networking,  pinterest

the power of pinterest

I have to admit, I am not one to jump on the bandwagon of a hot new social website – I’m kind of anti-establishment (or whatever) in that way. That is exactly why I haven’t signed up for Google+ yet, but that’s another story for another day.

One site that I did give in to and I’m so glad I did is Pinterest. I love seeing what other people are pinning whether it be crafts, yummy recipes, home decor, clothing – whatever. The other thing that I love is how fast things get pinned and repinned. Blog posts, recipes and products spread like wildfire on Pinterest. A prime example? My true love ring on Etsy. I didn’t realize what was going on until I checked my analytics and saw that it had been pinned by a few {seemingly} influential people. During the week of July 18-22 47% of the views to my Etsy shop were due to Pinterest. That’s power!

Pinterest is a great way to catalog your favorite things and sharing them with others. So my challenge to you is to pin, pin, pin (and if you need an invite let me know)! You never know what impact you might be making by sharing your favorite things. Here are some of mine…
{I apologize for the captions looking like they do, I couldn’t get the html to do what I wanted it to}

Check out all of my pins here.

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