Get Pinspired! Getting Started with Pinterest

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

Get Pinspired! Getting Started with Pinterest

Thursday, June 26, 2014, 2 p.m.

Pinterest is one of the hottest and fastest growing social media platforms out there. People are using pin boards to plan their weddings, decorate their homes, and organize their favorite recipes.  Come join the Pinterest community today!

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Registration is limited to 36 participants and workstations will be assigned to registered participants first. Walk-in participants are welcome and all participants can feel free to bring their tablets or laptops.

Instructor: R. Foster (see brief description of credentials below)
Computer Lab, Rm. 311
 
During this 3 hour workshop you will learn:
  • What Pinterest is
  • How to create your Pinterest profile
  • How to start pinning and organizing your boards
  • How to view boards created by other people
  • Who to follow and how to unfollow
  • What the pinning etiquette is
  • How to use apps, buttons and widgets
By the end of this workshop, you will:
  • Know what Pinterest is and what to use it for
  • Know how to pin and what to pin
  • Understand how to add images, videos and links
  • Be able to create buttons and widgets to use online 

Who should attend?

  • Anyone who is interested in art or design
  • Anyone who are interested in organizing and keeping things they see online that inspire them
  • Anyone who is interested in keeping up with the latest trends in social media 
Prerequisites:
  • Basic PC skills and internet knowledge is required
  • You must have a working email address and know the password
  • Optional: Please bring a headshot or photo for your profile picture and photos to begin pinning on your boards.  You can bring your photos saved on your flash drive, or in your email, or on your mobile phone (you must know how to upload photos from your phone)
PRESENTER:

Romona Foster is a social media trainer and consultant. She trains groups and individuals on how to use LinkedIn, how to market on Facebook, all about Twitter, Email Marketing, Pinterest, Google +, and Microsoft Office. She has conducted workshops for several organizations including “Discover the Power of Twitter Tweet-A-Thon Style” for Social Media Week 2013, Washington, DC and “Leveraging the Power of LinkedIn: Personal Branding for Sales Professionals” for the National Sales Network DC-Baltimore chapter. Romona has also served as a guest panelist for the Maryland Hispanic Business Conference 2013 “Reach & Sell to the Hispanic Market” and National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA), Inc. Washington DC Chapter’s 2012 Pre-Conference Career Expo: “Using Social Media Networking to Advance Your Career” and “Branding: What Sets You Apart From Other Job Seekers?”. She has been featured on WEAA 88.9 FM’s Briefcase Workshop Radio program and has recorded five radio promos on Clear Channel Media + Entertainment’s WASH-FM (97.1) for Constant Contact. Romona is a Constant Contact Authorized Local Expert, certified Social Media Marketing Presenter, Email Marketing Trainer, and an accredited Constant Contact Solution Provider; and a two-time recipient of the Constant Contact ALL STAR Award (2012 & 2013).

Add to Calendar 26-06-2014 14:00:00 26-06-2014 15:00:00 Get Pinspired! Getting Started with Pinterest Pinterest is one of the hottest and fastest growing social media platforms out there. People are using pin boards to plan their weddings, decorate their homes, and organize their favorite recipes.  Come join the Pinterest community today!Register NowRegistration is limited to 36 participants and workstations will be assigned to registered participants first. Walk-in participants are welcome and all participants can feel free to bring their tablets or laptops.Instructor: R. Foster (see brief description of credentials below)Computer Lab, Rm. 311 During this 3 hour workshop you will learn:What Pinterest isHow to create your Pinterest profileHow to start pinning and organizing your boardsHow to view boards created by other peopleWho to follow and how to unfollowWhat the pinning etiquette isHow to use apps, buttons and widgetsBy the end of this workshop, you will:Know what Pinterest is and what to use it forKnow how to pin and what to pinUnderstand how to add images, videos and linksBe able to create buttons and widgets to use online Who should attend?Anyone who is interested in art or designAnyone who are interested in organizing and keeping things they see online that inspire themAnyone who is interested in keeping up with the latest trends in social media Prerequisites:Basic PC skills and internet knowledge is requiredYou must have a working email address and know the passwordOptional: Please bring a headshot or photo for your profile picture and photos to begin pinning on your boards.  You can bring your photos saved on your flash drive, or in your email, or on your mobile phone (you must know how to upload photos from your phone)PRESENTER:Romona Foster is a social media trainer and consultant. She trains groups and individuals on how to use LinkedIn, how to market on Facebook, all about Twitter, Email Marketing, Pinterest, Google +, and Microsoft Office. She has conducted workshops for several organizations including “Discover the Power of Twitter Tweet-A-Thon Style” for Social Media Week 2013, Washington, DC and “Leveraging the Power of LinkedIn: Personal Branding for Sales Professionals” for the National Sales Network DC-Baltimore chapter. Romona has also served as a guest panelist for the Maryland Hispanic Business Conference 2013 “Reach & Sell to the Hispanic Market” and National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA), Inc. Washington DC Chapter’s 2012 Pre-Conference Career Expo: “Using Social Media Networking to Advance Your Career” and “Branding: What Sets You Apart From Other Job Seekers?”. She has been featured on WEAA 88.9 FM’s Briefcase Workshop Radio program and has recorded five radio promos on Clear Channel Media + Entertainment’s WASH-FM (97.1) for Constant Contact. Romona is a Constant Contact Authorized Local Expert, certified Social Media Marketing Presenter, Email Marketing Trainer, and an accredited Constant Contact Solution Provider; and a two-time recipient of the Constant Contact ALL STAR Award (2012 & 2013). false DD/MM/YYYY