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Sweepstakes School: Pinterest Sweepstakes

Pinterest

Pinterest is a visual curation site. You can collect and “pin” images, tutorials, DIY projects and more to boards you create in a virtual landscape. It is a favorite way to find recipes, great DIY projects and event get inspiration for home decor and seasonal decor.

As more and more businesses look to Pinterest to connect with customers and fans, there have been many creative sweepstakes launched. Here is just a little on what's happening on Pinterest now.

How Companies Are Using Pinterest for Sweepstakes:

Pinterst and sweepstakes are still a new landscape for many. Some examples of Pinterest sweepstakes include asking people to create a pinboard showing favorite products from the company's site to enter. Yet another Pinterest sweepstakes, being used by some bloggers right now, is to offer extra entries by creating a pinboard about the company sponsoring the sweepstakes, or by following a company's or the blogs pinboards on Pinterest.

Are Pinterest Sweepstakes and Contests Worth Entering?

Pinterest is easy to use, fun, and free. You don't have to share hardly any personal information to get an account. Plus there are several ways you can use it to help you win sweepstakes. So why not give it a try? You can literally set one up in about 7 minutes. The odds on Pinterest Sweepstakes are Generally high because the majority of people don't have the time to upload photos or create a board. You should take the extra time because the odds can be greatly in your favor to win. Especially if there are several prizes for a given promotion.

How to Sign Up with Pinterest and start entering sweepstakes:

Simply go to Pinterest.com and sign up for an account. You'll be given the chance to register by Facebook or by using your email. Then you will be prompted to select a few things to get you started in building boards and you are set. ( Please Remember your Pinterest username as some promotions will ask you for it in order to participate ) Some promotions will ask you to just follow their Pinterest Board on Pinterest while others will ask you to also Pin their content.  It is actually very easy to Pin content. When you sign up for Pinterest you'll be asked to add a Pin button to your web browser. Just click that button whenever you are on a page that contains the image that you want to pin.  Pinterest will guide you through the step by step process automatically. Go here for a full set of instructions for pinning content without the Pin button. Pinterest is addictive and it's a lot of fun so prepared!

Hungry for more Pinterest Sweepstakes? You'll just have to go to the main sweepstakes page on Sweepstakes Advantage and find the latest Pinterest sweepstakes. Generally there are some every day. *Please share this article with your friends if you find it useful. Just use the sharing buttons at the top. Thank you!

 

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