Pinterest Resources for Public Relations

Pinterest for public relations

Pinterest has growing PR resources

Editor’s Note: These resources were put together several years ago. A more current and valuable resource for Pinterest and other social media is the Public Relations and Social Media Insight pages by Jeff Domansky on It features thousands of current social media tips, tactics and strategy links, updated daily.

Newest Pinterest Tips

pinterest-tips-2Because social media changes so quickly, we’ve created a new, more current resource for Pinterest tips, tactics and best practices.

You can view them by clicking here.

Social media site Pinterest has catapulted into the public eye. Early adopters, media, marketers and PR people find Pinterest irresistible for its simplicity, visual appeal and fast, large-scale adoption that translates into traffic.

So we’re right on it too with this new set of Pinterest resources for PR people. In this section of The PR Library, you’ll find basic Pinterest tips, overviews, case studies and Pinterest tactics to help you decide if it fits into your PR 2.0, content marketing or brand-building programs.

One thing’s for sure. Pinterest has everyone’s attention…today.

You’ll also find our other newest PR 2.0 resource – Content Marketing – featured with a quickly-growing list of valuable tips, insights and social media strategies in The PR Library.

Pinterest Tips Archive

For researchers, students and for writers looking for historical articles, the archive below has our original best Pinterest Tips posts from 2008 to 2013.

Note, sites with a “W” are PR Coach winners, sites that offer information we think is valuable reading.

6 Ways Brands Can Rock Pinterest
Useful tips on using Pinterest for PR and marketing .

12 Ways to Use Pinterest for Your Nonprofit
Nonprofits can have success with Pinterest too.

18 compelling stats to help sell your boss on Pinterest
Arik Hanson shares powerful Pinterest stats and useful tactics. W

How to (easily) add a Pinterest tab to your Facebook Page
Useful tips to get Pinterest onto your Facebook page.

How Educators Are Using Pinterest for Showcasing, Curation
A look at how educators are innovating.

How To Optimize Your Pinterest Images
This Infographic has practical Pinterest tips.  W

How to Use Pinterest for Marketing Research
Smart marketing research tips from Steve Farnsworth.

How to Use Pinterest for Public Relations
Seven ways you can use Pinterest for PR.

Pinning For Gold
Pinterest: Early adopter guide.  W

Pinterest Hits 11 Million UMVs (and 8 Tips for Brands)
Worth exploring.

Pinterest: The newest ‘pin thing’ in social media?
Tressa Robbins shares several smart ways to use this new social media tool.

Pinterest: What’s in it for you?
The basics and how higher education is using Pinterest creatively.

Pinterest: Why What It’s Not Says So Much
Courtney Lowery Cowgill explores Pinterest from every angle.

Pinterest UK stats
Drew Benvie looks at UK adoption.

The Only Pinterest Post You’ll Ever Need to Read – EVER! 
DannyBrown shares his funny take on the new social media phenom.  W

Three Things Brands Should Know about Pinterest
Here’s what marketing needs to know.

Top Media Outlets Discuss Pinterest Strategy
Shiny new toy or legit new channel?

Understanding Pinterest and Your Audience
Five simple Pinterest tips.

Good counterpoint on brand and user rights on Pinterest.

US Army Pinterest Page
Even the US Army is into Pinterest.

Using Pinterest Yet? 13 Tips for Gaining Business Exposure for Your Clients 
Popular pointers for, you guessed it.

Very ‘Pinteresting’ Infograph Shows Rapid Rise of Social Media Site
This chart shows how fast it’s growing. Still Pinterested?  W

What is Pinterest and How Can You Use it for Marketing your Business?
Jeff Bullas looks at the unrealized potential.

Why Pinterest may not be right for your business 
This infographic guides you through why Pinterest may not be your best social channel.  W

Why You Need an Interest in Pinterest
More tips and Pinterest insight.  W