Resources for using Pinterest for events

Pinterest for events
Image attribution: CVENT Pinterest page

Stimulated by the March 13 Twitter chat, 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
How to Get Free Traffic From Pinterest Search by Neil Patel
Pinterest Marketing Tips and Strategies on Authority Hacker

Pinterest and events

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!

10 thoughts on “Resources for using Pinterest for events

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

  2. 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 Compiled by @asegar

  3. 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!

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