pinterest for events

by Adrian Segar

Image attribution: CVENT Pinterest page

Stimulated by the March 13 #eventprofs Twitter chat on Pinterest and events, here are some relevant resources to get you started or learn more about using this suddenly-popular tool in the events profession.

Learning about Pinterest
Pinterest entry on Wikipedia
Pinterest: A Beginner’s Guide to the Hot New Social Network on Mashable
56 Ways to Market Your Business on Pinterest via copyblogger
Complete Pinterest Guide | SEO and Traffic Generation With Pinterest from onlineincomestar
Pinterest Marketing Tips and Strategies on Authority Hacker

Pinterest and events
Pinterest for Conference, Wedding and Event Planners by Anne Thornley-Browne (tonight’s #eventprofs chat guest)
How To  Effectively Use Pinterest for Events by Tuvel Communications
Pinterest and event marketing: Good companions? by Michael Heipel
Pinterest for Events by Daphne Bousquet
Why You Should Consider Pinterest as Part of Your Event Checklist by Arwin Adriano

Other articles about Pinterest
Why you shouldn’t worry about Pinterest terms of service from the always informative TechDirt
Conference & Event Showcasing via Online Pinboards (LinkedIn group)

I’m probably missing plenty of other good resources. Share them in your comments!

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  • Charissa Matos

    This is wonderful for a Pinterest newbie! Looking forward to applying this to my business, thank you!

    • http://www.conferencesthatwork.com/ Adrian Segar

      You’re very welcome Charissa. Glad you’re finding it useful!

  • http://twitter.com/executiveoasis Executive Oasis Intl

    Charissa, Pinterest is so new that we are all newbies learning together. That is what we did tonight on Eventprofs. I hope you’ll find this summary useful.

    March 13, 2012  #eventprofs  chat archive “Pinterest for Event Planners” Moderator @executiveoasis   http://sfy.co/grn   Compiled by   @asegar

  • http://twitter.com/BousquetCMP Daphne Bousquet, CMP

    Thanks for including my Pinterest article, Adrian!  I have been so intrigued by it that I included a lesson on Pinterest in my “How to Market a Seminar with Social Media” online course.

    There are just so many possibilities to have fun with this!

  • Arwin Adriano

    Thanks for including my article. I hope your readers learn a lot from my article. :)

  • http://about.me/KariRippetoe Kari Rippetoe

    Thanks for including our post from the Tuvel blog, Adrian! It’s an honor to be listed here and amongst so many other great resources!

    • http://www.conferencesthatwork.com/ Adrian Segar

       Happy to include a great article Kari!

  • http://www.conferencesthatwork.com/ Adrian Segar

    In case you were worried, #Pinterest changed its terms of service today, now explicitly saying that they won’t sell your content .

  • http://www.eventchocolate.com/ Ian Adams

    Wow, I’ve got some learning to do on Pinterest. Thanks for providing these resources Adrian.

    • http://www.segar.com Adrian Segar

      You’re welcome Ian!

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