A Pinterest primer for curious journalists and writers

A screengrab from CTV News’ “Canada through your eyes” board

social network. If you’re already fatigued by Tweeting, Facebooking and Tumblring every time you publish a new story or photo, the suggestion you should “pin” it too might sound downright exhausting (and redundant). But some news organizations and journalists on Pinterest—where users pin images and text to boards organized by subject—are finding it’s an effective way to engage readers and reach new audiences.

Should you try it out? We can’t give you a “yes” or “no,” but what we can provide are some tips we’ve gathered from around the web to help you decide if you should use Pinterest professionally. If you’ve found other valuable resources on this subject that we missed, please share them in the comments.

Posted on May 30, 2012 at 10:21 pm by editor · · Tagged with: , , ,

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