So, are you using Pinterest yet?
For your freelance writing business, I mean?
I’ll admit I’m not, but that’s only because I didn’t think Pinterest offered any benefits to writers.
Frankly, I thought Pinterest was a cutesy form of social media that I would so totally get into and waste a million hours using…
…just as soon as I found a free minute to sign up.
Boy, was I wrong.
- Pinterest Secrets For Writers: About.com’s Allena Tapia shares 10 (quite different) ways writers can use Pinterest.
- Pinterest Tips For Writers: Similarly, GalleyCat’s Jason Boog lists five ways writers can use Pinterest – only he focuses more on novelists than freelance writers.
- Pinterest For Writers: Writer Sara Toole Miller shares the pinboards she’s created related to writing and editing.
- The Writer’s Guide To Pinterest: Susan Johnson over at the Ebyline Blog lists several ways writers can use Pinterest, from crowdsourcing ideas to building a platform – complete with current user experiences.
- 3 Ways Authors Can Use Pinterest Guilt Free: Author Media’s Caitlin Muir explains three ways authors can use Pinterest for inspiration, traffic, and character development, but I feel some of her information applies to freelance writers, too.
- Visualizing With Pinterest: Pubmission’s Wolf Hoelscher offers a Wednesday Writing Exercise for authors to revisit scenes they’ve already written and apply Pinerest to add depth and clarity to those scenes. Could copywriters use Pinterest in the same way? I think so.
- Pinterest And Your Website Content: Erika Napoletano explains how Pinterest can drive more traffic than YouTube, Google+, and LinkedIn combined – and why this is important to your business.
- 5 Ways Brands Can Leverage Pinterest Now: TechCrunch oulines five ways businesses can use Pinterest to boost brand visibility and connect with customers and potential customers.
- 56 Ways To Market Your Business On Pinterest: WHOOOOAAAAAA Copyblogger. You always go above and beyond, and I love you.
- Pinterest For Business? Only If You Love Pinning: Finally, Sarah Prout reminds us that, in the end, Pinterest is only useful for business purposes – including freelance business purposes – if we align it with our brands.
So, how about you, writers? Are you using or considering using Pinterest in your freelance writing business? If so, how? If not, why?