For newbies, starting with a new social media website can be both exciting and confusing. If you are new to Pinterest, which is a social media website established in 2010, navigating your way through it could take a little getting used to. The site, which is divided into categories of boards (a board is where you attach your pin), offers a plethora of information if you can get a bit organized. Here are some of the categories you may start with.
This is a category with which you cannot go wrong. Whether you want to share your own recipe with the world, or get abreast with the latest trends in dishes worldwide, this category could provide you with the right kind of platform. All you need to find are the top influencers in this category. They could be anyone from a home baker to a celebrity chef (and a little bit of research on Google could help you with that), and follow their boards. If you are up to sharing your own recipes, or anything else related to food, simply pin the image to your board, and provide a link that would take the visitor to your website or blog. Such a great way to improve traffic, is it not?
Some of the best photographs on Pinterest may be found on boards under this category. Travelers around the world post landscapes ranging from snow-capped peaks, through sandy beaches, to rocky canyons. It is all under this bundle. These could give you great ideas for your next travel destinations, and when you are comfortable, provide a platform for you to share your photography talent with other visitors. Be sure to not violate copyrights, though. Your photograph, your right, and vice versa.
Centuries ago, someone wise mentioned that health is wealth. While browsing through boards under this category might not actually help you garner wealth, these boards can prove to be assets to those who are conscious about having a healthy mind and body. Follow these boards for advice on restricted diets, weight gaining or losing issues, fitness gadgets, chronic condition prevention, and more. If you have the expertise or information, you could pin diet charts, exercise options, and other health recommendations. A key thing to keep in mind while browsing this category is to always ensure the sources are legitimate. You do not want to follow something unverified scientifically, and cause more harm than good.
These are some of the categories that could help you get started with this very informative social network site, and help you connect with experts and amateurs alike in the fields of your choice. Get going, and open a Pinterest account now. Most importantly, have fun while you are there.