4 Reasons Why Pinterest Has Become Extremely Popular

 

Do you know why Pinterest has become popular?

Pinterest has been getting really popular recently. In fact it was one of the 10 most used social media in the year 2011. More and more people are starting to use Pinterest to promote their business effectively – it’s not just wedding planners and foodies, like most people think.

So why has Pinterest become so popular? What has it got that makes it so interesting?

Pinterest stands out because it is unique, while the other popular social media sites focus on content and messages, Pinterest focuses on images.

4 reasons why Pinterest has become popular:-

1. The most obvious reason:

Pictures of course, are the most obvious reason. Everywhere you look on Pinterest you see pictures. Content marketing is getting really popular and on sites like Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter, etc. you’re bombarded with the latest information from blogs and all other forms of content. This content is helpful, but it all looks the same and they don’t attract your attention the same way beautiful images do.

When you visit Pinterest all you see is beautiful images with a brief description. It’s not just regular images. They are normally unique and beautiful images which are vying for your attention. People share them for a reason. This has been one of the key reasons for its success – its image based, unlike other social media which are content based.

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How to Get Started With Pinterest

 

Have you heard of Pinterest? Is this a social media that interests you? Would you like to get started, meet new people, share content and market yourself on Pinterest?

This post will help you get started with Pinterest, so that you can use it for the many benefits it provides – whether it’s just to meet new people, increase website traffic, sell a product, etc.

What is Pinterest?

Pinterest is a social media site where you share pictures and images. In Pinterest each user (Pinner) has pin boards where the pictures they have pinned are saved. The user can come back to these pins and read them later. Even the followers of the user can check out the users Pin boards. These images can normally be found on other websites. Sometimes these images are directly uploaded.

How to get started With Pinterest…

1. Get an Invitation: You need an invitation from a Pinterest user to Join Pinterest. If you have any friends on Pinterest you could ask them to invite you. Otherwise, leave a comment below along with your email address and I will send you an invitation to join Pinterest.

You can also register on their site and wait for an invitation, but this could take days and weeks. It took me weeks to get one.

2. Complete Your Profile: Once you get an invitation, you can visit their website and sign up for an account.

If you want to sign up for a new account on Pinterest you need to have a facebook or Twitter account as it asks you whether you want to connect with your Twitter account or if you want to connect with your facebook account.

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How to Add Linkedin Share Buttons to your PDF Documents

 

How to Add Linkedin Share Buttons to your PDF Documents

Would you like your PDF document to be shared more often on Linkedin? Would you like to learn how to add Linkedin share buttons to your PDF documents?

Then you have to learn how to add Linkedin share buttons to your PDF documents. In the past two weeks I have showed you how to add facebook share buttons and Retweet buttons to your PDF documents. Today you will learn how to add Linkedin share buttons to your PDF documents.

Why should you add Linkedin buttons to your PDF documents?

Adding Linkedin Share buttons to your PDFs has many benefits other than just increasing the number of shares. These benefits are similar to the benefits the retweet buttons provide which have been discussed in this post with detail.

The steps below will teach you how to add Linkedin share buttons to your PDF documents:-

1. Create the button: The first thing you need to do is create the button. You can either create a fancy attractive button or a simple button which says share on Linkedin. You could also add a message like Click Here to Share on Linkedin.

You could create something similar to the above button.

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5 Awesome Tips For Adding Images to Your Blog

 

It has been said many times that online readers appreciate short sentences, small paragraphs and lots of white space to make blog posts easier to read. To avoid being crushed under the avalanche of content now available, online readers scan text quickly, looking for pertinent details. Apart from breaking up your text into bite-sized blocks, adding images is another great way of avoiding the Great Wall of Text that turns readers off.

Here are 5 tips to help you get the most out of images in your blog posts.

1. CONSISTENT SIZE

Cropped or resizing images to the same size, creates a consistent, coherent look in your posts. For most blog layouts, image width will be the most important measurement to maintain consistency with. Use trial and error to find out the image width that suits your blog’s layout best, and then stick to it with all future posts.

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How to Add Facebook Share Buttons to Your PDF Documents

 

Would you like to add Facebook share buttons to your PDF documents?

Last week, I showed you how to add retweet buttons to your PDF. Today, I am going to show you how to add Facebook share buttons to your PDF documents.

A facebook share button can be usually found on blog posts, website pages, etc. These buttons make it easy for you to share content on facebook. The same button can be added to a PDF to increase the number of facebook shares you receive. They also have the many benefits that the retweet buttons provide to PDFs. So make sure you add facebook share buttons along with your retweet buttons to your PDFs, so that you get many social shares not only on twitter, but also on facebook.

The step by step instructions below will teach you how to add facebook share buttons to your PDF Documents:-

1. Create Facebook Share Button: The first thing you have to do is create a facebook share button. You can create a fancy button with the help of your designer or illustrator or you can create a simple button with basic design skills. All you need is a blue coloured button with, “f-share” or “Facebook-share” written on it. You could also have a message like, “Click here to share on facebook” on the button.

I created the above button by using the easiest of methods.

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