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Allyson Kapin 2 min read

Infographic: 10 Commandments of Using Pinterest

If your nonprofit is just getting started on Pinterest or struggling to use it effectively check out this infographic that offers some great tips or what the creator of this infographic calls the “Ten Commandments.” For example:

Plan for Thy Pinning Success

  • After setting up your account make sure that you add pinit buttons to your website and blog so people can share your great photo, graphics and infographics.
  • Research what your ideal constituent is planning. For instance, if you work for a women’s organization ad.
  • Setup your initial boards and start pinning.


Thou Shalt Pin Strategically

  • Don’t pin dump. Space your pins.
  • Pin across a range of boards that relate to your area of focus.
  • Follow other like-minder pinners, comment on pins you like and find useful, like them.
  • Add web links in your description.



Allyson Kapin

Allyson has been named one of "Top Tech Titans" by the Washingtonian, one of the Most Influential Women In Tech by Fast Company, and one of the top 30 women entrepreneurs to follow on Twitter by Forbes for her leadership role in technology and social media. As Founding Partner of Rad Campaign, she leads the firm's client and online strategic services. For over a decade Allyson has helped non-profit organizations and political campaigns create dynamic and award-winning websites and online marketing and recruitment campaigns. She works side-by-side with her clients to meet their web needs and maximize their online effectiveness to create real world impact.