2. This class is intended only as a basic demo
that gives an introduction to Pinterest and
explains how Pinterest accounts are created.
It is not primarily a “hands on” class. However,
the concepts and resources provided can be
used to learn to create your own account.
Note: This class assumes a good working
knowledge of computers, email, and the
3. Basic introduction to Pinterest.
Briefly describe how to create an account.
Provide a website where you can view the
links and slides that are presented today.
For those with prior computer experience
and an accessible email account time will
be provided to create a Pinterest account.
5. Board: This is where you organize your “favorites” into categories.
The categories can be as broad or as specific as you’d like. Ex.
“recipes,” “little black dresses,” “funny,” etc.
To Pin: To place a visual representation of a particular
website, video, or image on your board.
Pins: These are the images you have added to your Pinterest
Repin / Repins: A step beyond a “like,” a repin allows you to share
someone else’s pin directly with your followers.
Followers: Anyone who has chosen to regularly view your pins.
Following: Any accounts you have chosen to follow. Note: You can
choose to follow all of someone’s boards or just individual ones.
6. Pinterest is a visual representation of something (ex.
web page). In order for a web page to be pinned it
must have at least one image that is “pinnable!”
7. Ask for an invitation to join or get “invited.”
Sign in via Twitter, Facebook, etc.
Pinterest’s core functionality:
Add a Pin: from a website via Pinterest directly.
Upload a Pin: uploads personal content using the portal.
Create a Board: organizes collections in a user-defined set.
17. You must verify your email address in order to
work with all of the feature of Pinterest!
29. We’re happy to introduce you to resources that will
help you learn the basics of working with social media.
Arlington Heights Memorial Library card holders can
also setup one-on-one 30 minute appointments with a
Digital Services Assistant to learn:
to create a Pinterest account
the basics of editing your Pin Boards
We’re also happy to try to help with other issues
pertaining to social media.
30. AHML Digital Services Appointment: