Pinterest for Nonprofits: Promoting Your Cause on the Fast-Growing Social Network

Hi All, Listed below is a snippet of an article that discusses ways to use Pinterest for Nonprofits and I do believe the same principles can be applied for businesses. If some of you are wondering exactly what Pinterest is than I can tell you. Pinterest allows you to organize and share all of your interest ideas on the web, in essence a virtual springboard if you will that you can share with others. For more information, you can log on to their website at http://www.pinterest.com. 

Tuesday, February 28, 2012, at noon U.S. Eastern time

A Chronicle Live Discussion

Pinterest, the popular social network that gives people a chance to pin and share items via virtual bulletin boards, is drawing increased attention from nonprofits that want to learn how they can get into the act.

Should your organization invest time in Pinterest? How are other nonprofits benefiting from the site’s growth?

Read the trancript below of a live online discussion with experts on how you can use Pinterest to meet your organization’s goals.

The Guests

Staci Perkins is director of marketing and communications at the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption. She has previously served as the editor of a parenting publication, marketing director for a community newspaper, and executive director of the Ohio chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

Kyra Stoddart is online marketing manager at Amnesty International USA. She manages the organization’s social media presences and online marketing, and edits its Human Rights Now blog.

Joe Waters is a nonprofit consultant and former director of cause and event marketing at Boston Medical Center. He writes about cause marketing and how charities can better use social networks on his blog, Selfishgiving.com.

To View The Discussion Transcript in full Please Click or Copy & Paste Link Listed Below:

http://philanthropy.com/article/Pinterest-for-Nonprofits/130844/?td=Y2xpY2t0aHJ1Ojo6c293aWRnZXQ6OjpjaGFubmVsOmxpdmUtZGlzY3Vzc2lvbnMsYXJ0aWNsZTpzb2NpYWwtbWVkaWEtYWR2aWNlLWZvci1zbWFsbC1ub25wcm9maXRzOjo6Y2hhbm5lbDpsaXZlLWRpc2N1c3Npb25zLGFydGljbGU6cGludGVyZXN0LWZvci1ub25wcm9maXRz

 

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