Getting Started with Pinterest

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Coursera Project Network
In this Guided Project, you will:

Set up an account, use the settings on Pinterest as well as customize and edit your profile. 

Create & share boards and pins through other social media websites or to other people as well as follow and unfollow people/ creators on Pinterest.

Clock1.5 hours
BeginnerBeginner
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

In this project, you will be able to set up an account on Pinterest, edit and customize your profile, identify Pinterest settings and some related options. Throughout this project, you will be able to search for pictures on a certain topic on different sites, add them to your thematic collections, edit your boards and customize them on Pinterest, as well as being able to subscribe to other users. You will also be able to react to pins and write comments. This project is for beginners in creative industries (such as marketers, photographers and designers). Along the way, you will be able to apply pinterest tools and features as well as create boards and pins to use to display your talents and portfolio of work resulting in advancements in your career through more exposure and discovery. Pinterest can help in your career as a resource to change careers, research organizations/ companies or discover freelance work. Besides supporting and assisting your career, your new skills will come in handy for inspiration and creative ideas in any topic of interest.

Skills you will develop

  • Project Portfolio Management
  • Research
  • Pinterest

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Setting up & customizing an account

  2. Searching for, opening & saving pins

  3. Using & creating Boards on Pinterest

  4. Organizing Pins within Boards

  5. Sharing boards & creating pins

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

Frequently asked questions

Frequently Asked Questions

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